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  • SCOTT HOLLIFIELD
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I love studies. Someone somewhere throws money at someone else to produce a study that tells us what we already know or contradicts conventional wisdom only to be challenged by a later study commissioned by someone else that may or may not tell us what we already knew in the first place.

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  • BY SCOTT HOLLIFIELD
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In more grim news about the dangers of modern living, a new report shows hundreds of children are squirting themselves in the eyes with the small, the brightly colored liquid detergent pods that make washing clothes and dishes so much more fun and convenient.

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  • SCOTT HOLLIFIELD
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With alternative facts, fake news and bald-faced lies so popular these days, fact checks – often importantly capitalized as FACT CHECKS – have become more prevalent among major media outlets.

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Sprawling high pressure spilling southward from the northern plains states to the mid Mississippi River Valley will push an arctic airmass into the southern Appalachians tonight. Windy conditions will persist, with northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph across the mountains and gusts as high as 40 …

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  • SCOTT HOLLIFIELD
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The home phone, the landline, the bearer of bad news, the interrupter of meals and fourth-quarter comebacks, the tool of con men and overzealous bill collectors, is no more.