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Here’s how college entertainment districts in the region manage culture, safety | News

The debate over whether to allow a special use permit for a Campus Corner bar and restaurant is over, but the question remains whether the area will follow in step with other entertainment districts in college towns. Established in 1917, Norman’s Campus Corner has a longstanding history as a vibrant gathering place for University of […]

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Older LGBTQ advocates are watching the current cultural war with a sense of fear

Placeholder while article actions load Vic Basile remembers the time a reporter asked him if, as the first executive director of the Human Rights Campaign, he would push for same-sex marriage to be legalized. “Oh, no, we’re not interested,” he remembers telling the journalist, back in the mid-1980s. The idea that Americans would broadly accept […]

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New “When You Graduate, They Graduate” Campaign from Dollar General Literacy Foundation, Ad Council, and BBH USA Highlights the Positive Impact of Earning a High School Diploma

“The Dollar General Literacy Foundation believes in the power of education to level the playing fields in life, increase career pathways and help open doorways to additional opportunities,” said Denine Torr, Executive Director of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. “We are proud to partner with the Ad Council and BBH USES to inspire adults to […]

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FNB Receives Multiple Awards for Differentiated Culture | News

Adds Three National Culture Excellence Awards and South Carolina Recognition to Extensive List of Top Workplace Honors PITTSBURGH, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — FNB Corporation (NYSE: FNB) announced that its banking subsidiary, First National Bank, has been recognized with three Top Workplaces 2022 Culture Excellence awards for Innovation, Leadership and Work-Life Flexibility. These national awards […]

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‘What an unpleasant man’: Alan Partridge interviews Steve Coogan | comedy

Full disclosure. I don’t like Steve Coogan. But when the Guardian asked me to interview the controversial funnyman, I jumped at the chance – and not just because I’ve been replaced by a younger presenter on the BBC’s magazine show This Time, and have time on my hands. I have arranged to meet Coogan for […]

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Checkout.com to acquire ubble to increase trust and safety in the digital economy

Global payments provider announces intent to acquire French identity verification startup, increasing trust and safety as digital economy continues to grow LONDON, May 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its drive to expand its financial services offering, global cloud-based payments provider checkout.com today announced its intent to acquire digital identity verification (IDV) startup, ubble. […]

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Sheepherder’s Festival showcases culture of shepherds past and present | Local News

Sheepherding has a long history in northeast Wyoming, but it’s something that has continued into the present day. Teresa Lopez plays with a sheep ear Saturday during a sheepherder festival held behind the Rockpile Museum in Gillette. News Record Photo/Ed Glazar Stephan Zacharias, a museum educator at the Rockpile Museum, organized the first Powder River […]

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From Loch Ness to the Essex Serpent, why are humans so keen to invent sea monsters? | Folklore and mythology

As a boy I believed so implicitly in the Loch Ness monster that I made my dad drive us all the way from Southampton to Scotland to see it. The night before, in a dream, I saw its shape sneaking through the marshes at the lake’s edge. I was terrified. The next day the great […]

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DVIDS – News – Chaplain Annual Sustainment Training fosters resilience and ‘HOPE’

UMATILLA, Ore. – The striking mixture of desert florae, rolling bluffs, and wide-open landscape helped create a welcoming setting for the Oregon National Guard’s Chaplain Annual Sustainment Training, from April 29 to May 1, 2022. More than 35 Chaplains and Religious Affairs Specialists from across the state and region gathered at Camp Umatilla, Oregon for […]

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Alternative histories on VE Day: 5 works that imagine the Nazis winning

Every year on May 8 we celebrate Victory in Europe Day (VE Day), the end of World War II. But ever since Germany signed the unconditional surrender on May 7, artists and novelists have questioned what the world would be like had the war not ended as it did. For those who fancy celebrating VE […]

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