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41 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

D-Day Memorial to unveil bust of founder May 26

A bust of a veteran who spearheaded the effort to establish the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford will be unveiled on Memorial Day.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Virginia

4 hrs ago | National Public Radio

In Illinois, A Town That's Half-Destroyed But Filled With Hope

Washington, Ill., is full of both optimistic signs and lots of construction crews as the town rebuilds after a half-mile-wide tornado devastated the area last November.


Related Topix: Washington, IL, Life, Thanksgiving

8 hrs ago | Science Daily

How cells take out the trash

As people around the world mark Earth Day with activities that protect the planet, our cells are busy safeguarding their own environment.


Related Topix: Life, Earth Day, CPU, Science / Technology, Chemistry, Science

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Surprise Mom with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla products or treats this Mother's Day

Yeah, Mother's Day is just about two weeks away on May 11, 2014 and it's time to start planning how to make Mom feel special this year.


Related Topix: Life, Mother's Day, Food, Recipes, Baked Goods, Cookies, Dessert


Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

Volunteer Tom Strain carries debris from an empty lot as part of an Earth Day cleanup effort in Camden, N.J. The Earth Day events celebrated on April 22 promote a sustainable and clean environment.


Related Topix: Life, Earth Day, US News, Environment, Science, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Nan Hayworth

The Modesto Bee

NY library to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day

They include a 1939 Warsaw telephone directory published shortly before World War II.


Related Topix: Life, Passover, Modesto, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

Ocean Beach fires may be reined in

The San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday that officials are proposing a 9 p.m. curfew on beach fires, to help rein in drunken revelry, unattended blazes and littering.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, US National Parks

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Earth Day's beginnings rooted in 1970s activism

U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie , author of the 1970 Clean Air Act, addressed an estimated 40,000 to 60,000 people at Earth Day in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Life, Earth Day, Environmental Law, Law, Activism, US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, California

ABC News

Vermont Hikers Urged to Stay off Muddy Trails

The trails need time to dry out, according to club officials. Soil, especially at high-elevations, is still thawing and can take until Memorial Day to be completely dry.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Travel

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Daily Tribune

Earth Day: New books on climate, energy

To mark the nation's 44th Earth Day on April 22, 2014, USA TODAY looks at a set of books that deal with environmental issues.


Related Topix: Life, Earth Day, Global Warming, Activism, Environment, Science, Meteorology, Alternative Energy, Energy


Senior Moments: Egging on the Easter Bunny

But then I thought about something my husband has been doing for years and it made me realize that a surprise is not always about not knowing in advance.


Related Topix: Life, Easter

WOC-AM Davenport

PHOTOS: Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon get cutesy for Easter

As if Mariah Carey needed an excuse to dress her twins up, Easter provided the perfect backdrop for some ridiculously adorable family photos.


Related Topix: Life, Easter

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Obamas Get Some Extra Attention at Easter Church Service in DC

The Obama family Sunday attended an Easter service in the capital, drawing special attention from the pastor and a warm reception from the congregation.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Canada,

Family fetes fill Foster Park

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Life, Easter

Sun Apr 20, 2014

USA Today

Lyrid meteor shower coming on Earth Day

This would be an excellent week to watch one of the year's better meteor showers, except for a pesky moon that will wash out much of the show, astronomers say.


Related Topix: Life, Earth Day, Astronomy, Science, Huntsville, AL

Thetelegraphand Argus

Mission's gift of eggs at the Bradford Royal Infirmary

Young volunteers at the Sant Nirankari Mission in Napier Street, Barkerend , Bradford, celebrated Easter by taking chocolate eggs to children at Bradford Royal Infirmary .


Related Topix: Life, Easter, Nursing, Medicine

National Public Radio

Celebrating Easter _ And Creativity _ In New York

Some wore their Sunday best in New York's annual Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue, but others simply spruced up their St. Patrick's Day or Halloween outfits.


Related Topix: Life, Easter, Halloween

This is Wiltshire

Devizes Easter appeal is an eggs-traordinary hit

Charlotte Stacey, funeral arranger at John Stuart, and funeral director Paul McDonald with the donated Easter eggs BY DIANE VOSE AN appeal to spread some Easter cheer to worthy causes has led to more than 180 Easter Eggs being donated in Devizes.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Life, Easter

Bishop remembers missing jet tragedy in his Easter message

THE head of the Church of England in Dudley has focused on the missing Malaysian airliner for his Easter message.


Related Topix: Life, Easter

The Marion Star

Holy days converge in packed Old City Jerusalem

Palm fronds and wooden crosses clutched in their hands, throngs of Christians have spent Holy Week retracing the last steps Jesus took before his death and resurrection in the ancient Old City of Jerusalem, while hundreds of thousands of Jews have made their own pilgrimages for the eight-day holiday of Passover.


Related Topix: Travel, Israel Travel, Jerusalem, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Life, Passover, Israel, World News, Middle East