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Could Oakland's alternative to school suspensions work in New Orleans?: Jarvis DeBerry

At the end of the 2014 Tennessee Williams Festival in New Orleans, Kiese Laymon, author of the 2013 novel 'Long Division,' says America seems more interested in disciplining black boys than hearing what those boys might have to say.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Youth, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hailsham Today

Plenty to do for town youngsters in Hailsham

One of these is the council's Friday Night Project. Hailsham Town Council said a number of activities have been planned for the project, which helps to create alternative recreational activities for young people on Friday evenings, including windsurfing, bowling, snowboarding and dry-slope skiing.


Related Topix: East Sussex County, England, United Kingdom, Youth

Producer Chauncey Mahan Allegedly Extorts $100,000 from Hip Hop Mogul Jay Z

Police recently arrested former Jay Z producer Chauncey Mahan for allegedly attempting to extort $100,000 from the Hip Hop mogul, in exchange for master recordings containing some of the rapper's biggest hits.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Roc

News Max

Missouri Lawmakers Under Fire for Lobbyist-Funded Travel

Industry and special interest groups spent more than $200,000 in the last three years on trips for Missouri lawmakers.


Related Topix: Missouri, Missouri Government


The Perfect Bacon Bowl Is Totally the Next Snuggie

Nobody needs a bacon bowl. We've managed to survive as a species for thousands of years consuming bacon in its much more pedestrian form: as strips.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology

Wes Jackson - We Can Now Solve the 10,000 Year Old Problem of Agriculture

Kresge Town Hall, UC Santa Cruz There will be directional signs from the corner of Bay and High Streets directing people to park at the Core West Parking Garage.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz, Salina, KS

Korea Herald

Lex-i-con to honor - self-confessed geek' killed in road accident

Two events will be held in Itaewon on Saturday in honor of longtime expat Lex Boutlier, who died in a road accident on April 4. An indoor event with a Comic Con feel will be held in the afternoon, followed by a screening of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" and live music in the evening.


Related Topix: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Events

Real Bollywood

Sia Furler comforted Lea Michele post Monteith's death

Washington, April 22: Sia Furler has revealed that she comforted Lea Michele, after the untimely death of her boyfriend Cory Monteith.


Related Topix: Sia

The Washington Post

A bold era of manned space exploration

As astronomers discover more Earth-like planets in the universe, it could provide the impetus for a new Age of Discovery.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Dear Kitty

British pro- and anti-European Union politicians, both wrong

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Greece that the "tough path" of painful spending cuts will pay off, amid demonstrations by thousands of protesters in Athens in a show of anger against her visit .


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Germany, Angela Merkel, Antonio, Labour Party (UK)

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Visions vary for Hennepin-Lyndale bottleneck

Community members say plans to redesign the busy Hennepin-Lyndale intersection fall far short of their expectations.By EMMA NELSON  a John Van Heel, a Loring Park neighborhood organization board member, stood on the bridge overlooking the Hennepin-Lyndale intersection near Loring Park and the Walker Art Museum in ... (more)


Sponge tour hits the east coast

Detroit rockers Sponge are touring the East Coast this April to promote their PledgeMusic Campaign which funds an upcoming summer tour and partially benefits Eastside Teen Outreach, a Michigan-based charity.


Related Topix: Sponge

Wall Street Journal

Building a Better Scrap Trap

One of the more ill-advised purchases I've made in recent years was a composter.


Related Topix: Trap, Home Gardening, Home, York, NE

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Try the New Flatizza at Subway

Sign up for their newsletter and follow them on Facebook and Twitter for the latest about Subway.


Related Topix: Carolina Beach, NC, Life, Food, Nutrition, Baked Goods, Bread, Meat, Sandwich

Business Journal

North SA Chamber teams with California's Coggno to offer online training

The North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce has formed a partnership with Coggno, a San Jose-based firm, to offer online training courses to area professionals.


Related Topix: Antonio

Fab or flub: Precisso Beauty Blending Sponge

Once upon a time, using a sponge for the application of makeup was seen as gross and impractical.


Related Topix: Sponge

Activists set off on Detroit-to-Lansing march demanding end to zero...

Detroit-area students, teachers and other youths set off on a march to end what they say are counterproductive and unfair zero tolerance school policies that reinforce the "school-to-prison pipeline."


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Lansing, MI, Youth, Family, Kids

Stalbans Review

Retailer of the Year 2014 - Hair and Beauty

Alternative Barbering Co. were top of the crop last year when they were named winner of the Hair and Beauty category.


Related Topix: The Federation, Albany, NY


Austin College Celebrates Student Scholarship

A private, residential, coeducational college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church .


Related Topix: Austin College, Sherman, TX, Instruments, Instrumental, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Richardson, TX

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Mail

'Maybe it was because I have a dead boyfriend, too': Lea Michele...

'Maybe it's because I have a dead boyfriend, too': Sia Furler on bonding with Lea Michele over loss... and how Glee star sobbed on her sofa Sia - whose boyfriend Dan died when he was hit by a car in 1997 - told how Lea spent two hours pouring her heart out as they sat on a sofa in a LA studio a month after the passing of Cory Monteith.


Related Topix: Sia, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Palmdale, CA