THE WIZARD OF OZ

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Variety
Visual-Effects Pioneer Douglas Trumbull on ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ Digital Innovationshow he got his career off the ground by working on the Stanley Kubrick classic.
Visual-Effects Pioneer Douglas Trumbull on ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ Digital Innovations
Variety / Posted 31 minutes ago
how he got his career off the ground by working on the Stanley Kubrick classic. Your father worked on the effects on “The Wizard of Oz.” Was he an influence on your VFX work? No, by the time I was born, he had left movies and gone into the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Young Male Leadership Academy a huge step forwardtook a breath. I thought, we are finally waking up; realizing the answers are
Young Male Leadership Academy a huge step forward
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
took a breath. I thought, we are finally waking up; realizing the answers are within not around us; and as Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz said, they exist “in our own backyard.” It’s something to be ahead of your time; see dreams come true; get... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Good Son is on Polari Prize shortlist. Judge Paul Burston explains whywalking like John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever, we know how it feels to be
The Good Son is on Polari Prize shortlist. Judge Paul Burston explains why
The Irish Times / Posted 8 hours ago
walking like John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever, we know how it feels to be in his shoes. And when he raves about The Wizard of Oz and sings Somewhere Over The Rainbow – well, let’s just say he’s not the first friend of Dorothy to dream of... Read more
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IGN
The Next Hearthstone Adventure is One Night in Karazhanput on three different performances - Romulo and Julianne, Big Bad Wolf (based
The Next Hearthstone Adventure is One Night in Karazhan
IGN / Posted 10 hours ago
put on three different performances - Romulo and Julianne, Big Bad Wolf (based on Little Red Riding Hood) and The Crone (the Wizard of Oz performance, alongside Dorothee - who must stay alive or you're done for). The third wing is home to... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Why Gold Is Your Best Long Term Investmentbonds paying rates of interest that are below zero. A recent QIC paper on the s
Why Gold Is Your Best Long Term Investment
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 15 hours ago
bonds paying rates of interest that are below zero. A recent QIC paper on the subject of negative interest rates references the Wizard of Oz, noting “We’re not in Kansas anymore”. ‘This is a world where safety comes at a cost to the point where... Read more
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Boston Globe
Coming to a theater near you: ‘Citizen Trump’that was more information than most of us wanted. Hillary Clinton has claimed
Coming to a theater near you: ‘Citizen Trump’
Boston Globe / Posted 19 hours ago
that was more information than most of us wanted. Hillary Clinton has claimed “Casablanca” as a fave as well, along with “The Wizard of Oz” and “Out of Africa.” That last one’s intriguing. What possible interest could she have in a drama about a... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
PV's junior theatre cast will present 'Aladdin'Woodland Park, Totowa, Caldwell and Clifton. Last year, the program combined th
PV's junior theatre cast will present 'Aladdin'
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Woodland Park, Totowa, Caldwell and Clifton. Last year, the program combined the junior production with a presentation of "The Wizard of Oz." This year, the two productions are separate again with high school students presenting... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rhode guns for medals - and children's books5,000 first-edition children's books, which includes originals of Frank Baum's
Rhode guns for medals - and children's books
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
5,000 first-edition children's books, which includes originals of Frank Baum's Oz series, which inspired the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," as well as some of Johnny Gruelle's "Raggedy Ann" books. She adds to her collection by visiting estate... Read more
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The Courier
Somewhere over Miners Rest rainbowthe grade five pupil said. Laura won the part of Dorothy and is looking forwar
Somewhere over Miners Rest rainbow
The Courier / Posted yesterday
the grade five pupil said. Laura won the part of Dorothy and is looking forward to the September 1 and 2 performances of The Wizard of Oz Young Performers Edition at the Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts. “I just like being able to go on... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Rhode guns for medals - and children's books5,000 first-edition children's books, which includes originals of Frank Baum's
Rhode guns for medals - and children's books
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
5,000 first-edition children's books, which includes originals of Frank Baum's Oz series, which inspired the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," as well as some of Johnny Gruelle's "Raggedy Ann" books. She adds to her collection by visiting estate... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topekan Noah Lindquist earns second in national singing contest in ChicagoLindquist earlier this month was awarded second place in a national singing com
Topekan Noah Lindquist earns second in national singing contest in Chicago
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
Lindquist earlier this month was awarded second place in a national singing competition in Chicago. Lindquist, a student of Reginald Pittman, earned the honor participating in the lower college musical theater men’s category in the finals of the... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Part of Our Worldthe Central Oregon stage, and their version of "The Little Mermaid" is no excep
Part of Our World
The Source Weekly / Posted yesterday
the Central Oregon stage, and their version of "The Little Mermaid" is no exception. This is the same team that's put on "The Wizard of Oz," "Shrek," Beauty and the Beast" and "The Last Five Years" here in Bend, so it seems there's no production... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topekan Noah Lindquist earns second in national singing competition in Chicagoearlier this month was awarded second place in a national singing competition i
Topekan Noah Lindquist earns second in national singing competition in Chicago
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
earlier this month was awarded second place in a national singing competition in Chicago. Lindquist, as a student of Reginald Pittman, earned the honor participating in the lower college musical theater men’s category in the finals of the... Read more
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USA Today
12 must-see museum exhibits in the U.S. this summerFigge Art Museum is completely free to the public for the entire summer. If tha
12 must-see museum exhibits in the U.S. this summer
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Figge Art Museum is completely free to the public for the entire summer. If that wasn’t reason enough to go now, consider The Wizard of Oz. A selection of 110 objects drawn from the largest collection of materials related to the Wizard of Oz story... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
The Wizard of Oz comes to Hatfield farm Park Farm at the Hatfield House estate is hosting a production of The Wizard
The Wizard of Oz comes to Hatfield farm
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 2 days ago
Park Farm at the Hatfield House estate is hosting a production of The Wizard of Oz on Monday, August 1. Described as a “magical family show guaranteed to have you in stitches from beginning to end” the... Read more
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USA Today
Could 'Nice Guys' or 'BFG' become classic movies?Randolph Hearst's newspapers, since the film was loosely and controversially ba
Could 'Nice Guys' or 'BFG' become classic movies?
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Randolph Hearst's newspapers, since the film was loosely and controversially based on his life. It's A Wonderful Life and The Wizard of Oz weren't as popular until they started airing on TV every holiday season. Shawshank suffered because no one... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Summer activities to keep your children entertained in Redbridgecourses for school age children in years reception to year 11. One of the sess
Summer activities to keep your children entertained in Redbridge
Ilford Recorder / Posted 4 days ago
courses for school age children in years reception to year 11. One of the sessions is a five day intensive workshop on The Wizard of Oz. Children can make new friends and work with brilliant directors, singers and choreographers to make your... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
British Woman Falls in Love With Bookstore’s Twitter Account, Ends Up Marrying Man Behind Itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
British Woman Falls in Love With Bookstore’s Twitter Account, Ends Up Marrying Man Behind It
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
British Woman Falls in Love With Bookstore’s Twitter Account, Ends Up Marrying Man Behind Itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
British Woman Falls in Love With Bookstore’s Twitter Account, Ends Up Marrying Man Behind It
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
St Albans primary proud of their Wizard of Oz creationinto scenes from a famous Hollywood tale. Students from Margaret Wix primary i
St Albans primary proud of their Wizard of Oz creation
Herts Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
into scenes from a famous Hollywood tale. Students from Margaret Wix primary in St Albans have been busy re-creating the Wizard of Oz, the novel which also found fame as a Hollywood classic in 1939, as part of their outdoor learning... Read more
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New England Sports Network
David Price Laments ‘Awful’ Season; Heath Hembree Optioned To Triple-Athe Minnesota Twins on Saturday were a product of poor pitching, as the wind at
David Price Laments ‘Awful’ Season; Heath Hembree Optioned To Triple-A
New England Sports Network / Posted 5 days ago
the Minnesota Twins on Saturday were a product of poor pitching, as the wind at Fenway Park was like something out of “The Wizard of Oz” for the first couple of innings. Price’s first run allowed in the first inning, for example, came after... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Old friends from Englewood’s 4th Ward gather for reunionhad so much camaraderie,” Akridge said. “These people know you, so you can’t pu
Old friends from Englewood’s 4th Ward gather for reunion
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
had so much camaraderie,” Akridge said. “These people know you, so you can’t put on any airs. “It’s beautiful to see old friends, old teammates, old players I coached,” he said. “Like Dorothy says in ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ there’s no place like h... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
PharmGirl Adventures: Both work and play hard during summer on the farmBut I know these experiences, like all of our adventures, simply reinforce Doro
PharmGirl Adventures: Both work and play hard during summer on the farm
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
But I know these experiences, like all of our adventures, simply reinforce Dorothy’s conclusion in the movie classic, “The Wizard of Oz.” After all: “There is no place like home.”Correspondent Peggy Badgett is a small-town pharmacist who lives... Read more
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Rappler
'Wicked' movie to feature 4 new songsbook, and the film directed by Stephen Daldry. Wicked, based on a novel by Gre
'Wicked' movie to feature 4 new songs
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
book, and the film directed by Stephen Daldry. Wicked, based on a novel by Gregory Maguire, is an alternate telling of The Wizard of Oz. It follows Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and her life leading up to encounter with Dorothy and... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
HEALTH LINES: Mosquitos, chiggers and ticks, oh, mythat can pose a health threat to humans and pets. Whether in “spooky” forests,
HEALTH LINES: Mosquitos, chiggers and ticks, oh, my
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 7 days ago
that can pose a health threat to humans and pets. Whether in “spooky” forests, (like those encountered by Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz”), or in our lawns, gardens and homes, mosquitoes, chiggers and ticks carry threats ranging from nuisance... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Port actors secure place in Wizard of Oz showin Bugsy Malone 12 months ago. They impressed the audition panel once again an
Port actors secure place in Wizard of Oz show
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
in Bugsy Malone 12 months ago. They impressed the audition panel once again and will now join a 75-strong cast for the Wizard of Oz, which is also on twice tomorrow. Cameron’s mum Cate said: “I’m delighted he was accepted. “He wasn’t very... Read more
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ABC News
5 Ways the Clinton Camp Responded to the RNCby a cloud of smoke. At a campaign event the next day, she called the night “su
5 Ways the Clinton Camp Responded to the RNC
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
by a cloud of smoke. At a campaign event the next day, she called the night “surreal” and said it reminded her of "The Wizard of Oz." “There were similarities that appeared to me,” she said. “You know, lots of sound and fury, even a fog... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
West Akron teen performs on BroadwayBenjamin’s wife. Over the past few years, she’s appeared as Fantine in “Les Mi
West Akron teen performs on Broadway
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 8 days ago
Benjamin’s wife. Over the past few years, she’s appeared as Fantine in “Les Misérables” at Miller South, Dorothy Gale in “The Wizard of Oz” at Weathervane, and as one of the witches in Rubber City Shakespeare Company’s “Macbeth.” Klika, who in... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Do the suburbs need another theater company?venture so far. He's been an actor and director mostly in community theater si
Do the suburbs need another theater company?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
venture so far. He's been an actor and director mostly in community theater since age 14, when he played the Scarecrow in “The Wizard of Oz” at Golf Middle School in Morton Grove. Most recently a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker on Chicago's... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Woman Falls in Love with Bookstore Twitter Account – and Marries the Man Behind Itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman Falls in Love with Bookstore Twitter Account – and Marries the Man Behind It
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Woman Falls In Love With Bookstore Twitter Account – And Marries The Man Behind Itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman Falls In Love With Bookstore Twitter Account – And Marries The Man Behind It
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind itfirst date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on
Woman falls in love with bookstore Twitter account – and marries the man behind it
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 8 days ago
first date I’ve ever been on (and hopefully the last first date I’ll ever go on),” he told Mashable. “I brought a book of The Wizard of Oz as a present because Victoria had mentioned to me how much she loves the film.” The two were married over... Read more
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express
Britain BOOMS after EU vote: Ignore the doom-mongers…it’s good news all roundCarswell also hailed the retreat by economic forecasters on their pre-referendu
Britain BOOMS after EU vote: Ignore the doom-mongers…it’s good news all round
express / Posted 8 days ago
Carswell also hailed the retreat by economic forecasters on their pre-referendum gloom-mongering, saying: “It’s a bit like the Wizard of Oz. When you draw back the curtain you realise that those economic wizards who are supposed to have magical... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
OHS Freshman Appears In YES Company Showshared he first discovered his love for acting while attending Fair Oaks Elemen
OHS Freshman Appears In YES Company Show
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 8 days ago
shared he first discovered his love for acting while attending Fair Oaks Elementary School and being a participant in the Wizard of Oz, some years ago. The elementary school production was staged by the OJUSD after school recreation program.... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Secondary Characters takes fresh approach to Ozfacing the entire cast and crew is that of mitigating the expectations that aud
Secondary Characters takes fresh approach to Oz
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 8 days ago
facing the entire cast and crew is that of mitigating the expectations that audiences might conjure up when they picture the Wizard of Oz. Secondary Characters’ interpretation is inspired more by the original story, rather than the beloved... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Talented youngsters show off 'magical' skillsfor their show Razzamataz West Cumbria used the theme of magic and featured so
Talented youngsters show off 'magical' skills
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 days ago
for their show Razzamataz West Cumbria used the theme of magic and featured songs, dances and drama pieces from Aladdin, The Wizard of Oz, Oliver!, Wicked, The Little Mermaid and Jungle Book. The performers also displayed some original... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Donald Trump claims GOP mantleCleveland (CNN) -- Donald Trump claimed the mantle Tuesday as the Republican pr
Donald Trump claims GOP mantle
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 9 days ago
Cleveland (CNN) -- Donald Trump claimed the mantle Tuesday as the Republican presidential nominee, capping a stunning rise to power for his insurgent campaign as a boisterous showing by his family and friends revived his convention after a rocky... Read more
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