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Getting a shadow cabinet together must be a priority for Labour in Liverpool

theconversation.com — As the Labour party gathers for its annual conference in Liverpool, one question is being asked in every corridor - how can the wounds of the past year be healed? It was only at the end of June that 172 Labour MPs, about three-quarters of the Parliamentary Labour Party, supported a vote of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.

City attorney says drag shows are legal in Martinsville despite 1974 ban on cross dressing - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Virginia News

Hire for Today: 3 Stages That Determine Your Dream Engineer

alleywatch.com — There are some very talented engineers out there with the experience, intelligence, and empathy needed to work well in any company. They're in high demand, and as a result, some of them are expensive and hard to hire. This article isn't about those unicorns, though. It's about...

Marker makes mystery

roanoke.com — Who, exactly, is buried on the hillside? Henry County Archivist Desmond Kendrick of the Martinsville-Henry County History Museum said that there are three main theories - two that probably are not accurate, and one that likely is. The remains of the 50 unidentified dead were discovered, Kendrick said, while Lake Lanier was being constructed between 1955 and about 1957.

Succeed By Planning Your Work and Life the Way Green Berets Plan Missions

govexec.com — Green Berets exit a CH-47 Chinook helicopter into a bay during helocast training in 2013 in Florida. Spc. Steven Young/Defense Department file photo Quartz has previously explained the value of Green Beret training when it comes to being a CEO.

After 65 years, Korea veteran is home

thefranklinnewspost.com — After 65 years, Raymond McMillian is finally home. In an interview with the Martinsville Bulletin, several of McMillian's family members spoke about their late cousin, who enlisted in the U.S. Army shortly before the start of the Korean War. According to cousin Ronnie Ashby, McMillian - born Sept.

School board tables new salary scale proposal

thefranklinnewspost.com — The Franklin County School Board decided Monday to table a proposed switch to a 30-step salary scale for teachers so that it can be examined further. The school system currently uses a 16-step scale for teacher salary increases.

Crossroads to host internet safety course

thefranklinnewspost.com — The internet can be a dangerous place for children, but a presentation Thursday aims to teach parents how to make it more manageable. At 7 p.m. Thursday, Lt. Mike Bowman with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office will offer a presentation on internet safety at Crossroads Ruritan Club at 7155 Dry Hill Road in Ferrum.

Franklin County School board proposes $85 million budget

thefranklinnewspost.com — The Franklin County School Board proposed an $85 million budget for the 2016-17 school year at a public hearing Tuesday night at Benjamin Franklin Middle School. School officials have identified $4,554,814 in needs that they consider to be critical for the next school year, according to Superintendent Mark Church.

Imagining President Trump: A Conversation

nymag.com — As Super Tuesday voting approaches, Donald Trump holds a commanding position in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. If current polling holds tonight, Trump's lead will be strengthened, and the once-fantastical prospect of a Trump presidency will be real. But how would President Trump govern?
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Oct 20, 2016

@jonathanchait well, it's good that you broke with Obama on something

Oct 20, 2016

@jonathanchait these are fine and imaginary distinctions, admittedly

Oct 20, 2016

@jonathanchait Boehner sort of signaled his disdain for it all at certain moments, whereas Rubio seems totally captive

Oct 20, 2016

@emilynussbaum I think offensive humor has to have an element of line-crossing/surprise. His is very predictable

Oct 20, 2016

@jonathanchait but... seems like you could have a drink with Boehner. Rubio is more empty

Oct 20, 2016

@jonathanchait isn't it that Boehner isn't an ideologue, and would probably have worked with Obama if he could have?

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