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Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

Westwood chef, butcher, star in new Web series

"I kind of find them boring," he said. "It's like hitting repeat but just putting different people on the show."

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Related Topix: Westwood, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Does dating app Tinder have a prostitution problem?

The Symantec report , which came out Tuesday, documented a number of scams that many Tinder users have probably swiped-left by before: enticements to chat on sketchy platforms with names like "Slut Roulette," provocative photos promising dirty acronyms for cash, short-URL advertisements for webcam sites and services that cost absurd amounts of ... (more)

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Related Topix: New York, Online Dating, Human Sexuality, Sports

WBTV

NCDOT project to repave road near Elon University

The N.C. Department of Transportation is hoping to complete a resurfacing project before students return to Elon University for the fall semester.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Burlington Times News

Ups and Downs: Django Unchained; ACC to Elon; and parading on Veterans Day

It's said that every dog has its day. Well, yes. THUMBS UP to the volunteers who not only found a home for a shelter dog, but delivered him to his new owners on the Outer Banks.

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Related Topix: Django Unchained, Alamance, NC, Alamance County, NC, Graham, NC, Opinion

Burlington Times News

Scholarship created for ACC students to attend Elon

Alamance Community College students who want to transfer to Elon University to complete four-year degrees may be eligible for help from a new scholarship, the university announced.

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Related Topix: Alamance, NC, Alamance County, NC

Burlington Times News

Nighttime paving on Williamson Avenue starts Monday

Work begins Monday to resurface 1.2 miles of Williamson Avenue in Elon, according to a release from the N.C. Department of Transportation.

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Related Topix: Elon, NC, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Los Angeles Times

This North Carolina candidate wants votes, taco trucks and beer money

Watch: Sean Haugh, who is running for U.S. Senate in a hotly contested North Carolina race, has captured attention with his quirky YouTube videos, which solicit campaign donations via bitcoin as well as "beer money."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Life, Food, Pizza, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Burlington Times News

End game: War of words near end, 6th District voters go to polls Tuesday

Voters in the 6th Congressional District, which includes most of Alamance County, decide today who will be the Republican candidate facing Democrat Laura Fjeld in November.

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Related Topix: Alamance County, NC, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Howard Coble

Media Matters for America

Maureen Dowd Is Paid Less Than Half Of What Chelsea Clinton Is Worth On The Speaking Circuit

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, who criticized Chelsea Clinton's speaking fees as "unseemly," brings home less than half as much as the former first daughter for her own paid engagements.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US News, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Livingston, NJ, Liberal Political News

Rock Hill Herald

Vet-Harris

Vet-Harris Central United Methodist Church in Asheboro, NC was the setting on Saturday, June 28, 2014 for the marriage of Jessica Wade Harris of Asheboro, NC to Ryan Christopher Vet of Cary, NC.

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Related Topix: Asheboro, NC, Wedding, Cary, NC, Seagrove, NC

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Survey foresees threats to internet freedom [Times-News, Burlington, N.C. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 12--ELON -- Government spying, fear of espionage and theft, businesses protecting revenues and computerized gatekeepers are some threats that some experts see coming to the freedom of the Internet.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Cape Gazette

Sussex Habitat for Humanity executive director to speak about rich...

Kevin Gilmore will take the audience through the history of and worldwide movement of The Spirituality of Habitat for Humanity at the Summer Spirituality Series Thursday, July 17. The weekly presentations are held in the Parish Hall of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, at 211 Mulberry St. in Lewes, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The presentation will review the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Sussex County, DE, University of Delaware, Milford, DE

FishBowl

National Journal Hires Bob Moser and Ben Pershing

UPDATE: An internal email sent minutes after our post also announced that Daniel Newhauser will also join National Journal as a Congress reporter.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Texas

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Alabama Live

Students, now stars: Red Mountain Theatre Company's 'Les Miserables' boasts some youth...

DeMarius R. Copes and Nicole Lamb as Marius and Eponine in RMTC's "Les Miserables."

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Related Topix: York, AL, Rider University, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Burlington Times News

Elon names associate chaplain for Protestant Life

The Rev. Joel Harter has been named associate chaplain for Protestant life, responsible for providing pastoral and religious care to the campus community with a focus on Protestant staff, students, faculty and campus organizations.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Vanderbilt University

Burlington Times News

Around the schools: Tanger makes contribution

Tanger Outlets Mebane has raised $6,000 to give to seven schools: Grove Park, Marvin B. Smith and South Graham elementary schools, Graham and Woodlawn middle schools, and Southern and Western Alamance high schools.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

TG Daily

Experts optimistic yet cautious about dangers to future of the Web

According to a new Pew Research report, the majority of experts are hopeful about the future of the Web but 35% saw potential problems looming.

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Related Topix: UC Los Angeles, City University of New York

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Washington Post

Meet Sean Haugh, the Libertarian pizza guy who may deliver a Senate seat in N.C.

But every other week or so, the Libertarian Party's Senate nominee in North Carolina opens a few craft beers on the counter of the bar in his campaign manager's basement.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Alternative, Wake Forest University

Thu Jul 03, 2014

MarketWatch

4 biggest Internet threats between now and 2025

That's a question the Pew Center asked - OK, so it didn't specifically mention feline photography - more than 1,400 people in a study carried out with Elon University's Imagining the Internet Center for the institutions' sixth joint Web study.

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Related Topix: Privacy

MarketWatch

Four biggest threats to the Internet: Pew study looks ahead to 2025

That's a question the Pew Center asked - OK, so it didn't specifically mention feline photography - more than 1,400 people in a study carried out with Elon University's Imagining the Internet Center for the institutions' sixth joint Web study.

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Related Topix: Privacy

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