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Jolly Posh Opens in the Southport Corridor, May 2014

Spencer’s Jolly Posh Foods, known for the finest selection of imported British and Irish foods in Chicago, is moving to the Southport Corridor! In May 2014, expat owner Nick Spencer is taking his concept down the street from its original location (1405 Irving Park Road) and opening the doors to a new, larger space catering to expats, anglophiles and Brit-obsessed Chicagoans alike! Located at 3755 N. Southport, the 1400 sq-ft space will offer a 35 plus-seat dining room, larger grocery area, expanded restaurant menu and an outdoor patio…fancy that?

Real Truth From Jesse Ventura As He Broadcasts "Off The Grid"
The newest edition to Ora.TVJesse Ventura will be hosting Off The Grid from an undisclosed location in Mexico's Baja Peninsula, and broadcasting into what he considers "Occupied America."

"Broadcasting from Mexico gives me a unique perspective about the news because I’m not tainted by what’s going on in the states," says Jesse Ventura, the 38th governor of Minnesota. "I won’t be covering something because every other news network is covering it."
MARIO, MAKE ME A MODEL MARIO TRICOCI HAIR SALONS & DAY SPAS

Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas continues to pave the way for young talent with the sixth “Mario, Make Me a Model” competition.  In partnership with Wella Professionals and supported by contributing partners providing experiences for the contestants, the 2014 program will launch the careers of five finalists and one winner as they strive for success in the modeling industry.

Alcoa Moves to Protect Rare Plant Found Only Along Yadkin River
In the shadow of the 96-year-old Narrows Dam, biologists fanned out across the rocky banks of the Yadkin River earlier this fall searching for the Yadkin River goldenrod, a plant once lost to science and only found sporadically along a 2.5-mile stretch of shoreline on the Stanly-Montgomery county line.
 
2014 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL® HOLIDAY GIFT BOX
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A limited edition Tribeca Film Festival® t-shirt, only available in the Holiday Gift Box
 
Two DVDs from Tribeca Film® 
 
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saving you more than 15%
Effects of Seven Pesticides on the California Red-Legged Frog
On November 4, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California approved a settlement agreement between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Center for Biological Diversity (the Center) that will result in the completion of Endangered Species Act (ESA) section 7 consultations for the effects of seven pesticides on the California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii). The seven pesticides are: glyphosate, malathion, simazine, pendimethalin, permethrin, methomyl and myclobutanil.
VIRGIN PRODUCED LAUNCHES VIRGIN PRODUCED INDIA
Virgin Produced announced today that it has entered into a groundbreaking partnership with Cinema Capital Venture Fund and Tantrik Group to launch Virgin Produced India, a creative content company that will specifically cater to the youthful and fast-growing Hindi-speaking population.  Based in Mumbai, Virgin Produced India promises to be a game-changing addition to the thriving Indian entertainment industry, with a full service operation that will develop, produce and distribute Bollywood films and remake Hollywood content for Indian audiences.
 
Volunteers Needed in the Philippines for Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Relief

In the wake of the recent Typhoon Haiyan disaster in the Philippines, Projects Abroad is calling for volunteers to help with valuable typhoon recovery work.

Soroptimist International of the Americas: A Model for Success

Soroptimist International of the Americas, a global organization that works to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment, is a model for success. Soroptimist; its executive director and CEO, Elizabeth M. Lucas; and its online community, LiveYour dream.org, have all been recognized recently for achievement in furthering the organization's impact.

Chicago and Quito, Ecuador Sign Historic Sister Airport Agreement
The City of Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), the Municipality of the Metropolitan District of Quito, Ecuador (MMDQ), and the Metropolitan Public Company of Airport Services and Special Zones and Regimes (EPMSA) in Quito yesterday signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that links Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Quito's Mariscal Sucre International Airport in a "Sister Airport" agreement. The agreement was signed in Quito by CDA Commissioner Rosemarie S. Andolino; Dr.

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