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Les Bowen
Writer, husband, dad, and shameless trafficker in dad jokes. Recovering Southerner. Covers the Eagles for The Philadelphia Inquirer. lbowen@Inquirer.com
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Les Bowen 2h
This just in: After watching the Sixers play a few games, Racial Justice has asked Brett Brown if it can take itself off his polo shirt.
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Les Bowen 2h
Eagles’ Fletcher Cox says NFL season will happen if entire league can adapt amid the pandemic via
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Jonathan Tamari 4h
Jared Kushner in April: "I think you’ll see by June that a lot of the country should be back to normal, and the hope is that by July the country’s really rocking again"
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Susan Chira 12h
Let me join the chorus saluting the grit and grace of , who staggered bleeding through the streets of Beirut, was tended by strangers and then wrote a tribute to a city that has suffered so much:
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Les Bowen 6h
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love yo self 21h
"cancel culture" and "consequences" are two different things
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David Roberts 19h
Christ this is all so creepy. The story of how one resentful, socially maladjusted white guy can ride the wingnut-welfare train all the way into the White House, based on nothing but his willingness to be a more callous asshole than the next white guy.
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NPR 6h
In the deadly 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, two tons of ammonium nitrate was used. Beirut's port area was holding an estimated 2,750 tons. An essential question looms over the investigation into that stockpile: Why was it there?
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Justin Klugh 6h
Everybody knows that is the best; a ceaselessly kind and deeply professional guy who always wants to do more. Letting him go is a huge self-inflicted loss.
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Les Bowen 6h
Good grief. So undeserved.
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Les Bowen 6h
Well he was on a Zoom call from an otherwise empty room so ...
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Dave Zangaro 7h
Fletcher Cox said he always knew he was going to play this season. Doesn't sound like he considered opting out. Says he feels safe in the NovaCare Complex.
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Tom Pelissero 7h
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Les Bowen 7h
Fletcher Cox said it has been hard to adjust to wearing a mask in the building at all times, even in meetings.
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Jeff Rosen 9h
As opener nears, Chiefs’ Reid-and-Veach braintrust has girded team for repeat run, writes ⁦⁩...
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Ian Rapoport 9h
Some COVID-19 context, from : — 90 players have been on the reserve list. — 35 players have been activated from the list, with Jaguars CB Parry Nickerson being the latest. — 67 of the 90 players put on the Reserve/COVID-19 list are 25 years old or younger.
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Carl Hiaasen 10h
The great Pete Hamill died today. He was the heart and conscience of New York journalism, and the kind of writer that all of us wished we could be. Pete was a cherished friend and mentor to me, and to so many others. A giant, generous talent. Irreplaceable.
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The Village Voice 10h
"Well," he said. "I'm afraid Columbia is not for you, young man. Why don't you look into the community colleges? Perhaps you could be a technician of some sort." RIP Pete Hamill, a Voice legend, who was too good for Columbia anyway.
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Daniel Dale 11h
Trump asks where Black Lives Matter started, says it was with a chant "pigs in a blanket, fry 'em like bacon." It did not. That was chanted by one group, not affiliated with official BLM org, at one MN march in 2015; it's been endlessly replayed on Fox.
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