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54 min ago | KFVS12

Online university to aid community college grads

The Missouri version of Western Governors University has agreed to provide a 5 percent tuition discount for community college graduates who take its online courses.


Related Topix: Missouri, Western Governors University

1 hr ago | Hinckley Times

Factory Road murder trial - onlookers tell of mum's leap from second floor of house with son

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at Resin - made up of Sime, James, Chez, Sev and Danny - will be performing at the renowned Bloodstock festival in August as well as ... (more)


Related Topix: Dimmer

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Slowdive announce two further reunion dates

Slowdive have announced two further reunion gigs for later this year. The reformed shoegaze band returned to the stage for their first gig in almost 20 years back in May, playing a surprise gig at the Sonic Cathedral label's 10th anniversary party at London's Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen.


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ABC News

Sia on the Drama Around the Song 'Pretty Hurts'

Long before Sia recorded her album "1,000 Forms of Fear" and shot to the top of the charts with the unconventional hit single, "Chandelier," the Australian pop singer established herself as one of pop music's most successful songwriters.


Related Topix: Sia, Flo Rida, Pop/Rock, Dance, R-N-B, Rihanna, Hip-Hop, David Guetta, House, Entertainment

Canvas fingerprinting: White House and porn site are shadow buddies

A canvas fingerprinting expose making news rounds is that the White House and YouPorn websites are both in the bed with a pervasive online tracking method which shadows online browsers.


Related Topix: Canvas, Privacy

The Georgia Straight

Richard Linklater plays a long game with Boyhood

Richard Linklater had the foresight to include era-specific details while making Boyhood.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Dazed and Confused, Drama Movies, Waking Life, Animation Movies, Slacker, Richard Linklater, Texas, Celebrities, Milla Jovovich

The Motley Fool

Is Nvidia's Shield Tablet the Ultimate Gaming Device?

The tablet is equipped with an Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, an 8-inch full HD display, front-facing speakers, support for microSD cards up to 128GB, and optional LTE connectivity.


Related Topix: Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Video Games, Angry Birds, The, Deep Silver, Science / Technology, CPU, The Hub, Feral Interactive, Codemasters, GRID, Twitch

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz council OKs new building for PCS

SANTA CRUZ >> The Santa Cruz City Council approved plans Tuesday for Pacific Collegiate School to relocate its renown charter program to a largely empty building on the Westside, a proposal that requires special permits to operate in an industrial zone.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, Education Etc., Health Club, Toadal Fitness

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Numsa mulls offer amid strike

South Africa's largest union will consider the latest government wage proposal, it said on Tuesday, raising hopes of an end to a three-week strike in the metals and engineering sectors that has sapped the continent's most advanced economy.


Related Topix: The Federation

Plague Rat Diary Project-Let your Asylum Story be Heard

This is the highly memorable closing speech that bookends every Emilie Autumn concert, and she implores us to become part of the asylum in some way.


WSYR-AM Syracuse

Sara Bareilles Covers Sia's 'Chandelier' At New York City Concert

Sia 's "Chandelier" has proven to be an enormous hit this year. It can definitely go under the bracket of "Songs of the Summer."


Related Topix: Sia

Billy Corgan receives Vanguard Awards at AMPAs in Cleveland

A parade of rock stars new and old flocked to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum yesterday for the first-ever AP Awards.


Related Topix: Billy Corgan, Punk, Pop/Rock, Blink 182, Automatic, Aerosmith, Ohio

Tom's Hardware

Is Chrome Sucking The Life Out Of Your Laptop's Battery?

Ian Morris of Forbes has discovered that Google's Chrome browser for Windows can drain a laptop's battery.


Related Topix: Laptop

Knutsford Guardian

VIDEO: Warning ahead of firefighter strike

The strike which took place over eight consecutive days from Monday, July 14, ended on Monday, July 21, but the Fire Brigade's Union has stated that further forms of industrial action will continue with no planned end date.


Related Topix: Fire, Brigade

Herald Gazette

9 Oliver Woods South

Newly renovated and updated home on a spacious .36 acre in-town lot just minutes to shopping and downtown on a quiet cul-de-sac.


Related Topix: Mike Garrigan, Naples, FL, Switzerland, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Dreams do come true at Beachwood's Menorah Park; staff members...

The staff at Menorah Park, the senior living and healthcare campus located off Cedar Road, have taken to heart the power of dreaming and try to make the dreams of residents come true.


Related Topix: Beachwood, OH, Euclid, OH, Rocket, Aerosmith, Pop/Rock, Arts, Poetry, Lyndhurst, OH

Chicago Tribune

Youth program gets more funding

A sports-based mentoring program and a math tutoring initiative touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel for turning around the lives of at-risk boys is getting an additional $10 million in federal funding.


Related Topix: Youth, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Rahm Emanuel, US Senate, Barack Obama, University of Chicago, Family, Kids, Education Etc.

River Front Times

Anti-Abortion Protester Beats Charge for Trespassing at Planned Parenthood

The question continues to fester at the front gates of Planned Parenthood clinics across the county.


Related Topix: Abortion, Columbia, MO, Missouri, Bloomfield, MO

The Campbell Reporter

Judge sentences man for fatal Tesla vs. bike collision, calls driver a 'saint', victim an 'angel'

Loved ones of 40-year-old Joshua Alper hold a photograph of the UC Santa Cruz librarian as they attend the hearing of 63-year-old Navindra Jain at the Santa Cruz County Courthouse on Friday.


Related Topix: Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, CA

Gordon: Toward a coherent opioid strategy

Health Minister Rona Ambrose responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Wednesday May 7, 2014 in Ottawa.


Related Topix: Ambrose, Drugs