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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes--EMDASH--Feb. 7Dispatch/Echo Journal gain MNA awards The Brainerd Dispatch and Echo Journal w
Business Notes--EMDASH--Feb. 7
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 14 hours ago
Dispatch/Echo Journal gain MNA awards The Brainerd Dispatch and Echo Journal were recognized at the Minnesota Newspaper Association annual conference with awards in photography, writing and advertising. Dispatch awards included: First... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
A slice of life during World War IIPost of April 1943, a great rural newspaper. It was subscribed to by George H.
A slice of life during World War II
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 14 hours ago
Post of April 1943, a great rural newspaper. It was subscribed to by George H. LaPan, president of Adirondack National Bank and Trust Company because that is the mailing label on my copy. A man so friendly and kind to all that one... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Greaves Conspiracies - Final Communications Leads Uncertaintyat not letting things go quietly. Mr. Greaves knew how to go out with a bang a
Greaves Conspiracies - Final Communications Leads Uncertainty
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
at not letting things go quietly. Mr. Greaves knew how to go out with a bang as he did in the waning days of the National Transitional Government of Liberia (NTGL). Greaves, shortly before declaring his support to then presidential... Read more
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Columbia Star
Events | February 5, 2016and field guides. Children’s bird activity at 10:30 a.m. carolinachildrensgarde
Events | February 5, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 2 days ago
and field guides. Children’s bird activity at 10:30 a.m. carolinachildrensgarden@gmail.com. Campsites at Congaree National Park are now available through an online reservation system, Recreation.gov, a national reservation system which... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hillary Clinton, Senatorof everything but defense. I think that it’s a mistake to turn our backs on so
Hillary Clinton, Senator
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
of everything but defense. I think that it’s a mistake to turn our backs on so many of our important domestic and international priorities, but since that is the direction that these deficits and this huge debt load are taking us, I wanted to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Nicholas Eagar’s Pictures of the Weeksupplied by the European Space Agency (ESA), A photo of an aurora taken by ESA
Nicholas Eagar’s Pictures of the Week
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
supplied by the European Space Agency (ESA), A photo of an aurora taken by ESA astronaut Tim Peake from on board the International Space Station, January 20, 2016. Expedition 46-47 crewmembers ESA astronaut Tim Peake, NASA astronaut Tim Kopra and... Read more
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Columbia Star
Events | January 29, 2016Palladium Society Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, February 27, Music Farm
Events | January 29, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 9 days ago
Palladium Society Chili Cook-Off will be held Saturday, February 27, Music Farm Columbia. Deadline to enter is 5 p.m., February 8. historiccolumbia.org. Unleash The Beauty Women’s Expo, presented By... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Annual Message On the State of the RepublicTo the Fifth Session of the 53rd National Legislature of the Republic of Liberi
Annual Message On the State of the Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
To the Fifth Session of the 53rd National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia Delivering on the Promises By: Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of the Republic of Liberia Delivered on Monday, January 25, 2016 Capitol Hill,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Wednesday, January 27, 2016closed after an earlier crash. Take Picton Road instead. 7.37am: Now in its fo
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
closed after an earlier crash. Take Picton Road instead. 7.37am: Now in its fourth series, the River Cottage Australia farm is a hive of new activity. The filming of Series 4 wrapped up late last year and the new series goes to air on Foxtel... Read more
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Lockhart Post-Register
Great Debate: Is fluoride worth it?urging, the FDA did not embargo the Deepwater, NJ (Dupont) fluoride-poisoned 19
Great Debate: Is fluoride worth it?
Lockhart Post-Register / Posted 10 days ago
urging, the FDA did not embargo the Deepwater, NJ (Dupont) fluoride-poisoned 1946 peach crop. The military considered it a national security issue. To this day, the FDA has never approved any fluoride compound used for fluoridation i.e.,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Liberia Is Safe and Secure' Full Text of Ejs's Annual MessageANNUAL MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE REPUBLIC To the Fifth Session of the 53rd Na
'Liberia Is Safe and Secure' Full Text of Ejs's Annual Message
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
ANNUAL MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE REPUBLIC To the Fifth Session of the 53rd National Legislature of the Republic of Liberia Delivering on the Promises - Your Honor the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court and - The Dean and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Only Few Rich Funding NRM Campaigns - MuseveniCentre IIIs (Amagomborora Health Centres). The complaints are that there are d
Only Few Rich Funding NRM Campaigns - Museveni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Centre IIIs (Amagomborora Health Centres). The complaints are that there are drug thefts and absenteeism by the Health Workers. During the campaigns, I am able to point out that the Government has put in place the Health Monitoring Unit headed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni - Uganda's Future Is Bright. Down With the SchemersCentre IIIs (Amagomborora Health Centres). The complaints are that there are dr
Museveni - Uganda's Future Is Bright. Down With the Schemers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Centre IIIs (Amagomborora Health Centres). The complaints are that there are drug thefts and absenteeism by the Health Workers. During the campaigns, I am able to point out that the Government has put in place the Health Monitoring Unit headed... Read more
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Daily Mail
Winter Storm Jonas is OVER and now the clean-up beginsdump more than two feet (61 centimeters) of snow in the Washington DC region (p
Winter Storm Jonas is OVER and now the clean-up begins
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
dump more than two feet (61 centimeters) of snow in the Washington DC region (pictured) throughout the weekend A Virginia National Guard Humvee stuck in the snow near Washington DC during the major snow blizzard of 2016, Winter Storm Jonas Women... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Pressthe mid-Atlantic region. Emera Maine says it packed up a dozen of its bucket tr
Here's the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
the mid-Atlantic region. Emera Maine says it packed up a dozen of its bucket trucks Friday morning and sent off line workers, supervisors and a mechanic to assist crews from utility company Delmarva Power. Delmarva serves customers throughout... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
School nutrition standards to remain mostly intact in Sen. Pat Roberts billintact, such as a provision that all meals contain at least a half cup of fruit
School nutrition standards to remain mostly intact in Sen. Pat Roberts bill
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
intact, such as a provision that all meals contain at least a half cup of fruits and vegetables. The new bill will expand a farm-to-school grant program for fresh produce and offer loans to schools updating their cafeteria kitchen... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Stepping stones in the bush: from coal mining to landscape restorationStepping Stones Project Manager Kirsten McKimmie, farmer Andrew Shaw and birdwa
Stepping stones in the bush: from coal mining to landscape restoration
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Stepping Stones Project Manager Kirsten McKimmie, farmer Andrew Shaw and birdwatcher Tom Clarke in Muswellbrook. Photo: Wolter Peeters Andrew Shaw says he is "not a quintessential farmer". A more accurate view might be that you won't find many coal... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jonas leaves 10 dead and 8,500 flights axed in storm of a generationwinter storms in living memory continues to dump feet of snow across states fro
Jonas leaves 10 dead and 8,500 flights axed in storm of a generation
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
winter storms in living memory continues to dump feet of snow across states from northern Georgia to New Jersey. The National Weather Service warned that the worst is still to come for many areas as one in seven Americans could get at least... Read more
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Business Standard India
Punjab steel mills fall silent amid global slumpof Mandi Gobindgarh, around 60 km from Ludhiana, would be crammed with trucks a
Punjab steel mills fall silent amid global slump
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
of Mandi Gobindgarh, around 60 km from Ludhiana, would be crammed with trucks and its air would smell of metal. Migrant workers, mostly from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, would sip their tea with dark faces, blackened due to repeated shifts near the... Read more
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Aljazeera
India's moon catcher: Portrait of a feminist activistlife: her belief in collective resistance. The 55-year-old is now the vice pre
India's moon catcher: Portrait of a feminist activist
Aljazeera / Posted 14 days ago
life: her belief in collective resistance. The 55-year-old is now the vice president of the All India Democratic Women's Association, an independent, left-leaning organisation dedicated to achieving democracy and equality. In India, if anyone is... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
What to do with agriculture in 2016 and beyondbeyond Continuing Investments in Rural Institutions and Infrastructure Our la
What to do with agriculture in 2016 and beyond
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
beyond Continuing Investments in Rural Institutions and Infrastructure Our lack of progress in the attainment of urgent national economic and social development goals to a large extent can be traced to the anemic performance of the agriculture... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘Bertie’s Children’: what the 18-year-olds of Ireland thinkFáil-led governments. Until they were 10 they lived in a country of plenty. But
‘Bertie’s Children’: what the 18-year-olds of Ireland think
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
Fáil-led governments. Until they were 10 they lived in a country of plenty. But after the devastating crash and the international bailout many families experienced financial stress and hardship. How did that affect them, if at all? What do they... Read more
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International Business Times
South Africa: Could Zimbabwe-style farm invasions be triggered by worst drought on record? is dotted with whirlwinds tossing up huge spirals of dust into the sky. In Janu
South Africa: Could Zimbabwe-style farm invasions be triggered by worst drought on record?
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
is dotted with whirlwinds tossing up huge spirals of dust into the sky. In January of most years gone, this traditional farming heartland of the country would be experiencing tremendous thunderstorms with up to 90mm of rain falling in the first... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Harford mobilizes, stocks up for expected weekend blizzardHarford County dairy farmer Chris Dixon won't stop his milking operations, even
Harford mobilizes, stocks up for expected weekend blizzard
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Harford County dairy farmer Chris Dixon won't stop his milking operations, even if 18 to 24 inches of snow, as predicted, hits the Baltimore region this weekend. But he may be an exception, as most other Harford residents will be hunkered down in... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The Chinese connectiongrapes from Egypt. However, when we import we import in very large quantities,
The Chinese connection
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
grapes from Egypt. However, when we import we import in very large quantities, which is also a problem because in Egypt farms are mostly small, meaning that we cannot monitor the quality equally among them. On a large farm, the same technology... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
American History Lives: A Story Of The People, By The People, For The Peopledraft animals; others are dancing like veritable Victorians. "At Arlington Hous
American History Lives: A Story Of The People, By The People, For The People
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
draft animals; others are dancing like veritable Victorians. "At Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery, formerly the plantation of Lee's father-in-law — and adopted son of George Washington — volunteers formed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moribund State of Former First Ladies' Pet Projectsproject which she funded. Former Governor Obi's wife however championed the es
Moribund State of Former First Ladies' Pet Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
project which she funded. Former Governor Obi's wife however championed the establishment of the women wing of the state's association of town unions formerly known as Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU-Women Wing), through which she... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Farmers in bind as biomass plants shutsun. The state's biomass energy plants are folding in rapid succession, unable
Farmers in bind as biomass plants shut
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
sun. The state's biomass energy plants are folding in rapid succession, unable to compete with heavily subsidized solar farms, many of which have sprouted up amid the fields and orchards of the valley. Paul Parreira is painfully aware of the... Read more
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The Columbian
Solar in, biomass energy out amid droughtsun. The state’s biomass energy plants are folding in rapid succession, unable
Solar in, biomass energy out amid drought
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
sun. The state’s biomass energy plants are folding in rapid succession, unable to compete with heavily subsidized solar farms, many of which have sprouted up amid the fields and orchards of the valley. Paul Parreira is painfully aware of the... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'She lives the mission every day'and I believe in the people we support. "Honestly, I can't imagine myself any
'She lives the mission every day'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
and I believe in the people we support. "Honestly, I can't imagine myself any place else." McAteer is one of seven National Philanthropy Day award-winners who will be honored today for their philanthropic and charitable work by the... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Economic assistance needed for cotton farmersEditor, the Advocate: Cotton farmers are in dire need of economic assistance.
Economic assistance needed for cotton farmers
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
Editor, the Advocate: Cotton farmers are in dire need of economic assistance. 2015 was one of the worst for cotton farmers across the whole Gulf Coast of Texas. Tremendous rainfall during and after planting season coupled with a severe drought... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Solar is in, biomass energy is out -- and farmers are struggling to dispose of woody wastesun. The state's biomass energy plants are folding in rapid succession, unable
Solar is in, biomass energy is out -- and farmers are struggling to dispose of woody waste
Oakland Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
sun. The state's biomass energy plants are folding in rapid succession, unable to compete with heavily subsidized solar farms, many of which have sprouted up amid the fields and orchards of the valley. Paul Parreira is painfully aware of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu in Mpumalanga to Intensify Its Campaign Against the Arrest and Dismissal of Three Hundred Striking Farm Workersplanning to intensify and escalate its campaign, demanding the release and rein
Cosatu in Mpumalanga to Intensify Its Campaign Against the Arrest and Dismissal of Three Hundred Striking Farm Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
planning to intensify and escalate its campaign, demanding the release and reinstatement of more than three hundred (300) farm workers, who were arrested on Monday ,after embarking on a protected strike on the 04 November 2015. They were striking... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for Jan. 14in 1945 and attended Colorado State College of Education. On Oct. 30, 1949, she
Tributes for Jan. 14
Greeley Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
in 1945 and attended Colorado State College of Education. On Oct. 30, 1949, she married Dale Olsen. They resided on a farm east of Lucerne, where they raised their three children, until 1978, when they moved to Eaton. They later... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for Jan. 10and graduated from Greeley West High School in 1973. Excelling as a state doubl
Tributes for Jan. 10
Greeley Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
and graduated from Greeley West High School in 1973. Excelling as a state doubles tennis team contender and a member of the National Honor Society. He received a letter of appointment to West Point Military Academy, but had to suspend it due to his... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Biz Buzzvice president for student affairs, Dr. Wm. Gregory Sawyer, was named one of 14
Biz Buzz
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 30 days ago
vice president for student affairs, Dr. Wm. Gregory Sawyer, was named one of 14 Pillars of the Profession for 2016 by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. The national recognition honors student affairs professionals from... Read more

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