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March Home Sales Rebound, Prices Rise Higher - DENVER, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in 2014, March saw home sales increase over the previous month.  While sales were 10.1% below the levels of one year ago, they rose a significant 24.6% higher than February sales.  Every one of the 52 metro areas surveyed for the March RE/MAX National Housing Report saw an increase in sales over February. The median price of homes sold in ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

This week's new events - Burns Night round-up | Katharine Of Aragon Festival | Chinese New Year round-up | Out & about Burns Night round-up, Nationwide As the independence referendum approaches, tonight's Burns Night celebrations may be some Scots' last chance to toast the haggis without feeling like exotic foreigners. In London, Nest Collective's Burns Night at St John-at-Hackney Church presents an authentic banquet ... - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers Announce Release of Seventh Studio Album The Independent - Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers proudly announce their newest release and seventh studio album, The Independent, will be available on April 29. Pre-orders will be available via the band’s official website,, on March 26. - Tue, 25 Mar 2014

Tap into a Treasury of 200+ PreK-K Activities and Ideas to Build Lifelong Readers with Dr. Jean! - One of the challenges under the new standards is to infuse their learning while keeping them entertained with activities they enjoy, such as singing, rhyming, moving, and hands-on projects. Known by most simply as "Dr. Jean," Dr. Jean Feldman has been inspiring educators across the country with workshops that are fun, creative, entertaining, and full of practical, easy-to-use tomorrow strategies ... - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

Joe’s Weather Blog: Active Pattern For 1+ Week - 6:45 PM Update… Wanted to get you some of the links to the tornado videos we showed during the 5PM... - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

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Algerian election faces disaffected populace - WOI - The country is still run by the same generation that won the war of independence from France in 1962 and shows little interest in involving others. "We are in a backward world. It's the old telling the young to get out of the way," said Abderrahmane ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane - WOI - "Cuba was a model for this generation" of leftist leaders, Tinker Salas said, "and I think it is, in a way, a way to declare one's autonomy and independence." ___. Andrea Rodriguez on Twitter: Copyright 2014 The Associated ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

Coaches Out At Eastern Iowa High School - KGAN TV - INDEPENDENCE, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- In a vote that took about 10 seconds Thursday night, the Independence School Board accepted the resignation of Girls Head Basketball Coach Rod Conrad. It ended weeks of speculation after Conrad and Assistant ... - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

SEC Provides Guidance on Testimonials and Social Media - (blog) - An investment adviser (“IA”) or investment advisory representative (“IAR”) may publish all unedited testimonials about the IA or IAR from an independent social media site on the IA's or IAR's own social media site. The social media site must be ... The ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

Guinea-Bissau vote aims to bring stability - WOI - The 2012 putsch hardly came as a surprise in the former Portuguese colony: No leader in Guinea Bissau's 40 years of independence has finished his time in office. But with Sunday's election - and in the weeks and months that follow - Guinea-Bissau is ... - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Combative prosecutor makes mark in Pistorius trial - WOI - Nel was also head of the regional branch of the Scorpions, a crime-fighting unit that was later disbanded in a decision that raised concern about the independence of law enforcement from politics. He was a prosecutor in a case leading to the ... - Sun, 13 Apr 2014

Am I a feminist? Four women reply (and they're not from the left) - The Guardian - "You're not a feminist?", I'm asked, as though it means I'm threatening my own independence or advocating domestic violence. It may sound trite, but I choose to identify with humanism, which is a values system, rather than feminism, which is a ... - Mon, 14 Apr 2014

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