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7:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

'The Sellout' Is A Profane Riff On Race And Culture

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:28 am

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Politics
7:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

House GOP Scurries To Avert Homeland Security Shutdown

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:28 am

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Politics
7:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Despite Big Advantages, Emanuel Forced To Face Chicago Runoff

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:28 am

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Latin America
7:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

More U.S.-Cuba Talks Ahead, Including Human Rights Dialogue

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:28 am

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Europe
7:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Report Urges Britain To Take Small-Claims Cases Online

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:28 am

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Europe
7:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Boris Nemtsov, Shot Friday, Was A Vehement Anti-Putin Critic

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:28 am

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Politics
7:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Conservatives Heckle Jeb Bush On Education, Immigration

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:28 am

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Remembrances
7:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Nimoy Is Gone, But Mr. Spock WIll Live Forever

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 8:28 am

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Music
7:04 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Feet On The Coast, Mind On The Prairie: Tom Brosseau's Rootless Sound

Tom Brosseau's latest album is Perfect Abandon.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 9:40 am

Before he soaked up the American Songbook, Tom Brosseau grew up with music in church, school and home, surrounded by the hymnal and folk songs adored by his grandparents. Today he lives in the sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles, but the North Dakota native says his heart remains far away, back at home.

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Science
3:43 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Can You Dig It? More Evidence Suggests Humans From The Ice Age

Students Patrick Rohrer, Sarah Warthen, Alix Piven and Lauren Urane are led by Mercyhurst University Archeologist Andy Hemmings. Their project has picked up where Florida's State Geologist Elias Sellards left off in 1915. Sellards led an excavation of the site where workers digging a drainage canal found fossilized human remains.
Greg Allen NPR

Originally published on Sat February 28, 2015 9:40 am

In Florida, archaeologists are investigating a site that a century ago sparked a scientific controversy. Today, it's just a strip of land near an airport.

But in 1915, it was a spot that became world-famous because of the work of Elias Sellards, Florida's state geologist. Sellards led a scientific excavation of the site, where workers digging a drainage canal found fossilized animal bones and then, human remains.

Andy Hemmings of Mercyhurst University is the lead archaeologist on a project that has picked up where Sellards left off a century ago.

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