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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shenandoah fire company observes 100th anniversaryPolish-American Fire Company No. 4 of Shenandoah held the first of two banquets
Shenandoah fire company observes 100th anniversary
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 minutes ago
Polish-American Fire Company No. 4 of Shenandoah held the first of two banquets Sunday as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of its founding in 1915. The awards banquet to celebrate “100 Years of Taking the Heat” was held at Columbia... Read more
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The Morning Call
National Mall in Washington, D.C. has undergone big improvementsbetter. Americans can be proud of it again. What, you thought we were talking
National Mall in Washington, D.C. has undergone big improvements
The Morning Call / Posted 38 minutes ago
better. Americans can be proud of it again. What, you thought we were talking about Congress? We're talking about the National Mall — this city's national park that contains everything from the Washington Monument to the national... Read more
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Daily Mail
Statue of Jesus on Montana mountain will stay standing, court rulesthe US Forest Service in 2012 because the statue was on federally-owned land B
Statue of Jesus on Montana mountain will stay standing, court rules
Daily Mail / Posted 42 minutes ago
the US Forest Service in 2012 because the statue was on federally-owned land Big Mountain Jesus was erected in 1954 as a memorial to WWII veterans The court ruled the statue had cultural and historical significance for 'veterans, Montanans and... Read more
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WestportNow
John B. Sias, 88according to Jerry Roberts, who was managing editor of The Chronicle under Sias
John B. Sias, 88
WestportNow / Posted 4 hours ago
according to Jerry Roberts, who was managing editor of The Chronicle under Sias. But the coverage won The Chronicle an award from the Society of Professional Journalists. “When Roberts went to the podium at the ceremony to collect the award, he... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountainthat allowing the statue to remain on U.S. Forest Service land violates the con
Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountain
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 8 hours ago
that allowing the statue to remain on U.S. Forest Service land violates the constitutional separation of church and state. Two members of the three-judge panel agreed with U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen of Montana, who found that the statue's... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountainthat allowing the statue to remain on U.S. Forest Service land violates the con
Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountain
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
that allowing the statue to remain on U.S. Forest Service land violates the constitutional separation of church and state. Two members of the three-judge panel agreed with U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen of Montana, who found that the statue's... Read more
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Scotsman
Lord Montagu, motor museum founder, dies aged 88 Lord Montagu founded the National Motoring Museum. Picture: BBC Lord Montagu,
Lord Montagu, motor museum founder, dies aged 88
Scotsman / Posted 8 hours ago
Lord Montagu founded the National Motoring Museum. Picture: BBC Lord Montagu, founder of the National Motor Museum, has died at the age of 88, his family’s estate said. The peer died peacefully at... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountainthat allowing the statue to remain on U.S. Forest Service land violates the con
Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountain
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 hours ago
that allowing the statue to remain on U.S. Forest Service land violates the constitutional separation of church and state. Two members of the three-judge panel agreed with U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen of Montana, who found that the statue's... Read more
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FOX News
Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountainthat allowing the statue to remain on U.S. Forest Service land violates the con
Appeals court upholds Jesus statue on Montana mountain
FOX News / Posted 8 hours ago
that allowing the statue to remain on U.S. Forest Service land violates the constitutional separation of church and state. Two members of the three-judge panel agreed with U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen of Montana, who found that the statue's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Holocaust denier David Irving leads tours of concentration campsis leading a tour group to sites in Poland such as Treblinka, Sobibor and Hitle
Holocaust denier David Irving leads tours of concentration camps
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
is leading a tour group to sites in Poland such as Treblinka, Sobibor and Hitler's 'Wolf's Lair' headquarters. Holocaust memorial groups have accused Irving of insulting the memory of those killed in the Second World War by spreading 'pro-Nazi... Read more
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Calcutta News
Thousands protests outside parliament as Japan re-militarisesmilitary to deploy overseas. The changes would legally allow Japanese troops t
Thousands protests outside parliament as Japan re-militarises
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
military to deploy overseas. The changes would legally allow Japanese troops to fight overseas for the first time since World War Two, but is vehemently opposed by Japan's largely peace-seeking population. The legislation has already been... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hundreds gather to pay tribute to 3 firefighters killed in wildfireswere joined by other officials and members of public, who placed their hands ov
Hundreds gather to pay tribute to 3 firefighters killed in wildfires
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
were joined by other officials and members of public, who placed their hands over their hearts in tribute An emotional memorial service was then held for the men, which was attended by their grief-stricken families Zbyszewski's mother,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Grieving parents of American Steven Sotloff speak of their painSotloff was murdered, there was widespread criticism that the president had act
Grieving parents of American Steven Sotloff speak of their pain
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Sotloff was murdered, there was widespread criticism that the president had acted too slowly despite receiving several warnings about where the hostages were being held in Syria. Their son, a 31-year-old freelance journalist had been held... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Fowler family makes gift to Catawba CollegeAll-Conference. He became the College’s first Academic All-American in his juni
Fowler family makes gift to Catawba College
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
All-Conference. He became the College’s first Academic All-American in his junior and senior years. As a senior, he was awarded both the Kirkland and the Whitener Awards. His parents, appreciative of the education and opportunities their son Ed... Read more
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Daily Record
Jeremy Corbyn: Keir Hardie's anti-war stance still resonates in the UK todayIraq. It was the biggest ever demonstration in British history. Six hundred ot
Jeremy Corbyn: Keir Hardie's anti-war stance still resonates in the UK today
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Iraq. It was the biggest ever demonstration in British history. Six hundred other demonstrations took place all around the world, on every continent. They all knew why they were marching and, by sheer force of numbers, turned media and popular... Read more
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Times of Malta
Bodies of indifferenceTwo years ago the Pope warned a congregation of Lampedusans about what he calle
Bodies of indifference
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Two years ago the Pope warned a congregation of Lampedusans about what he called the “globalisation of indifference”. The occasion was his visit to the island following the deaths of over 300 African migrants at sea. In his words, “in this world of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Notable deaths last week: NBA dunk master; NHL legendary coachto come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with back
Notable deaths last week: NBA dunk master; NHL legendary coach
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with backboard-breaking force. The guest was Grammy Award winner Stevie Wonder. The entertainer is blind, yet even he could tell there was something very unique about Dawkins'... Read more
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The Hindu
Heritage: Ho Chi Minh memorial adds glory to his Kolkata hostAlmost 70 years later, a plaque has been installed at the hotel to commemorate
Heritage: Ho Chi Minh memorial adds glory to his Kolkata host
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Almost 70 years later, a plaque has been installed at the hotel to commemorate the leader’s stay here for two days and a night. On his way to Paris in June, 1946, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese leader and a cult figure in Communist circles, stopped at... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
World War II veteran traced census records, UMaine yearbook onlineband is carrying on a great tradition,” Bruz West said during Maine’s commemora
World War II veteran traced census records, UMaine yearbook online
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
band is carrying on a great tradition,” Bruz West said during Maine’s commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II on Aug. 15 at Cole Land Transportation Museum. At 94, the Bangor native who lives in Winthrop was entitled to... Read more
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CNN
New Orleans: Tougher after Katrina (at the hospital many called "Big Charity." Inside Charity rests one of my favo
New Orleans: Tougher after Katrina (
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
at the hospital many called "Big Charity." Inside Charity rests one of my favorite plaques of any building in the world. It reads, "Where the Unusual Occurs and Miracles Happen." It is audacious, and it is daring. It is quixotic, and it is... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Tiger Woods Fast Factsfather, Earl, nicknamed him "Tiger" after a South Vietnamese soldier with whom
Tiger Woods Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
father, Earl, nicknamed him "Tiger" after a South Vietnamese soldier with whom he had fought alongside during the Vietnam War. Timeline: 1978 - At the age of two, wins a putting contest with Bob Hope. The match was staged for the "Mike Douglas... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |in front of a burning barricade during clashes with Turkish police in the Gazi
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
in front of a burning barricade during clashes with Turkish police in the Gazi district of Istanbul. Five people, including two children and a soldier, were killed in clashes between Kurdish militants and security forces in Turkey's restive... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
August 28, 2015Protesters chant slogans in support of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi as
August 28, 2015
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Protesters chant slogans in support of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi as they carry a large national flag during a rally in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. Friday's protesters were joined for the first time by followers... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
The Welland Canal and the men who died to build itOn Aug. 6, 2015, the design was revealed for a memorial to the men who died bui
The Welland Canal and the men who died to build it
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 3 days ago
On Aug. 6, 2015, the design was revealed for a memorial to the men who died building the Welland Ship Canal. This memorial will honour the memory of the 137 men who lost their lives in the construction of this major national infrastructure... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
The Welland Canal and the men who died to build itOn Aug. 6, 2015, the design was revealed for a memorial to the men who died bui
The Welland Canal and the men who died to build it
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 3 days ago
On Aug. 6, 2015, the design was revealed for a memorial to the men who died building the Welland Ship Canal. This memorial will honour the memory of the 137 men who lost their lives in the construction of this major national infrastructure... Read more
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Welland Tribune
The Welland Canal and the men who died to build itOn Aug. 6, 2015, the design was revealed for a memorial to the men who died bui
The Welland Canal and the men who died to build it
Welland Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
On Aug. 6, 2015, the design was revealed for a memorial to the men who died building the Welland Ship Canal. This memorial will honour the memory of the 137 men who lost their lives in the construction of this major national infrastructure... Read more
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New Kerala
1965 war commemoration begins, veterans to boycott India on Friday began commemorating the 1965 India-Pakistan war but many vete
1965 war commemoration begins, veterans to boycott
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
India on Friday began commemorating the 1965 India-Pakistan war but many veterans have announced a boycott of official events because of protests over One Rank One Pension scheme. President Pranab... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Two educators train to instruct students about HolocaustTwo area teachers, along with 242 others from around the nation and world, rece
Two educators train to instruct students about Holocaust
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Two area teachers, along with 242 others from around the nation and world, recently completed intensive training on Holocaust history at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Belfer National Conference in Washington, D.C. Michael Polgar, an... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 28, 2015Aug. 28, 1955, Emmett Till, a black teen-ager from Chicago, was abducted from h
This day in history, Aug. 28, 2015
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Aug. 28, 1955, Emmett Till, a black teen-ager from Chicago, was abducted from his uncle's home in Money, Miss., by two white men after he had supposedly whistled at a white woman; he was found brutally slain three days later. On this... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Good Morning!are 125 days left in the year. We’ll start the day with temperatures in the upp
Good Morning!
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
are 125 days left in the year. We’ll start the day with temperatures in the upper 60s, but we’re expecting a 30-degree warm-up this afternoon under a sunny sky before temperatures drop into the lower 70s overnight. On August 28, 1955—60 years... Read more
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Daily Mail
Migrant death toll in chicken meat truck rises to 71with Balkan leaders on Europe's migrant crisis on Thursday, said she was 'shake
Migrant death toll in chicken meat truck rises to 71
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
with Balkan leaders on Europe's migrant crisis on Thursday, said she was 'shaken' by the 'horrible' news. 'This is a warning to us to tackle this migrants issue quickly and in a European spirit, which means in a spirit of solidarity, and to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Football writers group shuts out Razorbacksincluding nine on offense. Close friend and great guy John Bailey lost his fig
Football writers group shuts out Razorbacks
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
including nine on offense. Close friend and great guy John Bailey lost his fight with cancer this week. John was a national sales manager for Wilson Sporting Goods and could have lived anywhere in the country, but he chose his adopted... Read more
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News.com.au
Gruesome truck discovery highlights migrant escape route lined with bloodthe migrant crisis in Europe. Speaking at the summit German Chancellor Angela M
Gruesome truck discovery highlights migrant escape route lined with blood
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
the migrant crisis in Europe. Speaking at the summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the incident served as a warning to us to tackle migration fast. A memorial service for the victims inside the truck will be held at Viennas St.... Read more
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Washington Post
Katrina may be a metaphor to some, but it’s still a reality to New Orleans(Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post) NEW ORLEANS —Come first to the corner of F
Katrina may be a metaphor to some, but it’s still a reality to New Orleans
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
(Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post) NEW ORLEANS —Come first to the corner of Flood and North Galvez streets, Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans. Here, where the unauthorized Lower Ninth tour groups almost never come to gawk and the planning experts... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsMAKENZIE’S “THE THROWDOWN” CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT 10 a.m. (and Sunday, Aug. 30, 9
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
MAKENZIE’S “THE THROWDOWN” CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT 10 a.m. (and Sunday, Aug. 30, 9 a.m.). $9,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to the best cornholer at this annual tournament pitting professional bean bag tossin’ teams from around the globe... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Good Morning!a helicopter crash en route to Chicago after a concert in East Troy, Wis. Vaugh
Good Morning!
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
a helicopter crash en route to Chicago after a concert in East Troy, Wis. Vaughan died at the height of his career and his memorial service in Dallas was attended by such stars as Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt and Stevie Wonder. Today's Highlight... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend Calendara.m.-noon Friday and Sunday. (501) 375-2342. CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200
Weekend Calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
a.m.-noon Friday and Sunday. (501) 375-2342. CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. "Dinosaurs Around the World," through Oct. 18. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $7; retired military, college... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Richard C. MeaseHe retired as a commander in the United States Navy. As a Naval officer, he was
Richard C. Mease
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
He retired as a commander in the United States Navy. As a Naval officer, he was an aviator where he served throughout the world both on shore billets and on the USS Yorktown (CVS 10) and USS Wasp (CVS 18). He was veteran of the Vietnam War while... Read more
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Daily Mail
Slain WDBJ cameraman filmed killer when he was fired from stationCameraman killed on live TV had abuse hurled at him by crazed anchor as he film
Slain WDBJ cameraman filmed killer when he was fired from station
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Cameraman killed on live TV had abuse hurled at him by crazed anchor as he filmed him being fired from the station two years ago - as it's revealed the vengeful murderer tried to get personnel records on his victims Vester Lee Flanagan II, 41,... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Married WWII vets to take off on a first for Indy Honor FlightD.C. on September 5, the plane will carry a first - a couple with a common bond
Married WWII vets to take off on a first for Indy Honor Flight
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
D.C. on September 5, the plane will carry a first - a couple with a common bond and a shared call to service during World War II. Theirs is a love story that started right after a time of national struggle. "65 years," Wayne said proudly.... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015who took this week's cover shot) and a part-time food scientist, who helps Laws
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
who took this week's cover shot) and a part-time food scientist, who helps Lawson hone her processes, Pink House has a national following, with orders coming regularly from New York, L.A. and Seattle, as well as regionally from Oklahoma,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Postcards from Norm2014 . Photo: Norm Cummings / Norm Cummings A gorgeous late May day proves jus
Postcards from Norm
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
2014 . Photo: Norm Cummings / Norm Cummings A gorgeous late May day proves just right for the many on hand for the Sherman Memorial Day parade and ceremony. May 25, 2014. Photo: Norm Cummings / Norm Cummings Pulitzer Prize-winning author and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015 On "The Promise and Challenge of 2015 for Sustainable Development"Thank you for inviting me to deliver the Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lectur
Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture 2015 On "The Promise and Challenge of 2015 for Sustainable Development"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Thank you for inviting me to deliver the Bishop Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture this year. My association with Sir Paul began when I was a Cabinet Minister in the 1980s and Paul was Governor General of New Zealand. Paul Reeves was a strong... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials"no strings attached." Like any other politician. Online: August 23 The Oreg
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 5 days ago
"no strings attached." Like any other politician. Online: August 23 The Oregonian on approaches to workplace culture Two Seattle companies have taken roughly opposite approaches to building a workplace culture. Their founders sought to create... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshotmore land available for retirement villages, a new report has found. The ACT r
Canberra mornings: your daily news, sport, weather and traffic snapshot
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
more land available for retirement villages, a new report has found. The ACT rated poorly across several indicators - awareness, accessibility, adaptability and attitude - that measured the effectiveness of each jurisdiction's retirement living... Read more
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JTA
Italy’s only female rabbi is on a mission to expand the tribeRabbi Barbara Aiello speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., A
Italy’s only female rabbi is on a mission to expand the tribe
JTA / Posted 5 days ago
Rabbi Barbara Aiello speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Aug. 13, 2015. (Menachem Wecker) WASHINGTON (JTA) — As Italy’s only female rabbi — as well as the country’s only non-Orthodox rabbi — Barbara Aiello has grown accustomed... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives onEnemy’s Chuck D hailed him as “the manifestation of the modern word”. At his fu
Gil Scott-Heron: the revolution lives on
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
Enemy’s Chuck D hailed him as “the manifestation of the modern word”. At his funeral, Kanye West performed Lost in the World/Who Will Survive in America, which sampled his spoken word . During the attempt to overthrow Egyptian president Hosni... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Applications for Honor Flight underwayWichita Falls, Texas - Since 2005 the Honor Flights project has made it possibl
Applications for Honor Flight underway
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 5 days ago
Wichita Falls, Texas - Since 2005 the Honor Flights project has made it possible for thousands of World War II veterans to visit their memorial site in Washington, D.C. Veterans of the Korean War, often called the “Forgotten War,” and the Vietnam... Read more
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TribLIVE
New Kensington physician fought for social justicephysician brought a myriad of causes such as civil rights and the dangers of nu
New Kensington physician fought for social justice
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
physician brought a myriad of causes such as civil rights and the dangers of nuclear proliferation to the forefront nationally as well as in the Alle-Kiski Valley. “The likes of Danny are rare,” said Dr. Bernard Lown, of Boston, co-founder... Read more
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South Maryland News
Artists to paint around Solomons in annual festivalA festival that focuses on live painting and public participation will bring na
Artists to paint around Solomons in annual festival
South Maryland News / Posted 6 days ago
A festival that focuses on live painting and public participation will bring nationally recognized artists from across the country to Solomons Island next month during an annual celebration of art. The 2015 Solomons Plein Air Festival, presented by... Read more
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