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  1. Facebook to add more computing power with Texas data centerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Facebook is building a massive data center in Texas to provide more computing capacity for the online social network's 1.4 billion users to share tidbits of their lives with friends and family. The building in Fort Worth, Texas will span about 500,000 square feet.

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  2. Charity campaign clarifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Vernon Morning Star

    The Vernon RCMP would like to let residents know it is not involved in a recent telephone campaign by the Canadian Police Association. The campaign callers are telling local residents they are raising money for the association's national anti-bullying educational program.

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  3. Water restrictions move to next level in Greater VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Vernon Morning Star

    "This is a shift from normal conditions, meaning there will be increased monitoring of outdoor water use to encourage customers to reduce water use by 10 per cent," said Jennifer Miles, water sustainability co-ordinator. "Greater Vernon Water asks customers to only water when needed.

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  4. GoodWorld Raises $1.7 Million to Make Donations via Social Media EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    Also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. According to the Chairman of the National Board of Trustees at the ALSA, Bill Thoet , the organization raised $115 million in donations from 2.5 million new donors in the U.S. online as a result of the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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  5. Wednesday farmers market in Qualicum Beach delays openingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    After a stumble that saw them unable to hold the additional weekly market at their preferred Saturday morning location on Veterans Way, organizers announced they found a solution and moved it to the Qualicum Commons, school district property, scheduled to start tomorrow. "We're pretty hopeful it will go, it's clear the town is in favour when you read through the local-food policies," he said, but confirmed it would not start this week.

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  6. Fire season shaping up as one of the worstRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    The B.C. government has spent more than $80 million so far this year battling forest fires, on a pace for one of the worst fire seasons on record. There were 27 new fire starts reported in B.C. on Sunday alone, with 184 active fires being fought across the province and nine evacuation alerts and orders in effect as of Monday affecting 800 homes.

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  7. Hundreds enjoy activities at Qualicum Beach DayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    QUALICUM BEACH DAY: Three-year-old Jordan Aebig, left, and eight-year-old Jeremiah Witte enjoyed checking out the sea critters at Qualicum Beach Day on Sunday. Fisheries biologist Dave Clough with Qualicum Streamkeepers brought a seine net to scoop up a variety of fish and crustaceans from the ocean.

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  8. BobEngine - 2D game engine for Android - big updateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | GameDev

    For my own game developing adventures I created my own engine for making 2D Android games. I'm proud of it and thought some other people might be able to get some use out of it so I have made it open source and given it the name BobEngine.

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  9. The Odds rock Canada Day festivities in ParksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    HEADLINERS: The Odds played to a large, appreciative crowd last week at Canada Day festivities in Parksville Community Park. For more community photos, visit www.

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  10. Fireworks lit up Canada Day sky in ParksvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    CANADA DAY FIREWORKS: More than 20,000 people packed the waterfront in Parksville on Canada Day for a fireworks spectacular presented by Thrifty Foods. Fore more photos from Canada Day, and a host of other community events, visit www.facebook.com/PQBNews.

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  11. Effects of Interaction Topology and Activation Regime in Several Multi-Agent SystemsRead the original story

    8 min ago | CiteULike

    In Multi-Agent-Based Simulation, Vol. 1979 , pp. 33-48, doi:10.1007/3-540-44561-7_3 The effects of distinct agent interaction and activation structures are compared and contrasted in several multi-agent models of social phenomena.

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  12. Thetis Lake trailer fire under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Goldstream Gazette

    West Shore RCMP continue to investigate the cause of a trailer fire labelled as "suspicious" that happened July 2 at the Thetis Lake Campground and Trailer Park in View Royal. The trailer was ultimately engulfed in flames and fire crews evacuated 10 mobile homes nearby as a precaution.

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  13. Province, Chevron to increase 'ethanol blended gasoline' on Vancouver IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Goldstream Gazette

    The Province and Chevron Canada Limited have announced joint plans "to increase the amount of ethanol blended gasoline supplied to Vancouver Island," detailed in the following press release, issued monday: This development is in alignment with the BC Government's commitment to reducing the environmental impact of transportation fuels in the province, and contribute to a new low carbon economy through the implementation of the Renewable and Low Carbon Fuels Requirements Regulation .

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  14. Fire near Baynes Lake 50 per cent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Kootenay Advertiser

    The BC Wildfire Service has been continuing with full suppression of a fire near Baynes Lake, which is currently estimated to be 50% contained. The primary objective of crews is to contain the west flank of the fire to protect property.

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  15. Montclair Kimberley students write letters for social changeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | NorthJersey.com

    Third-grade students Eli Solomon, left, Julia Jacobson, and Russell Francis from Montclair Kimberley Academy read letters they wrote for their social studies class. In these days of emails, Facebook, and Twitter, letters written or even typed as a means of communication can almost seem quaint.

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  16. How to see everyone who's unfriended you on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    In the era of the quantified, commodified "friendship," there are few slights so keenly felt as the unspoken, unacknowledged unfriend. Now, for better or worse, you can revel in your own rejection: Who Deleted Me, a recently relaunched app for iOS, Android and Google Chrome, tallies in real time all the one-time friends fleeing your Facebook feed.

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  17. Livingston Salvation Army sets July fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Daily Press & Argus

    Livingston Salvation Army sets July fundraiser Local charity organization seeks to raise $8,000 Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://ldpaa.com/1IHwHK6 A new Christmas in July fundraising campaign seeks to raise $8,000 on behalf of the Salvation Army of Livingston County. "If it's determined that the need is for rent and energy support services, it will go there," Salvation Army spokeswoman April Dertian said.

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  18. Federal parties converge to man We Vote CBC booth SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Courtenay Comox Valley Record

    On Saturday, July 11, Friends of Canadian Broadcasting are bringing three federal parties together to work in a spirit of co-operation, manning our "We Vote CBC" booth. Friends of Canadian Broadcasting will be set up at 4846 Headquarters Road, opposite the entrance to Vancouver Island MusicFest.

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  19. Univision to IPO Within Year to Payoff Debt From 2007 Leveraged BuyoutRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | TheStreet.com

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  20. City, YMCA talking pool partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Maple Ridge News

    Maple Ridge council is listening to the YMCA about a partnership that could see a second indoor pool built in the city. Steve Butz, CEO of the YMCA of Greater Vancouver, told council Monday about partnerships in which municipalities and the organization work out financial arrangements to build aquatic, recreation or community centres.

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