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The Real Story Behind District 12 in The Hunger Games: A Look at Henry River Mill Village

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Jennifer Lawrence as Catniss in Hunger Games. By Amanda Woods   Nicole Callihan, a Brooklyn resident and essay-writing professor at NYU, co-authored a book that transports readers to Henry River, North Carolina, a small abandoned cotton-manufacturing village that recently became the set for District 12 in this year’s popular film, The Hunger Games. Callihan spoke to The New York Press about her [&hellip
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The Difference Between Clingy and Needy

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Photo by paulinaclemente, courtesy of Flickr Commons. By Rebecca Hoffman So you’re in a relationship and it’s great except for this minor problem.  Your partner needs you for everything.  At first it was nice.  It’s always nice to be needed, but then it was annoying, and then it became too much.  After all, you’re their partner not their proofreader; you really don’t [&hellip
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Pick of the Litter: The Cutest (Most Adoptable) Pet to Take Home Tonight

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attachment New York Press and NYC-based shelter Bideawee have partnered together to present you with the cutest (adoptable) pets in New York City. Check back every Thursday to see the newest pick of the litter! JoJo is a very social and loving 19-pound Miniature Poodle mix that wants to be with people 24/7! This adorable pooch [&hellip
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The Victimization of Victims: How the Justice System Fails Savannah Dietrich and Other Women

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Via Twitter By Rebecca Hoffman Hating on victims seems to be a popular trend these days. Because, after all, she was dressing for it, asking for it, or should’ve just kept her mouth shut. The last one seems to be especially true for, 17-year-old, Savannah Dietrich who was facing potential jail time for tweeting the names of [&hellip
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What To Watch This Week: Eureka’s Finale

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eureka BY Magdalena Burnham Monday – July 16   Eureka   Series finale! The Department of Defense plans to shut down Eureka as wormholes randomly materialize throughout the town.  Airs at 9:00 on Syfy.   Also On:   7:30 – Adventure Time (Cartoon Network)   8:00 – Hell’s Kitchen (Fox)   9:00 – The Closer (TNT) [&hellip
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Q&A With Meghan McCain: The Outspoken McCain on Mitt Romney and Never Dating a Liberal

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meghan mccain By Angela Barbuti Last Fourth of July, Meghan McCain brought Michael Ian Black home to Arizona to meet her parents. McCain, 27, a single Republican, and Black, 40, a married Democrat, decided to tour the country together to see how the two political camps can get along. They survived surprisingly well and lived to tell [&hellip
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