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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
A trio of new ‘Sherlock’ films coming to PBS in 2017featuring a series of works from the company and presented as part of "Lincoln
A trio of new ‘Sherlock’ films coming to PBS in 2017
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
featuring a series of works from the company and presented as part of "Lincoln Center at the Movies." - "Bill Murray: The Mark Twain Prize," a celebration of the actor and comedian as he becomes the 19th recipient of the American humor honor. -... Read more
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News 8000
American Queen docks at Riverside Parkan old soul and it's really part of what they're selling. We're really trying t
American Queen docks at Riverside Park
News 8000 / Posted 12 hours ago
an old soul and it's really part of what they're selling. We're really trying to take people back in time to the days of Mark Twain and the civil war and when steam boats traveled the rivers by the hundreds and even thousands," Captain Brent... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Talking about targetsrolling up my sleeves and prepared to do what must be done and get the ball rol
Talking about targets
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 hours ago
rolling up my sleeves and prepared to do what must be done and get the ball rolling. Samuel Clemens or better known as Mark Twain was right when he said: “The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short;... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What passes for quarterback euphoria for Bears? Jay Cutler's mediocritywith the Bears, Cutler has averaged only 13 interceptions per season. How abou
What passes for quarterback euphoria for Bears? Jay Cutler's mediocrity
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
with the Bears, Cutler has averaged only 13 interceptions per season. How about applying a meaningless statistic. As Mark Twain cribbed, there are lies, damned lies and statistics. Whatever can prop up the new Cutler is welcome. There is... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Alton’s Saints Peter and Paul School set to Re-opento be.” So instead of repair work, school officials are preparing lesson plans
Alton’s Saints Peter and Paul School set to Re-open
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
to be.” So instead of repair work, school officials are preparing lesson plans. “We started the second semester over at Mark Twain and finished the year at Mark Twain,” said Cavanaugh. “And the month of June we spent moving back over to here.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Arts notes: 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' opens Wednesday at the Alhambraopens at 8 p.m. Thursday at Amelia Community Theatre, 207 Cedar St., Fernandina
Arts notes: 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' opens Wednesday at the Alhambra
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
opens at 8 p.m. Thursday at Amelia Community Theatre, 207 Cedar St., Fernandina Beach. In the play, which won the 2000 Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, sightseeing becomes a... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
End Of July Weekend EventsMusic Festival concerts is here. The Angels Camp Certified Famers Market held
End Of July Weekend Events
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
Music Festival concerts is here. The Angels Camp Certified Famers Market held each Friday will also feature the launch of Mark Twain Wild West Fest raffle ticket sales. The grand prize winner will receive an authentic 4.68-ounce Gold Nugget valued... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Introducing The Mark Twain Wild West FestThe Mark Twain Wild West Fest has been announced for Saturday, October 15, 2016
Introducing The Mark Twain Wild West Fest
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
The Mark Twain Wild West Fest has been announced for Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 10 am to 9 pm, on Main Street in historic downtown Angels Camp. The Fest promises to be a living interpretation and celebration of the 19th Century Wild West Gold... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Twin Tiers tourneys highlight busy golf scheduleAug. 5, 6 and 7. Friday's first round will be held at Willowcreek Golf Club in
Twin Tiers tourneys highlight busy golf schedule
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Aug. 5, 6 and 7. Friday's first round will be held at Willowcreek Golf Club in Big Flats, Saturday's second round is at Mark Twain Golf Course in Elmira and Sunday's final round will be played at Elmira Country Club. Some other upcoming golf... Read more
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Vail Daily
Very Young Composers celebrating 10 years of growing music in the Vail ValleyThe program is now in scores of cities and a dozen countries. Deak travels to t
Very Young Composers celebrating 10 years of growing music in the Vail Valley
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
The program is now in scores of cities and a dozen countries. Deak travels to them all, paying attention to each child. Mark Twain explained it succinctly: “The truly great make you believe that you too can become great.” Deak has that to his... Read more
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iafrica.com
15 quotes that will make you want to travelthrow off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds i
15 quotes that will make you want to travel
iafrica.com / Posted yesterday
throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain Sunrise on PhuQuoc Island, Vietnam. Credit: Pixabay.com 2. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.”... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
A trio of new 'Sherlock' films coming to PBS in 2017featuring a series of works from the company and presented as part of "Lincoln
A trio of new 'Sherlock' films coming to PBS in 2017
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
featuring a series of works from the company and presented as part of "Lincoln Center at the Movies." - "Bill Murray: The Mark Twain Prize," a celebration of the actor and comedian as he becomes the 19th recipient of the American humor honor. -... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Do you have to go to college?think it will help you, why go? Many have succeeded without the extra four year
Do you have to go to college?
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
think it will help you, why go? Many have succeeded without the extra four years of education, including well-known writer Mark Twain and Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy's. As long as you have some sort of plan for the future, whether it's... Read more
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Vail Daily
It’s music that mattersThe program is now in scores of cities and a dozen countries. Deak travels to t
It’s music that matters
Vail Daily / Posted 2 days ago
The program is now in scores of cities and a dozen countries. Deak travels to them all, paying attention to each child. Mark Twain explained it succinctly: “The truly great make you believe that you too can become great.” Deak has that to his... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Disneyland Railroad: Summer 2017 Reopensummer of 2017, Disneyland Resort revealed on Thursday, July 28. Likewise, the
Disneyland Railroad: Summer 2017 Reopen
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
summer of 2017, Disneyland Resort revealed on Thursday, July 28. Likewise, the attractions of the Rivers of America — the Mark Twain Riverboat and the Sailing Ship Columbia — will also return to service at that time. And, yes, dragon devotees —... Read more
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Orange County Register
Disneyland attractions closed to build 'Star Wars' land, will reopen in 2017be able to explore Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island, exercise their arms on D
Disneyland attractions closed to build 'Star Wars' land, will reopen in 2017
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
be able to explore Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island, exercise their arms on Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes and board the Mark Twain Riverboat or the Sailing Ship Columbia as they journey along the Rivers of America. A Disneyland spokesman said... Read more
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Variety
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host PBS Arts Fall Festival, Featuring ‘Hamilton’ Specialartistry, culminating in a performance of “Revelations.” The PBS Arts Fall Fes
Lin-Manuel Miranda to Host PBS Arts Fall Festival, Featuring ‘Hamilton’ Special
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
artistry, culminating in a performance of “Revelations.” The PBS Arts Fall Festival will also spotlight “Bill Murray: The Mark Twain Prize,” and “Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs,” the Broadway star’s cabaret show. At PBS’ Television Critics... Read more
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Quartz
How Donald Trump punked America by manipulating our obsession with useless pollsout on July 26 with the headline: “Poll: Hillary Clinton’s image is at its lowe
How Donald Trump punked America by manipulating our obsession with useless polls
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
out on July 26 with the headline: “Poll: Hillary Clinton’s image is at its lowest level in 24 years, Trump also bad.” As Mark Twain remarked, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Trump is a master of all three... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
The JSE's R100bn foreign investor slip-up 'is embarrassing but not devastating'“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics,” American sat
The JSE's R100bn foreign investor slip-up 'is embarrassing but not devastating'
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics,” American satirist Mark Twain famously stated. Last week, erroneous statistics tripped up South Africa’s financial markets. Published by a now embarrassed and contrite JSE, the... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Watermelons spell sweet summer reliefmore than our fair share of the “heart,” the seedless sugar-sweet center of the
Watermelons spell sweet summer relief
Clovis News Journal / Posted 3 days ago
more than our fair share of the “heart,” the seedless sugar-sweet center of the watermelon that was surely what inspired Mark Twain, in his book “Pudd’nhead Wilson,” to write that “when one has tasted it, he knows what the angels eat.” Summers —... Read more
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The Mercury News
New at Disneyland: 'Frozen' stage show, new ridesyou'll see massive construction on the 14 acres where Big Thunder Mountain Ranc
New at Disneyland: 'Frozen' stage show, new rides
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
you'll see massive construction on the 14 acres where Big Thunder Mountain Ranch (and beyond) used to be. As a result, the Mark Twain Riverboat and sailing ship Columbia have been docked, and the Disneyland Railroad has been closed until further... Read more
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The Maui News
Maui’s mythical, natural, centerpiece park turns 100as a "shortcut," rather than walking around the island, the brochure said. Wes
Maui’s mythical, natural, centerpiece park turns 100
The Maui News / Posted 3 days ago
as a "shortcut," rather than walking around the island, the brochure said. Western visitors, including famed authors Mark Twain and Jack London, later rode to the summit on horses. Local families camped; hunted wild goats, originally brought... Read more
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Philly.com
Can Trump make nation believe in him?as Chester Alan Arthur, and no one ever retired . . . more generally respected,
Can Trump make nation believe in him?
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
as Chester Alan Arthur, and no one ever retired . . . more generally respected, alike by political friend and foe." Mark Twain declared, "It would be hard to better President Arthur's administration." What might posterity say about a... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Local humane society asking for help to feed animalsawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
Local humane society asking for help to feed animals
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Native American youth group running against Dakota Pipelineawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
Native American youth group running against Dakota Pipeline
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Lee County manufacturing plant will reopen with help from the stateawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
Lee County manufacturing plant will reopen with help from the state
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
American Queen riverboat docks in Hannibalawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
American Queen riverboat docks in Hannibal
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Drivers say some aren't following local detour routes during roadworkawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
Drivers say some aren't following local detour routes during roadwork
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Prather's Pick: A handmade bookstories from Branch’s diary. And so the book continues, with watercolor drawin
Prather's Pick: A handmade book
Craig Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
stories from Branch’s diary. And so the book continues, with watercolor drawings, photos, quotes from famous people like Mark Twain and Louisa May Alcott, lines from song lyrics, and even a recipe or two, all interspersed in the text. The reader... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Kids in 4-H kick off fair week with project judgingawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
Kids in 4-H kick off fair week with project judging
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Hannibal teacher recognized by state education departmentawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
Hannibal teacher recognized by state education department
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Some residents of Ralls, Monroe and Marion counties under extended boil ordersawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
Some residents of Ralls, Monroe and Marion counties under extended boil orders
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
As drowning risk rises, local girls learn pool safetyawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
As drowning risk rises, local girls learn pool safety
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Two Illinois Veterans' Home residents diagnosed with Legionnaires' diseaseawarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Exc
Two Illinois Veterans' Home residents diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease
WGEM Quincy / Posted 4 days ago
awarded more than 20 businesses in America's Hometown with a Certificate of Excellence Award for 2016. The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum was one of the attractions that won the Certificate of Excellence from Trip... Read more
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give me sport
Tyronn Lue: From NBA Finals punchline to $35 million head coachimportant days of your life is when you were born and when you discover the rea
Tyronn Lue: From NBA Finals punchline to $35 million head coach
give me sport / Posted 4 days ago
important days of your life is when you were born and when you discover the reason why you were born," Lue said, quoting Mark Twain, which was captured in a "Mini Movie" that NBA Entertainment produces for every game of the Finals (via ESPN).... Read more
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The Current
Harris Finds Home at UMSL – The Currentcourt this fall as an Outside Hitter. Come support the Tritons as they take on
Harris Finds Home at UMSL – The Current
The Current / Posted 4 days ago
court this fall as an Outside Hitter. Come support the Tritons as they take on their first home game of the season, which will be September 16, at the Mark Twain Athletic & Fitness Center at 7 p.m. against the University of Indianapolis Greyh... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 28 best books about Americacautiously, maybe – with pleasure. Ernest Hemingway reckoned that "all modern
The 28 best books about America
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
cautiously, maybe – with pleasure. Ernest Hemingway reckoned that "all modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn" (Penguin); to see where it has ended up, try Philip Roth's American Pastoral (14;... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Two decades in Manteca of broken promises regarding librarywho argued libraries would be obsolete by 2000 or shortly thereafter thanks to
Two decades in Manteca of broken promises regarding library
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
who argued libraries would be obsolete by 2000 or shortly thereafter thanks to the expanding Internet. Paraphrasing Mark Twain, rumors of the death of libraries has been greatly exaggerated. Libraries are great gathering places for sharing... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Party’s Over--For Now. CategoryThe party’s over. Long live the Republican Party. Or is it a case of mistaken
The Party’s Over--For Now. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 5 days ago
The party’s over. Long live the Republican Party. Or is it a case of mistaken identity, and to paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the party’s death are greatly exaggerated. If it was the passing of a political party, then what was that on the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
New Hamilton County Marriage LicensesCARTER DR 1002 CARTER DR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37415 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37415 BENJAMIN
New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
CARTER DR 1002 CARTER DR CHATTANOOGA, TN 37415 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37415 BENJAMIN SCOTT STRAWTER JESSICA MARIE STRAWTER 3868 MARK TWAIN CIRCLE 3868 MARK TWAIN CIRCLE CHATTANOOGA, TN 37406 CHATTANOOGA, TN 37406 JOEL TIMOTHY RIDDLE DANA MARISSA... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
J.W. Riley recalled as favorite in ArkansasUnlike Mark Twain, Edgar Allen Poe, Herman Melville, W.H. Auden and Ernest Hemi
J.W. Riley recalled as favorite in Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Unlike Mark Twain, Edgar Allen Poe, Herman Melville, W.H. Auden and Ernest Hemingway, James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916) does not have a "verified" page on Facebook. Perhaps we should wonder why those other definitely dead writers require social media... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Is grazing on marginal land really sustainable?Biodiversity Conservation Act and package is to ramp up vegetation clearing aga
Is grazing on marginal land really sustainable?
Daily Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
Biodiversity Conservation Act and package is to ramp up vegetation clearing again for farming on poor to marginal land. Mark Twain once wrote: “How can we expect man to take heed, when he won’t even take warning.” Successive governments have... Read more
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asianage
Mauritius: A piece of heavenfound a destination to escape to when the ‘world gets too much’ and solitude an
Mauritius: A piece of heaven
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
found a destination to escape to when the ‘world gets too much’ and solitude and pampering are the order of the day. Even Mark Twain was moved to admit that “Heaven was copied after Mauritius,” so who are we to argue? If dare devilry is not your... Read more
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asianage
Mauritius A piece of heavenfound a destination to escape to when the ‘world gets too much’ and solitude an
Mauritius A piece of heaven
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
found a destination to escape to when the ‘world gets too much’ and solitude and pampering are the order of the day. Even Mark Twain was moved to admit that “Heaven was copied after Mauritius,” so who are we to argue? If dare devilry is not your... Read more
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News.com.au
The haunted hotels terrifying touristsSince opening as a hotel in 1865, the Langham’s guest roster reads like a who’s
The haunted hotels terrifying tourists
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
Since opening as a hotel in 1865, the Langham’s guest roster reads like a who’s who of literary greats, including Mark Twain and Oscar Wilde. But its celebrity associations also extend to guests who checked in…and never left. Napoleon... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
KAIT, and Little Rock TV Stations win AP AwardsRock swept all five categories in the radio division, including "best radio new
KAIT, and Little Rock TV Stations win AP Awards
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 8 days ago
Rock swept all five categories in the radio division, including "best radio newscast." KAIT in Jonesboro was given the Mark Twain Award, presented by the AP's Arkansas staff to a member of the news cooperative in recognition of outstanding... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Authentic Death of Hendry Jones by Charles Neider reviewConrad’s Heart of Darkness (1902), but Baker’s narrative is not as seamless as
The Authentic Death of Hendry Jones by Charles Neider review
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
Conrad’s Heart of Darkness (1902), but Baker’s narrative is not as seamless as Marlow’s. Neider, who was an authority on Mark Twain, allows the Doc a degree of rueful irony, but every character is described in forensic physical detail. When he is... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Munich, Nice, Turkey, Brexit, Trump: It’s all connectedMacMillan, whose most recent book is The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914
Munich, Nice, Turkey, Brexit, Trump: It’s all connected
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
MacMillan, whose most recent book is The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914. History rhymes, rather than repeats, as Mark Twain reputedly said. We’re not yet on any irreversible course towards something worse. But we could end up there... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Munich, Nice, Turkey, Brexit, Trump: It’s all connectedMacMillan, whose most recent book is The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914
Munich, Nice, Turkey, Brexit, Trump: It’s all connected
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
MacMillan, whose most recent book is The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914. History rhymes, rather than repeats, as Mark Twain reputedly said. We’re not yet on any irreversible course towards something worse. But we could end up there... Read more
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IGN
Kentucky Route Zero: Act 4 ReviewThe journey down the Echo and the striking, somber encounters along the way see
Kentucky Route Zero: Act 4 Review
IGN / Posted 8 days ago
The journey down the Echo and the striking, somber encounters along the way seem inspired by an Americana as old as Mark Twain. Like Huck and Jim, the Route Zero protagonists follow the endless current toward an unanticipated destination:... Read more
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