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The Seattle Times
Mariners 2016 spring training position preview: There is nowhere to go but up for the Seattle catchersGoing into the 2016 season, the Mariners are very confident that their producti
Mariners 2016 spring training position preview: There is nowhere to go but up for the Seattle catchers
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Going into the 2016 season, the Mariners are very confident that their production from the catching position will be improved and the overall offensive numbers will increase. The reason for that optimism? Well, it seems almost impossible that it... Read more
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Philly.com
Presidential candidates use the emotional power of music to woo votersFor Trump, it's 1942 again - or even 1917. At a rally last month in Pensacola,
Presidential candidates use the emotional power of music to woo voters
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
For Trump, it's 1942 again - or even 1917. At a rally last month in Pensacola, Fla., three members of the band "USA Freedom Kids," young girls in tops of stars and skirts of stripes, sang and danced their way through a tune recalling "Over There,"... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cañon City High School Honor RollBRONZE HONOR ROLL 3.0-3.3339 Ninth Grade: Dillon Abraas, Nanobah Ahkeah, Aust
Cañon City High School Honor Roll
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
BRONZE HONOR ROLL 3.0-3.3339 Ninth Grade: Dillon Abraas, Nanobah Ahkeah, Austin Anderson, Bailey Beard, Joshua Bebout, Brandon Bouchard, Kaleb Crossman, Anthony Debuano, Emily Epps, Haley Fear, Grace Hall, Cheyenne Hill, Jacob Holt, Sydney... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Horse Power: Le Reve and Bob Ford can advertise their Grand National 2016 claimsThe initial 126 entries for the Crabbie’s Grand National entrants Le Reve and
Horse Power: Le Reve and Bob Ford can advertise their Grand National 2016 claims
Liverpool Echo / Posted 5 days ago
The initial 126 entries for the Crabbie’s Grand National entrants Le Reve and Bob Ford can advertise their Aintree credentials with victory in the Betfred Masters Handicap Chase (3.30pm) at Sandown and the Dribuild Constrction West Wales National... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
Bay Area school search: Website puts data into parents' handsFor middle-class parents, searching for the perfect school involves Googling, r
Bay Area school search: Website puts data into parents' hands
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
For middle-class parents, searching for the perfect school involves Googling, researching and networking -- and of course dissecting state test scores. Two Bay Area-based nonprofits want to broaden access to education tools and knowledge, especially... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Bay Area school search: Website puts data into parents' handsFor middle-class parents, searching for the perfect school involves Googling, r
Bay Area school search: Website puts data into parents' hands
Inside Bay Area / Posted 6 days ago
For middle-class parents, searching for the perfect school involves Googling, researching and networking -- and of course dissecting state test scores. Two Bay Area-based non-profits want to broaden access to education tools and knowledge,... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Baker shares �nice story� of FRP Holdings� turn aroundThursday, February 4, 10:28 AM EST �We were very long on land and we had build
Baker shares �nice story� of FRP Holdings� turn around
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
Thursday, February 4, 10:28 AM EST �We were very long on land and we had buildings that were not full,� CEO Tom Baker said Wednesday at the Jacksonville-based company�s annual shareholders meeting at The River Club Downtown. FRP operated about 2.8... Read more
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The Courier
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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The Border Mail
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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The Young Witness
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
The Young Witness / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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Western Advocate
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
Kiama Independent / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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Manning River Times
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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The North West Star
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekersThe image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popula
Churches outside the law when offering sanctuary to asylum seekers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
The image of fugitives seeking sanctuary in churches and abbeys has been popularised in literature and film but it is "more myth than legal reality" in modern times, legal experts say. Ten Anglican churches and cathedrals have invoked the ancient... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Port Hueneme City Council approves cut to utility subsidy programThe Port Hueneme City Council on Monday voted again to reduce the city's energy
Port Hueneme City Council approves cut to utility subsidy program
Ventura County Star / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Hueneme City Council on Monday voted again to reduce the city's energy subsidy for low-income residents from 15 percent to 7.5 percent. The second reading of the item, first passed in November, was on the consent calendar for the Jan. 19... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma U.S. Sen. James Lankford wants Andrew Jackson off $20 billWASHINGTON — Rep. Tom Cole's grandmother loathed former President Andrew Jackso
Oklahoma U.S. Sen. James Lankford wants Andrew Jackson off $20 bill
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON — Rep. Tom Cole's grandmother loathed former President Andrew Jackson so much that she wouldn't even carry a $20 bill. A Chickasaw like his grandmother, Cole said he also has "a very prejudiced view" of the man who served from 1829 to... Read more
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Bleacher Report
A Backup Catcher's Path from Field to Front OfficeThe weekend-long Cubs Convention wouldn't start until Friday, but Chicago Cubs
A Backup Catcher's Path from Field to Front Office
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
The weekend-long Cubs Convention wouldn't start until Friday, but Chicago Cubs fans were already on high alert at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Chicago on Tuesday night. The former fan favorite was bundled up in an attempt to counter the freezing... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Dead Nazis at Shingle Street? ‘Still bunkum’ Beach flame-barrage tests were carried out by the British military to combat
Dead Nazis at Shingle Street? ‘Still bunkum’
Ipswich Star / Posted 11 days ago
Beach flame-barrage tests were carried out by the British military to combat invasion attempts But the military DID try to set fire to the sea at Orford, says historian Newspaper cuttings about the... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Seymour teacher removed from campusAnother North Texas school district has removed a teacher from campus. This ti
Seymour teacher removed from campus
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 12 days ago
Another North Texas school district has removed a teacher from campus. This time it happened in Seymour, but school officials are not providing details on what happened or which teacher was removed. The school district released a notice to parents... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
More than 140 take part in 2016 bridal showAll attendees were treated to a champagne luncheon, the opportunity to browse a
More than 140 take part in 2016 bridal show
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
All attendees were treated to a champagne luncheon, the opportunity to browse among the offerings from a number of different vendors and a fashion show featuring a variety of bridal, bridesmaid and mother of the bride and groom styles. The... Read more
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York Daily Record
Bodani: Penn State to the NBA and so much morePenn State had never seen a basketball man like him. Could any coach quite com
Bodani: Penn State to the NBA and so much more
York Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
Penn State had never seen a basketball man like him. Could any coach quite compare to John Bach? He dressed to the New York City nines and could spin war stories past last call. He flew planes and dabbled in water colors. He was Big City teaching... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Port Hueneme cancels beach festival for 2016Because of ongoing budget problems, the Toni Young Hueneme Beach Festival will
Port Hueneme cancels beach festival for 2016
Ventura County Star / Posted 21 days ago
Because of ongoing budget problems, the Toni Young Hueneme Beach Festival will take at least a one-year hiatus, and a wide variety of city-sponsored recreation programs will also be suspended. The Port Hueneme City Council at its Tuesday meeting... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Cherokee tribe to disperse heirloom seeds beginning Feb. 1TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - The Cherokee Nation says it will begin dispersing heirl
Cherokee tribe to disperse heirloom seeds beginning Feb. 1
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 22 days ago
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - The Cherokee Nation says it will begin dispersing heirloom seeds to tribal citizens interested in growing traditional Cherokee crops and plants next month. The Tahlequah-based tribe keeps an inventory of seeds from rare... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Cherokee tribe to disperse heirloom seeds beginning Feb. 1TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - The Cherokee Nation says it will begin dispersing heirl
Cherokee tribe to disperse heirloom seeds beginning Feb. 1
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 22 days ago
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - The Cherokee Nation says it will begin dispersing heirloom seeds to tribal citizens interested in growing traditional Cherokee crops and plants next month. The Tahlequah-based tribe keeps an inventory of seeds from rare... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Cherokee tribe to disperse heirloom seeds beginning Feb. 1TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - The Cherokee Nation says it will begin dispersing heirl
Cherokee tribe to disperse heirloom seeds beginning Feb. 1
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 22 days ago
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - The Cherokee Nation says it will begin dispersing heirloom seeds to tribal citizens interested in growing traditional Cherokee crops and plants next month. The Tahlequah-based tribe keeps an inventory of seeds from rare... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Baker, Keith set to compete in K300 race this weekendThe official start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race will begin for a handful of we
Baker, Keith set to compete in K300 race this weekend
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 22 days ago
The official start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race will begin for a handful of western Alaskan mushers, including two from Kotzebue, this weekend when they compete in the annual Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race. In all, 33 mushers from throughout Alaska and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Schoolmaster acquitted after thrashing mischievous pupilAN OXFORD schoolmaster found himself in court after thrashing a pupil with a st
Schoolmaster acquitted after thrashing mischievous pupil
Oxford Mail / Posted 23 days ago
AN OXFORD schoolmaster found himself in court after thrashing a pupil with a stick for playing truant. But although 11-year-old Oswald Baker suffered bruises and marks to his body, magistrates found George Stace not guilty. They decided that the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Deacon Blue to play Aintree's An Evening at the RacesDeacon Blue are set to play An Evening At The Races at The Scottish band is th
Deacon Blue to play Aintree's An Evening at the Races
Liverpool Echo / Posted 23 days ago
Deacon Blue are set to play An Evening At The Races at The Scottish band is the first act announced for a series of live concerts at the course this summer. They will appear on May 13. Tickets go on sale this Friday. The band said today: “We’re... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
New Castle girl’s chicken wins boatload of awardsNEW CASTLE — Ribbons and trophies fill the Matthews family dining table, not fo
New Castle girl’s chicken wins boatload of awards
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 24 days ago
NEW CASTLE — Ribbons and trophies fill the Matthews family dining table, not for athletic or academic feats, but honors won by a backyard chicken named for an aircraft carrier. Later this week the best-of-breed pullet travels to Denver to compete... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
£43,000 prize for Liverpool’s most stylist Aintree racegoer – including a £35,000 carLast year, the coveted Style Award came with the prize of a convertible Mini Ro
£43,000 prize for Liverpool’s most stylist Aintree racegoer – including a £35,000 car
Liverpool Echo / Posted 26 days ago
Last year, the coveted Style Award came with the prize of a convertible Mini Roadster and £5,000 Liverpool ONE prize package. And this year the stakes are higher than ever – with the most stylish racegoer winning a white Range Rover Evoque, £2,000... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Port Hueneme council votes 4-0 for medical pot ordinance; 1 councilman abstainsThe Port Hueneme City Council on Monday passed an ordinance prohibiting the cul
Port Hueneme council votes 4-0 for medical pot ordinance; 1 councilman abstains
Ventura County Star / Posted 29 days ago
The Port Hueneme City Council on Monday passed an ordinance prohibiting the cultivation and delivery of medical marijuana but left the door open to revisiting the policy after hearing from residents who implored the panel to allow it. The ordinance... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Grand National tickets are selling fast - here's how to get yoursAintree bosses say tickets for this year’s Crabbie’s Grand National Festival ar
Grand National tickets are selling fast - here's how to get yours
Liverpool Echo / Posted 29 days ago
Aintree bosses say tickets for this year’s Crabbie’s Grand National Festival are selling fast – with sales for Ladies Day 43% ahead of this time last year. Sales for the grand opening day on Thursday, April 7 are 37% ahead of 2015 and sales for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Duke of Brixton back at top of chartsIt’s the rise of Ziggy Stardust as fans stock up on music and pay tributes Bow
Duke of Brixton back at top of charts
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
It’s the rise of Ziggy Stardust as fans stock up on music and pay tributes Bowie poses late last year for a promotional picture for the Blackstar album. Photo / Sony Music Barely 24 hours after he died, David Bowie was yesterday back on top of the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
David Bowie tribute concerts set upDavid Bowie -- who had hits including Space Oddity, Heroes and Changes -- died
David Bowie tribute concerts set up
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 29 days ago
David Bowie -- who had hits including Space Oddity, Heroes and Changes -- died aged 69 on Monday NZT following a secret 18-month battle with cancer. Photo / NZ Herald A number of David Bowie tribute gigs have been arranged after the visionary... Read more
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Boston Herald
Hockey roundup (Jan. 11): Central showdown goes to North MiddlesexIn a matchup between defending Central Mass. champions, give the edge to the Di
Hockey roundup (Jan. 11): Central showdown goes to North Middlesex
Boston Herald / Posted 29 days ago
In a matchup between defending Central Mass. champions, give the edge to the Division 3 team – but just barely. Matthew McCarthy and Tyler Riel scored 14 seconds apart in the second period and North Middlesex held on for a 2-1 victory against... Read more
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Alaska Public
Cim Smyth Wins The Kobuk 440Cim Smyth arrived in Kotzebue early Easter morning, winning the 2015 Kobuk 440
Cim Smyth Wins The Kobuk 440
Alaska Public / Posted 30 days ago
Cim Smyth arrived in Kotzebue early Easter morning, winning the 2015 Kobuk 440 sled dog race. In the early hours of Easter morning, the first mushers arrived into Kotzebue at the end of the Kobuk 440 sled dog race. The first place title and more... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Troubled Port Hueneme starting year with note of optimismThe city of Port Hueneme begins the new year with a host of issues, including a
Troubled Port Hueneme starting year with note of optimism
Ventura County Star / Posted a month ago
The city of Port Hueneme begins the new year with a host of issues, including a structural deficit, a vacant permanent city manager position, numerous staff vacancies and a deep division on the City Council. But according to Mayor Doug Breeze, there... Read more

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