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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

City-killer asteroids might be more likely than previously believed

A global network that listens for nuclear weapons detonations detected 26 asteroids that exploded in Earth's atmosphere from 2000 to 2013, data collected by the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization shows.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia,

7 hrs ago | The Republic

Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in Philly

Jon Bon Jovi's hit tune "Who Says You Can't Go Home?" took on new meaning Tuesday as the rock star cut the ribbon on a namesake housing development for low-income residents and the formerly homeless in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi

11 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

East Lancs patients' group starts petition after health commissioners put service out to tender

HEALTH commissioners have come under fire after deciding to invite 'profit-making' companies to bid for the GP out-of-hours contract in East Lancashire.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

14 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Family Visions worker will vie for South Centre seat in Oct.

Kim Longstreet, an avid volunteer and longtime Brandonite, has announced she will seek the South Centre ward seat in the upcoming Brandon municipal election.

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18 hrs ago | Marietta Times

W.Va. Symphony receives grant for statewide tour

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra has been awarded a $20,000 grant to bring live symphonic music to rural communities.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

22 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Leaders of prominent Cuban-American non-profit provided support for US-backed 'Cuban Twitter'

Leaders with the largest non-profit organization for young Cuban-Americans quietly provided strategic support for the federal government's secret "Cuban Twitter" program, connecting contractors with potential investors and even serving as paid consultants, The Associated Press has learned.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

The Buzz: Antonio Villaraigosa endorses Torlakson rival in state schoolsa chief race

Villaraigosa, a former Assembly speaker with a possible eye on a future governor’s race, announced his support for former charter schools executive last Thursday, calling him the “only candidate with the experience needed to bring major change to California schools.” The endorsement is not entirely unexpected: In 2006, Villaraigosa ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Education Etc.

Greenwich Citizen

GitHub Founder Resigns After Harassment Accusation, And The Woman Goes Off On Twitter

GitHub co-founder Tom Preston-Werner and his wife Theresa came under fire in March when a former GitHub employee, Julie Ann Horvath, accused them of harassment.

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Related Topix: GitHub, Twitter

National Public Radio

Gates-Funded Student Data Group To Shut Down

The head of a student data processing organization says it will shut down in the coming months following criticism that led to the recent loss of its last client - New York state.

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Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

National Public Radio

Elizabeth Spencer Wins $30,000 Short Story Prize

The 92-year-old Spencer has won the Rea Award for lifetime achievement in short fiction, the Dungannon Foundation announced Monday.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Sunherald.com

Treasury Secretary to visit Detroit on jobs push

An announcement about Lew's planned visit says he'll highlight the continued commitment of President Barack Obama's administration to the city's revitalization.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Daily Journal

NEA awards nearly $854K to Indiana arts groups

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded nearly $854,000 to Indiana arts groups, with most of that money going to the Indiana Arts Commission.

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Related Topix: Indiana, National Endowment for the Arts, Charitable Organizations

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Sycamore fire officials revved up about vintage fire engine

Sycamore Fire Preservation Company, a nonprofit organization made up of former and current members of the Sycamore Fire Department, is trying to raise $25,000 to restore a 1923 Stutz fire truck, the city's first motorized fire engine.

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Related Topix: Sycamore, IL, Fire

Daily Kos

The real IRS scandal that's costing Uncle Sam trillions

To be sure, the Republican excavation project to unearth the smoking gun proving the agency targeted right-wing " social welfare organizations " over their non-profit status will continue.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Reince Priebus, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

Halesowennews.co.uk

Concert set to help Oldbury centre's garden blossom.

A CONCERT is being planned to raise funds to create a sensory and wheelchair-friendly garden at an Oldbury day centre for adults with learning and physical disabilities.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

The Daily News Journal

Climate changes visible by ZIP code with new online tools

With the click of a computer mouse, the potential risks of rising sea levels will soon be searchable - by ZIP code - for all U.S. coastal communities.

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Related Topix: New York, Science, Computer Science, Google, Startups, WebMD

Fox News

Rate of Christian girls abducted and attacked by extremists on the rise in Egypt

Young Christian women are facing a greater risk of being kidnapped by extremists, tortured, and even forced to convert to Islam since the Arab Spring ended in 2011.

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Related Topix: World News, Egypt

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Personal Finance: When choosing colleges, how to calculate the money factor.

Part of the state's California CareerZone website, it lets students create a lifestyle budget and search potential occupations, then match them with colleges that fit the student's personal and financial picture.

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Related Topix: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, San Francisco, CA, UC Santa Barbara

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS Local

Texas Search Group, FAA, At Odds Over Drone Use

A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has run afoul of federal aviation authorities who are prohibiting the non-profit organization from employing drones in its work.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

The Star Online

Iran slams U.S. justice verdict on Manhattan skyscraper

Iran on Saturday criticised a U.S. government move to seize a Manhattan skyscraper owned largely by a foundation that promotes its language and Islamic culture, saying this violated the right to religious freedom in the United States.

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Related Topix: US News

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