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Chicago Speaks: Yoruba, as Spoken by Artist Dayo Laoye

As a global city, Chicago is home to many languages beyond English. Chicago Speaks profiles speakers of these languages, and shares some of their personal stories along the way.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The News-Messenger

Parents, children enjoy an egg roll

When Beth Van Vorhis was growing up, her parents dressed her in her Easter best each year and took her to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center for the Easter Egg Roll.

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Firstshowing.net

NYC Opening of the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Traveling Art Show

Last night, Saturday, April 19th, in New York City, just a few blocks from the Hook & Ladder 8 firehouse, Gallery 1988 opened the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary art show.

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Canada.com

Only the elite allowed to shop at government of Canada's official gift store

Canada's official gift shop is tucked into the fourth floor of a government building in nearby Gatineau, Que., but you won't see any tourists lining up at the cash register to buy coffee mugs adorned with Mounties.

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CBC News

Canada's official gift store only for the political elite

Foreign Minister John Baird, left, offers a gift to Mustafa Abdel Jalil, chairman of Libya's National Transitional Council, in Tripoli in late 2011.

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WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Two young children die in NY house fire on Easter ...

Two young children visiting their grandfather died on Easter Sunday morning after a fire broke out in the basement of his New York City home, fire officials said.

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The Guardian

Canadian Space Agency boss insists his appointment does not spell militarization

The head of the Canadian Space Agency, a former top general, insists his appointment as president last August does not signal the militarization of the federal department.

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Logan Banner

Skirmish on the Rivera Civil War Re-enactment

The Town of Gilbert has collaborated with the Larry Joe Harless Community Center, WV Humanities Council, County Commission and WV Division of Culture and History to provide the 3rd Annual Civil War Re-enactment "Skirmish on the River".

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Examiner.com

Chicago paranormal location like a type of Ghost Town to explore May 24th

A hidden Chicago paranormal location to explore and experience. It could be called the Chicago land areas only Ghost Town type of location and on Saturday May 24th, 2014 at 11:30 am, it will be a time of those with the same interest to explore this Joliet, IL location known as the Iron Works area.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

BlogTO

40 awesome finds from Vintage Crawl Toronto 2014

Vintage Crawl Toronto returned to Toronto's west-end vintage shops this week, letting vintage hoarders of all era allegiances have a blast shopping, drinking, and snacking .

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Star Tribune

Franken gets fundraising help from fellow 'Saturday Night Live' alum Amy Poehler

Democratic U.S. Sen. Al Franken is turning to another celebrity friend to help raise money for his 2014 re-election campaign.

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CTV

Passengers on Vancouver-to-Edmonton flight warned about measles

Health officials in Edmonton are warning passengers who arrived in the city on a flight from Vancouver earlier this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Crawfish: Born on the Bayou

In 2011, I was intrigued by the scandal that broke when a visiting New Orleans journalist noted that the shellfish in the lobster salad at the venerable Manhattan gourmet shop Zabar's was actually crawfish.

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Switched

The Biggest Travel Bummer Might Just Be Seeing Monuments Under Construction

If you've ever traveled far and long to see a famous monument, you know it's an exciting experience.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Doug A2 Weather Column for Sat. April 19 EDITED

VIDEO SCREEN GRAB Check out Doug s Creepy Santa video on winnipegfreepress.com or by scanning this page with the Blippar app.

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Examiner.com

Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died

"I say extraordinary things in an ordinary tone . It's possible to get away with ANYTHING as long as you make it believable" And that he did... The man who said this, Gabriel Garcia Marquez , passed away April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Jaunted

Door County: Fire It Up at Wisconsin's Famous Fish Boil

Traverse City and the rest of Northern Michigan get all the love when it comes to midwest summer destinations, but don't sleep on Door County , the peninsula that sits directly west across Lake Michigan in Wisconsin.

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KSL-TV

3 etiquette tips for people riding public transportation

UTA has been expanding its train and bus services so rapidly, Salt Lake City may eventually become a car-less commuter city like Washington, D.C., or New York City.

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WESH-TV

Dog-friendly spots in Central Florida

There is no shame in admitting one's love for their canine. They sleep in your bed, play with your kids and even eat off your plates.

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The Plain Dealer

Tuna the Instagram dog, whose owner comes from Mayfield Heights, will ...

There are a few things you really should know about Tuna, the "Chiweenie" dog owned by Courtney Dasher, a Mayfield Heights native.

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