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Bring on the mimosa

A running “funny” in this Sidebar reporter’s household is calling mimosas — the wonderful concoction of champagne and citrus juice — “mimosos.” The colloquialism spawned from an episode of “Bridezillas” in which the nettled wife-to-be exclaimed that while she didn’t ...

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Disgruntled ‘employee’ (access required)

Thomas Matherly doesn’t feel valued as an employee. It’s unclear what his job at the Butner Federal Correctional Institution, located in Butner, North Carolina, actually entails, but among myriad qualms he has with his supervisors is pay. Matherly, who has ...

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It’s a wonderful opinion (access required)

Justice Paul Newby is receiving some well-deserved praise for an entertaining and thoughtful concurring opinion he wrote in the case of State v. Keyshawn Jones. Newby agreed with the majority that the state had presented enough evidence against Jones to ...

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