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The Atlantic
Is That a Colony of Conjoined Twins or a Single Sea Creature?The creature is Nanomia bijuga. It’s a translucent, gelatinous blob with no bra
Is That a Colony of Conjoined Twins or a Single Sea Creature?
The Atlantic / Posted 21 minutes ago
The creature is Nanomia bijuga. It’s a translucent, gelatinous blob with no brain and very simple muscles. And yet, it is clearly an excellent swimmer. In the GIF, above, a scientist injects fluorescent dye in front of it to highlight its movements.... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
District 15-5A Team Overall District Longview 1-0 0-0 Pine Tree 1-0 0-0Friday's results: Longview 21, Lufkin 20; Pine Tree 37, Jacksonville 9; Hallsvi
District 15-5A Team Overall District Longview 1-0 0-0 Pine Tree 1-0 0-0
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 44 minutes ago
Friday's results: Longview 21, Lufkin 20; Pine Tree 37, Jacksonville 9; Hallsville 39, Carthage 38 (OT); Marshall 62, Royse City 13; Paris 44, Mount Pleasant 14; Rockwall-Heath 43, Sulphur Springs 17; Texas High 48, Whitehouse 20; Greenville 21,... Read more
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AledoTimesRecord.com
King of Trios PreviewFollow my blog with Bloglovin Chikara�s 8th Annual King of Trios takes place th
King of Trios Preview
AledoTimesRecord.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Chikara�s 8th Annual King of Trios takes place this weekend (September 4-6, 2015). This will be my first time attending the event live. While unforeseen circumstances have me attending the shows alone, this should still... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Shocking Water Bills Blamed on High UseWater utility officials say there's a simple explanation for shocking water bil
Shocking Water Bills Blamed on High Use
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 14 hours ago
Water utility officials say there's a simple explanation for shocking water bills hitting North Texas customers this summer: high water use. Fewer water use restrictions this summer because of high lake levels led to far more irrigation in hot, dry... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
America’s Empire of Bases « BulatlatThis is one of the “Best of TomDispatch: Chalmers Johnson on Garrisoning the Pl
America’s Empire of Bases « Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 22 hours ago
This is one of the “Best of TomDispatch: Chalmers Johnson on Garrisoning the Planet,” reposted on the said site last month, Aug. 9, 2015. A note to its readers said: … Every now and then, in the quieter days of summer, it feels good and appropriate... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Scientists developing melt-resistant ice creamUpdated: Thu, Sep 03 2015, 08:41 AM SCOTLAND (CBS) -- One of the hazards of ea
Scientists developing melt-resistant ice cream
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted yesterday
Updated: Thu, Sep 03 2015, 08:41 AM SCOTLAND (CBS) -- One of the hazards of eating ice cream is having it melt all over the place, coating your fingers with sticky goo and forcing you to scramble for a pile of napkins. But scientists in Scotland... Read more
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Daily Mail
Can you control ANTS with your iPhone? Video shows insects appearing to form 'death spiral' around ringing Apple hand
Can you control ANTS with your iPhone?
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Video shows insects appearing to form 'death spiral' around ringing Apple handset A video on YouTube shows ants forming a circle around a ringing iPhone It has triggered claims the handset causing the ants to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Seal pups recognise their mothers' voices: Infants can differentiate between hundreds of other adult females in Antarcti
Seal pups recognise their mothers' voices
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
: Infants can differentiate between hundreds of other adult females in Antarctic colonies During lactation seals alternate their time feeding with foraging for food On their return, the mothers need to find... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
High water bills raise questions, concernsCity utility employees throughout Denton County have gotten a deluge of calls f
High water bills raise questions, concerns
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
City utility employees throughout Denton County have gotten a deluge of calls from people who said their August water bills have been abnormally high, sparking concern over whether technology is to blame. The Colony looked into the complaints by... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Holiday fun options improveOfficials expect Labor Day weekend to draw more people out on the water now tha
Holiday fun options improve
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Officials expect Labor Day weekend to draw more people out on the water now that lakes are leveling out. Randy Plemons, assistant chief deputy over operations for the Denton County Sheriff’s Office, said the agency is prepared for the additional... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
One arrested, another suspect on the loose accused of shooting man in head during attempted robberyNewport News, Va. – A man accused of shooting another man in the head during an
One arrested, another suspect on the loose accused of shooting man in head during attempted robbery
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
Newport News, Va. – A man accused of shooting another man in the head during an attempted robbery is now behind bars. On September 1st, police arrested 19-year-old Everett Laray Byrd who was identified as one of the shooters back in August. Another... Read more
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CNET
Age determines the transportation jobs in this sea-creature colonyNanomia bijuga! It might sound like a spell Harry Potter learned to cast at Ho
Age determines the transportation jobs in this sea-creature colony
CNET / Posted yesterday
Nanomia bijuga! It might sound like a spell Harry Potter learned to cast at Hogworts, but N. bijuga (as it's known to its scientific friends) is actually a jellyfish-like species that lives in a colony. What makes the creatures so interesting, as... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Religion rules the eraEditor's note: This is the fourth of a series of five articles about Samuel de
Religion rules the era
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
Editor's note: This is the fourth of a series of five articles about Samuel de Champlain and the Huron people who adopted him in 1615. In 1615 Italy, Galileo explains his theories on Copernicus's heliocentrism to the Roman Inquisition. The... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Kingdom ComeOn a humid August night in 2008, in the town of Colonia Dublán in Chihuahua, Me
Kingdom Come
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted yesterday
On a humid August night in 2008, in the town of Colonia Dublán in Chihuahua, Mexico, Cristina saw a young man fly through her front door and dive onto the floor of her home as AK-47 rounds hammered into the plaster above her. She was sure it was her... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study reveals how distinctive termite mounds are ventilated, could offer lessons to human architectsA soldier termite (Macrotermitinae) in the Okavango Delta. Credit: Wikipedia As
Study reveals how distinctive termite mounds are ventilated, could offer lessons to human architects
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
A soldier termite (Macrotermitinae) in the Okavango Delta. Credit: Wikipedia As animal architects go, the average termite doesn't have many tools at their disposal - just their bodies, soil and saliva. And as guidance, variations in wind speed and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Seal pups listen for long distance calls to locate their mothersMale Antarctic fur seal is calling. Credit: Pierre Jouventin Antarctic fur seal
Seal pups listen for long distance calls to locate their mothers
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Male Antarctic fur seal is calling. Credit: Pierre Jouventin Antarctic fur seal pups identify the mother's vocal pitch at longer distance and use other components of the vocal signature at closer range to identify their mother in densely populated... Read more
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Quartz
Bees don’t anoint queens, they sabotage workersChemical in honey stops all bees from becoming queen bees - Quartz You are wha
Bees don’t anoint queens, they sabotage workers
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
Chemical in honey stops all bees from becoming queen bees - Quartz You are what you eat In honeybee colonies, royalty isn’t inherited. To become queen, you just need to eat like one. Honeybee colonies... Read more
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The New Yorker
Inside the Salem Witch Trials“Where will the Devil show most malice but where he is hated, and hateth most?”
Inside the Salem Witch Trials
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
“Where will the Devil show most malice but where he is hated, and hateth most?” Cotton Mather wrote.Credit Illustration by Thomas Allen; Source: Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum (document) In 1692, the Massachusetts Bay Colony executed... Read more
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Popular Science Australia
Underwater Animal Colonies Work Together To MoveThey studied Nanomia bijuga colonies off the coast of Washington state. N. biju
Underwater Animal Colonies Work Together To Move
Popular Science Australia / Posted 2 days ago
They studied Nanomia bijuga colonies off the coast of Washington state. N. bijuga, like other phsyonects are arranged along a stem. A gas-filled pneumatophore is used as a float on one end of the stem, and the siphosome at the other end take care of... Read more
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The Telegraph
Walkers get gym with viewA girl exercises on an air walker at Buddha Jayanti Park in Niladri Vihar and (
Walkers get gym with view
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
A girl exercises on an air walker at Buddha Jayanti Park in Niladri Vihar and (right) a youth lifts weight at Biju Patnaik Park. Pictures by Sanjib Mukherjee Bhubaneswar, Sept. 1: The development authority has unwrapped gifts for residents here on... Read more
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TheBull
In Australia's third century, we must rethink our responses to a new worldFew Australians pay much attention to our foreign policy. This is probably beca
In Australia's third century, we must rethink our responses to a new world
TheBull / Posted 2 days ago
Few Australians pay much attention to our foreign policy. This is probably because it seems so uneventful compared to the sturm and drang of domestic politics. But if things go bad beyond our shorelines and we get our responses to these events wrong,... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Doris ChaseDoris Timken Chase, our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, ret
Doris Chase
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Doris Timken Chase, our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, returned to our heavenly Father’s arms on August 31, 2015, at Greystone Nursing Home, Cabot. Doris was born May 25, 1922, in Bezine, Kan. She grew up in Denton, Texas and... Read more
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MLive.com
See trio of baby penguins join the colony at Detroit ZooThe hatchlings, two rockhoppers named Bubbles and Minnie, and a macaroni named
See trio of baby penguins join the colony at Detroit Zoo
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
The hatchlings, two rockhoppers named Bubbles and Minnie, and a macaroni named Vivie. Minnie was born to a 31-year-old rockhopper named Tina at the Zoo. That's old for a penguin, according to Zoo officials. "Rockhopper penguins live an average of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Marine animal colony is a multi-jet swimming machine, scientists reportThe University of Oregon's Kelly Sutherland has seen the future of under-sea ex
Marine animal colony is a multi-jet swimming machine, scientists report
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
The University of Oregon's Kelly Sutherland has seen the future of under-sea exploration by studying the swimming prowess of tiny jellyfish gathered from Puget Sound off Washington's San Juan Island. In a paper with four colleagues in the Sept. 2... Read more
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New Kerala
Dissident AAP leader protests against Delhi government Dissident AAP legislator Pankaj Pushkar on Tuesday protested to draw Arvind K
Dissident AAP leader protests against Delhi government
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Dissident AAP legislator Pankaj Pushkar on Tuesday protested to draw Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government's attention over "neglect and substandard treatment" being meted out to the Sangam Vihar... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scanning technology identifies artifacts in Jamestown gravesThe reliquary found at the archeological site at Jamestown, Virginia sits insid
Scanning technology identifies artifacts in Jamestown graves
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
The reliquary found at the archeological site at Jamestown, Virginia sits inside the Cornell BRC Imaging ZEISS-Xradia Versa 520 Xray CT instrument just prior to scan. In Jamestown, Virginia, in 2013, archaeologists digging beneath a church built in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Time For Some Summer Levity: A Conversation Between Netanyahu And AbbasThe following conversation between Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (
A Time For Some Summer Levity: A Conversation Between Netanyahu And Abbas
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
The following conversation between Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Bibi) and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) is fictitious. The setting: Bibi and Abu Mazen happen to come to East Jerusalem and stumble into each... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
High Water Bills Leave North Texans Sticker ShockedThe August water bill has many North Texans thirsty for answers. Several resid
High Water Bills Leave North Texans Sticker Shocked
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
The August water bill has many North Texans thirsty for answers. Several residents in towns throughout the area are reporting a big bill for the month that includes, they say, an unexplained bump in usage. In The Colony, residents of the Stewart... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Koala population not considered in Shenhua mine approval, court hearsShenhua Watermark mine: Koala population risk not considered in planning approv
Koala population not considered in Shenhua mine approval, court hears
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Shenhua Watermark mine: Koala population risk not considered in planning approval, court hears The impact of the controversial Shenhua open-cut coal mine on a population of koalas in the Liverpool Plains district of New South Wales was not properly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sunday Roast - Give Morgan the 'Erection' He DemandsMy principals wanted to know why there was no roast last Sunday. First, we didn
Sunday Roast - Give Morgan the 'Erection' He Demands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
My principals wanted to know why there was no roast last Sunday. First, we didn't have enough swine, did we? Not quite enough infantile tomfoolery from the good-for-nothing morons running our beloved nation aground. Apart, of course, from the Dear... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
JACK (JOHN A.) ROGERSBorn in Fort Dodge, IA, the son of Harlan and Hazel Rogers, both deceased, Jack
JACK (JOHN A.) ROGERS
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 4 days ago
Born in Fort Dodge, IA, the son of Harlan and Hazel Rogers, both deceased, Jack grew up on a farm near Coalville, IA and enjoyed exploring the woodlands with his pony. Jack graduated from public schools in Fort Dodge in 1950 and attended Iowa State... Read more
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Independent
Farmers in tropical forests are training ant armies to kill off pestsArmed only with the most rudimentary equipment, farmers in tropical forests hav
Farmers in tropical forests are training ant armies to kill off pests
Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Armed only with the most rudimentary equipment, farmers in tropical forests have caught, cultivated and trained colonies of ants to patrol tropical forests to kill off bigger pests – with remarkable results, according to a review of 70 studies on... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Sunday Roast: Give Morgan his erectionMY principals wanted to know why there was no roast last Sunday. First, we didn
Sunday Roast: Give Morgan his erection
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 days ago
MY principals wanted to know why there was no roast last Sunday. First, we didn’t have enough swine, did we? Not quite enough infantile tomfoolery from the good-for-nothing morons running our beloved nation aground. Apart, of course, from the Dear... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Monkey business abounds at Dania BeachDANIA BEACH, Fla. - For half a century, they have haunted the swampy forests ea
Monkey business abounds at Dania Beach
Naples Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
DANIA BEACH, Fla. - For half a century, they have haunted the swampy forests east of Federal Highway. The Dania Beach monkeys, African vervet monkeys thought to have been released by an old tourist attraction in the 1950s, beg bananas, mangoes and... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
The earnest importance of beesNorth American farmers and growers have relied on European honey bees, Apis mel
The earnest importance of bees
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
North American farmers and growers have relied on European honey bees, Apis mellifera, as a pollinator since the species was brought to the continent in the 1600s. Hemberger said this "incredibly amazing species" is particularly adept at pollinating... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Illawarra land of milk and honeyWollongong has a fascinating history and, each week, the Advertiser brings you
Illawarra land of milk and honey
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
Wollongong has a fascinating history and, each week, the Advertiser brings you a story from its rich past This Kembla Grange settlers hut, built on vertical slate timbers, is typical of what first appeared in the Illawarra. Picture: From the... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Sex offender placement angers Concord neighborhoodiv id="yui_3_16_0_1_1440820356522_9444"> CONCORD, Calif. (KTVU) -- An uproar is
Sex offender placement angers Concord neighborhood
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 6 days ago
iv id="yui_3_16_0_1_1440820356522_9444"> CONCORD, Calif. (KTVU) -- An uproar is brewing in Concord over the proposed release of a repeat rapist into one of the neighborhoods of the East Bay city. 51-year-old Fraisure Smith is classified by the state... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Friday's statewide scoresFriday's High School Football Scores CLASS 6A Midland 28, Keller 35 Allen 48
Friday's statewide scores
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Friday's High School Football Scores CLASS 6A Midland 28, Keller 35 Allen 48, Denton Guyer 16 Amarillo 35, Amarillo Palo Duro 7 Arlington 57, Duncanville 37 Austin Bowie 17, Pflugerville 7 Austin High 44, Round Rock McNeil 37 Austin Westlake... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Police clueless about woman’s murderIndore: Two days after two gunny bags were found stuffed with the chopped body
Police clueless about woman’s murder
Central Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Indore: Two days after two gunny bags were found stuffed with the chopped body parts of a woman from a nullah near Teen Imli crossing in Madhya Pradesh’s commercial capital, police are still clueless about the perpetrators of the gruesome... Read more
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The Irish Times
Blowin’ our mind: what Van Morrison means to us ‘A punk before punk was a twinkle in its eye-linered eye,’ says poet Paul Muld
Blowin’ our mind: what Van Morrison means to us
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
‘A punk before punk was a twinkle in its eye-linered eye,’ says poet Paul Muldoon. How do other fans and friends sum him up? The first time I met Van Morrison was the summer of 1980. We shared an agent... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Friday's Texas And Oklahoma Sorted High School Football ScoresPREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6AMidland 28, Keller 35 Allen 48, Denton Guyer 16 Austin
Friday's Texas And Oklahoma Sorted High School Football Scores
KXII Sherman / Posted 6 days ago
PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6AMidland 28, Keller 35 Allen 48, Denton Guyer 16 Austin Bowie 17, Pflugerville 7 Austin High 44, Round Rock McNeil 37 Austin Westlake 20, Southlake Carroll 14 Beaumont West Brook 27, Beaumont Central 24 Buda Hays 35,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Remembering the friendship between Indigenous leader and Swiss settlerOil Paint and Ochre exhibition traces friendship between Indigenous leader Will
Remembering the friendship between Indigenous leader and Swiss settler
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Oil Paint and Ochre exhibition traces friendship between Indigenous leader William Barak and settler Guillaume de Pury Photo: There was a unique relationship between prominent Aboriginal leader William Barak and European settler Baron Frederic... Read more
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Oroville Mercury-Register
Natural wonders: A swarm of small strengthsThe sight of a thousand firefighters marching in a line to make a containment l
Natural wonders: A swarm of small strengths
Oroville Mercury-Register / Posted 6 days ago
The sight of a thousand firefighters marching in a line to make a containment line to control a wildfire is a dramatic example of working together in the face of an emergency. The cooperative effort to quell fire and save habitats and homes... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Tropical Storm Erika: Palm Beach businesses prep for heavy rainNow that a hurricane is unlikely, Palm Beach businesses don’t seem too worried
Tropical Storm Erika: Palm Beach businesses prep for heavy rain
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Now that a hurricane is unlikely, Palm Beach businesses don’t seem too worried about Tropical Storm Erika’s impact on the island. Employees at The Colony are busy today preparing sandbags and extra supplies. “The sand just arrived,” said Roger... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
As Erika looms, businesses prep for heavy rainNow that a hurricane is unlikely, Palm Beach businesses don’t seem too worried
As Erika looms, businesses prep for heavy rain
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Now that a hurricane is unlikely, Palm Beach businesses don’t seem too worried about Tropical Storm Erika’s impact on the island. Employees at The Colony are busy today preparing sandbags and extra supplies. “The sand just arrived,” said Roger... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Nine Family Members Escape House Fire in Colony ClubPANAMA CITY BEACH-- Around 11 p.m, Thursday night, Panama City Beach and Bay Co
Nine Family Members Escape House Fire in Colony Club
WJHG Panama City / Posted 7 days ago
PANAMA CITY BEACH-- Around 11 p.m, Thursday night, Panama City Beach and Bay County Fire crews responded to a house fire in the Colony Club neighborhood on the beach. There were nine family members inside, all of whom made it out to... Read more
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Daily Mail
The woman who wants to live on the red planetWhat kind of person would take a ONE-WAY trip to the red planet? Exclusive inte
The woman who wants to live on the red planet
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
What kind of person would take a ONE-WAY trip to the red planet? Exclusive interview with Mars One hopeful reveals the mission is already affecting her relationships Range of documentaries will soon reveal more about Mars One hopefuls Citizen Mars... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Tribal Affiliation Supersedes National LoyaltyAs the 2017 election fever begins to gain momentum, genuine concerns and fears
When Tribal Affiliation Supersedes National Loyalty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
As the 2017 election fever begins to gain momentum, genuine concerns and fears of recurring cycles of violence cannot be underestimated. Our most recent history, especially post-1992, bears out this guarded approach to the Kenyan electioneering... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Colony Club House FirePANAMA CITY BEACH-- Around 11 p.m, Thursday night, Panama City Beach and Bay Co
Colony Club House Fire
WJHG Panama City / Posted 7 days ago
PANAMA CITY BEACH-- Around 11 p.m, Thursday night, Panama City Beach and Bay County Fire crews responded to a house fire in the Colony Club neighborhood on the beach. There were nine family members inside, all of whom made it out to... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
Settlements, marriages, people, and governmentPosted Thursday, August 27, 2015, at 1:51 PM By 1624, plantations and settleme
Settlements, marriages, people, and government
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015, at 1:51 PM By 1624, plantations and settlements where all up and down the shores of the James River for over a 100 miles, or at least as far as the eye could see. This... Read more
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