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  1. Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Washington Times

    Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. Spokeswoman Dot Joyce said in a statement that Menino died in the company of his family and friends.


  2. Calls to Ban Toxic Chemicals Fall on Deaf Ears Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The Daily Beast

    When Denis Bibeyran was diagnosed at the age of 47 with bile tract cancer - a rare form of the disease usually found in men at least 20 years older than him - his sister Marie put it down to bad luck. Around the vineyards of Bordeaux, where they lived and worked, cancer among men his age was common and cancer of the bile tract not particularly unusual.


  3. Former Mayor Thomas Menino (Hon.'01) Dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    His death at age 71 comes just nine months after the popular, pragmatic five-term mayor settled in at Boston University to codirect the newly established Initiative on Cities , a research center and think tank devoted to improving all aspects of urban government. On Menino's brief watch, the IOC hosted seminars on issues ranging from architecture to climate change and released the first-ever academic survey of the nation's mayors.


  4. To understand the NRA, look at 'insurrectionists' and gun manufacturers: PennLive lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | PennLive.com

    Let me begin by commending the Patriot News for taking a stand for the safety of communities and against the National Rifle Association, with the editorial opposing the bill that would allow the NRA to have standing to sue communities that enact gun safety legislation. I can't help but wonder why the NRA, a group that claims to represent law-abiding gun owners, would be so opposed to cites passing reporting laws, etc.


  5. 10 Highlights Of The Future "Triathlete Disneyland," TriHabitatRead the original story

    8 min ago | Inside Triathlon

    We talked with Bill Scott, the CEO of TriHabitat, about his plans for his "Disneyland for Triathletes" slated to be built near Wilmington, N.C., by 2016. Scott has been a triathlete since 1982 and a triathlon race director for 25 years, starting Set Up Events on the east coast.


  6. New clue in Amelia Earhart mystery?Read the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | CNN

    Amelia Earhart laughs before a flight to Northolt, England, in a DH 82 Tiger Moth plane on June 24, 1928. Earhart stands on the roof of the Hyde Park Hotel in London with Capt.


  7. Introducing Slate's Marathon Time PredictorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

    Tell us about your weekly mileage and a recent race you have run. If you can tell us about two races of different distances, that will help us make a better prediction.


  8. Are Mangroves The Solution to Urban Sustainability in Asia?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Inhabitat

    Mangrove forests are some of the most carbon-rich habitats on earth, but unintentional urban shifts continue to threaten these sensitive and essential environments . Policies to conserve and restore these ecosystems can provide high carbon benefits, especially in areas where mangrove loss has been most dramatic.


  9. How To Run More EfficientlyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Inside Triathlon

    While we aren't all born with the long-limbed, thin bodies of world-class runners, we can maximize what we do have by working on technical efficiency. Focus on these five areas to run more economically: Stride Length: Over-striding occurs when the foot strikes the ground in front of your center of gravity, which is essentially like putting on the brakes.


  10. The Surreal Life of an Obama ImpersonatorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | National Journal

    Louis Ortiz watches MSNBC constantly. He's always voted Democratic. And when he's walking down the street, he's often overwhelmed by the attention he gets.


  11. Lancashire - one of the worst counties in England' for persecution of birds of preyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Burnley Citizen

    LANCASHIRE has been named as 'one of the worst counties in England' for the persecution of birds of prey and rare species. The RSPB's latest publication, Birdcrime 2013, reveals 164 reports in the UK of shooting and destruction of birds of prey, including the confirmed shooting of two hen harriers, two marsh harriers, five peregrines and 28 buzzards.


  12. Why Bears and Jelly Doughnuts Could Decide the Fate of the Maine Governor's RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | National Journal

    Residents of the state will vote on a ballot initiative Tuesday that would ban hunters from using dogs, traps, and junk food like jelly doughnuts and cold pizza to bait bears. The referendum has become a hot-button issue.


  13. Go Ask Alice: Disturbing the peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    It's like something out of an action thriller movie or “ripped from the headlines” in a television crime drama - and it probably will be soon. The real-life story of Eric Matthew Frein unfolding in Northeastern Pennsylvania is chilling, disturbing and unnerving.


  14. Thomas Menino, Bostona s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | WJYI-AM Milwaukee

    Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died at age 71 from cancer, a former spokesman said on Thursday. Menino ran New England's largest city for two decades before he stepped down in early 2014 at the end of his fifth term, saying he could no longer keep up the intense schedule.


  15. Alaska's Waterfall Resort Unveils 2015 Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    16 min ago | Digital Game Developer

    Waterfall Resort, Alaskas most popular fishing lodge, announces its 2015 calendar of celebratory events and enticing packages. From the King Salmon Jackpot Challenge to Fathers Day and Fourth of July, Waterfall Resort invites both novice and seasoned anglers to experience one of the worlds most exciting sport-fishing destinations.


  16. A Mates Tale : World Heli Challenge 2014 Winning EntryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Transworld

    This is the video that won first place at the 2014 World Heli Challenge in Mt Cook. A Mates Tale by Mitch Ayers was shot and edited over an eight day period to the brief "big adventures, big rewards."


  17. Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Cleveland.com

    In this Nov. 1, 2006, file photo, former Boston Mayor Kevin White, center, laughs with Mayor Thomas Menino, left, and former Mayor Raymond Flynn prior to the unveiling of a bronze statue bearing White's likeness in Boston. Menino, who was diagnosed with cancer a month after leaving office in 2013, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Boston.


  18. Trust wants you to learn wildlife skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Bridportnews.co.uk

    AXMINSTER & EAST DEVON: A NEW training programme 'Wildlife Skills' has been awarded A 829,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund , allowing four Wildlife Trusts in the south west to train 46 aspiring conservationists over the next three years. The scheme is designed to address the skills shortages within the south west conservation sector, and has already appointed 16 trainees based at Devon Wildlife Trust, Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, Somerset Wildlife Trust and Dorset Wildlife Trust.


  19. Michael Menino, Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies At 71Read the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | National Public Radio

    Boston's longest-serving mayor, Thomas Michael Menino, who held the job for more than two decades until stepping aside earlier this year, has died. He was 71. "At just after 9 a.m. this morning the Honorable Thomas M. Menino passed into eternal rest after a courageous battle with cancer.


  20. Vacation getaways headline Nov. 2 Bridal Event at Maple DaleRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Cape Gazette

    A three-night stay at Rye Creek Lodge in Darby, Mont. will be given away at the Nov. 2 Bridal Event at Maple Dale Country Club.