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2 hrs ago | Business Wire

Social Change Agent Kafi Blumenfield Tapped to Lead Discovery Cube Los Angeles

Kafi D. Blumenfield, most recently the president and CEO of Los Angeles' Liberty Hill Foundation , is the new executive director of the state-of-the-art museum being built on the former site of the Children's Museum of Los Angeles in the Hansen Dam Recreational Area.

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6 hrs ago | Football365

Some Gossip For Ye...

UNITED PLOT ALONSO MOVE Ooh, this is interesting. Apparently Manchester United are plotting a move for Xabi Alonso as Louis van Gaal becomes increasingly desperate to strengthen his midfield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Xabi Alonso, Fernando Torres, Real Madrid, World Soccer, More Sports, Lucas, Sami Khedira

10 hrs ago | Philly.com

Mo'ne, Taney Dragons fall short in semifinal

Like pilgrims searching for purity, they flocked to the Shenandoah Valley, the second straight crowd of more than 30,000.

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14 hrs ago | Philly.com

5 stories to follow: Aug. 21

The winner will play Vegas again for the U.S. championship on Saturday, while the loser will be eliminated from the tournament.

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18 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Killie superfan and former Kilmarnock Standard chief reporter Alex...

The big game is just days away, and Alex reflects on what is a special rivalry between Kilmarnock and Ayr United Ayrshire's finest defeated the First Division side on their way to winning the Scottish League Cup for the first time in their history just over two years ago.

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22 hrs ago | Penn State Athetlics

Two Former Lady Lions Begin WNBA Playoffs

Former Penn State Lady Lions Maggie Lucas and Nikki Greene open up action in the WNBA Playoffs with first round action this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, NCAA Women's Basketball, Pennsylvania State University NCAA, Penn State Lady Lions Women's Basketball, More Sports, WNBA Women's Basketball, Indiana Fever, Soccer Players, Washington Mystics, Phoenix Mercury

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Giants beat Cubs to complete win-win day

Wednesday's first break came just before the first pitch, when Major League Baseball announced that the Giants had won their protest of Tuesday's controversial loss.

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CottageCountryNow.ca

Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1-Image1

Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Epic environmental battle: Plastic bag ban opponents up the ante in Sacramento

Lobbyists have launched a frenzied eleventh-hour effort to kill a bill that would make California the first state to outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags, delaying a key vote and setting up one of the fiercest legislative battles of the year.

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Journal Gazette

Las Vegas spoils Moa nea s night, beats Philly 8-1

Philadelphia pitcher Mo'ne Davis delivers in the first inning of a United States semi-final baseball game against Las Vegas at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday.

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Business News

Manchester United need to strengthen spine, says former defender

Danny Higginbotham feels his old club definitely need to add more players in the remaining 10 days of the transfer window.

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Independent Weekly

An ardent enterprise

They had gathered to perform an orchestral version of a fractured masterpiece known as Third/Sister Lovers , the final album by beguiling Tennessee band Big Star.

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Islington Gazette

All Guns Blazing: Calum Chambers should be shielded before England hype begins

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, Alex Bellotti asks why key positions still haven't been filled after two years, and why Calum Chambers could be the bargain of the summer While waiting for Arsenal vs Crystal Palace to start at the weekend, I found myself watching some of the build-up on Sky's Saturday Night Football show.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Per Mertesacker, Soccer Players, Mikel Arteta, Arsenal, World Soccer, More Sports

Goal.com

Selecao Revisited: Dunga's previous first Brazil squad

Gillette Brasil Global Tour looks back at the last time the coach was asked to name his maiden international call-ups On Tuesday, new Brazil coach Dunga would have had a sense of deja vu as he sat down in Rio de Janeiro to announce his first international squad.

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The Day

Sun will look to grow from their mistakes as they move forward into 2015 season

Alyssa Thomas of the Connecticut Sun drives to the basket against Tamera Young of the Chicago Sky in a WNBA game Aug. 5 at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Editorial: Three bills for the governor to kill

One bill before the California Legislature seeks to require public school teachers to inform their students that the election of Barack Obama as president of the United States was historic.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Chronicle Live

Degree of greatness still surrounds Newcastle United hero who played with the best

John Gibson talks to former Newcastle United striker Alan Gowling who remains the last Magpie to score a cup final goal at Wembley Steve Kember of Crystal Palace lays the ball off before Alan Gowling of Manchester United can challenge in September, 1971 He remains thanks to his effort in the 1976 League Cup against Manchester City the last Magpie ... (more)

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Lewistown Sentinel

Pa. museum gets its kicks with Route 66 exhibit

With "Route 66" tattooed on his right arm, he felt comfortably at home at the "America's Road: The Journey of Route 66," exhibit at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown.

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San Jose Mercury News

Tuesday s Giants lineup: No Joe

From Chicago, where it was dumping/hailing/thundering/lightninging two hours ago, and now it's so hot and sunny that they were watering the infield grass at Wrigley.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Baseball Players, Joe Panik, Barry Bonds

AEI

Alex J. Pollock

"The Big Guys." That's what one of my colleague Federal Home Loan Bank presidents used to call the biggest savings and loans.

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