(Holiday) Weekend Reading Roundup (Part Two Edition)
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SOUTHFIELD, Mich. -- ... “This state needs jobs, and we think medical marijuana can stimulate the state economy with hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars,” said Nick Tennant, the 24-year-old founder of the college, which is actually a burgeoning business (no baccalaureates here) operating from a few bare-bones rooms in a Detroit suburb.
“Removing the Al Qaeda leader from the battlefield eight years ago would not have eliminated the worldwide extremist threat,” the committee’s report concludes. “But the decisions that opened the door for his escape to Pakistan allowed bin Laden to emerge as a potent symbolic figure who continues to attract a steady flow of money and inspire fanatics worldwide.”
“I’m human and I’m not perfect,” he said in a statement on tigerwoods.com, his Web site, before adding: “It’s a private matter and I want to keep it that way.” He also said that “malicious” rumors about him and his family were irresponsible.