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9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

DOT proposes 2-year phase-out of older tank cars for crude oil trains

Recently filled, a tanker truck drives past railway cars containing crude oil on railroad tracks in McClellan Park in North Highlands just outside the city limits of Sacramento, Calif.


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16 hrs ago | City Paper

The Blackbyrds' Kevin Toney Has a New Partner in Song: His Daughter

Some people believe "Rock Creek Park" is the official song of Washington, D.C. - or, at least, that it should be.


Related Topix: Jazz, Rock Creek Park, US National Parks, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Howard University, John Coltrane, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

19 hrs ago | The White House

Daily Briefing by the Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 07/22/14

MR. EARNEST: Good morning, everybody. Don't start off too many briefings by saying that.


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Yesterday |

Wonder of the World to Open Douglas Morrisson Theatre's 2014-15 Season, 8/28-9/21

The Douglas Morris son Theatre opens its 35th Season with the comedy "Wonder of the World" by David Lindsay-Abaire .


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

World News Report

Historic U.S. - African Leaders Summit Draws Dignitaries to Embassy Row Hotels

Welcoming delegations to Washington, D.C. as the first U.S. - African Leaders Summit prepares to unfold August 5-6 in Washington, D.C., prominent Dupont Circle hotels are expected to be buzzing with dignitaries.


Related Topix: Dupont Circle (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel

Daily Mail

Obama commemorates moon landing's 45th anniversary

This week's 45th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon is being celebrated at the White House in Washington D.C. Apollo 11 landed on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Buzz Aldrin


OpenSky and the Black Shopping Channel Announce New Relationship

OpenSky is excited to announce a new relationship with the Black Shopping Channel.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Home, Mortgage

Washington Times

Lincoln carriage to be displayed at Smithsonian

South Bend's historic Lincoln carriage will roll out of town next year to spend two months on display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. The vehicle, which is on permanent display at Studebaker National Museum, is the carriage that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife rode to Ford's Theatre on ... (more)


Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Springfield, IL

Deseret News

Closet clutter: How having fewer, better-quality clothes can bring style and happiness

Some people have more clothes than they know what to do with. But focusing on high quality fashion can actually save money in the future.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Hawaii's Mauna Kea Resort becomes an accredited healthy travel destination

The Institute for Healthy Destination Accreditation - a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit designed to help resorts and hotels measure and improve health-related initiatives, amenities, facilities and personnel - has chosen its six founding members, including the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel and Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel at Mauna Kea Resort on the Big ... (more)


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Daily Kos

Free Speech and the Bible Museum

An effort by the pro-LGBT group Truth Wins Out to block the opening of a private Bible museum in the Nation's Capital is a misguided assault on constitutional protections that properly protect everyone, including LGBT Americans and their opponents.


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CBS News

Obama tells young minority men: "You're where I was" as a kid

President Obama speaks about the about My Brother's Keeper initiative at the Walker Jones Education Campus on July 21, 2014 in Washington, DC.


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Daily Kos

Summer Traveling - Top Zoos for 2014

Summer is quickly approaching and as schools close down for the break many parents are looking for ideas to keep their children entertained.


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Derry Today

Derry graduate Mary is lobbying with the best in Washington DC

As America prepares for crucial mid-term elections, Mary Hassan, a recent graduate in Law from Queen's University and a former student at Lumen Christi College in Derry, is one of a class of 30 student participants representing Northern Ireland and Ireland in Washington DC this summer as part of the Washington-Ireland Program .


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Detroit's Pewabic Pottery: a treasure trove of tiles, pottery, and history

Located in downtown Detroit, Michigan, the Pewabic Pottery was founded in 1903 during the Arts and Crafts Movement.


Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Rice University

Ari Sky earns praise as he crunches New Bedford's numbers

Ari Sky's job as this city's chief financial officer is to come up with the numbers that balance the city budget - over $280 million a year.


Related Topix: Brandeis University, Portland, ME, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, American University

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Begich campaign, super PAC get boosts from California tribe

Alaska's junior senator, Mark Begich, addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Fairbanks on Oct 25, 2013.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Lisa Murkowski, Alaska, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel

"From Every Nation, Tribe, People, and Language!"

After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014


Massachusetts Mayor In Flap With Glenn Beck, Other Conservatives On Gay Rights

Conservative radio and television commentator Glenn Beck speaks to a rally of Tea Party members as they protest against the Internal Revenue Service targeting of the Tea Party and similar groups during a rally called 'Audit the IRS' outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 19, 2013.


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Seattle Times

Hobby Lobby family plans Bible museum

The evangelical Christian family that owns Hobby Lobby, the chain of craft stores, made history two weeks ago when the Supreme Court overturned the Obama administration's mandate that family-owned companies must provide contraceptive coverage to their employees.


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