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5 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Metairie Country Day student is silver medalist in nationwide writing contest

Metairie Park Country Day junior Alex Chestnut has won a silver medal in the science fiction category of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.


Related Topix: Metairie, LA, Education Etc., New Orleans, LA, Duke University

9 hrs ago | American Legion Magazine

WWII submarine veteran recalls experiences in Pacific Theater

The doctor's comment, without any reason given or documented, could have sealed Herman Prager's fate in 1942: not fit to perform active duty.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Pieces fitting together for Thomson

With a little bit of luck and a whole bunch of talent, Cat Thomson is about to explode onto the music scene.


Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Canada, North America, World News

Calgary singer-songwriter Cat Thomson's stock is rising with upcoming debut

It is her first press clipping, of sorts, and Cat Thomson is more than proud to unfold it at this current interview.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Nickelback

The Town Talk

Alexandria pursues co-programming model for downtown college campus

The new main campus for Central Louisiana Technical Community College is coming to downtown Alexandria.

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Related Topix: Alexandria, LA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Olentangy Graduate, Callan Molle, Commits to Louisiana State University's Sand Volleyball Program

She was recruited by LSU and found their program to be a great fit. Callan Molle, a 2013 graduate of Olentangy High School, has committed to the Sand Volleyball Program at Louisiana State University.


Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Engagement: Jennifer Montgomery & Theodore Williams

The couple will be united in Holy Matrimony on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Cathedral of St. John in Lafayette.


Related Topix: New Iberia, LA, Lafayette, LA

The Town Talk

Eggs in whooping crane nest first sign of reproduction in Louisiana in 75 years

Dressed in a red-striped shirt adorned with large, white birds, Sara Simmonds, of Alexandria, expressed her joy Tuesday over the recent discovery of two whooping crane eggs in a nest in the White Lake area in Vermilion Parish.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Alexandria, LA, Robert, LA

The Town Talk

Marcus and Yvette Brown take the lead in Acadiana's film biz

Marcus Brown and his wife, Yvette, could have been at the Academy Awards ceremony in Hollywood this year.


Related Topix: Oscars, Lafayette, LA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Wheeling News

Here's How to Get Rid of Fear, Stress in Our Lives

In the last few weeks there have been numerous events that would make average men or women pull their hair wondering, "What's going to happen next?" A plane has fallen out of the sky and over a month later no one can find it, the passengers, or crew.


Related Topix: Depression, Health

Bleeding Green Nation

2014 NFL Draft: Odell Beckham Jr. to Visit the Eagles

For more information on which draft prospects are visiting with the Eagles, check out our 2014 NFL Draft Prospect Visits Tracker .


Northwest Asian Weekly

Tacoma native receives Walt Whitman Award for poetry

A young Korean American poet has received a $5,000 award for first-time writers that also ensures the publication and thousands of sales of her debut collection.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Arts, Poetry

Young Person of the Year Award presented by St. Charles Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of St. Charles honored Caleb Hempel and Bailey Wilson as the recipients of its Young Person of the Year Award.


The Town Talk


The bride elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Joseph, Jr. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Villard.


Related Topix: Villard, MN, Wedding

Fri Apr 18, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Word of Mouth 4.19.14

Life can be awkward. Dinner conversation even more so. Elevator encounters? AWWWK-WAAARD.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Miller selected as NEG Summer Scholar

Monica Miller, a graduate student in the Ph.D. program at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisian, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 30 seminars and institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Related Topix: Milledgeville, GA, University of Georgia Georgia College, Sam Houston State University, Hiawassee, GA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CNN's Don Lemon Used to Be a Model and We Have Photos to Prove It

Mediaite readers best know Don Lemon as one of CNN's more provocative primetime anchors, but did you know he moonlighted as a clothing model? Back before he ever started his journalism career, Lemon did some modeling while studying at Louisiana State University in the late 1980s.


Related Topix: Television

Judge Names Committee to Audit BP Oil-Spill Claims

A federal judge overseeing the $9.2 billion Deepwater Horizon settlement has approved creation of a committee headed by a local law professor to audit oil-spill claims.


Related Topix: Oil Spill

Lawmakers should choose a different book: Letter

John McConnell portraying Willie Stark in Swine Palace Productions and Louisiana State University production of Robert Penn Warren's, "All the King's Men".


Related Topix: Opinion


Turning harmful gas into valuable fuels, chemicals

A University of California, Riverside researcher is leading a team that won a nearly $500,000 grant to study a process that transforms harmful greenhouse gas emissions into valuable fuels and chemicals by using a unique catalyst.


Related Topix: UC Riverside, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Science