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The Brantford Expositor
A walk with John Turner, architectto take shape when surveyor Levi Burwell laid out the original town plan. He ha
A walk with John Turner, architect
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 18 hours ago
to take shape when surveyor Levi Burwell laid out the original town plan. He had the foresight to set aside plots for a market, public square, county courthouse and municipal cemetery. Another gentleman, John Turner, whose family was in the... Read more
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The Atlantic
How The Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursiveit. But as with most stories of individual genius, this take obscures a much lo
How The Ballpoint Pen Killed Cursive
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
it. But as with most stories of individual genius, this take obscures a much longer history of iterative engineering and marketing successes. In fact, Bíró wasn’t the first to develop the idea: The ballpoint pen was originallypatented in 1888 by... Read more
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iol.co.za
What has become of the Chibok girls?Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaigner Dr Oby Ezekwezili consoles a parent of one of
What has become of the Chibok girls?
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaigner Dr Oby Ezekwezili consoles a parent of one of the abducted girls during a gathering marking the 500th day since the abduction of girls in Chibok. Picture: Afolabi Sotunde Abuja - Relatives of over 200... Read more
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iol.co.za
Chibok girls: 500 days and countingBack Our Girls (BBOG) campaigner Dr Oby Ezekwezili consoles a parent of one of
Chibok girls: 500 days and counting
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaigner Dr Oby Ezekwezili consoles a parent of one of the abducted girls during a gathering marking the 500th day since the abduction of girls in Chibok. Picture: Afolabi Sotunde Abuja - Relatives of over 200... Read more
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Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot
Joe Surf: More than just a surfer girlmy dad shaping boards, and I love the ocean." Her brother Sam, 47, grew up sur
Joe Surf: More than just a surfer girl
Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot / Posted yesterday
my dad shaping boards, and I love the ocean." Her brother Sam, 47, grew up surfing as one might expect, but he made his mark as a baseball player. He pitched at Fountain Valley High and Orange Coast College before being drafted by the Houston... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles-area home. He was 80 years old. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) ORG XMIT: LA107 Gary Owens, 1934-2015. This Sept. 21, 2008 file photo Gary Owens,... Louis Jourdan,... Read more
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The News-Times
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles-area home. He was 80 years old. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) ORG XMIT: LA107 Gary Owens, 1934-2015. This Sept. 21, 2008 file photo Gary Owens,... Louis Jourdan,... Read more
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The News-Times
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles-area home. He was 80 years old. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) ORG XMIT: LA107 Photo: Mark J. Terrill, AP Louis Jourdan, 1921-2015. In this Jan. 5, 1959 file photo,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles-area home. He was 80 years old. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) ORG XMIT: LA107 Gary Owens, 1934-2015. This Sept. 21, 2008 file photo Gary Owens,... Louis Jourdan,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles-area home. He was 80 years old. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) ORG XMIT: LA107 Photo: Mark J. Terrill, AP Louis Jourdan, 1921-2015. In this Jan. 5, 1959 file photo,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles
NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
"Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," died, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at his Los Angeles-area home. He was 80 years old. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) ORG XMIT: LA107 Gary Owens, 1934-2015. This Sept. 21, 2008 file photo Gary Owens,... Louis Jourdan,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Experts predict ISIS siege of Palmyra will end in 'total destruction'but it has been recently renovated so it can host the annual Palmyra festival
Experts predict ISIS siege of Palmyra will end in 'total destruction'
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
but it has been recently renovated so it can host the annual Palmyra festival Opposite the arch are the remains of a water fountain known as a 'nymphaeum', marked by four columns. On the fountain, a semi-circular structure, are carvings dating... Read more
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Huntington Beach Independent
Joe Surf: More than just a surfer girlmy dad shaping boards, and I love the ocean." Her brother Sam, 47, grew up sur
Joe Surf: More than just a surfer girl
Huntington Beach Independent / Posted 2 days ago
my dad shaping boards, and I love the ocean." Her brother Sam, 47, grew up surfing as one might expect, but he made his mark as a baseball player. He pitched at Fountain Valley High and Orange Coast College before being drafted by the Houston... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark County Common Pleas Court casesSue Beasley v. Anthony A. Beasley, case dismissed. Marriage Licenses Stefnee
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Sue Beasley v. Anthony A. Beasley, case dismissed. Marriage Licenses Stefnee Danyelle Howard, 23, 1630 S. Fountain Ave., supervisor, to Michael Allen Bowshier, 28, 1630 S. Fountain Ave., industrial/steel worker. Cheyenne Autumn... Read more
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iol.co.za
500 days on, no trace of Chibok girlshas been found. “It really is a very painful experience. It’s traumatic,” says
500 days on, no trace of Chibok girls
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
has been found. “It really is a very painful experience. It’s traumatic,” says Allen, standing in front of the Unity Fountain in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, where the members of the BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) campaign - which was launched shortly... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Listed for posterity, 19 gems of Belfast cityscapeSomerton Road BelfastDanske (Northern) Bank, Donegall Square West Buildings ac
Listed for posterity, 19 gems of Belfast cityscape
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Somerton Road BelfastDanske (Northern) Bank, Donegall Square West Buildings across Belfast have been protected as landmarks for generations to come after they were added to the listed buildings register yesterday. Nineteen buildings will be... Read more
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Engadget
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review: the best big phone just got betterFor a while there, companies like Palm and Microsoft insisted that the mark of
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review: the best big phone just got better
Engadget / Posted 4 days ago
For a while there, companies like Palm and Microsoft insisted that the mark of a serious smartphone was the ability to write on it with a stylus. The industry seemingly changed its mind with the advent of capacitive touchscreens, and the stylus... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injuryCalifornia televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
California televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and redemption to millions from his landmark Crystal Cathedral only to see his empire crumble in his waning years, has died. He was 88. Photo: Kevork Djansezian,... Read more
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The News-Times
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injuryCalifornia televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
California televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and redemption to millions from his landmark Crystal Cathedral only to see his empire crumble in his waning years, has died. He was 88. Photo: Kevork Djansezian,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injuryCalifornia televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
California televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and redemption to millions from his landmark Crystal Cathedral only to see his empire crumble in his waning years, has died. He was 88. Photo: Kevork Djansezian,... Read more
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Greenwich Time
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injuryCalifornia televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
California televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and redemption to millions from his landmark Crystal Cathedral only to see his empire crumble in his waning years, has died. He was 88. Photo: Kevork Djansezian,... Read more
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The News-Times
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injuryCalifornia televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
California televangelist and author who beamed his upbeat messages on faith and redemption to millions from his landmark Crystal Cathedral only to see his empire crumble in his waning years, has died. He was 88. Photo: Kevork Djansezian,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Sugar Deal - the Untold Storyto import toothpaste from Kenya, the paste being a re-export from Vietnam. The
Kenya Sugar Deal - the Untold Story
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
to import toothpaste from Kenya, the paste being a re-export from Vietnam. The product is manufactured by a multinational market leader in FMCGs (fast moving consumer goods). Because the costs of production in Vietnam are low, the firm finds it... Read more
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Independent
Hurricane Katrina 10th anniversary: New Orleans is haunted by the death of Vera Smithrather than somewhere in the distant developing world. President Barack Obama,
Hurricane Katrina 10th anniversary: New Orleans is haunted by the death of Vera Smith
Independent / Posted 6 days ago
rather than somewhere in the distant developing world. President Barack Obama, who will this week visit the city to mark the anniversary, said there had been a “shameful breakdown in government.” More than 1,800 were killed by Katrina and... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Anti-Semitism Rising, Memorial Desecrated in Londonvandalism is rising in Britain, most recently — this summer — in London. The J
Anti-Semitism Rising, Memorial Desecrated in London
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
vandalism is rising in Britain, most recently — this summer — in London. The Jewish-funded Edward VII Drinking Fountain memorial in East London was desecrated last week with slabs of red meat and chicken. Designed by sculptor William... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Sistersville Sets Heroes Day Observances Sept. 10-13"Heroes Day," which began in 2011 to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 atta
Sistersville Sets Heroes Day Observances Sept. 10-13
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 6 days ago
"Heroes Day," which began in 2011 to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, will be held on the second Saturday of September, is a tribute to firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency medical service workers who are dedicated to... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
August 22, 2015final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijin
August 22, 2015
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 6 days ago
final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Two migrants sleep on the platform between the tracks while other migrans are waiting to board a train... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos | 08.22.15 | News & Observer A boy plays in a fountain on the South Bank on Aug
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
08.22.15 | News & Observer A boy plays in a fountain on the South Bank on August 22, 2015 in London, England. Weather in the capital is expected to reach 30 degrees Celsius, with heavy rain moving in towards the end of the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Starz's 'Blunt Talk' with Patrick Stewart a weird and welcome additionin this century, has a new series, "Blunt Talk," premiering Saturday on Starz.
Starz's 'Blunt Talk' with Patrick Stewart a weird and welcome addition
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
in this century, has a new series, "Blunt Talk," premiering Saturday on Starz. And if it is not up to its predecessor's mark, it is nevertheless very much the work of the same singular mind, and therefore welcome to this world. Patrick Stewart... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Downtown Oklahoma City park is next on Project 180 listMark Beffort, lead owner of Robinson Renaissance, Corporate and Oklahoma Towers
Downtown Oklahoma City park is next on Project 180 list
The Oklahoman / Posted 7 days ago
Mark Beffort, lead owner of Robinson Renaissance, Corporate and Oklahoma Towers as well as the City Center East Garage, said the plaza is a response to the increased pedestrian traffic that followed the opening of Devon Energy Center. "One of the... Read more
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News 8000
- Highlight Zoneon their back. Bangor with a big win last night. Defending state runner-up Pe
- Highlight Zone
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
on their back. Bangor with a big win last night. Defending state runner-up Pepin/Alma another one. Eagles at Cochrane-Fountain City. They start right where they left off . first drive of the game . Lance Johnson from 21 yards out for the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Brods Ninoy, Butz Aquino likened to Moses and Joshuaof biblical characters Moses and Joshua, a priest said in his homily during the
Brods Ninoy, Butz Aquino likened to Moses and Joshua
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
of biblical characters Moses and Joshua, a priest said in his homily during the memorial Mass at La Salle Green Hills to mark the 32nd death anniversary of slain senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino. “It is the destiny and vocation of [Moses] to... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Ripon group pushing for dedicated dog parkShelly Moulyn and Jaime Fountain are part of a grassroots effort that’s working
Ripon group pushing for dedicated dog park
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
Shelly Moulyn and Jaime Fountain are part of a grassroots effort that’s working towards putting a dog park in the City of Ripon. As representatives of the Ripon Dog Park, they’ve been meeting regularly with a handful of interested locals for about a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Google’s new Irish head has his gaze fixed on innovationDublin team has grown from its humble beginnings to be an important part of Goo
Google’s new Irish head has his gaze fixed on innovation
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
Dublin team has grown from its humble beginnings to be an important part of Google globally. Rather than simply sales and marketing, the company has a considerable engineering function here too, from hardware and data centres with site reliability... Read more
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The Morning Call
Special trout, panfishing in Pa. for Labor DayREPORT 2015 Pennsylvania Trout Stocking Schedule: Wallenpaupack Sports Shop,
Special trout, panfishing in Pa. for Labor Day
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
REPORT 2015 Pennsylvania Trout Stocking Schedule: Wallenpaupack Sports Shop, Route 6, Hawley (570-226-4797): Mark says smallmouth bass are taking tubes and Kai-tech lures along the shallows and docks in 4-to-10 feet of water. Big... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Jimmy Carter to undergo radiation for cancer on his brainService agents. Photo: Peter Bregg, AP Governor-elect Jimmy Carter and his dau
Jimmy Carter to undergo radiation for cancer on his brain
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Service agents. Photo: Peter Bregg, AP Governor-elect Jimmy Carter and his daughter Amy, 3, walk about the grounds by the fountain at the Governor's Mansion in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 10, 1971, as they get to know the place where they will live for the... Read more
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Officer.com
St. Louis Police Officers Attacked by ProtestersThe killing of an 18-year black man by St. Louis police in the city's Fountain
St. Louis Police Officers Attacked by Protesters
Officer.com / Posted 9 days ago
The killing of an 18-year black man by St. Louis police in the city's Fountain Park neighborhood once again ignited protests Wednesday, with an angry crowd disputing police accounts of the incident. Police say a young black man pointed a gun at... Read more
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The Irish Times
The 100 best novels in English? Irish writers and critics have their sayTwo years to compile the list and in that time he finds just 21 out of 100 that
The 100 best novels in English? Irish writers and critics have their say
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
Two years to compile the list and in that time he finds just 21 out of 100 that are written by women? For shame.” Others remarked on the felicitous advantage that being published by Faber (Kazuo Ishiguro, Marilynne Robinson, John McGahern and Peter... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
The best things to do in the coming weekFUN: The local band Urban Legend performs during the Friday Nites Live concert
The best things to do in the coming week
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
FUN: The local band Urban Legend performs during the Friday Nites Live concert 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the courtyard fountain in Jefferson Pointe mall, Illinois Road and Jefferson Boulevard. Free admission. TOUR OF DUTY: The U.S. Navy Band's... Read more
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The Border Mail
Portrait of art collatedWHAT makes up public art in Wodonga, is it the giant rolling pin at Henri's Bak
Portrait of art collated
The Border Mail / Posted 9 days ago
WHAT makes up public art in Wodonga, is it the giant rolling pin at Henri's Bakery, a fountain or sculpture? That's the question Wodonga Council is posing to residents, with comments wanted on the city's draft five-year public art... Read more
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Mashable
Tensions run high in St. Louis after deadly police shooting of black manpolice in the city. Police allege that the man pointed a gun at officers durin
Tensions run high in St. Louis after deadly police shooting of black man
Mashable / Posted 10 days ago
police in the city. Police allege that the man pointed a gun at officers during a home search in the city's northwestern Fountain Park neighborhood. St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson told local journalists that police were searching the... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Police shoot and kill suspect in north St. Louisadministrative leave. Chief Dotson called the area a hotbed of crime. The neig
Police shoot and kill suspect in north St. Louis
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 10 days ago
administrative leave. Chief Dotson called the area a hotbed of crime. The neighborhoods bordering Page and Walton include Fountain Park and Lewis Place. However, city homicide stats from this year show just two total between the two... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Lenox business may face sanctions for 'blatantly illegal' signsto give Fitzgerald marching orders to notify the Gateways Inn, the Brava wine b
Lenox business may face sanctions for 'blatantly illegal' signs
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
to give Fitzgerald marching orders to notify the Gateways Inn, the Brava wine bar and restaurant, Bagel and Brew, O'Brien's Market and Frankie's Ristorante that their unapproved lit-up signs are illegal under commission guidelines and zoning... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Going to Graceland; Last Dance for King Dusko; Lowland Hum; Eddie Hogan tributeissues, Last Dance for Dusko has been moved from Dusko to Palmetto Brewing. The
Going to Graceland; Last Dance for King Dusko; Lowland Hum; Eddie Hogan tribute
Charleston City Paper / Posted 10 days ago
issues, Last Dance for Dusko has been moved from Dusko to Palmetto Brewing. The lineup includes Hermit’s Victory, Billie Fountain, McKenzie Eddy & the Fire, Mado Smith & the Phantoms, Great Yankee, She Returns From War, the New Schematics,... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Stampede to succeed against all oddsat the Carib Great Race on Sunday. The boat has been penalised for missing this
Stampede to succeed against all odds
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
at the Carib Great Race on Sunday. The boat has been penalised for missing this year’s local regattas, though navigator Mark Bartlett is confident the team can successfully close the gap over the 116-mile course. “We will have some catching up... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Downtown fountain may be on verge of faceliftA downtown Fort Myers landmark could soon get a much-needed facelift. The Ponc
Downtown fountain may be on verge of facelift
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 10 days ago
A downtown Fort Myers landmark could soon get a much-needed facelift. The Ponce De Leon fountain has stood downtown for more than a decade and hasn't worked properly in years. But thanks to a joint effort between the city and the community, it could... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Nashville music producer Bob Johnston dead at age 83This July 1973 photo shows Nashville music producer Bob Johnston. Johnston, who
Nashville music producer Bob Johnston dead at age 83
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
This July 1973 photo shows Nashville music producer Bob Johnston. Johnston, who played a key role in landmark recordings of Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash, is being remembered as a maverick who helped bring folk rock to Nashville. He died Friday, Aug. 14,... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Rattlesnake slithers into school, bites teacherPicture of rattlesnake that bit teacher on Aug. 17, 2015 (Source: Rural / Metro
Rattlesnake slithers into school, bites teacher
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
Picture of rattlesnake that bit teacher on Aug. 17, 2015 (Source: Rural / Metro Corporation) Around 7:30 a.m., the Fountain Hills Middle School teacher noticed a baby rattlesnake near the school’s cafeteria. She attempted to “shoo away” the snake... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Green scum and fish kills have Albert Lea on edgeMinneapolis Star Tribune ALBERT LEA — The sparkling water that made Fountain L
Green scum and fish kills have Albert Lea on edge
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Minneapolis Star Tribune ALBERT LEA — The sparkling water that made Fountain Lake a source of local pride for decades is long gone, replaced by odorous algae, murky sediment and embarrassing fish kills on beaches in the heart of town. This southern... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |Images Syrian emergency personnel carry a wounded man following air strikes by
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
Images Syrian emergency personnel carry a wounded man following air strikes by Syrian government forces on a marketplace in the rebel-held area of Douma, east of the capital Damascus, on August 16, 2015. At least 82 people were killed... Read more
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