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The Atlantic
Why Girl Scouts Are Still Mostly Whitewaiting list. Related Story Declining membership is hardly unique to the Girl
Why Girl Scouts Are Still Mostly White
The Atlantic / Posted 18 minutes ago
waiting list. Related Story Declining membership is hardly unique to the Girl Scouts—membership in most youth groups is down. To stay relevant, the Girls Scouts has revamped its outdoor-oriented programs to include STEM activities and... Read more
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The Hindu
The Changing face of Indian slums - Bobbing and weaving at Rasoolpuraand remove them after reaching the grounds,” says A. Bhavani, a Plus Two studen
The Changing face of Indian slums - Bobbing and weaving at Rasoolpura
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
and remove them after reaching the grounds,” says A. Bhavani, a Plus Two student. Bhavani is into running, long jump, high jump and basketball, apart from handball. Introduced to sports during her schooldays, she was selected for training by... Read more
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The Columbian
Portland, Beaverton schools reject usual reading approachPORTLAND — Portland Public Schools, searching for a new way to teach young stud
Portland, Beaverton schools reject usual reading approach
The Columbian / Posted 2 hours ago
PORTLAND — Portland Public Schools, searching for a new way to teach young students to read and write after years of struggle, has decided to go it alone. At the strong urging of teachers and other educators who’ve sampled various reading series,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
'Manchester has its confidence back' - Sir Richard Leese on 20 years heading up the town hallSir Richard Leese is a rare beast: a council leader whose name is nationally kn
'Manchester has its confidence back' - Sir Richard Leese on 20 years heading up the town hall
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 hours ago
Sir Richard Leese is a rare beast: a council leader whose name is nationally known. Outside Manchester, he is recognised for getting things done – for rebuilding a city from its ashes, for designing and delivering the first English devolution deal,... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
When the Camera Speaksmight not be such a good idea. We are in the age of SnapChat and Instagram whe
When the Camera Speaks
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 3 hours ago
might not be such a good idea. We are in the age of SnapChat and Instagram when everyone is carrying a smartphone with a high-quality camera, recording and posting all things great and trivial. It may feel stone aged, but during the Vietnam War,... Read more
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The Border Mail
The problem with how we measure success in schoolsis kept secret because of sensitivity around the potential to name and shame.
The problem with how we measure success in schools
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
is kept secret because of sensitivity around the potential to name and shame. In a demountable classroom at Cabramatta High School, students are beating drums as part of a program that combines music with therapy. The steady rhythm and varied... Read more
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Slate
Anthony Trollope Knows You, and He Loves You Just the Samereputation for drunkenness. During the campaign, someone paints a caricature of
Anthony Trollope Knows You, and He Loves You Just the Same
Slate / Posted 5 hours ago
reputation for drunkenness. During the campaign, someone paints a caricature of him on “sundry walls” about the town of Greshamsbury, pictures in which a laborer “with a pimply, bloated face, was to be seen standing on a railway bank,... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
An inspiring town - despite the oddsour diverse communities. We are inspired by the prospect of a positive future b
An inspiring town - despite the odds
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
our diverse communities. We are inspired by the prospect of a positive future but we are honest about the challenges our town faces too. The town hit the national headlines for all the wrong reasons and while the images were shocking no-one could... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Northwest Arkansas educators say farewell after decades of servicesaid. "Every year you get new kids. There's always something to learn." But it
Northwest Arkansas educators say farewell after decades of service
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
said. "Every year you get new kids. There's always something to learn." But it was time to retire, she said. The end of a school year brings lots of goodbyes. Children bid farewell to classmates and teachers. Some leave knowing it's their last... Read more
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New Kerala
It takes a village: Where religious harmony defies years of Kashmir strife - newkerala.com #69898have allowed their children to understand each other's religious teachings. Ju
It takes a village: Where religious harmony defies years of Kashmir strife - newkerala.com #69898
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
have allowed their children to understand each other's religious teachings. Just a kilometre away from the shrines is an English medium high school run by an Islamic group where a dozen Hindu children study not only science, history and... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Tropical North Queensland adventure with kidsdo it,' Mila told me, scanning the wires and pulleys 80 metres above. If Mila'
Tropical North Queensland adventure with kids
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 12 hours ago
do it,' Mila told me, scanning the wires and pulleys 80 metres above. If Mila's mother could see her now, dangling upside down 80 metres above the ground in the rainforest canopy, it is possible that this father-daughter bonding trip in Tropical... Read more
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heraldscotland
Face to face: Iain White, principal of Newlands Junior CollegeHe recalls one inspector calling in at Govan High, where he was the headteacher
Face to face: Iain White, principal of Newlands Junior College
heraldscotland / Posted 13 hours ago
He recalls one inspector calling in at Govan High, where he was the headteacher, and telling him that he wasn’t following curriculum guidelines. White pounced: guidelines, he retorted, were just that – guidelines, pieces of advice that he could... Read more
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The Irish Times
The serene paintings and intense life of Modiglianibillionaire, Liu Yiqian, purchased Reclining Nude With Open Arms at a Christie’
The serene paintings and intense life of Modigliani
The Irish Times / Posted 14 hours ago
billionaire, Liu Yiqian, purchased Reclining Nude With Open Arms at a Christie’s auction for about €158 million, the second highest price ever paid for a painting, after Picasso’s Women of Algiers. Lacourt suggests two reasons why the public so... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Remembering Mitch Beard On Memorial Dayat Tennessee Temple in 2004. Mitch’s parents, Steve and Jill Beard, were both p
Remembering Mitch Beard On Memorial Day
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 hours ago
at Tennessee Temple in 2004. Mitch’s parents, Steve and Jill Beard, were both professors at the university. Mitch was a high school student at Temple Academy. Tennessee Temple was a small university with few math education majors, and I was one... Read more
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The New Yorker
“Maybe It Was the Distance”a Jew-hating continent. The French, those spineless vaginas, would shed no tear
“Maybe It Was the Distance”
The New Yorker / Posted 16 hours ago
a Jew-hating continent. The French, those spineless vaginas, would shed no tears of sadness over our disappearance. The English, the Spanish, the Italians. These people live to make us die.” He stuck his head out the window and hollered at the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown's ReEngagement Center helps dropouts achieve diplomasALLENTOWN — Desiree Guth was just half a credit shy of receiving her high schoo
Allentown's ReEngagement Center helps dropouts achieve diplomas
The Morning Call / Posted 17 hours ago
ALLENTOWN — Desiree Guth was just half a credit shy of receiving her high school diploma at Dieruff High School when school and her personal life became too much to handle. At 18 years old, Guth gave birth to stillborn twins, which took an emotional... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Snowy Peaks graduates lucky bunchmisfortune. But on Thursday evening, May 26, it was the number of chairs up on
Snowy Peaks graduates lucky bunch
Summit Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
misfortune. But on Thursday evening, May 26, it was the number of chairs up on stage for diploma recipients at Snowy Peaks High School’s graduation, and each considered themselves especially fortunate to be counted among them of the group. The... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Bulloch County's 2016 high school valedictoriansBulloch Academy: William Downs Some people would dislike spending 12 years wit
Bulloch County's 2016 high school valedictorians
Statesboro Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
Bulloch Academy: William Downs Some people would dislike spending 12 years with the same 38 people, but William Downs, Bulloch Academy's 2015 valedictorian, came to enjoy it. "I loved BA," he said. "Some people say it's too small, but I kind of got... Read more
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heraldscotland
"Coming to terms with the freedom that we had here was quite difficult" - Iain White, principal of Newlands Junior CollegeIT’S not stretching a point to say that most headteachers and teachers dread th
"Coming to terms with the freedom that we had here was quite difficult" - Iain White, principal of Newlands Junior College
heraldscotland / Posted 21 hours ago
IT’S not stretching a point to say that most headteachers and teachers dread the visit of school inspectors. The main teaching union in England recently called for an end to inspections by Ofsted because they lead to too much work and anxiety for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The secret life of Kim Jong Un's aunt, a US resident since 1998Kim Jong Un's maternal aunt and her husband, known in North Korea as Ko Yong Su
The secret life of Kim Jong Un's aunt, a US resident since 1998
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Kim Jong Un's maternal aunt and her husband, known in North Korea as Ko Yong Suk and Ri Gang, pose for a portrait in New York's Times Square on April 23. Photo / Yana Paskova Wandering through Times Square, past the Naked Cowboy and the Elmos and... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Colorado teacher pens personal letters to all her studentsCOLORADO SPRINGS - At the end of the school year, a Colorado Springs high schoo
Colorado teacher pens personal letters to all her students
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
COLORADO SPRINGS - At the end of the school year, a Colorado Springs high school English teacher handed each of her students a handwritten note. It wasn't something Brittni Darras had planned to do, but two months ago something changed. "We were... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Making connections: Poet hopes to change minds with her wordsthere, I went back to my notebooks.” A New Orleans native, she’d captured her
Making connections: Poet hopes to change minds with her words
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted yesterday
there, I went back to my notebooks.” A New Orleans native, she’d captured her thoughts since childhood, but she’d never shown anybody what she’d written down. She studied English at college, but wound up managing restaurants and nightclubs. Then... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
How I Made It: Eva Ho of Susa Ventures100 degrees to snow. It was more the amount of struggle [my parents] were going
How I Made It: Eva Ho of Susa Ventures
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
100 degrees to snow. It was more the amount of struggle [my parents] were going through.” Business immersion: Ho went to school during the day, and from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. each night she worked as a waitress at the restaurant. Her parents do not... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Case leaving classroom after 47 years47 years of teaching in Henderson County: an afternoon with every student she h
Case leaving classroom after 47 years
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
47 years of teaching in Henderson County: an afternoon with every student she has taught in Edneyville and North Henderson high schools. Case made history by announcing her retirement at the end of this year after nearly a half-century of... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Case leaving classroom after 47 yearsNorth Henderson High social studies teacher Dot Case shares a laugh with a clas
Case leaving classroom after 47 years
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
North Henderson High social studies teacher Dot Case shares a laugh with a class on Thursday. Case is retiring after 47 years of teaching at...BlueRidgeNow.comMay 28, 2016 1:40 PM

Dot Case wants one gift after 47 years of teaching in Henderson... Read more

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iol.co.za
Admissions judgment a victory for poor, black pupilsDenying poor pupils access to quality education at former model-C schools would
Admissions judgment a victory for poor, black pupils
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Denying poor pupils access to quality education at former model-C schools would condemn us to a life of servitude, writes Malaika wa Azania. A week ago, the Gauteng Department of Education won an important victory at the Constitutional Court. The... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Euro 2016: Why France have everything to play forangry or depressed, often all at the same time: it was like living in a city on
Euro 2016: Why France have everything to play for
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
angry or depressed, often all at the same time: it was like living in a city on the edge of a collective nervous breakdown. Strangely, however, one of the few cheering moments during this raw time was the friendly football match between France... Read more
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Daily Record
Life experiences propel young authorMoving from town to town throughout New Jersey, Mike Tanious knew his best chan
Life experiences propel young author
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
Moving from town to town throughout New Jersey, Mike Tanious knew his best chance at succeeding in life was through a good education. Searching the Internet, the teen began reading about the educational system at Mount Olive High School. “I looked... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Roaring Fork HS grads carry ‘dandelion seeds of change’ into the worldIt’s easy to feel powerless as today’s high school graduates enter a chaotic wo
Roaring Fork HS grads carry ‘dandelion seeds of change’ into the world
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
It’s easy to feel powerless as today’s high school graduates enter a chaotic world, Roaring Fork High School valedictorian Fiona Laird acknowledged in addressing her classmates during graduation ceremonies in Carbondale Saturday. “But I promise you,... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
‘Live in moment,’ embrace imperfection, Glenwood Springs HS grads urgedGlenwood Springs High School English teacher Charlie DeFord often discourages t
‘Live in moment,’ embrace imperfection, Glenwood Springs HS grads urged
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted yesterday
Glenwood Springs High School English teacher Charlie DeFord often discourages the use of clichés by his students. “The danger,” he said in addressing the 171 graduates of the GSHS Class of 2016 Saturday at Stubler Memorial Field, “is that, one, you... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Exchange students make historyChris Duan - are the first students of Bishop Carroll's International Program a
Exchange students make history
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
Chris Duan - are the first students of Bishop Carroll's International Program at Aquinas Hall to complete all four years of high school at Bishop Carroll. "I can still remember the first day Vic showed up. He was this little freshman," said Geri... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Plant seeds of generosity tooone little tiny seed can develop into a large plant and then produce various ve
Plant seeds of generosity too
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
one little tiny seed can develop into a large plant and then produce various vegetables to eat. You just can't beat home grown vegetables - the flavor is unbelievable and so much different and better than most veggies you can purchase at grocery... Read more
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The New Yorker
Atonementsedan in the Baghdad intersection, the dead man alongside it in the street, the
Atonement
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
sedan in the Baghdad intersection, the dead man alongside it in the street, the elderly woman crying in broken English, “We are the peace people! We are the peace people!” He’d remember that the barrel of his machine gun was hot to the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Boutique hotel opening in downtown Chattanooga at old Stone Fort InnGallery: The Dwell Hotel open for business Seija Ojanpera has a Finnish name,
Boutique hotel opening in downtown Chattanooga at old Stone Fort Inn
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Gallery: The Dwell Hotel open for business Seija Ojanpera has a Finnish name, a resume that includes teaching English to the children of Italian royalty and the distinction of opening downtown Chattanooga's most unique new place to stay, The Dwell... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Neither a language barrier nor teen pregnancy held Leslie Tomas back from being Red Bank valedictorianRed Bank High School valedictorian Leslie Tomas plays with her year-old son, Ik
Neither a language barrier nor teen pregnancy held Leslie Tomas back from being Red Bank valedictorian
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Red Bank High School valedictorian Leslie Tomas plays with her year-old son, Iker Perez, at their home. Leslie Tomas spoke no English when she started kindergarten. The daughter of Guatemalan immigrants says only Spanish was ever spoken in their... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Reading Works aims to raise $24 million for adult literacyDetroit. It set a goal in 2015 of having 20,000 adults enrolled in literacy pro
Reading Works aims to raise $24 million for adult literacy
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Detroit. It set a goal in 2015 of having 20,000 adults enrolled in literacy programs by 2020. Executive Director Paula Brown said Reading Works is trying to raise $24 million over the next five years through public support, philanthropy and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
3 weeks is not enough time to say good-bye to your momof sunshine and blossoms on a binder of death and sadness. Once the papers wer
3 weeks is not enough time to say good-bye to your mom
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
of sunshine and blossoms on a binder of death and sadness. Once the papers were signed, a new clock started, one counting down to what doctors said would probably be about three weeks. Three weeks. When my mother was diagnosed with multiple... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Teacher pens personal letters to all her studentsCOLORADO SPRINGS - At the end of the school year, a Colorado Springs high schoo
Teacher pens personal letters to all her students
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
COLORADO SPRINGS - At the end of the school year, a Colorado Springs high school English teacher handed each of her students a handwritten note. It wasn't something Brittni Darras had planned to do, but two months ago something changed. "We were... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Thanking teachers in our livesIt's that time again. Another school year is ending. Students will say goodbye
Thanking teachers in our lives
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted yesterday
It's that time again. Another school year is ending. Students will say goodbye to a chapter of their lives. Teachers will breathe a sigh of relief. And parents will mourn the passage of another milestone, and pray for strength to survive until the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston teacher, up for national award, praised for personal classroom approachHarris responds. Then he chuckles, realizing the student is teasing him about
Boston teacher, up for national award, praised for personal classroom approach
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Harris responds. Then he chuckles, realizing the student is teasing him about his accent. “That’s just old-school Dahchestah, y’know,” says a smiling Harris. His easy-going and supportive relationship with students has helped place... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Book on McComb family back in printCarter II's book, "So the Heffners Left McComb," was published one year after t
Book on McComb family back in print
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
Carter II's book, "So the Heffners Left McComb," was published one year after the family was exiled from their hometown for attempting to mediate the civil rights strife that erupted in the city in 1964. The renowned Greenville newspaper... Read more
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The Hindu
Swati Daftuar on the huge distance Indian children’s literature has travelledone — we need books we can easily love, when our grasp on language is still new
Swati Daftuar on the huge distance Indian children’s literature has travelled
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
one — we need books we can easily love, when our grasp on language is still new and our ability to read a story all on our own still feels a bit like magic. A few decades ago, this honour in India went to stacks and stacks of Enid Blytons and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Ann Field Clark, Roland Park dance instructor, diesAnn Field Clark, a retired Roland Park Country School faculty member who taught
Ann Field Clark, Roland Park dance instructor, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Ann Field Clark, a retired Roland Park Country School faculty member who taught ballet and dance, died of pneumonia May 26 at Roland Park Place. She was 90. Born Ann Field in Baltimore, she was the daughter of A. William Field and Katie Klinefelter,... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
The history of Porgy and Bess is the history of modern Charlestonand cruel, that still resonates in the Charleston of today: he watched helpless
The history of Porgy and Bess is the history of modern Charleston
Charleston City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
and cruel, that still resonates in the Charleston of today: he watched helplessly as a white police officer gunned down an unarmed black man fleeing from a craps game. Hollis Alpert recounts the incident in his 1990 book, The Life and Times... Read more
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Billboard
GFriend & More Memorable Performances From Toronto Kpop Con 2016Canadian K-pop enthusiasts were treated to their very own Korean pop culture fe
GFriend & More Memorable Performances From Toronto Kpop Con 2016
Billboard / Posted 2 days ago
Canadian K-pop enthusiasts were treated to their very own Korean pop culture festival over Victoria Day weekend, May 20-22: Toronto Kpop Con. Emotions were running wild, and there was something for all pop lovers everywhere with VIXX, GOT7, DAY6 and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
An eyewitness to history: We were a Partition family, says Arun Jaitleyas a community are an aggressive lot. They made shops on the pavements. They se
An eyewitness to history: We were a Partition family, says Arun Jaitley
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
as a community are an aggressive lot. They made shops on the pavements. They set up ‘camp colleges’. At that time, the High Court was in Simla and the Bar was divided between local lawyers, who were Banias and Kayasths and a few Muslims, and... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Youth Build breaks ground for new Kingston homeMay 28, 2016 YouthBuild breaks ground for new Kingston home KINGSTON – A sing
Youth Build breaks ground for new Kingston home
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 2 days ago
May 28, 2016 YouthBuild breaks ground for new Kingston home KINGSTON – A single family house on Susan Street in Midtown Kingston is being fully renovated by a group of young volunteers. Once completed, the property will be sold to a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Jessica Valenti: my life as a ‘sex object’time I saw a penis on the subway, I was on the platform for the N train three b
Jessica Valenti: my life as a ‘sex object’
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
time I saw a penis on the subway, I was on the platform for the N train three blocks from my house in Queens, on my way to school. I was 12. I had just missed a train, so I was the only person there other than a man all the way at the other end of... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Tanglewood Kennels celebrates 40 years in Campton TownshipAs the 75-year-old Campton Township resident prepares to celebrate her business
Tanglewood Kennels celebrates 40 years in Campton Township
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
As the 75-year-old Campton Township resident prepares to celebrate her business’ 40th anniversary – the milestone is July 5 – she reflected on what she called a “rewarding” line of work. “I really enjoy the job,” she said. Turek, who used to raise... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Worms Are Turningof creatures will retaliate if pushed against the wall. The phrase was first r
The Worms Are Turning
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of creatures will retaliate if pushed against the wall. The phrase was first recorded in a 1546 collection of proverbs by English writer, John Heywood. It was later used in William Shakespeare's play, Henry VI, Part III. In the play, the phrase... Read more
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