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Daily Mail
Could a harmless bacteria be key to stopping Zika?causes babies to have small heads. It has contributed to an increase in cases
Could a harmless bacteria be key to stopping Zika?
Daily Mail / Posted 11 minutes ago
causes babies to have small heads. It has contributed to an increase in cases of a neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome. There are not yet any approved Zika virus vaccines or antiviral medications, and ongoing mosquito control... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Ask a Doc: Afraid of Zika? Follow these tips to protect yourself from mysterious virusinfected with the Zika virus. You may become infected and not show symptoms. Q
Ask a Doc: Afraid of Zika? Follow these tips to protect yourself from mysterious virus
The Arizona Republic / Posted 16 minutes ago
infected with the Zika virus. You may become infected and not show symptoms. Q: Does Zika cause microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome? A: Microcephaly is an abnormally small head. Zika does cause microcephaly and brain damage in a fetus. There... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Wolbachia bacterium can prevent mosquitoes from transmitting Zika virusfetuses, including microcephaly, and has contributed to an uptick in cases of a
Wolbachia bacterium can prevent mosquitoes from transmitting Zika virus
News-Medical-Net / Posted an hour ago
fetuses, including microcephaly, and has contributed to an uptick in cases of a neurological disorder called Guillain-Barre syndrome. There are not yet any approved Zika virus vaccines or antiviral medications, and ongoing mosquito control... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Showers, thunderstorms laterbus schedules are available at www.coltsbus.com. All flights appear to be arri
Showers, thunderstorms later
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
bus schedules are available at www.coltsbus.com. All flights appear to be arriving and departing on time on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport website this morning. Updated flight information is available at:... Read more
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New York Post
Mom of overdosed daughter calls gun-toting trio ‘heroes’heroes, not convicts. If I ever get to see them or meet them, I’d thank them,”
Mom of overdosed daughter calls gun-toting trio ‘heroes’
New York Post / Posted 3 hours ago
heroes, not convicts. If I ever get to see them or meet them, I’d thank them,” Powell told The Citizens’ Voice of Wilkes-Barre. Powell said she believes her daughter was given a lethal dose of heroin. She said she had warned her daughter about... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
SLU researchers receive federal grant to study Zika virusin infants of women who are infected during pregnancy. In others infected with
SLU researchers receive federal grant to study Zika virus
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 hours ago
in infants of women who are infected during pregnancy. In others infected with Zika virus, it also can lead to a Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare nerve disorder that starts with tingling in the hands or feet that can progress to short- or long-term... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Ortega eyes reunion with Penslooming and questions about what his next step in hockey will be, Austin Ortega
Ortega eyes reunion with Pens
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
looming and questions about what his next step in hockey will be, Austin Ortega has been keeping tabs on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Ortega and his former Mavericks linemate and current Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguin Jake Guentzel... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
TGIF: your guide to area meetings and events2016 MEMBERS' EXHIBITION: with music by Static in the Attic, AFA Gallery, 514 L
TGIF: your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
2016 MEMBERS' EXHIBITION: with music by Static in the Attic, AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave. SPACE BORN, WORKS BY ERIN BARRETT: Ale Mary’s, 126 Franklin Ave. FUSION ART: works by Mike Frenchko; with music by Dustin Switzer, Bar Pazzo, 131 N.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wilkes-Barre plaza gets new buffet tenantArticle Tools New buffet opening in W-B WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A new buffet res
Wilkes-Barre plaza gets new buffet tenant
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
Article Tools New buffet opening in W-B WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A new buffet restaurant will open at the East End Centre where Old Country Buffet closed in March. A sign outside the closed restaurant says Harvest Buffet is coming soon. Construction... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Previous visits to the area by Hillary Clinton and Joe BidenJill Biden, and the Clintons. An estimated 6,000 people were in attendance. Ap
Previous visits to the area by Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
Jill Biden, and the Clintons. An estimated 6,000 people were in attendance. April 23, 2010: Mr. Biden flew into the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport to speak at a campaign event for then-U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter. Oct. 10, 2010: Mr. Biden... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, July 1, 2016at turn, banquet at the Knights Council Home, hole-in-one contest for a 2016 Ni
Community Events Listings, July 1, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
at turn, banquet at the Knights Council Home, hole-in-one contest for a 2016 Nissan Rouge from Ken Pollock Nissan in Wilkes-Barre, to register ($80, $320/foursome) stop by the Council Home, 55 S. Main St.; sponsor, foursome forms... Read more
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FOX News
Overdose victim's mom says tunnel suspects 'heroes' for rescue attemptnot convicts. If I ever get to see them or meet them, I'd thank them," Mandy Po
Overdose victim's mom says tunnel suspects 'heroes' for rescue attempt
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
not convicts. If I ever get to see them or meet them, I'd thank them," Mandy Powell told The Citizens' Voice of Wilkes-Barre. Powell said she believes her daughter, 20-year-old Sierra Schmidt, was given a lethal dose of heroin. She said she... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
New buffet to open at Old Country siteWILKES-BARRE TWP. — A new buffet restaurant will open at East End Centre where
New buffet to open at Old Country site
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A new buffet restaurant will open at East End Centre where Old Country Buffet was located until it closed in March. Construction should start soon for Harvest Buffet, which will include Chinese, Japanese and American food. It... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Judge to decide Garcia’s fateWILKES-BARRE — Oscar Lozano Garcia killed his lover, which even his attorney ac
Judge to decide Garcia’s fate
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 hours ago
WILKES-BARRE — Oscar Lozano Garcia killed his lover, which even his attorney acknowledged, but a judge will decide if he planned the murder. President Judge Richard Hughes of Luzerne County Court said he would wait at least a night before issuing a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Crestwood SD escapes brunt of budget battlesavings came in the areas of staff attrition, cyber/charter school tuition reim
Crestwood SD escapes brunt of budget battle
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 hours ago
savings came in the areas of staff attrition, cyber/charter school tuition reimbursement, funding for the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center, refinancing adjustments, liability insurance and other operational... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Sayles joins national boardBARRE � Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles was recently appointed to a two-year t
Sayles joins national board
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
BARRE � Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles was recently appointed to a two-year term on the board of directors of Feeding America, a nationwide organization. He currently serves on the Feeding America Policy Engagement and Advocacy Committee, which... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
2 Mahoning women test positive for ZikaSweeney said. Zika is associated with birth defects, such as babies being born
2 Mahoning women test positive for Zika
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 8 hours ago
Sweeney said. Zika is associated with birth defects, such as babies being born with small heads, and with Guillain-Barre syndrome, which attacks the immune system and can cause paralysis. “Residents who travel to countries where the Zika... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
CC Sabathia's next start pushed back a dayrather than Sunday’s interleague matchup against the Padres in San Diego. Chad
CC Sabathia's next start pushed back a day
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 hours ago
rather than Sunday’s interleague matchup against the Padres in San Diego. Chad Green will be recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to pitch Sunday. “We’ve moved CC so he doesn’t have to bat [and possibly run the bases],” said manager Joe Girardi.... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
OD victim's mom: Tunnel suspects 'heroes' for rescue attempthas identified her daughter, 20-year-old Sierra Schmitt, as the overdose victim
OD victim's mom: Tunnel suspects 'heroes' for rescue attempt
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 11 hours ago
has identified her daughter, 20-year-old Sierra Schmitt, as the overdose victim. She tells The Citizens' Voice of Wilkes-Barre (http://bit.ly/29eK4Xd ), "They are heroes, not convicts." Information from: The Citizens' Voice,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Barrand Wins N.E. Women's Amwas winner of the Legend division (age 65+). Reggie Parker (Ekwanok) placed sec
Barrand Wins N.E. Women's Am
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 hours ago
was winner of the Legend division (age 65+). Reggie Parker (Ekwanok) placed second, and Kathy Kemp of Country Club of Barre was fourth. Pam Kuong of Massachusetts won the Senior division (age 50+) in a 4-hole play-off against Lisa McGill of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penguins investing in Euros as Swedes, Finns claim key roster spotsdefensive prospects at this week's development camp has been Lukas Bengtsson, a
Penguins investing in Euros as Swedes, Finns claim key roster spots
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
defensive prospects at this week's development camp has been Lukas Bengtsson, a 22-year-old free agent who joined Wilkes-Barre/Scranton late this spring after tallying 14 points in 30 games with Frolunda in Sweden's top professional... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penguins notebook: Murray sets bar high for goalie prospectsare coming off a championship season due in large part to the contributions of
Penguins notebook: Murray sets bar high for goalie prospects
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
are coming off a championship season due in large part to the contributions of players who were called up from Wilkes-Barre. In development camp, they have a player who actually comes from Wilkes-Barre. CJ Yakimowicz, a physical 6-foot-2,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Rio will be safest place in world for athletes: USOCin babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific c
Rio will be safest place in world for athletes: USOC
Reuters Sports News / Posted 13 hours ago
in babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific consensus that Zika can also cause Guillain-Barre, a rare neurological syndrome that causes temporary paralysis in adults. "For the most part, the information has not... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rio will be safest place in world for athletes: USOCin babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific c
Rio will be safest place in world for athletes: USOC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 hours ago
in babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific consensus that Zika can also cause Guillain-Barre, a rare neurological syndrome that causes temporary paralysis in adults. "For the most part, the information has not... Read more
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Philly.com
OD victim's mom: Tunnel suspects 'heroes' for rescue attemptheroes, not convicts. If I ever get to see them or meet them, I'd thank them,"
OD victim's mom: Tunnel suspects 'heroes' for rescue attempt
Philly.com / Posted 13 hours ago
heroes, not convicts. If I ever get to see them or meet them, I'd thank them," Powell told The Citizens' Voice of Wilkes-Barre (http://bit.ly/29eK4Xd). Powell said she believes her daughter was given a lethal dose of heroin. She said she had... Read more
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The Star
Rio will be safest place in world for athletes - USOCin babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific c
Rio will be safest place in world for athletes - USOC
The Star / Posted 13 hours ago
in babies. The World Health Organisation has said there is strong scientific consensus that Zika can also cause Guillain-Barre, a rare neurological syndrome that causes temporary paralysis in adults. "For the most part, the information has not... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
OD victim's mom: Tunnel suspects 'heroes' for rescue attempthas identified her daughter, 20-year-old Sierra Schmitt, as the overdose victim
OD victim's mom: Tunnel suspects 'heroes' for rescue attempt
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 15 hours ago
has identified her daughter, 20-year-old Sierra Schmitt, as the overdose victim. She tells The Citizens' Voice of Wilkes-Barre (http://bit.ly/29eK4Xd ), "They are heroes, not convicts." Information from: The Citizens' Voice,... Read more
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BC Local News
Fitness-class donations to benefit lung associationThe Semiahmoo Peninsula resident has partnered with Barre Fitness South Surrey
Fitness-class donations to benefit lung association
BC Local News / Posted 16 hours ago
The Semiahmoo Peninsula resident has partnered with Barre Fitness South Surrey (30-2443 161A St.), and beginning July 3, all proceeds from Sunday by-donation introductory classes will be donated to the BC Lung Association. Since the start of the... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Fitness-class donations to benefit lung associationThe Semiahmoo Peninsula resident has partnered with Barre Fitness South Surrey
Fitness-class donations to benefit lung association
Peace Arch News / Posted 16 hours ago
The Semiahmoo Peninsula resident has partnered with Barre Fitness South Surrey (30-2443 161A St.), and beginning July 3, all proceeds from Sunday by-donation introductory classes will be donated to the BC Lung Association. Since the start of the... Read more
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The Express-Times
OD victim's mother praises Holland Tunnel trio's 'mission': reportmother of Jenea Patterson, the teenager who was the target of the trio's rescue
OD victim's mother praises Holland Tunnel trio's 'mission': report
The Express-Times / Posted 17 hours ago
mother of Jenea Patterson, the teenager who was the target of the trio's rescue attempt, declined to answer the Wilkes-Barre paper's questions about her daughter. The trio are each being held on $75,000 bail. Cramsey and Smith tried again... Read more
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examiner.com
'The Young and the Restless' Spoilers: Billy is a rat and Devon is a princeO'Brien has followed the Philadelphia Phillies since the 1970s. He began his pr
'The Young and the Restless' Spoilers: Billy is a rat and Devon is a prince
examiner.com / Posted 18 hours ago
O'Brien has followed the Philadelphia Phillies since the 1970s. He began his professional career in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons' front office (the Philadelphia Phillies former Triple-A affiliate) and also worked as a freelance sports... Read more
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RTE News
Leona Maguire: Olympics worth 5% Zika riskhis concerns over the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus which has been linked
Leona Maguire: Olympics worth 5% Zika risk
RTE News / Posted 18 hours ago
his concerns over the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus which has been linked to defects in newborn babies and Guillain-Barre, a rare neurological syndrome that causes temporary paralysis in adults. “I’d give my right arm to go to Rio to get... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
County’s punctual audit a first under home rule charterArticle Tools WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County has an unqualified, on-time audit
County’s punctual audit a first under home rule charter
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 hours ago
Article Tools WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County has an unqualified, on-time audit for the first time since adopting home rule government, officials said Tuesday. Brian Swetz, head of the budget and finance department, discussed the final draft of the... Read more
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ajc.com
From workout to workplace: A guide to Atlanta's luxe locker roomsThe ultimate guide to college fitness centers in Georgia Exhale's midtown loca
From workout to workplace: A guide to Atlanta's luxe locker rooms
ajc.com / Posted 19 hours ago
The ultimate guide to college fitness centers in Georgia Exhale's midtown location, which offers nationally-acclaimed barre, yoga and cardio classes as well as a full gym, doesn't take the spa part lightly. Decompress in the steam room after a... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
First cases of Zika reported in Mahoning Countyuncommon. However, there is an association between Zika virus and certain birth
First cases of Zika reported in Mahoning County
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 20 hours ago
uncommon. However, there is an association between Zika virus and certain birth defects, such as microcephaly, and Guillain-Barre, a condition that attacks the immune system and can cause paralysis. “Residents who travel to countries where the Zika... Read more
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Times News
Carbon court newsGannon, 289 Evergreen Road, Albrightsville, seeking $694.42. Bill owed UniFir
Carbon court news
Times News / Posted 20 hours ago
Gannon, 289 Evergreen Road, Albrightsville, seeking $694.42. Bill owed UniFirst Corporation, 1072 Hanover St., Wilkes-Barre, filed a civil action against Jared Hoffman, individually and trading as All Points Towing, 136 Smith Road, Jim... Read more
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Times News
Police: Homeless man found dead was stabbedstab wounds. Authorities described him as homeless and said they didn’t know ho
Police: Homeless man found dead was stabbed
Times News / Posted 20 hours ago
stab wounds. Authorities described him as homeless and said they didn’t know how long his body had been there. The (Wilkes-Barre) Times Leader said he was interviewed in 2012 and had been living in a camp in Kirby Park near the Susquehanna River,... Read more
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The China Post
New Zika diagnostics needed for babies: researchers— a shrinking of the brain and skull — in babies, and to rare adult-onset neuro
New Zika diagnostics needed for babies: researchers
The China Post / Posted 20 hours ago
— a shrinking of the brain and skull — in babies, and to rare adult-onset neurological problems such as Guillain-Barre Syndrome, which can result in paralysis and death. In an outbreak that started last year, about 1.5 million people have... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area entertainment and eventsOLD FASHIONED FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION: Monday. Kirby Park, Kingston. Free. 5
Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
OLD FASHIONED FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION: Monday. Kirby Park, Kingston. Free. 570-208-4240 or wilkes-barre.pa.us. FIREWORKS DISPLAY: Monday. Hurricane Hills Sports Center, Clifford. FIREWORKS DISPLAY: Monday. Montrose Area... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Nearly 3 Million Vehicles Expected on Pa. Turnpike Over July 4 Holidayis being completely replaced. Delays and heavy traffic are expected between the
Nearly 3 Million Vehicles Expected on Pa. Turnpike Over July 4 Holiday
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 21 hours ago
is being completely replaced. Delays and heavy traffic are expected between the Pocono Interchange, Exit 95, and the Wilkes Barre Interchange, Exit 105. To report an accident or other emergencies on the PA Turnpike, dial *11 on your mobile phone.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Death of Wilkes-Barre woman, which prompted John Cramsey's 'rescue' mission, still under investigationGLEN LYON — The suspected overdose death of a Wilkes-Barre woman prompted a res
Death of Wilkes-Barre woman, which prompted John Cramsey's 'rescue' mission, still under investigation
The Morning Call / Posted 22 hours ago
GLEN LYON — The suspected overdose death of a Wilkes-Barre woman prompted a rescue mission that made national headlines last week when three Pennsylvania residents attempted to enter New York City with an arsenal of weapons. Mandy Powell, 38, of... Read more
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ESPN
McIlroy: Olympics not the 'pinnacle' for golfershis concerns over the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus which has been linked
McIlroy: Olympics not the 'pinnacle' for golfers
ESPN / Posted yesterday
his concerns over the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne virus which has been linked to defects in newborn babies and Guillain-Barre, a rare neurological syndrome that causes temporary paralysis in adults. Speaking ahead of the Open de France at Le... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Fog will fade, sun will shinebus schedules are available at www.coltsbus.com. All flights appear to be arri
Fog will fade, sun will shine
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
bus schedules are available at www.coltsbus.com. All flights appear to be arriving and departing on time on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport website this morning. Updated flight information is available at:... Read more
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Evening Standard
These bloggers can tell you the hot postcodes to move to in LondonIs it the first flat white sold? A new boxing-barre fusion class? Or the openin
These bloggers can tell you the hot postcodes to move to in London
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Is it the first flat white sold? A new boxing-barre fusion class? Or the opening — at long last — of Crossrail? Country folk may look out for summer’s first swallow but in London these are the markers of a changing habitat. It’s the job of the local... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Top China golfer Feng not to allow Zika fears ruin Rio dreamrapidly in the Americas, can cause crippling defects in babies and has been lin
Top China golfer Feng not to allow Zika fears ruin Rio dream
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
rapidly in the Americas, can cause crippling defects in babies and has been linked to the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre in adults. Even though pregnant women appear to be most vulnerable to the virus, Ladies Professional Golf Association... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Top China golfer Feng not to allow Zika fears ruin Rio dreamrapidly in the Americas, can cause crippling defects in babies and has been lin
Top China golfer Feng not to allow Zika fears ruin Rio dream
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
rapidly in the Americas, can cause crippling defects in babies and has been linked to the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre in adults. Even though pregnant women appear to be most vulnerable to the virus, Ladies Professional Golf Association... Read more
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The Star
Top China golfer Feng not to allow Zika fears ruin Rio dreamrapidly in the Americas, can cause crippling defects in babies and has been lin
Top China golfer Feng not to allow Zika fears ruin Rio dream
The Star / Posted yesterday
rapidly in the Americas, can cause crippling defects in babies and has been linked to the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre in adults. Even though pregnant women appear to be most vulnerable to the virus, Ladies Professional Golf Association... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Dead girl’s mother praises would-be rescuers in N.J.Article Tools GLEN LYON — The suspected overdose death of a Wilkes-Barre woman
Dead girl’s mother praises would-be rescuers in N.J.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Article Tools GLEN LYON — The suspected overdose death of a Wilkes-Barre woman prompted a rescue mission that made national headlines last week when three Pennsylvania residents attempted to enter New York City with an arsenal of weapons. Mandy... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
You guide to area entertainment and eventsOLD FASHIONED FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION: Monday. Kirby Park, Kingston. Free. 5
You guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
OLD FASHIONED FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION: Monday. Kirby Park, Kingston. Free. 570-208-4240 or wilkes-barre.pa.us. FIREWORKS DISPLAY: Monday. Hurricane Hills Sports Center, Clifford. FIREWORKS DISPLAY: Monday. Montrose Area... Read more
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Super Sport
Rory plays down importance of Olympic goldsaid the risk of contracting the virus, which can cause birth defects and been
Rory plays down importance of Olympic gold
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
said the risk of contracting the virus, which can cause birth defects and been linked to the neurological disorder Guillain-Barre in adults, was low. McIlroy, however, was not prepared to take the risk. "Jason Day has a young family. I'm getting... Read more
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