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5 hrs ago | Sun-Star

New encounters

ON EASTER, "I think of that quaint expression people sometimes use in Taglish," Fr.

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9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Crisis manager leaves White House counsel's office

From Solyndra to Benghazi to the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, Ed Siskel has been the bespectacled, behind-the-scenes lawyer with the forensic assignment - figure out exactly what went wrong so the White House can fix it, explain it and make sure it does not happen again.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

14 hrs ago | Switched

Hobby Lobby Leaders Hope To Spread Bible Course To Thousands Of Schools

In this file photo, customers enter and exit a Hobby Lobby store in Denver. The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice.

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18 hrs ago | OUPblog

Reinventing rites of passage in contemporary America

"It has often been said that one of the characteristics of the modern world is the disappearance of any meaningful rites of initiation."

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

19 hrs ago | The Recorder

Looking upward

If you're expecting humans to come in and ruin this peaceful story, then you'd be right.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Courier Mailer

Readers critical of Washington County Commissioner Bob Terry for educational background description

Washington County Commissioner Bob Terry is taking flak from readers critical of the way he described his educational background in the 2014 Voters' Pamphlet.

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BroadwayWorld.com

PROOF to Open 5/1 at Sierra Stages

Sierra Stages will present the acclaimed 2001 Pulitzer Prize-winning play PROOF by David Auburn , May 1-18 at the Off Center Stage in Grass Valley.

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Related Topix: Grass Valley, CA, Nevada County, CA

Newswise

University of Chicago Institute of Politics to Host Al Gore, Sens. Rand Paul and Rick Santorum

Sen. Rand Paul, former Vice President Al Gore and former Sen. Rick Santorum will visit the University of Chicago in the coming weeks as part of the Institute of Politics' spring speaker series.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Senator Rand Paul, Al Gore, Chicago, IL, US House of Representatives, Bob Inglis

Deseret News

How early is too early for education? Early learning improves success, health

One of the most important things that parents can do is just talk to their babies - whether they are just cooing or smiling or playing peek-a-boo, says Steve Barnett, director of the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, North Carolina, Family, Kids, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Newswise

Neurobiology Online Course to Endeavor World's Largest Memory Experiment

A free, massively open online course on Understanding the Brain: The Neurobiology of Everyday Life will begin Monday, April 28, and it will include what may become the world's largest memory experiment.

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KISU-TV Pocatello

Your Inner Fish

Based on Neil Shubin's popular book, YOUR INNER FISH transports viewers deep into the human body to discover the vestiges that connect us to animals from the distant past.

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Essence Magazine

ESSENCE Poll: How Diverse Is Your Circle of Friends?

A new map of New York City created from 2012 Census data shows that despite the city's diversity, it's one of the most segregated in the United States.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Scholar of Media Bias Nabs Prestigious Clark Medal

An economist known for his pioneering work on bias in the news media won the John Bates Clark Medal on Thursday, one of the profession's most prestigious honors.

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BroadwayWorld.com

ROCKY's Margo Seibert and More Set for Reading of Matthew-Lee...

Vineyard Theatre will present a reading of Matthew-Lee Erlbach 's KEVIN LAMB, directed by Michael Berresse and starring Adriane Lenox , Margo Seibert , Chris Sarandon , Peter Francis James , and Sheldon Best .

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Illinois gives early OK to $100M for Obama museum

Susan Sher, Senior Advisor to the President of The University of Chicago, right, and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, appear before an Illinois House committee meeting Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Chicago, regarding a plan to devote $100 million in state funds to help bring President Barack Obama's presidential museum and library to Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, US House of Representatives, Rahm Emanuel, Michelle Obama

BBC News

Labour hires Obama poll guru Axelrod

He has been recruited to work alongside shadow foreign secretary, Douglas Alexander, who is in charge of Labour's general election strategy.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Obama Presidential Library Plans Get Hearing

A hearing on spending $100 million to build President Obama's presidential library focused not on whether it's worth the investment, but where in Chicago it should be built.

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BroadwayWorld.com

University of Chicago's Studs Terkel Festival to Run 5/9-11

A full schedule is now available for Let's Get Working, a new three-day festival honoring the life and work of Chicago legend Studs Terkel at the University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street, Chicago.

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Outside the Beltway

North Korea On The Verge Of Collapse? Don't Count On It

Kim Jong Un is defined by many as an egotistical fanatic whose recklessness led to dreadful mistakes during his two year tenure.

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Newswise

2014 Urban Forums Conference Puts Focus on Neighborhoods

Where you live matters. That's the common theme for geographers, sociologists, urban planners and other scholars gathering in April for the 2014 Urban Forums, titled Neighborhoods: The Measure and Meaning of an Urban Ideal, hosted by the University of Chicago Urban Network.

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