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How Not to 'Win Hearts and Minds'

New York Times - 19 Sep 2017
From the early stages of the Vietnam War, American officials insisted that winning the hearts and minds (yes, the acronym was WHAM) of the South Vietnamese people was the key to victory. But the Americans tasked with carrying out that strategy were ill ...

Great Hearts' Anti-Transgender Policy Lacks Heart, Critics Say

Phoenix New Times - 18 Sep 2017
Jude Stone loves drama. The Great Hearts Scottsdale Preparatory Academy alum was active in his school's theater club before he graduated last spring. He loves the stage. He savors the applause. He flourished playing Donald Navadel last spring in the ...

Metabolism switch signals end for healing hearts

Medical Xpress - 19 Sep 2017
University of Queensland's Dr James Hudson and Murdoch Children's Research Institute researcher Dr Enzo Porrello have shown a metabolic pathway governs the loss of the heart's proliferative capacity. "A switch in a newborn's metabolism means this ...

Martin, Fox lead Hearts to second-place finish

Effingham Daily News - 19 Sep 2017
The Effingham Flaming Hearts volleyball team took second place at the Charleston Tournament on Saturday. The Flaming Hearts lost to Carbondale in their first match, 2-0 (25-22, 25-19), but then went on a three-match winning steak. As part of that ...

With heavy hearts, Otselic Valley boys soccer plays in home-opener - 19 Sep 2017
The Hamilton native died of congestive heart failure at his home in Pitcher last Monday morning, the same day that the team was scheduled to play on the road against Madison in its fourth game of the season. "Monday we found out and had a team meeting ...

No date yet for VFW's Queen of Hearts drawing

Morris Daily Herald - 19 Sep 2017
MORRIS – People from the Morris VFW went to city hall Monday to apply for a license to host the post's next Queen of Hearts raffle. But the VFW has not yet said when the next raffle will be. When reached Monday, someone at the VFW Post said there isn't ...

Mended Hearts Club shows heart patients life after surgery

Hickory Daily Record - 17 Sep 2017
Jordan Hensley/Record: Mended Hearts Club of Hickory's chapter president Gene Clayton calls the Sept. meeting to order, marking one year since the chapter's first meeting. mended hearts two. Buy Now. Jordan Hensley/Record: North Carolina State ...

The Undateables' Kaia steals absolutely everyone's hearts tonight - 18 Sep 2017
The episode introduced us to Kaia, who has only 3% of her hearing and hasn't had much luck in love. Despite that, she has a total zest for life (she goes clubbing with her parents!) and a bubbly fun personality, not to mention her striking hair. It's ...

Hearts and Horses to hold volunteer orientation

Loveland Reporter-Herald - 17 Sep 2017
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Why verbena has captured our garden hearts

The Guardian - 16 Sep 2017
V. bonariensis has captured our garden hearts because it can also thread together a scheme, add height without too much distraction, please pollinators and flower well into autumn. It will self-seed, particularly if you give it a free-draining ...

Pope at Angelus: 'open your hearts to forgiveness'

Vatican Radio - 17 Sep 2017
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has urged all Christians to open their hearts to forgiveness. Speaking to the crowds gathered in St. Peter's Square for the Sunday Angelus, the Pope said that to be able to build peace one must be able to forgive. Listen to ...

Omani culture wins European hearts

Times of Oman - 19 Sep 2017
Visitors to Oman's pavilion in Vilnius were given a window into what made the Sultanate the essence of Arabia, as they sampled classic Omani fare, such as farm-grown dates and freshly-brewed qahwa, as they perused films, read books and took in the ...

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