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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
  • Morning Jolt: Jon Stewart to take ‘Daily Show’ break

  • Comedy Central announced yesterday that Jon Stewart will take an eight-week break from "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart." The comedian is taking time off to direct a movie, “Rosewater,”...
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    Comedy Central announced yesterday that Jon Stewart will take an eight-week break from "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart." The comedian is taking time off to direct a movie, “Rosewater,” that is based on a book by an Iranian journalist. John Oliver will fill in for Stewart.

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    The Dow Jones opened at 14,253.77 - a record high for the market.
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    “If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.” - Unknown 
    Watercooler talk: Twitter reaction, trends are hardly accurate, study says
    If you get most of your news from Twitter you're probably not getting the full story, or as a new study suggests, what's trending may be just "trending" on one side. According to a year-long study from Pew Research Center, when dealing with political issues the Twitter-universe tends to lean to the left.
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