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St. Louis voters approve police pay raise measure
ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis voters on Tuesday approved a half-cent sales tax increase to fund pay raises for police, even amid lingering anger at police over their handling of recent protests.

Nov 8, 2017 4:15AM - AP
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Tarasenko, Schwartz score in 1:35 span, Blues beat Devils
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The St.

Nov 8, 2017 4:03AM - AP
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Saudis blame missile on Iran, tighten blockade on Yemen
CAIRO (AP) Saudi Arabia's crown prince said Tuesday the ballistic missile launched at the kingdom by Yemeni rebels was a "direct military aggression by the Iranian regime," as the Saudi-led coalition ordered the closure of all ports and grounded all humanitarian flights to the war-torn country.

Nov 7, 2017 6:43PM - AP
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Wonder Valley" (Ecco), by Ivy Pochoda
Nov 6, 2017 7:34PM - AP
Here arethe most popular Worcester Sun articles Oct. 29-Nov. 4.
Nov 8, 2017 4:10AM - Worcester Sun
Everyone knows who really won a high school golf tournament in Uxbridge last week. But bizarrely, because of her gender and an arcane rule, Emily Nash of Lunenburg didnt take home the trophy. Instead, the second-place finisher took the prize.
Oct 29, 2017 4:32AM - Worcester Sun
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This morning the comics world was shaken by the announcement that Marvel Comics stalwart Brian Michael Bendis would be leaving after 17 years as one of the publishers most influential writers to exclusively write for DC. Now that the initial shock is passed, another question remains: What will Bendis actually be writing? Bendis himself has promised details on his first DC projects will be forthcoming soon, but for now we thought wed throw the speculation over to you. At Marvel, Bendis had his fingers over practically the whole pantheon of heroes: he was a crucial architect of the Ultimate Marvel Universe with Ultimate Spider-Man, and was the writer behind Alias and its now-iconic superpowered P.
Nov 7, 2017 10:31PM - io9 (
Depending on who you ask, the Marvel Cinematic Universes Asgardians are either actual gods who periodically descend from the heavens, or merely a race of super long-lived, technologically-advanced aliens. Either way, Thor: Ragnarok has a fair amount of proper magic thanks to a brief Doctor Strange cameo. If youve seen all the Ragnarok trailers, then you know by now that the Odinson crosses paths with Doctor Strange during the film, and the two men discuss how Strange has sensed an important shift in the trajectory of Thors future.
Nov 7, 2017 10:07PM - io9 (
Perfect Strangers may have been about two mismatched roommates learning to get along, but they havent lived with someone quitelike this before. Jimmy Kimmel Live recently aired a sketch called Perfect Stranger Things, featuring Perfect Strangers stars Mark Linn-Baker and Bronson Pinchot as the shows famous cousins Larry Appleton and Balki Bartokomous. In the sketch, Larry and Balki welcome a new cousin into their home, going by the name of Dem OGorgon.
Nov 7, 2017 6:45PM - io9 (
Lost for hundreds of years, a recently recovered map of Australia dating back to the 17th century has finally been restored and put on display at a museum in Canberra. The document chronicles the mapping efforts of explorers a full 100 years before Captain James Cook set sail for the Pacific. Its called Archipelagus Orientalis (Eastern Archipelago), and it was created by master cartographer Joan Blaeu in 1663.
Nov 7, 2017 6:33PM - Gizmodo (
In the past, the US Food and Drug Administration has closely scrutinized consumer DNA tests that claim to inform customers whether or not theyre are at risk for a certain health condition, and with good reason: An incorrect interpretation could lead to serious health consequences and stress. But a statement on Monday from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb indicates that the agency will soon be loosening regulations for genetic health risk tests. Consumers are increasingly embracing genetic health risk (GHR) testing to better understand their individual risk for developing diseases, Gottlieb said.
Nov 7, 2017 6:02PM - Gizmodo (
When it comes to virtual reality, were in a classic tech-industry moment: lots of chatter but seemingly little movement. We hear future-focused cheerleading from all corners about VRs incredible potential, yet the 6.3 million headsetsshipped last yearis hardly cause for a ticker-tape parade.
Nov 5, 2017 7:01PM - TechCrunch (
Jonathan Owen A new approach to inspecting schools is needed, based on our knowledge of how students, teachers and inspectors best learn, says Frank Coffield A leading academic has accusedOfsted of doing "more harm than good ina blistering attack on the inspectorate. Frank Coffield, emeritus professor of education at the UCL Institute of Education, publishedhis blunt conclusion in a blog posted today, following a review of research about the impact of Ofsted. The blog, for the British Educational Research Association, says hehas carefully reviewed the evidence for the benefits of inspection as well as for any undesirable consequences.
Nov 2, 2017 6:15PM - Tes (
Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form by TeachThought Staff ISTE has long had available technology standards to help promote informed use of technology by students. These standards are broken down into 5 categories for students, teachers, administrators, coaches, and computer science educators. According to wikipedia (dont judge us), this process started in earnest in the late 1990s, and the result today is comprehensivewhich leads us to the above graphic from thesimplycurious wiki.
Nov 2, 2017 9:11AM - TeachThought (
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