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National Newspaper Week (NNW) is October 6-12, 2013.This marks the 73rd year of the Week, which observes the importance of newspapers to communities large and small. This year's theme is Your Communit... Posted on 10/8/13 at 8:45 AM
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You know how they say you'll never forget where you were when something really monumental in society happened?
For me, I was in the parking lot of Moorhead McDonald's, when a couple of e-mail alerts ... Posted on 6/27/13 at 4:31 AM
JOHANNESBURG - A handshake between U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro stole the show at South Africa's memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a resonant tribute to a man who brought old enemies together and straddled ideological divides and eras.
Honoring the man who inspired his political career, President Obama today hailed Nelson Mandela as the “last great liberator of the 20th century” and urged the world to continue his life’s work for justice and equality.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The death toll in Syria's civil war has risen to at least 125,835, more than a third of them civilians, but the real figure is probably much higher, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two data recorders retrieved from the commuter train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve, killing four people and injuring dozens, may provide information on the speed of the train, how the brakes were applied and the throttle setting, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday.
A pair of local turkeys paid a visit to the White House this afternoon. The turkeys were selected from a group of 80 raised on the Burkel Farm in Badger, Minnesota. After months of preparation, including regular exposure to noise, music and lights, the pair was deemed ready for the occasion.
For years empoyers encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. Companies are taking advantage of new rules under Obamacare healthcare overhaul in 2014 to punish smokers and overweight workers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The French government has summoned U.S. Ambassador Charles Rivkin to explain a French newspaper report that the National Security Agency swept up 70.3 million French phone records in a 30-day period. Rivkin says he assured the French diplomatic talks over the issue will continue.
It is day 11 of the partial Government shutdown. But there is some optimism today. The White House says Obama welcomes what it calls a "constructive approach" from congressional Republicans in a new offer.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will press his case for a quick reopening of the entire federal government coupled with an emergency increase of U.S. borrowing authority when he meets with Senate Republicans on Friday.
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