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Is Losing Teachers for ‘Common Core’ a Good Idea? [SURVEY]

I know a lot of teachers. The ones I know are not happy about Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test coming next year as part of the Common Core Standards. I recently read Richland School District proposed removing four teachers from classrooms and assigning them to teach the teachers the Common Core. I'm scratching my head.

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Is It OK for a Woman in a Relationship to Let a Man Buy Her a Drink? [POLL]

We were so worked up over this issue today! I say no. Stacy Lee says yes. What do you say?

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My Open Letter to Jon Bon Jovi — Please Move the Bills to Toronto

Jon Bon Jovi,

You could give the Bills a good name

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I Know Who Killed King Joffrey on Last Night’s ‘Game of Thrones’

We all know that Joffrey's "Idiot" is the guy who planted the poison -- most likely. And everyone is talking about it. He's the one who killed Joffrey. All I want to scream is, "You people are the idiots." The Idiot was only the tool. The person who killed Joffrey was a member of one of two groups. I'll put myself out on this and make the call.

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Here’s the Fascinating Story Behind the World’s Most Famous Desktop Wallpaper

It's one of the world's most famous images, but did you know it's actually real?

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Black Label Society Unveil Devilish New Video for ‘My Dying Time’

When your album is titled 'Catacombs of the Black Vatican,' you can expect some darker elements to seep in, and Black Label Society oblige with the devilish video for 'My Dying Time.'

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Three Days Grace Unveil New Song ‘Painkiller’

Three Days Grace have just unveiled a new song! The fresh cut, 'Painkiller,' sounds like classic Three Days Grace, although the track is the band's first to feature new vocalist Matt Walst.

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Hear Corey Taylor & Friends Cover Dio’s ‘Rainbow in the Dark’

Corey Taylor along with Steel Panther guitarist Satchel, Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga, Jason Christopher and Christian Martucci covered Ronnie James Dio's 'Rainbow in the Dark' for the upcoming tribute CD "Ronnie James Dio: This is Your Life", which included contributions from Metallica, Scorpions, Tenacious D, Anthrax, Halestorm and more.

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The First GWAR Video I Ever Saw – In Memory of Oderus Urungus (Dave Brockie)

I first learned Dave Brockie of GWAR had died the morning of, before any "big" outlet had written about it. I was really hoping it wasn't true, I hoped that it would turn out to be a hoax. I kept banking on USA Today or CNN to say "Frontman Alive and Well - Victim of Hoax."

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett + Rob Trujillo Named Keynote Speakers At Surf Summit 17

Music is a passion for the members of Metallica, but it's not their only passion. Guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Rob Trujillo have also found enjoyment riding waves, and their love of surfing has led them to being named the keynote speakers at the upcoming Surf Summit 17.

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KISS Bassist Gene Simmons: Ace Frehley + Peter Criss ‘No Longer Deserve to Wear the Paint’

How much uglier could it get between current and former members of KISS? The iconic act will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, choosing not to perform at the ceremony after various conflicts. However, Gene Simmons just launched perhaps the most insulting comment to date in the direction of classic members Ace Frehley and Peter Criss.

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Wolfmother Stream Surprise Album ‘New Crown,’ Unveil ‘Heavy Weight’ Video

After splitting the band up last year to go solo, Wolfmother frontman Andrew Stockdale decided to go back to using the Wolfmother name and released their third album 'New Crown' via Bandcamp. You can stream the entire album below.

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