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Editor Pick: Culture and Society

NCAA Fact or Fanatic: Athletes, Universities, and Crimes Edition, Part 1

Army and Navy represent everything good about college football, and that's why their annual post-season game is such a pleasure to watch. But 2016 hasn't been a big year for the good side of NCAA athletics. Let's talk about Baylor.

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Comedy Review: Mitch Hedberg – ‘The Complete Vinyl Collection’ from Comedy Central

Mitch Hedberg’s humor is so smart and so funny that it doesn’t allow me to listen and at the same time get on with getting anything else accomplished – like work. When I’m listening to Mitch Hedberg that’s pretty much all I’m doing.

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I am Ashamed to be an American, Part One

I’m ashamed to be an American, an Italian-American, a Hispanic-American, an African-American, what have you. If there’s got to be an “American” suffix to complete the descriptor of my national identity, then I have to resign myself from now on to wear it as a badge of dishonor; and so should you!

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California Bans Plastic Bags, and Zaps Your Freedom

With the passage of Proposition 67, California became the first state to ban single-use plastic grocery bags. It also requires most stores to charge shoppers 10 cents for either reusable plastic bags or paper bags. The idea is to manipulate people into using cloth totes to carry home their groceries. Hooray for the environment? Maybe.

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