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heraldscotland
How Tutti Frutti star took on her most challenging role... as a teacherMurphy found a great deal. “I think I was so lucky,” she maintains. “I had a re
heraldscotland / Posted 16 hours ago
Murphy found a great deal. “I think I was so lucky,” she maintains. “I had a really good innings, with writers such as John Byrne and Donna Franceschild, but there are lots of people out there who are very talented but who don’t get that one... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Downey Jr. dances, Arnold surprises, Spider-Man rushes the stage: Every year of Comic-Con in one giant timelinekicked off the '80s with guests who would continue to redefine mainstream comic
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
kicked off the '80s with guests who would continue to redefine mainstream comic books during the decade, including John Byrne, who would relaunch Superman with "Man of Steel" in 1986, and Chris Claremont, who was in the midst of his epic... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Preckwinkle says timing of property tax review not attempt to help out ally BerriosDenser neighborhoods with lots of apartment buildings and condominiums have no
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Denser neighborhoods with lots of apartment buildings and condominiums have no such recourse. The 10-precinct package of vacation rental bans passed the License Committee on Wednesday and will head to the full City Council next week. (John... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democratic group airs TV ads attacking Rauner on school funding billlanguage to outlaw them parking on Cicero or other streets near Midway, then li
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
language to outlaw them parking on Cicero or other streets near Midway, then likely pass that part of the ordinance soon. (John Byrne) *Quick spins: Gov. Rauner's latest campaign finance report showed his campaign paid nearly $500 to an office... Read more
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Daily Mirror
BBC admit University Challenge blunder as Jeremy Paxman gives wrong answerUniversity of Kent. The 67-year-old presenter then incorrectly attributed Bill
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
University of Kent. The 67-year-old presenter then incorrectly attributed Billy Connolly's eccentric footwear to artist John Byrne rather than their true creator Edmund Smith. Edmund Smith's daughter then contacted the show's producers... Read more
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Scotsman
BBC admits blunder over Billy Connolly’s banana bootsby Co0nnolly in his early years as a stand-up. Paxman told them the correct an
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
by Co0nnolly in his early years as a stand-up. Paxman told them the correct answer was Paisley-born Tutti Frutti writer John Byrne. However the boots were designed and made by Glaswegian pop artist Edmund Smith. Mr Smith’s daughter sent in a... Read more
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Daily Record
BBC admit Billy Connolly banana boot blunder as Jeremy Paxman slips upwrongly guessed the answer was Nicola Sturgeon.Read More Host Paxman then said
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
wrongly guessed the answer was Nicola Sturgeon.Read More Host Paxman then said the correct answer was Tutti Frutti writer John Byrne, who was indeed born in Paisley in 1940 and wrote the Slab Boys – but wasn’t the maker of the boots. The famous... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Cape York man jailed for life for killing partner with pruning sawtoo much for her. She struggled to cope with day-to-day living," she said. In
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
too much for her. She struggled to cope with day-to-day living," she said. In sentencing Ned to a life in prison, Justice John Byrne said the murder was a "brutal, sustained" alcohol-fuelled attack of "shocking violence". Ned will be eligible for... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Family ripped apart, community devastated by horrific murderfree. “We will always love and miss Shyanne, but this reality we now live will
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
free. “We will always love and miss Shyanne, but this reality we now live will never be over for us,” she wrote. Justice John Byrne said the victim impact statement poignantly described all the consequences of this murder. Ned has already spent... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fingerprint found on registration certificate of car used in fatal shootingon December 18, 2012. Detective Inspector Anthony Lenehan, of the Special Dete
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
on December 18, 2012. Detective Inspector Anthony Lenehan, of the Special Detective Unit (SDU), told prosecuting counsel John Byrne BL today that the Toyota Camry used in the shooting was registered to a man with the name Paul McCann at an... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Courts hears of ‘horrific’ Cape York murdersomething bad”. “(Ned) stated ‘if I did it I can’t remember’ then went on to s
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
something bad”. “(Ned) stated ‘if I did it I can’t remember’ then went on to say ‘I murdered her’,” Mr Rees said. Justice John Byrne was given photos of the room where Ms William was pronounced dead at 7.18am “He stated that he probably picked an... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
S&P moves Illinois' credit away from junk status with tax hike, budget in placeisn't as important as Rauner's refusal to accept anything less than everything
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
isn't as important as Rauner's refusal to accept anything less than everything he wants. "That is an outlook and a perspective that cannot lead to progress," he said. Chicago Tribune's John Byrne contributed from Chicago. Twitter @Moniq... Read more
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The Irish Times
Buying a 172 car? With a personal contract plan? Read this . . .the key to the success of the product is to have the guaranteed minimum future
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
the key to the success of the product is to have the guaranteed minimum future value set at a conservative basis. But, as John Byrne, legal and public relations manager of vehicle data checking service Cartell.ie, notes, finance companies tend to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Durbin to Republicans on Obamacare: 'If you break it, you own it'on board to pass an overhaul of the Affordable Care Act as soon as next week, b
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
on board to pass an overhaul of the Affordable Care Act as soon as next week, before Congress goes on break in August. (John Byrne) *Mayor Rahm Emanuel will appear at Beidler Elementary in the morning to announce a food business incubator. In... Read more
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The Irish Times
Buying a car: Don’t do a PCP deal until you read thisthe key to the success of the product is to have the guaranteed minimum future
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
the key to the success of the product is to have the guaranteed minimum future value set at a conservative basis. But, as John Byrne, legal and public relations manager of vehicle data checking service Cartell.ie, notes, finance companies tend to... Read more
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Bolton News
Race times and road closures - All you need to know ahead of Ironman 2017will be open as usual 11am to 5pm, with entry from De Havilland Way. Bolton Co
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
will be open as usual 11am to 5pm, with entry from De Havilland Way. Bolton Council’s cabinet member for culture, Cllr John Byrne, said: “This is the ninth Ironman hosted in Bolton and the sixth Ironkids that we are hosting and both of these... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan preps Rauner override vote, but will enough lawmakers show?South Side 10th Ward in City Council, has pleaded not guilty to federal charges
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
South Side 10th Ward in City Council, has pleaded not guilty to federal charges he obstructed an IRS investigation into a secret deal he cut a deal to pocket millions of dollars from the state’s tobacco settlement without doing any work. (John By... Read more
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Irish Examiner
GSOC must go to High Court for court transcripts relating to garda killera different High Court judge, rather than her. The parties thanked the court f
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
a different High Court judge, rather than her. The parties thanked the court for its ruling. Counsel for the DPP, Mr John Byrne BL, said on Monday that the DPP was not opposing the application. However, he said the DPP did not believe the... Read more
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Bolton News
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Popular tea room to re-open with new Mary Poppins themea selection of sandwiches, light lunches and desserts. Bolton Council’s cabine
Bolton News / Posted 19 days ago
a selection of sandwiches, light lunches and desserts. Bolton Council’s cabinet member for culture, youth and sport, Cllr John Byrne, said: “We are pleased to welcome Poppins to Smithills Hall and I think their Mary Poppins style of tearoom will... Read more
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Bolton News
Mary Poppins-themed tearoom to opena selection of sandwiches, light lunches and desserts. Bolton Council’s cabine
Bolton News / Posted 20 days ago
a selection of sandwiches, light lunches and desserts. Bolton Council’s cabinet member for culture, youth and sport, Cllr John Byrne, said: “We are pleased to welcome Poppins to Smithills Hall and I think their Mary Poppins style of tearoom will... Read more
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Bolton News
'It is only a matter of time before someone is badly injured' — safety fears at skate parkwith pedestrians. “It is only a matter of time before someone is badly injured
Bolton News / Posted 21 days ago
with pedestrians. “It is only a matter of time before someone is badly injured.” Responding to her request, Cllr John Byrne said that while the council could not close either entrance as they are needed as emergency exits, the authority... Read more
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Irish Examiner
GSOC seeks transcripts relating to garda killerInvestigations Officer with GSOC, had sworn an affidavit on June 20 seeking the
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
Investigations Officer with GSOC, had sworn an affidavit on June 20 seeking the transcripts. Counsel for the DPP, Mr John Byrne BL, said that the DPP was not opposing the application. However, he said the DPP did not believe the Special... Read more
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IGN
I've Got Issues: Measuring Wonder Woman's Comic Book Sales Powerinto the movie, there have also been new printings collecting iconic runs of Wo
IGN / Posted 24 days ago
into the movie, there have also been new printings collecting iconic runs of Wonder Woman’s series from the likes of Rucka, John Byrne, and George Perez. Writer Grant Morrison labored over Wonder Woman: Earth One with artist Yanick Paquette for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Week in review: Chicago cop indictments, soda tax blocked and Miggy's big mouthfounder Elon Musk about building an underground high-speed rail line from downt
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
founder Elon Musk about building an underground high-speed rail line from downtown to O'Hare International Airport, reports John Byrne. Senate GOP leader resigns: Sen. Christine Radogno, 64, the first female legislative leader in Illinois history,... Read more
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The News & Observer
New high school will be ‘a dream come true’ for southern Wake CountyHigh School, which opened in 2013. Fuquay-Varina residents have been waiting f
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
High School, which opened in 2013. Fuquay-Varina residents have been waiting for the new school for about a decade, Mayor John Byrne said. Working with the county to accelerate the school’s progress has been a point of urgency for town leaders,... Read more
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Boston Globe
What's with all the rabbits showing up around Boston?insist that the rabbits occupying their yards are more than temporary guests.
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
insist that the rabbits occupying their yards are more than temporary guests. “These aren’t just random wanderers,” says John Byrne of Medford, who counted at least five or six rabbits during a recent bus commute to Somerville. “I can’t fairly... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Democrats ramping up pressure on Rauner over Trumpcarefor “productive conversations with the administration on behalf of the thousand
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
for “productive conversations with the administration on behalf of the thousands of airport workers across Chicago.” (John Byrne) *Jim Edgar and the race for governor: With the airwaves already cluttered for weeks with ads from Gov. Rauner... Read more
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Reality TV World
600 students dress as Harry Potter to celebrate 20th anniversary of 'The Sorcerer's Stone'said. "I knew that we had around 600 children supposed to be coming but the fin
Reality TV World / Posted 30 days ago
said. "I knew that we had around 600 children supposed to be coming but the final number we had was brilliant." Councillor John Byrne, Bolton Council's Cabinet Member for Culture, Youth and Sport, commended the children and the organizers for... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Week in review: Health care secrets revealed, Jimmy Butler AND Marian Hossa gone, 'horrifying' chainsaw attackalderman called for the overnight closure of a pedestrian underpass beneath Lak
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
alderman called for the overnight closure of a pedestrian underpass beneath Lake Shore Drive, report Nereida Moreno and John Byrne. Ald. Brendan Reilly said closing the Ohio Street underpass from midnight to 6 a.m. and locking gates at other... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Hundreds of Harry Potters break magical world record in Boltonof the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Photo: Manchest
Manchester Evening News / Posted a month ago
of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Photo: Manchester Evening News)Read More Councillor John Byrne, the council’s cabinet member for culture, said: “What an absolutely amazing achievement. We’re honoured and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Shootings of 5 kids rattle neighborhood: 'I don't want to get shot'do I always tell you?” Ward asked his son Amir, 6, in front of a reporter. “Do
Chicago Tribune / Posted a month ago
do I always tell you?” Ward asked his son Amir, 6, in front of a reporter. “Don't go to the park,” the first-grader spoke up. “I don't want to get shot. Bullets have no names. Something bad could happen.” Tribune reporter John Byrne contr... Read more
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Bolton News
PICTURES/VIDEO That's wizard! 676 children dress as Harry Potter to break world recordis so hard to break a record because Guinness don’t make it easy. There are lot
Bolton News / Posted a month ago
is so hard to break a record because Guinness don’t make it easy. There are lots of stipulations you must adhere to.” Cllr John Byrne, Bolton Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture, Youth and Sport, said: “The logistics were fantastic. All the... Read more
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Scotsman
Kevin Bacon and stars attend Edinburgh world premiereKEVIN BACON has revealed Scots playwright John Byrne played a massive part in h
Scotsman / Posted a month ago
KEVIN BACON has revealed Scots playwright John Byrne played a massive part in his fledging career. The Hollywood star played Phil in a 1983 Broadway production of Byrne’s The Slab Boys, alongside fellow budding actors-now A-Listers Sean Penn and Val... Read more

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