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2 hrs ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

Sia Explains Why She's Avoiding Fame & the Spotlight: "That's Just Not Something I Want"

Sia saw her album 1000 Forms of Fear debut at #1 recently, and she's got a big hit on the charts with " Chandelier.

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Related Topix: Sia, Dance, Rihanna, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, R-N-B

2 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Nameberry: Some baby names less popular than they seem

When the 2013 US Popular Baby Names list came out in May, we ran Kelli Brady's, aka The Name Freak, wonderful Playground Analysis blog, with her count of the real top 50 baby names.

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Related Topix: Noah, Education

2 hrs ago | Business Journal

Soulard business owner calls Bitcoin 'wave of the future': TechFlash 7 things

The White House Office of Science and Technology, through the Missouri Division of Workforce Development and U.S. Department of Labor, has awarded Kansas City a $500,000 grant to help train IT professionals.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Patent / Trademark Law

5 hrs ago | Houston Press

True Blood: They Don't Know What 'Karma' Means

Karma is a bit more complicated than people think. You see someone scream at a supermarket cashier and then he or she slips on the way out the door and wipes out? Karma, baby! No, it's not.

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Related Topix: True Blood, Entertainment, Television, Vampire News

5 hrs ago | Project Syndicate

The Gaza Trap

Israel's "Operation Protective Edge" against Hamas in Gaza is the kind of asymmetrical warfare that has characterized nearly all Middle East conflicts in recent years.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Trap, Palestinian Territories, Opinion

8 hrs ago | The Independent

Small Talk: Slow progress on curbing the power of energy giants -...

Small Talk: Slow progress on curbing the power of energy giants - but small businesses can do more to help themselves David Prosser is a former business editor of The Independent who now writes for a variety of publications, often focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurship.

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Related Topix: The Federation

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

In the breadbox with Jenn Ulmer

We've all had those gluten-free baked goods that taste like glue or sawdust...maybe sawdust held together with glue.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, Web Design, Arts, Life, Food, Pizza, Recipes

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dirk Verdoorn's Sunday NorCal Forecast 7.17.14

HAVING FUN.., AND TRYING TO STAY COOL IN THE HEAT! WITH THE LATEST ON THE WEATHER LET'S TURN TO KCRA 3 METEOROLOGIST DIRK VERDOORN! WHAT A WAY TO GO OUT WITH THE STATE FAIR THREE DAYS OF TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES.

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Related Topix: The Delta

The Baltimore Sun

Manure-burning power plant in limbo

The project seemed simple enough - build a waste-to-energy plant on the Eastern Shore fueled by poultry manure, keeping it from flushing into and polluting the bay, while creating green jobs and boosting Maryland's fledgling renewable energy industry But 18 months after it was heralded by Gov. Martin O'Malley, the $75 million project has been ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maryland, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Hopper, Agriculture, Science

SFGate

Classically trained Time for Three bends genres to their will

Classically trained, but not classical musicians, violinists Zachary De Pue and Nicolas Kendall and contrabass player Ranaan Meyer are Time for Three.

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Related Topix: Kendall, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Classical, Bach, Watches, Music, Entertainment

News Observer

CD review: '1000 Forms of Fear'

Sia goes over the top almost immediately on "1000 Forms of Fear." When the chorus of "Chandelier" arrives, a simulated orchestra crashes in, and her voice arrives in a strenuous high register, belting, "I'm gonna swing from the chandelier," with an upward leap on the last syllable of "chandelier."

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Related Topix: Sia

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Stu Francis and Happy Mondays gig postponed due to 'unforseen circumstances'

The comic, who lives in Smithills , was due to join DJs, including former Joy Division and New Order bassist Peter Hook and Hacienda legend Graeme Park for the event at the Palace Theatre in Manchester tonight.

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Related Topix: Happy Mondays, Pop/Rock, Joy Division, New Order

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tony's Kansas City

Kansas City Blogger Against 'Right To Farm' Calls Out Monsanto Corporate Influence

This Kansas City blogger offers a COMPREHENSIVE look at the upcoming 'Right To Farm' ballot issue from a progressive and alternative perspective.

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Related Topix: Missouri

Metro

NEWIs The X-Files poised to make a TV comeback?

It's one of the most fondly-remembered shows of the 90s - but could the X-Files comeback fans have been hoping for finally be about to happen? Well that could be the case if recent remarks made by series creator Chris Carter - which hinted strongly at a possible return - are anything to go by.

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Related Topix: Thriller, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, The X-Files, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Chris Carter

KQED

Part 1: The Early Years

The first definitive series on the life of Gandhi, examining his relationship with his wife, his controversial views on race and his role on the path to Indian independence.

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Related Topix: The Early Years, Television

Denver Post

EPA on right course in shrinking carbon footprint

In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, steam rises from the stacks of Basin Electric's Laramie River Station coal-fired power plant near Wheatland, Wyo.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, The Clean, Opinion

American Reporter

Denver Dispatch'Awesome' Michelle Obama Thrills Delegates, but Arrests Sour Mood for Some

For the part, history is filled with missed opportunities. Perhaps the biggest one for our country came two decades ago.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Vladimir Putin

Dorsetecho.co.uk

the Sun is shining and the festival fun is underway at the Came Estate near Dorchester.

The Forever Sun Festival got underway last night and a host of big name acts are performing throughout the weekend.

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Related Topix: The Buzzcocks, Punk, Happy Mondays

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Arab Times

'Lucy' thriller with philosophical message

LOS ANGELES, July 24, : Days before the release of what could be the biggest hit of his career, Luc Besson is predicting the end of the human race.

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Related Topix: The Family, Metal, Greed, Celebrities, Natalie Portman, Milla Jovovich, Horror Movies, Taken, Thriller, Drama Movies

Mirror.co.uk

Sex Pistols' Glen Matlock hasn't spoken to John Lydon in 5 years: Rules out reunion

Glen Matlock has ruled out a reunion, but says: "There is nothing I know of in the offing and I'm really not that fussed about it" Sex Pistols star Glen Matlock has told how he hasn't spoken to his band mate John Lydon in five years and has ruled out a reunion adding "I'm quite happy about that."

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Related Topix: The Sex Pistols, Punk, John Lydon, Steve Jones, John

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