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Farming Life
Ellie and Two Tone Toni seal victory at Glenpatrick Competitors travelled from all over Ireland for the latest Northern Region Ev
Ellie and Two Tone Toni seal victory at Glenpatrick
Farming Life / Posted 2 hours ago
Competitors travelled from all over Ireland for the latest Northern Region Event held this week in the picturesque setting of Glenpatrick, courtesy of The Megahey family. No effort was spared in... Read more
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Manning River Times
Mother's Day photo competition: winners announcedMe and my mummy enjoying our time together before she has my baby brother any d
Mother's Day photo competition: winners announced
Manning River Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Me and my mummy enjoying our time together before she has my baby brother any day now - Hamish Andrews, Lavington Thanks Mum, you're the best! I love you - Emma Bennett, Pinjarra Me, my mum and my sister - Beaniece Bolante, Bega Mummy I promise I... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Minor HockeyMAJOR ATOM AWoolwich Major Atom A defeated Burlington 5-4, Jan. 11. Goal scorer
Minor Hockey
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 12 hours ago
MAJOR ATOM AWoolwich Major Atom A defeated Burlington 5-4, Jan. 11. Goal scorers were Keagan Saunders, Johan Boehm (2), Sheldon Metzger and Connor Martin. Assists went to Noah Zeller, Jacob Uridil, Daniel Gallant (3), Martin, Mitch Waters and Metzger... Read more
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Acton Commentary
The Moral Dimension of Work“The moral foundation of political economy,” to use Lord Acton’s phrase, rests
The Moral Dimension of Work
Acton Commentary / Posted 21 hours ago
“The moral foundation of political economy,” to use Lord Acton’s phrase, rests on the connection of liberty with right, of right with duty, of duty with leisure and delight, and of all with transcendence. Our most unsettling economic problems are... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Flooding in 2014 caused 35-days worth of lost train journeysThe wet weather caused 510 trains to be cancelled and 6,519 to be delayed. It
Flooding in 2014 caused 35-days worth of lost train journeys
Reading Evening Post / Posted 23 hours ago
The wet weather caused 510 trains to be cancelled and 6,519 to be delayed. It was the worst single incident to affect trains in the entire country over the past three years in terms of the total delays it brought. The flooding was the worst in... Read more
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London24
London’s Walkie Talkie building named ‘worst in the UK’ 13:51 02 September 2015 A view of London including the 'ugliest building in
London’s Walkie Talkie building named ‘worst in the UK’
London24 / Posted yesterday
13:51 02 September 2015 A view of London including the 'ugliest building in the UK', the Walkie Talkie (on the left) (Picture: PA Images) The City of London skyscraper nicknamed the Walkie... Read more
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Farming Life
Texel averages rise at WorcesterThis week’s English National Sale, Worcester, saw trade hit a high of 10,000gns
Texel averages rise at Worcester
Farming Life / Posted yesterday
This week’s English National Sale, Worcester, saw trade hit a high of 10,000gns and both pedigree and commercial buyers in bidding mood as they sought out the best available genetics for this year’s tupping season. Texel Society chief executive John... Read more
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Daily Mirror
UK's ugliest buildings revealed in national awardsThe UK's worst buildings have been revealed and London's Walkie Talkie skyscrap
UK's ugliest buildings revealed in national awards
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
The UK's worst buildings have been revealed and London's Walkie Talkie skyscraper has taken out the top prize. The 37-storey office tower has won the annual Carbuncle Cup, an award given out by Building Design magazine for worst building of the... Read more
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guardian-series
YMCA 'misses out' on ugliest building awardA Walthamstow building has “missed out” being crowned one of the ugliest buildi
YMCA 'misses out' on ugliest building award
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
A Walthamstow building has “missed out” being crowned one of the ugliest buildings in Britain. Known as the wooden spoon for architecture the Carbuncle Cup was scooped by 20 Fenchurch Street better known as the Walkie Talkie building in central... Read more
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Evening Standard
Walkie-Talkie skyscraper named as Britain's ugliest buildingThe Walkie Talkie has been crowned Britain’s ugliest building after scooping th
Walkie-Talkie skyscraper named as Britain's ugliest building
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
The Walkie Talkie has been crowned Britain’s ugliest building after scooping the 2015 Carbuncle Cup. Last week the 37-storey building, officially named 20 Fenchurch Street, was shortlisted for the award after receiving the most... Read more
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Independent
Walkie Talkie building named 'worst in the UK'The office building, designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, is nicknamed the Walk
Walkie Talkie building named 'worst in the UK'
Independent / Posted yesterday
The office building, designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, is nicknamed the Walkie Talkie building due to its similarity to the old-school device. It is also referred to as the ‘Pint glass’ due to its shape and status as “the building with more up... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Land bank won’t ask for bigger cut of delinquent taxes for nowMembers of the Butler County Land Bank agreed this week that it’s too soon to b
Land bank won’t ask for bigger cut of delinquent taxes for now
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
Members of the Butler County Land Bank agreed this week that it’s too soon to bump up the percentage of delinquent tax money being funneled into the blight-eliminating program, despite growing interest from local communities. Board member Dan Acton... Read more
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The Signal
Metrolink will have limited service on Labor DayLOS ANGELES - In observance of Labor Day, no trains will operate on any Metroli
Metrolink will have limited service on Labor Day
The Signal / Posted yesterday
LOS ANGELES - In observance of Labor Day, no trains will operate on any Metrolink line Monday, Sept. 7, with the exception of limited bus service on the Antelope Valley Line. Due to multiple track projects, there will be no rail service on the... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Brondesbury still in the promotion hunt ahead of final weekendRob Nelson took a key wicket for Brondesbury as they got a winning draw against
Brondesbury still in the promotion hunt ahead of final weekend
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted yesterday
Rob Nelson took a key wicket for Brondesbury as they got a winning draw against Enfield. Pic: Paolo Minoli Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Brondesbury’s six-match winning run was ended by... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Brondesbury still in the promotion hunt ahead of final weekend 15:38 01 September 2015 Rob Nelson took a key wicket for Brondesbury as they
Brondesbury still in the promotion hunt ahead of final weekend
The Ham&High Network / Posted yesterday
15:38 01 September 2015 Rob Nelson took a key wicket for Brondesbury as they got a winning draw against Enfield. Pic: Paolo Minoli Brondesbury’s six-match winning run was ended by... Read more
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guardian-series
Walthamstow building nominated for 'ugly' awardA Walthamstow building has been shortlisted for an award, that many would be ke
Walthamstow building nominated for 'ugly' award
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
A Walthamstow building has been shortlisted for an award, that many would be keen not to win. Known as the wooden spoon for architecture the Carbuncle Cup is awarded to the ‘ugliest’ buildings in Britain. The extension to the Waltham Forest YMCA in... Read more
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Londonist
What's The Weirdest Thing You've Seen Carried On The Tube?The tube is an odd place at the best of times. Londoners from all walks of life
What's The Weirdest Thing You've Seen Carried On The Tube?
Londonist / Posted yesterday
The tube is an odd place at the best of times. Londoners from all walks of life can be seen going about their business. When they bring their prized possessions with them, however, things get really strange. Recently, we asked our Facebook followers... Read more
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Canberra Times
Civic shop owners feel left out of Canberra revampsShop owners in City Walk, Garema Place and Petrie Place say the area has been n
Civic shop owners feel left out of Canberra revamps
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Shop owners in City Walk, Garema Place and Petrie Place say the area has been neglected as newly buoyant areas like Braddon draw people, and resources, away. "It's like there's a house party, but there's so many different rooms no one knows where... Read more
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Londonist
Tour London Transport Museum's Depot And Heathrow Express Depot In One DayLondonist is the proud media partner of London Transport Museum's Transported b
Tour London Transport Museum's Depot And Heathrow Express Depot In One Day
Londonist / Posted 2 days ago
Londonist is the proud media partner of London Transport Museum's Transported by Design season. Vintage buses at the London Transport Museum's Acton Depot. Modern planes and vintage buses: for the first time next month, you can visit both London... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Businesses, workers angry over extended paid parking in CanberraExtended paid parking in Canberra's CBD to make 'life difficult' for businesses
Businesses, workers angry over extended paid parking in Canberra
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Extended paid parking in Canberra's CBD to make 'life difficult' for businesses, workers Small business owners say extended parking charges in Canberra's CBD will hurt their workers and their bottom lines. From today motorists parking in... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Workers' Credit Union beefs up senior teamFITCHBURG -- Workers' Credit Union has bulked up its management team with two n
Workers' Credit Union beefs up senior team
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
FITCHBURG -- Workers' Credit Union has bulked up its management team with two new senior positions, after CEO Doug Peterson and members of the board of directors determined that a deeper bench was a key ingredient for longer-term planning. "We've... Read more
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indieWIRE
'Show Me a Hero' Parts 5 and 6 Reframe the Argument With a Sobering FinaleReview: Promises were made and kept in the final two hours of Paul Haggis and
'Show Me a Hero' Parts 5 and 6 Reframe the Argument With a Sobering Finale
indieWIRE / Posted 3 days ago
Review: Promises were made and kept in the final two hours of Paul Haggis and David Simon's complex tragedy. "Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy." F. Scott... Read more
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Canberra Times
Power lines down on Macarthur AvenueA number of inner north suburbs were without power Monday morning after power l
Power lines down on Macarthur Avenue
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
A number of inner north suburbs were without power Monday morning after power lines tumbled down in O'Connor. An Emergency Services Agency spokeswoman said the lines fell down at the Macarthur Avenue and Pedder Street intersection just before 9am,... Read more
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BBC News
Chris Ward: The PR boss who works from coffee shops - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Chris Ward: The PR boss who works from coffee shops
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Chris Ward: The PR boss who works from coffee... Read more
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Boston Herald
Master scheduleACTON-BOXBOROSEPT. 11 – Chelmsford, 7 SEPT. 18 – at North Andover, 7 SEPT. 25
Master schedule
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
ACTON-BOXBOROSEPT. 11 – Chelmsford, 7 SEPT. 18 – at North Andover, 7 SEPT. 25 – Concord-Carlisle, 7 OCT. 2 – at Waltham, 7 OCT. 9 – Newton South, 7 OCT. 16 – at Cambride, 7 OCT. 23 – Lincoln-Sudbury, 7 NOV. 26 – at Westford Academy,... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Sunday: The Risks of going for a better deal with Iran, How to fight Israel haters on campusesForeign Ministers from the P5+1 nations, the European Union, and Iran, Photo by
Sunday: The Risks of going for a better deal with Iran, How to fight Israel haters on campuses
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
Foreign Ministers from the P5+1 nations, the European Union, and Iran, Photo by U.S. State Department James Acton, co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment, takes a look at the risks of going for a better deal with... Read more
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Orange County Register
America getting its groove backTen years ago this week, television journalist Anderson Cooper was denied permi
America getting its groove back
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
Ten years ago this week, television journalist Anderson Cooper was denied permission to embed with first responders looking for Hurricane Katrina survivors. So CNN’s intrepid news crew rented a boat and went looking for victims and rescued someone... Read more
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The Signal
Officials dedicate new Vasquez High School campus in ActonThey say good things come to those who wait, and, on Saturday, a hefty crowd ex
Officials dedicate new Vasquez High School campus in Acton
The Signal / Posted 4 days ago
They say good things come to those who wait, and, on Saturday, a hefty crowd experienced that firsthand at the dedication ceremony for the new Vasquez High School campus in Acton. For more than a decade, high school students in the small Acton-Agua... Read more
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Evening Standard
Walkie-Talkie nominated for title of Britain's ugliest new buildingThe Walkie -Talkie could be crowned Britain’s ugliest new building after toppin
Walkie-Talkie nominated for title of Britain's ugliest new building
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
The Walkie -Talkie could be crowned Britain’s ugliest new building after topping a shortlist for the annual Carbuncle Cup. The City skyscraper, officially known as 20 Fenchurch Street, received the most nominsations out of six buildings shortlisted... Read more
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Londonist
Mapped: London's Breweries And Brewpubs By BoroughOur guide to every single brewery and brewpub in the capital. London's beer sce
Mapped: London's Breweries And Brewpubs By Borough
Londonist / Posted 5 days ago
Our guide to every single brewery and brewpub in the capital. London's beer scene is growing rapidly, and we'll try to keep on top of it. Email any updates to will@londonist.com First published 16 February 2015; updated 22 June 2015 What is it? Edo... Read more
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Lowell Sun
'Micky Ward Circle' deserves attention from city It was a cold, bright morning and Micky Ward was cringing. The former world b
'Micky Ward Circle' deserves attention from city
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
It was a cold, bright morning and Micky Ward was cringing. The former world boxing champion was in the spotlight, an uncomfortable spot for a guy who never sought attention. Politicians hailed his... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Mountain Lion Tranquilized After Auto Body Shop VisitA mountain lion was tranquilized after it hid under a truck at an auto body sho
Mountain Lion Tranquilized After Auto Body Shop Visit
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
A mountain lion was tranquilized after it hid under a truck at an auto body shop in Acton on Friday. The California Department of Fish and Game was called just before 9 a.m. about a big cat under a truck at an auto body shop at the 400 block of... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Fitchburg library offers free and discounted passesFITCHBURG — Do you know that the Fitchburg Public Library has free and discount
Fitchburg library offers free and discounted passes
Leominster Champion / Posted 5 days ago
FITCHBURG — Do you know that the Fitchburg Public Library has free and discounted passes to many of the places you visit? Passes for places of interest for any age from Worcester to Fitchburg to Boston, and points in between, have been provided by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unification Origins of Nigerian Corruption"The Federal Military Government hereby decrees as follows: Subject to the prov
Unification Origins of Nigerian Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
"The Federal Military Government hereby decrees as follows: Subject to the provisions of this Decree, Nigeria shall on 24th May 1966 (in this decree referred to as 'the appointed day') cease to be a Federation and shall accordingly as from that day... Read more
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express
Terror suspect who fled Britain in burkha free to return after Government ABANDONS chargesTheresa May has lost her battle against terror suspect Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed
Terror suspect who fled Britain in burkha free to return after Government ABANDONS charges
express / Posted 5 days ago
Theresa May has lost her battle against terror suspect Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed They had been tracking the 29-year-old over suspicions that he received training and fought overseas for notorious terror group al Shabaab, which is linked to Al... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Evelyn J. Musolf (Laakso)DAVISON, MI. - Evelyn J Musolf (Laakso) passed away on Saturday August 22, 2015
Evelyn J. Musolf (Laakso)
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
DAVISON, MI. - Evelyn J Musolf (Laakso) passed away on Saturday August 22, 2015 at the age of 80, Daughter of John & Aili Laakso Survived by Husband Donald Musolf, Davison Mi, Daughter and Son in law Bonnie & Steve Lecki, Davisburg MI, Son and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberrans forced to pay as late-night parking fees ramped up in CivicDrivers will be slugged with late-night parking fees in Civic from September 1.
Canberrans forced to pay as late-night parking fees ramped up in Civic
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
Drivers will be slugged with late-night parking fees in Civic from September 1. Photo: Jeffrey Chan Canberrans will have to pay more for a night out and small businesses could suffer as the ACT government ramps up evening fees at carparks in the... Read more
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Marie Claire
London's Most Instagrammable BreakfastsIf you didn�t Instagram your breakfast, did it ever really happen? Nowadays br
London's Most Instagrammable Breakfasts
Marie Claire / Posted 5 days ago
If you didn�t Instagram your breakfast, did it ever really happen? Nowadays breakfast isn't just the best meal of the day, it's the best meal ticket to getting a killer Instagram following too. So, in the spirit of generosity, we've put together a... Read more
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Farming Life
Lucy delivers terrific treble at Tullymurry The Turley family pulled out all stops to ensure that every competitor at the
Lucy delivers terrific treble at Tullymurry
Farming Life / Posted 6 days ago
The Turley family pulled out all stops to ensure that every competitor at the recent Northern Region Event had a memorable and successful day at Tullymurry. The Co Down venue was swathed in sunshine for... Read more
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Roll Call
Papal Popularity | Commentary When Pope Francis visits the United States in September it will
Papal Popularity
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
| Commentary When Pope Francis visits the United States in September it will be first time Jorge Bergoglio will visit these shores. But on the return flight from Latin America last month, the pope already gave some insight into... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list
Prospect Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and peerages lists for 2015. Here are the names in full: The Queen has been graciously pleased to signify Her intention of conferring the following Honours upon the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in CanberraA still from the banned documentary Gayby Baby. Canberrans will have the chanc
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in Canberra
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
A still from the banned documentary Gayby Baby. Canberrans will have the chance to meet the makers of Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from NSW schools, when the film screens in the ACT next month. NSW... Read more
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WA Today
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in CanberraA still from the banned documentary Gayby Baby. Canberrans will have the chanc
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in Canberra
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
A still from the banned documentary Gayby Baby. Canberrans will have the chance to meet the makers of Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from NSW schools, when the film screens in the ACT next month. NSW... Read more
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The Age
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in CanberraA still from the banned documentary Gayby Baby. Canberrans will have the chanc
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in Canberra
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
A still from the banned documentary Gayby Baby. Canberrans will have the chance to meet the makers of Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from NSW schools, when the film screens in the ACT next month. NSW... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in CanberraA still from the banned documentary Gayby Baby. Canberrans will have the chanc
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in Canberra
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
A still from the banned documentary Gayby Baby. Canberrans will have the chance to meet the makers of Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from NSW schools, when the film screens in the ACT next month. NSW... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Firms land super sewer work The so-called 'super sewer', which will take seven years to build, will remov
Firms land super sewer work
Investors Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
The so-called 'super sewer', which will take seven years to build, will remove a large amount of the 39m tonnes of untreated sewage discharged into the river Thames each year. The 25km tunnel, which will run between Acton... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in CanberraGayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in Canberra
Daily Liberal / Posted 7 days ago
Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from NSW schools, is to screen in Canberra. Canberrans will have the chance to meet the makers of Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned... Read more
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The Border Mail
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in CanberraGayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in Canberra
The Border Mail / Posted 7 days ago
Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from NSW schools, is to screen in Canberra. Canberrans will have the chance to meet the makers of Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned... Read more
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The Courier
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in CanberraGayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in Canberra
The Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from NSW schools, is to screen in Canberra. Canberrans will have the chance to meet the makers of Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in CanberraGayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from
Gayby Baby documentary to screen in Canberra
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 days ago
Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned from NSW schools, is to screen in Canberra. Canberrans will have the chance to meet the makers of Gayby Baby, the documentary about same-sex parents controversially banned... Read more
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