September 30, 2014
DC makes list of Top 10 Happiest Big Cities

MindBodyGreen has this list: “Top 10 happiest metropolitan areas with a population greater than 1 million (as of 2010)”

DC makes list of Top 10 Happiest Big Cities

MindBodyGreen has this list: “Top 10 happiest metropolitan areas with a population greater than 1 million (as of 2010)”

September 30, 2014
Big News from The Quinton Report

Big News from The Quinton Report

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Here’s the news I promised Monday night.

After a self-imposed respite of the past few months following burnout from a high volume of blogging about Maryland electoral politics, I will be blogging again about the campaign season as we enter the final weeks leading up to the November election. As usual, I won’t pull any punches and some toes will be stepped on. I’ve been hearing from some readers…

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September 29, 2014

I’ll just leave this here or now:

I’ll just leave this here or now:

September 26, 2014
"Middle Eastern" man sought in bias incident against Jews in Baltimore County

“Middle Eastern” man sought in bias incident against Jews in Baltimore County

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WJZ:

Police say three men walking in the 6800 block of Old Pimlico Road were first approached by a vehicle.

The driver yelled “Jews, Jews, Jews” at the victims. Investigators say the suspect then fired some type of BB or air gun in their direction and fled the area.

The victims were not struck and did not suffer any apparent injuries.

The suspect is described as a white male with brown hair and a…

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September 19, 2014
Natty Boh, PBR now owned by Russian company

Natty Boh, PBR now owned by Russian company

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NBC reports:

Attention, hipsters. Pabst Brewing Company — and its signature Pabst Blue Ribbon, the ironic, iconic favorite of the young and the cool — has sold to a Russian beverage firm after a century and a half of American ownership, an investing firm announced Thursday. Oasis Beverages, the largest independent brewer in Russia, bought Pabst, which also produces Colt .45, Old Milwaukee and…

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September 18, 2014
Adrian Peterson received award from anti-abuse group

Adrian Peterson received award from anti-abuse group

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Roger Goodell’s woes continue. With all the NFL news lately involving Ray Rice, Jonathan Dwyer, Greg Hardy, and Adrian Peterson, I found an interesting fact that I have yet to see reported regarding Peterson.

In 2012, Peterson was a recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award. Every year, players of each team vote a teammate as the recipient of the award. All of the players who receive it and many…

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September 17, 2014
Did FSU’s Jameis Winston punch an opponent?

Did FSU’s Jameis Winston punch an opponent?

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Today, Jameis Winston has been suspended for the first half of this Saturday’s Florida State-Clemson game after obscene comments he made loudly in a university union building at FSU.

The last game for the Seminoles was the week before last against the Citadel. Winston has been accused of bad behavior in that game:

Late in the first half, with the Seminoles up by 21-0, Winston hands off to FSU…

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September 17, 2014

Watch this Obama-ISIS parody video set to tune of “Ice Ice Baby”

Watch this recently released parody video about ISIS and Barack Obama set to the tune of “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice:

September 16, 2014
Krispy Kreme to sell Ghostbusters doughnuts

Variety Krispy Kreme and Sony Pictures have collaborated on something fans loved from their childhoods, creating two kinds of marshmallow-filled doughnuts to celebrate the Blu-Ray release of the 30th anniversary edition of “Ghostbusters.”

Krispy Kreme to sell Ghostbusters doughnuts

Variety Krispy Kreme and Sony Pictures have collaborated on something fans loved from their childhoods, creating two kinds of marshmallow-filled doughnuts to celebrate the Blu-Ray release of the 30th anniversary edition of “Ghostbusters.”

September 16, 2014
AP drops ISIL moniker - now refers to them as “Islamic State group”

AP drops ISIL moniker – now refers to them as “Islamic State group”

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Associated Press blog:

Back in June we talked in this blog about AP’s preferred abbreviation for the fast-growing Islamic militant group in Iraq and Syria, known variously at the time as ISIL and ISIS. We explained why our preference was ISIL.

Things then changed with ISIL’s decision in July to rebrand itself as the “Islamic State.” In a recent story, we explained that AP now refers to the…

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