Every Tuesday-Friday, The Morning Commute gives you “A rousing digest of the day’s biggest news, set to a soundtrack worth waking up for.”

Every Sunday, we compile the week that was in a series we call The Weak Ender.

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Hope you had a relaxing weekend in which you completely avoided the news.

Because since last Friday’s edition of The Morning Commute:

 
Now, onto the week that was…

Thursday – “Stew de Prospero”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Maternal bombs, big events, and a right corker of a story”

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“Canadian PM Justin Trudeau introduces legislation seeking to legalize marijuana”

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“Investigators uncover 50-year history of sexual abuse at prestigious Choate Rosemary Hall boarding school”

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“A bored intern created the original Windows Solitaire”

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Wednesday – “Hollywood Storytellers”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Shifting positions, hostile receptions, and obsolescence”

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“Sheila Abdus-Salaam, first female Muslim judge, found dead in Hudson River”

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“Almost Every Major Politician In Brazil Is Under Criminal Investigation Now”

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“Newly discovered 245-million-year-old fossils upend dinosaur evolutionary models”

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Tuesday – “Skam Artists”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Escalating situations, powerful armadas, and ‘any mode of war'”

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“The Republican Won, but Voters Shifted Left in the Kansas Special Election”

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“Google expands fact-checking feature to all (applicable) search results”

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“Lil Wayne throws up the diamond, announces he has joined Jay Z’s Roc Nation”

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Monday – “First Class Problems”

“THE DAILY DONALD: Public statements, strike groups, and criminal spammers”

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“Alabama governor Robert Bentley (finally) resigns after sex scandal and campaign fraud allegations prove true”

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“New York passes bill to become first state to offer free tuition at public universities”

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“101st class of Pulitzer Prize winners announced”

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Bryce T. Rudow, Editor-in-Chief
(@brycetrudow)