Mark Twain

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Name: Mark Twain
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Patt Morrison: A brief history of drought in California

Listen Now[5 min 52 sec] Justin Sullivan/Dry cracked earth is visible on the banks of Shasta Lake at Bailey Cove Aug. 31, 2014 in Lakehead, California. As the severe drought in California continues for a third straight year, water levels in the ... [Published SCPR - 13 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

The greatness of a nation grows

Dear editor,While I know that many voters may have already mailed in their ballots, I’m writing to address those who, like me, relish the civic tradition of wandering down to the courthouse or the polling place on election day, swapping gossip with ... [Published Telluride Daily Planet - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Five vie for three seats on health care district board

The candidates for Mark Twain Health Care District all have one thing in common: they want to bring improved health care to the communities of Calaveras County. They just seek it differently.Business Administrator Lin Reed and Dr. Peter Oliver are the ... [Published Calaveras Enterprise - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Are you throwing away dangerous items that could harm the environment?

Don't throw away those old items in your home. Recycle them!&nbsp/&nbspMACON, MO. -- Is there an old TV, computer or microwave collecting dust in your in your house?  What about expired household cleaners cluttering up your cabinets?  Don’t just throw ... [Published KTVO - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Northwest suburban schools grow more in math than reading

Two plus two is the same in every language. There's no trick answer, there's no need for context or comprehension to find the answer.For those reasons and a few others, Northwest suburban students are making more progress in math than in reading, officials ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 2 reports

EXCHANGE: EIU students mentor elementary students

For Jazmin Smiley and Alberto Garcia, every interaction at Mark Twain Elementary is a learning opportunity.Click to Continue » ... [Published Belleville News Democrat - Oct 31 2014]
Entities: Mark Twain, Interaction
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Twain shall meet at Carson City’s Empire Elem. School

In honor of Nevada’s 150th birthday today, one of its most famed residents paid a visit to third-graders at Empire Elementary School on Thursday.Mark Twain, as portrayed by Incline Village’s McAvoy Layne, told the students of his first impression of Carson ... [Published Nevada Appeal - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Mark Twain Sort of Speaks to Us

This week’s recorded sound update is a guest post by Jan McKee, Reference Librarian, Recorded Sound Section, Library of Congress.{mediaObjectId:'A2671ACD378C037CE0438C93F116037C',metadata:["Mad SceneNellie Melba, March 30, 1907 (Victor 88071)"],media ... [Published Library of Congress - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

26 Awesome Things to Do in Dallas This Halloween Weekend, October 30- November 2

Dallas OperaThe second opera of the season, Salome, opens Thursday. Salome Look, there's a lot of sex in the Bible. Chances are, you didn't talk about any of it in Sunday school. Salome, for example, the seductress who set her sights on the unattainable ... [Published Dallas Observer - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

MIND & HEART MATTERS: Regrets

Dear Everybody,Here we go again with a comment from Mark Twain: Try everything, regret nothing. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did so. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from ... [Published Milford Orange Bulletin - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

#TravelingTwain newest promotional tool

During his lifetime, Samuel Clemens traveled around the globe. Now, it is hoped that an 8-inch likeness of Mark Twain will find its way into corners of the world that even the famous writer never reached.The Twain image is being distributed at no charge. ... [Published Hannibal Courier-Post - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Mark Twain’s America Gives Candid Glimpse Into The Life of America’s Foremost Satirist

Mark Twain’s America: A Celebration in Words and Image, the new collection of rare illustrations, vintage photographs, and never before seen artifacts from Twain’s life and career curated by Harry L. Katz illuminates the writer as never before. Culled ... [Published Inquisitr - Oct 30 2014]

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And finally, as Mark Twain said: "always do right. this will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
What concern then is a spy, a mole or an intelligence illegal living next door? You just never know. As Mark Twain once said, "history doesn't repeat itself, but it does rhyme."

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The greatness of a nation grows [Published Telluride Daily Planet - 19 hours ago]
Spies That Live Among Us [Published Huffington Post - 19 hours ago]
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Five vie for three seats on health care distric... [Published Calaveras Enterprise - 20 hours ago]
Are you throwing away dangerous items that coul... [Published KTVO - 21 hours ago]
'The Colbert Report' gets a date for its final ... [Published The Verge - 21 hours ago]
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American Literature’s Adulthood Problem [Published Harvard University Press Publicity Blog - 22 hours ago]
Last month in this space, historian Steven Mintz previewed his forthcoming history of modern American adulthood by taking up recent commentaries on the death of adulthood in American culture. Below, Mintz turns to American literary treatments of grown-up ...
[tt] We Are All Confident Idiots [Published TranshumanTech - Oct 29 2014]
http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/confident-idiots-92793/ We Are All Confident Idiots By David Dunning•October 27, 2014•4:00 AM (Photo: Gregg Segal) The trouble with ignorance is that it feels so much like expertise. Aleading researcher ...
Whisper’s CEO Answers Allegations of Violating ... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Oct 29 2014]
What’s happening with Whisper? Did the anonymous messaging app betray its users’ trust to build its business? Or did the Guardian newspaper get the story wrong? At the WSJD Live global technology conference in Laguna Beach, Calif.,  on Tuesday, Whisper ...
Library of Congress presents 'Mark Twain's Amer... [Published Greenspace - Oct 28 2014]
Mark Twain is considered by some to be one of America's earliest celebrities — those book tours! the signature white suits! — and his legacy as a writer has proved to be one of the country's most lasting. ...
Old masters [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 27 2014]
The NY Times interviewed several people in their 80s who are still killing it in their careers and creative pursuits. Says Ruth Bader Ginsberg about surprises about turning 80: Nothing surprised me. But I've learned two things. One is to seek ever ...
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