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The Seattle Times
Seattle photographer shares his passion in ‘The Living Bird’Gerrit Vyn unfolds his 6-foot-8-inch frame from his Jeep and heads for the rock
Seattle photographer shares his passion in ‘The Living Bird’
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Gerrit Vyn unfolds his 6-foot-8-inch frame from his Jeep and heads for the rocky shoreline along Duwamish Head, camera and tripod on his shoulder. He settles into position, oblivious to the cold of the wet, slippery rocks. “There, it’s right there,”... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Massive, speedy robots ready to build composite wings for Boeing 777XInside a new building just west of Paine Field in Everett, a team of young engi
Massive, speedy robots ready to build composite wings for Boeing 777X
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Inside a new building just west of Paine Field in Everett, a team of young engineers recently gave outsiders the first glimpse at a technological advance critical to the future of airplane making in the Puget Sound region. Robotic heads zipped along... Read more
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examiner.com
Year Up heard a cry for help and is helping urban youth who need it mostPresident John F. Kennedy gave America a non-profit organization that was not a
Year Up heard a cry for help and is helping urban youth who need it most
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
President John F. Kennedy gave America a non-profit organization that was not a scam, or a lie, or a con. He gave America a program that was not a get rich quick scheme or a way for people to stuff money in their pockets while claiming to help the... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
‘Save endangered turtles’A US PEACE Corps volunteer called on communities in Western Visayas to help sav
‘Save endangered turtles’
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
A US PEACE Corps volunteer called on communities in Western Visayas to help save endangered marine species, particularly the Green Sea Turtle. Nina Olivier, who is in Guimaras for a two-year volunteer service, echoed the call after a green sea... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Meet Nina, the Peace Corps volunteerNINA OLIVIER is a French-American living and volunteering in the Philippines.
Meet Nina, the Peace Corps volunteer
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
NINA OLIVIER is a French-American living and volunteering in the Philippines. She was born and raised in San Diego, California, USA where she fell in love with the ocean, and where her interest in marine biology and conservation started. She’s a... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
ARTBike kicks off Arts Month in IloiloARTISTS AND bikers alike will kick off the observance of Arts Month in Iloilo C
ARTBike kicks off Arts Month in Iloilo
The Daily Guardian / Posted yesterday
ARTISTS AND bikers alike will kick off the observance of Arts Month in Iloilo City today with a bike ride to several art destinations in the metro. ARTBike starts at FitStop along Benigno Aquino Jr. Avenue in Mandurriao where featured portraits of... Read more
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Mashable
6 free online classes you should consider before going to business schoolSo you’ve been considering getting an MBA. It seems like a foolproof plan, rig
6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school
Mashable / Posted yesterday
So you’ve been considering getting an MBA. It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world of business. Never mind the two years out of the workforce or that pesky student loan you’ll be... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
The IOP’s Leaders of Color Program, One Year InNews"Our goal at the end of the day is to become the biggest network of student
The IOP’s Leaders of Color Program, One Year In
The Chicago Maroon / Posted yesterday
News"Our goal at the end of the day is to become the biggest network of students of color at the University." Leaders of Color (LOC), a student run initiative at the Institute of Politics (IOP), is... Read more
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Daily Mail
California hiker dies trying to help a friend who had slippedCalifornia hiker, 23, plummets 1,500ft to his death trying to help a friend who
California hiker dies trying to help a friend who had slipped
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
California hiker, 23, plummets 1,500ft to his death trying to help a friend who slipped on treacherous Devil's Backbone trail Daniel Nguyen, 23, fell to his death on the Devil's Backbone trail Tuesday The Westminster, California, resident reached... Read more
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SKY News
Hiker Falls To Death Trying To Help FriendA hiker has fallen 1,500ft (457m) to his death in Southern California after he
Hiker Falls To Death Trying To Help Friend
SKY News / Posted yesterday
A hiker has fallen 1,500ft (457m) to his death in Southern California after he lost his footing while reaching to help a friend who had slipped. Daniel Nguyen, 23, and two friends were hiking along a steep and narrow section of the Devil's Backbone... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Bringing a fresh look to state’s problemsThat’s why we welcomed recent news about the establishment of the Illinois Futu
Bringing a fresh look to state’s problems
Daily Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
That’s why we welcomed recent news about the establishment of the Illinois Future Caucus. State Rep. Tom Demmer, a Dixon Republican whose 90th District includes part of DeKalb County, and state Rep. Will Guzzardi, a Chicago Democrat, are co-chairmen... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
LinksOn her FB page, Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Hellery — and is getting hammered i
Links
Naked Capitalism / Posted 2 days ago
On her FB page, Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Hellery — and is getting hammered in the comments under the endorsement. Deservedly so IMO. Kinda sad. I thought Kirsten was one of the handful of real progressives in congress. Just another wall street... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass graduates are ‘attractive to employers’ With the total cost of attendance for full-time undergraduates rising above $
UMass graduates are ‘attractive to employers’
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 2 days ago
With the total cost of attendance for full-time undergraduates rising above $40,000 for out-of-state students, University of Massachusetts students want to ensure that the diploma they receive on the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Bringing fresh look to state's problemsThat’s why we welcomed recent news about the establishment of the Illinois Futu
Bringing fresh look to state's problems
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
That’s why we welcomed recent news about the establishment of the Illinois Future Caucus. State Rep. Tom Demmer, a Dixon Republican, and state Rep. Will Guzzardi, a Chicago Democrat, are co-chairmen of the group, which is associated with the... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
More power to the Illinois Future CaucusThat’s why we welcome last week’s news about the establishment of the Illinois
More power to the Illinois Future Caucus
Bureau County Republican / Posted 2 days ago
That’s why we welcome last week’s news about the establishment of the Illinois Future Caucus. State Rep. Tom Demmer, a Dixon Republican, and state Rep. Will Guzzardi, a Chicago Democrat, are co-chairmen of the group, which is associated with the... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Female drifter in the South is not missing Queens woman who vanished 22 years agoNEW YORK — Renee LaManna will be 58 years old this year, if she’s still alive.
Female drifter in the South is not missing Queens woman who vanished 22 years ago
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 2 days ago
NEW YORK — Renee LaManna will be 58 years old this year, if she’s still alive. Her sister Margaret spent the last year chasing sightings of a female drifter in the South, who was wearing a turquoise coat and eyeglasses. Now Margaret LaManna has been... Read more
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Orange County Register
Westminster hiker, called selfless young man, falls to death trying to help a friendA 23-year-old Westminster man fell to his death Tuesday on Mount Baldy when he
Westminster hiker, called selfless young man, falls to death trying to help a friend
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
A 23-year-old Westminster man fell to his death Tuesday on Mount Baldy when he reached out his hand to save a friend who had slipped while hiking. Family members are mourning Daniel Nguyen, who fell about 1,500 feet down the mountainside from an... Read more
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Arkansas Times
How Little Rock's Rachel Burks started a successful hip-hop label in CameroonThe first disco record to earn a spot on the Billboard Top 40 was from the Repu
How Little Rock's Rachel Burks started a successful hip-hop label in Cameroon
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
The first disco record to earn a spot on the Billboard Top 40 was from the Republic of Cameroon, the Central African nation east of Nigeria, southwest of Chad and just north of the Congo. That was Manu Dibango's "Soul Makossa." The record was... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
‘Dirty Dancing’ boogies over to Pantages Theatre | The TicketChristopher Tierney and Gillian Abbott in “Dirty Dancing.” Photos by Matthew Mu
‘Dirty Dancing’ boogies over to Pantages Theatre | The Ticket
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
Christopher Tierney and Gillian Abbott in “Dirty Dancing.” Photos by Matthew Murphy Back when Eleanor Bergstein was trying to sell the screenplay for her iconic 1987 film, “Dirty Dancing” — the story of a sheltered Jewish teenager’s sexual and... Read more
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The Atlantic
Before They Were 'Millennials'It seems weirdly appropriate that, for a long time, talking about anything “mil
Before They Were 'Millennials'
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
It seems weirdly appropriate that, for a long time, talking about anything “millennial” was a way of hinting at the apocalypse. Today, “Millennial,” usually refers to the generation of people born, depending on your definition, sometime between the... Read more
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Wilson County News
FHS January students of the monthFebruary 3, 2016 7 views Post a commentThe January female student of the month
FHS January students of the month
Wilson County News / Posted 3 days ago
February 3, 2016 7 views Post a commentThe January female student of the month is Joslyn Brice, the 17-year-old daughter of Jeri and James Brice. Joslyn consistently has been on the A/B Honor Roll. She transferred to Floresville High School her... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Outgoing Youth Minister HonoredThe Workers Union of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Maintenance Depar
Outgoing Youth Minister Honored
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Workers Union of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Maintenance Department - on behalf of the contractors and casual workers, has tearfully honored outgoing Youth and Sports Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe for his exemplary leadership. Mr.... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Deal in works to stave off eviction of disabled seniorBERKELEY -- A quadriplegic senior hospitalized for over a year who faces evicti
Deal in works to stave off eviction of disabled senior
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
BERKELEY -- A quadriplegic senior hospitalized for over a year who faces eviction from his apartment will be allowed to continue to live there, pending the completion of "minimal" paperwork, says a city councilman who interceded on the tenant's... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Deal in works to stave off eviction of disabled seniorBERKELEY -- A quadriplegic senior hospitalized for over a year who faces evicti
Deal in works to stave off eviction of disabled senior
Inside Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
BERKELEY -- A quadriplegic senior hospitalized for over a year who faces eviction from his apartment will be allowed to continue to live there, pending the completion of "minimal" paperwork, says a city councilman who interceded on the tenant's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Teacher tells of terror at his New York high schoolEXCLUSIVE 'She slid her hand down her jeans, looked me in the eye and screamed:
Teacher tells of terror at his New York high school
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
EXCLUSIVE 'She slid her hand down her jeans, looked me in the eye and screamed: "Suck my f****' d***, mister." Chantay fingered me not only as gay, but as her b***h.' A teacher tells of terror at his New York high school Ed Boland left a 22-year... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberian Vice President Hails Peace Corps Program in LiberiaMonrovia — Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has hailed the Government and People
Liberian Vice President Hails Peace Corps Program in Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Monrovia — Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has hailed the Government and People of the United States for the Peace Corp Program in Liberia that has impacted the lives of thousands of Liberians since its inception in Liberia in 1962. "To date, over... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Wilbert C. “Willie” Fanshier 1926ST. JOHN — Wilbert C. “Willie” Fanshier, 89, died Jan. 29, 2016, at Stafford Co
Wilbert C. “Willie” Fanshier 1926
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
ST. JOHN — Wilbert C. “Willie” Fanshier, 89, died Jan. 29, 2016, at Stafford County Hospital in Stafford. Born Aug. 2, 1926, in Stafford County, he was the son of Charles M. and Martha A. (Fischer) Fanshier. He was a graduate of Great Bend High... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS: Taking the ‘Plunge’I’ve never been particularly fond of the word “just.” I’ve always felt that it
COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS: Taking the ‘Plunge’
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
I’ve never been particularly fond of the word “just.” I’ve always felt that it undermines and devalues anything that follows it. We’re just friends. I was just speeding. I just want to let my boss know how I feel. Friendship is an important... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Student of the Week, Feb. 1, 2016 Jared Beshai, Central High School senior After-school activities: Tennis, th
Student of the Week, Feb. 1, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Jared Beshai, Central High School senior After-school activities: Tennis, theater, track, Apologetics class, beekeeping and environmental awareness nonprofit organization, National Honor Society secretary Favorite... Read more
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The Daily Texan
PodcastsOn this week's episode of The Daily Texan Newscast, we cover the Austin Police
Podcasts
The Daily Texan / Posted 6 days ago
On this week's episode of The Daily Texan Newscast, we cover the Austin Police Department’s implementation of body cameras, Peace Corps applications and the new Kin’s Coffee coming to campus. Get a sports update before the final football game of the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Book review - Your 'Second to Last Chapter' should include serviceIn the 1960s and '70s, Baby Boomers were bombarded with the slogan "Today is th
Book review - Your 'Second to Last Chapter' should include service
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
In the 1960s and '70s, Baby Boomers were bombarded with the slogan "Today is the first day of the rest of your life." Paul Wilkes argues it still holds true. Wilkes, a former writer for The New Yorker and The Atlantic now based on Wilmington,... Read more
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Business Insider
I am the student loan crisis at its ugliest: I graduated and found out I have $200,000 in debtEvery once in a while, when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I watch college commenceme
I am the student loan crisis at its ugliest: I graduated and found out I have $200,000 in debt
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Every once in a while, when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I watch college commencement ceremonies on YouTube. These rituals remind me how perverse our higher-education system is—and of the empty idealism that colleges and universities sell us: We are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sebunya Elected President of African Wildlife FoundationThe African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has elected Ugandan native Kaddu Kiwe Seb
Sebunya Elected President of African Wildlife Foundation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has elected Ugandan native Kaddu Kiwe Sebunya to serve as its new President. Sebunya will focus on advancing a clear policy agenda for wildlife as part of Africa's future, ensuring the continent's blueprint for... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Chaney graduate will work in Ghana as a Peace Corps volunteerYOUNGSTOWN An interest piqued growing up on the city’s South Side is taking Za
Chaney graduate will work in Ghana as a Peace Corps volunteer
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN An interest piqued growing up on the city’s South Side is taking Zakiya Miller all the way to Ghana. Miller, 31, daughter of Ron and Lynette Miller, leaves Saturday for the West African nation where she will spend 27 months as a Peace... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Chaney grad doing graduate work in Ghana with Peace CorpsYOUNGSTOWN An interest piqued growing up on the city’s South Side is taking Za
Chaney grad doing graduate work in Ghana with Peace Corps
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 days ago
YOUNGSTOWN An interest piqued growing up on the city’s South Side is taking Zakiya Miller all the way to Ghana. Miller, 31, daughter of Ron and Lynette Miller, leaves Saturday for the West African nation where she will spend 27 months as a Peace... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Music with MotivationAs a case manager for homeless youth, Ryan Hall chats with minors in homeless c
Music with Motivation
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 10 days ago
As a case manager for homeless youth, Ryan Hall chats with minors in homeless camps about all sorts of topics. Sometimes that includes popular rapper Young Thug. “If I can connect with someone over music, it’s perfect,” Hall says. “It’s a good,... Read more
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Business Wire
Kaddu Sebunya gekozen tot voorzitter van de African Wildlife FoundationNAIROBI, Kenia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--De African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) heeft van
Kaddu Sebunya gekozen tot voorzitter van de African Wildlife Foundation
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--De African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) heeft vandaag bekendgemaakt dat de stichting de Oegandees Kaddu Kiwe Sebunya heeft gekozen als de nieuwe voorzitter. Sebunya gaat zich richten op het bevorderen van een duidelijke... Read more
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Business Wire
Kaddu Sebunya élu président de l'African Wildlife FoundationNAIROBI, Kenya--(BUSINESS WIRE)--L'African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) a annoncé
Kaddu Sebunya élu président de l'African Wildlife Foundation
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenya--(BUSINESS WIRE)--L'African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) a annoncé aujourd'hui avoir élu l'Ougandais Kaddu Kiwe Sebunya au poste de nouveau président. M. Sebunya mettra l'accent sur la création d'un agenda politique clair pour que la... Read more
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Business Wire
Kaddu Sebunya Elected President of African Wildlife FoundationNAIROBI, Kenya--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) announce
Kaddu Sebunya Elected President of African Wildlife Foundation
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenya--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) announced today it has elected Ugandan native Kaddu Kiwe Sebunya to serve as its new President. Sebunya will focus on advancing a clear policy agenda for wildlife as part of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Your 'Second to Last Chapter' should include serviceIn the 1960s and '70s, Baby Boomers were bombarded with the slogan "Today is th
Your 'Second to Last Chapter' should include service
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
In the 1960s and '70s, Baby Boomers were bombarded with the slogan "Today is the first day of the rest of your life." Paul Wilkes argues it still holds true. Wilkes, a former writer for The New Yorker and The Atlantic now based on Wilmington,... Read more
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Slate
I Am the Student Loan Crisis at Its Ugliest: I Graduated and Found Out I’m $200,000 in DebtCommentary about business and finance. Every once in a while, when I’m feeling
I Am the Student Loan Crisis at Its Ugliest: I Graduated and Found Out I’m $200,000 in Debt
Slate / Posted 11 days ago
Commentary about business and finance. Every once in a while, when I’m feeling overwhelmed, I watch college commencement ceremonies on YouTube. These rituals remind me how perverse our higher-education system is—and of the empty idealism that... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Greeley couple find life’s work helping African organization after a similar group helps man escapeIt breaks his wife’s heart to hear these stories, but if you ask, Atkeltsion Si
Greeley couple find life’s work helping African organization after a similar group helps man escape
Greeley Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
It breaks his wife’s heart to hear these stories, but if you ask, Atkeltsion Simon will tell you about his childhood. He’s proof, after all, that the work they are doing matters. He shared a toilet with more than 30 people. Because of the dirty tap... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Disabled Berkeley tenant faces apartment eviction over prolonged hospital stayBERKELEY -- A quadriplegic who has been hospitalized for over a year with life-
Disabled Berkeley tenant faces apartment eviction over prolonged hospital stay
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 days ago
BERKELEY -- A quadriplegic who has been hospitalized for over a year with life-threatening sores faces eviction from his apartment because his landlord's agent contends he is not using it as his primary residence. "If you do not move back into or... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Disabled Berkeley tenant faces apartment eviction over prolonged hospital stayBERKELEY -- A quadriplegic who has been hospitalized for over a year with life-
Disabled Berkeley tenant faces apartment eviction over prolonged hospital stay
Oakland Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
BERKELEY -- A quadriplegic who has been hospitalized for over a year with life-threatening sores faces eviction from his apartment because his landlord's agent contends he is not using it as his primary residence. "If you do not move back into or... Read more
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Market Watch
Save money now, so you can fire your boss laterThey’re likely to have student loans. They entered the job market during the Gr
Save money now, so you can fire your boss later
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
They’re likely to have student loans. They entered the job market during the Great Recession or in its aftermath, which means they’re either struggling to find a job or may be earning less than they should be. The cost of renting an apartment is... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Schooling in Moscow: A Mixed Bag“Some of the boys called my son �Obama’s little spy,” says Jynks Burton. �But t
Schooling in Moscow: A Mixed Bag
The Moscow Times / Posted 12 days ago
“Some of the boys called my son �Obama’s little spy,” says Jynks Burton. �But they�re at that age I suppose, always looking for something to tease other boys about …� Burton�s eight-year-old son, Alex, makes a scowling face. He says he doesn�t want... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Young Americans raring to teach English in rural Malaysia Published: 24 January 2016 2:04 PM The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant
Young Americans raring to teach English in rural Malaysia
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 13 days ago
Published: 24 January 2016 2:04 PM The Fulbright English Teaching Assistant programme is overseen by the Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange which is popular among young... Read more
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TribLIVE
Owners value history of Providence VillaThe new owners of Providence Villa — a storied, 16-acre Pine retreat with a 28-
Owners value history of Providence Villa
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
The new owners of Providence Villa — a storied, 16-acre Pine retreat with a 28-room house — cherish their old ties to the woodland landmark. Ark & the Dove Inc., a nonprofit outgrowth of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal movement, bought the place... Read more
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Kenosha News
Bradford grad bound for Madagascar with Peace CorpsJamie Cummings will soon leave everything he knows and travel more than 9,000 m
Bradford grad bound for Madagascar with Peace Corps
Kenosha News / Posted 13 days ago
Jamie Cummings will soon leave everything he knows and travel more than 9,000 miles to work with the Malagasy. Cummings, 25, of Kenosha, hopes to share his talents and skills in medicine with the people who can benefit from them most. He plans to... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Petaluma ice cream company owner competing on ‘Survivor’ THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | January 22, 2016, 2:26PM Neal Gottlieb, owner of Petalu
Petaluma ice cream company owner competing on ‘Survivor’
Petluma360.com / Posted 14 days ago
THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | January 22, 2016, 2:26PM Neal Gottlieb, owner of Petaluma’s Three Twins Ice Cream, is the latest man with Sonoma County ties hoping to join the ranks of reality TV... Read more
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