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Philly.com
Vine bridges cross Japan's remote Iya Valleyknow the Iya Valley for its remoteness, alpine scenery, and vine bridges, and f
Vine bridges cross Japan's remote Iya Valley
Philly.com / Posted 4 hours ago
know the Iya Valley for its remoteness, alpine scenery, and vine bridges, and for being the fabled 12th-century refuge of the Heike clan. Americans are unlikely to know it at all, but if they do, it's probably because of Alex Kerr. At the... Read more
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The Hindu
CET toppers swear by thorough preparationand solving previous years’ questions papers is what helped these students top
CET toppers swear by thorough preparation
The Hindu / Posted 15 hours ago
and solving previous years’ questions papers is what helped these students top the Common Entrance Test 2016, the results of which were announced on Saturday. Sanjay M. Goudar from Seshadripuram PU College, Yelahanka, who has got the second rank... Read more
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The Advocate
Hotels adapting to decrease in millennial visitorsup: Visitors ages 35 to 49, making up about 30 percent. The smallest group? Th
Hotels adapting to decrease in millennial visitors
The Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
up: Visitors ages 35 to 49, making up about 30 percent. The smallest group? Those ages 25 to 34 made up about 15 percent of the city’s visitors — its lowest point in five years, according to a recent University of New Orleans report. New... Read more
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The Irish Times
Nothing radical: the rebuilding of DublinA hundred years ago, at the end of May 1916, what was then called Sackville Str
Nothing radical: the rebuilding of Dublin
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
A hundred years ago, at the end of May 1916, what was then called Sackville Street lay in smouldering ruins. Intensive shelling had left the street – now O’Connell Street – and surrounding area in a state that must have seemed apocalyptic to all who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Qedani Mahlangu - Gauteng Health Prov Budget Vote 2016Members of the Mayoral Committees for Health from all the Municipalities of our
MEC Qedani Mahlangu - Gauteng Health Prov Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Members of the Mayoral Committees for Health from all the Municipalities of our Province; Cuban Ambassador: His Excellency Carlos Fernandez de Casio Ponninguez As I rise to present the Gauteng Department of Health Budget vote 2016/17, I wish to... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
Significant Changes to the Hyde Park SceneNews“The area real estate market is...strong enough to attract a number of pote
Significant Changes to the Hyde Park Scene
The Chicago Maroon / Posted yesterday
News“The area real estate market is...strong enough to attract a number of potential investors and support a range of residential options.” Hyde Park’s history continues to be shaped by the University that... Read more
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The Chronicle
New study shows connection between urban environments and children's mental healthA new study involving a Duke researcher found that low social cohesion and crim
New study shows connection between urban environments and children's mental health
The Chronicle / Posted yesterday
A new study involving a Duke researcher found that low social cohesion and crime victimization could explain high rates of psychosis in urban areas. A new study found that crime and a lack of neighborly trust can lead to greater rates of psychotic... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Canterbury’s best post ’quake buildings recognisedat 2016 Architecture AwardsMedia releaseFrom a “mega tower” on a five-metre by
Canterbury’s best post ’quake buildings recognised
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
at 2016 Architecture AwardsMedia releaseFrom a “mega tower” on a five-metre by five-metre handkerchief of land through to important works of educational, public and commercial architecture, the recipients of the 2016 Canterbury Architecture Awards... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Light-rail stations could open sooner under new Sound Transit planas soon as 2024, under a revised plan released Thursday by the transit agency.
Light-rail stations could open sooner under new Sound Transit plan
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
as soon as 2024, under a revised plan released Thursday by the transit agency. The quicker timelines — expected to be part of a Sound Transit 3 ballot measure to go before voters this fall — are possible mainly because of new financial assumptions... Read more
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The Advocate
With south Baton Rouge 'booming,' residents say struggling north virtually invisible to investors, parish leadersEast Baton Rouge Parish Metro Councilwoman Tara Wicker calls Florida Boulevard
With south Baton Rouge 'booming,' residents say struggling north virtually invisible to investors, parish leaders
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Councilwoman Tara Wicker calls Florida Boulevard the “Mason-Dixon line” of the parish . The mother of five, who has lived near that borderline her entire life and represents much of north Baton Rouge on the council, said... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Middlbury College to graduate more than 500 on SundayMIDDLEBURY — At last! Middlebury College will graduate more than 500 seniors on
Middlbury College to graduate more than 500 on Sunday
The Addison County Independent / Posted 2 days ago
MIDDLEBURY — At last! Middlebury College will graduate more than 500 seniors on Sunday in a ceremony that will be steeped in tradition, yet with an air of lightness befitting the current generation. Thousands of out-of-town guests are expected to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Restaurant transitions: La Hacienda closing for renovations, The Indian Feast to open in River MarketRock, has announced it will close starting June for renovations -- a major face
Restaurant transitions: La Hacienda closing for renovations, The Indian Feast to open in River Market
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Rock, has announced it will close starting June for renovations -- a major face-lift for kitchen and dining room -- and planning to reopen in mid-August. Fernando Alvarez says he's waiting on his architects to establish the exact dates. The... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit stars in Architecture Biennale in Veniceby Preston Scott Cohen Inc. The architects at Preston Scott Cohen inserted thei
Detroit stars in Architecture Biennale in Venice
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
by Preston Scott Cohen Inc. The architects at Preston Scott Cohen inserted their proposed building where the U.S. Post Office is along the Detroit River, making it part of the skyline. The architectural interpretations of four Detroit... Read more
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DW
Wrocław: Rediscovered avant garde |The Market Square, with its restaurants, cafés, horse-drawn carriages, buskers
Wrocław: Rediscovered avant garde |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
The Market Square, with its restaurants, cafés, horse-drawn carriages, buskers and art dealers, is the focal point of Wrocław’s old town. The tourist’s eye may wander up along the gabled patricians’ houses ranging from Renaissance and Baroque to Art... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Restaurant transitions: La Hacienda closed for renovations, Raduno expands lunch menuRock, has announced it will close starting June for renovations -- a major face
Restaurant transitions: La Hacienda closed for renovations, Raduno expands lunch menu
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Rock, has announced it will close starting June for renovations -- a major face-lift for kitchen and dining room -- and planning to reopen in mid-August. Fernando Alvarez says he's waiting on his architects to establish the exact dates. The... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxfordshould be deployed to tackle the housing crisis gripping Oxford, it has been cl
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxford
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
should be deployed to tackle the housing crisis gripping Oxford, it has been claimed. Andrew Gant, the new leader of the Liberal Democrats on Oxford City Council, said more needed to be done to help young professionals who were vital to... Read more
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Oxford Mail
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxfordshould be deployed to tackle the housing crisis gripping Oxford, it has been cl
First chance to see 'pod homes' plan as calls are made for more innovative housing schemes in Oxford
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
should be deployed to tackle the housing crisis gripping Oxford, it has been claimed. Andrew Gant, the new leader of the Liberal Democrats on Oxford City Council, said more needed to be done to help young professionals who were vital to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New Barclay movie theater and retail complex construction progressesWork is progressing on the 300-acre Barclay development in south Wilmington, wh
New Barclay movie theater and retail complex construction progresses
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
Work is progressing on the 300-acre Barclay development in south Wilmington, which will include a movie theater as part of a retail complex. The...StarNewsOnline.comMay 25, 2016 6:17 PM

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- People want more places to shop, to... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
What makes a 'good' development in the Wilmington area?Work is progressing on the 300-acre Barclay development in south Wilmington, wh
What makes a 'good' development in the Wilmington area?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Work is progressing on the 300-acre Barclay development in south Wilmington, which will include a movie theater as part of a retail complex. The...StarNewsOnline.comMay 25, 2016 6:17 PM

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- People want more places to shop, to... Read more

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The Wilmington Star-News
What makes a 'good' development in the Wilmington area?Work is progressing on the 300-acre Barclay development in south Wilmington, wh
What makes a 'good' development in the Wilmington area?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
Work is progressing on the 300-acre Barclay development in south Wilmington, which will include a movie theater as part of a retail complex. The...StarNewsOnline.comMay 25, 2016 4:07 PM

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. -- People want more places to shop, to... Read more

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Charleston City Paper
City planners present hotel study findingsPreserving Charleston’s urban core was the main topic of discussion during the
City planners present hotel study findings
Charleston City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
Preserving Charleston’s urban core was the main topic of discussion during the presentation of the city’s 90-day hotel study at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Conducted by the Planning Department, traffic engineers, and the College of Charleston... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Citizens' group aims to organize history conferenceThere are bits and pieces of the Kenai Peninsula’s history scattered in archive
Citizens' group aims to organize history conference
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 3 days ago
There are bits and pieces of the Kenai Peninsula’s history scattered in archives from Russia to Washington, D.C. It’s hard to get a detailed picture of the peninsula’s history in one place. That’s one of the goals of the conference a group of Kenai... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Students’ Concept for Mobility App for the Blind Wins National Challenge from Toyota and Net ImpactTexas—Imagine an average commute. Perhaps you wait for a bus, walk through crow
Students’ Concept for Mobility App for the Blind Wins National Challenge from Toyota and Net Impact
The Auto Channel / Posted 3 days ago
Texas—Imagine an average commute. Perhaps you wait for a bus, walk through crowded streets and ride an elevator up to your office. Now, imagine doing it without being able to see clearly or even at all. A team of students did just that and came up... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Before you send your student to college with a car(CBS NEWS) - For students graduating from high school this spring and planning
Before you send your student to college with a car
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
(CBS NEWS) - For students graduating from high school this spring and planning to go to college in the fall, the next few months will be a busy time for them and their parents. If one of the things you're dealing with as a parent is your child taking... Read more
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USA Today
Vietnam at a crossroadsHO CHI MINH CITY — One of the first stories I ever worked on in Vietnam, almost
Vietnam at a crossroads
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
HO CHI MINH CITY — One of the first stories I ever worked on in Vietnam, almost nine years ago, was a look at how the country's higher education system was letting down its students, favoring hidebound teaching methods and outdated curricula that... Read more
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Weekly Times
Paddock to pageher family’s Wooroona property in Queensland's Central Highlands has started a
Paddock to page
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
her family’s Wooroona property in Queensland's Central Highlands has started a magazine called Graziher, to share stories of women on the land. AS A young girl, Claire Dunne would flick through her mother’s magazines, with bold aspirations for... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Meet the teenage brothers juggling two businessesForest Fields already have one successful business under their belt – now they'
Meet the teenage brothers juggling two businesses
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 days ago
Forest Fields already have one successful business under their belt – now they're ready to begin a new venture after one of them won a national competition. Umar Ghaffar, 16, and his brother Usman, 19, are planning to build a network of... Read more
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CBS News
Before you send your student to college with a car, consider thisFor students graduating from high school this spring and planning to go to coll
Before you send your student to college with a car, consider this
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
For students graduating from high school this spring and planning to go to college in the fall, the next few months will be a busy time for them and their parents. If one of the things you're dealing with as a parent is your child taking a car to... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Fast-track teacher certification program filling instructional gapsBREMERTON — When John Thornton retired from a career as a Navy corpsman, he fan
Fast-track teacher certification program filling instructional gaps
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
BREMERTON — When John Thornton retired from a career as a Navy corpsman, he fancied becoming a professional soccer coach. When his wife rolled her eyes and said, "The Sounders aren't calling any time soon," he looked at other options. Today,... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas A&M Forest Service Confirms Emerald Ash Borer Found in Texas - May 23 2016 —COLLEGE STATION Texas—The invasive emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees across the U.S. has been detected in Texas. State and...May 23, 2016—COLLEGE STATION, Texas—The invasive emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle
Texas A&M Forest Service Confirms Emerald Ash Borer Found in Texas - May 23 2016 —COLLEGE STATION Texas—The invasive emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees across the U.S. has been detected in Texas. State and...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
May 23, 2016—COLLEGE STATION, Texas—The invasive emerald ash borer (EAB) beetle that has killed tens of millions of ash trees across the U.S. has been detected in Texas. State and federal agencies are preparing people and communities with... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
50 years ago: Grand jury to investigate government corruption allegationsallegations Monday, May 23, 11:38 AM EDT Circuit Judge Marion Gooding directe
50 years ago: Grand jury to investigate government corruption allegations
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
allegations Monday, May 23, 11:38 AM EDT Circuit Judge Marion Gooding directed the grand jury to investigate a range of accusations that public officials were violating the law and wasting public funds. �There has been wide publicity given... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City Council President Supports Sheldon House Salea public stand on the issue after doing my best to listen to all sides on the i
City Council President Supports Sheldon House Sale
The Post-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
a public stand on the issue after doing my best to listen to all sides on the issue, and at after delaying consideration of the resolution by the City Council by one week to give everyone an opportunity to speak,'' Rabb stated. ''I am a neighbor... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
UWM, MU host spring commencement ceremonies, “the pay off” after years of hard workMILWAUKEE — Graduation ceremonies were held for University of Wisconsin-Milwauk
UWM, MU host spring commencement ceremonies, “the pay off” after years of hard work
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 6 days ago
MILWAUKEE — Graduation ceremonies were held for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University students Sunday, May 22nd in downtown Milwaukee. There was a “Black Ceremony” that began at 9:00 a.m. for all Bachelor’s, Master’s, and... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Con”grad”ulations! UW-Milwaukee, Marquette University host spring commencement ceremoniesMILWAUKEE — Graduation ceremonies were held for University of Wisconsin-Milwauk
Con”grad”ulations! UW-Milwaukee, Marquette University host spring commencement ceremonies
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 6 days ago
MILWAUKEE — Graduation ceremonies were held for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University students Sunday, May 22nd in downtown Milwaukee. There was a “Black Ceremony” that began at 9:00 a.m. for all Bachelor’s, Master’s, and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Venice Biennale focuses on Detroit of the imaginationcities like Detroit? Fancy meets fact in the upcoming Venice Biennale architec
Venice Biennale focuses on Detroit of the imagination
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
cities like Detroit? Fancy meets fact in the upcoming Venice Biennale architecture show in Italy, where a dozen teams of architects imagine how to redevelop several iconic Detroit sites including the Packard Plant and the Dequindre Cut. The... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Roadshow to help Bumi students enrol in IPTsMinister, Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, aimed to help Bumiputera stude
Roadshow to help Bumi students enrol in IPTs
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
Minister, Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, aimed to help Bumiputera students further their studies at institutes of higher learning (IPT) throughout the country. Bumiputera Education Main Committee Chairman Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Ir Dr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Mutharika's SONA SpeechMr. Speaker, Sir, I am pleased to deliver this morning the State of the Nation
President Mutharika's SONA Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Mr. Speaker, Sir, I am pleased to deliver this morning the State of the Nation Address to this august House, and to officially open the 2016/2017 Budget Meeting. Before I proceed, allow me, Mr. Speaker, Sir, to convey my deepest condolences to the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra's top 10 power couples revealedThe Prime Minister and his accomplished wife may sit clear at the top of this y
Canberra's top 10 power couples revealed
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Prime Minister and his accomplished wife may sit clear at the top of this year's list of Canberra's power couples, but they share with the large majority of the pairings the thread of government work. Professional couples with a direct link to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Three theories for the cause of Toronto’s gun-homicide spikeusually bring my kids in before 8, because you never know.” The field borders
Three theories for the cause of Toronto’s gun-homicide spike
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
usually bring my kids in before 8, because you never know.” The field borders Jamestown Crescent, where a pregnant mother of two, Rochelle Bobb, was shot and killed Sunday night. Her baby was saved by emergency cesarean section. The incident... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit Tigers Foundation to give $300,000 for Detroit PAL complexTiger Stadium. The Detroit Tigers Foundation said Friday it will give $300,000
Detroit Tigers Foundation to give $300,000 for Detroit PAL complex
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 days ago
Tiger Stadium. The Detroit Tigers Foundation said Friday it will give $300,000 — its largest-ever donation — to the nonprofit Detroit Police Athletic League on Monday for the youth sports organization's $11 million multisports complex and... Read more
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Al.com
Trussville teen takes on politics with bid for city council seatWhile most high school seniors are dreaming of graduation, lazy summers on the
Trussville teen takes on politics with bid for city council seat
Al.com / Posted 8 days ago
While most high school seniors are dreaming of graduation, lazy summers on the lake and future college parties, one Trussville teen is planning for city sidewalks and police body cameras. Paul Anthony Irwin, the 18-year-old son of a Birmingham... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Population declining throughout most of mid-Hudson [database search]Population is creeping upward in a handful of Orange County towns but declining
Population declining throughout most of mid-Hudson [database search]
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 8 days ago
Population is creeping upward in a handful of Orange County towns but declining almost everywhere else in the region, according to the latest municipal population estimates released Thursday by the Census Bureau. According to the new data for Orange,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Rumblings: Urban Meyer relaxes ban on blue for special dayBob Hunter commentary | As coach Urban Meyer puts the Ohio State football tea
Rumblings: Urban Meyer relaxes ban on blue for special day
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Bob Hunter commentary | As coach Urban Meyer puts the Ohio State football team through four days of seminars next week on the importance of voting and knowing the vagaries of the system —... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Family unites at JPD memorial serviceA tragedy more than a century old helped unite family spread across the country
Family unites at JPD memorial service
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
A tragedy more than a century old helped unite family spread across the country, some of whom met for the first time just before the Jackson Police Department's police memorial service Thursday. The name of James H. Redmond, who was shot and killed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Erap presidency reduxJoseph Estrada. Both are mayors for several years before they rose to the presi
Erap presidency redux
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
Joseph Estrada. Both are mayors for several years before they rose to the presidency. Estrada who is currently the mayor of the city of Manila won a second term in the May 9 elections. He first became mayor of San Juan when it was still a... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
East Green project unveiled by SIEDCThe plan listed 22 catalytic projects in various stages of development for down
East Green project unveiled by SIEDC
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
The plan listed 22 catalytic projects in various stages of development for downtown Tiffin. SIEDC President and CEO David Zak said two projects are active. "We are working on a mixed-use infill on the old site of the Stalsworth Hotel (25 E. Market... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘There’s a connection between dying towns and no architects’Carole Pollard has no doubt as to the value of architects; after all, she has b
‘There’s a connection between dying towns and no architects’
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Carole Pollard has no doubt as to the value of architects; after all, she has been practising in the profession since she graduated from the DIT School of Architecture in 1991 and recently became the third woman president of the Royal Institute of... Read more
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The Source Weekly
A More Livable Bendthe city's population will surpass 130,000 in 20 years. With this in mind, in w
A More Livable Bend
The Source Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
the city's population will surpass 130,000 in 20 years. With this in mind, in what way the city grows is both a subject of deep concern and an opportunity for the community to help shape the future. The inaugural Bend Livability Project is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Taco Bell moves to Fayetteville's Dickson StreetFAYETTEVILLE -- A Taco Bell Cantina will move into the former Common Grounds at
Taco Bell moves to Fayetteville's Dickson Street
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- A Taco Bell Cantina will move into the former Common Grounds at 412 W. Dickson St., an official with the franchisee said Tuesday. K-MAC Enterprises closed the Taco Bell on College Avenue on Sunday, and a sign on its window said the... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
New 'TinyFarm' in town wants zoning change to sell veggies from homeCities are for farming. That's the idea a partnership of local food aficionados
New 'TinyFarm' in town wants zoning change to sell veggies from home
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 10 days ago
Cities are for farming. That's the idea a partnership of local food aficionados have planted in a project that's starting to take root. But for it to fully bloom, they want City Council to start allowing residential farm stands by the time harvest... Read more
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