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4 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Two young children die in NY house fire on Easter ...

Two young children visiting their grandfather died on Easter Sunday morning after a fire broke out in the basement of his New York City home, fire officials said.


Related Topix: Fire, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

8 hrs ago |

Chicago paranormal location like a type of Ghost Town to explore May 24th

A hidden Chicago paranormal location to explore and experience. It could be called the Chicago land areas only Ghost Town type of location and on Saturday May 24th, 2014 at 11:30 am, it will be a time of those with the same interest to explore this Joliet, IL location known as the Iron Works area.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Chicago, IL, Chicago Travel, Supernatural, Joliet, IL

12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Connect! Unite! Act! DC, LA, Asheville & Boston Meet-up Info +Q: Ever Have to Toss Out a Houseguest?

A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district.


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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Asilomar celebrates 150 years

PACIFIC GROVE >> We should all look this good at 150. The world-famous Asilomar Conference Grounds has nary a wrinkle, a sag or a creak a century and a half after it was founded as a gathering place for the Young Women's Christian Association by a committee that included YWCA board member Phoebe Apperson Hearst , and designed by renowned pioneer ... (more)


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Drone Shoots Epic Footage of SpaceX Rocket Launch and Controlled Landing

Elon Musk's space-faring company SpaceX has released the first test footage of its Falcon 9 Reusable taking off, and making a controlled landing at the company's rocket-development facility in Texas.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Travel

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Crawfish: Born on the Bayou

In 2011, I was intrigued by the scandal that broke when a visiting New Orleans journalist noted that the shellfish in the lobster salad at the venerable Manhattan gourmet shop Zabar's was actually crawfish.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, New Orleans Travel, New Orleans, LA


The Biggest Travel Bummer Might Just Be Seeing Monuments Under Construction

If you've ever traveled far and long to see a famous monument, you know it's an exciting experience.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day, Chicago, IL


Door County: Fire It Up at Wisconsin's Famous Fish Boil

Traverse City and the rest of Northern Michigan get all the love when it comes to midwest summer destinations, but don't sleep on Door County , the peninsula that sits directly west across Lake Michigan in Wisconsin.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel


3 etiquette tips for people riding public transportation

UTA has been expanding its train and bus services so rapidly, Salt Lake City may eventually become a car-less commuter city like Washington, D.C., or New York City.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Atlas Heating and Cooling says location is everything; impacts on energy use

The geographical location of your home plays a huge factor in how much energy it needs and uses, explains Atlas Heating and Cooling.


Related Topix: Travel, Weather

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Travel, Orange County, TX, ACLU

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.


Related Topix: Travel, Agriculture, Science

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.


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

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.


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


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.


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."


Related Topix: Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

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.


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



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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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.


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