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Pope Opens Mexico Visit After Historic Stop With Patriarch

His arrival was met by Mariachis and adoring crowds waving yellow handkerchiefs

The bubble economy is back! (or at least it was for some of my colleagues)

The bubble economy is back All in this story is related of several posts in my blog at http://directionjapan.com Again in my first gaishikei, Mr. Tahara was my boss, a pure product from the bubble economy. First of all I want to say that he has been always caring for me, taking care of both my job and my private life. Show More Summary

Man charged in shooting death of friend in Seat Pleasant

19-year-old from Oxon Hill charged with involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment.

5 things to do: Inky Mixtape - Volume 1: A Gigantic ATL Lovefest

Saturday, February 13, 2016 Lover's Lane: A Pre-Valentine's Celebration at Made Again …

Today's Top 5: Saturday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Feb. 13, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Trespasses, a Collection of Photography by Justin Driscoll at Haylo Healing Arts Lounge …

Farming with Solar-Powered Water pumps : Futurepump

Farmbiz reports: Futurepump, a company specializing in solar irrigation pumps has designed cost effective portable solar irrigation kit to suit the needs of smallholder farmers who may not afford huge electronic or fuel aided irrigation pumps. Show More Summary

Barnaby has to keep Malcolm in the right

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s agile and nimble government has talked the talk on economic reform but hasn’t walked a single step in any meaningful direction.…

What Do Beer and Wine Labels Say About You?

The beer or wine label you choose to go with says a lot about your personality. It will send a message to the other party goers about what kind of a person you are. This...

Hear the lies that federal prosecutors say Sheriff Lee Baca told them

Retired Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty this week to a felony count of making a false statement in the jail abuse scandal that led him to step down in 2014. In a plea deal filed in court Wednesday, Baca admitted to one lie and agreed not to contest allegations that he told other...

Walter Taylor and his bridge

The Indooroopilly Toll Bridge, now known as the Walter Taylor Bridge, was opened on February 14, 1936. The bridge was the crowning achievement of the innovative contractor, engineer and builder Walter Taylor who was the driving force behind the project. The Governor, Sir Leslie Orme Wilson, made mention of Walter Taylor’s many roles in the... Read more

What to do when the wind steals your underwear in Japan

OK, so this isn't going to be my finest hour, but in the interests of serving the community I'll reluctantly recount this tale. One evening I did the laundry (yawn), hung it out on my 3rd-floor balcony using one of those 100 yen store peg rack thingys, went to bed, got up the next day and went to work. Show More Summary

Vintage Mills and Boon (Queensland authors)

State Library’s collection contains hundreds of vintage Mills and Boon – mostly by Queensland authors, but also romances set in Queensland. The earliest one which resembles the familiar little paperbacks of today is The Girl at Snowy River by Joyce Dingwell, a  slim hardback published in 1959. Before that they had very plain covers, eg. the... Read more

Granada Hills Charter High wins L.A. Academic Decathlon

Defending national champion Granada Hills Charter High School won this year’s academic decathlon in the Los Angeles Unified School District, officials announced Friday night. Granada Hills will continue to the state competition, but it won’t be alone. Other district high schools competing will...

D.C. teen sentenced to 17 years for ‘gruesome’ carjackings of delivery men

Authorities said the teen beat a Washington Post delivery man and stabbed a food delivery man in 2014.

'Superior Donuts' Series Set In Uptown Coming To CBS

How cool is this? A TV pilot based on the successful play "Superior Donuts" set in an Uptown donut shop is set to air on CBS soon. In case you never had the chance to see "Superior Donuts" on stage, here is a brief synopsis via Deadline...Show More Summary

Chicago school principals find ways to deal with budget cuts

A day after Chicago Public Schools announced millions of dollars in cuts to school budgets, Walter Payton College Prep Principal Tim Devine told his Local School Council that he'd have find a way to trim $174,000 by Tuesday. The district's cuts, forced on schools already into the second semester,...

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