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express
Oldest slimmer in town...Betty, 92, sheds 7st as she gets the gym bug PROOF you are never too old to slim – meet Betty Jones, 92, who has lost seve
Oldest slimmer in town...Betty, 92, sheds 7st as she gets the gym bug
express / Posted 18 hours ago
PROOF you are never too old to slim – meet Betty Jones, 92, who has lost seven stone after becoming an exercise fanatic. The slimline 92-year-old now after her exercise... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Gran aged 92 sheds amazing amount of weight and is one of UK's oldest slimmersA super gran has become one of the oldest slimmers in Britain - aged 92. At he
Gran aged 92 sheds amazing amount of weight and is one of UK's oldest slimmers
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 hours ago
A super gran has become one of the oldest slimmers in Britain - aged 92. At her heaviest the former nurse was 17 stones and now weighs just 10stones 3lbs. The ”incredible” great grandmother joined a gym and started to learn to swim in her battle to... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water CoolerTsundoku: Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity, by
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
Tsundoku: Egyptian Oedipus: Athanasius Kircher and the Secrets of Antiquity, by Daniel Stolzenberg; The Invaders: How Humans and their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction, by Pat Shipman (instruction manual for dealing with neoliberalism); Napoleon... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Westport Continuing Education Details New Class OfferingsWESTPORT, Conn. -- Think you’re too old for back-to-school clothes and D-ring b
Westport Continuing Education Details New Class Offerings
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 5 days ago
WESTPORT, Conn. -- Think you’re too old for back-to-school clothes and D-ring binders? The folks at Westport Continuing Education think you’re never too old to learn something new, and they are offering classes for adults and kids of all... Read more
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birminghammail
E-cigs fears are just a lot of hot air, says ex-smokerBattling ex-smoker Terry Walker is all lit up after a dramatic U-turn by expert
E-cigs fears are just a lot of hot air, says ex-smoker
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
Battling ex-smoker Terry Walker is all lit up after a dramatic U-turn by experts on electronic cigarettes. And he was furious at moves to crack down – or even ban – ‘vaping’ as he believes the move would have driven many quitters back to ‘the real... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
First person to ride Siouxland roller coaster takes another spin at 96-years-old"It was a great life," says Lester Menke. The year was 1930, Lester Menke and
First person to ride Siouxland roller coaster takes another spin at 96-years-old
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 8 days ago
"It was a great life," says Lester Menke. The year was 1930, Lester Menke and his friend were hanging out by the lake in Arnolds Park, Iowa when their jaws dropped. The wooden roller coaster at the local amusement park was finally up and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Why Street soccer founder is intent on giving others hopeSTREET soccer has transformed the lives of thousands of men and women. In a ser
Why Street soccer founder is intent on giving others hope
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
STREET soccer has transformed the lives of thousands of men and women. In a series of articles RUSSELL LEADBETTER examines the work of Street Soccer Scotland and the Homeless World Cup, which takes place in Amsterdam next month. Today he profiles... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Why David is intent on giving others hopeSTREET soccer has transformed the lives of thousands of men and women. In a ser
Why David is intent on giving others hope
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
STREET soccer has transformed the lives of thousands of men and women. In a series of articles RUSSELL LEADBETTER examines the work of Street Soccer Scotland and the Homeless World Cup, which takes place in Amsterdam next month. Today he profiles... Read more
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TribLIVE
Koch: Nice to meet you, friendAs it turns out, good people are everywhere. I'm realizing more and more that
Koch: Nice to meet you, friend
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
As it turns out, good people are everywhere. I'm realizing more and more that we're never too old to make new friends. But this can be true only if we look up from our gadgets and get out and actually talk to people — maybe even learn to trust more... Read more
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The Tomahawk
Local NewsIt is never too late to ged your GED or HiSETBy: Marlana Ward Freelance Writer
Local News
The Tomahawk / Posted 9 days ago
It is never too late to ged your GED or HiSETBy: Marlana Ward Freelance Writer With its formation in 1986, the Johnson County Literacy Council began what would become a source of encouragement and advancement for adults wishing to complete their high... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Retirees get tech savvy at Toowoomba Seniors ExpoYOU are never too old to learn how to use technology. More than 1500 seniors a
Retirees get tech savvy at Toowoomba Seniors Expo
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
YOU are never too old to learn how to use technology. More than 1500 seniors attended the Seniors' Information Expo today. Organised by the University of the Third Age Toowoomba, the expo hosted 80 exhibitors, offering a number of different... Read more
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Queensland Times
Retirees get tech savvy at Toowoomba Seniors ExpoYOU are never too old to learn how to use technology. More than 1500 seniors a
Retirees get tech savvy at Toowoomba Seniors Expo
Queensland Times / Posted 10 days ago
YOU are never too old to learn how to use technology. More than 1500 seniors attended the Seniors' Information Expo today. Organised by the University of the Third Age Toowoomba, the expo hosted 80 exhibitors, offering a number of different... Read more
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Northern Star
'Mind blowing luck': Designing the Sydney Opera House"I JUST got lucky, I suppose ... but it was absolutely mind blowing, being invo
'Mind blowing luck': Designing the Sydney Opera House
Northern Star / Posted 10 days ago
"I JUST got lucky, I suppose ... but it was absolutely mind blowing, being involved in the design of one of the great buildings of the world." Rosebank man John Zaat was one of the architects who worked on the iconic Sydney Opera House. As a young... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Garner back to help Otago regain Welch TophyRoss Garner is back and will play a key role in Otago's bid to win the Welch Tr
Garner back to help Otago regain Welch Tophy
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Ross Garner is back and will play a key role in Otago's bid to win the Welch Trophy for the first time since 2003. Garner, an administration manager, was a key member of the Otago team that won the trophy in 1999, 2001 and 2003. ''We were the... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Kansas City Actors Theatre, The Gin Game, Review By Frank Siraguso - A simple card game leads two people down a psychological
Kansas City Actors Theatre, The Gin Game, Review
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 12 days ago
By Frank Siraguso - A simple card game leads two people down a psychological rabbit hole near life’s end. Kansas City, MO - infoZine - KC Actors Theatre opens its eleventh season with D. L. Coburn’s... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
All women urged to be breast cancer awareALWAYS be aware of breast cancer no matter how old you are. That’s the message
All women urged to be breast cancer aware
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 12 days ago
ALWAYS be aware of breast cancer no matter how old you are. That’s the message from Isle of Wight doctors who are urging women to tell their GPs if they notice any changes to their breasts. During 2014/15, 46 people on the Island, aged 70 or over,... Read more
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Harrow Times
Family doctor tells women over 70 to be clear on breast cancerA doctor has warned women over 70 that they are “never too old” to be diagnosed
Family doctor tells women over 70 to be clear on breast cancer
Harrow Times / Posted 13 days ago
A doctor has warned women over 70 that they are “never too old” to be diagnosed with breast cancer. Women aged 70 or over in Harrow should be more aware of the symptoms of breast cancer and see their GP if they have any concerns, according to a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Six wanted in connection with drug bustWoodland Hills Elementary gets fresh lookWoodland Hills Elementary gets fresh l
Six wanted in connection with drug bust
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 days ago
Woodland Hills Elementary gets fresh lookWoodland Hills Elementary gets fresh look The Lawton First Assembly Church has been helping to make the new school year a colorful one for the students at Woodland Hills Elementary School. Hundreds of... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Duncan couple proves you're never too old to find loveDUNCAN, Okla._"You're never too old to find love" rings true for one newlywed D
Duncan couple proves you're never too old to find love
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 14 days ago
DUNCAN, Okla._"You're never too old to find love" rings true for one newlywed Duncan couple. Leon Hawkins, 83, and his beautiful bride, 71-year-old Joyce Young, were married Friday at the Wilkins Health and Rehabilitation Community. Hawkins spent... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
It's Never Too Late To Try Something NewYou are never too old to take on new feats! At 79 years-old, Ernestine Shepherd
It's Never Too Late To Try Something New
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 15 days ago
You are never too old to take on new feats! At 79 years-old, Ernestine Shepherd is one of the oldest bodybuilders. The List's Donna Ruko shares the inspiring stories of people that believe age is just a number on What's Trending.... Read more
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Nottingham Post
A-level results 2015: Students at New College Nottingham take advantage of a second chanceWhen former headteacher Michael Jackson left school, he had just two E-grade A-
A-level results 2015: Students at New College Nottingham take advantage of a second chance
Nottingham Post / Posted 15 days ago
When former headteacher Michael Jackson left school, he had just two E-grade A-levels to his name. Now he has six A-levels, five degrees and ambitious plans to carry on his lengthy list of qualifications. Yesterday the 57-year-old, of Beeston,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Thursday, August 13, 2015Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Andr
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Western Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Here's a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Andrew Smith's recent trip to Rocky Bridge Creek returned plenty of great photos, including this one of some wild mushrooms. If you have a photo you'd like to share, send it... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
'An investment in happiness'For Betty Bruch, it’s not about losing weight or bulking up or looking good. He
'An investment in happiness'
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 18 days ago
For Betty Bruch, it’s not about losing weight or bulking up or looking good. Her workouts at the gym – something she’s been doing for more than 40 years – are about maintaining a high quality of life. It’s about being able to walk without hunching... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Fiddlers square off in contest at fair — The Medina County GazetteWalking around the Medina County Fair, people can hear cows in nearby barns, ju
Fiddlers square off in contest at fair — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Walking around the Medina County Fair, people can hear cows in nearby barns, jumbled chatter and, during certain times, the sound of live music. One example Saturday was a fiddle contest Saturday featuring amateur and professional players alike. Of... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Bride Asks Grandma, 89, to Be a BridesmaidAn 89-year-old grandma shows that you are never too old to stand in the spotlig
Bride Asks Grandma, 89, to Be a Bridesmaid
NBC Connecticut / Posted 20 days ago
An 89-year-old grandma shows that you are never too old to stand in the spotlight. Betty Govern did not have a front row seat for her granddaughter’s May 2 wedding like most family members. Instead, she had the chance to stand right beside the bride... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Pictures tell story of a good lifeAt 90, plus nine months, I continue to actively pursue my lifelong hobby of ama
Pictures tell story of a good life
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 20 days ago
At 90, plus nine months, I continue to actively pursue my lifelong hobby of amateur photography. You are never too old to take photographs. The continuing technological changes in the world of photography amaze me. Everyone can be a good photographer... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Corrections begins budget changes, empties towers at nightUPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspectUPDATE: Police capture hit and run su
Corrections begins budget changes, empties towers at night
WAOW Wausau / Posted 21 days ago
UPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspectUPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspect WAUSAU (WAOW) - A man wanted by police in a domestic violence incident who rammed his pickup truck into a car before fleeing and eluding police for hours was... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Nobody's putting this jockey out to pastureA jockey who swapped horses for courses to join a North Wales university as a m
Nobody's putting this jockey out to pasture
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 days ago
A jockey who swapped horses for courses to join a North Wales university as a mature student is urging retirees to take on a new challenge and study for a higher education. Jaki Houston-Campbell is encouraging older workers and pensioners in the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Fair stage set for Eli Young BandUPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspectUPDATE: Police capture hit and run su
Fair stage set for Eli Young Band
WAOW Wausau / Posted 21 days ago
UPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspectUPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspect WAUSAU (WAOW) - A man wanted by police in a domestic violence incident who rammed his pickup truck into a car before fleeing and eluding police for hours was... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Sparta man held for attacking La Crosse police officerUPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspectUPDATE: Police capture hit and run su
Sparta man held for attacking La Crosse police officer
WAOW Wausau / Posted 22 days ago
UPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspectUPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspect WAUSAU (WAOW) - A man wanted by police in a domestic violence incident who rammed his pickup truck into a car before fleeing and eluding police for hours was... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
New contest at Wisconsin Valley FairUPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspectUPDATE: Police capture hit and run su
New contest at Wisconsin Valley Fair
WAOW Wausau / Posted 22 days ago
UPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspectUPDATE: Police capture hit and run suspect WAUSAU (WAOW) - A man wanted by police in a domestic violence incident who rammed his pickup truck into a car before fleeing and eluding police for hours was... Read more
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KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station
Seniors Keep Active with YogaRetirees who are living in a retirement community in Bryan are having the time
Seniors Keep Active with Yoga
KBTX 3 Bryan/College Station / Posted 22 days ago
Retirees who are living in a retirement community in Bryan are having the time of their lives and as they're enjoying their golden years, they're also taking care of their bodies. Since staying healthy directly impacts their state of happiness and... Read more
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Londonist
Friday 7 August 2015Sign up to our free Londonist Daily email to get today’s articles sent straight
Friday 7 August 2015
Londonist / Posted 22 days ago
Sign up to our free Londonist Daily email to get today’s articles sent straight to your inbox at 5pm. Some are more obvious than others as you'll find out in our gallery of tube stations, where the name has been changed to reflect the station's... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Devoted Gidea Park pensioner in charity wing walk for wife They say you’re never too old to try new things – and a pensioner from Gidea
Devoted Gidea Park pensioner in charity wing walk for wife
Romford Recorder / Posted 22 days ago
They say you’re never too old to try new things – and a pensioner from Gidea Park has certainly taken that on board. Next month, Alfred Sibbons, 71, is taking to the sky to walk on the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Bride asks grandmother, 89, to be bridesmaidPHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- One woman is proof positive that you are never too old t
Bride asks grandmother, 89, to be bridesmaid
WAOW Wausau / Posted 22 days ago
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- One woman is proof positive that you are never too old to be a bridesmaid. Bride, Christine Quinn, and her husband Patrick tied the knot at the Please Touch Museum on May 2nd, according to WPVI in Philadelphia, PA. When... Read more
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The Courier
Dance away for healthy strong bonesCLASSIC MOVE: Jack Dalton and Annette Lloyd practise the Dixie Quick Step in Ba
Dance away for healthy strong bones
The Courier / Posted 23 days ago
CLASSIC MOVE: Jack Dalton and Annette Lloyd practise the Dixie Quick Step in Ballarat South Senior Citizens' afternoon dance lesson on Thursday afternoon. Picture: Lachlan Bence. PUT on your dancing shoes and get moving. Arthritis and Osteoporosis... Read more
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Daily Mail
Karlie Kloss offers up 23 life lessons for her 23rd birthday'If someone calls you a giraffe, that's okay!' Supermodel Karlie Kloss shares s
Karlie Kloss offers up 23 life lessons for her 23rd birthday
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
'If someone calls you a giraffe, that's okay!' Supermodel Karlie Kloss shares some of her own insecurities, as she offers up 23 life lessons in celebration of her 23rd birthday The former Victoria's Secret Angel turned 23 on Monday, August 3 In a... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Students follow passion using peaches Kristi Bent stands in the kitchen with a lot of peaches at Western Colorado C
Students follow passion using peaches
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
Kristi Bent stands in the kitchen with a lot of peaches at Western Colorado Community College. Bent received second place in the savory category for Peach and Habanero Salsa served with Pork Chops on Tasty... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Knockerball offers fun and fitness with a twistAnyone passing Gaskill Field one steamy day last week probably did a doubletake
Knockerball offers fun and fitness with a twist
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
Anyone passing Gaskill Field one steamy day last week probably did a doubletake if they spotted what was going on at one end of the sports complex off Providence Street.Four teenagers, encapsulated in inflated plastic balls, were running at each... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Seven famous high flyersIron Maiden's lead singer is a commercial pilot. Photo / Angela Mace When he's
Seven famous high flyers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Iron Maiden's lead singer is a commercial pilot. Photo / Angela Mace When he's not singing for Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson is a commercial pilot, qualified to fly Boeing 757s and 737s. He also manages Air Djibouti, the national carrier of Djibouti,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Philly Bride Asks Grandma to be a BridesmaidAn 89-year-old grandma shows that you are never too old to stand in the spotlig
Philly Bride Asks Grandma to be a Bridesmaid
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 24 days ago
An 89-year-old grandma shows that you are never too old to stand in the spotlight. Betty Govern did not have a front row seat for her granddaughter’s May 2 wedding like most family members. Instead, she had the chance to stand right beside the bride... Read more
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FOX 4 News
110-old woman credits long life to three beers and a whiskey every dayYou’re never too old to enjoy the High Life -- even if your age is in the tripl
110-old woman credits long life to three beers and a whiskey every day
FOX 4 News / Posted 24 days ago
You’re never too old to enjoy the High Life -- even if your age is in the triple digits. A New Jersey woman says her longevity is from two things – God and enjoying multiple glasses of Miller High Life and a shot of whiskey every day. "Ain't no... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Why I love Playing House: the grown-up alternative to Broad CityI love Broad City. Thanks to the hipster buddy comedy that focuses on two young
Why I love Playing House: the grown-up alternative to Broad City
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 24 days ago
I love Broad City. Thanks to the hipster buddy comedy that focuses on two young Brooklyn women and their friendship, a younger generation of television watchers are learning about street harassment, rape culture and patriarchy in a way that’s... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
It’s all an act at this stage of lifeBARRABA residents over 50 are being beckoned. PLAYING DRESS UPS: Secretary Jud
It’s all an act at this stage of life
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 26 days ago
BARRABA residents over 50 are being beckoned. PLAYING DRESS UPS: Secretary Judy Brady, left, president Trevor Mullins, and entertainment officer Beth Brodbeck from Barraba Senior Citizens are looking for more cast members to come play along with... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ban the Trans Dietitian on quest to educate folks on danger of trans fatsTrans fats are your enemy, and Dr. Felicia Stoler wants you to eliminate them f
Ban the Trans Dietitian on quest to educate folks on danger of trans fats
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
Trans fats are your enemy, and Dr. Felicia Stoler wants you to eliminate them from your diet. Stoler, a registered dietitian living in New Jersey, is on a mission that's taking her to cities across the country, including Chattanooga, to educate... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
World's Largest Swamp Thing Collection in Sioux FallsEvery part of John Boylan's Swamp Thing collection is really just kid's stuff.
World's Largest Swamp Thing Collection in Sioux Falls
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 26 days ago
Every part of John Boylan's Swamp Thing collection is really just kid's stuff. "These guys were kind of the gateway," Boylan said, pointing to a pair of Swamp Thing slippers. Which led to Swamp Thing skateboard wheels, Swamp Thing action figures,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Gailku explainedYou are never too old to learn. How many times have you heard this? Believe me:
Gailku explained
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
You are never too old to learn. How many times have you heard this? Believe me: it’s true. I, like millions of others, have been reading the literary contributions by Gail Shorkend on these pages for some time now. Whether out of morbid curiosity,... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Not just a bunch of squaresMinneota area residents are getting barn quilt fever, and they hope it spreads.
Not just a bunch of squares
Marshall Independent / Posted 28 days ago
Minneota area residents are getting barn quilt fever, and they hope it spreads. Barn quilts don't have to be placed on a barn - and they are not quilts either. What they are to many people are representations of the rural life, of times gone... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Obama Cabinet officials in Jessup to announce Pell grants for inmatesConvictions for assault and drug possession landed Terrell Johnson in the Maryl
Obama Cabinet officials in Jessup to announce Pell grants for inmates
Baltimore Sun / Posted 28 days ago
Convictions for assault and drug possession landed Terrell Johnson in the Maryland Correctional Institute in Jessup. At the prison on Friday, the Baltimore man told U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Education Secretary Arne Duncan that he... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Woman, 96, still bowling five decades laterAn elderly Hernando County woman is proving you are never too old to have fun.
Woman, 96, still bowling five decades later
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 29 days ago
An elderly Hernando County woman is proving you are never too old to have fun. When it comes to bowling, Winnie Grafe does not mess around. Knocking down pins at Brooksville Lanes is something she loves to do and she's been doing it since... Read more
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