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28 min ago | The Miami Herald

Quick trips: A bonanza of blooms at Central Florida gardens

Information: Donna Cassario, 321-674-6152; .


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Thu Apr 24, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Good Malaysia-US Relations To Be Further Strengthened - Awang Adek

By Nani Rahayu Yusof WASHINGTON DC, April 25 -- The effort to improve and strengthen Malaysia's relationship with the United States , which is also its fourth-largest trading partner, is among the main focus of Datuk Dr Awang Adek Husin as the new Malaysian Ambassador to the US.


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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Breast-Feeding Mom Says TSA to Pay $75K to Settle Lawsuit

The California woman who sued the U.S. Transportation Security Administration after agents told her she had to put her stored breast milk through an X-ray machine says the agency plans to settle her lawsuit for $75,000.


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Survey: Americans plan bigger vacations

Orbitz senior editor Jeanenne Tornatore says the travel website's survey finds 88 percent of Americans plan real vacations this year.


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'ThaAs': Religious Eroticism on the Opera Stage

Florida Grand Opera has become known for taking exciting chances and its 2013-14 Season continues in this vein, concluding with Jules Massenet's beautiful, but seldom-produced, "Thais," opening May 3 at the Arsht Center.


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Smart Spending: Get your groove on, on a budget

As the air gets warmer and spring blossoms, the season of music festivals is upon us.


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What we're reading: Lufthansa to continue partnership with US...

Lufthansa said that it plans on continuing its partnership with US Airways despite the fact that USAirways left Star Alliance to become a member of oneworld.


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Scientific Computing/Instrument.

High-energy Laser Beams may allow us to Control the Weather

The adage "Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it," may one day be obsolete if researchers at the University of Central Florida's College of Optics and Photonics and the University of Arizona further develop a new technique to aim a high-energy laser beam into clouds to make it rain or trigger lightning.


Related Topix: Travel, University of Central Florida, University of Arizona

Wed Apr 23, 2014

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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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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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.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, New Orleans Travel, Jackson, TN, Weather


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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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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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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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.


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.


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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, University of Chicago


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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