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  1. Framingham Community Connections Coalition Launches New WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Patch.com

    The Coalition's goal is to build a comprehensive continuum of family support that strengthens Framingham families, and prevents child abuse. Framingham Community Connections Coalition launched a new website on Wednesday, May 27. The website is located at www.framcoal.org .

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  2. Oilers sign talented Russian who's quick and has good sizeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Edmonton Journal

    Anton Slepyshev, a 21-year-old left-winger, bolted for the Edmonton Oilers just before the Iron Curtain falls on Kontinental Hockey League players who may be blocked from leaving Russia until they are 28. Slepyshev played in the 2013 world junior hockey championship with Nail Yakupov and was a teammate last season with former Oilers winger Teemu Hartikainen at Salavat Ufa. He will need some seasoning in the American Hockey League, but the 2013 third-round draft pick may not be that far away from being an NHLer.

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  3. Svenson celebrates two milestonesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | ABS-CBN News

    Last May 8, Svenson's 34th anniversary coincided with the opening of its newest branch located at the Fort. Clients enjoyed the double milestone celebration all throughout the day with a sumptuous buffet, trying out the latest treatments, and spending time with other famous clients that were also present in the event.

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  4. Explorer program teaches teens about policingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | WOODTV.com

    A group of 25 young adults on Wednesday got their first taste of what life is like as a Grand Rapids police officer.

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  5. Waterfront revamp: 10-Year Plan approvalRead the original story

    8 min ago | Wellington City Council

    Wellington's three-year Waterfront Development Plan has been approved as part of Wellington City Council's 10-Year Plan deliberations. Up to $11 million has been committed to the development plan over the next three financial years.

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  6. Philippine economy in Q1 grows at slowest quarterly pace in 6 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Straits Times

    The Philippine economy slowed sharply in the first quarter, raising the chances the central bank may loosen policy this year to cushion economic growth as government spending stays weak. Southeast Asia's fifth-largest economy has bucked the global trend of monetary policy easing due to solid economic growth, putting it among the fastest-growing of major Asian economies.

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  7. Lake Meyer enhancement to begin this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Fayette County Union

    Major enhancement to protect and improve Lake Meyer is scheduled to begin this week. The work includes building a wetland with a grouted rock chute spillway in the headwaters of the lake on the northeastern shore and will involve drawing down the lake's water level.

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  8. UntitledRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | WOODTV.com

    Click on the graphics to enlarge. The first is Oklahoma rainfall for Maya new monthly state record.

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  9. The Illegitimacy of Ginormous Wealth, Fouling Politics, Economics and ReligionRead the original story

    8 min ago | Dissident Voice

    What if billionaires hold fast to bullion as ferociously as those of modest means cling to God and guns? Assuming history survives, what if it turns out America's permanent legacy comes down to 1) adoration of money and 2) avarice for stuff? No longer the progress that lifts humankind, not heroic confrontations with earth-shaking challenges, nary a Congressional vote for the greatest good for the greatest number. Nah, instead, our image a century or two out would depress the Founders, displaced by a tiny elite grasping for the global wealth sweepstakes, an illuminati lusting not for enlightenment but stock options.

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  10. First Taiwan billionaire of 2015 minted in Shanghai tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Straits Times

    Hsung Yueling, chairman of Ningbo Techmation Co., became the first billionaire minted in Taiwan this year after the company surged to a record. Mr Hsung, who's also known as Xiong Yulin, owns about 60 per cent of Ningbo Techmation with his wife, Chou Shanshan, giving him a net worth of at least US$1.1 billion , according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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  11. Twins give Sox that sweeping feelingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    At various times this season, the Red Sox have appeared on the verge of piecing it all together. There have been times when Boston has mashed the ball as an offense and times when it has received excellent starting pitching.

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  12. Portuguese group Nabeiro plans the US$1 billion purchase of Angola's state coffee company LiangolRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | MBendi

    It is reported that Angonabeiro, an Angolan company of Portuguese group Nabeiro, will invest US$1 billion in the purchase of the entire share capital of Angolan state coffee company Liangol, according to the managing director of the company.

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  13. Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-2 to force Game 7 in West finalsRead the original story

    9 min ago | Washington Times

    Duncan Keith had three assists and saved a goal in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-2 on Wednesday night to force a Game 7 in the Western Conference finals. Brandon Saad, Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane scored in the second to help the Blackhawks hand the Ducks their first regulation loss of the playoffs.

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  14. Tibetan mother burns herself to death in China: ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Straits Times

    A Tibetan mother-of-two burned herself to death to highlight repression in the Chinese Himalayan region, overseas media and rights groups said, the second such fiery protest in eight days. Sangye Tso died after setting herself on fire in Zhouni, a Tibetan-majority area of the north-western Chinese province of Gansu, sources told Radio Free Asia , which is backed by the US government.

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  15. Destruction from wildfires well ahead of 2014 paceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Edmonton Journal

    Alberta's wildfire season is only three months in and has consumed significantly more forest than at this point last year. The wildfire season, which began March 1, has been "very, very hectic," with some firefighters working up to 24 days straight, said Wildfire Information Officer Richard Horne, 49. "The forested areas of the province have been incredibly dry, so much so that our meteorologists are talking about this being almost unprecedented," he said at the Lesser Slave Lake Fire Centre on Wednesday.

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  16. How are pencil leads and diamonds made from the same stuff?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | North County Public Radio

    Pencil leads and diamonds are chemically identical; the difference is in the crystal structure. Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about carbon crystals, and what it take to form a natural diamond.

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  17. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | MBendi

    African economies are expected to register robust growth in 2015 expanding by 4.5 per cent in 2015, and may reach 5 per cent in 2016, compared to 3.9 per cent registered in 2014 and 3.3 per cent globally, according to the 14th edition of African Economic Outlook. This signals robust growth despite ongoing global and regional headwinds, including depressed commodity prices and the lagged impact of the Ebola epidemic.

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  18. H.S. Roundup: Beliveau, Saints blank Merrimack ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Tom Beliveau tossed five innings of one-hit ball and the St. Thomas Aquinas High School baseball team blanked Merrimack Valley, 8-0, Wednesday in Division II. Beliveau whiffed 10 and walked five.

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  19. Howard could face suspension if Rockets force Game 6Read the original story

    9 min ago | Washington Times

    Howard and Golden State's Andrew Bogut were called for a double technical in the second quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Wednesday night. Unless the call is rescinded by the NBA, Howard would miss Game 6 if the Rockets are still alive. Houston trails the series 3-1.

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  20. Pokey LaFarge Makes Something New From a Traditional SoundRead the original story

    9 min ago | AltWeeklies

    Pokey LaFarge puts his mix of old-time country swing, ragtime and blues on display in a new album and world tour. CP serves up Pittsburgh's most comprehensive arts and entertainment coverage, provocative news, fearless opinion, and lapel-grabbing covers and internal design.

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