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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #317 on: October 09, 2017, 08:44:13 AM »
^ That's some tough livin'.  I mean, Milwaulkie's Best?   #:-)
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #318 on: October 09, 2017, 08:48:14 AM »
^ That's some tough livin'.  I mean, Milwaulkie's Best?   #:-)

Is that for when they can't afford Milwaulkee's Best
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #319 on: October 09, 2017, 12:23:43 PM »
I knew it didn't look right, but autocorrect didn't catch it for some reason.   ::)
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #320 on: October 09, 2017, 12:27:07 PM »
I knew it didn't look right, but autocorrect didn't catch it for some reason.   ::)

sometimes spellcheck doesn't go for capitalized words, figuring names are all over the place
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #323 on: October 12, 2017, 06:56:24 AM »
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/12/us/south-carolina-jail-no-lawyer.html

Having lived in South Carolina for almost five years, and still having friends in the law enforcement Community there, it is no surprise at all to me that it is generally a disaster once someone enters the system
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #324 on: October 15, 2017, 08:50:57 PM »
not truly journalism, but still a good read

https://ofteninspired.com/pawn-gun
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Re: Running thread: Quality Long-form Journalism
« Reply #328 on: October 16, 2017, 10:37:09 AM »
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/10/technology/kaspersky-lab-israel-russia-hacking.html

read that the other day. Hope people figure out that using Russian AV software might not be a great plan.
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