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The Oklahoman
Photos: B.J. Thomas inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame during SHINE benefit concertup in and around Houston, where he began his musical career playing in local ba
Photos: B.J. Thomas inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame during SHINE benefit concert
The Oklahoman / Posted an hour ago
up in and around Houston, where he began his musical career playing in local bands, musically influenced by his father, a big country music fan, reports my stellar colleague Gene Triplett. After Thomas' career took off, he went on to conquer the... Read more
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Island Packet
New discovery means more US states will face a risk from Zikatiger mosquito means states and counties in the insect's range need to rethink
New discovery means more US states will face a risk from Zika
Island Packet / Posted 18 hours ago
tiger mosquito means states and counties in the insect's range need to rethink their control plans, he said. "We have a big country where the responsibility for this rests with a lot of little jurisdictions, so we don't have a lot of good data... Read more
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The Columbian
New discovery means more U.S. states will face a risk from Zikatiger mosquito means states and counties in the insect’s range need to rethink
New discovery means more U.S. states will face a risk from Zika
The Columbian / Posted 19 hours ago
tiger mosquito means states and counties in the insect’s range need to rethink their control plans, he said. “We have a big country where the responsibility for this rests with a lot of little jurisdictions, so we don’t have a lot of good data... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Aquino wary of another dictatorwith the foreign allies would do the country no good. “We have a problem in th
Aquino wary of another dictator
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 hours ago
with the foreign allies would do the country no good. “We have a problem in the West Philippine Sea. We are up against a big country with a huge economy and a massive military force. And his solution was to fight our allies. Will that help?”... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Guilty Pleasures: New Wave lessons from my Rock n' Roll high schoolthe release of their second album, Everywhere at Once, and long before the movi
Guilty Pleasures: New Wave lessons from my Rock n' Roll high school
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
the release of their second album, Everywhere at Once, and long before the movie became a cult classic. Scottish rock band Big Country got together in 1981 and found instant, albeit moderate success, with their first two singles Harvest Home and... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Friday Weather Outlook: Few Showers PossbileMoisture has made a huge return to the big country... it feels downright soggy
Friday Weather Outlook: Few Showers Possbile
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
Moisture has made a huge return to the big country... it feels downright soggy stepping outside. All that moisture may turn into a few showers and storms, but the chances are 30% or less. Skies should clear this afternoon and we will warm well into... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Tracking Friday thundershowersovernight hours will continue to advance into Texas today. At this time, our c
Tracking Friday thundershowers
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
overnight hours will continue to advance into Texas today. At this time, our current thinking is now shifting towards the Big Country seeing mainly thundershowers with a reduced but not zero threat for a storm to get strong enough for a brief gust... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Dangerous Highways in the Big CountryDrivers experience some element of danger every time they hit the road, but som
Dangerous Highways in the Big Country
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted yesterday
Drivers experience some element of danger every time they hit the road, but some stretches traveled in the Big Country are almost infamous for causing injury. The Big Country's only Interstate, I-20, is one of the most notorious and most deadly of... Read more
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examiner.com
MerleFest honors roots traditions this weekendJenny & Billy, Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choic
MerleFest honors roots traditions this weekend
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
Jenny & Billy, Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Kacy & Clayton, Karl Shifflett & Big Country Show, Wanamaker Lewis, Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys, Liz Frame and The Kickers, The Local Boys, Lou Reid &... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wooback heavy horse festival falls short of Guinness World Records attemptnumber of horses, but entries from Armidale, the Southern Highlands, and Victor
Wooback heavy horse festival falls short of Guinness World Records attempt
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
number of horses, but entries from Armidale, the Southern Highlands, and Victoria did not attend. "Australia is such a big country, to get the horses to one spot is virtually impossible, whereas in Ireland they can ride their horses to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In Little Rock tenant's killing, 2 settle with sonfrom Monday before Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Miller. The notice filed jo
In Little Rock tenant's killing, 2 settle with son
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
from Monday before Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Miller. The notice filed jointly by the plaintiff, Troy Ellison; the Big Country Chateau apartment complex just west of University Avenue on Colonel Glenn Drive; and City Attorney Tom Carpenter... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Tracking returning thunderstorm chancessouth-southeast at 15 to 20 mph. During the afternoon, a few isolated thunderst
Tracking returning thunderstorm chances
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
south-southeast at 15 to 20 mph. During the afternoon, a few isolated thunderstorms in our west-northwest counties in the Big Country cannot be ruled out. Hail and gusty winds look to be the main concern. Tonight, a better chance for scattered... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Olympic Gold Medalist visits ACU with Qualifying Hopesthe top three to go to Rio this summer. But despite not jumping, her trip was n
Olympic Gold Medalist visits ACU with Qualifying Hopes
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
the top three to go to Rio this summer. But despite not jumping, her trip was not wasted. The future pole vaulters of the Big Country had a chance to sit with her and learn about her journey. Suhr commented on the meet and great, “It’s fun, to be... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Remains of Cooper High Graduate Found in South Carolina, Family Releases Statementcase. This is a step towards closure. but there is more work to be done". Some
Remains of Cooper High Graduate Found in South Carolina, Family Releases Statement
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
case. This is a step towards closure. but there is more work to be done". Some of her family members still remain in the Big Country. A forensic exam found that there was no trauma to Goodlett's skull, according to a statement from the Berkeley... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Big Country Storm Damage - April 26thStrong storms blew through the Big Country on the night of April 26, 2016, leav
Big Country Storm Damage - April 26th
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
Strong storms blew through the Big Country on the night of April 26, 2016, leaving a lot of damage in their wake. Pictures above are from Brownwood and Hamlin. Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Fast-moving storms: Rain less than 1 inch in Abilene, Big Countrythe fast moving nature of the showers and thunderstorms that created an active
Fast-moving storms: Rain less than 1 inch in Abilene, Big Country
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
the fast moving nature of the showers and thunderstorms that created an active afternoon and evening across Abilene and the Big Country, rain amounts ranged from nothing to near three quarters of an inch. Below are totals AS OF 5 A.M. Wednesday... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Quiet weather for Wednesday, then t'storms Thursday night into Fridayenjoy the break from the storms. With plenty of sunshine and much drier air, we
Quiet weather for Wednesday, then t'storms Thursday night into Friday
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
enjoy the break from the storms. With plenty of sunshine and much drier air, we will warm back into the 80s across the Big Country. Winds will be out of the west at 10 to 15 mph. Tonight, we will return to the 50s for an overnight low with... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Wednesday Weather Outlook: Sunny, Dry, & Warm!It was a busy evening Tuesday with the slew of severe thunderstorms that rocked
Wednesday Weather Outlook: Sunny, Dry, & Warm!
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
It was a busy evening Tuesday with the slew of severe thunderstorms that rocked the Big Country, but we can safely put that all behind us. Skies have cleared, and despite a cool start to the day, the weather could not look any better for this... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Storms Rock The Big Country, Hail and High Waterssaid John Bartelski, as his family sat in their vehicle under the car wash's aw
Storms Rock The Big Country, Hail and High Waters
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
said John Bartelski, as his family sat in their vehicle under the car wash's awning. Even after the hail stopped, several Big Country residents wanted to take extra caution, sitting there a little while longer, just in case it came around... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Tips to follow during severe weather in the Big Countryof severe weather –including strong winds, large hail, and possible tornadoes,
Tips to follow during severe weather in the Big Country
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
of severe weather –including strong winds, large hail, and possible tornadoes, according to the Storm Prediction Center-- Big Country residents need to be prepared and on alert to stay safe. The first thing families need is an alert system like a... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Storm Prediction: "Particularly Dangerous Situation"in several counties in our viewing area are not set to expire till midnight as
Storm Prediction: "Particularly Dangerous Situation"
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
in several counties in our viewing area are not set to expire till midnight as the dryline works its way through the Big Country and other areas. Several storm chasers have moved into the area, and area storm spotters have been... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Attempted carjacking at Abilene Walmart(Big Country Homepage) - A Corpus Christi man is now behind bars after he alleg
Attempted carjacking at Abilene Walmart
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
(Big Country Homepage) - A Corpus Christi man is now behind bars after he allegedly attempted to carjack a man in the parking lot of the Walmart on HWY 351 Monday. According to an arrest record, 23-year-old Benito Alvarado pretended to have a weapon... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
West Texas teacher arrested, injury to a child(Big Country Homepage) Reagan ISD teacher was arrested and charged with injury
West Texas teacher arrested, injury to a child
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
(Big Country Homepage) Reagan ISD teacher was arrested and charged with injury to a child, according to jail and district officials. Superintendent Steve Long confirmed the arrest of Kristee Helton, Friday and said it is a personnel issue the... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Pastors for Texas Children meet with Big Country educators(Big Country Homepage) - Monday night, members of Pastors for Texas Children me
Pastors for Texas Children meet with Big Country educators
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
(Big Country Homepage) - Monday night, members of Pastors for Texas Children met with Big Country school district leaders.They are not trying to force religion upon educators or students, but rather educate them on the importance of voting in support... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Severe Weather Breakdown and Timeline: Tuesday, April 26outbreak of severe weather across much of the central and southern plains of th
Severe Weather Breakdown and Timeline: Tuesday, April 26
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
outbreak of severe weather across much of the central and southern plains of the U.S, including the eastern half of the Big Country. The storm prediction center issues "convective outlooks" with marginal, slight, enhanced, moderate and high risk... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Tracking late afternoon thunderstormstemps dropping to the mid-50s. Nice and quiet weather continues for Wednesday
Tracking late afternoon thunderstorms
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
temps dropping to the mid-50s. Nice and quiet weather continues for Wednesday with dry air and mid-80s setting up in the Big Country. Our next chance for rain will be Thursday evening through Friday as another upper level weather systems moves... Read more
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The Sport Review
Rafael Nadal sues former French minister over doping allegation to ‘defend my integrity’how tough I worked to be here. To hear those comments from a person that should
Rafael Nadal sues former French minister over doping allegation to ‘defend my integrity’
The Sport Review / Posted 4 days ago
how tough I worked to be here. To hear those comments from a person that should be serious, because [she] was minister of a big country and a great country like France—so I gonna sue her, and I gonna sue everyone who gonna comment something similar... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Pastors for Texas Children Meet With Big Country Educatorsa sense of community by working together with local school districts. Monday n
Pastors for Texas Children Meet With Big Country Educators
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
a sense of community by working together with local school districts. Monday night, members of the organization met with Big Country school district leaders for another reason. The meeting was a way for pastors for Texas children to reach the... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Cowboys To Take "Best Player Available"Dallas Cowboys are in the final countdown to the start of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Cowboys To Take "Best Player Available"
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
Dallas Cowboys are in the final countdown to the start of the 2016 NFL Draft. The Cowboys fans across the country and the Big Country are wondering what the Cowboys are going to do with the fourth overall pick on Thursday. In the past, they've... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Recent rains big boost to once virtually dry Lake AbileneRecent rains have brought relief to Big Country lakes – and none more so than L
Recent rains big boost to once virtually dry Lake Abilene
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
Recent rains have brought relief to Big Country lakes – and none more so than Lake Abilene. While Lake Abilene was virtually dry two years ago, it is now at 70 percent capacity. According to lake officials, the increase in water has resulted in a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spain's Nadal sues ex-French minister for 'defamation'Grand Slam champion said at the Indian Wells Masters, adding that he expected b
Spain's Nadal sues ex-French minister for 'defamation'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
Grand Slam champion said at the Indian Wells Masters, adding that he expected better of a person who was "minister of a big country and a great country like France". Nadal has never failed a drug test in his many years on the ATP Tour and has... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Preliminary Autopsy Results in for Body Found Outisde Ranger Convenience Storeautopsy on the body found outside a convenience store off of I-20 East. Chief
Preliminary Autopsy Results in for Body Found Outisde Ranger Convenience Store
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 4 days ago
autopsy on the body found outside a convenience store off of I-20 East. Chief Larry Watson of the Ranger PD told Big Country Homepage that no foul play is suspected. The body was found April 7 in a vehicle parked outside Chillerz located... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Abilene police catch second suspect involved in gun range theft(Big Country Homepage) Police have arrested both suspects who were caught on ta
Abilene police catch second suspect involved in gun range theft
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
(Big Country Homepage) Police have arrested both suspects who were caught on tape stealing two handguns from Abilene Indoor Gun Range earlier this week. Michael Don Williams ,19, and Jacob Lee Gongora, 22, are behind bars at the Taylor County Jail.... Read more
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insidefutbol
Interview: Gilberto Silva Talks Arsenal, Leicester, Philippe Coutinho and BrazilBrazil, corruption remains a big problem, in particular at the level of the CBF
Interview: Gilberto Silva Talks Arsenal, Leicester, Philippe Coutinho and Brazil
insidefutbol / Posted 4 days ago
Brazil, corruption remains a big problem, in particular at the level of the CBF and the state federations?GS: Brazil is a big country, that makes it’s difficult to organise. It’s a massive country with big problems and in football we have the same... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Cooper High School graduate Bernie Tiede sentennced to 99 years to life in retrial(Big Country Homepage) - According to the Dallas Morning News, Cooper High Scho
Cooper High School graduate Bernie Tiede sentennced to 99 years to life in retrial
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
(Big Country Homepage) - According to the Dallas Morning News, Cooper High School graduate Bernie Tiede has been re-sentenced to 99 years to life in prison. Tiede has been back in court since the beginning of April, this time for a re-sentencing... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Monday Weather Outlook: Warm & Breezystorms will be possible TUESDAY afternoon and evening. Stay tuned to your local
Monday Weather Outlook: Warm & Breezy
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
storms will be possible TUESDAY afternoon and evening. Stay tuned to your local news for updates on severe weather in the Big Country. Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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The Oklahoman
B.J. Thomas to help raise funds for Oklahoma nonprofit SHINEup in and around Houston, where he began his musical career playing in local ba
B.J. Thomas to help raise funds for Oklahoma nonprofit SHINE
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
up in and around Houston, where he began his musical career playing in local bands, musically influenced by his father, a big country music fan. “We all got down and listened to the Grand Ole Opry,” he recalled. “Every Saturday night, they'd turn... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
UIL State Golf Big Country QualifiersThe UIL State Golf Tournament will take place this week. Here is a look at the
UIL State Golf Big Country Qualifiers
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
The UIL State Golf Tournament will take place this week. Here is a look at the qualifiers from the Big Country: -- Riley Casey, CHS Cougars -- Jake Leatherwood, Snyder -- Sydney Roberts, Brownwood -- Wylie Boys Team -- Shea Easterling, Jim... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Australians are getting screwedare Woolworths and Coles. They also control a big share of groceries, liquor, a
Australians are getting screwed
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
are Woolworths and Coles. They also control a big share of groceries, liquor, and hardware. Of course, Australia is not a big country. Our population is not large enough to support huge numbers of competitors like they have in America. The US has... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Diamond couple remember spending the early years of their marriage living in a caravan on a farm in StowmarketFarm for Fergus Jordan. The Stow-market Regal has continued to play a major pa
Diamond couple remember spending the early years of their marriage living in a caravan on a farm in Stowmarket
Ipswich Star / Posted 6 days ago
Farm for Fergus Jordan. The Stow-market Regal has continued to play a major part in the great-grandparents’ lives. They’re big country music fans, attending regular concerts there. “We always have liked the country music,” says Margaret. “We used... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Music in a big country: Supermum's take on Aussie rockheard of. But all that will change soon. My Superman excitedly called me abou
Music in a big country: Supermum's take on Aussie rock
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
heard of. But all that will change soon. My Superman excitedly called me about a big band coming to Australia in June. Big Country, a Scottish band who were huge in the 80's. Obviously bigger in South Africa than Australia, as I had to admit I... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Hundreds gather at Pinson HS to remember Cody 'Big Country' ColeHundreds of people came to Pinson High School Saturday evening to celebrate the
Hundreds gather at Pinson HS to remember Cody 'Big Country' Cole
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 days ago
Hundreds of people came to Pinson High School Saturday evening to celebrate the life of beloved Pinson teen Cody “Big Country” Cole. Cole died on Monday from injuries he sustained during a head-on collision that happened on April 15. He was beloved... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
State champion Abilene High running back dies at 80back who brought the school a state championship in football, died Friday at 80
State champion Abilene High running back dies at 80
KTXS Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
back who brought the school a state championship in football, died Friday at 80 years of age. Carole Pickett with the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame confirmed Millerman’s death and said that funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at... Read more
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Perth Now
Why Australians are getting screwedare Woolworths and Coles. They also control a big share of groceries, liquor, a
Why Australians are getting screwed
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
are Woolworths and Coles. They also control a big share of groceries, liquor, and hardware. Of course, Australia is not a big country. Our population is not large enough to support huge numbers of competitors like they have in America. The US has... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Why Australians are getting screwedare Woolworths and Coles. They also control a big share of groceries, liquor, a
Why Australians are getting screwed
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
are Woolworths and Coles. They also control a big share of groceries, liquor, and hardware. Of course, Australia is not a big country. Our population is not large enough to support huge numbers of competitors like they have in America. The US has... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Why Australians are getting screwedare Woolworths and Coles. They also control a big share of groceries, liquor, a
Why Australians are getting screwed
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
are Woolworths and Coles. They also control a big share of groceries, liquor, and hardware. Of course, Australia is not a big country. Our population is not large enough to support huge numbers of competitors like they have in America. The US has... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Noel Gallagher becomes newest recruit into Barrowlands Hall Of Fameis one of a number of celebrities who have successfully been inducted so far, i
Noel Gallagher becomes newest recruit into Barrowlands Hall Of Fame
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
is one of a number of celebrities who have successfully been inducted so far, including David Bowie and Scots rockers Big Country. Stagehand and Clutha Trust founder Billy Coyle, who presented Noel with his award, said: "We were sitting... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
KRBC Grover Nelson Fish RestockingTexas parks and wild life are opening the lid, on spring fishing season in the
KRBC Grover Nelson Fish Restocking
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 7 days ago
Texas parks and wild life are opening the lid, on spring fishing season in the Big Country "We are about to kick off our first stocking of channel catfish for the neighborhood fishing program for 2016 " said Michael Home of Texas Parks and Wildlife.... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada’s multiculturalism: A circle, ever edging outwardsbackgrounds, educations and beliefs, were quicker than ever to say Of course, y
Canada’s multiculturalism: A circle, ever edging outwards
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
backgrounds, educations and beliefs, were quicker than ever to say Of course, you can believe in these things. You have a big country. You’re a new country. Neither is true. We aren’t big. For the last hundred years most immigrants have gone to a... Read more
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Sweetwater Reporter
Storms cause once depleted lakes to be too full(Big Country Homepage) In spring of 2015, several years of severe drought condi
Storms cause once depleted lakes to be too full
Sweetwater Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
(Big Country Homepage) In spring of 2015, several years of severe drought conditions were taking its toll on area lakes. Lake Abilene was barely more than a field. That April, the lake was zero percent full, according to Water Data for Texas. Farther... Read more
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