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The Morning Call
Family: Is teen online gambling a problem?to other addictions," says panelist Denise Continenza. She notes kids often ge
Family: Is teen online gambling a problem?
The Morning Call / Posted 9 minutes ago
to other addictions," says panelist Denise Continenza. She notes kids often get introduced to gambling through scratch-off lottery cards. His mother should ask him what he gets from gambling, panelist Chad Stefanyak says. "This may be a cool... Read more
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Brisbane Times
89-old vendor has no plans for GoFundMe windfall, just glad to retireCHICAGO: While some people fantasise about what they'd do if they ever won the
89-old vendor has no plans for GoFundMe windfall, just glad to retire
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
CHICAGO: While some people fantasise about what they'd do if they ever won the lottery, Fidencio Sanchez hasn't given it much thought. The 89-year-old paleta vendor from Little Village, a West Side community of Chicago, accepted a cheque Wednesday... Read more
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The Age
89-old vendor has no plans for GoFundMe windfall, just glad to retireCHICAGO: While some people fantasise about what they'd do if they ever won the
89-old vendor has no plans for GoFundMe windfall, just glad to retire
The Age / Posted 14 minutes ago
CHICAGO: While some people fantasise about what they'd do if they ever won the lottery, Fidencio Sanchez hasn't given it much thought. The 89-year-old paleta vendor from Little Village, a West Side community of Chicago, accepted a cheque Wednesday... Read more
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15m
Manchester Evening News
Five big stories you might have missed from the weekendagainst hate crime and can be seen posing up with British Transport Police on J
Five big stories you might have missed from the weekend
Manchester Evening News / Posted 15 minutes ago
against hate crime and can be seen posing up with British Transport Police on July 27. A couple who scooped £12.4m on the lottery went for a shopping spree in true millionaire style after landing at the Trafford Centre in a helicopter...but they... Read more
15m
Sydney Morning Herald
89-old vendor has no plans for GoFundMe windfall, just glad to retireCHICAGO: While some people fantasise about what they'd do if they ever won the
89-old vendor has no plans for GoFundMe windfall, just glad to retire
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 minutes ago
CHICAGO: While some people fantasise about what they'd do if they ever won the lottery, Fidencio Sanchez hasn't given it much thought. The 89-year-old paleta vendor from Little Village, a West Side community of Chicago, accepted a cheque Wednesday... Read more
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The Hill
Everything you need to know about the first presidential debateestimated there will be about 1,000 people in attendance. Hofstra University st
Everything you need to know about the first presidential debate
The Hill / Posted 20 minutes ago
estimated there will be about 1,000 people in attendance. Hofstra University students can receive tickets through a lottery system and the parties and campaigns also get a number of tickets they can divvy out. What does the debate mean for... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Pregnant women face 'postcode lottery' for heart screening of babiesPregnant women face a “postcode lottery” for screening of heart problems in the
Pregnant women face 'postcode lottery' for heart screening of babies
EveningTimes Online / Posted 22 minutes ago
Pregnant women face a “postcode lottery” for screening of heart problems in their unborn babies, experts have warned. Dr Kate Bull, a former paediatric cardiac surgeon, said the most effective way to diagnose congenital heart problems was before... Read more
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heraldscotland
Warning over "postcode lottery" for heart screening of infantsPREGNANT women face a “postcode lottery” for screening of heart problems in the
Warning over "postcode lottery" for heart screening of infants
heraldscotland / Posted 25 minutes ago
PREGNANT women face a “postcode lottery” for screening of heart problems in their unborn babies, experts have warned. Dr Kate Bull, a former paediatric cardiac surgeon, said the most effective way to diagnose congenital heart problems was before... Read more
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International Business Times
Briton 'wins' lottery prize to meet the man accused of murdering his brother on 9/11in the attacks which claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people, was selected to
Briton 'wins' lottery prize to meet the man accused of murdering his brother on 9/11
International Business Times / Posted 36 minutes ago
in the attacks which claimed the lives of nearly 3,000 people, was selected to attend the hearing after being selected via lottery of the victims' family members. He will be one of just eight people attending the pre-trial hearing and claims he... Read more
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The News and Star
Young Workington Town star Tee Ritson walks away with three top awards from club's annual presentationthe year, taking home the Frank Gilmour Memorial Shield, went to Richard West f
Young Workington Town star Tee Ritson walks away with three top awards from club's annual presentation
The News and Star / Posted 40 minutes ago
the year, taking home the Frank Gilmour Memorial Shield, went to Richard West for all his hard work organising the club's lottery to bring in extra funding. There was an additional award presented to Town's community manager Marnie Jackson for... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Public able to apply for jarvey licences in Killarneyhanded on to sons and daughters and would have to be returned to the council.
Public able to apply for jarvey licences in Killarney
Irish Examiner / Posted 53 minutes ago
handed on to sons and daughters and would have to be returned to the council. Applicants’ names can no longer be drawn by lottery from a local waiting list because of competition law, a spokesman said. A motion by Councillor Maura Healy-Rae... Read more
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Express and Star
Wolves blog: Rotation is required « Express & Starhas been plenty of criticism of the rotation policy at Wolves - guessing the st
Wolves blog: Rotation is required « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted an hour ago
has been plenty of criticism of the rotation policy at Wolves - guessing the starting line-up is akin to winning the lottery. But the intensity Wolves played at on Saturday required a changed team for the re-match on Tuesday. If the League... Read more
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guardian-series
Disabled singers help raise cash for charityfor people who wouldn’t be able to sing on their own.” The resource centre pro
Disabled singers help raise cash for charity
guardian-series / Posted 2 hours ago
for people who wouldn’t be able to sing on their own.” The resource centre provides educational and sporting activities to disabled adults and the choir was set up last February after a grant of £11,828 from the Postcode Lottery Trust was rece... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Glasgow-built vessels used in journey of hope for volunteers seeking refuge from stresswork on.” Anchor and Sail is jointly run by the Galgael Trust and the Clyde Ma
Glasgow-built vessels used in journey of hope for volunteers seeking refuge from stress
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 hours ago
work on.” Anchor and Sail is jointly run by the Galgael Trust and the Clyde Maritime Trust and is funded by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund. The three-year project will see over 200 people from the Govan community build... Read more
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heraldscotland
Pride of the Clyde as labour's of love finally floatof weeks." Anchor and Sail is jointly run by the Galgael Trust and the Clyde M
Pride of the Clyde as labour's of love finally float
heraldscotland / Posted 2 hours ago
of weeks." Anchor and Sail is jointly run by the Galgael Trust and the Clyde Maritime Trust and is funded by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund. The three year project will see over 200 people from the Govan community build... Read more
2h
The Irish Times
How being shot in the back inspired an Irish artist’s paintinghave to happen to someone. That one-in-a-million event will chance upon one in
How being shot in the back inspired an Irish artist’s painting
The Irish Times / Posted 2 hours ago
have to happen to someone. That one-in-a-million event will chance upon one in a million: good news if it’s you and a lottery win; not so good if it’s a stray bullet in a crowd. Ten years ago, Emma Sheridan was at Finsbury Park tube station,... Read more
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guardian-series
Concert featuring choir of disabled people raises cash for charityfor people who wouldn’t be able to sing on their own.” The resource centre pro
Concert featuring choir of disabled people raises cash for charity
guardian-series / Posted 3 hours ago
for people who wouldn’t be able to sing on their own.” The resource centre provides educational and sporting activities to disabled adults and the choir was set up last February after a grant of £11,828 from the Postcode Lottery Trust was rece... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Mountain State Forest Festival shows are announcedLocal sponsors for the 80th Mountain State Forest Festival show are Tygart Vall
Mountain State Forest Festival shows are announced
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 hours ago
Local sponsors for the 80th Mountain State Forest Festival show are Tygart Valley Distributor, Miller Lite, West Virginia Lottery, First Energy and The Inter-Mountain. Heard weekly on NPR stations across the country, Mountain Stage is produced by... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Jobless elephants seize villageof the elephants in the past eight years and two villages were abandoned. U Se
Jobless elephants seize village
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 hours ago
of the elephants in the past eight years and two villages were abandoned. U Sein Than said: "My farming business is like a lottery. If I cultivate 100% of the rice, I will get only 30% of it because of the elephants." Conflict between elephants... Read more
5h
CBS Sports
Nerlens Noel: Sixers' 'silly' situation at center 'doesn't make any sense'That's not something anybody wants to deal with in a contract year, especially
Nerlens Noel: Sixers' 'silly' situation at center 'doesn't make any sense'
CBS Sports / Posted 5 hours ago
That's not something anybody wants to deal with in a contract year, especially on a team that is bound to finish in the lottery again. If Noel's goal is to force a trade, this might not help. Just like with Rudy Gay and the Sacramento Kings,... Read more
8h
Jefferson City News Tribune
Hofstra pushes front-line learning with presidential debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra pushes front-line learning with presidential debate
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held tonight in a campus... Read more
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8h
Daily Mirror
Watch millionaire couple land for a shopping spree in helicopterA couple who won £12.4m on the lottery landed for a shopping spree in a helicop
Watch millionaire couple land for a shopping spree in helicopter
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 hours ago
A couple who won £12.4m on the lottery landed for a shopping spree in a helicopter - but couldn't fit their haul into the boot. Sharon and Nigel Mather arrived at a shopping mall in Manchester and were greeted with a red carpet, 'security staff' and... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Hofstra pushes front-line learning with presidential debatedebate in about 60 days, building on its experience of having hosted debates in
Hofstra pushes front-line learning with presidential debate
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 15 hours ago
debate in about 60 days, building on its experience of having hosted debates in 2008 and 2012. The lucky winners of the lottery for debate hall seats were to be notified over the weekend whether they're getting in. "I do not have a strong... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debate
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 16 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held Monday night in a campus... Read more
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16h
NBC New York
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debate
NBC New York / Posted 16 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held Monday night in a campus... Read more
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16h
NBC Los Angeles
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debate
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 16 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held Monday night in a campus... Read more
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16h
NBC Washington
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debate
NBC Washington / Posted 16 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held Monday night in a campus... Read more
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16h
NBC Chicago
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debate
NBC Chicago / Posted 16 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held Monday night in a campus... Read more
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16h
NBC Bay Area
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debate
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held Monday night in a campus... Read more
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16h
NBC San Diego
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debate
NBC San Diego / Posted 16 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held Monday night in a campus... Read more
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17h
The Daily Californian
Documenting distance: A profile on student Kiro Khalil— five years he never intended to spend here. As luck would have it, Khalil ha
Documenting distance: A profile on student Kiro Khalil
The Daily Californian / Posted 17 hours ago
— five years he never intended to spend here. As luck would have it, Khalil had already acquired a green card through a lottery system sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Diversity Visa Program. He initially believed he had time to mull... Read more
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NBC Miami
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra Pushes Front-Line Learning With Presidential Debate
NBC Miami / Posted 17 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held Monday night in a campus... Read more
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18h
Manchester Evening News
Lottery winners go for Trafford Centre shopping trip in helicopterA couple who scooped £12.4m on the lottery went for a shopping spree in true mi
Lottery winners go for Trafford Centre shopping trip in helicopter
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 hours ago
A couple who scooped £12.4m on the lottery went for a shopping spree in true millionaire style after landing at the Trafford Centre in a helicopter...but they couldn’t fit their haul into the boot. Sharon and Nigel Mather were welcomed to the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Hofstra pushes front-line learning with presidential debateticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than
Hofstra pushes front-line learning with presidential debate
Brandon Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
ticket on the campus of Hofstra University. About 7,500 students, or more than two-thirds of the student body, entered the lottery for only a few hundred tickets to witness the cycle's first presidential debate, being held Monday night in a campus... Read more
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18h
Mashable
7 times legendary baseball announcer Vin Scully went delightfully off topicadults react to anything with so much glee — there were my dad and uncles, jump
7 times legendary baseball announcer Vin Scully went delightfully off topic
Mashable / Posted 18 hours ago
adults react to anything with so much glee — there were my dad and uncles, jumping and screaming like they had just won the lottery. Scully, who has witnessed everyone from Jackie Robinson to Sandy Koufax play in Dodger blue, delivered a line... Read more
18h
USA Today
5 things you didn't know about Amazon's ‘Alexa’and use Alexa to glean information on your car, truck, van or SUV. (Photo: Moji
5 things you didn't know about Amazon's ‘Alexa’
USA Today / Posted 18 hours ago
and use Alexa to glean information on your car, truck, van or SUV. (Photo: Mojio) That’s the ticket Want to play the lottery, but hate choosing the numbers? Why not ask Alexa to generate your Powerball numbers at random, and get the latest... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Hofstra University students get ready for presidential debatedebate in about 60 days, building on its experience of having hosted debates in
Hofstra University students get ready for presidential debate
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 18 hours ago
debate in about 60 days, building on its experience of having hosted debates in 2008 and 2012. The lucky winners of the lottery for debate hall seats were to be notified over the weekend whether they're getting in. "I do not have a strong... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Unlikely Survival of the Godfather of Rapbottles and folded-up dollar bills and scraps of paper they contained, but he d
The Unlikely Survival of the Godfather of Rap
The New Yorker / Posted 19 hours ago
bottles and folded-up dollar bills and scraps of paper they contained, but he didn’t say what he was after. When he found a lottery ticket that hadn’t been scratched off, he sat down and carefully ran a coin across its surface. He was wearing jeans... Read more
19h
The Hill
Trump's new debate challenge: Silencehost school or university, which bears most of the cost of debate preparations.
Trump's new debate challenge: Silence
The Hill / Posted 19 hours ago
host school or university, which bears most of the cost of debate preparations. For Monday’s debate, Hofstra has created a lottery for current students, with the caveat that participants must be registered to vote. The final third go to the... Read more
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SportingNews
Don't expect Atlantic Division spending spree to slow downBoston one of the most compelling teams in the league while the Raptors just ad
Don't expect Atlantic Division spending spree to slow down
SportingNews / Posted 19 hours ago
Boston one of the most compelling teams in the league while the Raptors just added center Jakob Poeltl with the Knicks’ lottery pick. Those complicated dynamics will continue to shape the Atlantic for seasons to come and play a major role in a... Read more
20h
Express and Star
Cheers! £1m Featherstone Lotto couple in millionaire masterclass « Express & Starthe rich and famous giving us advice has been great, and lots of fun to boot.”
Cheers! £1m Featherstone Lotto couple in millionaire masterclass « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 20 hours ago
the rich and famous giving us advice has been great, and lots of fun to boot.” The master classes are dubbed the National Lottery Mega Millionaire Academy which sees all those attending ‘graduating’. Mrs Powell said: “Winning the lottery has... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Display explores USAAF ‘Little America’ legacy in East AngliaEngland has been changed by the ‘friendly invasion’ of American servicemen from
Display explores USAAF ‘Little America’ legacy in East Anglia
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
England has been changed by the ‘friendly invasion’ of American servicemen from the 8th USAAF. Now a three-year Heritage Lottery Fund project, called the Eighth in the East, is bringing the military and social history between the two world powers... Read more
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The Border Mail
In Nillumbik, it's a family affair, while in Melbourne, the battle for mayor hots uppreference against him. One of his council candidates, Nick Reece, said it had
In Nillumbik, it's a family affair, while in Melbourne, the battle for mayor hots up
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
preference against him. One of his council candidates, Nick Reece, said it had turned the race for lord mayor "into a lottery". He said four groups – led by the Greens, Gary Morgan, Phil Cleary and Ken Ong – had agreed to preference each... Read more
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The Courier
In Nillumbik, it's a family affair, while in Melbourne, the battle for mayor hots uppreference against him. One of his council candidates, Nick Reece, said it had
In Nillumbik, it's a family affair, while in Melbourne, the battle for mayor hots up
The Courier / Posted yesterday
preference against him. One of his council candidates, Nick Reece, said it had turned the race for lord mayor "into a lottery". He said four groups – led by the Greens, Gary Morgan, Phil Cleary and Ken Ong – had agreed to preference each... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Display explores USAAF ‘Little America’ legacy in East AngliaEngland has been changed by the ‘friendly invasion’ of American servicemen from
Display explores USAAF ‘Little America’ legacy in East Anglia
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
England has been changed by the ‘friendly invasion’ of American servicemen from the 8th USAAF. Now a three-year Heritage Lottery Fund project, called the Eighth in the East, is bringing the military and social history between the two world powers... Read more
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Scotsman
Edinburgh University’s Scotland’s War project to be axedhistory, classics and archaeology, said it was being closed following the “exha
Edinburgh University’s Scotland’s War project to be axed
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
history, classics and archaeology, said it was being closed following the “exhaustion” of £75,000 funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and “the fulfilment of the project’s objectives”. The move was questioned by those who credit the project with... Read more
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iol.co.za
Learn now and pay later - or neverearned a doctorate in electrical engineering at Stanford, taught there for a ye
Learn now and pay later - or never
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
earned a doctorate in electrical engineering at Stanford, taught there for a year, and then got hired by MIT. “I hit the lottery,” he said. Reif called MicroMasters “an experiment in what I call inverted admissions. Anybody anywhere can try to... Read more
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The Age
In Nillumbik, it's a family affair, while in Melbourne, the battle for mayor hots uppreference against him. One of his council candidates, Nick Reece, said it had
In Nillumbik, it's a family affair, while in Melbourne, the battle for mayor hots up
The Age / Posted yesterday
preference against him. One of his council candidates, Nick Reece, said it had turned the race for lord mayor "into a lottery". He said four groups – led by the Greens, Gary Morgan, Phil Cleary and Ken Ong – had agreed to preference each... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Colorado Lottery game winner in El Jebel finally claims her prizeA 19-year-old medical student from New Castle who won $25,000 annually for the
Colorado Lottery game winner in El Jebel finally claims her prize
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
A 19-year-old medical student from New Castle who won $25,000 annually for the rest of her life in a Colorado Lottery game claimed her prize Thursday after waiting nearly two months. The woman, identified only as Ana D., matched five numbers in a... Read more
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FIFA
Cuzzolino: Argentina will be strongertold FIFA.com on the moment when we was faced with the seemingly unbeatable kee
Cuzzolino: Argentina will be stronger
FIFA / Posted yesterday
told FIFA.com on the moment when we was faced with the seemingly unbeatable keeper and a penalty from ten metres. With the lottery of spot-kicks the price to pay should he miss, a few choice words in his ear from his comrades in blue and white did... Read more
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