No, blue moon won't make you crazy — must be something else

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On Friday, Aug. 31, skywatchers will be treated to a Blue Moon. Does this mean the Moon will actually look blue? Unfortunately, no. To understand the celestial event — and the story behind the name — we've prepared a brief Q&A, with a little help August 31 is the second full moon in a calendar […]

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Perry Hall High School still under heavy patrol after shooting

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At the front flagpole, the band kids, the football players and the chorus members melded together to pray for both the "sweet and kind" victim and the alleged assailant in the shooting at Perry Hall High School. Students came back Tuesday searching for "I recently had the chance to visit with Principal George Roberts and […]

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Blue moon on Friday: How to watch online

Fox News

In fact, "blue moon" refers not to color, but to rarity. Blue moons are defined as either the fourth full moon in a season, or, more recently, as the second full moon in a month. It's the second definition that covers August's blue moon; the month's I did a little research and discovered that there […]

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Hip-hop manager Chris Lighty dead after shooting himself outside his Bronx …

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Chris Lighty, RIP Word is spreading and VIBE magazine is confirming that Violater Management founder Chris Lighty has passed away. Lighty has worked with some of the biggest names in Hip Hop and R&B, has been Chris Lighty (44), der Manager von US-Rap-Größen wie P. Diddy (42), 50 Cent (37), Ja Rule (36) und vielen […]

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Plaquemines Parish Nursing Home Evacuation: Disasters Familiar To Hard-Hit …

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"I was scared driving south," Nungresser said. "We saw a few polls down during Hurricane Gustav, but these polls are snapped off at the ground." Isaac moved water this morning into eastern Plaquemines Parish, stranding residents and leading to massive rescue and flood control efforts throughout the day. But less noticed was the massive deluge […]

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Can Chris Cooley Help Atlanta Falcons Win Super Bowl? a Fan's Take

Yahoo! Sport

This may be of purely local interest here in DC-sports land, but I find it surprisingly saddening and discouraging to see the way the Shanahans pere et fils have let go one of their two most stalwart, always upbeat, soul-of-the-team players, Chris Cooley. (Preston Keres – THE WASHINGTON POST) If you listen to tons of […]

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California earthquake swarm: 19 homes red-tagged; temblors continue

Los Angeles

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 19:35:53 UTC; Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 03:35:53 PM at epicenter; Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones · Location, 19.386°N, 64.361°W. Depth, 14.4 km (8.9 miles). Region, VIRGIN ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Seismologists say a cluster of earthquakes has been detected at a remote volcano in Alaska's western Aleutian Islands. […]

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'Teen Mom' star Gary Shirley bashes Farrah Abraham during show's finale

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On tonight's emotional series finale of Teen Mom, Farrah Abraham proved that she's got what it takes to be both. 'Teen Mom' star Farrah Abraham recently released her best selling memoir 'My Teenage Dream Ended'. However, not everyone is pleased with the book, mainly, Derek Underwood's mother, Stormie Clark. Teen Mom News reported on August […]

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Neil Armstrong To Max Boddington: Legendary Astronaut Writes To San Rafael …

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Forgotten among the touching tributes to Neil Armstrong in the wake of his death last week was a side note about the astronaut's place in Giants lore. Accounts vary, but the basic story goes like this: While watching the ragged swings of Gaylord Perry The secret to photos like these lies in special photographic filters. […]

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Hurricane Isaac 2012 Floods Regions Around New Orleans (PHOTOS)

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Aug. 30, 2012 – Parts of Slidell, a suburb of New Orleans, are flooded Thursday in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac. U.S. Army National Guard members and residents with boats evacuated people stuck in flooded areas of the town. (Whitney Shefte/The NEW ORLEANS, LA – AUGUST 29: Canal Street sits empty during Hurricane Isaac on […]

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