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Bill Russell of Celtics Center Who Transformed Pro Basketball dies at 88

At McClymonds High School in Oakland, Russell started on the basketball team as a senior, already focusing on defense and rebounding. A former University of San Francisco basketball player, Hal DeJulio, who sought out his alma mater, recognized Russell’s potential and recommended him to coach, Phil Woolpert. Russell received a scholarship and became an All-American, […]

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College extracurricular activities can determine the rest of your life

Comment this story Comment College applicants know how important high school extracurricular activities are in selective admissions. However, hardly anyone tells them what power the activities they pursue DURING college can have over the rest of their lives. I often think back to my undergraduate years. If you’re headed to college, you should know that […]

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Twenty of the best free ebooks to learn programming

You can find hundreds of useful books to learn programming, and you can get them without paying “not a penny”. But the best thing is that you can also do this without violating its copyright terms: whether out-of-print classic books made available for free download by their authors, or works created from scratch under free […]

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Meet the female artist who programmed a computer to make a house in the 1960s

From the Guggenheim Museum to the Seagram Building, Manhattan had long had a reputation as an island of avant-garde architecture when Alison Knowles first built the House of Dust in Chelsea. Erected in 1967 and standing for less than a year, its structure is almost unknown today, but it was more radical than anything ever […]

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Nepali Writer Ranjana Niraula’s New Book “Anubhuti Ka Abataran” Launched in Kathmandu | India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

Kathmandu: Renowned Nepalese writer, publisher, critic Ranjana Niraula’s new book “Anubhuti Ka Abataran” launched in Kathmandu. The book was launched in a glittering ceremony in Kathmandu on Saturday. Famous writer and critic Dr. Vasudev Tripathi officially launched the book. Among others Da Gyanu Pande (critic), Da. Ram prasad Gyawali (Critic), (Da.Sabitri Malla Kashyapati (Speaker) Poet […]

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Sarasota District 5 School Board Tim Enos, Nora Cietek

For much of their lives, Nora Cietek and Tim Enos have been linked to education. But their relationship was very different. Cietek has served as a teacher and administrator, while Enos has been in law enforcement, including heading the new Sarasota County School District Police Department. The two are vying to replace Jane Goodwin as […]

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Review: A St. Louis pediatrician writes a novel about family and immigration | book reviews

Richard Lazaroff of Richmond Heights has put away the stethoscope he used for many years before retiring as a pediatrician in St. Louis County. Today, he is embarking on the writing of fiction. However, few readers will be surprised that the central role of his first novel, “Illumination”, goes to a pediatrician. It’s Rachel Walsh, […]

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Sports betting in California: when will it be legal, how to bet online, where to find predictions, CA promotions

As the midterm election season heats up, an unusual but crucial election will take place in California. Most of the time, midterm elections focus on congressional and state representatives, but this year fans have a major decision regarding sports betting in California. Californians have a choice of two referendums that will determine how sports betting […]

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Warriors face pressing choices in Jordan Poole, Andrew Wiggins offers

This offseason, as players take turns bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy to their hometowns for parades and parties, the Golden State Warriors front office must reckon with a less pleasant reality: the threat of a financial settlement. Barring massive extensions in the coming months, guard Jordan Poole and forward Andrew Wiggins will become free agents […]

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Common Ground Fair 2022 | Maine Public

The 2022 Common Ground Fair takes place (!) and in person September 23-25 ​​in Unity Maine. Recognizing the current COVID reality, the fair’s events and layout have been reworked to reduce congestion and long lines, but will still feature the incredible educational opportunities, food and market vendors that Fairgoers know and love. Some of the […]

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Sun beat Storm in Sue Bird’s last game in Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — It was officially Sue Bird Day in Connecticut on Thursday, but the former UConn star’s last scheduled night in the state was ruined by the Connecticut Sun. Alyssa Thomas scored 19 points and dished out 11 assists to lead Connecticut over the Seattle Storm 88-83. Brionna Jones added 13 points, and […]

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SCVNews.com | Expanding the CSUN Library’s Ethnic Studies Resources

In light of the crucial role ethnic studies plays in California State education, California State University, Northridge’s University Library recently purchased several important digital databases and archives to make the resources available to educators across the region. The new purchases join other online ethnic studies resources the University Library has acquired in recent years, including […]

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MakeMake: Spanish ebooks for children | Database Review

With a wide variety of titles available for children from kindergarten to 18 and a particularly rich collection for children aged 3 to 12, this digital library is an exciting resource that will help fill gaps in Spanish collections for young people. . URLs nf.makemake.reallabs.com.co/ School level PreS Up Cost Varies depending on number of […]

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Oh great. Gutenberg’s Bible NFT e-books sold for $100,000 in a single day. ‹ Literary Center

July 28, 2022, 11:20 a.m. Oh well, now there is an app to buy books as NFT. And if you were to buy said NFT ebook, your book would live on the blockchain where, according to a press release from start-up Web3.0 Book Tokens, it would not degrade over time, and could be transferred around […]

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Are ebooks in decline again?

It’s no news that e-book reading increased at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Library ebook borrowing, in particular, saw an increase in 2020 and 2021. While ebooks haven’t eclipsed print for long, they still enjoyed a quiet shred of popularity. At the start of the year, however, that seems to be changing. In 2020, […]

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North Quincy teacher recognized for ‘innovative ideas’

NAME: Cara Pekarcik AGE: 44Search for assets HOMETOWN: Herminia, Pennsylvania IN THE NEWS: Pekarcik is one of 20 educators from across the country chosen for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. NOW YOU KNOW: Pekarcik traveled to Antarctica with PolarTREC, a foundation that organizes expeditions for scientists and educators. HIS HISTORY : For the past […]

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Best-selling authors explain how they organize their shelves and what’s on them

Shelfies by Elin Hilderbrand, Diana Gabaldon, Garrett Graff, Vanessa Riley, Emma Straub, Hernan Diaz, Jennifer Weiner, Chris Bohjalian and Christopher Buckley July 28, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. EDT Comment this story Comment My shelves are messy. It’s not just that I have too many books and too little space. I’m also just plain disorganized. It […]

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All modern Pocketbook eReaders can now read AZW eBooks

Pocketbook has just released a new firmware update available for Inkpad 3, Inkpad 3 pro, Touch Lux 4, Touch Lux 5, Inkpad Lite, Inkpad Color, Pocketbook Color and Pocketbook Era. These are available as over-the-air updates, so all you have to do is go to the settings menu when connected to WIFI and check for […]

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TerrifiCon hosts comic book writers and actors at Mohegan Sun

TerrifiCon will bring together TV, anime, and film actors, as well as comic artists and writers at the Mohegan Sun Expo Center from July 29 to July 31. Some Famous Faces will make an appearance will include actors Tim Daly (from “Superman: The Animated Series” and “The Sopranos”) Adrianne Palicki (from “John Wick” and “The […]

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TIME for children | Summer Book Reviews: Part 5

Do you like reading? TFK Kid Reporters too! Lucy Sandor and Gabri Blankson have shared their reviews of two of the most interesting books of the summer. This is the final episode of our five-part series. We hope you enjoyed TFK’s roundup of summer book reviews. Good reading! STEPHEN BLUE FOR KIDS TIME Title: Michigan […]

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Book bans? My school doesn’t even have a library (opinion)

Although so-called book ban legislation was recently introduced in Pennsylvania, I doubt it will affect my practice at an underfunded public school in West Philadelphia. The provision is intended to inform parents of suggestive material in programs and libraries. The bill follows other attempts across the country to limit student access to books on controversial […]

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Ease the burden of student debt by planning ahead with The Education Plan®

Get instant alerts when news breaks on your stocks. Claim your one week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Santa Fe, NM, July 26 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As student debt continues to mount and tuition costs continue to climb, saving for a loved one’s education is more important than ever. According to the Education […]

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A new chapter for the Mercury

It’s a strange time to be a journalist. Since the 1970s, trust in the media has dropped dramatically. The results of a Gallup poll published earlier this month, only 16% of American adults now trust newspapers “a lot” or “somewhat”. For trust in TV news, the figure is lower, at 11%. Trust ratings, Gallup concluded, […]

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The Hollywood Book Reviews on Darkwind Chronicles: The Second Act

Darkwind Chronicles: The Second Act, this out-of-this-world literal and figurative novel is the second installment of author Christopher Michael Cifelli’s Darkwind Chronicles. It’s a twisted novel that’s both beautiful and deeply disturbing. It’s one you could read in one sitting because the narrator seems so unnervingly naive, and the more you uncover, the more you […]

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Oconomowoc schools go transparent with selection of library materials

Complaints from parents about age-inappropriate content being made available to students prompted the Oconomowoc Area School Board to revise its policy on library materials. On July 20, board members unanimously approved an update to its Materials Selection Policy that will include more specific information on how library materials are selected, including resources used and referenced […]

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Who is wellness for? by Fariha Róisín book review

Comment this story Comment Wellness is something we all want – to be well, even as the world is collapsing around us. But like shows like “The White Lotus” and “Nine Perfect Strangers” demonstrate, well-being has become a commodity, intended for the wealthy, white and able-bodied, who seek shiatsu and savasana their way out of […]

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Book reviews: Still Born by Guadalupe Nettel and The Drowned Forest by Angela Barry

always born by Guadalupe Nettel, translated by Rosalind Harvey, is out now (Fitzcarraldo, £12.99) always born is a novel that counts with extraordinary grace on the many complications of motherhood. In crystal clear prose, Guadalupe Nettel, translated by Rosalind Harvey, offers various epiphanies about becoming a parent. “We have the children we have, not the […]

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On the field with the black motorcycle clubs of New York

Take the 1969 movie “Easy Rider,” which cemented the chopper, a custom motorcycle, as an American status symbol. The film made stars of actors Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper. Two black motorcycle designers, Ben Hardy and Clifford Vaughs, designed the iconic, bloated Harley Davidson motorcycles – called “Captain America” and “Billy” – Fonda and Hopper […]

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Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to discuss US-China relations at UCSD conference

SAN DIEGO- Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd will discuss US-China relations on Friday at a free public forum sponsored by UC San Diego. The forum, which begins at 5:30 p.m., will be held in Roth Auditorium at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive in La Jolla, across from UCSD. […]

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As Jan. 6 panel pauses, US faces fourth Trump fall (with fifth in sight): NPR

Then-President Donald Trump is seen on the screen above the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurgency on Thursday in clips from his Jan. 7, 2021, video in which he refused to say he had lost the election. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Win McNamee/Getty Images Then-President Donald Trump is seen on […]

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Education Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) Now Covered by StockNews.com Analysts

StockNews.com launched coverage on the shares of Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC – Get an Assessment) in a research note released Sunday to investors. The brokerage has set a “Strong Buy” rating on the stock. Educational development down 0.6% NASDAQ EDUC opened at $3.55 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $30.89 million, a P/E […]

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Pocketbook adds support for AZW ebooks

Pocketbook is starting to add support for the Amazon Kindle AZW e-book format. The first e-reader to officially gain functionality was the Inkpad 3, when it received a firmware update on July 20. I think the Inkpad X and the Era will get support for this in the coming weeks. The official Send to Pocketbook […]

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6 ways to improve children’s academic skills during the summer | Kiowa County Press

Family outings and journaling can help maintain children’s academic skills over the summer. franckreporter/Getty Images Suzanne McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New York Are you worried that your children will forget what they learned at school during the summer? Researchers have studied the problem for more than a century. When William White, a New […]

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Review: Take on ‘Doctor Moreau’ Succeeds with High Drama and Romance | book reviews

Is there a contemporary writer more chameleon than Silvia Moreno-Garcia? His seminal novel, New York Times bestseller Mexican Gothic, is a gothic horror tale set in 1950s Mexico; Last year’s “Velvet Was the Night” is a film noir from the 1970s. His previous work jumps genres and eras with a similar fluidity. Now, Moreno-Garcia’s thrilling […]

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Week of July 25, 2022

OFFER OF THE WEEK Obama’s “light” shines on the crown In a global rights acquisition, the CEO of Penguin Random House Markus Dohle and david drake, president of PRH’s Crown imprint, bought michelle obamait is The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times. The title, which Deneen C. Howell at Williams & Connolly sold, will […]

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Testimony begins in Cruz’s death penalty trial and no sex education for Miami-Dade Public School students

A Broward County jury began hearing testimony this week in the death penalty trial of Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooter Nikolas Cruz. The jury will decide if he will spend the rest of his life in prison or if he will be put to death. Stories from inside the school filled much of the first week. […]

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TIME for children | Summer Book Reviews: Part 4

Do you like reading? TFK Kid Reporters too! David Murtagh and Via Ryerson have shared their reviews of two of the most interesting books of the summer. This is the fourth in a five-part series. Check back soon for more from TFK’s summer book review roundup. STEPHEN BLUE FOR KIDS TIME Title: brand new boy […]

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Antwaun Sargent on curating the Virgil Abloh retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum

Antwaun Sargent first noticed the appeal of DJ, designer and artist Virgil Abloh in June 2015 when the multi-hyphenate played the 50th anniversary celebration by Yoko Ono morning peace at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. “He played Kanye’s song [Black Skinhead] that says, ‘Four in the morning, and I zone out,’” Sargent […]

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Review: The author feared that the house of Kirkwood would “swallow us alive” | book reviews

By Dale Singer Post-shipment Special Linda Murphy Marshall first saw Ivy Lodge when she was 9 years old, on a trip with her parents, sister and two brothers to see the family home in Kirkwood that would shape much of her childhood. The last time she saw her, the visit that sparked an insightful memoir, […]

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Children’s ebooks: Should you invest in a mid-term reader, and where can you get children’s ebooks for free?

Summer vacation is upon us, and whether you’re planning a week away or staying home, having a good selection of ebooks will ensure you always have great entertainment in the palm of your hand. For children in particular, e-books can be a fun and educational resource. Maybe their school has set reading goals for them, […]

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Top 10 Phillies Players With Best Walk-Up Songs

The evolution of walk-in music has gone from an occasional ditty by a creative stadium organist to a staple in baseball history for players, fans and organizations. But how did it start? In the 1970s, organist Nancy Faust would play each White Sox player’s home state song as they made their way to the plate. […]

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Disney Aspire adds two new additions to its growing network

Disney Aspire, the educational investment and career development program of The Walt Disney Company, has welcomed two new additions to its network of education providers: California State University and Fullerton and Fullerton College. What is happening: Disney Aspire, The Walt Disney Company’s educational investment and career development program that offers 100% prepaid tuition for hourly […]

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New ‘Barbershop Books’ program in Martin County aims to raise literacy levels for children

A new program in Martin County is encouraging more kids to pick up a book and read. It is called Barbershop Books and places small libraries in barbershops owned by local minorities. It also provides early literacy training to participating barbers. The goal is to raise the literacy level of young boys of color. Bailout […]

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Bannon’s fight with January 6 committee turns into contempt trial

The letter underscores the ongoing dialogue between the select committee and Bannon as the panel attempts to obtain new information from a high-level witness known to be in contact with then-President Donald Trump in the days and the weeks leading up to January 6, 2021, insurrection. During testimony at Bannon’s trial on Wednesday, Kristin Amerling, […]

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Luck, design and inevitability in three new books of poetry

Some people believe that before we are born, we choose our own parents. In a poem entitled “The first number will be a blues”, Sommer Browning describes a version of this story: “Before we were born, my mother tells us, / We watch films of all the lives we could be born into. Then we […]

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Nonprofit for high school students gets help from global real estate company

Altruism worked with Greystar Real Estate Partners to organize a series of book drives in the United States, as well as in Canada, India and the United Kingdom. Led by Saif Nabi and Anish Reddy, rising seniors from West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South, Altruism, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to promoting literacy and improving access […]

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In ‘The Pink Hotel,’ delirious newlyweds head for a grand judgment

THE PINK HOTELBy Liska Jacobs318 pages. MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $27. A strange element of human behavior is that much of what we call “holidays” involves constantly changing our body temperature. Think of the beach. You lay on a towel, heat up, dip in the ocean to cool down, get out, warm up, dip in, […]

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Alum Illustrates New Book Telling the Story of Mamie Till-Mobley and Her Son, Emmett Till – VCU News

By Leïla Ugincius Emmett Till was 14 and visiting family in Mississippi in 1955 when a white woman accused him of whistling at her. Two of the woman’s relatives brutally beat the youth before shooting him and throwing him into a river. Once found not guilty in a jury trial, the men publicly admitted to […]

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Bennie Author and Johnnie Publisher Collaborate on Children’s Book – CSB/SJU

Many alumni of the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University become authors. And there are plenty of Bennies and Johnnies working in the publishing industry. It’s not so often, however, that the author and publisher of the same book both have ties to CSB and SJU. But that’s the case with Amber […]

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Boeing and ANA HOLDINGS Confirm 737 MAX Order and 777-8F Selection for Future Fleet

“We are thrilled to partner with Boeing to introduce new aircraft to our world-class fleet that reinforce our commitment to sustainable aviation,” said Koji Shibata, President and CEO of ANA HOLDINGS. “The efficiency, reliability and range capability of the 737 MAX make it an ideal aircraft to renew our fleet of narrow-body aircraft and offer […]

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Newsom’s bid to return free textbooks delayed in community college central office

Credit: Julie Leopo/EdSource Credit: Julie Leopo/EdSource More than a year after California lawmakers set aside $115 million to expand free textbook programs in the state’s 116 community college system, the money remains stuck in the Chancellor’s office. State. Funds have yet to reach colleges or support system students who often spend hundreds of dollars per […]

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Fordham Women’s Soccer announces recruiting class of 14 players for 2022

Bronx, NY- Fordham Women’s Football Head Coach Magnus Nilerud announced the recruiting class of the team that will begin play in the fall of 2022. The Rams have added 14 players for the upcoming season. Here’s a look at this year’s recruiting class: caroline monahan – Forward – Fairfield, Conn./Academy of Our Lady of Mercy […]

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Let’s put off the Trump bickering. They interfere with children’s progress in reading.

Comment this story Comment University of Virginia Professor Emeritus ED Hirsch Jr. is one of our nation’s most respected education experts. At 94, he grows impatient with us for neglecting the problems in our elementary and middle schools. American students, he says, need to learn more about the world to be good readers and halt […]

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Column: Spotlight on Queer Pagan Creations

This month, when it seems like the world is falling faster and faster into a political fire, why not take a moment to stop scrolling fate and focus our attention on something positive? (Don’t worry, the unhappiness and sadness will still be here when we’re done.) One of the things that I absolutely to like […]

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Montreal Canadiens cut salary and send veteran defenseman Jeff Petry, 34, to Pittsburgh Penguins

The Montreal Canadiens traded veteran defenseman Jeff Petry and forward Ryan Poehling to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday in exchange for defenseman Mike Matheson and a 2023 fourth-round draft pick. Petry is signed for the next three seasons with a salary cap of $6.25 million. Montreal withheld nothing from his salary in the transaction. The […]

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Alberta human rights commission head slammed for Islamophobic book review

Community groups are condemning the appointment of the new head of the Alberta Human Rights Commission and Tribunals, following the revamping of a 2009 academic book in which he made Islamophobic remarks. Calgary lawyer Collin May began his new five-year role as chief this week after serving on the commission since 2019. “It was very […]

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12 best left tackle options for the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2023 NFL Draft

The Kansas City Chiefs could find themselves looking for a new left tackle in the 2023 NFL offseason. Orlando Brown Jr. declined a lucrative contract offer from the team before the deadline to sign franchise-tagged players to a long-term deal. The Chiefs can no longer negotiate a long-term deal with Brown Jr. until the end […]

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Graphic Novel Reviews: Families, Friends, and Complications

“The High Desert: Black. Punk. Nowhere”, written and illustrated by James Spooner; Harper (368 pages, $26.99) To one degree or another, every teenager feels abandoned. This was particularly the case of James Spooner. Although he would later become known as a filmmaker and co-founder of the Afropunk festival, in 1990 Spooner was an awkward biracial […]

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Education Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) Gets Strong Buy Rating From StockNews.com Analysts

StockNews.com analysts have launched a hedge on the shares of Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC – Get an Assessment) in a research note released Saturday to investors. The company has set a “strong buy” rating on the stock. Education Development Stock Performance NASDAQ EDUC opened at $3.69 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $32.06 […]

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Vintage Bookstore Bringing Reading and Drinking Together in East Central Austin

A new independent bookstore and wine bar bring together reading and drinking in East Central Austin. Vintage Bookstore and Wine Bar will open at 1101 East 11th Street in September. Owner Jean Elizabeth Buckner wanted to open her own book and wine business because she loves two things. “I look forward to being behind the […]

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Common Sense Media’s weekly recommendations

Comment this story Comment Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank (PG) The familiar adventure centers on crude humor and slapstick violence. “Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank” is a loosely-animated comedy adventure based on Mel Brooks’ 1974 comedy “Blazing Saddles.” Hank (voiced by Michael Cera) is a dog who wants nothing more than […]

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The Exodus Effect Book Reviews – Proven Recipes That Work?

We have all heard of the effects of aging. All the physical and mental ailments, frequent illnesses and other ailments make most people afraid of growing old. And it’s pretty normal to feel that way. The good thing is that these conditions can be managed or eliminated with effective supplements such as Exodus effect. And […]

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The UFO sightings that swept across the United States

The flight did not last long. By the late 1950s, saucer mania waned, both in terms of reported sightings and big-screen appearances. “As far as flying saucer movies go, horror movies did better than serious movies,” says Mark Jancovich, the author of Rational Fears: American Horror Genre in the 1950s. lower cost horror movies. What […]

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New scholarships to help learners upskill and retrain

Learners who may struggle with study-related costs such as books and childcare costs can now apply for up to £2.5 million in targeted scholarships to help them access new “ short courses” of higher education. As part of the government’s commitment to provide tens of thousands of adults with the opportunity to retrain later in […]

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Mood check: Do you prefer ebooks or physical books?

From top left to top right: Aliyu Mohammad Garba, Electrical Technician; Fath Rekha Mugabo Program, Entrepreneurship in Business Management; Chukwunonye Franklyn, Mechanical Engineering. Bottom left to bottom right: Mkhaled Alhariri Program, Electrical Engineering; Michael Kirton Program, Music Industry Arts; Kenny Ntwali Program, Entrepreneurship in Business Management Billions of people around the world enjoy reading books, […]

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Detroit bookstore 27th Letter has been scammed. The community intervened.

Comment this story Comment A small bookstore opened in Detroit just over a year ago and, as a local business, 27th letter books had to watch his finances closely. Owners were thrilled when they started receiving large online orders for textbooks from a new customer. “The name they provided matched a teacher,” said Erin Pineda, […]

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Don’t give up virtual learning options (review)

With the start of 2022 in the books and colleges and universities now looking to the academic year ahead, administrators and students should ignore a sentiment that many administrators and others in the higher education universe have and who was captured in a recent New York Times opinion piece. The Time The author argued that […]

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Summer Reading Program Continues with July Activities | Culture & Leisure

The Warren County Memorial Library continues its summer reading program with a number of July activities designed for people of all ages. With the theme “Oceans of Possibilities,” the summer reading program began on June 13 and will run until August 31, when a finale to celebrate readers is scheduled. The library’s summer reading program […]

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Former Oathkeeper Jason Van Tatenhove describes dark worldview behind January 6

With his facial tattoos and rocker-style denim jacket, Jason Van Tatenhove stood out among the buttoned-up Capitol Hill crowd at Tuesday’s select committee hearing examining the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. . Van Tatenhove spent years as a senior spokesperson and close aide to Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes, who faces charges of […]

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MTSS conference welcomes 2,500 educators to Orange County to learn academic, behavioral and social-emotional strategies – OECD Newsroom

Each student is unique, with their own abilities, challenges and learning styles that set them apart. Seeking to adopt strategies and interventions to support academic, behavioral, and social-emotional success for all learners, more than 2,500 educators from across the state gathered in Orange County for the fifth California MTSS 2022 Professional Learning Institute, or PLI […]

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Before Our Homes Got Smart: 7 Vintage Appliances Reminiscent of a Bygone Era

Written by Jacopo Prisco, CNN Dutch designer Jaro Gielens’ basement is a sight to behold: the 1,000 square foot space has been converted into a vault for one of the world’s largest collections of small appliances from the 1960s to the 1990s – with mostly items in mint- condition. A niche activity, you might think, […]

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Authors denounce the trend of reading and returning ebooks: NPR

The authors are sounding the alarm over a TikTok trend encouraging people to read and return ebooks to Amazon. Self-published authors say Amazon’s lenient return policy jeopardizes their livelihoods. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: OKAY. A lot of people – maybe you’ve even done that, Rachel; I don’t know – buy clothes and then return them? RACHEL […]

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Adventures of a Frontier Naturalist

Modest and affable, Dr. Charles Lewis Anderson seemed an unlikely figure for national fame. While a physician, his career only subsidized his passion for natural history, writing prolific scientific articles in magazines, newspapers, books, and surveys. His knowledge of the geology, botany, zoology, birds, and marine life of Santa Cruz County earned him the nickname […]

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Phillies’ Kyle Schwarber named to Newfoundland and Labrador All-Star Team; Zack Wheeler and Aaron Nola snubbed

ST. LOUIS — If the Phillies are finally able to make the playoffs, they’d be a credible threat in a short streak because of the two dominant pitchers at the top of their starting rotation. Still, neither Zack Wheeler nor Aaron Nola was named a National League All-Star. There is still time for either launcher […]

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Book Review: A Handbook for Wellbeing Policy-Making by Paul Frijters and Christian Krekel

In A handbook for developing welfare policies, Paul Frijter and Christian Krekel propose a new guide to well-being-oriented public policies, focusing on the proposal to replace GDP with well-being as the key indicator for assessing societal progress. With the book thoroughly exploring the theoretical and methodological assumptions and implications of the wellness approach, Paulo Anciaes […]

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How to send ebooks, documents and web pages to your Amazon Kindle

Kindle ebook readers are the best devices for reading. Their anti-glare E Ink displays are easier on the eyes and read like paper, and since they’re disconnected from the world of social media, they provide a focused, distraction-free reading experience. If you’re a serious reader, a Kindle is a no-brainer and many of us at […]

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Obituary: Beverly Claire (Pettengill) Parsons

Beverly Claire (Pettengill) Parsons GREENCASTLE, Ind. – Beverly Claire (Pettengill) Parsons, 90, Greencastle, Ind., died peacefully surrounded by family at Life’s Journey Hospice, Avon, Ind., on July 5, 2022, from the effects of a stroke. Born and raised in Portland, her beloved “city by the sea,” she loved books, music, and social justice and shared […]

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How to Convert PDFs to Ebooks for Your Amazon Kindle E-Reader

After purchasing one of the best Kindle e-readers, it’s only natural that you want to load it up with your favorite books. If you read primarily on a PC or smartphone before purchasing the Kindle, you undoubtedly have a large collection of PDFs and other documents. The good news is that you can import your […]

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Crystal City was an unrealized DC design by Frank Lloyd Wright

Comment this story Comment The legend clung to the massive oak tree that once stood in the nine-acre triangle of forest that grew incongruously on the corner of Connecticut and Florida Avenues to the northwest. The tree was known as the treaty oak, supposedly because Native Americans and white settlers negotiated agreements under its branches. […]

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Toddlers to Teens Have Summer Fun at Madison and Triana Libraries – The Madison Record

MADISON — The thrill of summer days may fade with the heat wave, but Madison and Triana Public Libraries are full of options to emphasize the importance of reading, while discovering new recreational opportunities. During all four seasons, local libraries offer frequent sessions for toddlers and teens. Preschool story time and similar narrator readings capture […]

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BOOKS ARE EVERYTHING: 2022 Book Arts Guild of Central Florida Member Exhibit Opening

The Book Arts Guild of Central Florida is pleased to announce the opening of Books Are Everything: 2022 Book Arts Guild of Central Florida Members’ Exhibit. For this second annual exhibition, members of the guild were invited to submit works that reflected their love for the book as a concept, symbol and/or way of understanding […]

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Top 5 Card Games eBooks

Card games are not just a matter of luck. They are much more than that. There are a lot of skills and techniques involved. Fortunately, as with everything in life, if you want to be good at it, you just have to do your research and practice, practice, practice. It doesn’t matter if it’s reading […]

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17 Questions with Juanjo Purata

One of the newest members of the 5 Stripes, Juan José “Juanjo” Purata has joined Atlanta United on loan from Tigres UANL, a professional club in Mexico. He joins Atlanta for the remainder of the 2022 MLS season. Click here to see his player profile. Purata has been training with the team since late June. […]

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How to establish a bedtime routine and stick to it in the summer

Comment this story Comment For many families, summer vacation provides a welcome respite from the rigid routines of school and work. It can be a liberating feeling for parents and children when kids can sleep past school bus time, or stay up late to catch fireflies or play with sparklers. But while experts say doing […]

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“Local Gone Missing” in a British seaside town; Austen meets Holmes in ‘Verifiers’ – Sun Sentinel

‘Local Gone Missing’ by Fiona Barton. Berkley, 384 pages, $27 How do you cope when you can’t do the work you love and your identity is tied to? That’s the dilemma that British author Fiona Barton expertly explores in the gripping “Local Gone Missing” with Det. Insp. Elise King. The police detective is on leave […]

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SUNS SIGNS DEVIN BOOKER FOR CONTRACT EXTENSION

PHOENIX –The Phoenix Suns signed guard Devin Booker to a contract extension today. “Devin has had a really special impact on our organization, our fanbase and the Valley community since coming to Phoenix,” said managing partner Robert Sarver. “We are grateful for all of his contributions and are excited to ensure he remains in the […]

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Mysterious San Antonio Garden Explored in New Book

On the corner of Broadway and Hildebrand, in the second and third decades of the last century, on a corner of land fed by the waters of the San Antonio River, partially hidden by once dense foliage, an extraordinary expatriate and survivor of the Mexico Revolution created an ornately designed garden hideaway, his personal Xanadu. […]

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In some schools, education is a path to healing

Credit: Courtesy of Stéphanie Madole Erika Shue, a teacher at UC San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital, and one of her students, 8-year-old Elizabeth Madole. Credit: Courtesy of Stéphanie Madole Erika Shue, a teacher at UC San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital, and one of her students, 8-year-old Elizabeth Madole. Elizabeth Madole, 8, is a regular at […]

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#MACoCon Book Club’s Summer Pick Asks You to ‘Rethink’ – Conduit Street

MACo’s “good government” book club will be renewed in August – with a provocative book titled Think again. Join us for the conference and this discussion, with a free preview copy of the book. At the MACo Summer Conference, county officials and other guests can participate in a book discussion about public service and best […]

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What’s happening this week: Writers’ Day, walk in the forest, candlelight concert – Decaturish

By Lucas Hill, Contributor For more community events, visit “how are you atlanta?” To add an event to the calendar, click here. DeKalb County, Georgia — Various events are taking place this week in and around DeKalb County, including a celebration of South Sudanese authors, a forest walk at the Fernbank Museum and a candlelight […]

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Emmanuel Carrère writes his way through a breakdown

I asked Carrère why he wasn’t telling the truth at the airport scene. He thought for a moment, said, “Because.” . .”, then paused again. “I thought that would have ruined it a bit.” What he loved about the Gemini woman story was that, that last scene aside, he described something real rang fictitious: an […]

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Literacy Volunteers launches summer book drive

For many in education, summer is a quiet time for planning and reflection. But for Literacy Volunteers of Waldo County (LVWC), this summer will be its busiest time. Recognizing that too many families do not have easy access to the pleasure and comfort of books as well as essential meals, Literacy Volunteers delivers books in […]

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Joseph Coelho chosen as new British winner for children | Books

Poet, playwright and author Joseph Coelho has been named the new Waterstones for Children winner and will seek to celebrate the power of poetry during his two-year tenure. Coelho reprises the role of How to Train Your Dragon author Cressida Cowell, who served three years instead of the usual two due to the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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How to Load eBooks on a Modern Kindle E-Reader

One of the benefits of owning a Kindle is the deep and expansive ecosystem that Amazon provides. They have one of the largest digital bookstores in the world, thanks to their agreements with almost all publishers, in addition to their self-publishing system, Kindle Direct Publishing. Sometimes users will want to download their own books via […]

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And the winner of Weydon MAT’s first-ever literary prize is…

Year 9 and 10 pupils from across the region gathered at the Medici Theater at Weydon School in Farnham last Thursday for the final of the first Weydon Multi-Academy Trust Book Award. The initiative saw pupils from Weydon and Heath End schools in Farnham, Woolmer Hill in Haslemere and Rodborough in Milford choose a shortlist […]

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Save up to 80% on select top-rated Kindle eBooks with today’s Gold Box starting at $1

Today only, as part of its Gold Box deals of the day, Amazon is offering a selection of top-rated Kindle eBooks up to 80% off. If you’re looking to grow your eBook collection, there are plenty of options today with genres ranging from teen and young adult to science fiction and fantasy. $8 or less. […]

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The American and universal summer event of the Acton Institute – AMAC

AMAC Exclusive – By David P. Deavel It’s Independence Day weekend and the Democratic Party is off to a great start. On Friday, the Pima County Democratic Party in Arizona tweeted its ad for a joint event with the Tucson Women’s March. “Let’s Mourn With F*ck the 4th” was the […]

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Gold Jacket Spotlight: Franco Harris, ‘Mr. pittsburgh

“We thought we might have misfired.” In hindsight, this statement, uttered by Steelers running backs coach Dick Hoak to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette regarding Franco Harris at the start of Steelers training camp in 1972, could be on everyone’s list of questionable observations. times in the National Football League. Hoak’s outlook on the rookie brightened soon […]

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Review: Book About Animal Senses Sheds Even Non-Human Senses | book reviews

Six years ago, Ed Yong stunned and delighted readers and critics alike with his dazzling debut, “I Contain Multitudes,” revealing, in vivid detail, the unseen and indispensable world of the microbiome. My review for the Star Tribune in Minneapolis proclaimed that he “belongs to the highest level of science journalists at work today.” Those words […]

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MLB DFS: Top DraftKings and FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball Picks, Lineup Tips for Saturday, July 2, 2022

Spencer Strider has been a versatile tool for the Atlanta Braves pitching team, working both for long relief out of the bullpen and to step in as a starter when needed, and the results have been impressive. The 23-year-old rookie enters a Saturday start against the Reds with a 3.02 ERA with 79 strikeouts in […]

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Hesson: July 2022 Children’s Book Reviews

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article By the fan brothers (Simon and Schuster books for young readers) When Lizzy goes to the park, she goes straight to the Cloud Seller. Although it has […]

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Major US airlines allow gender-neutral option on ticket bookings

July 1 (Reuters) – Major U.S. airlines have agreed to update their IT systems by the end of 2024 to allow travelers to buy tickets with an ‘X’ gender marker, a group confirmed on Friday airline business. US Senator Ron Wyden, in a letter to Airlines for America chief executive Nick Calio, which was seen […]

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Samsung’s 2022 ‘Student Advantage Program’ offers never-before-seen deals on Galaxy Books, Tabs, Smartphones and Smart Monitors

Samsung, india leading consumer electronics brand, is offering great deals and special pricing exclusively for Indian students under the Student Advantage program on Samsungthe official online store of Samsung Shop and Samsung Exclusive shops. The program is designed to empower students by providing state-of-the-art technology for their daily use, making digital learning more affordable and […]