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Monday, May 2 2016.
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The Triple Crown

Once again it is time for the most publicized horse racing of the year. We post the home sites for each race.
May 7: The Kentucky Derby
May 21: The Preakness
June 9 - 11: The Belmont

Solar Impulse

Solar Impulse is in California, and will eventually continue this solar powered trip around the world. You can follow this journey and any updates at http://www.solarimpulse.com/

NFL Draft Days: DONE!

The process went smoother than past years and was less interesting. The NFL draft results and stories will continue throughout the summer with reports. Draft results are at http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016 and in the news.

MLB: Baseball

Baseball standings: http://espn.go.com/mlb/standings

NBA Playoffs

http://www.nba.com/playoffs/

Our Bing Daily Feature

Check daily for pictures and links.
http://www.bing.com/?form=MSNBNV

Catalan Independence?

http://www.catalannewsagency.com/ is our most frequently checked source. It is updated daily. Major articles don't usually change that often. Other news outlets will report significant changes.

Presidential Politics

Bing gathers the candidates and news in one URL: http://www.bing.com/search?q=presidential+candidates+2016

Bing Election Tool

Primary predictions from Bing. May change on any given day.

Grab our Books Now!

Give away our books for any holiday, or just because you can. FREE is the best price in the world. Introduce your friends to these free books!

As always, reviews would be appreciated! My fifth free Book is Book Two of Eyes on the World series. This novel can be found at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/629640

The Announcement is book one of The Election series. This is a political adventure series on elections with strange twists and a few unbelievable events. Conspiracies will begin to break through in the second volume. Stay tuned! You can get your free copy of the first volume at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/531747

Boo Bear has a Bad Day, an illustrated book for children, is located at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/574130

The FREE, nonfiction book, Having Fun Reading Aloud, shows how anyone can build skills and help others by reading aloud to yourself and to others. The focus is building relationships and having fun. Grab your free copy at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/491704

Eyes on the World is a Sci-fi/adventure series. Book 1 is Free on Smashwords

Get in the know! Grab it NOW! Become part of this adventure. Go to Smashwords: Eyes on the World (https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/450335)

You can also contribute to the author's retirement and actually pay for the book for $.99 cents on Amazon!
Eyes on the World is always available at Amazon.com for .99 cents.

Weekend Anytime News

These weekend additions are now part of our daily list of links, and will expand. They are available whenever you have a weekend.
USA Weekend: http://www.usatoday.com/experience/weekend/

The Onion: We think of it as False News for a Faulty world! This is a perfect weekend link, although new editions are kicked out, squalling, from the publisher's womb every Wednesday.
http://www.theonion.com/

Music Page
I've gone through every link and updated my page. http://cvnweekly.50megs.com/000/jdb/2015/musicpage.html It's good for a while!

October 14, 2014 debuted My fourth, earlier version of a music videos page.

Here is a Bing search for music, just type in a name after the word videos to see what you can find.

Spicy Cooking
Bing has a new form on spicy recipes that we have added.

The Comics
The Comics change Daily! Sadly the editorial cartoon site does not present as much initial content with the editorial cartoons, but there are a variety available.
http://news.yahoo.com/comics/

http://www.gocomics.com/

USA Today: Editorial Cartoons:
Their success at presenting multiple ad impressions is an editorial cartoon all by itself! One new cartoon is added daily.
http://www.usatoday.com/picture-gallery/opinion/cartoons/2012/09/18/daily-editorial-cartoons/1411813/

Archives
USA Today Search: http://www.usatoday.com/search/top%205/
CNN "5 things" Archive: http://newday.blogs.cnn.com/category/headlines/5-things-to-know-for-your-new-day/
NBC Top (5-7) in "know it all", and it is easy to find:
Know it all Search (Great Archive): http://www.nbcnews.com/search/know%20it%20all

Our Searches

Human Rights: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Human+Rights%2C+latest+news
Civil Rights: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Civil+Rights%2C+latest+news

Catch up on the Ancient World http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/archives/ancient-world/

Publications Information

US customers can get our ebooks free at Smashwords.com.
Having fun Reading Aloud Pick up your free copy at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/491704

My fifth free Book is Book Two of Eyes on the World. it can be found at https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/629640

Eyes on the World is free on Smashwords. You only have to click the link and follow directions! Read the blog for daily updates.

The book, Eyes on the World is also available at Amazon for $.99.

Follow his journey on the Pondering and Piddling blog.

Politics

The Supreme Court Current Session

The Supremes continue with deliberations and announcements. The calendar shows their schedule. Fridays are conference days. There is a wealth of information on the website. Past decisions, in pdf files, can be read in adobe reader files downloaded from http://www.supremecourt.gov/.

Keep up with the latest news from John Roberts and the Supremes!

Here is our search: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Supreme+Court+Latest+News

We still like this blog and site! we'll check it throughout this session:http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/

Obamacare

We like our one stop news source. They keep it updated. We think it works better than just grabbing stories and we will keep it! This will likely remain an off and on again news attack point.
http://www.cbsnews.com/feature/obamacare/

Older Projects

We do have two older, ongoing projects that need work and they are listed below. Each has not changed over the year. No volunteers have offered to help, sadly. We will alert you when either page changes. Anyone want to help?

http://cvnweekly.50megs.com/Heroes/ --- http://cvnweekly.50megs.com/Memorials/ ---



Remember Veterans

Celebrate all veterans, living and dead, every day.


Armed Forces Day 2016
Memorial Day 2016
Flag Day 2016
Independence Day 2016
Veterans Day 2016

News Whenever

The Majors
CNN: http://cnn.com/
NBC: http://www.nbcnews.com/
CBS:http://www.cbsnews.com/
ABC: http://abcnews.go.com/
USA:http://www.usatoday.com/
The Minors
http://www.world-newspapers.com/alternative-news.html

Most Biased News

The Extreme Views:
Conservative: FOX News http://www.foxnews.com/
Liberal: The Daily Kos: http://www.dailykos.com/#

News Wherever: USA

Los Angeles Now: LA Now We will search for a few others too.
Our Neighbors
Canada 680 in Toronto: This one has ads with a clear schedule and lots of news: http://www.radioguide.fm/internet-radio-canada/680news
680 News site (fun to explore):http://www.680news.com/

Mexico
Mexico News search

Central America

Belize
Belize, latest news
Guatemala
Guatemala, latest news
Honduras
Honduras, latest news
Nicaragua
Nicaragua, latest news
Costa Rica
Costa Rica, latest news
Panama
Panama, latest news

News Wherever:SA

We start with news in English from South America.

Columbia
http://colombiareports.co/
Brazil
http://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/tag/brazil-news/

Other Worlds

NASA Pluto flyby

The Tallest Peaks

This image search, tallest+peaks. The magic is in the form used.

US National Parks

US National Parks has a nice search.

You Can Contact Us

WAYS TO CONTACT: Leave a Facebook message for John D. Boyden or email him at jdb_educator@msn.com( jdb_educator@msn.com )
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Recruiting Writers, Graphic Artists, Tech specialists and Collaborators!

Over the years, we have discovered a lot of talented people who never thought they could write, edit, or have the fun of producing web stories people would read. We offer free training and publishing opportunities.

We have always recruited, we always will. Unpaid jobs are ALWAYS available.

Once you contact us, we also have Skype and a phone # for possible follow up.

CVN's Voyage
by jdb_educator, Editor

Each project we create or in which we are involved will have its own page linked to the indexes of our publications.

We DO need your help to spread the word to anyone interested or your friends and acquaintances who might be interested.

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Send them to our new home at
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