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News 8000
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
News 8000 / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
Local 10 Miami / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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KECI Missoula
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. More f
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. More from NBC Montana Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to directFranco's publicist confirmed on Thursday reports that Franco, Andrew Neel and t
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Franco's publicist confirmed on Thursday reports that Franco, Andrew Neel and the production company Killer Films were working to adapt the Rolling Stone article about Aziah "Zola" Wells' 148-tweet account of the road trip with a stripper and her... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
KY3 Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
James Franco to direct 'Zola' storyTwitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variet
James Franco to direct 'Zola' story
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
Twitter's most famous story is reportedly getting the Franco treatment. Variety reports that James Franco is set to direct a movie based on the Twitter tale by Azia "Zola" Wells. Wells set social media afire in October 2015 after she tweeted a tale... Read more
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Calcutta News
James Franco making movie based on Twitter saga Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Actor James Franco will be directing and producing
James Franco making movie based on Twitter saga
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
Los Angeles, Feb 5 (IANS) Actor James Franco will be directing and producing a movie following stripper Aziah King's wild and dangerous road trip to Florida which she shared on the social media through... Read more
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iol.co.za
Actor to produce true-life stripper filmJames Franco is set to direct and produce a stripper's Twitter story entitled '
Actor to produce true-life stripper film
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
James Franco is set to direct and produce a stripper's Twitter story entitled 'Zola Tells All'. The actor -turned-filmmaker will develop the true-life tale of Aziah "Zola" Wells, who chronicled a road trip she took with her violent pimp from Detroit... Read more
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/Film
James Franco to Direct Zola Movie, Because ObviouslyFor a few days last fall, the big watercooler pop culture event wasn’t yet anot
James Franco to Direct Zola Movie, Because Obviously
/Film / Posted 2 days ago
For a few days last fall, the big watercooler pop culture event wasn’t yet another premium cable antihero drama or $200 million superhero blockbuster, but a 148-tweet epic of a stripper’s Florida road trip gone dramatically awry. The true-ish tale of... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
How Aziah Wells Is Being Erased From The Zola StoryI was so excited about the Zola Story. So excited. It entertainingly exhibited
How Aziah Wells Is Being Erased From The Zola Story
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 2 days ago
I was so excited about the Zola Story. So excited. It entertainingly exhibited a Black woman’s agency, innovation, heroism and creativity. To me, and quite a few others on the internet, it was desperately captivating and entertaining as hell. So... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Colwyn Bay shop owner shocked after police respond to reports of blood-stained floorA SHOP owner has told how armed police swooped on his shop after a passer-by sa
Colwyn Bay shop owner shocked after police respond to reports of blood-stained floor
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 2 days ago
A SHOP owner has told how armed police swooped on his shop after a passer-by saw a blood-stained floor. On Monday, February 1, North Wales Police were called to Mission Army Surplus Supplies in Abergele Road, Colwyn Bay. Owner Mike Roberts, aged... Read more
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New Kerala
James Franco making movie based on Twitter sagaLos Angeles, Feb 5 : Actor James Franco will be directing and producing a movie
James Franco making movie based on Twitter saga
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Los Angeles, Feb 5 : Actor James Franco will be directing and producing a movie following stripper Aziah King's wild and dangerous road trip to Florida which she shared on the social media through tweets. Franco, along with Andrew Neel and Killer... Read more
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walesonline
Armed cops swoop on shop after reports of a bloodbathArmed police swooped on a shop expecting to find a bloodbath but found no more
Armed cops swoop on shop after reports of a bloodbath
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Armed police swooped on a shop expecting to find a bloodbath but found no more than the baffled owner nursing a cut hand. Mike Roberts, who owns the Mission army surplus store, was taken aback at the scale of the police response. He had cut his... Read more
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Irish Examiner
James Franco to direct viral twitter story 'Zola Tells All' | Irish Examiner Friday, February 05, 2016 - 08:11 am The Zola Twitter sto
James Franco to direct viral twitter story 'Zola Tells All'
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Friday, February 05, 2016 - 08:11 am The Zola Twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Ready to wrestleThe Alberni Armada Wrestling Invitational is returning to its roots this weeken
Ready to wrestle
Alberni Valley News / Posted 3 days ago
The Alberni Armada Wrestling Invitational is returning to its roots this weekend, and bringing back the dual meet. The Armada will face wrestlers from Western Canada High School in Calgary in head-to-head wrestling prior to the opening of the 33rd... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Alberni Armada host 33rd annual tourneyBig changes took place last year for the Alberni Armada Wrestling Invitational
Alberni Armada host 33rd annual tourney
Alberni Valley News / Posted 3 days ago
Big changes took place last year for the Alberni Armada Wrestling Invitational and after a year back at ADSS, the event is ready to go again— bigger and better. The 33rd Annual Alberni Armada Invitational Wrestling Tournament runs Feb. 5–6 in the... Read more
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BC Local News
Ready to wrestleThe Alberni Armada Wrestling Invitational is returning to its roots this weeken
Ready to wrestle
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
The Alberni Armada Wrestling Invitational is returning to its roots this weekend, and bringing back the dual meet. The Armada will face wrestlers from Western Canada High School in Calgary in head-to-head wrestling prior to the opening of the 33rd... Read more
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BC Local News
Alberni Armada host 33rd annual tourneyBig changes took place last year for the Alberni Armada Wrestling Invitational
Alberni Armada host 33rd annual tourney
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
Big changes took place last year for the Alberni Armada Wrestling Invitational and after a year back at ADSS, the event is ready to go again— bigger and better. The 33rd Annual Alberni Armada Invitational Wrestling Tournament runs Feb. 5–6 in the... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
James Franco’s Zola Tells All Movie Feels A Little InvasiveWhen the news that actor James Franco would be directing a film adaptation of A
James Franco’s Zola Tells All Movie Feels A Little Invasive
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 3 days ago
When the news that actor James Franco would be directing a film adaptation of Aziah “Zola” Wells‘ sprawling Twitter saga, it immediately registered as an outsider’s cheap take. While the film Zola Tells All might be anticipated by some, Franco... Read more
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Daily Mail
James Franco to direct 148-tweet stripper saga 'Zola Tells All'James Franco set to direct and produce Aziah Wells's 148-tweet stripper saga 'Z
James Franco to direct 148-tweet stripper saga 'Zola Tells All'
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
James Franco set to direct and produce Aziah Wells's 148-tweet stripper saga 'Zola Tells All' It's the kind of bizarre tale that was bound to catch his eye. James Franco is set to direct and produce a movie following stripper Aziah 'Zola' Wells’s... Read more
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Denver Post
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to directFILE - In this Nov. 18, 2015 file photo, actor James Franco attends the LA Prem
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2015 file photo, actor James Franco attends the LA Premiere of "The Night Before" held at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to directLOS ANGELES (AP) - The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida tha
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in development to be turned into a feature film that actor James Franco will direct. Franco's publicist confirmed on Thursday reports that... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to directLOS ANGELES (AP) - The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida tha
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in development to be turned into a feature film that actor James Franco will direct. Franco's publicist confirmed on Thursday reports that... Read more
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AceShowbiz
James Franco to Direct Stripper Zola's Road Trip SagaJames Franco has nabbed himself a new directing gig and he's looking at a movie
James Franco to Direct Stripper Zola's Road Trip Saga
AceShowbiz / Posted 3 days ago
James Franco has nabbed himself a new directing gig and he's looking at a movie based on stripper Azia "Zola" Wells' tweeted road trip to Florida. The film will be based on Rolling Stone's published story titled "Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to directLOS ANGELES (AP) - The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida tha
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in development to be turned into a feature film that actor James Franco will direct. Franco's publicist confirmed on Thursday reports that... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to directLOS ANGELES (AP) - The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida tha
Zola twitter story in development for James Franco to direct
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Zola twitter story about a wild road trip to Florida that went viral late last year is in development to be turned into a feature film that actor James Franco will direct. Franco's publicist confirmed on Thursday reports that... Read more
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Hip-Hop Wired
The Zola Story Is Being Turned Into A Movie James Franco, Andrew Neel and Killer Films are developing a movie based on st
The Zola Story Is Being Turned Into A Movie
Hip-Hop Wired / Posted 3 days ago
James Franco, Andrew Neel and Killer Films are developing a movie based on stripper Azia “Zola” Wells’ saga of a wild road trip to Florida with Franco directing. The project is based on David Kushner’s... Read more
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Mashable
Zola's infamous stripper saga is coming to the big screen in 'Zola Tells All'What's This?Aziah 'Zola' Wells shared this photo on her Twitter account in Janu
Zola's infamous stripper saga is coming to the big screen in 'Zola Tells All'
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
What's This?Aziah 'Zola' Wells shared this photo on her Twitter account in January. Praise the Hollywood gods for this amazing news. James Franco is set to direct the script, which is penned by Neel and Mike Roberts. We can only hope he also acts... Read more
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Variety
James Franco to Direct 'Zola' Stripper Movie Based on Twitter SagaJames Franco, Andrew Neel and Killer Films are developing a movie based on stri
James Franco to Direct 'Zola' Stripper Movie Based on Twitter Saga
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
James Franco, Andrew Neel and Killer Films are developing a movie based on stripper Azia “Zola” Wells’ saga of a wild road trip to Florida with Franco directing. Franco will direct from a script by Neel and Mike Roberts. Franco and Vince Jolivette... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
James Franco to Direct Stripper Tale 'Zola Tells All'James Franco will direct a film based on the viral tale of stripper Aziah “Zola
James Franco to Direct Stripper Tale 'Zola Tells All'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
James Franco will direct a film based on the viral tale of stripper Aziah “Zola” Wells' adventure to Florida. The movie is an adaptation of David Kushner's Rolling Stone magazine piece "Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind the Greatest Stripper... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cops called after passerby spots THIS scene - but didn't expect what they foundOfficers were called to the army surplus store in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, afte
Cops called after passerby spots THIS scene - but didn't expect what they found
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Officers were called to the army surplus store in Colwyn Bay, North Wales, after a passer-by peered through the window and saw blood stains on the floor and raised the alarm. Five police cars, including firearms officers, and an ambulance raced to... Read more
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Greenwich Time
James Franco to Direct Stripper Saga ‘Zola Tells All’ Based on Twitter SensationOn the heels of selling their Sundance movie “Goat” to Paramount, James Franco,
James Franco to Direct Stripper Saga ‘Zola Tells All’ Based on Twitter Sensation
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 days ago
On the heels of selling their Sundance movie “Goat” to Paramount, James Franco, Andrew Neel, and Killer Films are set to re-team for an adaption of David Kushner’s Rolling Stone article “Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind the Greatest Stripper... Read more
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The Verge
James Franco is turning the epic 'Zola' tweetstorm into a movieProfessional weirdo James Franco is taking one of the greatest narrative moment
James Franco is turning the epic 'Zola' tweetstorm into a movie
The Verge / Posted 3 days ago
Professional weirdo James Franco is taking one of the greatest narrative moments in Twitter history and turning it into his next project. Deadline is reporting that Franco is heading up an adaptation of Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
James Franco to Direct Stripper Saga ‘Zola Tells All’ Based on Twitter SensationOn the heels of selling their Sundance movie “Goat” to Paramount, James Franco,
James Franco to Direct Stripper Saga ‘Zola Tells All’ Based on Twitter Sensation
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
On the heels of selling their Sundance movie “Goat” to Paramount, James Franco, Andrew Neel, and Killer Films are set to re-team for an adaption of David Kushner’s Rolling Stone article “Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind the Greatest Stripper... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
James Franco to Direct Stripper Saga ‘Zola Tells All’ Based on Twitter SensationOn the heels of selling their Sundance movie “Goat” to Paramount, James Franco,
James Franco to Direct Stripper Saga ‘Zola Tells All’ Based on Twitter Sensation
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
On the heels of selling their Sundance movie “Goat” to Paramount, James Franco, Andrew Neel, and Killer Films are set to re-team for an adaption of David Kushner’s Rolling Stone article “Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind the Greatest Stripper... Read more
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Connecticut Post
James Franco to Direct Stripper Saga ‘Zola Tells All’ Based on Twitter SensationOn the heels of selling their Sundance movie “Goat” to Paramount, James Franco,
James Franco to Direct Stripper Saga ‘Zola Tells All’ Based on Twitter Sensation
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
On the heels of selling their Sundance movie “Goat” to Paramount, James Franco, Andrew Neel, and Killer Films are set to re-team for an adaption of David Kushner’s Rolling Stone article “Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind the Greatest Stripper... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Absent Voters: Apathy can cause tie votes, misrepresentation, McHenry County officials sayIn her time as clerk, she said she saw a few different elections in which a tie
Absent Voters: Apathy can cause tie votes, misrepresentation, McHenry County officials say
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
In her time as clerk, she said she saw a few different elections in which a tie vote occurred. “Normally it would happen on just your smaller elections, so municipalities, library [districts], where voter turnout is so low that you don’t have that... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Signing Day 2016 features dozens of East Tenn. athletes(WBIR) Dozens of East Tennessee student-athletes signed their letters of intent
Signing Day 2016 features dozens of East Tenn. athletes
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 4 days ago
(WBIR) Dozens of East Tennessee student-athletes signed their letters of intent on Signing Day 2016. Congrats to all the students and their families. We'll be updating our story throughout the day with updates and video from each school. Tweet your... Read more
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The Record-Journal
LETTERS: Walks on the ‘Wild Kingdom’ side; and to toll or not to tollI don’t belong to a gym, but I do get more exercise than most people. Over the
LETTERS: Walks on the ‘Wild Kingdom’ side; and to toll or not to toll
The Record-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
I don’t belong to a gym, but I do get more exercise than most people. Over the last 40+ years, I have daily snowshoed, walked, hiked, climbed, jogged, and run up and down the ridgelines, trails, fields, swamps, cliffs, hills, peaks and woods of the... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Leland thanks its volunteersLELAND -- Leland thanked its many volunteers with a reception held Jan. 24 in T
Leland thanks its volunteers
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
LELAND -- Leland thanked its many volunteers with a reception held Jan. 24 in Town Hall. The event honored people who have served the town by volunteering in various events and on various boards. Although some volunteers casually dropped by before... Read more
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indieWIRE
Nick Jonas Gets Sick of Frat Life in 'Goat'Sundance Review: Andrew Neel's depraved look at hazing rituals has a serious
Nick Jonas Gets Sick of Frat Life in 'Goat'
indieWIRE / Posted 10 days ago
Sundance Review: Andrew Neel's depraved look at hazing rituals has a serious message. Hordes of shirtless young men bounce around in slow motion during the opening sequence of "Goat," which immediately... Read more
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The Record-Journal
| MyRecordJournal.com |Mike Roberts’ sensible comments about a ban on firearms gets three cheers from
| MyRecordJournal.com |
The Record-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Mike Roberts’ sensible comments about a ban on firearms gets three cheers from me. What the public really needs is legislation which provides harsh punishment for crimes involving a gun. Assault a president and it’s prison or a mental hospital for... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
School board approves list of cuts to be made if February referendum failsThe district wants authorization to exceed the revenue cap limit by $5 million
School board approves list of cuts to be made if February referendum fails
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
The district wants authorization to exceed the revenue cap limit by $5 million a year for the next three years. The reductions, totaling $7,183,637, would be made over the next three years, although Superintendent Kelli Jacobi said it's likely that... Read more
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