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Stamford Advocate
AOL's consumer brands boss Jimmy Maymann talks to us about M&A, the Gawker trial, and virtual reality ambitions (VZN)augmented reality, VR, 360-immersion video company. It’s run by this amazing gu
AOL's consumer brands boss Jimmy Maymann talks to us about M&A, the Gawker trial, and virtual reality ambitions (VZN)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
augmented reality, VR, 360-immersion video company. It’s run by this amazing guy called Bryn Mooser who used to work at the Peace Corps for 10 to 15 years, then saw what technology could do in those areas and started to produce content ... and this... Read more
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Connecticut Post
AOL's consumer brands boss Jimmy Maymann talks to us about M&A, the Gawker trial, and virtual reality ambitions (VZN)augmented reality, VR, 360-immersion video company. It’s run by this amazing gu
AOL's consumer brands boss Jimmy Maymann talks to us about M&A, the Gawker trial, and virtual reality ambitions (VZN)
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 hours ago
augmented reality, VR, 360-immersion video company. It’s run by this amazing guy called Bryn Mooser who used to work at the Peace Corps for 10 to 15 years, then saw what technology could do in those areas and started to produce content ... and this... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
AOL's consumer brands boss Jimmy Maymann talks to us about M&A, the Gawker trial, and virtual reality ambitions (VZN)augmented reality, VR, 360-immersion video company. It’s run by this amazing gu
AOL's consumer brands boss Jimmy Maymann talks to us about M&A, the Gawker trial, and virtual reality ambitions (VZN)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
augmented reality, VR, 360-immersion video company. It’s run by this amazing guy called Bryn Mooser who used to work at the Peace Corps for 10 to 15 years, then saw what technology could do in those areas and started to produce content ... and this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Michelle Obama departs Sunday for a 6-day overseas tripLiberia on Monday, the first lady will be joined by Liberian President Ellen Jo
Michelle Obama departs Sunday for a 6-day overseas trip
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
Liberia on Monday, the first lady will be joined by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Obama will visit a Peace Corps training facility in Kakata and a school in Unification Town. Pinto, who rose to prominence in the film "Slumdog... Read more
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The Mercury News
Silicon Valley guys don high heels to help YWCAHis 31-year-old son, Andrew, who graduated from Bellarmine in 2003, leaves July
Silicon Valley guys don high heels to help YWCA
The Mercury News / Posted 17 hours ago
His 31-year-old son, Andrew, who graduated from Bellarmine in 2003, leaves July 1 for a posting in the Philippines as a Peace Corps ambassador. He'll serve for 27 months as a water and resource management volunteer, with three months in Manila... Read more
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The Financial Express
Michelle Obama to visit Africa to highlight girls’ educationto adolescent girls on the challenges they face in getting an education, her of
Michelle Obama to visit Africa to highlight girls’ education
The Financial Express / Posted 17 hours ago
to adolescent girls on the challenges they face in getting an education, her office said. In Liberia, she will visit a US Peace Corps training facility and a school along with Liberian President Ellen Johansson Sirleaf, Africa’s first female... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Glen Ridge, Montclair swim coach is making waves for cancer researchof swim excellence." It's just the latest chapter in the colorful life that Ke
Glen Ridge, Montclair swim coach is making waves for cancer research
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
of swim excellence." It's just the latest chapter in the colorful life that Kerr has led. "After college I went into the Peace Corps," he said, "where I worked and lived in Southern Africa in a country called Lesotho. While there I taught... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bracing for Obama - Ahead of Flotus Visit, Students At One Liberian School Lament Needsgraduate from school. Obama, her daughters and mother, will meet with female s
Bracing for Obama - Ahead of Flotus Visit, Students At One Liberian School Lament Needs
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
graduate from school. Obama, her daughters and mother, will meet with female students as well as American volunteers. The Peace Corps returned to Liberia in recent years with an emphasis on combatting gender inequity. Programs aim to inspire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Looking Beyond the Statistics - Girls' Education and Social Changeon girls in class and encourage girls to actively participate. We need to set u
Looking Beyond the Statistics - Girls' Education and Social Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
on girls in class and encourage girls to actively participate. We need to set up leadership programs for girls, like the Peace Corps' Camp GLOW, that show girls they are capable beyond measure. Most importantly, we need to create classrooms where... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New U.S. Ambassador Presents Letter of CredenceMonrovia. The Ambassador, who arrived at the ceremony with a delegation from s
New U.S. Ambassador Presents Letter of Credence
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Monrovia. The Ambassador, who arrived at the ceremony with a delegation from several top US institutions including USAID, Peace Corps, the Center for Disease Control and the interim team at the US Embassy, expressed gratitude for the level of... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Despair? Not on their watchwork with others and provide the support needed to unlock young minds. But befo
Despair? Not on their watch
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted yesterday
work with others and provide the support needed to unlock young minds. But before that happens, she wants to serve in the Peace Corps. Tehya Elliott Tehya Elliott has made serving others second nature whether it was at Sierra High, in her... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Who Knows Where the Time Goes?who just graduated from the University of Michigan, is flying the coop. He is l
Who Knows Where the Time Goes?
The Jewish Week / Posted yesterday
who just graduated from the University of Michigan, is flying the coop. He is leaving for a twenty-seven month stint in the Peace Corps, where he will be teaching English in a secondary school in Guinea, far from the comforts of home. Robin and I... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Brides & Bouquets: Memory making wedding storiesway to New Zealand and Italy and across country to San Francisco. One couple wa
Brides & Bouquets: Memory making wedding stories
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
way to New Zealand and Italy and across country to San Francisco. One couple was married in India while they were with the Peace Corps. Others sent in fun memories from their weddings — from a very simple service to a crazy mishap. Enjoy! NEW... Read more
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Orange County Register
This graduate is eager to see the worldto spend a year in Ecuador. The 17-year-old plans to take a bridge or gap year
This graduate is eager to see the world
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
to spend a year in Ecuador. The 17-year-old plans to take a bridge or gap year with the nonprofit Global Citizen doing Peace Corps-type work, before continuing to college. “I always knew I wanted to spend a year abroad,” Mirza said. And Global... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mainers among finalists for NAC Woman of the YearSpecial Olympics. She was the UMF and NAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Pr
Mainers among finalists for NAC Woman of the Year
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Special Olympics. She was the UMF and NAC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President for two years. She will serve in the Peace Corps in Tanzania, Africa, for two years beginning in July. Maine Maritime Academy’s Menges was chosen the NAC’s first... Read more
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Variety
‘Dr. Feelgood’from a “liberal Jewish household” who returned home to specialize in such patie
‘Dr. Feelgood’
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
from a “liberal Jewish household” who returned home to specialize in such patients after first practicing medicine for the Peace Corps overseas, seems so blandly idealistic in his adherence to the Hippocratic Oath that his ex-wife considers him a... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Pittsburg author recognizedwhich riveted her and made him a frequent subject of her writing.“I didn’t know
Pittsburg author recognized
The Morning Sun / Posted 4 days ago
which riveted her and made him a frequent subject of her writing.“I didn’t know that side of him,” she said. “Being in the Peace Corps, Robert Redford looks, good at everything.”“I’m sure that a lot of what I do is a tribute,” she said.Johnson said... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
In the zonegrew up on a farm in Boone County, and got business and psychology degrees from
In the zone
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 5 days ago
grew up on a farm in Boone County, and got business and psychology degrees from Wartburg College. He then joined the Peace Corps in the late 1980s and did ag extension work in Belize with Mayan Indian subsistence farmers. "The whole process... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Jerome A. Noworyta, former Lackawanna teacher, dies at 89a suit and tie while he taught seventh-grade English, remedial English and math
Jerome A. Noworyta, former Lackawanna teacher, dies at 89
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
a suit and tie while he taught seventh-grade English, remedial English and math. He helped develop the Teacher Corps and Peace Corps programs in Lackawanna for young educators who were going to teach in the Middle East in the 1970s. Afterward, he... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Njaramba Emerges East Africa Driving Challenge Championand co-drivers were drawn from seven humanitarian organisations including World
Njaramba Emerges East Africa Driving Challenge Champion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
and co-drivers were drawn from seven humanitarian organisations including World Vision, Catholic Relief Services, US Peace Corps Kenya, GOAL, United Nations Development Programme and Marie Stopes. Benson Nyundo of World Vision Kenya finished... Read more
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The Times Leader
Wheelng native tells of life-changing work as Peace Corps volunteerWetzel, who now works for Save the Children in Washington, D.C., served with th
Wheelng native tells of life-changing work as Peace Corps volunteer
The Times Leader / Posted 7 days ago
Wetzel, who now works for Save the Children in Washington, D.C., served with the Peace Corps in health initiatives in Fiji from 2010-12 and in South Africa in 2013. Describing her experiences, she said, "Ultimately, it is fun. It becomes your life... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Jerome Noworyta, former Lackawanna teacher, dies at 89a suit and tie while he taught seventh-grade English, remedial English and math
Jerome Noworyta, former Lackawanna teacher, dies at 89
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
a suit and tie while he taught seventh-grade English, remedial English and math. He helped develop the Teacher Corps and Peace Corps program in Lackawanna for young educators who were going to teach in the Middle East in the 1970s. Afterward, he... Read more
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Alaska Public
We Are Super Cub Pilots | INDIE ALASKAPublic Media as a video producer. One random bit of information is that prior
We Are Super Cub Pilots | INDIE ALASKA
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
Public Media as a video producer. One random bit of information is that prior to graduate school Ellingson worked as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching English in Kazakhstan. Some of her fondest memories involve drinking fermented horse milk,... Read more
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Breitbart
Taxpayers on Hook for Meryl Streep-Michelle Obama Africa Tripdiscussion, and the pair will be joined by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sir
Taxpayers on Hook for Meryl Streep-Michelle Obama Africa Trip
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
discussion, and the pair will be joined by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Obama is also scheduled to visit a Peace Corps training facility in Kakata while in Liberia. The following day, Streep will join Obama and Pinto in Morocco for... Read more
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Daily Mail
First lady to promote education in Liberia, Morocco, Spainfirst lady and her daughters arrive in London for a visit ON June 15, 2015 In
First lady to promote education in Liberia, Morocco, Spain
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
first lady and her daughters arrive in London for a visit ON June 15, 2015 In Liberia, Mrs. Obama is scheduled to visit a Peace Corps training facility in Kakata to meet with girls and young women participating in an empowerment camp. The stop is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Michelle Obama to Visit Liberia June 27Madrid, Spain from June 27 to July 1, and return to Washington, D.C. on July 1.
Michelle Obama to Visit Liberia June 27
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Madrid, Spain from June 27 to July 1, and return to Washington, D.C. on July 1. While in Liberia Mrs. Obama will visit a Peace Corps training facility in Kakata where she will meet with girls and young women participating in a GLOW (Girls Leading... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Michelle Obama and Daughters to Stop Over in Liberia On June 27girls about the importance of education and staying in school. First stopping
Michelle Obama and Daughters to Stop Over in Liberia On June 27
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
girls about the importance of education and staying in school. First stopping in Liberia on June 27, Obama will visit a Peace Corps Training facility where young women are participating in a Girls Leading Our World camp. She will also take part... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. First Lady to Visit Liberia1, 2016. The First Lady and her family will return to Washington, D.C. on July
U.S. First Lady to Visit Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
1, 2016. The First Lady and her family will return to Washington, D.C. on July 1. In Liberia, the First Lady will visit a Peace Corps Training Facility in Kakata, where she will meet with girls and young women participating in a GLOW (Girls... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Walton foundation hires managing director of consulting firm as its chieftime, the results can transform our natural world and the lives of millions and
Walton foundation hires managing director of consulting firm as its chief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
time, the results can transform our natural world and the lives of millions and their communities." Peterson was once a Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone and before joining FSG worked as a strategy consultant for the Monitor Group, where he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
First lady, daughters set 2-continent trip to promote education for girls27 in Liberia, where the first lady will be joined by Liberian President Ellen
First lady, daughters set 2-continent trip to promote education for girls
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
27 in Liberia, where the first lady will be joined by Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Michelle Obama will visit a Peace Corps training facility in Kakata and a school in Unification Town. Pinto, who rose to prominence in the film "Slumdog... Read more
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Philly.com
The Parent Trip: Angelique Linares of Society Hilla medication-free delivery and "that lovey-oxytocin feeling of euphoria when th
The Parent Trip: Angelique Linares of Society Hill
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
a medication-free delivery and "that lovey-oxytocin feeling of euphoria when the baby comes out." Her sister, in the Peace Corps in Belize, booked a ticket from April 2 - the baby's due date - to the 11th, and Angie's parents prepared to come... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Michigan Tech announces graduatesscience in biomedical engineering. The commencement address was delivered by C
Michigan Tech announces graduates
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
science in biomedical engineering. The commencement address was delivered by Carrie Hesler-Radelet, director of the U.S. Peace Corps. Prior to the commencement ceremony, Air Force and Army ROTC graduates were commissioned as officers in their... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Hamilton summer concert series honors late founderhealth." Lawrence and Matthews co-owned a Hamilton bookstore for years. They s
Hamilton summer concert series honors late founder
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
health." Lawrence and Matthews co-owned a Hamilton bookstore for years. They sold it and spent time working with the Peace Corps in Peru before returning to Hamilton. "Both of them together," said Powell, "really built the community arts and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
5 Things Reed Hastings Does When He's Not Running Netflixenough, he never saw himself as an entrepreneur when he was younger. He saw him
5 Things Reed Hastings Does When He's Not Running Netflix
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
enough, he never saw himself as an entrepreneur when he was younger. He saw himself as many other things -- a marine, a Peace Corps volunteer, a teacher in Swaziland, even a developer of artificial intelligence -- all of which he did. Yet Reed... Read more
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Greenwich Time
5 Things Reed Hastings Does When He's Not Running Netflixenough, he never saw himself as an entrepreneur when he was younger. He saw him
5 Things Reed Hastings Does When He's Not Running Netflix
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 days ago
enough, he never saw himself as an entrepreneur when he was younger. He saw himself as many other things -- a marine, a Peace Corps volunteer, a teacher in Swaziland, even a developer of artificial intelligence -- all of which he did. Yet Reed... Read more
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The News-Times
5 Things Reed Hastings Does When He's Not Running Netflixenough, he never saw himself as an entrepreneur when he was younger. He saw him
5 Things Reed Hastings Does When He's Not Running Netflix
The News-Times / Posted 11 days ago
enough, he never saw himself as an entrepreneur when he was younger. He saw himself as many other things -- a marine, a Peace Corps volunteer, a teacher in Swaziland, even a developer of artificial intelligence -- all of which he did. Yet Reed... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
5 Things Reed Hastings Does When He's Not Running Netflixenough, he never saw himself as an entrepreneur when he was younger. He saw him
5 Things Reed Hastings Does When He's Not Running Netflix
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
enough, he never saw himself as an entrepreneur when he was younger. He saw himself as many other things -- a marine, a Peace Corps volunteer, a teacher in Swaziland, even a developer of artificial intelligence -- all of which he did. Yet Reed... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Author Garrard Conley's time at UNCW helped form memoir#ffffff;">Currently on a book tour for "Boy Erased" (and speaking out against N
Author Garrard Conley's time at UNCW helped form memoir
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
#ffffff;">Currently on a book tour for "Boy Erased" (and speaking out against North Carolina's HB2 law), Conley, a former Peace Corps volunteer, has been based in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he teaches at the American College. He's scheduled to return... Read more
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FOX News
The Secrets to Selling a Home for Over Asking Pricebut it never hurts to highlight any unique features of a home -- or you! So go
The Secrets to Selling a Home for Over Asking Price
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
but it never hurts to highlight any unique features of a home -- or you! So go ahead and announce you're moving to join the Peace Corps, or that the home once housed a famous artist or pillar of the community. That extra selling point could just... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Millennials face unique challenges in workplaceLike all millennials, Martha Potere, 32, a former Peace Corps volunteer now wor
Millennials face unique challenges in workplace
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
Like all millennials, Martha Potere, 32, a former Peace Corps volunteer now working as an urban planner for a neighborhood group in Detroit, remains a long way from retirement — but not long enough not to fret about it. “I work for a nonprofit. I... Read more
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KERA North Texas
My New Normal Includes An Acceptance Of SpidersWhen I first moved to rural northern Ghana as a Peace Corps volunteer 17 months
My New Normal Includes An Acceptance Of Spiders
KERA North Texas / Posted 13 days ago
When I first moved to rural northern Ghana as a Peace Corps volunteer 17 months ago, nothing reminded me of my life back in the States. There was no electricity or running water. Nobody spoke English — and I hadn't yet mastered the local language,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
My New Normal Includes An Acceptance Of SpidersPhoto by James Yang for NPR When I first moved to rural northern Ghana as a Pe
My New Normal Includes An Acceptance Of Spiders
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
Photo by James Yang for NPR When I first moved to rural northern Ghana as a Peace Corps volunteer 17 months ago, nothing reminded me of my life back in the States. There was no electricity or running water. Nobody spoke English — and I hadn't yet... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Letters to the Editor, June 12: Where was Hillary on sleepy, dusty Delta day?to eliminate poverty and social injustice which he termed the Great Society. Pr
Letters to the Editor, June 12: Where was Hillary on sleepy, dusty Delta day?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
to eliminate poverty and social injustice which he termed the Great Society. Programs which evolved were the Job Corps, the Peace Corps, Head Start, Medicare and Medicaid. If the liberals have been responsible for so many socioeconomic advances,... Read more
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Showbiz Renegade
Joseph Kennedy III Starts his launching campaign for Congressof President John F. Kennedy. His father, Joseph P. Kennedy II was also a forme
Joseph Kennedy III Starts his launching campaign for Congress
Showbiz Renegade / Posted 14 days ago
of President John F. Kennedy. His father, Joseph P. Kennedy II was also a former congressman. Kennedy served in the Peace Corps after attending college. He then went to Harvard Law School and worked as a prosecutor and assistant district... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Carlsbad Current-Argus welcomes new managing editormost promising young journalists and she has a passion for covering important s
Carlsbad Current-Argus welcomes new managing editor
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 15 days ago
most promising young journalists and she has a passion for covering important stories in her home community. Onsurez was a Peace Corps volunteer and worked with former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici as an executive assistant before joining the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Carlsbad Current-Argus welcomes new managing editormost promising young journalists and she has a passion for covering important s
Carlsbad Current-Argus welcomes new managing editor
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 15 days ago
most promising young journalists and she has a passion for covering important stories in her home community. Onsurez was a Peace Corps volunteer and worked with former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici as an executive assistant before joining the... Read more
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Roll Call
'Still Standing:' Sanders DC Rally Bittersweetbillionaire Donald Trump. “This is going to be a tough election for me,” said
'Still Standing:' Sanders DC Rally Bittersweet
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
billionaire Donald Trump. “This is going to be a tough election for me,” said David Grubb, 75, of D.C., who was sporting a Peace Corps hat while waiting in line to enter the rally. Grubb said he was part of the first class of Peace Corps... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Their Ultimate Formprojects happened. Dodds and Makowski formed Accidente; Densley and Smith's Eag
Their Ultimate Form
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
projects happened. Dodds and Makowski formed Accidente; Densley and Smith's Eagle Twin project took off. Jensen joined the Peace Corps, attended graduate school in Brooklyn, then took a job teaching in an Alaskan village—amounting to a break from... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Columbia Festival of the Arts provides a stoop for storytellingand to include storytellers who have equally diverse backgrounds," Henkin said
Columbia Festival of the Arts provides a stoop for storytelling
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 days ago
and to include storytellers who have equally diverse backgrounds," Henkin said about their selections, which include a Peace Corps volunteer and a musician from Uganda. Cohen's story focuses on four cousins who came from Israel to visit... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
John M. ChiarellaHe enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951 and served in Anchorage, Alaska. He return
John M. Chiarella
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951 and served in Anchorage, Alaska. He returned to his job until he went into the Peace Corps in 1961. Serving in Cuzco, Peru, he met his future wife, Anatilde Rodriquez, who was also serving. They were... Read more
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