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  1. Historian McCullough to be honored by park serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOK.com

    Historian and author David McCullough is being recognized for sharing with readers the stories of prominent Americans with connections to National Park Service properties. McCullough will be receiving the Saint-Gaudens Medal and the Honorary Park Ranger Award on Oct. 4 in Boston.

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  2. 3 finalists announced for Thurber Prize for American HumorRead the original story

    Thursday | Marietta Times

    Authors Jason Gay, Harrison Scott Key and Mary Norris have been named finalists for the 2016 Thurber Prize for American Humor. Gay was cited for "Little Victories," his book about family and fatherhood; Key was noted for his memoir about his father, "The World's Largest Man;" and Norris, a longtime editor at the New Yorker magazine, was nominated for her book "Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen."

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  3. Why Turnbull's obsession is a big mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NEWS.com.au

    Malcolm Turnbull ran his election campaign on a platform of investing in innovation, but it didn't resonate with voters. Picture: Saeed Khan Politicians across the world are falling for it, says Lee Vinsel.

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  4. These are the 20 best-selling books of 2016 so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... creepy), but the same logic can be expanded to encompass the national psyche when analyzing the list of best-selling books on Amazon. Below, we're taking a look at the 20 books that have sold more copies on Amazon than any other so far this calendar ...

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  5. Anna Faris, Janelle Monae, OUTLANDER Author Diana Gabaldon & Cast of...Read the original story

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    The lineup for Entertainment Weekly's first-ever PopFest is growing in spades. The already exciting schedule will now include a live taping of Anna Faris 's podcast, " Anna Faris Is Unqualified," musical performance by Grammy Award-nominated musician Janelle Monae, a conversation with "Outlander" author Diana Gabaldon, and a live table read from the cast of Bob's Burgers.

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  6. 9 Boy Books for Long Summer DaysRead the original story

    Thursday | Switched

    We know the many girls of literature --whether they are gone or on a train or marked with a dragon tattoo--but as the hazy August afternoons grow long, I'm looking for something else: the boys of summer! Whether you love literary fiction, memoir, horror, or anything in between, here are some boys you'll want to meet. The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown This is an intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West came together to form the eight-oar crew team that competed at the 1936 Berlin Olympics against Adolf Hitler's elite German rowing team.

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  7. How to know if you have a Harry Potter first edition worth thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sunday Herald

    ... Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone could fetch up to A 20,000 at auction. It was revealed by Bonhams Fine Books and Manuscripts that the edition could be identified by a specific typo, sending Potter fans flying to their bookshelves to check ...

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  8. a Desperate Play to Change Topic from - Clinton Cash'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breitbart.com

    The book-turned-film that has inflicted the most lasting and politically lethal damage to Hillary Clinton and her campaign, Clinton Cash , came from the investigative pen of Breitbart Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer. Bloomberg Politics editor Mark Halperin hails Clinton Cash as "the Right's greatest success story."

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  9. Need a ghostwriter? Spooky self-writing spellbook has the magic touch - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNET News.com

    Move over creepy Halloween candy bowl with the grabby monster hand . Harry Potter fans planning early for Halloween can now pick up a prop that will really give them a hand.

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  10. London activists, J.K. Rowling react to burkini ban in FranceRead the original story

    Thursday | GantDaily.com

    Activists created a makeshift beach Thursday outside the French Embassy in London as part of a demonstration against France's burkini ban. So far 15 French towns have banned the burkini, a full-length swimsuit that covers the whole body except for the face, hands and feet.

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  11. SPN' Stars Added To EW PopFestRead the original story

    Thursday | Access Hollywood

    The actors, who play Dean and Sam Winchester on the long-running CW series, have been added to the entertainment festival's lineup, which already includes Nick Jonas, James Corden, Janelle Monae, "Outlander" series author Diana Gabaldon and the cast of "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." Jensen and Jared will take part in a Q&A on Saturday, October 29, according to a release on Thursday from the festival reps.

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  12. Who's Scamming Veterans Now? Why, It's the Koch Brothers of CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    A friend of mine, a Vietnam vet, told me about a veteran of the Iraq War who, when some civilian said, "Thank you for your service," replied: "I didn't serve, I was used." That got me thinking about the many ways today's veterans are used, conned, and exploited by big gamers right here at home.

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  13. City of Boston master planning process (Imagine Boston 2030) suggests reading listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    ... undertaking in 50 years. I encourage all residents to visit their local library branch to pick up at least one of the books on the list and join the conversation about the Boston's future." They are also running a voting process to select three more ...

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  14. 11 Calls to Shut Down ClintonFoundation from Left-Wing MediaRead the original story

    Thursday | Lucianne.com

    New reporting on allegations that Hillary Clinton used her position as Secretary of State to sell access to major Clinton Foundation donors - charges first detailed in Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer's New York Times bestselling book Clinton Cash - have led to a flood of calls from left-wing and center-left media for the Clintons to shut down their multibillion-dollar charity.

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  15. 5 best Netflix original showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mashable

    To binge or not to binge? It's the age old question you ask yourself as you scroll through all of Netflix's new TV offerings on one of those Netflix & Chill nights. The answer, most of the time, should be yes.

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  16. Mandy Gonzalez Sets Date to Replace Renee Elise Goldsberry in Broadway's HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Broadway

    Mandy Gonzalez will return to Broadway earlier than previously announce d and is set to start performances in Hamilton on September 6. She will succeed in demand Tony winner Rene Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler, who is scheduled to depart the production on September 3. Gonzalez created the role of Nina Rosario in Miranda's In the Heights ; she can currently be seen on screen in Madam Secretary and Quantico. Directed by Thomas Kail and featuring a book, music and lyrics by Miranda, Hamilton is inspired by the book Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow and is running on the Main Stem at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

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  17. 'Fantastic Beasts,' 'Magnificent Seven' and 'Doctor Strange' Are Most ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Movies.com

    This summer has brought its share of successful blockbuster entertainment , unexpected pleasures and movies that didn't quite live up to expectations . In a nationwide poll conducted by Fandango, moviegoers revealed their most anticipated movies of the upcoming season.

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  18. Jonathan Franzen: Advice to the YoungRead the original story

    Thursday | Switched

    How do you succeed as a writer? Get useful, and humorous, advice from someone who indeed has indeed made it through the loophole - chart-topping American novelist Jonathan Franzen. "If you hang out with me I would have a lot of advice.

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  19. 'I Didn't Serve, I Was Used': How Veterans Are Losing the War at HomeRead the original story

    Thursday | Common Dreams

    The epidemic of opioid-related overdoses and death is in the news almost every day now as hard-hit cities and states sue the drug makers, but rarely is it traced to its launching pad: the Big Pharma conspiracy to make big bucks off our country's wounded soldiers. A friend of mine, a Vietnam vet, told me about a veteran of the Iraq War who, when some civilian said, "Thank you for your service," replied: "I didn't serve, I was used."

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  20. Scottish-themed cookbook mocked for American recipes like fish tacos, apple pieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    The Scots are very proud of their food as strange as some of it may be - and you would think that a cookbook dedicated to the Starz's hit series "Outlander," set in the Scottish highlands, would celebrate that. But instead "Outlanders Kitchen," written by a Canadian chef and food writer Theresa Carle-Sanders has become a subject of mockery among Scottish locals because it is packed full of American recipes.

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