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18 min ago | Merced Sun-Star

Congress should pass online sales tax bill

It's been nine years since Congress first took up online shopping's unfair sales tax advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Collecting, Life, Chris Christie, US Governors

3 hrs ago | BetaNews

Motorola and Google unleash the mark of the beast with Digital Tattoo for Moto X

While I consider myself to be a relatively forward-thinking and open-minded guy, I do not blindly accept everything the media and corporate America shovels in my direction.


Related Topix: Life, Conspiracy Theory

7 hrs ago |

A 1.5k fine for first scrap metal carrier convicted in Wiltshire under new law

A scrap metal carrier is the first convicted in Wiltshire under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act for failing to be a registered scrap metal dealer in the county A scrap metal carrier is the first convicted in Wiltshire under the Scrap Metal Dealers Act for failing to be a registered scrap metal dealer in the county.


Related Topix: Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Collecting, Life

8 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Venezuelan conspiracy theories a threat to critics

Roderick Navarro was in class when he got the news that a high-ranking minister had accused him of plotting to assassinate Venezuela's president.


Related Topix: Life, Conspiracy Theory, Prison, Hugo Chavez, World News, Venezuela, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Everything Rhode Island is right here in Warwick

FAMILY TIME: Three generations of the Cabral family worked together to open Ocean State Apparel & More on Post Road.


Related Topix: Rhode Island, Rhode Island Government, Warwick, RI, Life, Embroidery

Parnell leads gubernatorial rivals in cash on hand

Bill Walker, who finished behind Parnell in the 2010 gubernatorial primary and is running this time as an independent, brought in nearly $260,000, $170,000 of which he personally contributed.


Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sean Parnell, US Governors, Alaska Government, Alaska, Sarah Palin, Flying, Life

The Island Packet

At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun

Richard Hendrickson, 101, demonstrates how he collects temperature and precipitation data for the National Weather Service on Monday, July, 21, 2014, in Bridgehampton, N.Y. Hendrickson is being honored as the longest serving volunteer weather data collector for the National Weather Service for his 84 years of collecting information from his farm on ... (more)


Related Topix: Weather, Bridgehampton, NY, Collecting, Life

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Type-one firefighters arrive to battle Hurricane Creek blaze

Another fire that we've been following closely is one burning 4 miles southwest of Joseph, Oregon... the Hurricane Creek Fire.


Related Topix: Fire, Joseph, OR, Life, Ham Radio

Donside Today

Scottish Sculpture Work-shop has an axe to grind ...

Scottish Sculpture Workshop have joined forces with The University of Aberdeen, to recreate a ceremonial axe as seen on the Rhynie Man standing stone.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Grampian County, Scotland, Life, Crafts

Deseret News

It's a day of accessibility: There is a flood of family history records

President Henry B. Eyring, first Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, stands outside the Salt Lake Temple.


Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Life, Genealogy


Festival of Ages shows that age is just a number

Over 400 people from across North Somerset came together recently to take part in a variety show with a difference at The Playhouse in Weston-super-Mare.


Related Topix: Somerset County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Crafts

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east.


Related Topix: Life, Conspiracy Theory, Vladimir Putin

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Andie Macdowell Feared For Her Life During Plane Terror

The Groundhog Day star was flying from Atlanta, Georgia to Asheville in North Carolina four years ago when the light aircraft was hit with a powerful gust of wind and the pilot had to battle to control the plane.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Celebrities, Andie MacDowell, Asheville, NC


Astro Boy & The God of Comics

Clark Young as Astro Boy's creator, Dr. Tenma, in 'Astro Boy and the God of Comics," continuing through Aug. 16 at the BCA Company One presents a multi-faceted, visually dynamic, narratively scattershot melange of biography, comedy, drama, manga, and more.


Related Topix: Animated TV, Astro Boy, Entertainment, Television, Astroboy, Life, Anime and Manga, Georgetown (Washington, DC)

Daily Kos

Larry Elder Goes Full-Loon, Promotes "Chemtrail," Flu Shot Conspiracies

If you're KABC drive-time right-wing talk radio host Larry Elder, the self-proclaimed "Sage of South Central," what are your biggest concerns? Apparently, it's "chemtrails," "Bilderbergers," and that greatest of all threats to our way of life, flu shots.


Related Topix: Life, Conspiracy Theory, Social Software

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Genealogist digs deep to unearth family roots

It's easy to confuse them with services that sell generic information about last names and even coats of arms with dubious scholarship.


Related Topix: Life, Genealogy, Libraries, Internet, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Mid-Continent Airport keeps boosting passenger numbers in 2014

The number of passengers at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport continues to grow as May marked the sixth-straight month with a year-over-year increase in passenger count.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Wichita, KS

News Observer

Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas

In this undated photo provided by Green Flash Brewing Co., Alexis Briol of Brasserie St-Feuillien in Belgium, left, and Green Flash brewmaster Chuck Silva, inspect a bag of malted barley before brewing beer.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, San Diego, CA, Life, Homebrewing, Home Gardening, Home, Escondido, CA


Here Are Practical (And Somewhat Repulsive) Ways To Repurpose Your Dog Or Cat's Hair

There are, however, some drawbacks. With furriness comes fur. With fur comes shedding.


Related Topix: Life, Knitting

Post and Courier

South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffs

For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste.


Related Topix: South Carolina, Blog News, Life, Sewing