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  1. A chef grows in Brooklyn, but his award-winning roots are in BoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Colorado Daily

    Gabe Kennedy, left, the Boulder-raised winner of ABC's "The Taste" chef contest, confers with restaurateur-chef Jonathan Waxman, who was a guest judge on the show's season three finale. For a guy not so long removed from grunt-level work at Chautauqua Dining Hall in Boulder, the past few months have been remarkable ones for Gabe Kennedy .

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  2. Sharyl Attkisson's 'Hacked Computer' As Real As Her Benghazi HoaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Crooks and Liars

    An investigation by the Inspector General of the Department of Justice confirms what we've been saying all along. Sharyl Attkisson's computer wasn't hacked, but she did have a stubbornly sticky "delete" key.

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  3. Humans of NY Raises $1M for Local StudentsRead the original story

    Thursday | On Social Marketing and Social Change

    PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry. is a photography blog run by Brandon Stanton, a self-taught photographer who shares portraits of people he meets on the streets of New York City along with a snippet of the conversation he has with them.

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  4. Outlander gives Scottish film industry A 40m boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THE FILMING of a US fantasy television series in Scotland sparked the most lucrative year ever for film and TV productions - virtually doubling their value from five years ago.

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  5. Amy Poehler feted by Harvard's Hasty PuddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Tribune

    The Golden Globe-winning "Parks and Recreation" star and "Saturday Night Live" alum has been named 2015 Woman of the Year by Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the nation's oldest undergraduate drama troupe. Poehler was paraded from Harvard Square to the theater hall Thursday afternoon with a boisterous marching band, costumed marchers and a duck boat in tow.

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  6. Blogger helps raise $1 million so NYC kids can visit HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Denver Post

    A fundraising campaign inspired by the popular photo blog Humans of New York has raised more than $1 million to send middle-school students from a high-poverty Brooklyn school on field trips to Harvard. Thirteen-year-old Vidal Chastanet told blogger Brandon Stanton in a Jan. 20 post that his principal, Nadia Lopez, was the person who had influenced him the most.

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  7. Watchdog: Attkisson wasn't hacked, had 'delete' key stuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Hill

    A former CBS investigative reporter was not hacked by the Justice Department for writing critical stories about the Obama administration, according to an investigation by an independent watchdog. An inspector general report concluded that Sharyl Attkisson's merely had her "delete" key stuck when text disappeared from her computer, and said there's no evidence that government officials erased stories.

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  8. 2015 Avn/Aee Q+a: Ela Darling's journey from librarian to porn starRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Our final story gleaned from the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo at the Hard Rock Hotel last week is the torrid tale of a stuffy librarian who swapped the reference books in favor of XXX-rated movies. You won't find this story on the shelves of your local library, but I can assure you that it is fact and not fiction.

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  9. Federal Report: Investigation Found No Evidence Sharyl Attkisson's Personal Computer Was HackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Media Matters for America

    An investigation by the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General found no evidence that Sharyl Attkisson's personal computer was hacked. The former CBS reporter has claimed that her computers had been breached as part of a federal effort to monitor her because she did reporting critical of the Obama administration.

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  10. Amy Poehler receiving Hasty Pudding awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Boston.com

    While many people were forced to change their travel plans after winter storm Juno rolled into town earlier this week, actress Amy Poehler didn't let a little inclement weather stop her from journeying to Cambridge to collect the ultimate award: a small "pudding pot." Poehler, 42, was in town Thursday to receive the Woman of the Year Award, an honor Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals bestows annually to a deserving female performer.

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  11. NYC blog raises $1M for school after student's portrait goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | WBNS

    "When you live here, you don't have too many fears. You've seen pretty much everything that life can throw..." pic.twitter.com/BI0IYCuYUg "When we get in trouble, she doesn't suspend us.

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  12. Sharyl Attkisson Testifies: If You Cross The Obama Administration,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Townhall

    Investigative reporter and author of Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama's Washington Sharyl Attkisson testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday as part of attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch's confirmation hearing. During her testimony, Attkisson detailed government intimidation she has endured under the Obama administration, particularly through the Department of Justice, for pursuing investigative stories unfavorable to the administration.

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  13. Publishers Weekly BestsellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Brandon Sun

    If the story moves you, compels you to act or tells you something you didn't know, mark it high. If you thought it was well written, do the same.

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  14. Justice Department Report: Sharyl Attkisson's "Hacked Computer" Was a Complete FantasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Little Green Footballs

    You may recall former CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson's absurd stories about her computer being hacked by the Post Office. I had some comments about her laughable claims last November .

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  15. DIY: Paying respect to books even while finding new uses for themRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    'Novel Living,' Abrams Books Lisa Occhipinti is an artist and writer whose latest book, 'Novel Living,' is about collecting, decorating and crafting with books, and 'a hymnal to actual, physical books, their forms and their functions.' At ebookfriendly.com, you can buy book-scented perfume and candles with names like Modern Alchemy, Bibliothèque, and Oxford Library.

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  16. Why we may not see more 'Dragon Tattoo' moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | USA Today

    ... mustering only $102 million in the USA on a $90 million budget, according to Box Office Mojo . Yes, the second two books are very much one story and it doesn't seem prudent to me to go to Sweden for a year, come back for a year, put out the second ...

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  17. Virtu Renews Talks with Underwriters for IPORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Fox News

    Virtu Financial, the high-frequency trading firm that pulled its much-anticipated initial public offering last year has reengaged with its underwriters to issue shares sometime before summer, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter. The company pulled the IPO amid controversy surrounding Michael Lewis's March 2014 book 'Flash Boys,' a highly critical and controversial book that contended high-frequency trading rigged the financial markets.

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  18. Afternoon Bulletin: $1.8 Million Worth of Snow and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The New York Observer

    They hype around Super snow storm Juno may have been anti-climatic but the city is paying for the party. A new city comptroller analysis found the average cost to clear the snow off the streets of New York City averaged out at $1.8 million per inch.

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  19. New Start-Up Touts Book Discovery ToolRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Book trade news from Book2book

    Trajectory, a digital distributor and technology developer, has developed a proprietary algorithm platform it claims will take book recommendations to a new level of accuracy and utility. After scanning the text of a book, Trajectory claims its technology can deliver better keywords and book recommendations to its clients in the bookselling, library and school markets.

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  20. Anne Enright Named As First Laureate For Irish FictionRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Book trade news from Book2book

    The role lasts for three years, and is a new initiative that has been developed by the Arts Council, with support from UCD, New York University and The Irish Times. As part of the role, Enright will teach one semester at each of the partner universities, deliver an annual lecture, and engage in a number of public events.

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