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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NYC cabdrivers get pass on English testprocess covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the "out
NYC cabdrivers get pass on English test
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 42 minutes ago
process covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the "outer boroughs" of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. Those rides are dispatched by telephone, or, in recent years, by mobile phone app. For those... Read more
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Canberra Times
Salt-N-Pepa: The female hip-hop trio from the '90s that still knows how to 'Push It'known as DJ Spinderella, who was breaking her own gender barriers on turntables
Salt-N-Pepa: The female hip-hop trio from the '90s that still knows how to 'Push It'
Canberra Times / Posted 52 minutes ago
known as DJ Spinderella, who was breaking her own gender barriers on turntables. Salt-N-Pepa were the feminist trio from Queens, New York, breaking into the hip-hop and rap scene when it was seen as a men's game. Roper spoke about the tour and... Read more
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The Forward
Her Cousin Just Wanted To Pick Some Peaches — What Could Be So Terrible?I was 8 years old and was standing on the front lawn of my house in Queens with
Her Cousin Just Wanted To Pick Some Peaches — What Could Be So Terrible?
The Forward / Posted an hour ago
I was 8 years old and was standing on the front lawn of my house in Queens with my little sister, who was 4. We were standing under our favorite tree — a peach tree, a glorious, bursting peach tree, laden and heavy with ripe, fuzzy fruit. Lots of... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Halton dance schools rock their way into raising thousands for cancer researchacross the North West and has raised more than £6,000 this year. The event fir
Halton dance schools rock their way into raising thousands for cancer research
Liverpool Echo / Posted an hour ago
across the North West and has raised more than £6,000 this year. The event first began in 2001 as a single show at The Queens Hall in Widnes, but has now expanded into an annual dancing extravaganza to raise money for cancer research. Since... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
The bands perform on water at the Wally Lake Festcoming away impressed with a cool Hudson and an old turquoise-and-white Ford.
The bands perform on water at the Wally Lake Fest
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
coming away impressed with a cool Hudson and an old turquoise-and-white Ford. Harjot Singh, a 39-year-old attorney from Queens, New York, was sitting on a nearby bench overlooking the floating concert. He stumbled upon the festival while driving... Read more
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Scotsman
Insight: Why does the Trump trail go cold in the Hebrides?rid of inconvenient tenants, the New York Times was generous in recognising tha
Insight: Why does the Trump trail go cold in the Hebrides?
Scotsman / Posted 2 hours ago
rid of inconvenient tenants, the New York Times was generous in recognising that he “helped change the face of Brooklyn and Queens with thousands of homes for the middle class in plain but sturdy brick rental towers, clustered together in... Read more
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New York Post
NFL’s red-zone obsession just the latest statistical nonsenseJack Sock holds up his mixed doubles gold medal at the 2016 Olympics.Photo: Get
NFL’s red-zone obsession just the latest statistical nonsense
New York Post / Posted 4 hours ago
Jack Sock holds up his mixed doubles gold medal at the 2016 Olympics.Photo: Getty Images With the U.S. Open beginning in Queens Monday, this question: Would the once strong state of American tennis be somewhat restored if so many U.S. colleges... Read more
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New York Post
The Post’s guide for fans to enjoy the US Openlarge-scale as they ever have been since the tournament moved into the Billie J
The Post’s guide for fans to enjoy the US Open
New York Post / Posted 4 hours ago
large-scale as they ever have been since the tournament moved into the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, Queens, back in 1978. The Post breaks down what has changed and gives a few pointers on how to best enjoy this... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘No vacancies’ for blacks: Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of biasshe had come to rent a one-bedroom at the still-unfinished Wilshire Apartments
‘No vacancies’ for blacks: Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of bias
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 hours ago
she had come to rent a one-bedroom at the still-unfinished Wilshire Apartments in the Jamaica Estates neighborhood of Queens. She filled out what the rental agent remembers as a “beautiful application.” She did not even want to look at the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
With reissue of ‘TrumpNation,’ wondering what all the fuss was about in 2005Norman Vincent Peale. Clearly, some of that rubbed off on Trump, the fourth of
With reissue of ‘TrumpNation,’ wondering what all the fuss was about in 2005
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 hours ago
Norman Vincent Peale. Clearly, some of that rubbed off on Trump, the fourth of their five children. But as Trump grew up in Queens, riding around in a limousine while helping his dad with some of his projects, Trump became a nasty young... Read more
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New York Post
Why Cuomo wants you to pay unions to build luxury housingwho shrugged and pulled the plug on two major projects that would have brought
Why Cuomo wants you to pay unions to build luxury housing
New York Post / Posted 6 hours ago
who shrugged and pulled the plug on two major projects that would have brought 3,700 proposed apartments to Cuomo’s native Queens. Oops. Now Cuomo didn’t look so much like the Mr. Affordable-Housing Guy he wants voters to think he is. Preventing... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Willis: Brace yourselves, they're trying to ruin baseball againis giddy (Chicago, north side), which is anxious (St. Louis) and which is in th
Willis: Brace yourselves, they're trying to ruin baseball again
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
is giddy (Chicago, north side), which is anxious (St. Louis) and which is in the wait-til-next-year mode (New York, both Queens and Bronx varieties). For those of us who can describe all of the important aspects of the ’78 World Series, and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Serena shoulders burden of history at US Openprior to the start of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Te
Serena shoulders burden of history at US Open
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 hours ago
prior to the start of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2016 in the Queens borough of New York City. The 34-year-old US superstar matched Steffi Graf’s Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam singles... Read more
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New York Post
Mets’ cavalry stomps on Phillies as wild-card race getting closeover a week later, they have a pulse and the belief a September run is in them.
Mets’ cavalry stomps on Phillies as wild-card race getting close
New York Post / Posted 7 hours ago
over a week later, they have a pulse and the belief a September run is in them. No special voodoo has changed the vibe in Queens. Two of their offensive stalwarts — Yoenis Cespedes and Asdrubal Cabrera — came off the disabled list, and both have... Read more
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Football Australia
Caltex Socceroo can be an EPL regular: Luongothink he can easily start in that team and get a lot of appearances for them th
Caltex Socceroo can be an EPL regular: Luongo
Football Australia / Posted 8 hours ago
think he can easily start in that team and get a lot of appearances for them this season," Luongo told Goal Australia. The Queens Park Rangers midfielder added of Smith: "Obviously he's frighteningly quick. That's a massive asset to have. "He... Read more
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New York Post
Lawmakers eye protections for reverse-mortgage borrowersplans to push the law and “plug the hole” next year. After an unexpected forec
Lawmakers eye protections for reverse-mortgage borrowers
New York Post / Posted 8 hours ago
plans to push the law and “plug the hole” next year. After an unexpected foreclosure on his reverse mortgage last March, Queens resident Frederick Feil, 67, is still struggling to work out a deal with his lender, Finance of America Reverse, to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Socceroos head to Perth for World Cup qualifier in mixed moodsno part in Lazio's 1-0 loss to Juventus. Aaron Mooy. Photo: Getty Images Midfi
Socceroos head to Perth for World Cup qualifier in mixed moods
Canberra Times / Posted 8 hours ago
no part in Lazio's 1-0 loss to Juventus. Aaron Mooy. Photo: Getty Images Midfielder Massimo Luongo tasted success with Queens Park Rangers, who bounced back to winning ways with a 1-0 victory at newly promoted Wigan; this was a fixture that,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘The Night Of': It Doesn’t Matter If Naz Did It (Commentary)by the debt he owes Freddy (Michael Kenneth Williams) for protecting him in Rik
‘The Night Of': It Doesn’t Matter If Naz Did It (Commentary)
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 hours ago
by the debt he owes Freddy (Michael Kenneth Williams) for protecting him in Rikers. Even from a prison cell, this man rules Queens, where Naz is from — Freddy owns him now. Naz wouldn’t be able to go back to living with his family, either, after the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Donald Trump’s career started amid accusations of discriminationshe had come to rent a one-bedroom at the still-unfinished Wilshire Apartments
Donald Trump’s career started amid accusations of discrimination
Boston Globe / Posted 12 hours ago
she had come to rent a one-bedroom at the still-unfinished Wilshire Apartments in the Jamaica Estates neighborhood of Queens. She filled out what the rental agent remembers as a “beautiful application.” She did not even want to look at the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
UConn's Ollie Interested In Climbing USA Basketball Ladderabout college right now," he said. "I want to go to college for sure." Diallo w
UConn's Ollie Interested In Climbing USA Basketball Ladder
Hartford Courant / Posted 12 hours ago
about college right now," he said. "I want to go to college for sure." Diallo was expected to participate with a team from Queens, N.Y., in the HoopWave Bball Classic in Hartford on Saturday, but after playing Friday, he passed on the event. … The... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Ambassador Ziauddin meets US Congressman Jeffries, briefs him on Bangladeshthe diverse Eighth Congressional District of New York, an area that encompasses
Ambassador Ziauddin meets US Congressman Jeffries, briefs him on Bangladesh
Bdnews24.com / Posted 14 hours ago
the diverse Eighth Congressional District of New York, an area that encompasses large parts of Brooklyn and a section of Queens. He is also a member of the House Judiciary Committee, House Education Committee and Workforce Committee and is Whip... Read more
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Daily Press
Five date ideas on the Peninsula for $50 or lessBlock Party (every Saturday from May to September) or choose your own adventure
Five date ideas on the Peninsula for $50 or less
Daily Press / Posted 14 hours ago
Block Party (every Saturday from May to September) or choose your own adventure. Lowdown: Venture Kitchen and Bar, 9 E. Queens Way, Hampton. Info: http://www.venturekitchenandbar.com or 757-325-8868. Dance the night away Actions speak louder... Read more
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Boston Globe
Chess notesSquares: Painting the Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp.” There is even an interact
Chess notes
Boston Globe / Posted 15 hours ago
Squares: Painting the Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp.” There is even an interactive chess exhibition for children: “Kings, Queens & Castles.” In my conversation with Sinquefield, we covered many areas. He mentioned a phone call from Garry Kasparov... Read more
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NBC New York
Suspect Sought in Assault on Bus in QueensPolice are looking for a man who slugged a bus passenger in the face last month
Suspect Sought in Assault on Bus in Queens
NBC New York / Posted 15 hours ago
Police are looking for a man who slugged a bus passenger in the face last month in Queens. Investigators on Saturday released surveillance video showing the man approach the victim with a closed fist and punch him in the face. The assault occurred... Read more
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New York Post
Meet the mom cult that speaks a secret language and wears $2,500 baby carriersSilberberg, 36, a physical therapist and mom to a 5-month-old and 2-year-old wh
Meet the mom cult that speaks a secret language and wears $2,500 baby carriers
New York Post / Posted 16 hours ago
Silberberg, 36, a physical therapist and mom to a 5-month-old and 2-year-old who just moved to Long Island from Astoria, Queens. Tula was founded seven years ago in Poland by husband-and-wife team Mike Pham and Ula Tuszewicka, the company moved... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Lap of OnuohaWhat's being said in the forum now? A NEDUM Onuoha strike early in the second
Lap of Onuoha
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 16 hours ago
What's being said in the forum now? A NEDUM Onuoha strike early in the second halfway Queens Park Rangers edge out Wigan Athletic in a fairly nondescript affair at the DW Stadium. A game that never really got going was settled early in the second... Read more
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sportsmole
Bamford 'edging close' to Burnley moveby a number of clubs this transfer window, including Championship sides Aston V
Bamford 'edging close' to Burnley move
sportsmole / Posted 16 hours ago
by a number of clubs this transfer window, including Championship sides Aston Villa, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Fulham and Queens Park Rangers, but Bamford is thought to have opted for a move to Sean Dyche's side with the hopes of playing regular... Read more
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New Now Next
Comedian Matteo Lane Laments Having "Gay Voice"After a busy week of interviewing drag queens on the red carpet of the All Star
Comedian Matteo Lane Laments Having "Gay Voice"
New Now Next / Posted 16 hours ago
After a busy week of interviewing drag queens on the red carpet of the All Stars premiere, Matteo Lane stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers to chat about what’s next in his career. The comedian revealed that his agents want him to start acting,... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tom Vitaglione has spent his career protecting NC childrenand compelling voice speaking about the needs of our children.” Impulse toward
Tom Vitaglione has spent his career protecting NC children
The News & Observer / Posted 17 hours ago
and compelling voice speaking about the needs of our children.” Impulse toward public service Vitaglione grew up in the Queens borough of New York City, in a community he says was steeped in Italian culture. “If you didn’t leave the... Read more
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Super Sport
Rodriguez helps Saints hold Sunderlandwoe, which has seen them fail to win in 17 Premier League games in the month.
Rodriguez helps Saints hold Sunderland
Super Sport / Posted 17 hours ago
woe, which has seen them fail to win in 17 Premier League games in the month. Southampton started brightly with former Queens Park Rangers marksman Charlie Austin forcing two good saves from Pickford, the 22-year-old playing because of an... Read more
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NBC New York
Mosquito Spraying Slated for Queens, Staten IslandCity Health Department crews plan to spray pesticide in neighborhoods in Queens
Mosquito Spraying Slated for Queens, Staten Island
NBC New York / Posted 17 hours ago
City Health Department crews plan to spray pesticide in neighborhoods in Queens and Staten Island next week as a precaution against the spread of the Zika and West Nile viruses. “While we do not expect to find Zika in New York City’s mosquitoes, we... Read more
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asianage
Themes like Islamophobia and racism emerge organically, says Riz Ahmedgrim reality of criminal justice systems and shooting the show: Tell us a litt
Themes like Islamophobia and racism emerge organically, says Riz Ahmed
asianage / Posted 18 hours ago
grim reality of criminal justice systems and shooting the show: Tell us a little about Naz. He’s a college student from Queens, New York. His dad’s a cab driver and, I guess, he’s got the America dream. One day he borrows his dad’s cab to get to... Read more
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The Morning Call
You talkin' to me? English no longer required for NYC cabbiesprocess covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the "out
You talkin' to me? English no longer required for NYC cabbies
The Morning Call / Posted 18 hours ago
process covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the "outer boroughs" of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. Those rides are dispatched by telephone, or, in recent years, by mobile phone app. For those... Read more
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Brandon Sun
You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbiesprocess covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the "out
You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies
Brandon Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
process covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the "outer boroughs" of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. Those rides are dispatched by telephone, or, in recent years, by mobile phone app. For those... Read more
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New York Post
Mouthy tennis star Coco Vandeweghe is ready to slam US Open rivalstabs on athletes, so they knew she’d be in town for the US Open, which kicks of
Mouthy tennis star Coco Vandeweghe is ready to slam US Open rivals
New York Post / Posted 18 hours ago
tabs on athletes, so they knew she’d be in town for the US Open, which kicks off Monday at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, Queens. Tennis players are under an even bigger microscope these days after Maria Sharapova failed a drug test in January... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Cebuana is Jewel of the World Philippines 2016and pageant director John de la Vega, with the vision to celebrate the power an
Cebuana is Jewel of the World Philippines 2016
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 hours ago
and pageant director John de la Vega, with the vision to celebrate the power and beauty of modern-day Filipina. Beauty Queens Karla Henry, Nina Ricci Alagao and Kris Tiffany Janson hosted the finals, which will be aired on GMA New TV at 9... Read more
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The Seattle Times
You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbiesprocess covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the “out
You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 hours ago
process covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the “outer boroughs” of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. Those rides are dispatched by telephone, or, in recent years, by mobile phone app. For those... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Mosquito spraying set for Monday on South Shoreeast; Atlantic Avenue to the south; and Arthur Kill to the west Trucks also wi
Mosquito spraying set for Monday on South Shore
Staten Island Advance / Posted 19 hours ago
east; Atlantic Avenue to the south; and Arthur Kill to the west Trucks also will spray pesticide from trucks in parts of Queens. The neighborhoods are also are being treated with adulticide "due to a significant presence of (Aedes albopictus)... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
You talkin’ to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbiesprocess covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the “out
You talkin’ to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies
WWLP Springfield / Posted 19 hours ago
process covered drivers of for-hire cars, the dominant form of taxi in the “outer boroughs” of Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. Those rides are dispatched by telephone, or, in recent years, by mobile phone app. For those... Read more
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sportsmole
Hughes backs Cisse to "spark"Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes believes that Djibril Cisse will have m
Hughes backs Cisse to "spark"
sportsmole / Posted 20 hours ago
Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes believes that Djibril Cisse will have more of an incentive to clinch three points for the struggling side as they prepare to face the striker's former club Liverpool tonight. The Frenchman, who has scored two... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Fifa Rankings: Nigeria lead Ghana in AfricaSoccer News of Saturday, 27 August 2016 The Black Queens of Ghana have maintai
Fifa Rankings: Nigeria lead Ghana in Africa
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Soccer News of Saturday, 27 August 2016 The Black Queens of Ghana have maintained their 46th position in the FIFA Women’s Rankings released by the world football governing body for the month of August. The Super Falcons of Nigeria are first in... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
New video shows man punching victim in face on Q66 busASTORIA, Queens — Police are asking for the public's help Saturday to identify
New video shows man punching victim in face on Q66 bus
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 21 hours ago
ASTORIA, Queens — Police are asking for the public's help Saturday to identify a man in connection with an assault that occurred on a Q66 bus in July. The victim was sitting on the bus while it was idling at the corner of 21st Street and 35th Avenue... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mother and daughter beauty queens from Salford compete top pageantssecured them a place at the 2017 Galaxy International pageant in Orlando, Flori
Mother and daughter beauty queens from Salford compete top pageants
Daily Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
secured them a place at the 2017 Galaxy International pageant in Orlando, Florida, where they joined dozens of other beauty queens from across the world in the race for the global crown. Sarah Louise Pritchard, 41, and Ella Ravenscroft, 18, were... Read more
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HITC Sport
Ian Holloway predicts Newcastle v Brighton outcomeFormer Queens Park Rangers and Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway has told Sky
Ian Holloway predicts Newcastle v Brighton outcome
HITC Sport / Posted 23 hours ago
Former Queens Park Rangers and Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway has told Sky Sports that Newcastle United will fail to win against Brighton & Hove Albion this weekend. Newcastle will take on Brighton at St. James’ Park in the Championship on... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Ipswich Town Have No New Injury Concernsthey have to win. Another home draw would do nothing to boost team spirit and
Ipswich Town Have No New Injury Concerns
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
they have to win. Another home draw would do nothing to boost team spirit and although lowly preston won away at lofty Queens park Rangers in their last league encounter, they still find themselves one place off the bottom. There are no new... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
New initiative to protect 200 Norfolk pubs– just under 100 – as ACVs.” Other nominations pending include the Cock Inn at
New initiative to protect 200 Norfolk pubs
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
– just under 100 – as ACVs.” Other nominations pending include the Cock Inn at Lakenham, White Lodge at Attleborough, Queens Head at Hethersett and the White Hart at Hingham. Rob Whitmore, secretary of Norwich and Norfolk Camra branch, said... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
New initiative to protect 200 Norfolk pubs– just under 100 – as ACVs.” Other nominations pending include the Cock Inn at
New initiative to protect 200 Norfolk pubs
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
– just under 100 – as ACVs.” Other nominations pending include the Cock Inn at Lakenham, White Lodge at Attleborough, Queens Head at Hethersett and the White Hart at Hingham. Rob Whitmore, secretary of Norwich and Norfolk Camra branch, said... Read more
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Express and Star
Tony Pulis: This Albion squad still isn't mine « Express & StarBaggies have been making club-record bids for players all summer, but have only
Tony Pulis: This Albion squad still isn't mine « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted yesterday
Baggies have been making club-record bids for players all summer, but have only managed to sign Matt Phillips from Queens Park Rangers and Brendan Galloway on loan from Everton so far. Pulis joined at the start of January 2015, and has had... Read more
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Inquirier.net
I’m not 100 percent, admits ‘electric’ Djokovicprior to the start of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Te
I’m not 100 percent, admits ‘electric’ Djokovic
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
prior to the start of the 2016 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2016 in the Queens borough of New York City. Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA/AFP Novak Djokovic admitted Friday that he has undergone... Read more
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New York Post
Landlord fined $120K for cheaping out on bathtub for disabled tenantA Queens landlord who wouldn’t spend $10,000 on a new bathtub to accommodate a
Landlord fined $120K for cheaping out on bathtub for disabled tenant
New York Post / Posted yesterday
A Queens landlord who wouldn’t spend $10,000 on a new bathtub to accommodate a severely disabled tenant has been hit with $120,000 in penalties and damages by the city’s Human Rights Commission. Milena Jovic refused multiple requests to install an... Read more
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