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express
Own a piece of history: Detailed D-Day invasion maps to be sold off at auctionbefore the momentous operation and gave the military commanders the most contem
Own a piece of history: Detailed D-Day invasion maps to be sold off at auction
express / Posted 22 minutes ago
before the momentous operation and gave the military commanders the most contemporary reports of the state of the five Normandy beaches. The charts, marked 'Top Secret', were so detailed they contained almost the exact number and positions of... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Steele Creek complex a $28M projectapartments. Linton did not return a call for comment. � Dollar General will b
Steele Creek complex a $28M project
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 2 hours ago
apartments. Linton did not return a call for comment. � Dollar General will build a West Jacksonville store at 14837 Normandy Blvd. Concept Construction of North Florida, based in Gainesville, will build the 8,859-square-foot location. �... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Are the Origins of Nigerians?and again I meet people who confirm that - people looking remarkably like goril
What Are the Origins of Nigerians?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
and again I meet people who confirm that - people looking remarkably like gorillas!!Who are the Hausa-Fulani? The French of Normandy conquered England in 1066 and adopted their language. They were not known as French-English but as English. In East... Read more
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Daily Mail
D-Day maps that guided Allies to victory revealed after 72 yearsbefore the momentous operation and gave the military commanders the most contem
D-Day maps that guided Allies to victory revealed after 72 years
Daily Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
before the momentous operation and gave the military commanders the most contemporary reports of the state of the five Normandy beaches. The charts, marked 'Top Secret', were so detailed they contained almost the exact number and positions of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Incredible D-Day maps come to light 72 years on showing detailed plans of Alliesbefore the momentous D-Day operation are set to go to auction. The incredible
Incredible D-Day maps come to light 72 years on showing detailed plans of Allies
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
before the momentous D-Day operation are set to go to auction. The incredible find has come to light 72 years after the Normandy landings to show the incredible detail the Allies went to to ensure victory. The charts, marked 'Top Secret', were... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Newly discovered D-Day maps reveal German defences on eve of assaultalong the coast that had been fortified and occupied by the Germans were also h
Newly discovered D-Day maps reveal German defences on eve of assault
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
along the coast that had been fortified and occupied by the Germans were also highlighted. The maps cover the areas of Normandy where Allied paratroopers dropped a few hours before the beach landings. Not only were roads, bridges and streams... Read more
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The Examiner
Teacher shows Fort Osage students around EuropeParis every tour and then we pick somewhere else, so we go to three different p
Teacher shows Fort Osage students around Europe
The Examiner / Posted 5 hours ago
Paris every tour and then we pick somewhere else, so we go to three different places. We’ve been to Scotland, Ireland and Normandy and this year we went to Italy. “It’s a vacation, but it’s probably one they will never forget. We take about 20 to... Read more
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Philly.com
Nathan Brillman, physicianin the invasion of France during World War II, landing on Omaha Beach a few day
Nathan Brillman, physician
Philly.com / Posted 6 hours ago
in the invasion of France during World War II, landing on Omaha Beach a few days after D-Day. He served in the campaigns in Normandy, northern France, the Rhineland, the Ardennes (the Battle of the Bulge), and Central Europe, and was among the... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Sheriff: Attack suspect high on psychedelic drugthe intruder's friend, who stated they had ingested methylone and acid. The fri
Sheriff: Attack suspect high on psychedelic drug
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 6 hours ago
the intruder's friend, who stated they had ingested methylone and acid. The friend took the deputies to a house on Normandy Avenue, where the remaining drugs were seized. Residents there would not speak to the media Monday... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Experts fear ISIS terrorists will target Western churches for their next attackhad his throat slit by knife-wielding assailants wearing fake explosive belts w
Experts fear ISIS terrorists will target Western churches for their next attack
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 hours ago
had his throat slit by knife-wielding assailants wearing fake explosive belts when he was taken hostage at his church in Normandy on July 26. The slaying has prompted guidance for religious institutions in the UK to be rewritten. This is being... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Terror alert for British vicars as experts warn attack on churches 'is coming'had his throat slit by knife-wielding assailants wearing fake explosive belts w
Terror alert for British vicars as experts warn attack on churches 'is coming'
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
had his throat slit by knife-wielding assailants wearing fake explosive belts when he was taken hostage at his church in Normandy on July 26. The slaying has prompted guidance for religious institutions in the UK to be rewritten. This is being... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Suspect ID'd in drug-fueled attackthe intruder's friend, who stated they had ingested methylone and acid. The fri
Suspect ID'd in drug-fueled attack
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 11 hours ago
the intruder's friend, who stated they had ingested methylone and acid. The friend took the deputies to a house on Normandy Avenue, where the remaining drugs were seized. Residents there would not speak to the media Monday... Read more
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The Signal
Santa Clarita Valley’s Fallenhis group received a citation for slashing a 50 yard gap through barbwire, unde
Santa Clarita Valley’s Fallen
The Signal / Posted 16 hours ago
his group received a citation for slashing a 50 yard gap through barbwire, under water obstacles and mines on the coast of Normandy when the big push first started. SSG Redman had participated in battles in France and Holland. Lt. Lee M. Nolton ?... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Former French president Nicholas Sarkozy in vow to ban burkini if re-electedbans have exposed secular France’s difficulties grappling with religious tolera
Former French president Nicholas Sarkozy in vow to ban burkini if re-elected
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 hours ago
bans have exposed secular France’s difficulties grappling with religious tolerance after Islamist militant attacks in a Normandy church and the Riviera city of Nice in July. Images of armed police apparently enforcing the ban on a woman on a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Bikur Cholim Of Miami Beach To Hold Annual DinnerBikur Cholim of Miami Beach will hold its annual dinner on Sunday, September 18
Bikur Cholim Of Miami Beach To Hold Annual Dinner
The Jewish Press / Posted 18 hours ago
Bikur Cholim of Miami Beach will hold its annual dinner on Sunday, September 18 at Temple Moses, 1200 Normandy Drive in Miami Beach. The gala event will start with cocktails and dinner at 6:30 p.m. and feature internationally acclaimed comedian MODI.... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Suspect ID'd in drug-fueled attack; 911 releasedthe intruder's friend, who stated they had ingested methylone and acid. The fri
Suspect ID'd in drug-fueled attack; 911 released
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 19 hours ago
the intruder's friend, who stated they had ingested methylone and acid. The friend took the deputies to a house on Normandy Avenue, where the remaining drugs were seized. According to Snyder, the friend told deputies that the drugs were... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsregularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also re
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 hours ago
regularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also requires "you accept Crimea is as Russian as Normandy is French". Crimea was claimed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, in a move roundly condemned – and largely not yet... Read more
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WA Today
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsregularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also re
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
WA Today / Posted 21 hours ago
regularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also requires "you accept Crimea is as Russian as Normandy is French". Crimea was claimed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, in a move roundly condemned – and largely not yet... Read more
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The Age
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsregularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also re
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
regularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also requires "you accept Crimea is as Russian as Normandy is French". Crimea was claimed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, in a move roundly condemned – and largely not yet... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsregularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also re
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
regularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also requires "you accept Crimea is as Russian as Normandy is French". Crimea was claimed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, in a move roundly condemned – and largely not yet... Read more
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Canberra Times
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hintsregularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also re
Time to add some glamour to Russian espionage, Raketa watch ad hints
Canberra Times / Posted 21 hours ago
regularly report to the Russian Secret Service at the Embassy." The ad also requires "you accept Crimea is as Russian as Normandy is French". Crimea was claimed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, in a move roundly condemned – and largely not yet... Read more
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Boston Herald
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslimssaid. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on reveler
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslims
Boston Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
said. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on revelers in Nice, the killing of a priest in Normandy on July 26 and the June killing of a police couple in their home — all claimed by the Islamic State group — have... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslimssaid. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on reveler
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslims
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 22 hours ago
said. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on revelers in Nice, the killing of a priest in Normandy on July 26 and the June killing of a police couple in their home - all claimed by the Islamic State group - have... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Cruise News: Terrorism has some travelers reconsidering European river cruisesincidents peppering the news, some travelers are anxious about traveling to Eur
Cruise News: Terrorism has some travelers reconsidering European river cruises
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 hours ago
incidents peppering the news, some travelers are anxious about traveling to Europe — and with some reason. Paris, Normandy and Nice, France; Istanbul, Turkey; Munich, Germany; and Brussels have been in the headlines after attacks. What's... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslimssaid. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on reveler
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslims
Hawaii News Now / Posted 22 hours ago
said. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on revelers in Nice, the killing of a priest in Normandy on July 26 and the June killing of a police couple in their home - all claimed by the Islamic State group - have... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslimssaid. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on reveler
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslims
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 22 hours ago
said. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on revelers in Nice, the killing of a priest in Normandy on July 26 and the June killing of a police couple in their home - all claimed by the Islamic State group - have... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslimssaid. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on reveler
French minister: enemy seeks to divide Muslims, non-Muslims
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 23 hours ago
said. "We must not fall into this mortal trap." The July 14 attack on revelers in Nice, the killing of a priest in Normandy on July 26 and the June killing of a police couple in their home - all claimed by the Islamic State group - have... Read more
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Daily Mail
Twitter post asks people to share their worst school trip memoriesof your life: unless you suffer from travel sickness @RoylePin said one memory
Twitter post asks people to share their worst school trip memories
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
of your life: unless you suffer from travel sickness @RoylePin said one memory of a French trip still tickled her: 'Also Normandy in 94, Chris, Adam and I bought fireworks and set a bathroom on fire. Boys took all blame. Think about it... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
THE ISSUE: Why burkini swimsuits are causing controversyextremism following last month's truck attack in Nice that killed 86 people and
THE ISSUE: Why burkini swimsuits are causing controversy
Ball State Daily News / Posted yesterday
extremism following last month's truck attack in Nice that killed 86 people and slaying of a Catholic priest during Mass in Normandy, attacks that were both claimed by the Islamic State group. While burkini defenders say wearing the garment has... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Fennelly: Let Kaepernick sit for anthem; that’s American, tooto France 25 years ago, when I saw our flag snapping in the wind above the Amer
Fennelly: Let Kaepernick sit for anthem; that’s American, too
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
to France 25 years ago, when I saw our flag snapping in the wind above the American military cemetery at Omaha Beach in Normandy. Every time I see that photo of firefighters raising the flag over the rubble of the World Trade Center, I get... Read more
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Brandon Sun
France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini rowthe largest Muslim population in Western Europe. The July 14 attack on reveler
France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini row
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
the largest Muslim population in Western Europe. The July 14 attack on revelers in Nice, the killing of a priest in Normandy on July 26 and the June killing of a police couple in their home — all claimed by the Islamic State group — have... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Why Is It So Hard To Send Your Kids Back To School?days.” – Maureen “With D going to a new school and now commuting with Dad, we’
Why Is It So Hard To Send Your Kids Back To School?
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted yesterday
days.” – Maureen “With D going to a new school and now commuting with Dad, we’re preparing for September like it’s the Normandy invasion.” – Sandy Not everyone dreads sending the kids back to school, though: “Going back to school is THE BEST... Read more
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Daily Record
In Our Towns: Events in Morris County, Aug. 28 editionan individual. Tables are $5,000 or $10,000. Dress is black tie and 1920s attir
In Our Towns: Events in Morris County, Aug. 28 edition
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
an individual. Tables are $5,000 or $10,000. Dress is black tie and 1920s attire is encouraged. The Museum is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road (at the corner of Columbia Turnpike) in Morristown. MORRISTOWN Loyola Jesuit Center, a sacred space... Read more
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Daily Mail
D-Day landings at at Omaha Beach re-enacted by historical enthusiastshours, including 80 per cent of the first wave of troops. These vivid images s
D-Day landings at at Omaha Beach re-enacted by historical enthusiasts
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
hours, including 80 per cent of the first wave of troops. These vivid images show the desperate invasion of Omaha Beach in Normandy re-enacted by hundreds of historical enthusiasts. On June 6 1994, the young men of the American 116th Regiment and... Read more
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Boston Herald
France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini rowthe largest Muslim population in Western Europe. The July 14 attack on reveler
France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini row
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
the largest Muslim population in Western Europe. The July 14 attack on revelers in Nice, the killing of a priest in Normandy on July 26 and the June killing of a police couple in their home — all claimed by the Islamic State group — have... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini rowthe largest Muslim population in Western Europe. The July 14 attack on reveler
France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini row
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
the largest Muslim population in Western Europe. The July 14 attack on revelers in Nice, the killing of a priest in Normandy on July 26 and the June killing of a police couple in their home - all claimed by the Islamic State group - have... Read more
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Christian Today
Sarkozy vows to change France's constitution for all-out burkini banbans have exposed secular France's difficulties grappling with religious tolera
Sarkozy vows to change France's constitution for all-out burkini ban
Christian Today / Posted yesterday
bans have exposed secular France's difficulties grappling with religious tolerance after Islamist militant attacks in a Normandy church and the Riviera city of Nice in July. Images of armed police apparently enforcing the ban on a woman on a... Read more
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Reuters
France's Sarkozy says would change constitution to ban burkinisbans have exposed secular France's difficulties grappling with religious tolera
France's Sarkozy says would change constitution to ban burkinis
Reuters / Posted yesterday
bans have exposed secular France's difficulties grappling with religious tolerance after Islamist militant attacks in a Normandy church and the Riviera city of Nice in July. Images of armed police apparently enforcing the ban on a woman on a... Read more
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Swissinfo
France's Sarkozy says would change constitution to ban burkinisbans have exposed secular France's difficulties grappling with religious tolera
France's Sarkozy says would change constitution to ban burkinis
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
bans have exposed secular France's difficulties grappling with religious tolerance after Islamist militant attacks in a Normandy church and the Riviera city of Nice in July. Images of armed police apparently enforcing the ban on a woman on a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France's Sarkozy says would change constitution to ban burkinisbans have exposed secular France's difficulties grappling with religious tolera
France's Sarkozy says would change constitution to ban burkinis
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
bans have exposed secular France's difficulties grappling with religious tolerance after Islamist militant attacks in a Normandy church and the Riviera city of Nice in July. Images of armed police apparently enforcing the ban on a woman on a... Read more
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Daily Record
Morris County School Newsexhibition, titled “Four Colleges: A Student/Faculty Exhibit,” takes place Sept
Morris County School News
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
exhibition, titled “Four Colleges: A Student/Faculty Exhibit,” takes place Sept. 13 – Nov. 30 at the Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown. Also participating in the exhibit are the College of Saint Elizabeth, Drew University and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
'A different breed'the former sailor's memory — the date the USS Rich (a Buckley-class destroyer e
'A different breed'
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
the former sailor's memory — the date the USS Rich (a Buckley-class destroyer escort) sank after detonating mines off the Normandy Coast. "The Rich had a crew of 215; 27 of them were killed; 52 were missing (almost all of whom drowned or were... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making Gamesoutcome of the war, World of Tanks: Roll Out follows a crew of young British ta
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted yesterday
outcome of the war, World of Tanks: Roll Out follows a crew of young British tankers as they push deeper into post-D-Day Normandy, toward a battalion of seasoned German armored units. Flanked and tracked by the Germans at almost every turn, the... Read more
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express
We must embrace Muslim population: Sarkozy’s rival reaches out to French MuslimsJuppé's campaign lost some steam, and his ratings improved further after deadly
We must embrace Muslim population: Sarkozy’s rival reaches out to French Muslims
express / Posted yesterday
Juppé's campaign lost some steam, and his ratings improved further after deadly attacks by Islamist militants in Nice and Normandy in July. But a survey published on Saturday by Odoxa pollsters showed Mr Juppé, who was prime minister in 1995-97,... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Bennie DitontoII Army veteran, having served from November 12, 1942 through December 4, 1945,
Bennie Ditonto
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
II Army veteran, having served from November 12, 1942 through December 4, 1945, as a surgical technician in Central Europe, Normandy and northern France with the 44th and 499th Field Hospital and Medical Collective Company. In 2001, he was... Read more
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Daily Record
5 things to do this week in Morris County: Aug. 29-Sept. 4will be joined by musicians Dixie Lee and Ed Rainey The Minstrel is located at
5 things to do this week in Morris County: Aug. 29-Sept. 4
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
will be joined by musicians Dixie Lee and Ed Rainey The Minstrel is located at the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship at 21 Normandy Heights Road. The concert will run from 7:45 to 10 p.m. Admission is $9. Contra dance at Hanover church Join Alex... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Mike Parker: UDC honors service of two World War II Vetsserved in World War II. Vance served with the 774th Tank Destroyer Battalion in
Mike Parker: UDC honors service of two World War II Vets
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
served in World War II. Vance served with the 774th Tank Destroyer Battalion in the European Theater. His unit fought in Normandy, Northern France, the Rhineland, the Ardennes-Alsace, and Central Europe from June 6, 1944, through May 11, 1945.... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Person shot on WestsideWestside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. It happened in the a
Person shot on Westside
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
Westside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. It happened in the area of Lane Avenue near the intersection of Normandy Boulevard. This article will be updated when new information becomes available. Copyright 2016 by WJXT News4Jax -... Read more
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The Morning Journal
High school scoreboard: Aug. 28West at Buckeye, 4 Berea-Midpark at Midview (Brentwood), 3:30 Lakewood at Nor
High school scoreboard: Aug. 28
The Morning Journal / Posted yesterday
West at Buckeye, 4 Berea-Midpark at Midview (Brentwood), 3:30 Lakewood at North Olmsted (Springvale), 3:20 Normandy at Rocky River (Big Met), TBA Girls Golf Amherst at Elyria Catholic (Brentwood), 3:30 Avon Lake at Bay... Read more
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The Age
Kelly Doust's love of fashion finds its way into her novel Precious Thingsdress. Or displayed as art upon the wall." In Precious Things, it becomes a co
Kelly Doust's love of fashion finds its way into her novel Precious Things
The Age / Posted yesterday
dress. Or displayed as art upon the wall." In Precious Things, it becomes a collar, and we follow its journey from Normandy in 1891, as a young girl sews her wedding dress; to Shanghai, in the 1920s, where it belongs to a flamboyant circus... Read more
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