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Surviving “The Stink Eye”

The English language is one of the most complex and difficult languages to learn, due to all the slang and local phrases.  Depending on where you are geographically, words take on different meanings.  Take the word ‘wicked,’ which literally means “morally bad in principle or practice.” In New England when …

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Egypt: Be Careful What You Wish For

In case you haven’t heard the news, Egypt is having some major protests over economic conditions and human rights.  Egyptian citizens are using social media and text messages to coordinate numerous protests throughout the country.  Yesterday there were even reports of over two million protesters gathering in Cairo!  The mainstream …

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Will the New Bedford Gun Exchange Program Work?

New Bedford Gun Exchange Program

For the second time this year the New Bedford Police Department (with several partners) exchanged cash for guns.  It has been hailed a successful program by the media throughout the state of Massachusetts.  In total, 277 guns have been collected through the program in 2010.  At first glance, the goal …

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Election Day Journey

After all the mudslinging had ceased and the innuendo had subsided, it was time to vote. Now, if I had listened to all the party ads and believed what I had heard, then each candidate was a crook, a degenerate, a liar or worse: a Liberal (heaven forbid!). The barrage …

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Misconceptions of the South Coast Area

For many residents of Massachusetts, spending the summer in Cape Cod would be the perfect scenario.  When you think of Cape Cod, you think of beautiful, clean beaches.  You can picture the quaint, historical homes that line the narrow streets of many downtown areas, like Harwich or Chatham.  You can …

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