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The Races Are Digital, and So Are the Ads, but the Money Is Real

The Races Are Digital, and So Are the Ads, but the Money Is Real

The Races Are Digital, and So Are the Ads, but the Money Is Real The Races Are Digital, and So Are the Ads, but the Money Is Real It takes more than gasoline to make a racecar run. It requires money. And money requires sponsors. And sponsors require spectators who they hope will become customers. Which became a problem for …

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The Real Dire Wolf Ran Into an Evolutionary Dead End

The Real Dire Wolf Ran Into an Evolutionary Dead End

The Real Dire Wolf Ran Into an Evolutionary Dead End The Real Dire Wolf Ran Into an Evolutionary Dead End The long genetic isolation is significant in another way. Larisa DeSantis, a paleontologist at Vanderbilt University, who was not involved in the research, said it “is consistent with the idea of a North American origin of dire wolves.” They were …

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A Hall of Fame Lawyer, a ‘Real Housewife’ and a Stunning Fall

A Hall of Fame Lawyer, a ‘Real Housewife’ and a Stunning Fall

A Hall of Fame Lawyer, a ‘Real Housewife’ and a Stunning Fall A Hall of Fame Lawyer, a ‘Real Housewife’ and a Stunning Fall Two decades ago, the movie “Erin Brockovich” helped make Thomas Girardi something of a folk hero. Already an accomplished trial lawyer who pursued personal injury cases against large corporations, he was part of the legal team …

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The Pembrokeshire Murders: How a Bullseye appearance implicated real killer John Cooper

The Pembrokeshire Murders: How a Bullseye appearance implicated real killer John Cooper

The Pembrokeshire Murders: How a Bullseye appearance implicated real killer John Cooper The Pembrokeshire Murders: How a Bullseye appearance implicated real killer John Cooper In May 1989, a Welshman named John Cooper filmed an appearance on the cult ITV game show Bullseye. He was skilled at darts, talked of the beauty of the Welsh coastline, and happily told presenter Jim …

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New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings

New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings

New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings A plan to upgrade a cluster of nine unremarkable apartment buildings in Brooklyn typically would not merit a second look. But this isn’t a quick fix; the project, called Casa Pasiva, aims to be a new model for the sustainable transformation of …

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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week Facts Dover Congress Nancy Pelosi COVID-19

Not Real News

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week Facts Dover Congress Nancy Pelosi COVID-19 NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week Facts Dover Congress Nancy Pelosi COVID-19 Here’s a look at false and misleading claims circulating online as news about COVID-19 vaccines and uncertainty around coronavirus relief in the U.S. dominate headlines. None …

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Opinion | M.L.B.’s Records Were Never Real. But the Racism Was. Ask Satchel Paige.

Opinion | M.L.B.’s Records Were Never Real. But the Racism Was. Ask Satchel Paige.

Opinion | M.L.B.’s Records Were Never Real. But the Racism Was. Ask Satchel Paige. Opinion | M.L.B.’s Records Were Never Real. But the Racism Was. Ask Satchel Paige. Incomplete records were kept of Paige’s games in the Negro leagues, which couldn’t afford to hire the kind of record-keepers the major leagues had. The Black press was comparably cash-strapped, unable to …

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In a Hard Year, Families Find Joy in Real Christmas Trees

In a Hard Year, Families Find Joy in Real Christmas Trees

In a Hard Year, Families Find Joy in Real Christmas Trees In a Hard Year, Families Find Joy in Real Christmas Trees When Allison Protsko was a child, the arrival of the Christmas season meant driving with her family to pick out a Christmas tree, cutting it down themselves and dragging it home. This year, about a decade since Ms. …

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John le Carré, a Master of Spy Novels Where the Real Action Was Internal

John le Carré, a Master of Spy Novels Where the Real Action Was Internal

John le Carré, a Master of Spy Novels Where the Real Action Was Internal John le Carré, a Master of Spy Novels Where the Real Action Was Internal Mr. le Carré’s best-known spy, Smiley, is among the great literary characters of the 20th century. Alec Guinness played him in two BBC TV series, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” and “Smiley’s People,” …

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After a Hard Year, Holiday Commercials Get Real

After a Hard Year, Holiday Commercials Get Real

After a Hard Year, Holiday Commercials Get Real After a Hard Year, Holiday Commercials Get Real For television viewers, the holiday season means commercials filled with rosy-cheeked Santas, computer-generated polar bears and brand-new cars festooned with big red bows. This time around, at the close of a hard year, the annual advertising blitz includes stark reminders of the coronavirus pandemic …

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