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Posted: May 24, 2016
Traditional Iloko, Abra textile wearing at BenCab Museum
Baguio Midland Courier
Meanwhile, Orley Ypon portrays crowds of Filipinos in their naked glory, half-smiling, half-smirking, in a seeming race to nowhere through his “Crusaders,” exhibited at the Gallery Indigo. The crusaders were knights called by the pope in medieval times ...

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Posted: May 24, 2016
OneDublin.org (blog)

Dublin School Board to Debate Homework and Grading Policy at Tonight's Board Meeting
OneDublin.org (blog)
DUBLIN, CA–Triggered by community concerns over student stress and wellness, and powerful documentaries including Race to Nowhere and Beyond Measure, the Dublin High School recently convened a Homework and Grading Committee consisting of ...

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Posted: May 23, 2016
Inquirer.net

'Crusaders' and Cordillera textiles on exhibit at BenCab Museum
Inquirer.net
Known for his hyper-realistic painting style, Orley Ypon portrays crowds of Filipinos in their naked glory, half-smiling, half-smirking, in a seeming race to nowhere. In many of the works, the playful, cavorting bodies are seen rising from the sea—the ...

Posted: May 20, 2016
Barnstable Patriot

Figawi to set sail Memorial Day weekend
Barnstable Patriot
Most yacht racing is on courses, conducted around set buoys—a race to nowhere. This time you actually pack a sea bag and depart for a distant shore; a timelessly enchanting notion. And today? If you go down to Baxter's, over in a quiet corner, you can ...

Posted: May 10, 2016
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A group of coal miners waive signs for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as they wait for a rally in Charleston, W.Va., Thursday, May 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Across West Virginia, the polls have opened. Primary Election Day 2016 ...

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Posted: May 4, 2016
MarketWatch

Why oil prices have nowhere left to go but down
MarketWatch
Looking for a letup in the selling that has walloped markets over the past 24 hours? This morning at least, you're about to be as disappointed as Ted Cruz. Economic worries drove investors into the dollar and out of commodities, with oil taking an ...

Posted: May 4, 2016
MarketWatch

Stocks close lower on weak early jobs data, productivity dip
MarketWatch
U.S. stocks closed down Wednesday, but off their session lows, as weaker-than-expected private-sector jobs data and a slide in worker productivity eclipsed reports of strength in the services industry. The S&P 500 fell 12.25 points, or 0.6%, to close ...

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Posted: May 4, 2016
MarketWatch

China lowers yuan fix by most in 8 months: reports
MarketWatch
The People's Bank of China on Wednesday set the yuan's daily reference rate at 6.4943 to the dollar, weakening the currency by about 0.6%, according to multiple published reports. The cut by China's central bank was the biggest downward move since it ...

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Posted: May 3, 2016
Business bites: deflation nears ... RBA fears ...
Crikey (registration)
Deflation stalking markets. If you think the Reserve Bank's surprise rate cut yesterday means we have a problem with looming deflation, take a look at what the European Commission said last night in its new forecasts for the eurozone economy. It ...

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Posted: May 3, 2016
MarketWatch

Apple rebounds to snap 8-day losing streak
MarketWatch
Apple Inc. rebounded on Tuesday, breaking an eight-day losing streak after Chief Executive Tim Cook talked up the company's future growth potential in an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer late Monday. The stock rose 1.6% to close at $95.18, after a 13% ...

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