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birminghammail
Revealed: How Birmingham blunted German Zeppelin attacks during the First World WarIn The First World War by J P Lethbridge, published by Newgate Press, priced £5
Revealed: How Birmingham blunted German Zeppelin attacks during the First World War
birminghammail / Posted 12 hours ago
In The First World War by J P Lethbridge, published by Newgate Press, priced £5.95. A quarter of profits from the book go to military charities. To purchase a copy call the author on 0121 783 0548. Do you have any photos from the First... Read more
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ajc.com
London’s Mayfair: the definition of Old World luxury and elegancehear nightingales warbling, but you will see beautiful buildings lining the squ
London’s Mayfair: the definition of Old World luxury and elegance
ajc.com / Posted 13 hours ago
hear nightingales warbling, but you will see beautiful buildings lining the square. Number 50, now home to an antiquarian bookseller, was known in the 19th century as London’s most haunted house, after a number of people who spent the night in an... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Decluttering is fine but we shouldn't throw away our historyaway our history Tidying guru: Marie Kondo’s tips should be approached with ca
Decluttering is fine but we shouldn't throw away our history
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 hours ago
away our history Tidying guru: Marie Kondo’s tips should be approached with care Why is it that a couple of Japanese books about tidying have swept the Western world and their 31-year-old author, Marie Kondo, has become an adored guru?... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wanted: one earth shattering discoveryfrom here on." He went quiet. He was thinking about something. And then he sai
Wanted: one earth shattering discovery
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
from here on." He went quiet. He was thinking about something. And then he said, "My wife gave me a very interesting book for Christmas. How to Make a Horse Fly, or some bloody title [How to Fly a Horse]. "It's about the kind of mentality... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
London's Mayfair: the definition of Old World luxury and elegancehear nightingales warbling, but you will see beautiful buildings lining the squ
London's Mayfair: the definition of Old World luxury and elegance
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
hear nightingales warbling, but you will see beautiful buildings lining the square. Number 50, now home to an antiquarian book seller, was known in the 19th century as London’s most haunted house, after a number of people who spent the night in an... Read more
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TribLIVE
Review: Rampling is exceptional in immensely moving ‘45 Years’many relationships, writer-director Andrew Haigh's elegant film starts out love
Review: Rampling is exceptional in immensely moving ‘45 Years’
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
many relationships, writer-director Andrew Haigh's elegant film starts out lovely then turns grueling. They live in a tidy, book-lined, well-ordered home where he reads Kierkegaard and she makes tea in the kitchen. The director treats them both... Read more
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USA Today
Corrections & ClarificationsExceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America. Liz Cheney's name was inco
Corrections & Clarifications
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America. Liz Cheney's name was incorrect on USA TODAY's Sept. 10 Best-Selling Books list. News: An earlier version of the following story misstated whom Edward VII married.... Read more
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The New Yorker
Books As Bombsto travel for her research and to commute into the city. Friedan was, in other
Books As Bombs
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
to travel for her research and to commute into the city. Friedan was, in other words, the kind of woman she wrote her book about. She was white and well educated; she had a financially dependable husband and a big house in a crime-free... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' turns Jane Austen heroine into a killing machineand she also kills zombies. “It wasn’t that I was trying to instill any femini
'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' turns Jane Austen heroine into a killing machine
Calgary Sun / Posted 4 days ago
and she also kills zombies. “It wasn’t that I was trying to instill any feminism that wasn’t already in the original book,” Grahame-Smith says, while promoting the movie adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies that hits theatres this... Read more
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Wired News
Surprisingly Great People vs. O.J. Simpson Goes Far Beyond a Mere Whodunitof his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend Ron Goldman, he lost a civil suit just a
Surprisingly Great People vs. O.J. Simpson Goes Far Beyond a Mere Whodunit
Wired News / Posted 4 days ago
of his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend Ron Goldman, he lost a civil suit just a few years later, then wrote a hypothetical book with the most “OK, OK, you got me!” title ever. (And if that weren’t enough, he’s now in jail for a bizarre Las Vegas... Read more
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Golf Magazine
Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III Will Have All Eyes on Him in 2016Houses and gas stations and ballyards—to say nothing of press tents and driving
Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III Will Have All Eyes on Him in 2016
Golf Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
Houses and gas stations and ballyards—to say nothing of press tents and driving ranges and the offices where we worked on a book together—and he's about as decent a person as you could ever hope to meet. Yet when he was announced last year as a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Father creates unusual photos of his three childre from his ATTICto pet a crocodile and speed on a moped. But despite the exotic and unusual se
Father creates unusual photos of his three childre from his ATTIC
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
to pet a crocodile and speed on a moped. But despite the exotic and unusual settings, the father-of-three never leaves the attic of their family home. John Wilhelm, 46, from Switzerland, drops his angelic children into dangerous situations like... Read more
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NBC Miami
72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library BookA central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about footbal
72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library Book
NBC Miami / Posted 8 days ago
A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That's a little bit of an understatement, since Frank Ryan has had the book for 72 years. The Bound Brook resident tells News... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library BookA central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about footbal
72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library Book
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That's a little bit of an understatement, since Frank Ryan has had the book for 72 years. The Bound Brook resident tells News... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library BookA central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about footbal
72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library Book
NBC Connecticut / Posted 8 days ago
A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That's a little bit of an understatement, since Frank Ryan has had the book for 72 years. The Bound Brook resident tells News... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library BookA central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about footbal
72 Years Later, New Jersey Man Finds Overdue Library Book
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 8 days ago
A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That's a little bit of an understatement, since Frank Ryan has had the book for 72 years. The Bound Brook resident tells News... Read more
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The Forward
Daughter of 'British Schindler' Recalls Dad's Humanitytime for pretty much everybody. He was looking forward, he met my mother, they
Daughter of 'British Schindler' Recalls Dad's Humanity
The Forward / Posted 8 days ago
time for pretty much everybody. He was looking forward, he met my mother, they started a family.” But he did keep a scrapbook. Tucked upstairs in his attic, the book contained an organized list of all the children he helped transport from... Read more
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The Hindu
Baradwaj Rangan on the Academy’s women in waitingof the names have something to do with why he married her? How do you fight a m
Baradwaj Rangan on the Academy’s women in waiting
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
of the names have something to do with why he married her? How do you fight a memory whose fragrance still lingers in the attic into which your husband keeps disappearing? It’s a marvellous performance in a little-seen movie. The same could be... Read more
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Daily Journal
Man finds book he borrowed from library decades agoBOUND BROOK - A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book
Man finds book he borrowed from library decades ago
Daily Journal / Posted 8 days ago
BOUND BROOK - A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That’s a little bit of an understatement, since Frank Ryan has had the book for 72 years. The Bound Brook... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man finds book he borrowed from library 72 years agoBOUND BROOK, N.J. — A central New Jersey man said he must have lost track of th
Man finds book he borrowed from library 72 years ago
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
BOUND BROOK, N.J. — A central New Jersey man said he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That's a little bit of an understatement because Frank Ryan has had the book for 72 years. The Bound... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Second thoughtscheerer-upper and freelance self." She works as a temp at Stanford University S
Second thoughts
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
cheerer-upper and freelance self." She works as a temp at Stanford University School of Medicine, doesn't mind sharing the attic of her Tasso Street bungalow with a noisy squirrel and adores her fiance, Paul Vreeland. Paul is a brilliant... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. man finds book he borrowed from library 72 years agoBOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track
N.J. man finds book he borrowed from library 72 years ago
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 days ago
BOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That's a little bit of an understatement, since Frank Ryan has had the book for 72 years. The Bound... Read more
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The Morning Call
Man finds book he borrowed from library 72 years agoBOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track
Man finds book he borrowed from library 72 years ago
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
BOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That's a little bit of a understatement, since Frank Ryan has had the book for 72 years. The Bound... Read more
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Philly.com
Man finds book he borrowed from library 72 years agoBOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) - A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track
Man finds book he borrowed from library 72 years ago
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
BOUND BROOK, N.J. (AP) - A central New Jersey man says he must have lost track of the book about football that he checked out of his local library. That's a little bit of an understatement, since Frank Ryan has had the book for 72 years. The Bound... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Winter reading suggestions from your local librariansShepard, a loving wife and mother of twins, is always getting herself into trou
Winter reading suggestions from your local librarians
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 10 days ago
Shepard, a loving wife and mother of twins, is always getting herself into trouble. After being asked to evaluate a rare book collection at Wyrdhurst Hall in the Northumberland moors of England, she soon finds herself in a tale of doomed love,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
'45 Years' is immensely movingmany relationships, writer/director Andrew Haigh's elegant film starts out love
'45 Years' is immensely moving
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
many relationships, writer/director Andrew Haigh's elegant film starts out lovely then turns grueling. They live in a tidy, book-lined, well-ordered home where he reads Kierkegaard and she makes tea in the kitchen. The director treats them both... Read more
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Columbia Star
Blythewood resident writes story of growing up in foster care in NY | January 29, 2016will help young people as they leave the foster care system at age 18 to make t
Blythewood resident writes story of growing up in foster care in NY | January 29, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 11 days ago
will help young people as they leave the foster care system at age 18 to make the transition to independent living. Jones’ book is titled, A Butterfly in the Attic. She says she sought to tell the truth about the situations she was in as a child,... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Hetty Feather: Roll up for circus skills as West End stage show comes to Nottingham's Theatre Royalshow The tale of Hetty Feather is a story writer Dame Jacqueline Wilson felt s
Hetty Feather: Roll up for circus skills as West End stage show comes to Nottingham's Theatre Royal
Nottingham Post / Posted 11 days ago
show The tale of Hetty Feather is a story writer Dame Jacqueline Wilson felt she just had to tell. The popular children's book depicts the adventures of Hetty, an abandoned child left at London's Foundling Hospital. Related content The... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
Current eventsHand-building Pottery for Adults, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Attic Treas
Current events
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
Hand-building Pottery for Adults, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Attic Treasures, 575 W. Milledgeville Road, Harlem; held by Harlem Arts Council; $40 plus $10 supply fee; harlemartscouncil@gmail.com Augusta Christian Women’s Connection luncheon,... Read more
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Gawker
Exclusive: I Helped Richard Heene Plan a Balloon Hoaxperson, but the fact of the matter is that they know who I am." And then we de
Exclusive: I Helped Richard Heene Plan a Balloon Hoax
Gawker / Posted 13 days ago
person, but the fact of the matter is that they know who I am." And then we delved into the area of UFOs. I was reading a book on witness reports of Roswell at the time, just out of curiousity — I've never concluded whether it really took place or... Read more
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The News & Observer
Broken spell: Voodoo’s heyday long passed, but Gullah tradition continues to bewitchshadows In the mid-20th century, even the county sheriff was a witch doctor B
Broken spell: Voodoo’s heyday long passed, but Gullah tradition continues to bewitch
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
shadows In the mid-20th century, even the county sheriff was a witch doctor Beaufort native Roger Pinckney, author of ten books including the highly-acclaimed "Blue Roots," spoke with The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette recently about how... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
House Project: Climb up into my atticof the Birds, at the Circa Gallery. This year I'm at Gallery Momo, in Parktown
House Project: Climb up into my attic
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
of the Birds, at the Circa Gallery. This year I'm at Gallery Momo, in Parktown North, Johannesburg, to talk about his new book and accompanying exhibition, The House Project. Unlike previous projects this collaboration between Ballen and Italian... Read more
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Brisbane Times
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than youhad televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neigh
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than you
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
had televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neighbourhood. But now Ron is sitting in the attic of his home in Washington in the US, answering questions from strangers all over the world. Ron's "Ask Me Anything"... Read more
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Canberra Times
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than youhad televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neigh
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than you
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
had televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neighbourhood. But now Ron is sitting in the attic of his home in Washington in the US, answering questions from strangers all over the world. Ron's "Ask Me Anything"... Read more
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The Age
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than youhad televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neigh
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than you
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
had televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neighbourhood. But now Ron is sitting in the attic of his home in Washington in the US, answering questions from strangers all over the world. Ron's "Ask Me Anything"... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than youhad televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neigh
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than you
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
had televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neighbourhood. But now Ron is sitting in the attic of his home in Washington in the US, answering questions from strangers all over the world. Ron's "Ask Me Anything"... Read more
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WA Today
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than youhad televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neigh
This 90-old granddad does Reddit better than you
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
had televisions and people barely spoke to anyone who lived outside their neighbourhood. But now Ron is sitting in the attic of his home in Washington in the US, answering questions from strangers all over the world. Ron's "Ask Me Anything"... Read more
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The Columbia County News-Times
Current eventsHand-building Pottery for Adults, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Attic Treas
Current events
The Columbia County News-Times / Posted 15 days ago
Hand-building Pottery for Adults, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, Attic Treasures, 575 W. Milledgeville Road, Harlem; held by Harlem Arts Council; $40 plus $10 supply fee; harlemartscouncil@gmail.com Augusta Christian Women’s Connection luncheon,... Read more
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The New Yorker
In Ronnie’s Courtkids to hide in, rather than be born. But born there I was, or so my imaginatio
In Ronnie’s Court
The New Yorker / Posted 15 days ago
kids to hide in, rather than be born. But born there I was, or so my imagination insists, and what’s more I was born in the attic, among a stack of brown boxes that my father always carted round with him when he was on the run. When I made my first... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Ronda Rich: It's not a complaint, it's informationhills of Virginia and crosses many Civil War battlefields and places of interes
Ronda Rich: It's not a complaint, it's information
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 16 days ago
hills of Virginia and crosses many Civil War battlefields and places of interest for that era. I had just read an excellent book called “Rebel Yell” about Gen. Stonewall Jackson and the book had detailed how war was fought on those hills. As I... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Oakland and Sacramento Voices correspondents talk about their views on gun violence, ownership and President Barack Obama's efforts to increase safetywanted a gun more and more. I don't like how that makes me feel. The first tim
Oakland and Sacramento Voices correspondents talk about their views on gun violence, ownership and President Barack Obama's efforts to increase safety
Inside Bay Area / Posted 16 days ago
wanted a gun more and more. I don't like how that makes me feel. The first time I saw a gun was in my grandmother's attic. The attic was off-limits, accessible only by stairs from a second-floor bedroom. I had to have been with my father.... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Oakland and Sacramento Voices correspondents talk about their views on gun violence, ownership and President Barack Obama's efforts to increase safetywanted a gun more and more. I don't like how that makes me feel. The first tim
Oakland and Sacramento Voices correspondents talk about their views on gun violence, ownership and President Barack Obama's efforts to increase safety
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 16 days ago
wanted a gun more and more. I don't like how that makes me feel. The first time I saw a gun was in my grandmother's attic. The attic was off-limits, accessible only by stairs from a second-floor bedroom. I had to have been with my father.... Read more
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The Advocate
Beth Shalom’s interim rabbi is Torah scholar, authorRabbi Mark S. Glickman tells the story of how the Nazis looted tens of millions
Beth Shalom’s interim rabbi is Torah scholar, author
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Rabbi Mark S. Glickman tells the story of how the Nazis looted tens of millions of Jewish books from families and institutions throughout Europe during World War II and what happened in the aftermath in his upcoming book “Stolen Words: The Nazi... Read more
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The Irish Times
Auction resultsby Jarlath Daly €3,000 (€1,000-€1,400). Tuesday, January 26th at Sheppard’s Ir
Auction results
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
by Jarlath Daly €3,000 (€1,000-€1,400). Tuesday, January 26th at Sheppard’s Irish Auction House, Durrow, Co Laois, attic sale at 10.30am. Viewing today, tomorrow and Monday 10am-5pm. More than 600 lots. See sheppards.ie Tuesday, January... Read more
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Island Packet
Broken spell: Voodoo's heyday has long passed, but the Gullah tradition continues to bewitchin voodoo, "You will when Dr. Root gets through with you." The reclusive voodo
Broken spell: Voodoo's heyday has long passed, but the Gullah tradition continues to bewitch
Island Packet / Posted 17 days ago
in voodoo, "You will when Dr. Root gets through with you." The reclusive voodoo priestess Minerva in John Berendt's book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" stirred the cauldron anew, especially when the movie version came out in 1997.... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
Slice of Cincinnati: Cuban Petecooking in an oven instead of burying a pig in the ground,” he says with a laug
Slice of Cincinnati: Cuban Pete
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 18 days ago
cooking in an oven instead of burying a pig in the ground,” he says with a laugh. The recipe comes from a leather-bound book he found in his grandmother’s attic containing all of his great-grandfather’s recipes. Pedro — or Pete, as he was... Read more
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Artvoice
Beyond The Towersconditions and stigma of mental illness, has mostly gone untold—until now. The
Beyond The Towers
Artvoice / Posted 18 days ago
conditions and stigma of mental illness, has mostly gone untold—until now. The Museum of disABILITY History will host a book launch of Buffalo State Hospital: A History of the Institution in Light and Shadow, on Saturday (1/23), from 2 to... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
What is a lie and what does God think about it?that regardless of the motive, my friend lied and needs to admit it to God.We c
What is a lie and what does God think about it?
The Journal-Standard / Posted 19 days ago
that regardless of the motive, my friend lied and needs to admit it to God.We can be sure of this: God hates lying. In the Book of Proverbs we discover that God detests lying. "Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord" — Proverbs 12:22. The word... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Chores passed off as meditationa second shift at home, writes Ann Friedman. A de-cluttering trend is sweeping
Chores passed off as meditation
Otago Daily Times / Posted 19 days ago
a second shift at home, writes Ann Friedman. A de-cluttering trend is sweeping the United States. Old sweaters and unread books have been put on notice: They're not safe in the attic anymore, they're destined for the kerb, and it's all thanks to a... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Denbigh Hall which inspired Beatrix Potter to celebrate anniversaryTHE family of children’s book author Beatrix Potter will be celebrating in Denb
Denbigh Hall which inspired Beatrix Potter to celebrate anniversary
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
THE family of children’s book author Beatrix Potter will be celebrating in Denbigh this year. Family and fans of the creator of Peter Rabbit, Jeremy Fisher and Jemima Puddle-Duck will be commemorating the 150 years since her birth with a summer... Read more
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