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2 hrs ago | KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

War of words in Northwestern-athletes' union fight

By TOM RAUM Associated Press WASHINGTON - Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes essentially are employees of the university and therefore have the right to unionize, bargain ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Three Artists Have Been Short-Listed for the BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery

In a record-breaking year for entries, three artists have been short-listed for the twenty-fifth anniversary BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Painting, Arts, Little Rock, AR

7 hrs ago | CBC News

Quebec Liberal MNAs sworn in today

It is another busy day at Quebec's National Assembly as the transition of power continues from the Parti Quebecois to the Liberals.

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11 hrs ago | Information Technology

Green is Good Radio Show Adds Big Names to Guest Lineup

America's top green radio show , the national weekly "Green is Good" program, now available nationwide via "America's Talk" on iHeartRadio, has added some exciting "Sustainability Allstar" guests to its scheduled lineup for the remainder of spring.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Ohio State University, Television

15 hrs ago | Indiana's NewsCenter

a Wonderful Opportunity

It was a complete shock when I receive a message from the National office of Tea Party Patriots asking me to come to Washington DC to speak at the "FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE TEA PARTY MOVEMENT."

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

African American Environmentalist Ass...

Robert Stanton - First African American Director of the National Park Service

AAEA is an environmental organization founded in 1985 that is dedicated to protecting the environment, enhancing human, animal and plant ecologies, promoting the efficient use of natural resources, increasing African American participation in the environmental movement and promoting ownership of energy infrastructure and resources.

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Ain't It Cool News

Set photos from the set of Star Wars Episode VII in Abu Dhabi?! What exactly is that big round disc?

Set photos from the set of STAR WARS EPISODE VII in Abu Dhabi?! What's that big round disc they're rolling around?? While STAR WARS: EPISODE VII may indeed start shooting in Morocco when it begins principal photography next month, there have been reports that they've already begun filming in Abu Dhabi.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Vocal, Entertainment, Television

WINK-TV Fort Myers

FEMA chief to address US hurricane conference

Emergency managers, forecasters and local government officials from Texas to Maine are meeting this week at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.

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Friends.ca

Time for the CBC to take a big gamble by Paul Adams

On Wednesday night, the last-ever CBC production of the Stanley Cup playoffs will start.

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Related Topix: Hockey Night in Canada, Entertainment, Television, Don Cherry

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King Lear

Sam Mendes' acclaimed National Theatre production of Shakespeare's KING LEAR with Simon Russell Beale in the title role, will be broadcast to Theatr Mwldan from the National's Olivier Theatre on 1 May at 6.45pm and an Encore will be shown on Tuesday 13 May also at 6.45pm.

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Related Topix: Skyfall, Drama Movies, The Deep Blue Sea, Simon Russell Beale, Entertainment, Television, New York

Right Wing News

Holder's race card

In case you didn't know, in politics a "dog whistle" is coded language that has a superficial meaning for everybody, but also a special resonance for certain constituencies.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Prison, George Bush

Tue Apr 15, 2014

New Scientist

Atomic time lord to battle sneaky high-speed trades

WELCOME to the room where time lives. I am standing in a space bristling with atomic clocks at the National Physical Laboratory in Teddington, UK, which generates a signal that is used to mark time across the nation.

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AlertNet

New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Entertainment, Television, Weather, Hurricane Ike, Galveston, TX

Courier News

Christie opposes limits on campaign contributions as he raises money for GOP

Gov. Chris Christie, a potential 2016 Republican presidential contender, on Tuesday called for an end on limits to campaign contributions.

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Your Leek Paper

Biddulph Grange Garden to appear in BBC 4 series British Gardens in Time

BIDDULPH Grange Garden in Staffordshire is set to feature in a new BBC 4 series uncovering the rich social and horticultural history of four British heritage landscapes this month.

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Live Science

Watch Live: Scientists Explore a Mysterious Deep Sea World

This month, you can fly along the Gulf of Mexico seafloor and explore a strange ecosystem fueled by chemicals instead of sunlight, all from your computer.

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Examiner.com

Search continues for JBLM soldier missing in Wash. forest

This morning there is a renewed effort for find Christopher Dombroski, 20, a Joint Base Lewis McChord Soldier who has been missing since Sunday in Washington State's Capitol Forest.

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BroadcastNewsroom

THIRTEEN's American Masters Series Presents the National...

Documentary explores the participatory journalist's tall-tale life through previously unseen material and new interviews with family, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Hugh Hefner, Gay Talese, Graydon Carter, ... was a writer, editor, amateur sportsman, actor, and friend to many.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

A Tyrannosaurus rex is joining the dinosaur fossil collection on the National Mall on Tuesday after a 3,000-mile journey from Montana.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, National Mall, US National Parks, Entertainment, Television

Portland Tribune

Clackamas drone maker flies high in fledgling industry

A new television show on the National Geographic Channel will pit a drone built by Clackamas' Aerial Technology International against a remote control, laser-guided rifle.

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Related Topix: Clackamas, OR, Entertainment, Television, Agriculture, Science, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

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