One year after the murder of George Floyd, America’s season of racial reckoning rolls on.

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I have been trying to write this piece for almost four months. …

Acts of God

The deity responsible for extensive hurricane damage in the Big Easy denies any wrongdoing in this latest inferno.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA — A fire broke out at the Superdome in New Orleans Tuesday, extending a recent string of bad luck for the city stretching back decades.

According to local firefighting authorities, a team of cleaners hired by stadium management consortium ASM Global was pressure washing the ceiling of…

Work

A woman’s “commendable work ethic” was rewarded with a bonus that’ll cover the cost of diapers for one month.

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GREENSBORO, NC — A waitress at a Waffle House on Dudley Road got a fantastic little surprise during her shift late yesterday afternoon.

Working a double shift while also caring for her newborn daughter, Sheryl Lacy served a certain famous country musician a Super-Star Triple-Team All-Slam Grand Deluxe breakfast platter…

Home Remodeling

A Michigan native made a striking discovery while renovating a back patio.

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DETROIT, MI — A Michigan man was wracked by feelings of unbridled angst and horror earlier this week when he unearthed 160 bowling balls from beneath his back patio.

Digging up space underneath his back steps this past weekend to make way for a planned expansion of his quaint one-story…

Spiritualism

Executives say Pennsylvania police were wrong to remove ritualists.

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DICKSON CITY, PA — Home Depot executives are apologizing to the spiritualist community today after an incident early last week where local police were called to a store on Commerce Boulevard and asked by store management to remove a group of people performing an “exorcism.” The demonstrators claimed that their…

Football

Gay people have existed in the NFL for decades

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When Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib came out as gay on Instagram Monday, it may not have initially seemed like much. In a world where the fight for marriage equality has been realized and where prominent figures such as Elliot Page and Demi Lovato frequently come to the…

Together in Business

Analysts split over ‘togetherness’

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NEW YORK, NY — Shares of AMC (NYSE: AMC) surged nearly 69% today as Vin Diesel made a special guest appearance in an AMC Theaters commercial to promote his new movie, F9, and to encourage movie lovers to come back to the cinema.

“It’s truly incredible,” Mr. Diesel said in…

Chinese nationalists pushed back after Cena referred to Taiwan as a country. Americans were just as upset when he apologized.

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I don’t care about fast cars. Or, at the very least, I don’t care about fast cars as much as the average twentysomething man. …

Literature

USPS commends ‘brave’ effort to return misdelivered letter

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An area man reported unbridled feelings of elation which he equated with the joy that must’ve existed in Charles Dickens’ Victorian England as he chased down his local postman to return a wrongly delivered letter earlier this week.

“There’s just nothing quite like it, jaunting barefoot upon the pavement, soot…

In a world such as ours, it’s no wonder that questions are being asked from all angles.

Amanda Gorman at the inauguration of Joe Biden; Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff — Creative Commons

When Amanda Gorman took to the steps of the United States Capitol Building on January 20th, I, like most, was astounded by her resplendent air. …

Noah Lorey

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