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2014/09/01 20:56
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Last month, New Hanover County Parks and Gardens and the New Hanover County Public Library planted two new library boxes at locations in Arrowhead and Kings Grant parks. Both are already being used by...
2014/09/01 20:56
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2014/08/31 11:48
2014/08/31 11:48
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What is Uber? A paragon of free market efficiency and technological innovation serving the greater convenience and comfort of the general public? Or living proof for why capitalist societies require...
2014/08/31 08:31
2014/08/31 08:31
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Around the same time as the region’s toll roads were being bought up with local governments and made free, state legislators were waging battle on toll bridges. In 1943, there were 12 toll bridges in...
2014/08/31 05:50
2014/08/31 05:50
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Labor Day marks the end of summer. When I was a child, it signaled the looming threat of school starting once again. Labor Day was signed into law in 1894. Already most of the states had a Labor Day,...
2014/08/30 20:15
2014/08/30 20:15
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Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it. She...
2014/08/30 12:13
2014/08/30 12:13
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A: Little libraries have been popping up on the front lawns of book lovers around the world, with at least four in Niagara neighbourhoods. Working on the honour system, the libraries allow borrowers...
2014/08/28 22:26
2014/08/28 22:26
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On a recent afternoon in Santa Monica, Trevor Neilson met with his staff at Global Philanthropy Group, a company that guides the philanthropic activities of the very rich. Since starting the business,...
2014/08/25 18:13
2014/08/25 18:13
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Woodstock’s public library is getting a major overhaul to smooth out the wrinkles associated with reaching a certain age. Built in 1909 with $24,000 provided by Andrew Carnegie, the...
2014/08/25 09:15
2014/08/25 09:15
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Each generation brings its own demographic weight to bear, reshaping markets along the way. Take baby boomers, for example, who have been changing what retirement looks like and how wealth management...
2014/08/23 17:36
2014/08/23 17:36
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Work will start this month to bring a historic library back into use by a children’s charity. The Grade II-listed Lister Drive library in Tuebrook has deteriorated since it was closed to the public...
2014/08/23 17:28
2014/08/23 17:28
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Jimmy Fallon, host of "The Tonight Show," and members of his house band, The Roots, took the Ice Bucket Challenge. Editor's note: John Bare is vice president of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation...
2014/08/23 06:18
2014/08/23 06:18
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DALTON Reading Ruth Bass’s recent column on Cape Cod whale watching brought back memories of a whale watch voyage of my own. Living on the Cape for 30 years, I sailed on many boats and took more than...
2014/08/22 14:59
2014/08/22 14:59
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... courtesy National Watercolor Society) Twenty-nine paintings, including these, are part of the National Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition coming to the Le Mars Arts Center in September....
2014/08/22 00:49
2014/08/22 00:49
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Consider yourself lucky, not just to be reading this wonderful column, but to be reading and speaking English. It is by far the hardest language to learn because word usage, pronunciation and even...
2014/08/21 18:50
2014/08/21 18:50
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First Little Library in Central Mass located outside Bourbeau’s Market on Water Street In photo, (l-r) Dave Besnia, Bourbeau’s owner Paul Grimley (in back), Rep. Dennis Rosa (D-Leominster) and Deanne...
2014/08/20 18:48
2014/08/20 18:48
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It's imperative for young adults and professionals to start investing early. One of the main reasons for doing so is to obtain the power of compound interest; by holding long-term investments, one can...
2014/08/20 16:57
2014/08/20 16:57
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The little free library movement continues to spread across the Lower Cape Fear. The Poplar Grove library is modeled on the Foy family’s antique pie safe. As we’ve reported, the little boxes are...
2014/08/20 06:39
2014/08/20 06:39
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The Week's Events Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 10:30 a.m. in Children's area. Visiting Belize, Friday, Aug. 22, 1:30 p.m Windows 8, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 10:30 a.m....
2014/08/20 01:25
2014/08/20 01:25
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The two cases targeting people in China and Russia have helped make Pittsburgh the epicenter of the U.S. fight against foreign hackers. Now, the FBI is sending hundreds of new agents to the city,...
2014/08/19 17:52
2014/08/19 17:52
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... campaign is a real breakthrough," said Melissa Berman, president and CEO of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, which advises charitable donors and foundations. "It's raised a huge amount of...
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