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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gus GoswellTelevision Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
Gus Goswell
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Health & Wellbeing Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog is a producer for the ABC's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Between Olumo and Aso - Reminiscences From Ogun At 40Honour this democratic flag-bearer and martyr with a postage stamp or currency
Between Olumo and Aso - Reminiscences From Ogun At 40
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Honour this democratic flag-bearer and martyr with a postage stamp or currency bill, AND inscribe that name - MOSHOOD ABIOLA - in the scroll of Nigeria's past presidents, that the restless ghosts of Aso and Olumo may retreat, and settle back, hand in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wrong turn over the first maps of Australia's coastsHistorian and author Peter Trickett in front of the National Library of Austral
Wrong turn over the first maps of Australia's coasts
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Historian and author Peter Trickett in front of the National Library of Australia with a replica of the map from the 1547 Vallard Atlas depicting the East Coast of Australia drawn 223 years before Captain Cook. Photo: Jeffrey Chan For its current... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
the SketchIn homage to Louis Armstrong, The Promontory’s Satchmo Saturdays feature a new
the Sketch
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 5 days ago
In homage to Louis Armstrong, The Promontory’s Satchmo Saturdays feature a new jazz act every Saturday in January. This event runs in conjunction with the Court Theater’s play about Louis Armstrong, Satchmo at the Waldorf, and is a key component of... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona's 6 most underrated destinationsThe roads less traveled lead to these less-visited gems. Arizona is filled wit
Arizona's 6 most underrated destinations
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
The roads less traveled lead to these less-visited gems. Arizona is filled with tourist destinations largely unknown to those who live outside the state. Non-residents conjure images of the Grand Canyon or cowboys, but they rarely see the pine trees... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A federal judge complicates the Lucas Museum land grabMayor Rahm Emanuel and "Star Wars" creator George Lucas got the unluckiest of s
A federal judge complicates the Lucas Museum land grab
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and "Star Wars" creator George Lucas got the unluckiest of several unlucky breaks on page 13. Read U.S. District Judge John Darrah's legal ruling Thursday and you find a rising repudiation of Emanuel's argument that the mayor can... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Commission approves plans for rehab facility in LincolnThe Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission has approved revised plans for
Commission approves plans for rehab facility in Lincoln
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 5 days ago
The Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Commission has approved revised plans for a short-term rehabilitation facility. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that the commission voted unanimously in favor of the revised plans Wednesday. Commissioners had... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The next foodie frontier: Culinary brewingWhile the exploding craft brewing scene here has focused on big, hop-forward be
The next foodie frontier: Culinary brewing
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
While the exploding craft brewing scene here has focused on big, hop-forward beers, a group of beer aficionados has taken a cue from the farm-to-table movement to focus on brewing with fresh produce, herbs, botanicals and spices, often procuring the... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
the SketchPhoto: Kaitlyn Akin | The Chicago MaroonKitchen Sink Presents: A Pop Up Museum
the Sketch
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 5 days ago
Photo: Kaitlyn Akin | The Chicago MaroonKitchen Sink Presents: A Pop Up Museum Kitchen Sink, a student organization dedicated to promoting UChicago’s visual art community, will showcase the work of 16 artists at tonight’s Pop Up Museum. The exhibit... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Tax rates for 2016 going up slightly for ChilliwackThe tax rate increase on deck for Chilliwack in 2016 is slightly higher than la
Tax rates for 2016 going up slightly for Chilliwack
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 7 days ago
The tax rate increase on deck for Chilliwack in 2016 is slightly higher than last year, at 1.89 per cent. But even with the small increase, Chilliwack will still be able to boast the lowest tax rates in the entire Lower Mainland. "We're very... Read more
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BC Local News
Tax rates for 2016 going up slightly for ChilliwackThe tax rate increase on deck for Chilliwack in 2016 is slightly higher than la
Tax rates for 2016 going up slightly for Chilliwack
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
The tax rate increase on deck for Chilliwack in 2016 is slightly higher than last year, at 1.89 per cent. But even with the small increase, Chilliwack will still be able to boast the lowest tax rates in the entire Lower Mainland. "We're very... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Record-keeping woes revealed in CBA compo claimsCBA's open advice review has offered compensation in 171 cases so far. The Com
Record-keeping woes revealed in CBA compo claims
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
CBA's open advice review has offered compensation in 171 cases so far. The Commonwealth Bank does not currently have advice files for more than one in 10 of the cases registered for its compensation scheme for victims of dodgy financial advice. A... Read more
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WA Today
Record-keeping woes revealed in CBA compo claimsCBA's open advice review has offered compensation in 171 cases so far. The Com
Record-keeping woes revealed in CBA compo claims
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
CBA's open advice review has offered compensation in 171 cases so far. The Commonwealth Bank does not currently have advice files for more than one in 10 of the cases registered for its compensation scheme for victims of dodgy financial advice. A... Read more
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chroniclelive
Cullercoats drivers warned of road closures as latest stage of £2.5m flood defence scheme beginsThe second stage of a multimillion flood prevention scheme will get under way l
Cullercoats drivers warned of road closures as latest stage of £2.5m flood defence scheme begins
chroniclelive / Posted 7 days ago
The second stage of a multimillion flood prevention scheme will get under way later this month. Workers will be installing a new surface water sewer which will connect to Marden Quarry and reduce the risk of flooding in the area in the latest phase... Read more
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The Age
Record-keeping woes revealed in CBA compo claimsCBA's open advice review has offered compensation in 171 cases so far. The Com
Record-keeping woes revealed in CBA compo claims
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
CBA's open advice review has offered compensation in 171 cases so far. The Commonwealth Bank does not currently have advice files for more than one in 10 of the cases registered for its compensation scheme for victims of dodgy financial advice. A... Read more
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Money Management
CBA pays 69pc of compensation to 69 planning clientsMore than two-thirds of the total compensation offered to clients of the Common
CBA pays 69pc of compensation to 69 planning clients
Money Management / Posted 8 days ago
More than two-thirds of the total compensation offered to clients of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia's (CBA's) financial planning clients under its Open Advice Review, has been paid to just 69 clients, the latest report from the Promontory... Read more
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The Courier Mail
CBA pays $2m in advice compoCBA offers nearly $3m to people affected by financial planning scandal, pays mo
CBA pays $2m in advice compo
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
CBA offers nearly $3m to people affected by financial planning scandal, pays more than $2m so far. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has so far offered nearly $3 million to people affected by its financial planning scandal, and paid more than $2m... Read more
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Business Spectator
CBA pays $2m in advice compoThe Commonwealth Bank of Australia has so far offered nearly $3 million to peop
CBA pays $2m in advice compo
Business Spectator / Posted 8 days ago
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has so far offered nearly $3 million to people affected by its financial planning scandal, and paid more than $2m to victims of shoddy advice. The total compensation offered by the Open Advice Review program stood... Read more
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The Age
January one of the state's hottest and wettestMany record January rainfalls were recorded last month. Photo: James Boddington
January one of the state's hottest and wettest
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Many record January rainfalls were recorded last month. Photo: James Boddington The past month has been one of the state's warmest and wettest Januarys on record, weather bureau analysis shows. The state's rainfall during January was about 56 per... Read more
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The Border Mail
January one of the state's hottest and wettestThe past month has been one of the warmest and wettest Januarys on record, weat
January one of the state's hottest and wettest
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
The past month has been one of the warmest and wettest Januarys on record, weather bureau analysis shows. The past month has been one of the state's warmest and wettest Januarys on record, weather bureau analysis shows. The state's rainfall during... Read more
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The Courier
January one of the state's hottest and wettestThe past month has been one of the warmest and wettest Januarys on record, weat
January one of the state's hottest and wettest
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
The past month has been one of the warmest and wettest Januarys on record, weather bureau analysis shows. The past month has been one of the state's warmest and wettest Januarys on record, weather bureau analysis shows. The state's rainfall during... Read more
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Orange County Register
See the top 10 Orange County homes that sold for the highest prices in the first half of 2015A Mediterranean-style residence set atop a rock promontory jutting into the Pac
See the top 10 Orange County homes that sold for the highest prices in the first half of 2015
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
A Mediterranean-style residence set atop a rock promontory jutting into the Pacific Ocean. A house tricked out with a sushi bar and a tequila tasting room carved into a coastal cliff. Homes along private, sandy coves, or in enclaves at harbor’s edge,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Storms bring heavy rain, flash flooding to MelbourneMelbourne storms bring heavy rain, causing flash flooding and rescues Overnigh
Storms bring heavy rain, flash flooding to Melbourne
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Melbourne storms bring heavy rain, causing flash flooding and rescues Overnight storms put on a show in Melbourne as thunder and lightning moved across the city, but it also caused flash flooding, with up to 50 millimetres falling in some parts of... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Photo story: Greeley firefighters practice ice rescuesRelated Media Greeley Firefighter Eric Armitage pulls fellow firefighter Eric
Photo story: Greeley firefighters practice ice rescues
Greeley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Related Media Greeley Firefighter Eric Armitage pulls fellow firefighter Eric Elder out of icy water Friday while taking part in an ice rescue training session at the Promontory Ponds in west Greeley. The Greeley fire department is training to be... Read more
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International Business Times
Tasmanian tiger: Sightings and facts about 'extinct species' The Tasmanian tiger has been extinct since 1986 – or so we're led to believe.
Tasmanian tiger: Sightings and facts about 'extinct species'
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
The Tasmanian tiger has been extinct since 1986 – or so we're led to believe. Despite the dog-like animal, native to Australia seemingly disappearing all those years ago, there have been a number of sightings of the animal over recent years. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
The many lakes in Delhi's concrete jungleThere are many lakes hidden in the urban sprawl that is the National Capital Re
The many lakes in Delhi's concrete jungle
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
There are many lakes hidden in the urban sprawl that is the National Capital Region. The author goes on a trail in their searchThere are many lakes hidden in the urban sprawl that is the National Capital... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Friendship and the NileWhen Hesham Farghali speaks of the Nile Museum in Aswan, which opened on 10 Jan
Friendship and the Nile
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
When Hesham Farghali speaks of the Nile Museum in Aswan, which opened on 10 January, he tends to be effusive. “Imagine a boat sailing down the Nile and going through each of the countries it passes through from south to north. People are getting off... Read more
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The Irish Times
A Walk for the Weekend: Northwest Mayo’s unique viewsThere is nowhere like northwest Mayo: a wide land of sea, sky, mountains, lakes
A Walk for the Weekend: Northwest Mayo’s unique views
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
There is nowhere like northwest Mayo: a wide land of sea, sky, mountains, lakes, rivers, bogs, islands, cliffs and headlands. It is a coastal landscape scoured and sculpted by glaciers for millennia, and now assailed by the pent-up fury of an ocean... Read more
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Times of Malta
New villas at Ta' Cenc will harm the area, Front warnsThe Front Harsien ODZ is calling for the Labour-controlled Sannat local council
New villas at Ta' Cenc will harm the area, Front warns
Times of Malta / Posted 15 days ago
The Front Harsien ODZ is calling for the Labour-controlled Sannat local council to formally object to Mepa over the proposed building of 15 villas at Ta’ Cenc in Gozo Front chairman Michael Briguglio said the project would harm the ecology and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Costa Brava beachesWatch the children build sandcastles or simply laze and gaze out to the fantast
Costa Brava beaches
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
Watch the children build sandcastles or simply laze and gaze out to the fantastically clear sea (this is a Blue Flag beach). Alternatively, go for a swim, hire a kayak or sign up for a course at the sailing school. The pretty promenade, where... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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The Courier
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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The Young Witness
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
The Young Witness / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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Western Advocate
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
Western Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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Manning River Times
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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Deseret News
Recently resigned charter school employee charged with child sex abuse, arrestedWILLARD, Box Elder County — An employee who recently resigned from Promontory S
Recently resigned charter school employee charged with child sex abuse, arrested
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
WILLARD, Box Elder County — An employee who recently resigned from Promontory School of Expeditionary Learning was arrested Friday for child sex abuse charges filed against him earlier this month, police said. Kasey John Cox, 26, of Willard, is... Read more
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The North West Star
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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The Border Mail
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old blockMainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and stor
Tasmania's islands: Chips off the old block
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
Mainland Tasmania has 334 islands - we look at six of them. Windswept and storm-lashed, Tasmania's offshore islands cling to the edge of an island clinging to the edge of the world. While they may be home to some of the most beautiful, fine,... Read more
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RTE News
Central Bank to publish minutes for first timeThe Central Bank has published pay scales of staff for the first time. The new
Central Bank to publish minutes for first time
RTE News / Posted 18 days ago
The Central Bank has published pay scales of staff for the first time. The new Governor of the Central Bank, Philip Lane, said the move was designed to provide a greater understanding of the bank as a public organisation and prospective... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Greeley Fire preps for annual ice rescue trainingNext Monday, Wednesday and Friday the Greeley Fire Department will be conductin
Greeley Fire preps for annual ice rescue training
Greeley Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Next Monday, Wednesday and Friday the Greeley Fire Department will be conducting its annual ice rescue training at Promontory Ponds, 1630 Promontory Circle. The trainings will take place at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., allowing firefighters to rotate through... Read more
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Weekly Times
State of extremesSWAN Hill has experienced its driest year since the height of the millennium dr
State of extremes
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
SWAN Hill has experienced its driest year since the height of the millennium drought. The Murray River town recorded just 177.4mm of rain last year, making it the driest place in Victoria in 2015, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. It was the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Saving Raymond Island orchidTHERE’S an orchid on Raymond Island, in East Gippsland, that is so rare it has
Saving Raymond Island orchid
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
THERE’S an orchid on Raymond Island, in East Gippsland, that is so rare it has its own classification. “It’s the Raymond Island Spider Orchid and when I first found it,” says orchid lover Andrew Bould, “there were 18 sites and they were being... Read more
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BC Local News
Abbotsford hip hop artist releases video addressing gang violenceAmrit Saggu is saddened by what he has seen occurring in his west Abbotsford ne
Abbotsford hip hop artist releases video addressing gang violence
BC Local News / Posted 20 days ago
Amrit Saggu is saddened by what he has seen occurring in his west Abbotsford neighbourhood. Young men with whom he went to school have turned to criminal activity to attain a lifestyle they believe brings them prestige and respect, but which is... Read more
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The North West Star
Australia's 10 great oceanside drivesNothing beats a seaside drive and in Australia we're spoilt for choice when it
Australia's 10 great oceanside drives
The North West Star / Posted 20 days ago
Nothing beats a seaside drive and in Australia we're spoilt for choice when it comes to great ocean roads. SPONSORED ARTICLE Nothing beats a seaside drive and in Australia we're spoilt for choice when it comes to great ocean roads. And with the... Read more
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Abbotsford News
Abbotsford hip hop artist releases video addressing gang violenceAmrit Saggu is saddened by what he has seen occurring in his west Abbotsford ne
Abbotsford hip hop artist releases video addressing gang violence
Abbotsford News / Posted 20 days ago
Amrit Saggu is saddened by what he has seen occurring in his west Abbotsford neighbourhood. Young men with whom he went to school have turned to criminal activity to attain a lifestyle they believe brings them prestige and respect, but which is... Read more
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Sooke News Mirror
A roadster on East Sooke Road – 1914When Sheila Anderson, mother of former federal cabinet minister David Anderson,
A roadster on East Sooke Road – 1914
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
When Sheila Anderson, mother of former federal cabinet minister David Anderson, gave us this photo years ago, she called the vehicle an “Overlander.” It was stopped on the Metchosin/East Sooke Road; no doubt the driver had gallantly gotten out to... Read more
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