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The Chronicle
Who's who: people to know on campusValerie Ashby was chair of the chemistry department at UNC Chapel Hill before c
Who's who: people to know on campus
The Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Valerie Ashby was chair of the chemistry department at UNC Chapel Hill before coming to Duke last year. Everyone knows about men's basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski and President Richard Brodhead, but what about the other important figures on... Read more
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walesonline
The first Great British Bake Off 2016 footageThe first footage unveiled by the BBC shows the line-up, including Welsh hairdr
The first Great British Bake Off 2016 footage
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
The first footage unveiled by the BBC shows the line-up, including Welsh hairdresser Louise Williams, getting ready to show off their first bakes. And some of them have some rather unusual methods indeed, with one admitting that she puts her ear to... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Great British Bake Off 2016: Meet the contestantsThe nation's favourite baking programme returns to our screens this Wednesday.
Great British Bake Off 2016: Meet the contestants
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
The nation's favourite baking programme returns to our screens this Wednesday. This year's line-up includes a nurse, former headmistress, PE teacher, banker,a student, doctor and an aerospace engineer who will be hoping to wow judges Mary Berry and... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Loyalist College names two new deansStarting this fall a pair of new deans will be joining Loyalist College’s leade
Loyalist College names two new deans
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 5 days ago
Starting this fall a pair of new deans will be joining Loyalist College’s leadership team. Kathleen Bazkur has been appointed as dean of Media, Arts + Design and Continuing Education, and June MacDonald Jenkins as dean of Health, Human and Justice... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
New Study Finds that Millions of U.S. Students are Under-Challenged in School - DURHAM NC — Millions of U.S. students are being under-challenged by an American educational system that overemphasizes age-based curriculum according to a new resear...DURHAM, NC— Millions of U.S. students are being under-challenged by an American
New Study Finds that Millions of U.S. Students are Under-Challenged in School - DURHAM NC — Millions of U.S. students are being under-challenged by an American educational system that overemphasizes age-based curriculum according to a new resear...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
DURHAM, NC— Millions of U.S. students are being under-challenged by an American educational system that overemphasizes age-based curriculum, according to a new research study co-authored by Matt Makel, Director of Research at the Duke University... Read more
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Gazette News
Their stories: Students share their A-level successtop results. She achieved two A*s in history and classics and A's in general s
Their stories: Students share their A-level success
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
top results. She achieved two A*s in history and classics and A's in general studies, economics and english literature at the County High School for Girls. Sophie, 18, of Colchester, said: “I worked really hard, definitely the hardest I have... Read more
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Whitehaven News
A-level results joy for Copeland studentsPUPILS across Copeland are planning for an exciting future after receiving thei
A-level results joy for Copeland students
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
PUPILS across Copeland are planning for an exciting future after receiving their A-level results. Months of anticipation came to an end with today's results day, with schools reporting an upward trend - and a host of individual success... Read more
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Bury Free Press
A-LEVEL RESULTS: Thetford Grammar and Thetford Academy celebrate successesTwenty seven students sat A-levels at Thetford Grammar School with a 99 per cen
A-LEVEL RESULTS: Thetford Grammar and Thetford Academy celebrate successes
Bury Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
Twenty seven students sat A-levels at Thetford Grammar School with a 99 per cent overall pass rate and 81 per cent at A* to C. The school’s top performers include Omar El Oakley, Thomas Dennis, Robert Heighton and Emma Ruddy. Omar got A*s in... Read more
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Bury Free Press
A-LEVEL RESULTS: Thetford Grammar and Thetford Academy celebrates successesTwenty seven students sat A-levels at Thetford Grammar School with a 99 per cen
A-LEVEL RESULTS: Thetford Grammar and Thetford Academy celebrates successes
Bury Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
Twenty seven students sat A-levels at Thetford Grammar School with a 99 per cent overall pass rate and 81 per cent at A* to C. The school’s top performers include Omar El Oakley, Thomas Dennis, Robert Heighton and Emma Ruddy. Omar got A*s in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
After Years of Neglectold Fourah Bay College Building FencedAfter several years of neglect by authorities concerned, the Monuments and Reli
After Years of Neglectold Fourah Bay College Building Fenced
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
After several years of neglect by authorities concerned, the Monuments and Relics Commission has finally taken and erected a perimeter fence around the old Fourah Bay College building situated at Cline Town in the eastern part of Freetown. It could... Read more
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birminghammail
level results 2016 LIVE: Photos, video and reactionStudents celebrate their A-level results at King Edward VI High School for Girl
level results 2016 LIVE: Photos, video and reaction
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
Students celebrate their A-level results at King Edward VI High School for Girls in Birmingham. Students were celebrating A level success across Solihull today with an outstanding crop of results. Among the success stories for The Sixth Form... Read more
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Evening Standard
Paul Hollywood shuts down rumours that he is new Top Gear hostThe bakers taking part in the Great British Bake Off 2016 have been revealed B
Paul Hollywood shuts down rumours that he is new Top Gear host
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
The bakers taking part in the Great British Bake Off 2016 have been revealed Bio: After studying Criminology at university, Rav went on to support students at City University, London. He’s experimental with his baking and is inspired by vegan... Read more
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birminghammail
level results 2016 LIVE: Photos, video and reactionStudents celebrate their A-level results at King Edward VI High School for Girl
level results 2016 LIVE: Photos, video and reaction
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
Students celebrate their A-level results at King Edward VI High School for Girls in Birmingham. Every student at Q3 Academy Great Barr received at least one A-Level this year. All students who took 2 or more A-Levels achieved 100% pass rate, the... Read more
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Business Wire
98% of North Carolina Virtual Academy Students Benefitted Academically From Curriculum in 2015DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students at North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA
98% of North Carolina Virtual Academy Students Benefitted Academically From Curriculum in 2015
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students at North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA),an accredited, full-time, online public charter school, will begin their 2016-2017 school year on August 22. According to a spring 2016 survey conducted by Edge... Read more
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Evening Standard
Paul Hollywood hints that he could be new Top Gear hostThe bakers taking part in the Great British Bake Off 2016 have been revealed B
Paul Hollywood hints that he could be new Top Gear host
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
The bakers taking part in the Great British Bake Off 2016 have been revealed Bio: After studying Criminology at university, Rav went on to support students at City University, London. He’s experimental with his baking and is inspired by vegan... Read more
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Island Packet
After some bumps, Beaufort County-run school buses off to mostly smooth startA few delays and glitches aside, Beaufort County public school buses ran smooth
After some bumps, Beaufort County-run school buses off to mostly smooth start
Island Packet / Posted 8 days ago
A few delays and glitches aside, Beaufort County public school buses ran smoothly Monday, the first day of school and the district’s first go at completely managing its own transportation, staff said. For the first time in 20 years, the district is... Read more
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chroniclelive
The Great British Bake Off is back - and you can root for Durham studentMichael Georgiou, a 20-year-old politics and economics student, will be among 1
The Great British Bake Off is back - and you can root for Durham student
chroniclelive / Posted 8 days ago
Michael Georgiou, a 20-year-old politics and economics student, will be among 12 amateur bakers competing for the approval of judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in the hit TV show. As the youngest contestant of the series, Michael will be pitted... Read more
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Evening Standard
GBBO's Nadiya Hussain: I was slaughtering animals aged fiveNadiya Hussain says wedding day was ‘worst day of my life’ Great British Bake
GBBO's Nadiya Hussain: I was slaughtering animals aged five
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Nadiya Hussain says wedding day was ‘worst day of my life’ Great British Bake Off 2016 - contestants in pictures Great British Bake Off 2016 - contestants in pictures The bakers taking part in the Great British Bake Off 2016 have been... Read more
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Marie Claire
Meet the new Great British Bake Off castAs August rolls on and it starts to get darker earlier, Autumn gets closer. Whe
Meet the new Great British Bake Off cast
Marie Claire / Posted 8 days ago
As August rolls on and it starts to get darker earlier, Autumn gets closer. Whether you can't wait to dig out the tight and boots, or you're clinging to dreams of sun dresses, there's one thing about the end of August that's always exciting: Great... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Great British Bake Off: Meet the Northern Ireland jet engineer in the mix - whose speciality may just be rolls By Eleanor Bley Griffiths Great British Bake Off: Meet the Northern Ireland
Great British Bake Off: Meet the Northern Ireland jet engineer in the mix - whose speciality may just be rolls
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
By Eleanor Bley Griffiths Great British Bake Off: Meet the Northern Ireland jet engineer in the mix - whose speciality may just be... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norfolk nurse vying to be star baker in new series of The Great British Bake Off Kate , one of the contestants for this year's BBC1's cookery contest, The Gre
Norfolk nurse vying to be star baker in new series of The Great British Bake Off
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 days ago
Kate , one of the contestants for this year's BBC1's cookery contest, The Great British Bake Off. Mark Bourdillon/BBC/PA Wire A farmer’s daughter from Norfolk will... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The Great British Bake Off 2016 contestants have been revealed | Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 07:04 am A pastor, a PE teache
The Great British Bake Off 2016 contestants have been revealed
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 07:04 am A pastor, a PE teacher and an aerospace engineer will be hoping to... Read more
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walesonline
The full Great British Bake Off 2016 lineup revealedAnd it looks as though this season will be a lot more competitive than the prev
The full Great British Bake Off 2016 lineup revealed
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
And it looks as though this season will be a lot more competitive than the previous ones . "They know the standard is now pretty high, and I think they were slower to bond this year than they were in the past," says Berry of the tense atmosphere in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pastor, PE teacher and engineer compete to be Great British Bake Off champion A pastor, a PE teacher and an aerospace engineer will be hoping to follow i
Pastor, PE teacher and engineer compete to be Great British Bake Off champion
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
A pastor, a PE teacher and an aerospace engineer will be hoping to follow in the footsteps... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
July 10, 2011ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENTS Do you have something to announce? If your club, church or
July 10, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENTS Do you have something to announce? If your club, church or other organization is planning a meeting, fundraiser, festival or other special event, let your neighbors know! Send information to the Tri-County Citizen, P.O. Box 158;... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
May 8, 2011ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENTS Do you have something to announce? If your club, church o
May 8, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENTS Do you have something to announce? If your club, church or other organization is planning a meeting, fundraiser, festival or other special event, let your neighbors know! Send information to the Tri-County Citizen, P.O. Box 158;... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Expectations high for Shrewsbury School at Edinburgh Fringe « Shropshire StarThe musical is the latest in a long list of home-grown Shrewsbury School musica
Expectations high for Shrewsbury School at Edinburgh Fringe « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 12 days ago
The musical is the latest in a long list of home-grown Shrewsbury School musicals, and rehearsals are being held for a 90-minute version that will be performed every day at Edinburgh Fringe Festival from Sunday to August 21. Music has been written... Read more
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Business Wire
iDevices Expands Leadership Team as it Continues its Strategic Direction and Growth in the Smart Home MarketAVON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iDevices®, the preeminent brand in the smart home
iDevices Expands Leadership Team as it Continues its Strategic Direction and Growth in the Smart Home Market
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
AVON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iDevices®, the preeminent brand in the smart home industry, announces the expansion of their leadership team through internal promotion and the addition of new talent. Warren Katz, formerly the company’s Vice President... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Top things to do this weekend: August 12-14Details: Classic-car shows, drag races and swap meets make up this annual event
Top things to do this weekend: August 12-14
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
Details: Classic-car shows, drag races and swap meets make up this annual event that celebrates Chrysler vehicles. Other family-friendly events round out the three-day affair. Times: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 8 to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.... Read more
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Hartford Courant
On Their Way: Summer Campers 'Broadway Bound'For nearly two decades, the summer program known as "Broadway Bound — A Literar
On Their Way: Summer Campers 'Broadway Bound'
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 days ago
For nearly two decades, the summer program known as "Broadway Bound — A Literary Look at a Modern Musical" has used educational resources and arts training to help sixth-to-eighth graders from around the state become better writers, better... Read more
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Northern Echo
Youngsters from across North-East step back in time with Auckland Castle summer schoolLaura Emmerson, lead music and arts worker, said: “At the start of the week ver
Youngsters from across North-East step back in time with Auckland Castle summer school
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
Laura Emmerson, lead music and arts worker, said: “At the start of the week very few of our summer school participants had any knowledge of the Prince Bishops of Durham or enough confidence to step onto the stage. “The positive change they... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Outgoing University College School headteacher will miss pupils when he retires UCS headteacher Kenneth Durham with sixth form students outside the school en
Outgoing University College School headteacher will miss pupils when he retires
The Ham&High Network / Posted 16 days ago
UCS headteacher Kenneth Durham with sixth form students outside the school entrance. Picture: Nigel Sutton. A highly-respected headteacher set to retire after 17 years... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Mark Woods: Savannah Goodman fights severe combined immunodeficiency; doctors impressed with her spiritIf you were alive in the 1970s, you probably remember the story of the Bubble B
Mark Woods: Savannah Goodman fights severe combined immunodeficiency; doctors impressed with her spirit
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
If you were alive in the 1970s, you probably remember the story of the Bubble Boy. A boy named David was born in Texas with severe combined immunodeficiency, a disease that leaves the immune system so compromised that exposure to everyday germs and... Read more
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The News & Observer
7 things to do in the Triangle this weekend: Paperhand, beer fest, more | News & Observer August 4, 2016 12:00 PM Fun stuff this weekend includes
7 things to do in the Triangle this weekend: Paperhand, beer fest, more
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
| News & Observer August 4, 2016 12:00 PM Fun stuff this weekend includes the start of Paperhand Puppet... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra August 5Knitting, live music and ice sculptures will be at the National Portrait Galler
Canberra Weekender: What's on in Canberra August 5
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
Knitting, live music and ice sculptures will be at the National Portrait Gallery for the Winter Festival. Love the Canberra Weekender? Get it sent straight to your inbox! TRUFFLE FESTIVAL Canberra's truffle season is in full swing, with the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ryan Lochte's new 'ice blue' hairHeld speaks about his time at NC State and shares his thoughts about his first
Ryan Lochte's new 'ice blue' hair
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
Held speaks about his time at NC State and shares his thoughts about his first trip to compete in the Olympics. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kirsty Coventry visited the Harris YMCA in Charlotte on Thursday. Before she... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Hundreds gather to honor deceased veteran in Mt. JulietDriver killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west NashvilleDriver killed in rollo
Hundreds gather to honor deceased veteran in Mt. Juliet
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
Driver killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west NashvilleDriver killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west Nashville The rollover crash happened on I-40 overnight. (WSMV) The fatal team has been called to investigate a rollover crash on Interstate 40... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Time Warner taking 10 percent stake in HuluThousands of Metro students heading back to school on WednesdayThousands of Met
Time Warner taking 10 percent stake in Hulu
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
Thousands of Metro students heading back to school on WednesdayThousands of Metro students heading back to school on Wednesday Wednesday is the first day of school in Metro Nashville as 88,000 students get ready to flood classrooms this... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Driver killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west NashvilleThousands of Metro students heading back to school on WednesdayThousands of Met
Driver killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
Thousands of Metro students heading back to school on WednesdayThousands of Metro students heading back to school on Wednesday Wednesday is the first day of school in Metro Nashville as 88,000 students get ready to flood classrooms this... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Metro Council approves expansion at FontanelProsecutors: State lawmaker planned to profit from tax hikeProsecutors: State l
Metro Council approves expansion at Fontanel
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
Prosecutors: State lawmaker planned to profit from tax hikeProsecutors: State lawmaker planned to profit from tax hike State Rep. Joe Armstrong, D-Knoxville Even as a Tennessee lawmaker campaigned to pass a hefty increase in the state's cigarette... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Video shows Leonardo DiCaprio's street prank of Jonah Hill1 person killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west Nashville1 person killed in r
Video shows Leonardo DiCaprio's street prank of Jonah Hill
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
1 person killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west Nashville1 person killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west Nashville The rollover crash happened on I-40 overnight. (WSMV) The fatal team has been called to investigate a rollover crash on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Prosecutors: State lawmaker planned to profit from tax hike State Rep. Joe Armstrong, D-Knoxville Even as a Tennessee lawmaker campaigne
Prosecutors: State lawmaker planned to profit from tax hike
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
State Rep. Joe Armstrong, D-Knoxville Even as a Tennessee lawmaker campaigned to pass a hefty increase in the state's cigarette... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
1 person killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west Nashville The rollover crash happened on I-40 overnight. (WSMV) The fatal team has bee
1 person killed in rollover crash on I-40 in west Nashville
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
The rollover crash happened on I-40 overnight. (WSMV) The fatal team has been called to investigate a rollover crash on... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Thousands of Metro students heading back to school on Wednesday Wednesday is the first day of school in Metro Nashville as 88,000 students ge
Thousands of Metro students heading back to school on Wednesday
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
Wednesday is the first day of school in Metro Nashville as 88,000 students get ready to flood classrooms this... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Rescue crews search for teen who fell into Mississippi RiverThousands of Metro students heading back to school on WednesdayThousands of Met
Rescue crews search for teen who fell into Mississippi River
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 days ago
Thousands of Metro students heading back to school on WednesdayThousands of Metro students heading back to school on Wednesday Wednesday is the first day of school in Metro Nashville as 88,000 students get ready to flood classrooms this... Read more
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The News & Observer
Federal judge to hear arguments on blocking HB2Winston-Salem | News & Observer July 31, 2016 5:10 PM As legal bills for th
Federal judge to hear arguments on blocking HB2
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
Winston-Salem | News & Observer July 31, 2016 5:10 PM As legal bills for the governor and legislators defending House Bill 2 climb above $176,000, lawyers arguing for and against the controversial... Read more
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The News & Observer
Book sellers hope new Harry Potter has the magic touchTriangle book sellers primed for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' | News & O
Book sellers hope new Harry Potter has the magic touch
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
Triangle book sellers primed for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' | News & Observer July 29, 2016 6:52 PM Austin Nagy works to attach a flying broom to the ceiling of Quail Ridge Books in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
DWP forced to reveal vast list of firms using benefit claimants for free workThe Tory government has been forced to reveal a vast list of firms that hoovere
DWP forced to reveal vast list of firms using benefit claimants for free work
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
The Tory government has been forced to reveal a vast list of firms that hoovered up free labour from benefit claimants after spending four years trying to keep it a secret. Poundstretcher, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons are among more than 500 companies,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Series five of The Dumping Ground is taking shape in Morpeth with some new starsBut it’s true. The fifth series of BBC drama The Dumping Ground is being filmed
Series five of The Dumping Ground is taking shape in Morpeth with some new stars
chroniclelive / Posted 26 days ago
But it’s true. The fifth series of BBC drama The Dumping Ground is being filmed here, having relocated from Newcastle because the former La Sagesse School, in Jesmond, has become a housing development. Cast and crew have colonised the old fire... Read more
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The Christian Post
Hillary Clinton 'Makes History,' but Not in the Way You ThinkDr. Steve Turley is a teacher of Theology and Rhetoric at Tall Oaks Classical S
Hillary Clinton 'Makes History,' but Not in the Way You Think
The Christian Post / Posted 27 days ago
Dr. Steve Turley is a teacher of Theology and Rhetoric at Tall Oaks Classical School in New Castle, Delaware, and professor of Fine Arts at Eastern University. "Hillary Clinton Officially Becomes First Woman to Win Major Party Nomination."... Read more
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