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KMGH 7 Denver
Shark takes big bite out of California surfer's boardWhile Elinor Dempsey wasn't injured in her encounter with a shark Saturday, her
Shark takes big bite out of California surfer's board
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 9 hours ago
While Elinor Dempsey wasn't injured in her encounter with a shark Saturday, her surfboard didn't fare as well. Dempsey was surfing in front of Morro Strand Campground in the central coast of California when she noticed what she thought was a dolphin... Read more
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ABC News
5 Stories You May Have Missed This WeekendLouisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal expressed optimism for his own presidential campaig
5 Stories You May Have Missed This Weekend
ABC News / Posted 16 hours ago
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal expressed optimism for his own presidential campaign even in the face of Donald Trump's surging popularity, calling the businessman's rise a symptom of the early campaign season. "I think after we get past the summer of... Read more
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ABC News
Shark Takes Big Bite Out of Surfer’s BoardWhile Elinor Dempsey wasn't injured in her encounter with a shark Saturday, her
Shark Takes Big Bite Out of Surfer’s Board
ABC News / Posted yesterday
While Elinor Dempsey wasn't injured in her encounter with a shark Saturday, her surfboard didn't fare as well. Dempsey was surfing in front of Morro Strand Campground in the central coast of California when she noticed what she thought was a dolphin... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
BLM will trim rugged West Douglas herd by 167 in September relocation plan A mare and her foal watch intruders from a distance before trotting off to sa
BLM will trim rugged West Douglas herd by 167 in September relocation plan
The Daily Sentinel / Posted yesterday
A mare and her foal watch intruders from a distance before trotting off to safety in the sage and pinion near Rio Blanco County Road 116 west of Highway 139. The two were... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
City of Honolulu gets ready for Hurricane IgnacioHonolulu city and county crews are busy preparing for Hurricane Ignacio. One o
City of Honolulu gets ready for Hurricane Ignacio
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
Honolulu city and county crews are busy preparing for Hurricane Ignacio. One of the things crews are doing to prevent flooding is clearing out streams and cutting overgrowth near streams. But Mayor Kirk Caldwell said one of the main concerns is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento parks staff shrunk as acreage roseSacramento has more parks than it used to, but those parks are less well tended
Sacramento parks staff shrunk as acreage rose
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Sacramento has more parks than it used to, but those parks are less well tended. Total park acreage in Sacramento has nearly quadrupled in the last 30 years. At the same time, the number of employees responsible for cleaning bathrooms, mowing lawns,... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
City officials making preparations for incoming stormsMayor Kirk Caldwell said Saturday morning that the city is making preparations
City officials making preparations for incoming storms
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted yesterday
Mayor Kirk Caldwell said Saturday morning that the city is making preparations to prevent further sewage spills and ensure the safety of housed and homeless residents and visitors on Oahu before the arrival of Hurricane Ignacio, a category 4 storm... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Byers Canyon shooting range reopens following large brush fireHOT SULPHUR SPRINGS, Colo. - The Byers Canyon shooting range is back open follo
Byers Canyon shooting range reopens following large brush fire
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted yesterday
HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS, Colo. - The Byers Canyon shooting range is back open following a large brush fire, a spokesperson from the Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife told 7NEWS. "No one broke any rules or laws in this case, and we are grateful... Read more
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The Post-Standard
With Syracuse cops as coaches and mentors, summer basketball program winds downSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A summer youth basketball program that paired children with S
With Syracuse cops as coaches and mentors, summer basketball program winds down
The Post-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A summer youth basketball program that paired children with Syracuse police officers has come to an end. The Hoops with Heroes program was the result of combined efforts by the Syracuse Police Department, Say Yes to Education and... Read more
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Philly.com
Era ends at contested East Passyunk community center"No," said Tony, 77, her husband and the center's executive director. "It's not
Era ends at contested East Passyunk community center
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
"No," said Tony, 77, her husband and the center's executive director. "It's not your fault." To hear city officials and the local neighborhood association tell it, Tolentine's insular leadership no longer served the area. Newer residents to East... Read more
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Washington City Paper
New Addition To Shaw’s Kennedy Recreation Center: Security CamerasNew cameras installed @ Kennedy Rec today. Thx to Cmsrs Padro, Wiggins, & Nigro
New Addition To Shaw’s Kennedy Recreation Center: Security Cameras
Washington City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
New cameras installed @ Kennedy Rec today. Thx to Cmsrs Padro, Wiggins, & Nigro plus @Shawington for raising voices! pic.twitter.com/DO1TcFw3jg These are just some of the incidents in the past few months that have led Shaw residents to call for... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Activists Crash the Unveiling of Bowser’s Anti-Crime PlanFacing a colossal jump in the homicide rate, Muriel Bowser headed to a swelteri
Activists Crash the Unveiling of Bowser’s Anti-Crime Plan
Washington City Paper / Posted 3 days ago
Facing a colossal jump in the homicide rate, Muriel Bowser headed to a sweltering gym at Congress Heights' former Malcolm X Elementary School this morning to unveil a new anti-crime push. But boisterous activists associated with the #blacklivesmatter... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hundreds of dolphins killed or injured by nets, research showsTrawler nets killed or injured 500 dolphins in Pilbara in past decade, research
Hundreds of dolphins killed or injured by nets, research shows
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Trawler nets killed or injured 500 dolphins in Pilbara in past decade, research shows About 500 dolphins have been killed or injured in the past decade after being caught in trawler nets off the Pilbara coast, new research has found. Murdoch... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Several city facilities reopened, Waikiki beaches remain closedWith the exception of Ala Moana Regional Park, several city facilities that wer
Several city facilities reopened, Waikiki beaches remain closed
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
With the exception of Ala Moana Regional Park, several city facilities that were closed Monday due to heavy rains and flooding have reopened to the public. Waikiki Beach and much of Oahu’s South Shore were placed off-limits Monday after more than... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Beaches remain closed as City awaits test results following massive sewage spill in WaikikiThe Department of Parks and Recreation will reopen Ala Moana Regional Park Wedn
Beaches remain closed as City awaits test results following massive sewage spill in Waikiki
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 days ago
The Department of Parks and Recreation will reopen Ala Moana Regional Park Wednesday morning, though the ocean will remain off limits until further notice. The Department of Environmental Services (ENV) sanitized the portion of the park that suffered... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Officials seek to limit corporate naming in Idaho parksIdaho officials aren't ruling out that new state parks could be named after pri
Officials seek to limit corporate naming in Idaho parks
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
Idaho officials aren't ruling out that new state parks could be named after private companies that give large donations or sponsorships, but a recently proposed set of rules would severely limit business' ability to acquire naming rights. Earlier... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Fund-raising beach party planned for Greenwich PointThey replaced the benches, standardized the signs and rebuilt one of the dunes.
Fund-raising beach party planned for Greenwich Point
Greenwich Time / Posted 5 days ago
They replaced the benches, standardized the signs and rebuilt one of the dunes. Now, the Friends of Greenwich Point is hosting its first event on the beach at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19. “We were looking at a way to help the parks and the thought was to do... Read more
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Suburban
Preschool classes begin in SeptemberThe North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services will b
Preschool classes begin in September
Suburban / Posted 5 days ago
The North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services will begin its fall preschool classes next month at Sabella Park Preschool, 1453 Cozzens Lane, North Brunswick. Partners at Play is a one-hour play group for 2-year-olds that... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Petition launched after horse swimming shut down at Cedar BeachHorse enthusiasts on the North Fork are launching efforts, including phone call
Petition launched after horse swimming shut down at Cedar Beach
The Suffolk Times / Posted 5 days ago
Horse enthusiasts on the North Fork are launching efforts, including phone calls to legislators and a petition, to permit riding on Cedar Beach in Southold after the county shut down a weekly gathering of swimming horses last Thursday. Since 2013,... Read more
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The Maui News
Panel recommends forgiveness of $4 million loan to Ka Hale A Ke OlaOn Aug. 6, the Housing, Human Services and Transportation Committee voted 5-0 t
Panel recommends forgiveness of $4 million loan to Ka Hale A Ke Ola
The Maui News / Posted 5 days ago
On Aug. 6, the Housing, Human Services and Transportation Committee voted 5-0 to recommend forgiveness of the entire outstanding debt, including principal and interest, and to have a resolution "reflect the council's desire that savings realized from... Read more
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Brunswick Sentinel
North Brunswick students honored for commitment to educationNORTH BRUNSWICK — The North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Communi
North Brunswick students honored for commitment to education
Brunswick Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
NORTH BRUNSWICK — The North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services (DPRCS) has announced that Thomas Bugowski and Sarah Grace Williams are its Scholar/Athlete/Artist award recipients for August. Thomas will enter his junior... Read more
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Brunswick Sentinel
SchoolsNORTH BRUNSWICK — The North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Communi
Schools
Brunswick Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
NORTH BRUNSWICK — The North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services (DPRCS) has announced that Thomas Bugowski and Sarah Grace Williams are its Scholar/Athlete/Artist award recipients for August. Thomas will enter his junior... Read more
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York Daily Record
What's going on in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, 2015Detailed listings for Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County INCIDENT RE
What's going on in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
Detailed listings for Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County INCIDENT REPORT >> The township's emergency responders recently released their monthly incident reports for April. The New Bridgeville Memorial Fire Company answered 24 calls,... Read more
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York Daily Record
Neighbors: community programs and more in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, 2015Following is a partial list of events and other news of note in the area. To ad
Neighbors: community programs and more in Dallastown, Red Lion and eastern York County from Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, 2015
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
Following is a partial list of events and other news of note in the area. To add information to this list, email weekly@ydr.com. Yard sales in Windsor: are required to have permits. Cost is $5. Purchase yard sale permits at the Windsor Borough... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Sound Beach Community Band Performing At Binney Park In GreenwichGREENWICH, Conn. -- The Sound Beach Community Band will be performing on the Sh
Sound Beach Community Band Performing At Binney Park In Greenwich
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 6 days ago
GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Sound Beach Community Band will be performing on the Showmobile at Binney Park on Sunday, Aug. 30 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the Department of Parks and Recreation announced. The Sound Beach Community Band consists of 40 local... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
New species of spider orchids discovered in southern WA - ABC South West WA - Australian Broadcasting Corporation New species of sp
New species of spider orchids discovered in southern WA
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
- ABC South West WA - Australian Broadcasting Corporation New species of spider orchids have been discovered ranging from Geraldton to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Nutley to continue bird 'fogging' this weekThe Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation will carry out a second fogging a
Nutley to continue bird 'fogging' this week
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation will carry out a second fogging application Monday in and around DeMuro Park, to deter the bird population, according to a notice from the township. Bird Doctor Nationwide of Paramus will fog up until... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Asokoro Park Was Converted Into ECOWAS Car ParkIt was meant to be a neigbourhood park in Asokoro District, Abuja but the Econo
How Asokoro Park Was Converted Into ECOWAS Car Park
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
It was meant to be a neigbourhood park in Asokoro District, Abuja but the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) requested for it. The commission wanted to own it citing security concerns. Now it has been reduced to mere car park for... Read more
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The Age
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionAs an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely forested Lord Howe Is
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely forested Lord Howe Island takes some beating. The remnant of a now-extinct shield volcano, dating back 7 million years, the heavily eroded island is dominated by basalt peaks and surrounded... Read more
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The Hindu
Australians call for crocodile culling to prevent fatalitiesThe local population have sought selective culling and large-scale removal of t
Australians call for crocodile culling to prevent fatalities
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
The local population have sought selective culling and large-scale removal of the dangerous reptiles to prevent human fatalities. With the population of crocodiles tripling in the last three decades in western Australia, the local population have... Read more
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New Kerala
Australians urge to cull crocodiles There are calls for a review of crocodile management in the Kimberley region
Australians urge to cull crocodiles
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
There are calls for a review of crocodile management in the Kimberley region of Australia with some locals saying culling needs to be done around towns before there is another fatality, the media reported on... Read more
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The Maui News
Sports Bulletin BoardUpcoming events Aug. 30-The Credit Unions of Maui Charity Golf Tournament is s
Sports Bulletin Board
The Maui News / Posted 7 days ago
Upcoming events Aug. 30-The Credit Unions of Maui Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 30 at Kahili Golf Course. The registration fee for the two-person modified scramble is $150, which also pays for a luncheon, use of a cart and... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
The feds' plan to storm-proof Staten IslandIn the midst of the 2015 hurricane season, which began on June 1, a lot of Stat
The feds' plan to storm-proof Staten Island
Staten Island Advance / Posted 8 days ago
In the midst of the 2015 hurricane season, which began on June 1, a lot of Staten Islanders must be keeping their fingers crossed. Especially on the East and South shores. Hurricane Sandy brought waves of destruction to our coastline less than three... Read more
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The Courier
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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The Young Witness
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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Western Advocate
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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Manning River Times
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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The North West Star
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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The Border Mail
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destructionBefore feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of y
Noisy tree frog sets a path to eco-destruction
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Before feral species arrived, Australia's flora and fauna enjoyed millions of years of virtual isolation from the rest of the world. Now these invaders need to be controlled, scientists say. As an eco-tourism destination, crescent-shaped and finely... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Call for crocodile cull before 'inevitable' fatal in northern WACall for croc cull discussion in the Kimberley in WA before 'inevitable' fatal
Call for crocodile cull before 'inevitable' fatal in northern WA
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Call for croc cull discussion in the Kimberley in WA before 'inevitable' fatal There are calls for a review of crocodile management in the Kimberley, with some locals saying culling needs to occur around towns before there is another... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
More than $82,000 requested from Oconee PRTWALHALLA — Seven local venues and events have applied to the Oconee County Park
More than $82,000 requested from Oconee PRT
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 9 days ago
WALHALLA — Seven local venues and events have applied to the Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Commission for more than $82,000 in grants to promote the county’s growing tourism industry. Phil Shirley, commission director, outlined the... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
From satire fodder to commonplacePity the poor wife of early-11th-century Venetian Doge Domenico Salvo, who was
From satire fodder to commonplace
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 9 days ago
Pity the poor wife of early-11th-century Venetian Doge Domenico Salvo, who was officially and publicly damned by the bishop of Ostia for what he called her "excessive delicacy" -- all because she regularly used a fork to eat with. Forks for use at... Read more
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South Maryland News
Clinton teen dies in UTV crashA Clinton 17-year-old died after his utility task vehicle crashed Saturday near
Clinton teen dies in UTV crash
South Maryland News / Posted 10 days ago
A Clinton 17-year-old died after his utility task vehicle crashed Saturday near the Stephen Decatur Community Center next to Stephen Decatur Middle School in Clinton. In a release from the Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Lt. Brian Waters said... Read more
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CBS Denver
Bear Sighting In Arvada, Police Warn PublicARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – Arvada police reported around 5 a.m. Friday that two bla
Bear Sighting In Arvada, Police Warn Public
CBS Denver / Posted 10 days ago
ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – Arvada police reported around 5 a.m. Friday that two black bears had been spotted in town. They were seen near West 64th Avenue and Indiana Street. Police notified the Colorado Department of Parks & Wildlife, and warned people... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Wilton
Greenwich Wine And Food Festival Announces Participating ChefsGREENWICH, Conn. -- The fifth annual Greenwich Wine and Food Festival, presente
Greenwich Wine And Food Festival Announces Participating Chefs
The Daily Voice - Wilton / Posted 10 days ago
GREENWICH, Conn. -- The fifth annual Greenwich Wine and Food Festival, presented by Serendipity magazine (www.greenwichwineandfood.com) and benefitting Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. The Greenwich Department of Parks and Recreation, has... Read more
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