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Local Astros historian, Mike Acosta, has spent countless hours of his personal time to create a scaled model that he has titled ASTRODOME: reIMAGINEd. This beautiful piece of art is a great example of what the Astrodome could be repurposed into if forward thinkers could come together again like they did when the Astrodome was first built. 45 more words

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US, Canada Air Defenses on Alert; Arlington Security Increased

On Wednesday, US and Canadian air defenses were put on heightened alert following a shooting in Canada’s parliament, and the American embassy in Ottawa was placed on lockdown, officials said. 242 more words

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Mountain Music Featured in Blue Ridge Music Trails

The weekly Thursday night Mountain Music jams at the Silvermont Mansion were featured this week in multiple mediums from the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area and Blue Ridge Music Trails, including newsletters, news stories and social media. 40 more words

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UNICEF supplies reach children displaced by fighting in Ain Al Arab/Kobane

UNICEF is a unique organization that helps build a world where the rights of every child are recognized. The organization was created to work with others to overcome obstacles that poverty, violence, and diseases are placed in a child’s path. 159 more words

Message from the Director - Excellence and Literacy: Complement or Paradox?

Readers of this newsletter already know the response – complement. In fact, it makes more sense to consider these terms as points on a continuum of developing excellence and even eminence. 549 more words

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BSO calls on Zacharias to perform, again

The Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is one of the nation’s five premier orchestras based in Boston, Massachusetts. The orchestra typically performs in the grand Symphony Hall, and was founded in 1881. 178 more words

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Moments of Life with Anita Brikman

Samaritan welcomed Anita Brikman, Former 6abc Action News Health Reporter, and National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Senior Vice President of Strategic Communication, to a special donor recognition event. 44 more words

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