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1 hr ago | KMIZ

Veterans languish, die on a VA's secret list

At least 40 U.S. veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care system, many of whom were placed on a secret waiting list.

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2 hrs ago | GPB.org

Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before a private dinner at Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant in Tokyo on April 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Food, Dining, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Jiro Dreams of Sushi

6 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal

Connecticut man charged in Yale hoax threat

A Connecticut man has been charged with making a call during the November Thanksgiving holidays in which he falsely claimed an armed man was on the way to shoot up Yale University, police said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Yale University

8 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com

5 things to know about NYC's Tavern on the Green

Here are five things to know about the once-grand restaurant in Central Park: 1. The Victorian Gothic structure was originally built in 1870 as a sheepfold for the flock that grazed in the Sheep Meadow.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Food, Dining

12 hrs ago | KSFY

First Lady announcing one-stop job site for vets

Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Prison, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

16 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Cameron Diaz: I'm no 'spinster'

The actress, 41, who was previously in relationships with Justin Timberlake and Alex Rodriguez, told the Daily Telegraph that she was not "childless".

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Justin Timberlake, Hip-Hop, Family, Kids, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

21 hrs ago | The Montreal Gazette

Afghan commemoration cloaked in secrecy with two weeks left to go

A Royal Proclamation, a moment of silence in schools, and the heavy beating of helicopter rotors over Parliament Hill are slated for May 9, but the Harper's government attempt to turn commemoration of the Afghan mission into a national event is facing delays, confusion and the sting of politics.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, Veteran Affairs

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Weyburn This Week

Replace temporary foreign workers program with immigration, incentives: critics

Economists and immigration experts say there are solutions at hand as the Conservatives grapple with yet another controversy involving temporary foreign workers.

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Related Topix: Food, Fast Food, Canada

Turnto10.com

Navy veteran, 92, finally gets military medals

A 92-year-old military veteran has gotten long-overdue medals he earned for serving in the Navy during World War II.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat

WFMD-AM Frederick

Md. candidate: Iraq vet can't handle 'real job' as governor

Maryland's attorney general is playing defense after implying his opponent in the governor's race primary, Iraq War veteran and the current lieutenant governor, Anthony Brown, can't face a "real job."

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Veteran Affairs

WFIA-AM Louisville

Your Greatest Legacy - Encouragement for Today - April 22, 2014

Nothing keeps you on your knees or on your toes like parenting. Maybe you can relate to these words attributed to John Wilmot: "Before I got married, I had six theories about raising children; now I have six children and no theories."

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Hobbies, Genealogy

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Earth Day's beginnings rooted in 1970s activism

U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie , author of the 1970 Clean Air Act, addressed an estimated 40,000 to 60,000 people at Earth Day in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Earth Day, Environmental Law, Law, Activism, US News, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, California

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Obamas Emphasize Nutrition and Fitness Among Staffers

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have transformed nutrition in the White House, making big changes to health and fitness in the administration.

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Related Topix: Nutrition, Food, Medicine, Michelle Obama

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Daily Tribune

Earth Day: New books on climate, energy

To mark the nation's 44th Earth Day on April 22, 2014, USA TODAY looks at a set of books that deal with environmental issues.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Earth Day, Global Warming, Activism, Environment, Science, Meteorology, Alternative Energy, Energy

ABC News

Jeff Tweedy, Nickel Creek to Play Taste of Chicago

Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events on Monday released the list of performers for the annual food festival in Grant Park along Lake Michigan.

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Related Topix: Food, Food Festival, Entertainment

Z100 Radio

PHOTOS: Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon get cutesy for Easter

As if Mariah Carey needed an excuse to dress her twins up, Easter provided the perfect backdrop for some ridiculously adorable family photos.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Easter

Tri-cityherald.com

Mexico food labeling rules draw fire on sugar

In this July 10, 2013, file photo, office workers eats tacos at an outdoor food stand during lunch time in Mexico City.

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Related Topix: Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Sunherald.com

Michelle Obama: 'splurging is the key to life'

Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries. "How would you appreciate vegetables if you never had chocolate?" she asked.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Food

Northern Michigan News

She sold Belgian waffles at the 1964 World's Fair

The notion of introducing a new food to the American public is almost inconceivable in an era of TV chefs, global cuisine and foodie websites.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Food, Recipes

Reuters

At Mt. Gox bitcoin hub, 'geek' CEO sought both control and escape

In June 2011, when customers of now-bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox agitated for proof that the Tokyo-based firm was still solvent after a hacking attack, CEO Mark Karpeles turned to the comedy science fiction novel "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy".

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Bankruptcy, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Vocal

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