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Three ways to celebrate Purim in New York City
The Jewish holiday of Purim kicks off at sundown on Saturday, March 15 this year.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Globe and Mail
The world's newest creditor nation: Canada
"Canada is now a net creditor to the rest of the world," said Bank of Montreal chief economist Douglas Porter.
Ships in port: Calendar and live maritime traffic map
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Off the Kuff
Convenience-store chain Buc-ee's Ltd. has garnered lots of attention for its clean restrooms.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
West Linn Tidings
Area leaders receive Boy Scouts highest volunteer award - Wednesday, 12 March 2014 12:59
Three area Boy Scout leaders recently were honored for receiving the organization's highest volunteer recognition, the Silver Beaver Award, according to the Cascade Pacific Council of Boy Scouts of America.
Cannon's 'Bad Year for Tomatoes' will dish up laughs
The residents of Beaver Haven are not sure that they are ready to believe that there is a famous actress in their midst.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Same old one-story?: How to bring a 1950s rancher into this century
We asked Weston Construction's Todd Buck to choose a home currently for sale and make some recommendations on the best way to update it.
The White House
Presidential Proclamation -- Boundary Enlargement of the California Coastal National Monument
Through Proclamation 7264 of January 11, 2000, President Clinton established the California Coastal National Monument to protect the biological treasures situated offshore on thousands of unappropriated or unreserved islands, rocks, exposed reefs, and pinnacles owned or controlled by the Government of the United States within 12 nautical miles of ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Pittsburgh's Action Weather forecast
THE AREA HASN'T FELT A SIGNIFICANT SHAKE NEW YEAR'S IN 2011 WHEN A 20.0 EARTHQUAKE SHOOK THE AREA.
Lawsuit: Stop welcome center at Vanderbilt mansion
In this Nov. 12, 2001 file photo, visitors take advantage of free admission to tour The Breakers mansion in Newport, R.I. Neighbors of The Breakers estate in Newport are suing to block a new welcome center that's planned for the site of the mansion, built in the Gilded Age by the Vanderbilts, then one of the nation's most prominent and wealthy ... (more)
New Albany Gazette
County approves new access road
While much of the crowd was inside for the weapons auction, some bidders staked claims at the pieces of equipment they were interested in buying.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Computer preschool program expands to rural Utah
Young children throughout rural Utah will soon get free computer-based preschool lessons in their homes, thanks to a $11.5 million federal grant.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
ToDo ToDay: Small Black, Speedy Ortiz, and Muskrat Stew
Brooklyn chillwave band Small Black emerged in 2009 with the type of synthy pop music fans craved that year.
Clay Center Featuring Animal Film "Beavers"
They may be cute and furry, but beavers are some of nature's most impressive engineers.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Rural School Districts Join Effort to Bring In-Home Preschool to Utah's Rural Children
Eighteen rural Utah school districts have signed on to participate in an $11.5 million federal grant award to expand UPSTART, Waterford Institute's free, in-home preschool program, to their regions.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Assisting children in need starts with us
This is a simple question. The answer is not simple, but there is something that we can all do to help and we can do it right now.
The Florida Times-Union
Working on the First Coast: The constant gardener
Carmel Mayo and her dog Katy spend their days at The Green Spot, her plant stand at the Jacksonville Farmers Market.
March 4, 1978: Jasper Avenue one big drag
It wasn't quite Berlin 1946, but there were enough bumps, ruts and gaping cavities in the vacant lots blighting both sides of downtown Jasper Avenue to conjure up visions of a war zone - the morning after, city hall reporter Janet Vlieg wrote.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ave Maria Is Finding Its Groove
Through controversy and struggle, the university is discovering some balance in its faith, diversity and community issues as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Dimanche Gras heats up tonight
Trinbago Unified Calypsonians Organisation president Brother Resistance , says tonight's Dimanche Gras show is expected to cost about $3 million, with the calypso monarch taking home a prize of $1 million.