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2 hrs ago | Rising Apple

Fantasy Baseball: New Users Play FREE Tonight for Shot at $400,000 Friday

Play for free tonight to get your entry in DraftKings Sweet Spot THIS FRIDAY, 4/25, with $400,000 in prizes.

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4 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Accused gunman in fatal Harrisburg drive-by shooting will testify at his murder trial

A Dauphin County jury on Thursday will hear from a Harrisburg man accused of pulling the trigger during a fatal drive-by shooting in the city.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Dauphin County, PA, Paxtang, PA

4 hrs ago | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

This stunning iPhone amplifier is as fragile as it is gorgeous

We all know the old "toss your iPhone in a mug" trick to making your smartphone's speaker output a bit more beefy, but if you're willing to spend some serious coin, Aric Snee might have what you're looking for.

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6 hrs ago | TreeHugger

What is kinetic energy? Can it be harnessed to power our stuff?

So what is kinetic energy? Can it be harnessed to power our stuff? We've written many articles about various things that do that, from small gadgets to big infrastructure , but we've never really looked at the field as a whole, with an explanation of how it works and an overview of the pros and cons of trying to harness kinetic energy.

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9 hrs ago | Miami New Times

Man Arrested for Trying to Sell North Miami High Girls as Sex Slaves

David Llama Lopez, 46, has been arrested and is being held without bond as police investigate a scheme in which he allegedly tried to sell girls who attended North Miami High School into sex slavery.

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13 hrs ago | Brandflakesforbreakfast

this is your baby on drugs

You've probably seen a lot of fantastic anti-substance abuse campaigns, but can you recall any using babies, using? Yeah, that's right.

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18 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., le

WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, hits a body pad worn by Nate Jones during a media workout at the Mayweather Boxing Club Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Welterweight Boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Acme Packing Company

Mocking the Draft Live Draft

Hello! It's that time of year again! Dan Kadar, the head man at your favorite draft site, Mocking the Draft has given the authorization for Music City Miracles to host this year's 7 Round Live Draft.

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Related Topix: Sports, Green Bay Packers, NFL Football

OregonLive.com

Portland Winterhawks vs. Kelowna Rockets

April 22, 2014--Portland Winterhawks Matthew Dumba defends against Marek Tvrdon in the first period of the third game of the Western Hockey League western conference championship at the Moda Center in Portland Tuesday night.

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Examiner.com

Is chivalry really dead, or just hiding?

Ask any twenty-something girl about chivalry and likely she will tell you chivalry is dead.

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Examiner.com

Texas man forced to strangle his dog in mercy killing after deputy leaves scene

A Texas man is grieving the death of his dog, whom he had to strangle and drown with his bare hands following shooting by police.

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Related Topix: Rains County, TX

North Island Midweek

Inconvenient truths for Earth Day

That was the day when, in the heat of the election campaign, NDP leader Adrian Dix announced in Kamloops that he doesn't support the expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline to its Burnaby terminal, because Vancouver shouldn't become a "major oil port."

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Related Topix: Canada, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Travel, Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Energy, Opinion

Real Bollywood

Chris Brown's bodyguard found guilty in misdemeanour assault

Los Angeles, April 22: Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard Chris Hollosy, accused of attacking the singer's fan Parker Adams outside a hotel here, has been adjudged guilty by a court.

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Related Topix: Washington DC

Beyond the Fields We Know

Out in the Floating Fog

On the other side of the windows is rain and fog and graceful skeletal trees doing their best to put out leaves, catkins and flowers... There was rain in the village overnight, but somewhere in the morning fog is a robin calling for more rain, a woodpecker driving his beak into one of the old maples with enthusiasm.

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CiteULike

Quantifying selection in immune receptor repertoires

The efficient recognition of pathogens by the adaptive immune system relies on the diversity of receptors displayed at the surface of immune cells.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Other McCain

New Gay Sex Abuse Allegations in Hollywood Pedophile Scandal

Hollywood executives Garth Ancier, David Neuman and Gary Goddard have been accused of sexually abusing teenage boys in lawsuits filed Monday in Hawaii federal court.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Uncrate

Can-Am Outlander 6x6 ATV

When you work outside, you should really be able to enjoy what you do - and there are few vehicles designed for outdoor work that are more enjoyable than the Can-Am Outlander 6x6 ATV .

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Related Topix: Can-Am Outlander, All-Terrain Vehicles, Can-Am ATV

MLive.com

Joseph Ford guilty of drunk driving causing death of just one of two young people killed in crash

Eric Fischer and Andrea Herrera were both in the same car when it was struck by a car driven by Joseph Jay Ford, but a jury decided Ford, while drunk and driving recklessly, was responsible only for Herrera's death.

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Examiner.com

Dog fatally stabbed while on walk with owner in bizarre attack

According to Friday's NBC Bay Area News , a violent stabbing attack, which claimed the life of a dog, took place early Friday morning in San Francisco, Calif.

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Related Topix: The Mission (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA, Weird

Examiner.com

100 tips for delivering a masterful presentation that will leave them cheering

There are many factors that come together to create and deliver an effective presentation, training, or speech.

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