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On the Calendar:  Thursday, 3/5/2015 11:00 AM
~Red Beans & Blues Brunch~: DUE TO WEATHER: This event has been moved back to March 5. Join the Union Arts Council and the Union Parish Library as we host a Red Beans and Blues Brunch with local blues artist Slim Finley. Calendar

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Volcano erupts in southern Chile, thousands flee

Authorities worried that mudslides caused by melting snow could endanger nearby communities.

      
 
 

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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 17:15:34 -0500
World's most expensive cheese slicer stolen from cheese museum

A diamond-encrusted cheese slicer worth $28,000 was stolen from its display case at the Cheese Museum in Amsterdam and as Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) tells us, there's an awesome reward for whoever finds it. Video provided by Buzz60

      
 
 

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 16:44:25 -0500
Israelis react: 'Netanyahu knows how to give a speech'

Some Israelis say his goal was to win over voters not American lawmakers.

      
 
 

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 18:03:49 -0500
American kept in E. Timor for 6 months to return home

A Portland woman, imprisoned in Timor-Leste for months, is headed back to the United States.

      
 
 

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:42:16 -0500
Netanyahu: Iran and Islamic State 'competing for crown'

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said in a speech before Congress that Iran and the Islamic State want the same thing, but while one has knives, the other is seeking nuclear weapons. He said they're competing for the crown of militant Islam.

      
 
 

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:55:40 -0500
Rare goblin shark found in Australia

A goblin shark, a rare sea creature described as an 'alien of the deep' is found off Australia and delivered to the Australian Museum in Sydney. Video provided by AFP

      
 
 

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:46:18 -0500
Netanyahu: Stop Iran's 'march of conquest'

Nuclear deal "paves Iran's path to the bomb," Israeli prime minister tells Congress

      
 
 

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 18:05:22 -0500
Retirement home recreates movie posters in charming calendar

A group of residents at a British retirement home dressed up in costumes, and with a little help from Photoshop, recreated classic movie posters. Jen Markham (@jenmarkham) has the story. Video provided by Buzz60

      
 
 

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