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Oliver Davis says he won’t run again for South Bend Council president | Local –

In an email to WSBT 22 News, Common Council President says he’s ready for “someone else on the council to move up to the driver’s seat.”

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Harvard Faculty Upset By Rising Health Insurance Costs | The Daily Caller

Faculty at Harvard University are complaining that they will have to pay more for their health insurance under , even though overall costs to faculty remain modest and employees of the Ivy League school tend to support President Obama.

Half of Obamacare subsidy recipients may owe refunds to the IRS |

As many as 3.4 million people who received Obamacare subsidies may owe refunds to the federal government, according to an estimate by a tax preparation firm.

Sportscaster gets Schooled in Twitter Etiquette – Uncle Sams Misguided Children

Nothing like shove your big fat foot in your mouth. CBS Radio Sportscaster Jim Rome stepped in it hard this week when he tweeted a slam at people who participate in marching bands. He called them “dorks.” That statement elicited an instant backlash on Twitter at #MarchOnRome.

Study Reveals How Teens’ Religion and ‘Worldviews’ Impact Drug and Substance Use — and Parents Will Want to Pay Close Attention |

A newly released from researchers at the University of Florida examined teenagers’ worldviews and the impact these perspectives have on deterring drugs and alcohol, finding that stronger religious worldviews correlate with less substance use.

Elected Official’s Ominous Tweet: ‘When You Exercise Your #WhitePrivilege, Don’t Think I’m Not Going to Remember.’ |

On Saturday the state senator posted a series of tweets that began with “LET ME BE CLEAR”…but she appeared to up the ante with this one: “LET ME BE CLEAR: When you exercise your #WhitePrivilege, don’t think I’m not going to remember. I will use it for the future. Uncomfortable?”

Sarah Palin lets son stand on dog in Facebook photo – Orlando Sentinel

More than 68,500 people liked the Facebook photo, which also appeared on Instagram. But many of the 23,000-plus Facebook comments were sharply critical of the former Alaska governor after her New Year’s Day post:

Hypocrisy watch: PETA responds to Sarah Palin; Defends Ellen DeGeneres | Twitchy

The alleged animal rights organization PETA, who named Mayor Bill de Blasio its 2014 “person of the year” despite the mayor’s involvement in the death of a beloved groundhog, has responded to regarding a photo the former governor posted of her son standing on the family dog:

‘Chill. At least Trig didn’t eat the dog.’ – Sarah Palin’s hilarious response to PETA » The Right Scoop –

Sarah Palin continues to anger and frustrate liberals with every action she takes. This time people freaked out when she posted a picture of her son Trig stepping on their family dog to do the dishes. After an online conflagration erupted among her detractors, she responded with a Facebook post.

Family Dollar Has Remove Hoodies Sign | The Daily Caller

Some stores in the St. Louis area have been experimenting with signs asking customers to take off their hoodies before they enter the stores.

Proposed law could make wearing hoodies a crime |

Senator Don Barrington said his proposal is meant to help victims of crimes and keep streets safer.

#NFL Lions/Cowboys Controversy: Why Is No One Talking About Pettigrew Grabbing Defender’s Facemask? : The Burning Truth

First off, I’m not a fan of either team.  I was rooting for both of them to lose.