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Canberra Times
NCA, residents welcome scaled-back development of Old Canberra BrickworksThe government's new plans are for a maximum of 380 dwellings, compared with th
NCA, residents welcome scaled-back development of Old Canberra Brickworks
Canberra Times / Posted 7 hours ago
The government's new plans are for a maximum of 380 dwellings, compared with the original 1800. Photo: Supplied The community has welcomed the ACT government's dramatically scaled-back proposal for the Old Canberra Brickworks redevelopment. The... Read more
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The Columbian
Press Talk: The show must go on! No, really!Lou Brancaccio is The Columbian’s editor. In the rough-and-tumble world deep i
Press Talk: The show must go on! No, really!
The Columbian / Posted 7 hours ago
Lou Brancaccio is The Columbian’s editor. In the rough-and-tumble world deep inside the trenches of local politics, Wednesday's meeting of the local Republican Party wasn't really all that special. It was being held to determine if the party should... Read more
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The North West Star
Gold Coast rates up 1 per cent, with money for arts precinct and GamesGold Coast councillors have voted to reduce the city's planned rates hike to a
Gold Coast rates up 1 per cent, with money for arts precinct and Games
The North West Star / Posted 8 hours ago
Gold Coast councillors have voted to reduce the city's planned rates hike to a one per cent increase. Gold Coast councillors have voted to reduce the Gold Coast's planned rates hike to a one per cent increase. In a special closed session of council... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Putting a cigarette butt down the drain cost this smoker dearlyA smoker slapped with an £80 fine for dropping a cigarette end down a drain has
Putting a cigarette butt down the drain cost this smoker dearly
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
A smoker slapped with an £80 fine for dropping a cigarette end down a drain has slammed his local council, saying he was left feeling "embarrassed and annoyed". Mark, 53, from Prenton, said: “I’d finished the roll-up cigarette, there was about a... Read more
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The Marshall News Messenger
Harrison County to consider waste disposal contractor MondayThe Harrison County Commissioners Court will take action Monday concerning the
Harrison County to consider waste disposal contractor Monday
The Marshall News Messenger / Posted 11 hours ago
The Harrison County Commissioners Court will take action Monday concerning the award of a bid to a contractor to handle the county's solid waste disposal site operations. The action will be discussed during the court's regular meeting, which begins... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Family wants change at cemetery that appears to be abandonedA family who has their loved ones buried in a Falls County private cemetery is
Family wants change at cemetery that appears to be abandoned
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 hours ago
A family who has their loved ones buried in a Falls County private cemetery is asking for change to improve the current conditions of the property. Bowman Chapel Cemetery located off of county road 201 appears to be abandoned. Currently, a... Read more
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Zawya
Beirut braces for massive protestLebanonBeirut braces for massive protest 29 August 2015BEIRUT: Beirut braced for a ma
Beirut braces for massive protestLebanon
Zawya / Posted 15 hours ago
Beirut braces for massive protest 29 August 2015BEIRUT: Beirut braced for a massive rally Saturday set to denounce the country’s political class and demand overdue parliamentary elections. The rally caps a week of demonstrations organized by the You... Read more
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Pilipino Star
4 dead in Cotabato shooting rampageCOTABATO CITY, Philippines - Four more were killed here Friday in a daytime sho
4 dead in Cotabato shooting rampage
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 hours ago
COTABATO CITY, Philippines - Four more were killed here Friday in a daytime shooting rampage involving attackers armed with an AK-47 Kalashnikov, an M16-rifle and handguns. More than 400 people have been killed here in one attack after another in... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
PPB policewomen meet little girl disappointed by cop costume for boysOn Friday morning, they showed her in person. Officers Raelynn McKay and Rashi
PPB policewomen meet little girl disappointed by cop costume for boys
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 19 hours ago
On Friday morning, they showed her in person. Officers Raelynn McKay and Rashida Saunders met Kinley Goertler at Central Precinct in downtown Portland and showed the four-year-old girl how the lights, sirens and equipment in a police car... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Wellington man sought for breaching paroleA man who breached his parole is being sought by police after removing his elec
Wellington man sought for breaching parole
Otago Daily Times / Posted 19 hours ago
A man who breached his parole is being sought by police after removing his electronic bracelet and fleeing his Wellington address. Zane McVeigh, 19, was released from prison in July, but overnight he breached his parole conditions by taking off his... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Man on the run after removing parole braceletA man who breached his parole is being sought by police after removing his elec
Man on the run after removing parole bracelet
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
A man who breached his parole is being sought by police after removing his electronic bracelet and fleeing his Wellington address. Zane McVeigh, 19, was released from prison in July, but overnight he breached his parole conditions by taking off his... Read more
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Valley Central
Will of elderly man under review amid capital murder investigationWhile the two people accused of killing an elderly man for money remain behind
Will of elderly man under review amid capital murder investigation
Valley Central / Posted 20 hours ago
While the two people accused of killing an elderly man for money remain behind bars, investigators now believe the murder was a scheme to acquire the victim's assets. Martin Knell was killed Jan. 28, and his will is at the center of a capital murder... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ACT Government scales back controversial Yarralumla brickworks developmentYarralumla brickworks site: Government scales back controversial development in
ACT Government scales back controversial Yarralumla brickworks development
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 hours ago
Yarralumla brickworks site: Government scales back controversial development in Canberra's inner south The ACT Government has scaled back a controversial proposal to develop a housing estate at the site of the Old Canberra Brickworks. The proposed... Read more
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The News & Observer
Change in judge in Wake election case | News & Observer August 28, 2015 To avoid a potential conflict of interes
Change in judge in Wake election case
The News & Observer / Posted 21 hours ago
| News & Observer August 28, 2015 To avoid a potential conflict of interest, there has been a change in the federal judge presiding over the lawsuits challenging the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Ex-South Texas Magistrate Gets Prison For ExtortionLAREDO (AP) — A former South Texas justice of the peace was sentenced to more t
Ex-South Texas Magistrate Gets Prison For Extortion
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 21 hours ago
LAREDO (AP) — A former South Texas justice of the peace was sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman. A federal judge in Laredo sentenced Ricardo Rangel,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Auckland's best suburban artHundreds of artworks adorn Auckland, highlighting our culture and diversity, fi
Auckland's best suburban art
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
Hundreds of artworks adorn Auckland, highlighting our culture and diversity, finds Sarah Ell. Art is a fundamental part of any great city. On the way to making Auckland a liveable city, Auckland Council has an active public art policy. There are... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Prime site sells for $1.5mA SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading carava
Prime site sells for $1.5m
Daily Examiner / Posted 22 hours ago
A SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading caravan business at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast has been sold by Ray White Commercial for $1.5 million. The property at 25 Caloundra Road, West Caloundra, was sold to a... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Nacogdoches man arrested for false report of a home invasionNACOGDOCHES (KYTX) – One person has been arrested after making a false report a
Nacogdoches man arrested for false report of a home invasion
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 22 hours ago
NACOGDOCHES (KYTX) – One person has been arrested after making a false report about a home invasion that had allegedly occurred earlier in the day. The Sheriff’s Office along with the Nacogdoches Constable Office Precinct 4 was dispatched to a... Read more
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Northern Star
Prime site sells for $1.5mA SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading carava
Prime site sells for $1.5m
Northern Star / Posted 22 hours ago
A SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading caravan business at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast has been sold by Ray White Commercial for $1.5 million. The property at 25 Caloundra Road, West Caloundra, was sold to a... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Prime site sells for $1.5mA SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading carava
Prime site sells for $1.5m
The Daily Mercury / Posted 22 hours ago
A SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading caravan business at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast has been sold by Ray White Commercial for $1.5 million. The property at 25 Caloundra Road, West Caloundra, was sold to a... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Prime site sells for $1.5mA SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading carava
Prime site sells for $1.5m
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 22 hours ago
A SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading caravan business at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast has been sold by Ray White Commercial for $1.5 million. The property at 25 Caloundra Road, West Caloundra, was sold to a... Read more
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Queensland Times
Prime site sells for $1.5mA SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading carava
Prime site sells for $1.5m
Queensland Times / Posted 22 hours ago
A SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading caravan business at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast has been sold by Ray White Commercial for $1.5 million. The property at 25 Caloundra Road, West Caloundra, was sold to a... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Prime site sells for $1.5mA SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading carava
Prime site sells for $1.5m
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 22 hours ago
A SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading caravan business at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast has been sold by Ray White Commercial for $1.5 million. The property at 25 Caloundra Road, West Caloundra, was sold to a... Read more
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Balita
Comelec assures: The May 2016 polls will be accurate August 29, 2015 5:10 am By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — Alt
Comelec assures: The May 2016 polls will be accurate
Balita / Posted 22 hours ago
August 29, 2015 5:10 am By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA, Aug. 28 (PNA) — Although it will be using new voting machines for next year's polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) is confident... Read more
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News Mail
Prime site sells for $1.5mA SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading carava
Prime site sells for $1.5m
News Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
A SITE with redevelopment potential (STCA) currently leased to a leading caravan business at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast has been sold by Ray White Commercial for $1.5 million. The property at 25 Caloundra Road, West Caloundra, was sold to a... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortionLAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenc
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortion
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 22 hours ago
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman. A federal judge in Laredo sentenced... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortionLAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenc
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortion
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 22 hours ago
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman. A federal judge in Laredo sentenced... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortionLAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenc
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortion
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 23 hours ago
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman. A federal judge in Laredo sentenced... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortionLAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenc
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortion
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 23 hours ago
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman. A federal judge in Laredo sentenced... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortionLAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenc
South Texas magistrate gets prison for extortion
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 23 hours ago
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman. A federal judge in Laredo sentenced... Read more
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KXXV Waco
South Texas JP gets prison for extortionLAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenc
South Texas JP gets prison for extortion
KXXV Waco / Posted 23 hours ago
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman. A federal judge in Laredo sentenced... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
South Texas JP gets prison for extortionLAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenc
South Texas JP gets prison for extortion
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 23 hours ago
LAREDO, Texas (AP) - A former South Texas justice of the peace has been sentenced to more than 3 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to extortion and admitting to taking a bribe from a bail bondsman. A federal judge in Laredo sentenced... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
University on the cards for campus on the Capricorn CoastTHE Capricorn Coast may have its own university campus if Livingstone Shire Cou
University on the cards for campus on the Capricorn Coast
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
THE Capricorn Coast may have its own university campus if Livingstone Shire Council is successful in partnering with CQUniversity to secure funding to make it happen. Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig said on Monday during Deputy Premier Jackie Trad's... Read more
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News Mail
University on the cards for campus on the Capricorn CoastTHE Capricorn Coast may have its own university campus if Livingstone Shire Cou
University on the cards for campus on the Capricorn Coast
News Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
THE Capricorn Coast may have its own university campus if Livingstone Shire Council is successful in partnering with CQUniversity to secure funding to make it happen. Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig said on Monday during Deputy Premier Jackie Trad's... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
University on the cards for campus on the Capricorn CoastTHE Capricorn Coast may have its own university campus if Livingstone Shire Cou
University on the cards for campus on the Capricorn Coast
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
THE Capricorn Coast may have its own university campus if Livingstone Shire Council is successful in partnering with CQUniversity to secure funding to make it happen. Livingstone Mayor Bill Ludwig said on Monday during Deputy Premier Jackie Trad's... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
Queens cop charged with insurance fraudA New York City police officer from the 108th Precinct in Western Queens has be
Queens cop charged with insurance fraud
Queens Chronicle / Posted yesterday
A New York City police officer from the 108th Precinct in Western Queens has been charged with insurance fraud, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Friday. According to the charges, Madalin Niculae, 28, who lives in Central Queens,... Read more
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Scotsman
Little Sparta: The making of a masterpieceIN this extract from her new book, Jessie Sheeler explains how the artist Ian H
Little Sparta: The making of a masterpiece
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
IN this extract from her new book, Jessie Sheeler explains how the artist Ian Hamilton Finlay came to create the defining work of his career THE origins of Little Sparta go back to the days when Ian Hamilton Finlay and Sue Macdonald Lockhart first... Read more
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Business Standard India
Maharashtra Governor opens up scenic part of Raj Bhavan to visitorsThe author visits the Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, a rare green sanctum with a view of
Maharashtra Governor opens up scenic part of Raj Bhavan to visitors
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
The author visits the Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, a rare green sanctum with a view of gently dancing seawaters, now open to publicThe author visits the Raj Bhavan in Mumbai, a rare green... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tasty redevelopment site near Vinegar LaneThe two level building and freehold site for sale at 20-22 Pollen St, Ponsonby.
Tasty redevelopment site near Vinegar Lane
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The two level building and freehold site for sale at 20-22 Pollen St, Ponsonby. A Ponsonby property occupied by a print factory and offices is being marketed for sale as a potential Auckland city fringe development site less than 100 metres from the... Read more
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Lockhart Post-Register
County, landfill to negotiate Host AgreementEditor/POST-REGISTER Despite strong and long-standing objections from several
County, landfill to negotiate Host Agreement
Lockhart Post-Register / Posted yesterday
Editor/POST-REGISTER Despite strong and long-standing objections from several members of the community, the Caldwell County Commissioners Court has decided to enter into negotiations with Green Group Holdings. Though the parties remain locked in... Read more
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The Manila Times
Smartmatic’s new ‘Oh-Em-Mar’ machinesAugust 29, 2015 12:53 am THER youth groups are right. Smartmatic’s new Automat
Smartmatic’s new ‘Oh-Em-Mar’ machines
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
August 29, 2015 12:53 am THER youth groups are right. Smartmatic’s new Automated Election System machines should be called “Oh-Em-Mar.” This Venezuelan marketing company, which now turns out to be a British... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What are we to do now?We are only months away from the Philippine presidential elections of 2016 yet
What are we to do now?
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
We are only months away from the Philippine presidential elections of 2016 yet it is not clear how the elections will be held or conducted. This is worrying. BayanKo adviser, Jose Alejandrino wrote that the shift to an automated voting system is the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Comelec inks P1.7-B deal with SmartmaticMANILA, Philippines - A P1.72-billion contract to supply 23,000 optical mark re
Comelec inks P1.7-B deal with Smartmatic
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines - A P1.72-billion contract to supply 23,000 optical mark reader (OMR) machines for next year’s polls was signed yesterday by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and Smartmatic-Total Information Management (TIM) Corp. following... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
4 men arrested in suspected human smuggling ringHarris County Precinct 4 constables arrested four men Thursday night suspected
4 men arrested in suspected human smuggling ring
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted yesterday
Harris County Precinct 4 constables arrested four men Thursday night suspected in a human smuggling ring. Deputy constables said they rescued a man who was smuggled from Mexico to the Houston area. "Our investigation revealed the family members... Read more
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Philadelphia Weekly
BigBellies or Big Bullies?On July 13, the Daily News dedicated its cover to a report by City Controller
BigBellies or Big Bullies?
Philadelphia Weekly / Posted yesterday
On July 13, the Daily News dedicated its cover to a report by City Controller Alan Butkovitz claiming that “the BigBelly [trash] compactors aren’t as good a deal as city and company officials promised.” “The city,” the paper wrote, “might have been... Read more
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The News & Observer
Polling place move causes stir in Morrisville | News & Observer August 28, 2015 Polling place for Morrisville, Cary vote
Polling place move causes stir in Morrisville
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer August 28, 2015 Polling place for Morrisville, Cary voters moved to Breckenridge neighborhood Two Morrisville candidates, both facing... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Smoker's anger at littering fine for putting cigarette down grid in BirkenheadA smoker fined £80 for dropping a cigarette butt down a drain in Birkenhead tow
Smoker's anger at littering fine for putting cigarette down grid in Birkenhead
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
A smoker fined £80 for dropping a cigarette butt down a drain in Birkenhead town centre has hit out at It comes after the council revealed earlier this month it had raised £94,000 in a month by fining smokers for dropping cigarette ends. Mark... Read more
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Sun Star
Comelec, Smartmatic sign contract for lease 23,000 OMR machinesTHE contract for the lease of 23,000 Optical Mark Reader (OMR) machines worth P
Comelec, Smartmatic sign contract for lease 23,000 OMR machines
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE contract for the lease of 23,000 Optical Mark Reader (OMR) machines worth P1.7 billion has been signed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and Smartmatic-Total Information Management (TIM) Corporation on Friday. "The 23,000 contract has... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cape unveils renovated Biodiversity centreSUPPLIEDThe City of Cape Towns Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Environment
Cape unveils renovated Biodiversity centre
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
SUPPLIEDThe City of Cape Towns Mayoral Committee Member for Energy, Environmental and Spatial Planning, Councillor Johan van der Merwe. Cape Town - The City of Cape Town on Friday unveiled its newly renovated Biodiversity Showcase Garden... Read more
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DNA Info
Burglar Caught Climbing Fire Escape of Kips Bay Apartment BuildingPolice arrested a man for burglary after a witness spotted him on a fire escape
Burglar Caught Climbing Fire Escape of Kips Bay Apartment Building
DNA Info / Posted yesterday
Police arrested a man for burglary after a witness spotted him on a fire escape. View Full Caption KIPS BAY — Police arrested a man for burglary after a witness spotted him on a fire escape of a residential building, allegedly casing windows for... Read more
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