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FOX News
'War Room' producer Stephen Kendrick wants more faith and family in HollywoodLOS ANGELES – When "War Room" was released over the Labor Day weekend last year
'War Room' producer Stephen Kendrick wants more faith and family in Hollywood
FOX News / Posted 25 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES – When "War Room" was released over the Labor Day weekend last year, most didn't expect much from the small-budget faith-based film. But "War Room" ended up being the top grossing movie of the four-day weekend, and on a $3.5 million... Read more
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The Forward
My Search for the 'Male Shiksa'I told him it was a double mitzvah to screw on Shabbat. SportsCenter on mute, m
My Search for the 'Male Shiksa'
The Forward / Posted an hour ago
I told him it was a double mitzvah to screw on Shabbat. SportsCenter on mute, music theory textbooks open in our laps. His pencil suspended above the fill-in-the-scale exercise. The Oklahoma goy and his new, exotic Jewish girlfriend. I relished the... Read more
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Boston Globe
IndyCar opponents ask for environmental reviewOpponents of an Indycar race planned for the Seaport over Labor Day weekend are
IndyCar opponents ask for environmental review
Boston Globe / Posted 7 hours ago
Opponents of an Indycar race planned for the Seaport over Labor Day weekend are trying to stop the checkered flag by erecting more red tape. The Coalition Against IndyCarBoston has asked Governor Charlie Baker’s administration to require race... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Volunteer Opportunities for February 2016Volunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to rais
Volunteer Opportunities for February 2016
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 hours ago
Volunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to raise money for our area. "Having Fun, Making a Difference in Our Community." BRAINERD LAKES AREA EARLY CHILDHOOD COALITION—Shannon, 218-251-4234,... Read more
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ESPN
Kings of Command: Pitchers poised to break outPitching is the name of today's game. In 2015, baseball set a record for the h
Kings of Command: Pitchers poised to break out
ESPN / Posted 13 hours ago
Pitching is the name of today's game. In 2015, baseball set a record for the highest strikeout rate in history (19.5 percent of all plate appearances). Zack Greinke's 1.66 ERA was the lowest by a qualified pitcher in 20 years, and between his and... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
The Meridian at Fondren taking reservations for pre-leasingThe Meridian at Fondren, Metro Jackson’s newest high-end apartment entry, will
The Meridian at Fondren taking reservations for pre-leasing
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
The Meridian at Fondren, Metro Jackson’s newest high-end apartment entry, will be ready for its first occupants by June or July and is taking reservations for pre-leasing. Construction began last February on the four-floor 241-unit luxury rental... Read more
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ESPN
Good luck, Clay: USC has toughest 2016 nonconference slateWhat looks to be the most treacherous path to a successful season next year mig
Good luck, Clay: USC has toughest 2016 nonconference slate
ESPN / Posted 17 hours ago
What looks to be the most treacherous path to a successful season next year might be a bit misleading at this point. Some teams are overrated, and others are underrated. The schedule never quite looks the same approaching November as it does... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mommy Minute: How to save at Disney WorldDid you know you can take your own food into Disney World theme parks? What abo
Mommy Minute: How to save at Disney World
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 hours ago
Did you know you can take your own food into Disney World theme parks? What about the free Disney Magical Express that takes you from the Orlando airport to your Disney resort? These are just a few tips (and money savers) the Disney Parks Mom Panel... Read more
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FOX News
FOX411's star snaps of the day What are those kooky celebs up to now? Alessandra Ambrosio turned heads at t
FOX411's star snaps of the day
FOX News / Posted 18 hours ago
What are those kooky celebs up to now? Alessandra Ambrosio turned heads at the 13th annual "Leather & Laces" mega party at Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco, California. The super model donned a black bandeau top and... Read more
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NJ Biz
The money municipalities don't know they have coming: How Airbnb could impact the New Jersey economySuzanne and Jeffrey Cameron bought their three-story townhouse with a garden ap
The money municipalities don't know they have coming: How Airbnb could impact the New Jersey economy
NJ Biz / Posted 18 hours ago
Suzanne and Jeffrey Cameron bought their three-story townhouse with a garden apartment in Jersey City back in 1998, when they were looking for a place for them and their two young boys that was near New York City. Sixteen years later, when their... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Mommy Minute: How to save at Disney WorldDid you know you can take your own food into Disney World theme parks? What abo
Mommy Minute: How to save at Disney World
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 hours ago
Did you know you can take your own food into Disney World theme parks? What about the free Disney Magical Express that takes you from the Orlando airport to your Disney resort? These are just a few tips (and money savers) the Disney Parks Mom Panel... Read more
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MLive.com
Countywide common calendar, retirement incentive on tap for Jackson School BoardJACKSON, MI – Action on a resolution supporting the concept of a countywide com
Countywide common calendar, retirement incentive on tap for Jackson School Board
MLive.com / Posted 21 hours ago
JACKSON, MI – Action on a resolution supporting the concept of a countywide common school calendar with a pre-Labor Day start date is expected from the Jackson School Board on Monday, Feb. 8. I will be covering this meeting live beginning at 5:30... Read more
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Boston Globe
Big Air about to take flight at FenwayConstruction of Big Air is under way at Fenway Park and it’s going to be big, r
Big Air about to take flight at Fenway
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Construction of Big Air is under way at Fenway Park and it’s going to be big, really big. Any day now, if you’re driving through Kenmore Square or along the Mass. Pike, you’ll see the top of biggest thing you’ve ever seen at the ballyard. Way bigger... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Q&A with New York Times reporter Matt Flegenheimer about covering the 2016 electionMatt Flegenheimer HAVERHILL, Mass. — The DPolitics reporters aren’t the only j
Q&A with New York Times reporter Matt Flegenheimer about covering the 2016 election
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
Matt Flegenheimer HAVERHILL, Mass. — The DPolitics reporters aren’t the only journalists covering the New Hampshire primary with Red and Blue blood in their veins. Matt Flegenheimer, a 2011 College graduate and former Daily Pennsylvanian sports... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
On the half shell: A Good FIT for Shelter IslandCHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | At Project FIT, No one feels compelled to wear tight-fitt
On the half shell: A Good FIT for Shelter Island
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted yesterday
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | At Project FIT, No one feels compelled to wear tight-fitting workout attire. I’ve seen many a health club, but never one that rivals Project FIT. In a world where fitness is found in eucalyptus-scented warehouses with rows of... Read more
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Daily Record
Humor helps sisters in battle with cancerWhen her sister’s cancer came back for a second time, Elissa Merkl knew the bes
Humor helps sisters in battle with cancer
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
When her sister’s cancer came back for a second time, Elissa Merkl knew the best way to deal with it was by keeping her sense of humor. Trying to keep friends and family up-to-date, she incorporated levity into group emails for everyone. “The first... Read more
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York Daily Record
Gettysburg gets 200 Civil War items - will accept moreThis inscribed sword - Union Gen. Hobart Ward's weapon - was part of a recent l
Gettysburg gets 200 Civil War items - will accept more
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
This inscribed sword - Union Gen. Hobart Ward's weapon - was part of a recent large donation to the Gettysburg National Military Park. (Photo: Shane Dunlap - Evening Sun) Gettysburg Foundation just received a 200-artifact gift from a private... Read more
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The Examiner
Independence chamber in the black, optimisticThe full ballroom at the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center last Saturday t
Independence chamber in the black, optimistic
The Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
The full ballroom at the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center last Saturday told the story. The luncheons and galas are bringing more people, and there's a new energy in the room. The books are balanced, membership is rising, and leaders are... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Greeley Tribune staff shares memories of Denver Broncos’ pastEditor’s note: As the Broncos prepare to play in their eighth Super Bowl, I ask
Greeley Tribune staff shares memories of Denver Broncos’ past
Greeley Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Editor’s note: As the Broncos prepare to play in their eighth Super Bowl, I asked Tribune staff members to share memories of how the team has impacted their own lives personally or professionally. From camp in Greeley to watching games with family to... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Volunteer Opportunities for FebruaryVolunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to rais
Volunteer Opportunities for February
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Volunteers/members wanted—Volunteers are needed for events and projects to raise money for our area. "Having Fun, Making a Difference in Our Community." BRAINERD LAKES AREA EARLY CHILDHOOD COALITION—Shannon, 218-251-4234,... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Chris Teicheira’s excellent adventureIt’s Super Bowl week. America’s most popular, yet unrecognized holiday. This is
Chris Teicheira’s excellent adventure
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
It’s Super Bowl week. America’s most popular, yet unrecognized holiday. This is Thanksgiving with a better football game. If congress would finally pass a law, giving us Monday morning off – I’d be willing to say goodbye to Valentine’s and Labor Day... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Things you need if you played loteria as a kidWhether you genuinely played the game, or just giggled with your cousins over t
Things you need if you played loteria as a kid
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Whether you genuinely played the game, or just giggled with your cousins over the "la sirena" card (you know why), taking part in Lotería gave you face time with your family while also showing you the harsh realities of the world. Who cares if you... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Collier County school board expected to reconsider academic calendar that starts school early on AugCollier County public school officials are expected on Tuesday to discuss their
Collier County school board expected to reconsider academic calendar that starts school early on Aug
Naples Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Collier County public school officials are expected on Tuesday to discuss their approval of a new academic calendar that triggered protests from some parents opposed to students returning from their summer break on Aug. 10. The school board approved... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Earning itCoral Sherman challenges herself and finds the strength to succeedBy Michelle L
Earning it
Char-Koosta News / Posted 3 days ago
Coral Sherman challenges herself and finds the strength to succeedBy Michelle LovatoLake County Leader Coral Sherman leans back for the first time over the edge of a 40-foot wall while suspended from a rappel line during one of Montana Youth... Read more
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examiner.com
Peach Music Festival embraces wide-ranging jambands lineupLast year’s Peach Music Festival offered multiple nods to the Grateful Dead’s 5
Peach Music Festival embraces wide-ranging jambands lineup
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Last year’s Peach Music Festival offered multiple nods to the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary along with its regular focus on the Allman Brothers Band its solo projects. This year’s event returns to its wide-ranging jamband ways, and one look at... Read more
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News 10 WILX
WANTED: Lighthouse keeper for extended stayHow'd you like to spend some of your summer on the shores of Lake Huron? Volun
WANTED: Lighthouse keeper for extended stay
News 10 WILX / Posted 3 days ago
How'd you like to spend some of your summer on the shores of Lake Huron? Volunteer lighthouse keepers are needed at the Tawas Point Lighthouse in northern Michigan. In exchange for giving guided tours, you'll be able to live on the second story of... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Sky Harbor International Airport milestonesSky Harbor has grown from a one-terminal airfield serving 3 million people in t
Sky Harbor International Airport milestones
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
Sky Harbor has grown from a one-terminal airfield serving 3 million people in the early 1970s to a three-terminal international hub. It tore down the original terminal, built three more, and last year served 40 million passengers. It expects to swell... Read more
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Washington City Paper
A Midsummer Night's Dream at The Folger Theatre and the Gunston Arts Center, Reviewed: Two very different productions of the Shakespeare comedy staple make for an exercise in interpretation, but both are lovable.Oh, what fools these mortals be, allowing two versions of the same play to over
A Midsummer Night's Dream at The Folger Theatre and the Gunston Arts Center, Reviewed: Two very different productions of the Shakespeare comedy staple make for an exercise in interpretation, but both are lovable.
Washington City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
Oh, what fools these mortals be, allowing two versions of the same play to overlap by three weekends. Don’t believe it. For a new work, this could prove disastrous; for a high school staple that’s more than 20 years old (give or take four centuries),... Read more
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examiner.com
Lauren Conrad chic over winter whitesEverybody knows about the rule of not wearing white after Labor Day, unless you
Lauren Conrad chic over winter whites
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Everybody knows about the rule of not wearing white after Labor Day, unless you choose a white that's specialized for winter, or a white suitable enough for Valentine's Day. Lauren Conrad has some winter whites for us with LaurenConrad.com'sChic of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
In choosing Pantone Colors of the Year, Baltimore native taps cultural influencesAs director of the Pantone Color Institute, Leatrice Eiseman knows that color g
In choosing Pantone Colors of the Year, Baltimore native taps cultural influences
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
As director of the Pantone Color Institute, Leatrice Eiseman knows that color goes much deeper than what's on the surface. For a company that specializes in creating hues for various industries, deciding on its Color of the Year requires a deep... Read more
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Al.com
Inside the secret inquiry into witness intimidation during the Indian grandfather trialOfficer after officer went behind closed-doors to tell the judge they felt pres
Inside the secret inquiry into witness intimidation during the Indian grandfather trial
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
Officer after officer went behind closed-doors to tell the judge they felt pressured not to support one of their own. Police officer Russ Owens told the judge he felt "uneasy" when testifying. Officer Weston Taets was "alarmed" to get an email from... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Duplicate Bridge: Feb. 6The Airport Bridge Club is offering what it calls a “big game guarantee.” If a
Duplicate Bridge: Feb. 6
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
The Airport Bridge Club is offering what it calls a “big game guarantee.” If a game fails to attract at least four full tables of players, the entry fee is only $2.50. The club also offers a discounted $2.50 fee for 299er pairs on Tuesday and 749er... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Advance historic page from July 20, 1975: Libraries suffer from city cutsSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Today's archive page is from July 20, 1975. The borough
Advance historic page from July 20, 1975: Libraries suffer from city cuts
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Today's archive page is from July 20, 1975. The borough's 12 public library branches will have their hours of operation cut by 20 percent, due to city budget cuts. The new schedule will not affect the Huguenot and Princes Bay... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Solo debut brings Grace Potter back to Aspen for two nights at Belly UpW e’ve gotten to know Grace Potter and her showstopping performances well over
Solo debut brings Grace Potter back to Aspen for two nights at Belly Up
The Aspen Times / Posted 4 days ago
W e’ve gotten to know Grace Potter and her showstopping performances well over the years in Aspen. She’s played Belly Up regularly. She did a Skico Hi-Fi Concert outside in Snowmass. She gave an epic rain-drenched performance at Jazz Aspen Snowmass... Read more
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The Advocate
Livingston School Board to consider proposed school calendar that would have classes starting on Aug. 4Livingston — Students at Livingston Parish’s public schools could begin classes
Livingston School Board to consider proposed school calendar that would have classes starting on Aug. 4
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Livingston — Students at Livingston Parish’s public schools could begin classes next school year in the first week of August. During Thursday’s School Board meeting, officials were presented with a proposed schedule for the 2016-17 school year. It... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Airline IndustryMore than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surroundi
Airline Industry
Dallas Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry’s trade and lobbying group. In advance of the holiday,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Finance board considers cost of police for Greenwich PointIncreased patrolling and directing traffic at Greenwich Point this summer is ex
Finance board considers cost of police for Greenwich Point
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
Increased patrolling and directing traffic at Greenwich Point this summer is expected to cost the town more than $50,000, split between the police department and the Parks and Recreation Department. Some $25,300 of that budget, Siciliano said, would... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
U of L begins fundraising for 10,000-seat expansion at Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The University of Louisville Athletic Department anno
U of L begins fundraising for 10,000-seat expansion at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The University of Louisville Athletic Department announced a second expansion of Papa John's Cardinal Stadium last August and, Thursday, the department announced more details of the expansion as it's fundraising campaign... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Gowanus HOV lane to remain open on working holidaysSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The state announced Thursday that the Gowanus Expressway
Gowanus HOV lane to remain open on working holidays
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The state announced Thursday that the Gowanus Expressway's bus and HOV lane will be open for working holidays in 2016. The lane, part of the 5.3-mile stretch of highway along I-278, will only be closed on four days this year:... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Buddy's on Wrightsville Beach to be renovated under new ownershipBuddy’s Bar on Wrightsville Beach was recently purchased by a group of develope
Buddy's on Wrightsville Beach to be renovated under new ownership
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
Buddy’s Bar on Wrightsville Beach was recently purchased by a group of developers who have big plans for the property. As of right now, those developers are waiting to meet with the Wrightsville Beach's Board of Alderman to determine if they can... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Jazz Setlist, Feb. 4-10: Warmin’ UpFriday, Feb. 5Every year, just in time for the Detroit Jazz Festival (Labor Day
Jazz Setlist, Feb. 4-10: Warmin’ Up
Washington City Paper / Posted 4 days ago
Friday, Feb. 5Every year, just in time for the Detroit Jazz Festival (Labor Day), Detroit-based Mack Avenue Records assembles a new iteration of its all-star ensemble, The Mack Avenue Superband. It began in 2012, and in its four years it's had only... Read more
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ESPN
State of Racing: IndyCarImagine the Verizon IndyCar Series as a vessel at 50 percent capacity, with a d
State of Racing: IndyCar
ESPN / Posted 4 days ago
Imagine the Verizon IndyCar Series as a vessel at 50 percent capacity, with a divided and disaffected fan base that constantly argues whether the glass is half empty or half full. Now 20 years after the infamous CART-IRL "split" and heading into the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Is Bears' ticket price increase a sign of a coming 18-game schedule?Phillips explained the Bears were raising the price for the eight regular-seaso
Is Bears' ticket price increase a sign of a coming 18-game schedule?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Phillips explained the Bears were raising the price for the eight regular-season homes games but dropping the cost of the two home exhibition games. The net result is a wash terms of a season-ticket holder’s total cost. So, why do it? Here’s the... Read more
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Ogle County News
Oregon man works his way to healthy lifestyle“When doing weight training, you have to give your body time to recover,” he sa
Oregon man works his way to healthy lifestyle
Ogle County News / Posted 5 days ago
“When doing weight training, you have to give your body time to recover,” he said. “That is the hardest thing for me is not coming to the gym on my off day.” Motivation and goals kept Johnson on task in 2015.� He was never discouraged to come to... Read more
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Observer
Belleville BOE must pay vendor big bucksA state arbitrator has awarded an IT contractor $310,689 in damages to be paid
Belleville BOE must pay vendor big bucks
Observer / Posted 5 days ago
A state arbitrator has awarded an IT contractor $310,689 in damages to be paid by the Belleville Board of Education, socking the already fiscally burdened board with another debt. But even more alarming is the finding by arbitrator Barbara Byrd... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Do not dillydally on food plotsI'm starting early this year on next season's deer farming. I'm preparing a ne
Do not dillydally on food plots
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
I'm starting early this year on next season's deer farming. I'm preparing a new food plot in my favorite hunting spot before weeds, sweetgums, greenbriers and other things I hate start sprouting. I have another plot in a lesser spot, but that was a... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
$3.4M gas project planned in Springfield | Springfield, Ohio newsColumbia Gas of Ohio will spend about $3.4 million this summer to replace gas l
$3.4M gas project planned in Springfield | Springfield, Ohio news
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Columbia Gas of Ohio will spend about $3.4 million this summer to replace gas lines on the north side of Springfield, part of a larger effort to upgrade lines statewide. The utility company has spent about $30 million to replace pipes and gas meters... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Dinosaur's PrimaryThe former secretary of state was making her way down the velvet-rope line, and
A Dinosaur's Primary
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
The former secretary of state was making her way down the velvet-rope line, and I was positioned perfectly to meet her—the result of showing up at a New Hampshire elementary-school event two hours early. A couple of Secret Service guys were... Read more
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FOX News
FOX411's star snaps of the day What are those kooky celebs up to now? Penelope Cruz did her best blue steel
FOX411's star snaps of the day
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
What are those kooky celebs up to now? Penelope Cruz did her best blue steel pose during the premiere "Zoolander 2" in Madrid, Spain. The Spanish actress stunned in a strapless gold and white dress. Heidi Klum put... Read more
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Atlanticville
Long Branch adding amenities to boardwalk | February 4, 2016LONG BRANCH-The timing of the blizzard couldn’t have worked out better for Long
Long Branch adding amenities to boardwalk | February 4, 2016
Atlanticville / Posted 6 days ago
LONG BRANCH-The timing of the blizzard couldn’t have worked out better for Long Branch. Business Administrator Howard Woolley Jr. said that George Harms Construction Co. was scheduled to take the first few weeks of 2016 off for in-service training,... Read more
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