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USA Today
Alexander Skarsgard ate 'vicariously' through Margot Robbie for 'Tarzan'It’s there the group must intercept throwback baddie (Christoph Waltz) as he ac
Alexander Skarsgard ate 'vicariously' through Margot Robbie for 'Tarzan'
USA Today / Posted 40 minutes ago
It’s there the group must intercept throwback baddie (Christoph Waltz) as he acts as an emissary for Belgium’s King Leopold II, who is secretly enslaving the people of the Congo. After living in London, Tarzan returns to his jungle home to... Read more
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ABC News
Samuel L. Jackson on Playing Historical Figure in 'The Legend of Tarzan'to be an emissary for the President, or the United States government, so he cou
Samuel L. Jackson on Playing Historical Figure in 'The Legend of Tarzan'
ABC News / Posted 56 minutes ago
to be an emissary for the President, or the United States government, so he could get into the Congo and expose what King Leopold was doing.” The actor hopes people will see this film and because of his character’s historical context, “They’ll go... Read more
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examiner.com
The Legend of Tarzan: Interview with Alexander Skarsgård and Margot Robbiewith his wife Jane (Margot Robbie). Danger lurks on the horizon as Leon Rom, (C
The Legend of Tarzan: Interview with Alexander Skarsgård and Margot Robbie
examiner.com / Posted an hour ago
with his wife Jane (Margot Robbie). Danger lurks on the horizon as Leon Rom, (Christoph Waltz) a treacherous envoy for King Leopold, devises a scheme that lures the couple to the Congo. Rom plans to capture Tarzan and deliver him to an old enemy in... Read more
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ABC News
Samuel L. Jackson on Playing ‘Really Interesting’ Historical Figure in ‘The Legend of Tarzan’to be an emissary for the President, or the United States government, so he cou
Samuel L. Jackson on Playing ‘Really Interesting’ Historical Figure in ‘The Legend of Tarzan’
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
to be an emissary for the President, or the United States government, so he could get into the Congo and expose what King Leopold was doing.” The actor hopes people will see this film and because of his character’s historical context, “They’ll go... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
A film crew on every corner: 15 films in Dutch production this summeron July 8 for a week of filming but the crew have already been busy filming stu
A film crew on every corner: 15 films in Dutch production this summer
DutchNews.nl / Posted an hour ago
on July 8 for a week of filming but the crew have already been busy filming stunts with stand-ins. Other films which have had Dutch cash include Gangsterdam, with French director Romain Lévy and Cobain, directed by Nanouk Leopold. Related S... Read more
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Weekly Times
System of good and bad pointscountry Victoria in particular, pursing a points system is going to allow more
System of good and bad points
Weekly Times / Posted 2 hours ago
country Victoria in particular, pursing a points system is going to allow more evenness, I would hope, in the long run.” Leopold football manager Club’s position: Second (10-1) Average points: 31.91/40 “We’re in favour of it, we’re fully... Read more
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Daily Herald
New 'Tarzan' swings as relationship drama, adventuremember of the House of Lords. The prime minister (Jim Broadbent) urges Clayton
New 'Tarzan' swings as relationship drama, adventure
Daily Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
member of the House of Lords. The prime minister (Jim Broadbent) urges Clayton to accept an invitation from Belgium's King Leopold to return to his old swinging grounds in the Congo. That way, Clayton can verify all the good deeds Belgium has done... Read more
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Variety
‘The Legend of Tarzan’Washington Williams, a veteran of the American Civil War (and a real historical
‘The Legend of Tarzan’
Variety / Posted 3 hours ago
Washington Williams, a veteran of the American Civil War (and a real historical figure) who suspects that Belgian king Leopold II may be enslaving — or at least condoning the enslavement of — the natives of his colony in the Congo. Having... Read more
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IGN
The Legend of Tarzan Review-- are major characters here. Williams is an African-American veteran of Americ
The Legend of Tarzan Review
IGN / Posted 3 hours ago
-- are major characters here. Williams is an African-American veteran of America's Civil War who the US sends to King Leopold II's Congo Free State to investigate reports of slavery there. He accompanies Lord Clayton, who is invited as a... Read more
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DW
New 'Tarzan' remake faces racism, sexism head on |in England as parliamentarian Lord Greystoke. The adult Tarzan (played by Alex
New 'Tarzan' remake faces racism, sexism head on |
DW / Posted 4 hours ago
in England as parliamentarian Lord Greystoke. The adult Tarzan (played by Alexander Skarsgard) is invited by Belgian King Leopold II to visit the Congo, but it's George Washington Williams (played by Samuel L. Jackson) who convinces him to go -... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
New film swings beyond troubled past Tarzan, revisedand living in England as Lord Greystoke – long past his vine-swinging days. Whe
New film swings beyond troubled past Tarzan, revised
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 10 hours ago
and living in England as Lord Greystoke – long past his vine-swinging days. When he receives an invitation from King Leopold to visit the Congo and see the Belgian leader’s work there, it’s George Washington Williams (Samuel L. Jackson) who... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A toast to the city's pre-eminent pre-Prohibition brewerson of a prominent and politically active father who had been a longtime member
A toast to the city's pre-eminent pre-Prohibition brewer
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 hours ago
son of a prominent and politically active father who had been a longtime member of Belgium's Senate and an adviser to Kings Leopold II and Albert. On Sept. 3 of that year, Brogniez was thrust into the public limelight as the man who brewed "the... Read more
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The Providence Journal
R.I. Amateur Championship: Kevin Silva bounces back with a 66and I think that helped today.” Marchetti, 21, qualified for match play two yea
R.I. Amateur Championship: Kevin Silva bounces back with a 66
The Providence Journal / Posted 15 hours ago
and I think that helped today.” Marchetti, 21, qualified for match play two years ago and lost to eventual champion Bobby Leopold. Two of Marchetti's URI teammates, Jason Short (6 over) and Seamus Fennelly (11 over), also made the cut. Silva was... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled pastand living in England as Lord Greystoke � long past his vine-swinging days. Whe
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled past
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
and living in England as Lord Greystoke � long past his vine-swinging days. When he receives an invitation from King Leopold to visit the Congo and see the Belgian leader's work there, it's George Washington Williams (Samuel L. Jackson) who... Read more
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CTV News
Tarzan revisited: New film swings beyond troubled pastand living in England as Lord Greystoke -- long past his vine-swinging days. Wh
Tarzan revisited: New film swings beyond troubled past
CTV News / Posted 19 hours ago
and living in England as Lord Greystoke -- long past his vine-swinging days. When he receives an invitation from King Leopold to visit the Congo and see the Belgian leader's work there, it's George Washington Williams (Samuel L. Jackson) who... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled pastand living in England as Lord Greystoke � long past his vine-swinging days. Whe
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled past
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 19 hours ago
and living in England as Lord Greystoke � long past his vine-swinging days. When he receives an invitation from King Leopold to visit the Congo and see the Belgian leader's work there, it's George Washington Williams (Samuel L. Jackson) who... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled pastand living in England as Lord Greystoke � long past his vine-swinging days. Whe
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled past
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 20 hours ago
and living in England as Lord Greystoke � long past his vine-swinging days. When he receives an invitation from King Leopold to visit the Congo and see the Belgian leader's work there, it's George Washington Williams (Samuel L. Jackson) who... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled pastand living in England as Lord Greystoke � long past his vine-swinging days. Whe
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled past
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 hours ago
and living in England as Lord Greystoke � long past his vine-swinging days. When he receives an invitation from King Leopold to visit the Congo and see the Belgian leader's work there, it's George Washington Williams (Samuel L. Jackson) who... Read more
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Salon.com
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled pastand living in England as Lord Greystoke — long past his vine-swinging days. Whe
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled past
Salon.com / Posted 20 hours ago
and living in England as Lord Greystoke — long past his vine-swinging days. When he receives an invitation from King Leopold to visit the Congo and see the Belgian leader’s work there, it’s George Washington Williams (Samuel L. Jackson) who... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled pastand living in England as Lord Greystoke — long past his vine-swinging days. Whe
Tarzan, revised: New film swings beyond troubled past
The Seattle Times / Posted 20 hours ago
and living in England as Lord Greystoke — long past his vine-swinging days. When he receives an invitation from King Leopold to visit the Congo and see the Belgian leader’s work there, it’s George Washington Williams (Samuel L. Jackson) who... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Lauda tops the bill for BMW M1 Procar reunion in AustriaSurer, Jan Lammers, Christian Danner, Johnny Cecotto, Dieter Quester, Harald Gr
Lauda tops the bill for BMW M1 Procar reunion in Austria
Motorsport.com / Posted yesterday
Surer, Jan Lammers, Christian Danner, Johnny Cecotto, Dieter Quester, Harald Grohs, Markus Hotz, Sepp Manhalter and Prince Leopold von Bayern. They will be joined by guest drivers Jos Verstappen and Gerhard Berger, the latter handling the ex-Bruno... Read more
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Variety
‘Legend of Tarzan’ Director: Samuel L. Jackson’s Character ‘Deserves a Movie in His Own Right’becomes a part of Belgian Captain Leon Rom’s corrupt plot to extract diamonds f
‘Legend of Tarzan’ Director: Samuel L. Jackson’s Character ‘Deserves a Movie in His Own Right’
Variety / Posted yesterday
becomes a part of Belgian Captain Leon Rom’s corrupt plot to extract diamonds from the land and enslave Africans under King Leopold II’s rule. “‘Tarzan’ has historic value in terms of exposing what King Leopold actually did to the Congo and the... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Raymond K. UhlirHe was born Feb. 15, 1936, in Warren, the son of Leopold and Mary Uhlir. He wa
Raymond K. Uhlir
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
He was born Feb. 15, 1936, in Warren, the son of Leopold and Mary Uhlir. He was a 1954 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School. He spent the majority of his adult working life serving in several key assignments with the U.S. Air Force, retiring as... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dear Judge Masipa … my plea to you ...capable of becoming a productive member of society if given the chance. It jus
Dear Judge Masipa … my plea to you ...
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
capable of becoming a productive member of society if given the chance. It just isn’t right. To quote Clarence Darrow in Leopold and Loeb: “I am pleading for the future; I am pleading for a time when hatred and cruelty will not control the... Read more
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The Providence Journal
R.I. Amateur Championship: Johnny Hayes IV is alone at the top after first roundjust two birdies were recorded at the 446-yard 10th and 373-yard 15th. “It’s ju
R.I. Amateur Championship: Johnny Hayes IV is alone at the top after first round
The Providence Journal / Posted yesterday
just two birdies were recorded at the 446-yard 10th and 373-yard 15th. “It’s just one of those golf courses,” said Bobby Leopold, the 2009 and 2014 winner who carded a 4-over 75. “It doesn’t lend many birdies out there.” Hayes, 26, was the Maine... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Samuel L. Jackson talks 'The Legend of Tarzan'this relate to Tarzan? In the movie, the Tarzan story is spun out against the r
Samuel L. Jackson talks 'The Legend of Tarzan'
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
this relate to Tarzan? In the movie, the Tarzan story is spun out against the real-life background of how Belgium’s King Leopold II personally organized an invasion force to take over the Congo basin, establishing what was laughably called the... Read more
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The Scientist
Source of Scales, Feathers, Hairthey found the tiny bumps that had previously escaped their notice. “This real
Source of Scales, Feathers, Hair
The Scientist / Posted yesterday
they found the tiny bumps that had previously escaped their notice. “This really closes some important questions,” Leopold Eckhart, a professor of dermatology at the Medical University of Vienna in Austria, who was not involved in the... Read more
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Starmometer
Alexander Skarsgård – From ‘True Blood’ to ‘Tarzan’been awaiting his return to Africa. As the film opens, director David Yates of
Alexander Skarsgård – From ‘True Blood’ to ‘Tarzan’
Starmometer / Posted 2 days ago
been awaiting his return to Africa. As the film opens, director David Yates offers, “John is invited by Belgium’s King Leopold to return to the Congo, ostensibly to see all the good and charitable works the King has undertaken, though this... Read more
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The Courier
Knowles finds new home at Leopoldplayer Jason Knowles has left the Ballarat Cricket Association. BYE BULLS: Jas
Knowles finds new home at Leopold
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
player Jason Knowles has left the Ballarat Cricket Association. BYE BULLS: Jason Knowles has left Brown Hill to play with Leopold in the Geelong Cricket Association in 2016-17. BROWN Hill premiership player Jason Knowles has left the Ballarat... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Twenty Five More Exitsto exit from one international organisation or another. It promises to be the b
Twenty Five More Exits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to exit from one international organisation or another. It promises to be the biggest scramble since 1884, soon after Leopold, King of the Belgians, acquired Congo as a private estate and went on to murder 10 million natives. Leading the way... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Make Public Spaces Safe for Women and GirlsGomba (17), a Form Four student at Harare Girl's High, was run over by a speedi
Make Public Spaces Safe for Women and Girls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Gomba (17), a Form Four student at Harare Girl's High, was run over by a speeding commuter omnibus at the corner of Leopold Takawira Street and Park Lane when she was on her way home from school. A 25-year-old pregnant woman, Lyn Chidawaya... Read more
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Rappler
Margot Robbie plays thoroughly modern 'Jane' in new 'Tarzan' film51st live-action Tarzan movie would be a feisty character, capable of fighting
Margot Robbie plays thoroughly modern 'Jane' in new 'Tarzan' film
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
51st live-action Tarzan movie would be a feisty character, capable of fighting back. In one memorable scene, Belgian ruler Leopold II's dastardly henchman Leon Rom, played by Christoph Waltz, demands of a captured Jane that she scream to attract... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Rhinos bounce back with big win in second friendlygoals has always been the problem for this team this season. But last night the
Rhinos bounce back with big win in second friendly
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 days ago
goals has always been the problem for this team this season. But last night the players managed to overcome that and Leopold (Alfonso) also had a shot that hit the post otherwise, we could have scored six." "The match against Terengganu was... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Angel M. (DeRosa) Grazianoof Johnstown, NY; her brother, Francis and Lena (Malagisi) DeRosa of Gloversvil
Angel M. (DeRosa) Graziano
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
of Johnstown, NY; her brother, Francis and Lena (Malagisi) DeRosa of Gloversville, NY; her "sister", Ann (Diamente) and Leopold Sicilia of Schenectady, NY; her grandchildren, Sydney, Grace, Juliana and Robert; her nieces and nephews, Esther,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Uncovered: the 'forgotten' stories of Scotland's trailblazing women scientistsare unknown, but there is speculation it was because of her working class roots
Uncovered: the 'forgotten' stories of Scotland's trailblazing women scientists
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
are unknown, but there is speculation it was because of her working class roots. However she was awarded a medal from King Leopold III of Belgium, who was an amateur entomologist. But the highlight of her international career was an invite to... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Wedel captures Northeast Amateur despite shaky finish68-70-69-71 — 278; Brandon Pierce 79-64-70-65 — 278; Brad Valois 65-72-68-73 —
Wedel captures Northeast Amateur despite shaky finish
The Providence Journal / Posted 3 days ago
68-70-69-71 — 278; Brandon Pierce 79-64-70-65 — 278; Brad Valois 65-72-68-73 — 278; David Cooke 72-69-68-69 — 278; Bobby Leopold 68-71-70-70 — 279; Ben Wolcott 73-70-67-69 — 279; Matt Hutchins 67-71-72-69 — 279; Garrett Rank 69-68-70-73 — 280;... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Northeast Amateur: Gilchrest clings to one-shot lead heading into final rounddays,” Walthouse said. “I would say this is the best tee-to-green performance I
Northeast Amateur: Gilchrest clings to one-shot lead heading into final round
The Providence Journal / Posted 4 days ago
days,” Walthouse said. “I would say this is the best tee-to-green performance I’ve had in a month or so.” Coventry’s Bobby Leopold will tee it up in one of Saturday’s early groups after a 70 left him in a tie for 31st. Leopold opened with 13... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shanina flashes a hint of her sheer black lacy bra in New Yorkwhile she kept her makeup relatively natural on the day. She was later seen en
Shanina flashes a hint of her sheer black lacy bra in New York
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
while she kept her makeup relatively natural on the day. She was later seen enjoying some drinks with fellow model Nadine Leopold and IMG Models senior manager Lisa Benson. Chatting away at Cipriani restaurant, Shanina happened to flash her... Read more
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ajc.com
U.S. Supreme Court ruling on immigrationto reconsider the case once a ninth justice is appointed to fill the seat of th
U.S. Supreme Court ruling on immigration
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
to reconsider the case once a ninth justice is appointed to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, said David Leopold, and immigration attorney who is the past president and past general counsel of the American Immigration Lawyers... Read more
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Ars Technica
Ad firm: It doesn’t matter that migrant app doesn’t work, it’s the idea that countsGood and spoken candidly about our disappointment to the media." Popular Scienc
Ad firm: It doesn’t matter that migrant app doesn’t work, it’s the idea that counts
Ars Technica / Posted 5 days ago
Good and spoken candidly about our disappointment to the media." Popular Science even quoted a satellite imagery expert, Leopold Romeijn, who said that such an app would be prohibitively expensive. Daily Dot first reported on the fraud on... Read more
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NBC News
How the Supreme Court Punted Immigration to the Next Presidentterm remain pretty slim. "[It's] hard to see any scenarios where the case gets
How the Supreme Court Punted Immigration to the Next President
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
term remain pretty slim. "[It's] hard to see any scenarios where the case gets decided before Obama leaves office," David Leopold, an immigration attorney and advocate, told NBC News. Looking past the election, while opposition to Obama's... Read more
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The Atlantic
What the U.S. Supreme Court Immigration Ruling Means for Hillary Clintonyou’d have to have this whole situation resolved before any new president could
What the U.S. Supreme Court Immigration Ruling Means for Hillary Clinton
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
you’d have to have this whole situation resolved before any new president could take similar steps,” said David Leopold, an immigration lawyer and reform advocate. Tom Jawetz, the vice president of immigration policy at CAP, said the... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Chase RCMP report: Search for missing boy ends wellto hospital with minor injuries. On June 19, Chase RCMP attended a two-vehicle
Chase RCMP report: Search for missing boy ends well
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 6 days ago
to hospital with minor injuries. On June 19, Chase RCMP attended a two-vehicle collision on Squilax-Anglemont Road, at Leopold Road near Scotch Creek. A 35-year-old male driver in a Dodge pick-up truck attempted to cross Squilax-Anglemont Road.... Read more
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The Tyee
The European Union and the Misery of Bignesscan't work or prosper for long because their scale is inhuman, abusive and wron
The European Union and the Misery of Bigness
The Tyee / Posted 6 days ago
can't work or prosper for long because their scale is inhuman, abusive and wrong. Years ago, the great Austrian economist Leopold Kohr argued that overwhelming evidence from science, culture and biology all pointed to one unending truth: things... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Northeast Amateur: Warwick's Brad Valois among four tied for firston the opening round leader board included University of Texas star Scottie Sch
Northeast Amateur: Warwick's Brad Valois among four tied for first
The Providence Journal / Posted 6 days ago
on the opening round leader board included University of Texas star Scottie Scheffler, 2014 state player of the year Bobby Leopold and Moses Brown rising senior Will Dickson. Scheffler, who tied for third in each of his last two trips to the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How Samuel L. Jackson brought history to Tarzan roletells TimeOut. "Essentially the first African American to go into the Congo and
How Samuel L. Jackson brought history to Tarzan role
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
tells TimeOut. "Essentially the first African American to go into the Congo and discover what he suspected - that King Leopold [II, of Belgium] was using slave labour to bring out diamonds, ivory and rubber. Williams was a statesman, a... Read more
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The Advocate
See if your representative said 'yea' or 'nay' to Louisiana's penny sales-tax increaseLandry, R-Lafayette Terry Landry, D-New Iberia Harvy LeBas, D-Ville Platte W
See if your representative said 'yea' or 'nay' to Louisiana's penny sales-tax increase
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Landry, R-Lafayette Terry Landry, D-New Iberia Harvy LeBas, D-Ville Platte Walter Leger, D-New Orleans Chris Leopold, R-Belle Chasse Rodney Lyons, D-Harvey Tanner Magee, R-Houma Denise Marcelle, D-Baton Rouge Jack McFarland,... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Princeton High School honor rollsJensen, Alec Johnson, Lauren Johnson, Angelica Jones*, Cydney Kelly*, Jodi Kier
Princeton High School honor rolls
Bureau County Republican / Posted 6 days ago
Jensen, Alec Johnson, Lauren Johnson, Angelica Jones*, Cydney Kelly*, Jodi Kierski, Jessica Krohn, Brianna Legner, Kaitlyn Leopold, Justin Lewis, Jade Loftus, Olivia Lund, Kylee Mallery, Megan Manahan, Ashley March*, Luke Marselle, Danielle May,... Read more
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The Chronicle
Study abroadwhose name is the Anglicized version of that belonging to the Greek hero Odysse
Study abroad
The Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
whose name is the Anglicized version of that belonging to the Greek hero Odysseus. Joyce’s novel narrates the adventures of Leopold Bloom in Dublin, in a fashion that parallels Homer’s chronicling of Odysseus’ journey through the Mediterranean Sea.... Read more
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