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  1. David Baldacci's 'The Target' is a serviceable read, but not a great thrillerRead the original story

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    David Baldacci's latest thriller "Target" is a mish mash of a novel composed of several different subplots masquerading as one coherent story.


  2. Wizarding World of Harry Potter comes to life at Orlando Universal StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

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    Paul Mottram finds Universal really has created the world of Harry Potter where aspiring wizards and witches can live out JK Rowling's vision for themselves Four years ago when I went to the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, I was stunned by the recreation of Hogsmeade ... (more)


  3. Another View: Are the wealthy too rich?Read the original story

    Saturday | The Star Press

    How much is enough? We recently learned the median pay package for a chief executive officer rose to eight figures for the first time last year.


  4. There's one born every minute - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Times

    Most people taken for a ride are once bitten, twice shy - except when it comes to investment scams, says a specialist on fraud schemes.


  5. Lleucu Siencyn: Summer reading from those in the knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcNetwork

    ... red in the other. My column this week is dedicated to holiday reading, and is inspired by the people who love books probably more than anybody else in the world: the staff of Literature Wales. Here is a selection of what will be stuffed into their ...


  6. Dave Eggers, the world's most earnest kidnapper, chains up his readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | New Statesman

    Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever? Dave Eggers Hamish Hamilton, 224pp, A 14.99 Dave Eggers is two-faced.


  7. What's Kim Stolz reading?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | St. Petersburg Times

    Since Unfriending My Ex was released in June, Stolz, a former MTV News correspondent and America's Next Top Model contestant, has heard many crazy stories concerning social networking mishaps.


  8. Sat. Jul 26th, 2014Read the original story

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    Winebrenner Theological Seminary will graduate nine individuals who have prepared for Christian ministry on Aug. 2. The 10:30 a.m. service will be held in Winebrenner's TLB Foundation Convocation Center, 950 N. Main St. The public is invited to the service and picnic that... The Findlay City Health Department is reminding parents that students ... (more)


  9. Fla. Lawmaker Wants D'Souza's 'America' Shown in SchoolsRead the original story

    Friday | News Max

    ... campaign. He faces up to two years for that transgression when he is sentenced in September. "I've looked at history books and talked to history teachers and the message the students are getting is very different from what is in the movie," Hays ...


  10. Hillary Clinton visits the Bronx with Justice SotomayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    Clinton raved about Sotomayor's autobiography to students at the Bronx Children's Museum annual Dream Big event at Lehman College.


  11. According to Five Thirty Eight, Billy Beane's A's have...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MSNBC

    Benjamin Morris of Five Thirty Eight posted an article yesterday in which he used a handful of statistical methods to estimate how much the Athletics, led by GM Billy Beane, have exceeded expectations.


  12. Entitled to What? Hillary Clinton’s long march through the institutionsRead the original story

    Friday | Free Republic

    Contrary no doubt to what she expected, Hillary Clinton has hit some serious snags in the rollout of her unannounced campaign for president.


  13. FL Republican wants to force state's students to watch Dinesh...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Raw Story

    Florida state Senator Alan Hays announced Friday that he is working on a bill to make it mandatory that all public school students in the state be shown Dinesh D'Souza's latest anti-Obama film, America: Imagine a World Without Her .


  14. Would we even know what to do with a shorter work week?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Globe and Mail

    It's hard not to love a jolly Mexican billionaire who thinks we should all be working less.


  15. Would Daniel Radcliffe Ever Reprise His 'Harry...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Access Hollywood

    At Comic-Con 2014, Daniel Radcliffe chats with Access' guest correspondent, Fandango's Tiffany Smith about his new movie, "Horns." What's it about? Plus, what does he think of Comic-Con? And, with J.K. Rowling writing a new "Harry Potter" book, would he be interested in reprising his role?


  16. Jordin Sparks posted a selfie of her with "Thrive" by Arianna Huffington.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 |

    The San Francisco Victorian home where actress Meg Ryan and ex-husband Dennis Quaid lived in the 1990s is listed for nearly $9 million - but with a contract pending.


  17. David Mitchell: Short and tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... began as a child unable to say anything at all before growing into a teenager afflicted with a stammer. Now, six books into his career and regarded by many as his generation's greatest writer, the twice Booker-shortlisted 45-year-old is applying his ...


  18. The Sixth ExtinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Truthdig

    ... - was mistaken, another faulty inference drawn from inadequate data." For years, in essays, articles and earlier books, Kolbert has delivered timely, evenhanded reporting, often using the natural world and its foils as her material. She builds ...


  19. UB's 2014-15 Distinguished Speakers Series to feature Magic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | University at Buffalo

    From left top row: Cheryl Strayed, Wes Moore, John Oliver From left bottom row: Magic Johnson, Robert Ballard, Steve Wozniak "For nearly 30 years, the Distinguished Speakers Series at UB has played a vital role in fostering dialogue and discovery by sharing a broad range of ideas and perspectives from some of the most compelling and influential ... (more)


  20. NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of July 24, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | National Public Radio

    Daniel James Brown traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder and a homeless teen rower.