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Freeman journal
Lynx make debut in Class 3A AP Poll at No. 8AP Prep Football Poll The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high scho
Lynx make debut in Class 3A AP Poll at No. 8
Freeman journal / Posted 3 hours ago
AP Prep Football Poll The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2015 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: Class 4A Record Pts Prv 1.... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Concert Review: The Quarter Moon FemFest at Happi HausD.I.Y. is alive and well in Fort Worth. In fact, it has been a long-standing ro
Concert Review: The Quarter Moon FemFest at Happi Haus
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 9 hours ago
D.I.Y. is alive and well in Fort Worth. In fact, it has been a long-standing robust movement for decades, with an attitude of, “If we want something done we do it ourselves.” That is just what Kimberly Briley thought when she opened up her house a... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Concert Review: The Quarter Moon FemFest at 1921 HemphillD.I.Y. is alive and well in Fort Worth. In fact, it has been a long-standing ro
Concert Review: The Quarter Moon FemFest at 1921 Hemphill
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 12 hours ago
D.I.Y. is alive and well in Fort Worth. In fact, it has been a long-standing robust movement for decades, with an attitude of, “If we want something done we do it ourselves.” That is just what Kimberly Briley thought when she opened up her house a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the EditorKids victimized Editor: The Scranton-Lackawanna Human Development Agency Inc.
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Kids victimized Editor: The Scranton-Lackawanna Human Development Agency Inc. operates Head Start preschool programs in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne and Pike counties. SLHDA operates its own facilities and contracts with private child care... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wally Lake Fest makes annual splashA “steam train” festooned with star-spangled bunting and towing a caboose with
Wally Lake Fest makes annual splash
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
A “steam train” festooned with star-spangled bunting and towing a caboose with a smiling, waving Abraham Lincoln onboard motored around Lake Wallenpaupack on Saturday during the sixth annual Wally Lake Fest. The engine and caboose, which actually... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONKids victimized Editor: The Scranton-Lackawanna Human Development Agency Inc.
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Kids victimized Editor: The Scranton-Lackawanna Human Development Agency Inc. operates Head Start preschool programs in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne and Pike counties. SLHDA operates its own facilities and contracts with private child care... Read more
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KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station
Statewide Texas High School Football Scores - 8/29Saturday's Sorted High School Football Scores PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Alief E
Statewide Texas High School Football Scores - 8/29
KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station / Posted 2 days ago
Saturday's Sorted High School Football Scores PREP FOOTBALL CLASS 6A Alief Elsik 68, Pasadena South Houston 13 Arlington Martin 46, DeSoto 26 Belton 49, Waco University 12 Brownsville Hanna 21, Edinburg Economedes 14 Dallas Highland Park 28,... Read more
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World Surf League
Surfing NSW and WSL Announce Four New Events for 2016Up-and-coming professional surfers from all over the world can look forward to
Surfing NSW and WSL Announce Four New Events for 2016
World Surf League / Posted 2 days ago
Up-and-coming professional surfers from all over the world can look forward to four new World Surf League QS1,000 events, when the NSW Pro Surf Series kicks off on the NSW coastline in early 2016. Thanks to a successful partnership between Surfing... Read more
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The Irish Times
Best Shops 2015: The winners This year’s judges had a tough job sifting through more than 31,000 entries f
Best Shops 2015: The winners
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
This year’s judges had a tough job sifting through more than 31,000 entries from customers eager to show their appreciation for the small independent shops making a difference up and down the country We asked you tell... Read more
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World Surf League
Subway Surf Series Launches On Gold CoastAustralia's best young surfers will light up beaches around the country when th
Subway Surf Series Launches On Gold Coast
World Surf League / Posted 3 days ago
Australia's best young surfers will light up beaches around the country when the Subway® Surf Series returns for its second year - to support the nation's best young surfing talent - along with a new and exciting association with the World Surf... Read more
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The Courier
Winners and LosersBALLARAT regional weekend sports wrap covering football, netball, soccer and ba
Winners and Losers
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
BALLARAT regional weekend sports wrap covering football, netball, soccer and basketball - July 5-6 WERRIBEE'S Chirnside Park got the better of North Ballarat Roosters again. Selkirk Roosters still have only one solitary win at the ground in 13... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesMARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Santhosh Kumar Veluguri and Navya Uppala, both of South Ab
Lackawanna County Court Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
MARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Santhosh Kumar Veluguri and Navya Uppala, both of South Abington Twp. ■ Joseph Charles Brown and Shannon Renee Muklewicz, both of Scranton. ■ Kenneth Joseph Falco and Kaylene Ammerette Schan, both of Dupont. ■ Stacey Nicole... Read more
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Surfers Village
Surfing NSW announces four new WSL events for 2016New surf series looks to nurture budding local talent Surfersvillage Global Su
Surfing NSW announces four new WSL events for 2016
Surfers Village / Posted 4 days ago
New surf series looks to nurture budding local talent Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 27 August, 2015 - Promising professional surfers from all over the world can look forward to four new World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1000 events,... Read more
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Weekly Times
Mineral sands to open wrecked central Victorian lineRESIDENTS on the dishevelled Maryborough to Ararat railway line are surprised t
Mineral sands to open wrecked central Victorian line
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
RESIDENTS on the dishevelled Maryborough to Ararat railway line are surprised they have ancient mineral sands to thank for their line’s rescue. “We’re pretty excited about it even though the freight trains won’t stop here,” Homebush schoolteacher... Read more
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The Irish Times
Law firm defends use of charities to help hedge funds cut tax bills Matheson’s Medb Charitable Trust, Badb Charitable Trust and Eurydice Charitabl
Law firm defends use of charities to help hedge funds cut tax bills
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
Matheson’s Medb Charitable Trust, Badb Charitable Trust and Eurydice Charitable Trust own shares in Irish companies linked to global financial institutions The arrangements using... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Bern-ing LoveJeffcoat (left) and Allred had no background in politics before co-founding For
Bern-ing Love
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
Jeffcoat (left) and Allred had no background in politics before co-founding Fort Worth for Bernie Sanders. Thanks to Citizens United and lax rules governing political action committees, we all might as well get comfy and enjoy another seven-times-70... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesMARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Christopher Michael Jordan and Christina Marie DeAlba, bot
Lackawanna County Court Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
MARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Christopher Michael Jordan and Christina Marie DeAlba, both of Jermyn. ■ Kenneth Zayas-Gonzalez and Yeisha Liz Colon-Rivera, both of Taylor. ■ Margaret Lacey Woodrow and Ethan Elijah Houck, both of Scranton. ■ Kyle Reap and... Read more
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Marshall Independent
William JohnsonAVOCA - Services for William "Bill" Johnson, 77, of Avoca will be at 10:30 a.m.
William Johnson
Marshall Independent / Posted 6 days ago
AVOCA - Services for William "Bill" Johnson, 77, of Avoca will be at 10:30 a.m. today at the Faith Lutheran Church in Avoca. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial is at Faith Lutheran Cemetery in Avoca.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Three Suspects Arrested for VigilantismYesterday KwaMashu police arrested three suspects for murder, kidnapping and as
Three Suspects Arrested for Vigilantism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Yesterday KwaMashu police arrested three suspects for murder, kidnapping and assault GBH. It is alleged that on 20 August 2015 at about 12:30, Lungelo Gumede (22) and his friends were at Africa store in D section. They were approached by suspects who... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesMARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Jonathan David Lapera and Rita Catherine Munifo, both of A
Lackawanna County Court Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
MARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Jonathan David Lapera and Rita Catherine Munifo, both of Archbald. ■ Kenneth R. Jenks, Old Forge, and Sharon A. Swartz­trauber, Avoca. ■ Charles Edward Lubash and Nicole Elizabeth Parise, both of Greenfield Twp. ■ Mark Robert... Read more
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The Courier
Plan for Avoca railway buildings to be arts hubPyrenees Shire Council has thrown its support behind a plan to refurbish Avoca’
Plan for Avoca railway buildings to be arts hub
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Pyrenees Shire Council has thrown its support behind a plan to refurbish Avoca’s railway buildings. Avoca's next attraction: Vintage railway buildings are set to become an arts hub. Picture: Sally Wardlaw Pyrenees Shire Council has thrown its... Read more
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Queensland Times
'Need for Hygiene' Drive - Kingaroy QCWAImagine what it would be like not to be able to bathe without using soap or be
'Need for Hygiene' Drive - Kingaroy QCWA
Queensland Times / Posted 7 days ago
Imagine what it would be like not to be able to bathe without using soap or be able to brush your teeth. Yes, this is happening within our community. There are some among us who see that essential hygiene products we use every day as a luxury... Read more
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The Courier
Avoca railway buildings set to become arts hubPyrenees Shire Council has thrown its support behind a plan to refurbish Avoca’
Avoca railway buildings set to become arts hub
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Pyrenees Shire Council has thrown its support behind a plan to refurbish Avoca’s railway buildings. Avoca's next attraction: Vintage railway buildings are set to become an arts hub. Picture: Sally Wardlaw Pyrenees Shire Council has thrown its... Read more
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Northern Star
Surfers unite to stand up to suicideAN INAUGURAL Cabarita surf event to tackle youth suicide on the Tweed is going
Surfers unite to stand up to suicide
Northern Star / Posted 7 days ago
AN INAUGURAL Cabarita surf event to tackle youth suicide on the Tweed is going full steam ahead, with organisers proud that the single fin retro competition has attracted state-wide attention. Organiser Tina Rochford said Cabarita Beach Retro Youth... Read more
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News Mail
Minor traffic crash in AvocaA QAS spokeswoman confirmed it attended a minor crash at about 9.50am. A woman
Minor traffic crash in Avoca
News Mail / Posted 8 days ago
A QAS spokeswoman confirmed it attended a minor crash at about 9.50am. A woman was treated on scene for minor injuries. She was not transported to hospital. EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Mott St, Avoca. More... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
RecordsArrests Benton County Sheriff's Office • Taylor Bailey Morgan, 18, of 419 N.
Records
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Arrests Benton County Sheriff's Office • Taylor Bailey Morgan, 18, of 419 N. West End St. in Springdale was arrested Saturday in connection with filing a false report of criminal wrongdoing. She was being held Saturday on $1,500 bond in the Benton... Read more
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The Courier
Ballarat MHR Catherine King's maiden speechBallarat's new MHR Catherine King has addressed issues of childcare, asylum see
Ballarat MHR Catherine King's maiden speech
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Ballarat's new MHR Catherine King has addressed issues of childcare, asylum seekers and regional services in her maiden speech in the House of Representatives today. Mr Deputy Speaker and to the Member for Scullin may I congratulate you on your... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Lackawanna County Court NotesMARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Anthony Joseph Scarnato and Gabriella Marie Lucarelli, bot
Lackawanna County Court Notes
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
MARRIAGE LICENSES ■ Anthony Joseph Scarnato and Gabriella Marie Lucarelli, both of Old Forge. ■ Emily M. Carachilo and Marcus Allen Arthur, both of Carbondale. ■ Kyle Matthew Urbanowicz and Amanda Ashley Miller, both of Throop. PROPERTY... Read more
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The Irish Times
A little piece of Austria in Vermont Sweet spots and Scandinavian style in the classic New England countryside In
A little piece of Austria in Vermont
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
Sweet spots and Scandinavian style in the classic New England countryside In the rousing final scene of The Sound of Music, we leave the Von Trapp family, in a crescendo of capes, escaping over a mountain. How... Read more
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iol.co.za
Three held for killing alleged burglarFlickr.comThree men who allegedly severely beat up three alleged burglars, kill
Three held for killing alleged burglar
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Flickr.comThree men who allegedly severely beat up three alleged burglars, killing one in the process, have been arrested for murder, KwaZulu-Natal police said. Photo: Supplied Durban – Three men who allegedly severely beat up three alleged... Read more
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Daily Examiner
YOUR STORY: Proof shark nets are false sense of securityOp-Ed by Natalie Banks, National Shark Campaign Coordinator, Sea Shepherd Austr
YOUR STORY: Proof shark nets are false sense of security
Daily Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
Op-Ed by Natalie Banks, National Shark Campaign Coordinator, Sea Shepherd Australia An increase in shark activity in northern New South Wales, has seen authorities and communities grasping to understand what is going on, and how best to keep ocean... Read more
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Northern Star
YOUR STORY: Proof shark nets are false sense of securityOp-Ed by Natalie Banks, National Shark Campaign Coordinator, Sea Shepherd Austr
YOUR STORY: Proof shark nets are false sense of security
Northern Star / Posted 11 days ago
Op-Ed by Natalie Banks, National Shark Campaign Coordinator, Sea Shepherd Australia An increase in shark activity in northern New South Wales, has seen authorities and communities grasping to understand what is going on, and how best to keep ocean... Read more
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Weekly Times
Small Victorian butchers hit hard by PrimeSafe guidelinesSMALL Victorian butchers won’t have a future in five years time, according to D
Small Victorian butchers hit hard by PrimeSafe guidelines
Weekly Times / Posted 11 days ago
SMALL Victorian butchers won’t have a future in five years time, according to Duane Gibson, who runs Pyrenees Gourmet Butchers at Avoca. He said the state’s meat authority, PrimeSafe, made small butchers “jump through hoops” to complete the same... Read more
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News Mail
Bundaberg community events and happeningsBundaberg Pensioners League - hoy When: Fridays, 8.30-11.30am. Where: Pension
Bundaberg community events and happenings
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Bundaberg Pensioners League - hoy When: Fridays, 8.30-11.30am. Where: Pensioners League Hall, Post Office Lane. Cost: Entry $1, includes morning tea. Plus $1 a game. Contact: 4151 4370 between 8.30-11.30am Bundaberg Pensioners League -Bus... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
DFW Restaurant Week: From Clay to GraceThe Avoca coffee and chocolate pot de crème was thick and decadent. Photo by Br
DFW Restaurant Week: From Clay to Grace
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
The Avoca coffee and chocolate pot de crème was thick and decadent. Photo by Brian Hutson. I usually never partake in DFW Restaurant Week. As a reviewer, I try to seek out cuisine that readers can try themselves. Since the Restaurant Week menus are... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
72-Hour Rainfall Totals From Across KELOLANDAKRON 2.52 ALEXANDRIA 2.91 ALTON 4.21 ARCO 2 W 2.37 ARMOUR 4.6 W 1.52 ASTO
72-Hour Rainfall Totals From Across KELOLAND
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 12 days ago
AKRON 2.52 ALEXANDRIA 2.91 ALTON 4.21 ARCO 2 W 2.37 ARMOUR 4.6 W 1.52 ASTORIA 2.2 SSE 2.43 AVOCA 4.1 BONESTEEL 0.1 S 1.97 BRANDON 1 NNE 3.85 BRIDGEWATER 2.6 BROOKINGS 0.2 SSW 2.69 BROOKINGS 1.1 S 3.28 BROOKINGS 1.4 SW 3.28 BROOKINGS 2 NE... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Amid hoopla, Iowa voters remain coolDES MOINES, Iowa — What Iowa voters want most is for government to work. They’
Amid hoopla, Iowa voters remain cool
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 13 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa — What Iowa voters want most is for government to work. They’re not so much fuming as they are disappointed and disgusted with Washington and politicians. As a horde of White House hopefuls descends on their state, site of the first... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sidenotes: New singers wanted, library benefit, canine wedding, local band releases EPJessup to host annual wine festival Jessup Hose Company #2, Station 25, will h
Sidenotes: New singers wanted, library benefit, canine wedding, local band releases EP
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Jessup to host annual wine festival Jessup Hose Company #2, Station 25, will hold its 4th Annual Summer Wine Festival Saturday from noon until 6 p.m. The festival features wine from 12 Pennsylvania wineries and 10 food vendors and over 40... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sidenotes: Call for new singers, library benefit, canine wedding, local band releases EPSIDENOTES Jessup to host annual wine festival Jessup Hose Company #2, Station
Sidenotes: Call for new singers, library benefit, canine wedding, local band releases EP
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
SIDENOTES Jessup to host annual wine festival Jessup Hose Company #2, Station 25, will hold its 4th Annual Summer Wine Festival Saturday from noon until 6 p.m. The festival features wine from 12 Pennsylvania wineries and 10 food vendors and over... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sidenotes: REV Theatre Company and UNCNEPA collaborate for children’s show, Choral Society of NEPA calls for new singers, library holds benefit, canine wedding slated, local band releases EPSIDENOTES Jessup to host annual wine festival Jessup Hose Company #2, Station
Sidenotes: REV Theatre Company and UNCNEPA collaborate for children’s show, Choral Society of NEPA calls for new singers, library holds benefit, canine wedding slated, local band releases EP
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
SIDENOTES Jessup to host annual wine festival Jessup Hose Company #2, Station 25, will hold its 4th Annual Summer Wine Festival Saturday from noon until 6 p.m. The festival features wine from 12 Pennsylvania wineries and 10 food vendors and over... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Avoca chain confirms talks with buyers to sell business Restaurant and retail chain Avoca - which operates in Belfast - is now in exc
Avoca chain confirms talks with buyers to sell business
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Restaurant and retail chain Avoca - which operates in Belfast - is now in exclusive negotiations to sell the business, it is understood. The company has 11 outlets in Ireland, including its... Read more
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RallySport Magazine
Victorian Rally Championship returns this weekendThe Pyrenees is set to swell this coming weekend as the 2015 Maryborough Toyota
Victorian Rally Championship returns this weekend
RallySport Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
The Pyrenees is set to swell this coming weekend as the 2015 Maryborough Toyota George Derrick Pyrenees Rush and over 300 participants make their way into the region. Forty-two competitors are set to enter the event with a wide range of driver skill... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Town in western Iowa celebrates new pedestrian bridgeAVOCA, Iowa (AP) - A western Iowa community has celebrated the opening of a ped
Town in western Iowa celebrates new pedestrian bridge
KWWL Iowa / Posted 14 days ago
AVOCA, Iowa (AP) - A western Iowa community has celebrated the opening of a pedestrian bridge over the West Nishnabotna River. The Daily Nonpareil (http://bit.ly/1LeS3Og ) reports that the span opened in March and is the latest step in an effort to... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Town in western Iowa celebrates new pedestrian bridgeAVOCA, Iowa (AP) - A western Iowa community has celebrated the opening of a ped
Town in western Iowa celebrates new pedestrian bridge
KTTC Rochester / Posted 14 days ago
AVOCA, Iowa (AP) - A western Iowa community has celebrated the opening of a pedestrian bridge over the West Nishnabotna River. The Daily Nonpareil (http://bit.ly/1LeS3Og ) reports that the span opened in March and is the latest step in an effort to... Read more
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Horse and Hound
Medals for British showjumpers at youth EuropeansBritain’s young showjumpers have brought home a host of medals from the FEI Eur
Medals for British showjumpers at youth Europeans
Horse and Hound / Posted 14 days ago
Britain’s young showjumpers have brought home a host of medals from the FEI European Championships in Austria. Held in Wiener Neustadt from 10-16 August, the event included the junior, young rider and children on horses European Championships. The... Read more
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The Courier
New hope in Terry Floyd cold caseDaryl Floyd has received information which could help with his brother Terry Fl
New hope in Terry Floyd cold case
The Courier / Posted 15 days ago
Daryl Floyd has received information which could help with his brother Terry Floyd's cold case THANKFUL: Daryl Floyd was blown-away by the community's response on social media to help locate a van linked to his brother Terry Floyd's cold case.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WWI: Great uncles lucky to survive a night in the trenches - ABC Northern Tasmania - Australian Broadcasting Corporation By Fred Hoope
WWI: Great uncles lucky to survive a night in the trenches
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
- ABC Northern Tasmania - Australian Broadcasting Corporation By Fred Hooper: Multiplatform reporter Brothers from Avoca in north... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Local nonprofit I AM focuses on empowering individuals with spinal cord injuriesJoe Salva and Natalie Smirne grew up in towns miles apart. They attended differ
Local nonprofit I AM focuses on empowering individuals with spinal cord injuries
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Joe Salva and Natalie Smirne grew up in towns miles apart. They attended different schools and there’s a 13-year age gap that separates their life experience. But the two have plenty in common when it comes to the way they conquer each day as a... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Can-do spiritJoe Salva and Natalie Smirne grew up in towns miles apart. They attended differ
Can-do spirit
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Joe Salva and Natalie Smirne grew up in towns miles apart. They attended different schools and there’s a 13-year age gap that separates their life experience. But the two have plenty in common when it comes to the way they conquer each day as a... Read more
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The Courier
Pyrenees Shire to save on new lightsThe installation of new LED street lights will save the Pyrenees Shire Council
Pyrenees Shire to save on new lights
The Courier / Posted 16 days ago
The installation of new LED street lights will save the Pyrenees Shire Council money and reduce emissions. Let there be light: Pyrenees Shire councillor Michael O’Connor compares the new and old lights with Stan Pearce from Australian Powerline... Read more
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