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7710 E 109th Place, Tulsa, OK, 74133
 
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http://www.tourfactory.com/1706743/r_www.youtube.com 7710 E 109th Place Contact Gail and Dennis Phillipo for more information. Coldwell Banker Select (918) 734-0539 Immaculate one story home with spilt bedroom plan. Family room opens to a gourmet granite kitchen. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac. This home was custom built and has many upgrades. Neighborhood pool. This is a must see!!
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$685,000 - 15017 S 19TH Way, Phoenix, AZ 85048
 
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http://15017s19thway.TourThisGreatHome.com?rs=youtube For more info and pics, Text "9478588" to 79564 (Message and Data rates may apply) 15017 S 19TH WAY Phoenix, AZ 85048 Executive single level home on private preserve lot in desirable Cabrillo Canyon with direct access to South Mountain hike and bike trails, just 15 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. This spectacular home exceeds expectations beginning with custom 'old world' double front doors. Mountain views abound in the spilt floor plan with 12' ceilings, remodeled kitchen/slab granite and plantation shutters. Gorgeous master suite is a retreat opening to a full length covered patio and serenity. Professionally landscaped, east facing back yard has mature trees and sparkling pebble tec saltwater pool. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking views while entertaining family and friends in this resort like setting.
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Rae Sremmurd - Real Chill ft. Kodak Black
 
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ELSA’s Barbecue ! Elsa and Anna toddlers at BBQ !  Picnic
 
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This parody dolls video is a kids friendly educational video shows queen Elsa of Arendelle and her sister, princess Anna and Ariel. You will also see Elsa and Anna toddlers who plays with Ariel toddler. Elsa is cooking tasty hamburgers and hot dogs, while everybody is having fun. Hans is hungry, Anna gets scared of some stubborn bees and because Elsa toddler did not listen, something else happens..! Enjoy it! See ALL "Come Play With Me" Videos here: https://www.youtube.com/c/ComePlayWithMe/videos For more videos, click below to SUBSCRIBE, it’s FREE ! http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ00zWTLrgRQJUb8MHQg21A?sub_confirmation=1 Music / Sound credit : From YouTube Audio Library and From www.soundbible.com “Hot Sizzling” License Attribution 3.0 , recorded by Mike Koenig “Bee” License Public Domain , recorded by nps.gov AND "Prelude and Action" , ”Carefree” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Senator Lankford Discusses the Iran Nuclear Agreement on the Senator Floor
 
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Senator James Lankford (R-OK) discusses the Iran Nuclear Agreement on the Senate floor (August 5, 2015).
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Garden center fire closed major roadway in Feeding Hills
 
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Firefighters in Agawam worked Tuesday morning to put out a fire at a greenhouse on a busy roadway in Feeding Hills.
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Transitional 1292sqft, Estancia at Morningstar Apartments in The Colony, TX | 3 Bed 2 Bath
 
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http://venterraliving.com/estanciaatmorningstar 6399 Morningstar Drive, The Colony TX 75056 (877) 753-7698 Estancia at Morningstar Apartments in The Colony, TX | 3 Bed 2 Bath Apartment Tour Live at Estancia at Morningstar Apartments in The Colony, Texas and enjoy quick drives to nearby McKinney, Plano, Frisco, Carrollton and Lewisville and great Stonebriar Centre shopping and restaurants. Our gated, pet-friendly apartment homes feature energy-saving kitchens with breakfast bar and pantry, spacious living areas, walk-in closets, ceramic tile, private patio or sunroom and in-home washer and dryer. Select homes offer vaulted ceilings, wood-burning fireplaces and upgraded bathrooms. Enjoy our resort style swimming pool with sundeck, 24 hour fitness center, picnic and barbecue areas. We're located just off of I-121, 20 minutes from Dallas International Airport and 40 minutes from the heart of downtown Dallas. We are proud to be recognized as one of ApartmentRatings.com Top Rated Award recipients for 2013. Only 7% of properties across the United States listed on ApartmentRatings.com qualified for award consideration in 2013, making winning a Top Rated award an exclusive and admirable accomplishment. Get started on a Better Way of Living today by calling us - we are available to take your calls 24/7. Visit http://venterraliving.com/estanciaatmorningstar to select your floor plan today!
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WOI-TV Sports News
 
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WOI-TV Channel 5 brings the sports newscast. Original Format: Umatic Lowband Length: 45:56 Air Date: 1991
Brandywine Manor House Wedding Film  //  Lindsey + Brad  //  When I'm with You
 
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Lindsey met Brad in Melbourne, Australia when she travelled there for a three month time period to play field hockey. And how did they meet exactly? Lindsey spilled a drink on him while she was out celebrating with teammates! But they started talking and really got along amazingly well! They spent a lot of time together before it was time for Lindsey to travel back to the US. After about six months apart, Brad flew to the US to visit Lindsey for a week. Lindsey already had plans to return to Australia for a year, and by the end of Brad’s visit, they were discussing plans to live together! They then had to endure a nine month long-distance relationship, but this only made their bond stronger. When you know you’ve found ‘the one’, you just know! This was such a fun and relaxed, rustic wedding event. We already knew Lindsey and her family since we filmed her sister’s wedding two years ago and were so thrilled to get to work with them again! The setting was beautiful: an historic stone farmhouse set upon rolling green hills, with gardens, mature trees and a serene lake as the backdrop. The venue was perfect for a nature-inspired wedding. Lindsey looked gorgeous in her wedding gown, which featured a dazzling belt and was covered from top to bottom in delicate lace. She wore her hair up in a beautiful, loose twist and included a long, flowing veil attached at the back of her hair. Creations by Mia did a wonderful job with hair and makeup for the entire bridal party. Lindsey’s lovely bridesmaids wore matching knee-length, one-shoulder light rose colored dresses while Brad and his groomsmen coordinated perfectly with them in matching pink ties. They opted to forego the jackets on this hot, summer day and keep the atmosphere slightly more casual. The two decided to skip any first looks and see each other for the first time at the ceremony at Brandywine Manor House in Honey Brook, PA. They chose to hold their ceremony at the breathtaking Glen Waterfalls location, complete with a delightful seven-foot waterfall at the altar. We loved the pretty flower petals that lined the aisle. They recited beautifully written vows to each other, then shared their first kiss as husband and wife! Following the ceremony, we enjoyed strolling the beautiful Brandywine Manor House grounds with Lindsey and Brad. Mike Landis captured wonderful photos of the happy couple and wedding party by the lake and with so many of the venue’s charming features as backdrops. It was a true pleasure to work with him again. The reception commenced onsite in the Manor Barn. It was decorated so beautifully with vintage and nature-inspired décor. White string lights were draped and wrapped around the barn’s beams to compliment the multi-tiered chandeliers and aged wood throughout. Adorable birds topped their delectable wedding cake from Shady Maple Farm Market, with tiny garlands and roses strung along the four delicious tiers. Everything tied in so perfectly with the rustic theme. This reception celebration was so much fun, as the wedding guests definitely cut loose on this dance floor this evening (and some even entertained the crowd with a choreographed routine)! This was a crowd that knows how to have fun! And VIP DJs’ Dan Lizette definitely kept this party rocking! It was so wonderful to see Lindsey and her family again and to meet Brad and his family from Australia. Their wedding event was truly spectacular! Congratulations to Lindsey and Brad! Photographer: Mike Landis Photography http://www.mikelandisphotographer.com/index2.php#!/HOME – Eastern PA Hair Stylist/Makeup Artist: Creations by Mia http://www.creationsbymia.com – Hi Nella, NJ Entertainment: VIP DJ Entertainment http://www.vipdjentertainment.com – Dan Lizette – Coatesville, PA Cake: Shady Maple Farm Market http://www.shady-maple.com – East Earl, PA Venue: Brandywine Manor House http://www.brandywinemanorhouse.com/2015/07/08/july-3-2015-brad-lindsey/ – Honey Brook, PA
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(Video) Inside Krogers Assault On "Extreme Couponer" Woman (Caught On Camera)
 
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Thank You for Watching!! Leave a LIKE & Subscribe! MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Police have released surveillance video from an alleged attack at a Memphis Kroger store, and it tells a bit of a different story than the one the alleged victim told WREG Monday. Megan Wilson says a man in line behind her attacked her because her transaction was taking too long. But as the video shows, that’s not the whole story. The newly-released video from MPD shows the alleged attack at the Poplar Plaza Kroger Friday night that Wilson told WREG began when she accidentally spilled her drink on the man behind her. “When I turned to walk away, my hand hit the little thing and it spilled on him,” she said. “And I said, ‘Oh my bad,’ and I turned and went to go grab my cart and he grabbed me by the back of the head and smashed my face into the cart.” But that's not exactly what the video shows. Wilson appears to purposely throw her drink on the man, before he lunges at her. But what happens next is still unclear because the video WREG was given doesn't show that angle. “Everything kind of went black for a minute and when I came to, I was on the ground,” Wilson said. “So I stumbled to get up and the floor was slippery because obviously when he hit me, my drink went everywhere.” Wilson – who you might call an extreme couponer – admits it took about 20 minutes for her to check out. "He started shouting 'Come on, there's other people out here. Nobody has time for this," she said. “I do carry a binder with a filing system in it. And then I usually also have a duffle bag or a large purse-type bag that I carry full inserts and things like that in.” She says the man began harassing her before the attack because he was sick of waiting. Police say Wilson had a small scratch on her forehead and refused medical treatment, but she told us she has a possible cracked rib, a hip strain, bruises and a knot on her head. Now, she wants Kroger to step up and take action. “I want them to be aware and I want them to help keep their customers safe and I want this man to pay for what he did,” she said. “You know, justice.” WREG reached out to Wilson Wednesday for comment after the surveillance video was released, but haven't heard back. Police are still looking for the man in that video. They say he took off in a blue Ford F-150. If you know who he is, call police at 636-3214. Subscribe For More Daily Breaking News and PS4 Gaming Updates https://www.youtube.com/c/grimreapernxtdor Twitter: https://twitter.com/ItsRealGrim Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100013812227284 Stay up to date with the latest in Tips, Tricks, Glitches, Daily World News and PS4 Gameplay Videos https://www.youtube.com/c/grimreapernxtdor/videos Subscribe Now https://www.youtube.com/c/grimreapernxtdor
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Greatest Marriage Proposal EVER!!!
 
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Matt Still tells his girlfriend Ginny he has to work on a Saturday and gets Ginny's brother Charlie to take her see the Movie "Fast 5". As the trailers begin to play, Ginny hears a familiar voice on screen. Watch the proposal that has now been seen worldwide! Matt and Ginny have made appearances on The Ellen Degeneres Show, CNN, The Today Show, Good Morning America, HSN, and many more both nationally and worldwide. You can see most of these appearances and much more on their websites listed below. www.mattandginny.com www.twitter.com/mattandginny Thank you to Jermaine Dupri and So So Def for allowing us to use one of our favorite songs by Jagged Edge, "Lets get married". Also thanks to Trian for not only allowing us to use their song "Marry Me" but also sharing our story with all their fans. For booking information or questions regarding use or license of this video, please feel free to contact us at mattandginny@mattandginny.com
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Alex Himaya - Liberty University Convocation
 
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http://www.liberty.edu/convo On October 31, 2014, at Convocation, North America’s largest weekly gathering of Christian students, Alex Himaya, founding and senior pastor of theChurch.at, spoke to students about Revelation 12:11 and the ability believers have to overcome any circumstance because of the blood of Jesus and the power of their testimony. He encouraged students to rely on the merciful work of Jesus’ death on the cross and the power of His work in their life to overcome the enemy. Alex Himaya, senior pastor of theChurch.at in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is pastoring one of the fasted growing churches in America. Himaya served as the youth pastor at Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas, where God grew one of the largest and most successful youth ministries in the nation. Himaya is a popular speaker who preaches at events across the country.
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HSN | Beautyrest Mattresses / Concierge Collection Bedding 09.04.2017 - 12 AM
 
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An extensive collection of quality, traditional and memory foam mattresses for a good nights sleep. Experience the assuring comfort that comes from a refined sleeping environment and wake up feeling energized and ready to embrace the day ahead. Prices shown on the previously recorded video may not represent the current price. View hsn.com to view the current selling price.SHOP NOW http://www.hsn.com
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Our new Home (House Warming)
 
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Our New Home in alappuzha, kerala, India.
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Local 4 News at 5 -- Aug. 7, 2017
 
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Watch Local 4 News at 5 here.
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Oklahoma Horizon TV Show 1640
 
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This week on “Oklahoma Horizon,” we visit the historic all-black town of Rentiesville to see its new lease on life after decades of disrepair.
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President Trump's Funniest Moments #1 (Reaction)
 
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In this video, JB Gunner reacts to a compilation video of President Trump's funniest moments. You can donate at Pay Pal if desired... www.paypal.me/JBGunner Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/thejbgunner Other Channels featuring J.B. Gunner Gunner's Gaming World (Gaming)- https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsxIclN8SQ72bHKTwZpT5ow MGTOW Mindframe (MGTOW) - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCH4-z1jU6v1QCZE0hqGcS7Q The Legend of Tear Drop (Hiking) - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChqzrCm_wjn4-GnLeqBQVng Fair Use Disclaimer: Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use. Music Credit/License:
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Semi crash releases millions of bees onto I-90.
 
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A semi crash on I-90 near Coeur d'Alene spilled millions of honey bees onto the highway. Idaho State Police shut down one east bound lane for several hours. KXLY 4 reporter Alyssa Donavan has the story and some behind the scenes video of her getting stung.
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Scuffles erupt in court room
 
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1. Crowd outside doorway into court room 2. Media 3. Scuffles break out between Marwan Barghouti supporters and relatives of victims of the conflict 4. Various scuffles 5. Crowd outside court entrance doorway 6. Man being dragged away by security 7. Woman shouting at authorities 8. Protesters shouting that Sharon is an assassin and Barghouti is a freedom fighter 9. SOUNDBITE (English) Khader Shkirat, Lawyer for Marwan Barghouti: "This court is a mock trial, it is part of the occupation,to try the Palestinian people to de-legitimise the Palestinian national struggle, to try Marwan Barghouti through his trial, to try the entire Palestinian people. We say we will not go to appear before this court. We will not be part of this bullshit. We will not be part of this game. We will withdraw, we will not appear this is a political court, a political case, they try through the court to settle their account with the leader Marwan Barghouti." 10. Various protesters STORYLINE: The prominent Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti distributed his own 54-count "indictment" of Israel during his murder trial in an Israeli court on Thursday. Scuffles errupted inside the courtroom during the trial between Palestinian spectators and families of Israeli victims. Barghouti, aged 43, is the most senior Palestinian to be tried by Israel. It was his third appearance before the court. His defence team includes an Israeli lawyer and Jewish Tunisian lawyer who represented Algerians accused of terrorist crimes under the French occupation. During the trial, a woman whose daughter was killed in an attack that Barghouti allegedly helped plan held a picture of her slain child and shouted: "He is a vampire taking away the blood of Jewish children." Israelis and Palestinians then began shoving each other and engaged in scuffle which spilled outside the courtroom. Khader Shkirat, one of Barghouti's attorneys, claimed Israeli police beat him and shoved him when he tried to get to Barghouti in the crowded courtroom. Barghouti's "indictment" accused Israel of violating about 30 international treaties, involving war crimes, torture, the destruction of property, forcing Palestinians from their homes, and denying them education, healthcare and access to water. As the head of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's Fatah party in the West Bank, Barghouti has been charged with organizing attacks that killed 26 people, who ranged in age from 8 months to 79 years. He denies he was personally involved. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/39b22a7eb5470f376b28414fbcaae141 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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MARATHON Graphic Jonas Story (chapter 61) :]
 
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song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-zVrAj6YkQ&feature=related *Joe* "Mercy. Before you left there was somthing i was going to do, i want to do this before i kill myself." She stared into my eyes. "Mercy will you marry me? I know we havent been together in forever but we've got history..." She was about to open her eyes to answer me when we heard a scream. we both whipped our heads around. "FUCKING CALL 911!" Rae screamed holding her stomache. "Shes having her baby!" Nick yelled looking for a phone. "NO DUH DIP SHIT!" Rae screamed gripping his arm. I took Mercys hand, making her blush, and ran over to everyone else. "Okay heres the plan... Me, Mercy, Nick and Rae, my car." I started. "The rest of you in mine." Mercy continued tossing her keys to Ely. We all got into my car Rae and Nick in back, Me and Mercy in front. We waited for Ely to pull out and we followed. "Can you please put on the radio, maybe it will take my mind off THIS BURNING BABY PAIN!" Rae screamed again Nick took her hand. i put the radio on and looked over at Mercy who obviously had alot on her mind. *Mercy* All I was thinking about was Joe asking me to marry him. I love him i do. No joke. But i havent seen him in three years and he cheated i looked over at him and my heart started pounding. "yes." I said just loud enough for him to hear. "What?" Joe asked, "Yes. I will marry you." I said smiling. "You will?" Joe asked sounding like a four year old, his smile bigger than ever. "Yes. I love you." I said looking down. "I love you too." he whispered back smiling. We pulled up at the hospital. *NICK* I got out and walked on the other side of the car and opened rae's door who was taking slow steady breaths. I took her hands and helped her out. once she was out i put my arms around her and we walked in. "Where do we go my girlfriends having a baby."I said to the lady in the waiting room. "You two arent married?" The lady asked "If youre not you are going to have to wait." Mercy pushed past us to the front desk and put her palms flat on it. "Listen chump." She said to the desk lady. "This is Nick Fucking Jonas, his girl, and thier baby. You want to keep a celeb waiting. Go ahead get destroyed." "Uhm... go right behind those doors." She said pointing. "Thought so, thanks." Mercy said leading the way to the doors. "Thankyou Mercy, your so good at taking control. More or less." I laughed then rae grabbed my shoulder in pain. "Yeah its sexy." Joe added in thinking we couldnt hear it. Rae was on the hospital bed screaming. "How much longer till i fucking have my baby?!" Rae asked the doctor. "You can start pushing soon. Just a few questions for the father." The doctor said pointing to me with his pen. "Shoot." "When was your last check up?" "well honestly we only had one because were so busy." "I can see that." The doctor laughed looking at Rae's tummy. He kept laughing when i raised one eyebrow looking at him with the "stop talking" look. He stoped laughing. "More like concerts." I said. "Alright now honny..." Doctor Mel said to Rae. "on the count of three im going to need you to push." some more nurses came in. "One.. two..." "AHHHHHHHHHHHH!" Rae screamed and started pushing on two. "Breath babe breath." I said as she grabbed my hand and i stroked it. *Hours laterrr* "The first baby is out... its a... girl" the doctor said handing the baby to the nurse to wash her off. "FIRST BABY?!" Rae screamed. "you didnt know you were having twins?" He asked. "FUCK NO!" I looked over at our baby girl. she already had some hair. Little brown curls a little lighter than mine, and brown eyes like the both of ours. after another while the next baby came out. "Ahhhh twin boy and girl." The doctor smiled washing off the boy then handing them both to us. "You can name the little boy he looks most like you." Rae said. "Little... Anthony." I said and picked up the little sleeping baby. "Can we name her Casey?" she asked and i nodded little Anythony and Casey.
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Moyers & Company Show 139: Hispanic America's Turn
 
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According to the 2010 census, the number of American Hispanics grew 43% in the last decade to over 50 million. By 2050, Hispanics are projected to number 132 million and represent 30% of the population. As that population evolves, so does their political power. A new report by the Pew Hispanic Center shows that since 2008, America's Latino voting population has grown 22% since 2008. But what are the cultural and political implications of these now well-understood statistics? Bill goes beyond the numbers with two of our nation's most popular and influential journalists: Univision's Jorge Ramos and María Elena Salinas. A Spanish-language U.S. television network, Univision has the largest audience of Spanish-language television viewers, according to Nielsen ratings. Ramos, says The Washington Monthly, is "the broadcaster who will most determine the 2012 elections," while The New York Times calls Salinas "the voice of Hispanic America." In a candid and comprehensive discussion, Ramos and Salinas discuss their responsibilities both as reporters and representatives of their culture, their aggressive journalistic approaches to both President Obama and Governor Romney, and their strong takes on immigration issues that mean so much to a potentially-decisive voting bloc in 2012. Also, on the show, Bill shares the story of a young fallen solider and the Republican congressman he inspired to ask, "Why are we killing kids that don't need to die?"
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GISD Football 2017 North Garland vs Royse City
 
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See the North Garland Raiders battle the Royse City Bulldogs in this 2017 non-district game.
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The Lone Ranger (2013)
 
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Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer star in The Lone Ranger, from Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Director Gore Verbinski. It's a wild ride of high-velocity action, explosions and gunfights that brings the famed masked legend to life through brand-new eyes. The Lone Ranger (Hammer), the last of his kind, teams with Tonto (Depp), a dark and mysterious vigilante, to seek vengeance after justice has failed them. It's a runaway train of epic surprises, as these two unlikely heroes must learn to work together before the ultimate showdown between good and evil explodes.
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Rock of Ages
 
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In 1987 Los Angeles at the height of glam rock, infamous and outrageous rock star Stacee Jaxx performs at Hollywood's legendary Bourbon Room club as it faces its final countdown. Meanwhile, an aspiring musician and a small town girl meet pursuing their dreams of music fame. The story unfolds through high energy dancing and heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Night Ranger, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake and more. MPAA Rating: PG-13 © 2012 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC.
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WKYT This Morning at 5:00 AM on 2/24/16
 
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WKYT This Morning at 5:00 AM on 2/24/16
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2017 Asian American Literary Festival
 
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The Library of Congress hosted the concluding day of the groundbreaking Asian American Literature Festival. The day featured a lecture and reading by writer and American Book Award winner Karen Tei Yamashita titled, "Literature as Community: the Turtle, Imagination, and the Journey Home." The afternoon session included a lecture by poet Kimiko Hahn on "Angel Island: The Roots and Branches of Asian-American Poetry," and closed with a poetry reading. Speaker Biography: Karen Tei Yamashita is the author of several books, including "I Hotel," "Anime Wong" and "Letters to Memory." "I Hotel" was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award and awarded the California Book Award, the American Book Award, the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature and the Association for Asian American Studies Book Award. A U.S. Artists Ford Foundation Fellow and co-holder of the University of California Presidential Chair in feminist critical race and ethnic studies, Yamashita is a professor of literature and creative writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Speaker Biography: Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine books of poems, including "Earshot," which was awarded the Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize and an Association of Asian American Studies Literature Award, "The Unbearable Heart," which received an American Book Award and most recently, "Brain Fever." Her other honors include a PEN/Voelcker Award for poetry, a Shelley Memorial Award, a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. She is a distinguished professor in the Master's of Fine Arts program in creative writing and literary translation at Queens College, City University of New York. For transcript and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8281
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Auburn Coach Wife Kristi Malzahn Agrees with Match & eHarmony: Men are Jerks
 
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My advice is this: Settle! That's right. Don't worry about passion or intense connection. Don't nix a guy based on his annoying habit of yelling "Bravo!" in movie theaters. Overlook his halitosis or abysmal sense of aesthetics. Because if you want to have the infrastructure in place to have a family, settling is the way to go. Based on my observations, in fact, settling will probably make you happier in the long run, since many of those who marry with great expectations become more disillusioned with each passing year. (It's hard to maintain that level of zing when the conversation morphs into discussions about who's changing the diapers or balancing the checkbook.) Obviously, I wasn't always an advocate of settling. In fact, it took not settling to make me realize that settling is the better option, and even though settling is a rampant phenomenon, talking about it in a positive light makes people profoundly uncomfortable. Whenever I make the case for settling, people look at me with creased brows of disapproval or frowns of disappointment, the way a child might look at an older sibling who just informed her that Jerry's Kids aren't going to walk, even if you send them money. It's not only politically incorrect to get behind settling, it's downright un-American. Our culture tells us to keep our eyes on the prize (while our mothers, who know better, tell us not to be so picky), and the theme of holding out for true love (whatever that is—look at the divorce rate) permeates our collective mentality. Even situation comedies, starting in the 1970s with The Mary Tyler Moore Show and going all the way to Friends, feature endearing single women in the dating trenches, and there's supposed to be something romantic and even heroic about their search for true love. Of course, the crucial difference is that, whereas the earlier series begins after Mary has been jilted by her fiancé, the more modern-day Friends opens as Rachel Green leaves her nice-guy orthodontist fiancé at the altar simply because she isn't feeling it. But either way, in episode after episode, as both women continue to be unlucky in love, settling starts to look pretty darn appealing. Mary is supposed to be contentedly independent and fulfilled by her newsroom family, but in fact her life seems lonely. Are we to assume that at the end of the series, Mary, by then in her late 30s, found her soul mate after the lights in the newsroom went out and her work family was disbanded? If her experience was anything like mine or that of my single friends, it's unlikely. And while Rachel and her supposed soul mate, Ross, finally get together (for the umpteenth time) in the finale of Friends, do we feel confident that she'll be happier with Ross than she would have been had she settled down with Barry, the orthodontist, 10 years earlier? She and Ross have passion but have never had long-term stability, and the fireworks she experiences with him but not with Barry might actually turn out to be a liability, given how many times their relationship has already gone up in flames. It's equally questionable whether Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw, who cheated on her kindhearted and generous boyfriend, Aidan, only to end up with the more exciting but self-absorbed Mr. Big, will be better off in the framework of marriage and family. (Some time after the breakup, when Carrie ran into Aidan on the street, he was carrying his infant in a Baby Björn. Can anyone imagine Mr. Big walking around with a Björn?)
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