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Bury Free Press
FEATURE: Behind the scenes with Lymphoedema Support Suffolkis what happened to Gwen Williams – and although most patients are not affected
FEATURE: Behind the scenes with Lymphoedema Support Suffolk
Bury Free Press / Posted 3 hours ago
is what happened to Gwen Williams – and although most patients are not affected, she is far from alone. Removal of underarm lymph nodes as part of her treatment led to Gwen developing lymphoedema. Fluid builds up in her arm causing it... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Local teams won’t wait for NFL to take on domestic violenceThe images were hard to look at, and even tougher to forget — Janay Palmer, bru
Local teams won’t wait for NFL to take on domestic violence
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 4 hours ago
The images were hard to look at, and even tougher to forget — Janay Palmer, bruised and unconscious, laying at the feet of her then-fiance Ray Rice, on the floor of an Atlantic City elevator. After a night of heavy drinking, a hotel surveillance... Read more
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Aljazeera
The country with the world's worst drink problemA police officer tries to rouse her, but there is no response. "I think she's t
The country with the world's worst drink problem
Aljazeera / Posted 6 hours ago
A police officer tries to rouse her, but there is no response. "I think she's totally passed out," says Officer Hazel Chang. Chang and her colleague carry the woman to their car, and take her to the police station where medics examine her and... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Apple may allow broken iPhone trade insAssange sex case sinks in international quagmireAssange sex case sinks in inter
Apple may allow broken iPhone trade ins
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 8 hours ago
Assange sex case sinks in international quagmireAssange sex case sinks in international quagmire (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File). FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, file photo, Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks speaks to the media and... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Florist, jewelers prepare for Valentine's rushstruck by Cupid's arrow this Valentine's Day, it could cost them. Those celebr
Florist, jewelers prepare for Valentine's rush
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 9 hours ago
struck by Cupid's arrow this Valentine's Day, it could cost them. Those celebrating Valentine's Day will spend an average of about $145 on their significant other this year, which is more than last year and will total $19.7 billion nationwide,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let Judiciary Not Be Mr. President's Headachestatement further referred to the President's experiences in 2003, 2007 and 201
Let Judiciary Not Be Mr. President's Headache
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
statement further referred to the President's experiences in 2003, 2007 and 2011 election petitions at tribunals, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. (Please see page 8 of The PUNCH of Monday, February 1, 2016.) The statement, with utmost... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SGF - Buhari Administration Gender-SensitiveThe Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. Babachir David L
SGF - Buhari Administration Gender-Sensitive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. Babachir David Lawal on Friday declared that President Buhari's administration is gender-sensitive. He said though the administration is gender-sensitive, it does not compromise... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
AL native to officiate in Super Bowl 50Writer Johnny Manziel's troubles - both legal and personal - are worsening.More
AL native to officiate in Super Bowl 50
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 hours ago
Writer Johnny Manziel's troubles - both legal and personal - are worsening.More >> AU cashes in from economic impact of Super Bowl 50AU cashes in from economic impact of Super Bowl 50 On Sunday, more than 160 million people will tune into... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AL native to officiate in Super Bowl 50FONT-SIZE:11px; COLOR:#000000; text-decoration: underline;">more >>S
AL native to officiate in Super Bowl 50
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 19 hours ago
FONT-SIZE:11px; COLOR:#000000; text-decoration: underline;">more >>SPORTSMore>> Rusty Baynes (pictured left) with his family in San... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Millennials to spend most for Super Bowldumb. Stop doing that. According to the National Retail Federation, people b
Millennials to spend most for Super Bowl
WSMV Nashville / Posted 21 hours ago
dumb. Stop doing that. According to the National Retail Federation, people between ages 25 to 34 will spend the most on the Super Bowl this year. More >> According... Read more
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Daily Mail
Athletes face decision on whether they will risk Rio 2016 Olympicssmall skulls As global health chiefs battle to bring the Zika virus epidemic u
Athletes face decision on whether they will risk Rio 2016 Olympics
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
small skulls As global health chiefs battle to bring the Zika virus epidemic under control, elite athletes training ahead of the Olympic games are having to consider the health risks surrounding the air-borne virus, which could have a bearing on... Read more
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The Courier
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
The Courier / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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The Young Witness
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
The Young Witness / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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Western Advocate
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
Western Advocate / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
Kiama Independent / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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Manning River Times
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
Manning River Times / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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The North West Star
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
The North West Star / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech​, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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The Border Mail
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
The Border Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuriesissue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league ch
Mario Fenech comments and new movie Concussion put spotlight on sports injuries
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
issue roared back into the news when the fondly regarded former rugby league champion, Mario Fenech​, once captain of the South Sydney Rabbitohs, put the issue of brain damage front and centre when he admitted he had suffered significant... Read more
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Canberra Times
Reclaim Australia Rally drowns out counter protestersReclaim Australia national rally on Parliament House Lawns was the first in a s
Reclaim Australia Rally drowns out counter protesters
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Reclaim Australia national rally on Parliament House Lawns was the first in a series of globally coordinated Anti-Islam protests Photo: Graham Tidy Reclaim Australia protesters held their largest rally yet on Saturday in Canberra kicking of a wave... Read more
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Fortune
Sears Ranks Below Goodwill Among Women ShoppersIf you are wondering why Sears shld is struggling, ponder no more: women are st
Sears Ranks Below Goodwill Among Women Shoppers
Fortune / Posted yesterday
If you are wondering why Sears shld is struggling, ponder no more: women are staying away in droves from the struggling department store’s clothes section. In its most recent quarterly earnings report, Sears cited a dip in apparel sales as one of... Read more
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The Star
Athletes weigh gold lust against Zika health fearsmosquito-borne virus in Brazil. Alarm has grown since the World Health Organiz
Athletes weigh gold lust against Zika health fears
The Star / Posted yesterday
mosquito-borne virus in Brazil. Alarm has grown since the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday declared Zika an international health emergency that could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas. Zika is carried by mosquitoes,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Athletes weigh gold lust against Zika health fearsThe logos of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are pictu
Athletes weigh gold lust against Zika health fears
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
The logos of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are pictured next to a message on a screen that reads ''Message about Zika'' during a media briefing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 2, 2016. LONDON/NEW YORK As global health... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Athletes weigh gold lust against Zika health fearsmosquito-borne virus in Brazil. Alarm has grown since the World Health Organiz
Athletes weigh gold lust against Zika health fears
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
mosquito-borne virus in Brazil. Alarm has grown since the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday declared Zika an international health emergency that could infect as many as 4 million people in the Americas. Zika is carried by mosquitoes,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
6th Annual Lift Every Voice Lecture SeriesSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – In celebration of Black History Month the Sp
6th Annual Lift Every Voice Lecture Series
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – In celebration of Black History Month the Spring of Hope Church in Springfield will hold it’s annual Lift Every Voice Lecture Series, designed to raise critical issues that affect society and to offer solutions.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Convinced Adenuga to Unbundle Glo Football AssetsGlobacom has reached an understanding with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF
Convinced Adenuga to Unbundle Glo Football Assets
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Globacom has reached an understanding with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to unbundle its sporting assets by focusing exclusively as the sponsor of the Super Eagles. NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, disclosed during a meeting with the House of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Health Worker Steps Up to the Challenge of Disaster ResponseYacinta Julio Namacha is a project officer at the Malawi Red Cross Society in B
Health Worker Steps Up to the Challenge of Disaster Response
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Yacinta Julio Namacha is a project officer at the Malawi Red Cross Society in Blantyre. Her expertise lies in community health, but when severe floods hit the country in early 2015, Yacinta stepped straight into an emergency response role thanks to... Read more
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SUR in English
The Rio-bound malague�os. Surinenglish.com(either born here or who grew up here after being born elsewhere) have taken pa
The Rio-bound malague�os. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted 2 days ago
(either born here or who grew up here after being born elsewhere) have taken part in any summer Olympic Games. Thousands of sportsmen and women from the Costa del Sol, this century and the preceding one, have dreamed of representing Spain at the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Women organisations oppose Maneka's idea, ask Centre not to 'dilute' PCPNDT ActNEW DELHI: Several women organisations today strongly opposed Union Minister Ma
Women organisations oppose Maneka's idea, ask Centre not to 'dilute' PCPNDT Act
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: Several women organisations today strongly opposed Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's suggestion that prenatal sex determination be made compulsory to check female foeticide and asked the authorities not to "dilute" the PCPNDT Act. "It is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anambra Central - It's a Second Chance for Ndigbo - OsitaMr Osita Okechukwu is the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) five-
Anambra Central - It's a Second Chance for Ndigbo - Osita
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Mr Osita Okechukwu is the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) five-man screening committee for the Anambra Central Senatorial District by-election which disqualified Senator Uche Ekwunife's nomination. In this brief interview, he explains... Read more
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International Business Times
US Soccer Federation sues union representing World Cup-winning women's team The US Soccer Federation is suing the union representing the national women's t
US Soccer Federation sues union representing World Cup-winning women's team
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
The US Soccer Federation is suing the union representing the national women's team that won the 2015 World Cup before 27 million thrilled fans watching the game on TV. In a preemptive legal action, the USSF is asking the federal court to validate... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US election 20162016 Top story A feud erupts between the two Republican presidential frontrun
US election 2016
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
2016 Top story A feud erupts between the two Republican presidential frontrunners, with Ted Cruz accusing Donald Trump of a "Trumper-tantrum" over losing the Iowa caucus. Almost 10,000 people have voted in a poll asking if Donald Trump should... Read more
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NBC News
Clinton Gains Support From 170 African American Women Leadersin the 2016 presidential campaign. The Clinton campaign announced Wednesday th
Clinton Gains Support From 170 African American Women Leaders
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
in the 2016 presidential campaign. The Clinton campaign announced Wednesday that more than 170 prominent African American women leaders have endorsed the former Secretary of State in her bid to become the nation's first female president. All of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
After disclosing player information, USSF moves to seal suitThe U.S. Soccer Federation's original lawsuit against the union for its champio
After disclosing player information, USSF moves to seal suit
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S. Soccer Federation's original lawsuit against the union for its champion women's national team has been sealed after the governing body realized it had disclosed the home addresses and email accounts of many players. A day after the original... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
After disclosing player information, USSF moves to seal suitThe U.S. Soccer Federation's original lawsuit against the union for its champio
After disclosing player information, USSF moves to seal suit
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S. Soccer Federation's original lawsuit against the union for its champion women's national team has been sealed after the governing body realized it had disclosed the home addresses and email accounts of many players. A day after the original... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Should Soccer Players Wear Head Protection?Should amateur and professional soccer players wear some kind of head protectio
Should Soccer Players Wear Head Protection?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Should amateur and professional soccer players wear some kind of head protection to prevent against concussions? We speak to several experts about the frequency of head injuries in soccer, and about the arguments for having players wear some kind of... Read more
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Senior Journal
Organizations supporting issues and services important to senior citizens Feb. 4, 2016 - The following list of national organizations that serve variou
Organizations supporting issues and services important to senior citizens
Senior Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Feb. 4, 2016 - The following list of national organizations that serve various needs of senior citizens in the United States was compiled by the Administration on Aging (AoA),... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Drugs, greed drive local black market for stolen goodsincluding everything from heartburn medication to laundry detergent. A father
Drugs, greed drive local black market for stolen goods
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
including everything from heartburn medication to laundry detergent. A father and son, Charles and Randall Cantrell, of Fairborn, were convicted this week of receiving stolen property for selling Tide Pods at Traders World Flea Market in... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Beach volleyball and women's rights in Iran?Beach volleyball is testing women's rights in Iran. Yes, beach volleyball in I
Beach volleyball and women's rights in Iran?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Beach volleyball is testing women's rights in Iran. Yes, beach volleyball in Iran. You may think that women's rights there are a secondary issue, compared with recent headlines focusing on a nuclear agreement, the freeing of the Washington Post's... Read more
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The Hindu
12th South Asian Games 2016: Coach and captain lament lack of exposureThe Indian women’s football team has not had the desired growth in the last dec
12th South Asian Games 2016: Coach and captain lament lack of exposure
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
The Indian women’s football team has not had the desired growth in the last decade or so, largely due to the lukewarm support from the National Federation (AIFF) and the media. India’s head coach Sajid Yousuf Dhar and captain Bembem Devi attributed... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US Soccer sues women's union over Olympic strike fearsCHICAGO - Fearing a possible walkout on the Rio Olympics by its Women's World C
US Soccer sues women's union over Olympic strike fears
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
CHICAGO - Fearing a possible walkout on the Rio Olympics by its Women's World Cup championship side, the US Soccer Federation has filed a lawsuit against its women's players union. Gold medalist Team USA pose for photographers after the podium of... Read more
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Columbia Star
Events | February 5, 2016Test, initial vaccines, and deworming. 776-7387 or 785-8149. Palmetto Conserva
Events | February 5, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 2 days ago
Test, initial vaccines, and deworming. 776-7387 or 785-8149. Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) and the City of Columbia Animal Services will host a fun day of giving on the Palmetto Trail to support Animal Services Saturday, February... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 5weapon. I have been carrying a concealed weapon for 20 years. Fifteen years ago
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 5
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
weapon. I have been carrying a concealed weapon for 20 years. Fifteen years ago I put a sticker on the rear window of my truck. I am a member of the Women in the Outdoors of the National Wild Turkey Federation. I have attended events across... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Archers Set Sights On Total of 650 in Order to Make Rio OlympicsSouth Africa's archers have it all to do if they are to continue the streak of
Archers Set Sights On Total of 650 in Order to Make Rio Olympics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa's archers have it all to do if they are to continue the streak of having Olympic Games representation for the last 20 years. The country's top bowmen and women took part in the African Qualification Tournament in Windhoek, Namibia last... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Wendy Williams Weighs in on Heart HealthWendy Williams appears to be giving her own twist on the #HealthyHeartSelfie me
Wendy Williams Weighs in on Heart Health
Doctors Health Press / Posted 3 days ago
Wendy Williams appears to be giving her own twist on the #HealthyHeartSelfie meme that is being pushed by the World Heart Federation. As part of its build up to World Heart Day, the group is encouraging people to send in what it calls a “healthy... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Explained: why US Soccer is suing its own World Cup winnersIn an apparent move to fend off a player strike, US Soccer has sued the union r
Explained: why US Soccer is suing its own World Cup winners
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
In an apparent move to fend off a player strike, US Soccer has sued the union representing the women’s national team over an ongoing contract dispute. This isn’t the first time the team’s collective bargaining agreement has been brought up lately,... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Senate Dist. 35 candidates weigh in before electionMandy has been with ABC Newspapers since 2007, when she joined the staff as the
Senate Dist. 35 candidates weigh in before election
ABC Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
Mandy has been with ABC Newspapers since 2007, when she joined the staff as the editor of the Anoka County Union. She has been the managing editor of the UnionHerald and Blaine Spring Lake Park Life since 2014. Mandy has been with ABC Newspapers... Read more
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