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1 hr ago | American Legion Magazine

Boys Nation Class of 2014 graduates

The graduation assembly for the Boys Nation Class of 2014 featured two guest speakers: Richard Anderson, chairman of The American Legion's National Americanism Commission, and Joe Gladden, national commander of the Sons of The American Legion .


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

5 hrs ago | U.U. World

Seminary 3.0

Starr King names Rosemary Bray McNatt its next president The Rev. Rosemary Bray McNatt to follow the Rev.


Related Topix: Religion, Unitarian Universalist, Entertainment, Television, Burke, VA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

New Vision

The origin of the anthem, flag and emblem

RECENTLY the Government came up with unpopular proposal that the National Anthem of Uganda should be changed because it was somehow dull.


Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Entertainment, Television, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Sydney Morning Herald

Mum dies during stem cell therapy

Supporters of a Brisbane mother-of-two who died while undergoing a controversial stem cell treatment in Russia say it did not cause her death, nor have others been discouraged from seeking it.


Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Entertainment

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Incubator farms nurture agriculture entrepreneurs

Dozens of incubator farms are springing up around the country to nurture the next generation of agricultural entrepreneurs.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entertainment, Television

The Nation

Vouchers expected to give digital TV a big boost

Nielsen and the Digital TV Club believe that helping households acquire terrestrial digital TV devices by giving them vouchers will promote sustainable growth of terrestrial digital TV and boost the audience ratings of digital operators.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Pam's House Blend

Podcast: The Double Standard That Police Display Against Protests in Support of Palestinians

Thousands of people have been demonstrating in support of Palestinians and against Israel's assault on Gaza in major cities across the United States.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, IL, Entertainment, Television, Activism

Shetland Today

Irish pair win national Fireballs

The Shetland National Fireball Championship has been won by an Irish crew who snatched victory in three out of the four races which formed this year's pared-down championship.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

'Akhilesh playing politics of vendetta against BJP'

He is possibly the only one from the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh to have the ears of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, World News, India,


Bunye: Nurturing the reading habit

PRESIDENT Manuel L. Quezon once proclaimed that "the reading of good books or the printed page is one of the most effective methods of bringing enlightenment within the reach of the largest possible number of people, and of promoting the cause of popular culture with its tremendous social benefits."


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014


The NSA's New Partner in Spying: Saudi Arabia's Brutal State Police

The National Security Agency last year significantly expanded its cooperative relationship with the Saudi Ministry of Interior, one of the world's most repressive and abusive government agencies.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Activism, US News, Liberal Political News

The China Post

Nation must cope with globalization: premier

Premier Jiang Yi-huah said at the opening of the National Conference on Economic and Trade Affairs in Taipei on Saturday that globalization is an unavoidable trend and Taiwan needs an appropriate strategy to deal with it.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Taiwan, World News

Las Cruces Sun-News

Sound Off: July 26

Immigration >> So Gov. Susana Martinez has criticized George W. Bush, Helen Wei and Mitt Romney for their ideas to fix immigration.


Related Topix: Susana Martinez, US Governors, Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WGY-AM Albany

It's Hall of Fame Weekend in Cooperstown

Businesses in the upstate New York home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame are gearing up for the biggest weekend of the summer tourist season.


Related Topix: Cooperstown, NY, Entertainment, Television


The NSA's New Partner In Spying: Saudi Arabia's Brutal State Police

Advocatus Diaboli sends this news from The Intercept: The National Security Agency last year significantly expanded its cooperative relationship with the Saudi Ministry of Interior , one of the world's most repressive and abusive government agencies.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Daily Mail

Ali Larter styles up her black jumpsuit with pretty pink blazer...

Hero doctor stops hospital shooting rampage: Psychiatrist uses his own gun to shoot patient who killed caseworker in front of him Obama set to give child immigrants 'refugee status' BEFORE they arrive in the US: White House floats pilot plan for Honduras in attempt to stop border crisis Was it a contract killing? Police reveal Harvard-educated law ... (more)


Related Topix: Heroes, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Ali Larter

The Hill

Overnight Tech: Lawmakers await Senate Nsa bill

THE LEDE: Anticipation is building for Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy to unveil his new bill for reforming the National Security Agency.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Entertainment, Television, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Senator Martin Heinrich, Ron Wyden, Republican, Chuck Grassley

CBC News

Arctic oil spills likely to spread across borders: study

The Frontier Discoverer drilling rig is shown at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, in 2007. Oil spills in the Beaufort Sea would persist longer and travel farther while trapped in sea ice, according to a study released today by the World Wildlife Fund of Canada.


Related Topix: Dutch-Harbor, AK, Entertainment, Television, Canada

News Observer

NCSU's gun-toting trustee should leave board

It’s almost cause for a double-take. Ronald William Prestage is 59 years old, the president of a huge South Carolina farming enterprise, president-elect of the National Pork Producers Council and now a veteran of the Central Cell Block on Indiana Avenue in Washington.


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BBC Proms concerts again to be aired on WQXR

For the second year, WQXR-FM will broadcast full concerts from the BBC Proms, the long-standing summer festival that takes place mostly at the Royal Albert Hall in London.


Related Topix: Clemency Burton-Hill, Entertainment, Television, Peter Maxwell Davies, Classical, Readington, NJ