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2014/04/23 17:51
2014/04/23 17:51
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Soldier-poet Kevin Powers follows his much-lauded 2012 debut novel The Yellow Birds with Letter Composed During A Lull In The Fighting, his first poetry collection. His years as a regular soldier in...
2014/04/23 17:51
2014/04/23 17:51
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2014/04/23 04:52
2014/04/23 04:52
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BASEBALL LINESCORES RALEIGH-EGYPT 10, MIDDLE COLLEGE 9 Middle College / 032 / 121 / 0— 9 / 7 / 8 Raleigh-Egypt / 501 / 012 / 1—10 / 11 / 6 WP — Chris Trejo (4-0). LP — A. Gammon (3-2). Records —...
2014/04/22 16:09
2014/04/22 16:09
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A Modest Proposal makes a passing reference to “the famous Psalmanazar, a native of the island Formosa.” This blond, blue-eyed “savage” claimed people ate children in his homeland. “When any young...
2014/04/21 11:09
2014/04/21 11:09
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Martin Amis (2000) Easily Martin Amis’s best book, in which he leaves behind the struggle for effect, stops trying to say anything serious, and in doing so creates something effective and serious...
2014/04/17 04:19
2014/04/17 04:19
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Hoffner, who, at a press conference Tuesday, announced his decision to depart Minot State after 75 days on the job, was reinstated as the Mavericks' top man Wednesday. At his first spring practice...
2014/04/15 02:09
2014/04/15 02:09
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... or syphilis. l In 1589, Inchkeith was used to quarantine the passengers of a plague ridden ship. More plague sufferers came there from the mainland in 1609, and in 1799 Russian sailors...
2014/04/11 19:26
2014/04/11 19:26
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This is, in plain English, so ignorant that, as I say, there has been no shortage of corrections. A debate about whether big government freed the slaves is pretty much the only debate that a liberal...
2014/04/11 10:09
2014/04/11 10:09
12d
The manually operated turntable deck is believed to be the last of its kind working in the world. It takes up to six cars, and is rotated by the crew pushing it round so drivers are once again facing...
2014/04/07 08:31
2014/04/07 08:31
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WHEN two Englishmen meet, their first talk is of the weather. They are in haste to tell each other what each must already know; that it is hot or cold, bright or cloudy, windy or calm, 18th century...
2014/04/05 09:09
2014/04/05 09:09
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Ahead of half term and the official start of Hay Fever, the festival opens its doors to schools with an array of events to amuse and inform. Henry Winkler, aka “The Fonz”, now a prolific children’s...
2014/04/04 16:56
2014/04/04 16:56
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If, as Samuel Johnson famously said, patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel, then surely amnesia is the first sanctuary of the innocent. If, as Samuel Johnson famously said, patriotism is the...
2014/04/04 06:49
2014/04/04 06:49
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Does Ireland’s ‘greatest’ philosopher stand the test of time? Ever wondered whether a falling tree heard by no one makes a sound? George Berkeley has an answer for you Portrait of George Berkeley by...
2014/04/03 14:12
2014/04/03 14:12
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Bermudian Springs High School The following students were named to the honor roll for the third marking period at Bermudian Springs High School: Grade 12 Distinguished Honors: Logan Althoff, Kylee...
2014/04/01 04:51
2014/04/01 04:51
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BASEBALL LINESCORES COLLIERVILLE 21, KIRBY 0 Kirby / 0 0 0— 0 / 0 / 4 Collierville / 3(18)x—21 / 9 / 0 WP — Kyle Dailey (1-0). Records — Collierville 12-3. ---------- ARLINGTON 16, KINGSBURY...
2014/03/30 23:50
2014/03/30 23:50
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She was pretty, for an "older woman." Short black hair, full lips, long lashes and a faraway look in her left-facing profile. The image looked a bit like Judy Garland in the 1950s. She would have...
2014/03/30 06:17
2014/03/30 06:17
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Take a trip around the world with Jason Lewis “Dark Waters (The Expedition Trilogy, Book 1): True Story of the First Human-Powered Circumnavigation of the Earth,” by Jason Lewis “Dark Waters (The...
2014/03/29 22:39
2014/03/29 22:39
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If you want a quick reminder of how much there is to know, and how much there is that you’ll never know, then any given hour on the Internet will probably do the trick. You begin reading an article...
2014/03/29 12:07
2014/03/29 12:07
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COUNCIL ON POSITIVE AGING, By Dolores Kivi ‘Every man desires to live long, but no man would be old.” Jonathan Swift, who died in 1745, penned those words and I feel that they are still true. From...
2014/03/28 14:59
2014/03/28 14:59
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Tribute: Yashwanth Chittal, with his chair facing the sea, wrote every single day of his life. The great Kannada writer for whom writing was the most passionate pursuit of life, was a warm and...
2014/03/28 00:17
2014/03/28 00:17
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We don’t have to look far into history to know that humans evolved in natural settings and were deeply connected to their ecological environments. In the 18th century, poet and writer, Samuel Johnson,...
2014/04/23 17:51
2014/04/23 17:51
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