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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Fair grounds mean big crowdshas taken up large blocks of land on the South Side, and the West Virginia Fair
Fair grounds mean big crowds
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 23 hours ago
has taken up large blocks of land on the South Side, and the West Virginia Fair Association, was held this morning in this city, and by a resolution adopted by the directors of the former, fifty-five acres were transferred to the Fair Company. All... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
He finds forgotten treasures in ‘trash’Old boxes of religious relics belonging to saints of centuries past. And, lying
He finds forgotten treasures in ‘trash’
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
Old boxes of religious relics belonging to saints of centuries past. And, lying amid all these carefully labelled historical valuables laid out in the room like an archaeologist’s trove, a wooden pole. Plain and unremarkable, its 4-metre... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
MUSEUMSand shapes, even to refer to the most complex of contemporary issues. Agricult
MUSEUMS
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
and shapes, even to refer to the most complex of contemporary issues. Agriculture Museum Entrance next to 6th of October Bridge and the Ministry of Agriculture on Shooting Club St, Dokki, Tel 02 3337 2933/3361 6785 Museum of Ancient... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Anoka celebrates nationally recognized historic propertiesproperties on the National Historic Register was held on the banks of the Rum R
Anoka celebrates nationally recognized historic properties
ABC Newspapers / Posted yesterday
properties on the National Historic Register was held on the banks of the Rum River Friday, July 22. In late 2014, the city of Anoka Heritage Preservation Commission was awarded a $10,000 grant from the State of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarKids (ages 6-14) is noon-1 p.m.; special needs karate is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
Kids (ages 6-14) is noon-1 p.m.; special needs karate is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479. Bridge Lessons - offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456. Alcoholics Anonymous... Read more
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Philly.com
Toronto Film Festival to Open With Denzel Washington's 'The Magnificent Seven'Denis Villeneuve's alien invasion thriller "Arrival," Peter Berg's disaster dra
Toronto Film Festival to Open With Denzel Washington's 'The Magnificent Seven'
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Denis Villeneuve's alien invasion thriller "Arrival," Peter Berg's disaster drama "Deepwater Horizon," and Rob Reiner's historical biopic "LBJ." The film festival will kick off on Sept. 8 with the world premiere of "The Magnificent Seven," a... Read more
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Raw Story
Should Hillary move left? A historian explains how FDR did in 1936 — and won in a landslideof wealth that hindered democracy itself. Roosevelt’s underlying philosophy was
Should Hillary move left? A historian explains how FDR did in 1936 — and won in a landslide
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
of wealth that hindered democracy itself. Roosevelt’s underlying philosophy was that, by enlarging the middle class, all of society benefits. The ideal bears repeating: when inequality is greater, a society is less democratic. Conversely, the most... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Four Corners East Peoria History: The Franklin Street Bridge Referred to originally as the “new wagon bridge,” the Franklin Street span wo
Four Corners East Peoria History: The Franklin Street Bridge
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Referred to originally as the “new wagon bridge,” the Franklin Street span would replace Old Tooth Picks, the old wagon and foot bridge built in 1848. With the first pilings driven in 1906... Read more
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Variety
Toronto Film Festival to Open With Denzel Washington’s ‘The Magnificent Seven’Denis Villeneuve’s alien invasion thriller “Arrival,” Peter Berg’s disaster dra
Toronto Film Festival to Open With Denzel Washington’s ‘The Magnificent Seven’
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
Denis Villeneuve’s alien invasion thriller “Arrival,” Peter Berg’s disaster drama “Deepwater Horizon,” and Rob Reiner’s historical biopic “LBJ.” The film festival will kick off on Sept. 8 with the world premiere of “The Magnificent Seven,” a... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarpart. This is a single cribbage league: no partner is needed to play. Reservati
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
part. This is a single cribbage league: no partner is needed to play. Reservations can be called in to 226-7611. Jayne's Bridge Club - meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456. Storytime - The Negaunee Public Library will... Read more
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Queensland Times
This week’s community billboardSouth St. 32828644. IPSWICH: Table tennis in annexe, humanities building, Sou
This week’s community billboard
Queensland Times / Posted 5 days ago
South St. 32828644. IPSWICH: Table tennis in annexe, humanities building, South St, from 1-4.30pm. 32885229. IPSWICH: City Masters Swimming Club, Boys Grammar school pool, Waghorn St. 6-7pm. 0408818943. BOOVAL: Painting for pleasure,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC startswhere the United States started. It served as the nation's capital before Washi
10 things to know about Philadelphia as DNC starts
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
where the United States started. It served as the nation's capital before Washington and maintains a deep connection to its historical legacy through landmarks and museums along the lush Independence Mall. The Founding Fathers signed the Declaration... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of 190 Area Recreation Groups for Monday, July 25, 2016(Flagler County Chapter). 6. BMW Motorcycle Club of Daytona: 386-763-0010 or
List of 190 Area Recreation Groups for Monday, July 25, 2016
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
(Flagler County Chapter). 6. BMW Motorcycle Club of Daytona: 386-763-0010 or daytonabmwriders.com. 7. Bridge Players: Daytona Beach Peninsula Club, 386-767-3297 for info and to reserve lunch by Monday noon. Substitute bridge... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Our Towns calendars: 7-25— enter code SPRINGFIELDHS or call 1-800-733-2767. ● Pokemon Go Scavenger Hunt
Our Towns calendars: 7-25
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 days ago
— enter code SPRINGFIELDHS or call 1-800-733-2767. ● Pokemon Go Scavenger Hunt around Maumee hosted by the Maumee Valley Historical Society at the Wolcott House Complex, 1035 River Rd., 2-8 p.m. Aug. 6. A grand prize, raffles, lure modules for... Read more
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New York Magazine
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despisedthat talks about people as if they were all affluent, from the suburbs, and whi
113 Journalists Surveyed on Why They’re So Despised
New York Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
that talks about people as if they were all affluent, from the suburbs, and white. The vast majority of coverage of society, lifestyle, and cities in elite outlets suffers from this myopia. There is also an incredible lack of historical... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiawhere the United States started. It served as the nation's capital before Washi
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
where the United States started. It served as the nation's capital before Washington and maintains a deep connection to its historical legacy through landmarks and museums along the lush Independence Mall. The Founding Fathers signed the Declaration... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiawhere the United States started. It served as the nation's capital before Washi
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
where the United States started. It served as the nation's capital before Washington and maintains a deep connection to its historical legacy through landmarks and museums along the lush Independence Mall. The Founding Fathers signed the Declaration... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Take a virtual tournortherly as it twists and turns through the countryside. The second stop in t
Take a virtual tour
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
northerly as it twists and turns through the countryside. The second stop in the virtual canoe is at Aumiller Park, a city park in Bucyrus that runs along the river. The community park has shelter houses, picnic tables and grills, and is home... Read more
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Salon.com
10 things you may not know about Philadelphiawhere the United States started. It served as the nation’s capital before Washi
10 things you may not know about Philadelphia
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
where the United States started. It served as the nation’s capital before Washington and maintains a deep connection to its historical legacy through landmarks and museums along the lush Independence Mall. The Founding Fathers signed the Declaration... Read more
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ESPN
Welcome to Donora, Pa.: The unlikely intersection of The Kid and Stan The Manis nestled in a meander on the Monongahela River, 27 miles south of Pittsburgh.
Welcome to Donora, Pa.: The unlikely intersection of The Kid and Stan The Man
ESPN / Posted 8 days ago
is nestled in a meander on the Monongahela River, 27 miles south of Pittsburgh. I begin by driving across the Stan Musial Bridge, which leads into Donora, then head to the Stan Musial Baseball Field. It's located on the edge of town in Palmer... Read more
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Philly.com
What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNCin Creed includes a run - and some serious pull-ups - along the boardwalk that
What to see and do in Philadelphia during the DNC
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
in Creed includes a run - and some serious pull-ups - along the boardwalk that juts out over the Schuylkill in one of the city's busiest new parks. - Steven Rea, movie critic You'll want to keep in shape for the roughhouse politics on the floor... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
What’s Happening: July 21, 2016on Saturday, July 23, with Joe Lauro and the HooDoo Loungers performing a 6 p.m
What’s Happening: July 21, 2016
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
on Saturday, July 23, with Joe Lauro and the HooDoo Loungers performing a 6 p.m. concert in the gazebo at Volunteer Park on Bridge Street. Admission is by donation and benefits the Shelter Island Ambulance Foundation. Bluesman Jake Lear follows the... Read more
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express
'See tattooed bus drivers and rough cashiers' Germany mocks UK with 50 reasons to visitof "extravagant hats". It does, however, also contain a large number of compli
'See tattooed bus drivers and rough cashiers' Germany mocks UK with 50 reasons to visit
express / Posted 9 days ago
of "extravagant hats". It does, however, also contain a large number of compliments for the British people, landscape and society. Read the full ’50 Reasons to visit Britain’ list below:Related articles Theresa May warns Angela Merkel over EU... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
855 ex-soldiers quizzed over Troubles deaths in 'politically-driven witch-hunt'organised a four-day march from Belfast to Londonderry, starting on 1/1/69. The
855 ex-soldiers quizzed over Troubles deaths in 'politically-driven witch-hunt'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
organised a four-day march from Belfast to Londonderry, starting on 1/1/69. The most serious incident was near Burntollet Bridge in County Londonderry, when marchers were ambushed by some 200 loyalists.First protest march to Belfast city centre. A... Read more
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Raw Story
This forgotten 1968 gunfight between police and black men happened just 5.6 miles from the RNCcreated a dangerous vortex for the violent resolution of societal ills that dat
This forgotten 1968 gunfight between police and black men happened just 5.6 miles from the RNC
Raw Story / Posted 10 days ago
created a dangerous vortex for the violent resolution of societal ills that date back to the founding of our nation. The historical reminders of the evil and destructive legacy of American slavery are to be found just blocks from where the... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Wild West City: A 'throwback' daytrip vacation for Staten IslandersIslands for a summer vacation. Others, like the Holldorf's, find their relaxati
Wild West City: A 'throwback' daytrip vacation for Staten Islanders
Staten Island Advance / Posted 11 days ago
Islands for a summer vacation. Others, like the Holldorf's, find their relaxation and "family bonding" time right over the bridge at Wild West City. "It's a throwback," said Kevin Holldorf, a family man and NYPD sergeant from Staten Island. "If... Read more
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The Irish Times
What I learned tracing the steps of Irish Famine migrantsinterred in a mass grave that went unmarked until workers uncovered the site in
What I learned tracing the steps of Irish Famine migrants
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
interred in a mass grave that went unmarked until workers uncovered the site in 1859 during construction of the Victoria Bridge and erected at their own cost The Black Rock to memorialise those who died there. After covering over 310km the first... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarpart. This is a single cribbage league: no partner is needed to play. Reservati
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 11 days ago
part. This is a single cribbage league: no partner is needed to play. Reservations can be called in to 226-7611. Jayne's Bridge Club - meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456. Grief Support - Open grief support group meets... Read more
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Londonist
In Search Of Isaac Newton's Lost London Observatorydown the red carpet at a blockbuster premier. But before the industrial revolut
In Search Of Isaac Newton's Lost London Observatory
Londonist / Posted 11 days ago
down the red carpet at a blockbuster premier. But before the industrial revolution brought artificial light and smog to the city, the night sky above the capital was a celestial vault of actual constellations. In 1710, Isaac Newton — the man who... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Interpretative signs at Tidioute Overlook updatedthe Tidioute Overlook were installed as "a collaborative effort between the All
Interpretative signs at Tidioute Overlook updated
Warren Times Observer / Posted 11 days ago
the Tidioute Overlook were installed as "a collaborative effort between the Allegheny National Forest and the Warren County Historical Society, which provided the photo for the Town Overlook sign," according to a press release from U.S. Forest... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
15 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in ToowoombaToowoomba region. Jumpers and Jazz in July PILE into the car and head for War
15 things to do in 7 days: Getting out in Toowoomba
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Toowoomba region. Jumpers and Jazz in July PILE into the car and head for Warwick so the whole family can enjoy the Rose City's annual winter festival. Check out the hand crafted tree jumpers in Palmerin St, visit galleries and markets and enjoy... Read more
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The Buffalo News
North of Canalside in Buffalo, there’s buzzworthy projects, toois focused on Canalside, but you might want to take a look at what’s happening
North of Canalside in Buffalo, there’s buzzworthy projects, too
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
is focused on Canalside, but you might want to take a look at what’s happening a couple of miles to the north on the city’s West Side. At least $43 million in federal, state and city funding is dedicated to several waterfront and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
North of Canalside in Buffalo, there’s buzz, toois focused on Canalside, but you might want to take a look at what’s happening
North of Canalside in Buffalo, there’s buzz, too
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
is focused on Canalside, but you might want to take a look at what’s happening a couple of miles to the north on the city’s West Side. At least $43 million in federal, state and city funding is dedicated to several waterfront and... Read more
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Queensland Times
This week’s community billboardon our Community Notices page, contact the QT editorial department on: 3817 173
This week’s community billboard
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
on our Community Notices page, contact the QT editorial department on: 3817 1738 3817 1736 qt@qt.com.au IPSWICH: Ipswich City Indoor Bowls Club meets at Ipswich City Uniting Church Hall, Limestone St, every Tuesday at 7pm. New players welcome.... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Dedication event for Anoka’s National Register SitesUnion. She has been the managing editor of the UnionHerald and Blaine Spring La
Dedication event for Anoka’s National Register Sites
ABC Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
Union. She has been the managing editor of the UnionHerald and Blaine Spring Lake Park Life since 2014. In late 2014, the city of Anoka Heritage Preservation Commission was awarded a $10,000 grant from the State of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Leavenworth County close-up: Bringing history homephotographers back to Leavenworth has raised more than $80,000 so far. It is a
Leavenworth County close-up: Bringing history home
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
photographers back to Leavenworth has raised more than $80,000 so far. It is an encouraging sign to Leavenworth County Historical Society board member Mary Ann Brown, who said this past week the amount raised makes the Reclaiming History... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.Sunday, 2 p.m. Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Free. 570-348-4186. COFFEE HOUSE ENTERT
Places to go and things to do in Northeast Pa.
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Sunday, 2 p.m. Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Free. 570-348-4186. COFFEE HOUSE ENTERTAINMENT OPEN MIC: Sunday, 7 p.m. Forest City Area Historical Society, Forest City. MICHAEL MCDONALD & AMERICA: Sunday, 7 p.m. Bethel Woods Center for the Arts,... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
July 16 and 17, 20168 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. to Support the “Why Can’t We Serve” documentary pro
July 16 and 17, 2016
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 15 days ago
8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. to Support the “Why Can’t We Serve” documentary project. Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Road, Woodstock. Admission for the concert is a suggested donation of $20. (845) 679-7532. Music: 8 p.m. Uji, with... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Preview calendar: July 15 to 21, 2016July 16, doors open at 7 p.m. to Support the “Why Can’t We Serve” documentary p
Preview calendar: July 15 to 21, 2016
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 15 days ago
July 16, doors open at 7 p.m. to Support the “Why Can’t We Serve” documentary project. Woodstock Community Center, 56 Rock City Road, Woodstock. Admission for the concert is a suggested donation of $20. (845) 679-7532. Music Under The Stars: 7:30... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Planners tour Hilltowns for Community Compactabout Horace Moses, the former principal of what became Strathmore Paper Compan
Planners tour Hilltowns for Community Compact
WWLP Springfield / Posted 15 days ago
about Horace Moses, the former principal of what became Strathmore Paper Company, who donated the Town Hall and free electricity to the town, and also the Boy Scout Camp and Strathmore Park. Moses also founded Junior Achievement, Mason said. The... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Corrections advisory board members a...trees. Authorized Reid Thiesse, facilities manager, to submit a final matching
Crow Wing County Board: Corrections advisory board members a...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
trees. Authorized Reid Thiesse, facilities manager, to submit a final matching funds grant application to the Minnesota Historical Society for a construction project on the historical museum. The board previously authorized Thiesse to submit the... Read more
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MLive.com
Day 2 of Bay City Tall Ship Celebration features maritime music, deck toursBAY CITY, MI — Despite a delay with the parade of sails due to some windy weath
Day 2 of Bay City Tall Ship Celebration features maritime music, deck tours
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
BAY CITY, MI — Despite a delay with the parade of sails due to some windy weather, thousands of people still flooded Bay City to take in a few of the majestic vessels on the opening night of the 2016 Tall Ship Celebration. Day two brings plenty of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Liberian Women Have Made Themselves Relevant,' Says Pres. Sirleafcontributed immensely to the progress of all women. The Liberian leader made t
'Liberian Women Have Made Themselves Relevant,' Says Pres. Sirleaf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
contributed immensely to the progress of all women. The Liberian leader made the statement Wednesday at the Paynesville City Hall during the National Women's Conference hosted by the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection in... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
TGIF: Your guide to area entertainment and eventsArticle Tools AMERICAN LEGION POST 665: Dickson City: today, Marilyn Kennedy.
TGIF: Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Article Tools AMERICAN LEGION POST 665: Dickson City: today, Marilyn Kennedy. ARLO'S TAVERN: Union Dale: Saturday, Candlefish; Sunday, Tumbleweed Highway. BAZIL: Clarks Summit: Wednesday, Marko Marcinko Jazz Trio. BREAKERS AT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO:... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County Board: Board appoints corrections advisory board...trees. Authorized Reid Thiesse, facilities manager, to submit a final matching
Crow Wing County Board: Board appoints corrections advisory board...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
trees. Authorized Reid Thiesse, facilities manager, to submit a final matching funds grant application to the Minnesota Historical Society for a construction project on the historical museum. The board previously authorized Thiesse to submit the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
MUSEUMSand shapes, even to refer to the most complex of contemporary issues. Agricult
MUSEUMS
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
and shapes, even to refer to the most complex of contemporary issues. Agriculture Museum Entrance next to 6th of October Bridge and the Ministry of Agriculture on Shooting Club St, Dokki, Tel 02 3337 2933/3361 6785 Museum of Ancient... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast Happeningsand parking. Adoptions, $20, includes spay/neuter, microchip, vaccines and, for
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
and parking. Adoptions, $20, includes spay/neuter, microchip, vaccines and, for Jacksonville residents, the required city license; adoptions are free for active and retired military. jaxadoptapet.org. Ancient City Con, noon-7 p.m. Friday, 8... Read more
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The Mining Journal
The calendarat 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W
The calendar
The Mining Journal / Posted 16 days ago
at 249-4430. Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241. Jayne's Bridge Club - plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area entertainment and eventsArticle Tools AMERICAN LEGION POST 665: Dickson City: Friday, Marilyn Kennedy.
Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Article Tools AMERICAN LEGION POST 665: Dickson City: Friday, Marilyn Kennedy. ARLO'S TAVERN: Union Dale: Saturday, Candlefish; Sunday, Tumbleweed Highway. BAR ON OAK: Pittston Twp.: today, The Tones. BAZIL: Clarks Summit: Wednesday, Marko... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Cafe Flore is for saleday after it was listed. The property itself, owned by J.D. Petras, is not for
Cafe Flore is for sale
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 16 days ago
day after it was listed. The property itself, owned by J.D. Petras, is not for sale. "We're willing to stay on in some capacity" to keep the business operating, said Gerry. "There are all kinds of possibilities" in structuring the deal, he... Read more
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