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Warren Village’s College to Career program is providing a path to success for single-parent, low-income families 21.10.2017 Denver Post: Local
Warren Village was established in 1974 in Denver's Capitol Hill neighborhood to offer single-parent families temporary housing. Now it's also helping them get an education.
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Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach? 19.10.2017 Denver Post: Lifestyles
But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation's most stringent "green roof" requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.
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Mnuchin warns of 'significant' stock market drop if tax reform fails 18.10.2017 LA Times: Business
Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said Tuesday that failure to pass the Republican tax overhaul would trigger a "significant" drop in the stock market, which has rallied to record highs in recent months.
The best restaurants in Washington 12.10.2017 Washington Post
Has there been a better time to be a diner in Washington? The Post's dining critic surveyed more than 100 restaurants to bring you his top 10, plus 43 other favorites.
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How does Vegas do fall? Flower peacocks and a talking tree come to Bellagio's indoor gardens 11.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Peacocks made of roses and a talking tree mean its autumn at the Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden in Las Vegas. Visitors will find serenity and tranquility, plus a bit of whimsy, in this floral tribute to the fall harvest season.

The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden inside the Bellagio...

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Melania Trump filling out her agenda 10.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As she gets more comfortable, the first lady is putting her own stamp on the role.
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Tourists coming to Las Vegas add stops at memorials to victims of deadly shooting to their itineraries 9.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Visitors to Las Vegas are stopping at three memorials that have popped up to mourn the 58 people who lost their lives in deadly shootings on Oct. 1.
New bishop named to help minister to Orange County's Vietnamese Catholics 7.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

They squeezed into the boat just before it slipped out of Cam Ranh Bay. Thanh Thai Nguyen joined 25 family members in reciting the rosary, night and day, and hoping they would not die before reaching the Philippines from Vietnam.

It was 1979, and after years of suffering religious persecution,...

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Katy Perry hangs a 'for sale' sign on longtime Hollywood Hills compound 7.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Katy Perry is gearing up for her next release.

The singer-songwriter, whose latest album, “Witness,” came out in June, has put her Mediterranean compound in Hollywood Hills West on the market $9.45 million. She’s owned the property for more than a decade.

Tucked behind walls and gates, the 2.33-acre...

Jeffco’s Outdoor Lab looks forward to next 60 years with addition of new greenhouses 5.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
This year marks 61 years for the outdoor education program. The greenhouse is the newest student amenity for the Mount Evans campus since 1974.
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‘Life of Pi’ composer Mychael Danna scores a 1920s estate in Glendale 28.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Academy Award-winning film composer Mychael Danna has bought a house in Glendale for $3.78 million.

The Italianate Revival-style estate, tucked behind walls and gates, encompasses more than a half acre of grounds.

Built in 1925, the three-story home has 6,855 square feet of interior filled with...

Obit: The truck farmer’s wife 27.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A good obituary not only reveals the person who has died, it also provides a regional history lesson. That's the case today with the obituary of Harriet Lazaroff, which appears in today's Star Tribune.
Three Tokyo day trips step into Japanese history 24.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Tokyo is perhaps the world's most relentlessly modern megalopolis, with bullet trains and robot cafes, cutting-edge architecture, fashions that won’t show up stateside for two years, and fun-seekers cruising around in Mario Kart-style racers.

So it's hard to fathom that there are easy day trips...

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Washington State University considers composting human remains 24.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

A nonprofit group, the Urban Death Project, is seeking what it calls an ecological alternative to disposing of dead bodies by transforming them into soil to be used to nourish trees, flowers and memorial gardens.
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You’re going where? Chattanooga, Tenn. 24.9.2017 Washington Post
This city has advanced beyond its choo-choo days, but it still embraces old-fashioned Southern gentility.
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Venice contemporary displays a fresh face, forward-thinking 23.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

This contemporary residence, built in 1988, in Venice’s canal neighborhood presents itself as a happy marriage of eco-conscious features and minimalist design following a renovation by David Hertz.

The architect-environmentalist added a third story to bring in natural light and promote passive...

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Melania Trump hosts her first event in the garden Michelle Obama founded 23.9.2017 Washington Post
Trump’s decision to embrace it is noteworthy: The garden, which was established by Obama in 2009 as part of her healthy eating initiative, is closely identified with the previous administration.
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Could gardening lower your risk of cancer? A Colorado researcher aims to find out 21.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
A University of Colorado Boulder researcher is setting out to find hard evidence that community gardening lowers the risk of cancer during a three-year clinical trial that measures a variety of health factors in 312 participants.
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Garden bounty a windfall for Minnesota food shelves 18.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Food shelves have put a lot of effort into getting more donated fresh produce on their shelves, and it's paying off. In southwestern Minnesota, gardeners like Dennis Stelter, 83, are delivering in a big way.
10 ways to improve your neighborhood and your life 16.9.2017 Seattle Times: Opinion

We can’t depend on our dysfunctional government to improve our lives. Organize a neighborhood potluck, get to know your neighbors and prove that we can work together, be positive, care about each other.
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