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Strange Currents, Mister Manners Win Awards

By J.C. Bruce The Florida Writers Association, the state’s largest and most prestigious literary organization, has announced that my books Strange Currents and Mister Manners […]

The Strange Files

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the strange files

Strange Currents, Mister Manners Win Awards

By J.C. Bruce The Florida Writers Association, the state’s largest and most prestigious literary organization, has announced that my books Strange Currents and Mister Manners […]

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Strange Currents, Mister Manners Win Awards

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By J.C. Bruce The Florida Writers Association, the state’s largest and most prestigious literary organization, has announced that my books Strange Currents and Mister Manners have won both gold and silver medals in the 2021 Royal Palm Literary Awards. Strange Currents won first place in the category honoring the best published mysteries in Florida. Strange Currents is the fourth of a […]

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How Trump’s Tax Cut Fattened the Wallets of the Ultrawealthy

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By Justin Elliott and Robert Faturechi Pro Publica In November 2017, with the administration of President Donald Trump rushing to get a massive tax overhaul through Congress, Sen. Ron Johnson stunned his colleagues by announcing he would vote “no.” Making the rounds on cable TV, the Wisconsin Republican became the first GOP senator to declare his opposition, spooking Senate leaders who were […]

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Feds Exclude Thousands of Viable Businesses from Pandemic Relief

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The Small Business Administration refuses to give pandemic relief loans to people who have filed for bankruptcy, even if their businesses can survive. By Lydia DePillis ProPublica Like every other storefront in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, the Coffee House — a cavernous student hangout slinging espresso and decadent pastries since 1987 — saw its revenue dry up almost overnight last spring […]

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