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Thursday Apr 17 | Davis Enterprise

Scrabble photo

Scrabble lovers are invited to join members of the Unofficial Davis Scrabble Club for games starting at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Picnic in the Park, which takes place weekly from April through October in Central Park, Third and C streets.

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Thursday Apr 17 | News24

Too many cooks spoil the broth

How closely do your views align with those of the party you are voting for? Try our quiz - the results may shock you.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Iol.co.za

On track to luxury and contemplation

The observation carriage, at the back, is open to the fresh air at the back and sides.

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News24

Oscared-out

How closely do your views align with those of the party you are voting for? Try our quiz - the results may shock you.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Chookooloonks

of speeding up, slowing down and the art of intention

Yesterday morning, as I was doing my weekly coffeehouse visit, I sat next to a woman who was writing a letter.

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Statecollege.com

Take A Book, Leave A Book: The Story Of State College's Little Free Library

Alexandra Broyles and her neighbors on Ridge Avenue have enjoyed having access to an ever-changing library of free books outsider their doorstep.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

Small China developer defies slowdown with $3.3 bln buying spree

A little-known Chinese developer has splurged $3.3 billion on land in the past nine months, outbidding some of the country's largest real estate companies even as property sales slow and home builders scrabble for cash.

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Houston Press

The Worst Wheel of Fortune Contestant Ever

I think there's a spectrum of intelligence on which most board games fall, with games like Candy Land at one end and games like, say, chess at the other end.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

News24

Private Joy?

Sport24 readers have run out of patience with the Stormers coaching staff after a dismal run of results from the team.

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Abc13.com

It's National Scrabble Day

Get your friends, get your lettered tiles and see how many words you can come up with -- for National Scrabble Day! The popular board game is celebrated each year on April 13th to honor of the birthday of its founder, Alfred Butts.

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UPI

Almanac for Sunday, April 13, 2014

The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Wallace Baine, Baine Street: Downsizing the ABCs

Sure, the practice of texting and the emergence of Twitter were both big blows to the language, but layoffs? It just didn't seem plausible.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Phillymag.com

Pack the Perfect Picnic: 10 Insanely Delicious Recipes for a Weekend Picnic

This weekend's forecast calls for 70-degree weather and sunny skies, and you know what that means? It means the only season that matters has officially arrived: picnic-season.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Ukraine promises more power to regions

Ukraine's embattled premier has vowed to give more powers to the country's regions in an effort to stamp out a separatist insurgency as a new gas war with Russia threatened European supplies.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Las Vegas Review Journal

First new word in the Scrabble dictionary in nearly a decade

As of Thursday, your friends can no longer challenge your use of the word 'geocache' in a Scrabble game as it is now officially part of the game's dictionary.

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Daily Mail

'Men SHOULD be afforded anonymity in rape trials - it's a human...

Will 'Selfie' be next? Scrabble adds the word 'Geocache' to its official dictionary - marking the game's first official update in nearly TEN years 'Men SHOULD be afforded anonymity in rape trials - it's a human right': High Court judge Maura McGowan is correct, says Peter Lloyd Anonymity: Maura McGowan, chairwoman of the Bar Council, believes ... (more)

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World Magazine

Web Reads: Is that a Scrabble-approved word?

Cheat sheet. Tournament Scrabble players rack up big scores by playing words that most of us don't know or don't believe comply with Scrabble rules.

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News24

Fulton Finance fraud episode 2

Awarded after your 200th article is published on MyNews24. You're a machine; we'll have to invent a new badge for you! Throw that scrabble board away and get a laptop - writing seems to be your game.You've had your 10th Editor's Choice article approved! For those of you who have been sleeping in class: At the end of Episode 1, we left off where ... (more)

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MDJonline.com

Cobb native, 22, to compete on - Wheel of Fortune'

A young east Cobb woman will go head to head with Ivy League and large state university competitors during tonight's "College Week" episode of "Wheel of Fortune."

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Like Maria Said Paz

Child marriage

" Iraq Wants To Legalize Child Marriage " : In a bid to please the nation's Shi'a Muslim majority ahead of parliamentary elections, Iraq's Council of Ministers has drafted a law that would legalize marital rape, as well as grant men the authority to marry girls as young as age nine.

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