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Exclusive: Ernie Hudson Reflects on 'Ghostbusters' as Film Celebrates 30th Anniversary

When "Ghostbusters" first hit theaters in the summer of 1984, the world was a very different place.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, Bruce Springsteen, Entertainment

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Globe and Mail

'Unschooling' is a luxury for the wealthy

A growing number of parents across North America are choosing to "unschool" their children: adopting a home-based education that involves no schedule, rules, or homework.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Parenting, Home Schooling, Education

The Hartford Courant

Longtime Manchester Educator Enjoyed Students' 'Life Experiences'

Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952.


Related Topix: Manchester, CT, Fordham University, University of Connecticut, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Boston College Eagles

Basketball & Hockey Renewal Winners Announced

In an effort to continue rewarding season ticket holders for their loyalty and support of its student-athletes, the Boston College Athletics Department is pleased to announce this year's men's basketball and men's ice hockey renewal winners.


Wed Aug 27, 2014


Leo Vercollone VERC

DUXBURY, Mass. -- "Celebrate failure," Leo Vercollone, president of VERC Enterprises, a leading convenience store and Gulf gas station operator with locations throughout Massachusetts, told attendees of the New England Family Business Conference on June 19 in Bolton, Mass.


Related Topix: Duxbury, MA, Bolton, MA

The Independent & Free Press

Strictly Dance does the ALS Challenge

ALS Canada has benefited from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge craze which has swept North America.



UMass trolls Doug Flutie and his statue

When one thinks of in-state rivalries in college football, Boston College and Massachusetts isn't exactly top of mind.


Testudo Times

Profiles in Terpage: Jacquille Veii

Veii's path to Maryland is a winding one, that includes some time spent in England in his childhood before discovering football upon moving stateside in 2004.


Related Topix: College Park, MD, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Maryland NCAA

Bangor Daily News

Washington Monthly puts College of the Atlantic in Top 100

College of the Atlantic was recently named among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the country, is among the top 100 "affordable elite" colleges in America, and is one of four Maine colleges offering the "best bang for the buck," according to Washington Monthly.


Related Topix: College of the Atlantic, Maine, Northwestern University, Smith College, Trinity College


Bar topnotcher named acting solicitor general

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III has named lawyer Florin Hilbay as acting Solicitor General following the appointment of Francis Jardeleza as associate justice of the Supreme Court last week.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

New England Walk of Life Walkathon in September

On Saturday, Sept. 27, the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry will host its third annual New England Walk of Life Walkathon in Watertown.


Related Topix: Watertown, MA, World News, Armenia

CBS Local

Foodie Chap With Chef de Cuisine Edward Higgins of Bix San Francisco

KCBS radio "Foodie Chap" and KPIX 5 television "Eye On The Bay" host Liam Mayclem introduces us to the culinary stars behind the food and wine loved by so many in the Bay Area.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, us Travel, Travel, Life, Food, Chefs, Tom Colicchio, Asia Travel, Japan Travel

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Boston Herald

Captured photog with Bay State ties released

An American journalist with Bay State roots was freed yesterday by al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in what experts are calling a strategic maneuver to separate themselves from the Islamic terrorist group that beheaded photojournalist James Foley less than a week ago.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Tufts University, Opinion

BC Interruption

2014 College Football Odds Week 1: Boston College A 15-Point Favorite At UMass

A.J and New Guy talked about this earlier in the week on BCI Radio, but it seems like we've had to suffer through an excruciatingly long offseason.


Related Topix: Chestnut-Hill, MA, Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

Boston Standard

New scheme for unemployed

Stephanie Dickens, human resources manager at Local Link Recruitment, and Donna Garrard, employability development manager at Boston College.


Sat Aug 23, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarships awarded

The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship committee has announced John Conti, Joseph Corio, Thomas Corrao, Joseph Dobmeier, Lucus Hurtt, Joseph Langer, Michael Laurendi and Jake Schoelles as the 2014 scholarship recipients.


Related Topix: Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, SUNY Brockport, Niagara University, SUNY Buffalo

The Daily Free Press

Several hundred gather for vigil to honor Michael Brown

Lakeisha St. Joy leads the crowd in a chant of "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" outside Boston Police headquarters Friday.


Related Topix: Mattapan, MA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Boston Herald

Expert: Catholic objections won't leave ALS fundraiser all wet

The ALS ice bucket fundraising phenomenon sweeping across social media won't be chilled by a Cincinnati church leader's objection to the organization backing embryonic stem cell research, a local theologian predicted.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Opinion

BC Interruption

Boston College Basketball Recruiting: Southern Miss Transfer Aaron Brown Commits To Eagles

According to multiple reports, and first reported by Eagle Action's Eric Hoffses, Boston College hoops has landed a commitment from Southern Miss transfer Aaron Brown .


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Airdrie City View

Airdrie Aldermen take up the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Airdrie Aldermen Ron Chapman and Fred Burley were doused with buckets of ice cold water by members of the Airdrie Fire Department outside City Hall on Aug. 18 as they took up the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds and awareness for ALS.


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