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    Diane Flynn Keith shares fun holiday curriculum, resumes newsletters in 2015
    Diane Flynn Keith, a homeschooling mom who has spent the last 20-plus years speaking, writing and mentoring in the homeschooling/unschooling arena, announced recently that she will resume writing her Homefires newsletter in January 2015 after a...
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    Faster than Black Friday, The Flash and the mid-season finale
    “The first season of the Flash is like a classic comic book jumping off of the page and into your living room each week.” is the strong opinion of Mr. Wayne Kelley of Baytown, TX. “It is a story with clear heroes and villains,...
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    FBI investigation into Eric Garner death expected to take months
    FBI officials have now begun an investigation into the chokehold death of Eric Garner. Officials have not said how long this investigation will take but some say it will take months. The investigation was launched after a grand jury ended up not...
  • Best Buy Blu-Ray/DVD Weekly Ad Specials December 7 - 13
    Best Buy Blu-Ray/DVD Weekly Ad Specials December 7 - 13
    This coming week is a special week and especially for Marvel fans who will no doubt flock to the store to pick up one of biggest titles of the year. Alongside that, there are some other new releases as well as other releases on sale that are worth...
  • Iron Fist the Living Weapon #7
    "Iron Fist: the Living Weapon #7" kicks to top of comic book week by default
    As the only new comic purchased by this column this week, the seventh issue of Kaare Andrews' "Iron Fist: the Living Weapon" earns the "book of the week" prize merely by showing up after a hiatus of two months. Sales and...
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    Creme de la Creme -- Film Noir series brings back festival favorites
    'The French Had a Name for it' French Noir Festival reprises festival favorites of at the Roxie - December 13 - 18After a four-day run from November 14-17 that produced sold-out, turn-away business from patrons who could not get enough of...
  • Central Aroostook 2014/2015 girls basketball preview
    Central Aroostook 2014/2015 girls basketball preview
    MARS HILL-- The Central Aroostook girls basketball team is hoping to make a trip during February vacation that they have not made in a few years."We were very young last year and thin on players. We had only one senior on the roster last year...
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    Shop Austin's local yarn stores this Small Business Saturday
    National stores are setting the bar lower and lower when it comes to opening early for Black Friday, now as early as 6 pm Thanksgiving evening. But most small businesses remain closed until a reasonable hour on Friday, allowing business owners and...
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    Review: Nightcrawler
    To those who don't take much of an interest in fishing or entomology, the term "night crawler" may not bring up much to mind, except maybe a blue skinned mutant played by Alan Cumming in the secondX-Men film. However, to the...
  • Michael Keaton and Emma Stone field Birdman Questions
    Birdman Review: a surreal cinematic experience for an open imagination
    Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a story about the double edged sword of mega stardom. It follows an actor trying to be taken seriously again two decades after playing a superhero. He is writing, directing, and staring in a...
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    NFL week eleven predictions
    Week ten of the NFL season was another interesting and exciting one. Who thought that the Steelers offense would get shut down by the lowly Jets last week? I went 9-4 in week ten which makes those picks as good or better than 10 of 13 experts from...
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    Review: Interstellar
    Environmental issues have long been discussed in our time as we strive to better them and protect the planet we live on for future generations, and a renewed focus on science and engineering has been a boon to our society in recent years. However,...
  • Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #4 review
    Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #4 review
    Are you ready for more adventures with the Tenth Doctor? Gabby was ready or so she thought. The Doctor gave her one trip. She wanted to see some art. Maybe she has seen too much. This issue of Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor was written by Nick...
  • Facebook Top-20 US Politicians (stats of Nov 1, 2014)
    Facebook most popular politicians and public figures (Nov 1, 2014)
    Table 1. Facebook Top-20 Politicians and Public Figures in the US | page stats as of Nov, 2014# FB-Likes Politician/Public Figure1. 43,386,856 Barack Obama2. 13,543,843 Michelle Obama3. 13,473,747 Bill Gates4. 11,360,526 Arnold Schwarzenegger5. 11...
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    Detroit fires up in third to overcome Capitals
    The Red Wings pulled off the big win for a big man. Their powerful offense that most have been waiting to see dominated the third period to defeat the Washington Capitals 4-2 at Verizon Center on Wednesday. Justin Abdelkader scored two goals along...