Wednesday, 4 March 2015

CU football: Leavitt demanding more from defense

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CU football: Leavitt demanding more from defense

Jim Leavitt has discovered this much about his new defense at Colorado: He has some talent with which to work, but his players need to put it in another gear.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/04/cu-football-leavitt-demanding-more-from-defense/

Salacious rumors about Patrick Sharp are nobody's business

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Salacious rumors about Patrick Sharp are nobody's business

By Saturday night, Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp decided enough was enough.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/02/salacious-rumors-about-patrick-sharp-are-nobodys-business/

Update: Missing Springtown teen found safe, officials say

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Update: Missing Springtown teen found safe, officials say

investigators believe destiny deana montes, 17, has been missing since feb. 25, according to a news release from the parker county sheriff's office.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/04/update-missing-springtown-teen-found-safe-officials-say/

DC Sports Bog: Chris Russo to Bryce Harper: ‘You haven’t done ANYTHING’

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DC Sports Bog: Chris Russo to Bryce Harper: ‘You haven’t done ANYTHING’

Bryce Harper’s confident remarks about the Nats last week attracted surprisingly scant pundit outrage. One local radio host suggested Harper sounded like a [rhymes with May-Pole], but he said so in a mostly approving manner. Peter Gammons mentioned Harper’s confidence in a column, but without even a hint of condemnation.Read full article >>
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/04/dc-sports-bog-chris-russo-to-bryce-harper-you-havent-done-anything/

Ariana Grande almost got it right at the Allstate Arena

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Ariana Grande almost got it right at the Allstate Arena

Ariana Grande has triumphed on Broadway, television and most recently, the mainstream music charts. Tuesday at a packed Allstate Arena, the 21-year-old singer strove to conquer another domain — the concert field. While the hit-making vocalist's first headlining tour offers further...
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/04/ariana-grande-almost-got-it-right-at-the-allstate-arena-2/

Female executive apologizes to 'all the mothers I worked with' in powerful essay

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Female executive apologizes to 'all the mothers I worked with' in powerful essay

In a powerful Forbes column that went viral Tuesday, the president of an Internet start-up that helps women secure online work is apologizing for the way she treated working mothers in the past.What changed Katharine Zaleski's mind? The birth of her daughter, Charlotte.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/03/female-executive-apologizes-to-all-the-mothers-i-worked-with-in-powerful-essay-2/

Molly Ringwald on 'Breakfast Club': It speaks 'to generation after generation'

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Molly Ringwald on 'Breakfast Club': It speaks 'to generation after generation'

Decades have passed since "a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal" met up in detention and made movie history in 1985's "The Breakfast Club." But as star Molly Ringwald (who played the "princess") pointed out during a Tuesday morning visit to TODAY, despite the years, the film still feels fresh.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/03/molly-ringwald-on-breakfast-club-it-speaks-to-generation-after-generation/

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Highland Park ISD superintendent says he's leaving for SMU job

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Highland Park ISD superintendent says he's leaving for SMU job

highland park isd superintendent dawson orr announced monday in a district-wide email that he will leave the district at the end of the school year. he said he's accepted a job at southern methodist university.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/03/highland-park-isd-superintendent-says-hes-leaving-for-smu-job/

WWII vet celebrates 90th birthday with 4-year-old best friend

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WWII vet celebrates 90th birthday with 4-year-old best friend

An unlikely friendship between a WWII veteran and a 4-year-old is still going strong.       
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/03/wwii-vet-celebrates-90th-birthday-with-4-year-old-best-friend/

Guy Fieri made extreme nachos in a trash can

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Guy Fieri made extreme nachos in a trash can

Does this mean his food really is garbage?
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/03/guy-fieri-made-extreme-nachos-in-a-trash-can/

'19 Kids & Counting's' Derick Dillard blasted for running over cat with sled

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'19 Kids & Counting's' Derick Dillard blasted for running over cat with sled

"19 Kids and Counting" star Derick Dillard received criticism from fans after sharing a video of himself sledding over a cat.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/03/19-kids-countings-derick-dillard-blasted-for-running-over-cat-with-sled/

Santa Clara University: Budding entrepreneurs develop ideas at Startup Weekend

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Santa Clara University: Budding entrepreneurs develop ideas at Startup Weekend

Budding entrepreneurs think they're on to something at an entrepreneurship event dubbed Startup Weekend at Santa Clara University.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/02/santa-clara-university-budding-entrepreneurs-develop-ideas-at-startup-weekend/

Trevor Cook fraud victims get another crack at Associated Bank

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Trevor Cook fraud victims get another crack at Associated Bank

Suit against Associated Bank reinstated in Trevor Cook scam.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/03/trevor-cook-fraud-victims-get-another-crack-at-associated-bank/

Volcano grows Japanese island

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Volcano grows Japanese island

Magma and lava from a Japanese volcano is forming new geography in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/02/volcano-grows-japanese-island-2/

Monday, 2 March 2015

Snow falling off Boston-area roof buries 1 man, pummels 4 others

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Snow falling off Boston-area roof buries 1 man, pummels 4 others

Snow falling off a Boston-area ice rink roof buried a man and pummeled four other people Wednesday as they were walking on a path near the rink, police said.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/02/19/snow-falling-off-boston-area-roof-buries-1-man-pummels-4-others/

JoMarie DeGioia: Do you remember the time …

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JoMarie DeGioia: Do you remember the time …

JoMarie DeGioia, author of Luke's Gold, explores all the ways we time travel (with and without time machines).       
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/02/jomarie-degioia-do-you-remember-the-time/

Two MnSCU college presidents under fire

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Two MnSCU college presidents under fire

MnSCU calls plagiarism allegations “reckless’’; experts say blog posts merit investigation.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/02/two-mnscu-college-presidents-under-fire/

In ‘Merchant of Venice,’ authentic music accents the Bard’s history

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In ‘Merchant of Venice,’ authentic music accents the Bard’s history

Sometimes the mission of the Folger Consort, to present historically informed performances of early music, overlaps with the specialization of its host institution, the Folger Shakespeare Library. Over the years, the ensemble has collaborated with actor Derek Jacobi and stage director Richard Clifford to present adaptations of the plays of Shakespeare, combining excerpts of the play with appropriate music. After their version of “The Tempest” in 2010, these artists reunited for a program of “The Merchant of Venice,” heard Friday night at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda.Read full article >>
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/02/in-merchant-of-venice-authentic-music-accents-the-bards-history/

REVIEW: 'This Is Modern Art' at Steppenwolf Theatre

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REVIEW: 'This Is Modern Art' at Steppenwolf Theatre

Is graffiti a legitimate artistic expression accessible to the otherwise excluded, or criminal vandalism that is the scourge of a great city?
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/02/review-this-is-modern-art-at-steppenwolf-theatre-2/

Who kidnapped American Austin Tice? Two years later, still no answers

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Who kidnapped American Austin Tice? Two years later, still no answers

Two and a half years after an American freelance journalist vanished while covering the Syrian civil war — most likely kidnapped and held hostage by terrorists — his whereabouts and fate remain a mystery.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/01/who-kidnapped-american-austin-tice-two-years-later-still-no-answers/

Man sets record by eating 182 slices of bacon in five minutes

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Man sets record by eating 182 slices of bacon in five minutes

Matt Stonie almost quadrupled the previous record last set in 2010.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/02/26/man-sets-record-by-eating-182-slices-of-bacon-in-five-minutes/

Fisherman Jailed for Harvesting 186,000 Pounds of Bass

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Fisherman Jailed for Harvesting 186,000 Pounds of Bass

A Maryland fisherman has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for his role in the illegal harvesting nearly 200,000 pounds of striped bass.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/02/fisherman-jailed-for-harvesting-186000-pounds-of-bass/

Newborn survives rare heart transplant surgery

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Newborn survives rare heart transplant surgery

Baby Oliver had a major heart defect when he was born seven weeks premature, but he got a second chance
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/01/newborn-survives-rare-heart-transplant-surgery/

Sunday, 1 March 2015

David B. Smith gallery hosts impressive contemporary show

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David B. Smith gallery hosts impressive contemporary show

"Constructed Histories," the new exhibit at the David B. Smith Gallery downtown, is as good as any contemporary show you might see at the Denver Art Museum these days.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/01/david-b-smith-gallery-hosts-impressive-contemporary-show/

Enter now to win a 7-day cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line!

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Enter now to win a 7-day cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line!

Win a free 7-day cruise (plus $1000 towards airfare) with Norwegian Cruise Line!       
http://us.top99news.com/2015/03/01/enter-now-to-win-a-7-day-cruise-with-norwegian-cruise-line-2/