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qfingers - GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Problem with all of these studies is a lack of strong scientific support in the conclusions. You can't control "for other variables" with any real chance of veracity. We will...on the other hand...have a small experiment here which should give a good indication of the truth of these ideas. Kids in the new schools should perform notably better (11%???) then the ones still stuck in the old ones.…
WarCry - GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OESE/archives/inits/co... "A study of the District of Columbia school system found, after controlling for other variables such as a student's socioeconomic status, that students' standardized achievement scores were lower in schools with poor building conditions.…
pjohnf - Local unemployment rates drop - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This means nothing unless it's the E6 number. If it's the E3 number it's a lie. The real unemployment number , E 6, nation wide is close to 12%.
Stupid_Dems - GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Hey simpleton! I got one thing to say to you: Audie Murphy. I'd rather be short physically than short mentally like you cry baby!
UrKidsWillPay - GREDF supports Quincy School Building Referendum - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Short People got no reason Short People got no reason Short People got no reason To live They got little hands Little eyes They walk around Tellin' great big lies They got little noses And tiny little teeth They wear platform shoes On their nasty little feet Well, I don't want no Short People Don't want no Short People Don't want no Short People `Round here Short People got nobody…

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Google exec Alan Eustace makes record skydive from edge of space

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A Google executive set a new record Friday by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere — some 135,000 feet, or 41,000 meters high, his project website said. The record dive by 57-year-old Alan Eustace, who is a “senior vice president of knowledge” at Google, was...
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Grateful for US strikes, Syrian Kurds name baby ‘Obama’

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Sultan Muslim, a Syrian Kurd, had no doubt what to name her seventh child when he was born, safely in Turkey, after a harrowing month-long flight from her home in Kobane: Obama. Desperate to flee the flashpoint Syrian border town, the heavily pregnant mother, her husband and six other children made...
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Israeli troops kill US-Palestinian teen in West Bank

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Washington confirmed that a Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israeli troops was a US citizen — the second time this week an American child has fallen victim to the ongoing conflict. The army said that the youth killed Friday had been about to hurl a petrol bomb at Israeli motorists near the...
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Iran hangs 26-year-old woman in defiance of international campaign to spare her life

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Iran executed Saturday a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure to spare her life. Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn, the official IRNA news agency quoted the Tehran prosecutor’s office as...
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Meet 5 kick-ass women advocating for abortion rights

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Wisconsin’s Gov. Walker based ‘living wage’ ruling on restaurant industry study

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Real Time host Bill Maher blasted Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) on Friday for dragging his state into financial ruin through the “zombie lie” of trickle-down economics and using a trumped-up “scandal” to distract voters. “Even Dorothy doesn’t want to go home to...
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Cornel West battles Bill Maher: Don’t judge all of Islam as ‘right-wing’

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Fox contributor Pastor Robert Jeffress tells O’Reilly: ‘Islam is a false religion’

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Fox News contributor Pastor Robert Jeffress insisted on Friday that he “prayed” for individual Muslims while denouncing their religion as a whole in an interview with host Bill O’Reilly. “You have to tell the truth, Bill,” Jeffress said. “And the truth is, Islam...
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Stephen Hawking comes to Facebook, urges fans: ‘Be curious, I know I will forever be’

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Mississippi Supreme Court rejects Chris McDaniel’s Senate election challenge

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The Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday rejected former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel’s election challenge in which he alleged incumbent U.S. Senator Thad Cochran stole the Republican primary vote. In a split decision, justices affirmed a lower court ruling dismissing McDaniel’s case, saying...
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Wash. state school shooting suspect identified as popular freshman athlete

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A student fatally shot one classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, following a fight with fellow students, authorities said. The shooter took his own life as Marysville-Pilchuck High School students scrambled to safety in...
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‘This is just bullsh*t’: Texas woman says state trooper harassed her over getting voter ID

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A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. “I’m 62 years old,” Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. “I’ve been voting for a long time, and this is just bullsh*t.”...
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Authorities in Roy, Utah are investigating a 35-year-old man’s shooting death at the hands of a police SWAT team hours after he phoned a suicide prevention hotline seeking help. KTVX-TV reported that Jose Calzada called the hotline around 4 a.m. on Tuesday threatening to kill himself inside...
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In the video embedded below, an apparently intoxicated man attacks another passenger who he believes is gay. Within seconds, a number of bystanders leap into action to take the attacker down and hold him until police can handcuff him and lead him away. The video is dated Thursday, October 23, and...
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Texas man charged with raping two girls, ages 2 and 14, infecting them with HIV

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A Houston man has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting two girls, ages 14 and 2, and infecting them with sexually transmitted diseases including HIV, police said on Friday. The man admitted to sexually assaulting the teenage victim multiple times, police said in a statement. A lawyer for...
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Annie Lennox avoids talking about lynching while talking about a song about lynching

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Appearing on Tavis Talks with host Tavis Smiley, popular singer Annie Lennox gave a long and rambling description of the Billie Holiday classic Strange Fruit, while avoiding  mentioning the specific  topic of the song; the lynching of African-Americans in the old south. Lennox is currently...
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US seeking to confirm if Islamic State militants used chlorine gas

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Washington is seeking more information on reports that Islamic State militants used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers last month, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday. The top US diplomat told reporters he could not confirm the reports, but said the United States took all such...
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Obama to meet with Texas nurse cured of Ebola

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President Barack Obama will meet Friday with Nina Pham, one of two US nurses who has been cured of Ebola, the White House said. The meeting will take place in the Oval Office at 1:30 pm (1730 GMT), the White House said shortly after the National Institutes of Health held a news conference with Pham...
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Breitbart’s Gamergate defender: The Internet is in no way ‘specifically hostile’ to women

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During an at-times contentious discussion on Thursday’s edition of NPR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook, “Gamergate” writer and Breitbart.com associate editor Milo Yiannopoulos argued that the gaming community is being attacked from the outside by “feminist bullies”...
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Plants can sense when a predator is eating their leaves, and they take steps to stop it. Researchers at the University of Missouri conducted a study using thale cress, which is closely related to broccoli, kale, mustard greens, and cabbage, reported Modern Farmer. The plant, which is known by the...
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Two dead, six injured after shooter opens fire at Washington state high school

19 hours, 57 minutes ago

A shooting at the Marysville-Pilchuck High School left the school in lockdown, The Seattle Times reports. At least 20 police cars and multiple ambulances responded to the scene, where authorities believe at least 6 people have been injured and two students killed. Witnesses say that the shootings...
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RT @SharylAttkisson: wonder why pres. obama would exert exec. privilege to keep secret their emails about my news reports and FOI requests?