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USA Today
Cavaliers crush Raptors, take 3-2 series leadof the game that really did us in in both games,” Casey said before Game 5. Ca
Cavaliers crush Raptors, take 3-2 series lead
USA Today / Posted 57 minutes ago
of the game that really did us in in both games,” Casey said before Game 5. Casey’s worst-case scenario unfolded with a blizzard of Cavaliers points. Kevin Love made his first six shots. In a 27-6 first-half run, Cleveland made 12-of-13 shots,... Read more
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Gamasutra
GUITAR HERO LIVE RELEASES MOSH-WORTHY PREMIUM SHOWof interactive entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the wo
GUITAR HERO LIVE RELEASES MOSH-WORTHY PREMIUM SHOW
Gamasutra / Posted 5 hours ago
of interactive entertainment. Activision maintains operations throughout the world and is a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), an S&P 500 company. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's... Read more
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Game Informer
What’s The Big Deal With Overwatch?After much anticipation, Blizzard released its first-person, hero-focused shoot
What’s The Big Deal With Overwatch?
Game Informer / Posted 6 hours ago
After much anticipation, Blizzard released its first-person, hero-focused shooter, Overwatch, earlier this week. The game has already laid claim to some significant accolades, including a particularly glowing evaluation by our own Daniel Tack. Today,... Read more
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IGN
Mirror's Edge Being Adapted for Televisionand a worldwide brand that Electronic Arts and EA DICE have done an amazing job
Mirror's Edge Being Adapted for Television
IGN / Posted 6 hours ago
and a worldwide brand that Electronic Arts and EA DICE have done an amazing job establishing.” Late last year, Activision Blizzard announced that its working on a Call of Duty "cinematic universe," as well as a Skylanders animated television... Read more
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Accounting Today
Fresh Perfectionsplanning or staffing shortages, Koltin writes, and technology was barely mentio
Fresh Perfections
Accounting Today / Posted 8 hours ago
planning or staffing shortages, Koltin writes, and technology was barely mentioned. In the decades between, in the whiteout blizzard of change, new issues have arisen — as have the opportunities, and those who deal with the former and make the most... Read more
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IGN
Overwatch, Quantum Break, Xbox One With Six Gameshardcover art book, in-game content, and some other goodies. Save $11 on Overw
Overwatch, Quantum Break, Xbox One With Six Games
IGN / Posted 8 hours ago
hardcover art book, in-game content, and some other goodies. Save $11 on Overwatch, no Amazon Prime or GCU Required Blizzard's new hero shooter just hit the market and wouldn't you know it? It's already discounted on Amazon, and you don't... Read more
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examiner.com
Can there be a World of Warcraft Killer? Part IIgreat popularity in MorroWind, Oblivion and Skyrim. ConclusionThese games all
Can there be a World of Warcraft Killer? Part II
examiner.com / Posted 8 hours ago
great popularity in MorroWind, Oblivion and Skyrim. ConclusionThese games all have potential to take away numbers from Blizzard, especially since more and more people are leaving World of Warcraft. In order to do so, all these companies need to... Read more
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ExtremeTech
The reviews are in: Blizzard’s Overwatch is worth every penny When the open beta of Overwatch launched earlier this month, the hype around
The reviews are in: Blizzard’s Overwatch is worth every penny
ExtremeTech / Posted 9 hours ago
When the open beta of Overwatch launched earlier this month, the hype around Blizzard’s newest release hit a fever pitch. Gamers acquired a taste for this team-based shooter, and the... Read more
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ESPN
Pac-12 to enter esports this upcoming yearof North American esports is located within the Pac-12 landscape as the Los Ang
Pac-12 to enter esports this upcoming year
ESPN / Posted 10 hours ago
of North American esports is located within the Pac-12 landscape as the Los Angeles area is home to both Riot Games and Blizzard Entertainment. The uLoL (Riot) and Heroes of the Dorm (Blizzard) events are the two largest collegiate esports... Read more
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Red Bull
By The Hearth: Kibler, the DragonmasterThe Gathering Hall of Fame in 2010 after winning three Grand Prixs and two Pro
By The Hearth: Kibler, the Dragonmaster
Red Bull / Posted 10 hours ago
The Gathering Hall of Fame in 2010 after winning three Grand Prixs and two Pro Tours. Since the early days of Hearthstone, Blizzard tried to represent Dragons as the mighty and impactful late-game creatures they are in the lore of the Warcraft... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Quill the Umpire: Why not make umps the poster men of something else?hot days where the pitcher can’t throw strikes? You’re sitting there staring at
Quill the Umpire: Why not make umps the poster men of something else?
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
hot days where the pitcher can’t throw strikes? You’re sitting there staring at that logo and daydreaming about a delicious Blizzard, Dilly Bar, sundae or a chocolate-dipped cone. I suppose in the long run it’s a good thing it didn’t happen; $500... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
From Addis to Yiwu via Manchester and Washington, the new resilient cities – in picturesgrowth is dependent on large cyclical economic swings that affect the oil and g
From Addis to Yiwu via Manchester and Washington, the new resilient cities – in pictures
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 hours ago
growth is dependent on large cyclical economic swings that affect the oil and gas industry. As oil prices have fallen in the last year, job losses have risen Most likely shocks: Rainfall flooding, hurricane, blizzard and hazardous materials acci... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Why not make umps the poster men of something else?hot days where the pitcher can’t throw strikes? You’re sitting there staring at
Why not make umps the poster men of something else?
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
hot days where the pitcher can’t throw strikes? You’re sitting there staring at that logo and daydreaming about a delicious Blizzard, Dilly Bar, sundae or a chocolate-dipped cone. I suppose in the long run it’s a good thing it didn’t happen; $500... Read more
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/Film
Warcraft Early Buzz: Too Much Crammed Into Too Little TimeBased on Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, the multiplayer role-playing game, Warcr
Warcraft Early Buzz: Too Much Crammed Into Too Little Time
/Film / Posted 13 hours ago
Based on Blizzard’s World of Warcraft, the multiplayer role-playing game, Warcraft represents a chance to turn the tide for video game adaptations. A lot is riding on the film–this is far from a cheap video game movie–but will audiences unfamiliar... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Big 2015 attendance gains at Disney World, Universal Orlando, report showsparks also showed healthy gains as well. Orlando has four of the world's top 10
Big 2015 attendance gains at Disney World, Universal Orlando, report shows
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
parks also showed healthy gains as well. Orlando has four of the world's top 10 water parks. Disney's Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach both drew 5 percent more visitors. Those two parks are No. 2 and No. 3 in attendance, respectively. Chimelong... Read more
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IGN
Blizzard Rates Our Own Overwatch Character Designsyou saw the story the other day about an adorable Overwatch fan having her fan
Blizzard Rates Our Own Overwatch Character Designs
IGN / Posted 14 hours ago
you saw the story the other day about an adorable Overwatch fan having her fan drawing brought close to reality by a Blizzard artist. "So," thought IGN's UK team, "if a child can do it, why can't a bunch of adults actually employed to think... Read more
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IGN
Overwatch Fan With Cerebral Palsy Praises Blizzard for Accessibility OptionsAn Overwatch fan with cerebral palsy has written a heartfelt thank you to Blizz
Overwatch Fan With Cerebral Palsy Praises Blizzard for Accessibility Options
IGN / Posted 16 hours ago
An Overwatch fan with cerebral palsy has written a heartfelt thank you to Blizzard, the game’s developer, as the new game's remappable controls mean he can comfortably play with every character. “I was born with Cerebral Palsy,” says Zak on Reddit.... Read more
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examiner.com
20 ways to make the summer of '16 the best summer everabout summertime; it's also time to plan the picnics, catch some fireflies and
20 ways to make the summer of '16 the best summer ever
examiner.com / Posted 16 hours ago
about summertime; it's also time to plan the picnics, catch some fireflies and let your hair hang down. Pack away those blizzard nightmares with your winter wardrobe and get ready for a fun filled summer that you won't soon forget. Take in a... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump's Natural Senate Buddy? Corker Says Not So Fastwhen asked twice whether he believed Trump was ready to be the most powerful pe
Trump's Natural Senate Buddy? Corker Says Not So Fast
Roll Call / Posted 17 hours ago
when asked twice whether he believed Trump was ready to be the most powerful person on Earth, Corker demurred — offering a blizzard of no-sound-bite-possible rhetoric about how the experiences of campaigning can turn out to be adequate preparation... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Fear of Zika virus linked to poor performance of Caribbean hotelsfollowing data in regard to performance in the Caribbean: Hennis said that a w
Fear of Zika virus linked to poor performance of Caribbean hotels
Hospitality Net / Posted 20 hours ago
following data in regard to performance in the Caribbean: Hennis said that a weakened Canadian dollar and the East Coast blizzard in January bear some of the responsibility for the negative performance thus far in 2016, but the overriding issue... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
An education in businessbusiness mentor and Dairy Queen owner, Brad Truelove, the West Bayfield team cr
An education in business
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted yesterday
business mentor and Dairy Queen owner, Brad Truelove, the West Bayfield team created their own White Strawberry Glacier Blizzard and sold more than $6,700 during the months of April and May. Truelove was not only excited his group won the... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
An education in businessbusiness mentor and Dairy Queen owner, Brad Truelove, the West Bayfield team cr
An education in business
Barrie Examiner / Posted yesterday
business mentor and Dairy Queen owner, Brad Truelove, the West Bayfield team created their own White Strawberry Glacier Blizzard and sold more than $6,700 during the months of April and May. Truelove was not only excited his group won the... Read more
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The Verge
'What's Overwatch?' he asked me, with oldness in his eyesa good idea for a game? Who knows, but it's really and truly amazing. I played
'What's Overwatch?' he asked me, with oldness in his eyes
The Verge / Posted yesterday
a good idea for a game? Who knows, but it's really and truly amazing. I played it some during the beta, so I should know. Blizzard, the game studio that made the game that Duncan Jones just turned into a movie, made Overwatch and they spared no... Read more
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Game Informer
Overwatch Review – An Epic Evolutionmay not have a campaign to speak of, entertaining stories emerge from the inter
Overwatch Review – An Epic Evolution
Game Informer / Posted yesterday
may not have a campaign to speak of, entertaining stories emerge from the interactions with your team and your enemies. Blizzard’s influence on gaming is unquestionable, having redefined and reinvented almost every genre it has set its sights... Read more
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/Film
Warcraft Featurette: Bringing the Fantasy Video Game to LifeKebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky and Daniel Wu. Warcraft is an epic advent
Warcraft Featurette: Bringing the Fantasy Video Game to Life
/Film / Posted yesterday
Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Rob Kazinsky and Daniel Wu. Warcraft is an epic adventure of world-colliding conflict based on Blizzard Entertainment’s global phenomenon. The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization... Read more
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IGN
Overwatch, Xbox One With Amazon Gift Card, PS PlusGet Blizzard's new online shooter at an epic discount. Save $11 on Overwatch,
Overwatch, Xbox One With Amazon Gift Card, PS Plus
IGN / Posted yesterday
Get Blizzard's new online shooter at an epic discount. Save $11 on Overwatch, no Amazon Prime or GCU Required Blizzard's new hero shooter just hit the market and wouldn't you know it? It's already discounted on Amazon, and you don't need to be a... Read more
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Wired News
Overwatch, a Shooter Without the Crappy Attitudesof women’s vocal tones. This was the moment I knew Overwatch was different. As
Overwatch, a Shooter Without the Crappy Attitudes
Wired News / Posted yesterday
of women’s vocal tones. This was the moment I knew Overwatch was different. As the latest venture from gaming superpower Blizzard, Overwatch has some lofty expectations to meet. For 20 years running, the developer has been leaning exclusively on... Read more
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IGN
Overwatch, Xbox One With Amazon Gift Card, Witcher 3Get Blizzard's new online shooter at an epic discount. Save $11 on Overwatch,
Overwatch, Xbox One With Amazon Gift Card, Witcher 3
IGN / Posted yesterday
Get Blizzard's new online shooter at an epic discount. Save $11 on Overwatch, no Amazon Prime or GCU Required Blizzard's new hero shooter just hit the market and wouldn't you know it? It's already discounted on Amazon, and you don't need to be a... Read more
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IGN
Overwatch, Xbox One With Amazon Gift Card, Witcher 3Get Blizzard's new online shooter at an epic discount. Save $11 on Overwatch,
Overwatch, Xbox One With Amazon Gift Card, Witcher 3
IGN / Posted yesterday
Get Blizzard's new online shooter at an epic discount. Save $11 on Overwatch, no Amazon Prime or GCU Required Blizzard's new hero shooter just hit the market and wouldn't you know it? It's already discounted on Amazon, and you don't need to be a... Read more
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PlayStation Blog
Overwatch: 21 Tips to Make You a Better HeroHi, PlayStation gamers! This is Scott Mercer, the principal designer for Overwa
Overwatch: 21 Tips to Make You a Better Hero
PlayStation Blog / Posted yesterday
Hi, PlayStation gamers! This is Scott Mercer, the principal designer for Overwatch at Blizzard Entertainment. We’re very excited for you to jump and play the game today. If you’re not familiar with Overwatch, it’s a team-based shooter that pits two... Read more
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Gamasutra
Don't stop the presses: A glance at Overwatch's ballooning media coverageSince being announced in November 2014, Blizzard’s new hero-shooter Overwatch h
Don't stop the presses: A glance at Overwatch's ballooning media coverage
Gamasutra / Posted yesterday
Since being announced in November 2014, Blizzard’s new hero-shooter Overwatch has been covered in the media just under 27,000 times. What’s more interesting than that overall number, is the breakdown provided by Ico Partners game consultant, Thomas... Read more
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IGN
Overwatch Ranked Mode Coming in Junesaid Kaplan. No exact date has been confirmed yet, but we should be seeing an
Overwatch Ranked Mode Coming in June
IGN / Posted yesterday
said Kaplan. No exact date has been confirmed yet, but we should be seeing an update "sometime towards the end of June." Blizzard is looking to increase the length of the ranked season from one month, and the development team is also looking at... Read more
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Breitbart
FBI Seeks to Exempt Massive Biometric Database from Privacy LawsThe possibility of someday creating an automated facial recognition system that
FBI Seeks to Exempt Massive Biometric Database from Privacy Laws
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
The possibility of someday creating an automated facial recognition system that could pluck the faces of suspects from a blizzard of real-time media inputs is both exhilarating and disturbing – upload a photo, and within a matter of hours, the... Read more
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ESPN
What we learned from the Hearthstone Americas Spring PrelimsWinter final; he made the tournament after Fibonacci ran into passport issues.
What we learned from the Hearthstone Americas Spring Prelims
ESPN / Posted yesterday
Winter final; he made the tournament after Fibonacci ran into passport issues. If anything, the results demonstrate that Blizzard's decision to de-emphasize invitationals in favor of encouraging more open tournament formats was a good one. Many... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Shaheen Pasha: How my NICU baby taught me to let go of controlhad this. Then Dani got sick. Really sick. It started as a cold and quickly wo
Shaheen Pasha: How my NICU baby taught me to let go of control
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
had this. Then Dani got sick. Really sick. It started as a cold and quickly worsened. His pediatrician drove in the worst blizzard of the season to examine him. She listened to his lungs and told me to call an ambulance. Dani had RSV, a common... Read more
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International Business Times
Overwatch microtransactions: Loot Box prices revealed in Blizzard shooter Today (24 May) marks the release of Blizzard's highly anticipated first person
Overwatch microtransactions: Loot Box prices revealed in Blizzard shooter
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Today (24 May) marks the release of Blizzard's highly anticipated first person shooter Overwatch on PS4, Xbox One and PC. It is a shooter based on the various abilities of a wide range of characters suited to different playstyles and in-game... Read more
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International Business Times
Overwatch Competitive Play to be released in June with first big update says game director Overwatch has officially launched worldwide for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC
Overwatch Competitive Play to be released in June with first big update says game director
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Overwatch has officially launched worldwide for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC today, but developer Blizzard Entertainment has already set its sights on the multiplayer shooter's first content update in June. Game director Jeff Kaplan has revealed... Read more
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Gamasutra
THE FUTURE IS NOW! OVERWATCH® IS LIVE ON CONSOLE AND PCuse more heroes”—and today, the watch begins for gamers around the globe. After
THE FUTURE IS NOW! OVERWATCH® IS LIVE ON CONSOLE AND PC
Gamasutra / Posted yesterday
use more heroes”—and today, the watch begins for gamers around the globe. After drawing more than 9.7 million players to Blizzard Entertainment’s biggest open beta ever, Overwatch®—the company’s team-based first-person shooter—is now live on... Read more
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Boston Globe
How to squander $50 million of charitable money in 6 monthscase in Alaskan history. The trust was intended to support an elderly widow and
How to squander $50 million of charitable money in 6 months
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
case in Alaskan history. The trust was intended to support an elderly widow and go to charity after she died. Avery’s blizzard of spending in 2005 included purchasing an air charter company (despite having no background in aviation),... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
NI couple who made history with Everest ascent scatter dog's ashes at summitmade history by becoming the first female from the UK and Ireland to summit Eve
NI couple who made history with Everest ascent scatter dog's ashes at summit
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
made history by becoming the first female from the UK and Ireland to summit Everest from both sides. The couple battled a blizzard to make their final push. Noel told the Belfast Telegraph last night: "We were pleased to be back down safe at Base... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZDF Orion Completes Third Successful Rescue In Ten Daysrescue of a group of 38 people including two children, who were stranded overni
NZDF Orion Completes Third Successful Rescue In Ten Days
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
rescue of a group of 38 people including two children, who were stranded overnight in the hills in Central Otago. A heavy blizzard and windy conditions hampered the NH90 crew’s attempt to conduct an aerial reconnaissance and rendezvous with two... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Durst: 2016 is a really, really ugly election yeartwo ways of looking at it. Either Clinton has more baggage than the first Unite
Durst: 2016 is a really, really ugly election year
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
two ways of looking at it. Either Clinton has more baggage than the first United flight out of O’Hare after a freak spring blizzard, or there’s no meat left on her scandal bone. Like a single sardine tossed over a stone wall into a cat... Read more
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iTWire
Information overload - Exposure to, or provision of, too much information or dataessential to ensuring you don’t get snowed under by work, letting the plan deve
Information overload - Exposure to, or provision of, too much information or data
iTWire / Posted 2 days ago
essential to ensuring you don’t get snowed under by work, letting the plan develop into a task in itself only adds to the blizzard. Being restrictive in how and when you plan, and spending a set amount of time doing so will keep you on track with... Read more
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Gamasutra
World of Warcraft PvP Gear: A radical rethink, explainedBrian Holinka In a new blog post, World of Warcraft senior game designer Brian
World of Warcraft PvP Gear: A radical rethink, explained
Gamasutra / Posted 2 days ago
Brian Holinka In a new blog post, World of Warcraft senior game designer Brian Holinka outlines a series of changes Blizzard is implementing in PvP gear for its next expansion pack, Legion. It's a radical rethink of how the developer... Read more
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Engadget
What's on your HDTV: 'Overwatch,' 'Chef's Table'Blizzard is finally ready with a fully new game. The servers just went live for
What's on your HDTV: 'Overwatch,' 'Chef's Table'
Engadget / Posted 2 days ago
Blizzard is finally ready with a fully new game. The servers just went live for Overwatch, and players enjoying its all-multiplayer action. Beyond that, Netflix is dropping season two of its critically acclaimed Chef's Table series, as well as its... Read more
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Games Radar
Overwatch review-in-progressTeam Fortress 2 has a multiplayer shooter conveyed this much vivid personality.
Overwatch review-in-progress
Games Radar / Posted 2 days ago
Team Fortress 2 has a multiplayer shooter conveyed this much vivid personality. Say hello to Overwatch, the first FPS from Blizzard Entertainment, which marks the first wholly new universe from the studio since StarCraft's debut in 1998. Because... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Freeport residents debate stop signs on Alaqua DriveCounty Commissioners during their meeting, asking them to place stop signs on A
Freeport residents debate stop signs on Alaqua Drive
WJHG Panama City / Posted 2 days ago
County Commissioners during their meeting, asking them to place stop signs on Alaqua Drive, near the intersections of Don Blizzard Road and Thelma Road, for safety reasons. Levins says there are children in the neighborhood, and drivers are... Read more
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Boston Globe
How to squander $50 million of charitable money in 6 monthscase in Alaskan history. The trust was intended to support an elderly widow and
How to squander $50 million of charitable money in 6 months
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
case in Alaskan history. The trust was intended to support an elderly widow and go to charity after she died. Avery’s blizzard of spending in 2005 included purchasing an air charter company (despite having no background in aviation),... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vegan's quest to conquer Everest ends in deathNepalese official at Everest Base Camp, told the BBC that altitude sickness and
Vegan's quest to conquer Everest ends in death
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Nepalese official at Everest Base Camp, told the BBC that altitude sickness and fatigue, alongside natural factors such as blizzards and avalanches, kill a few climbers each year. It's a potential outcome known to its climbers and gruesomely... Read more
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NZCity
Police seek answers on 4WD rescueSouth Island. The group of 38, including two children, spent nearly 24 hours s
Police seek answers on 4WD rescue
NZCity / Posted 2 days ago
South Island. The group of 38, including two children, spent nearly 24 hours stuck in their 13 vehicles after being hit by blizzard-like conditions during a day trip on an off-road track near the Southland-Otago border on Sunday night. The weather... Read more
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