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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Malcolm Turnbull's post-GST tax options Photo: The Turnbull Government will have to face up to the inescapable fact t
Malcolm Turnbull's post-GST tax options
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 hours ago
Photo: The Turnbull Government will have to face up to the inescapable fact that if the deficit is to be reigned in, taxes must rise. (ABC News: Nick Haggarty) Now our Prime Minister has all but killed off a... Read more
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Air Force Times
Reserve NCO's new safety chief job at the Kennedy Center was a 'baptism of fire'Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Greene almost had to pinch himself.
Reserve NCO's new safety chief job at the Kennedy Center was a 'baptism of fire'
Air Force Times / Posted 16 hours ago
Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Greene almost had to pinch himself. To be sure, it was a lot to take in: the plush wall-to-wall red carpet, massive crystal chandeliers, at every turn priceless works of art. And, tonight of all nights,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Follow Route 36 for a cross-state Valentine’s vacationWith President’s Day on Feb. 15, Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of a four-
Follow Route 36 for a cross-state Valentine’s vacation
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
With President’s Day on Feb. 15, Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of a four-day weekend for many. For those wanting a break from up-and-down weather and cabin fever, look no further than a car drive away for a family or romantic adventure. One... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson to change spring break in 2016-17 yearThe Carson City School District recently approved the calendar for the 2016-201
Carson to change spring break in 2016-17 year
Nevada Appeal / Posted 22 hours ago
The Carson City School District recently approved the calendar for the 2016-2017 school year, making changes to the dates of spring break and winter break. The School Board approved the calendar, which included school starting on Aug. 22 and ending... Read more
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CBS Sports
Brett Favre, Marvin Harrison headline NFL's 2016 Hall of Fame classSAN FRANCISCO -- The 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame was announced on Saturday n
Brett Favre, Marvin Harrison headline NFL's 2016 Hall of Fame class
CBS Sports / Posted 23 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- The 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame was announced on Saturday night at NFL Honors and was headlined by Brett Favre waltzing into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Joining Favre were Marvin Harrison, Kevin Greene,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Caribbean hideouts of the rich and famousNew York - After Europe, the Caribbean is the second-most popular getaway for t
Caribbean hideouts of the rich and famous
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
New York - After Europe, the Caribbean is the second-most popular getaway for the wealthiest 1 percent and 5 percent of travellers: 47 percent are considering a vacation there in the next one to two years, according a report released by Resonance... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Utah sculptor's work to be featured at Dallas ArboretumSPRINGVILLE, Utah -- A Utah sculptor will showcase eight pieces of his work at
Utah sculptor's work to be featured at Dallas Arboretum
FOX 13 Utah / Posted yesterday
SPRINGVILLE, Utah -- A Utah sculptor will showcase eight pieces of his work at one of the top botanical gardens in the country. The statues will be displayed for six weeks at the Dallas Arboretum. “I call them utilitarian sculptures,” Gary Lee... Read more
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CBS Sports
Brett Favre, Marvin Harrison headline NFL's 2016 Hall of Fame classOrlando Pace, Kevin Greene, Brett Favre and Tony Dungy are heading to the Hall
Brett Favre, Marvin Harrison headline NFL's 2016 Hall of Fame class
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
Orlando Pace, Kevin Greene, Brett Favre and Tony Dungy are heading to the Hall of Fame. (USATSI) SAN FRANCISCO -- The 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame was announced on Saturday night at NFL Honors and was headlined by Brett Favre waltzing into the... Read more
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examiner.com
Jason Sudeikis gives the lowdown on 'Tumbledown' and his off-screen lifeIn the romantic comedy “Tumbledown,” a professor of pop culture named Andrew Mc
Jason Sudeikis gives the lowdown on 'Tumbledown' and his off-screen life
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
In the romantic comedy “Tumbledown,” a professor of pop culture named Andrew McDonnell (played by Jason Sudeikis) comes to Maine to interview Hannah (played by Rebecca Hall), the protective widow of an acclaimed singer. When the unlikely duo strikes... Read more
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International Business Times
Shakespeare's 400th anniversary: New British Library show reveals the Bard as a 'quick-witted lothario' A vivid insight into William Shakespeare's character comes via a bawdy piece of
Shakespeare's 400th anniversary: New British Library show reveals the Bard as a 'quick-witted lothario'
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
A vivid insight into William Shakespeare's character comes via a bawdy piece of Elizabethan gossip, courtesy of a law student's diary which reveals the playwright's secret liaison with a female fan. On show for the first time, John Manningham's... Read more
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Orange County Register
Disneyland Ride Review: Sailing Ship Columbia & Maritime MuseumAhoy, mateys! Welcome aboard Disneyland’s Sailing Ship Columbia, an authentic r
Disneyland Ride Review: Sailing Ship Columbia & Maritime Museum
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
Ahoy, mateys! Welcome aboard Disneyland’s Sailing Ship Columbia, an authentic replica of the first United States ship to sail around the world. Only this version sails around the Rivers of America in Frontierland, out into the wilderness and... Read more
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Salon.com
Donald Trump must go full Wrestlemania: Winning in New Hampshire means going more ridiculous, more over the top“Trumpmania” was not running wild during the Iowa caucuses. He finished second
Donald Trump must go full Wrestlemania: Winning in New Hampshire means going more ridiculous, more over the top
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
“Trumpmania” was not running wild during the Iowa caucuses. He finished second behind Ted Cruz. Donald Trump, the man who always wins and never loses suffered a powerful body blow in a political fight that many observers believed he was predestined... Read more
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The Signal
Falsehoods mar seventh GOP debateWatching the seventh round of the GOP debates was an eye-opener regarding the w
Falsehoods mar seventh GOP debate
The Signal / Posted 2 days ago
Watching the seventh round of the GOP debates was an eye-opener regarding the way Republican candidates continue to spew their falsehoods. I can say it was conducted in a more civilized manner without Trump being there. Donald is truly a main... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
AT&T Phone Service Restored In San AndreasUpdate: 3:29 p.m.: Phone lines are working again at Mark Twain Medical Center.
AT&T Phone Service Restored In San Andreas
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
Update: 3:29 p.m.: Phone lines are working again at Mark Twain Medical Center. As reported below, AT&T public information officials reported that the phone outage would be repaired sometime around 3 p.m. Update: 1:18 p.m.: According to public... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Health And Wellness Grants Included Horsing AroundMTMC Grants Recipients (From left to right: Peggy Sparrow, Director of Services
Health And Wellness Grants Included Horsing Around
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 2 days ago
MTMC Grants Recipients (From left to right: Peggy Sparrow, Director of Services – Calaveras ARC, Susie Bussel, Board Member, Harmony Ranch; Mary Ellen Sousa-Hiner, Executive Director and Co- Founder for Creative Support Alternatives; Elizabeth... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bristol Palin's baby Sailor Grace visits older brother Tripp at school'Lunch with a loved one': Bristol Palin's son Tripp, seven, enjoys some preciou
Bristol Palin's baby Sailor Grace visits older brother Tripp at school
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
'Lunch with a loved one': Bristol Palin's son Tripp, seven, enjoys some precious bonding time with his baby sister Sailor Grace while at school Bristol, 25, posted an image of her two children to Instagram on Thursday evening, showing Tripp cuddling... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
King Arthur in America lecture coming to Freeport Public LibraryMore than Books: Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 5:44 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 5:44
King Arthur in America lecture coming to Freeport Public Library
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
More than Books: Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 5:44 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 5:44 PM The 2016 season of the library’s Lectures in American History Series kicks off at 7 p.m. Tuesday, with... Read more
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Salon.com
Not all comedians are tickled by Trump: He’s “in the news and that’s our job, but personally, to me? It’s nothing but scary”The seemingly endless 2016 primary election has already become a hallmark one f
Not all comedians are tickled by Trump: He’s “in the news and that’s our job, but personally, to me? It’s nothing but scary”
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
The seemingly endless 2016 primary election has already become a hallmark one for American comedians thanks to the most eccentric array of presidential candidates that many of them have ever seen. For Paul F. Tompkins, host of Fusion’s late night... Read more
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The Telegraph
Return to house of horrorsPartho De arrives at 3 Robinson Street on Thursday afternoon. Picture by Sanjoy
Return to house of horrors
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Partho De arrives at 3 Robinson Street on Thursday afternoon. Picture by Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya Partho De, the man who had lived with the maggot-infested remains of his sister Debjani and two pet Labradors for months, returned to his 3 Robinson... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
L.A. theater openings, Feb. 7-14: Bernadette Peters and moreThis week: Three-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters graces the stage at the Ren
L.A. theater openings, Feb. 7-14: Bernadette Peters and more
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
This week: Three-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters graces the stage at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Plus, an updated version of Maltby & Shire's "Closer Than Ever," and Hal Holbrook returns in a one-off performance of "Mark Twain... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Georgia HappeningsMammograms by the Wellness on Wheels mobile health vehicle. Mammograms required
Georgia Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
Mammograms by the Wellness on Wheels mobile health vehicle. Mammograms required a physician’s order; insurance is accepted and financial assistance is available to patients to qualify. (912) 466-5234 or sghs.org. ■ Friday — 8 a.m.-12 p.m., Wellness... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Mississippi: Trip of a LifetimeMy first taste of it was a little riverfront town in Missouri called Hannibal t
The Mississippi: Trip of a Lifetime
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
My first taste of it was a little riverfront town in Missouri called Hannibal that you might find oddly familiar (that white picket fence, for instance) if you recall your Tom Sawyer or Huckleberry Finn. Hannibal was the town Mark Twain grew up in... Read more
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Crosscut
A woman “found guilty of thinking”On December 3, 1917, a young woman stood before a Seattle judge and gathered he
A woman “found guilty of thinking”
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
On December 3, 1917, a young woman stood before a Seattle judge and gathered her notes to address the jury and spectators. The courtroom audience was standing room only – silent, waiting, attentive. She spoke for an hour in a clear, ringing voice,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Fey, Poehler to present Burnett with life achievement awardProducers announced Monday that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the guild
Fey, Poehler to present Burnett with life achievement award
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
Producers announced Monday that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will present the guild’s Life Achievement Award to Carol Burnett at Saturday’s ceremony in Los Angeles. The prize is given annually to an actor who embodies the “finest ideals of the... Read more
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The Current
Homecoming Week 2016 to Feature New EventsBy Lori Dresner, News Editor The first Homecoming celebration at the Universit
Homecoming Week 2016 to Feature New Events
The Current / Posted 4 days ago
By Lori Dresner, News Editor The first Homecoming celebration at the University of Missouri—St. Louis took place in February 1963, the same year the campus was founded. The tradition began with just two events—a basketball game and a dance. Fast... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Bill Cosby Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Bill Cosby. Personal:
Bill Cosby Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of comedian and actor Bill Cosby. Personal: Birth date: July 12, 1937 Birth place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Birth name: William Henry Cosby, Jr. Father: William Henry, Sr., U.S. Navy mess steward Mother:... Read more
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The Current
Tritons Lose to Rockhurst, Despite Strong PlayAbove: Jordan Fletcher (Courtesy of Eric Wynen/The Current) By Alex Neupert, S
Tritons Lose to Rockhurst, Despite Strong Play
The Current / Posted 4 days ago
Above: Jordan Fletcher (Courtesy of Eric Wynen/The Current) By Alex Neupert, Sports Editor The University of Missouri—St. Louis women’s basketball team took on Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) opponent Rockhurst University in the second game of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Meet The World Leader Who Stole His Citizens' GoldSubmitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Even before his coronation in 1
Meet The World Leader Who Stole His Citizens' Gold
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Even before his coronation in 1626, King Charles I of England was almost bankrupt. His predecessors King James and Queen Elizabeth had run the royal treasury down to almost nothing. Costly war and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Tina Fey Signs First-Look Deal With Universal, Hires ‘Girls’ Writer for ‘You Bet!’Tina Fey and her production company Little Stranger have signed a two-year, fir
Tina Fey Signs First-Look Deal With Universal, Hires ‘Girls’ Writer for ‘You Bet!’
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Tina Fey and her production company Little Stranger have signed a two-year, first-look deal with Universal Pictures, the studio behind her hit comedy “Sisters,” which has grossed more than $100 million worldwide, it was announced Wednesday by Donna... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 4Hallelujah, the SN retracts its insulting and misinformed stance on voter ID la
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 4
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
Hallelujah, the SN retracts its insulting and misinformed stance on voter ID laws. I wondered how people would be “disenfranchised” if they could vote even without an ID. Now the editors admit they may have “erred”. If they are sincere, then they... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Tina Fey Signs First-Look Deal With Universal, Hires ‘Girls’ Writer for ‘You Bet!’Tina Fey and her production company Little Stranger have signed a two-year, fir
Tina Fey Signs First-Look Deal With Universal, Hires ‘Girls’ Writer for ‘You Bet!’
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
Tina Fey and her production company Little Stranger have signed a two-year, first-look deal with Universal Pictures, the studio behind her hit comedy “Sisters,” which has grossed more than $100 million worldwide, it was announced Wednesday by Donna... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Tina Fey Signs First-Look Deal With Universal, Hires ‘Girls’ Writer for ‘You Bet!’Tina Fey and her production company Little Stranger have signed a two-year, fir
Tina Fey Signs First-Look Deal With Universal, Hires ‘Girls’ Writer for ‘You Bet!’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Tina Fey and her production company Little Stranger have signed a two-year, first-look deal with Universal Pictures, the studio behind her hit comedy “Sisters,” which has grossed more than $100 million worldwide, it was announced Wednesday by Donna... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Tina Fey Signs First-Look Deal With Universal, Hires ‘Girls’ Writer for ‘You Bet!’Tina Fey and her production company Little Stranger have signed a two-year, fir
Tina Fey Signs First-Look Deal With Universal, Hires ‘Girls’ Writer for ‘You Bet!’
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Tina Fey and her production company Little Stranger have signed a two-year, first-look deal with Universal Pictures, the studio behind her hit comedy “Sisters,” which has grossed more than $100 million worldwide, it was announced Wednesday by Donna... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Georgia HappeningsWEDNESDAY Mammograms by the Wellness on Wheels mobile health vehicle. Mammogra
Georgia Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
WEDNESDAY Mammograms by the Wellness on Wheels mobile health vehicle. Mammograms required a physician’s order; insurance is accepted and financial assistance is available to patients to qualify. (912) 466-5234 or sghs.org. ■ Wednesday — 8:30 a.m.-3... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Lisa Gardner At Mohegan; 'Audacity of Hoop' Author At UConnThriller author Lisa Gardner will be in conversation with a special guest, fell
Lisa Gardner At Mohegan; 'Audacity of Hoop' Author At UConn
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 days ago
Thriller author Lisa Gardner will be in conversation with a special guest, fellow thriller writer Joe Finder, at Mohegan Sun's Cabaret Theater, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, on Friday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Gardner's latest thriller, "Find Her"... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas House considers bill regulating obscenity in K-12 schoolsKansas legislators and special-interest lobbyists waded Tuesday into the tricky
Kansas House considers bill regulating obscenity in K-12 schools
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Kansas legislators and special-interest lobbyists waded Tuesday into the tricky area of sexual expression while debating a bill stripping K-12 educators of a legal defense to the crime of harming minors when accused of sharing obscene instructional... Read more
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Task & Purpose
A USMC Drill Instructor Explains His 7 Principles Of ParentingEditor’s Note: This article by Jonathan Stern was originally published on Fathe
A USMC Drill Instructor Explains His 7 Principles Of Parenting
Task & Purpose / Posted 4 days ago
Editor’s Note: This article by Jonathan Stern was originally published on Fatherly, a digital lifestyle guide for men entering parenthood. Master Sgt. Chris Lopez is a former Marine Corps drill instructor, combat vet, and father of three. But if you... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
House considers bill regulating obscenity in K-12 schoolsKansas legislators and special-interest lobbyists waded Tuesday into the tricky
House considers bill regulating obscenity in K-12 schools
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Kansas legislators and special-interest lobbyists waded Tuesday into the tricky area of sexual expression while debating a bill stripping K-12 educators of a legal defense to the crime of harming minors when accused of sharing obscene instructional... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Georgia HappeningsWEDNESDAY Mammograms by the Wellness on Wheels mobile health vehicle. Mammogra
Georgia Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
WEDNESDAY Mammograms by the Wellness on Wheels mobile health vehicle. Mammograms required a physician’s order; insurance is accepted and financial assistance is available to patients to qualify. (912) 466-5234 or sghs.org. ■ Wednesday — 8:30 a.m.-3... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Commentary: Is America dying?At the risk of sounding like “Mr. Grumpy”, some important things need to be sai
Commentary: Is America dying?
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 5 days ago
At the risk of sounding like “Mr. Grumpy”, some important things need to be said. 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... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Local health officials prepare for Zika virus possibilitiesHannibal School District removes students involved in threatHannibal School Dis
Local health officials prepare for Zika virus possibilities
WGEM Quincy / Posted 5 days ago
Hannibal School District removes students involved in threatHannibal School District removes students involved in threat A police car sits outside Hannibal Middle School. Hannibal School District released a statement Sunday saying it removed any... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Catholic students show love to communityHannibal School District removes students involved in threatHannibal School Dis
Catholic students show love to community
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 days ago
Hannibal School District removes students involved in threatHannibal School District removes students involved in threat A police car sits outside Hannibal Middle School. Hannibal School District released a statement Sunday saying it removed any... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Residents worried about losing parking spots in QuincyHannibal School District removes students involved in threatHannibal School Dis
Residents worried about losing parking spots in Quincy
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 days ago
Hannibal School District removes students involved in threatHannibal School District removes students involved in threat A police car sits outside Hannibal Middle School. Hannibal School District released a statement Sunday saying it removed any... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
High school students get a unique tour opportunityHannibal School District removes students involved in threatHannibal School Dis
High school students get a unique tour opportunity
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 days ago
Hannibal School District removes students involved in threatHannibal School District removes students involved in threat A police car sits outside Hannibal Middle School. Hannibal School District released a statement Sunday saying it removed any... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Tips from a local dentist during National Children's Dental Health MonthCatholic School's Week started with Family Art NightCatholic School's Week star
Tips from a local dentist during National Children's Dental Health Month
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 days ago
Catholic School's Week started with Family Art NightCatholic School's Week started with Family Art Night Blessed Sacrament families worked on their art skills as part of Catholic School's Week Catholic School's in the Tri-States started celebrating... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
ADM gives $25,000 grant to Horizons Social ServicesCatholic School's Week started with Family Art NightCatholic School's Week star
ADM gives $25,000 grant to Horizons Social Services
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 days ago
Catholic School's Week started with Family Art NightCatholic School's Week started with Family Art Night Blessed Sacrament families worked on their art skills as part of Catholic School's Week Catholic School's in the Tri-States started celebrating... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Hannibal School District removes students involved in threatQuincy High School holds cheer clinic for kidsQuincy High School holds cheer cl
Hannibal School District removes students involved in threat
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 days ago
Quincy High School holds cheer clinic for kidsQuincy High School holds cheer clinic for kids Cheerleaders lift up a child in a gym on Sunday. Hundreds of kids ages three to nine participated in a cheer clinic Sunday hosted by Quincy Senior High... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Avoid falling victim to 'clickbait' on social media(NBC News) People who are traveling in 2016 will likely experience some new tre
Avoid falling victim to 'clickbait' on social media
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 days ago
(NBC News) People who are traveling in 2016 will likely experience some new trends taking hold. Experts say that many of these changes in the travel and hospitality industries are fueled by millennials. Tech-savvy younger customers are driving hotels... Read more
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The News & Observer
Smart tax reform would ignite growth | News & Observer January 31, 2016 1:00 PM Rep. Kevin Brady wants to chang
Smart tax reform would ignite growth
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
| News & Observer January 31, 2016 1:00 PM Rep. Kevin Brady wants to change the way government pays attention to taxpayers Brady would like to start with the approximately... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
2016 SAG Awards: 5 things we learned(CNN) — Saturday night's SAG Awards were unusual for an awards show. The brisk
2016 SAG Awards: 5 things we learned
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
(CNN) — Saturday night's SAG Awards were unusual for an awards show. The brisk broadcast ran just over two hours and didn't play off a single winner. Here are five of the top moments from the honors: Don't mess with Queen Latifah. The actress and... Read more
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