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2009-11-16 05:00:00

DENVER, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A political 527 group, which claims responsibility for derailing Mitt Romney's presidential hopes in 2008 in the early-contest states of Iowa and South Carolina, is now targeting Sarah Palin. But for what? ProlifeProfiles.com, created by a nationwide research team working for American Right To Life, is being launched today highlighting Sarah Palin's surprisingly extensive and unflattering record on abortion. As Palin's "Going Rogue" is being...

2009-11-16 07:15:00

WASILLA, Alaska, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifelong learning advocate and longtime resident of Wasilla, Alaska, Charles D. Hayes wants the world to know that not all Wasilla residents are Sarah Palin fans. Author of numerous books upholding the value of self-education, Hayes says many of us are embarrassed by former Governor Palin's vacuous chatter about subjects she clearly has no knowledge of. In his view, an American life, the subtitle of Palin's memoir, should be about more than...

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2009-10-23 13:00:00

President Obama designated more than 200,000 square miles in Alaska and off its coast as "critical habitat" for polar bears on Thursday, an action that could add restrictions to future offshore drilling for oil and gas, The Associated Press reported. Under federal law, agencies are restricted from taking actions that may adversely affect critical habitat and interfere with polar bear recovery. "It is a step in the right direction to help polar bears stave off extinction, while recognizing...

2009-10-20 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a fallacious diary, penned by satirist Joey Green, when Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin stepped inside the voting booth in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, on election day last year, she cast her vote for Barack Obama. "Sarah Palin's Secret Diary," a "genuine imitation" of the former Alaska governor's private journal, also reveals that Palin seriously asked the producers of "Saturday Night Live" if she could waterboard...

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2009-09-24 14:20:08

CBS anchorwoman Katie Couric has joined Glamour magazine as a monthly columnist, editor-in-chief Cindi Leive announced Thursday. Couric, the anchor and managing editor of TV's CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, will start her Glamour gig by interviewing First Lady Michelle Obama for the magazine's December issue, Leive said. Couric is expected to explore in a month Q&A column what makes her female subjects so inspiring to other women and girls. Whether she's sitting down with a head of...

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2009-09-20 21:09:50

A Huntsville, Ala., defense contractor was the high bidder in an eBay auction for dinner with Sarah and Todd Palin, the auction Web site said. Cathy Maples bid $63,000 for the right to invite four guests to eat with the Palins, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. The opening bid was $25,000. Seven people entered 61 bids, The proceeds will go to Ride 2 Recovery, a charity supporting wounded veterans through cycling programs. Maples owns a defense contracting company and says she fully...

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2009-09-15 13:25:00

Barack Obama has agreed to be the first sitting U.S. president to appear on Late Show with David Letterman, CBS announced Tuesday. Obama is scheduled to appear on next Monday's edition of the television chat show. He is to be the sole guest on the broadcast, CBS said. This will be Obama's first visit back to the show since his election last Nopvember. He previously appeared on Letterman five times. His last show was Sept. 10, 2008 during the height of his 2008 presidential election campaign.

2009-09-08 11:12:45

Parenthood is pushing mothers and fathers in opposite directions on political issues associated with social welfare, from health care to education, according to new research from North Carolina State University. "Parenthood seems to heighten the political "Ëœgender gap,' with women becoming more liberal and men more conservative when it comes to government spending on social welfare issues," says Dr. Steven Greene, an associate professor of political science at NC State and...

2009-09-03 16:45:24

Officials with the Alaska State Fair said a giant green cabbage weighed at the event set a Guinness World Record at 125.9 pounds. Dean Phipps, marketing director for the fair, said Wasilla resident Steve Hubacek's cabbage, which sports 5-foot leaves and measures about 21 inches across its head, beat the previous cabbage weight record of 124 pounds, set in Wales in 1989, the Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday. I was there when they put it on the scale, Phipps said. When they put it on,...

2009-08-25 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new nationwide poll of American voters shows President Obama leading major 2012 Republican presidential contenders. The survey, conducted by Clarus Research Group, a nonpartisan research firm based in Washington, D.C., shows Obama leading GOP challengers by margins ranging from 9 to 19 points. In the poll, Obama led: Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts, by nine points: 47 percent to 38 percent, with 15 percent undecided. Mike...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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