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3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

In Disney's Shadow, Homeless Families Struggle

When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven.

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6 hrs ago | WBTV

1888 shipwreck found in San Francisco Bay

The remains of an 1888 shipwreck were discovered near the Golden Gate Bridge. The passenger steamer City of Chester was traveling up the California coast on Aug. 22, 1888 when it was struck by the steamer Oceanic .

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10 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

How to feed the bass in Deep South? Use crawfish

Instead of traveling to New Orleans, Gulf Shores, Ala., or Panama City Beach, Fla., to supply partygoers with the main entree for their spring break crawfish boils, the truck will continue all the way to Southeastern Pond Management in Jackson, Tenn.

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14 hrs ago | TreeHugger

Plastic Bag Bans Spreading in the United States

Los Angeles rang in the 2014 New Year with a ban on the distribution of plastic bags at the checkout counter of big retailers, making it the largest of the 132 cities and counties around the United States with anti-plastic bag legislation.

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18 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Performing Dogs Go Big After $1 Million TV Prize

Since a father and son took their 10 flipping, twirling dogs from the center ring of a circus to the stage of a reality show, where they won TV competition "America's Got Talent," people pack their performances at large venues and they have been tapped to star in short films bankrolled by Ellen DeGeneres' pet food company, one of which is set to ... (more)

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22 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

New generations of U.S. citizens are growing up in Russia. They do...

New generations of U.S. citizens are growing up in Russia. They do not, as a rule, speak fluent English.

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Yesterday | Suria

Obama heads on Asia tour, visits US...

President Barack Obama met with survivors of a deadly landlside near Seattle before leaving on a weeklong tour of Asia in what the White House has called a "rebalancing" eastward of US foreign policy.

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Related Topix: Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, Democrat, Oso, WA, US Military, Andrews Air Force Base, US Air Force

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Gansler: Md. should study high-speed rail options

State Attorney General Doug Gansler wants Maryland's government to take the initiative on building high-speed rail from Baltimore to Washington.

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Journal and Courier

Why even $1M may not be enough for retirementWhy even $1M may not be...

Retirement costs a lot more money than we realize. Columnist Rodney Brooks speaks with video host Hadley Malcolm about why $2 million in savings is the new $1 million.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Paramus, NJ, Home, Mortgage

WFIE-TV Evansville

Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says

Lawmakers on the country's largest American Indian reservation will consider a bill this week that could resurrect a proposal for a junk food tax.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Sen. Rand Paul says school choice could expand GOP

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Jalopnik

Here's How A Guy Legally Registered A Mercedes A-Class In The US

It was built in Brazil, and sold new in Mexico. It was imported to the United States by the husband of a diplomat.

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The Campbell Reporter

San Francisco: Salon Dore exhibit back at Legion of Honor

The Salon Dore exhibit, a recreation of an 18th century Parisian room originally from the Hotel de La Tremoille, has undergone a painstaking 18-month restoration and is once again open to the public at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco.

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Sunherald.com

Navajo advocates make push for junk food tax

The latest effort on the Navajo Nation, the country's largest reservation, is to use the tax system to push people to ditch junk food.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

EDGE

New Americans Turn to Goat to Address Food Demand

A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock.

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Examiner.com

Chef Fabrizio Schenardi Brings Culinary Magic to Four Season's Orlando at Disney

Midwesterners missing the flavors Chef Fabrizo Schenardi need only to travel south to Orlando, where he's heading cuoianry operations at the new Four Seasons- Orlando Resort at Walt Disney World.

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Patch.com

Chicago is America's Funniest City

Chicago is the funniest city in America. And not just because we gave the world John Belushi and Bill Murray.

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The Business Journal

Data show Horizon flights outperforming industry norms

New federal data show each of Horizon Air's four commercial routes involving the Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport operated at a higher percentage of capacity than the carrier and industry as a whole in 2013, signaling for some that growing demand could encourage Horizon to expand services in the future.

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Russia Taday

US lawmakers call on sanctions against Gazprom, Russian banks

Washington is inching closer to imposing a tighter financial grip on Russia. The next round of sanctions could target more banks and the heart of the Russian economy - the energy sector.

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Journalgazette.net

Living large in borrowed cars

Steve Briscoe, vice president of Industrial Air Centers Inc. near Indianapolis, likes what he hears when he starts the motor of a 2014 Ferrari California in the Enterprise Exotic Car Collection showroom near Los Angeles International Airport.

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