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Civic for Kids

Civic for Kids

March 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Being together in the same room makes a big difference for Israeli and Palestinian teens trying to build bridges through culture.  

Fish Stew with Garlic Toast

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From BBC Good Food website:  Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion , sliced 2 garlic cloves , sliced 1 red chilli , finely chopped 2 tbsp tomato purée 1kg tomatoes , roughly chopped 200ml white wine 350ml fish stock 3 strips orange zest 1kg skinless halibut fillets, cut into large chunks 500g clams 400g large raw prawns handful flat-leaf parsley , chopped 1 large ciabatta loaf, cut into 1cm slices 5 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves , halved

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A new kind of terrorism: State backed cyber attacks

How willing are people to help each other?

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By Nancy Fowler, Beacon arts reporter 12:05 am on Wed, 03.27.13 Winter weather has stretched this year’s chili-eating season into spring. But even after temperatures warm up, chili will continue as a good choice for philanthropists, and those struggling to find enough to eat. Beginning today, Panera Bread offers its turkey chili in a sourdough bread bowl as a pay-what-you-will item in each of...

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What a novel idea!

What a novel idea!

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By Mitchell Parker/photo courtesy: Houzz.com Todd Bol has a background in international business development. More specifically: He used to help developing countries institute social change. He’d always been known to think big and globally. But this man of social generosity couldn’t have expected that, while messing around and building things on his deck one day, a dollhouse-size structure he turned into...

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Steak with potatoes and blue cheese

March 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

From Kate Merker: Serves 4| Hands-On Time: 15m| Total Time: 30m Ingredients 1  pound  small red potatoes (about 12) kosher salt and black pepper 1/4  cup  plus 1 tablespoon olive oil 4  small steaks (such as Newport, flat iron, or top round; 1 1/2 pounds total) 1/4  cup  crumbled blue cheese (about 1 ounce) 2  tablespoons  white wine vinegar 1  small head Boston lettuce, torn (about 4 cups) Directions Place the potatoes in...

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The Mom Vivant / The Birds by Debbie Baldwin of Ladue News

The Mom Vivant / The Birds by Debbie Baldwin of Ladue News

March 27, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

By Debbie Baldwin So last week my family and I were spending an uncharacteristically quiet evening at home. Homework was finished, and Cranky Whiny and Punch inexplicably were not bickering (I wondered idly if they had run out of ideas). Anyway, we were lolling around the family room, watching some vaguely inappropriate crime show when Pebbles, our puggle, hopped onto my...

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How do children turn out who are raised by Gay parents?

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Sandhya Somashekhar has an interesting article in the New York Times that talks about the impact being raised by two parents of the same gender can have on kids. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who is widely considered the swing vote, called the topic “uncharted waters.” Conservative Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. wryly asked, “You want us to step in and render...

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We may not get an assault weapons ban but we may see improved background checks 

Polls show a majority of Americans support Gay Marriage

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Polls Show Consistent Gains in Support for Same-Sex Marriage By ALLISON KOPICKI /New York Times  With the Supreme Court hearing arguments on Tuesday about the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the 2008 California ban on same-sex marriage, a number of recent polls show that a majority of Americans support legalizing it. A CBS News poll released Tuesday showed that 53 percent of Americans say it should be legal...

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