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Op-Ed News
New Study Shows Mass Surveillance Breeds Meekness, Fear and Self-Censorshipif they are, in fact, being monitored, thus forcing them to act as if they alwa
New Study Shows Mass Surveillance Breeds Meekness, Fear and Self-Censorship
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 hours ago
if they are, in fact, being monitored, thus forcing them to act as if they always are being watched. This same self-censoring, chilling effect of the potential of being surveilled was also the crux of the tyranny about which Orwell warned in... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Police helicopter called to Orwell Bridge after concerns raised over man’s welfare Police were called to the Orwell Bridge after concerns were raised over a man
Police helicopter called to Orwell Bridge after concerns raised over man’s welfare
Ipswich Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Police were called to the Orwell Bridge after concerns were raised over a man’s welfare on Friday afternoon. Officers and the police helicopter were called to the... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Ascott Invests £52 Million In Prime London Propertyto several influential authors and artistes over the centuries. These include C
Ascott Invests £52 Million In Prime London Property
Hospitality Net / Posted 11 hours ago
to several influential authors and artistes over the centuries. These include Charles Dickens, Dame Gracie Fields, George Orwell and Charlie Chaplin. Filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock also began his career at a studio at Islington. Today, the area boasts... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'Jungle Book' Love: Why I Identify With The 'Flower In Underpants'of the same song as part of the opening credits. The original Kipling work has
'Jungle Book' Love: Why I Identify With The 'Flower In Underpants'
KERA North Texas / Posted 23 hours ago
of the same song as part of the opening credits. The original Kipling work has come in for its share of criticism. (George Orwell called the author a "prophet of British imperialism.") But I can only tell you how much the TV series meant to me as a... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
College/town chorus to perform a Mother's Day concertGoshen, Hinesburg, Hinesburg, Huntington, Leicester, Lincoln, Middlebury, Monkt
College/town chorus to perform a Mother's Day concert
The Addison County Independent / Posted yesterday
Goshen, Hinesburg, Hinesburg, Huntington, Leicester, Lincoln, Middlebury, Monkton, Moriah, New Haven, North Ferrisburgh, Orwell, Port Henry, Randolph, Salisbury, Shoreham, Vergennes, Waltham, Weybridge, Winooski — to participate in this... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Open Thread: What's Next For Bernie and His SupportersI directed the film "Orwell Rolls In His Grave" (2004) - which largely focused
Open Thread: What's Next For Bernie and His Supporters
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
I directed the film "Orwell Rolls In His Grave" (2004) - which largely focused on the corporate news media, and in this context, we co vered the 2000 election and the run up to the Iraq war. I have become convinced that after California, Bernie must... Read more
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Business Wire
Middlefield Banc Corp. Ranks 42nd in American Banker’s Annual List of the Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banksand an LPL Financial® brokerage office serving Chardon, Cortland, Dublin, Garre
Middlefield Banc Corp. Ranks 42nd in American Banker’s Annual List of the Top 200 Publicly Traded Community Banks
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
and an LPL Financial® brokerage office serving Chardon, Cortland, Dublin, Garrettsville, Mantua, Middlefield, Newbury, Orwell, and Westerville. The Bank also operates a Loan Production Office in Mentor, Ohio. Additional information is available... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Roadworks in Spring Road add to Ipswich travel frustrations Roadworks on Upper Orwell Street,Ipswich. Motorists on a busy Ipswich route
Roadworks in Spring Road add to Ipswich travel frustrations
Ipswich Star / Posted yesterday
Roadworks on Upper Orwell Street,Ipswich. Motorists on a busy Ipswich route have been left dismayed after a third set of roadworks in as many weeks has hampered their drive into the town... Read more
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Salon.com
Depravity, class war and the 1 percent: Tom Hiddleston shines in brilliant dystopian fable “High-Rise”the supercilious architect Royal (Jeremy Irons in the film) as a “crucible for
Depravity, class war and the 1 percent: Tom Hiddleston shines in brilliant dystopian fable “High-Rise”
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
the supercilious architect Royal (Jeremy Irons in the film) as a “crucible for change” is equal parts Le Corbusier, George Orwell and Stalinism. As other critics have observed, Cronenberg’s early horror film “Shivers” (released in the United States... Read more
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Zero Hedge
George Orwell's Ghost Is Laughing - Obama's "No Boots On The Ground" Doublespeakyear, the President assured the American people there’d be no “boots on the gro
George Orwell's Ghost Is Laughing - Obama's "No Boots On The Ground" Doublespeak
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
year, the President assured the American people there’d be no “boots on the ground” a total of sixteen times. As George Orwell dramatized in Nineteen Eighty-Four, and also in this memorable essay, the degeneration of language into an instrument... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Another north Liverpool route is going to close to add to Scotland Road woesA second major route through National Grid wants to replace 70m of an old meta
Another north Liverpool route is going to close to add to Scotland Road woes
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
A second major route through National Grid wants to replace 70m of an old metal gas pipe on Orwell Road and the work, to begin next Friday, May 6, is expected to take seven weeks. They said the main, which is 24ins in diameter, is nearing the end... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich Ford Fiesta driver was using knife to adapt sex toy, court toldof knife on April 7 when he appeared before the town’s magistrates. The 37-yea
Ipswich Ford Fiesta driver was using knife to adapt sex toy, court told
Ipswich Star / Posted 2 days ago
of knife on April 7 when he appeared before the town’s magistrates. The 37-year-old was seen in a Ford Fiesta in Upper Orwell Street at around 3.10am by a borough council CCTV operator. Believing something suspicious was going on police were... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Censored, Surveilled, Watch-Listed, & Jailed: The Absurd Citizenry Of The American Police State- in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in dar
Censored, Surveilled, Watch-Listed, & Jailed: The Absurd Citizenry Of The American Police State
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
- in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 In past ages, those who dared to speak out against tyranny - viewed as an act of treason - were blinded,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Censored, Surveilled, Watch Listed and Jailed: The Absurdity of Being a Citizen in the American Police Statepotential enemies of the state. It's the American police state's take on the d
Censored, Surveilled, Watch Listed and Jailed: The Absurdity of Being a Citizen in the American Police State
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
potential enemies of the state. It's the American police state's take on the dystopian terrors foreshadowed by George Orwell, Aldous Huxley and Philip K. Dick all rolled up into one oppressive pre-crime and pre-thought-crime package. What's... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama's conservatives must face some unpleasant factsin Mobile and lives in Huntsville, is a conservative columnist for AL.com. Cont
Alabama's conservatives must face some unpleasant facts
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
in Mobile and lives in Huntsville, is a conservative columnist for AL.com. Contact him at mail@jpepperbryars.com. George Orwell once explained that his ability to write about politics – and what was obviously the source of his willingness to so... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Orwell Park School pupils perform Robin Hood play Hoodwinked The wicked Sherriff sees the error of his ways,and kneels at the feet of Maid
Orwell Park School pupils perform Robin Hood play Hoodwinked
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
The wicked Sherriff sees the error of his ways,and kneels at the feet of Maid Marion to beg forgiveness. Pic SARAH KIRBY-SMITH Young students have been praised after performing a... Read more
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Breitbart
Geller: Lamar Advertising Runs Libelous Anti-Israel Billboards, Refuses AFDI Pro-Freedom Billboardsin rejecting our AFDI ads and running this blood libel is particularly egregiou
Geller: Lamar Advertising Runs Libelous Anti-Israel Billboards, Refuses AFDI Pro-Freedom Billboards
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
in rejecting our AFDI ads and running this blood libel is particularly egregious. This is the war on truth. George Orwell said: “The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.” The fact that billboard... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mr President, Should We Wait to Be Killed or Fight?"All animals are equal; but, some animals are more equal than others". George O
Mr President, Should We Wait to Be Killed or Fight?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
"All animals are equal; but, some animals are more equal than others". George Orwell, 1903-1950 in ANIMAL FARM. "Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent."--Eleanor Roosevelt, 1884-1962, wife of late American President. From Agatu to... Read more
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The Advocate
No, Donald Trump Is Not Our Friendhe’s down with the T? Did we forget that he compared gay people to golf clubs?
No, Donald Trump Is Not Our Friend
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
he’s down with the T? Did we forget that he compared gay people to golf clubs? I don’t even know what that means. I’ve read Orwell, Moby Dick, Kafka, Where’s Waldo? — you know, the great books of symbolism in literature — and I can’t figure it out.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Robbins: Anti-Semitism hits Harvard Lawcampaign.” The Holy Land Foundation, the Islamic Society for Palestine and — w
Robbins: Anti-Semitism hits Harvard Law
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
campaign.” The Holy Land Foundation, the Islamic Society for Palestine and — with a name that would have cheered George Orwell — Kind Hearts for Charitable Development each had prominent members jailed or deported. But many of their high and... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Former Little Chef near Orwell Bridge on A14 set to become Shell training academy The former Little Chef on the A14 by the Orwell Bridge which is being turned
Former Little Chef near Orwell Bridge on A14 set to become Shell training academy
Ipswich Star / Posted 4 days ago
The former Little Chef on the A14 by the Orwell Bridge which is being turned into a training space by Shell Uk. The former Little Chef restaurant on the A14 bypass in... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Andrew D. FarmwaldCoblentz of North Carolina, Shirley Ann (John) H. Miller of Garrettsville; and
Andrew D. Farmwald
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Coblentz of North Carolina, Shirley Ann (John) H. Miller of Garrettsville; and one brother, Donnie (Mary Ann) Farmwald of Orwell. His father preceded him in death. Funeral service will be 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at 15895 Georgia Road, Middlefield,... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
ServicesTuesday, funeral home. BURIAL: Fairview Cemetery, Mesopotamia. JOSEPH A. KRIVE
Services
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Tuesday, funeral home. BURIAL: Fairview Cemetery, Mesopotamia. JOSEPH A. KRIVEJKO, 86, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Orwell North Presbyterian Church, Orwell, and 11 a.m. Tuesday, Windsor Township Cemetery, Windsor. MARGARET F. PALLANTE, 92,... Read more
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CNN
Trump is right on transgender bathroomsthe government to support an outsized Big Brother police state that will monito
Trump is right on transgender bathrooms
CNN / Posted 4 days ago
the government to support an outsized Big Brother police state that will monitor our bathroom trips. This is the stuff of Orwell, not Locke. It's also a solution in search of a problem, as Trump noted. Is there an epidemic of trans agitators... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Cupp: Trump is right on transgender bathroomsthe government to support an outsized Big Brother police state that will monito
Cupp: Trump is right on transgender bathrooms
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
the government to support an outsized Big Brother police state that will monitor our bathroom trips. This is the stuff of Orwell, not Locke. It's also a solution in search of a problem, as Trump noted. Is there an epidemic of trans agitators... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Former Little Chef on A14 bypass set to become Shell training academy The former Little Chef on the A14 by the Orwell Bridge which is being turned
Former Little Chef on A14 bypass set to become Shell training academy
Ipswich Star / Posted 5 days ago
The former Little Chef on the A14 by the Orwell Bridge which is being turned into a training space by Shell Uk. The former Little Chef restaurant on the A14 bypass in Ipswich is... Read more
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CBC.ca
Orwell understood privacy, power better than most"Big Brother is watching you" is George Orwell's most famous line from his most
Orwell understood privacy, power better than most
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
"Big Brother is watching you" is George Orwell's most famous line from his most famous book. But there's so much more to the man who gave us terms like "doublethink," "thoughtcrime" and "newspeak"; Orwell reminds us there's a connection between... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
A prophecy and US politicsthat the biggest threat to the health of our democratic republic was not politi
A prophecy and US politics
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
that the biggest threat to the health of our democratic republic was not political repression as highlighted by George Orwell in “1984,” but the numbing effects of the pleasure principle as forecast by Aldous Huxley in his “Brave New World.”For... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
ServicesNicholas Funeral Home, Niles. INTERNMENT: Niles City Cemetery. JOSEPH A. KRIVE
Services
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
Nicholas Funeral Home, Niles. INTERNMENT: Niles City Cemetery. JOSEPH A. KRIVEJKO, 86, Warren. SERVICES: 11 a.m. Monday, Orwell North Presbyterian Church, Orwell, and 11 a.m. Tuesday, Windsor Township Cemetery, Windsor. DOROTHY J. SCHNEIDER, 88,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
What exactly is the meaning of ‘consult’?home from his station, for “consultations.” • Okay, Koo – so who is right and
What exactly is the meaning of ‘consult’?
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 6 days ago
home from his station, for “consultations.” • Okay, Koo – so who is right and who is wrong? • What? Are you George Orwell? Or Machiavelli? Or both? • Listen, Koo. Nana Addo was not consultedbecause if he had told the Americans not to bring... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
London's best historical pubs: the ultimate tourand Duck, Soho Another well-known Soho watering hole with great literary assoc
London's best historical pubs: the ultimate tour
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
and Duck, Soho Another well-known Soho watering hole with great literary associations, the Dog and Duck was where George Orwell used to drink. It has an ornate Victorian interior – the pub is Grade-II listed and noted for its lavish tiling and... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Ipswich Icons - Do you remember when the car park at the rear of Marks & Spencer housed William Pretty Corset Factory?works to down a couple of pints in the nearest pub. There was no shortage of pu
Ipswich Icons - Do you remember when the car park at the rear of Marks & Spencer housed William Pretty Corset Factory?
Ipswich Star / Posted 6 days ago
works to down a couple of pints in the nearest pub. There was no shortage of pubs, particularly outside Ransome’s Orwell Works, Ransome and Rapier’s Waterside Works and EF & R Turner’s St Peter’s foundry. Every lunchtime and at the end of... Read more
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IGN
Person of Interest: The Essential Episodes That Will Catch You Upas The Dark Knight (no shock, since TDK writer Jonathan Nolan is the show's cre
Person of Interest: The Essential Episodes That Will Catch You Up
IGN / Posted 7 days ago
as The Dark Knight (no shock, since TDK writer Jonathan Nolan is the show's creator), WarGames, Philip K. Dick and George Orwell novels and more. If you're into shows and movies about the benefits and dangers of A.I., and also love thrilling... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Letter to the Editor - Appeasing the UCT Talibanmore bizarre - that this move is being undertaken to protect the students from
Letter to the Editor - Appeasing the UCT Taliban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
more bizarre - that this move is being undertaken to protect the students from the pictures. By KENNETH HUGHES. As George Orwell once remarked, there are some ideas which are so bad that you will really need to have a Ph.D to believe anything so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Brainless Propel the Intelligent On Social Mediaafter Christopher Aine's disappearance and reappearance. Aine, like Molly the
The Brainless Propel the Intelligent On Social Media
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
after Christopher Aine's disappearance and reappearance. Aine, like Molly the vain and double-faced horse which George Orwell used to symbolise the wants and worries of the middle class in Animal Farm, vanished in December last year only to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ethnic minorities can get behind St George's Day – so why won't liberals?“imagine there’s no country, it isn’t hard to do” – but that isn’t how most of
Ethnic minorities can get behind St George's Day – so why won't liberals?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
“imagine there’s no country, it isn’t hard to do” – but that isn’t how most of us feel or think. Ironically, as George Orwell pointed out back in 1940, that part of the Left can be suckers for any other nationalism but their own, on... Read more
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Ipswich Star
South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge backs our Stop the Bridge Deaths campaignCartlidge backs our Stop the Bridge Deaths campaign South Suffolk’s MP has bac
South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge backs our Stop the Bridge Deaths campaign
Ipswich Star / Posted 7 days ago
Cartlidge backs our Stop the Bridge Deaths campaign South Suffolk’s MP has backed our campaign to prevent deaths from the Orwell Bridge after one man from Holbrook branded the crossing “a flawed structure”. Stop the Bridge Deaths - an EADT and... Read more
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Londonist
The Best Pubs In London's West Endlarge mirrors, the Dog and Duck is an unspoiled throwback to another era. There
The Best Pubs In London's West End
Londonist / Posted 7 days ago
large mirrors, the Dog and Duck is an unspoiled throwback to another era. There's a bit more room upstairs in the George Orwell room — the pub was supposedly a favourite stop-off of the novelist. But most pubs were. Gordon's Wine Bar: Arguably... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Letter to the Editor: Appeasing the UCT TalibanHughes is a professor at UCT. As George Orwell once remarked, there are some i
Letter to the Editor: Appeasing the UCT Taliban
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
Hughes is a professor at UCT. As George Orwell once remarked, there are some ideas which are so bad that you will really need to have a Ph.D to believe anything so stupid. And the subject matter which is supposed to be so threatening is here... Read more
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The Atlantic
Credit Bureaus Were the NSA of the 19th Centurymarked up with cross-references that interlinked files across many different le
Credit Bureaus Were the NSA of the 19th Century
The Atlantic / Posted 8 days ago
marked up with cross-references that interlinked files across many different ledgers. In a time before Borges, Kafka, or Orwell, newspapers struggled to find the right literary allusion to describe the mechanistic tableau unfolding before their... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Looking back at Royal visits to Suffolk as The Queen celebrates her 90th birthdayglass-topped car and police escort passed by. Cheering supporters gathered at p
Looking back at Royal visits to Suffolk as The Queen celebrates her 90th birthday
Ipswich Star / Posted 8 days ago
glass-topped car and police escort passed by. Cheering supporters gathered at places such as Capel St Mary and even on the Orwell Bridge, while more than 100 people went to the airfield to witness her departure. Aviation was a theme the following... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Story of cities #27: Singapore – the most meticulously planned city in the worldKenneth Jeyaretnam in response to Gibson’s piece almost a decade later. “But it
Story of cities #27: Singapore – the most meticulously planned city in the world
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
Kenneth Jeyaretnam in response to Gibson’s piece almost a decade later. “But it is probably true to say that if George Orwell and Philip Dick had an illegitimate child of a theme park, then this would be it.” The Economist assesses Singapore,... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Days Gone By - Memories of the Stoke area of Ipswichmemories, I have so many. The floods of 1953, the great cranes being moved out
Days Gone By - Memories of the Stoke area of Ipswich
Ipswich Star / Posted 9 days ago
memories, I have so many. The floods of 1953, the great cranes being moved out of Ransomes & Rapiers, the trips down the Orwell on the River Lady and many others.” Mr G Potter, of Claydon, said: “I lived with my mother and father at 104 Bath... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Days Gone By - Memories of thr Stoke area of Ipswichmemories, I have so many. The floods of 1953, the great cranes being moved out
Days Gone By - Memories of thr Stoke area of Ipswich
Ipswich Star / Posted 9 days ago
memories, I have so many. The floods of 1953, the great cranes being moved out of Ransomes & Rapiers, the trips down the Orwell on the River Lady and many others.” Mr G Potter, of Claydon, said: “I lived with my mother and father at 104 Bath... Read more
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The Irish Times
What turned me into a weekend bike racermocking my ham-fisted mechanical skills and empty bank account. Enough. So I s
What turned me into a weekend bike racer
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
mocking my ham-fisted mechanical skills and empty bank account. Enough. So I sold the car, bought a bike and joined Orwell Wheelers cycling club. I gave up smoking and lost two stone somewhere along the way, and here I am, three years later,... Read more
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CBS Sports
Bad shooting not OKC's main issue in Game 2, problems way more offensiveDurant tied Jordan for the most missed shots in a postseason game in the modern
Bad shooting not OKC's main issue in Game 2, problems way more offensive
CBS Sports / Posted 10 days ago
Durant tied Jordan for the most missed shots in a postseason game in the modern era (since 1984). I mean, not even George Orwell could have predicted this. "No excuse," Durant said. "I just gotta make them next time." He will. Durant is too... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Diana C. SmithKinly. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Paine
Diana C. Smith
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Kinly. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Paine Funeral Home, Inc., 140 E. Main Street, Orwell, OH 44076, with the Rev. Ron McIlvaine officiating. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at the... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Joseph A. KrivejkoMillie Gill. A memorial service officiated by the Rev. John Gehring-Anders wil
Joseph A. Krivejko
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Millie Gill. A memorial service officiated by the Rev. John Gehring-Anders will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016, at the Orwell North Presbyterian Church, 135 N. Maple St. Orwell, OH 44076. A committal service of his ashes will be 11 a.m.... Read more
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express
How to be old school: Ditch the gadgets and join the vinyl revival, says Monica PorterKolkata, if you prefer Burma to Myanmar, then jolly well keep using those fine
How to be old school: Ditch the gadgets and join the vinyl revival, says Monica Porter
express / Posted 10 days ago
Kolkata, if you prefer Burma to Myanmar, then jolly well keep using those fine old names. They were good enough for George Orwell and Rudyard Kipling. If you have grandchildren, you will have noticed how much time they spend playing computer games... Read more
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Salon.com
Don’t write off Mississippi: Before you dismiss us as “a garbage state,” listen to the queer Southerners you’re leaving behindtheir citizens than allow inclusivity to bloom beside them. Mississippi is not
Don’t write off Mississippi: Before you dismiss us as “a garbage state,” listen to the queer Southerners you’re leaving behind
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
their citizens than allow inclusivity to bloom beside them. Mississippi is not stuck in the past; it’s the dystopian future Orwell warned us about, come to fruition. The same traits for which Mississippi gets unjustly lambasted are actually the... Read more
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