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4 hrs ago |

Michelle Obama: High school diploma is not enough

It may be a few years before the first daughters head to college, but Michelle Obama is already brainstorming a dorm room checklist while encouraging high school students to dream big about their education beyond graduation.


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5 hrs ago |

Concert preview: Eliana Cuevas is a musical explorer

The Venezuelan-born singer, a resident of Toronto for nearly two decades, has always had the travel bug and that fascination for "exploring" inspires her music.


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9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Charlotte Olympia opens store at Bal Harbour Shops; Nicholas Kirkwood opens pop-up shop

Charlotte Olympia opens at Bal Harbour Shops on Friday, her first store in the Southeast and third in the country; Nicholas Kirkwood just opened a pop-up store, too.


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13 hrs ago | The San Francisco Foghorn

USF Welcomes New President Father Fitz

The presidential search ended last week with the Board of Trustees voting unanimously to elect the Reverend Paul J. Fitzgerald S.J. as the 28th president of the University of San Francisco.


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17 hrs ago |

'Real Housewives of New York City' Recap: A 'Real ...

In the latest episode of Real Housewives of New York City, the ladies seem like they may be taking a brief trip down to the Valley of the Dolls .


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Green councillor wants whales, dolphins question on Vancouver's election ballot

A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by ships and helicopters.


Related Topix: Travel, Vancouver, Canada Travel, Canada Travel, Education Etc.

The Huffington Post

America's Top Young Scientists Warn Of Systemic Brain Drain: Colleagues 'Sort Of Disappear'

APRIL 07: U.S. President Barack Obama visits with students in a 10th grade Microbiology class at Bladensburg High School April 7, 2014 in Bladensburg, Maryland.


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What Milwaukeeans can do for Earth Day

What are the best ways for picking up your dog's poop or droppings? Stanley Coren has a few suggestions.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Home Gardening, Home, us Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Romanian poet, dissident Nina Cassian dies

Romanian poet and translator Nina Cassian , who obtained political asylum in the United States after the Communist-era secret police found her critical poems scribbled in a friend's diary, has died in New York City.


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The Baltimore Sun

Paper or plastic? [Commentary]

Cash: At the Hot Stove restaurant on Cape Cod, which I visit every summer vacation for one of their tasty burgers served on English muffins, patrons must pay their tab in cash or by check.


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Navy Pier celebrates its 100 year anniversary with a new look

Navy Pier has had many incarnations. It has been a Naval training center, a school and a big empty, unused space.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Washington Times

Kreidler to meet with Obama on health care reform

Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is traveling to Washington, D.C. to discuss health care reform issues with President Barack Obama.


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Las Vegas a bicycle haven

For a city synonymous with late nights, Late Night Trailhead just outside of Las Vegas is decidedly different.


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KGOT-FM Anchorage

Ed Sheeran announces first solo U.S. tour

Ed Sheeran has booked his first-ever headlining tour in the U.S. The British singer-songwriter has announced new dates across North America, on the heels of the release of his single, "Sing" and an appearance on "Saturday Night Live."


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Chicago, Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Georgia firm will take over Wisconsin blue freeway...

Starting May 1st, a new company will maintain those blue freeway signs that tell you where to eat, stay, and get gas.


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The News-Gazette

Top of the Morning, April 15, 2014

The weather could be better. But the setting is perfect for today's third Illinois Bike Summit at I Hotel.


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Voice of America

Mass Pillow Fight Turns Washington into Urban Playground

Hundreds of people gathered in more than 100 cities around the world this month to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US National Parks, National Mall, Washington Monument, National World War Ii Memorial

Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABC News

How This Guy Scored $7 Flights for Vegas Bachelor Party

How would you like to take a vacation to Hawaii for just $5? Or how about flying first class to Paris for a romantic weekend for almost nothing? Bryce Conway, a banker from Columbus, Ohio, is a self-proclaimed "travel hacker" and says he hasn't paid for a flight for himself in three years.


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zoe | juniper's BEGINAGAIN to Make NYC Debut at 3-Legged Dog, 5/8-10

Conceived, designed and directed by Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey, with choreography by Zoe Scofield and visual design by Juniper Shuey, BEGINAGAIN opens on Thursday, May 8 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 10. The performance schedule is Thursday & Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 7 PM & 9 PM.


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Regina Leader Post

Former premier Redford brought daughter on dozens of government flights

Government flight manifests show former premier Alison Redford took her young daughter on dozens of flights during her time in government, including a June long weekend in Jasper during the height of flood recovery last year in southern Alberta.


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