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Sarnia Observer
Docs will flee, experts warnDr. Maria MacDonald laboured 12 years as a student and medical resident to beco
Docs will flee, experts warn
Sarnia Observer / Posted 28 minutes ago
Dr. Maria MacDonald laboured 12 years as a student and medical resident to become a neurologist, but the Londoner may give that up if she’s forced to refer patients to a physician-assisted death. “My freedom of conscience has been violated,” she... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Docs will flee, experts warnDr. Maria MacDonald laboured 12 years as a student and medical resident to beco
Docs will flee, experts warn
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 32 minutes ago
Dr. Maria MacDonald laboured 12 years as a student and medical resident to become a neurologist, but the Londoner may give that up if she’s forced to refer patients to a physician-assisted death. “My freedom of conscience has been violated,” she... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Docs will flee, experts warnDr. Maria MacDonald laboured 12 years as a student and medical resident to beco
Docs will flee, experts warn
Chatham Daily News / Posted 32 minutes ago
Dr. Maria MacDonald laboured 12 years as a student and medical resident to become a neurologist, but the Londoner may give that up if she’s forced to refer patients to a physician-assisted death. “My freedom of conscience has been violated,” she... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Docs will flee, experts warnDr. Maria MacDonald laboured 12 years as a student and medical resident to beco
Docs will flee, experts warn
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 48 minutes ago
Dr. Maria MacDonald laboured 12 years as a student and medical resident to become a neurologist, but the Londoner may give that up if she’s forced to refer patients to a physician-assisted death. “My freedom of conscience has been violated,” she... Read more
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Gulf News
Man who gave name to ‘Peanuts’dies at age 90Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator, was an old friend and colleague of
Man who gave name to ‘Peanuts’dies at age 90
Gulf News / Posted 7 hours ago
Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator, was an old friend and colleague of comic strip’s creator, Charles M. Schulz FILE - In a Sept. 23, 2003 file photo, the real Linus, artist Linus Maurer, cuts a ribbon after unveiling a statue of Linus of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Try Mississippi Roast for your Super Bowl partyIf you haven’t given a thought of what to munch on while watching today’s Super
Try Mississippi Roast for your Super Bowl party
Detroit Free Press / Posted 10 hours ago
If you haven’t given a thought of what to munch on while watching today’s Super Bowl matchup between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, a slow-cooker recipe may be just the ticket. Today’s Mississippi Roast has been scoring huge points on... Read more
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FOX News
FBI says Michigan man pledged support to ISIS, father thwarted mass shooting at churchA Michigan man allegedly threatened to kill police and churchgoers to show supp
FBI says Michigan man pledged support to ISIS, father thwarted mass shooting at church
FOX News / Posted 10 hours ago
A Michigan man allegedly threatened to kill police and churchgoers to show support for Islamic State, according to a federal criminal complaint unsealed on Thursday. Khalil Abu-Rayyan, 21, of Dearborn Heights, was allegedly talking to an undercover... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man who gave name to "Peanuts'" Linus dies at age 90FILE - In a Sept. 23, 2003 file photo, the real Linus, artist Linus Maurer, cut
Man who gave name to "Peanuts'" Linus dies at age 90
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
FILE - In a Sept. 23, 2003 file photo, the real Linus, artist Linus Maurer, cuts a ribbon after unveiling a statue of Linus of "Peanuts" comic strip fame during a ceremony at his hometown of Sleepy Eye, Minn. Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Man who gave name to ‘Peanuts” Linus dies at age 90 artist Linus Maurer, cuts a ribbon after unveiling a statue of Linus of “Pean
Man who gave name to ‘Peanuts” Linus dies at age 90
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 hours ago
artist Linus Maurer, cuts a ribbon after unveiling a statue of Linus of “Peanuts” comic strip fame during a ceremony at his hometown of Sleepy Eye, Minn. (John Cross/The Free Press via AP) LOS... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Is it possible to jump out of serious relationship too quickly?Dear Carolyn: You know how you shouldn’t jump into a serious relationship quick
Is it possible to jump out of serious relationship too quickly?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 hours ago
Dear Carolyn: You know how you shouldn’t jump into a serious relationship quickly? Is it possible to jump out of one too quickly? Two months before our wedding, my ex told me he “couldn’t do this” and wasn’t sure if he ever wanted to. Everyone else... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Vigil in Dearborn Hts. for cleric executed in Saudi ArabiaA vigil is planned for Saturday at a Dearborn Heights mosque in support of Shei
Vigil in Dearborn Hts. for cleric executed in Saudi Arabia
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
A vigil is planned for Saturday at a Dearborn Heights mosque in support of Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr, a Shia cleric who was executed by authorities in Saudi Arabia last month. The Jan. 2 execution of Sheikh al-Nimr was criticized by human rights... Read more
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Herald.ie
Joan defends deputy leader after 'angry' outburst over Lowry's Newstalk interview Kevin Doyle – 06 February 2016 02:30 AM The Labour Party leader laughed off
Joan defends deputy leader after 'angry' outburst over Lowry's Newstalk interview
Herald.ie / Posted 12 hours ago
Kevin Doyle – 06 February 2016 02:30 AM The Labour Party leader laughed off suggestions that a vote for Labour was a vote for Alan Kelly as Tanaiste. Ms Burton also... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
FBI: Dearborn Hts man plotted ISIS attacks on churchKhalil Abu-Rayyan, 21, of Dearborn Heights has not been charged with terrorism
FBI: Dearborn Hts man plotted ISIS attacks on church
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
Khalil Abu-Rayyan, 21, of Dearborn Heights has not been charged with terrorism crime. FBI says it's been tracking him since May, that he threatened attacks against police and church in support of ISIS A 21-year-old Dearborn Heights man threatened... Read more
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USA Today
In Detroit, next-generation black activists gain steamDETROIT -- Waving pan-African flags colored red, black and green, the demonstra
In Detroit, next-generation black activists gain steam
USA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
DETROIT -- Waving pan-African flags colored red, black and green, the demonstrators strode into traffic on 7 Mile Road on Detroit's east side. "Whose streets?" they chanted as cars honked in support and slowed to a halt. "Our streets!" A Detroit... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fox Theatre to host Republican debate in DetroitWASHINGTON — The Republican presidential debate in Detroit in March will be hel
Fox Theatre to host Republican debate in Detroit
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 hours ago
WASHINGTON — The Republican presidential debate in Detroit in March will be held at the Fox Theatre. A spokesperson for FOX News Channel confirmed for the Free Press on Friday that the March 3 event in Detroit would be held at the theatre on... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
State fires former head of DEQ drinking water unitLANSING (Detoit Free Press) -- The State of Michigan announced Friday it has fi
State fires former head of DEQ drinking water unit
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 hours ago
LANSING (Detoit Free Press) -- The State of Michigan announced Friday it has fired the head of the Department of Environmental Quality's drinking water unit over the lead contamination of Flint's drinking water supply. Liane Shekter Smith, whose... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
State fires former head of DEQ drinking water unitLANSING -- The State of Michigan announced Friday it has fired the head of the
State fires former head of DEQ drinking water unit
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 hours ago
LANSING -- The State of Michigan announced Friday it has fired the head of the Department of Environmental Quality's drinking water unit over the lead contamination of Flint's drinking water supply. Liane Shekter Smith, whose identity as the fired... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Eastern Michigan pulls plug on Education Achievement AuthorityIt started over dinner at The Chop House in Ann Arbor. It ended in a packed mee
Eastern Michigan pulls plug on Education Achievement Authority
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 hours ago
It started over dinner at The Chop House in Ann Arbor. It ended in a packed meeting room at Eastern Michigan University. Five years ago, Eastern Michigan University regents met with representatives from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office to discuss... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Eastern Michigan pulls plug on EAAIt started over dinner at Knight's Steakhouse. It ended in a packed meeting roo
Eastern Michigan pulls plug on EAA
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 hours ago
It started over dinner at Knight's Steakhouse. It ended in a packed meeting room at Eastern Michigan University. Five years ago, Eastern Michigan University regents met with representatives from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's office to discuss the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lawsuit: Anthrax using Hanukkah sweater design illegallyDesigner claims rocker band is using sweater design without permission Talk ab
Lawsuit: Anthrax using Hanukkah sweater design illegally
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 hours ago
Designer claims rocker band is using sweater design without permission Talk about a head-banger of a lawsuit. The 1980s heavy metal band Anthrax has been whacked with a lawsuit that may lead to some heavy-duty thrashing and hair-whipping. Heavy... Read more
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MLive.com
Prosecution in April Millsap case: There's enough to convict, despite lacking physical evidenceThe town of Armada wants closure. Its residents want justice for April Millsap,
Prosecution in April Millsap case: There's enough to convict, despite lacking physical evidence
MLive.com / Posted 20 hours ago
The town of Armada wants closure. Its residents want justice for April Millsap, a 14-year-old girl brutally beaten and strangled along a nature path while taking the family dog for a walk on the evening of July 24, 2014. Police say justice will come... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Rose: Bummer if Megatron isn't part of Lions' rebirthSAN FRANCISCO -- As great as Calvin Johnson is on the football field, former NB
Rose: Bummer if Megatron isn't part of Lions' rebirth
Detroit Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- As great as Calvin Johnson is on the football field, former NBA and Michigan basketball star Jalen Rose said he'll remember the Detroit Lions receiver for another reason if he retires. "There’s a lot of players that go to a city,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
EAA chancellor: Eastern Michigan should end EAA pactEastern Michigan University's Board of Regents should put an end to the legal a
EAA chancellor: Eastern Michigan should end EAA pact
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents should put an end to the legal agreement that establishes the Education Achievement Authority, the controversial district's leader said this morning. "I encourage the board members to vote to end the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lead-fighting recipe: Vegetable LasagnaVegetable Lasagna 1 package (8 ounces) whole wheat lasagna noodles 3 cups fre
Lead-fighting recipe: Vegetable Lasagna
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Vegetable Lasagna 1 package (8 ounces) whole wheat lasagna noodles 3 cups fresh spinach or 1 bag (16 ounces) 8 ounces button mushrooms, wiped clean, sliced 1 large zucchini, diced 3 cloves garlic, peeled, minced 6 ounces block mozzarella... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
CEO out at Detroit's Public Lighting AuthorityThe board of the Detroit Public Lighting Authority, the agency responsible for
CEO out at Detroit's Public Lighting Authority
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
The board of the Detroit Public Lighting Authority, the agency responsible for rapid fixes to the city’s streetlights, said Wednesday night that it had accepted the resignation of Odis Jones, the authority's CEO who only months ago was praised and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lead-fighting recipe: Peanut Butter and Banana PocketsPeanut Butter and Banana Pockets Here are the percentage of key nutrients in o
Lead-fighting recipe: Peanut Butter and Banana Pockets
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Peanut Butter and Banana Pockets Here are the percentage of key nutrients in one serving of this recipe: 3 ripe bananas 3 tablespoons peanut butter 11/2 teaspoons honey 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 (8-inch) whole wheat flour... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lead-fighting recipe: Cheesy Hamburger SkilletCheesy Hamburger Skillet Here are the percentage of key nutrients in one servi
Lead-fighting recipe: Cheesy Hamburger Skillet
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Cheesy Hamburger Skillet Here are the percentage of key nutrients in one serving of this recipe: 2 cups whole wheat macaroni or favorite high fiber elbow macaroni 1 small red bell pepper, washed, diced 3/4 cup diced frozen onion 3 cloves garlic,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fight lead exposure with nutrient-rich foodsContaminated water has left thousands of Flint parents fearing for the health o
Fight lead exposure with nutrient-rich foods
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Contaminated water has left thousands of Flint parents fearing for the health of their kids — and with good reason. Lead exposure in children under 6 can damage organs, slow development, lead to learning and behavioral problems, and more. And while... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Former military tool to target prostate cancerA device used to protect American marines from anthrax during the Gulf War is n
Former military tool to target prostate cancer
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
A device used to protect American marines from anthrax during the Gulf War is now safeguarding some Canadian men against aggressive prostate cancer thanks to the ingenuity of a London scientist. The device is so precise and quick, in just three or... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Dad’s stealthy split to Florida leaves adult daughter resentfulDear Carolyn: This fall, my father left my mother at home while he went to spen
Dad’s stealthy split to Florida leaves adult daughter resentful
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Dear Carolyn: This fall, my father left my mother at home while he went to spend the winter with friends in Florida (she still works and he does not). He did not tell my mother of his intentions until the week before he left, and it was hurtful to... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Former military tool to target prostate cancerA device used to protect American marines from anthrax during the Gulf War is n
Former military tool to target prostate cancer
Sarnia Observer / Posted yesterday
A device used to protect American marines from anthrax during the Gulf War is now safeguarding some Canadian men against aggressive prostate cancer thanks to the ingenuity of a London scientist. The device is so precise and quick, in just three or... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Former military tool to target prostate cancerA device used to protect American marines from anthrax during the Gulf War is n
Former military tool to target prostate cancer
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted yesterday
A device used to protect American marines from anthrax during the Gulf War is now safeguarding some Canadian men against aggressive prostate cancer thanks to the ingenuity of a London scientist. The device is so precise and quick, in just three or... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Former military tool to target prostate cancerA device used to protect American marines from anthrax during the Gulf War is n
Former military tool to target prostate cancer
Chatham Daily News / Posted yesterday
A device used to protect American marines from anthrax during the Gulf War is now safeguarding some Canadian men against aggressive prostate cancer thanks to the ingenuity of a London scientist. The device is so precise and quick, in just three or... Read more
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Boston Globe
HBO’s ‘Jim’ shows us James Foley, the man - The Boston GlobeThere are so very many things to admire about “Jim: The James Foley Story,” HBO
HBO’s ‘Jim’ shows us James Foley, the man - The Boston Globe
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
There are so very many things to admire about “Jim: The James Foley Story,” HBO’s new documentary on the journalist who was beheaded by an ISIS executioner in August 2014. Foley was the first American murdered by the militant group, and the video of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
50% off theLooking for a gift for someone that loves Spartan Basketball? The Free Press a
50% off the
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Looking for a gift for someone that loves Spartan Basketball? The Free Press and Lansing State Journal joined forces to publish "Mr. March, " an insider's look at 20 years of Michigan State glory under coach Tom Izzo in hardcover form! In 128... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Living with lead in Flint: A photographer's hometownRyan Garza, a photographer for the Detroit Free Press who lives in Flint, has d
Living with lead in Flint: A photographer's hometown
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Ryan Garza, a photographer for the Detroit Free Press who lives in Flint, has documented the city’s water crisis while dealing with it. Today, we share the convergence of his personal life and professional work, through a series of photographs he has... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
House panel on Flint water: Failure at every levelWASHINGTON — Congressional interrogators on Wednesday sharply criticized state
House panel on Flint water: Failure at every level
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — Congressional interrogators on Wednesday sharply criticized state and federal regulators for failing to react to warnings of rising lead levels in Flint's tap water, chastising Michigan officials for not taking adequate steps to protect... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
EAA principal pleads guilty: I betrayed public trustEx-principal Kenyetta Wilbourn Snapp, a once-rising education star who was hail
EAA principal pleads guilty: I betrayed public trust
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Ex-principal Kenyetta Wilbourn Snapp, a once-rising education star who was hailed a turnaround specialist in Detroit Public Schools, pleaded guilty today to bribery, admitting she pocketed a $58,050 bribe from a vendor and spent it on herself. And... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Losing EM Earley could aid efforts to help DPSSome see Earley as barrier to legislation on Detroit schools Detroit Public Sc
Losing EM Earley could aid efforts to help DPS
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Some see Earley as barrier to legislation on Detroit schools Detroit Public Schools emergency manager Darnell Earley, facing an onslaught of criticism over dilapidated schools and his role in the Flint water crisis, announced Tuesday that he's... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Best bosses in Michigan: 2015 Top Workplace winnersIn special coverage, the Detroit Free Press celebrates the region's Top Workpla
Best bosses in Michigan: 2015 Top Workplace winners
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
In special coverage, the Detroit Free Press celebrates the region's Top Workplaces and that special something that keeps their employees so happy. It's usually about building a winning culture of respect and continued learning. It's the eighth year... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Leslie Bassett, former U-M composer, dies at 93Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Leslie Bassett, who nurtured generations of stu
Leslie Bassett, former U-M composer, dies at 93
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Leslie Bassett, who nurtured generations of students during a 40-year teaching career at the University of Michigan, died today in a continuing care facility in Oakwood, Ga. He was 93 and until recently lived in... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lions fire Sheldon White, continue housecleaningNew general manager Bob Quinn's purge of the longest-tenured people in the Detr
Lions fire Sheldon White, continue housecleaning
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
New general manager Bob Quinn's purge of the longest-tenured people in the Detroit Lions' personnel department has claimed another victim: Sheldon White. White spent 19 seasons with the Lions in a variety of roles, most recently as vice president of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fiat Chrysler to air 2 ads during Super Bowl 50FCA will air two ads in Super Bowl 50, marking the seventh consecutive year for
Fiat Chrysler to air 2 ads during Super Bowl 50
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
FCA will air two ads in Super Bowl 50, marking the seventh consecutive year for the automaker which has consistently made its mark with effective ads Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Thursday it's returning to the Super Bowl for the seventh... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Craig Moon and Sheldon Adelson continue transformation of Las Vegas Review-Journal from newspaper to agitprop mouthpieceVia Politico, the latest from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where right-wing pl
Craig Moon and Sheldon Adelson continue transformation of Las Vegas Review-Journal from newspaper to agitprop mouthpiece
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
Via Politico, the latest from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where right-wing plutocrat Sheldon Adelson installed former Arkansas Gazette publisher Craig Moon as his lackey, part of an ongoing effort to utterly destroy the paper and turn in to a... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Stephen Fearing to play at Arts StationJuno award winning artist is set to play at the Arts Station on Feb. 10. The Fe
Stephen Fearing to play at Arts Station
Fernie Free Press / Posted yesterday
Juno award winning artist is set to play at the Arts Station on Feb. 10. The Fernie stop is part of a small tour of the region, and is the second show in the Arts Station Winter Concert series. Fearing is a career musician, making touring and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Editorial: Nothing justifies threats against journalistsWe have long contended that both outlets are nothing more than propaganda arms
Editorial: Nothing justifies threats against journalists
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
We have long contended that both outlets are nothing more than propaganda arms for Jacob Zuma’s version of the African National Congress (ANC), and a means for a politically connected family to further extend its influence on a sitting state... Read more
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Spalding Today
Students from Long Sutton’s Peele Community College hit the stageBudding young actors from the Peele Community College in Long Sutton performed
Students from Long Sutton’s Peele Community College hit the stage
Spalding Today / Posted 2 days ago
Budding young actors from the Peele Community College in Long Sutton performed their amazing production Little Shop of Horrors to 185 students from local primary schools. The younger students were very excited and wondered what the big colourful... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Former Flint Emergency Manager refuses subpeona to testifyWASHINGTON (Detroit Free Press/USA Today)— A lawyer for former Flint emergency
Former Flint Emergency Manager refuses subpeona to testify
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (Detroit Free Press/USA Today)— A lawyer for former Flint emergency manager Darnell Earley says if his client is again subpoenaed by a congressional committee looking that the Flint water crisis, he'll accept it. A. Scott Bolden, a... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Hate takes centre stageA black stage actor playing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a local production sa
Hate takes centre stage
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 2 days ago
A black stage actor playing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a local production says he’s been publicly subjected to racial slurs twice since arriving in London, one on the eve of Black History Month. E.B. (Edward Benjamin) Smith, starring in the Grand... Read more
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The Free Press
Hello from the Free Press!Thomas Fitzgerald, who goes by Tom, is the community editor for the University
Hello from the Free Press!
The Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Thomas Fitzgerald, who goes by Tom, is the community editor for the University of Southern Maine Free Press student newspaper. As a senior media and communications major, Tom is constantly working hard to achieve his goals in life. When he’s not... Read more
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