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Fall Shorts Film Event brings artists and film news to Gadsden

Film buffs – and filmmakers in particular – are invited to Projex’s last screening on Saturday at the Gadsden Museum of Art. The Fall Shorts Film Event, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., is free and open to the public. In addition to the screening of 10 short film projects, …

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Return for a cure – The Daily Rider

While many returning students and alumni spent Saturday mornings preparing game day tailgates and meetings, others woke up early to flip pancakes to benefit charity. The student volunteers took advantage of the hustle and bustle of the alumni reunion and home football game against Duke – a big rival close …

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Hindu temple in Troy offers visitors a guide to Hinduism – Macomb Daily

For nearly 45 years, the Bharatiya Temple at Metropolitan Detroit, Troy, has been the center of Michigan’s Hindu culture and worship. Founded in 1977, it is the oldest Hindu temple in the state, and it was built in 2012 to accommodate the growing community. As the Bharatiya temple grew internally, …

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Parks and Recreation Continues Discussion of Events, Commercial Use on Emerald

As Emerald Mountain continues to see increased use of its hiking and biking trails, the Steamboat Springs Parks and Recreation Commission held its third discussion on the future of commercial recreation in the area on Wednesday. While no final decision was made during the discussion, commission members asked parks and …

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Sustainability groups strive to reduce plastic waste in response to Executive Order 77 – The Cavalier Daily

This year, Grounds sustainability groups are working to eliminate the use of single-use plastics, as required by Executive Order 77. Signed by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam last March, the executive order aims to reduce plastic pollution and eliminate the need for new solid waste disposal facilities. The order instructed state …

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CITRIS Tech for Social Good program invites students to submit proposals

UC Santa Cruz’s 2021 CITRIS Tech for Social Good program is now open to proposals from student teams. The program, co-sponsored by the Institute for Social Transformation, provides support for interdisciplinary student projects and events focused on exploring technological solutions to important social challenges. Student teams can receive up to …

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UEM fraternity under study separates from school

One of Eastern Michigan University’s two fraternities under review amid lawsuits stemming from sexual assault allegations is no longer associated with the school, officials said Monday. “Rather than participating in the University’s review of its policies and practices and adhering to the protocols required for EMU membership, the local chapter …

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COVID hospitalizations continue to decline since peak summer – NBC Los Angeles

The number of coronavirus patients in Los Angeles County hospitals continues to decline, from 670 on Saturday to 656, according to state figures released on Sunday. The number of these intensive care patients remained the same at 202. It was the 36th time in the past 41 days that the …

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Local school boards emerge like hot races in November election | Chicago News

Campaign campaign signs line a street on Thursday, October 7, 2021 in Upper Arlington, Ohio. (AP Photo / Jay LaPrète) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – In a school district near the state capital of Ohio, school board members running for re-election this year have been subjected to a constant stream of …

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Lowe’s to host free stuff or treat events on October 21

Lowe’s gets into the Halloween spirit early this year, providing a new opportunity for trick-or-treaters to dress up and fill their bags with candy. The home improvement chain will hold “Hal-LOWE-in Trick-or-Treat trials” in stores nationwide to help “make up for lost time” last year when the risk of COVID …

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