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  1. Joel McHale hosting ABCa s ESPYSThe a Communitya actor and host of a The ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Media Life Magazine

    ABC has named "Community" actor and "The Soup" host Joel McHale host of the 2015 ESPY Awards, the annual awards show that honor the best in sports. The ceremony will air live on ABC on July 15. Spanish-language broadcast network Estrella TV has named Susan Malfa executive vice president of national ad sales and marketing, effective immediately.

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  2. Energy East pipeline would threaten Manitoba's drinking water: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    A new report says a pipeline that would carry one million barrels of oil daily from Alberta to the East Coast would threaten the drinking water of more than 60 per cent of Manitoba residents. The report by the Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition said a rupture on the proposed Energy East pipeline would seep into any number of waterways which feed into Winnipeg's water supply.

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  3. Changes Coming To Nova Scotia's Energy Efficiency ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    Improvements to Efficiency Nova Scotia's Business Energy Solutions program will allow for greater transparency, consistency and fairness in the marketplace. Efficiency Nova Scotia agreed to accelerate plans to change the program following a review conducted by the Department of Energy this spring.

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  4. Aug. 25 will be first day of school in new buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    Construction of the new building remains on schedule, with the first day of school for students scheduled for Aug. 25. However, Superintendent Jeff Ritz said the period between Aug. 1 to 24 will be "very tight." Ritz said the majority of the Haas gymnasium dates to 1957, and workers will perform any electricity or plumbing upgrades necessary in the gym.

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  5. Shields sets several Padres marks starting 6-0Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | San Diego Padres

    James Shields became only the second pitcher in franchise history to start a season with a 6-0 record Sunday. Right-hander Andy Hawkins started the 1985 season with an 11-0 record in his first 12 starts.

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  6. Collaboration seen as key for Berkshire nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> Nonprofits play a significant role in the Berkshire economy, but due to limited resources they often struggle to find the services they need to grow by themselves. The solution to some of these issues is collaboration.

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  7. Soul, funk and - American Pie' on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

    Legendary soul/funk artists Tower of Power will headline the 2015 Maine Lobster Festival, performing Friday night, July 31; and singer/songwriter Don McLean will star Saturday night, Aug. 1. Tower of Power is celebrating a long and illustrious career as a riveting stage act that fuses soul, funk, jazz and rock. The legendary horn section - featured on dozens of top recordings - solid vocals and irresistible rhythm section have made the band an international favorite and one of the most engaging shows anywhere.

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  8. Things to do in and around GreenwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Greenwich Citizen

    For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information.

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  9. 1877 labor strike recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    KATHLEEN BOLUS / STAFF PHOTOS Lackawanna County ComA missioner Pat O'Malley, Scranton Councilman Joe Wechsler and Dominick Azzarelli, local historian, with former Scranton Mayor David Wenzel, take part in Sunday's wreath-laying ceremony. To commemorate the "blood, sweat and tears" spilled on Aug. 1, 1877, during a coal miners and laborers strike, Sunday, May 24, was dedicated as a day to remember the strike and four men who lost their lives during the riot.

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  10. Home closing forms get a big makeoverRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Daily Herald

    Some of the key documents in the mountain of paperwork consumers sign at closing time when they purchase a home are about to get a big makeover. The changes, which take effect Aug. 1, are being imposed by the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to address problems that surfaced during the meltdown of the housing market when millions of buyers took on complicated loan products they didn't understand and ended up losing their homes in short sales or foreclosure.

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  11. Portola issues water conservation regulationsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Feather River Bulletin

    City officials have issued the following statement and regulations: What is happening? On July 15, the State Water Resources Control Board approved an emergency regulation to ensure water agencies, their customers and state residents increase water conservation or face possible fines or legal action. The emergency regulation was approved by the Office of Administrative Law on July 28, 2014.

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  12. From the Chamber: Mayfest is over, more events to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Bennington Banner

    Mayfest has come and gone. It is always a happy celebration of the blossoming of our community festivities.

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  13. Armande R. NoblettRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    MASSENA – Armande R. Noblett, 88, formerly of Grassmere Terrace, passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2015, at Hamut Hospital, in Erie, Pa. Armande moved to Pennsylvania in December 2013 to be near her daughter, Sheila.

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  14. NDP hit airwaves to boost leader Thomas MulcairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Toronto Star

    The NDP are launching their first big pre-election ad campaign that shows a smiling Thomas Mulcair talking about the need to bolster Canada's middle class. The 30-second ad, which will begin airing on television Monday, puts a spotlight on two goals of the NDP in this pre-election period - putting a softer focus on Mulcair and highlighting the middle class as a priority, a battleground that the Liberals and Conservatives have also flagged for the coming campaign.

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  15. UFC star Ronda Rousey comes to Las Vegas for book signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Las Vegas Review Journal

    UFC woman's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, right, hugs fan Shirley Rivera during the book signing of her new book "My Fight / Your Fight" at the Barnes & Noble bookstore on 2191 North Rainbow Blvd. in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 23, 2015. UFC woman's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey signs copies of her new book "My Fight / Your Fight" at the Barnes & Noble bookstore on 2191 North Rainbow Blvd. in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

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  16. School funding question top task for Deal's education paneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | SavannahNow

    A panel appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to review the way Georgia funds education heads into a key meeting this week. Deal asked for recommendations by Aug. 1 on changes to the state's complicated formula for funding schools from his Education Reform Commission.

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  17. City Guide: ZurichRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Xtra!

    The largest, most affluent city in Switzerland, Zurich has long ranked among the world's best cities in terms of quality of life. It takes just a day or two of walking the pedestrian-only shopping districts, relaxing at the sidewalk cafA s, or getting safely around town on the ubiquitous trams to feel quite at home.

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  18. Auditions for Dynamics 'Shrek the Musical' set for May 26, 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Tallmadge Express

    Dynamics Community Theater of Tallmadge will host auditions for the Tony Award winning fairy tale adventure, "Shrek the Musical" May 26 and 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater at Tallmadge High School, 140 N. Monroe Road. Callbacks, if needed, will be May 28. Those auditioning are asked to take a photo , prepare 16 bars to sing A Capella and be prepared to read from a script provided that evening.

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  19. Our unwillingness to fix infrastructure will cost us dearlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Seattle Times

    The other day I took the Northeast regional Amtrak train from Washington, D.C., to New York City, got out and took the next train back. I spent $146 to see just how bumpy the tracks on the publicly funded rail system are .

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  20. Rangers OK Holland for throwingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Star-Telegram.com

    Left-hander Derek Holland will begin a throwing program late this week, but will need to have a clean MRI exam three weeks later before being cleared to throw off a mound. Originally expected back by the All-Star break after being injured April 10, Holland might not rejoin the Texas Rangers' rotation until closer to Aug. 1. Holland underwent an MRI on Friday on his shoulder, and the subscapularis muscle continues to show improvement.

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