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NY ranks 33rd in U.S. for women in state Legislature
New York ranks 33rd in the nation for the percentage of women holding seats in the state Legislature seats.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Conga player Armando Peraza at Vesuvio's in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, May 20, 2009.
Conga player Armando Peraza visits at Vesuvio's in S.F. in May of 2009. Famed musician Carlos Santana memorialized him as his "greatest teacher."
Dem. Pol Hahn: Calls for Boycotts Boost Limbaugh's Ratings
A boycott of Rush Limbaugh will only boost the conservative talker's ratings, not hurt them, Christopher Hahn, a political consultant and former senior aide to Democratic U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Marijuana legalization campaign in Oregon will begin collecting signatures Thursday
The campaign manager of an Oregon initiative patterned after Washington state's 2012 marijuana legalization measure said her group will begin collecting signatures Thursday and expressed confidence about qualifying for the November ballot.
Mars retail group fashions licensee agreement with Monet Intl.
Mars Retail Group, Mt. Arlington, N.J., has announced a new licensing agreement with Monet Intl., Inc., a division of Liz Claiborne, Inc. and a global designer of high-quality, fashion jewelry.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Valerie Simpson heralds return of 'Dinosaurs' at B.B. King's
Valerie Simpson 's show Friday night at B.B. King's in New York certified her emergence as a solo performer as special as the duet partner she had played for decades alongside her late husband Nick Ashford in Ashford & Simpson.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Liz Callaway & Ann Hampton Callaway's Sibling Revelry At 54 Below Starts Tonight
Popular concert performers, Broadway headliners and recording artists Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway reteam for a reprise of their celebrated sister act SIBLING REVELRY at 54 Below starting tonight, through April 19. The official description of Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway in SIBLING REVELRY is as follows: "The dynamic sisters Liz ... (more)
The Black River News
Centenary College Presents Book Signing and Second Installment of Library Lecture Series
Hackettstown, N.J., April 14, 2014- Centenary College's Taylor Memorial Library is proud to host author Jenny Milchman as she presents her newest novel, "Ruin Falls," followed by a book signing at 3 p.m .
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Our Idiot Brother
As a happy-go-lucky hippie, Ned is an embarrassment to his three uptight sisters in New York: frustrated housewife Liz , aspiring comedian Natalie and career driven Miranda .
The Washington Post
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Liz Rosenberg and Takiema Bunche Smith, educators who have worked in New York City's public and private schools for nearly twenty years, are also public school parents.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Josh Elliott whisks girlfriend Liz Cho to Miami to celebrate controversial move to NBC
Josh Elliott celebrated his new NBC Sports gig by sweeping his girlfriend Liz Cho away to Miami - where they dined with former GMA co-star Sam Champion.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Code Blue Homeless Housing Program Shatters Record
A Code Blue is called when the temperature is expected to be ten degrees or less including wind chill and/or when twelve or more inches or snow is forecasted.
National Center for Policy Analysis
State and Local Tax Burdens as a Share of Income
For the last 20 years, the Tax Foundation has analyzed the combined state and local tax burden on residents in the 50 states, aiming to show not how much revenue is collected, but how much income is lost by each taxpayer.
The Washington Post
Principals slam 2014 NY Common Core tests as badly designed
Students in New York have been taking state-mandated Common Core-aligned standard tests in English Language Arts in recent days and, for the second year in a row, educators are saying the tests - designed by the giant education company Pearson - were badly designed for the second straight year.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Washington Post
A box of possibilities for shoppers and retailers
Liz Cadman, who runs the review site My Subscription Addiction, sits at her desk stacked high with newly arrived boxes in Pittsburgh.
'Ship Shape: How Your Fave Pairs From HIMYM, Shameless, Once and Other Shows Are Faring
A death, a divorce and a couple of births all make up the emotional tornado that was the How I Met Your Mother finale .
Horsforth lecturer's bid to prove city's link to birth of film-making
Leeds councillor Bernard Atha and film lecturer Liz Rymer filming at Hyde Park Picture House and, inset, the blue plaque in Leeds commemorating Louis Le Prince The birth of film-making in Leeds and a mysterious disappearance from more than a century ago will be probed in a new documentary.
Hallyu wave washes over the Anime con scene
Korean music , also known as " Kpop " has been growing in popularity over the last decade.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Pregnant woman forgoes cancer care to save baby
A New York woman decided against continuing cancer treatment so she could give birth to her baby.
Michael Cerveris and Yale Schools of Drama and Music Bring The...
The Yale School of Music and the Yale School of Drama present the dark comedy The Soldier's Tale , starring Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris , at Carnegie Hall April 6 at 7:30 PM.