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The Onion’s 2017 Oscar Picks

The 89th Academy Awards features a more diverse slate of film and actor nominees than in past years, though the ceremony could still field #OscarsSoWhite criticism. Here are The Onion’s picks for who should take home the coveted Oscar statuettes:

A Timeline Of The EPA

A recently introduced House bill that would dissolve the Environmental Protection Agency questions the value of what this agency does and what its goals are. The Onion provides a timeline of the EPA’s 47-year history:
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Mississippi The Fattest State

An annual survey found that, for the fifth consecutive year, Mississippi was the American state with the highest rate of adult obesity. What do you think?
  • "And to think that their weights would be even higher if the average Mississippian still retained all of his or her teeth."

    Lisa Dray Systems Analyst
  • "It's also the biggest-boned, but you never hear about that survey."

    Michael Westmont Unemployed
  • "This isn't over, Mississippi. The Wisconsin State Fair is right around the corner."

    Brad Kordich Liaison Engineer
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