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From WashingtonPost.com: A new video shows Ken Buck, the leading Republican candidate in a Colorado Senate race, repeatedly using the word “bull—-” and saying that voters should choose him over his female primary opponent “because I do not wear high heels.”

From HuffingtonPost.com: In the tradition of “Without Bad Luck, We Wouldn’t Have Any Luck at All,” the National Hurricane Center this morning forecasted a 70% chance that Invest 97, now just south of the Bahamas, would form into a tropical cyclone.  Destination?  The central Gulf.  In his McBriefing yesterday, Kent Wells announced that instead of […]

WASHINGTON — Former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod says she wants to discuss racial issues with President Obama, but there’s need for him to apologize for her wretched week. Making appearances on network news shows, Sherrod repeats she isn’t certain she’ll return to the Agriculture Department, which forced her out earlier this week and then […]

From CNN.com: A bill that restores unemployment benefits to 2.5 million jobless Americans passed the Senate and goes to the House on Thursday. It is expected to pass there are well.

From WallStreetJournal.com: Mayor Dave Bing fired the city’s embattled police chief on Wednesday, hours before a local television station was to air a report on a reality show starring the commander.

From CNN.com: Shirley Sherrod, who was forced to resign from her government job in Georgia based on incomplete and misleading reports of a speech she gave, has been offered a new job by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack But, she said Thursday she is “not so sure.”

FROM CNN.com: All hail to the king and queen — of catfish.

FROM AOLNews.com: Middle-class black Americans dipped into their retirement accounts to stay afloat during the recession at a higher rate than their white counterparts did, broadening the “retirement gap” between whites and African-Americans, according to a new study.

FROM WWLP.com: Sarah Palin may have coined a new word that may one day end up in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary.