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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Truman desegregates armed forcesOn July 26, 1948, President Harry S. Truman issued an executive order to desegr
History: Truman desegregates armed forces
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 31 minutes ago
On July 26, 1948, President Harry S. Truman issued an executive order to desegregate the armed forces. (Photo: Truman Library) July 26, 1848: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass was the only man to play a key role at the inaugural Woman’s Rights... Read more
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Boston Globe
Proposed city ID aims for inclusioncard that matches their name and appearance. An undocumented immigrant might ha
Proposed city ID aims for inclusion
Boston Globe / Posted 22 hours ago
card that matches their name and appearance. An undocumented immigrant might have no ID at all. More than 140,000 Boston residents face these challenges, according to one city study, and now civic leaders are taking early steps to resolve... Read more
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Boston Globe
Planetarium interprets musicians from Björk to Beyoncéthis case, it’s Björk, the avant-garde Icelandic singer who has inspired a cult
Planetarium interprets musicians from Björk to Beyoncé
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
this case, it’s Björk, the avant-garde Icelandic singer who has inspired a cult following and even a mid-career survey at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. “This is a new monthly experimental series that we’ve launched,” James Wetzel, coordinator... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC startsbadly to ring clearly. It's still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT
10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC starts
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
badly to ring clearly. It's still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMINBenjamin Franklin was born in Boston and spent nine years in France, but his home was Philadelphia. Everyone knows about his experiments in electricity (a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Hotels anxious as Airbnb targets their core trade: business travelersinto those corporate suites. Airbnb, the largest home sharing network with mor
Hotels anxious as Airbnb targets their core trade: business travelers
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
into those corporate suites. Airbnb, the largest home sharing network with more than 2 million listings worldwide, is newly targeting business travelers, the bread-and-butter clientele of hotels. Phocuswright, a travel research firm, noted... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiabadly to ring clearly. It's still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
badly to ring clearly. It's still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMIN Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston and spent nine years in France, but his home was Philadelphia. Everyone knows about his experiments in electricity (a... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiabadly to ring clearly. It's still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
badly to ring clearly. It's still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMIN Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston and spent nine years in France, but his home was Philadelphia. Everyone knows about his experiments in electricity (a... Read more
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Salon.com
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiabadly to ring clearly. It’s still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
badly to ring clearly. It’s still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMIN Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston and spent nine years in France, but his home was Philadelphia. Everyone knows about his experiments in electricity (a... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiabadly to ring clearly. It's still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
badly to ring clearly. It's still on display near Independence Hall. ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMIN Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston and spent nine years in France, but his home was Philadelphia. Everyone knows about his experiments in electricity (a... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Former Boston Marathon Winner Speaking At Ridgefield LibraryRIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon will visit Ridgefie
Former Boston Marathon Winner Speaking At Ridgefield Library
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 3 days ago
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The winner of the 1968 Boston Marathon will visit Ridgefield Library Monday to talk about his new book that details the rise of women and running in the United States. Amby Burfoot, an editor at Runner's World, is the author of... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Hot Cars And Stuffready! Next month Steve Spurrier, the “old Ball Coach” who retired from South C
Hot Cars And Stuff
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
ready! Next month Steve Spurrier, the “old Ball Coach” who retired from South Carolina last year, will release his new autobiography and the early line is that the book is filled with great lines. At the recent SEC Media Days Spurrier was... Read more
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Boston Globe
Beat by the heat? Chill at these 13 cool spots this weekend.The country is currently under an ominous-sounding “heat dome,” with temperatur
Beat by the heat? Chill at these 13 cool spots this weekend.
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
The country is currently under an ominous-sounding “heat dome,” with temperatures in Boston soaring to the 90s and expected to stay there for some time. This may throw weekend barbecue plans for a loop, but don’t worry. There are lots of places to go... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Nursery rhymes and their influence on pop musicThere are two prominent theories (both dismissed by the Opies). Americans will
Nursery rhymes and their influence on pop music
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 days ago
There are two prominent theories (both dismissed by the Opies). Americans will tell you the original Mother Goose was a Boston woman, named either Elizabeth or Mary Goose, who had a large brood of children and grandchildren she constantly... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Vehicle Headlights: Aiming for Better Driving Safety By Dr. John Bullough Guest Editorial July 22, 2016; New data reveals that c
Vehicle Headlights: Aiming for Better Driving Safety
The Auto Channel / Posted 4 days ago
By Dr. John Bullough Guest Editorial July 22, 2016; New data reveals that correctly aiming headlights has a significant positive influence on nighttime driving safety. Dr. John Bullough's Guest... Read more
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Boston Globe
We got inside the new Millennium Tower, and oh those views.From its high-ceilinged lobby to a deluxe three-bedroom in the sky, the Millenn
We got inside the new Millennium Tower, and oh those views.
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
From its high-ceilinged lobby to a deluxe three-bedroom in the sky, the Millennium Tower, the newest arbiter of modern luxury in Boston, is luxurious indeed. The condos themselves are about what you’d expect: nicely-appointed, white Italian marble... Read more
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Boston Globe
We got inside the new Millennium Tower, and oh those views.From its high-ceilinged lobby to a deluxe three-bedroom in the sky, the Millenn
We got inside the new Millennium Tower, and oh those views.
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
From its high-ceilinged lobby to a deluxe three-bedroom in the sky, the Millennium Tower, the newest arbiter of modern luxury in Boston, is luxurious indeed. The condos themselves are about what you’d expect: nicely-appointed, white Italian marble... Read more
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Yellow Springs News
Library’s Bikemobile brings books on a bikethat “when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for
Library’s Bikemobile brings books on a bike
Yellow Springs News / Posted 5 days ago
that “when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road.” The Greene County Library System is taking the words of these authors to heart with its new pedal-powered bike library: a bicycle pulling... Read more
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TribLIVE
Q&A with Jennifer Haigh about her new novel centered on fracking debateQ and A with Jennifer Haigh about her new novel centered on fracking debate | T
Q&A with Jennifer Haigh about her new novel centered on fracking debate
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Q and A with Jennifer Haigh about her new novel centered on fracking debate | TribLIVE The Delmont Public Library will host a discussion of “Heat & Light” at 6 p.m. Tuesday at... Read more
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DNA Info
Discover the Hidden History of New York's First Sex DistrictsNEW YORK CITY — More than 100 years ago, the streets of SoHo, Chelsea, Flatiron
Discover the Hidden History of New York's First Sex Districts
DNA Info / Posted 6 days ago
NEW YORK CITY — More than 100 years ago, the streets of SoHo, Chelsea, Flatiron and Gramercy — now home to some of the city's most expensive real estate — were so packed with brothels that a single block could be home to more than a dozen houses of... Read more
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Boston Globe
How an office park brought great change to a gorgeous, remote part of Irelanda token fee — about $1,000 a year — to rent his office space in the Aislann, a
How an office park brought great change to a gorgeous, remote part of Ireland
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
a token fee — about $1,000 a year — to rent his office space in the Aislann, a modern, state of the art building with a library and a child care facility on the first floor. This part of west Donegal was renowned for being remote, wild, a place... Read more
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USA Today
Six recently revamped luxury USA hotelsto upgrade your vacation? From countryside escapes to city stays, these recentl
Six recently revamped luxury USA hotels
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
to upgrade your vacation? From countryside escapes to city stays, these recently revamped hotels may be just the ticket. Boston Harbor Hotel Boston Touted as Boston’s only Forbes five-star waterfront hotel, the property re-opened in May after an... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Neighbors Envision Wooster Square 2.0according to some Wooster Square neighbors who showed up to a Monday evening me
Neighbors Envision Wooster Square 2.0
New Haven Independent / Posted 7 days ago
according to some Wooster Square neighbors who showed up to a Monday evening meeting at Conte/West Hills School library on Chapel Street to plan the neighborhood’s transit and development future. They pitched Wooster Street upgrades and... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 19writer Frank McCourt, best known as the author of the memoir "Angela's Ashes,"
July 19
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
writer Frank McCourt, best known as the author of the memoir "Angela's Ashes," dies from melanoma at age 78 in New York City. 2005: President George W. Bush announces his choice of federal appeals court judge John Roberts to replace... Read more
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Boston Globe
Margaret Kay, 98, mother whose writing bloomed in golden yearsof a walking stick, I can walk to the store next door. It has been a long time
Margaret Kay, 98, mother whose writing bloomed in golden years
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
of a walking stick, I can walk to the store next door. It has been a long time since I have attempted a trip to the public library. But what can I expect? After all I am 92 years old.” On paper, however, she ranged nimbly over her long life,... Read more
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Boston Globe
East Boston health center tries to adjust to gentrificationFor nearly five decades, the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center has cared f
East Boston health center tries to adjust to gentrification
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
For nearly five decades, the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center has cared for impoverished families and new immigrants, providing them with job training, English classes, and other social and medical services. But for the newest residents of... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Mobility magnet: In the driverless car race, Michigan attracting outside firms that see it as place to beStanford University graduate and longtime California resident pulled up stakes
Mobility magnet: In the driverless car race, Michigan attracting outside firms that see it as place to be
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 9 days ago
Stanford University graduate and longtime California resident pulled up stakes and moved his firm and his family to Arada's new headquarters in Troy. Soon, he said, the company was working more closely with automakers, tier-one suppliers, university... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Nancy Davidoff Kelton, author of “Finding Mr. Rightstein,” on how to write from the heartfrom the small but enthusiastic crowd of friends and aspiring writers who gathe
Nancy Davidoff Kelton, author of “Finding Mr. Rightstein,” on how to write from the heart
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
from the small but enthusiastic crowd of friends and aspiring writers who gathered at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library to hear Davidoff Kelton read from her memoir, “Finding Mr. Rightstein.” It’s not a dating memoir, she told the... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Irish of Silicon Valleyof North America. The mission was the founding settlement of what was to become
The Irish of Silicon Valley
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
of North America. The mission was the founding settlement of what was to become San Francisco. We usually think of Boston or New York when we consider the history of the Irish in America, but thousands of Irish emigrants in the mid-19th... Read more
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Orange County Register
25 things to do this weekend (July 15-17)galore. Here are our favorites: ALL WEEKEND OC FAIR KICKS OFF: The OC Fair op
25 things to do this weekend (July 15-17)
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
galore. Here are our favorites: ALL WEEKEND OC FAIR KICKS OFF: The OC Fair opens today and fairgoers may notice a new “Twister” ride, interactive shows or an extra stage where community and dance groups will perform daily. All this is... Read more
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Breitbart
John Guandolo: ‘Yes, We Are at War with Islam’SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Former FBI counter-terrorism trainer John Guandolo
John Guandolo: ‘Yes, We Are at War with Islam’
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Former FBI counter-terrorism trainer John Guandolo joined SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon on Friday’s Breitbart News Daily to talk about Islam and the terror attack in Nice, France. Guandolo said there were “two huge... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Virginia Buskus: 100 years young and still going strongthe veggies with fudge from Sweet Expressions.“She gets a pound of fudge every
Virginia Buskus: 100 years young and still going strong
MPNnow.com / Posted 11 days ago
the veggies with fudge from Sweet Expressions.“She gets a pound of fudge every week,” said Schwab. “I take her out to the library and lunch. I go to the candy store, and they know right away what she wants — plain chocolate, no nuts.”And... Read more
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Evening Standard
Looking for New England: why Nantucket should be on your radarhere?” isn’t the usual greeting from one holidaymaker to another. But flop into
Looking for New England: why Nantucket should be on your radar
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
here?” isn’t the usual greeting from one holidaymaker to another. But flop into a deck chair in Nantucket, the idyllic New England island off the coast of Cape Cod, and you won’t be able to avoid it. “What made you come here?” I was asked in... Read more
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Spalding Today
Have your say on local planon preferred sites for development over the next 20 years as part of a month-lo
Have your say on local plan
Spalding Today / Posted 11 days ago
on preferred sites for development over the next 20 years as part of a month-long consultation starting today (Friday) A new Local Plan is being prepared for South East Lincolnshire (the areas of Boston Borough Council and South Holland District... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Clyde R. Bomgardnerand joy, three precious grandchildren, Sydney, Emily and Quentin Houtz. Clyd
Clyde R. Bomgardner
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
and joy, three precious grandchildren, Sydney, Emily and Quentin Houtz. Clyde was a 1954 graduate of New Cumberland High School, a 1958 graduate of Dartmouth College after which he proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy... Read more
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Boston Globe
An uncommon Shakespeare comedy for the CommonShakespeare’s earlier works, and it includes obscure satire that may be lost on
An uncommon Shakespeare comedy for the Common
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
Shakespeare’s earlier works, and it includes obscure satire that may be lost on the thousands who will see the play on Boston Common. Its form reflects a key theme, that education can insulate people from direct experience — and that language... Read more
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The Washington Times
(Wo)man your flank against ‘Day of Rage’CAPITOL, Outside South Gate-11th and Congress Ave.) • Baltimore, MD: 7 p.m. (2
(Wo)man your flank against ‘Day of Rage’
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
CAPITOL, Outside South Gate-11th and Congress Ave.) • Baltimore, MD: 7 p.m. (201 E Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202) • Boston, Mass.: 7 p.m. (MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE, 24 Beacon St., Boston, MA 01233) • Carson City, NV: 4 p.m. (NEVADA STATE... Read more
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Garden City News
Design consultant wows Library BoardThe Garden City Public Library’s Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, July 11,
Design consultant wows Library Board
Garden City News / Posted 12 days ago
The Garden City Public Library’s Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, July 11, featured a potential look at the Garden City community space of the future. A dramatic transformation is imagined from a building that dates back half-a-century in some... Read more
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Fortune
The Exec Behind Amazon’s Alexa: Full Transcript of Fortune’s Interviewalliteration from the fact that we were trying to create this Star Trek compute
The Exec Behind Amazon’s Alexa: Full Transcript of Fortune’s Interview
Fortune / Posted 12 days ago
alliteration from the fact that we were trying to create this Star Trek computer that was a little reminiscent of the Library of Alexander, and that was a source of all knowledge and that came into the sort of story of the name as well. But... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Playback – AAN Convention: Worth the Ink?Last week, hundreds of post-apocalyptic survivalists – specifically alt-weekly
Playback – AAN Convention: Worth the Ink?
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Last week, hundreds of post-apocalyptic survivalists – specifically alt-weekly newspaper staffers from around the country – assembled in Austin for the annual Association of Alternative Newsmedia Conference. As the Chronicle's music columnist, yours... Read more
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MacDailyNews
ABC launches revamped streaming app with redesigned UI exclusively for Apple iPhone, iPad and Apple TV – MacDailyNewsredesigned user interface exclusively for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV
ABC launches revamped streaming app with redesigned UI exclusively for Apple iPhone, iPad and Apple TV – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 13 days ago
redesigned user interface exclusively for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV that improves discovery and navigation. The new original ABCd shorts and the “throwback” series will be available to all viewers on ABC.com and the ABC apps for mobile... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Poets Edward Hirsch, Clare Rossini At Sunken Gardenext.111. Monagan In Tolland Charles Monagan, a former editor of Connecticut m
Poets Edward Hirsch, Clare Rossini At Sunken Garden
Hartford Courant / Posted 13 days ago
ext.111. Monagan In Tolland Charles Monagan, a former editor of Connecticut magazine, will give a free talk about his new historical novel, "Carrie Welton" (Penmore Press, $19.50), on Sunday, July 17, at 1 p.m., at the Old Tolland County Jail... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
ABC's relaunched streaming service lets you watch 'Sports Night,' 'Ugly Betty' and moreexpand beyond the bounds of our linear schedule and extend ABC storytelling to
ABC's relaunched streaming service lets you watch 'Sports Night,' 'Ugly Betty' and more
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
expand beyond the bounds of our linear schedule and extend ABC storytelling to viewers across screens and platforms.” The library of older series includes “Brothers & Sisters,” “Ellen,” “Felicity,” “My So-Called Life,” “Ugly Betty” and “Sports... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
How a Decade in Texas Changed Elizabeth Warren - How a Decade in Texas Changed Elizabeth Warren by Isabelle Taft The Texas Tribune July 13 2016 Two weeks before the Democratic National Convention U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts sits ne...declined to comment on whether she voted in any Texas Republican primaries in t
How a Decade in Texas Changed Elizabeth Warren - How a Decade in Texas Changed Elizabeth Warren by Isabelle Taft The Texas Tribune July 13 2016 Two weeks before the Democratic National Convention U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts sits ne...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
declined to comment on whether she voted in any Texas Republican primaries in the 1980s, and in an interview with the Boston Globein 2012, Warren would not say whether she voted for Ronald Reagan in the presidential elections of 1980 and... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
ABC Relaunches Streaming Service With Full Seasons of 38 Older Shows, 7 Original Digital Short-Form SeriesAll of the series, including library shows, will be available without signing i
ABC Relaunches Streaming Service With Full Seasons of 38 Older Shows, 7 Original Digital Short-Form Series
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
All of the series, including library shows, will be available without signing in with a pay-TV subscription. ABC has relaunched its streaming service with full seasons of 38 older shows and seven original digital short-form series. All of that... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
ABC Relaunches Streaming Service With 7 Original Shorts, 38 ‘Throwback’ Showsredesigned user interface exclusively for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV
ABC Relaunches Streaming Service With 7 Original Shorts, 38 ‘Throwback’ Shows
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
redesigned user interface exclusively for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple TV that improves discovery and navigation. The new original ABCd shorts and the “throwback” series will be available to all viewers on ABC.com and the ABC apps for mobile... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Clyde R. Bomgardenerand joy, three precious grandchildren, Sydney, Emily and Quentin Houtz. Clyd
Clyde R. Bomgardener
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
and joy, three precious grandchildren, Sydney, Emily and Quentin Houtz. Clyde was a 1954 graduate of New Cumberland High School, a 1958 graduate of Dartmouth College after which he proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Bedford library hosts history talk about orphan train visits in Michigan Posted Jul. 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM TEMPERANCE - The lecture “The Orphan Train i
Bedford library hosts history talk about orphan train visits in Michigan
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 15 days ago
Posted Jul. 11, 2016 at 8:00 AM TEMPERANCE - The lecture “The Orphan Train in Michigan” will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday at Bedford Branch Library, 8575 Jackman Rd. Al and... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Bedford reading club focuses on 'Orphan Train'The public is invited to the Bedford Branch Library to wrap up the summer readi
Bedford reading club focuses on 'Orphan Train'
The Toledo Blade / Posted 15 days ago
The public is invited to the Bedford Branch Library to wrap up the summer reading club for adults July 14 at 7 p.m. Al and Dave Eicher, research historians and television producers, will present “The Orphan Train in Michigan,” combining lecture with... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
High Profile: Marlon Matthew Blackwellpractitioners. Earlier this year, he received the National Design Award in arch
High Profile: Marlon Matthew Blackwell
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
practitioners. Earlier this year, he received the National Design Award in architecture from the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York, a part of the Smithsonian Institution. And he has done it following his namesake firm's motto, which is that good... Read more
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Boston Globe
One man’s Sports Bucket Listbeckons you to the ultimate skybox seats, whether you were a die-hard fan of th
One man’s Sports Bucket List
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
beckons you to the ultimate skybox seats, whether you were a die-hard fan of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim or the New Jersey Devils. Sports fandom is fun, frustrating, and frantic, but finite. That’s why I believe in a Sports Bucket List... Read more
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