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The Hindu
Shall the twain ever meet?app on my phone that got me hooked to reading books on the screen. I got a slew
Shall the twain ever meet?
The Hindu / Posted 39 minutes ago
app on my phone that got me hooked to reading books on the screen. I got a slew of classics for free on the app and read Mark Twain books such as Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. It is best to pick up books online instead of heading to a library... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Teen admits to string of car burglariesthoughts on paper was enough for law enforcement officers to make an arrest at
Teen admits to string of car burglaries
WGEM Quincy / Posted 7 hours ago
thoughts on paper was enough for law enforcement officers to make an arrest at a local high school Wednesday. Students at Mark Twain High School were gone for the day when the Ralls County Sheriff's Office came and took a child into custody... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Animal Control Hosts Rabies Clinicsof the Nazarene, 2102 South 22nd Street -Tuesday, May 10 Skaith Elementary Sch
Animal Control Hosts Rabies Clinics
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 12 hours ago
of the Nazarene, 2102 South 22nd Street -Tuesday, May 10 Skaith Elementary School, 4701 Schoolside Lane -Thursday, May 12 Mark Twain Elementary School, 705 South 31st Street Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Comstock history on display at Historic Fourth Ward School Museum in Virginia CityVisit the Historic Fourth Ward School Museum in Virginia City to learn about th
Comstock history on display at Historic Fourth Ward School Museum in Virginia City
Nevada Appeal / Posted 14 hours ago
Visit the Historic Fourth Ward School Museum in Virginia City to learn about the Comstock, Mark Twain, letter press printing, early Nevada education and mining. This year’s changing gallery is The Comstock Through Time, an exhibit that highlights... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Woodrow Nash at Angela King GalleryWoodrow Nash. Perhaps the most haunting are some life-size children who turn up
Woodrow Nash at Angela King Gallery
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 15 hours ago
Woodrow Nash. Perhaps the most haunting are some life-size children who turn up in various settings like side characters in Mark Twain stories. Unlike other such museums, the Whitney elucidates the harshness of plantation life, a brutality made all... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
CIA 'Live Tweets' Bin Laden Raid On 5th Anniversaryanyone, even a widely acknowledged monster?" He noted that a popular status on
CIA 'Live Tweets' Bin Laden Raid On 5th Anniversary
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 hours ago
anyone, even a widely acknowledged monster?" He noted that a popular status on Facebook that day was a quote attributed to Mark Twain: "I've never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure." However you remember the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
CIA 'Live Tweets' Bin Laden Raid On 5th Anniversaryanyone, even a widely acknowledged monster?" He noted that a popular status on
CIA 'Live Tweets' Bin Laden Raid On 5th Anniversary
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 hours ago
anyone, even a widely acknowledged monster?" He noted that a popular status on Facebook that day was a quote attributed to Mark Twain: "I've never wished a man dead, but I have read some obituaries with great pleasure." However you remember the... Read more
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MLive.com
Teachers protest under rain amid fears of not being paidCTC Gompers Greenfield Union Henderson Hutchinson J.R. King Jerry L. Whit
Teachers protest under rain amid fears of not being paid
MLive.com / Posted 21 hours ago
CTC Gompers Greenfield Union Henderson Hutchinson J.R. King Jerry L. White Ludington Mackenzie Marcus Garvey Mark Twain Marquette ML King High School Maybury Moses Field Center Nichols Osborn College Prep Osborn... Read more
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MLive.com
94 schools closed as Detroit teachers protest over fears of not being paidCTC Gompers Greenfield Union Henderson Hutchinson J.R. King Jerry L. Whit
94 schools closed as Detroit teachers protest over fears of not being paid
MLive.com / Posted 23 hours ago
CTC Gompers Greenfield Union Henderson Hutchinson J.R. King Jerry L. White Ludington Mackenzie Marcus Garvey Mark Twain Marquette ML King High School Maybury Moses Field Center Nichols Osborn College Prep Osborn... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit teacher sick-out closes 67 schoolsScience • Palmer Park • Pasteur • Priest • Pulaski • Randolph HS/CTC • Re
Detroit teacher sick-out closes 67 schools
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Science • Palmer Park • Pasteur • Priest • Pulaski • Randolph HS/CTC • Renaissance • Sampson • Schulze • Spain • Mark Twain • Wayne Elementary • Westside Academy • Western International • Coleman Young Contact Lori Higgins:... Read more
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The Current
Campus Crime Report: May 2and, when possible, the owner of the item was notified. A student-involved inju
Campus Crime Report: May 2
The Current / Posted yesterday
and, when possible, the owner of the item was notified. A student-involved injury during an exercise class at the Mark Twain Athletic & Fitness Center from April 18 was reported during the day to UMSL PD. April 22: UMSL PD responded to an... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Sierra Rep Jr. presents jumping frog tale in interactive musicalCOLUMBIA — Sierra Repertory Theatre Jr. will present a brand new children’s mus
Sierra Rep Jr. presents jumping frog tale in interactive musical
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
COLUMBIA — Sierra Repertory Theatre Jr. will present a brand new children’s musical based on the classic Mark Twain tale of the same name, “The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County,” May 11 -15 at 10 a.m. at the Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Choral show, Mark Twain performance set for this weekof his grandfather and the story resumes.For information, call 634-9057.On the
Choral show, Mark Twain performance set for this week
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
of his grandfather and the story resumes.For information, call 634-9057.On the web and Facebook: newberncivictheatre.org3. ‘Mark Twain Day and Night’Sun Journal writer and photographer Bill Hand turns to his acting side Friday when he reprises his... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Mark Twain's New Bern connectionIf you see my performance as Mark Twain this Friday at the History Center — or
Mark Twain's New Bern connection
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
If you see my performance as Mark Twain this Friday at the History Center — or if you caught the show a month ago in Oriental — you will know the story of Aunt Rachel. If you see my performance as Mark Twain this Friday at the History Center — or if... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Historic Preservation chairman eyeing MSP as key to Jefferson City historycases including deportation and asylum. And he represents Neighbors United from
Historic Preservation chairman eyeing MSP as key to Jefferson City history
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
cases including deportation and asylum. And he represents Neighbors United from northeast Missouri, which has opposed the Mark Twain Transmission Project. Hernandez grew up in Texas but began his legal career in Mid-Missouri, where his wife,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Democrat-Gazette takes 18 1sts in APME contestexcellence award and was the sweepstakes winner in the midrange circulation cat
Democrat-Gazette takes 18 1sts in APME contest
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
excellence award and was the sweepstakes winner in the midrange circulation category. The Sentinel-Record also won the Mark Twain Award, awarded by the Arkansas AP staff to recognize contributions to the AP's news report in the state. In the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Prep Track: Helias sweeps titles3. Union 74; 4. Troy 68; 5. Holt 62; 6. Warrenton 59; 7. Washington 57; 8. Orch
Prep Track: Helias sweeps titles
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
3. Union 74; 4. Troy 68; 5. Holt 62; 6. Warrenton 59; 7. Washington 57; 8. Orchard Farm 44; 9. Montgomery County 42; 10. Mark Twain 37; 11. St. Dominic 35; 12. Winfield 25; 13. Clopton 0. 4x800-meter relay: 1. Helias (Chandler Luebbert, Colden... Read more
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Everett Herald
What's behind the appeal of Trump?is not one of them. This is not the case with Trump, who is an authentic Americ
What's behind the appeal of Trump?
Everett Herald / Posted 2 days ago
is not one of them. This is not the case with Trump, who is an authentic American character like something out of Mark Twain. All the other candidates except Sanders had the character squeezed out of them when they decided they wanted to... Read more
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iol.co.za
The why of procrastinationemotion-management problem. They have to learn that you don't feel good all the
The why of procrastination
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
emotion-management problem. They have to learn that you don't feel good all the time, and you've got to get on with it.” “Mark Twain is quoted as saying, 'If your job is to eat a frog, eat it first thing in the morning, and if your job is to eat... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Driftwood Outdoors: Five places to hike in Missouri this yearfew hours. There is somewhere to get outdoors to hike or walk on a nature trai
Driftwood Outdoors: Five places to hike in Missouri this year
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
few hours. There is somewhere to get outdoors to hike or walk on a nature trail in every Missouri county. State parks, the Mark Twain National Forest, Conservation Areas, nature preserves, wildlife refuges and many other properties offer such... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
My Garden In Mayis an average of 61,000 in flight in the United States. And as a gauge of your
My Garden In May
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
is an average of 61,000 in flight in the United States. And as a gauge of your age, when you read “Tom Sawyer” long ago, Mark Twain used a typewriter to make it the first book ever written on a machine. Incidentally, his Quirty keyboard has never... Read more
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dna
Who is Elena Ferrante?letters Pseudonyms or pen names are fairly common in the annals of literary hi
Who is Elena Ferrante?
dna / Posted 2 days ago
letters Pseudonyms or pen names are fairly common in the annals of literary history - think of Saki, Lewis Caroll, Herge, Mark Twain, O Henry, and closer home, Gulzar and Premchand. Women writers, especially, have tended to take on... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Beginner's Mindwith yourself. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) "I have never let my schooling interf
Beginner's Mind
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
with yourself. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education," said writer Mark Twain. That's excellent advice for you to apply and explore in the coming weeks. Much of the time, the knowledge you... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Heroin and Easter NC: A tale of two dealersand I got two,” he said.He dried out, he said. “I’ve been able to do it numerou
Heroin and Easter NC: A tale of two dealers
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 2 days ago
and I got two,” he said.He dried out, he said. “I’ve been able to do it numerous times,” he added, channeling an old Mark Twain line about giving up his cigar habits. “I’m a firm believer in mind over matter,” he added, but admitted,... Read more
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New York Post
Americans haven’t gotten a raise in 16 yearsMark Twain is credited with saying “figures don’t lie, but liars figure.” If he
Americans haven’t gotten a raise in 16 years
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
Mark Twain is credited with saying “figures don’t lie, but liars figure.” If he were around today Twain’s quote might go something like this: “Figures do lie, and liars figure out how to make people believe them.” Granted, not as catchy. Democrats... Read more
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Philly.com
Lewis Rinko, ad agency executivethem orphans from "the Home." So they accepted themselves as "Hummers" and the
Lewis Rinko, ad agency executive
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
them orphans from "the Home." So they accepted themselves as "Hummers" and the school as "the Hum." "Charles Dickens and Mark Twain would have recognized much of a Hummer's life: physical punishment without any appeal for justice, some cruel... Read more
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New Kerala
Kavery Kaul on mission to explore 'shifting sands of culture' - newkerala.com #56865Indians boarding flight to the US to pursue a career in the arts, Kaul says "Ke
Kavery Kaul on mission to explore 'shifting sands of culture' - newkerala.com #56865
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Indians boarding flight to the US to pursue a career in the arts, Kaul says "Keep an open mind. Remember that America means Mark Twain and Toni Morrison, Junot Diaz and Jhumpa Lahiri. Take it all in. At the same time, hold on to who you are and the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The real reasons you procrastinate - and how to stopemotion-management problem. They have to learn that you don't feel good all the
The real reasons you procrastinate - and how to stop
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
emotion-management problem. They have to learn that you don't feel good all the time, and you've got to get on with it." "Mark Twain is quoted as saying, 'If your job is to eat a frog, eat it first thing in the morning, and if your job is to eat... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Apparent double-murder suicide in Des Moines, Iowathoughts on paper was enough for law enforcement officers to make an arrest at
Apparent double-murder suicide in Des Moines, Iowa
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
thoughts on paper was enough for law enforcement officers to make an arrest at a local high school Wednesday. Students at Mark Twain High School were gone for the day when the Ralls County Sheriff's Office came and took a child into custody... Read more
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Op-Ed News
God (or whoever) Bless You Mr. Vonnegutby cadres of sociopathic lawyers. The problem with writing about satire or com
God (or whoever) Bless You Mr. Vonnegut
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
by cadres of sociopathic lawyers. The problem with writing about satire or comedy is that it's a losing proposition. As Mark Twain wrote, "Explaining humor is a lot like dissecting a frog, you learn a lot in the process, but in the end you kill... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Three Finalists Vying For Hartford Teacher Of The Yearproject for 12th-graders. Davern is also credited with helping develop a "Twain
Three Finalists Vying For Hartford Teacher Of The Year
Hartford Courant / Posted 3 days ago
project for 12th-graders. Davern is also credited with helping develop a "Twainiac" summer program for students at the Mark Twain House & Museum, and co-founding Capital Prep's CORE (Culture of Respect and Empathy), a group that aims to improve... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Police ask for help finding woman who took a misplaced cell phonethoughts on paper was enough for law enforcement officers to make an arrest at
Police ask for help finding woman who took a misplaced cell phone
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
thoughts on paper was enough for law enforcement officers to make an arrest at a local high school Wednesday. Students at Mark Twain High School were gone for the day when the Ralls County Sheriff's Office came and took a child into custody... Read more
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Evening Standard
Nine incredible facts you should know about the Central lineused for all manner of purposes - including as a hidden aircraft factory during
Nine incredible facts you should know about the Central line
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
used for all manner of purposes - including as a hidden aircraft factory during World War II, and has helped everyone from Mark Twain to David Cameron to get from A to B. This is how London buses are numbered And although we may grumble about not... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Full Story Behind Bloomberg's Attempt To "Unmask" Zero Hedgeto engage in ad hominem attacks) anonymous speech has a long and storied histor
The Full Story Behind Bloomberg's Attempt To "Unmask" Zero Hedge
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
to engage in ad hominem attacks) anonymous speech has a long and storied history in the united states. used by the likes of mark twain (aka samuel langhorne clemens) to criticize common ignorance, and perhaps most famously by alexander hamilton,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Commentary: Learning IrishIs America dying?Commentary: Is America dying? Is America in irreversible decl
Commentary: Learning Irish
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
Is America dying?Commentary: Is America dying? Is America in irreversible decline, or worse, is America dying? Mark Twain jokingly wrote about the reports of his death being premature. But there is no humor in writing about the question... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Prosecutor’s office discloses burial site of missing Sunset Hills womansays the remains of a suburban St. Louis woman who had been missing since last
Prosecutor’s office discloses burial site of missing Sunset Hills woman
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
says the remains of a suburban St. Louis woman who had been missing since last June were found in southern Missouri’s Mark Twain National Forest. That revelation Thursday from St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch’s... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Take note of this tip to improve your salesVijayan Nair says. Instead, be honest, naming a weakness but stressing what you
Take note of this tip to improve your sales
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Vijayan Nair says. Instead, be honest, naming a weakness but stressing what you have done to improve. – And in closing, Mark Twain said, “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well.” Harvey Schachter is a... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Linda McLaughlin's remains found in Mark Twain Foresthe saw St. Louis County Police and crime scene technicians gathered along Highw
Linda McLaughlin's remains found in Mark Twain Forest
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
he saw St. Louis County Police and crime scene technicians gathered along Highway 32 west of Licking, Missouri in the Mark Twain National Forest. "I stopped and asked them what was going on and they tried to say it was a training exercise and... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
1 dead after car crashes into Bridgeton buildingin Bridgeton overnight. One person has died. The accident happened shortly bef
1 dead after car crashes into Bridgeton building
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
in Bridgeton overnight. One person has died. The accident happened shortly before 3 a.m. on St. Charles Rock Road and Mark Twain Lane, not far from Fee Fee Road and Interstate 70. Bridgeton officers and Pattonville Firefighters responded to... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Help clean up the Catharine Valley Trailvolunteers are asked to return for a third year to the Rick Ek Nature and Birdi
Help clean up the Catharine Valley Trail
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
volunteers are asked to return for a third year to the Rick Ek Nature and Birding Trails at the Domes, at what will be the Mark Twain State Park trailhead for the Catharine Valley Trail. Volunteer work there is being done under the guidance of... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Free Will Astrologywith yourself.PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): "I have never let my schooling interf
Free Will Astrology
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
with yourself.PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education," said writer Mark Twain. That's excellent advice for you to apply and explore in the coming weeks. Much of the time, the knowledge you... Read more
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The Coast
Free Will Astrologywith yourself.PISCES(February 19 - March 20) "I have never let my schooling in
Free Will Astrology
The Coast / Posted 5 days ago
with yourself.PISCES(February 19 - March 20) "I have never let my schooling interfere with my education," said writer Mark Twain. That's excellent advice for you to apply and explore in the coming weeks. Much of the time, the knowledge you... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Clear Picture for Samsung as Smartphone Sales Drive Earnings GainsIf Samsung Electronics earnings are anything to go by, reports of the smartphon
Clear Picture for Samsung as Smartphone Sales Drive Earnings Gains
TheStreet.com / Posted 5 days ago
If Samsung Electronics earnings are anything to go by, reports of the smartphone's death, to paraphrase novelist Mark Twain, "have been greatly exaggerated." The South Korean communications equipment manufacturer on Thursday bucked the smartphone... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Car crashes into Bridgeton building; injuries reportedafter a car crashes into a building in Bridgeton overnight. It happened shortly
Car crashes into Bridgeton building; injuries reported
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
after a car crashes into a building in Bridgeton overnight. It happened shortly before 3 a.m. on St. Charles Rock Road and Mark Twain Lane, not far from Fee Fee Road and Interstate 70. Officers and firefighters are securing the scene as they wait... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Basalt town manager ‘proffered’ resignation, council didn’t accepttry to prepare people for all possible outcomes, and I think some people got ov
Basalt town manager ‘proffered’ resignation, council didn’t accept
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
try to prepare people for all possible outcomes, and I think some people got over-prepared,” Scanlon said. He said he borrowed from Mark Twain to tell some people Wednesday that the report of his professional death was greatl... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Basalt town manager ‘proffered’ resignation, council didn’t accepttry to prepare people for all possible outcomes, and I think some people got ov
Basalt town manager ‘proffered’ resignation, council didn’t accept
The Aspen Times / Posted 5 days ago
try to prepare people for all possible outcomes, and I think some people got over prepared,” Scanlon said. He said he borrowed from Mark Twain to tell some people Wednesday that the report of his professional death was greatl... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Project on Carson City’s Little Lane put on holdother action at Wednesday’s meeting, the commission approved special use permit
Project on Carson City’s Little Lane put on hold
Nevada Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
other action at Wednesday’s meeting, the commission approved special use permits for LED message signs for the exteriors of Fremont and Mark Twain schools and a variance and SUP for 64 multi-family apartments at Bella Lago o... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
| PostIndependent.comtry to prepare people for all possible outcomes, and I think some people got ov
| PostIndependent.com
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 5 days ago
try to prepare people for all possible outcomes, and I think some people got over-prepared,” Scanlon said. He said he borrowed from Mark Twain to tell some people Wednesday that the report of his professional death was greatl... Read more
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Kirksville Daily Express
Ameren estimates millions in new tax dollars from Mark Twain Transmission Project The Mark Twain Transmission Project would bring significant tax benefits to n
Ameren estimates millions in new tax dollars from Mark Twain Transmission Project
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
The Mark Twain Transmission Project would bring significant tax benefits to northeast Missouri if constructed, with millions of dollars going to local school districts... Read more
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Kirksville Daily Express
PSC says county permission needed for Mark Twain Transmission Line; Adair County Commission says no The Missouri Public Service Commission issued its order Wednesday morning to
PSC says county permission needed for Mark Twain Transmission Line; Adair County Commission says no
Kirksville Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
The Missouri Public Service Commission issued its order Wednesday morning to provide a certificate of convenience and necessity for the construction... Read more
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