Southwest Airlines Jet Flight 4013 Lands at Wrong Airport in Missouri

A Southwest Airlines jet, carrying 124 passengers and a crew of 5 people landed at the wrong airport in Missouri. They flight was scheduled to go from Chicago’s Midway airport to Branson Missouri. Instead, the flight landed at M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport instead of the Branson Airport, which is just nine miles away. Not …

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Artists Create Photos Depicting Chris Christie on George Washington Bridge

In the wake of the Governor Chris Christie scandal with the traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge, various artists and photoshop gurus have been creating images reflecting the scandal. Here’s one that has popped up on social media: And there is another on the Political Carnival blog: Have any photos that you’d like to …

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Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative Uses Power to Force Customers to Donate to Foundation

Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative (TVEC), an electric distribution cooperative that serves about 50,000 electric meters in an area just southeast of Dallas, Texas, has taken an unprecedented approach to building their own charity. TVEC has started a program that they’re calling “Operation Roundup“, where customers will automatically have their electric bills “rounded up” to the …

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State of the Union Address by President Barack Obama – Transcript

In case you missed it, or would like to read the transcript, the following is the State of the Union Address by President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery, on February 12, 2013. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the …

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Children’s Health Fund Responds to State of the Union

The following is a statement from Dr. Irwin Redlener, president and co-founder of Children’s Health Fund, following the State of the Union address by the President of the United States: “The president made a strong case for universal early education in America, along with raising the minimum wage. But his commitment to eliminate extreme poverty …

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