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Lancashire Telegraph
Troop trio sing out for TV choirmasterVETERANS from a singing group could be joining renowned choirmaster Gareth Malo
Troop trio sing out for TV choirmaster
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 22 minutes ago
VETERANS from a singing group could be joining renowned choirmaster Gareth Malone in his latest choral venture. Gareth formed The Military Wives Choir whose debut single, Wherever You Are, topped the charts in Christmas 2011. He is now putting... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Everything you need to know about getting around at the 2016 San Antonio Stock Show & RodeoLooking for what’s new at the 67th annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo? Well
Everything you need to know about getting around at the 2016 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
Looking for what’s new at the 67th annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo? Well, to start with there’s an app for that. Leaders of the 18-day celebration of the Alamo City’s western heritage know keeping up with the times is key to roping in... Read more
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SUR in English
Malaga carnival blighted by attempted abduction. Surinenglish.comThe events took place in the centre of Malaga. :: F. SILVA She only turned her
Malaga carnival blighted by attempted abduction. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted an hour ago
The events took place in the centre of Malaga. :: F. SILVA She only turned her back for a couple of seconds, but by that point her three-year-old son was already gone. “She started shouting desperately, calling the name of her son,” said a... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Parenting: The smart economics of Norway's parental leave, and why the U.S. should consider itAn army, 40 strollers strong, grinds through the Norwegian forest. We are mamas
Parenting: The smart economics of Norway's parental leave, and why the U.S. should consider it
Northwest Herald / Posted an hour ago
An army, 40 strollers strong, grinds through the Norwegian forest. We are mamas uniformed in running tights and Technicolor tennis shoes (with a handful of papas thrown in), pushing all-terrain strollers down a hilly wooded path. This is a five mile... Read more
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chad
Theatre shows brass at its bestSome say that Grimethorpe Colliery Band are the real stars of the hit movie Bra
Theatre shows brass at its best
chad / Posted 2 hours ago
Some say that Grimethorpe Colliery Band are the real stars of the hit movie Brassed Off and they’re coming to the Mansfield Palace Theatre this Valentine’s Day! Formed in 1917, during the First World War, Grimethorpe Colliery Band has become a... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a successNEW ORLEANS (AP) — From a decline in arrests to the number of visitors, Mayor M
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 2 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From a decline in arrests to the number of visitors, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is hailing the Carnival season in New Orleans as a success. On Thursday, the city released numbers on arrests, the cleanup and the number of... Read more
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Salon.com
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a successNEW ORLEANS (AP) — From a decline in arrests to the number of visitors, Mayor M
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From a decline in arrests to the number of visitors, Mayor Mitch Landrieu is hailing the Carnival season in New Orleans as a success. On Thursday, the city released numbers on arrests, the cleanup and the number of... Read more
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Salon.com
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a successNEW ORLEANS (AP) — From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, M
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success
Salon.com / Posted 2 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday hailed the Carnival season in New Orleans as a success. The city released numbers on arrests, the cleanup and the number of visitors for... Read more
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Daily Herald
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a successNEW ORLEANS -- From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success
Daily Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS -- From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday hailed the Carnival season in New Orleans as a success. The city released numbers on arrests, the cleanup and the number of visitors for the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Maturing CPL seeks growth spurtThe Caribbean T20 league has successfully captured interest in the region - now
Maturing CPL seeks growth spurt
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 2 hours ago
The Caribbean T20 league has successfully captured interest in the region - now it is looking to spread its reach even further The CPL's attempt to popularise the tournament in the USA could be hindered due to limited venue options You know you are... Read more
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Luton Today
Carnival crafts at The MallThe Mall is inviting young shoppers to take part in free craft workshops during
Carnival crafts at The Mall
Luton Today / Posted 3 hours ago
The Mall is inviting young shoppers to take part in free craft workshops during half term week. The activities, which includes decorating masks, photo frames and puppets, is part of the preparations for the Luton International Carnival’s 40th... Read more
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News.com.au
Our Adelaide Fringe show picksDuckie by Le Gateau Chocolat. Supplied. FROM the best cabaret artists, to the
Our Adelaide Fringe show picks
News.com.au / Posted 3 hours ago
Duckie by Le Gateau Chocolat. Supplied. FROM the best cabaret artists, to the funniest comedians, and even free shows to help stretch your Fringe dollar further, Chief Arts Writer Patrick McDonald gives his tips on the shows to watch this... Read more
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Brandon Sun
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a successNEW ORLEANS - From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor
New Orleans Mayor Landrieu hails Mardi Gras as a success
Brandon Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
NEW ORLEANS - From a decline in arrests to a rise in airport passengers, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Thursday hailed the Carnival season in New Orleans as a success. The city released numbers on arrests, the cleanup and the number of visitors for the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Our Adelaide Fringe show picksFROM the best cabaret artists, to the funniest comedians, and even free shows t
Our Adelaide Fringe show picks
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 hours ago
FROM the best cabaret artists, to the funniest comedians, and even free shows to help stretch your Fringe dollar further, Chief Arts Writer Patrick McDonald gives his tips on the shows to watch this season. FAMILY FUN FARE BRAT KIDS CARNIVAL Royal... Read more
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The North West Star
No superstars but Orr's competitiveness heralds riveting summer carnivalChampion racehorses are always an asset to the game. Champion racehorses are a
No superstars but Orr's competitiveness heralds riveting summer carnival
The North West Star / Posted 3 hours ago
Champion racehorses are always an asset to the game. Champion racehorses are always an asset to the game. Whenever the likes of Black Caviar come around they build such a public following they transcend the sport and put racing into the mainstream... Read more
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International Business Times
The Powerpuff Girls reboot: First look at Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup revealed The Powerpuff Girls — Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup — are back on Cartoon Netw
The Powerpuff Girls reboot: First look at Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup revealed
International Business Times / Posted 4 hours ago
The Powerpuff Girls — Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup — are back on Cartoon Network. The Emmy Winning series will return this spring with a brand-new reboot about the three girls juggling school and saving the world before bedtime. The first clip... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Police officer's hug calms chaos after deadly shootingBusiness shows support for Pass police during fatal shooting investigationBusin
Police officer's hug calms chaos after deadly shooting
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 4 hours ago
Business shows support for Pass police during fatal shooting investigationBusiness shows support for Pass police during fatal shooting investigation While the attention focuses on the search for the killers and the motive in the fatal shootings in... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Cook-Off serves up record amount of chillThe seventh annual Chili Cook-Off takes place in downtown Vernon Saturday. The
Cook-Off serves up record amount of chill
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 4 hours ago
The seventh annual Chili Cook-Off takes place in downtown Vernon Saturday. The event, sponsored by Kiss FM and the Downtown Vernon Association, runs from noon to 3 p.m. “This year will set the record for the most chili’s in the downtown Vernon... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Mustangs thump Hawks in openerFirst order of business for the Vernon Watkin Motors Mustangs Thursday morning:
Mustangs thump Hawks in opener
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 4 hours ago
First order of business for the Vernon Watkin Motors Mustangs Thursday morning: select their stalls in the Civic Arena’s northwest corner dressing room, their home-away-from home the next four days. Second order of business: take care of the Calgary... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
TGIF: Your guide to entertainment and events in NEPAAMERICAN LEGION POST 665: Dickson City: today, Marilyn Kennedy. ARLO’S TAVERN:
TGIF: Your guide to entertainment and events in NEPA
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
AMERICAN LEGION POST 665: Dickson City: today, Marilyn Kennedy. ARLO’S TAVERN: Union Dale: Sunday, Soul Shakers Blues Jam. AUGUSTINE’S CLUB 17: Old Forge: today, Greg Palmer; Saturday, Fuzzy Park duo. BAR LOUIE AT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO: Plains Twp.:... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brisbane bouyed by new mega-cruise ship terminal conceptConcept design for the planned mega-cruise ship terminal. Photo: Supplied Crui
Brisbane bouyed by new mega-cruise ship terminal concept
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Concept design for the planned mega-cruise ship terminal. Photo: Supplied Cruise ships more than 300 metres long with about 6000 passengers on board are one step closer to being able to drop anchor in Brisbane, with a new cruise ship terminal... Read more
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Farming Life
Top trip for newcomer awardGodolphin has announced a trip to Dubai has been added to the Newcomer Award pr
Top trip for newcomer award
Farming Life / Posted 5 hours ago
Godolphin has announced a trip to Dubai has been added to the Newcomer Award prize in addition to the existing €2,500 cash prize and a trophy. The Newcomer Award is open to individuals who have been working in any area of the thoroughbred racing... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Area hoops roundup: Nikiski girls, boys win in ValdezThe Nikiski girls and boys basketball teams opened up play with victories at th
Area hoops roundup: Nikiski girls, boys win in Valdez
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 5 hours ago
The Nikiski girls and boys basketball teams opened up play with victories at the Valdez Elks Basketball Tournament on Thursday. The Nikiski girls topped Nome 42-39 and will play Grace Christian today at 4:30 p.m. in the semifinals. Grace defeated... Read more
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New Kerala
Sachin wraps up film shootMumbai, Feb 12 : After travelling the world for 30 Months, cricketer Sachin Ten
Sachin wraps up film shoot
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
Mumbai, Feb 12 : After travelling the world for 30 Months, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar's biographical film finally wrapped up at Mumbai's Shivaji Park on Friday. As soon as he entered Shivaji Park, Sachin visited the temple like he used to visit... Read more
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iafrica.com
Cosatu slams 'ageing juveniles'EFF leader Julius Malema. Credit: AFP Cosatu has slammed the EFF for interrupt
Cosatu slams 'ageing juveniles'
iafrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
EFF leader Julius Malema. Credit: AFP Cosatu has slammed the EFF for interrupting President Jacob Zuma's State Of the Nation Address (SONA). The trade union federation largely welcomed the "broad thrusts" laid out by Zuma yesterday, but criticised... Read more
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Aljazeera
In Brazil, are the poor more likely to contract zika?In Ibura, a poor neighbourhood in Recife, north eastern Brazil, Gleyse Kelly, 2
In Brazil, are the poor more likely to contract zika?
Aljazeera / Posted 6 hours ago
In Ibura, a poor neighbourhood in Recife, north eastern Brazil, Gleyse Kelly, 27, breastfeeds her three-month-old daughter, Giovanna. "I hope that she will be able to walk, talk and go on to study," Gleyse says. Giovanna has microcephaly, a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Fun day to replace Maryport carnivalPlans to hold a family gala day to replace the defunct Maryport Carnival are be
Fun day to replace Maryport carnival
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Plans to hold a family gala day to replace the defunct Maryport Carnival are being mooted. A group, led by town councillor Lee Williamson, are looking for help to hold a static carnival and more on the harbourside on July 9. The event is in the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cosatu slams EFF's 'ageing juveniles'Johannesburg - The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Friday sl
Cosatu slams EFF's 'ageing juveniles'
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
Johannesburg - The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Friday slammed the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for disrupting of President Jacob Zuma’s State Of The Nation Address again in Parliament. Cosatu spokesman Sizwe Pamla said the... Read more
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Business Insider
The 10 most important things in the world right nowReuters/Juan MedinaPeople take part in the "The Burial of the Sardine" funeral
The 10 most important things in the world right now
Business Insider / Posted 7 hours ago
Reuters/Juan MedinaPeople take part in the "The Burial of the Sardine" funeral procession, which marks the end of carnival festivities, in Madrid, Spain, February 10, 2016. 1. Major world powers taking part in a meeting of the International Syria... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Shattering stigmas: Local group reaching out to public about medicinal cannabis Though used as a medical supplement for thousands of years, the path to reint
Shattering stigmas: Local group reaching out to public about medicinal cannabis
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Though used as a medical supplement for thousands of years, the path to reintroducing cannabis in the medicinal field is an uphill one for people like Ben Rediger.The... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
All systems go for Armidale Cup dayARMIDALE Greyhound Club president Garry Carson has been overwhelmed by nominati
All systems go for Armidale Cup day
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 7 hours ago
ARMIDALE Greyhound Club president Garry Carson has been overwhelmed by nominations in all three meetings of the Armidale Cup Carnival as the main event gets underway this afternoon. ARMIDALE Greyhound Club president Garry Carson has been overwhelmed... Read more
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Kiama Independent
School sport successPROMOTIONAL VISIT: Sydney Swans players Tyrone Leonardis, Dan Robinson and Toby
School sport success
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 hours ago
PROMOTIONAL VISIT: Sydney Swans players Tyrone Leonardis, Dan Robinson and Toby Nankervis during their recent stopover at Kiama. Picture: SUPPLIED The latest sporting news from Kiama Public School. Swans visit Sydney Swans players Tyrone... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pernambuco's unique carnival in maracatu's cradleIn this Feb. 2, 2016 photo, Jose Esteves, a "Caboclo de Lanca," or lance-bearer
Pernambuco's unique carnival in maracatu's cradle
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 hours ago
In this Feb. 2, 2016 photo, Jose Esteves, a "Caboclo de Lanca," or lance-bearer, wears his costume before performing at the Maracatu Carnival in Nazare da Mata, Brazil. This city in northern Brazil is considered the cradle of the maracatu, a... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Tearful tributes to ‘Trini at heart’Murdered Japanese pannist Asami Nagakiya was among a group of her compatriots w
Tearful tributes to ‘Trini at heart’
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
Murdered Japanese pannist Asami Nagakiya was among a group of her compatriots who played mas with Legacy on Carnival Tuesday and had been with the band up to 1 pm that day, but wasn’t seen after that, Legacy bandleader Mike “Big Mike” Antoine said... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Steelband community stunnedThe killing by strangulation of Japanese-born steelband player Asami Nagakiya h
Steelband community stunned
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
The killing by strangulation of Japanese-born steelband player Asami Nagakiya has stunned her family, friends and the entire steelband community. A PCS Nitrogen Silver Stars tenor pan player since 2012, Nagakiya was found dead, still clad in her... Read more
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Salon.com
Pernambuco’s unique carnival in maracatu’s cradleNAZARE DE LA MATA, Brazil (AP) — This city in northern Brazil is considered the
Pernambuco’s unique carnival in maracatu’s cradle
Salon.com / Posted 8 hours ago
NAZARE DE LA MATA, Brazil (AP) — This city in northern Brazil is considered the cradle of the maracatu, a frenetic, rhythmic dance of African origin that infuses its unique Carnival celebration with its spirit. During Carnival, all of Nazare de la... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
AP PHOTOS: Pernambuco's unique carnival in maracatu's cradleIn this Feb. 2, 2016 photo, Jose Esteves, a "Caboclo de Lanca," or lance-bearer
AP PHOTOS: Pernambuco's unique carnival in maracatu's cradle
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
In this Feb. 2, 2016 photo, Jose Esteves, a "Caboclo de Lanca," or lance-bearer, wears his costume before performing at the Maracatu Carnival in Nazare da Mata, Brazil. This city in northern Brazil is considered the cradle of the maracatu, a... Read more
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ABC News
Pernambuco's Unique Carnival in Maracatu's CradleThis city in northern Brazil is considered the cradle of the maracatu, a frenet
Pernambuco's Unique Carnival in Maracatu's Cradle
ABC News / Posted 8 hours ago
This city in northern Brazil is considered the cradle of the maracatu, a frenetic, rhythmic dance of African origin that infuses its unique Carnival celebration with its spirit. During Carnival, all of Nazare de la Mata mobilizes in maracatu groups,... Read more
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The North West Star
Racing: No superstars but Orr's competitiveness heralds riveting summer carnivalChampion racehorses are always an asset to the game. Champion racehorses are a
Racing: No superstars but Orr's competitiveness heralds riveting summer carnival
The North West Star / Posted 8 hours ago
Champion racehorses are always an asset to the game. Champion racehorses are always an asset to the game. Whenever the likes of Black Caviar come around they build such a public following they transcend the sport and put racing into the mainstream... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Cummings to reveal his Prized possession’s potentialJames Cummings believes Prized Icon will show his emerging talent in Lonhro Pla
Cummings to reveal his Prized possession’s potential
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
James Cummings believes Prized Icon will show his emerging talent in Lonhro Plate | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website James Cummings feels Prized Icon has made... Read more
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Colorado Daily
From-the-heart, Valentine's events for couples, and kids, tooLoveland has long owned Valentine's Day, says Nate Webb. It's a given, with a n
From-the-heart, Valentine's events for couples, and kids, too
Colorado Daily / Posted 9 hours ago
Loveland has long owned Valentine's Day, says Nate Webb. It's a given, with a name like Loveland. But the city has never really owned the holiday, he says. "We've never really taken advantage of that ownership," says Webb, an event organizer.... Read more
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SportsFan
Robl up and running with Randwick runnersHaving his first runners at the racetrack Peter Robl now calls home is more abo
Robl up and running with Randwick runners
SportsFan / Posted 9 hours ago
Having his first runners at the racetrack Peter Robl now calls home is more about the future than the present for latest addition to Sydney's training ranks. The ex-jockey has been training since taking over the Segenhoe Stud's racing operation at... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Comments from readers at news-journal.comConversations about the news get lively at news-journal.com, where commenters a
Comments from readers at news-journal.com
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
Conversations about the news get lively at news-journal.com, where commenters are encouraged to weigh in on stories via Facebook. Here's a sampling of some recent comments: Cruz endorsement Regarding "Report: Cruz backs Gohmert's bid,"... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Cummings to reveal his Prized possession’s potentialJames Cummings feels Prized Icon has made the necessary improvement since his e
Cummings to reveal his Prized possession’s potential
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 hours ago
James Cummings feels Prized Icon has made the necessary improvement since his eye-catching effort last start. Picture: Mark Evans TRAINER James Cummings has an interesting theory about the big-race potential of promising juvenile Prized Icon. The... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Cold weather blamed for Shelbyville man's deathSmyrna residents say blasting to blame for home damageSmyrna residents say blas
Cold weather blamed for Shelbyville man's death
WSMV Nashville / Posted 10 hours ago
Smyrna residents say blasting to blame for home damageSmyrna residents say blasting to blame for home damage Dale McNally shared several photos of the cracking he says is caused by blasting. (WSMV) Some Rutherford County homeowners are claiming... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Bill Clinton tells voters the country needs a 'change maker'Smyrna residents say blasting to blame for home damageSmyrna residents say blas
Bill Clinton tells voters the country needs a 'change maker'
WSMV Nashville / Posted 10 hours ago
Smyrna residents say blasting to blame for home damageSmyrna residents say blasting to blame for home damage Dale McNally shared several photos of the cracking he says is caused by blasting. (WSMV) Some Rutherford County homeowners are claiming... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Smyrna residents say blasting to blame for home damage Dale McNally shared several photos of the cracking he says is caused by blast
Smyrna residents say blasting to blame for home damage
WSMV Nashville / Posted 10 hours ago
Dale McNally shared several photos of the cracking he says is caused by blasting. (WSMV) Some Rutherford County homeowners are claiming... Read more
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SportsFan
Falino back to best on top of the groundMultiple stakes winner Falino gets the chance to add another Listed race to his
Falino back to best on top of the ground
SportsFan / Posted 10 hours ago
Multiple stakes winner Falino gets the chance to add another Listed race to his record with the prospect of a firm track at Doomben. The eight-year-old has failed in two of three recent starts on soft surfaces but trainer Darren Bell is confident he... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Prison champs take stageWoodford Square, Port-of-Spain, came alive with the sweet sounds of kaiso music
Prison champs take stage
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 hours ago
Woodford Square, Port-of-Spain, came alive with the sweet sounds of kaiso music on February 3, as the T&T Prison Service held its grand calypso fiesta concert where each monarch from the various prison sections were brought out to perform for the... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Carnival 2016 gets a Pass MarkAfter much revelry and merrymaking, hopefully we can all settle down to the sup
Carnival 2016 gets a Pass Mark
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 hours ago
After much revelry and merrymaking, hopefully we can all settle down to the supposedly peaceful and reflective period of Lent, complete with sacrifices for 40 days, most of which will be broken. Carnival is just about completed and dusted off... Read more
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