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  1. FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Taiwanese director Ang Lee...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Taiwanese director Ang Lee poses on the red carpet at the 55th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, that the films "Jurassic Park," ''Brokeback Mountain" and "My Fair Lady" are among the 25 movies tapped for preservation this year.

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  2. FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Taiwanese director Ang Lee...Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Taiwanese director Ang Lee poses on the red carpet at the 55th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei, Taiwan. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, that the films "Jurassic Park," ''Brokeback Mountain" and "My Fair Lady" are among the 25 movies tapped for preservation this year.

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  3. 'Jurassic Park,' 'Shining' added to National Film RegistryRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | WRAL.com

    The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that the films "Jurassic Park," ''Brokeback Mountain" and "My Fair Lady" are among the 25 movies tapped for preservation this year. "These cinematic treasures must be protected because they document our history, culture, hopes and dreams," Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress, said in a statement.

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  4. These 25 Movies Were Just Added to the National Film RegistryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Time

    Brokeback Mountain , Cinderella and Jurassic Park are no longer just defining movies of their respective generations: they're officially preserved as American history. These latest additions to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress join previous entries including Pulp Fiction and The Wizard of Oz.

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  5. 'Jurassic Park,' 'The Shining,' And 23 Other Movies Added To National Film RegistryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    A man displays a rare cut from the film The Shining . The movie was recently added to the National Film Registry, as announced Wednesday.

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  6. Roseburg library not quite ready to openRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The News-Review

    Elijah Hall, a temporary worker with Office World in Eugene, installs cubicles at the Douglas Education Service offices inside the Roseburg Public Library on Tuesday morning. Marcy Belzner, vice president of the Friends of the Library and a member of the Roseburg Library Commission, cleans a display case inside the lobby at the front entrance of the Roseburg Library on Tuesday.

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  7. 'Brokeback Mountain,' 'Jurassic Park' among 25 films added to National Film RegistryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Heath Ledger, left, and Jake Gyllenhaal, in a scene from "Brokeback Mountain." The cowboy love story was inducted into the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.

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  8. 'Jurassic Park,' 'The Shining' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New York Times

    The clock will never strike midnight for Walt Disney's "Cinderella" ; Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison can perpetually dance all night in "My Fair Lady" ; and the dinosaurs of "Jurassic Park" can live without fear of extinction: These are three of the movies that the Library of Congress has chosen for induction into its National Film Registry this year. On Wednesday, the library plans to announce, as is its annual custom, that it has chosen 25 motion pictures to add to this registry, helping to ensure their preservation.

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  9. William B. Beekman Named a Top Lawyer by Marquis Who's WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    NEW YORK, NY, December 12, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to honor William B. Beekman as a Top Lawyer. An accomplished listee, Mr. Beekman celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field.

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  10. Brownsville Free Public Library closed indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... No late fees will be accrued while the library is closed, Beaver noted. She advised patrons to call any of the 20 libraries within the WAGGIN Network in Fayette, Greene and Washington counties for immediate needs, including surrounding institutions ...

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  11. Survivor of Pearl Harbor attack, Iwo Jima address FortRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Jefferson County Union

    ... The project was initiated this year with the objective of providing educational materials to public libraries relating to military affairs. Mark Finnegan, president and CEO of VetsRoll.org , who moderated the event and shared a documentary on the ...

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  12. Cap UCLA Presents Viet Nguyen And Luis Alberto Urrea In ConversationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance presents a conversation with prize-winning novelists Viet Thanh Nguyen and Luis Alberto Urrea on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. at Royce Hall. Tickets for $29-$59 are available now at cap.ucla.edu , via Ticketmaster, by phone 310-825-2101, and at the UCLA Central Ticket Office.

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  13. Students experience the disease and learn communication skills in dementia classRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    ... said Mackey. "Can you imagine spending 15 years like that?" said Mackey, who brings the program to businesses, libraries, senior centers, municipalities and emergency responders. Mackey, a dementia trainer and director of business development at The ...

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  14. The top 10 books of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    ... crime turns into a sprawling look at the Los Angeles library system before pivoting into a heartfelt tribute to libraries as institutions devoted to making life better. In other words, it's every bookworm's dream read. In lyrical prose, CantAo ...

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  15. Giuliani's 'Truth isn't truth' remark tops Yale Law librarian's list of 10 notable quotes from 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Giuliani's 'Truth isn't truth' remark tops Yale Law librarian's list of 10 notable quotes from 2018 - which features comments from President Trump, Brett Kavanaugh and Kanye West The list by Fred Shapiro, an associate director at the Yale Law library, is an annual update to 'The Yale Book of Quotations', which was first published in 2006 He said it while discussing his concerns that President Trump would perjure himself if he testified in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation The assertion that 'truth isn't truth' - made President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani - has taken the number one slot on a list of 2018's most notable quotes compiled by Yale Law librarian Fred Shapiro The assertion that 'truth isn't truth' - made President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani - has taken the number one slot on a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most ... (more)

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  16. Library Discontinues Late Fee Policy; Staff To Get BonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Times-Union

    ... assistant library director. The decision to discontinue fining patrons for late materials follows a trend at other libraries. A growing outlook is that such penalties keep patrons from visiting the library. Officials at libraries that no longer ...

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  17. Memory book published for Palace's 105th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

    ... Book has been published for reference only. It will not go on generale. Instead Copies will be distributed to libraries and community spaces throughout the area so that people are able to access the history. Having been part of the town for more ...

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  18. Contra Costa Library Goes Fine-Free On Overdue Books Starting Jan.1Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | ClayCord.com

    The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors this morning moved to eliminate overdue book fines at libraries in the county effective Jan. 1, citing concerns about the area's high cost of living and the number of patrons who currently have their borrowing privileges suspended because of fines. Out of roughly 650,000 library users countywide, an estimated 18 percent of them currently have their cards "blocked," meaning they cannot be used to check out books or other materials, according to County Librarian Melinda Cervantes.

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  19. Contra Costa libraries to toss out fines for overdue materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Library and more recently the Albany Public Library, have similarly done away with fines in recent years. Other libraries have eliminated fines for specific materials. The San Rafael Public Library, for example, stopped issuing fines for overdue ...

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  20. 'Truth isn't truth' tops list of notable quotes in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Giuliani's statement came in an August interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" when he told host Chuck Todd that Trump might "get trapped into perjury" if he were interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Giuliani's statement came in an August interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" when he told host Chuck Todd that Trump might "get Giuliani's statement came in an August interview on NBC's "Meet the Press" when he told host Chuck Todd that Trump might "get trapped into perjury" if he were interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

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