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Unanswered questions loom about why man was nailed to tree

“He wasn’t screaming profusely. He wasn’t bleeding at the time,” Albuquerque Police Department spokesperson Celina Espinoza said. Investigators said the man had a 3-inch construction nail through each of his hands off of the Bosque Trail. Police said they don’t … Continue reading

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The Not Always “New Media” Militia….

The New Media Militia was envisioned as a source for curating local content from bloggers, podcasters, humble radio hosts, and so on. But you may have noticed less of that and more regular media links. Sharing ‘New-Media’ content is predicated … Continue reading

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Stratford Health Department Targets Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino

Though Starbucks’ new Unicorn Frappuccino has garnered national attention for its whimsical name and enchanting, pink-and-blue color scheme, at least one local group in Connecticut is cautioning people about its oh-so-sweet content. On Friday, the Stratford Health Department succinctly called … Continue reading

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Reminder: How to Change Your Email Settings for a Daily Digest

Note: You can always get updates on Facebook or Twitter @NewMediaMilitia or @nhstevemacd. If you are receiving an email every time a new post is published on the New Media Militia but would rather get a daily digest, here’s how to do … Continue reading

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Who Lost Turkey?

Sultan Erdoğan – who, a mere 15 years ago, was banned from holding political office – has now succeeded in dismantling almost every defining element of the Kemalist republic. What replaces it will be a crude strongman state in service … Continue reading

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US Drops the “Mother of all Bombs” on ISIS

The US military has dropped the biggest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal on an Islamic State group tunnel complex in Afghanistan, the Pentagon says. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), known as “the mother of all bombs”, was … Continue reading

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It’s National Grilled Cheese Day!

National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day is observed annually on April 12th.  Listed in a reader’s opinion poll, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are among one of the top comfort foods in the United States. According to food historians, cooked bread and cheese … Continue reading

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