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Name deal stirs up Greece and ‘North’ Macedonia

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Dismissal of Trump-satirizing newspaper cartoonist raises concerns and stirs an outcry

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette didn't just report news last week – the paper made a splash of its own, reported nationwide. The publisher and a news executive he hired three months ago got rid of a longtime editorial page cartoonist whose work ofte...

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Interior Department faces heat over axed coal study


The Interior Department hasn't sufficiently explained why it canceled a more than $1 million study into public health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining, according to the agency's internal watchdog. Blasting away mountain tops to get to the ...

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This week's word in the news: COHERENT

DEFINITION:

Orderly; logically connected; consistent.

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“He was very coherent,” Hamilton said.
The Denver Post -- 06/18/2018

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Artist fired after cartoons rejected

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