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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 29Hubsmith’s leadership ‘truly inspirational’ Thank you for your piece on Deb H
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 29
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
Hubsmith’s leadership ‘truly inspirational’ Thank you for your piece on Deb Hubsmith. What an incredible woman, what an incredible loss. I served as board president of the Marin County Bicycle Coalition for seven years and as a member of its... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 28Levine right to question city inspections Various city planning departments in
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 28
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
Levine right to question city inspections Various city planning departments in Marin, not just San Rafael’s, have appeared to be using the required resale inspections, required upon listing a property for sale, as a back-door tax. It’s a shame that... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Ginger hate crime graffiti appears ahead of first redhead pride eventThe graffiti, which reads "gingers smel of piss" (sic) was sprayed in large pin
Ginger hate crime graffiti appears ahead of first redhead pride event
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
The graffiti, which reads "gingers smel of piss" (sic) was sprayed in large pink lettering across a street in Devon. Last week officers in Plymouth, Devon, published crime figures following a FOI request that revealed a series of incidents where... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
College of Marin’s new building reflects progressCollege of Marin’s new gateway building, probably the most prominent showing of
College of Marin’s new building reflects progress
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 9 days ago
College of Marin’s new gateway building, probably the most prominent showing of its $249.5 million rebuilding plan, got a warm reception at its official public unveiling. It is also a milestone in the college’s capital makeover of its Kentfield and... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Driver on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge escapes injury when car combustsA car went up in flames Sunday on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, delaying traf
Driver on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge escapes injury when car combusts
Inside Bay Area / Posted 12 days ago
A car went up in flames Sunday on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, delaying traffic out of Marin but causing no injuries. Witnesses reported a 1988 Ford Mustang catching fire at 1:50 p.m. on the eastbound deck of the bridge, said Officer Andrew... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Driver on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge escapes injury when car combustsA car went up in flames Sunday on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, delaying traf
Driver on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge escapes injury when car combusts
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
A car went up in flames Sunday on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, delaying traffic out of Marin but causing no injuries. Witnesses reported a 1988 Ford Mustang catching fire at 1:50 p.m. on the eastbound deck of the bridge, said Officer Andrew... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Hollywood tale tied to Folsom Prison's Last Supper paintingIt is a tale of Hollywood, political cartoons, of art and of war, and a homage
Hollywood tale tied to Folsom Prison's Last Supper painting
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 13 days ago
It is a tale of Hollywood, political cartoons, of art and of war, and a homage to DaVinci’s Last Supper. All are tied together by one man -- a painter -- convicted of a killing in Southern California and sent to Folsom State Prison. The Greystone... Read more
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Daily Record
'Ginger Pride' festival to be held in city hit by anti-redhead hate crimeA British city is holding the country’s first ever ‘Ginger Pride’ festival - af
'Ginger Pride' festival to be held in city hit by anti-redhead hate crime
Daily Record / Posted 14 days ago
A British city is holding the country’s first ever ‘Ginger Pride’ festival - after police revealed details of crimes committed against redheads. Officers in Plymouth have published crime figures following a Freedom of Information request revealing a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Ginger Pride' festival to be held in city hit by anti-redhead hate crimeA British city is holding the country’s first ever ‘Ginger Pride’ festival - af
'Ginger Pride' festival to be held in city hit by anti-redhead hate crime
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
A British city is holding the country’s first ever ‘Ginger Pride’ festival - after police revealed details of crimes committed against redheads. Officers in Plymouth have published crime figures following a Freedom of Information request revealing a... Read more
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metro
This lake is struck by lightning more than any other place in the worldLightning strikes this lake more than any other place in the world Lake Maraca
This lake is struck by lightning more than any other place in the world
metro / Posted 15 days ago
Lightning strikes this lake more than any other place in the world Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela has been named a phenomenon by scientists. It’s the most electric place on earth – and pretty much puts to bed the saying that lightning never strikes... Read more
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Daily Mail
Venezuelan lake is hit by lightning THOUSANDS of times an hourThe most electric place in the world: Where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Ma
Venezuelan lake is hit by lightning THOUSANDS of times an hour
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
The most electric place in the world: Where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo, there are often 28 lightning strikes hitting the lake each minute Scientists believe lightning here... Read more
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Washington Post
Dining with strangers — a form of social networking that’s weird and inspiringAnthony Lacey, 35, interviews and dines with Meredith Denbow, 29, at Jyoti in t
Dining with strangers — a form of social networking that’s weird and inspiring
Washington Post / Posted 15 days ago
Anthony Lacey, 35, interviews and dines with Meredith Denbow, 29, at Jyoti in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Washington Post) Anthony Lacey is a 35-year-old Brit with a charming accent, a jolly disposition and... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Ham
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 15 days ago
Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Hamlet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of Science highlights how an analysis of residue found in early... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Ham
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 15 days ago
Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Hamlet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of Science highlights how an analysis of residue found in early... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Ham
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 15 days ago
Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Hamlet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of Science highlights how an analysis of residue found in early... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Ham
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?
KY3 Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Hamlet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of Science highlights how an analysis of residue found in early... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Ham
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?
KSPR Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Hamlet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of Science highlights how an analysis of residue found in early... Read more
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News 8000
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Ham
William Shakespeare: A pot smoker?
News 8000 / Posted 15 days ago
Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Hamlet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of Science highlights how an analysis of residue found in early... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
World War Tech: "Ghost Fleet" Puts Silicon Valley On The FrontlineWhen August Cole and Peter W. Singer jumped on the phone with me, they were doi
World War Tech: "Ghost Fleet" Puts Silicon Valley On The Frontline
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 17 days ago
When August Cole and Peter W. Singer jumped on the phone with me, they were doing promotion for their technothriller Ghost Fleet. A well-received Tom Clancy-esque tale of a 2030 war between China and the United States, it boasts back-cover blurbs... Read more
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Daily Mail
What happened to the lost colonists of Roanoke? Archaeologists uncover new clues to 400-year-old mystery Researchers are expe
What happened to the lost colonists of Roanoke?
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Archaeologists uncover new clues to 400-year-old mystery Researchers are expected to reveal their findings in detail tomorrow One has been excavating Hatteras Island, 50 miles from original... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Samples indicate Shakespeare may have smoked, grown cannabisLONDON — Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces
Samples indicate Shakespeare may have smoked, grown cannabis
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 18 days ago
LONDON — Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like “Hamlet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”? A new report published in the South African Journal of Science which looks at analyzed residue in tobacco pipes dating to... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Was William Shakespeare a stoner?London (CNN) Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpie
Was William Shakespeare a stoner?
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 days ago
London (CNN) Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like “Hamlet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of Science highlights how an analysis of residue found in... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Evidence of cannabis found in William Shakespeare’s gardenMarijuana plant, William Shakespeare (Photo: Thinkstock) LONDON — Was playwrig
Evidence of cannabis found in William Shakespeare’s garden
KWGN Denver / Posted 18 days ago
Marijuana plant, William Shakespeare (Photo: Thinkstock) LONDON — Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like “Hamlet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
William Shakespeare may have smoked cannabisJOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he
William Shakespeare may have smoked cannabis
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 18 days ago
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like “Hamlet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of Science highlights how an analysis of... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Evidence of cannabis found in four pipes from Shakespeare's gardenMarijuana plant, William Shakespeare (Photo: Thinkstock) LONDON — Was playwrig
Evidence of cannabis found in four pipes from Shakespeare's garden
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 18 days ago
Marijuana plant, William Shakespeare (Photo: Thinkstock) LONDON — Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like “Hamlet” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”? New correspondence published in the South African Journal of... Read more
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CNN
Did William Shakespeare write plays stoned?London (CNN)Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpiec
Did William Shakespeare write plays stoned?
CNN / Posted 19 days ago
London (CNN)Was playwright William Shakespeare stoned when he penned masterpieces like "Hamlet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"? A new report published in the South African Journal of Science which looks at analyzed residue in tobacco pipes dating... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
Stoner Shakespeare? Scientists say pipes from playwright's garden contain cannabis(FOX News) - Did the greatest playwright the world has ever known have a taste
Stoner Shakespeare? Scientists say pipes from playwright's garden contain cannabis
FOX News Chicago / Posted 19 days ago
(FOX News) - Did the greatest playwright the world has ever known have a taste for the wacky tobaccy? Did William Shakespeare have a case of the munchies while penning "Macbeth"? The answer may very well be "yes" after a group of South African... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
Brisbane Times / Posted 19 days ago
Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his creativity. Photo: Hulton Archive Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up from the garden of... Read more
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WA Today
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
WA Today / Posted 19 days ago
Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his creativity. Photo: Hulton Archive Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up from the garden of... Read more
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Canberra Times
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his creativity. Photo: Hulton Archive Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up from the garden of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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The Age
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his creativity. Photo: Hulton Archive Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up from the garden of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
The Border Mail / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Off his head?: William Shakespeare could well have smoked cannabis to fuel his creativity. Photo: Hulton Archive Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up from the garden of... Read more
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The Courier
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
The Courier / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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The Young Witness
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
The Young Witness / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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Western Advocate
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
Western Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
Kiama Independent / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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Manning River Times
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
Manning River Times / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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The North West Star
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in W
Was William Shakespeare on drugs?
The North West Star / Posted 19 days ago
New research has found traces of cannabis and cocaine in clay pipes dug up in William Shakespeare's hometown, Stratford-Upon-Avon. Was William Shakespeare a stoner? It's a legitimate question following the revelation that clay tobacco pipes dug up... Read more
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Daily Mail
Was Shakespeare HIGH when he wrote his works? New chemical analysis of tobacco pipes found in the Bard's garden suggests he
Was Shakespeare HIGH when he wrote his works?
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
New chemical analysis of tobacco pipes found in the Bard's garden suggests he had a taste for cannabis Researchers tested fragments of pipe found in writer's garden in Stratford Chemical analysis showed... Read more
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Independent
Was William Shakespeare high when he penned his plays?Residue from clay tobacco pipes more than 400 years old from the playwright’s g
Was William Shakespeare high when he penned his plays?
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
Residue from clay tobacco pipes more than 400 years old from the playwright’s garden were analysed in Pretoria using a sophisticated technique called gas chromatography mass spectrometry. Chemicals from pipe bowls and stems which had been excavated... Read more
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Hospitality Net
HVS Presents Hotel Market Connections Networking Events at 19 Locations around the Globe HVS is hosting the 4th Annual Hotel Market Connections Networking Events arou
HVS Presents Hotel Market Connections Networking Events at 19 Locations around the Globe
Hospitality Net / Posted 23 days ago
HVS is hosting the 4th Annual Hotel Market Connections Networking Events around the world onSeptember 17, 2015. These hotel intelligence mixers will comprise a... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Smoking and spying on SpainEditor’s note: This is the second of a series of five articles about Samuel de
Smoking and spying on Spain
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 23 days ago
Editor’s note: This is the second of a series of five articles about Samuel de Champlain and the Huron people who adopted him in 1615. He had every reason to stay home. Why did Samuel de Champlain even bother coming to Canada when he was suddenly... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Sampler:
Sachet celebrates
10 years of 'Sunday's a Drag'San Francisco drag queen Donna Sachet is marking the 10th anniversary of her sh
Sampler:
Sachet celebrates
10 years of 'Sunday's a Drag'
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 24 days ago
San Francisco drag queen Donna Sachet is marking the 10th anniversary of her show, Sunday's a Drag, with a special performance Sunday, August 9 at the Starlight Room. "I plan to take the audience on a musical journey through our 10 years in Union... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 4Don’t lose depot and part of San Rafael’s history I could not agree more with
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Aug. 4
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 25 days ago
Don’t lose depot and part of San Rafael’s history I could not agree more with Cynthia Landecker and her views about saving San Rafael’s train depot. After all, we do have a train coming. What better way to meld the past with the future? Like... Read more
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CNET
Cthulhu, Skywalker, Vulcans finally on the map...of Pluto and CharonIn the days before we had easily accessible maps of everything from our own bod
Cthulhu, Skywalker, Vulcans finally on the map...of Pluto and Charon
CNET / Posted 25 days ago
In the days before we had easily accessible maps of everything from our own body to the world undersea in our cars, on our phones and even on our wrists, being one of the limited number of places chosen to be "on the map" -- as in an actual folding... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Marin Girl Scout camp employee arrested in Irvine rape caseA cook at a Girl Scout camp in Fairfax was arrested on allegations he raped and
Marin Girl Scout camp employee arrested in Irvine rape case
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 28 days ago
A cook at a Girl Scout camp in Fairfax was arrested on allegations he raped and sodomized a woman at gunpoint in Orange County. Matthew Joseph Hamm, 27, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the Bothin Youth Center at 3125 Sir Francis Drake... Read more
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