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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No EscapeIn the past few years, a curious Internet phenomenon has emerged: the 10-hour v
No Escape
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
In the past few years, a curious Internet phenomenon has emerged: the 10-hour video. Delivered in the spirit of dada or perhaps minimalist composers like Steve Reich, these patience-testing videos typically consist of a weird or utterly banal moment... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Lies You Will Hear As The Economic Collapse ProgressesSubmitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, It is undeniable; the final col
Lies You Will Hear As The Economic Collapse Progresses
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 hours ago
Submitted by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, It is undeniable; the final collapse triggers are upon us, triggers alternative economists have been warning about since the initial implosion of 2008. In the years since the derivatives disaster, there... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Whooping cough outbreakA sharp increase in whooping cough infections this year has led Alberta Health
Whooping cough outbreak
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 19 hours ago
A sharp increase in whooping cough infections this year has led Alberta Health Services to declare an outbreak of the disease in northern Alberta. According to the health agency, more than 180 cases have been confirmed in the North Zone, roughly... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Lena Horne Escaped Hollywood's BlacklistShe was a goddess with a honey-sweet voice. “I remember once seeing her on a tr
How Lena Horne Escaped Hollywood's Blacklist
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
She was a goddess with a honey-sweet voice. “I remember once seeing her on a train,” says the jazz scholar and author Stanley Crouch. “She had a luminous restrained presence that most superstars try to pretend they have. She really had it.” Over the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Will GOP Nominate a Businessman for President? They've Done It BeforeSome say that it's not Donald Trump's bluster and bravado that will keep him fr
Will GOP Nominate a Businessman for President? They've Done It Before
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
Some say that it's not Donald Trump's bluster and bravado that will keep him from the Republican nomination for President--it's that he never has held elective office before. However, if the GOP nominates a businessman who is a political rookie for... Read more
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Philly.com
Exploring Paris' alleged 'no-go zones'On a July visit to this capital, where I have spent much time over 30 years and
Exploring Paris' alleged 'no-go zones'
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
On a July visit to this capital, where I have spent much time over 30 years and know the neighborhoods, I was determined to have a fresh look. A friend arranged an independent tour of Belleville, in the 20th arrondissement - one of the circled areas... Read more
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New York Magazine
Inside the 3-Way Family Contest to Become the Next Publisher of the TimesFrom left: Sam Dolnick, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, and David Perpich.Photo: Paint
Inside the 3-Way Family Contest to Become the Next Publisher of the Times
New York Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
From left: Sam Dolnick, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, and David Perpich.Photo: Paintings by Roberto Parada From left: Sam Dolnick, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, and David Perpich. The issue of succession is a difficult matter not just for family-run... Read more
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Washington Post
Merl Reagle, crossword creator for the Washington Post magazine, diesMerl Reagle, the imaginative and irrepressibly amusing verbal virtuoso who crea
Merl Reagle, crossword creator for the Washington Post magazine, dies
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
Merl Reagle, the imaginative and irrepressibly amusing verbal virtuoso who created the crossword puzzles published each week in the Washington Post magazine and in many other newspapers, died Aug. 22 in a hospital in Tampa. He was 65. He had entered... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Leesburg academy starts high-school year with across-board drug testsThe first test that high-schoolers at First Academy-Leesburg must pass this yea
Leesburg academy starts high-school year with across-board drug tests
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
The first test that high-schoolers at First Academy-Leesburg must pass this year will be administered with the snip of scissors. In coming weeks, 154 students will file into the school clinic to submit hair samples that, though no larger than a... Read more
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SportingNews
Baylor DE Sam Ukwuachu sentenced to six months in county jail, 10 years probationBaylor football player Sam Ukwuachu was sentenced to six months in county jail
Baylor DE Sam Ukwuachu sentenced to six months in county jail, 10 years probation
SportingNews / Posted 6 days ago
Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu was sentenced to six months in county jail and 10 years felony probation on Friday for sexually assaulting a former Baylor women's soccer player in his South Waco, Texas, apartment nearly two years ago. The judge... Read more
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OC Weekly
Kurt Sipolski Writes a Touching Memoir ... and of Getting Screwed Over by Dan HarkeyPhoto courtesy of Kurt SipolskiA judge says Dan Harkey must pay Kurt Sipolski t
Kurt Sipolski Writes a Touching Memoir ... and of Getting Screwed Over by Dan Harkey
OC Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Photo courtesy of Kurt SipolskiA judge says Dan Harkey must pay Kurt Sipolski thousands. Harkey would rather pay lawyers to avoid doing that, so Sipolski is selling his furniture online to get by.You'll love the photo on the next page from former... Read more
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SportingNews
Baylor DE Sam Ukwuachu convicted of sexual assaultA Texas jury has found Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu guilty of sexually a
Baylor DE Sam Ukwuachu convicted of sexual assault
SportingNews / Posted 7 days ago
A Texas jury has found Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu guilty of sexually assaulting a former Baylor women's soccer player almost two years ago. Sentencing began later Thursday and will resume Friday. Ukwuachu, 22, could receive up to 20 years... Read more
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Covers.com
Pride, power blinding NFL to its own mortality -It seemed laughable last winter when Mark Cuban, the owner of the NBA's Dallas
Pride, power blinding NFL to its own mortality -
Covers.com / Posted 8 days ago
It seemed laughable last winter when Mark Cuban, the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, forecast a big decline in the NFL's popularity over the next decade because the league had become so greedy. He said the NFL was “10 years away from an... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Man killed in Venice condo fireVENICE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a fire at a southwest Florida condominium b
Man killed in Venice condo fire
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 8 days ago
VENICE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a fire at a southwest Florida condominium building killed one person and displaced more than a dozen others as it damaged four units. The Sarasota County Fire Department reports that 28 firefighters responded to... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Man killed in Venice condo fireVENICE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a fire at a southwest Florida condominium b
Man killed in Venice condo fire
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
VENICE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a fire at a southwest Florida condominium building killed one person and displaced more than a dozen others as it damaged four units. The Sarasota County Fire Department reports that 28 firefighters responded to... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
1 man killed in condo building fireVENICE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a fire at a southwest Florida condominium b
1 man killed in condo building fire
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
VENICE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a fire at a southwest Florida condominium building killed one person and displaced more than a dozen others as it damaged four units. The Sarasota County Fire Department reports that 28 firefighters responded to... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Giroux pleads guilty to aggravated assaultKyle Douglas Giroux was sentenced to 15 months in jail on Wednesday, pleading g
Giroux pleads guilty to aggravated assault
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Kyle Douglas Giroux was sentenced to 15 months in jail on Wednesday, pleading guilty to charges of aggravated assault and failing to comply with a probation order stemming from the beating of John St. Jean outside a Mac’s store in Grande Prairie this... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Twain House Offering Nature Poetry WorkshopThe Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, will offer a work
Twain House Offering Nature Poetry Workshop
Hartford Courant / Posted 8 days ago
The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, will offer a workshop on writing nature poetry on Saturday, Aug. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $40, and participants should bring a lunch. Poet and essayist David K. Leff will... Read more
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Ekklesia
Jeremy Corbyn and the changing timesIt has been said that when the Conqistadors' ships first sailed along the coast
Jeremy Corbyn and the changing times
Ekklesia / Posted 10 days ago
It has been said that when the Conqistadors' ships first sailed along the coast of Chile in the 16th century, the indigenous South Americans were unable to 'see' these vessels because they were so outside their frame of reference. Whether this is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Torture and Show Trials Common in Neo-Colonial LibyaGaddafi officials still facing persecution four years after the imperialist-bac
Torture and Show Trials Common in Neo-Colonial Libya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Gaddafi officials still facing persecution four years after the imperialist-backed counter-revolution In the midst of an economic crisis, embattled militia, persecuted citizens and fleeing refugees, the world can only watch as Libya disintegrates... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Deputies ID body left behind hospitalSARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Officials have identified a man whose body was found outs
Deputies ID body left behind hospital
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - Officials have identified a man whose body was found outside a Sarasota hospital. Sarasota County Sheriff's deputies say the body of 38-year-old Jason W. Crady of Sarasota was left at a loading dock behind Doctors Hospital on... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Baseball: Pittsfield 15s advance in Babe Ruth World SeriesLAWRENCEBURG, TENN. >> The Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars sta
Baseball: Pittsfield 15s advance in Babe Ruth World Series
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
LAWRENCEBURG, TENN. >> The Pittsfield Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars stayed up late Monday night to advance in the Babe Ruth World Series. Pittsfield scored five runs in the fourth inning, and Izaiya Mestre struck out eight Fargo, N.D.,... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Former Dorset Echo and BBC journalist dies aged 73A regional daily reporter who went on to work for an American newspaper abroad
Former Dorset Echo and BBC journalist dies aged 73
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 11 days ago
A regional daily reporter who went on to work for an American newspaper abroad before becoming a police press officer has died aged 73. Tributes have been paid to Mike Maber, who worked on the Dorset Echo before undertaking a variety of jobs in the... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Author Diana Bletter Discusses Novel At Darien LibraryDARIEN, Conn. — Diana Bletter, author of "A Remarkable Kindness," will speak at
Author Diana Bletter Discusses Novel At Darien Library
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 11 days ago
DARIEN, Conn. — Diana Bletter, author of "A Remarkable Kindness," will speak at the Darien Library's Louise Parker Berry Community Room on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. In the seaside village of Peleg, the setting for "A Remarkable Kindess," four... Read more
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Aljazeera
Right-wing nationalism and scapegoating migrantsAccording to British Prime Minister David Cameron, a "swarm of migrants" are di
Right-wing nationalism and scapegoating migrants
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
According to British Prime Minister David Cameron, a "swarm of migrants" are disrupting holidaymakers, after a harrowing journey to cross the Mediterranean and then trying to make it thriugh the Eurotunnel - the last hurdle between them and their new... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Baseball awash in young talent for the agesTalkin’ about their generation ... some of baseball’s 25-and-unders have gotten
Baseball awash in young talent for the ages
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
Talkin’ about their generation ... some of baseball’s 25-and-unders have gotten so good so fast that historians might want to work on some early drafts before etching their names into the ages. At or near the top of the list is Bryce Harper. The... Read more
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Independent
Is Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane dishonouring the great man's legacy?The house I'm talking about isn't that. It's an actual house, one of those stor
Is Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane dishonouring the great man's legacy?
Independent / Posted 13 days ago
The house I'm talking about isn't that. It's an actual house, one of those storied, stuccoed mansions the French call hôtels particuliers. The building is to house Yves Saint Laurent haute couture, revived 13 years after the retirement of its... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Nik Wallenda, wife renew vows on TLC showSARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A vow renewal ceremony for high-wire daredevil Nik Wallen
Nik Wallenda, wife renew vows on TLC show
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 14 days ago
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A vow renewal ceremony for high-wire daredevil Nik Wallenda and his wife, Erendira, is set to be featured on the TLC show "Say Yes to the Dress." The episode is scheduled to air at 10 p.m. Friday. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Boyle: New Pentagon War Manual Reduces Us To "Level of Nazis"The Pentagon's new Law of War Manual(LOWM) sanctioning nuclear attacks and the
Boyle: New Pentagon War Manual Reduces Us To "Level of Nazis"
Op-Ed News / Posted 14 days ago
The Pentagon's new Law of War Manual(LOWM) sanctioning nuclear attacks and the killing of civilians, "reads like it was written by Hitler's Ministry of War," says international law authority Francis Boyle of the University of Illinois at... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Is Feeling Under Attack From the WestDespite the current tension, the U.S. and Russia remain close. There is coopera
Russia Is Feeling Under Attack From the West
The Moscow Times / Posted 18 days ago
Despite the current tension, the U.S. and Russia remain close. There is cooperation in space, not least the International Space Station. The U.S. regularly hires Russian rockets to launch its crews to the station and to launch satellites. Russia... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Racing Hall of Fame opens doors to latest inducteesSARATOGA SPRINGS >> Former big league catcher and broadcaster Joe Garagiola Sr.
Racing Hall of Fame opens doors to latest inductees
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 20 days ago
SARATOGA SPRINGS >> Former big league catcher and broadcaster Joe Garagiola Sr. once wrote, “Baseball is a Funny Game.” New inductees to the National Racing Hall of Fame told how their high stakes, serious sport has a humorous side, too. A capacity... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
Mexico revises rules for second phase of Round One auctionOffshore staff MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s oil regulator has unveiled more attracti
Mexico revises rules for second phase of Round One auction
Offshore Magazine / Posted 21 days ago
Offshore staff MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s oil regulator has unveiled more attractive rules for the second phase of the country’s Round One oil auction, according to a report in the Latin American Herald Tribune. The changes include lowering corporate... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Puppy raisers wantedCindy Blakey, from left, with training dog Aqua'Zera', Jeanette Van Dijk and do
Puppy raisers wanted
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Cindy Blakey, from left, with training dog Aqua'Zera', Jeanette Van Dijk and dog Yuma, Cathy Botten and dog Waverley, and D'Arcy Barton and dog Webster practise some commands while out socializing the dogs on Wednesday. The four puppy raisers meet... Read more
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Ekklesia
The rivers of Babylon and the prison of bitterness“By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, and there we wept when we remembe
The rivers of Babylon and the prison of bitterness
Ekklesia / Posted 22 days ago
“By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down, and there we wept when we remembered Zion.” The song of the Israelites, exiled and captive, have spoken to the heart through millennia. They have inspired musicians from Palestrina to Boney M; from JS... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
It’s for the dogs: Inaugural celebration SundayCocker Spaniel-Golden Retriever Roxy, front left, Pitbull Kilo and Pitbull Tuck
It’s for the dogs: Inaugural celebration Sunday
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Cocker Spaniel-Golden Retriever Roxy, front left, Pitbull Kilo and Pitbull Tucker leave their owners Shaleena Jones, Meghan O'Brien, and Jessica Minns in the dust while running off to play on Wednesday. The trio and their dogs are looking for help... Read more
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Forbes
Wing Debris Is Definitely From MH370I'm a science journalist and author of "Distant Wanderers: the Search for Plane
Wing Debris Is Definitely From MH370
Forbes / Posted 22 days ago
I'm a science journalist and author of "Distant Wanderers: the Search for Planets Beyond the Solar System" who writes about over-the-horizon technology, primarily astronomy and space science. I’m a former Hong Kong bureau chief for Aviation Week &... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The Huck and his criticsThere he goes again, embarrassing all of us respectables by telling us some thi
The Huck and his critics
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 28 days ago
There he goes again, embarrassing all of us respectables by telling us some things we'd rather not hear, even if he was just repeating what others have said again and again and in fulsome detail. What others? The mullahs in Iran, who keep promising... Read more
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Forbes
Debris Likely From Missing Malaysian 777I'm a science journalist and author of "Distant Wanderers: the Search for Plane
Debris Likely From Missing Malaysian 777
Forbes / Posted 28 days ago
I'm a science journalist and author of "Distant Wanderers: the Search for Planets Beyond the Solar System" who writes about over-the-horizon technology, primarily astronomy and space science. I’m a former Hong Kong bureau chief for Aviation Week &... Read more
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NBC Miami
Man Dead: Drowning at Warm Mineral SpringsAn Illinois man is dead after authorities say he apparently drowned at a popula
Man Dead: Drowning at Warm Mineral Springs
NBC Miami / Posted 29 days ago
An Illinois man is dead after authorities say he apparently drowned at a popular southwest Florida spring. North Port officials say paramedics responded to Warm Mineral Springs Tuesday afternoon and found 69-year-old Bronislaw Pawlikowski... Read more
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NBC Miami
Missing Florida Dog Turns Up in AtlantaA southwest Florida family has been reunited with their dog after she turned up
Missing Florida Dog Turns Up in Atlanta
NBC Miami / Posted 29 days ago
A southwest Florida family has been reunited with their dog after she turned up several weeks later in Atlanta, more than 500 miles away. Michael Epstein told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that his family's 3-year-old miniature Australian shepherd,... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Missing Southwest Florida dog turns up in AtlantaSARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Southwest Florida family has been reunited with their d
Missing Southwest Florida dog turns up in Atlanta
Naples Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — A Southwest Florida family has been reunited with their dog after she turned up several weeks later in Atlanta, more than 500 miles away. Michael Epstein told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune that his family's 3-year-old miniature... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Missing southwest Florida dog turns up in AtlantaSARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida family has been reunited with their d
Missing southwest Florida dog turns up in Atlanta
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 29 days ago
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida family has been reunited with their dog after she turned up several weeks later in Atlanta, more than 500 miles away. Michael Epstein told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune (http://goo.gl/HkhbCq ) that his... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Missing southwest Florida dog turns up in AtlantaSARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida family has been reunited with their d
Missing southwest Florida dog turns up in Atlanta
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - A southwest Florida family has been reunited with their dog after she turned up several weeks later in Atlanta, more than 500 miles away. Michael Epstein told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune (http://goo.gl/HkhbCq ) that his... Read more
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Moneymanager
All set to be snapped upA Leica with an Elmar 3.2 lens made in 1929. Estimates: $1000-$2000. Stand-alo
All set to be snapped up
Moneymanager / Posted 29 days ago
A Leica with an Elmar 3.2 lens made in 1929. Estimates: $1000-$2000. Stand-alone vintage camera auctions have been held since the 1980s in London and New York but are still a relative rarity here. In this colourised screen grab from the documentary... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
The Lone Haranguer left legacy of strength, voiceThe Lone Haranguer will now make her political arguments from a higher perch.
The Lone Haranguer left legacy of strength, voice
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
The Lone Haranguer will now make her political arguments from a higher perch. Longtime civic politician, civil servant, community activist and historian, Margaret Heath (Kerr) died Sunday afternoon from complications after battling... Read more
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Canberra Times
All set to be snapped upA Leica M3 (1959) with Summicron lens (1958), lens cap, UV filter and ER case.
All set to be snapped up
Canberra Times / Posted 29 days ago
A Leica M3 (1959) with Summicron lens (1958), lens cap, UV filter and ER case. Estimates $1200 to $1600. Stand-alone vintage camera auctions have been held since the 1980s in London and New York but are still a relative rarity here. Brad Pitt -... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Man dead after apparent drowning at Warm Mineral SpringsNORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) - An Illinois man is dead after authorities say he appare
Man dead after apparent drowning at Warm Mineral Springs
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) - An Illinois man is dead after authorities say he apparently drowned at a popular southwest Florida spring. North Port officials say paramedics responded to Warm Mineral Springs Tuesday afternoon and found 69-year-old... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Video shows Florida officer throwing peanuts at homeless manSARASOTA COUNTY, Florida — A police officer was caught on video tossing peanuts
Video shows Florida officer throwing peanuts at homeless man
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 30 days ago
SARASOTA COUNTY, Florida — A police officer was caught on video tossing peanuts into a homeless inmate’s mouth as he was being booked into the Sarasota County, Florida jail, the Herald Tribune reports. Randy Miller, 44, can be seen trying to pick up... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Florida cop on leave after video of him tossing peanuts to prisonerA Florida police officer has been placed on leave after jail video showed him t
Florida cop on leave after video of him tossing peanuts to prisoner
Calgary Sun / Posted 30 days ago
A Florida police officer has been placed on leave after jail video showed him throwing peanuts to a handcuffed homeless man as though feeding an animal, authorities said on Tuesday. A surveillance video from inside the Sarasota County Jail showed... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Video shows Florida officer throwing peanuts at homeless manA police officer was caught on video tossing peanuts into a homeless inmate’s m
Video shows Florida officer throwing peanuts at homeless man
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 30 days ago
A police officer was caught on video tossing peanuts into a homeless inmate’s mouth as he was being booked into the Sarasota County, Florida, jail, the Herald Tribune reports. Randy Miller, 44, can be seen trying to pick up the peanuts from the... Read more
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