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Lovejoy – “The Happy Hour Comet”

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Lovejoy – “The Happy Hour Comet”

Four months ago the world came very close to being hit by a drunk driver. The comet “Lovejoy” came so close to earth, its bright green gaseous colours were visible to the naked eye. Formally cataloged as C/2014 Q2, this shooting star was found to be giving off vast amounts of ethyl alcohol, the same […]

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Spelling mistakes – they’re killing our kids’ careers in crime

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Spelling mistakes – they’re killing our kids’ careers in crime

A couple of weeks ago, identical terrorist threats were issued to the public school systems of New York and Los Angeles. Purporting to be Muslim extremists, these would-be terrorists warned of impending operations in which they would attack schools using explosive devices, assault rifles and pistols. The L.A. School board immediately closed down 1,500 schools […]

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Florida’s crime spree is mostly in the pants

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Florida’s crime spree is mostly in the pants

It’s not the frequency or genre of crime in Florida – state motto: “In God We Trust … But That’s About It!” – it’s the sheer weirdness of it all. Take Maria Magdelina Montanez-Colon for example. After calling 911 about a sports car that had been stolen months earlier, an inebriated Maria tried to seduce […]

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The road ahead: Erie Media plans for 2016

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The road ahead: Erie Media plans for 2016

Happy New Year! It has been a great year for Erie Media, we have gained a lot of support and are looking forward to 2016. In January 2015 J.T. Lewis partnered up with Dave Johnson who already had the project running online. We redesigned the look of Erie Media in March and began to expand […]

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Obesity – first our kids, now the squirrels

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Obesity – first our kids, now the squirrels

By William Thomas – Front page headline in the Toronto Star: “Fat-bottomed squirrels finding more time to dine.” Could we please refer to these animals by their more accurate name? No, not rodents of the Sciuridae Carolinensis family, but fat-assed rats with really pretty tails. I hate these little varmints. They’re rattling my eavestroughs, digging […]

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My power of purchasing is petering out

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My power of purchasing is petering out

Big or small, I’m having difficulty buying things these days. Not long ago I became so frustrated at not being able to buy a new car with a manual transmission, I started looking for a good used one. Automakers are phasing out stick shifts and driving schools don’t have such cars. This is just not […]

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