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Bact PhD

Member Since 08 January 2012 - 11:28 PM
Offline Last Active Jul 23 2019 03:54 PM

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In Topic: TDB: The Excruciating Death of Local News

23 July 2019 - 03:51 PM

And, we have another round. Hold on to your hats Put your head between your knees and kiss your local reporting goodbye (in 1 out of 6 cases)...


USA Today publisher Gannett Co. is nearing a deal to combine with rival GateHouse Media, a move that would join the nation’s two largest newspaper groups by circulation.


A tie-up could help the companies weather the brutal environment for local newspapers around the country. A merger would give Gannett a far wider geographic footprint to sell digital advertising through its USA Today network and help speed the companies’ reorientation away from print.

In Topic: Epoch Times

23 July 2019 - 03:02 PM

Funny thing, I was noticing the same thing regarding the bombardment seemingly out of nowhere. They also seem to truck in some weird-ass pseudoscience and anti-Democratic Party propaganda, too (Hillary, again?!?)

In Topic: So what about this Brexit thing?

18 July 2019 - 09:01 PM

View PostLFC, on 18 July 2019 - 05:23 PM, said:

Damn right.

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Great minds think alike...:D

In Topic: Tick-Borne Diseases and a Possible New Method of Control

17 July 2019 - 09:34 PM


In Topic: 259M Prescriptions Written for Opioid Painkillers in 2012

17 July 2019 - 09:18 PM

View Postandydp, on 17 July 2019 - 12:51 PM, said:

Charleston SC seems to be keeping up with the other Charleston. (Or Charlestown)

Not according to that map -- Although one can make the case about both Charleston, SC and Charleston, WV, there's no corresponding dark spot in the Eastern Panhandle of WV, where Charles Town (two words) is located (not far from Harper's Ferry and Shepherdstown, btw).