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3 hrs ago | Government Executive

How Spy Agencies Plan to Solve Their Racism Problem

U.S. intelligence agencies are pledging "diversity and tolerance" reforms after leaks by Edward Snowden revealed a string of discriminatory practices and communications rife with racial, ethnic, and religious epithets.

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Related Topix: Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Ramadan

7 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Father and son John and Joseph Tillett jailed for spate of burglaries in Haverhill

John and Joseph Tillett targeted separate properties in Haverhill but each was caught after leaving footprints at the scene of the crime, Ipswich Crown Court heard on Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England, Computers, Life, Christmas

11 hrs ago | The Peninsula

QCB to issue new currency for Eid

DOHA: The banking regulator will issue new and crisp currency bills of all denominations on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr, which is less than a week away.

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Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr, Qatar, Middle East, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

13WHAM

Buffalo woman convicted in daughter's death

A 35-year-old upstate New York woman has been convicted of killing her 8-year-old daughter more than three years ago.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY, Life, Thanksgiving

Bangkok Post

Home away from home

As the holy month of Ramadan rounds its last corner, we visit the Muslim enclave of Ramkhamhaeng, an area that young people from the South now call home It is the final week of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

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Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Fasting, Health, Religion, Islam

Business Journal

State to discuss medical marijuana rules Aug. 1

The Florida Department of Health's Office of Compassionate Use will hold a second public meeting Aug. 1 to discuss potential medical marijuana regulations in Florida.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Marijuana

KRNV-TV Reno

Hearing set on move to block NV gun initiative

Carson District Judge James Wilson has set an Aug. 1 hearing on a move to block an initiative petition to expand background checks to nearly all gun sales in Nevada.

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Related Topix: Life, Lughnasadh, Nevada, Nevada Government, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

WATE-TV Knoxville

Alcoa students head back to school on Monday, Tuesday

The National Park Service says the Great Smoky Mountains National Park received more than 9,000,000 visitors in 2013 who spent more than $734 million in communities near the park.

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Related Topix: Alcoa, TN, US National Parks, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Life, Lughnasadh, Blount County, TN

Rock Hill Herald

W.Va. veterans clinic tentatively set to reopen

Beckley Veterans Affairs Medical Center spokeswoman Debbie Voloski tells The Register-Herald that the clinic is tentatively scheduled to reopen Aug. 1. Voloski says patients have been receiving care at the Beckley hospital.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunherald.com

NCAA mulls adding early signing day for college football

Southeastern Conference coaches welcome a second signing period, but are divided on the time frame.

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Related Topix: Life, Black Friday, Thanksgiving

Tri-cityherald.com

NV veteran gets surprise $1K check after robbery

Organizer Bill Herron says the group wanted Sorrentino to know the community is behind him and people aren't all bad.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life

KLFY-TV Lafayette

UNO adopts tobacco-free policy

University in New Orleans campuses will become a tobacco-free on Aug. 1. The move brings the university into compliance with a new state law that requires public colleges and universities to develop tobacco-free policies.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Smoking, Medicine, Health

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Fasting 5K: No Food, No Water, No Problem For Muslim Runners

Runners form a human bridge at the finish line to cheer fellow racers. Participants completed a 3-mile loop around the National Mall - without food or water since sunrise.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, National Mall, US National Parks, Boston, NY, Life, Ramadan

AME Info

Muscat Grand Mall hosts range of activities this Ramadan

2) Reports to Production Manager. 3) Support the Manager with specific responsibilities related to production functions.

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Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Oman, World News, Middle East

News Herald

A tablecloth and napkins for every occasion

In remembering my late mother, a dear family friend once said "She had a tablecloth for every holiday."

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Related Topix: Life, 4th of July, Christmas, Thanksgiving

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Nation

Israel's Ground Offensive Brings More Death and Destruction to Gaza

Relatives cry during the burial of eight members of Abu Jarad family, including three children, who medics said were killed by an Israeli tank shell, at a cemetery in Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip July 19, 2014 The Abu Jarads died together.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, Ramadan, US News, Liberal Political News

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Aptos cheerleaders hope to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Aptos High School senior cheerleading captains Maya Wilson, Retly-Mei Reyes, Kelly Murphy and Sarah Ramirez work on their technique as they continue to raise funds toward the goal of cheering in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

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Related Topix: Life, Thanksgiving, Aptos, CA, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Long Beach, CA

Patch.com

River Paddling, Spicy Catfish, Dog Park, Fast Cars and Christmas in July

Patch has community websites across Georgia. Every day, users share their interests, tips, stories and more on Patch blogs.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA, Life, Christmas, Kids, Fitness, Yoga

Business Journal

Carroll Hospital Center buys two urgent care centers, vets partnership offers

Carroll Hospital Center has acquired two urgent care centers in Eldersburg and Reisterstown.

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Related Topix: Eldersburg, MD, Reisterstown, MD, Life, Lughnasadh, Westminster, MD

The Advocate

Advocate file photo -- Shoppers stand in line outside Old Navy next...

Advocate file photo -- Shoppers stand in line outside Old Navy next to Cortana Mall on Thanksgiving Day in 2013.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life

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