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  1. College fair at LHS on Oct. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 4 | Lowell Sun

    The 38th annual Merrimack Valley College Fair, sponsored by Lowell High School, will be held Thursday, Oct. 15, at LHS's Riddick Field House, fro 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. About 140 colleges will be represented and area schools, both public and private, are invited. Students and parents are encouraged to attend the fair to meet with college representatives to discuss: A workshop series will also be available to students and families during the fair to address questions regarding college athletics, special learning needs, selective college planning and Massachusetts college admission standards.


  2. Google Pushes For Faster Mobile WebRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | InformationWeek

    Google once again aims to save online publishing, this time with an initiative called Accelerated Mobile Pages that aspires to reduce load time for mobile Web content. Back in April, Google launched its Digital News Initiative, an effort to help online publications in Europe restore the revenue stream that Google has dammed at the expense of those located further down the river.


  3. Arrests for drugs, DUI | Police blotter for Sept. 30-Oct. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Redmond Reporter

    Bike theft: Redmond police took a bike-theft report at 7:29 p.m. in front of an apartment complex in the 15600 block of Northeast 40th Street. Fraud: Redmond police took a fraud report at 10:32 a.m. in the 17200 block of Redmond Way.


  4. LinkedIn Settles Spam Lawsuit for $13MRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | FindLaw

    You may have been annoyed by receiving a barrage of "Add Connections" emails from LinkedIn users. But imagine how they felt when they found out the professional networking site had hijacked their email contacts to spam those messages out.


  5. Skilled moderator made all the difference | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Journal of the San Juans

    Who was the winner of the forum for San Juan Public Hospital District #1 Candidates held at the Mullis Center on Wednesday, Sept. 30 ? Jack Cory was a skillful and impartial moderator.


  6. Anonabox Announces Alliance With Ingram MicroRead the original story

    19 min ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Anonabox today announced an agreement with Ingram Micro Inc., a Fortune 100 company that delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world, opening the door for Anonabox devices to be sold in retail stores across The announcement comes two weeks after Anonabox released details about its three new privacy devices: Fawkes, Tunneler and the Anonabox PRO. The Anonabox Original is also still available.


  7. Ohio customers have until Oct. 14 to seek share of $3...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago |

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging eligible customers to file a complaint with his office by Wednesday, Oct. 14, to be considered for a refund under a $3 million multistate settlement fund established earlier this year.


  8. Harper's proposed ban on niqab in civil service ricochets through campaignRead the original story

    19 min ago | Red Deer Advocate

    Stephen Harper's proposed ban on the wearing of niqabs by anyone dealing with - or working for - the federal government ricocheted down the campaign trail Wednesday, drawing condemnation from opponents, premiers and Muslim groups. He told CBC's Power and Politics on Tuesday that, a re-elected Conservative government would look at legislation to nix niqabs in the public service -- echoing similar comments last week in the French-language debate hosted by network TVA.


  9. Tow truck driver chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    A tow truck driver was arrested Wednesday after being accused of taking advantage of people trying to help during the flood. Robert Andrew Boland, 40, of Summerville is charged with two counts of price gouging during an emergency and being cited for operating without a business license.


  10. Find your rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Surrey Leader

    The largest family history event in the Lower Mainland, hosted by Surrey congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held Oct. 17. annual Finding Your Roots Seminar is open to everyone in the community, and features a variety of workshops taught by instructors who can help anyone learn more about documenting their family history. Participants are given a choice of 38 classes scheduled throughout the day.


  11. The bus stops were just waiting for picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Surrey Leader

    In 2002, Christopher Herwig, then a London-based photographer, decided to ride his bike to Russia, and challenged himself to take a photograph every hour along the way. "I did this so I would force myself to photograph things I normally may have overlooked as not exotic or exciting enough," says Herwig, who was born and raised in Surrey .


  12. 'This Is Our Guy': Musicians Rally For Harry Nilsson, An Icon Who Dodged FameRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | National Public Radio

    On Thursday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its nominees for the class of 2016. Those names will be voted on by the 800 or so Hall of Fame members, and inducted next April.


  13. Possible child-luring incident in Maple RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Maple Ridge News

    Police say a girl was waiting at a bus stop on 272nd Street at about 7:30 a.m., when a man in a black car drove up and offered her a ride. He asked the girl twice, but she refused and the man drove off.


  14. Median fence erected across from Pittsfield High School to prevent jaywalkingRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Berkshire Eagle

    Workers from Berkshire Fence on Wednesday build a permanent pedestrian fence to reduce jaywalking on the median of East Street in Pittsfield across from Pittsfield High School. The decorative barrier going up on the median that fronts the school is intended to end the safety hazard of students jaywalking as they arrive for classes in the morning and leave the campus at lunchtime and after dismissal.


  15. OutFest Celebrates With Slam PoetryRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago |

    Crammed into the front room of the Jim Toy Community Center, a small crowd of roughly 20 people gathered to watch the first slam poetry event at JTCC's OutFest. Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti poets Averett Robey, Jeffrey Oddo, Jason B. Crawford, Emmanuela Aline Jannaro and John X Gundx performed for the first time at OutFest, with Crawford as emcee.


  16. Does 'Stonewall' really whitewash history?Read the original story

    27 min ago |

    To lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, the story of the Stonewall riots in Greenwich Village has iconic weight, like the story of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising has to Jewish people. The victimized fought fiercely and gave a community a desperately needed symbol for pride.


  17. Man named 'Something Long and Complicated' proves identity to FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | UPI

    A British man whose legal name is Something Long and Complicated said Facebook suspended his account and refused to believe his driver's license. Something Long and Complicated, 30, who was born William Wood and changed his name legally in 2007, said in a Facebook post after his account was reinstated that he has been on Facebook for eight years and previously had trouble verifying his identity, but the most recent incident was the most complicated.


  18. Surf City upholds decision on police chief Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    Surf City's town council unanimously agreed Tuesday night to uphold a decision last month to accept Mike Halstead's retirement following a controversial Facebook post by the former police chief.


  19. Exploring The Underbelly of Food Tinder With User 'Everything Bagel'Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Paper Magazine

    If you're a regular Tinder user, you've undoubtedly come across a few weird profiles -- including the occasional "Food Tinder" profile -- a la pizza, guacamole and cookie . You may wonder though, what kind of gluten-minded geniuses are behind these tasty riffs amid the rotten cesspool of Swipe-Lefters on Tinder? Well look no further, because we buttered up to the dude behind an "EverythingBagel" account and had him give us the inside scoop on the underbelly of food-themed Tinder profiles.


  20. Alberta reviewing payday loan legislation to protect 'vulnerable families'Read the original story

    30 min ago | Red Deer Advocate

    Payday loan companies will not be banned under a review of the industry by the Alberta government despite concerns about high interest rates charged by providers. "We don't want to drive them underground," he said.