Author Archives: R. Mitchell

Fox News Channel schedules entire day to honor George H.W. Bush

Fox News Channel (FNC) will present continuous live coverage honoring George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, throughout Saturday’s daytime and primetime programming. The network will present two primetime specials this evening hosted by senior political analyst Brit Hume at 8PM/ET and 10PM/ET, respectively. FNC’s Dana Perino will also anchor special coverage this afternoon from 4-6PM/ET. Additionally, FNC’s Casey ...

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Fox News Channel’s ‘Scandalous’ returns with documentary on the Chappaquiddick Incident

FOX News Channel (FNC) will present the season premiere of Scandalous: Chappaquiddick, a four-week-long historical documentary series narrated by acclaimed actor Bruce McGill on Sunday, December 2nd at 8 PM/ET. “The women were driven to Chappaquiddick Island, and then to the beach,” Anthony Marro says in the documentary. “They crossed over the 81 foot long, one lane Dike Bridge.” The ...

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November housing market is a ‘Tale of Two Markets’

Larger metros see price cuts; prices continue to grow in smaller, more affordable areas Overall, 22 percent of listings saw price reductions Inventory increased 4 percent nationally, 9 percent in larger markets Average median home price is $293,000, up 9 percent from a year ago The U.S. housing market showed signs of cooling in many of the nation’s largest metros ...

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In Honor of Memorial Day, Veteran of War in Afghanistan Memorizes Names of Over 2,300 Fallen US Military From War

Ron White is a memory expert and veteran of the US Navy who was deployed to Afghanistan in 2007. Upon returning from Afghanistan, he set the record for the fastest to memorize a deck of shuffled cards in the USA, and won back-to-back USAMemory Championships in 2009 and 2010. In 2012, he set out on his greatest memory challenge, and that was to memorize the ...

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Left vs. Right: Freeing of Hostages from North Korea

This is one I didn’t see coming. While many government activities are viewed through lenses of bias, the freeing of three American citizens from North Korean prisons should have been something in which both the left and right could take pride – unfortunately, that’s not so. How the left reported on North Korean hostages being freed MSNBC Hosts avoid praising ...

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Charter Schools Sweep Top Five Spots in the U.S. for 2018

In what is an unparalleled achievement in the annals of American educational assessment, the top five high schools in the United States are BASIS Curriculum Schools, as are six of the nation’s top eight, and seven of America’s top fourteen, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best High Schools” 2018 rankings. The seven BASIS Curriculum Schools eligible for the numeric rankings are #1 BASIS Scottsdale, ...

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Skyrocketing tuition costs push more to online universities – here’s which are best

The skyrocketing cost of tuition has caused skyrocketing popularity in online degree programs. Since the year 1982, tuition has risen upwards of 400%. But for more than a decade now, distance education enrollments have been growing despite traditional enrollments continuing to decrease. Colleges and universities are constantly evolving to provide online options for their prospective students in order to stay ...

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What are the Most Popular Cocktails in the World and How to Make Them

World Cocktail Day (May 13, 2018) is upon us – and with it some interesting new discoveries about which drinks are currently in vogue. And the latest research couldn’t be timelier – with cocktail consumption on the rise around the world. The ‘Old Fashioned’ has been revealed by the world’s largest producer of spirits, Diageo, as the most popular drink ...

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Left vs. Right: Melania Trump’s ‘Be Best’ initiative

Melania Trump announced her “Be Best” signature initiative to help children in the areas of internet safety, well-being and opioid abuse. The left and right have wildly different views of the first lady and her new push. How the left views Mrs. Trump and the ‘Be Best’ initiative Politico: Melania Trump steps into higher profile role at the White House The ...

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‘Avengers’ tops box office for second week

Disney’s Avengers: Infinity War took the top spot at the box office both domestically and globally for the week ending May 6. It’s the second-week in-a-row for the action film at #1. “A second weekend of $275.1 million and a record 11-day sprint to $1 billion worldwide for Disney/Marvel’s mega-hit ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ shows the power of a great popcorn movie to generate massive moviegoing ...

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Top U.S. Cities Bothered by Ticks

Spring is in full bloom and so is the tick population throughout the country. TruGreen, the nation’s leading professional lawn care company helping people live life outside, is releasing their first list of the U.S. cities most bothered by ticks. Ticks can transmit disease and cause allergic reactions in both people and pets. For the first time, TruGreen is breaking ...

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FDA Alert: Avoid Oysters from Canada

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working with federal, state, and local officials regarding a norovirus outbreak linked to raw oysters from British Columbia, Canada. The FDA has confirmed that potentially contaminated raw oysters harvested in the south and central parts of Baynes Sound, British Columbia, Canada, were distributed to CA, IL, MA, and WA. It is possible that ...

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Report: Manufacturing sector continued expansion in April

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April, and the overall economy grew for the 108th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business. The report was issued today by Timothy R. Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M., Chair of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee: “The April PMI registered 57.3 percent, a decrease of 2 percentage points from the ...

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Poll: Personal Finance Should be High School Graduation Requirement

Financial Literacy Survey Shows that 90 percent of surveyed U.S. consumers believe personal finance should be required to graduate from high school Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX), a global information solutions provider, today released the results of its annual Financial Literacy Survey,  in which an overwhelming number of surveyed respondents said they thought personal finance should be a required course to graduate from ...

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Papa John’s Announces New Combo Deal to Support Wounded Warrior Project

Pizza lovers rejoice – 131 Papa John’s® stores across multiple western states are offering a special combo to raise support for the warriors served by Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP). Now through May 27, $2 of every special combo sold – two large one-topping pizzas, cheesesticks, and a two-liter beverage for $25 – will be donated to WWP. Since 2003, WWP has been a tireless advocate for our ...

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