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Amid Political Bickering, YMCA Gives Cable News the Boot

Because apparently, America, we cannot have nice political debate at the gym

(Newser) - You know how a few miles on the treadmill can really get your pulse racing? Well, it seems the same can be said of MSNBC and Fox News, so nary the two shall meet at the Greater Scranton YMCA, which has seen tempers get a little hot of late. "... More »

Village People: We're Not Changing YMCA

Even though the YMCA is now just the 'Y'

(Newser) - Fans of dorky dances, rejoice: The Village People aren't changing their famous song, even though the actual YMCA doesn't exist anymore. (The organization is shortening its name to the "Y.") Lead singer Victor Willis says the song and, more important, the dance will continue with all four... More »

YMCA Drops the 'MCA'

No comment yet from the Village People

(Newser) - Shorter seems to be better these days: National Public Radio officially trimmed things down to NPR last week, joining KFC and AARP, among others, in the tiny name department; now the YMCA is shrinking to a single letter. The "Y," as it has long been called, is making... More »

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