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News.com.au
In the cutthroat world of radio and television, Amanda Keller has learnt to take nothing for grantedTV & Radio In radio and television Amanda Keller learnt to take nothing for gr
In the cutthroat world of radio and television, Amanda Keller has learnt to take nothing for granted
News.com.au / Posted an hour ago
TV & Radio In radio and television Amanda Keller learnt to take nothing for granted after reading her sacking Amanda Keller bails up Shark Tank's Naomi Simson with her business idea. Staying power ... Amanda Keller is on top of the world right now... Read more
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International Business Times
How to spot a psychopath through yawns, sense of smell and speech patterns Psychopathy – the absence of empathy or caring about other people – is characte
How to spot a psychopath through yawns, sense of smell and speech patterns
International Business Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Psychopathy – the absence of empathy or caring about other people – is characterised by a number of traits, such as being selfish, manipulative and having an antisocial lifestyle. There are a number of ways to spot a psychopath, such as lack of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
UI losing star professor to NorthwesternURBANA — The University of Illinois is losing one of its academic stars, bioele
UI losing star professor to Northwestern
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
URBANA — The University of Illinois is losing one of its academic stars, bioelectronics pioneer John Rogers, to Northwestern University — but not for a year. Rogers, a professor of materials science and engineering known worldwide for his... Read more
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Sporting Life
Impulse strong at Goodwood Sky Bet's Michael Shinners compiles today's racing market movers and offers a
Impulse strong at Goodwood
Sporting Life / Posted 6 hours ago
Sky Bet's Michael Shinners compiles today's racing market movers and offers a tip direct from the trading room. 2.00 Goodwood - Money Back if your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd. Click here to bet.Jim Goldie: Trainer of... Read more
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Rappler
The triumph of Juan Ponce EnrileI'M BACK. Senate Minority Floor Leader Juan Ponce Enrile during his first day o
The triumph of Juan Ponce Enrile
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
I'M BACK. Senate Minority Floor Leader Juan Ponce Enrile during his first day of office in the Senate after a more than a year of hospital arrest. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler The lawyers arrived at half past 6 on a Thursday evening. They... Read more
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International Business Times
The International Day of the Disappeared:What happens to those who go missing through disaster and migration? On 30 August, their plight of the disappeared is commemorated for those who hav
The International Day of the Disappeared:What happens to those who go missing through disaster and migration?
International Business Times / Posted 9 hours ago
On 30 August, their plight of the disappeared is commemorated for those who have gone missing without a trace in situations of violence and armed conflict. The impulse for the day came from the Latin American Federation of Associations for Relatives... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Out of the ordinary Coric has Nadal in sightsNEW YORK - When Borna Coric decided to invest in a tattoo on his right bicep, h
Out of the ordinary Coric has Nadal in sights
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 hours ago
NEW YORK - When Borna Coric decided to invest in a tattoo on his right bicep, his mother condemned his teenage impulse as "stupid". Borna Coric of Croatia returns a shot from Kevin Anderson of South Africa during the Winston-Salem Open at Wake... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
New Esterházy Quartet Plays Beethoven’s Late Quartets at Berkeley’s Hillside Club. CategoryLocally based, The New Esterházy Quartet offered on Wednesday, August 26, at Be
New Esterházy Quartet Plays Beethoven’s Late Quartets at Berkeley’s Hillside Club. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 16 hours ago
Locally based, The New Esterházy Quartet offered on Wednesday, August 26, at Berkeley’s Hillside Club the first of three concerts dedicated to Beethoven’s Late String Quartets. This series of concerts presents a wonderful opportunity for Bay Area... Read more
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The Irish Times
Short Story: On Cosmology, by Róisín O’Donell Hennessy New Irish Writing – August’s winning story: A lecturer in astrophysi
Short Story: On Cosmology, by Róisín O’Donell
The Irish Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Hennessy New Irish Writing – August’s winning story: A lecturer in astrophysics wonders about the ‘gooey, alien-like creature’ which may be growing inside her A three-week old foetus, according to... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Child Actor, Best Known for Playing 'Mini Darth Vader,' Set to Undergo 11th Heart-Related Surgery inMax Page, right, is seen with his family before undergoing surgery to have a he
Child Actor, Best Known for Playing 'Mini Darth Vader,' Set to Undergo 11th Heart-Related Surgery in
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 20 hours ago
Max Page, right, is seen with his family before undergoing surgery to have a heart valve implanted. (Credit: Childrent's Hospital Los Angeles) The child actor best known for portraying “mini Darth Vader” in a popular automotive commercial was... Read more
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The Atlantic
The American Lawn: A EulogyThe case was settled out of court on terms that remain undisclosed, and everyon
The American Lawn: A Eulogy
The Atlantic / Posted 20 hours ago
The case was settled out of court on terms that remain undisclosed, and everyone has since moved on with their lives. What’s remarkable about the whole thing, though—well, besides the fact that Magnum P.I. has apparently become, in his... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Novel Leela- Advertisement - Below is an experience I wrote up for "Sai Sarathi" (a region
A Novel Leela
Op-Ed News / Posted 21 hours ago
- Advertisement - Below is an experience I wrote up for "Sai Sarathi" (a regional newsletter of the Sathya Sai Baba Organization), which they published in their September 2013 issue. "Leela" is a Sanskrit word meaning "the sport or play of God": "... Read more
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Philly.com
Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfireEmily Flitter and James Oliphant, Reuters Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015, 9:39
Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfire
Philly.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Emily Flitter and James Oliphant, Reuters Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015, 9:39 AM He has pledged to be "the greatest jobs president God ever created," to be "better on women's health issues" than Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton, to seize... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Hard to look beyond Kodi Bear at Goodwood Get your daily racing tips with BetVictor's Charlie McCann We’ve teamed up wi
Hard to look beyond Kodi Bear at Goodwood
Banbury Guardian / Posted 23 hours ago
Get your daily racing tips with BetVictor's Charlie McCann We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing. The feature event at Goodwood this afternoon is the Group 2... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Want to improve your marriage? Get a hobby, more sleep and more exerciseFamily therapist Lee N. Johnson has advice for married couples who aren't conne
Want to improve your marriage? Get a hobby, more sleep and more exercise
Great Bend Tribune / Posted yesterday
Family therapist Lee N. Johnson has advice for married couples who aren't connecting, but it's probably not what one expects. Johnson, a professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University, said he always has the same starter advice... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts -- The Coming Rally in Greek Stocks Won't LastNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Disdain for the Greeks and their fiscal mismanagement h
Beware of Greeks Bearing Gifts -- The Coming Rally in Greek Stocks Won't Last
TheStreet.com / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Disdain for the Greeks and their fiscal mismanagement has recently subsided, as the world's focus shifted first to the crashing Chinese market, and then to what's being referred to hopefully as the U.S.'s second flash crash... Read more
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FOX Business
School - Shopping Smart for Tech Gadgets, Backbacks & Everything ElseThe Back-to-School season – the second biggest shopping period of the year - is
School - Shopping Smart for Tech Gadgets, Backbacks & Everything Else
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
The Back-to-School season – the second biggest shopping period of the year - is officially underway. The National Retail Federation says total spending is expected to reach almost $25 billion. The average family with children in grades K-12 plans to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Classic New Orleans to AACM tributes: A guide to Chicago Jazz FestFor jazz lovers, it's the greatest week of the year. The 37th annual Chicago J
Classic New Orleans to AACM tributes: A guide to Chicago Jazz Fest
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
For jazz lovers, it's the greatest week of the year. The 37th annual Chicago Jazz Festival will swell the city's enormous pool of jazz talent with an impressive lineup of visiting artists. The music begins on Monday with preliminary events, and the... Read more
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Slate
Iceland’s Abandoned Turf-Roofed Homes Are Making a ComebackStories from Roads & Kingdoms Each week, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a
Iceland’s Abandoned Turf-Roofed Homes Are Making a Comeback
Slate / Posted yesterday
Stories from Roads & Kingdoms Each week, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a new dispatch from around the globe. For more foreign correspondence mixed with food, war, travel, and photography, visit their online magazine or follow @roadskingdoms on... Read more
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Sporting Life
Catching Pigeons: Good Fun Catching Pigeons has all the racing news from stables around the country, wit
Catching Pigeons: Good Fun
Sporting Life / Posted yesterday
Catching Pigeons has all the racing news from stables around the country, with Fun Mac among the selections at Goodwood. Newmarket. Click here to bet.Fun Mac: Progressive performer fancied to strike A winner of a maiden... Read more
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PhysOrg
Orbital ATK on the rebound with Antares return to flight in 2016Two RD-181 integrated with the Orbital ATK Antares first stage air frame at the
Orbital ATK on the rebound with Antares return to flight in 2016
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Two RD-181 integrated with the Orbital ATK Antares first stage air frame at the Wallops Island, Virginia Horizontal Integration Facility (HIF). Return to flight launch is expected sometime during Spring 2016. Credit: NASA/ Terry Zaperach Orbital ATK... Read more
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Market Watch
London’s alternative cash turns shoppers into activistsWhen the creators of the Brixton Pound emblazoned a banknote with David Bowie’s
London’s alternative cash turns shoppers into activists
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
When the creators of the Brixton Pound emblazoned a banknote with David Bowie’s likeness, it sent a message: This currency is cool, alternative and — like the rock star — local. The Brixton currency, which circulates in the neighborhood in southwest... Read more
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Deseret News
Want to improve your marriage? Get a hobby, more sleep and more exercisePROVO — Family therapist Lee N. Johnson has advice for married couples who aren
Want to improve your marriage? Get a hobby, more sleep and more exercise
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
PROVO — Family therapist Lee N. Johnson has advice for married couples who aren't connecting, but it's probably not what one expects. At the recent Campus Education Week at BYU, Johnson, a professor in the School of Family Life, said he always has... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
George Cleve, San Jose Symphony conductor, dead at 79George Cleve, the Austrian-born conductor who led the San Jose Symphony for two
George Cleve, San Jose Symphony conductor, dead at 79
Oakland Tribune / Posted yesterday
George Cleve, the Austrian-born conductor who led the San Jose Symphony for two decades and directed the Midsummer Mozart Festival for more than 40 years, died Thursday morning at his home in Berkeley. He was 79. A powerful musical force in the Bay... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Best president ever! How Trump’s love of hyperbole could backfireManhattan real estate lawyer John Mechanic remembers the summer day a decade ag
Best president ever! How Trump’s love of hyperbole could backfire
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
Manhattan real estate lawyer John Mechanic remembers the summer day a decade ago when Donald Trump gave him a tour of a vacant retail space inside the Trump Tower on a glittering stretch of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. Mechanic was representing Gucci,... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
George Cleve, San Jose Symphony conductor, dead at 79George Cleve, the Austrian-born conductor who led the San Jose Symphony for two
George Cleve, San Jose Symphony conductor, dead at 79
The Fremont Argus / Posted yesterday
George Cleve, the Austrian-born conductor who led the San Jose Symphony for two decades and directed the Midsummer Mozart Festival for more than 40 years, died Thursday morning at his home in Berkeley. He was 79. A powerful musical force in the Bay... Read more
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The Daily Review
George Cleve, San Jose Symphony conductor, dead at 79George Cleve, the Austrian-born conductor who led the San Jose Symphony for two
George Cleve, San Jose Symphony conductor, dead at 79
The Daily Review / Posted yesterday
George Cleve, the Austrian-born conductor who led the San Jose Symphony for two decades and directed the Midsummer Mozart Festival for more than 40 years, died Thursday morning at his home in Berkeley. He was 79. A powerful musical force in the Bay... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Children's Hospital Los Angeles successfully implants Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in child actorCardiologists from Children's Hospital Los Angeles successfully implanted a Mel
Children's Hospital Los Angeles successfully implants Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in child actor
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Cardiologists from Children's Hospital Los Angeles successfully implanted a Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in child actor Max Page, the boy who made headlines playing mini Darth Vader in a 2011 Super Bowl ad for Volkswagen. Page, now 10,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ian McEwan: when I was a monsterIn 1970, when I was 22, I moved to Norwich and lodged in a small, pleasant room
Ian McEwan: when I was a monster
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
In 1970, when I was 22, I moved to Norwich and lodged in a small, pleasant room on the edge of the city. I had come to do an MA in English at the University of East Anglia, but my overriding purpose was to write fiction. At the end of my first week,... Read more
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Yahoo News
Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfire Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares "You're
Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfire
Yahoo News / Posted yesterday
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares "You're fired!" at … By Emily Flitter and James Oliphant NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Manhattan real estate... Read more
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Business Insider
Best president ever! Why Trump loves of hyperbole — and how it could backfire"A little hyperbole never hurts," Trump wrote in "The Art of the Deal," publish
Best president ever! Why Trump loves of hyperbole — and how it could backfire
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
"A little hyperbole never hurts," Trump wrote in "The Art of the Deal," published in 1987. "People want to believe that something is the biggest and the greatest and the most spectacular ... It's an innocent form of exaggeration - and a very... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfireRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares ''You're f
Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfire
Reuters UK Edition / Posted yesterday
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares ''You're fired!'' at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, June 17, 2015. NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Manhattan real estate lawyer John Mechanic remembers the summer day a decade ago when... Read more
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Reuters
Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfireRepublican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares ''You're f
Best president ever! How Trump's love of hyperbole could backfire
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures and declares ''You're fired!'' at a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, June 17, 2015. NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Manhattan real estate lawyer John Mechanic remembers the summer day a decade ago when... Read more
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Evening Standard
Promised You a Miracle: UK 80-82 by Andy BeckettFor those who remember the early Eighties, one of the unnerving things about th
Promised You a Miracle: UK 80-82 by Andy Beckett
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
For those who remember the early Eighties, one of the unnerving things about the current Labour leadership election is how little the electoral argument of the far Left has changed since: ie, if only voters were at last offered real socialism, they... Read more
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Aljazeera
Protests in Lebanon reflect the disease not the cureAnother set of political demonstrations has taken off in the Arab world. This t
Protests in Lebanon reflect the disease not the cure
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
Another set of political demonstrations has taken off in the Arab world. This time it is in Lebanon, where a summer of rubbish in the streets has triggered street riots reminiscent of Tahrir Square. No one knows what all this portends, some hope and... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Yes, pander to Trump on immigrationHe probably wouldn't have achieved liftoff without it, and now that his campaig
Yes, pander to Trump on immigration
Minot Daily News / Posted yesterday
He probably wouldn't have achieved liftoff without it, and now that his campaign has entered a new phase of semi-attempted seriousness, it is fitting that an immigration plan is the first policy proposal he has committed to paper. It has occasioned... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
George Cleve, San Jose Symphony conductor, dead at 79George Cleve, the Austrian-born conductor who led the San Jose Symphony for two
George Cleve, San Jose Symphony conductor, dead at 79
Inside Bay Area / Posted yesterday
George Cleve, the Austrian-born conductor who led the San Jose Symphony for two decades and directed the Midsummer Mozart Festival for more than 40 years, died Thursday morning at his home in Berkeley. He was 79. A powerful musical force in the Bay... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Great Wall Of MoneyExcerpted from Hindesight Letters (authored by Ben Davis), China is in severe
The Great Wall Of Money
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Excerpted from Hindesight Letters (authored by Ben Davis), China is in severe trouble and that trouble has already been reverberating around EM exporters for a number of years. It is just one of many dollar currency peg countries that have... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Africa’s minimum wage is here to stayNot everybody gets paid a minimum wage even in those sectors where they have be
South Africa’s minimum wage is here to stay
Daily Maverick / Posted yesterday
Not everybody gets paid a minimum wage even in those sectors where they have been negotiated and set. Inequality naturally increases demands for fairness which is the political essence of the national minimum wage debate at present. Inequality... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Protecting Baltimore's lead paint victimsThe list of adverse health impacts associated with childhood lead exposure is s
Protecting Baltimore's lead paint victims
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
The list of adverse health impacts associated with childhood lead exposure is seemingly without end, but perhaps the most serious are the neurological effects. Even what were once thought to be harmless levels of lead exposure can, in a child with a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Enrica Fico on her late husband Michelangelo Antonioni: ‘He was a man you could never quite reach’“The square was deserted because it was winter,” she says, 43 years on. “I saw
Enrica Fico on her late husband Michelangelo Antonioni: ‘He was a man you could never quite reach’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
“The square was deserted because it was winter,” she says, 43 years on. “I saw Michelangelo arrive from the Via del Corso in his car and walk across from the other side of the square. I saw him pay off the posteggiatore [self-appointed parking... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
What new coasters are on tap for Cedar Fair parks?If you took all 123 roller coasters at Cedar Fair parks and put them end to end
What new coasters are on tap for Cedar Fair parks?
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
If you took all 123 roller coasters at Cedar Fair parks and put them end to end they’d stretch for 58 miles. Stack all those lift hills on top of one another and they’d reach more than 10,000 feet into the sky. “Coasters are in our DNA,” said Matt... Read more
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The Huffington Post
A Debt Ceiling Showdown Between Republicans Comes Into FocusAt a certain point during the middle of the summer, Republican operatives began
A Debt Ceiling Showdown Between Republicans Comes Into Focus
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
At a certain point during the middle of the summer, Republican operatives began worrying that the party was flirting dangerously with self-immolation, though not for the reasons many suspected. Yes, Donald Trump launched a presidential campaign by... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
‘Little Darth Vader’ kid, now 10, gets new heart valve at Childrens Hospital Los AngelesMax Page, the boy who starred in the 2011 Super Bowl commercial for VW that fea
‘Little Darth Vader’ kid, now 10, gets new heart valve at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Max Page, the boy who starred in the 2011 Super Bowl commercial for VW that featured a little boy in a Darth Vader costume who made the car's lights turn on with a gesture, is now 10. He just had a heart-valve replacement at Childrens Hospital Los... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
From classic New Orleans to AACM tributes: A guide to Chicago Jazz FestFor jazz lovers, it's the greatest week of the year. The 37th annual Chicago J
From classic New Orleans to AACM tributes: A guide to Chicago Jazz Fest
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
For jazz lovers, it's the greatest week of the year. The 37th annual Chicago Jazz Festival will swell the city's enormous pool of jazz talent with an impressive lineup of visiting artists. The music begins on Monday with preliminary events, and the... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
TODD SMITH — Pay close attention to all segments of millennialsListen up, brand leaders: What you have been told about millennials is (mostly)
TODD SMITH — Pay close attention to all segments of millennials
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Listen up, brand leaders: What you have been told about millennials is (mostly) wrong. According to new research from Carat, based on 14,000 millennials aged 15-to-34, this age group doesn’t quite meet the stereotype of “hyper-connected optimistic... Read more
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Business Wire
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Cardiologists Perform Melody Heart Valve Implant in Child Actor Max Page, the Little Darth Vader in the 2011 VW Super Bowl CommercialPage, now 10, suffers from a congenital heart disease, tetralogy of Fallot, and
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Cardiologists Perform Melody Heart Valve Implant in Child Actor Max Page, the Little Darth Vader in the 2011 VW Super Bowl Commercial
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Page, now 10, suffers from a congenital heart disease, tetralogy of Fallot, and he was recently diagnosed with conduit stenosis, a condition that was restricting blood flow from the right ventricle of his heart into his lungs due to a narrowing of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Fellow writers salute Philip Casey at 65 as he publishes his Selected Poems ‘Philip Casey is that rare gift among his fellows – a poet and fictionist fre
Fellow writers salute Philip Casey at 65 as he publishes his Selected Poems
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
‘Philip Casey is that rare gift among his fellows – a poet and fictionist free of ego or selfish impulse, generous by nature, genial in aspect and graceful in... Read more
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asianage
The art of being a fabulous guruOnce the schoolteacher of my ancestral village came up with a rather idealistic
The art of being a fabulous guru
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
Once the schoolteacher of my ancestral village came up with a rather idealistic if hopelessly naïve solution about sharing of canal water during the sowing season. As many of you might know that this is an area fraught with huge problems. So much so... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Freshers 2015: guide to student budgetingStep-by-step guide to budgeting 1. Figure out how much you need to live off I
Freshers 2015: guide to student budgeting
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Step-by-step guide to budgeting 1. Figure out how much you need to live off Ignore your accommodation for a second and calculate a sensible amount to live off each week, as well as the bare minimum you could get by on. In addition to food,... Read more
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