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41 min ago | The Campbell Reporter

Campbell Water Tower plays host to pair of peregrine falcons

On any given morning between 7 and 8 a.m. perched on the Campbell Water Tower are two special residents--a pair of peregrine falcons--looking down on downtown Campbell.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Campbell, CA, Entertainment, Television, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, UC Santa Cruz

1 hr ago | The Oregonian

Federal appeals court dismisses anti-gay marriage group's bid to halt Oregon same-sex marriages

Deana Geiger and Janine Nelson kiss after exchanging vows in Multnomah County's first gay marriage of 2014.


Related Topix: Wedding, Oregon, Gay/Lesbian, Multnomah County, OR, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Entertainment, Television

6 hrs ago |

Where There Are No Phones: NCA, GIFEC speak

For the many thousands of people who live in rural areas in Ghana, and most parts of Africa, the reality of modernity and the growing essence of science and technology remain mere fiction.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

10 hrs ago |

Harrison Street Senior Housing Portfolio Includes Philadelphia Properties

Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, a real estate private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in the Education, Healthcare, and Storage sectors, is acquiring an 11 property senior housing portfolio that includes properties in Philadelphia.


Related Topix: Staunton, VA, Entertainment, Television

12 hrs ago | WMDT

Hurricane Churning Up Dangerous Rip Currents

Beach patrol officials in Delaware and Maryland are warning late-summer beachgoers of dangerous rip currents.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, Entertainment, Television, Rehoboth Beach, DE

16 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

Opinion: Subtexts worthy of attention

Much has been made of the National Party's music choice as the backdrop to their svelte boaties allegedly rowing us all to higher economic victories.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014


DOT Proposes Mandating Cars Broadcast Location, Direction and Speed

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, part of the Department of Transportation, published last week an "advanced notice of proposed rulemaking" on "vehicle-to-vehicle communications."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Daily Echo

Classic play to be beamed to cinema

The Regent Cinema, Christchurch, will screen the National Theatre's production of Euripides' powerful tragedy Medea on Thursday, 4 September at 7pm in a satellite broadcast from the Olivier Theatre on the South Bank.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Media Matters for America

Karl Rove Supports The Plan His Group Is Using To Attack Democrats

A political group headed by Karl Rove is spending big money on hypocritical attack ads against Democratic candidates for supporting elements of the Simpson-Bowles plan.


Related Topix: US News, Karl Rove, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Entertainment, Television

Business Journal

ASU veteran, Univision Arizona win highest Rocky Mountain Emmy award

Arizona State University's Jim Dove and Univision Arizona will receive Governors' Awards at the Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards for excellence in broadcasting that exceeds the quality normally found in individual craft or program categories.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Arizona

CBC News

Oscar Peterson statue vandalized with golden tears

The National Arts Centre has handed surveillance video to Ottawa police after vandals defaced a statue of late jazz icon Oscar Peterson early Tuesday morning.


Related Topix: Oscar Peterson, Jazz, Entertainment


Central, western New Mexico in flash flood watch

Parts of central and western New Mexico are under a flash flood watch as heavy rains are expected through Wednesday.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Entertainment, Television, Albuquerque, NM

Mon Aug 25, 2014

David Rees Conquers His Fear on Season Finale of NatGeo's 'Going Deep'

On the National Geographic Channel's " Going Deep with David Rees ," the series star examines such mundane things as killing flies or tying shoelaces in extraordinary detail.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Power Line

A Bridge to Nowhere?

My long review of Rick Perlstein's The Invisible Bridge is in the can at the Claremont Review of Books .


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, US News, Tea Party


1 in 7 suffer from sleep a drunkennessa

Have you ever answered the phone in the morning to discover it was actually your alarm clock going off, or had a conversation in the middle of the night and woken up the next day with no recollection of it? A new study suggests you are not alone.


Related Topix: Sleep, Health, Medicine, Entertainment, Television


In 1992, Brad Schwartz created quite a stir in the world of big media after he left his job as New York lawyer to run The Inn at Buck Hollow Farm in Fletcher.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Rochester, VT, Shelburne, VT

Sys-Con Media

Medea, Frankenstein, A Streetcar Named Desire and David Hare's...

Live productions include Medea starring Helen McCrory, the return of Danny Boyle's Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch, A Streetcar Named Desire with Gillian Anderson, David Hare's Skylight, starring Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy, and National Theatre Live's first live Broadway screening, Of Mice and Men, starring James Franco and Chris ... (more)


Related Topix: 127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire, Helen McCrory, James Franco, Entertainment, Television


Pediatricians' Rx for schools: Later start times for teens

Pediatricians are sending a back-to-school message: Let teenagers sleep in a bit.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Entertainment, Television


National Film and Sound Archives preserves Gaywaves

Hollman bequeathed money in his estate and his collection of Gaywaves recordings the National Film and Sound Archive to preserve the program which aired on 2SER from 1979 to 2005.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

The Nation

Broadcasting panel may allow analog shows after deadline

The Broadcasting Committee is today expected to consider allowing satellite and cable TV operators to continue carrying analog TV 3 programmes after the deadline to drop the channel on September 1. The September deadline was extended from May 25 when the NBTC's new definition of free TV channels took effect.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Entertainment, Television