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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Chung Wah Association links Perth's Chinese past and presentChinese New Year: Perth's Chung Wah Association celebrates history as WA's firs
Chung Wah Association links Perth's Chinese past and present
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Chinese New Year: Perth's Chung Wah Association celebrates history as WA's first ethnic organisation Photo:The Chung Wah Association was Perth's first ethnic community organisation.(720 ABC Perth: Emma Wynne) They arrived as indentured labourers... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Journey of Black History in America, Part 4The year is 1565, and the first new world is taking shape. The first people of
Journey of Black History in America, Part 4
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 hours ago
The year is 1565, and the first new world is taking shape. The first people of African heritage who came to the Americas, both here and the United States, and Latin America were free. "The new world was built by three groups, the Europeans, the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
The other school sewer victim nobody talks aboutThe drowning of a Ryan International School student may have made ripples in th
The other school sewer victim nobody talks about
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 hours ago
The drowning of a Ryan International School student may have made ripples in the Capital but a few kilometers away, a similar death of another boy last week has hardly generated any attention, possibly because of his impoverished background. Ankit... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Mary E. TrollaMary was born on January 1, 1935 in Wakefield, Michigan to Italian immigrants,
Mary E. Trolla
The Mining Journal / Posted 16 hours ago
Mary was born on January 1, 1935 in Wakefield, Michigan to Italian immigrants, Middio and Pacifica (Ferrari) Trolla. She attended school in Wakefield and graduated from high school in 1952. Mary received a music scholarship to attend Northern... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The destruction of Sur: is this historic district a target for gentrification?Like ants toting food back to the colony, the families streaming out of Diyarba
The destruction of Sur: is this historic district a target for gentrification?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 hours ago
Like ants toting food back to the colony, the families streaming out of Diyarbakir’s old city on a recent sunny afternoon tended to move in single file. They carried boxes, bags and beds on their heads and babies in their arms, hauled luggage and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Divide the labour and rule the Petri dishAs a philosophical and practical concept, the idea of the division of labour –
Divide the labour and rule the Petri dish
PhysOrg / Posted 19 hours ago
As a philosophical and practical concept, the idea of the division of labour – the separation of a work process into a number of tasks – can be traced back through figures as eminent as the economist Adam Smith and the engineer Charles Babbage (and... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Weimar girls hang on to No. 1 in pollThe Weimar girls remain the top 2A team in Texas in the latest Texas Associatio
Weimar girls hang on to No. 1 in poll
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
The Weimar girls remain the top 2A team in Texas in the latest Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll. After defeating Shiner last Friday to clinch the District 28-2A championship outright, the Lady Cats were ranked No. 1 in this week's TABC... Read more
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examiner.com
Bees at the birdfeederThese days, the weather has us questioning whether or not winter will ever take
Bees at the birdfeeder
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
These days, the weather has us questioning whether or not winter will ever take up residence or if we have simply sprung right into spring. Over the past couple of weeks, 50 and 60 degree days seem to have confused plants and trees, and affected the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Man City Caught in a Fox Trap as Leicester March OnDanny Drinkwater looked like a wet dog too exhausted to fetch another stick fro
Man City Caught in a Fox Trap as Leicester March On
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
Danny Drinkwater looked like a wet dog too exhausted to fetch another stick from the sea. Sprawled across Manchester City’s slick green canvas while the heavens opened above to Biblical proportions locals would call a shower, it was as though... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Girl, 12, plagued with ant colony in her headA 12-year-old Indian girl has an ant problem. Hundreds of them continue to live
Girl, 12, plagued with ant colony in her head
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
A 12-year-old Indian girl has an ant problem. Hundreds of them continue to live inside her head, with a dozen or so emerging from her ears every day, despite repeated attempts to kill the colony. Doctors have pulled hundreds of the big ants — dead... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
TABC-Tex Preps High School Basketball RankingsHigh school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketb
TABC-Tex Preps High School Basketball Rankings
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
High school basketball rankings as compiled by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches and Tex Preps Basketball magazine for the week of Feb. 8: Class 6A 1. Humble Atascocita, 30-0; 2. Houston Sam Houston, 26-4; 3. Amarillo Tascosa, 27-0; 4.... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Ripon High may nix keyboarding for graduationRipon High is requesting a change in graduation requirements. At tonight’s Rip
Ripon High may nix keyboarding for graduation
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
Ripon High is requesting a change in graduation requirements. At tonight’s Ripon Unified school board meeting, RHS Principal Lance Morrow is scheduled to speak on that very subject. He’ll ask that keyboarding be removed from the graduation... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Lawmakers call for more security at Kaena PointThe deaths of at least three albatross and the destruction of 15 nests at Kaena
Lawmakers call for more security at Kaena Point
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
The deaths of at least three albatross and the destruction of 15 nests at Kaena Point back in December has prompted state lawmakers to call for heightened security at the remote nature reserve. "This measure provides funds to help protect Kaena... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach businesses prepare for Valentine's DaySales of chocolate-covered strawberries, red roses and necklaces will likely hi
Palm Beach businesses prepare for Valentine's Day
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Sales of chocolate-covered strawberries, red roses and necklaces will likely hit a peak this week, as local businesses match demand for Valentine’s Day gifts. Nationwide, 55 percent of consumers will celebrate the holiday and spend an average of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Scientists say spread of virus that's killing honeybees 'a man-made thing'The global spread of a virus that deforms the wings of honeybees and kills them
Scientists say spread of virus that's killing honeybees 'a man-made thing'
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
The global spread of a virus that deforms the wings of honeybees and kills them in droves was caused by humans, new research has found. According to the study published this week in Science, the problem dates to the mid-20th century when Asian... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Real Estate TransactionsSubdivision/Location Parcel Address Grantee/Buyer Price Sale Date PELICAN REEF
Real Estate Transactions
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 2 days ago
Subdivision/Location Parcel Address Grantee/Buyer Price Sale Date PELICAN REEF 108 SPOONBILL POINT CT BEAVER LINDA Y & MICHAEL D $465,000 1/4/16 LINDA MAR 12 LINDA MAR DR HP FLORIDA I LLC $550,000 1/4/16 MINORCA 111 14TH ST SUMMER HAVEN PROPERTIES... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Robin Chandler Duke, Champion Of Women's Rights And Longtime Southampton Resdient, Dies February 6Robin Chandler Duke, a champion of women’s health and reproductive rights, a co
Robin Chandler Duke, Champion Of Women's Rights And Longtime Southampton Resdient, Dies February 6
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 2 days ago
Robin Chandler Duke, a champion of women’s health and reproductive rights, a corporate executive and board member for some of the nation’s largest companies, a journalist and a former U.S. ambassador, died Saturday, Feruary 6, at Bishop Gadsden... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Scientists say spread of virus that's killing honeybees 'a man-made thing'The global spread of a virus that deforms the wings of honeybees and kills them
Scientists say spread of virus that's killing honeybees 'a man-made thing'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The global spread of a virus that deforms the wings of honeybees and kills them in droves was caused by humans, new research has found. According to the study published this week in Science, the problem dates back to the mid-20th Century when Asian... Read more
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Orange County Register
Scientists say humans caused the spread of the virus that's killing honeybeesThe global spread of a virus that deforms the wings of honeybees and kills them
Scientists say humans caused the spread of the virus that's killing honeybees
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
The global spread of a virus that deforms the wings of honeybees and kills them in droves was caused by humans, new research has found. According to the study published this week in Science, the problem dates back to the mid-20th Century when Asian... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Colony shuts out SoHi for NSC hockey titleLess than 24 hours after pulling off an upset victory over top-seeded Palmer an
Colony shuts out SoHi for NSC hockey title
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 3 days ago
Less than 24 hours after pulling off an upset victory over top-seeded Palmer and stamping their ticket to state, the Soldotna Stars hockey team returned to the ice at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex to face a hungry Colony squad. It took 45... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Infrared cameras helping Utah beekeepers inspect hive populations during winterSALT LAKE CITY – Beekeepers usually have to wait until the weather warms up to
Infrared cameras helping Utah beekeepers inspect hive populations during winter
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY – Beekeepers usually have to wait until the weather warms up to inspect their hives, but now infrared camera technology is letting them inspect their populations during the winter. The change helps improve the health of the hive, and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Humans aided bee virus, study claims | TribLIVE Neighborhoods The global spread of a virus that deforms the wings
Humans aided bee virus, study claims
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods The global spread of a virus that deforms the wings of honeybees and kills them in droves was caused by humans, research has determined. According to the study published in Science, the... Read more
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Queensland Times
Contractor helped build our education institutionsIN THE early days of Ipswich, contractor John Mackenzie worked for well-known c
Contractor helped build our education institutions
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
IN THE early days of Ipswich, contractor John Mackenzie worked for well-known contractors Messrs John Ferguson and David McLoughlin. His work began when the first and second sections of the Ipswich Boy's Grammar School commenced in 1863. Prior to... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban Hotel Caballeriza in Holguin, a New LifeCopa Airlines Announces Direct Flight to Holguin Holguin: Improving Tourist Off
Cuban Hotel Caballeriza in Holguin, a New Life
Radio Angulo / Posted 3 days ago
Copa Airlines Announces Direct Flight to Holguin Holguin: Improving Tourist Offers and Services, the Goal Its beaches, valleys, mountains, nature reserves, its people and cities with colonial buildings, make the region an attractive and important... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Renovated Peoples Bank Theatre ready to shine once againThe fact that it was possible to restore the nearly century old structure to a
Renovated Peoples Bank Theatre ready to shine once again
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
The fact that it was possible to restore the nearly century old structure to a venue that is still useful today links back to how the theater was built in the first place. When the new Hippodrome Theatre opened to the public on May 9, 1919 it... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Plano man's dog falls victim to uptick in bobcat activityRICHARDSON -- A shocking image of three bobcats perching on a backyard fence is
Plano man's dog falls victim to uptick in bobcat activity
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
RICHARDSON -- A shocking image of three bobcats perching on a backyard fence is making the rounds on Facebook. The photo of the comfortable cats was posted by the Boston Terrier Rescue of North Texas, who warned readers to keep close watch over... Read more
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BC Local News
Masset council supports cat and kitten rescue programAs cats go, Boo and Hoo come with lots of extras. The sister cats both have si
Masset council supports cat and kitten rescue program
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
As cats go, Boo and Hoo come with lots of extras. The sister cats both have six toes and one side of extra long whiskers — lopsided sets that make up for a birth defect that left both with partial sight in one eye. Thanks to local volunteers, Boo... Read more
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Science Daily
Mixed signals: Study finds insect species use very different chemicals to identify queens"These chemical signatures are incredibly important, because social insect grou
Mixed signals: Study finds insect species use very different chemicals to identify queens
Science Daily / Posted 4 days ago
"These chemical signatures are incredibly important, because social insect groups couldn't function without them," says Adrian Smith, lead author of a paper on the work, an assistant research professor of biological sciences at NC State and head of... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment Schedule for Feb. 5-11.Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens 253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach; 832-5328 or
Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment Schedule for Feb. 5-11.
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens 253 Barcelona Road, West Palm Beach; 832-5328 or ansg.org Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Nine monumental sculptures and more than 100 works by Ann Weaver Norton are featured at her former studio and... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
PIKE fraternity makes their way back to UO Steve Prefontaine’s fraternity is making a return to the University of Oregon
PIKE fraternity makes their way back to UO
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 4 days ago
Steve Prefontaine’s fraternity is making a return to the University of Oregon. Originally founded in 1931 at UO, the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity is striving to gain men who promote university leadership,... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
The buzz is gone: Nashville convention center roof bees deadNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A colony of bees on the roof of Nashville's new convent
The buzz is gone: Nashville convention center roof bees dead
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 4 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A colony of bees on the roof of Nashville's new convention center didn't survive the winter. WPLN-FM reports (http://bit.ly/1PXmnmw ) that officials don't know what killed the 100,000 honeybees that had been brought to the... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
The buzz is gone: Nashville convention center roof bees deadNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A colony of bees on the roof of Nashville's new convent
The buzz is gone: Nashville convention center roof bees dead
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 4 days ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A colony of bees on the roof of Nashville's new convention center didn't survive the winter. WPLN-FM reports (http://bit.ly/1PXmnmw ) that officials don't know what killed the 100,000 honeybees that had been brought to the... Read more
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dna
Racist mob strips Tanzanian girl: Why India will not outrage over this horrific incidentRecently, four Tanzanian students were assaulted after a Sudanese student’s car
Racist mob strips Tanzanian girl: Why India will not outrage over this horrific incident
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Recently, four Tanzanian students were assaulted after a Sudanese student’s car ran over a local woman sleeping on a footpath in Bengaluru. Among the four students was a woman who was stripped and paraded by a local mob. According to the Deccan... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Where home prices are rising the fastest in D-FWSouthern Dallas scored big wins in the 2015 housing market. Residential distri
Where home prices are rising the fastest in D-FW
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
Southern Dallas scored big wins in the 2015 housing market. Residential districts stretching from Oak Cliff to Ellis County had some of the largest gains in home prices and sales last year. At the same time, home sales stuttered in northern suburbs... Read more
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Science Daily
The evolution of 'Dark-fly': Flies adapted to life without light outcompete light-loving cousins in constant darkness"We hope understanding the genetics behind Dark-fly's adaptations will shed lig
The evolution of 'Dark-fly': Flies adapted to life without light outcompete light-loving cousins in constant darkness
Science Daily / Posted 5 days ago
"We hope understanding the genetics behind Dark-fly's adaptations will shed light on how genes are selected during rapid evolution," says study leader Naoyuki Fuse of Kyoto University. The Dark-fly project is the longest-running example of an... Read more
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The Indian Express
Unnao boy writes to Modi about long route to school from home, PM steps inNayan Singh at the railway tracks he avoids each day. Express A letter written
Unnao boy writes to Modi about long route to school from home, PM steps in
The Indian Express / Posted 5 days ago
Nayan Singh at the railway tracks he avoids each day. Express A letter written by an 11-year-old to the Prime Minister has sent Railway officials in a tizzy. Nayan Sinha, who lives in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district and studies in Chandrashekhar... Read more
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Torontoist
Shaping Toronto: ChinatownsTo mark Chinese New Year, a look at where and how our Chinatowns grew. Shaping
Shaping Toronto: Chinatowns
Torontoist / Posted 5 days ago
To mark Chinese New Year, a look at where and how our Chinatowns grew. Shaping Toronto looks at the decisions, processes, and trends that form the city we know and love. Marking the end of the Second World War in Chinatown, August 12, 1945 (two... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAThe following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 3
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 5 days ago
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 30, Issue 28 Share:Atascadero Performing Arts Committee presents 'Love Letters' Feb. 12 Everyone always wonders about the one that got away and how different life would... Read more
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PhysOrg
The evolution of Dark-flyA scanning electron microscope image of the head of "Dark-fly," a Drosophila me
The evolution of Dark-fly
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
A scanning electron microscope image of the head of "Dark-fly," a Drosophila melanogaster line reared for 1,400 generations in a dark environment. Credit: Naoyuki Fuse, Kyoto University. On November 11, 1954, Syuiti Mori turned out the lights on a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Insecticide increases effect of varroa miteHoneybees infected with the Varroa destructor mite have less stamina than those
Insecticide increases effect of varroa mite
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Honeybees infected with the Varroa destructor mite have less stamina than those which have been effectively treated against the parasite. Additional exposure to the insecticide Imidacloprid further increases the harmful effect of the varroa mite.... Read more
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Naples Daily News
WCI high rises get ‘no’ from Bonita SpringsA majority of Bonita Springs city councilors on Wednesday said "no" to more hig
WCI high rises get ‘no’ from Bonita Springs
Naples Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
A majority of Bonita Springs city councilors on Wednesday said "no" to more high-rise condo towers near Estero Bay. But that decision might not stop the developer from trying to build them. WCI Communities sought two city planning and land use... Read more
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Business Wire
Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust Announces Distribution of $0.2195 Per Common UnitAUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR) (the
Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust Announces Distribution of $0.2195 Per Common Unit
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust (NYSE:CHKR) (the “Trust”) today announced that its common unit distribution for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 (which primarily relates to production attributable to the Trust’s... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Antarctica: Penguin ChroniclesAs part of our project we just flew to Cape Royds on a helicopter to take photo
Antarctica: Penguin Chronicles
ScienceBlogs / Posted 5 days ago
As part of our project we just flew to Cape Royds on a helicopter to take photographs of Dr. David Ainley among the penguins he’s studied for many years. It is about a 10 minute helicopter ride from McMurdo. We arrived in strong winds (maybe 30 mph?... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mixed signals: Study finds insect species use very different chemicals to identify queensIt had been thought that all ants, wasps and other eusocial insects used a comm
Mixed signals: Study finds insect species use very different chemicals to identify queens
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
It had been thought that all ants, wasps and other eusocial insects used a common class of chemical compounds to distinguish queens from workers and other members of their colonies or hives. But new research looking at several trapjaw ant species... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Lisa Gardner At Mohegan; 'Audacity of Hoop' Author At UConnThriller author Lisa Gardner will be in conversation with a special guest, fell
Lisa Gardner At Mohegan; 'Audacity of Hoop' Author At UConn
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 days ago
Thriller author Lisa Gardner will be in conversation with a special guest, fellow thriller writer Joe Finder, at Mohegan Sun's Cabaret Theater, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, on Friday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Gardner's latest thriller, "Find Her"... Read more
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The Courier
The brothels of BallaratWhen you go into the women that owned houses in Ballarat between 1850 and 1870,
The brothels of Ballarat
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
When you go into the women that owned houses in Ballarat between 1850 and 1870, the women that were the most affluent and had the most money, were the brothel owners. Who were the Victorians, those people who flooded to Australia between 1830 and... Read more
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The Courier
The brothels of BallaratDelve into the often-hidden side of life in the goldfields. Who were the Victo
The brothels of Ballarat
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Delve into the often-hidden side of life in the goldfields. Who were the Victorians, those people who flooded to Australia between 1830 and 1900? We often think of them as dour and religious. “My parents were very ‘Victorian’; they were very... Read more
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WA Today
The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body’s bacteriaDeodorant: Good, bad or just different? Photo: Cultura RM/Jeremy Rice People
The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body’s bacteria
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Deodorant: Good, bad or just different? Photo: Cultura RM/Jeremy Rice People slather on antiperspirant and deodorant to keep from stinking. But could the simple act of swiping some on change the delicate ecosystem beneath our pits? New research... Read more
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Canberra Times
The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body’s bacteriaDeodorant: Good, bad or just different? Photo: Cultura RM/Jeremy Rice People
The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body’s bacteria
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
Deodorant: Good, bad or just different? Photo: Cultura RM/Jeremy Rice People slather on antiperspirant and deodorant to keep from stinking. But could the simple act of swiping some on change the delicate ecosystem beneath our pits? New research... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body’s bacteriaDeodorant: Good, bad or just different? Photo: Cultura RM/Jeremy Rice People
The stinky truth: Deodorant can change your body’s bacteria
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
Deodorant: Good, bad or just different? Photo: Cultura RM/Jeremy Rice People slather on antiperspirant and deodorant to keep from stinking. But could the simple act of swiping some on change the delicate ecosystem beneath our pits? New research... Read more
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