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3 hrs ago | Kent Online

Parents appeal to Prime Minister over funding cuts at Sir Roger Manwood's in Sandwich

Outraged parents are appealing to the Prime Minister and education secretary after courses were cancelled because of funding cuts at an east Kent school.


Related Topix: Sandwich, Kent County, England, United Kingdom,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Record Store Day 2014: 25 releases to buy

The first Record Store Day in 2008 feature 10 special releases from usual suspects like R.E.M. and Death Cab For Cutie.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Death Cab for Cutie, Cleveland, OH, Theater, Arts, Music, Entertainment


Marissa Nadler Laments the Artist's Struggle in Her 'Drive' Video

Marissa Nadler's "Drive" recounts the struggle and self-doubt that comes with trying to scrape up a living as a musician, what with the long hours spent on the road and minor recognition from those people who do bother to show up at your small gigs.



E-cigarette Explodes, Sets House On Fire

Nobody said that quitting the smoking habit is going to be easy, and while some folks out there have done so the cold turkey way, others might have to gradually taper off in the form of smoking less sticks in due time, or to rely on a nicotine patch, or look towards electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes in short, as an alternative.


Related Topix: Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine, Explosion, Brigade, Gadgets


Youth unemployment: We all know that life is not a level playing field

Gail Walters, head of community investment at Midland Heart, reflects on social mobility in Britain and the impact that it has on youth unemployment.


Related Topix: Youth


NRF urges West Coast docks & unions to hurry negotiations

The National Retail Federation urged maritime management and the union representing dockworkers along the U.S. West Coast ports to expedite pending contract negotiations and reach agreement on a new deal well in advance of the expiration of the current contract this summer.


Related Topix: The Federation

Daily Echo

Hampshire Police Federation boss slams 'toxic' organisation

John Apter said it was a "sad indictment" on the organisation that its chairman Steve Williams stood down over claims he had bullied.


Related Topix: The Federation

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Food Industry

Whey forward? Milk fat tax, dodgy tests and EU bureaucratic blocks

Friction around EU tax laws and faulty product tests that have affected the whey trade for three years looks set for closure There is light at the end of the tunnel for a European whey wholesaler, as a long-running dispute over EU import duties on milk fat in whey protein is finally coming to an end.


Related Topix: Whitehouse

The Miami Herald

Bus service suspended on Venetian Causeway

Metrobus service has been suspended on the Venetian Causeway after a bus opened a hole in a bridge deck, forcing county officials to impose stricter weight restrictions.


Related Topix: Miami Dade County, FL, Antonio, Miami-Beach, FL, Miami, FL, Key-Biscayne, FL

Medical Daily

Jenny McCarthy Denies 'Anti-Vaccine' Label While Pushing For 'Vaccine Alternatives'

American model and TV host Jenny McCarthy says her views on childhood immunizations causing autism spectrum disorder are not "anti-vaccine" but a "gray area" in science.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Autism, The Federation, Infectious Diseases

Wall Street Journal

GOP Must Be Positive on Health Care

Your editorial "Off the ObamaCare Deep End" aptly describes the mentality of some elements of the right in their opposition to this disastrous law.


Related Topix: Reince Priebus

The Salinas Californian

Laura Ness: Mendocino calling: A coast a world apart

Twist my arm and mash the gas pedal: it's another road trip north, this time to the Mendocino coast, with a sojourn to bucolic Anderson Valley.


Related Topix: Mendocino, CA, Wine, Drink, Home Listing, Home, Milla Jovovich, Agriculture, Science, Boonville, CA

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Shooting suspect 'violent, white supremacist'

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 .


Related Topix: Social Software, Life, Holidays, Passover, Missouri, Kansas City, MO

Journal Gazette

Clashes in east Ukraine produce first death

Gunfire - the first reported between authorities and pro-Russian separatists in the east - erupted as Ukraine declared that it would deploy its armed forces in a 'large-scale anti-terrorist operation' against the burgeoning revolt in the Donetsk region.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Terrorism, The Federation, Oleksandr Turchynov,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

What Noah? What Flood? What Movie?

Thanks to a new movie by Darren Aronofsky and featuring movie star Russell Crowe, the biblical story of Noah and the Flood is receiving a great deal of discussion and debate.


Related Topix: Noah

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Day Worker Center celebrates first year

Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County Program Director Mireya Gomez-Contreras hanks the center's staff and workers at Anna Jean Cummings Park in Soquel on Sunday afternoon during the center's first anniversary party.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz County, CA, Soquel, CA, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Live Oak, CA, Big Box Retailers

Jessica Taylor/DAMAGEDANCE to Present a World Premiere Performance During NYC Season, 5/3-4

Jessica Taylor /DAMAGEDANCE, will present a world premiere during their New York City Season May 3-4, 2014 at Manhattan Movement and Arts Center .


Related Topix: Antonio

Las Cruces Sun-News

New, safer warhead successfully tested at White Sands

A guided rocket test conducted at White Sands Missile Range April 3 saw the use of a new warhead designed to maintain military capabilities while reducing the danger of unexploded ordnance.


Related Topix: US Military, White Sands Missile Range, US Air Force, US Army, Rocket, Metal

Something Else! Reviews

The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger - Midnight Sun

The current musical offering from the Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger finds pop/psych/folk/garage troubadours Charlotte Kemp Muhl and Sean Lennon partnering with Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Invisible Familiars , combining their talents to take the group's sound from deep minstrel forests into a swirling dissonance of psychedelic space.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Sandusky Register

Fed gov't sues Ohio juvenile system

The U.S. Department of Justice and Ohio officials have reached an agreement that will reduce the amount of time spent in isolation by young people in state juvenile correctional facilities.


Related Topix: Ohio, Youth, US Governors, John Kasich, Cuyahoga County, OH