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During the days of Prohibition, an unlikely coalition formed between bootleggers and Baptist. Both groups supported the Eighteenth Amendment, albeit for very different reasons. Baptist saw alcohol as a vile intoxicant that ruined families; bootleggers were able to exact higher prices for their illicit liquor without competition from legal retailers.

Today, another unlikely coalition is [...]

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Biggest Losers Putting Themselves in Big Danger?

On January 13, 2010 By Megan Bibb

As many of us resolve to drop holiday weight, one of my favorite reality shows, The Biggest Loser, begins. As a long time fan of the show, I can say that over the years the challenges have gotten more difficult and the contestants have become more overweight. Being somewhat [...]

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