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Sep 20, 2017 3:42AM - Worcester Sun
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Shrewsbury Republican looks to life experience in bid to knock off McGovern
Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette, who owns a childcare center, recently launched his campaign. The father of an adopted child born addicted to heroin and the husband of a Colombian immigrant who entered the United States illegally, Sossa-Paquette said his familys challenges have shaped his policy views.

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Sep 13, 2017 2:27AM - Worcester Sun
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The incredible journey of Augustine Kanjia continues Will My School Dreams Become a Nightmare?
I decided to walk to freedom one day, just five days after my interview at the Wesley Secondary School. I went to the military barracks junction looking for any military personnel going to Freetown -- Bo, where my mother lived and my potential new school was located, was on the way. A truck was going by at 11 a.

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Sep 10, 2017 3:37AM - Worcester Sun
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Here are some of the best things to do, places to go and reasons why over the next few days.
Sep 10, 2017 3:35AM - Worcester Sun
UPDATED 2:41 p.m. LEWISTON Two months after L/A Arts' director said the nonprofit had "made huge strides" financially, its board has decided to lay off its employees.
Sep 20, 2017 5:42PM - Lewiston Sun Journal
JAY (AP) Shareholders frustrated with returns from the Androscoggin Mill are considering selling the operation. The Morning Sentinel reports i
Sep 20, 2017 4:00PM - Lewiston Sun Journal
Topics Beyond News Entrepreneur
In a first for national grocery chains, Albertsons is buying the healthy meal kit delivery startup Plated for an undisclosed amount, brokered by Credit Suisse Group AG. According to The Wall Street Journal, Plated will become a subsidiary of Albertsons and customers will soon be able to purchase a rotating selection of meals from the startup for delivery or pickup from the nearest location of the grocery store chain. Why might Albertsons be interested in this tiny meal delivery startup? The $2.
Sep 20, 2017 9:24PM - TechCrunch (techcrunch.com)
Topics Beyond News Education Today
The changes in consumer behavior are undeniable and sweeping. The impact of smartphones and tablets is felt in media, in the retail, travel, and transportation industriesand in education and training. Ubiquitous connected devices, with their speedy search functions and digital assistants, place a vast galaxy of facts, figures, instructions, and aid within easy reach.
Sep 20, 2017 6:00PM - Learning Solutions Magazine (learningsolutionsmag.com)
Topics Beyond News Space Explorer
With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter: two asteroids orbiting each other and exhibiting comet-like features, including a bright coma and a long tail. This is the first known binary asteroid also classified as a comet. The research is presented in a paper published in the journal Nature this week.
Sep 20, 2017 5:01PM - www.spacetelescope.org (spacetelescope.org)
Topics Beyond News Nest Builder
The federal government has sharply cut funding to groups that help people enroll in health plans. But the groups say federal officials don't understand how much help and follow-up some people need.
Sep 20, 2017 11:30AM - Children's Health
Topics Beyond News Spiritual Seeker
It's one thing when outsiders don't recognize my faith. It's a different kind of sadness when I'm made to feel like a stranger in the synagogue.
Sep 20, 2017 10:06AM - NPR-Religion
Topics Beyond News Globe Trotter
10 reasons this Icelandic music festival should be on your radar In recent years, tourism has saved the Icelandic economy, as more and more visitors have discovered the natural beauty of this stunning and vast Nordic land. Icelandair began offering free stopovers en route to..
Sep 20, 2017 12:00AM - Best Travel Destinations
Topics Beyond News Food Lover
Although we know there isn't one right way to lose weight, we can't help but ask what the most effective path to weight loss is. Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott, the fitness gurus behind Tone It Up, an online community that has over 1 million followers on Instagram, have worked with countless women who are trying to get in shape, so they know firsthand what it takes to get the results you want. I recently had the chance to chat with Karena and Katrina at the Tone It Up Tour in San Francisco, so I asked them what they thought was better for weight loss: more reps or heavier weights? Their answer was pretty simple.
Sep 19, 2017 12:56AM - POPSUGAR Fitness (popsugar.com)
Topics Beyond News Positive Futures
3 Examples Of Game-Based Learning: Actual Stories From The Classroom by Ryan L. Schaaf There is adifference between gamification and game-based learning. Game-based learning is, in short, learning through games.
Sep 13, 2017 8:01AM - TeachThought (teachthought.com)
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