Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Three, two, one ... What happened at launch?

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Three, two, one ... What happened at launch?

A rocket contracted by NASA bursts into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappearing in a fireball.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/29/three-two-one-what-happened-at-launch/

Bonds should not pay for iPad curriculum, new L.A. Unified head says

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Bonds should not pay for iPad curriculum, new L.A. Unified head says

Newly installed Los Angeles schools Supt. Ramon Cortines said he opposes using construction bond money to pay for curriculum on student computers, raising new questions about the future of the system's controversial $1.3-billion technology project.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/24/bonds-should-not-pay-for-ipad-curriculum-new-l-a-unified-head-says/

Man killed when car plows into care home in Arizona

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Man killed when car plows into care home in Arizona

PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona man who may have been trying to commit suicide slammed his car into a group care home, killing one of the residents inside, and will be booked on suspicion of murder, police said on Monday.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/18/man-killed-when-car-plows-into-care-home-in-arizona/

Scoggins: Kill's rebuilding brings the price of success

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Scoggins: Kill's rebuilding brings the price of success

Jerry Kill is a hot name now. That means it’s time for the U to start digging on better facilities.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/25/scoggins-kills-rebuilding-brings-the-price-of-success/

Packers’ Aaron Rodgers Throws Off Defenders With His Voice

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Packers’ Aaron Rodgers Throws Off Defenders With His Voice

Rodgers is a master of the hard count, using rhythm and inflection before the snap of the ball to exploit opponents’ aggressiveness and expose their intentions.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/24/packers-aaron-rodgers-throws-off-defenders-with-his-voice/

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

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Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

Obama expresses cautious optimism. An infected nurse shows signs of improvement. And a military response team begins training.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/23/ebola-outbreak-get-up-to-speed-3/

'Blue Norther' blasts across central USA

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'Blue Norther' blasts across central USA

A Blue Norther is defined as "a strong cold front marked by a sudden and drastic decrease in temperature."        
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/12/blue-norther-blasts-across-central-usa/

Search for clues after Virgin Galactic spaceship breaks during test

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Search for clues after Virgin Galactic spaceship breaks during test

Authorities investigating the crash say human error may have caused the space plane to break apart in mid-air. Early feathering may have caused the incident. John Blackstone reports.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/03/search-for-clues-after-virgin-galactic-spaceship-breaks-during-test/

For former jet engineer, retirement equals chance to clean air

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For former jet engineer, retirement equals chance to clean air

the 88-year-old scientist has partnered with the university of texas-arlington.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/25/for-former-jet-engineer-retirement-equals-chance-to-clean-air/

Quincy Jones Talks New Doc on Jazz Legend Clark Terry

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Quincy Jones Talks New Doc on Jazz Legend Clark Terry

The new documentary “Keep on Keepin’ On” documents four years in the relationship of jazz legend Clark Terry and blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/27/quincy-jones-talks-new-doc-on-jazz-legend-clark-terry/

'Bigotry' on Facebook costs Big Stone GOP chairman his day job

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'Bigotry' on Facebook costs Big Stone GOP chairman his day job

Jack Whitley had called Muslims “terrorists” and “parasites,” and urged someone to “frag ’em.”
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/25/bigotry-on-facebook-costs-big-stone-gop-chairman-his-day-job/

TMZ’s Marion Barry headline shows bias

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TMZ’s Marion Barry headline shows bias

Sometimes the best policing of mainstream media comes from social media. TMZ’s headline for Marion Barry’s death reading “MARION BARRY CRACK MAYOR DEAD AT 78,” has created a stir.  Some have juxtaposed the image of this headline with the gossip’s …
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/24/tmzs-marion-barry-headline-shows-bias/

Monday, 24 November 2014

SEE IT: Diver explores subfreezing water through power of breathing

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SEE IT: Diver explores subfreezing water through power of breathing

Diving 250 feet in subfreezing waters under an iceberg changes your body dramatically, says expert Stig Severinsen, who likens the experience to traveling to Mars.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/10/22/see-it-diver-explores-subfreezing-water-through-power-of-breathing/

Supporters share video for Brittany Maynard's birthday

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Supporters share video for Brittany Maynard's birthday

Brittany Maynard's family has released a new, personal video of the Death with Dignity advocate.       
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/22/supporters-share-video-for-brittany-maynards-birthday/

Chicago transit ridership down for second year in a row

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Chicago transit ridership down for second year in a row

Transit ridership across the Chicago area is expected to end the year down 1.5 percent from the previous year — something that concerned the Regional Transportation Authority Wednesday. Chicago transit ridership had the second biggest drop among nine peers, falling 2.7 percent in the first three quarters of the year alone, data presented to the RTA Wednesday indicated. Only Philadelphia, where riders faced higher fares and a tough winter, had a larger ridership decline year-to-date — of 7.4 percent, RTA data indicated. READ MORE AT: http://chicagosuntimes.com/news/chicago-transit-ridership-down-for-second-year-in-a-row/ …
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/21/chicago-transit-ridership-down-for-second-year-in-a-row-2/

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Dallas think tank sues law firm over ex-CEO scandal

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Dallas think tank sues law firm over ex-CEO scandal

the national center for policy analysis wants more than $1 million from winstead pc, claiming it covered up a sexual harassment dispute involving former ceo john goodman.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/20/dallas-think-tank-sues-law-firm-over-ex-ceo-scandal/

Watch: Home Depot Getting a Lift

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Watch: Home Depot Getting a Lift

Housing prices, improving economy driving sales at Home Depot.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/19/watch-home-depot-getting-a-lift/

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Airbus unveils super yacht dream

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Airbus unveils super yacht dream

What do high-tech planes and yachts have in common? A lot more than you think.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/18/airbus-unveils-super-yacht-dream-2/

National Facing Race conference in Dallas ends on a joyous and inspiring note

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National Facing Race conference in Dallas ends on a joyous and inspiring note

more than 1,600 people attended the event, which focused on everything from justice theory to economics.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/16/national-facing-race-conference-in-dallas-ends-on-a-joyous-and-inspiring-note/

A Soprano is set to sing tenor at Manhattan College

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A Soprano is set to sing tenor at Manhattan College

A Soprano is going to sing tenor at Manhattan College.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/17/a-soprano-is-set-to-sing-tenor-at-manhattan-college-2/

Review: Opera San Jose's hilarious 'Italian Girl in Algiers'

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Review: Opera San Jose's hilarious 'Italian Girl in Algiers'

Long before there was 'Saturday Night Live,' there was Gioachino Rossini, spoofing figures of arrogance and power, sticking pins into their big-belly egos. And now along comes Opera San Jose's hilarious production of Rossini's 'The Italian Girl in Algiers' ('L'Italiana in Algeri') at the California Theatre through Nov. 30.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/19/review-opera-san-joses-hilarious-italian-girl-in-algiers/

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Minneapolis public schools now need approval before suspending black students

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Minneapolis public schools now need approval before suspending black students

theGRIO REPORT - In the Minneapolis school system, students of color are 10 times more likely to be suspended than their white counterparts — and one superintendent is aiming to change those numbers...
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/17/minneapolis-public-schools-now-need-approval-before-suspending-black-students/

'Occupy the Farm' illustrates Berkeley's battle with farmers

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'Occupy the Farm' illustrates Berkeley's battle with farmers

The Occupy movement has been well documented, but the activists in Todd Darling's satisfying "Occupy the Farm" took a different approach to their 2012 battle to save a tract of land from commercial development.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/17/occupy-the-farm-illustrates-berkeleys-battle-with-farmers-2/

Monday, 17 November 2014

Broncos Q&A: Mitch Unrein found dream job in Denver

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Broncos Q&A: Mitch Unrein found dream job in Denver

Mitch Unrein won't let his daydream become a nightmare. He loves football, loves playing in the NFL for the Broncos.
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/16/broncos-qa-mitch-unrein-found-dream-job-in-denver/

Hundreds descend on L.L. Bean grand opening at Mall of America

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Hundreds descend on L.L. Bean grand opening at Mall of America

hundreds of people waited in line on friday morning to be one of the first to walk through the doors at the new l
http://us.top99news.com/2014/11/14/hundreds-descend-on-l-l-bean-grand-opening-at-mall-of-america/