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Gabby Douglas wins Olympic women’s gymnastics all-around gold medal, 2012. Douglas finished with 62.232 points, and Russia’s Viktoria Kimova won the silver with 61.973 points. Aliya Mustafina of Russia and Aly Raisman of the United States finished tied with 59.566 points, but Mustafina was awarded the bronze on the basis of a tiebreaker. (For the tiebreaker, Mustafina’s and Raisman’s scores were amended, dropping the lowest of the four apparatus scores.)

History-Making High: How U.S. Gymnast Gabrielle Douglas Became the Olympic All-Around Champion Click Here

 

 

 

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The Chick-Fil-A Trip We Never Expected. Is there humor in the war being waged against free speech and religious freedom?

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US athletes complain about Olympics marketing rules. A group of US athletes have launched a campaign on Twitter against the International Olympic Committee‘s Rule 40, which prevents athletes from participating in sponsorship or advertising for the duration of the tournament.

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US jobless claim rises again.  The  Labor department reported an  increased by 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 365,000 in the week ended July 28, 2012. Also, factory orders unexpectedly fell in June, the latest sign that the slowing economy is sapping demand. July’s payroll report is released tomorrow.

Department of Labor Plans to Cut Thousands of Military Jobs  Click Here

Defense cuts would be step toward ‘hollow’ force. Click Here

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Matthew 6:9-13

Roman Catholic version

Our Father who art in Heaven
Hallowed be thy name
Thy kingdom come
Thy will be done
On earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread
And forgive us our trespasses
As we forgive those who trespass against us
And lead us not into temptation
But deliver us from evil

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