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8 hrs ago | The Star Online

Mat Sabu calls on members to band together

Showing solidarity: Mat Sabu and PAS Youth chief Suhaizan Kaiat meeting with PAS youth state leaders and supporters during a gathering at Kota Tinggi in Johor. KOTA TINGGI: PAS deputy president Mohamad Sabu has told members not to break ranks to form splinter Muslim-based parties despite differences within PAS.


Related Topix: Youth, Malaysia, World News

12 hrs ago | Park Record

Library adds a 3D printer to digital media lab

Park City librarians Jasmina Jusic, left, and Tegan Davis, right, have been putting together a digital media lab for the past two years. The lab features a 3D printer and scanner that they hope to open up to the public next month.


Related Topix: Libraries, Park City, UT, Science / Technology, Space, Youth

13 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

Data suggests Indiana suspends more black students than other states

Researchers, educators and a doctoral student seemed to echo the same message Tuesday: Indiana has a racial disparity when it comes to school discipline. Speaking before a panel of lawmakers of the Interim Study Committee on Education, educators pointed to national data that claimed Indiana suspends more black male students than any other state - tied only with Missouri.


Related Topix: Indiana, Missouri, Indianapolis, IN, Education Etc.

15 hrs ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

Bosom Buddies group knits prosthetic breasts for women all over the country.

"A very dear friend of mine had a lumpectomy," Loyd says. "She found a website of a couple of women in Missouri who knitted breasts for missions in Mexico."


Related Topix: Missouri

16 hrs ago |

R.I.P. 'Guttman'

Sad news yesterday - the death of Peter Gutteridge - one of the important figures in New Zealand music . His band was Snapper , before that he had been in The Clean and The Great Unwashed - he was a founding member of The Chills too, but he was only really in that band for around five minutes.


Related Topix: The Clean, The Chills, Pop/Rock

20 hrs ago |

Celebrate 40 years of Rocky Horror with MAC Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rocky Horror Picture Show with a fabulous makeup line. MAC has created a full line of makeup that will play tribute to the wild cast of characters in the cult film and play.


Related Topix: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Life, Holidays, Halloween

20 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

ABreez is Blowing onto the Hotel Scene as a Fresh Mobile Tool for Minibar Management

The ABreez Managed Minibar is the ideal alternative to labor-intensive manual units and costly automatic systems; Experience ABreez at the Hotel Show in Dubai Sept. 28 to 30 Hold on to your departmental hats! A new mobile minibar solution is blowing onto the hotel scene that is radically changing the way hoteliers will be managing their in-room amenities forever.


Related Topix: Automatic

21 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Carn Brae leisure centre land sale falls through as ASDA backs away

Cornwall Council has confirmed that development deal expected to include a new supermarket and cinema adjoining Carn Brea leisure centre has collapsed. The council's cabinet originally agreed in November 2013 to go ahead with the sale of part of the Carn Brea site to release funds to refurbish the leisure centre.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England

22 hrs ago | PsychCentral

Youth May Use Marijuana to Self-Medicate Negative Moods

A new study finds that adolescents and young adults who smoke marijuana frequently may be attempting to manage negative moods by using the drug. Researchers say users may feel better temporarily, but then they tend to feel worse.


Related Topix: Drugs, Youth

Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Mountain lion found dead in Scotts Valley

SCOTTS VALLEY >> A mountain lion found dead Sunday likely was struck by a driver on Mount Hermon Road, authorities said. About 9:20 a.m., the California Highway Patrol responded a report of a dead puma in front of a restaurant on the 1200 block of Mount Hermon Road, said CHP officer Brad Sadek.


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

Yesterday | River Cities' Reader

What's Happenin': Thursday, September 18, through Wednesday, October 1

Pop culture is filled with sets of identical twins whose warmth and charisma have brought us joy: Susan and Sharon in The Parent Trap ; Patty and Cathy in The Patty Duke Show ; Fred and George Weasley in the Harry Potter s; the But for some exceptional, non -fictional fun courtesy of identical twins, you need look no further than Davenport's Redstone Room, which will deliver a double helping of folk-pop enjoyment in October 1's concert with the Portland-based Shook Twins. Described by Acoustic Guitar magazine as "a band that packs a tremendous amount of artistry and talent into their compositions," Shook Twins began as a folk-duo project between siblings Katelyn and Laurie Shook, who began performing paid gigs together in 2004.


Related Topix: Trap, Patty Duke, Maquoketa, IA

Yesterday | Herald Gazette

112 Oak Point Lane

Well cared for year round lakefront cottage with 100 feet of shore frontage. Home features: Waterside wood fired sauna, open kitchen living room floor plan, hardwood floors, waterside deck, woodstove, cathedral ceilings, garage.


Related Topix: Mike Garrigan, Switzerland, World News, Thomaston, ME

Yesterday |

Women control the top 5 hits on Billboard

The Sunday, September 14 edition of Billboard has women dominating the top five positions on Billboard's Hot 100 singles. Meghan Trainer is number one with "All About That Bass," while Taylor Swift falls to number two with "Shake it Off."


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Sia

Mon Sep 15, 2014

News Max

Blogger Rothman: Hillary 'Too Far to the Right' for Liberal Wing

Hillary Clinton, considered the frontrunner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, is thought to be too far to the right by many in her party, says Noah Rothman, an associate editor at the conservative news blog "She's dramatically too far to the right.


Related Topix: Blog News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Noah

'Carrie' (2013) worth a look On Demand

Stephen King's classic tale is re-imagined with Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore bringing the story of telekinetic outcast Carrie White to life. Stephen King's first novel, " Carrie ," has got legs.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Thriller, Carrie, Drama Movies, Stephen King, Vocal, Chloe Moretz, Julianne Moore, Celebrities, Sissy Spacek

The Salinas Californian

Tossed Greens: Groundwater regulation - " Is there an alternative?

Tossed Greens: Groundwater regulation - Is there an alternative? AB 1739 would create local agencies to monitor and cap groundwater extraction Check out this story on Growers have their overalls in a bunch over a slate of state bills sitting on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk that's likely to be signed into law sometime in the next few weeks. Specifically, AB 1739 would regulate groundwater in California, including the Salinas Valley.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Salinas, CA, The Federation, US News

Network World

6 Tips for Replacing Your Windows Laptop With a Surface Pro 3

Planning to ditch your laptop for a Windows tablet such as the Surface Pro 3? These tips will help you set up, secure and make the most of your new device. It's no secret that Microsoft's Windows 8 launch marks the start of a hybrid device strategy .


Related Topix: Laptop, Microsoft


Investment intentions of SMEs in Wales reaches an all time high shows new research from FSB Wales

SMEs remain upbeat on the trading outlook but the positive balance of firms is less than for the UK as a whole Investment intentions of small and medium-sized firms in Wales have hit a new high, shows the latest quarterly survey from business body the Federation of Small Businesses. The FSB Wales Voice of Small Business Index for the third quarter of 2014 found that a positive balance of 28% of firms plan to increase capital investment in the next 12 months.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, The Federation


NIF's Ben Murane Tells Us How He Really Feels

As the 2009 Gaza war known as Operation Cast Lead raged and rockets rained down upon Israeli civilians, New Israel Fund's Ben Murane condemned the two groups he described as terrorist entities equally responsible for the conflagration; Israel and Hamas. Fast forward to 2014 and Operation Protective Edge where the same Ben Murane has been welcomed into the most inner of inner Jewish leadership circles in Seattle, playing a key role in determining the community's response to the latest war against the Jewish state.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Hamas (Palestine), Religion, Judaism, University of Washington, The Federation

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Moonamp Music Festival at Sunken Garden Theater on September 27

The music never stops in San Antonio and this week there's a big music festival coming to the Sunken Garden Theater. The Moonamp Music Festival is coming to town for the first time on Saturday September 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, September, Pop/Rock, San Antonio, TX, Antonio, Antonio Flores, Artists