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On the Calendar:  Wednesday, 10/1/2014
BOOKMOBILE OUTREACH: Union Parish Elementary 10:00-3:00 (3rd grade) Calendar

News provided by USAToday
At least 10 dead as shells hit Ukraine school, bus stop

Almost 70 people have died in fighting since a cease-fire was reached in early September.


Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:16:27 -0400
Man slept in car to guard discovered treasure (Newser)

British man found cache of 22,000 Roman coins.


Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:45:48 -0400
A look at Hong Kong's umbrella revolution

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:13:26 -0400
In China, Hong Kong protests out of sight, out of mind

The communist regime showed it has no interest in democracy on its 65th anniversary.


Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:45:27 -0400
India celebrates good over evil at popular Hindu festival

With traditional theatre and the burning of giant effigies, millions of Hindus across northern India are celebrating a religious festival that symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Video provided by AFP


Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:11:26 -0400
The day in pictures

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 09:01:04 -0400
Raw: British carry out first airstrike in Iraq

Great Britain says two Tornado aircraft hit a heavy weapons post and an armored vehicle in northwest Iraq. It was the RAF's first combat mission in Iraq since Britain's parliament approved the move last week. (Oct. 1)


Wed, 1 Oct 2014 08:17:56 -0400
Extreme piercing for purity in Thai vegetarian festival

Mouths pierced with swords, knives and gun barrels at Thailand's vegetarian festival make for a bizarre -- and grotesque -- spectacular, but devotees insist they are an essential part of a deeply spiritual annual ritual.


Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:58:17 -0400
Architectural history in tiny Tokyo capsules

The future of Kisho Kurokawa's world-renowned Nakagin Capsule tower is in doubt due to a lack of agreement between capsule owners on how to address the maintenance issues that affects the tower. Video provided by AFP


Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:54:30 -0400
Hong Kong protesters boo China's National Day

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters chant and boo outside a ceremony to mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of Communist China, with crowds expected to reach their biggest yet as the city starts a two-day public holiday. Video p


Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:51:10 -0400
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