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  1. 'The main thing is no Hillary Clinton': The tepid Trump support in ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Washington Examiner

    ... made only one reference to Trump-not by name, but as "our candidate for President." Delegate Chuck Petterson of Persia, Iowa, told me before the breakfast that he supports Cruz. He said of Trump, "I won't support him, but I'll vote for him." Why? ...


  2. Arts & Extras: eerie, funny folk art with a contemporary flairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Blacksburg artist Joe Kelley hangs his show Wednesday. The one man show in the Moss Arts Center runs Thursday July 14 through August 24 with an artist talk and reception is secluded for Thursday August 4. "Red Guardian," left, with a collection of paintings entitled "The Natural History of Undescribed Birds" by Blacksburg artist Joe Kelley.


  3. 300: Rise of an EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | KIMT

    In the first decade of the 21st century, the world outside comic books was introduced to the creative vision of Frank Miller. The four color world had known about him since the 1980s as the man behind a groundbreaking run on "Daredevil" and "The Dark Knight Returns," a take on Batman so ahead of its time that they were still ripping it off in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" two decades later.


  4. RumiWasntWhite: Outrage over Hollywood Choice to Play Persian PoetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Big News

    ... Eastern men to cast as the savage Persians in 300, but somehow only Jake Gyllenhaal available to act in Prince of Persia -" At least three online petitions have been launched, asking Hollywood to cast actors more appropriate for the roles of Rumi ...


  5. #RumiWasntWhite: Outrage over Hollywood Choice to Play Persian PoetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Voice of America

    ... Eastern men to cast as the savage Persians in 300 , but somehow only Jake Gyllenhaal available to act in Prince of Persia ?" At least three online petitions have been launched, asking Hollywood to cast actors more appropriate for the roles, such as ...


  6. Flash flood warning issued for Iowa's Woodbury CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... stern Iowa Wednesday evening, spawning at least one confirmed tornado. The service says the twister touched down near Persia, a small community in Harrison County. No damage or injuries have been reported.


  7. Outsound New Music Summit will celebrate its fifteenth anniversary at CMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 |

    Next month will see the fifteenth anniversary of the Annual Outsound New Music Summit , co-produced by Outsound Presents and KFJC, the radio station located at Foothill College that most consistently plays music aligning with the Outsound esthetic, as it has done for over two decades. The event will again be hosted by the Community Music Center in the Mission, making flexible use of the Capp Street Concert Hall.


  8. The Anosognosia Problem: How Too Much Confidence Can Be A Bad ThingRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 |

    In 480 BC, Greece was in a long war against Persia. Greece, which was made up of an alliance of city-states, had joined together to prevent Persia from conquering their land.


  9. Two Genocide, Two Peoples, & One Grievance: Armenians in DhakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Groong

    ... in Bengal in the early 17th century, most likely arriving with the southbound migration of Armenian diasporas from Persia. During the Safavid-Ottoman wars of 1603-1605, the Safavid monarch Shah Abbas (r. 1587-1629) deported up to 300,000 Armenians ...


  10. Sarajevo, Slipknot, and the HawkeyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Cityview Online

    ... vegetarian's losing dilemma. Copper shops can be found all over Sarajevo. An ancient tradition that comes out of Persia. But the old town has an entire narrow street devoted to copper artists. And the most common item in these copper shops? A copper ...


  11. The Spartan ExampleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Weekly Standard

    ... the Zoroastrianism of the Achaemenid Persians as a militant and aggressive creed. With justice does Rahe liken Persia's moves west to a jihad . And Rahe's Sparta is far more aware of the Persian threat-and aware earlier, and systematic in ...


  12. Aris Ghazinyan: In July 1826, entire Armenian population of Yerevan...Read the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Groong

    ... into the main center of the Eastern Armenia, and later on into the capital of the recovered Armenian state. In Persia, theDecembrist revoltwas incorrectly interpreted; they perceived the events in Russia as a struggle of two pretenders to the ...


  13. Remembering the HolocaustRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The calendar of the Jewish people is jam-packed with dates commemorating ancient events - from the exodus from Egypt in around 1446 B.C.E. to the trick that saved them from annihilation in Persia in 423 B.C.E. . However, in 1953 the then-nascent government of Israel felt the necessity to put a much more recent date - Yom HaShoah, the day of the Holocaust - on the Jewish calendar.


  14. Just Cat-in Around Cat Fanciers show recap and upcoming showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 |

    The Just Cat-in Around Cat Fanciers held their "April Showers" Cat Fanciers Association show on April 9, 2016, at the Melvindale Ice Arena & Community Civic Center. One hundred and forty-six cats were entered in the event, including Maine Coons, Oriental Shorthairs, Siamese, and Persians of many colors.


  15. Italian thinker: Armenia never received anything but expressions of compassionRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Groong

    ... have made their homeland, history and homeland more known. The same thing happened both to small Armenia and great Persia. Who knows that the greatest Arabs (Averroè, Avicenna, etc.) were in reality Persians? Who knows that the civilization ...


  16. Donald Trump repeats stereotype about Iranians when attacking ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... is in [Iran's] DNA." A former top NATO official framed Iran's grand strategy as an extension of the expansionism of Persia's ancient empires. This irks observers, who point out, rather reasonably, that plausible critiques of Tehran's many ...


  17. Dr Carson's SDA Faith Includes Focus on Prophecy - A Muslim Can't Be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... it's defeated in the end. 2500+ years ago, Gabriel told Daniel that the ram's horns represent the kings of Media and Persia, and his vision is "at the time of the end." Alexander's victory in 331 BC was not the time of the end. However their ...


  18. Lots of Pop-Ups and Food Events Coming Up, From Presidio Picnic to Cochon 555Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Tablehopper

    There are more pop-ups and food events than your waistband can probably handle, but here's a quick roundup for you. Starting April 3rd, the fourth season of Off the Grid's Presidio Picnic returns to Sunday afternoons! You can enjoy food and drink from 34 local vendors , gorgeous views, fresh air, and a fun party scene that is also family-friendly.


  19. Iranians And Israelis Are In A Battle Over History - And The Holiday Of PurimRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... Persian tale, Eilam Gindin said. No historical sources outside the Bible mention a plot to kill the Jews in ancient Persia; Jews aren't even mentioned in ancient Persian sources until the 3rd century C.E. "Maybe we weren't as important as we ...


  20. Anthony Wayne Cat Fanciers Inc. opens 40th annual showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 |

    The Anthony Wayne Cat Fanciers cat club will host its 40th annual Cat Fanciers Association all-breed show this Saturday, May 9, 2015, on the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor . The show, a single-day event, opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m. It will be located in the University of Michigan Sports Coliseum, located at 721 S. 5th Ave. at Hill Street.


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