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The Fort Morgan Times
Feb. 8 Community news briefsGala event will be 'Going Places' The MCC Foundation announces its 17th Annual
Feb. 8 Community news briefs
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted yesterday
Gala event will be 'Going Places' The MCC Foundation announces its 17th Annual Gala event, happening at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 beginning at 6 p.m. This year's fundraiser will be hosted at Ehrlich Toyota East, located at 1209 Main Street, Fort... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Charlie Chaplin's hat? The iconic outfits as well known as legends who wore themCharlie Chaplin without his hat or Margaret Thatcher with no handbag are equall
Charlie Chaplin's hat? The iconic outfits as well known as legends who wore them
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Charlie Chaplin without his hat or Margaret Thatcher with no handbag are equally hard to imagine – which is why these items have become priceless since their deaths. It is hoped a British buyer can be found for First World War hero Lawrence’s items,... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Britons vote Thatcher most influential woman of past 200 yearsThatcher, who was Britain's first - and, so far, only - prime minister, led her
Britons vote Thatcher most influential woman of past 200 years
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
Thatcher, who was Britain's first - and, so far, only - prime minister, led her Conservative party to three election victories, governing from 1979 to 1990, the longest continuous term in office for a British premier in over 150 years. She died in... Read more
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Reuters
Britons vote Thatcher most influential woman of past 200 yearsNovelty mugs bearing a photograph of former British Prime Minister Margaret Tha
Britons vote Thatcher most influential woman of past 200 years
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Novelty mugs bearing a photograph of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher are displayed for sale on a stand at the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in Liverpool, northern England September 9, 2014. LONDON Former British Prime Minister Margaret... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tracy Morgan at the Horseshoe Casino: He's picked up the pieces, now what?"Yes. Yes," shouted Tracy Morgan as he took the stage at the Horseshoe Casino i
Tracy Morgan at the Horseshoe Casino: He's picked up the pieces, now what?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
"Yes. Yes," shouted Tracy Morgan as he took the stage at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond on Friday night, his skull pointed toward the heavens. "Oh my God," he yelled, as cheers started to build. "Oh my God. Yes. Oh my God. Feels good." He then... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Amanda McClelland: nursing communities to health after disaster Amanda is an Australian emergency health advisor working internationally with
Amanda McClelland: nursing communities to health after disaster
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Amanda is an Australian emergency health advisor working internationally with the Red Cross. While Richard is away for a couple of days, Ellen Fanning replays some of her favourite... Read more
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Newham Recorder
‘Study maths and change the world’ – Simon Singh boosts students at Newham college Bestselling author and maths enthusiast Simon Singh at Newham College Sixth F
‘Study maths and change the world’ – Simon Singh boosts students at Newham college
Newham Recorder / Posted 11 days ago
Bestselling author and maths enthusiast Simon Singh at Newham College Sixth Form Centre What do writing for The Simpsons, curing cancer, working for Google, winning... Read more
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thebee
History uncovered in BlackburnA hoard of historic finds has been discovered during an archaeological dig in B
History uncovered in Blackburn
thebee / Posted 12 days ago
A hoard of historic finds has been discovered during an archaeological dig in Blackburn. The treasure includes a full set of Georgian coins, jewellery and beads from the 1800s, and religious artefacts. They were uncovered during archaeological work... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Inside Ellis Island's abandoned hospitalsEllis Island is a major tourist destination, attracting more than 4 million vis
Inside Ellis Island's abandoned hospitals
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 13 days ago
Ellis Island is a major tourist destination, attracting more than 4 million visitors a year. Still, much of the island remains off limits to all but a select few. The island's basic history is known to every American student: Ellis Island opened in... Read more
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International Business Times
Archaeologists find bodies of 800 young children in burial ground in Lancashire Archaeologists have unearthed the bodies of around 800 children under the age o
Archaeologists find bodies of 800 young children in burial ground in Lancashire
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
Archaeologists have unearthed the bodies of around 800 children under the age of six at the St Peter's Burial Ground in Blackburn, Lancashire. The bodies were exhumed ahead of the construction of a road in Lancashire. They are among the 1.967 bodies... Read more
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The Irish Times
Everywhere is alive with the din of muzakLike a lead-booted diver, I trudge around the shopping centre trying to escape
Everywhere is alive with the din of muzak
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
Like a lead-booted diver, I trudge around the shopping centre trying to escape the cosh of muzak. Integral to the centre’s architectonics, muzak pollutes the air, befouling the connections between one rational thought and another until I begin to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Clearance work for new Blackburn road reveals 2,000 bodies and a treasure trove of goodsARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered almost 2,000 bodies in more than 400 graves on t
Clearance work for new Blackburn road reveals 2,000 bodies and a treasure trove of goods
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have discovered almost 2,000 bodies in more than 400 graves on the site of a new road which will finally link up Blackburn's Wainwright Bridge. The team excavating the St Peter’s Burial Ground also found the remains of 800 children... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
15 Scousers who changed the world - from music stars to war heroesFROM time to time, Scousers like to give themselves a pat on the back (we’re al
15 Scousers who changed the world - from music stars to war heroes
Liverpool Echo / Posted 17 days ago
FROM time to time, Scousers like to give themselves a pat on the back (we’re all guilty of it). This set of Merseyside natives however deserve a pat on the back, a round of applause and your last Fruittella. From war heroes to recording artists,... Read more
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The Tyee
BC Liberal MLA: East Van Wants More than 'Dead-End' Welfare HikesWest Vancouver-Capilano MLA Ralph Sultan believes a BC Liberal candidate is bes
BC Liberal MLA: East Van Wants More than 'Dead-End' Welfare Hikes
The Tyee / Posted 18 days ago
West Vancouver-Capilano MLA Ralph Sultan believes a BC Liberal candidate is best for the riding he grew up in. [Editor's note: A recent Tyee story profiling candidates in the upcoming Vancouver Mount-Pleasant byelection did not include an interview... Read more
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Leominster Champion
Nursing class recognized during pinning ceremony | January 22, 2016Forty-two graduates of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Practical Nursing pr
Nursing class recognized during pinning ceremony | January 22, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 19 days ago
Forty-two graduates of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Practical Nursing program were welcomed into the nursing profession during a traditional pinning ceremony on Dec. 21. Courtesy photo GARDNER — Forty-two Mount Wachusett Community College... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Hero medic: Army cast me aside when trauma was too much“I once told someone, I would have been better off losing a limb,” she told the
Hero medic: Army cast me aside when trauma was too much
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
“I once told someone, I would have been better off losing a limb,” she told the Telegraph, “because you then get flown to Birmingham, you get treated by the top surgeons, you get put on a military ward and you have got a whole lot of welfare staff to... Read more
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Everett Herald
'Mercy Street' offers up period drama fix for 'Downton Abbey' fans"Mercy Street" offers up period drama fix for "Downton Abbey" fans Published:
'Mercy Street' offers up period drama fix for 'Downton Abbey' fans
Everett Herald / Posted 23 days ago
"Mercy Street" offers up period drama fix for "Downton Abbey" fans Published: Sunday, January 17, 2016, 12:01 a.m. “Downton Abbey” fans may be savoring their final hours on their favorite English country estate. But in a nice piece of timing, this... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Big, bold and unruly, 'Mercy Street' revisits the divided America of the Civil WarThe Civil War returns to television after a long absence to remind us that as b
Big, bold and unruly, 'Mercy Street' revisits the divided America of the Civil War
Los Angeles Times / Posted 24 days ago
The Civil War returns to television after a long absence to remind us that as bad as this country's political divisions may seem, they could be, and have been, much worse. The network's first American-produced drama in 10 years, "Mercy Street"... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
The love and lyrics of Ken BrumbyA complex man with bushy brows, a voice that sounds like whisky and cigarettes,
The love and lyrics of Ken Brumby
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 25 days ago
A complex man with bushy brows, a voice that sounds like whisky and cigarettes, and a 50 year old crocodile skin briefcase by his side, Ken Brumby is the real deal. WILD and free not unlike his name sake, Ken Brumby personifies a bush poet. So it’s... Read more
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TribLIVE
Will ‘Mercy Street’ be PBS’ next ‘Downton Abbey’?“Downton Abbey” fans may be savoring their final hours on their favorite Englis
Will ‘Mercy Street’ be PBS’ next ‘Downton Abbey’?
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
“Downton Abbey” fans may be savoring their final hours on their favorite English country estate. But in a nice piece of timing, this season's big “Downton” plot, a fight over a proposed hospital takeover, may be preparing “Downton” fans for a new... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Letters round- Conservatives know the cost of everything and value of nothingThis week’s round-up from The Bucks Herald letters page features a corresponden
Letters round- Conservatives know the cost of everything and value of nothing
Aylesbury Today / Posted 26 days ago
This week’s round-up from The Bucks Herald letters page features a correspondent berating the Conservative Party for making ‘massive cuts’. Value of nothing I was amused to read the headline in The Bucks Herald of December 30: ‘Please help us:... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
A pretty penny as Aylesbury’s Lucy Collins keeps up her collection for Florence Nightingale HospicePenny marvel Lucy Collins is continuing to prove a charity superstar, with more
A pretty penny as Aylesbury’s Lucy Collins keeps up her collection for Florence Nightingale Hospice
Aylesbury Today / Posted 26 days ago
Penny marvel Lucy Collins is continuing to prove a charity superstar, with more than £300 collected in her latest collection of penny coins for Florence Nightingale Hospice. The nine-year-old student at Bierton Church of England Combined School... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Author in quest to have book on Norwich’s Harriet Martineau published Stuart Hobday is writing a new book about Harriet Martineau, the 19th-century
Author in quest to have book on Norwich’s Harriet Martineau published
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
Stuart Hobday is writing a new book about Harriet Martineau, the 19th-century radical who was born and brought up in Norwich and became a renowned writer and campaigner. A new... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Author in quest to have book on Norwich’s Harriet Martineau published Stuart Hobday is writing a new book about Harriet Martineau, the 19th-century
Author in quest to have book on Norwich’s Harriet Martineau published
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 30 days ago
Stuart Hobday is writing a new book about Harriet Martineau, the 19th-century radical who was born and brought up in Norwich and became a renowned writer and campaigner. A new... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Evergreen community stalwart Miriam Harrison dies, aged 89A prominent member of community life in Kingston for more than half a century h
Evergreen community stalwart Miriam Harrison dies, aged 89
Kingston Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
A prominent member of community life in Kingston for more than half a century has died after a short illness, just shy of her 90th birthday. Miriam Harrison had lived in the same house in Upper Park Road since moving there with husband Edwin in... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Claydon House appeals for volunteersClaydon House is calling for volunteers to keep its stories of wartime, wealth
Claydon House appeals for volunteers
Aylesbury Today / Posted 1 months ago
Claydon House is calling for volunteers to keep its stories of wartime, wealth and Florence Nightingale alive. The 18th Century house was lavishly decorated to dazzle wealthy neighbours and outdo political rivals of Ralph Verney. But The National... Read more

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