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NorthWest Cable News
Vaux's Swifts struggle for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Vaux's Swifts struggle for shelter as chimneys torn down
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 minutes ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Vaux's Swifts struggle for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Vaux's Swifts struggle for shelter as chimneys torn down
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 8 minutes ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas airman surprises parents at Razorbacks-A&M gamefield at AT&T Stadium last weekend in Arlington, Texas. With Arkansas cheerlea
Arkansas airman surprises parents at Razorbacks-A&M game
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 56 minutes ago
field at AT&T Stadium last weekend in Arlington, Texas. With Arkansas cheerleaders on one side and Arkansas' inflatable mascot Boss Hog on the other, the Russells beamed with pride as the public address announcer described their son's work in... Read more
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The Columbian
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down
The Columbian / Posted an hour ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux’s Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Patintero brings Pinoy flavor to ASEAN Film Weekfit the roles.” Vergara considers Patintero as his film directing debut, altho
Patintero brings Pinoy flavor to ASEAN Film Week
Pilipino Star / Posted an hour ago
fit the roles.” Vergara considers Patintero as his film directing debut, although previously, he made a short titled Ang Mascot with Chris Costello for Cinemanila in 2013. Since graduating with a Communications degree from Ateneo de Manila... Read more
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CTV News
Popular Trump meme 'Pepe the Frog' labelled hate symbolinto the mainstream with some non-racist social media posts a few years ago, bu
Popular Trump meme 'Pepe the Frog' labelled hate symbol
CTV News / Posted 2 hours ago
into the mainstream with some non-racist social media posts a few years ago, but since then, Pepe has been embraced as a mascot by some of Trump's vocal backers on the internet. Trump tweeted an image of Pepe from his Twitter account last... Read more
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The Forward
Alt-Right Trolls Offended by Trump’s 400-Pound Hacker Joke“fat computer guy” with the caption: “[Your face] when Trump calls you out for
Alt-Right Trolls Offended by Trump’s 400-Pound Hacker Joke
The Forward / Posted 2 hours ago
“fat computer guy” with the caption: “[Your face] when Trump calls you out for being a 400 pound hacker” Even 4chan’s mascot Pepe, the white-nationalist and anti-Semitic frog, showed his disappointment. In a meme, he is shown with a machine... Read more
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Everton FC
Bid For Match-Worn Shirtsfor five-year-old Bradley Lowery and other young people the charity is aiming t
Bid For Match-Worn Shirts
Everton FC / Posted 3 hours ago
for five-year-old Bradley Lowery and other young people the charity is aiming to help. Bradley, who was the Sunderland mascot for the game in the North East on Monday 12 September, is fighting an aggressive form of cancer and requires antibody... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
BirthsGalloway, Knoxville, Alizabeth Jen Galloway Justin and Terri Hooper, Midway, W
Births
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
Galloway, Knoxville, Alizabeth Jen Galloway Justin and Terri Hooper, Midway, Waylon Dallas Michael and Natalie Randolph, Mascot, a boy, Lincoln Andrew Logan and Ashley Wagner, Knoxville, a boy, Oliver Jack Killan Christopher Ferguson and Amy... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Port Chester
Port Chester 'Melody Man' Produces Holiday Season HitsHoliday CD and Song Book," which was released in November of 2015 and was sold
Port Chester 'Melody Man' Produces Holiday Season Hits
The Daily Voice - Port Chester / Posted 3 hours ago
Holiday CD and Song Book," which was released in November of 2015 and was sold on Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble Books, Mascot Books, and on Alex's website: MelodyManMusic.com. The song book was well-received, being that the attached Christmas... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down
Lake Placid News / Posted 4 hours ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Ducks ornery as soon as they punch in at training campit is, one of Carlyle’s first official acts in his return was to appear in a vi
Ducks ornery as soon as they punch in at training camp
Orange County Register / Posted 4 hours ago
it is, one of Carlyle’s first official acts in his return was to appear in a video with Wild Wing, the sort of mascot old-school coaches generally regard as being as vital to a hockey team’s success as the color of the locker room... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down
Savannah Morning News / Posted 5 hours ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 5 hours ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Survey says: The best breakfast cereal of all time is…Quisp was a crunchy corn cereal with saucer-shaped cereal pieces that tasted si
Survey says: The best breakfast cereal of all time is…
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 5 hours ago
Quisp was a crunchy corn cereal with saucer-shaped cereal pieces that tasted similar to Cap’n Crunch. Quisp is the mascot pictured on the cereal box. 10.) Puffa Puffa Rice 9.) Fortified Oat Flakes 8.) Rice Krinkles 7.) Concentrate... Read more
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Boston Herald
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down
Boston Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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Marie Claire
Christmas Gifts For Her: We Edit The Best PresentsHat, £85.37 Ganni Montmartre Bra, £50.88 Joan Miro: The Ladder of Escape (pap
Christmas Gifts For Her: We Edit The Best Presents
Marie Claire / Posted 9 hours ago
Hat, £85.37 Ganni Montmartre Bra, £50.88 Joan Miro: The Ladder of Escape (paperback), £24.99 at The Tate Shrimps McGruff Mascot, £75 Club Monaco Melech Top, £220.83 LPA Silk Top, £195 at Revolve Clothing Smythson Panama Pencil Case,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down
PhysOrg / Posted 10 hours ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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The Comet
‘I laughed, nearly cried’ – Lifelong Luton Town fan from Stotfold gets 50th birthday mascot surprise 08:25 28 September 2016 Lifelong Luton fan Paul Bacon from Stotfold shakes h
‘I laughed, nearly cried’ – Lifelong Luton Town fan from Stotfold gets 50th birthday mascot surprise
The Comet / Posted 10 hours ago
08:25 28 September 2016 Lifelong Luton fan Paul Bacon from Stotfold shakes hands with the referee at the head of the Luton team. Photo: Gareth... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn downas Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the sch
Migratory bird struggles for shelter as chimneys torn down
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 10 hours ago
as Europe and is a quirky Portland tradition so embraced by locals that the school keeps the diminutive Vaux's Swift as its mascot. But in recent years, fewer of the beloved birds have shown up. The birds were already struggling because of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's crash out of University Challenge buckling under pressure during David Bowie roundStrabane. Initially, things looked good as QUB took the lead against their Bir
Queen's crash out of University Challenge buckling under pressure during David Bowie round
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 hours ago
Strabane. Initially, things looked good as QUB took the lead against their Birmingham opponents. Their giant broccoli mascot became one of the talking points of the show on Twitter, with others also referring to the Queen's team as a 21st... Read more
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CTV News
Highlights from William and Kate's Tuesday visit to Kelowna, Whitehorsein my lifetime he will be king and it would be nice to see him before that," sa
Highlights from William and Kate's Tuesday visit to Kelowna, Whitehorse
CTV News / Posted 13 hours ago
in my lifetime he will be king and it would be nice to see him before that," said Folland, 61. -------- SCORCH THE MASCOT GETS TIME WITH PRINCE WILLIAM On a walk through of the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus, the Duke and... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Turners Falls to review Native American mascotschool and the community. Residents are taking sides on whether to change the T
Turners Falls to review Native American mascot
WWLP Springfield / Posted 16 hours ago
school and the community. Residents are taking sides on whether to change the Turners Falls High School logo, nickname, and mascot: the Indians. More than sixty people attended Tuesday night’s school committee meeting where they agreed to review the... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Kids World’s Frazier state Pre-K Teacher of the Yearand Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, or DECAL, Commissioner Amy M
Kids World’s Frazier state Pre-K Teacher of the Year
Statesboro Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
and Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning, or DECAL, Commissioner Amy M. Jacobs and the department’s giant puppy mascot, CALi, were there. So was Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore. Evan Frazier’s parents, Joseph and Connie Hasty of Riceboro,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Cast a vote for Sammy the Salmon at Issaquah Salmon DaysIssaquah Salmon Days celebrates spawning salmon returning to local waters with
Cast a vote for Sammy the Salmon at Issaquah Salmon Days
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Issaquah Salmon Days celebrates spawning salmon returning to local waters with a timely twist: whimsical mascot Sammy the Salmon is running for president! Fans are invited to join the “Findependent Party,” and Sammy’s campaign is crediting him with... Read more
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USA Today
Straight Up Hollywood: Scaring Kristen Wiig (and 'Big Bang Theory' secrets)photo shoot for the film opening Friday — even though the camera fell during th
Straight Up Hollywood: Scaring Kristen Wiig (and 'Big Bang Theory' secrets)
USA Today / Posted 17 hours ago
photo shoot for the film opening Friday — even though the camera fell during the video and an emerging pet (and our podcast mascot, Walter) scared the heck out of the two actors. And then watch 'the incident' go down here: Also on the podcast, TV... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Meet Mr. Dude! Portland's mascot in Japan with an awesome songPORTLAND, Ore. – Apparently Portland has a mascot in Japan. And it’s not a Vood
Meet Mr. Dude! Portland's mascot in Japan with an awesome song
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 18 hours ago
PORTLAND, Ore. – Apparently Portland has a mascot in Japan. And it’s not a Voodoo doughnut, a book from Powell’s, Salt & Straw ice cream or a food cart. Apparently he’s been around for months. He was born in the spring when Travel Portland released... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Meet Mr. Dude! Portland's mascot in Japan with an awesome songPORTLAND, Ore. – Apparently Portland has a mascot in Japan. And it’s not a Vood
Meet Mr. Dude! Portland's mascot in Japan with an awesome song
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 18 hours ago
PORTLAND, Ore. – Apparently Portland has a mascot in Japan. And it’s not a Voodoo doughnut, a book from Powell’s, Salt & Straw ice cream or a food cart. Apparently he’s been around for months. He was born in the spring when Travel Portland released... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Jenny McCarthy, Alicia Machado, Big Tex: Your Tuesday evening news roundup | U.S. NewsBig Tex: punk icon The beloved State Fair mascot became a punk art icon when h
Jenny McCarthy, Alicia Machado, Big Tex: Your Tuesday evening news roundup | U.S. News
Dallas Morning News / Posted 20 hours ago
Big Tex: punk icon The beloved State Fair mascot became a punk art icon when he caught fire in 2012. The grotesque image of a burning Big Tex has inspired many videos, paintings, and even tattoos. "It was really kind of a beautiful disaster,"... Read more
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Mashable
5 beautiful tributes to José Fernández from Monday night's gameMarlins organization really nailed the entire night, from limiting pre-game and
5 beautiful tributes to José Fernández from Monday night's game
Mashable / Posted 20 hours ago
Marlins organization really nailed the entire night, from limiting pre-game and in-game festivities to giving their mascot the night off, all out of respect for Fernández. And during the pre-game ceremony, the Marlins turned a typically... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliationLewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger,
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliation
Abbotsford News / Posted 21 hours ago
Lewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger, but did not address his remarks. The couple then proceeded to the gym, where they took in a women's volleyball game and talked to the players and the UBCO mascot, Scor... Read more
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Oak Bay News
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliationLewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger,
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliation
Oak Bay News / Posted 21 hours ago
Lewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger, but did not address his remarks. The couple then proceeded to the gym, where they took in a women's volleyball game and talked to the players and the UBCO mascot, Scor... Read more
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliationLewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger,
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliation
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 21 hours ago
Lewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger, but did not address his remarks. The couple then proceeded to the gym, where they took in a women's volleyball game and talked to the players and the UBCO mascot, Scor... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliationLewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger,
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliation
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
Lewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger, but did not address his remarks. The couple then proceeded to the gym, where they took in a women's volleyball game and talked to the players and the UBCO mascot, Scor... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliationLewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger,
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliation
Penticton Western News / Posted 21 hours ago
Lewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger, but did not address his remarks. The couple then proceeded to the gym, where they took in a women's volleyball game and talked to the players and the UBCO mascot, Scor... Read more
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Salmon Arm Observer
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliationLewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger,
Okanagan Nation calls on Duke and Duchess to help with reconciliation
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 21 hours ago
Lewis of the Lower Similkameen Band. Premier Christy Clark spoke after Kruger, but did not address his remarks. The couple then proceeded to the gym, where they took in a women's volleyball game and talked to the players and the UBCO mascot, Scor... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Refunds to be given to ACC Championship Game ticket holdersto the ACC Night of Legends and the ACC Champions Tailgate, as well as those wh
Refunds to be given to ACC Championship Game ticket holders
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 21 hours ago
to the ACC Night of Legends and the ACC Champions Tailgate, as well as those who registered for the ACC Fan 5K and Kids Mascot Run. All tickets purchased through Ticketmaster or the Charlotte Sports Foundation are in the process of being... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Boys at school in Waco learn young about how to be gentlemenrecently started a voluntary etiquette group for the young women called the Cla
Boys at school in Waco learn young about how to be gentlemen
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 hours ago
recently started a voluntary etiquette group for the young women called the Classy Cadets, named after the district's Cadet mascot. They may not do some of the same things, but they will learn how to dress respectfully and treat others with kindness... Read more
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CNET
Snapchat Spectacles have what Google Glass was sorely missing: FunIndustries, started in Santa Monica. With their upturned corners, the Spectacle
Snapchat Spectacles have what Google Glass was sorely missing: Fun
CNET / Posted 22 hours ago
Industries, started in Santa Monica. With their upturned corners, the Spectacles look a bit like the World Industries devil mascot. That SoCal vibe seems deliberate. The product's introduction video -- which has been viewed more than a million times... Read more
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CNET
The weird world behind the scenes at Europe's largest tech showmeetings often happen in the front section of pedal boats at IFA. I don't know
The weird world behind the scenes at Europe's largest tech show
CNET / Posted 23 hours ago
meetings often happen in the front section of pedal boats at IFA. I don't know what this is or why it's here. The mascot of IFA -- Miss IFA -- seen in the flesh on the show floor. A rare treat. Kent German and Rich Trenholm working hard... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
A radical idea for giftingby learning of the prospect’s love for his alma matter. Rhulin had a hangable p
A radical idea for gifting
Financial Planning.com / Posted 23 hours ago
by learning of the prospect’s love for his alma matter. Rhulin had a hangable piece of cherry wood carved with the school’s mascot and fight song delivered to the prospect’s office — and won the business. If you think radical generosity means more... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
What’s the most popular mascot among Chicago high schools?Mascots from (clockwise from top left): Whitney Young Dolphins; Lane Tech India
What’s the most popular mascot among Chicago high schools?
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted yesterday
Mascots from (clockwise from top left): Whitney Young Dolphins; Lane Tech Indians; Fenger Titans; Brother Rice Crusaders; Taft Eagles; Latin Romans. (Twitter / Provided / via DNAinfo) Mascots from (clockwise from top left): Whitney Young Dolphins;... Read more
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Emery County Progress
County students learn how not to bully - September 27, 2016because? Once you find that thing go with it. I really love dressing up as a c
County students learn how not to bully - September 27, 2016
Emery County Progress / Posted yesterday
because? Once you find that thing go with it. I really love dressing up as a cat. I used to be Cosmo the Cougar, the BYU mascot. A mascot has one job. That is to represent. It's all about what we represent. There are more important things than... Read more
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CNET
Spooon! Peter Serafinowicz to play superhero the Tick in Amazon pilotof the cult character, Deadline reports. Antennaed and none-too-bright superhe
Spooon! Peter Serafinowicz to play superhero the Tick in Amazon pilot
CNET / Posted yesterday
of the cult character, Deadline reports. Antennaed and none-too-bright superhero the Tick began life in 1986 as the mascot for a Massachusetts comic shop. The Tick, created by Ben Edlund, was supported over the years by an absurd cast of... Read more
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Anime News Network
New Danganronpa V3 Game to Bundle Original Anime on January 12powers." The game is set in an academy fenced in by a massive cage. While New
New Danganronpa V3 Game to Bundle Original Anime on January 12
Anime News Network / Posted yesterday
powers." The game is set in an academy fenced in by a massive cage. While New Danganronpa V3 will inherit the mascot character Monokuma and the basic system from previous games, it will not take place at Hope's Peak Academy and will... Read more
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This is West Country
Bridgwater man completes 300 mile cycle ride for Children in Needit is home to one of Lloyds Banking Group’s head offices; and it is also the to
Bridgwater man completes 300 mile cycle ride for Children in Need
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
it is home to one of Lloyds Banking Group’s head offices; and it is also the town after which BBC Children in Need’s iconic mascot was named, being the hometown of Pudsey’s designer. Sixty Lloyds Banking Group colleagues from across the UK joined... Read more
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CTV News
A look at where the royals are going Tuesdaybetween UBC Okanagan and the Okanagan Nation Alliance. -- William and Kate wil
A look at where the royals are going Tuesday
CTV News / Posted yesterday
between UBC Okanagan and the Okanagan Nation Alliance. -- William and Kate will meet students and UBC Okanagan Heat mascot "Scorch." They will also watch a demonstration by the women's volleyball team. -- The couple will attend the Taste of... Read more
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International Business Times
Japanese town pulls 'perverse' advert showing teenage girl fed, transformed into eel and cookedwas criticised. The city of Shima, which earlier this year hosted the G7 talks
Japanese town pulls 'perverse' advert showing teenage girl fed, transformed into eel and cooked
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
was criticised. The city of Shima, which earlier this year hosted the G7 talks, recently changed its female community mascot, a cartoon of a buxom 17-year-old aspiring 'ama' diver. Members of the diving community, who do not use breathing... Read more
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