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13 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Letter about Hyder House had me in tears

I applaud all who have been involved in keeping the Hyder Family Hospice House operating, and I do not want look for or place blame on its pending closing.

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Related Topix: Dover, NH, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Forbes.com

Profit Drops By 48% At Chinese Billionaire's Equipment Flagship Sany Heavy

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, University of Wisconsin Madison

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Solid apple crop expected in Northern New England

A cold winter and trees still weary from last season's massive apple crop have Northern New England growers eyeing a decent but not spectacular harvest this year.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, Monkton, VT, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Ashland Times-Gazette

Lecture kicks off 'Shawshank' anniversary weekend

Shawshank Redemption was explained in a new way on Friday morning, as Tony Magistrale, professor at University of Vermont gave his take on the feminization of the main character in the movie, Andy, as the main artistic undertone in the film.

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Brandeis' News

Food for the future: A vision for New England farming and food production

That may seem counter-intuitive, but Brian Donahue , professor of environmental studies, says in the long term converting some of New England's forests into farmland and pastures could create a food system that is healthy, sustainable and prevents global warming.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, College of the Atlantic, Hampshire College, University of New Hampshire, University of Southern Maine

Fri Aug 29, 2014

EurekAlert!

Aging Africa

Iron-rich silcrete mantles beveled quartzite in south-central South Africa. Deep valleys dissect the landscape and steep hillslopes separate the valley bottoms from the flat, gently sloping pediments.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT

Forbes.com

OSI Says Six Employees Arrested In Reported Shanghai Meat Safety Scandal

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, University of Wisconsin Madison, Illinois, Public Relations, Business News

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Book discussion: 'A Crisis in Boylston'

A few years ago, a woman came to the Boylston Historical Society looking for information about two Boylston citizens.

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Related Topix: Boylston, MA, Harvard, MA, Sturbridge, MA, Princeton, MA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Forbes.com

Shares In Chinese Billionaire's Pharmaceuticals Maker Soar 15% On Acquisition

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, University of Wisconsin Madison

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

UVM hosts diverse plant specimen collection

The University of Vermont is home to an amazing collection. It is just as much a record of the state's history, as it is a protector of some of the most diverse specimens of plants from around the world.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Science, Ecology, Ludlow, VT

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Forbes.com

China Investment Billionaire Guo Guangchang's Fosun Says 1st-Half Net Profit Rose 8%

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, University of Wisconsin Madison

USA Today

Despite conflicts, students chose to stay in Israel

Sirens didn't shake the Michigan State University senior. Neither did a punch in the face from a police officer during a riot.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Michigan State University,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Rubblebucket Comes to NYC at the Mercury Lounge Tonight

Rubblebucket will be playing tonight, August 26 at NYC's Mercury Lounge, followed by Rough Trade on August 27, supporting their new album Survival Sounds, out on August 26 on Communion Records.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Recreational Vehicle, Clarion, Syracuse, NY

Business Journal

Around the Region: Aug. 25, 2014

DivcoWest and Boston-based Synergy Investments have completed the purchase of 38 Chauncy St. in Boston.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Downtown (Boston, MA), Tufts University, Westborough, MA, Framingham, MA

Forbes.com

Forbes China Rich Lister's Winery In Napa Valley Avoids Earthquake Damage

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, University of Wisconsin Madison, Wine, Drink

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Forbes.com

Billionaire Hoang Kieu's Blood Products Supplier Says 1st-Half Profit Doubled

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, University of Wisconsin Madison

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Newswise

Ready to Help Your Family Get Healthy? Take the EmpowerMEnt Challenge

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and to help raise awareness with families across the country, the American Heart Association has an easy and fun way to help you with the No.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Kids

The Bennington Banner

Postcard History Series comes to Bennington

Arcadia Publishing released its book on Bennington as part of its Postcard History Series in July after extensive information gathering and research by the Bennington Historical Society and the Bennington Museum.

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Related Topix: Bennington, VT, Shaftsbury, VT

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WFXN-FM Ashland

Warden Norton, to join Shawshank festivities in Mansfield

The Labor day weekend, Shawshank 20th Anniversary celebration willinclude a visit from actor, Bob Gunton, who played Warden Norton in the movie.

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Related Topix: Bob Gunton, Ohio

Newswise

Race Geographies Expert on Ferguson

As the hashtag #Ferguson trends on Twitter more than a week following Michael Brown's deadly shooting by a police officer in this suburb of St. Louis, Mo., University of Vermont professor @RashadShabazz was deeply engaged in the conversation.

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