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  1. Smith: - I'd be devastated if I couldn't get this therapy'Read the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Indianapolis Star

    Indiana is one of only 14 states that doesn't provide therapy services to babies and toddlers who are blind or visually impaired. Parents must wait until their kids are 3 years old.

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  2. #thedress raises domestic violence awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | KRCR

    The Salvation Army in South Africa is using #thedress to spread a different kind of message about the colors black and blue. The organization is using the viral sensation to spread awareness about domestic violence.

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  3. Wenceslao: A glimpse of warRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Sun-Star

    RAPPLER.COM posted a March 5 interview with Armed Forces Chief Gregorio Catapang. He was asked about the call by some sectors for an all-out war against Muslim rebels following the encounter in Mamasapano, Maguindanao last Jan. 5 that killed 44 policemen of the Special Action Force , 18 Moro Islamic Liberation Front fighters and five civilians.

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  4. Honeyman: PCGG anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Sun-Star

    TWO cheers for the Presidential Commission on Good Government , which celebrated its 29th anniversary last Saturday. Much of its effort is devoted to trying to retrieve the loot that was obtained illicitly by the Marcoses during the lengthy presidential term of Ferdinand Marcos Sr. .

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  5. Baritta: Mission accomplishedRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Sun-Star

    LOST in the swirl of controversies surrounding the Jan. 25 Mamasapano debacle is the fact that the Philippine National Police's elite Special Action Force succeeded in killing Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, alias "Marwan." Yes, 44 SAF members were slain in the Mamasapano incident.

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  6. Column: Get ready to lose an hour of sleep this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    At 2 a.m. Sunday, the clocks go forward one hour and Daylight Saving Time starts. Personally, I wish we could stay there.

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  7. EDITORIAL: Funding transit a conundrumRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Victoria Regional Transit Commission recently heard its 2013 request to add two cents per litre more to local fuel prices this year, to help cover transit service expansion, had been turned down by the province. Transportation Minister Todd Stone let the commission know the request will be reconsidered for 2016, but it brings up a question: who should be paying more to help transit expand in this region; bus riders, gasoline buyers, or just plain everyone? While two cents a litre isn't a major hardship for drivers - after all, gas prices leapt 18 to 20 cents per litre in the past week or so - the gas tax is a hammer-on-the-head strategy penalizing drivers who may or may not choose to use transit in future.

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  8. International Women's Day: A day to celebrate women's achievementsRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Guardian

    On March 8 we mark International Women's Day. It is a day we celebrate how much women have achieved.

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  9. Premier MacLauchlan needs to start sweepingRead the original story

    43 min ago | The Guardian

    Editor: The e-gaming scandal brought into the light by the Globe & Mail shows that the Ghiz government was actively trying to duplicate an online gambling scheme used by the Quebec Mafia. The Scotchfort First Nation was to be a pawn to skirt the Criminal Code of Canada.

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  10. Environmental lens missing in Wade MacLauchlan's government prioritiesRead the original story

    43 min ago | The Guardian

    Editor: The Guardian reported that our new premier recently identified 10 lenses for viewing the choices that government makes. Presumably, such lenses reflect his key values and commitments and will direct his attention to what he regards as most important.

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  11. Vote secrecy unnecessary in PC Party leadership conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Guardian

    Before the review of last Saturday's Progressive Conservative Party of P.E.I. leadership convention is concluded, officials should take another look at their decision not to release the vote breakdown. It also wasn't known publicly until several days after the convention that a second ballot was needed to declare a winner.

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  12. US trade policy could raise drug prices, at home and abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | The Hill

    At the turn of the century, millions were dying because pharmaceutical companies priced AIDS drugs far beyond people's ability to pay. The Office of the United States Trade Representative , to our nation's shame, pressed countries like South Africa and Thailand to protect drug company monopolies, rather than people's lives.

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  13. Anniversary of Selma march rekindles Ferguson comparisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | MLive.com

    WASHINGTON -- In only a few minutes on national television, the beatings of civil rights marchers by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, dragged the inhumanity of Southern segregation into America's living rooms as never before. The...

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  14. SA on the back foot militarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Iol.co.za

    While it was not surprising that there was no major increase in defence funding, given the state of the economy, the decrease in real terms was disappointing. It was also unfortunate at a time when the Democratic Republic of Congo remains unstable and there is serious instability along the perimeter of the SADC, which will impact on South Africa.

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  15. Dumaguing: In search for an ideal ulcer medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Sun-Star

    LIVING a fast-paced life has exerted a toll on the health of inhabitants of planet Earth; obviously an understatement. Our heart rates increase, our blood pressure rises when we are caught in gridlock traffic; our breathing becomes labored when we inhale the darker than black exhausts of automobiles.

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  16. Carino: Session Road in BloomRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Sun-Star

    IT'S that week when the city's main street is closed to vehicular traffic, and there are is all manner of shops up on Session Road. As with the rest of the literal and the literate, I am half in search of anything that actually -- well -- blooms on Session Road.

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  17. Putin can easily bring peace in Syria if involves India into talks...Read the original story

    56 min ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    Putin can easily bring peace in Syria if involves India into talks between regime and opposition. By Hem Raj Jain Media reported that Moscow said on Thursday that it would host talks between representatives of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime and opposition figures in April.

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  18. Diocese should accept - Stone Church' proposalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Cape Breton Post

    I am devastated at the thought of St. Alphonsus Church in Victoria Mines - the "Stone Church" - potentially being torn down by the Diocese of Antigonish. But this structure is very special and has a great historical past.

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  19. Why pay to tear St. Alphonsus Church down?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Cape Breton Post

    St. Alphonsus Church in Victoria Mines will no longer be a Catholic church, and it is in need of much repair. However, it would cost the Diocese of Antigonish a large sum of money to tear it down - money that could be used for other things throughout our already cash-strapped diocese.

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  20. Redistricting in need of reformRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Robesonian

    Being a good legislator requires honesty, hard work and humility. It also involves being consistent in the quest to establish a better form of government.

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