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WALB Albany
History of African-American Nursing Exhibition opens at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black Historyto the CSRA community. "We had a rough time. We had a difficult time," Christi
History of African-American Nursing Exhibition opens at the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
to the CSRA community. "We had a rough time. We had a difficult time," Christine Betts, executive director of the Lucy Craft Laney Museum. Betts said, "We could not take classes in the same room together. We could not eat together. We didn't... Read more
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Pahrump Valley Times
In Briefmore information email support@pvhsmusicboosters.com or call 910-9001. Soropti
In Brief
Pahrump Valley Times / Posted yesterday
more information email support@pvhsmusicboosters.com or call 910-9001. Soroptimist bunco night Soroptimist International Pahrump Valley will host a Bunco Night at the Nye Communities Coalition Friday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. The tickets are... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Elena & Los Fulanos: An Experiment in Biculturalismboth exist.” Lacayo started Elena & Los Fulanos back in 2011 after she spent y
Elena & Los Fulanos: An Experiment in Biculturalism
Washington City Paper / Posted yesterday
both exist.” Lacayo started Elena & Los Fulanos back in 2011 after she spent years working on immigration issues for the National Council of La Raza. She quit her job and began writing the band’s 2014 debut Miel Venenosa, released with the help... Read more
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Breitbart
Twitter Is Gearing Up To Interfere In The Electionscale as candidates turn to Twitter and other tools to bypass the wholesale cha
Twitter Is Gearing Up To Interfere In The Election
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
scale as candidates turn to Twitter and other tools to bypass the wholesale channels of the last half-century of campaign craft.” So who is Adam Sharp? He’s the head of news, government and elections at Twitter, and one of the company’s... Read more
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Philly.com
Stitch by stitch: Knitter yarn-bombs trees for exhibitsspace. "Most instances of yarn-bombing are spontaneous, in cities, in highly p
Stitch by stitch: Knitter yarn-bombs trees for exhibits
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
space. "Most instances of yarn-bombing are spontaneous, in cities, in highly populated areas," says Dionne Rockwell of the Craft Yarn Council of America, an industry group that includes individual knitters and crocheters, "but it's becoming more... Read more
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Evening Standard
Four stargazing spots in Londonstars clearly anywhere in London, but a short hop on the Northern Line to Morde
Four stargazing spots in London
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
stars clearly anywhere in London, but a short hop on the Northern Line to Morden brings you to this atmospheric 125-acre National Trust property. Described as a ‘green oasis’ at the edge of the city, it’s a former deer park through which the... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsGOYA – VISIONS OF FLESH AND BLOOD 7 p.m. This film offers a look at Francisco G
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
GOYA – VISIONS OF FLESH AND BLOOD 7 p.m. This film offers a look at Francisco Goya’s works from the National Gallery in London, England. $13-15. Century RiverPark 16, 2766 Seaglass Way, Oxnard. For more information, visit... Read more
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TheStreet.com
10 chocolate stouts and porters for Valentine's Day beer loversnot just because that beer seems like a natural holiday fit as Valentine's Day
10 chocolate stouts and porters for Valentine's Day beer lovers
TheStreet.com / Posted 2 days ago
not just because that beer seems like a natural holiday fit as Valentine's Day approaches. According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, 54.8% of consumers will celebrate Valentine's Day, with 50% of those shoppers planning to pick up... Read more
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The Atlantic
United States v. Fergusonhigh-profile shootings of unarmed black men and women in other cities, led to v
United States v. Ferguson
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
high-profile shootings of unarmed black men and women in other cities, led to violent protests in Ferguson and ignited a national debate over race and policing in the U.S. Although federal investigators declined to prosecute Wilson for Brown’s... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Liquor makers want in on grocery store sales DENVER — A national group that represents the distilled spirits industry says
Liquor makers want in on grocery store sales
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
DENVER — A national group that represents the distilled spirits industry says it wouldn’t be fair to open up grocery stores to wine and beer sales without including them. As a result, the Washington,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Binay to plug revenue loss from income tax exemptioninvestments, resulting in more jobs for our people, and more revenues for the g
Binay to plug revenue loss from income tax exemption
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
investments, resulting in more jobs for our people, and more revenues for the government,” Salgado said. The United Nationalist Alliance’s statement also quoted Binay’s economic adviser, former finance secretary Margarito “Gary” Teves, who... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Making Reuse Mainstreamcan't sell is donated or recycled into paper stock. Recycled Reads and its pio
Making Reuse Mainstream
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
can't sell is donated or recycled into paper stock. Recycled Reads and its pioneering manager Mindy Reed have received national recognition for their efforts: In 2013, the store was awarded an Institute of Museum and Lib­rary Services grant to... Read more
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Denver Post
Distilled Spirits Council in Denver shopping for legislators to carry law allowing liquor sales in grocery storesshelves if Colorado's alcohol sales laws are changed. It's a matter of fairnes
Distilled Spirits Council in Denver shopping for legislators to carry law allowing liquor sales in grocery stores
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
shelves if Colorado's alcohol sales laws are changed. It's a matter of fairness, a strategist for the Distilled Spirits Council said Wednesday. The trade group is in Denver this week in defensive mode, lobbying Colorado lawmakers to craft... Read more
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Western Advocate
Thursday, February 11, 2016to photos.westernadvocate@fairfaxmedia.com.au. APPLICATIONS for community and
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
to photos.westernadvocate@fairfaxmedia.com.au. APPLICATIONS for community and individual funding through Bathurst Regional Council are now open. Community organisations and individuals who wish to apply for funding from council, for the 2016/17... Read more
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Western Advocate
Thursday, February 11, 2016who are striving to improve or maintain the environment on their properties are
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
who are striving to improve or maintain the environment on their properties are encouraged to apply for Bathurst Regional Council's grants of up to $10,000. With two $10,000 grants on offer, the program targets landholders who own an agricultural... Read more
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The Hill
Obama’s economy: The fierce debatehe saved the economy or held back its recovery is in full swing. Obama has bee
Obama’s economy: The fierce debate
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
he saved the economy or held back its recovery is in full swing. Obama has been taking a final-year victory lap, touting a national unemployment rate that has fallen to 4.9 percent as the latest sign of success for his economic... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Administrative Order No. 48, s. 2016BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 48 CREATING THE
Administrative Order No. 48, s. 2016
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 3 days ago
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 48 CREATING THE NATIONAL ORGANIZING COUNCIL FOR THE PHILIPPINES’ HOSTING OF THE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN) IN 2017, AND PRESCRIBING ITS AUTHORITY AND... Read more
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The Atlantic
Eleven Signs a City Will Succeedabout it. In our experiences, these things were true of the cities, large or sm
Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
about it. In our experiences, these things were true of the cities, large or small, that were working best: 1. Divisive national politics seem a distant concern. We first traveled during the run-up to the bitter midterm elections of 2014, then... Read more
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The Hill
Conservative groups rally behind independent air traffic control plana new model for an operation historically mired in old-style thinking and fisca
Conservative groups rally behind independent air traffic control plan
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
a new model for an operation historically mired in old-style thinking and fiscal ineptitude. "As Congress prepares to craft a comprehensive FAA reauthorization package, lawmakers should explore every option to improve the nation’s aviation... Read more
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Londonist
The Story Of The Man Who Founded The London Marathonhe trained to become a teacher and was able to hone his talent for running, coa
The Story Of The Man Who Founded The London Marathon
Londonist / Posted 4 days ago
he trained to become a teacher and was able to hone his talent for running, coached by Geoffrey Dyson, who would be the national athletics team coach at three Olympics and who established a much-admired national coaching system. While Disley’s... Read more
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News.com.au
Nominations announced for the 2016 Errol awardswho played Kate. Other nominees for best professional production were As We Fo
Nominations announced for the 2016 Errol awards
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
who played Kate. Other nominees for best professional production were As We Forgive, Blue Angel and Grounded. Theatre Council of Tasmania chairman Rod Anderson said the awards showcased a variety of strong talent. “Last year was a bumper year... Read more
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NJ Biz
The money municipalities don't know they have coming: How Airbnb could impact the New Jersey economyneed to work with the individual towns and cities to make sure they have the to
The money municipalities don't know they have coming: How Airbnb could impact the New Jersey economy
NJ Biz / Posted 5 days ago
need to work with the individual towns and cities to make sure they have the tools and information they need to craft the sort of legislation that’s right for them,” he said. “One of the biggest roles we can play while working with local... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Still stuffed? You're not the only onethis year's game, with the average consumer spending $82.19, according to a 201
Still stuffed? You're not the only one
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
this year's game, with the average consumer spending $82.19, according to a 2016 survey of more than 7,000 consumers by the National Retail Federation. And Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest eating day of the year in the U.S., after... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
AROUND THE SCHOOLS: A look at what area high school athletes are doing“He is a very hard worker both on the court and in the classroom.” Acoveno als
AROUND THE SCHOOLS: A look at what area high school athletes are doing
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
“He is a very hard worker both on the court and in the classroom.” Acoveno also is a member of the track and field team, National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta. “I have challenged myself both academically and athletically,” Acoveno said.... Read more
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Pilot News
Week in ReviewStarke Development Center Mike Lintner announced his successor at the County Co
Week in Review
Pilot News / Posted 5 days ago
Starke Development Center Mike Lintner announced his successor at the County Commissioners Feb. 1 meeting.Lakeville Town Council continues to adapt to changes Monday night’s Lakeville Town Council meeting was a packed house.Hickory Road bridge... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Concerns over poor water behaviour after girl struck by jetskihospital after being struck by a jetski. Photo / File A stretch of the Waikato
Concerns over poor water behaviour after girl struck by jetski
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
hospital after being struck by a jetski. Photo / File A stretch of the Waikato River near Tuakau popular with both power craft and swimmers will come in for extra policing today after a little girl was injured by a jetski yesterday. The... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Torrey House Press publishing a true team effortto be fantastic writing in order for a book to have a shot at successful book s
Torrey House Press publishing a true team effort
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
to be fantastic writing in order for a book to have a shot at successful book sales, and we have to be selective about both craft quality and the fit for our mission. Davis: Your mission statement says, “Torrey House Press is an independent... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J.'s 20 best wings, just in time for Super Bowl 50Sunday is Super Chicken Wing Day; about 1.3 billion will be consumed in the Uni
N.J.'s 20 best wings, just in time for Super Bowl 50
NJ.com / Posted 6 days ago
Sunday is Super Chicken Wing Day; about 1.3 billion will be consumed in the United States this weekend, according to the National Chicken Council. Most bar wings, though, are nothing special, gooped and gunked with the same old Buffalo wing... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Objects projectKozlowski, an independent curator from Florida. “Materials” is the flagship an
Objects project
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Kozlowski, an independent curator from Florida. “Materials” is the flagship annual exhibition of the Greater Denton Arts Council calendar. The show attracts both established, celebrated artists who have work in private collections and museums,... Read more
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The Washington Times
Beer and a big TV: Americans spend $15.5 billion on their Super Bowl splurgeto watch the fiftieth Super Bowl on Sunday, with another 100 million tuning in
Beer and a big TV: Americans spend $15.5 billion on their Super Bowl splurge
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
to watch the fiftieth Super Bowl on Sunday, with another 100 million tuning in worldwide. Big game culture is in force: the National Retail Federation says Americans will spend $15.5 billion on team apparel, decorations and of course the traditional... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Communities look to adapt as more seniors going strong past age 100the importance of a good diet and staying active, noted the study's author, Jia
Communities look to adapt as more seniors going strong past age 100
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
the importance of a good diet and staying active, noted the study's author, Jiaquan Xu, an epidemiologist at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics. According to projections from the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sausage King contestants converge on AdelaideKing Competition. (Amy McCosker) Butchers with eskies full of their best sausa
Sausage King contestants converge on Adelaide
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
King Competition. (Amy McCosker) Butchers with eskies full of their best sausages are converging on Adelaide for the national Sausage King Competition. The judges are preparing for a feast and with combinations like pork and butterscotch or... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio success depends on SAISD successchallenges are facing the San Antonio Independent School District as it moves f
San Antonio success depends on SAISD success
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
challenges are facing the San Antonio Independent School District as it moves forward with an ambitious plan to become a national model for urban school districts, one in which students succeed and become vital members of the workforce. Some of... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Choking Palestinepolitical agency, at least in name. It is there and not there at the same time.
Choking Palestine
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
political agency, at least in name. It is there and not there at the same time. The PLO is alive and well in the international arena. The successful November 2012 UN General Assembly Resolution acknowledged “that the Executive Committee of the... Read more
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Daily Record
Upcoming events in Morris Countyand Sundays. Free; 908-737-4670; www.kean.edu/humanrightsinstitute. LIVE, PLAY
Upcoming events in Morris County
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
and Sundays. Free; 908-737-4670; www.kean.edu/humanrightsinstitute. LIVE, PLAY, EAT: AROUND THE TABLE AT GUSTAV STICKLEY’S CRAFTSMAN FARMS: Noon-4 p.m. every Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 5-March 5. The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, 2352 Route 10... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Want to control Maine education spending? Let’s look to the right data first.central office, school-level administration, finance office and school board co
Want to control Maine education spending? Let’s look to the right data first.
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
central office, school-level administration, finance office and school board costs, a recent report prepared by the National Council of State Legislatures, or NCSL, shows that Maine spends 10.59 percent of its education dollars on... Read more
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The Daily Record
Woman Ownedexcited about volunteering. Membership quadrupled in her first year in the posi
Woman Owned
The Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
excited about volunteering. Membership quadrupled in her first year in the position, and a year later, her work became a national best practice model. “I found out that there was this secret sauce missing — that sense of community and... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Signing day: List of local, JC, SEC signeesList of signees from National Signing Day: x-Tre Brown, dl, 6-4, 290, Copiah-L
Signing day: List of local, JC, SEC signees
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
List of signees from National Signing Day: x-Tre Brown, dl, 6-4, 290, Copiah-Lincoln CC, Ackerman, Miss.; Korey Charles, ath, 5-11, 173, North Florida Christian HS, Tallahassee, Fla.; Jamal Couch, ath, 6-5, 222, Central HS, Phenix City, Ala.;... Read more
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Columbia Star
February 5, 2016County will have the structure demolished as soon as possible on or after Febru
February 5, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 9 days ago
County will have the structure demolished as soon as possible on or after February 16, 2016. In accordance with the International Property Maintenance Code Section 110 the cost of said demolition and removal shall be charged against the real... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsPoinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. For more information, call 37
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
Poinsettia Pavilion, 3451 Foothill Road, Ventura. For more information, call 377-5859. ~ WEDNESDAY ~CLEAN TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL WORKSHOP 5:30-7:30 p.m. Learn about new cancer treatments from Omid Hamid, M.D., chief of Immuno-Oncology and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Menlo Park commission can't find common ground on flying dronesPark commission has found itself unable to recommend whether unmanned aerial ve
Menlo Park commission can't find common ground on flying drones
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
Park commission has found itself unable to recommend whether unmanned aerial vehicles -- which include radio-controlled crafts and autonomous drones -- should be banned from Bedwell Bayfront Park. At its Jan. 27 meeting, the Parks and... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Blaine approves new rules for brewery-taprooms and brewpubs2007. Brewery businesses with taprooms and brewpubs are now allowed in Blaine.
Blaine approves new rules for brewery-taprooms and brewpubs
ABC Newspapers / Posted 9 days ago
2007. Brewery businesses with taprooms and brewpubs are now allowed in Blaine. Brewery-taprooms are businesses that sell craft beers brewed on-site and can also distribute to other restaurants and liquor stores. Six investors, four of them Blaine... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
NASA sets its sights on MarsAND VALENCIA SPACE CLOSER TO THE OLD ARENA SITE IN THE PLANNED CREATIVE VILLAGE
NASA sets its sights on Mars
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
AND VALENCIA SPACE CLOSER TO THE OLD ARENA SITE IN THE PLANNED CREATIVE VILLAGE. TO MAKE IT HAPPEN, THE MAYOR IS ASKING COUNCIL TO APPROVE A DONATION OF 15 ACRES OF LAND, DEED OVER THE BUILDING WHERE UCF ALREADY TEACHES DIGITAL MEDIA, AND... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
South Dakota Adds 31 Players On Signing DayS.D.—South Dakota head football coach Bob Nielson is pleased to announce the si
South Dakota Adds 31 Players On Signing Day
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 10 days ago
S.D.—South Dakota head football coach Bob Nielson is pleased to announce the signing of 24 student-athletes to a National Letter of Intent. In addition, Nielson announced that seven other high school standouts have accepted an offer of... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Whats Your Story?been running strong since.” They’re in the midst of their sixth season.“We hopp
Whats Your Story?
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 10 days ago
been running strong since.” They’re in the midst of their sixth season.“We hopped on a nerve that had been touched on a national level with the popularity of programs like The Moth,” Groh says. Related to:True TheatreKnow TheatreDave LevyJeff... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka upcoming meetings and events, January 2, 2016 updateHealing Rooms, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, Restoration House, 2213 S.W. 10th
Topeka upcoming meetings and events, January 2, 2016 update
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Healing Rooms, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, Restoration House, 2213 S.W. 10th. Affiliated with the International Association of Healing Rooms. Information: 221-6589 or www.topekahealingroom.com. Ham & Bean and Vegetable Soup... Read more
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Denver Post
Super Bowl parties feature Broncomania recipes for Denver fanson chicken wings — an estimated 1.3 billon chicken wings will be consumed on Su
Super Bowl parties feature Broncomania recipes for Denver fans
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
on chicken wings — an estimated 1.3 billon chicken wings will be consumed on Super Bowl Sunday this year, according to the National Chicken Council. If laid end to end, they'd stretch from Denver to Charlotte, N.C., almost 53 times. Bacon and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EJS Lauded for Excellent Leadership On High Level Panelthe African Union of May 26-27th, 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia created a 10-he
EJS Lauded for Excellent Leadership On High Level Panel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
the African Union of May 26-27th, 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia created a 10-heads of state and government - committee to craft a continental framework that would be fed into the United Nation's Post-2015 global development agenda. President... Read more
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Daily Press
Riverdale Plaza in Hampton set for $60M renovationwhich includes plans for a new 123,000-square-foot Kroger Marketplace grocery s
Riverdale Plaza in Hampton set for $60M renovation
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
which includes plans for a new 123,000-square-foot Kroger Marketplace grocery store to help anchor the project. At Home, a national home décor and furniture store based in Plano, Texas, is also set to anchor the retail center at 1072 W. Mercury... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Groundhog Day, big game weekLee, who's played Johnny Cash on Broadway, performs original tunes at Tattooed
Groundhog Day, big game week
Charleston City Paper / Posted 12 days ago
Lee, who's played Johnny Cash on Broadway, performs original tunes at Tattooed Moose downtown from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Surface Craft Gallery hosts the opening for 30: A Month of Daily Works, the culmination of a 30 day art project completed by local... Read more
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