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The New Zealand Herald
Candidates for the Mayor of Auckland give their viewsVic Crone The Government's Budget focuses on investing where it rightly should
Candidates for the Mayor of Auckland give their views
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 minutes ago
Vic Crone The Government's Budget focuses on investing where it rightly should. For Auckland the investments in schools, health, social and emergency housing, innovation as well as employment are exactly what the Government needs to do. And I think... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
East Cleveland suburb softens on merger with ClevelandEAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — Leaders of one of Ohio's poorest cities have dropped the
East Cleveland suburb softens on merger with Cleveland
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 30 minutes ago
EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — Leaders of one of Ohio's poorest cities have dropped their opposition to being annexed by neighboring Cleveland, a shift East Cleveland residents hope could provide basic services the city hasn't been able to afford for... Read more
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J Weekly
Lieberman: warmonger or humanitarian?Yes, there’s the Avigdor Lieberman who wants to behead bad guys, mandate loyalt
Lieberman: warmonger or humanitarian?
J Weekly / Posted 31 minutes ago
Yes, there’s the Avigdor Lieberman who wants to behead bad guys, mandate loyalty oaths and pay Arabs to leave the country — the one who has made fun of the disabled and dodged a fraud charge. But Israel’s two-time foreign minister and its next... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
SIB Board votes to kill I-526 extension, County vows fightDespite a resolution from the State Infrastructure Bank Board that appears to k
SIB Board votes to kill I-526 extension, County vows fight
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 31 minutes ago
Despite a resolution from the State Infrastructure Bank Board that appears to kill the project to complete I-526, Charleston County Council's chairman says it's not over yet. Charleston County Council Chairman Elliott Summey said Thursday he will... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Henrico officers play games with kids to connect with Essex Village community Officers tossed around a football and played "Connect 4" with kids as part of
Henrico officers play games with kids to connect with Essex Village community
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 34 minutes ago
Officers tossed around a football and played "Connect 4" with kids as part of their "Connect... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
YMCA urges parents to focus on water safetyHenrico officers play games with kids to connect with Essex Village communityHe
YMCA urges parents to focus on water safety
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 34 minutes ago
Henrico officers play games with kids to connect with Essex Village communityHenrico officers play games with kids to connect with Essex Village community Officers tossed around a football and played "Connect 4" with kids as part of their "Connect... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Fines imposed against Harbaugh, Ravens show NFL didn’t think there was a “mistake”The NFL did the Ravens a favor by not disclosing the amount of the fines impose
Fines imposed against Harbaugh, Ravens show NFL didn’t think there was a “mistake”
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 44 minutes ago
The NFL did the Ravens a favor by not disclosing the amount of the fines imposed on the team and coach John Harbaugh for violating the rules regarding offseason practices. That’s the extent of any gratuity given to the team or its coach. The 2011... Read more
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The Advocate
Edwards administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirelyFollow along for live updates from the Senate budget hearing: Gov. John Bel Ed
Edwards administration asks senators to reject House version of state budget entirely
The Advocate / Posted 50 minutes ago
Follow along for live updates from the Senate budget hearing: Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration is asking Senate budget leaders to scrap the budget that recently passed the state House and start over in crafting a spending plan for the budget... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Land owner assists with Ashley Simpson investigationThe owner of the property where missing woman Ashley Simpson was last seen says
Land owner assists with Ashley Simpson investigation
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted an hour ago
The owner of the property where missing woman Ashley Simpson was last seen says he's doing all he can to help with the investigation. Brent Cox, a single father of three who owns the Yankee Flats Road property, says he allowed Simpson and his... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Low turnouts mark day one of early votingVoters in Davidson County are trickling to the polls Thursday during the first
Low turnouts mark day one of early voting
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted an hour ago
Voters in Davidson County are trickling to the polls Thursday during the first day of early voting for North Carolina’s statewide June 7 special primary. The vote features races for the state’s newly drawn congressional districts as well as a... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Humbling of Paul RyanThe state-by-state fight for gay and transgender rights has reached the floor o
The Humbling of Paul Ryan
The Atlantic / Posted an hour ago
The state-by-state fight for gay and transgender rights has reached the floor of the House of Representatives, and it is ruining Speaker Paul Ryan’s carefully-laid plans for reviving the congressional spending process. Republicans and Democrats... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Pennsylvania House of Representatives rejects, then reintroduces, online gaming billIn what Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) called one of the "more bizarre" days he ha
Pennsylvania House of Representatives rejects, then reintroduces, online gaming bill
Rolling Good Times / Posted an hour ago
In what Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin) called one of the "more bizarre" days he has experienced during his 14 years and seven terms, on Tuesday the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives rejected two amendments that would have legalized online... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Blake Shelton and Blake Griffin to be featured in tonight's 'Red Nose Day Special' on NBCbasketball star Blake Griffin - will be featured on 'The Red Nose Day Special"
Blake Shelton and Blake Griffin to be featured in tonight's 'Red Nose Day Special' on NBC
The Oklahoman / Posted an hour ago
basketball star Blake Griffin - will be featured on 'The Red Nose Day Special" airing from 8 to 10 tonight on NBC. Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell and Kobe Bryant also are among the more than 65 celebrities who are coming together to have... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
GPHL Week 14: Wa All Stars the biggest winnersSoccer News of Thursday, 26 May 2016 Hearts Of Oaks playing at the empty Accra
GPHL Week 14: Wa All Stars the biggest winners
Ghanaweb.com / Posted an hour ago
Soccer News of Thursday, 26 May 2016 Hearts Of Oaks playing at the empty Accra Sports Stadium lost to Liberty Professionals. Glorious Hearts Of Oaks are finding it difficult to replicate their splendid away form at home with their 3rd defeat in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
On The Trail Of The Wily Wild Hogtraps," he says, "is they work for you 24-7." A War of Attrition The pigs tha
On The Trail Of The Wily Wild Hog
KERA North Texas / Posted an hour ago
traps," he says, "is they work for you 24-7." A War of Attrition The pigs that Herrington is after are not your Farmer John variety oinkers. These feral hogs weigh more than 100 pounds on average. They're covered in fur. And they're not native... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rightsblocked the state from taking any action that may burden a person's religious f
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted an hour ago
blocked the state from taking any action that may burden a person's religious freedom unless it was the least restrictive means of furthering a compelling governmental interest. A House committee rejected the bill. FLORIDA Republican Gov. Rick... Read more
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The Morning Call
Union resumes picketing against LutronUPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Union workers have resumed picketing outside a corporat
Union resumes picketing against Lutron
The Morning Call / Posted 2 hours ago
UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP — Union workers have resumed picketing outside a corporate office building in Upper Saucon Township where Lutron Electronics Co. plans to lease space. In a one-page document signed Monday by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L.... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
English steers middle courseHe again frustrates the right wingers who want lower spending, tax cuts and les
English steers middle course
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 hours ago
He again frustrates the right wingers who want lower spending, tax cuts and less government intervention. At the same time, he exasperates those who want more decisive action on housing, welfare, the environment and so on. Why doesn't the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Judge pauses to define kidnappingThe jury in the trial of two men accused of kidnapping three Queenstown men in
Judge pauses to define kidnapping
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 hours ago
The jury in the trial of two men accused of kidnapping three Queenstown men in late 2014 has been told kidnapping can occur through "intimidation or fear'' by psychological means. Judge Brian Callaghan paused proceedings in the Invercargill District... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rightsblocked the state from taking any action that may burden a person's religious f
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
blocked the state from taking any action that may burden a person's religious freedom unless it was the least restrictive means of furthering a compelling governmental interest. A House committee rejected the bill. FLORIDA Republican Gov. Rick... Read more
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Billboard
B.B. King's Estate War: 15 Kids, 15 Moms and a 'Totally Haywire' Fightand Rita Washington stand outside of a funeral home after a private family view
B.B. King's Estate War: 15 Kids, 15 Moms and a 'Totally Haywire' Fight
Billboard / Posted 2 hours ago
and Rita Washington stand outside of a funeral home after a private family viewing of B.B. King, in Las Vegas.AP Photo/John Locher, File By all accounts, King loved each of his kids dearly and, while alive, generously offered financial help.... Read more
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Billboard
Beyonce, Drake and the 'Exclusives' Explosion: How Streaming Has Changed the Way Albums Are Releasedroyalty payments have turned to tech giants for big-time ­marketing dollars for
Beyonce, Drake and the 'Exclusives' Explosion: How Streaming Has Changed the Way Albums Are Released
Billboard / Posted 2 hours ago
royalty payments have turned to tech giants for big-time ­marketing dollars for video or tour ­funding, even if it means their music is limited to users of just one service. And labels, which lack the bottomless ad budgets of Apple and... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Clinton's email problems: Six takeaways from the Inspector General reportDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a ral
Clinton's email problems: Six takeaways from the Inspector General report
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a rally at Hartnell College, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Salinas, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher) An 83-page document prepared by the State Department’s Inspector General, which... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rightsblocked the state from taking any action that may burden a person's religious f
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 hours ago
blocked the state from taking any action that may burden a person's religious freedom unless it was the least restrictive means of furthering a compelling governmental interest. A House committee rejected the bill. FLORIDA Republican Gov. Rick... Read more
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Fortune
Gawker, Targeted for Destruction by a Billionaire, Puts Itself Up for Saleonly question is: Who would agree to buy it, knowing that billionaire Peter Thi
Gawker, Targeted for Destruction by a Billionaire, Puts Itself Up for Sale
Fortune / Posted 2 hours ago
only question is: Who would agree to buy it, knowing that billionaire Peter Thiel is determined to destroy it by whatever means necessary? According to both the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal, Denton has hired an investment banker to... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Voltron: Legendary Defender' reassembles on Netflix riding a wave of nostalgiaI re-familiarized myself with it." Though a hit, the original lion-based "Volt
'Voltron: Legendary Defender' reassembles on Netflix riding a wave of nostalgia
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 hours ago
I re-familiarized myself with it." Though a hit, the original lion-based "Voltron," created by Peter Keefe and John Teichmann in 1984, only ran for one year. The premise: a quintet of young pilots command five robot lions that can be... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rightsblocked the state from taking any action that may burden a person's religious f
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
blocked the state from taking any action that may burden a person's religious freedom unless it was the least restrictive means of furthering a compelling governmental interest. A House committee rejected the bill. FLORIDA Republican Gov. Rick... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Clinton's email problems: Six takeaways from the Inspector General reportDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a ral
Clinton's email problems: Six takeaways from the Inspector General report
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a rally at Hartnell College, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Salinas, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher) An 83-page document prepared by the State Department’s Inspector General, which... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Projecting Destination of WWE's ChampionshipsWWE's announcement the company is bringing back the brand split effective from
Projecting Destination of WWE's Championships
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 hours ago
WWE's announcement the company is bringing back the brand split effective from July is a move that raises more questions than answers—but the most pressing one concerns the future of all the active championships on the main roster. Questions of... Read more
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Vavel
England vs Australia Preview: Three Lions continue pre-Euro's tour in SunderlandTrending topics: 26-05-2016 England take on the Socceroos in a friendly on Fri
England vs Australia Preview: Three Lions continue pre-Euro's tour in Sunderland
Vavel / Posted 2 hours ago
Trending topics: 26-05-2016 England take on the Socceroos in a friendly on Friday night in preparation for Euro 2016. England take on Australia as they gear up for the... Read more
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Variety
Charter Communications Looks Ahead After Merger With Time Warner Cable, Bright House NetworksA quixotic endeavor? Not to Rutledge. The Charter chairman and CEO, regarded as
Charter Communications Looks Ahead After Merger With Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks
Variety / Posted 3 hours ago
A quixotic endeavor? Not to Rutledge. The Charter chairman and CEO, regarded as one of the cable biz’s top operational minds, has pledged to hire 20,000 employees post-merger to boost customer service, on top of the new company’s workforce of nearly... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
On The Trail Of The Wily Wild Hogtraps," he says, "is they work for you 24-7." A War of Attrition The pigs tha
On The Trail Of The Wily Wild Hog
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 hours ago
traps," he says, "is they work for you 24-7." A War of Attrition The pigs that Harrington is after are not your Farmer John variety oinkers. These feral hogs weigh more than 100 pounds on average. They're covered in fur. And they're not native... Read more
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give me sport
Top five shots in tennis | GiveMeSport Which three players should Roy Hodgson drop from his 26-man Eng
Top five shots in tennis
give me sport / Posted 3 hours ago
| GiveMeSport Which three players should Roy Hodgson drop from his 26-man England squad for the Euros? Have your say by becoming a writer NOW: http://gms.to/writenow Football News Let us embark on a quest similar to the... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Effort to Preserve 300 Units of OTR Affordable Housing UnveiledOver-the-Rhine will get 300 improved units of affordable housing, many as part
Effort to Preserve 300 Units of OTR Affordable Housing Unveiled
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 3 hours ago
Over-the-Rhine will get 300 improved units of affordable housing, many as part of mixed-income developments, if a proposed $2 million in funding in Mayor John Cranley’s budget proposal is approved. Another $2 million would be dedicated to affordable... Read more
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The Signal
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary electionsupervisor to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich Education: San Mar
Meet the Fifth District supervisor candidates for primary election
The Signal / Posted 3 hours ago
supervisor to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich Education: San Marino High School, Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A.) Political Experience: For Supervisor Michael Antonovich: intern of constituent outreach; health and family services... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Candidates for the Mayor of Auckland give their viewsVictoria Crone says the council needs to do more. Photo / Jason Oxenham Vic Cr
Candidates for the Mayor of Auckland give their views
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Victoria Crone says the council needs to do more. Photo / Jason Oxenham Vic Crone The Government's Budget focuses on investing where it rightly should. For Auckland the investments in schools, health, social and emergency housing, innovation as... Read more
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TechCrunch
Skillshare books $12 million to take its education platform internationalSome popular courses are taught by: graphic designer Paula Scher, and a design
Skillshare books $12 million to take its education platform international
TechCrunch / Posted 3 hours ago
Some popular courses are taught by: graphic designer Paula Scher, and a design partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, John Maeda, and Elana Karp the head chef at Plated. Union Square Ventures’ Albert Wenger, a Skillshare board member, said he... Read more
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Evening Standard
Street Feast does summer: Dinermama and Hawker House go alfrescobearded, bike-wheeling and vintage-hatted of Hackney will happily queue for an
Street Feast does summer: Dinermama and Hawker House go alfresco
Evening Standard / Posted 3 hours ago
bearded, bike-wheeling and vintage-hatted of Hackney will happily queue for an hour to get their chopsticks on John Li’s sheng jian baos (pan-fried soup dumplings): squidgy dough parcels drowning in spice, filled with minced pork and... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
The top 10 coming tech trends, from five top tech investorsto come true. On the panel, all new for this year, were (pictured, from left t
The top 10 coming tech trends, from five top tech investors
SiliconANGLE / Posted 3 hours ago
to come true. On the panel, all new for this year, were (pictured, from left to right) Pat Grady of Sequoia Capital, John Lilly of Greylock Partners, Emily Melton of DFJ, Ann Miura-Ko of Floodgate and Aydin Senkut of Felicis Ventures, with... Read more
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Market Watch
John Bogle says extend 'clients first' fiduciary rule to all investorsJohn Bogle, the longtime champion of low-cost investing and founder of the Vang
John Bogle says extend 'clients first' fiduciary rule to all investors
Market Watch / Posted 3 hours ago
John Bogle, the longtime champion of low-cost investing and founder of the Vanguard Group, is not one to rest on his laurels. Don't get me wrong, it is a big win. Millions of American retirement investors will save billions of dollars each year in... Read more
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Salon.com
Peter Thiel calls it “philanthropy”: Going after someone you don’t like isn’t a public serviceThe case of Hulk Hogan suing Gawker Media over a leaked sex tape started out st
Peter Thiel calls it “philanthropy”: Going after someone you don’t like isn’t a public service
Salon.com / Posted 3 hours ago
The case of Hulk Hogan suing Gawker Media over a leaked sex tape started out strangely. It got stranger still when it turned out that Peter Thiel – a Silicon Valley billionaire whose politics espouse free speech and who has given money to a... Read more
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Vavel
Jose Mourinho named Manchester United manager as Louis van Gaal departshis old boss Louis van Gaal despite the latter winning the FA Cup on Saturday.
Jose Mourinho named Manchester United manager as Louis van Gaal departs
Vavel / Posted 3 hours ago
his old boss Louis van Gaal despite the latter winning the FA Cup on Saturday. Mourinho and van Gaal embrace | Photo: John Peters/Manchester United Jose Mourinho has been confirmed as Manchester United manager following intense speculation... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Next step — landWouldn't it be nice to be ahead of the curve for once? Seemingly every time a
Next step — land
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 3 hours ago
Wouldn't it be nice to be ahead of the curve for once? Seemingly every time a government or social service agency builds or creates something, it's immediately full-to-bursting. It's a constant game of catch-up. The Oceanside Health Centre is but... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Deacon Matthew Gregory to be ordained to priesthood May 28for their lives. It is on that day that Deacon Gregory will be ordained to the
Deacon Matthew Gregory to be ordained to priesthood May 28
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 hours ago
for their lives. It is on that day that Deacon Gregory will be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Robert P. Deeley at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland, just miles away from where his journey began as a South... Read more
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ESPN
Get to know the NCAA lacrosse final four teamsA new lacrosse champion will be crowned in Philadelphia this weekend, and if yo
Get to know the NCAA lacrosse final four teams
ESPN / Posted 4 hours ago
A new lacrosse champion will be crowned in Philadelphia this weekend, and if you're looking for one of the sport's traditional power programs, this isn't the tournament for you. Defending national champion Denver took a seat early. Virginia? Not in... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Perils of Writing a Provocative Email at YaleLast fall, student protesters at Yale University demanded that Professor Nichol
The Perils of Writing a Provocative Email at Yale
The Atlantic / Posted 4 hours ago
Last fall, student protesters at Yale University demanded that Professor Nicholas Christakis, an academic star who has successfully mentored Ivy League undergraduates for years, step down from his position as faculty-in-residence at Silliman College,... Read more
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chroniclelive
How Wallsend Boys Club are taking their message on to the world wide stagethree world stars who had flown out with us – Peter Beardsley, Terry McDermott,
How Wallsend Boys Club are taking their message on to the world wide stage
chroniclelive / Posted 4 hours ago
three world stars who had flown out with us – Peter Beardsley, Terry McDermott, and ex-Liverpool European Cup winner David Johnson. “The idea of the charity,” explained Chris Vale, “is to give kids from less affluent families an equal opportunity... Read more
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Boston Globe
In three Back Bay mansions, Gilded Age shines againIn three storied Boston properties, history is repeating itself — and being pre
In three Back Bay mansions, Gilded Age shines again
Boston Globe / Posted 4 hours ago
In three storied Boston properties, history is repeating itself — and being preserved. When the Back Bay’s Gilded Age manors outlived their desirability as millionaire’s residences, they were ripe for use as office space. Now their ritzy attributes... Read more
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The Alliance Review
United awards scholarships to graduating seniorsMay 26, 2016 11:30 AM The 43rd annual honors banquet was held at United High S
United awards scholarships to graduating seniors
The Alliance Review / Posted 5 hours ago
May 26, 2016 11:30 AM The 43rd annual honors banquet was held at United High School on May 10. The featured speaker was John Jewell, Ph.D. Jewell was the valedictorian of the United High School Class of 1968 and was inducted into the United Wall... Read more
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International Business Times
Emergency loan window abolished: How will it hurt Premier League clubs' transfer plans? Through a combination of stockpiling during the transfer window and substantial
Emergency loan window abolished: How will it hurt Premier League clubs' transfer plans?
International Business Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Through a combination of stockpiling during the transfer window and substantial investment in academies and youth teams, Premier League squads are bigger than ever. Managers constantly face the dilemma of choosing between a team capable of... Read more
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