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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LettersDo more than repeat The point used in the recent editorial about the C&H Hog F
Letters
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Do more than repeat The point used in the recent editorial about the C&H Hog Farm--that it isn't expected to result in irreversible resource commitments--is one of many in the draft environmental assessment that I believe inappropriately dismiss... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
100 reasons to celebrate national parksKen Burns calls national parks "America's best idea." It's an idea that ensure
100 reasons to celebrate national parks
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Ken Burns calls national parks "America's best idea." It's an idea that ensured some of the most special American lands would be shared by all citizens. Today there are 408 sites set aside in the National Park System, 59 of them national... Read more
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Mashable
5 apps to help you hold onto summer just a little longerSummer is coming to a screeching end, and nobody can figure out how to stop it
5 apps to help you hold onto summer just a little longer
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
Summer is coming to a screeching end, and nobody can figure out how to stop it from happening. Can't we just rewind the clock to June and forget that jackets exist for another three months? Maybe that's not realistic, but these five free apps will... Read more
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The Atlantic
Netflix's 'Narcos' Tackles Pablo Escobar by Way of Ken BurnsNetflix’s new series Narcos is possibly arriving at the wrong time: The doldrum
Netflix's 'Narcos' Tackles Pablo Escobar by Way of Ken Burns
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
Netflix’s new series Narcos is possibly arriving at the wrong time: The doldrums of summer aren’t really the ideal moment for a narratively dense, documentary-like look at the rise and fall of the Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. Narrated in... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Right to a healthy environment City councillors have taken another step towards a healthy environment. Coun
Right to a healthy environment
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 4 days ago
City councillors have taken another step towards a healthy environment. Councillors passed a resolution recognizing that all people have a right to live in a healthy environment. The resolution includes the right to... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water CoolerTsundoku: Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity, by
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
Tsundoku: Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity, by Daniel Stolzenberg; The Invaders: How Humans and their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction, by Pat Shipman (instruction manual for dealing with neoliberalism); Napoleon... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Pokey LaFarge comes to South on MainTHURSDAY 8/27 POKEY LAFARGE 8 p.m. South on Main. $17. "Once upon a time, po
Pokey LaFarge comes to South on Main
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
THURSDAY 8/27 POKEY LAFARGE 8 p.m. South on Main. $17. "Once upon a time, pop's metabolism buzzed with dynamic energy," the music critic Simon Reynolds wrote in his alarmist (and persuasive) 2011 manifesto "Retromania." As Reynolds saw it, the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Will you care about fall TV 2015?So many TV programs, so little space. In our special Season Preview pullout se
Will you care about fall TV 2015?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
So many TV programs, so little space. In our special Season Preview pullout section in Friday's Calendar section, we list the new broadcast series as well as cable, streaming and PBS fare. But there are so many offerings on so many platforms that we... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The Forgotten History Of 'Violent Displacement' That Helped Create The National ParksTuesday marked the 99th anniversary of the National Park Service, perhaps the m
The Forgotten History Of 'Violent Displacement' That Helped Create The National Parks
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Tuesday marked the 99th anniversary of the National Park Service, perhaps the most-loved division of the federal government. For many Americans, excursions to the national parks conjure up memories of family road trips, camp songs and hikes set in... Read more
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SportingNews
Curt Schilling doth protest too much: 'I don’t have a racist bone in my body'Oops, he did it again. Former major league pitching ace and current ESPN analy
Curt Schilling doth protest too much: 'I don’t have a racist bone in my body'
SportingNews / Posted 6 days ago
Oops, he did it again. Former major league pitching ace and current ESPN analyst Curt Schilling has found himself once again in the midst of a social media maelstrom. This time he is on the wrong side of the ledger. A few months back, Schilling... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Ken Burns: "The birther movement was a polite way of saying the N-Word without saying it"Ken Burns: “The birther movement was a polite way of saying the N-Word without
Ken Burns: "The birther movement was a polite way of saying the N-Word without saying it"
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
Ken Burns: “The birther movement was a polite way of saying the N-Word without saying it” Legendary documentary filmmaker Ken Burns joins Justin to talk about the remastered version of his masterpiece, “The Civil War,” and how many of the issues... Read more
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Salon.com
Confederate fantasies & the Donald Trump surge: Inside the dangerous Southern mythology creeping into the GOP primaryI can only imagine the sheer volume of racists, hillbillies and crackpots festo
Confederate fantasies & the Donald Trump surge: Inside the dangerous Southern mythology creeping into the GOP primary
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
I can only imagine the sheer volume of racists, hillbillies and crackpots festooning Ken Burns’ Twitter feed and email inbox today. The award-winning documentary filmmaker appeared on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” over the weekend and set the record... Read more
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Salon.com
Ken Burns: Donald Trump’s birtherism — a “politer way of saying the ‘N-word'” — proves America isn’t remotely “post-racial”On CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday, esteemed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns car
Ken Burns: Donald Trump’s birtherism — a “politer way of saying the ‘N-word'” — proves America isn’t remotely “post-racial”
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
On CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday, esteemed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns carefully explained to those who don’t believe the primary cause of the Civil War was slavery exactly why they’re incorrect. “If you read South Carolina’s articles of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Civil War about slavery, Ken Burns saysWhen Ken Burns talks about the Civil War, people should listen. He, after all,
Civil War about slavery, Ken Burns says
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
When Ken Burns talks about the Civil War, people should listen. He, after all, made "The Civil War," one of the greatest documentaries. A restored version of that 1990 TV landmark airs Sept. 7-11 on PBS. The War Between the States was mainly about... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Donald Trump: Buffoon enlivens race, Frank Rich saysFrank Rich was one of the great theater critics, and he managed to praise and p
Donald Trump: Buffoon enlivens race, Frank Rich says
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Frank Rich was one of the great theater critics, and he managed to praise and pan Donald Trump concisely Sunday on CNN's "Reliable Sources." Rich, who now writes for New York magazine and is an executive producer on HBO's "Veep," dismissed the view... Read more
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Salon.com
“It’s not just a party, it’s our life”: Jazz musicians led the way back to the city after Katrina — but what is this “new” New Orleans?The spot where St. Ann Street dead-ends into North Rampart in New Orleans, the
“It’s not just a party, it’s our life”: Jazz musicians led the way back to the city after Katrina — but what is this “new” New Orleans?
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
The spot where St. Ann Street dead-ends into North Rampart in New Orleans, the dividing line between the French Quarter and the Tremé neighborhood, was quiet on a Friday night in November 2005. Once alight with bulbs that spelled out “Armstrong,” the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ken Burns, Patrick Stewart, Donald Trump: Sunday guestsUPDATED: Sure, you'll see presidential candidates on the Sunday morning program
Ken Burns, Patrick Stewart, Donald Trump: Sunday guests
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
UPDATED: Sure, you'll see presidential candidates on the Sunday morning programs. Donald Trump was a late addition Friday on two programs. But there will be TV titans, too: Ken Burns and Patrick Stewart. "Civil Wars" filmmaker Burns will be a guest... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Jewish locals attend B’nai B’rith Institute gatheringParticipants included Jim and Sandy Apple (on the organizing committee), Melani
Jewish locals attend B’nai B’rith Institute gathering
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
Participants included Jim and Sandy Apple (on the organizing committee), Melanie Frank, Janice Kingoff, Shirley Levine, Peggy Pancoe Rosoff, Bob and Barbara Waxman, Bob Weinstein, Professor Don Habibi of the Philosophy and Religion Department at the... Read more
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Film Industry Network
Till We Meet Again among finalists of 58th CINE Golden Eagle Awards “Till We Meet Again” has been selected as a Finalist in the category for Be
Till We Meet Again among finalists of 58th CINE Golden Eagle Awards
Film Industry Network / Posted 12 days ago
“Till We Meet Again” has been selected as a Finalist in the category for Best Feature Film at the 58th CINE... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How Margaret Thatcher and an 'SNL' afterparty led Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Fred Armisen to create 'Documentary Now!'The idea for the IFC series "Documentary Now!" emerged, as good ideas so often
How Margaret Thatcher and an 'SNL' afterparty led Bill Hader, Seth Meyers and Fred Armisen to create 'Documentary Now!'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
The idea for the IFC series "Documentary Now!" emerged, as good ideas so often do, over drinks late one Saturday night. At the afterparty following a "Saturday Night Live" taping in April 2013, Bill Hader got to talking with Seth Meyers about a... Read more
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SportingNews
Happy birthday, Roberto Clemente: What would he think of MLB today?Roberto Clemente would have turned 81 today. As a baseball historian, I can’t
Happy birthday, Roberto Clemente: What would he think of MLB today?
SportingNews / Posted 14 days ago
Roberto Clemente would have turned 81 today. As a baseball historian, I can’t help but wonder what he would have thought about Major League Baseball today. MLB has many more Latinos than when he played (1955-1972). Foreign-born Latinos represented... Read more
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SportingNews
MLB’s diversity shell game: New initiative ignores baseball's real problemsThe Interview. The most unnerving part of a job search. Impressions matter.
MLB’s diversity shell game: New initiative ignores baseball's real problems
SportingNews / Posted 16 days ago
The Interview. The most unnerving part of a job search. Impressions matter. Communicating and presenting the right image, both in print and in person, is essential. But most important, one must secure the opportunity to interview in order to land... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
A true music manLeader Jerry Ryan, his son, Brad, and versatile Bobby Horton are as familiar as
A true music man
The Gadsden Times / Posted 16 days ago
Leader Jerry Ryan, his son, Brad, and versatile Bobby Horton are as familiar as family to many local music lovers. But they may not be as knowledgeable of Horton’s individual accomplishments. For example, he has provided background music for 17 of... Read more
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The Age
MIFF review: She's Beautiful When She's Angry an upbeat examination of Women's LiberationA still from She's Beautiful When She's Angry. MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FE
MIFF review: She's Beautiful When She's Angry an upbeat examination of Women's Liberation
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
A still from She's Beautiful When She's Angry. MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY ACMI, August 16, 6.30pm The "women's liberation" movement of the 1960s and '70s changed the world radically and permanently, yet... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
MIFF review: She's Beautiful When She's Angry an upbeat examination of Women's LiberationA still from She's Beautiful When She's Angry. MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FE
MIFF review: She's Beautiful When She's Angry an upbeat examination of Women's Liberation
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
A still from She's Beautiful When She's Angry. MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY ACMI, August 16, 6.30pm The "women's liberation" movement of the 1960s and '70s changed the world radically and permanently, yet... Read more
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Canberra Times
MIFF review: She's Beautiful When She's Angry an upbeat examination of Women's LiberationA still from She's Beautiful When She's Angry. MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FE
MIFF review: She's Beautiful When She's Angry an upbeat examination of Women's Liberation
Canberra Times / Posted 18 days ago
A still from She's Beautiful When She's Angry. MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SHE'S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE'S ANGRY ACMI, August 16, 6.30pm The "women's liberation" movement of the 1960s and '70s changed the world radically and permanently, yet... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
'That's it!': How a world war endsThe Number 1 Associated Press Teletype machine at the Chicago Daily News was mo
'That's it!': How a world war ends
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 18 days ago
The Number 1 Associated Press Teletype machine at the Chicago Daily News was more audio than video -- the mechanical clicking as the ribbon bar moved up and down, up and down, behind the plastic face on the black, oversized, first cousin to a... Read more
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Task & Purpose
How Hollywood Turned Audie Murphy Into A Movie Star After World War IIThe military-Hollywood marriage has generated some of the best entertainment si
How Hollywood Turned Audie Murphy Into A Movie Star After World War II
Task & Purpose / Posted 20 days ago
The military-Hollywood marriage has generated some of the best entertainment since the dawn of motion pictures, and has inspired many to dig deeper into the stories of the real human drama they depict. If you’re a film buff like me, a lot of movies... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'Civil War,' 'Downton Abbey': PBS at its bestUPDATED: Remind viewers of your greatest hits, and you’ll make a good case for
'Civil War,' 'Downton Abbey': PBS at its best
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
UPDATED: Remind viewers of your greatest hits, and you’ll make a good case for your value. PBS is doing exactly that this week with specials saluting “Downton Abbey” and “The Civil War.” “Ken Burns: The Civil War” looks back at that landmark... Read more
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Orange County Register
Watch this, skip thatFEATURED SHOWS “Next Step Realty” 9 p.m., “Startup U” 10 p.m., ABC Family Drif
Watch this, skip that
Orange County Register / Posted 21 days ago
FEATURED SHOWS “Next Step Realty” 9 p.m., “Startup U” 10 p.m., ABC Family Drifting further from its contractually obligated “family” designation, ABC Family introduces two reality series you won’t want to watch with the kids. “Startup U” is a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A Southerner replies to Union myths on Civil WarIn a recent Times-Union opinion column, University of Vermont Professor Emeritu
A Southerner replies to Union myths on Civil War
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
In a recent Times-Union opinion column, University of Vermont Professor Emeritus James W. Loewen seems to say that the American Civil War was all about slavery. However, President Abraham Lincoln is quoted as saying that “preserving the Union” was... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Civil WarCelebrate the 25th anniversary of Ken Burns’ landmark series in September 2015
The Civil War
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ken Burns’ landmark series in September 2015 with an in-depth overview of the iconic documentary on Monday, August 10 at 8 p.m. See video clips and interviews with Ken Burns, Geoffrey Ward, Ric Burns, Buddy Squires... Read more
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The Columbian
Give Violators the BootIt is an interesting word with an interesting etymology. "Scofflaw" was devise
Give Violators the Boot
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
It is an interesting word with an interesting etymology. "Scofflaw" was devised in 1924 as a descriptor for those who drank illegally during Prohibition, and some 90 years later it still reflects a gentle nod-and-wink disapproval. According to the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Investment in cancer research dismal in India: Pulitzer awardee Investments in the field of cancer research in India were "dismal" and "embar
Investment in cancer research dismal in India: Pulitzer awardee
Calcutta News / Posted 25 days ago
Investments in the field of cancer research in India were "dismal" and "embarrassing", oncologist and author Siddharth Mukherjee said here on Thursday. "In a country with different... Read more
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New Kerala
Investment in cancer research dismal in India: Pulitzer awardee Investments in the field of cancer research in India were "dismal" and "embar
Investment in cancer research dismal in India: Pulitzer awardee
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
Investments in the field of cancer research in India were "dismal" and "embarrassing", oncologist and author Siddharth Mukherjee said here on Thursday. "In a country with different... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
LettersNational hero Local Heroes (Reporter, July 2) includes a story about Ed Lynch.
Letters
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
National hero Local Heroes (Reporter, July 2) includes a story about Ed Lynch. He interviews veterans for the Library of Congress records. Each DVD covers a vet’s military life with photographs, letters, diaries and memoirs. In other words, it is a... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Registration Is Underway For Lee’s Fall Encore ProgramLee University’s Encore Program, which offers people age 60 and over the opport
Registration Is Underway For Lee’s Fall Encore Program
The Chattanoogan / Posted 27 days ago
Lee University’s Encore Program, which offers people age 60 and over the opportunity to take university courses, has a new line-up of specially designed mini-courses for the fall. These mini-courses are planned exclusively for Encore-eligible... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Day is designed to celebrate designs in FlorenceFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - A new event in Florence is designed to celebrate architec
Day is designed to celebrate designs in Florence
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 28 days ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - A new event in Florence is designed to celebrate architecture, especially Frank Lloyd Wright's designs. The TimesDaily reports (http://bit.ly/1hhz0ca) that "All Wright All Day" is scheduled for Aug. 15. The event is billed as... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Day is designed to celebrate designs in FlorenceFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - A new event in Florence is designed to celebrate architec
Day is designed to celebrate designs in Florence
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 28 days ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - A new event in Florence is designed to celebrate architecture, especially Frank Lloyd Wright's designs. The TimesDaily reports (http://bit.ly/1hhz0ca) that "All Wright All Day" is scheduled for Aug. 15. The event is billed as... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Day is designed to celebrate designs in FlorenceFLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - A new event in Florence is designed to celebrate architec
Day is designed to celebrate designs in Florence
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 28 days ago
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - A new event in Florence is designed to celebrate architecture, especially Frank Lloyd Wright's designs. The TimesDaily reports (http://bit.ly/1hhz0ca) that "All Wright All Day" is scheduled for Aug. 15. The event is billed as... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
St. Mary’s to kick off New England Basketball Hall of Fame weekendSt. Mary's to kick off New England Basketball Hall of Fame weekend Posted Aug.
St. Mary’s to kick off New England Basketball Hall of Fame weekend
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
St. Mary's to kick off New England Basketball Hall of Fame weekend Posted Aug. 3, 2015 at 5:37 PM Posted Aug. 3, 2015 at 5:37 PM The New England Basketball Hall of Fame will host a special celebration on Friday at the St. Mary's High gym on... Read more

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