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The Kagame-Power Lobby's Dishonest Attack On BBC Documentary - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:47am

The Kagame-Power Lobby's Dishonest Attack On BBC Documentary
AllAfrica.com
As Deogratias Bugera, at one time a soldier in Kagame's RPF during its war in Rwanda, and one of the founders in October 1996 of the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (AFDL), a "rebel" front-organization for the RPF in its ...

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Small retailers ramp up holiday message to compete with the big boxes - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:35pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Small retailers ramp up holiday message to compete with the big boxes
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Moss Envy eco shop, Magers & Quinn bookstore, Peapods toy shop, Grand Hand Gallery and Bibelot gifts are participating and adding special offers during the event. With national and local promos, independent retailers are trying to get a larger share ...

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DC community calendar, Nov. 13-20, 2014 - Washington Post

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:39am

DC community calendar, Nov. 13-20, 2014
Washington Post
Give a Child a Coat: Share the Warmth Bring your gently used or new coats, jackets and other winter warmth accessories for donation to someone in need. Normal library hours, Rosedale Library, 1701 Gales St. NE. 202-727-5012. Free. The Navy sails to ...

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'Big Bang Theory' actress Carol Ann Susi dies - The Advocate

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:39pm

'Big Bang Theory' actress Carol Ann Susi dies
The Advocate
In this March 10, 2005 file photo, Geoffrey Holder poses at the French Institute Alliance Francaise' "La Nuit des Etoiles" dinner in New York, honoring French actress Catherine Deneuve. ... led the groundbreaking show "The Wiz" to Broadway, pitched 7 ...

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Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 6 - Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 4:31pm

Brainerd Daily Dispatch

Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 6
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Lee grew up in St. Louis, Mo., and currently lives in Crosby. She began playing ... She is a member of the Western Writers of America, Women Writing the West, the Loft Literary Center and The Crossing Arts Alliance. This event is ... Concert tickets ...

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Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn casting holiday musical 'Elf' - Independent Press

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 4:59pm

Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn casting holiday musical 'Elf'
Independent Press
Charlie Morrison (Lighting Design) returns to Paper Mill Playhouse after lighting Grease, The Little Mermaid, Curtains, Smokey Joe's Cafe, The Full Monty, Meet Me in St. Louis and Hello, Dolly! Morrison worked on national and international tours of ...

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The top cities for readers of African American Literature - New Pittsburgh Courier

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 2:56pm

New Pittsburgh Courier

The top cities for readers of African American Literature
New Pittsburgh Courier
AALBC.com assessed the relative strengths of almost 300 American cities to determine which ones are best able to provide environments that are supportive of, and conducive to, the enjoyment of African-American Literature. Our 2014 list improves on our ...

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City's Finances Back In The Black - New Haven Independent

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 4:14pm

City's Finances Back In The Black
New Haven Independent
Paul Bass Photos The Harp administration declared it has turned a corner on the city's struggling finances—while an independent report pointed to looming concerns behind the numbers. The declaration came at a City Hall press conference Tuesday, where ...

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Dozens arrested on 4th day of St. Louis protests - Washington Times

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:54am

Washington Times

Dozens arrested on 4th day of St. Louis protests
Washington Times
Among several other rallies, about 100 protesters blew whistles at St. Louis City Hall that echoed off the marble walls. Protest leader Kennard Williams presented a list of four demands to Jeff Rainford, chief of staff for Mayor Francis Slay. Slay was ...

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All Jack'd up with Eric Church - Canton Repository

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 1:41pm

All Jack'd up with Eric Church
Canton Repository
Eric Church laughs and then pauses momentarily when asked what he thinks of the current state of country music. He is, after all, an artist who has successfully spent the last decade throwing out the genre's modern templates while scoring two No. 1 ...

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Alamo Heights Weekly Community Calendar — Sept. 24-30 - mySanAntonio.com

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:29pm

Alamo Heights Weekly Community Calendar — Sept. 24-30
mySanAntonio.com
Alliance Francaise of San Antonio will offer French language classes for beginners and beginners plus 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays for six weeks, starting this weekend, at the Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar Chavez. ... North East Independent ...

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Blood, Oil and the Geopolitics of the Gulf - CounterPunch

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:03am

Blood, Oil and the Geopolitics of the Gulf
CounterPunch
Martha Rosenberg and Robert Wilbur assay the deadly legacy of the Broken Windows theory of criminology; Gaming the White Man's Money: Louis Proyect offers a short history of tribal casinos; Death by Incarceration: Troy Thomas reports from inside prison ...

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160 gastroenterologists to know – 2014 - Becker's Hospital Review

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 5:18pm

160 gastroenterologists to know – 2014
Becker's Hospital Review
Steven A. Edmundowicz, MD, is chief of endoscopy as well as director of interventional endoscopy and a professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He has clinical and ... He has authored more than 150 articles in ...

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Things To Do In NYC This Week Including Bagel Tours - Albany Times Union (blog)

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 2:50am

Things To Do In NYC This Week Including Bagel Tours
Albany Times Union (blog)
Among the events are a free Indie Book party on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton Street, at South Portland Avenue, Fort Greene; and a free reading on Saturday at 2 p.m. by R.L. Stine at the Green-Wood Cemetery, Fifth Avenue ...

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Alamo Heights Weekly Community Calendar — Sept. 17-23 - mySanAntonio.com

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:04pm

Alamo Heights Weekly Community Calendar — Sept. 17-23
mySanAntonio.com
Alliance Francaise of San Antonio will offer French language classes for beginners and beginners plus 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays for six weeks, starting Sept. 27, at the Institute of ... San Antonio is the only Texas city where an audition will be held ...

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Ecology and Politics in the 21st Century - CounterPunch

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:02am

Ecology and Politics in the 21st Century
CounterPunch
Edited by CounterPunch regular Alexander Reid Ross and newly published by AK Press, Grabbing Back: Essays Against the Global Land Grab assembles a formidable collection of articles and reports written by scholars and activists from North and South ...

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Book Review: 'Robert the Bruce' by Michael Penman; 'Bannockburn' by Angus ... - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 4:07pm

Wall Street Journal

Book Review: 'Robert the Bruce' by Michael Penman; 'Bannockburn' by Angus ...
Wall Street Journal
When the largely powerless "king" grew tired of his role as Edward's regional governor and in 1295 formed an alliance with France, Edward invaded Scotland, captured Balliol, then exiled him. .... well for Scotland: The battle of Dupplin Moor (1332 ...

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Alamo Heights-area Weekly Community Calendar — Sept. 10-17) - mySanAntonio.com

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 9:21pm

Alamo Heights-area Weekly Community Calendar — Sept. 10-17)
mySanAntonio.com
22-Oct. 6 ($45 -register by Monday); “The Forbidden Books of the Prophet Enoch: Their Influence on the Earliest Christians” 7-9 p.m. Sept. 23 and ... North East Independent School District is offering a variety of community education courses, from ...

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St. Lucie County Community Calendar, updated Aug. 29 - TCPalm

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:08am

St. Lucie County Community Calendar, updated Aug. 29
TCPalm
Rockin' With Our Riverkeeper: Waterkeeper Alliance fundraiser. Noon- 3 p.m. The Original Tiki Bar, 2 Avenue A, .... Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis. $89/night; 314-426-5500. Don Shade ... National Cheese Pizza Day: Enjoy ...

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Impact Strategies completes Enclave West expansion - STLtoday.com

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:05am

Impact Strategies completes Enclave West expansion
STLtoday.com
Impact Strategies has completed a $9 million expansion to Enclave West, an off-campus student housing development in Edwardsville that is reserved for Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville students. Impact began construction in October, just two ...

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