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Are Federal Prisoners Taking Jobs From Law-Abiding Citizens?

There are currently thousands of inmates employed, at extremely low wages, in federal prisons all across the country manufacturing a myriad of products to be sold strictly to government agencies. Yet, while some argue that paying convicted felons to work in these factories is a good way of teaching them skills that can be used in civil society, others say that it takes jobs away from upstanding citizens at a time of economic difficulty.

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Team Romney Accidentally Leaks Victory Website
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Team Romney Mistakenly Leaks Victory Website

If, as some pundits claim, gaffes were responsible for Mitt Romney's failed presidential bid, then this surely won't change that assertion. At some point after losing the election to Barack Obama, Romney's camp accidentally leaked a victory website promoting a win that never happened. It's the 'Dewey Defeats Truman' of the digital age.

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Jimmie Johnson Increases Points Lead With Win at Texas

For the second straight week, Jimmie Johnson found himself in victory lane, as he took the checkered flag at the AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. It was Johnson's fifth victory of the season and the 60th of his impressive career.

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Mineola Texas Has Real Haunted House

About 80 miles east of Dallas at the junction of highways 69 and 80, lies the tranquil city setting of Mineola, Texas.

You may want to underscore that word "tranquil", because with Halloween looming, the Beckham Hotel is sure to provide an impromptu gathering of spirits.

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What’s The First Thing You do When You Check Into a Hotel Room? [POLL]

A recent survey by Hotels.com asked people "What is was the first thing you do when you get into your hotel room? You might be surprised by the answers!

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Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver
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Obama vs. Romney, Round 2 — Highlights From the Town-Hall Presidential Debate

The second presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney got started just after 9 o'clock from the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. The town-hall-style debate, with an audience of uncommitted voters selected by Gallup, was moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley

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Frustrated Driver Thinks Deer Should Be Told To Cross In Low-Traffic Areas

We feel really bad for Donna, the woman in this clip, because she seems an exceptionally nice lady. She's well-spoken and polite, just... hazy on a few concept. Donna called into a North Dakota morning show because she couldn't get anybody to pay attention to her problem. Which essentially boils down to misunderstanding who a specific sign is aimed at.

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Buying Underwear Fuels the Economy

Have you heard the crazy notion that men’s underwear sales are an economic indicator?

When men’s underwear sales are up, the economy is doing well. When people are not buying guys’ tighty whities, the economy is in the tank.

Do you think it’s true?

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