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Happy Hallmark Holiday

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If you buy your holiday tree at a cut-your-own place, what tool do you bring or do they supply you with? Likely it’s a bow saw–a lightweight, efficient tool that nearly anyone, even me, can handle. It’s the tool that the workers at the lot use to even the cut of a precut tree so

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Letter: Proposed Title IX Regulations Put Students at Greater Risk for Sexual Assault

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At a time when students face terrifyingly high rates of sexual assault on college campus (23% of female, 5% of male, and 24% of trans and gender non-conforming students), the federal government is cutting back protections in Title IX.

 

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Friends

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I don’t know if I’m a cat person or a dog person. Love them both. I’m also a chicken, cow, goat, rabbit, and children person. Just know that I am not, with few exceptions, an adult people person. My adult friends tend to include struggling farmers, struggling artists and writers, and others struggling to make

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Winter Brew Review: Chatham Brewing

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Editors Note: “The Brewsicologist,” a new feature, tours the landscape of craft beers of Greylock Nation. Although the Brewsicologist’s identity is a closely guarded secret, the resulting bubbly or stale opinions will be known to all.
It turned out to be the perfect night to set out to discover great winter brews. Whiteout conditions hit as

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Hitting the Slopes — preventing youth skiing injuries

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by Jason Velázquez
A few years ago, when I told my buddy Mike that my eight-year-old daughter and six-year-old son would be taking skiing lessons through their school next week, he reminded me that his own daughter had been skiing since she was three.

Helmets are now required during high-speed winter sports for anyone under the age

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Easy Fruit or Vegetable Fritters 

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It’s time to get up on the stool and pull the cookie press and other seasonal baking gadgets from the top shelf. I normally don’t eat a lot of sweets, but there’s something about this time of year that calls me to gain a few extra pounds, on top of the other extra pounds.

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Team ClearHeels 413 says goodbye to director, Continues support for exotic dance community

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You may have missed the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) this year. It passed by without much fanfare in the U.S. If you happen to be a subscriber to the Trinidad Express or the Bendigo Advertiser (serving the towns of Bendigo, Jackass Flat, and others in Victoria, Australia) you’d have

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Garbage, the Financial Markets and Preparedness: What’s the Connection?

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Goldman Sachs has upgraded Waste Management stock from a sell to a buy as a safe place to invest in a downsizing economy. At first read, this made little sense to me, as I think of a recession as a time when you hunker down and buy less, thereby creating less garbage. But maybe it’s

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Cole Harrison on Senate vote on Saudi-led war in Yemen

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In this episode of Growl, we speak with Cole Harrison, Executive Director of Massachusetts Peace Action, based in Cambridge, Mass. At issue is last week’s Senate vote in favor of allowing floor debate on Senate Joint Resolution 54 to proceed, which would pave the way for ending

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Working for Legumes

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The short-term interests of the financial elite override the long-term interests of society as a whole (the rest of us). Their goal is to keep stock prices and profits soaring by whatever means possible. Currently they are shaking in their boots because they can hear the bear growling off in the woods

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Prepping for the Possible — Part II

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It doesn’t take a lot of land to grow enough vegetables for one family and maybe even fit in a chicken coop. Many towns have farm-friendly policies that allow a small number of hens only (for the uninformed, you don’t need a rooster unless you want the eggs to be fertile). There is no piece

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Catharsis, Episode 2: Interview — Jeffery Sachs

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by Eoin Higgins, special to the Greylock Glass

Hi everyone,Here’s the second episode of Catharsis, my interview with Jeffrey Sachs about his book: A New Foreign Policy – Beyond American Exceptionalism.

President Trump and French President Macron at Hôtel national des Invalides in July of 2017, commemorating Bastille Day (French

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