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  1. New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Star

    AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco A Panama Health Ministry worker shows tubes of pupae and larvae of aedes aegypti mosquitoes during a fumigation in the Tocumen neighborhood on the outskirts of Panama City. Chikungunya, which has been known for decades in parts of Africa and Asia, is transmitted when a mosquito bites an infected person and then feeds on someone else.

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  2. Taphophobia: Fear of Waking inside your GraveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Psychology Today

    A story appeared this week in northern Greece about a woman who seems to have smothered to death inside her coffin. People visiting a Peraia cemetery heard banging and muffled shouts from inside a freshly dug grave.

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  3. Zimbabwe: South Africa Ready to Renew Special Zimbabwe PermitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | AllAfrica.com

    The South African government says it is now geared up for the processing of the new three-year special permits for Zimbabweans wishing to work or study in that country. South Africa's Home Affairs Minister Mr Malusi Gigaba announced on Thursday that all the Visa Facilitation Service centres had been activated for the processing of the permits which begins on 1 October.

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  4. Leading health experts urge European governments to 'mobilize all...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Science Daily

    Leading health experts urge EU Member States to "mobilize all possible resources" to assist West Africans in controlling the Ebola epidemic. They call for European countries to take specific measures, including allowing health professionals to volunteer for temporary leave to assist with the crisis, and incentivising private companies to reverse travel restrictions to affected regions.

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  5. "Not having national gallery is a sin"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | GhanaWeb

    Eminent Ghanaian painter, Prof. Ablade Glover, has said the absence of a national art gallery to preserve, collect, exhibit and foster the appreciation of Ghanaian works of art is a sin.

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  6. Local Roundup: SC surfer Smith-Ford a wild-card finalist for Coldwater ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    After weeks of rummaging through surf video submissions, event organizers have chosen Santa Cruz surfer Austin Smith-Ford, 26, as one of four finalists for a wild-card spot into the O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational, which is scheduled to be held at Steamer Lane between Oct. 28 and Nov. 1. Smith-Ford joins 19-year-old Kadin Panesi of Pacifica, Jeison Torres Abarca of Costa Rica and Leif Engstrom of New York in the popular vote. Public voting to determine which will earn a spot in the Association of Surfing Professionals specialty event will be held online from Tuesday through Oct. 6 at oneill.com/cwc/ .

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  7. West Africa: Ebola Deaths Pass 3,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    More than 3,000 people have now died from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. But this number is probably an underestimate, the World Health Organization says.

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  8. Heslam: Ebola-surviving doc may travel to Liberia againRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Boston Herald

    The brave Bay State doctor stricken with Ebola in his beloved "adopted second home" of Liberia said he'd go back again as he described his harrowing ordeal and how he fell ill with the deadly virus that's plaguing West Africa. "We love the people of Liberia," a tired, but chipper Dr. Richard Sacra said yesterday at UMass Medical Center in Worcester.

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  9. Ivory Coast lifts travel restrictions on Ebola-stricken countriesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | MacLeans

    Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said Friday his country will lift the controversial suspension of flights to countries stricken by the Ebola virus to show solidarity with the nations affected by the lethal outbreak. He said the initial decision to suspend flights was prompted by uncertainty about the threat, which he called a terrible problem for the people of West Africa.

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  10. Suomi NPP satellite data used for mitigating aviation related volcanic hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | ECNmag

    A joint NOAA/NASA satellite is one of several satellites providing valuable information to aviators about volcanic hazards. An aviation "orange" alert was posted on August 18, 2014, for BA rA arbunga, a stratovolcano located under the VatnajA kull glacier in Iceland, indicating the "volcano shows heightened or escalating unrest with increased potential of eruption."

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  11. Long Overdue: Bob Hoover Honored With Wright Brothers Memorial TrophyRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Aero-News Network

    Robert L. "Bob" Hoover will receive the 2014 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy from the National Aeronautic Association . The trophy is awarded annually to a living American for "significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United States."

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  12. Folk returns to Maltings Arts Theatre, St AlbansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Crow

    Three Herts-based acts with a growing national profile will be appearing at the opening concert of the new season of Folk at the Maltings in St Albans. Paul Scourfield, Said the Maiden and Project Jam Sandwich will be appearing from 8pm next Friday, October 3, at the Maltings Arts Theatre.

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  13. Edinburgh 20 - 20 Scarlets: Stalemate at MurrayfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Scotsman.com

    Edinburgh and Scarlets had to share the points from what was ultimately a more disappointing 20-20 draw for the Welsh team, who dominated the first half at Murrayfield. In the first half Scarlets scored tries through Harry Robinson and Liam Williams - both converted by Rhys Priestland, who also added a penalty.

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  14. tourism, growth, UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daily Monitor

    More needed. As the world celebrates World Tourism Day, we reflect on the journey the industry has made thus far.

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  15. Fall Festival comes to MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Examiner.com

    The Metropolitan hosts a full night of art and music Friday when the Artery Cooperative brings the second A4: Affordable Art with Annapolis Artists. This mixed-media show features the work of contemporary artists and it will be on display through Oct. 26. - The artists also have selected hundreds of affordable prints, jewelry, and accessories for $3 and up to be sold only during the reception, which begins at 7 p.m., with complimentary appetizers beginning at 7:30.

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  16. Blogger Takes UK Visa Denial ViralRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | ImmigrationProf Blog

    Jackson Biko is a Kenyan writer. He recently applied for a visa to visit the U.K. and was denied.

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  17. Electricity in Africa: is the real problem payment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Utility Products

    In August 2014, President Barack Obama announced a renewed commitment to Power Africa , a private sector-led initiative aimed at doubling electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa, where an estimated 600 million people are without reliable access to power. Obama raised the bar, pledging to add 30,000 MW of energy and create new connections for at least 60 million households and businesses.

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  18. Victoria FallsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | The Independent

    Africa leaves an indelible mark on its visitors and on this incredible three-country tour, you see some of the very best it has to offer. We see one of the world's finest natural wonders, the amazing Victoria Falls - three times as long and twice as high as Niagara.

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  19. Vending Machines with WiFiRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Ulyssesonline.com

    BT Global Services and Coke are partnering to provide WiFi access on vending machines in rural parts of South Africa. Locals will be able to check their emails while being refreshed by Coke.

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  20. All the world's a school. LiterallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    Ask the average teenager for the highlight of their school year and you might get a blank expression or perhaps a shrugged comment that at least the school holidays have just started. Danielle Richardson's response is a little different... The 15-year-old American ticks off her busy learning schedule so far - a term in India, a holiday break climbing We were seeing how these people lived, we were hearing about the conflict that happened there - first-hand experiences - and it was unreal."

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