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1 hr ago | Fire Rescue Magazine

Over 200 Injured in Taiwan Gas Explosions

A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed 15 people and injured 228 others late Thursday night, authorities said.

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3 hrs ago | LiveScience

Indian Woman Beaten to Death for 'Witchcraft'

While witch hunts may seem to be dusty relics of a bygone age, the persecution, torture and execution of suspected witches continue in many places to the present day.

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3 hrs ago | Fire Rescue Magazine

NTSB Criticizes Response to New Jersey Derailment

Systemic errors led to a 2012 train derailment in New Jersey that released a dangerous gas into the air, sickening residents and emergency responders, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday in a scathing report.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Train Disaster, Entertainment, Television, Boat Disaster, Paulsboro, NJ

3 hrs ago | The New York Observer

'Black Mirror': A 'Twilight Zone' for the Modern Age

Do you love the creepy parables of The Twilight Zone , but find the Soviet-era paranoia of "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street" a little less than relevant? Than you seriously need to be watching Black Mirror , a British show from Channel 4 which has been running both of its two seasons on Directv , yet for reason's that defy explanation, has ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | NEI Nuclear Notes

Why U.S. Needs Nuclear As Part of 'All of the Above' Energy Strategy

The following is a guest post by Glenn McCullough, Jr. He served as Mayor of Tupelo, Mississippi and was Chairman of TVA from 2001 - 2005.

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7 hrs ago | KOB-TV

Southern New Mexico preparing for possible floods

Authorities in southern New Mexico are preparing for possible flooding amid more storms scheduled to hit the state.

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9 hrs ago | AllAccess.com

The National Radio Talent System Adds 70 Students To The Radio 'Farm System'

With the close of the KBA WKU RADIO TALENT INSTITUTE YESTERDAY at WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY in BOWLING GREEN, seventy aspiring broadcasters have completed this year's four institutes of THE NATIONAL RADIO TALENT SYSTEM this SUMMER.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Western Kentucky University, Pennsylvania, University of Georgia, Appalachian State University

11 hrs ago | CBC News

Beef sustainability defended by farmers

Canadian cattle producers are working to make beef a more sustainable food source, say farmers in the wake of a study that shows beef production is far more environmentally damaging than other food production.

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12 hrs ago | Advanced-television.com

Competition watchdog suspends French rugby deal

In a further controversial move affecting the French pay-TV industry, following the decision by broadcast regulator the Conseil superieur de l'audiovisuel to deny applications from three channels to migrate from pay-TV channels on France's digital terrestrial TV platform to become free-to-air, France's competition watchdog, the Autorite de la ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Another Tornado Confirmed In West Virgina

Johnstown , West Virginia Another tornado has been confirmed in West Virginia. The National Weather Service says a twister touched down Sunday night near the southeastern Harrison County community of Johnstown.

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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Ohio Legislature's request denied in voting case

A federal judge has denied the Ohio Legislature's request to become part of a lawsuit challenging early voting rules in the key swing state.

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Inman

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate targets Latino TV audience

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC will target the rising tide of Hispanic homebuyers and sellers with a partnership with Spanish-language TV network Vme TV that has a presence in 70 million U.S. households.

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New Media Journal

Winning a Lose/Lose War

Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services.

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WCHS-TV Charleston

Nissan Expands Recall Prompted By Faulty Airbag

New York, N.Y. Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.

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USA Today

5 things you need to know Wednesday

Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rOfp6k The president is expected to address the status of the economy Wednesday from Missouri, as part of his two-day trip to Kansas City .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Amid uncertainty of an open-ended war, U.S.-Israel tensions rise

National Security Advisor Susan Rice addresses Jewish leaders a the National Press Club in Washington, July 28, 2014.

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Bangkok Post

Coupon saga takes a twist

The plan to help consumers adapt to digital television broadcasts has taken more turns than a Formula One race circuit.

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Townhall

Ted Cruz Found One Person Happy With the Job Obama is Doing

Today at the National Conservative Student Conference in Washington, DC, Sen. Ted Cruz noted an intriguing parallel.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a... Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, University of Southern California, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Television, Immigration Reform, Palestinian Territories

The Independent

How live cinema screenings can boost arts audiences

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