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Independent
Police fear mother with four children ‘heading to Syria’ to join IsisMeanwhile, a counter-terrorism expert has said that such cases will “continue f
Police fear mother with four children ‘heading to Syria’ to join Isis
Independent / Posted yesterday
Meanwhile, a counter-terrorism expert has said that such cases will “continue for a long time” unless Islamic State (ISIS) is shown to be a failure. It was reported that Zahera Tariq, 33, and her four children, Muhammad, 12, Amaar, 11, Safiyyah,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brit hate preacher changes his ways after coming outA student hate preacher who radicalised at least one British jihadi in Syria an
Brit hate preacher changes his ways after coming out
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
A student hate preacher who radicalised at least one British jihadi in Syria and seriously considered mounting a suicide bomb attack in London has renounced extremist Islamism – and come out as gay. Sohail Ahmed said he grew up hating the West after... Read more
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The Courier
Muslims feel thankfulBALLARAT'S Muslim community is grateful for the respect received by members of
Muslims feel thankful
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
BALLARAT'S Muslim community is grateful for the respect received by members of the general public. THANKFUL: Ahmed Naqeeb says the vast majority of people in Ballarat show respect towards the Muslim community. Picture: Luka Kauzlaric BALLARAT’S... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Leading Muslim Organization Campaigns For Women-Friendly MosquesFor years, Muslim women activists like Makki have been calling attention to the
Leading Muslim Organization Campaigns For Women-Friendly Mosques
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
For years, Muslim women activists like Makki have been calling attention to the state of women's prayer spaces in mosques. There's an incredible variety in America -- some mosques have beautiful prayer halls for women, while in other mosques, women... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tea Party Speaker Says America, Christians "Losing The War" To IslamDr. Bill Warner, a university professor with a PhD in physics and math and an a
Tea Party Speaker Says America, Christians "Losing The War" To Islam
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
Dr. Bill Warner, a university professor with a PhD in physics and math and an applied physicist, said at a Chattanooga Tea Party-sponsored meeting Monday night that America and Christianity "are losing the war to Islam." Dr. Warner, who is also... Read more
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The Courier
Mosque well receivedBallarat's first mosque has opened with little negative reaction from the wider
Mosque well received
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Ballarat's first mosque has opened with little negative reaction from the wider community. FIRST MOSQUE: Ballarat has been relatively open-minded about the construction of its first mosque, compared with its rival city Bendigo. Picture: Kate... Read more
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The Courier
Mosque well receivedBallarat's first mosque has opened with little negative reaction from the wider
Mosque well received
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Ballarat's first mosque has opened with little negative reaction from the wider community. FIRST MOSQUE: Ballarat has been relatively open-minded about the construction of its first mosque, compared with its rival city Bendigo. Picture: Kate... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Leaflet targets mosqueADVERTISER: There has been a shift in attitudes towards Muslims in the past yea
Leaflet targets mosque
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
ADVERTISER: There has been a shift in attitudes towards Muslims in the past year, according to Omar Mosque chairman Munir Hussain. Peace lovers: Omar Mosque chairman Munir Hussain with mosque imam Sheikh Abdul Fattah. Dr Hussain says attitudes... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Nashville author speaks at Chattanooga Tea Party eventThe Chattanooga Tea Party hosted an event Monday where Nashville author Dr. Bil
Nashville author speaks at Chattanooga Tea Party event
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 6 days ago
The Chattanooga Tea Party hosted an event Monday where Nashville author Dr. Bill Warner gave his opinion on what happened leading up to the attack on Chattanooga on July 16th. Five servicemen died after a lone gunman stormed the Naval and Marine... Read more
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The Christian Post
Franklin Graham Objects to New $250K Muslim Prayer Room at Orlando International, Asks 'Why Do Muslims Get Preference?'The Washington National Cathedral and five Muslim groups hold the first celebra
Franklin Graham Objects to New $250K Muslim Prayer Room at Orlando International, Asks 'Why Do Muslims Get Preference?'
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
The Washington National Cathedral and five Muslim groups hold the first celebration of Muslim Friday prayers, Jumaa, in the cathedral's north transept in Washington, November 14, 2014. The Rev. Franklin Graham has spoken out against Orlando... Read more
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International Business Times
Bahrain detains former Shi'ite opposition MP Sheikh Hasan Isa Bahrain has detained a former Shi'ite opposition MP and cleric under charges of
Bahrain detains former Shi'ite opposition MP Sheikh Hasan Isa
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Bahrain has detained a former Shi'ite opposition MP and cleric under charges of financing terrorism and involvement in a bombing that killed two policemen last month. Sheikh Hasan Isa was arrested on 18 August at Bahrain International Airport as he... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Islamic society opens doors to share culturePREPARATION for the Islamic Society of Gladstone's open day involved cooking 20
Islamic society opens doors to share culture
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
PREPARATION for the Islamic Society of Gladstone's open day involved cooking 20kg of rice, 20kg of beef and 30kg of chicken. Zaheer Syed helped cook the giant pots of steaming curry, which also included yoghurt, cashews, almonds and pistachios. A... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Gladstone sharing Islamic culturePREPARATION for the Islamic Society of Gladstone's open day involved cooking 20
Gladstone sharing Islamic culture
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
PREPARATION for the Islamic Society of Gladstone's open day involved cooking 20kg of rice, 20kg of beef and 30kg of chicken. Zaheer Syed helped cook the giant pots of steaming curry, which also included yoghurt, cashews, almonds and pistachios. A... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Diverse Muslim group opens doorsCULTURE and religion was shared at the Islamic Society of Gladstone open day at
Diverse Muslim group opens doors
The Daily Mercury / Posted 7 days ago
CULTURE and religion was shared at the Islamic Society of Gladstone open day at a hall on Gladstone-Benaraby Rd yesterday. People were able to try on a hijab and other ethnic clothing of the diverse Muslim community, as well as enjoy traditional... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Gladstone sharing Islamic culturePREPARATION for the Islamic Society of Gladstone's open day involved cooking 20
Gladstone sharing Islamic culture
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
PREPARATION for the Islamic Society of Gladstone's open day involved cooking 20kg of rice, 20kg of beef and 30kg of chicken. Zaheer Syed helped cook the giant pots of steaming curry, which also included yoghurt, cashews, almonds and pistachios. A... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Diverse Muslim group opens doorsCULTURE and religion was shared at the Islamic Society of Gladstone open day at
Diverse Muslim group opens doors
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
CULTURE and religion was shared at the Islamic Society of Gladstone open day at a hall on Gladstone-Benaraby Rd yesterday. People were able to try on a hijab and other ethnic clothing of the diverse Muslim community, as well as enjoy traditional... Read more
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News Mail
Gladstone sharing Islamic culturePREPARATION for the Islamic Society of Gladstone's open day involved cooking 20
Gladstone sharing Islamic culture
News Mail / Posted 7 days ago
PREPARATION for the Islamic Society of Gladstone's open day involved cooking 20kg of rice, 20kg of beef and 30kg of chicken. Zaheer Syed helped cook the giant pots of steaming curry, which also included yoghurt, cashews, almonds and pistachios. A... Read more
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News Mail
Diverse Muslim group opens doorsCULTURE and religion was shared at the Islamic Society of Gladstone open day at
Diverse Muslim group opens doors
News Mail / Posted 7 days ago
CULTURE and religion was shared at the Islamic Society of Gladstone open day at a hall on Gladstone-Benaraby Rd yesterday. People were able to try on a hijab and other ethnic clothing of the diverse Muslim community, as well as enjoy traditional... Read more
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News Mail
Ten things to do in Gladstone this weekendIF you're looking for something to do in the Gladstone region this weekend, her
Ten things to do in Gladstone this weekend
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
IF you're looking for something to do in the Gladstone region this weekend, here are 10 suggestions to get you started. 1. Superheros rule at roller derby IT'S all about superheroes on Saturday as Gladstone Roller Derby smashes it with the best of... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Ten things to do in Gladstone this weekendIF you're looking for something to do in the Gladstone region this weekend, her
Ten things to do in Gladstone this weekend
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
IF you're looking for something to do in the Gladstone region this weekend, here are 10 suggestions to get you started. 1. Superheros rule at roller derby IT'S all about superheroes on Saturday as Gladstone Roller Derby smashes it with the best of... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Ten things to do in Gladstone this weekendIF you're looking for something to do in the Gladstone region this weekend, her
Ten things to do in Gladstone this weekend
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
IF you're looking for something to do in the Gladstone region this weekend, here are 10 suggestions to get you started. 1. Superheros rule at roller derby IT'S all about superheroes on Saturday as Gladstone Roller Derby smashes it with the best of... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
National Chief Imam eulogizedReligion of Thursday, 20 August 2015 The Bambawiya Islamic Society headquarter
National Chief Imam eulogized
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 10 days ago
Religion of Thursday, 20 August 2015 The Bambawiya Islamic Society headquartered in the Northern Regional capital Tamale has eulogized the National Chief Imam, Dr. Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharabutu. Dr. Sheikh Sharabutu was honored at a special occasion... Read more
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The Washington Times
Armed Okla. man guarding Muslim-free gun store accidentally shoots selfOklahoma police are concerned about the public’s safety after an armed man stan
Armed Okla. man guarding Muslim-free gun store accidentally shoots self
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
Oklahoma police are concerned about the public’s safety after an armed man standing guard at a “Muslim-free” gun store in Oktaha accidentally shot himself. Terrence Veninga, 57, dropped his Colt .45-caliber revolver and shot himself in the wrist... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Liberals mum on Trudeau’s mosque visitRecently, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau met privately with a group of Islamic l
Liberals mum on Trudeau’s mosque visit
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Recently, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau met privately with a group of Islamic leaders inside a Regina mosque, an event from which the media were barred. The Liberal party is keeping a tight lid on what transpired during the two-hour, closed-door... Read more
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Aljazeera
The legacy of Pakistan's loved and loathed Hamid GulIn the passing of retired Lieutenant-General Hamid Gul, the division and fissur
The legacy of Pakistan's loved and loathed Hamid Gul
Aljazeera / Posted 13 days ago
In the passing of retired Lieutenant-General Hamid Gul, the division and fissures in deeply polarised Pakistan were exposed again as vehemently divergent views greeted the news that the once-feared, 79-year-old former spy master has died on... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Oak Flats mosque, target of animosityA “racist” flyer has been circulating Oak Flats targeting Shellharbour’s Muslim
Oak Flats mosque, target of animosity
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
A “racist” flyer has been circulating Oak Flats targeting Shellharbour’s Muslim Community and calling on residents to join together to “stop the mosque”. A “racist” flyer has been circulating Oak Flats targeting Shellharbour’s Muslim Community and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Oak Flats mosque, target of animosityA “racist” flyer has been circulating Oak Flats targeting Shellharbour’s Muslim
Oak Flats mosque, target of animosity
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
A “racist” flyer has been circulating Oak Flats targeting Shellharbour’s Muslim Community and calling on residents to join together to “stop the mosque”. A “racist” flyer has been circulating Oak Flats targeting Shellharbour’s Muslim Community and... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Adam Gadahn Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of al Qaeda translator and spokesman Adam Ga
Adam Gadahn Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of al Qaeda translator and spokesman Adam Gadahn. Personal: Birth date: September 1, 1978 Death date: January 2015 Birth place: Born in Oregon, and grew up in Winchester, California Birth name: Adam Yahiye... Read more
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The State News
Campaign to Take on Hate gains support in E.L.Mayor Nathan Triplett and Rashida Tlaib present a resolution agreeing to suppor
Campaign to Take on Hate gains support in E.L.
The State News / Posted 16 days ago
Mayor Nathan Triplett and Rashida Tlaib present a resolution agreeing to support the campaign to Take on Hate inside East Lansing City Hall on August 4, 2015. The campaign is committed to eliminating hate and discrimination and protect all families... Read more
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Manning River Times
Anti-Islamic group moves to stop mosqueBALLARAT: Parking, traffic congestion, pollution and lower property prices give
Anti-Islamic group moves to stop mosque
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
BALLARAT: Parking, traffic congestion, pollution and lower property prices given as reasons against first mosque. AN anti-Islamic group is mobilising against Ballarat’s first mosque. Restore Australia, which describes Islam on its website as a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Cameroon’s Extreme Northern Region: Fertile ground for Boko HaramBoko Haram has previously launched several attacks in Cameroon, ranging from ki
Cameroon’s Extreme Northern Region: Fertile ground for Boko Haram
Daily Maverick / Posted 17 days ago
Boko Haram has previously launched several attacks in Cameroon, ranging from kidnapping foreigners for ransom to assassinations, robberies, and targeting the Cameroonian military. However, the recent shift to adopting the deadly tactic of suicide... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Muslim Scholars On Religious Extremism - 'Living for the Sake of Allah Is Our Best Wish'The community members, especially the youths, have to correct their erroneous u
Muslim Scholars On Religious Extremism - 'Living for the Sake of Allah Is Our Best Wish'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
The community members, especially the youths, have to correct their erroneous understanding of the faith and put in order and change their priorities. They must place their motto of "living for the sake of Allah is our best wish" before the motto of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orlando International opening reflection room for Muslim travelersEmirates airlines will start flying in and out of Orlando International Airport
Orlando International opening reflection room for Muslim travelers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Emirates airlines will start flying in and out of Orlando International Airport daily within a few weeks, each jet carrying hundreds of passengers from the Middle East and beyond. Many Emirates travelers will be Muslim, prompting the airport to... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Clinton man pleads guilty to Boston Islamic group threatsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Clinton man who posted threats on the Facebook page o
Clinton man pleads guilty to Boston Islamic group threats
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 23 days ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Clinton man who posted threats on the Facebook page of an Islamic group in Boston has pleaded guilty to transmitting threatening communications. Gerald W. Ledford admitted to posting a photo of a man bearing a long gun and... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Islamic group to hold symposium in Dublin on Mohammed, images More Religion stories In response to the Mohammed cartoon controversy and sh
Islamic group to hold symposium in Dublin on Mohammed, images
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
More Religion stories In response to the Mohammed cartoon controversy and shootings at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in France as well as recent “draw Mohammed” events in the U.S., the... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic groupAn Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threatening to kill Muslims
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic group
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 24 days ago
An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threatening to kill Muslims on the Facebook page of a Boston Islamic group. Gerald Wayne Ledford of Clinton pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of transmitting threatening communication in... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic groupDAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threa
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic group
KWWL Iowa / Posted 24 days ago
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threatening to kill Muslims on the Facebook page of a Boston Islamic group. Gerald Wayne Ledford of Clinton pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of transmitting threatening... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic groupDAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threa
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic group
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 24 days ago
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threatening to kill Muslims on the Facebook page of a Boston Islamic group. Gerald Wayne Ledford of Clinton pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of transmitting threatening... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic groupDAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threa
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic group
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 24 days ago
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threatening to kill Muslims on the Facebook page of a Boston Islamic group. Gerald Wayne Ledford of Clinton pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of transmitting threatening... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic groupDAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threa
Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic group
KTTC Rochester / Posted 24 days ago
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa man has pleaded guilty to posting messages threatening to kill Muslims on the Facebook page of a Boston Islamic group. Gerald Wayne Ledford of Clinton pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of transmitting threatening... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Billboards tout police, community relationshipsBy Kathleen Folkerth Ten free-standing billboards and five electronic boards,
Billboards tout police, community relationships
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 24 days ago
By Kathleen Folkerth Ten free-standing billboards and five electronic boards, for which space was donated by Clear Channel Outdoor, are now bringing the message “Police and Community Together; We Can Make It Better” to the public on roadways... Read more
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guardian-series
Four-storey shops and flats plan proposed for £2m jumble yard pubThe developer of a £2m jumble yard pub has applied to build a four-storey block
Four-storey shops and flats plan proposed for £2m jumble yard pub
guardian-series / Posted 24 days ago
The developer of a £2m jumble yard pub has applied to build a four-storey block of shops and 26 flats on the site. Landowner New York Developments Ltd was given permission by Waltham Forest council in late June to demolish the Royston Arms in... Read more
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FOX 61 Chattanooga
McMinn Mother Charged with Child Abuse A mother in McMinn County has been charged with beating her two children.More
McMinn Mother Charged with Child Abuse
FOX 61 Chattanooga / Posted 25 days ago
A mother in McMinn County has been charged with beating her two children.More >> A mother in McMinn County has been charged with beating her two children.More >> What are... Read more
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FOX 61 Chattanooga
What are the Effects of Driving Tired A wanted truck driver is still at large after a Hamilton County grand jury in
What are the Effects of Driving Tired
FOX 61 Chattanooga / Posted 25 days ago
A wanted truck driver is still at large after a Hamilton County grand jury indicted him on charges of killing six people in a crash on !-75 in June.More >> A wanted truck... Read more
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FOX 61 Chattanooga
Investigation Continues Into Athens ShootingIndictments Handed Down to Truck Driver in Deadly AccidentIndictments Handed Do
Investigation Continues Into Athens Shooting
FOX 61 Chattanooga / Posted 26 days ago
Indictments Handed Down to Truck Driver in Deadly AccidentIndictments Handed Down to Truck Driver in Deadly Accident New indictments handed down to the truck driver involved in a deadly June crash that killed six.More >> New indictments handed down... Read more
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FOX 61 Chattanooga
Indictments Handed Down to Truck Driver in Deadly Accident New indictments handed down to the truck driver involved in a deadly June cra
Indictments Handed Down to Truck Driver in Deadly Accident
FOX 61 Chattanooga / Posted 26 days ago
New indictments handed down to the truck driver involved in a deadly June crash that killed six.More >> New indictments handed down... Read more
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FOX 61 Chattanooga
A New Interchange Could Reduce Hamilton Place TrafficIndictments Handed Down to Truck Driver in Deadly AccidentIndictments Handed Do
A New Interchange Could Reduce Hamilton Place Traffic
FOX 61 Chattanooga / Posted 26 days ago
Indictments Handed Down to Truck Driver in Deadly AccidentIndictments Handed Down to Truck Driver in Deadly Accident New indictments handed down to the truck driver involved in a deadly June crash that killed six.More >> New indictments handed down... Read more
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The Border Mail
Islamic Society of Albury-Wodonga submits plans for bigger mosqueWagga Road place of worship will be demolished and replaced. THE Islamic Socie
Islamic Society of Albury-Wodonga submits plans for bigger mosque
The Border Mail / Posted 27 days ago
Wagga Road place of worship will be demolished and replaced. THE Islamic Society of Albury-Wodonga is proposing a major redevelopment of its Lavington place of worship. The society has submitted a development application to Albury Council to... Read more
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89.7 WKSU
Akron hopes billboards will open police-community communication“We want to keep people alive. We don’t want any more Tamir Rices or any of the
Akron hopes billboards will open police-community communication
89.7 WKSU / Posted 27 days ago
“We want to keep people alive. We don’t want any more Tamir Rices or any of the other incidents that happened in Cincinnati or South Carolina or New York; we want to at least keep that from happening in our community. So we want our police to... Read more
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FOX 61 Chattanooga
Search Continues for Missing Cleveland Teen in ColoradoSecond Man Dies After Being Shot in AthensSecond Man Dies After Being Shot in A
Search Continues for Missing Cleveland Teen in Colorado
FOX 61 Chattanooga / Posted 27 days ago
Second Man Dies After Being Shot in AthensSecond Man Dies After Being Shot in Athens A second person has died from his injuries in a shooting off Lime Street in Athens Saturday night.More >> A second person has died from his injuries in a shooting... Read more
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