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The Daily Tar Heel
Dead rare whale on NC coast spurs conversation about whale mortality Jordyn Connell | Published 2 hours ago A Cuvier’s beaked whale washed up on N
Dead rare whale on NC coast spurs conversation about whale mortality
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Jordyn Connell | Published 2 hours ago A Cuvier’s beaked whale washed up on Nags Head beach in the Outer Banks Sept. 16. The whale, pregnant and barely alive, died an hour... Read more
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The Maui News
Support, opposition to draft dolphin approach rule heardapply to waters within 2 nautical miles from shore, where many dolphins gather
Support, opposition to draft dolphin approach rule heard
The Maui News / Posted 2 days ago
apply to waters within 2 nautical miles from shore, where many dolphins gather during the day to rest after a long night of foraging. Around 40 people attended the hearing at the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Sanctuary Visitor Center. Supporters... Read more
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Market Watch
Penta Millionaires: The New Rising ClassJohn D. Rockefeller took title as the country’s first billionaire, in 1916, it
Penta Millionaires: The New Rising Class
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
John D. Rockefeller took title as the country’s first billionaire, in 1916, it was as rare an event as sighting a white whale, and seven decades later, the number of billionaires had still only reached 44. Since then, however, the ranks of the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Harvest Fair and Folk FestivalGO GUIDE: Looking for something to do? Soule Homestead in Middleboro holds it
Harvest Fair and Folk Festival
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
GO GUIDE: Looking for something to do? Soule Homestead in Middleboro holds it annual Harvest Fair and Joe Davies Folk Music Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Newfoundland: The Rock is a multifaceted gem with innumerable sagas— Black Tickle, Come by Chance, Cow Head, Heart's Desire, Dildo, and Nameless C
Newfoundland: The Rock is a multifaceted gem with innumerable sagas
Guelph Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
— Black Tickle, Come by Chance, Cow Head, Heart's Desire, Dildo, and Nameless Cove. I mean, how can you not be enchanted before you even reach the Rock, as it is so fondly referred to? Newfoundland Labrador is the first province of Canada to see... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
See an exhibit of colorful quiltsGO GUIDE: Take in a free concert Looking for something to do? The Hyssongs will
See an exhibit of colorful quilts
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
GO GUIDE: Take in a free concert Looking for something to do? The Hyssongs will give a free concert of Christian music at 7 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 14 School St., Middleboro. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Camp participants explore climate changeDoes climate change really exist? If it doesn't what are the explanations for m
Camp participants explore climate change
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 10 days ago
Does climate change really exist? If it doesn't what are the explanations for many of the phenomena occurring throughout Alaska? From June 13-17, 23 people from throughout Alaska convened at Howard Luke's camp on the banks of the Tanana River to... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Take in a free concertGO GUIDE: Looking for something to do? The Hyssongs will give a free concert o
Take in a free concert
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 11 days ago
GO GUIDE: Looking for something to do? The Hyssongs will give a free concert of Christian music at 7 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 14 School St., Middleboro. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Cross-selling scandal tarnishes Wells Fargo CEO's 'Mr. Clean' imageCEO John Stumpf, once the Mr. Clean of American banking, now has to clean up a
Cross-selling scandal tarnishes Wells Fargo CEO's 'Mr. Clean' image
Financial Planning.com / Posted 11 days ago
CEO John Stumpf, once the Mr. Clean of American banking, now has to clean up a growing scandal. In a remarkable turnabout for Stumpf, the bank he’s run to the envy of peers and the delight of top shareholder Warren Buffett, has been swept up in... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Take in a free concertLooking for something to do? The Hyssongs will give a free concert of Christian
Take in a free concert
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 12 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Hyssongs will give a free concert of Christian music at 7 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 14 School St., Middleboro. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
California bans killer whale captivity, breedingcampaign releases new medical documents Following her near collapse at a Sept.
California bans killer whale captivity, breeding
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 12 days ago
campaign releases new medical documents Following her near collapse at a Sept. 11 memorial, Hillary Clinton is making an effort to clarify her health. Following her near collapse at a Sept. 11 memorial, Hillary Clinton is making an effort to... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Take in a free concertLooking for something to do? The Plymouth Public Library presents a Meet the Ma
Take in a free concert
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 12 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Plymouth Public Library presents a Meet the Maestro event with The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra's Steven Karidoyanes on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Local Business Guide - 2016of AFC Urgent Care, the new name of AFC Doctors Express. AFC Urgent Care is a
Local Business Guide - 2016
Bay Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
of AFC Urgent Care, the new name of AFC Doctors Express. AFC Urgent Care is a well-established, full-service urgent care center that provides walk-in medical care for all non-emergency illnesses and injuries. Open every day with extended hours... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study suggests Japan falsified catch lengths of sperm whales in 60's and 70'sA mother sperm whale and her calf off the coast of Mauritius. The calf has remo
Study suggests Japan falsified catch lengths of sperm whales in 60's and 70's
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
A mother sperm whale and her calf off the coast of Mauritius. The calf has remoras attached to its body. Credit: Gabriel Barathieu/Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 2.0 (Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with the Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science... Read more
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PhysOrg
Whales might be hidden, but these new buoys can help find themCredit: NOAA Headquarters How do you find whales that dive so deep and spend so
Whales might be hidden, but these new buoys can help find them
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Credit: NOAA Headquarters How do you find whales that dive so deep and spend so little time at the surface that some species have never been observed alive? Sometimes you just have to listen closely. Thanks to a newly developed system of drifting... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Meet the MaestroLooking for something to do? The Plymouth Public Library presents a event with
Meet the Maestro
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Plymouth Public Library presents a event with The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra's Steven Karidoyanes on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf Blames Nasty, Scheming Employees for Fake Accounts Scandalpublic and congressional pressure mounted on Wells Fargo & Co. executives, its
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf Blames Nasty, Scheming Employees for Fake Accounts Scandal
Naked Capitalism / Posted 13 days ago
public and congressional pressure mounted on Wells Fargo & Co. executives, its top two bankers had an explanation Tuesday for allegedly illegal sales practices across the company: It was employees’ fault. Chief Executive John Stumpf defended the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Meet the MaestroLooking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesdays at t
Meet the Maestro
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesdays at the United Church of Christ in Abington. On Monday, Sept. 19, the Neponset Choral Society will hold an open rehearsal and the Pilgrim Festival Chorus will host an open... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Sing your heart outLooking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesdays at t
Sing your heart out
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 14 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesdays at the United Church of Christ in Abington. On Monday, Sept. 19, the Neponset Choral Society will hold an open rehearsal and the Pilgrim Festival Chorus will host an open... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Sing your heart outLooking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesday at th
Sing your heart out
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 15 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesday at the United Church of Christ in Abington. On Monday the Neponset Choral Society will hold an open rehearsal and the Pilgrim Festival Chorus will host an open audition. Click... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Sing your heart outLooking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesday at th
Sing your heart out
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 16 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesday at the United Church of Christ in Abington. On Monday the Neponset Choral Society will hold an open rehearsal and the Pilgrim Festival Chorus will host an open audition. Click... Read more
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The Maui News
Change in endangered status of humpback whales draws criticismTuesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries removed
Change in endangered status of humpback whales draws criticism
The Maui News / Posted 16 days ago
Tuesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries removed nine of 14 distinct populations of humpback whales worldwide, including the Hawaii population, from Endangered Species Act protections. The whales that generally visit... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Sing your heart outLooking for something to do? Paul Nardizzi and Bill Campbell headline a comedy
Sing your heart out
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 16 days ago
Looking for something to do? Paul Nardizzi and Bill Campbell headline a comedy night fundraiser on Saturday at Emerald Hall in Abington. Click on the arrow in the photo to see some good bets. To see even SATURDAY Halifax Congregational Church will... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Enjoy a good laughLooking for something to do? Paul Nardizzi and Bill Campbell headline a comedy
Enjoy a good laugh
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 17 days ago
Looking for something to do? Paul Nardizzi and Bill Campbell headline a comedy night fundraiser on Saturday at Emerald Hall in Abington. Click on the arrow in the photo to see some good bets. To see even SATURDAY Halifax Congregational Church will... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Take in semi-pro footballLooking for something to do? Check out the Bay State Bucs of Brockton, the Midd
Take in semi-pro football
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
Looking for something to do? Check out the Bay State Bucs of Brockton, the Middleboro Cobras and the Taunton Gladiators of the Eastern Football League. Games are played on Saturday night. Click on the arrow in the photo to see some good bets. To see... Read more
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The New Yorker
Whale Hunters of the Warming ArcticThe spring hunt started promisingly last year for the village of Point Hope, on
Whale Hunters of the Warming Arctic
The New Yorker / Posted 19 days ago
The spring hunt started promisingly last year for the village of Point Hope, on the Chukchi Sea in northern Alaska: crews harpooned two bowhead whales and pulled them onto the ice for butchering. But then the winds shifted. Out on the pack where the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
See an artist at workLooking for something to do? Gwyn Marathas, artist in residence at the Governor
See an artist at work
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
Looking for something to do? Gwyn Marathas, artist in residence at the Governor Oliver Ames Estate in Easton, hosts an open studio on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Click on the arrow in the photo to see some good bets. To see even WEDNESDAY Pastel... Read more
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The Morning Call
Inside the story of how Uber launched its self-driving cars in Pittsburghhail self-driving cars on the streets of Pittsburgh. Mayor William Peduto share
Inside the story of how Uber launched its self-driving cars in Pittsburgh
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
hail self-driving cars on the streets of Pittsburgh. Mayor William Peduto shares his thoughts on what this test means for the citizens of Pittsburgh - and for the long-struggling Rust Belt city's role in the future of the global... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Raise your voiceLooking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesday night
Raise your voice
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 21 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Island Grove Chorus rehearses on Tuesday nights at United Church of Christ Hall in Abington. Click on the arrow in the photo to see some good bets. To see even TUESDAY Open rehearsals will be held for the Island... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Hail to the kingLooking for something to do? Rabbits, pigs, chickens, cows, sheep, goats and th
Hail to the king
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 23 days ago
Looking for something to do? Rabbits, pigs, chickens, cows, sheep, goats and the people who love them take the sate this weekend at the the East Middleboro 4-H Fair. Click on the arrow in the photo to see some good bets. To see even SATURDAY The... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Farm funLooking for something to do? Rabbits, pigs, chickens, cows, sheep, goats and th
Farm fun
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 24 days ago
Looking for something to do? Rabbits, pigs, chickens, cows, sheep, goats and the people who love them take the sate this weekend at the the East Middleboro 4-H Fair. Click on the arrow in the photo to see some good bets. To see even SATURDAY The... Read more
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FOX Carolina
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a homeis expected to move inland across south Georgia and into the Carolinas on Frida
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a home
FOX Carolina / Posted 25 days ago
is expected to move inland across south Georgia and into the Carolinas on Friday and Saturday. (Source: National Hurricane Center) just off the coast of Florida. (Source: NOAA/AP) Hermine made landfill on Friday at 1:40 a.m. ET, with maximum... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a homeis expected to move inland across south Georgia and into the Carolinas on Frida
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a home
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 25 days ago
is expected to move inland across south Georgia and into the Carolinas on Friday and Saturday. (Source: National Hurricane Center) just off the coast of Florida. (Source: NOAA/AP) Hermine made landfill on Friday at 1:40 a.m. ET, with maximum... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a homeTrump as Captain America stolen A hand-crafted image of Donald Trump as Captai
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a home
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 25 days ago
Trump as Captain America stolen A hand-crafted image of Donald Trump as Captain America stood in Alvin Link's yard for months. It attracted a lot of attention with people stopping to take pictures of it, but now it's gone and Link is left... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a homeTrump as Captain America stolen A hand-crafted image of Donald Trump as Captai
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a home
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 25 days ago
Trump as Captain America stolen A hand-crafted image of Donald Trump as Captain America stood in Alvin Link's yard for months. It attracted a lot of attention with people stopping to take pictures of it, but now it's gone and Link is left... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a homeTrump as Captain America stolen A hand-crafted image of Donald Trump as Captai
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a home
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 25 days ago
Trump as Captain America stolen A hand-crafted image of Donald Trump as Captain America stood in Alvin Link's yard for months. It attracted a lot of attention with people stopping to take pictures of it, but now it's gone and Link is left... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a homeTrump as Captain America stolen A hand-crafted image of Donald Trump as Captai
'Hero,' dog stabbed saving woman, finds a home
WSMV Nashville / Posted 25 days ago
Trump as Captain America stolen A hand-crafted image of Donald Trump as Captain America stood in Alvin Link's yard for months. It attracted a lot of attention with people stopping to take pictures of it, but now it's gone and Link is left... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Bears enjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhoodenjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhood A trio of bears did a pool crawl
Bears enjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhood
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 25 days ago
enjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhood A trio of bears did a pool crawl through one neighborhood in California on Thursday. They took a dip in two pools and then grabbed lunch. A trio of bears did a pool crawl through one... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Cute, rare leopard cubs make public debutenjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhood A trio of bears did a pool crawl
Cute, rare leopard cubs make public debut
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 25 days ago
enjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhood A trio of bears did a pool crawl through one neighborhood in California on Thursday. They took a dip in two pools and then grabbed lunch. A trio of bears did a pool crawl through one... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Bears enjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhoodenjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhood A trio of bears did a pool crawl
Bears enjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhood
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 25 days ago
enjoy dip in pool, grab lunch in neighborhood A trio of bears did a pool crawl through one neighborhood in California on Thursday. They took a dip in two pools and then grabbed lunch. A trio of bears did a pool crawl through one... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Get your motor runningLooking for something to do? The Spindles Auto Club of Weymouth will hold its 3
Get your motor running
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Spindles Auto Club of Weymouth will hold its 36th annual car show and swap meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 at the Marshfield Fairgrounds. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more,... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Get your motor runningLooking for something to do? Blues master Eric Martin will perform Wednesday at
Get your motor running
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 26 days ago
Looking for something to do? Blues master Eric Martin will perform Wednesday at the Wakefield Estate in Milton. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar. WEDNESDAY August... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rare beaked whale found on Marin beachA rarely seen Baird's beaked whale turned up on a beach in the Point Reyes Nati
Rare beaked whale found on Marin beach
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
A rarely seen Baird's beaked whale turned up on a beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore this week, a possible victim of a strike by a ship. Scientists plan to perform a follow-up evaluation of the cetacean's carcass Thursday to determine... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Blues in MiltonLooking for something to do? Blues master Eric Martin will perform Wednesday at
Blues in Milton
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 27 days ago
Looking for something to do? Blues master Eric Martin will perform Wednesday at the Wakefield Estate in Milton. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your own event, go to our calendar. WEDNESDAY August... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Sail into the sunsetLooking for something to do? The Front Street Art Gallery in Scituate Harbor ho
Sail into the sunset
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 28 days ago
Looking for something to do? The Front Street Art Gallery in Scituate Harbor hosts a show by its former director, marine artist Charles Stockbridge, through Sept. 4. Click on the photo above to see some good bets. To see even more, or to submit your... Read more
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