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Waxahachie Daily Light
Midlothian business owners lobby congress for internet commerceRobbins, co-owner of G-Brats Guitar, which she started with her husband Scott i
Midlothian business owners lobby congress for internet commerce
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 2 hours ago
Robbins, co-owner of G-Brats Guitar, which she started with her husband Scott in 2003, participated in eBay’s Seller Advocacy Day on April 28. She and the other two sellers in her group from Utah and Colorado talked with representatives from... Read more
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Pilipino Star
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to leadElementary: Sta. Ana Elementary School (1956) • Secondary: Holy Cross of Digos
So you want to be president? A close look at those who want to lead
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 hours ago
Elementary: Sta. Ana Elementary School (1956) • Secondary: Holy Cross of Digos (1968) • Undergraduate Course: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Lyceum of the Philippines University (1968) • Graduate: Bachelor of Laws, San Beda College... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
In Lucas fight, parks group stands firm in its missionBranded "no friend of Chicago" and labeled as a group not to be trusted, Friend
In Lucas fight, parks group stands firm in its mission
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
Branded "no friend of Chicago" and labeled as a group not to be trusted, Friends of the Parks has created many high-profile enemies this week with its opposition to locating the Lucas Museum along the city's lakefront. In standing firm against... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Traditional fairy tale with an intriguing twist- a musical - is based on the classic fairy tale, but Phamaly presents it with
Traditional fairy tale with an intriguing twist
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted yesterday
- a musical - is based on the classic fairy tale, but Phamaly presents it with heartwarming and contemporary humor. The group's Sunday afternoon presentation is one of originality. Bryce Alexander, the artistic director, says this show will be... Read more
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The Daily Record
Growing business, growing their careersEssex/Middle River in Baltimore County. After graduate school, Menzer worked i
Growing business, growing their careers
The Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Essex/Middle River in Baltimore County. After graduate school, Menzer worked in housing and transportation policy advocacy and helped with community organizing and grant writing for non-profit organizations, such as 1000 Friends of... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
How Hollywood Plays Immigration Game to Get Shortcuts for Starsweeks. "That's a major, major problem," says Jennifer Quigley, a strategist wi
How Hollywood Plays Immigration Game to Get Shortcuts for Stars
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
weeks. "That's a major, major problem," says Jennifer Quigley, a strategist with Human Rights First, a Washington-based advocacy group for international refugees fleeing political and religious violence to America. "It should not be the most... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Saudi Arabia wages public campaign to boost reputation in Canada“Saudi Cultural Days in Canada” from May 18 to May 21 that will include demonst
Saudi Arabia wages public campaign to boost reputation in Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
“Saudi Cultural Days in Canada” from May 18 to May 21 that will include demonstrations of Arab cuisine, calligraphy, fine arts, music, henna design and handicrafts, and seminars on Saudi-Canada relations. A spokeswoman for the Saudi embassy said... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Travel incentives from TCEBvisit one of 38 royal projects nationwide (www.thairoyalprojecttour.com). The
Travel incentives from TCEB
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
visit one of 38 royal projects nationwide (www.thairoyalprojecttour.com). The travel incentives include 20,000 baht for a group of at least 50 people, 40,000 baht for a group of at least 80 people, 60,000 baht for at least 120 people, 150,000 baht... Read more
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Daily Record
Jersey Cinco de Mayo events celebrate heritageI definitely love seeing things that bridge those two cultures.” In New Brunsw
Jersey Cinco de Mayo events celebrate heritage
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
I definitely love seeing things that bridge those two cultures.” In New Brunswick on Saturday, the Lazos America Unida advocacy group will co-host the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at the New Brunswick Free Public Library and the city’s Boyd... Read more
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Crosscut
Your official GiveBIG cheatsheetin civic discourse on politics, culture and technology. · Stimulate civic part
Your official GiveBIG cheatsheet
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
in civic discourse on politics, culture and technology. · Stimulate civic participation through events like the Arts Salon series and the Community Idea Lab. · Elevate and create space for dialogue around the challenges and... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Local ISDs put students at risk by 'passing the trash'is a concealing of a predator,” said Terri Miller, president of the Stop Educat
Local ISDs put students at risk by 'passing the trash'
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
is a concealing of a predator,” said Terri Miller, president of the Stop Educator Sexual Abuse Misconduct & Exploitation advocacy group in Nevada. “Something that the teachers unions and administrators want to keep hidden, and hidden... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Focus is on renovating Sacramento’s Community Center Theaterseems pointless,” said Henry de Vere White, one of the owners of de Vere’s Iris
Focus is on renovating Sacramento’s Community Center Theater
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
seems pointless,” said Henry de Vere White, one of the owners of de Vere’s Irish Pub two blocks away and a member of an advocacy group called Transform 916 pushing for a theater renovation. Richard Lewis, head of the California Musical Theatre,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The challenge of reshaping Canada’s cultural landscapesoon as she announced plans for broad consultations, to be carried out in two p
The challenge of reshaping Canada’s cultural landscape
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
soon as she announced plans for broad consultations, to be carried out in two phases this year, all major companies and groups involved in the business started to ready their pitches to the government. “I’d say every regulatory,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
'Tech Buses' Commit Hundreds of Violations on SF Roadwaysis at the top of the list with 176 citations. It provides transportation for co
'Tech Buses' Commit Hundreds of Violations on SF Roadways
NBC Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
is at the top of the list with 176 citations. It provides transportation for companies like videogame developer Electronic Arts. Loop Transportation ranks second with 146 citations. Loop drops off riders to companies that include Facebook, Google,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Baker opens chance for sales tax money to all cultural groupsif the plan is approved by commissioners and by voters in November. At the rec
Baker opens chance for sales tax money to all cultural groups
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
if the plan is approved by commissioners and by voters in November. At the recommendation of the council, a nonprofit group that has a contract with the county to promote the arts, the sales tax plan included $121 million for 23 specific... Read more
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The Mercury News
Carolyn Livengood: Skyline College in San Bruno launches partnership with Base 11Airport Waterfront, Mercy High School, PJCC (Peninsula Jewish Community Center)
Carolyn Livengood: Skyline College in San Bruno launches partnership with Base 11
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
Airport Waterfront, Mercy High School, PJCC (Peninsula Jewish Community Center), Sam Mazza Foundation, San Mateo County Arts Grants Program, San Mateo Public Library, The Daily Journal, and Villa Montes Hotel. Kiwanis Club of South San... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
TGIF: Weekend entertainment guideWOODLANDS INN: Plains Twp.: today, The 25th Hour. CASTING CROWNS: today, 7 p.m
TGIF: Weekend entertainment guide
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
WOODLANDS INN: Plains Twp.: today, The 25th Hour. CASTING CROWNS: today, 7 p.m. The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wilkes-Barre. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org. ALEXIS P SUTER AND THE MINISTERS OF SOUND: today, 8 p.m. Harmony... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Texas system for reporting teacher sex allegations brokenbeen called the next big thing to come out of Dallas’ famed Booker T. Washingto
Texas system for reporting teacher sex allegations broken
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 7 days ago
been called the next big thing to come out of Dallas’ famed Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. The magnet school is known for its talented alumni like Erykah Badu, Norah Jones, and Edie Brickell, to name a... Read more
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New America Media
Homes Without Dads -- The Hurt That Will Not Healmother only. About 50 percent of Black boys live with their mother only compare
Homes Without Dads -- The Hurt That Will Not Heal
New America Media / Posted 8 days ago
mother only. About 50 percent of Black boys live with their mother only compared with 16 percent of their White counterparts. In 2014, President Obama announced the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, a mentoring program in a long line of mentoring... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area entertainment and eventsWOODLANDS INN: Plains Twp.: Friday, The 25th Hour. LUPE FIASCO: today, 7 p.m.
Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
WOODLANDS INN: Plains Twp.: Friday, The 25th Hour. LUPE FIASCO: today, 7 p.m. The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wilkes-Barre. $35 general public; $25 Wilkes alumni; $10 student. 570-826-1100 or kirbycenter.org. CASTING CROWNS:... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Corpus Christi American Federation of Teachers celebrates 40 yearsof Teachers, head the organizations' legislative committee at an Austin news co
Corpus Christi American Federation of Teachers celebrates 40 years
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 8 days ago
of Teachers, head the organizations' legislative committee at an Austin news conference in 1980. The inception of a group that advocates for school district employees stemmed from frustration. The Corpus Christi American Federation of... Read more
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Greencastle Banner-Graphic
Meet the ladies of Dancing with the Putnam County Starsevent is set to take place on Saturday, April 23, with a dress rehearsal on Thu
Meet the ladies of Dancing with the Putnam County Stars
Greencastle Banner-Graphic / Posted 9 days ago
event is set to take place on Saturday, April 23, with a dress rehearsal on Thursday, April 21. Besides featuring a new group of dancers, the 2016 event will also have a change of venue, as the fundraiser moves to the Putnam County... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
CAIR Action Alert: CAIR Releases Toolkit to Help Muslims Introduce Anti-Islamophobia Resolutions in State Legislaturescontributions in Our States.” CAIR’s toolkit has sections such as “Understandi
CAIR Action Alert: CAIR Releases Toolkit to Help Muslims Introduce Anti-Islamophobia Resolutions in State Legislatures
CommonDreams.org / Posted 9 days ago
contributions in Our States.” CAIR’s toolkit has sections such as “Understanding the Legislative Process,” “Legislative Advocacy: Limits for Non-Profit Organizations,” “Checklist: Meeting with an Elected Official,” and “Ensuring an Effective... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Cambodia’s environmental activists: Internationally awarded, but murdered at homeGoldman Environmental Prize for his undercover investigations into the illegal
Cambodia’s environmental activists: Internationally awarded, but murdered at home
Asian Correspondent / Posted 10 days ago
Goldman Environmental Prize for his undercover investigations into the illegal logging trade. Leng has done some admirable advocacy work with local communities, who have been affected by deforestation and land grabbing linked to illegal logging. He... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Defining diversity: LGBTQ faculty often find themselves outside the boundsbeen a topic of much discussion within Penn’s administrative circles. But LGBTQ
Defining diversity: LGBTQ faculty often find themselves outside the bounds
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 10 days ago
been a topic of much discussion within Penn’s administrative circles. But LGBTQ faculty members — an already marginalized group — may often be pushed to the wayside or forgotten under the umbrella of diversity. Once on campus, many then face... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Arts and Culture Roundup: What’s on in theaters and galleries this weekadaptation, immersion and absorption of composition in visual art making from t
Arts and Culture Roundup: What’s on in theaters and galleries this week
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
adaptation, immersion and absorption of composition in visual art making from the modern period up to present in this group exhibition. Known as the Malvar Artists Group, the Fine Arts students present their works that dissect the subject.... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens area weekly calendar April 25 to May 1Cinè Lab, 234 W Hancock Ave. To recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The C
Athens area weekly calendar April 25 to May 1
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Cinè Lab, 234 W Hancock Ave. To recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month, The Cottage Sexual Assault Center and Children’s Advocacy Center is hosting a free screening of “The Hunting Ground.” Reserve your tickets at... Read more
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La Junta Tribune-Democrat
Temple Grandin elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Temple Grandin’s worldwide reputation as a leader in the field of humane anim
Temple Grandin elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
La Junta Tribune-Democrat / Posted 12 days ago
Temple Grandin’s worldwide reputation as a leader in the field of humane animal handing and autism advocacy has propelled her into one of the nation’s most distinguished groups –... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Who decides whether third-graders should be held back?reading teacher, to request an exemption. In Michigan last year, just 50% of t
Who decides whether third-graders should be held back?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
reading teacher, to request an exemption. In Michigan last year, just 50% of the third-graders passed the English language arts exam — covering reading and writing — that was part of the state's tough new state exam, the Michigan Student Test of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?transportation money for new signs, and a mention on the state’s tourism websit
Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
transportation money for new signs, and a mention on the state’s tourism websites. It would help support businesses and arts and cultural institutions, attracting tourists and newcomers who seek out authentic slices of Boston’s ethnic... Read more
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examiner.com
Veg Out in Frederickwill benefit, and fun things taking place on this day by clicking here. This e
Veg Out in Frederick
examiner.com / Posted 14 days ago
will benefit, and fun things taking place on this day by clicking here. This event is made possible by Frederick Veg—a group comprised of vegans, vegetarians, and veg-curious individuals who are passionate about animals, health, and the... Read more
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Columbia Star
City Snippets | April 22, 2016New mural on Taylor Street One Columbia for Arts and History, Indie Grits, and
City Snippets | April 22, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 15 days ago
New mural on Taylor Street One Columbia for Arts and History, Indie Grits, and Tapp’s Arts Center are responsible for a new mural to be painted on Taylor Street at the corner of Main. Josef Kristofoletti’s mural Tokamak, named after a special type... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Charlestown residents show support for Sandtown at block partysnaking lines for a hot dog or face painting. They picked out oranges from a pr
Charlestown residents show support for Sandtown at block party
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
snaking lines for a hot dog or face painting. They picked out oranges from a produce stand or browsed at the local Jubilee Arts Center crafts booth. They chatted with neighbors and members of local advocacy groups who set up booths along the... Read more
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Philly.com
Franklin Square access restricted until June due to Lantern Festivaland raises questions of how long might be too long. For Old City resident Joe
Franklin Square access restricted until June due to Lantern Festival
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
and raises questions of how long might be too long. For Old City resident Joe Schiavo, vice chair of the Central Delaware Advocacy Group, it's "a little disconcerting" that the "entirety of the park" will be obstructed for two months. Access to... Read more
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Asian journal
Salupongan International: Fighting for the rights of indigenous peoplethe Mindanao region where about 63 percent of the country’s total estimated ind
Salupongan International: Fighting for the rights of indigenous people
Asian journal / Posted 15 days ago
the Mindanao region where about 63 percent of the country’s total estimated indigenous population are living. The largest group in the region is collectively referred to as “Lumads,” a term that used by 18 different ethnic groups to distinguish... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Leader of SF Parks Alliance marks 5 yearsat City Hall for funding of the city's numerous parks and recreation facilities
Leader of SF Parks Alliance marks 5 years
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
at City Hall for funding of the city's numerous parks and recreation facilities. It also partners with scores of community groups that have adopted various city parks to serve as stewards of the sites. More than 200 groups, such as the Friends of... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Community groups learn strategies to curb violence(WBIR - KNOXVILLE) Knoxville community groups that mentor at-risk youth are wor
Community groups learn strategies to curb violence
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 15 days ago
(WBIR - KNOXVILLE) Knoxville community groups that mentor at-risk youth are working to present a united front to curb gang violence. Leaders from the YWCA Knoxville, Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee, Emerald Youth Foundation, Knoxville... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Movements with a messagecompany which in addition to its professional performances also offers classes
Movements with a message
Mountain View Voice / Posted 16 days ago
company which in addition to its professional performances also offers classes and workshops for kids and adults, advocacy and community outreach has been pioneering physically integrated dance since its founding in 1987. "Rather than... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Movements with a messagecompany which in addition to its professional performances also offers classes
Movements with a message
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
company which in addition to its professional performances also offers classes and workshops for kids and adults, advocacy and community outreach has been pioneering physically integrated dance since its founding in 1987. "Rather than... Read more
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Business Wire
Former Senator, Hospital Exec Among Four New Hires at Concordance Academy of LeadershipYork. He has co-taught on criminal justice issues at Columbia University School
Former Senator, Hospital Exec Among Four New Hires at Concordance Academy of Leadership
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
York. He has co-taught on criminal justice issues at Columbia University School of Social Work, in addition to facilitating advocacy training at New York University School of Law. He has a master’s in social work from Columbia University and a... Read more
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Business Wire
Day Two of 2016 NAB Show Features 'Empire,' 'The Big Short,' 'The Revenant,' and 'Deadpool' CreativesVariety, led a lively, candid discussion between Gary Newman and Dana Walden, l
Day Two of 2016 NAB Show Features 'Empire,' 'The Big Short,' 'The Revenant,' and 'Deadpool' Creatives
Business Wire / Posted 16 days ago
Variety, led a lively, candid discussion between Gary Newman and Dana Walden, longtime chairmen and CEOs of FOX Television Group; Ilene Chaiken, executive producer and showrunner; and Bryshere “Yazz” Gray, who plays Hakeem Lyon on “Empire.” The... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsWEDNESDAY Advocacy is Healing, with First Coast Girls Initiative, registration
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
WEDNESDAY Advocacy is Healing, with First Coast Girls Initiative, registration, 8 a.m.; program, 8:30-11:30 a.m.; Jessie Ball duPont Center, 40 E. Adams St. Speaker is Lydia Joyner, author and advocate, with “Little Wild Thang — A Living Diary... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Opt-out rate about the same as last year for Staten Island schoolsabout the same as last year, initial reports indicate. The two weeks of standa
Opt-out rate about the same as last year for Staten Island schools
Staten Island Advance / Posted 17 days ago
about the same as last year, initial reports indicate. The two weeks of standardized testing in math and English language arts wrapped up in classrooms throughout the state Friday. Unofficial numbers indicate that fewer than 1 percent of students... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Community Members Continue Advocacy Around Local High SchoolNewsGreen curriculum, weekly internship program, and community initiatives were
Community Members Continue Advocacy Around Local High School
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 17 days ago
NewsGreen curriculum, weekly internship program, and community initiatives were among the plans discussed. Last Thursday, approximately 40 people met to consider plans for Bronzeville’s... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast Happenings: Calendar of events7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sun
First Coast Happenings: Calendar of events
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, 300 W. Water St. Tickets start at $38.50. (904) 442-2929 or fscjartistseries.org. WEDNESDAY Advocacy is Healing, with... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
6 things Gen Xers should do now to boost their financial futureLiteracy Month in April, perhaps no generation needs more attention than Genera
6 things Gen Xers should do now to boost their financial future
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 18 days ago
Literacy Month in April, perhaps no generation needs more attention than Generation X. Now in their middle years, the group of people born between 1965 and 1980 are earning wages that have not increased as much as in past generations, paying... Read more
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The Mercury News
California Virtual Academies: Is online charter school network cashing in on failure?received C's because she was missing work she never knew had been assigned, her
California Virtual Academies: Is online charter school network cashing in on failure?
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
received C's because she was missing work she never knew had been assigned, her mother said. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group) An investigation of K12-run charter schools by this newspaper also reveals that teachers have been asked to inflate... Read more
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TribLIVE
Church closings, mergers mourned by worshippers, communitieschurch is closed,” said Laura Magone, 55, who lost her home church, St. Anthony
Church closings, mergers mourned by worshippers, communities
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
church is closed,” said Laura Magone, 55, who lost her home church, St. Anthony in Monongahela, in 2014. She and a devoted group of a few dozen former parishioners continue to meet regularly at the local American Legion and in homes, using an email... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Officials add new steps to create student groups to reduce repetitionwith a committee of students and CSE staff, to start a new student organization
Officials add new steps to create student groups to reduce repetition
The GW Hatchet / Posted 18 days ago
with a committee of students and CSE staff, to start a new student organization. Student leaders said having several groups with similar agendas can strain the Student Association’s budget and CSE resources. Prospective student organizations... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'Must try harder' - Creative Tauranga reviewMillie Newitt. Photo/file Creative Tauranga should advocate more strongly for
'Must try harder' - Creative Tauranga review
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Millie Newitt. Photo/file Creative Tauranga should advocate more strongly for the needs of the city's artists and cultural groups, a review of the council-funded organisation has disclosed. The strategic review of the organisation that last year... Read more
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