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Boston Globe
Butcher’s work still a finely honed craftyou’re lucky if you have two, maybe three. “We get our meat from Iowa and Nebr
Butcher’s work still a finely honed craft
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
you’re lucky if you have two, maybe three. “We get our meat from Iowa and Nebraska, and it’s taken to warehouses down in Freetown. From there, shipments to our store arrive five days a week, anywhere from 800 to 900 pounds for each delivery. It’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
Surprise! Blood Orange infiltrates year’s best albumsBlake prove that the old rules no longer apply. It’s hard to imagine that Dev
Surprise! Blood Orange infiltrates year’s best albums
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Blake prove that the old rules no longer apply. It’s hard to imagine that Dev Hynes — whose third album as Blood Orange, “Freetown Sound,” is among this year’s most extraordinary creations — was banking on that kind of buzz when he broke curfew on... Read more
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The Herald News
Freetown woman in intensive care following weekend bicycle crash FREETOWN -- Four days after the accident, a 53-year-old East Freetown woman r
Freetown woman in intensive care following weekend bicycle crash
The Herald News / Posted 3 days ago
FREETOWN -- Four days after the accident, a 53-year-old East Freetown woman remains in the intensive care unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, a spokeswoman said, after being struck... Read more
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Mashable
Rent an apartment? These programs will make it easier for you to go solar.said California Gov. Jerry Brown, who endorsed the measures during the press ca
Rent an apartment? These programs will make it easier for you to go solar.
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
said California Gov. Jerry Brown, who endorsed the measures during the press call. The NRG shared solar project in Freetown, Massachusetts, Monday, July 27, 2015. Image: Aynsley Floyd/AP Images for NRG “We have to make it available for...... Read more
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The Herald News
Taunton, New Bedford sessions planned for prospective Amazon applicantsA 1.2 million square foot facility is almost complete on Innovation Way, built
Taunton, New Bedford sessions planned for prospective Amazon applicants
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
A 1.2 million square foot facility is almost complete on Innovation Way, built on a site that straddles the Fall River and Freetown line. Amazon launch personnel say the operation will be up and running by the end of September. Applicants must have... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Louisville organizations send supplies for first hospice in Sierra Leonefilled a 40 foot shipping container with medical supplies and equipment on Frid
Louisville organizations send supplies for first hospice in Sierra Leone
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
filled a 40 foot shipping container with medical supplies and equipment on Friday. The container is being shipped to Freetown, Sierra Leone. Employees of Hosparus donated funds to pay for the shipment. MORE FROM WAVE3.COM "They need... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Special Weather StatementOOLITIC...LYONS...MEDORA...ELNORA...PLAINVILLE...SWITZ CITY... NEWBERRY...CRANE
Special Weather Statement
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
OOLITIC...LYONS...MEDORA...ELNORA...PLAINVILLE...SWITZ CITY... NEWBERRY...CRANE AND FREETOWN. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO... Read more
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The Wanderer
The Mattapoisett Pursesummer student could return. “I studied with her, oh golly, for probably fifte
The Mattapoisett Purse
The Wanderer / Posted 6 days ago
summer student could return. “I studied with her, oh golly, for probably fifteen or twenty years,” said Nancy Snigger of Freetown. She learned about Ellis’ classes from a craft supplier. Snigger wrote to Ellis and was subsequently admitted to the... Read more
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The Herald News
Greater Fall River officials say drought advisory is of concern, but not direelsewhere, as they formerly used roughly 25 percent of water reserves. In fact,
Greater Fall River officials say drought advisory is of concern, but not dire
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
elsewhere, as they formerly used roughly 25 percent of water reserves. In fact, there’s enough water to supply parts of Freetown, Tiverton and Westport. Even with sporadic rain showers, officials agreed that southeastern Massachusetts’ water... Read more
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Calgary Sun
MAGIC! tops this week's biggest music dudsBurning and Language of Love. A few new cuts even it up — and keep it from gett
MAGIC! tops this week's biggest music duds
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Burning and Language of Love. A few new cuts even it up — and keep it from getting too nostalgic. RATING: 3 (out of 5) Freetown Sound Emphasis on free. The third Blood Orange disc finds enigmatic multi-tasker Dev Hynes continuing to follow his... Read more
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Philly.com
Protest songs, classic and new, soundtrack these troubled timesby Michael Kiwanuka - think a young Bill Withers - contains the moving, self-ex
Protest songs, classic and new, soundtrack these troubled times
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
by Michael Kiwanuka - think a young Bill Withers - contains the moving, self-explanatory "Black Man in a White World." Freetown Sound, the new album by Blood Orange, the indie-R&B project of songwriter Dev Hynes, is an album-length exploration... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Koroma Receives Global Health Impact AwardPresident Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has today, at State House, Freetown, received an
President Koroma Receives Global Health Impact Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has today, at State House, Freetown, received an esteem international award from Project Restore Hope for his astute and tremendous effort in tackling the Ebola virus disease. Project Restore Hope is an international... Read more
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The Herald News
Somerset selectmen approve raise for Town Administrator Richard Brownmunicipal manager for decades in other towns and cities — including his hometow
Somerset selectmen approve raise for Town Administrator Richard Brown
The Herald News / Posted 9 days ago
municipal manager for decades in other towns and cities — including his hometown of East Providence, Rhode Island, nearby Freetown and for a long period in New London, Connecticut — Berube, in his third year on the board and its new chairman,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Blood Orange's 'Freetown Sound' explores racial, compositional intricaciesglasses — is thinly veiled erasure at its core. For producer and multi-instrum
Blood Orange's 'Freetown Sound' explores racial, compositional intricacies
The Daily Californian / Posted 9 days ago
glasses — is thinly veiled erasure at its core. For producer and multi-instrumentalist Dev Hynes, his latest record Freetown Sound reads as an homage for these icons, one that makes sure that their legacy, Blackness and all, carries past the... Read more
10d
The Trinidad Guardian
Benefit concert to raise funds for gifted pan playerand at UWI. His father is a drummer with élan parle and Clive “Zanda” Alexander
Benefit concert to raise funds for gifted pan player
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
and at UWI. His father is a drummer with élan parle and Clive “Zanda” Alexander among others. Two of his sisters are in Freetown Collective who will soon release a new album. His mother got him involved with pan at age three and she taught him... Read more
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The Herald News
LEGION PLAYOFFS THURSDAY: Fall River, Somerset have gameswill play at top-seeded Post 312 of Attleboro at 5:30 p.m. In the other two Dis
LEGION PLAYOFFS THURSDAY: Fall River, Somerset have games
The Herald News / Posted 10 days ago
will play at top-seeded Post 312 of Attleboro at 5:30 p.m. In the other two District 9 games, Dartmouth Post 307 plays at Freetown Post 425 at 5:30 p.m. at Apponeuet Regional High School in Freetown, and Easton Post 7 plays at Acushnet Post 265 at... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
Salone Olympic Delegation Briefed On Zika Virusthree weeks before the commencement of this year's Olympic Games, at the countr
Salone Olympic Delegation Briefed On Zika Virus
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
three weeks before the commencement of this year's Olympic Games, at the country's Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in Freetown Sierra Leone will be amongst 206 participating nations in next month's Olympic Games in Brazil and as a way of... Read more
11d
holdthefrontpage.co.uk
War orphan who survived bullet in head reunited with EDPeyes stole hearts across the world, is a tall and dignified young woman. “When
War orphan who survived bullet in head reunited with EDP
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 11 days ago
eyes stole hearts across the world, is a tall and dignified young woman. “When we met for the first time in the capital Freetown, she ran towards me and gave me a huge hug. It was a moment of high emotion among so many as I met the a young woman... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'I Suffered Lots of Ordeal'kidnappers, the Nigerian Government promised to do all in their powers to secur
'I Suffered Lots of Ordeal'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
kidnappers, the Nigerian Government promised to do all in their powers to secure his release, while the High Commission in Freetown issued an apology. However, no official explanation has been given yet as to how the envoy's release was secured,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IPAM Students in Court for Exam Fraudto the particulars of offence, the accused persons on Monday, 20 June, 2016 at
IPAM Students in Court for Exam Fraud
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
to the particulars of offence, the accused persons on Monday, 20 June, 2016 at the Saint Edward Secondary School in Freetown, conspired with unknown persons to commit a crime, to wit willfully making false statement. The prosecution alleges... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone Ranked 15th Highest in Child Marriagethem a brighter future. She made the statement Monday, 11 July, 2016 at the Mi
Sierra Leone Ranked 15th Highest in Child Marriage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
them a brighter future. She made the statement Monday, 11 July, 2016 at the Miatta Conference Hall, Youyi Building in Freetown, during celebration to mark World Population Day, themed "Investing in Teenage Girls." The ceremony was organised... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Nottingham man reunited with bullet-in-brain girl he helped savesurgery. Twenty years on, the pair have been reunited - and James took a copy
Nottingham man reunited with bullet-in-brain girl he helped save
Nottingham Post / Posted 11 days ago
surgery. Twenty years on, the pair have been reunited - and James took a copy of the Nottingham Post all the way to Freetown, which has now sparked Tenneh's urge to visit the city. On his return from Africa, James said: "Tenneh is a shining... Read more
11d
Pitchfork
“E.V.P.” by Blood Orange Reviewfor the city as far this goes. The precision with which he renders his adopted
“E.V.P.” by Blood Orange Review
Pitchfork / Posted 11 days ago
for the city as far this goes. The precision with which he renders his adopted home is one of the many things that makes Freetown Sound so remarkable. If the rest of Freetown Sound explores New York’s alleyways, clubs, and parks, album... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo Attends the Unveiling Ceremony of the National Reference Laboratoryfor Viral Detection and Biosafety of Sierra Leone was held at the Sierra Leone-
Chinese Ambassador Zhao Yanbo Attends the Unveiling Ceremony of the National Reference Laboratory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
for Viral Detection and Biosafety of Sierra Leone was held at the Sierra Leone-China Friendship Biosafety Laboratory in Freetown. H. E. Mr. Zhao Yanbo, Chinese Ambassador to Sierra Leone, Hon. Dr. Abubakarr Fofanah, Minister of Health and... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Elderly man flown to hospital after crash in Raynham A three-car crash around 1 p.m. resulted in a 72-year-old Freetown man being
Elderly man flown to hospital after crash in Raynham
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 12 days ago
A three-car crash around 1 p.m. resulted in a 72-year-old Freetown man being taken to Rhode Island Hospital by Medflight, according to State Police. RAYNHAM — An elderly Freetown man suffered... Read more
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Bury Times
In the dock: 15 people who have appeared in court in Burywith an "appalling record" of offending has been jailed for four months. Troy
In the dock: 15 people who have appeared in court in Bury
Bury Times / Posted 12 days ago
with an "appalling record" of offending has been jailed for four months. Troy Lee Couttes, aged 28, of Kestrel Drive, Freetown, targeted Marks and Spencer, B&M Bargains and Wilko in Bury between May 25 and June 23. He stole food, hair... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
EDP readers helped save the life of a Sierra Leone child 20 years ago after she was shot in the head. Now look at her!eyes stole hearts across the world, is a tall and dignified young woman. When w
EDP readers helped save the life of a Sierra Leone child 20 years ago after she was shot in the head. Now look at her!
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
eyes stole hearts across the world, is a tall and dignified young woman. When we met for the first time in the capital Freetown, she ran towards me and gave me a huge hug. It was a moment of high emotion among so many as I met the a young woman... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
A Room of One's Ownverse of Augustine, the powerful new single under his Blood Orange moniker. Tak
A Room of One's Own
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
verse of Augustine, the powerful new single under his Blood Orange moniker. Taken from his just-released third studio LP Freetown Sound, the track rides on an understated dance beat as Hynes goes on to quote a passage from Saint Augustine's... Read more
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BBC News
DJ Rita Ray's African tracks: From techno to trance via thumb pianoshis socially conscious lyrics. His first opportunity to record an album came wh
DJ Rita Ray's African tracks: From techno to trance via thumb pianos
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
his socially conscious lyrics. His first opportunity to record an album came when he sought refuge in the capital, Freetown, during the country's brutal civil war but the master tapes were lost during a rebel assault on the city. "Sorie... Read more
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The Herald News
More Amazon job briefings planned at Fall River Career Centerfoot facility is currently under construction in the biopark, occupying a 77-ac
More Amazon job briefings planned at Fall River Career Center
The Herald News / Posted 14 days ago
foot facility is currently under construction in the biopark, occupying a 77-acre site that straddles the Fall River - Freetown line. The Amazon launch team was in town to hold four briefings last week and to answer questions. The next... Read more
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Faster Louder
With 'Freetown Sound', Blood Orange has crafted 2016's necessary opusand his focus has shifted musically too – the beats hit harder, the instrumenta
With 'Freetown Sound', Blood Orange has crafted 2016's necessary opus
Faster Louder / Posted 16 days ago
and his focus has shifted musically too – the beats hit harder, the instrumental sections were wilder, more freeform. Freetown Sound doesn’t include ‘Sandra’s Smile’, but the song is clearly the blueprint for the album. “Hynes is a voice of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Diplomat Abducted in Nigeria Set FreeFreetown — A Sierra Leonean diplomat kidnapped in Nigeria has been freed, the g
Diplomat Abducted in Nigeria Set Free
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Freetown — A Sierra Leonean diplomat kidnapped in Nigeria has been freed, the government announced on Wednesday. "We are pleased, as a government, to announce to you that our Deputy High Commissioner in the Federal Republic of Nigeria has been... Read more
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Colorado Daily
On air next: Blood Orange, clipping. and Colderspinning three fascinating records from Blood Orange, clipping. and Colder. Ou
On air next: Blood Orange, clipping. and Colder
Colorado Daily / Posted 17 days ago
spinning three fascinating records from Blood Orange, clipping. and Colder. Our July CD of the Month is Blood Orange's "Freetown Sound." The alias of British writer/producer Dev Hynes, Blood Orange is widely regarded for his unique approach to... Read more
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New Now Next
Blood Orange Releases "Augustine" Music Video After Surprise Album DropDev Hynes, the singer-songwriter and producer behind Blood Orange, dropped both
Blood Orange Releases "Augustine" Music Video After Surprise Album Drop
New Now Next / Posted 17 days ago
Dev Hynes, the singer-songwriter and producer behind Blood Orange, dropped both a new album called Freetown Sound and a new music video for the track “Augustine” as a surprise last week. The British musician, who has described himself as “not... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Severe Thunderstorm WarningTREES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... TOMPKINSVILLE...ALBANY...JAMESTOWN...BURKE
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 17 days ago
TREES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... TOMPKINSVILLE...ALBANY...JAMESTOWN...BURKESVILLE...LESLIE...GAMALIEL... AARON...FREETOWN...ELLINGTON AND WOLF RIVER DOCK. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Col. O'Neil ends whirlwind tour at 2 Field AmbCanadian Field Hospital that treated patients at a British clinic at Kerry Town
Col. O'Neil ends whirlwind tour at 2 Field Amb
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Canadian Field Hospital that treated patients at a British clinic at Kerry Town, situated 30 kilometres from the capital of Freetown. Choosing to hold the change of command ceremony on Kiska Beach, the unit smartly shuffled into a clearing as... Read more
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The Irish Times
From Strange Fruit to Irish polemics: the power of the protest songto Uplift Grief Magnets (via jinxlennon.com). POLITICAL YEAR: TOP THREE PROTES
From Strange Fruit to Irish polemics: the power of the protest song
The Irish Times / Posted 18 days ago
to Uplift Grief Magnets (via jinxlennon.com). POLITICAL YEAR: TOP THREE PROTEST ALBUMS OF 2016 SO FAR BLOOD ORANGE Freetown Sound Londoner Devonte ‘Dev’ Hynes delivers an immersive solo album that pushes buttons as divisive as race,... Read more
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The Wanderer
23rd Annual Buzzards Bay SwimWatershed Challenge Cup for the fastest team went to the “Salty Sea Dogs” (Alex
23rd Annual Buzzards Bay Swim
The Wanderer / Posted 19 days ago
Watershed Challenge Cup for the fastest team went to the “Salty Sea Dogs” (Alex Gallant of Lakeville, Nick Graca of East Freetown and Trevor Ragas of Lakeville) with an average team time of 25 minutes and 51 seconds. The Quicks Awards for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Arik Reaffirms Its Lagos-Accra, Lagos-Abuja OperationsArik Air is the largest international airline out of Ghana operating to six cit
Arik Reaffirms Its Lagos-Accra, Lagos-Abuja Operations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Arik Air is the largest international airline out of Ghana operating to six cities nonstop from Accra. These include Freetown (three weekly), Banjul ( four weekly), Dakar (four weekly), Monrovia (three weekly), Lagos (four times daily) and... Read more
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Mashable
8 best albums of 2016 (so far)song that will please just about everyone, including those who hate people who
8 best albums of 2016 (so far)
Mashable / Posted 20 days ago
song that will please just about everyone, including those who hate people who only like the old Kanye. 6. Blood Orange, Freetown Sound It begins with "By Ourselves," an ode to black women featuring spoken word, and while it gets more upbeat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Did the World Fail Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone?for all the children who didn't have parents," David explains. "They took my na
Did the World Fail Ebola Orphans in Sierra Leone?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
for all the children who didn't have parents," David explains. "They took my name and after two days they brought me to Freetown. I was sick and saw no other way, so I was happy. I thought they would give me a new life." But, more than 18... Read more
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Aljazeera
Did the world fail Ebola orphans in Sierra Leone?for all the children who didn't have parents," David explains. "They took my na
Did the world fail Ebola orphans in Sierra Leone?
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
for all the children who didn't have parents," David explains. "They took my name and after two days they brought me to Freetown. I was sick and saw no other way, so I was happy. I thought they would give me a new life." But, more than 18... Read more
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The Verge
This is your next jam: Blood Orange, Rihanna, and moremelody on an album that mostly values storytelling over pure sonic potency. Bl
This is your next jam: Blood Orange, Rihanna, and more
The Verge / Posted 21 days ago
melody on an album that mostly values storytelling over pure sonic potency. Blood Orange, "Augustine" Dev Hynes dropped Freetown Sound, his new album as Blood Orange, a few days ahead of schedule this week alongside a video for "Augustine." It’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone's Alfred Nelson-Williams Abductedfreedom," the DSS investigator, who wanted to remain anonymous, told the Reuter
Sierra Leone's Alfred Nelson-Williams Abducted
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
freedom," the DSS investigator, who wanted to remain anonymous, told the Reuters news agency. Foreign ministry sources in Freetown told AFP that "this is the first time that a Sierra Leone diplomat has been kidnapped anywhere on posting since... Read more
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Mashable
Entertainment to free yourself from boredom this Fourth of Julyshows you need to know about right now. God bless the air conditioned movie th
Entertainment to free yourself from boredom this Fourth of July
Mashable / Posted 21 days ago
shows you need to know about right now. God bless the air conditioned movie theaters of the U.S.A. Blood Orange's Freetown Sound is the album we need right now. Dev Hynes' singular vision pulls together collaborators from Debbie Harry and... Read more
21d
Pitchfork
“Best to You” [ft. Empress Of] by Blood Orange ReviewDev Hynes’ Freetown Sound takes on everything from cultural appropriation to fe
“Best to You” [ft. Empress Of] by Blood Orange Review
Pitchfork / Posted 21 days ago
Dev Hynes’ Freetown Sound takes on everything from cultural appropriation to feminism to police brutality—but it offers much more than quick-hit hashtag commentary. The album is understated and aching. It shows more than it tells. It comes together... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Schuh outlines plans to rehab Anne Arundel's public housingWhen Tracey Hopkins moved into the Freetown Village public housing complex in P
Schuh outlines plans to rehab Anne Arundel's public housing
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
When Tracey Hopkins moved into the Freetown Village public housing complex in Pasadena during the 1970s, the still newly constructed development was centered around helping families find their own place to live. "It was a different time, different... Read more
21d
Aljazeera
Nigeria: Sierra Leone's Alfred Nelson-Williams abductedfreedom," the DSS investigator, who wanted to remain anonymous, told the Reuter
Nigeria: Sierra Leone's Alfred Nelson-Williams abducted
Aljazeera / Posted 21 days ago
freedom," the DSS investigator, who wanted to remain anonymous, told the Reuters news agency. Foreign ministry sources in Freetown told AFP that "this is the first time that a Sierra Leone diplomat has been kidnapped anywhere on posting since... Read more
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The Manila Times
Sierra Leone diplomat kidnapped in Nigeriacars and even hire military and police chaperones as protection from highway ba
Sierra Leone diplomat kidnapped in Nigeria
The Manila Times / Posted 21 days ago
cars and even hire military and police chaperones as protection from highway bandits. Foreign ministry sources in Freetown told AFP that “this is the first time that a Sierra Leone diplomat has been kidnapped anywhere on posting since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gunmen Abduct Sierra Leonean Diplomathe was kidnapped. Sierra Leonean Information Minister Mohamed Bangura announce
Gunmen Abduct Sierra Leonean Diplomat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
he was kidnapped. Sierra Leonean Information Minister Mohamed Bangura announced the kidnap of the envoy from the capital, Freetown. While the minister did not say a ransom was demanded by the kidnappers, staff at the embassy however disclosed... Read more
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