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AllAfrica.com
North-Central's Quiet Deputy GovernorsNigeria practices presidential system of government which recognizes 36 State G
North-Central's Quiet Deputy Governors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Nigeria practices presidential system of government which recognizes 36 State Governors with equal number of Deputy Governors. However, citizens hardly recognize them not to talk of feeling the presence of the Deputy Governors. Hence, Daily Trust on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why El-Rufai Can't Spare Big Names in Kaduna Land GrabFounders of many secondary schools in Kaduna envisaged great future for such sc
Why El-Rufai Can't Spare Big Names in Kaduna Land Grab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Founders of many secondary schools in Kaduna envisaged great future for such schools and obtained large portions of land for future expansion, but certain individuals and institutions took over much of such lands, an anomaly which Governor Nasir... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rufai Appoints Lands, Survey DGKaduna — Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has appointed Hussaini Ibr
Rufai Appoints Lands, Survey DG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Kaduna — Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has appointed Hussaini Ibrahim Garba as the Director-General of the Department of Lands, Survey and Country Planning. Garba, who until his appointment was a director, Town and Country Planning is... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Life on the streets:where she could, "get some sleep at a friend's place. I will eat and get some s
Life on the streets:
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 22 hours ago
where she could, "get some sleep at a friend's place. I will eat and get some sleep. That's what I need right now." OFFERING PRAYER AND COUNSELING — The Rev. Ashley Steele stands in front of the Urban Mission at the corner of North and North... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Fashion Meets Music Festival hopes new look means it’s dressed for successto the Arena District this weekend, the privately funded event will be smaller
Fashion Meets Music Festival hopes new look means it’s dressed for success
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
to the Arena District this weekend, the privately funded event will be smaller in size and scope — a response to an unprofitable debut in August 2014 that was bruised by low turnout, a lack of focus and controversy. “We knew we made mistakes,”... Read more
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International Business Times
US academics warn Silicon Valley of Narendra Modi's Digital India programme A month ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to Silicon Valley – the first by an Indi
US academics warn Silicon Valley of Narendra Modi's Digital India programme
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
A month ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to Silicon Valley – the first by an Indian prime minister in 47 years – over 100 academics at US universities have shot off a letter warning tech giants of the risks of doing business with a government that has... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily PlanetAttached below is a dialogue I recently had with my grandson about “Smart Growt
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
Attached below is a dialogue I recently had with my grandson about “Smart Growth”.. He had written to me critiquing some of the points I had made in my latest Daily Planet letter. He raised some objections and questions others have raised, so I... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
More on Smart Growth: an Inter-generational debate. CategoryAttached below is a dialogue I recently had with my grandson about “Smart Growt
More on Smart Growth: an Inter-generational debate. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
Attached below is a dialogue I recently had with my grandson about “Smart Growth”.. He had written to me critiquing some of the points I had made in my latest Daily Planet letter. He raised some objections and questions others have raised, so I... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Hitting new heights despite the recessionContainer Cranes Ltd factory in Killarney stands at 607, with a three-cycle shi
Hitting new heights despite the recession
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
Container Cranes Ltd factory in Killarney stands at 607, with a three-cycle shift system in operation to meet the demands of production, which is now at capacity. The German-owned company, believed to be the longest established multinational in... Read more
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Salon.com
What some of the richest people in America say about the poor when they think no one is listeningThis article originally appeared on The photo shows a tiny blonde woman sittin
What some of the richest people in America say about the poor when they think no one is listening
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
This article originally appeared on The photo shows a tiny blonde woman sitting on the sidewalk in front of a newsstand, wearing combat boots and striped blue-and-white socks pulled over her ankles. A dog is sleeping beside her, partly obscuring a... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10675H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteent
Republic Act No. 10675
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 5 days ago
H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Second Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eighth day of July, two thousand fourteen. AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
More Gentrification, Displacement in Bay Area Forecast. Categoryresidents is just beginning, according to UC Berkeley researchers who literally
More Gentrification, Displacement in Bay Area Forecast. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 5 days ago
residents is just beginning, according to UC Berkeley researchers who literally have it all mapped out. The interactive Urban Displacement Project map, released today by a Berkeley team, indicates the displacement crisis is not yet half over, as... Read more
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The Atlantic
Where Did Hurricane Katrina Survivors End Up?Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the city of New Orleans on the morning of Au
Where Did Hurricane Katrina Survivors End Up?
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the city of New Orleans on the morning of August 29, 2005, swept in by winds traveling at 127 mph. But the true damage came after the levees broke, when about 80 percent of the city flooded. At least 400,000... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Readers give more suggestions on traffic woesthe last 30 years, I’ve lived in Loyola Heights, an upscale residential communi
Readers give more suggestions on traffic woes
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 days ago
the last 30 years, I’ve lived in Loyola Heights, an upscale residential community across Katipunan Ave. in front of Ateneo de Manila and Miriam College. “Recently, the area has attracted the attention of real estate big boys. SM, Villar... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trades apprenticeship program to launch in Baltimoreago, I was having great difficulty finding meaningful employment which, in turn
Trades apprenticeship program to launch in Baltimore
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
ago, I was having great difficulty finding meaningful employment which, in turn, led me to the streets and an environment of trouble. My saving grace was a referral I received to the ironworkers apprenticeship program in Washington, D.C. As a... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Traffic Gridlock Sets New Levels of Misery Action Needed to Reduce Traffic Congestion's Impact on Drivers, Businesses an
Traffic Gridlock Sets New Levels of Misery
The Auto Channel / Posted 5 days ago
Action Needed to Reduce Traffic Congestion's Impact on Drivers, Businesses and Local Economies MORE INFO KIRKLAND, WA AND COLLEGE STATION, TX -- August 26, 2015: America’s traffic congestion recession is... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Welcome back to schoolA seemingly common refrain regarding our region's institutions of higher educat
Welcome back to school
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 6 days ago
A seemingly common refrain regarding our region's institutions of higher education has more to do with urban planning than education: Our colleges and universities are not connected enough to our communities. In this context, "connected" usually... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Oakland School District considering teacher housing proposal for controversial city-owned land near Lake MerrittOAKLAND — Community outrage helped scuttle the city's proposal earlier this yea
Oakland School District considering teacher housing proposal for controversial city-owned land near Lake Merritt
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 6 days ago
OAKLAND — Community outrage helped scuttle the city's proposal earlier this year to sell an acre of prime Lake Merritt real estate to a developer planning to build a luxury tower. Now, in the city's second go-round with its controversial 12th Street... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Oakland School District considering teacher housing proposal for controversial city-owned land near Lake MerrittOAKLAND — Community outrage helped scuttle the city's proposal earlier this yea
Oakland School District considering teacher housing proposal for controversial city-owned land near Lake Merritt
Oakland Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
OAKLAND — Community outrage helped scuttle the city's proposal earlier this year to sell an acre of prime Lake Merritt real estate to a developer planning to build a luxury tower. Now, in the city's second go-round with its controversial 12th Street... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Oxford’s Vision 2037 nearing completionPetre Thomas | Buy at photos.djournal.comUniversity Avenue is one of the Oxford
Oxford’s Vision 2037 nearing completion
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Petre Thomas | Buy at photos.djournal.comUniversity Avenue is one of the Oxford gateways that will get special attention in the Vision 2037 plan. OXFORD – Little new information emerged from Thursday’s review of the Vision 2037, but the urgency of... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Dr George F ManganGeorge F. Mangan, 90, a retired member of the U.S. Government Senior Executive
Dr George F Mangan
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 6 days ago
George F. Mangan, 90, a retired member of the U.S. Government Senior Executive Service, died in July in Cape Coral, Florida. Dr. Mangan spent most of his career in Washington D.C. Where he entered government service in 1951. He held various... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Wine and Water Watch (WWW) Challenges Northern California’s Invasive Wine EmpireBy Shepherd Bliss, a co-founder of Wine and Water Watch, who farms, was previou
Wine and Water Watch (WWW) Challenges Northern California’s Invasive Wine Empire
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
By Shepherd Bliss, a co-founder of Wine and Water Watch, who farms, was previously taught at college, and has contributed to 24 books. You can reach him at 3sb@comcast.net Activists objecting to the over-growth of the wine/hospitality industry in... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Community calendar (Aug. 25)Roundtable Discussion: 9:30-11:30 a.m. today at Paul's United Methodist Church,
Community calendar (Aug. 25)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 7 days ago
Roundtable Discussion: 9:30-11:30 a.m. today at Paul's United Methodist Church, 255 West Griggs Ave. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Albuquerque Field Office and the City of Las Cruces invite you to participate in the fifth... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Clay Hill is only certified organic vegetable farm in Seneca CountyIn June, she and her husband, Aaron, officially became the only organic vegetab
Clay Hill is only certified organic vegetable farm in Seneca County
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
In June, she and her husband, Aaron, officially became the only organic vegetable producers in Seneca County. "It's a really cool time to be doing this," Kristy said. "There's a lot of synergy around this right now, which is great." Although Clay... Read more
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Investopedia
Millennials Guide: Picking the Right RoommateRoommates can be a great way to save money, especially when you reside in an ex
Millennials Guide: Picking the Right Roommate
Investopedia / Posted 7 days ago
Roommates can be a great way to save money, especially when you reside in an expensive urban area or you’re just out of college – but pick the wrong roommate, and you could get way more than you ever bargained for. In fact, that person could end up... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
They Were Given Wings and Are Now Flying High in Top American MultinationalsTears of joy flowed freely when villagers from Bartolimo in Kabartonjo, Baringo
They Were Given Wings and Are Now Flying High in Top American Multinationals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Tears of joy flowed freely when villagers from Bartolimo in Kabartonjo, Baringo County, gathered to bid farewell to one of their sons who was headed to the United States for higher education. It was about four years ago when family, friends and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Raila Odinga's Remarks During USIU 37th Graduation CeremonyVice Chancellor Prof Freida Brown, trustees of USIU, administration, faculty, s
Raila Odinga's Remarks During USIU 37th Graduation Ceremony
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Vice Chancellor Prof Freida Brown, trustees of USIU, administration, faculty, students, friends of USIU and, most important, the graduating class of 2015, it is wonderful to be here with you. Let me congratulate you Prof Brown for the steady hand... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
‘Supurban Run’ will honor late Tamaqua Area teacherPlanners are organizing a walk and run to remember well-liked Tamaqua Area High
‘Supurban Run’ will honor late Tamaqua Area teacher
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Planners are organizing a walk and run to remember well-liked Tamaqua Area High School language arts teacher Thelma Urban, who died suddenly in June. Proceeds from the Oct. 17 “Supurban Run” will benefit the Thelma Urban Memorial Fund, which will be... Read more
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University of Sydney News
John Grill Centre appoints new head of infrastructurehelps deliver real-world solutions for better infrastructure for the future,” s
John Grill Centre appoints new head of infrastructure
University of Sydney News / Posted 8 days ago
helps deliver real-world solutions for better infrastructure for the future,” said Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Garton. “We are delighted to have secured the appointment of Garry as an executive with the expertise and... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Inside the B-1 Crew That Pounded ISIS With 1,800 BombsKobani in Syria — in the battle against the Islamic State group. Kurdish force
Inside the B-1 Crew That Pounded ISIS With 1,800 Bombs
KCEN-TV / Posted 8 days ago
Kobani in Syria — in the battle against the Islamic State group. Kurdish forces were entrenched in their own city as waves of Islamic State fighters advanced. The enemy was “sending troops there constantly,” said a weapons systems officer from the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Something to crow about in ChampaignEditor's note: A shortened version of this story appeared online Friday as the
Something to crow about in Champaign
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Editor's note: A shortened version of this story appeared online Friday as the #SundaySneak. CHAMPAIGN — When three local men got together to plan a new restaurant and bar for downtown Champaign, they chose a rooster for their logo and a name... Read more
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Orange County Register
Sustainable by design: Irvine-based LPA works to solve problems rather than chase fashionand Asics America, Laguna Niguel’s city center, the Park Place luxury condos in
Sustainable by design: Irvine-based LPA works to solve problems rather than chase fashion
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
and Asics America, Laguna Niguel’s city center, the Park Place luxury condos in Irvine and Coastline Community College. Those are just a few Orange County landmarks and buildings crafted by Irvine-based design firm LPA, whose... Read more
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York Daily Record
Lafayette Club acquisition good for YorkLike the statue of Lafayette on West Market Street, we raise a toast to York Co
Lafayette Club acquisition good for York
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
Like the statue of Lafayette on West Market Street, we raise a toast to York College for plans to move its Center for Community Engagement to the former Lafayette Club on East Market Street. This is wonderful news for both the college and the... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Clay Hill is first certified organic farm in Seneca CountyIn June, she and her husband, Aaron, officially became the only organic vegetab
Clay Hill is first certified organic farm in Seneca County
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
In June, she and her husband, Aaron, officially became the only organic vegetable producers in Seneca County. "It's a really cool time to be doing this," Kristy said. "There's a lot of synergy around this right now, which is great." Although Clay... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson looks back on a lifetime of pushing for changesummer rain clouds move in on Savannah State University on a recent afternoon,
Former Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson looks back on a lifetime of pushing for change
Savannah Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
summer rain clouds move in on Savannah State University on a recent afternoon, Otis Johnson shuffles through papers in his office inside the Asa H. Gordon Library. Johnson, the university’s scholar in residence, has a lot on his mind. Enough to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Nascent Afghan press in peril with U.S. withdrawalfingerprint scanner. The safety measures were installed in the spring after the
Nascent Afghan press in peril with U.S. withdrawal
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
fingerprint scanner. The safety measures were installed in the spring after the Nai Institute was accused by the Taliban of being "the center of the American cultural invasion." Since the fall of the fundamentalist regime in 2001, the United... Read more
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DNA Info
Amy Langfieldat CNBC.com, NBCNews.com, Reuters, the Los Angeles Daily News and other newsroo
Amy Langfield
DNA Info / Posted 10 days ago
at CNBC.com, NBCNews.com, Reuters, the Los Angeles Daily News and other newsrooms. She has covered business, technology, urban planning, transportation, travel, crime and lots of weird animal stories. She was a member of the team that won a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Model for success lies out west - look at New LynnWorld Class Auckland series draws to a close we take a look at the lessons lear
Model for success lies out west - look at New Lynn
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
World Class Auckland series draws to a close we take a look at the lessons learned and present readers with a blueprint of what it would take to elevate the Super City to the top. An artist's impression of the new-look LynnMall. Illustration /... Read more
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Orange County Register
Why many Orange County riders got off the businto sharp relief the shifting socioeconomic forces that likely underlie a long
Why many Orange County riders got off the bus
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
into sharp relief the shifting socioeconomic forces that likely underlie a long slide in ridership, roughly 70 percent of former bus riders have joined the ranks of motorists, and 36 percent no longer call Orange County home, according to a... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
August 20Questions and Answers - Thursday, 20 15, 4:47 pmPress Release: Office of the Cl
August 20
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Questions and Answers - Thursday, 20 15, 4:47 pmPress Release: Office of the ClerkQuestions to MinistersSchools—Māori Boarding Schools1.MARAMA FOX (Co-Leader—Māori Party) to the Minister of Education : Does the Minister agree that... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOgovernor's labor negotiations vetoSenate overrides IL governor's labor negotiat
VIDEO
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
governor's labor negotiations vetoSenate overrides IL governor's labor negotiations veto The Illinois Senate overrides one of Governor Bruce Rauner's vetoes.More >> The Illinois Senate overrides one of Governor Bruce Rauner's vetoes.More >> East... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Speech to New Zealand Council for Infrastructure DevelopmentAs they are considerable investments, it’s important to get them right.In the c
Speech to New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
As they are considerable investments, it’s important to get them right.In the case of the Sports Centre and Convention Centre, the last thing we want for ratepayers now, and in the future, is to be saddled with assets that don’t work.From the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
At education summit, Christie criticizes teachers union, BushJindal – also each got 45 minutes on stage with former CNN host Campbell Brown,
At education summit, Christie criticizes teachers union, Bush
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
Jindal – also each got 45 minutes on stage with former CNN host Campbell Brown, who founded the 74 Million, a new non-profit aimed at putting a focus on education in the 2016 election. The group is planning a similar forum in Iowa in... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
VIDEOprogramFamilies move into foreclosed, abandoned homes through new program Putt
VIDEO
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
programFamilies move into foreclosed, abandoned homes through new program Putting new life in abandoned homes is the goal of the Winnebago County Housing Authority's community stabilization program.More >> Putting new life in abandoned homes is... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Letters 8/in some local handcrafted music to go with those handcrafted brews? Maybe featu
Letters 8/
The Source Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
in some local handcrafted music to go with those handcrafted brews? Maybe feature a stage with rotating performances of different kinds of tunes? Personally, I'd raise a mug for some boot-stomping bluegrass. —Mark J. BEND: BIG ENOUGH! In a... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
What's the Future of Downtown's Citizens Warehouse?Designed by Roy Place (1887-1950), who designed several buildings on the Univer
What's the Future of Downtown's Citizens Warehouse?
Tucson Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
Designed by Roy Place (1887-1950), who designed several buildings on the University of Arizona campus, and the iconic Pima County Courthouse, the Citizens Warehouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was slated for demolition... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Organizations Calendar (Aug. 19)Las Cruces Chapter of Project Linus: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today at the Good Samaritan
Organizations Calendar (Aug. 19)
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 13 days ago
Las Cruces Chapter of Project Linus: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today at the Good Samaritan Village of Las Cruces, 3011 Buena Vida Circle. Bring your knitting needles, crochet hook, yarn, or sewing machine and supplies. Info: Suzi Stoltzfus, 575-526-3695 or... Read more
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Election 2015: New Democrat leader pledges return of Joint Emergency Preparedness Programannual investment in emergency training and preparedness during a campaign stop
Election 2015: New Democrat leader pledges return of Joint Emergency Preparedness Program
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 13 days ago
annual investment in emergency training and preparedness during a campaign stop in Nanaimo Tuesday morning. Mulcair kicked off the first of three campaign stops on Vancouver Island at Nanaimo’s Benson Creek Falls Regional Park with Nanaimo... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'For the Love of Cities' author will share his vision for Winter ParkPeter Kageyama believes beauty is one of the strongest assets of Winter Park. "
'For the Love of Cities' author will share his vision for Winter Park
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
Peter Kageyama believes beauty is one of the strongest assets of Winter Park. "A beautiful city matters," says the author of "For the Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places." "If here looks better than there, then [talented... Read more
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