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Harrow Times
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decisionThe Government is being urged to intervene to speed up a final decision on when
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decision
Harrow Times / Posted a minute ago
The Government is being urged to intervene to speed up a final decision on when a new nuclear power station will be built in the UK or leave the country facing the "very real prospect" of power cuts. Unite warned that the lights could go out in the... Read more
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This is West Country
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decisionThe Government is being urged to intervene to speed up a final decision on when
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decision
This is West Country / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Government is being urged to intervene to speed up a final decision on when a new nuclear power station will be built in the UK or leave the country facing the "very real prospect" of power cuts. Unite warned that the lights could go out in the... Read more
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Gazette News
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decisionThe Government is being urged to intervene to speed up a final decision on when
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decision
Gazette News / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Government is being urged to intervene to speed up a final decision on when a new nuclear power station will be built in the UK or leave the country facing the "very real prospect" of power cuts. Unite warned that the lights could go out in the... Read more
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Bolton News
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decisionThe Government is being urged to intervene to speed up a final decision on when
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decision
Bolton News / Posted 6 minutes ago
The Government is being urged to intervene to speed up a final decision on when a new nuclear power station will be built in the UK or leave the country facing the "very real prospect" of power cuts. Unite warned that the lights could go out in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decision Union chiefs have warned of the 'very real prospect' of power cuts The Gover
Intervention urged over nuclear power station decision
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 minutes ago
Union chiefs have warned of the 'very real prospect' of power cuts The Government is being urged to intervene to speed up a final decision on when a new nuclear power station will be built in... Read more
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Christian Today
How do you stay hopeful in the face of overwhelming evil?Abdullah Kurdi with his sons Aylan (L) and Galip (R), who drowned with their mo
How do you stay hopeful in the face of overwhelming evil?
Christian Today / Posted 22 minutes ago
Abdullah Kurdi with his sons Aylan (L) and Galip (R), who drowned with their mother Rehan. Sometimes the evil in the world simply seems overwhelming. This week, as much as any in recent memory, we seem to have been collectively staggered by the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Future imperfect for Indian startupsThe high drama of startups speed-dating with angel investors is hard to match,
Future imperfect for Indian startups
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
The high drama of startups speed-dating with angel investors is hard to match, but will India get a new economy at the end of itThe high drama of startups speed-dating with angel investors is hard to match, but... Read more
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iol.co.za
No rush to downgrade Africa - S&PLusaka - Standard & Poor’s said there isn’t major risk of a rush to downgrade A
No rush to downgrade Africa - S&P
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Lusaka - Standard & Poor’s said there isn’t major risk of a rush to downgrade African debt amid a slowdown in China because credit ratings weren’t improved substantially during a growth boom in recent years. “We didn’t give them the benefit of the... Read more
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Gamasutra
How game devs score art grantsIn 2011, the United States National Endowment for the Arts announced an expansi
How game devs score art grants
Gamasutra / Posted 2 hours ago
In 2011, the United States National Endowment for the Arts announced an expansion of its media development grant that included games and other interactive works of art. While the gaming public took this as an opportunity to pontificate about the... Read more
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Gamasutra
PlayStation®4 and Xbox One versions of Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse release on 4th September 2015PlayStation®4 and Xbox One versions of Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse rel
PlayStation®4 and Xbox One versions of Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse release on 4th September 2015
Gamasutra / Posted 2 hours ago
PlayStation®4 and Xbox One versions of Broken Sword 5 – the Serpent’s Curse release on 4th September 2015 London – 4 th September 2015. Revolution Software and Koch Media announces today that Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent’s Curse is now available on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Art preview: Autumn offers the region many fine exhibitsOld Master drawings, contemporary quilts, art from a groundbreaking early 20th-
Art preview: Autumn offers the region many fine exhibits
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 hours ago
Old Master drawings, contemporary quilts, art from a groundbreaking early 20th-century show, and Japanese art’s influence on French Impressionists are among exciting offerings at museums in Sacramento and the Bay Area this fall. The Crocker Art... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Commentary: With football's kickoff Papp sees vision come to life - JOHNSON CITY Tenn. — Under the leadership of Dr. Dan Papp Kennesaw State has grown to more than 30 000 students has had a renaissance when it comes to campus infrastructure and se...Commentary: With football's kickoff, Papp sees vision come to life JOHNSON CIT
Commentary: With football's kickoff Papp sees vision come to life - JOHNSON CITY Tenn. — Under the leadership of Dr. Dan Papp Kennesaw State has grown to more than 30 000 students has had a renaissance when it comes to campus infrastructure and se...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
Commentary: With football's kickoff, Papp sees vision come to life JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Under the leadership of Dr. Dan Papp, Kennesaw State has grown to more than 30,000 students, has had a renaissance when it comes to campus infrastructure and... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Hoeven tours Minot’s downtown constructionNearly $23 million of the $30 million, three-year project is being funded by th
Hoeven tours Minot’s downtown construction
Minot Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
Nearly $23 million of the $30 million, three-year project is being funded by the federal government. Hoeven assisted in securing an $18 million supplemental disaster grant from the Economic Development Administration and a $5 million Community... Read more
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Boston Herald
Amazing arts: Boston exhibits promise 
to inspire and enchantAutumn brings falling leaves and crisp weather, and a blooming arts scene. From
Amazing arts: Boston exhibits promise 
to inspire and enchant
Boston Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
Autumn brings falling leaves and crisp weather, and a blooming arts scene. From theater (musical and otherwise), to cutting-edge exhibits and installations of Old Masters, area arts organizations have set the season’s offerings to “stunning.” First... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Digest“#Egypt rejects any foreign criticism of judicial verdicts, considers it unacce
Digest
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 5 hours ago
“#Egypt rejects any foreign criticism of judicial verdicts, considers it unacceptable intrusion in rulings of Egyptian judiciary #AJTrial.” That was one of this week’s tweets by the newly appointed Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
truth-about-Renaissance-DamImmediately following Egypt’s 25 January Revolution, Ethiopia, taking advantage
truth-about-Renaissance-Dam
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 5 hours ago
Immediately following Egypt’s 25 January Revolution, Ethiopia, taking advantage of the internal upheaval, moved to increase the capacity of the Renaissance Dam it plans to build on the River Nile. The reservoir capacity is now set for 74 billion... Read more
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South Maryland News
Harbin named to Rockford University choirKaitlin Harbin of Port Republic was named to the 2015-2016 Vocal Collective gro
Harbin named to Rockford University choir
South Maryland News / Posted 6 hours ago
Kaitlin Harbin of Port Republic was named to the 2015-2016 Vocal Collective group at Rockford University. Vocal Collective is a select, mixed choral ensemble of 15 singers that performs a wide variety of choral literature, from Renaissance polyphony... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
El Matador #4 Gets 10-Day Penalty From Beer BoardThe Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) notified the Chattanooga Bee
El Matador #4 Gets 10-Day Penalty From Beer Board
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 hours ago
The Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) notified the Chattanooga Beer Board of the sale of alcohol to a minor that took place at El Matador #4, 9201 Lee Highway on July 16. The sale was discovered during a follow up spot check the TABC... Read more
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J Weekly
At Tuscany’s kosher winery, owners can’t touch the ChiantiUp a windy road in the tranquil Tuscan hills, down a gravel path and past acres
At Tuscany’s kosher winery, owners can’t touch the Chianti
J Weekly / Posted 10 hours ago
Up a windy road in the tranquil Tuscan hills, down a gravel path and past acres of grapevines, a visitor will come across a stainless steel door frame secured with a piece of clear packing tape. The Hebrew scrawled on the adhesive reads “David... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The best novels in English: readers' alternative list“It’s the ideal postcolonial novel. Its inventive idiomatic prose highlights th
The best novels in English: readers' alternative list
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 hours ago
“It’s the ideal postcolonial novel. Its inventive idiomatic prose highlights the malleability of the English language: no other writer (or translator) has evoked the true essence of another language in English. Period.” Steven Ikeme “Brilliant,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
2015 National Top Shop Award Winners AnnouncedFriday, 4 September 2015, 9:31 amPress Release: Retail NZGisborne’s Specsavers
2015 National Top Shop Award Winners Announced
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 hours ago
Friday, 4 September 2015, 9:31 amPress Release: Retail NZGisborne’s Specsavers has been named the best store in the country, winning the National Supreme... Read more
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The Advocate
Under the Radar: Our picks for possible sleeper hits for the fallAs you can tell, there are more films coming out in the next two months than we
Under the Radar: Our picks for possible sleeper hits for the fall
The Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
As you can tell, there are more films coming out in the next two months than we have space to preview. Here’s a list of some under the radar picks that might just be sleeper hits of the season. The Visit — Director M. Night Shyamalan returns to the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australia is heading for its own 'Golden Age' of TV Australia hasn't yet reached the "Golden Age" of quality TV like America has,
Australia is heading for its own 'Golden Age' of TV
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 hours ago
Australia hasn't yet reached the "Golden Age" of quality TV like America has, but the uptake of video-on-demand services and willingness of these services to produce local content could be changing... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Laotian RM awardee smooth as silkTAKING THE SILK ROAD Kommaly Chanthavong of Laos receives the 2015 Ramon Magsay
Laotian RM awardee smooth as silk
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 hours ago
TAKING THE SILK ROAD Kommaly Chanthavong of Laos receives the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay award for reviving the ancient trade of silk weaving that has given livelihood to thousands of poor, war-displaced Laotians and preserved her country’s priceless... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Biden testing political waters in FloridaVice President Joe Biden came to Florida to lend a hand to Senate Democrats and
Biden testing political waters in Florida
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Vice President Joe Biden came to Florida to lend a hand to Senate Democrats and the administration's education agenda Wednesday on a trip watched for any hint that he'll seek the presidency. He may have dropped a hint at Miami Dade College, telling... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Olympic opportunity - Games could be springboard for Rio mayorRio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes (C) poses for pictures next to the Rio 2016 O
Olympic opportunity - Games could be springboard for Rio mayor
Reuters Sports News / Posted 16 hours ago
Rio de Janeiro mayor Eduardo Paes (C) poses for pictures next to the Rio 2016 Olympic mascot Vinicius and current and former Brazilian Olympians at the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5, 2015. RIO DE JANEIRO With the president's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Olympic opportunity - Games could be springboard for Rio mayorRIO DE JANEIRO: With the president's approval ratings in single digits, Congres
Olympic opportunity - Games could be springboard for Rio mayor
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 hours ago
RIO DE JANEIRO: With the president's approval ratings in single digits, Congress crippled by gridlock and party leaders across the board blamed for a recession, one Brazilian politician has at least something going for him: the Olympics. Rio de... Read more
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The Sport Bible
The Premier League Transfer Window Perfect XINow the transfer window has 'slammed shut', the focus is firmly on the new arri
The Premier League Transfer Window Perfect XI
The Sport Bible / Posted 17 hours ago
Now the transfer window has 'slammed shut', the focus is firmly on the new arrivals at Premier League clubs and how they settle into their new surroundings. But which summer signings form the strongest XI? Jack Otway dons his manager's tracksuit/suit... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Top things to do this weekend, Sept. 4-7 Enlarge ImageRequest to buy this photoEric Albrecht | DispatchA Ferris wheel
Top things to do this weekend, Sept. 4-7
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 17 hours ago
Enlarge ImageRequest to buy this photoEric Albrecht | DispatchA Ferris wheel created a backdrop in the Arena District for the Fashion Meets Music Festival in 2014. This year, the carnival rides and fair-food... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
People, Places and ThingsIT’S FALL! IT’S FOOTBALL SEASON! IT’S RACING AT IT’S FINEST AT TALLADEGA SUPERS
People, Places and Things
The Birmingham Times / Posted 17 hours ago
IT’S FALL! IT’S FOOTBALL SEASON! IT’S RACING AT IT’S FINEST AT TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY! IT’S TAILGATING!! It’s time to do a few different things now that summer is at its end. What do you have in mind? I have a few things up my sleeve to share with... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Costco has become albatross for Renaissance expansionBy JACK WEATHERLY A group headed by developer Andrew Mattiace last year applie
Costco has become albatross for Renaissance expansion
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
By JACK WEATHERLY A group headed by developer Andrew Mattiace last year applied for a sales tax rebate of up to $29.6 million for expansion of the Renaissance at Colony Park less than a month before the state law that created the Tourism Tax... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pondering campaign, Biden sticks close to ObamaMIAMI -- Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is present
Pondering campaign, Biden sticks close to Obama
Daily Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
MIAMI -- Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is presenting himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama's policies, previewing his potential pitch to voters during a trip to the crucial swing state of Florida. Biden... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
George Stritter immersed in classical, rock guitarNEWTON -- Off Main Street in Newton, 49-year-old George Stritter sat on his dec
George Stritter immersed in classical, rock guitar
New Jersey Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
NEWTON -- Off Main Street in Newton, 49-year-old George Stritter sat on his deck and played his Ramírez nylon string guitar. His contemplative blue eyes were downturned as his right hand plucked the strings. The thumb handled the bass notes; the... Read more
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The Columbian
Volunteers needed for local trail user countsVolunteers are needed to count runners, walkers and cyclists on trails and path
Volunteers needed for local trail user counts
The Columbian / Posted 20 hours ago
Volunteers are needed to count runners, walkers and cyclists on trails and pathways scattered about Clark County in mid-September. Sixty volunteers are needed to help with counts from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15 through 17 and 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 19 and 20... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia's Development Is Mostly People-DrivenIn February 2012 the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the appointment
Ethiopia's Development Is Mostly People-Driven
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
In February 2012 the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the appointment of Haddis Tadesse, a US national of Ethiopian descent, as its representative to Ethiopia and to the African Union. It was the Foundation's first-ever representative to an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conviction to Revamp Good GovernanceThe tenth EPRDF conference had wrapped up last Monday passing a nine point reso
Conviction to Revamp Good Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
The tenth EPRDF conference had wrapped up last Monday passing a nine point resolution after assessing shortfalls,capitalizing the furtherance of strengths and chalking out ways forward. "As fast as possible getting on the ball we have to roll the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia Willing to Learn From Japanese ExperienceWater, Irrigation and Energy Minister Alemayehu Tegenu said that Ethiopia is re
Ethiopia Willing to Learn From Japanese Experience
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Water, Irrigation and Energy Minister Alemayehu Tegenu said that Ethiopia is ready to further deepen its partnership with Japan in the area of climate change issues, renewable energy and other areas where Japan has accumulated century-old... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Biden Stays Close To Obama, Pondering 2016 RunMIAMI (AP) – Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is pre
Biden Stays Close To Obama, Pondering 2016 Run
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 21 hours ago
MIAMI (AP) – Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is presenting himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama’s policies, previewing his potential pitch to voters during a trip to the crucial swing state of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Let's talk shops: Barnaby BarfordBarnaby Barford hates shopping. “If everybody was like me our economy wouldn’t
Let's talk shops: Barnaby Barford
Evening Standard / Posted 22 hours ago
Barnaby Barford hates shopping. “If everybody was like me our economy wouldn’t be doing terribly well,” the artist tells me when we meet in his east London studio. “But as a subject for exploration, something that you don’t like is a good place to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
African Renaissance: Why we should reject the ideaIn my previous post I explained the reason for my skepticism about an African R
African Renaissance: Why we should reject the idea
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 hours ago
In my previous post I explained the reason for my skepticism about an African Renaissance. I argued that African culture’s rejection of experimentation and change is what’s responsible for Africa lack innovation and progress. I further argued that... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Labor Day filled with joyous, not laborious, entertainment There might be no better time in central Ohio to take in a festival than Labo
Labor Day filled with joyous, not laborious, entertainment
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 22 hours ago
There might be no better time in central Ohio to take in a festival than Labor Day weekend. From sparring swordsmen to brightly colored sculptures and even fireworks “worthy of the Fourth... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
New York's greatest design icons: from Macy's balloons to the Yankees logoMacy’s Thanksgiving Day balloons What is six storeys tall, nine metres wide an
New York's greatest design icons: from Macy's balloons to the Yankees logo
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 22 hours ago
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day balloons What is six storeys tall, nine metres wide and 18m long? Any kid at heart in New York City knows the answer: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade balloons. Of the more than 50 on show each year, the largest, character... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Pondering campaign, Biden sticks close to ObamaMIAMI (AP) - Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is pre
Pondering campaign, Biden sticks close to Obama
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 23 hours ago
MIAMI (AP) - Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is presenting himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama's policies, previewing his potential pitch to voters during a trip to the crucial swing state of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Wayne Lordan retains faith in Gordon Lord Byron ahead of Haydock Sprint Cup Big-race jockey Wayne Lordan believes Gordon Lord Byron is the "one to beat"
Wayne Lordan retains faith in Gordon Lord Byron ahead of Haydock Sprint Cup
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
Big-race jockey Wayne Lordan believes Gordon Lord Byron is the "one to beat" in Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock. Tom Hogan's pride and joy was a decisive winner of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Wayne Lordon retains faith in Gordon Lord Byron ahead of Haydock Sprint Cup Big-race jockey Wayne Lordan believes Gordon Lord Byron is the "one to beat"
Wayne Lordon retains faith in Gordon Lord Byron ahead of Haydock Sprint Cup
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Big-race jockey Wayne Lordan believes Gordon Lord Byron is the "one to beat" in Saturday's Betfred Sprint Cup at Haydock. Tom Hogan's pride and joy was a decisive winner of... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Couple whose wedding was threatened by flambeed beef stroganoff meet TV star at venueA COUPLE from East Lancashire overcame a major hitch to complete their wedding
Couple whose wedding was threatened by flambeed beef stroganoff meet TV star at venue
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
A COUPLE from East Lancashire overcame a major hitch to complete their wedding underneath Oxford’s dreaming spires — and even reached the altar with the best wishes of television detective Lewis. Emily Crewe, of Brierfield, and Oliver Walker had... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Biden visit to Florida has media on his heelsMIAMI -- Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Florida to support Senate Democra
Biden visit to Florida has media on his heels
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
MIAMI -- Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Florida to support Senate Democrats and the administration's education agenda Wednesday, a trip watched closely for any hint that he'll announce he's entering the 2016 presidential race. Biden attended a... Read more
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Harrow Times
Nissan invests £100m in Sunderland plant to build new JukeCar giant Nissan is investing £100 million in its UK factory on building a new
Nissan invests £100m in Sunderland plant to build new Juke
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Car giant Nissan is investing £100 million in its UK factory on building a new generation of one of its models, securing thousands of jobs. The Japanese firm announced that the Sunderland plant will build the new Juke, securing 34,000 jobs at the... Read more
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This is West Country
Nissan invests £100m in Sunderland plant to build new JukeCar giant Nissan is investing £100 million in its UK factory on building a new
Nissan invests £100m in Sunderland plant to build new Juke
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
Car giant Nissan is investing £100 million in its UK factory on building a new generation of one of its models, securing thousands of jobs. The Japanese firm announced that the Sunderland plant will build the new Juke, securing 34,000 jobs at the... Read more
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Gazette News
Nissan invests £100m in Sunderland plant to build new JukeCar giant Nissan is investing £100 million in its UK factory on building a new
Nissan invests £100m in Sunderland plant to build new Juke
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
Car giant Nissan is investing £100 million in its UK factory on building a new generation of one of its models, securing thousands of jobs. The Japanese firm announced that the Sunderland plant will build the new Juke, securing 34,000 jobs at the... Read more
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