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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos | 02.01.16 | News & Observer A member of the PPK block (Krishna Peacock Feather
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
02.01.16 | News & Observer A member of the PPK block (Krishna Peacock Feather) takes part in a carnival parade at Jardim dos Pirineus neighbourhood, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on February 7, 2016. The Krishna Peacock Feather... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
James Edward BennettEd Bennett goes to so many fundraisers and society functions his friends joke t
James Edward Bennett
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Ed Bennett goes to so many fundraisers and society functions his friends joke that he must sleep in a tuxedo. Knowing his back story makes the ribbing all the more entertaining. “You’ll find his picture sometimes two or three times in the same... Read more
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Philly.com
Kids preserve fertility while fighting cancerhopes for the future, in the form of tiny ovarian and testicular tissues saved
Kids preserve fertility while fighting cancer
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
hopes for the future, in the form of tiny ovarian and testicular tissues saved by Chicago hospitals. “We really hope that they’re seeing it as a message of hope,” said Lurie Children’s Hospital pediatric nurse practitioner Barbara Lockart, who... Read more
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USA Today
Corrections & Clarificationsname was incorrect on USA TODAY's Sept. 10 Best-Selling Books list. News: An e
Corrections & Clarifications
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
name was incorrect on USA TODAY's Sept. 10 Best-Selling Books list. News: An earlier version of the following story misstated whom Edward VII married.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City Colleges' faculty vote no confidence in chancellorcouncil Thursday announced a vote of no confidence in the chancellor's leadersh
City Colleges' faculty vote no confidence in chancellor
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
council Thursday announced a vote of no confidence in the chancellor's leadership, citing uneasiness with steps administrators have taken to "reinvent" the state's largest community college network. The decision comes after Chancellor Cheryl... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nyusi Lays Wreath At Heroes' MonumentMaputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi declared on Wednesday that the heroe
Nyusi Lays Wreath At Heroes' Monument
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi declared on Wednesday that the heroes who fell in the struggle to liberate the country from Portuguese colonial rule “do not signify only the past, but also the present, and they will signify the future -... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Krewe de Bon Coeur: Come One Come All … the Circus The Krewe du Bon Coeur celebrated its 19th annual presentation and ball Satur
Krewe de Bon Coeur: Come One Come All … the Circus
Southwest Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The Krewe du Bon Coeur celebrated its 19th annual presentation and ball Saturday, January 9, at Habibi Shrine Center. This year's theme was “Come One Come All…the Circus.” Posted Feb. 1, 2016 at... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part IIoutside a mosque on the Upper West Side during Ramadan. Right: In January 2015,
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part II
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 days ago
outside a mosque on the Upper West Side during Ramadan. Right: In January 2015, after complaints from Muslim students at the University of Minnesota, the university ordered that posters depicting a caricature of Mohammed be taken down. The ban... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The driving force behind Chicago's 7-marathon manSitting in his hotel room in Australia on Saturday morning after finishing the
The driving force behind Chicago's 7-marathon man
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Sitting in his hotel room in Australia on Saturday morning after finishing the mother of all marathons, Daniel Cartica couldn't sleep. It was 9:30 a.m. Down Under, just seven hours after the Chicagoan had completed the World Marathon Challenge, a... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Islamization Of America In 2015, Part 2Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, The following is a chron
The Islamization Of America In 2015, Part 2
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, The following is a chronological survey of some of the main stories about Islam and Islamism in America during the second quarter of 2015. Part 1 of this series can be found here. April 1.... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
New officers elected to National Restaurant AssociationThis is a news release from National Restaurant Association The National Resta
New officers elected to National Restaurant Association
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
This is a news release from National Restaurant Association The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced today the election of officers to its Board of Directors and Board of Trustees,... Read more
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Philly.com
Transgender adolescents, brother and sister, seek their true selvesalmost unheard-of phenomenon - transgender siblings who are not twins. This cas
Transgender adolescents, brother and sister, seek their true selves
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
almost unheard-of phenomenon - transgender siblings who are not twins. This case is an anomaly, says Norman P. Spack, a pediatric endocrinologist who has treated more than 300 transgender adolescents. Even among transgender people with an identical... Read more
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Investopedia
University Donations Hit a Record in 2015Contributions and gifts to colleges and universities in 2015 reached a staggeri
University Donations Hit a Record in 2015
Investopedia / Posted 12 days ago
Contributions and gifts to colleges and universities in 2015 reached a staggering $40.3 billion, according to the latest Voluntary Support to Education survey, done annually by the Council for Aid to Education. Nearly 1,000 colleges and schools in... Read more
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Science Daily
Stellar parenting: Making new stars by 'adopting' stray cosmic gases: Study suggests globular clusters gain star-making fuel from outside cluster itselfInstead of having all their stellar progeny at once, globular clusters can some
Stellar parenting: Making new stars by 'adopting' stray cosmic gases: Study suggests globular clusters gain star-making fuel from outside cluster itself
Science Daily / Posted 12 days ago
Instead of having all their stellar progeny at once, globular clusters can somehow bear second or even third sets of thousands of sibling stars. Now a new study led by researchers at the Kavli Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics (KIAA) at Peking... Read more
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PhysOrg
Stellar parenting: Making new stars by 'adopting' stray cosmic gasescluster NGC 1783 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, taken by the Hubble Space Teles
Stellar parenting: Making new stars by 'adopting' stray cosmic gases
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
cluster NGC 1783 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. This dense swarm of stars is located about 160,000 light years from Earth and has the mass of about 170,000 Suns. A new study by astronomers from the Kavli... Read more
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Newswise
Stellar Parenting: Making New Stars by 'Adopting' Stray Cosmic Gasessuggests globular clusters gain star-making fuel from outside cluster itself A
Stellar Parenting: Making New Stars by 'Adopting' Stray Cosmic Gases
Newswise / Posted 12 days ago
suggests globular clusters gain star-making fuel from outside cluster itself Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsNature, January 28, 2016 Newswise — Among the most striking objects in the universe are glittering, dense swarms of... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The $100 million gifts that fueled a record year for universities(Bloomberg) — Stanford University beat Harvard University once again in annual
The $100 million gifts that fueled a record year for universities
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 13 days ago
(Bloomberg) — Stanford University beat Harvard University once again in annual donations as U.S. universities raised a record $40.3 billion, bolstered by at least eight gifts of $100 million or more including art and rare books. In the year through... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Convicted serial killer Nicholas Sheley asks judge to move his Missouri double slaying trialdouble slaying trial HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — An Illinois man already serving lif
Convicted serial killer Nicholas Sheley asks judge to move his Missouri double slaying trial
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
double slaying trial HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — An Illinois man already serving life sentences for six killings in his home state has asked a judge to move his next murder trial to another town in Missouri in hopes of increasing the likelihood of an... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Tobacco foes see hope in higher minimum ageadults are likely to stop smoking — or never start — if they have to ask those
Tobacco foes see hope in higher minimum age
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 16 days ago
adults are likely to stop smoking — or never start — if they have to ask those 21 and older to buy cigarettes for them. That’s the premise of research that supports a new plan put forth by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel last week to raise the minimum... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Well known Springfield police captain retiresThe commander of the Springfield Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Di
Well known Springfield police captain retires
KY3 Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
The commander of the Springfield Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Capt. David Millsap, will retire from the department on Monday after 22 years of service to the City of Springfield. During his time with the Springfield Police... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Well known Springfield police captain retiresThe commander of the Springfield Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Di
Well known Springfield police captain retires
KSPR Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
The commander of the Springfield Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Capt. David Millsap, will retire from the department on Monday after 22 years of service to the City of Springfield. During his time with the Springfield Police... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
American History Lives: A Story Of The People, By The People, For The PeopleGentle warning: This is a big story about a big nation. My beloved editor, Scot
American History Lives: A Story Of The People, By The People, For The People
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 days ago
Gentle warning: This is a big story about a big nation. My beloved editor, Scott, suggests it can be read as a story and/or used as a living-history resource. Americans are doers. In the United States today, history is an action word. This is, after... Read more
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The New Yorker
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire BrothersDavid Axelrod says that David Koch (above) and Charles Koch (below) have embark
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire Brothers
The New Yorker / Posted 21 days ago
David Axelrod says that David Koch (above) and Charles Koch (below) have embarked on “an extraordinary exercise in rebranding.”Credit Illustration by Matt Dorfman; Source: Andrew Toth / FilmMagic / Getty (Top); Patrick T. Fallon / The Washington Post... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The 10 most in-demand Chicago jobs in 2016 (that pay $60,000 plus)Higher pay often goes hand in hand with increased hiring. Demand is up for thes
The 10 most in-demand Chicago jobs in 2016 (that pay $60,000 plus)
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 days ago
Higher pay often goes hand in hand with increased hiring. Demand is up for these 10 professions, which land at the top of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' ranking for growth over the next decade. The list below is organized in ascending order of that... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Syracuse Inner Harbor developer COR wields money and political cloutof COR Development Co. don't like the limelight, but it found them anyway. For
Syracuse Inner Harbor developer COR wields money and political clout
The Post-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
of COR Development Co. don't like the limelight, but it found them anyway. For the second time in two years, the company is at the center of a high-stakes showdown between the political leaders of Syracuse and Onondaga County. Perhaps that's the... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Fight for MosulMosul said, tears streaking his face. “They’re killing our families fifteen minu
The Fight for Mosul
The New Yorker / Posted 29 days ago
Mosul said, tears streaking his face. “They’re killing our families fifteen minutes away from here! We sit here and stare at the other side and hear the news, and there’s nothing we can do.”Credit Photograph by Moises Saman / Magnum for The New... Read more
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The Telegraph
Alert to students: pick your US varsity wellNew Delhi, Jan. 10: Higher education consultants and the central government hav
Alert to students: pick your US varsity well
The Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
New Delhi, Jan. 10: Higher education consultants and the central government have cautioned Indian students to be careful in choosing the American universities they seek admission to. The advice comes amid a controversy over the US denying entry to... Read more

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