Bertrand: If Hamilton Didn’t Want To Be In Boston, The Bruins Deserve Blame

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BOSTON (CBS) — On Tuesday, Dougie Hamilton signed a six-year contract with Calgary which will pay him an average of $5.75 million per season.

Considering the Bruins were reportedly offering nearly the same contract, it’s led many to believe that Hamilton simply wanted out of Boston.

From that, one might question why it may be the case.

Marc Bertrand and Adam Jones (filling in for Scott Zolak) explored that topic on Wednesday.

First, they played some audio from Hamilton, where the young defenseman refused to acknowledge anything that happened in Boston.

“Um, I don’t know, I think uhh — I don’t really want to talk about the past too much, like I said,” Hamilton told the media Tuesday. “I, umm, enjoyed my time there and, umm, right now it’s for me it’s all, umm, my excitement about the future and, umm, the last couple of days I’ve just been really…

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After 8 Years of Delay, EPA Finally Agrees to Test Dangers of Monsanto’s Favorite Pesticide

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By Steve Straehley | AllGov | June 29, 2015

31f233bf-35af-40f8-a56a-66b3c9853a6aGlyphosate, which is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, will finally undergo analysis for its effects on endangered species by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), thanks to the persistence of the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD).

The group has been trying for eight years to get the EPA to look at glyphosate, along with atrazine and two chemicals similar to atrazine: propazine and simazine. Glyphosate was found two months ago by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer to be a probable human carcinogen and was banned for sale in garden centers in France earlier this month.

“This settlement will finally force the EPA to consider the impacts of glyphosate—widely known as Roundup—which is the most commonly used pesticide in the United States, on endangered species nationwide,” said Brett Hartl, CBD’s endangered species policy director. “With more…

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Nuggets – Dark Calvary

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“Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.” (Matthew 27:45)

The second verse of the grand old hymn “The Old Rugged Cross” contains much truth, rich and deep.

Oh, that old rugged cross, so despised by the world,
Has a wondrous attraction for me;
For the dear Lamb of God left His glory above
To bear it to dark Calvary.

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F-35 Struggles In Dogfight with F-16, the 1980s Fighter Jet it’s Supposed to Replace

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Pilot at ‘distinct energy disadvantage’ 

Douglas Ernst writes:

The U.S. Air Force’s new F-35 struggled in a dogfight with the plane it is supposed to replace.

“The technique required a commitment to lose energy and was a temporary opportunity prior to needing to regain energy… and ultimately end up defensive again.”

A five-page report obtained by Medium’s War is Boring columnist said a test pilot was at a “distinct energy disadvantage” during the training, The Diplomat reported Wednesday. The author of the piece said the only feasible way to engage the F-16 was to pull off a specific maneuver that usually only works once.

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“The technique required a commitment to lose energy and was a temporary opportunity prior to needing to regain energy… and ultimately end up defensive again,” the author wrote, War is Boring reported.

[SEE ALSO: F-35 comes with $400K helmet; pilot…

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Watcher’s Council Nominations – Rain-bo Edition

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Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for consideration by the whole Council.Then we vote on the best two posts, with the results appearing on Friday morning.

Council News:

This week, The Pirate’s Cove, Sharyl Attkisson and Simply Jews earned honorable mention status with some great articles.

You can, too! Want to see your work appear on the Watcher’s Council homepage in our weekly contest listing? Didn’t get nominated by a Council member? No worries.

To bring something to my attention, simply head over to Joshuapundit and post the title and a link to the piece you want considered along with an e-mail address…

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2 Pedestrians Hurt After Cars Crash In Brooklyn

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two pedestrians were seriously injured after a car crash in Brooklyn Wednesday morning.

The accident took place at around 10:30 a.m. at Pennsylvania & Cozine Avenues in East New York.

One of the vehicles climbed onto the sidewalk after the accident.

One pedestrian, a woman, was rushed to Brookdale Hospital in critical condition. Another man was also taken there in serious condition. Four other people in the cars suffered minor injuries.

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