Press Clippings

People, Places, and Events for 9 December 2019

“Big Bird” , “Oscar The Grouch” Puppeteer Carroll Spinney Has Died; Created Beloved Sesame Street Characters 

W.T.O. In Crisis: Trump Cripples International Trade Group

The Consequences of Cheating: Russian Sports Teams Banned For 4 Years From International Competition  

US Pro Football Scores, Weekend of 8 December 2019

Paul Volker, Innovative Head of the Fed, dies at 92

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Today is  National Pastry Day. What better time to have National Pastry Day than over the Holidays. Enjoy. 

Our other site, is online and posting on finance, music, entertainment, sports, travel, design, medicine and whatever….check it out. Also, the playlist for December 2019 is at the bottom of this page; just click the button and our friends at Spotify will take care of the rest. Expect Christmas music.  Enjoy.

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