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1 hr ago | Daily Texan

Faculty Council votes to extend Thanksgiving break

The Faculty Council voted to extend Thanksgiving break at a specially called meeting Monday. The new schedule is expected to be implemented in 2016, once approved by President William Powers Jr. and Gregory Fenves, executive vice president and provost, according to University spokesman Gary Susswein.


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3 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

SGA rundown: Meet your Class of 2018 Reps

Did you miss the Barnard Student Government Association representative council meeting? Council correspondent Emma Goss brings you what you need to know from tonight's meeting: Aku Acquaye, BC '18 and Masha Ikromova, BC '18 attended their first representative council meeting after being elected president and vice president of their class Macy's and Movies: In an interview with Spectator, Acquaye said she wants to focus on inclusivity for all first-year students on campus. Her short-term plans are to organize activities for first-year students who remain on campus during Thanksgiving break, potentially including a trip to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade.


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10 hrs ago | WebWire

The Provisor Group Initiates Food Drive in Collaboration with Cape...

The Provisor Group debuts a new charity campaign in Cape Coral, FL to support the Cape Coral Caring Center, an organization that assists local families in crisis by providing them with food. The Agency will direct raised food to the organization.


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15 hrs ago |

Free Birds part 1: Problems

When Free Birds was in theatres last fall it caught our attention, and at the beginning of the new year we took a quick look at the time travel elements; it is now available on video, so we are looking a bit more deeply at the problems. A brief summary of the film is covered in those articles, so we will dispense with it here, but will begin with spoilers immediately.


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Yesterday | Nerve News

Fiji to mark Thanksgiving Day for peacekeepers' release

Fiji will celebrate national Thanksgiving Day Sep 16 to commemorate the release of the 45 Fijian UN peacekeepers in Syria, media reported. A statement issued by the information ministry has urged Fijians to hold services across the country, with the National Service of Thanksgiving taking place at the ANZ National Stadium in Suva Tuesday, Fiji Times reported.


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Yesterday | Florida Baptist Witness

Point of View: 10 things we owe David Platt

Many are aware that Dr. David Platt was not my choice for the presidency of the IMB. But the presidential selection committee has assured us that at the end of the intercessory road, Dr. Platt is God's choice.


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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Washington Times

'Freedom Trikers' carry message of brain injuries

Dan Zimmerman and Catherine Brubaker are headed to Margaritaville, even if singing icon Jimmy Buffett isn't there to greet them at his trademark location. Zimmerman and Brubaker left Washington earlier this summer on a biking trek to Key West, Florida, and the Margaritaville Cafe.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

New police station, parking garage get off to a slow but steady start

Construction has begun on the long-awaited future home of the Dover Police Department and adjacent five-level parking garage. Capt.


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Ricardo magazine in English launches Monday

The premiere issue of Ricardo, which will be in stores Monday, features stories on Thanksgiving entertaining, cranberries, potatoes, planting fall garlic, top 10 cuts for grilling and ideas for dinners that will create leftovers to tote for lunch the next day. To satisfy Larrivee's sweet tooth, he has included a recipe for the ultimate chocolate chip cookie and a feature on apple pie to take advantage of the fall harvest, with tips on pastry making.


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Pasadena Star-News

The Zen Report: Mid-Autumn Festival, mooncakes and being Chinese-American

I wasn't Chinese enough this week. I almost forgot Monday was the Mid-Autumn Festival - Chinese and Vietnamese Thanksgiving.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

45 Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas - From Festive Pumpkin Confections to Autumn Pudding Pastries

With Canada's Autumn celebration on its way this October, you're sure to love these Thanksgiving dessert ideas that celebrate everything we have to be thankful for. From festive fall desserts to pumpkin pudding pastries, these holiday-themed recipes will make any celebration that much more enjoyable for the whole family.


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I4U Future Technology News

The Best Black Friday Shopping Tips And Tricks

It should probably go without saying, but Black Friday is the single largest shopping day of the year, and with very good reason. Anyone that has ever been looking for a great deal on virtually any gift imaginable bas seen the kinds of savings that are available on this very special shopping day.


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Southwest Booster

Share Thanksgiving will bring together Newcomers and Canadian families

In 2012 an exciting new venture began called Share Thanksgiving which invited Canadian citizens to open up their hearts, their homes and their dinner tables to newcomers in their community. This year Share Thanksgiving is back for another year and hopes to grow the connections between Canadians and newcomers, especially here in Southwest Saskatchewan.


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Sedalia Democrat

Lincoln cheerleaders excited for the big city

"I haven't left the state that often," the Lincoln High School senior said. "I've been to Kansas, but that's basically like Missouri's left arm."


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Chicago Reader

Afrobeat, kids on the street, and the rest of this week's screenings

This week's issue features our annual fall arts roundup, and we've got previews of several movies rolling through town between now and Thanksgiving: Julius Caesar , a rarely screened indie adapted from the Shakespeare play, shot in 1950 on various Chicago locations and starring a young Charlton Heston; Rosewater , Jon Stewart's directorial debut, about the Iranian imprisonment of Canadian reporter Maziar Bahari during the disputed 2009 elections; Blonde Crazy , a James Cagney classic screening as part of Jonathan Rosenbaum's ongoing lecture series about transgressive American comedies; short works by the British avant-gardist John Smith, screening at Gene Siskel Film Center, Northwestern Block Museum of Art, and University of Chicago Film Studies Center, with Smith attending; Foxcatcher , a true-crime story starring Steve Carell and directed by Bennett Miller ; Gone Girl , adapted by ... (more)


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The ISIS threat: How The Godfather's Michael Corleone would handle it

I'm a huge fan of actor Al Pacino, especially his portrayal of Michael Corleone in The Godfather . After watching President Barack Obama 's televised address on the ISIS crisis, I wondered somewhat playfully how Michael Corleone might handle it.


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American Reporter

The American Reporter Vol. 20, No. 5,055

Put down your spatula and pop in a video of "What's Cooking?", an ode to Thanksgiving as prepared in the kitchens of Latina Mercedes Ruehl, African-American Alfre Woodard, Vietnamese Joan Chen and Jewish Lai= nie Kazan. When these "typical" L.A. women prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner they do turkey with a twist.


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Wall Street Journal

Fall Movie Preview

It took a computer-generated raccoon in space and some mutant turtles to save Hollywood's glum summer at the box office from being even worse. Now studios are betting on a different breed of movie animals, from "Foxcatcher" to "Birdman": potential award winners.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

NM mother pleads guilty to molesting young family members

A New Mexico mother admitted Thursday to raping and molesting her young relatives. As she sobbed in court, her children and parents say right behind her.


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Mistrial declared in case against 2 men accused of killing pizza delivery driver in Long Beach

LONG BEACH >> A judge declared a mistrial Thursday in the case of a pizza delivery man killed in Long Beach nearly 20 years ago, the day before Thanksgiving. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Richard Romero declared the mistrial because evidence relevant to the case did not come to light until Monday.


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