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Entrpreneur
3 Reasons Why You're Not Learning as Fast as You CanEnter the Project Grow Challenge presented by Entrepreneur and Canon USA for a
3 Reasons Why You're Not Learning as Fast as You Can
Entrpreneur / Posted 11 minutes ago
Enter the Project Grow Challenge presented by Entrepreneur and Canon USA for a chance to win up to $25,000 in funding for your business. Deadline is Sept. 15 2015. Click here to enter. The personal-growth industry is skyrocketing. These days,... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Texas clinics challenge abortion limitsFacing the prospect that Texas could soon have only ten sites throughout the st
Texas clinics challenge abortion limits
SCOTUSblog / Posted 34 minutes ago
Facing the prospect that Texas could soon have only ten sites throughout the state where women may seek abortions — a reduction from more than forty two years ago, a group of clinics and doctors has asked the Supreme Court to overturn two key parts... Read more
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Scotsman
Euan McColm: Minefield of wanting political truth Alistair Carmichael has admitted sanctioning the 'Sturgeon memo' leak. Picture
Euan McColm: Minefield of wanting political truth
Scotsman / Posted an hour ago
Alistair Carmichael has admitted sanctioning the 'Sturgeon memo' leak. Picture: Lisa Ferguson Many Nationalists hope MP Alistair Carmichael loses a historic court case. But they should be careful... Read more
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CNET
Facebook's next step: Help advertisers do their jobs betterFacebook's got a new tool in its ever-expanding efforts to make advertisers mor
Facebook's next step: Help advertisers do their jobs better
CNET / Posted an hour ago
Facebook's got a new tool in its ever-expanding efforts to make advertisers more relevant to its users. The Menlo Park, California-based social network is offering marketers access to a new testing technology to help them figure out which ads have... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
College Students and Incarcerated Women Work on Garden TogetherMITCHELLVILLE, Iowa— An interesting partnership is yielding big results for two
College Students and Incarcerated Women Work on Garden Together
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted an hour ago
MITCHELLVILLE, Iowa— An interesting partnership is yielding big results for two groups of the population needing real world experience. Iowa State landscaping architecture students worked in gardens on the grounds of the Iowa Correctional... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Always Coming HomeMEMPHIS FROM THE BEACH. When I first shared these observations a few years ago,
Always Coming Home
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
MEMPHIS FROM THE BEACH. When I first shared these observations a few years ago, I was doing pretty much what I’m doing right now – keeping the sand out of my beer and helping my dogs stare at the ocean. Like that activity, I think the observations... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
DAVE’S PEOPLE: Lessons from the kid in jail“Hey, Dave, you wanna hang out?” asked the kid on the phone. It was Shawn, the
DAVE’S PEOPLE: Lessons from the kid in jail
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 5 hours ago
“Hey, Dave, you wanna hang out?” asked the kid on the phone. It was Shawn, the young man arrested in my stolen car a year ago. Facing a Saturday night with nothing to do, he looked to the man who had gotten him out of jail. Who could forget the... Read more
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Games Radar
Why Skyrim’s most barren environment makes for a bountiful worldLike most nations in the real world, Skyrim is anything but homogenous. It has
Why Skyrim’s most barren environment makes for a bountiful world
Games Radar / Posted 5 hours ago
Like most nations in the real world, Skyrim is anything but homogenous. It has no one definitive landscape or city. It’s a sum of disparate parts stitched together into a rich geographical tapestry. While the concept of variety in most open-world... Read more
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Zero Hedge
This Is Not A Retest - It's A Live Bear!Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, By the lights of bubblevis
This Is Not A Retest - It's A Live Bear!
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 hours ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, By the lights of bubblevision, Tuesday’s plunge was just a bull market “retest” of last week’s lows, which posted at 1867 on the S&P 500. As is evident below, the test was passed with 80 points to... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Supreme Court May Review Texas Abortion Law That Wendy Davis FilibusteredA national abortion rights group asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to review
Supreme Court May Review Texas Abortion Law That Wendy Davis Filibustered
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 hours ago
A national abortion rights group asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to review a pair of restrictions in Texas that would shut down eight abortion clinics across the state if it is allowed to go into effect. "Without the court’s intervention, the... Read more
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Computer Weekly
Matching the Internet of Things to the pace of the businessI must be a fan of smart connected things - sitting here with 2 wrist wearable
Matching the Internet of Things to the pace of the business
Computer Weekly / Posted 6 hours ago
I must be a fan of smart connected things - sitting here with 2 wrist wearable devices in a house equipped with thirteen wireless thermostats and an environmental (temp, humidity, co2) monitoring system. However, even with all this data collection,... Read more
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ChillicotheNews
School district adjusts programThe Chillicothe R-2 School District began the academic year this fall with a ne
School district adjusts program
ChillicotheNews / Posted 7 hours ago
The Chillicothe R-2 School District began the academic year this fall with a new program that keeps elementary school students who need extra assistance in the school setting. In previous years, these students most likely would be sent to the... Read more
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ABC News 4 Charleston
Solicitor to announce decision on death penalty in Emanuel AME shooting caseCHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson will provide
Solicitor to announce decision on death penalty in Emanuel AME shooting case
ABC News 4 Charleston / Posted 8 hours ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson will provide an update on the case against Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man accused of killing nine people in a black church in downtown Charleston. Sources have said the 2:45 p.m.... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Women’s Health Care Providers Ask U.S Supreme Court to Take On Texas Clinic Shutdown LawWASHINGTON - Today a coalition of women’s health care providers represented by
Women’s Health Care Providers Ask U.S Supreme Court to Take On Texas Clinic Shutdown Law
CommonDreams.org / Posted 8 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Today a coalition of women’s health care providers represented by the Center for Reproductive Rights took their fight against Texas’ clinic shutdown law to the nation’s highest court. The group formally requested that the U.S. Supreme... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Look out Siri, Alexa, and Cortana – here comes Facebook 'M'But Dawson said if M can hold its own it might attract users away from their bu
Look out Siri, Alexa, and Cortana – here comes Facebook 'M'
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 hours ago
But Dawson said if M can hold its own it might attract users away from their built-in assistants, especially since so many users are already on the Messenger app. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced in the company's most recent earnings call that Messenger... Read more
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TechCrunch
Bring Home Your Own Star Wars BB-8 Droid, Thanks To SpheroIf you fall in love with some cool technology depicted on-screen in the latest
Bring Home Your Own Star Wars BB-8 Droid, Thanks To Sphero
TechCrunch / Posted 10 hours ago
If you fall in love with some cool technology depicted on-screen in the latest science fiction blockbuster, the best you can usually hope for is that some gifted entrepreneur will be inspired to bring it to life in the years to come. But ahead of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Diverse insect population means fewer pests in cornfieldsStudent research assistants Ryan Schmid, Tosha Oswald, Mike Bredeson,Ashton Wal
Diverse insect population means fewer pests in cornfields
PhysOrg / Posted 11 hours ago
Student research assistants Ryan Schmid, Tosha Oswald, Mike Bredeson,Ashton Walter and Emmanuel Opuku identify insects that inhabit cornstalks as part of a a two-year U.S. Department of Agriculture project. Cornfields with a more diverse insect... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Inhalation exposure to PM2.5 pollution triggers liver fibrosisA research team led by Kezhong Zhang, Ph.D., at the Wayne State University Scho
Inhalation exposure to PM2.5 pollution triggers liver fibrosis
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 hours ago
A research team led by Kezhong Zhang, Ph.D., at the Wayne State University School of Medicine's Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, has discovered that exposure to air pollution has a direct adverse health effect on the liver and causes liver... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Pressure mounts on Cameron to accept more fleeing migrantsIt comes as Peter Sutherland, the United nations special representative on inte
Pressure mounts on Cameron to accept more fleeing migrants
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
It comes as Peter Sutherland, the United nations special representative on international migration, says the UK "can do more" as other countries are "massively bearing the burden." Speaking on Newsnight he said: "The only way to solve this problem... Read more
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Rutland Herald
It’s not funnyWe kept laughing off the little man with the mustache who was shouting ridiculo
It’s not funny
Rutland Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
We kept laughing off the little man with the mustache who was shouting ridiculous things. But while we were laughing, he was subtly taking power, and before we knew it, we couldn�t laugh any more because he had his hands around our throats. Older... Read more
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CNET
Are you not entertained? High-tech gladiators get ready for actionDavid Pysden, CEO of Unified Weapons Master, has a very clear goal for the spor
Are you not entertained? High-tech gladiators get ready for action
CNET / Posted 15 hours ago
David Pysden, CEO of Unified Weapons Master, has a very clear goal for the sport: "When it comes to weapons fighters, we want find the best of the best from all around the world." Just over a year ago, the Sydney, Australia-based Unified Weapons... Read more
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The Chronicle
An exercise in solitudeIn my first year at Duke, I was terrified of separating from the collective fre
An exercise in solitude
The Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
In my first year at Duke, I was terrified of separating from the collective freshmen conglomerate. Orientation week activities and dorm bonding helped the class feel like a cohesive whole. While in retrospect these events solidified friendships and... Read more
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The Register
Shabby but persistent espionage group turn tables on researchersResearchers investigating an active online espionage group have themselves been
Shabby but persistent espionage group turn tables on researchers
The Register / Posted 17 hours ago
Researchers investigating an active online espionage group have themselves been targeted in persistent social engineering attacks. Eyal Sela and Cedric Pernet of ClearSky and Trend Micro say the attackers from the Rocket Kitten group targed an... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Kate Royse: There's still value in single-sex schoolingGirlguiding Nottinghamshire's County Commissioner, Kate Royse, reflects on the
Kate Royse: There's still value in single-sex schooling
Nottingham Post / Posted 17 hours ago
Girlguiding Nottinghamshire's County Commissioner, Kate Royse, reflects on the importance of keeping space for 'girls only'. In 1966, there were 2,500 single-sex schools in the UK. This figure is more like 500 today. That's a huge cultural shift,... Read more
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Times of Malta
Press digestThe following are the top stories in the national and international press today
Press digest
Times of Malta / Posted 18 hours ago
The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta speaks to the owner of a Sliema apartment being investigated by police after at least 50 foreigners submitted the address as their official residence who... Read more
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The North West Star
IFA 2015: Sony unveils trio of Xperia Z5 flagship phonesThe three phones all feature a tiny fingerprint sensor, powerful innards and a
IFA 2015: Sony unveils trio of Xperia Z5 flagship phones
The North West Star / Posted 19 hours ago
The three phones all feature a tiny fingerprint sensor, powerful innards and a unique next-gen camera, although of course only one comes with a world-first 4K display. Though they may have been history's most-leaked smartphones ahead of launch, Sony... Read more
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The University Star
SAt entrance exam to be redesigned to future scholarsHigh school students looking to pursue a college degree will now have the optio
SAt entrance exam to be redesigned to future scholars
The University Star / Posted 19 hours ago
High school students looking to pursue a college degree will now have the option to take the redesigned SAT exam when it makes its debut this spring. According to College Board, the revised test will return to a 1600-point scale for scoring and will... Read more
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Canberra Times
Budget GDP guess close to the mark – but some numbers don't add upGDP growth hasn't been lower since 2009. The great thing about the June quarte
Budget GDP guess close to the mark – but some numbers don't add up
Canberra Times / Posted 19 hours ago
GDP growth hasn't been lower since 2009. The great thing about the June quarter national accounts is that they offer so many figures to choose from. Whichever story you want to tell about the economy, you can generally find a number to suit. Fancy... Read more
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The Age
Budget GDP guess close to the mark – but some numbers don't add upGDP growth hasn't been lower since 2009. The great thing about the June quarte
Budget GDP guess close to the mark – but some numbers don't add up
The Age / Posted 20 hours ago
GDP growth hasn't been lower since 2009. The great thing about the June quarter national accounts is that they offer so many figures to choose from. Whichever story you want to tell about the economy, you can generally find a number to suit. Fancy... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Budget GDP guess close to the mark – but some numbers don't add upGDP growth hasn't been lower since 2009. The great thing about the June quarte
Budget GDP guess close to the mark – but some numbers don't add up
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
GDP growth hasn't been lower since 2009. The great thing about the June quarter national accounts is that they offer so many figures to choose from. Whichever story you want to tell about the economy, you can generally find a number to suit. Fancy... Read more
6 related stories
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Canberra Times
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phoneThe Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the differenc
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phone
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
The Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the difference in screens (5.2-inch, 1080p and 4.6-inch, 720p respectively) they're virtually the same phone. Photo: Sony Though they may have been history's most-leaked smartphones... Read more
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Canberra Times
Budget GDP guess close to the mark – but some numbers don't add upGDP growth hasn't been lower since 2009. The great thing about the June quarte
Budget GDP guess close to the mark – but some numbers don't add up
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
GDP growth hasn't been lower since 2009. The great thing about the June quarter national accounts is that they offer so many figures to choose from. Whichever story you want to tell about the economy, you can generally find a number to suit. Fancy... Read more
6 related stories
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Brisbane Times
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phoneThe Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the differenc
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phone
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 hours ago
The Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the difference in screens (5.2-inch, 1080p and 4.6-inch, 720p respectively) they're virtually the same phone. Photo: Sony Though they may have been history's most-leaked smartphones... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phoneThe Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the differenc
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phone
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
The Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the difference in screens (5.2-inch, 1080p and 4.6-inch, 720p respectively) they're virtually the same phone. Photo: Sony Though they may have been history's most-leaked smartphones... Read more
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WA Today
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phoneThe Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the differenc
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phone
WA Today / Posted 21 hours ago
The Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the difference in screens (5.2-inch, 1080p and 4.6-inch, 720p respectively) they're virtually the same phone. Photo: Sony Though they may have been history's most-leaked smartphones... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Blytheville Middle School follows high school conversionBlytheville Middle School is in the process of applying for a conversion charte
Blytheville Middle School follows high school conversion
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 21 hours ago
Blytheville Middle School is in the process of applying for a conversion charter. The district is working on making the middle school a new tech school, like the current Blytheville High School. A new tech school is based on three components,... Read more
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The Age
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phoneThe Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the differenc
Sony's Xperia Z5 family is three sizes of the same powerful phone
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
The Xperia Z5 with its smaller sibling the Z5 Compact. Apart from the difference in screens (5.2-inch, 1080p and 4.6-inch, 720p respectively) they're virtually the same phone. Photo: Sony Though they may have been history's most-leaked smartphones... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Blytheville Middle School follows high school conversionBlytheville Middle School is in the process of applying for a conversion charte
Blytheville Middle School follows high school conversion
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 21 hours ago
Blytheville Middle School is in the process of applying for a conversion charter. The district is working on making the middle school a new tech school, like the current Blytheville High School. A new tech school is based on three components,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Engineers Design Mouthguard To Wirelessly Monitor SalivaYou may already be using a smartphone to track your steps, calories and sleep.
San Diego Engineers Design Mouthguard To Wirelessly Monitor Saliva
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 hours ago
You may already be using a smartphone to track your steps, calories and sleep. A team of San Diego engineers hopes one day you'll also be able to track your saliva. This specially designed mouthguard is outfitted sensors and wireless transmitters in... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fennelly Fallout: Cabinet closes ranks to defend Enda KennyGovernment ministers have closed ranks to defend Taoiseach Enda Kenny from grow
Fennelly Fallout: Cabinet closes ranks to defend Enda Kenny
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 hours ago
Government ministers have closed ranks to defend Taoiseach Enda Kenny from growing opposition calls for his resignation, backing the Fine Gael leader’s claim the Fennelly report has cleared him of any wrongdoing. Potential future party leaders... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Starting School With A Severe Food AllergyWe first introduced you to Brooklyn Thornton three years ago. At that time, th
Starting School With A Severe Food Allergy
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 23 hours ago
We first introduced you to Brooklyn Thornton three years ago. At that time, the Sioux Falls girl with a life-threatening peanut allergy was starting kindergarten. Not only can she not eat food with peanuts in it, but she also can have a serious... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How To Craft A Resume When You Have No Experience Outside Of AcademiaWhether you have just graduated with an advanced degree or you are leaving acad
How To Craft A Resume When You Have No Experience Outside Of Academia
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
Whether you have just graduated with an advanced degree or you are leaving academia for the public sphere, building a professional résumé after a life in higher eduction is a rude awakening. How do I talk about a decade of research? What if I have no... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
‘Mr. Robot’ and the paranoid androids of basic cable’s best showKnown for its slogan “Characters welcome,” the USA network embraces its shows’
‘Mr. Robot’ and the paranoid androids of basic cable’s best show
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted yesterday
Known for its slogan “Characters welcome,” the USA network embraces its shows’ quirky personalities, like an ex-spy sent to Miami (Burn Notice) or corporate lawyers who don tailored suits (Suits) or a detective with an obsessive compulsive disorder... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Brooke Baldwin's favorite TV moments(CNN) -- Which CNN host is the biggest TV buff? Find out on Labor Day when John
Brooke Baldwin's favorite TV moments
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
(CNN) -- Which CNN host is the biggest TV buff? Find out on Labor Day when John Berman, Don Lemon, Alisyn Camerota, Chris Cuomo, Mike Rowe and Brooke Baldwin take the stage for "The CNN Quiz Show: TV Edition." Anderson Cooper asks the questions as... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Refugee crisis: plight of migrant children stirs Europe's conscienceBut Wednesday night borders were being re-established, curtailing the free move
Refugee crisis: plight of migrant children stirs Europe's conscience
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
But Wednesday night borders were being re-established, curtailing the free movement of people within the Schengen zone. Border checks were carried out between Italy and Austria at the request of Germany amid signs that officials now believe the... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Film ShortsBloodsucking Bastards opens Friday at AMC Grapevine Mills. Bloodsucking Bastar
Film Shorts
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted yesterday
Bloodsucking Bastards opens Friday at AMC Grapevine Mills. Bloodsucking Bastards (NR) Fran Kranz stars in this horror-comedy as an office drone who tries to survive when his co-workers start turning into vampires. Also with Pedro Pascal, Emma... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Fast Times at Southwest HighWith the temperature pushing 100 degrees, marching band members practiced insid
Fast Times at Southwest High
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted yesterday
With the temperature pushing 100 degrees, marching band members practiced inside the air-conditioned band hall at Southwest High School on a recent afternoon. About 200 students lined up in neat rows, shouldered tubas, trombones, and drums, peered at... Read more
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Independent
Theme parks continue to draw in thrill-seekers despite the risks - so why are we so addicted?It was no place for the woes of adulthood: the tax returns and ruinous relation
Theme parks continue to draw in thrill-seekers despite the risks - so why are we so addicted?
Independent / Posted yesterday
It was no place for the woes of adulthood: the tax returns and ruinous relationships and bathrooms that need grouting. Is this feeling of escapism the reason why so many people go ape at theme parks? Because recent figures show that 24 million... Read more
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Shelbyville Times-Gazette
UT honors Osterhaus for 4-H leadershipHowever, Osterhaus has also led programs such as GIS Technology training, envir
UT honors Osterhaus for 4-H leadership
Shelbyville Times-Gazette / Posted yesterday
However, Osterhaus has also led programs such as GIS Technology training, environmental crafts, and "Welcome to the Real World" -- where youth learn workforce prep and decision-making skills. Bedford County also has a strong 4-H Ambassador... Read more
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PC Advisor
New Moto 360 Sport comes with GPS and AnyLight displayIn Berlin Motorola has announced not one but two new smartwatches to replace th
New Moto 360 Sport comes with GPS and AnyLight display
PC Advisor / Posted yesterday
In Berlin Motorola has announced not one but two new smartwatches to replace the original Moto 360. Here's what we know about the forthcoming Mtoto 360 Sport. The firm says it's been "designed to give the training information you need without having... Read more
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