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2 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, IL, Holidays, Passover

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Steve Smith: AC/DC retirement rumors; Abba turns down reunion offer

Mark Gable, front man for another veteran Australian hard rock group, The Choirboys, and close friend of the Aussie rock stars, told Australia's ABC radio that AC/DC's 61-year-old rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is seriously ill - so much so that he will never perform live again.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, ABBA, Australia, Oceania, World News, Holidays, Christmas, 9, Beverly Hills, CA

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Round 2: Court takes up Oklahoma gay-marriage case

Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday with the rare opportunity to build on arguments the judges heard in a similar case just a week earlier.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Gay/Lesbian, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Tulsa County, OK, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, US Supreme Court

Sunherald.com

Alicia Silverstone out with book 'Kind Mama'

But Alicia Silverstone is also famous for her sometimes controversial ideas about mothering, and now she's put those philosophies down in writing in a just-published book, "The Kind Mama" .

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Related Topix: Short, Comedy Movies, Clueless, Celebrities, Alicia Silverstone, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian

Journal and Courier

Kathleen Parker: Erasing the race card

One approaches the race fray with trepidation, but here we go, tippy-toe. The race cards have been flying so fast and furious lately, one can hardly tell the kings from the queens.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

The Modesto Bee

7 Wisconsin districts get $3.2M in federal grants

To qualify, the districts have to implement programs that teach students healthy eating habits and good nutrition.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Food, Nutrition, Family, Kids, West Allis, WI, West Milwaukee, WI

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Paul Walker's brothers to help finish 'Furious' actionPaul Walker's...

According to a Facebook post on the film's website, brothers Caleb and Cody will stand in for Walker in finishing the remaining action sequences for the film "and small gaps in production."

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Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6, Paul Walker, Holidays, Thanksgiving

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Olympian

Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial

Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution's efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Self Defense

News Journal

New venture chills ice cream to order

Cold vapor clouds the air and then quickly evaporates over the edges of the silver bowl of a KitchenAid mixer whipping together milk and cocoa powder.

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Related Topix: Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Troy, PA, Chocolate

Times Herald

Pig virus found on 93 farms in Michigan

The Michigan agriculture department says a virus that kills piglets at an alarming rate has been found on 93 farms in the state.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Agriculture, Science, Food, Pork, Meat

ABC News

Hamas Praises Deadly West Bank Shooting

The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Seder, the traditional Passover meal that starts the weeklong Jewish holiday.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Holidays, Passover

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Reeva Steenkamp's Heartbreaking Valentine to Pistorius Revealed

A heartbreaking Valentine's Day card that Reeva Steenkamp wrote to Oscar Pistorius on the day she died was read in court Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Valentine's Day, Holidays

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Housing, food costs on the rise

Once you're logged in, at the top of each article, video or slideshow you will see a list of your Facebook friends who recently visited Choose to share stories you'e read with your friends or turn sharing OFF to keep your reading experience anonymous .

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Related Topix: Nutrition, Food, Parenting, Family

Lowell Sun

Shirley Legion steps back from Memorial Day activities

In a letter dated April 2 and received April 10, American Legion Post No. 183 Cmdr.

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Related Topix: Memorial Day, Holidays

CNN

U.N.: Woman to die for killing her rapist

The United Nations and international human rights groups joined a growing call on Monday urging the Iranian government to call off the impending execution of a 26-year-old woman convicted of murder.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iran, World News, Activism, Self Defense

Mon Apr 14, 2014

GPB.org

Sandwich Monday: The Passover Sandwich

Why is this Sandwich Monday different from all other Sandwich Mondays? In honor of Passover, I introduced my non-Jewish colleagues to the wonders of the Passover lunch.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Passover

The Huffington Post

Woman Who Killed Husband With Hammer Qualifies For Execution

Jurors decided Monday that an Arizona woman convicted of killing her husband with a hammer qualifies for the death penalty because she carried out the killing in a cruel way.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Death Penalty, Self Defense

WATE-TV Knoxville

2 sex offenders charged with rapes, killings

Many fish markets in the Great Lakes region are running short of whitefish, and it's coming at a bad time: the Passover holiday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Holidays, Passover, Chris Christie, US Governors

National Public Radio

Whitefish Shortage Causing Passover Meal Problems

Many fish markets in the Great Lakes region are running short of whitefish, and it's coming at a bad time: the Passover holiday.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Passover, Food, Vegetables, Baked Goods, Bread

WPMT-TV York

Beef prices hit record high

Beef prices are at a record high, and the cost of other staples, such as milk, butter, eggs, fruit and vegetables are climbing.

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Related Topix: Beef, Food, Meat, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science

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