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3 hrs ago | Castanet.net

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline, likely punting decision until after Election Day

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Angle of Repose Friday

It's "Angle of Repose Friday" on The After Show. You know, the angle in which a granular substance stays in place on a slope.

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10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

New Americans turn to goats to address food demand

The half dozen kids - that is, baby goats - that arrived last week at Pine Island Farm were the latest additions to the Vermont Goat Collaborative, a project that brings together new Americans hungry for goat meat with dairy goat farmers who have no need for young male animals.

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Related Topix: Travel, Agriculture, Science

13 hrs ago | World Magazine

Salt and light on campus

CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, LOUISIANA and MISSOURI-Bright studio lights line the walls of a room in California as four professional cameramen zoom in for close-ups and "confession cam" interviews, a staple of reality TV.

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), TV, Los Angeles, CA, Electronics, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Houston Baptist University, Messiah College

17 hrs ago | Patch.com

State Could Spend $100 Million on Obama Library - WTH?

Mike Madigan wants the state to put up $100 million - and maybe even more - to build Barack Obama's presidential library in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Illinois Travel, Illinois, Illinois Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

EDGE

Obama Ties LBJ's Civil Rights Legacy to LGBT Americans

President Barack Obama embraced Lyndon B. Johnson's civil rights legacy Thursday in a speech that credited the former president with helping to open the doors to equality for countless Americans, including those who are LGBT.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Gay/Lesbian, African-American, Travel, Barnard College, California

KABC-AM Los Angeles

'Horseless E-Carriage' Debuts in Time for NY Auto Show

As New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city, an animal advocacy group is pushing an alternative to the tourist attraction with "Horseless eCarriages."

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Greenwich Citizen

Wallenda scouts Chicago sites for tightrope walk

In this Sunday, June 23, 2013 file photo, daredevil Nik Wallenda speaks during a news conference after crossing a tightrope 1,500 feet above the Little Colorado River Gorge, on the Navajo reservation outside the boundaries of Grand Canyon National Park.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US National Parks, Grand Canyon National Park, Travel, Entertainment, Television

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What's New in San Luis Obispo County, California: California's Central Coast Announces New Hotels, Renovations, Cool Packages, Attractions, Tours, Services and More - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo County, CA, Best of 2007, Travel, Wedding, Paso Robles, CA, Pismo Beach, CA

Star-Telegram.com

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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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Education Etc., Howard University, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, University of Wisconsin Madison, Northwestern University

Channelnewsasia.com

US jobless claims tick a bit higher

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits edged higher last week but still remained close to a seven-year low, the Labor Department said on Thursday.

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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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Saffron Walden Reporter

Uttlesford teenagers to longboard across US in bid to compete with top documentary film-makers

From left, David, Oliver, Rupert and Bailey filming their Kickstarter video Bradley was not able to be there for the making of the video.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, World News, Cambridgeshire County, England,

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Tribes irked by slow start to U.S. land buyback program

Many of the nation's tribal leaders say the Obama administration is moving far too slowly with a massive plan to spend $1.9 billion to buy back thousands of parcels of land that have been sold over the years on U.S. Indian reservations.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

KVOX-FM Fargo

'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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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Distressed parents: Prom dresses too sexy

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Washington Times

Ex-housekeeper sues Kenyan diplomat over pay

A former housekeeper sued a Kenyan consular official this week alleging she took her passport, told her not to leave the house without permission and paid her a fraction of what she was promised after bringing her to work in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, Travel

KRMG-AM Tulsa

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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Related Topix: World News, Romania, Europe, Prison, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Bucharest, Romania Travel, Romania Travel, Europe Travel,

KXVO

TripAdvisor Announces The 10 Highest-Rated Green Hotels In The U.S.

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The Bee

Portland slides down 'smart growth' list

For years city leaders have bragged that Portland's increasing density is a national model of Smart Growth - a compact form of urban development that reduces sprawl.

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