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1 hr ago | ABC 33/40

'Vampire Diaries' star sinks teeth into directing

NEW YORK - Paul Wesley admits to experiencing jitters on his first day of directing Thursday's episode of the CW's "The Vampire Diaries," particularly when it came to saying the word "action."

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Related Topix: Vampire News, Entertainment, The Vampire Diaries, Television, Paul Wesley, Humane Society of the United States

2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

NEA dishes out arts grants, encouraging music, dance, theater

According to NEA Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa, for every dollar the federal government invests, organizations raise an additional $9 in support.

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Related Topix: National Endowment for the Arts, Theater, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Texas

6 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Environmental groups slam Pa. smog proposal as lax

Environmental groups say Pennsylvania's federally mandated plan to reduce smog would allow coal-fired power plants to emit more pollution than they do now.

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Related Topix: American Lung Association, Shippingport, PA

10 hrs ago | Retailing Today

The Bon-Ton collected more than 2.5 million pounds of donations for Goodwill

The 2014 spring Goodwill Sale, a cause-marketing partnership between The Bon-Ton Stores and Goodwill Industries International, collected more than 2.5 million pounds of clothing and textiles to benefit Goodwill's job training and employment services.

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Related Topix: BonTon Stores Inc The, Retail, Carson Pirie Scott, Marketing, Goodwill Industries International

14 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Body Mass Index associated with breast cancer, regardless of body shape

April 16, 2014- A study of predominantly white women finds a larger waist circumference is associated with higher risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, but not beyond its contribution to BMI.

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Related Topix: American Cancer Society, Medicine, Diabetes, Health

18 hrs ago | Philly.com

Suspect Sandy charity begins distributing dollars

A post-Hurricane Sandy charity that was suspected of fraud has started distributing money nearly a year after a settlement with New Jersey prosecutors.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

22 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

Go green: Try these plant-based foods for Earth Day

Plant-based food has become the No. 1 choice for an environmental sustainable diet.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Humane Society of the United States, Activism, Food, Avocado, Recipes

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Indian Express

Amnesty welcomes SC verdict on transgender

SC also extended its interim order putting on hold the execution of death sentence of convicts Mukesh and Pawan who approached the apex court against the Delhi High Court's order.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Activism, Amnesty International

Examiner.com

Impersonation of Charitable Organizations

Following major disasters, it's common for scam artists to impersonate charities to get money or private information from well-intentioned taxpayers.

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Related Topix: Tax

KAUZ

American Cancer Society Proclamation

Before beginning Tuesday mornings Wichita Falls City Council Meeting, Mayor Glen Barham read a proclamation to help bring awareness to the fight against cancer.

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Related Topix: American Cancer Society, Wichita Falls, TX

Burnley Citizen

Amnesty International blasts police taser use

He said: "Tasers should not be used in custody cells as the subject is already under effective control and in custody.

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Related Topix: Activism, Amnesty International

International Business Times

First Artificial Blood Cells soon be Manufactured in Industrial Scale

A team of researchers working on the 5 million program, funded by the Wellcome Trust have produced red blood cells that are suitable for clinical transfusion, The Telegraph quoted Marc Turner, the lead researcher.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Wellcome Trust

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Has Aung San Suu Kyi lost her voice?

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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Related Topix: World News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Social Software, Burma, Southeast Asia, Human Rights Watch,

The Detroit News

Job market study finds blacks lag whites, Latinos

African-Americans lag their white and Latino counterparts when it comes to employment and income, according to a new report released recently by the National Urban League.

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Related Topix: African-American, National Urban League

KSWO

Artificial reef for oysters compete on Texas coast

An artificial reef conservationists hope will repopulate Matagorda Bay with oyster beds was completed over the weekend by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Related Topix: US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nature Conservancy

Windsor Beacon

U.N. to question Vatican again on clergy sex abuse

The hearing scheduled for May 5-6 in Geneva will look at whether the Vatican's record on child protection violates the U.N. Convention Against Torture.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Center for Constitutional Rights

Science Daily

Mechanism, possible treatment, for immune suppression in liver disease uncovered

The mechanism that underlies the susceptibility of liver disease patients to life-threatening infection has been uncovered by medical scientists, who have also suggested a possible treatment to reverse immune suppression in these patients.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Wellcome Trust

WTVY Dothan

Wiregrass Gamers Raise Hundreds for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Fanatix, a Dothan-based gaming anime and comics outlet owned by Philip and Genie Chalker, hosted a fundraiser on April 12th, 2014 to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Related Topix: Dothan, AL, Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Health, Fort Rucker, AL, Games, Board Game

Cavalier Daily

Finishing the fight against against cancer

The speakers discussed the importance of raising money and participating in events, such as Relay For Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

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Related Topix: American Cancer Society, Nursing

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Amnesty International

Algeria: Pre-election clampdown exposes - gaping holes' in human rights record

Freedom of expression, association and assembly under threat with restrictions on protests, private TV station taken off air and NGOs in legal limbo Algerian authorities' strategy has been to nip in the bud any attempt to challenge them or their record.

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Related Topix: World News, Algeria, Africa, Activism, Amnesty International, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Journalism

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