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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Saving Daniel RhodesIt's attached high up on a wall, with no lights or fanfare, yet is has extraord
Saving Daniel Rhodes
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 2 hours ago
It's attached high up on a wall, with no lights or fanfare, yet is has extraordinary stories to tell for those who look for them. In fact, a version of this painting is located in the Library of Congress - Lot 3135. to be specific. The painting,... Read more
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The Morning Sun
Chevi Peters, coach headed to D.C.PITTSBURG — A pair of Southeast Kansas favorite sons will be representing Pitts
Chevi Peters, coach headed to D.C.
The Morning Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
PITTSBURG — A pair of Southeast Kansas favorite sons will be representing Pittsburg and Kansas in the nation's capitol for a special cause this coming week.Pittsburg's Special Olympics standout athlete and gold medal winner Chevi Peters and his coach... Read more
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Deseret News
Sharing stories is how to best leave a legacy, RootsTech presenters say“I was pretty sure someone was going to kick down my door, and I was scared to
Sharing stories is how to best leave a legacy, RootsTech presenters say
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
“I was pretty sure someone was going to kick down my door, and I was scared to go to sleep,” he recalled “I couldn’t sustain employment. I couldn’t pay rent and pay for groceries. It all just kind of fell apart, and then I was homeless.” The... Read more
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USA Today
Dad Rock: Hey, ho, Ramones' debut turns 40Forty years ago this month, the album that created punk rock's template was rec
Dad Rock: Hey, ho, Ramones' debut turns 40
USA Today / Posted yesterday
Forty years ago this month, the album that created punk rock's template was recorded in New York. The budget was minimal (about $6,500), the session was brief (a week), the songs were flowing (14 were recorded; many more would have to wait), and the... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Witch Book’ with ties to Salem trials sells for $210,000 at auctionThere’s no sorcery here — it’s just a case of high demand. A previously-unknow
‘Witch Book’ with ties to Salem trials sells for $210,000 at auction
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
There’s no sorcery here — it’s just a case of high demand. A previously-unknown seventh edition of the Bay Psalm Book, which was once owned by Jonathan Corwin, a judge in the Salem witch trials, fetched $180,000 at an auction hosted by New... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lunch with BS: M R MadhavanHe didn’t want to go “anywhere fancy”. I needed a place without loud musak. YWC
Lunch with BS: M R Madhavan
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
He didn’t want to go “anywhere fancy”. I needed a place without loud musak. YWCA Kitchen on Parliament Street, he suggests. A canteen wouldn’t be suitable, I venture, thinking of the standing-room-only UNI eatery near the Reserve Bank of India; he... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
150 People Who Made Scranton Great - W.S. MerwinThe 17th poet laureate of the United States was born in New York in but raised
150 People Who Made Scranton Great - W.S. Merwin
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
The 17th poet laureate of the United States was born in New York in but raised in West Scranton. Born in 1927, William Stanley Merwin was writing hymns for his father, a Presbyterian minister, at 5 years old. He graduated from Wyoming Seminary in... Read more
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PR.com
Radio Theater Production of Science Fiction Tale �Ole Doc Methuselah� at the L. Ron Hubbard Theatre in Hollywood For family friendly things to do in LA, attend a live theater production of �
Radio Theater Production of Science Fiction Tale �Ole Doc Methuselah� at the L. Ron Hubbard Theatre in Hollywood
PR.com / Posted yesterday
For family friendly things to do in LA, attend a live theater production of �Ole Doc Methuselah� by L. Ron Hubbard on Saturday, February... Read more
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The Alpena News
Community comes together for libraryCongratulations to everyone who helped the staff of the Alpena County Library w
Community comes together for library
The Alpena News / Posted 2 days ago
Congratulations to everyone who helped the staff of the Alpena County Library win a statewide competition that now will allow for the digitizing of both The Alpena Evening News (1899-1905 & 1909-1910) as well as the Michigan Labor Journal... Read more
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ajc.com
America’s greatness are reflection of initial dependence,...“Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom and withall thy getting, g
America’s greatness are reflection of initial dependence,...
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
“Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom and withall thy getting, get understanding.” “The light shineth in darkness, and the darkness comprehendeth it not.” I immediately recognized the quotes engraved on the walls of the Library of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
McDonald’s to give away children’s books with Happy MealsAfter Chipotle’s Franzen-themed burrito paper bags, McDonalds’s is adding a lit
McDonald’s to give away children’s books with Happy Meals
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
After Chipotle’s Franzen-themed burrito paper bags, McDonalds’s is adding a literary flavour to its food offerings. From Tuesday 9 through Monday 15 February, its stores in the US will change the plastic toys – or variations thereof – that usually... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Lone Star ImagesThe 1973 Cotton Bowl halftime show is among the artifacts held by Texas Archive
Lone Star Images
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
The 1973 Cotton Bowl halftime show is among the artifacts held by Texas Archive of the Moving Image. Caroline Frick started the Texas Archive of the Moving Image in her tiny apartment in Austin in 2002. “It was a surreal, bootstrap kind of thing,”... Read more
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Information Today
Library of Congress Offers Free Historical Children's Books Cricket Media partnered with the Library of Congress to offer free digital ver
Library of Congress Offers Free Historical Children's Books
Information Today / Posted 3 days ago
Cricket Media partnered with the Library of Congress to offer free digital versions of four rare 19th- and early 20th-century children’s books via Cricket’s Story Bug app for iOS devices.... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Gay men preserve
film treasures for posterityBill Longen has had a love affair with the movies since childhood. His family w
Gay men preserve
film treasures for posterity
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
Bill Longen has had a love affair with the movies since childhood. His family was in the theater business in Philadelphia back in the 1950s, leading him to pursue a career in film and collect various reels of celluloid over the decades. "I have been... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Don't get caught in your own version of 'Groundhog Day'Don’t get caught in your own version of ‘Groundhog Day’ The plot of the movie
Don't get caught in your own version of 'Groundhog Day'
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Don’t get caught in your own version of ‘Groundhog Day’ The plot of the movie “Groundhog Day” is relatable even if a bit far-fetched: Phil Connors, a Pittsburgh TV meteorologist is sent to quaint Punxsutawney to cover Groundhog Day only to get stuck... Read more
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Roll Call
Congressional Spouse Events Surround Prayer BreakfastCongressional Spouse Events Surround National Prayer Breakfast Aderholt co-hos
Congressional Spouse Events Surround Prayer Breakfast
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
Congressional Spouse Events Surround National Prayer Breakfast Aderholt co-hosts the National Prayer Breakfast. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) Congressional spouses traditionally get together every February to meet one another, break bread... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Kathleen Parker: Internet, politicos stoke nation's bad mooThe national mood isn’t pretty. “Let me put it this way,” she said. “We live i
Kathleen Parker: Internet, politicos stoke nation's bad moo
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
The national mood isn’t pretty. “Let me put it this way,” she said. “We live in strange times.” The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, who describes herself as slightly right of center, said there are legitimate reasons why conservatives are upset,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Some paths to 'classic' are just nuttyHow does a movie get to be a classic, and not just an old movie? Like an angel
Some paths to 'classic' are just nutty
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
How does a movie get to be a classic, and not just an old movie? Like an angel earns his wings, there's more than one way: • It's a Wonderful Life (1946) was a box-office flop turned Christmas classic thanks to television. "It became a cherished... Read more
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The Alpena News
Library wins digital grantAwarded by Central Michigan University's Clarke Historical Library, the grant w
Library wins digital grant
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
Awarded by Central Michigan University's Clarke Historical Library, the grant will allow for the digitization of early editions of The Alpena Evening News (1899-1905 and 1909-1910) and the Michigan Labor Journal (1884-1890). Three other libraries... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How President Banda Inspired Moi to Establish Kabarak SchoolWhen in September 1978 Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda of Malawi laid the foundation o
How President Banda Inspired Moi to Establish Kabarak School
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
When in September 1978 Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda of Malawi laid the foundation of what he said would be a model grammar school in Africa, he must have inspired former President Moi to follow suit. Christened "Eton in the Bush" the new $15 million... Read more
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Island Packet
Bluffton Rotary Club Oyster RoastOn Jan. 27, two lucky 6th graders at Beaufort Middle School interviewed Korean
Bluffton Rotary Club Oyster Roast
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
On Jan. 27, two lucky 6th graders at Beaufort Middle School interviewed Korean and Vietnam War veteran, Col. Perry R. Nuhn, of Callawassie Island. But this was much more than a one-day activity. The interview by Terell Wilborn and Joey Glencoe was... Read more
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Asian journal
Unstoppable: the values of single-sex education and co-educationJULIET Williams, a professor of gender studies at UCLA, wrote an op-ed in the L
Unstoppable: the values of single-sex education and co-education
Asian journal / Posted 8 days ago
JULIET Williams, a professor of gender studies at UCLA, wrote an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, entitled “What’s Wrong with single-sex schools? A lot.” She concludes that single-sex schools perpetuate gender stereotypes, with deleterious results:... Read more
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Artvoice
7 Fascinating Ways to Get a History Lesson Outside of the ClassroomCanada's Museum of Civilization The story of man is fascinating, but sometimes
7 Fascinating Ways to Get a History Lesson Outside of the Classroom
Artvoice / Posted 8 days ago
Canada's Museum of Civilization The story of man is fascinating, but sometimes sitting in a history class doesn’t really give you the full effect. Immersing yourself and seeing tangible pieces of history provides a real connection to our past and a... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Billy Joel announces Tulsa tour date; tickets on sale Feb. 5In this May 9, 2014 file photo, Billy Joel performs at Madison Square Garden in
Billy Joel announces Tulsa tour date; tickets on sale Feb. 5
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
In this May 9, 2014 file photo, Billy Joel performs at Madison Square Garden in New York. AP file photo TULSA -The "Piano Man" is headed back to Oklahoma. Legendary musician Billy Joel will perform at Friday, Nov, 11 at the BOK Center, 200 S... Read more
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Canberra Times
When Peeping Tom takes to the skiesSpats over trespassing, privacy and air rights are heating up as drones become
When Peeping Tom takes to the skies
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
Spats over trespassing, privacy and air rights are heating up as drones become more popular. Photo: Taylor Callery/The New York Times As a columnist who tests a lot of technology, I often write about my own experiences. But what happened last week... Read more
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East Bay Express
This Weekend's Top Five EventsMetro Boomin If Young Metro don’t trust you/I’m gon’ shoot you, Future croons s
This Weekend's Top Five Events
East Bay Express / Posted 8 days ago
Metro Boomin If Young Metro don’t trust you/I’m gon’ shoot you, Future croons softly before the beat drops on his now-iconic hit with Drake, “Jumpman,” from their collaborative 2015 mixtape What a Time to be Alive. Metro Boomin, the 22-year-old... Read more
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New York Magazine
How Donald Rumsfeld Became an App DeveloperLet's play cards. Photo: Heidi Gutman/ABC Donald Rumsfeld is sitting in his do
How Donald Rumsfeld Became an App Developer
New York Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
Let's play cards. Photo: Heidi Gutman/ABC Donald Rumsfeld is sitting in his downtown Washington, D.C., office, reached via an unmarked door, pondering his proximity to the Kardashians and Kate Upton. All three, you see, are currently sitting on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Is Lego Titanic most macabre model ever made? A Lego recreation of the sinking of the TitanicA figure surveys the carnage f
Is Lego Titanic most macabre model ever made?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
A Lego recreation of the sinking of the TitanicA figure surveys the carnage from an upturned vehicleLifeboat passengers ‘fight’ for survivalA figure with a pile of ice on top of him is among those... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Blizzard delays local students' return from WashingtonSeventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one stude
Blizzard delays local students' return from Washington
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
Seventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one student from Central Catholic High School in Morgan City and two chaperones took the trip sponsored by the Close Up Foundation, a nonprofit group that organizes trips for high... Read more
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Seattle Mariners
Billy Joel at Safeco Field Friday, May 20, 2016Safeco Field and Live Nation Entertainment are proud to announce that legendary
Billy Joel at Safeco Field Friday, May 20, 2016
Seattle Mariners / Posted 10 days ago
Safeco Field and Live Nation Entertainment are proud to announce that legendary musician Billy Joel will perform at Seattle's Safeco Field on Friday, May 20, 2016. Tickets for the general public go on sale Friday, February 5 at 10am at... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Meet the Social Media Pros Dunking All over NBA TwitterThe Sacramento Kings center is standing on the edge of the Dead Sea, glistening
Meet the Social Media Pros Dunking All over NBA Twitter
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
The Sacramento Kings center is standing on the edge of the Dead Sea, glistening like a waxed Sprinter van as the sun beats down overhead. He walks over to teammate Omri Casspi and slaps his arms around him in an audible muck embrace. Here they are... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Arts and Entertainment RoundupPage 3 of 4 - Tickets are $22 and are available at Nautical Wheelers, 411 Broad
Arts and Entertainment Roundup
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Page 3 of 4 - Tickets are $22 and are available at Nautical Wheelers, 411 Broad St., Oriental, and at pamlicomusic.org on the web.The music society’s season sponsor is the Silos Restaurant of Oriental and the corporate sponsors are Four Paws... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
An assemblage of melodiesGabriel Kahane is not an artist easily pinned down to a certain genre of music,
An assemblage of melodies
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Gabriel Kahane is not an artist easily pinned down to a certain genre of music, labeled as a lyricist, or pigeonholed as a pianist. He strives for songwriting that's lyrically poignant and melodically complicated, yet delicate and accessible enough... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
What is that? Little free libraryA mini cottage-style schoolhouse filled with free books can be spotted while dr
What is that? Little free library
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 days ago
A mini cottage-style schoolhouse filled with free books can be spotted while driving near the Lake Lure Flowering Bridge parking area. Another one can be spotted in front of Grace Lutheran Church while driving along Highway 64. Anyone can stop by,... Read more
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York Daily Record
York woman was among the first female telegraphersA Union soldier operates a portable telegraph machine during the Civil War in t
York woman was among the first female telegraphers
York Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
A Union soldier operates a portable telegraph machine during the Civil War in this old sketch from the Library of Congress. During the passage of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train through York County, Pa., on April 21, 1865, the Pennsylvania Railroad's... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Blizzard delays local students' return from WashingtonSeventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one stude
Blizzard delays local students' return from Washington
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Seventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one student from Central Catholic High School in Morgan City and two chaperones took the trip sponsored by the Close Up Foundation, a nonprofit group that organizes trips for high... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Blizzard delays local students' return from WashingtonSeventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one stude
Blizzard delays local students' return from Washington
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
Seventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one student from Central Catholic High School in Morgan City and two chaperones took the trip sponsored by the Close Up Foundation, a nonprofit group that organizes trips for high... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Blizzard dlelays local students' return from WashingtonSeventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one stude
Blizzard dlelays local students' return from Washington
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Seventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one student from Central Catholic High School in Morgan City and two chaperones took the trip sponsored by the Close Up Foundation, a nonprofit group that organizes trips for high... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Blizzard dlelays local students' return from WashingtonSeventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one stude
Blizzard dlelays local students' return from Washington
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
Seventeen students from E.D. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux, one student from Central Catholic High School in Morgan City and two chaperones took the trip sponsored by the Close Up Foundation, a nonprofit group that organizes trips for high... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Checking out a Little LibraryEmma Huett, 11, is sharing her love of reading to others in a different sort of
Checking out a Little Library
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Emma Huett, 11, is sharing her love of reading to others in a different sort of way — by starting her own library. On Sunday, the 11-year-old Eugene girl opened Emma’s Little Free Library at her grandmother’s house at 2706 Twin Hills Road, not far... Read more
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Dundas Star News
U.S. National Park Service looking for the next Ansel AdamsSo what does it take to be the next Ansel Adams? The U.S. National Park Service
U.S. National Park Service looking for the next Ansel Adams
Dundas Star News / Posted 13 days ago
So what does it take to be the next Ansel Adams? The U.S. National Park Service is hiring a photographer to fill a role once held by the legendary landscape artist. While the job is open only to American citizens, it’s interesting to see what it... Read more
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Orange County Register
Health insurer mergers a bad Rx for doctors, patientsThe market for health insurance is highly concentrated. The nonprofit Kaiser Fa
Health insurer mergers a bad Rx for doctors, patients
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
The market for health insurance is highly concentrated. The nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation reports that in 31 states a single medical insurance company controls 50 percent or more of the entire market. The U.S. Department of Justice and Federal... Read more
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NBC Washington
National Book Festival Dates, Authors AnnouncedThe Library of Congress has announced dates for the 16th National Book Festival
National Book Festival Dates, Authors Announced
NBC Washington / Posted 15 days ago
The Library of Congress has announced dates for the 16th National Book Festival in Washington as well as more than a dozen authors who will participate. The Library of Congress said Thursday in a statement that the free festival will be held Sept.... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
National Book Festival dates, authors announcedWASHINGTON (AP) - The Library of Congress has announced dates for the 16th Nati
National Book Festival dates, authors announced
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 16 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Library of Congress has announced dates for the 16th National Book Festival in Washington as well as more than a dozen authors who will participate. The Library of Congress said Thursday in a statement that the free festival... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Suehaila Amen: 'Muslims have been a part of the fabric of this nation since its inception' Erin Friederichs | Published 44 minutes ago Suehaila Amen speaks in the Stude
Suehaila Amen: 'Muslims have been a part of the fabric of this nation since its inception'
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 16 days ago
Erin Friederichs | Published 44 minutes ago Suehaila Amen speaks in the Student Union auditorium Thursday night. Photo by Lydia Shiel / The Daily Tar... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Savvy Senior: How to find discounts for people with disabilitiesDear Savvy Senior, Are there any worthwhile discounts available to people with
Savvy Senior: How to find discounts for people with disabilities
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any worthwhile discounts available to people with disabilities, and if so, how can I find them? My wife – who’s 48 – has Multiple Sclerosis that now requires her to use a wheelchair. Need to Save Dear Need, There are... Read more
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Philadelphia Phillies
Billy Joel in concertHaving sold 150 million records over the past quarter century, Billy Joel ranks
Billy Joel in concert
Philadelphia Phillies / Posted 16 days ago
Having sold 150 million records over the past quarter century, Billy Joel ranks as one of most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in history. The singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time, the... Read more
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Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
How to Find Discounts for People with DisabilitiesPosted Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 11:13 AM Dear Savvy Senior, Are there
How to Find Discounts for People with Disabilities
Poinsett County Democrat Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Posted Thursday, January 21, 2016, at 11:13 AM Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any worthwhile discounts available to people with disabilities, and if... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Veteran's History Project: James R. HaddixJames R. Haddix Petty Officer 3rd Class United States Navy 1968-1972 EDITOR
Veteran's History Project: James R. Haddix
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
James R. Haddix Petty Officer 3rd Class United States Navy 1968-1972 EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is conducting the interviews as part of... Read more
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indieWIRE
New York's New Indie Movie Theater Unveils Stellar First Season of Programming Metrograph is launching with a Jean Eustache retrospective, new 35mm prints o
New York's New Indie Movie Theater Unveils Stellar First Season of Programming
indieWIRE / Posted 17 days ago
Metrograph is launching with a Jean Eustache retrospective, new 35mm prints of three Frederick Wiseman classics and more. Metrograph LLCArtist rendering of the new... Read more
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