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Irish Central
The top 300 Irish family names explained– There are two distinct septs of Finnegan or Finegan whose name is Ó Fionnagái
The top 300 Irish family names explained
Irish Central / Posted 15 minutes ago
– There are two distinct septs of Finnegan or Finegan whose name is Ó Fionnagáin in Irish, which means the descendants of Fionnagán, an old Irish personal name derived from the word fionn, i.e. fairheaded. One of these septs was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
$70m land claim knocked back againauthorities to offer to sell land no longer required for public works back to i
$70m land claim knocked back again
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
authorities to offer to sell land no longer required for public works back to its original owners at its current value. The descendants of the seven original owners have claimed the successor of the Harbour Board - Auckland Council - breached... Read more
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The Maui News
100-year-old map helps reveal perimeter of islandsaid renowned local musician Willie K, who grew up in Lahaina. "To see it compl
100-year-old map helps reveal perimeter of island
The Maui News / Posted yesterday
said renowned local musician Willie K, who grew up in Lahaina. "To see it completed would be awesome in our lifetime." The descendants of many families who once served on Moku'ula still live in the area today, he added. Moku'ula was a 1-acre... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
UN Says African Americans Are Due Reparations And An Apologythe report said. And Working group chairman Ricardo A. Sunga said he believes
UN Says African Americans Are Due Reparations And An Apology
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted yesterday
the report said. And Working group chairman Ricardo A. Sunga said he believes reparations could work in America in the form of “elements of apology” and “debt relief” to the descendants of enslaved people. Do you think we’ll ever s... Read more
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Variety
Heist Thriller ‘Silver Arrow’ Draws Phedon Papamichael to Directshooting in early 2017. Papamichael received an cinematography Oscar nominatio
Heist Thriller ‘Silver Arrow’ Draws Phedon Papamichael to Direct
Variety / Posted yesterday
shooting in early 2017. Papamichael received an cinematography Oscar nomination for “Nebraska.” Other credits include “The Descendants,” “Sideways,” “Pursuit of Happyness” and “Cool Runnings.” He just wrapped lensing “Downsizing,” starring Matt... Read more
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chroniclelive
Jarrow Crusade anniversary: Historian marks the eventmarchers and talked to their parents about how Jarrow has changed over time. S
Jarrow Crusade anniversary: Historian marks the event
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
marchers and talked to their parents about how Jarrow has changed over time. Some pupils even discovered that they were the descendants of the Crusaders. The scheme culminated in the children making their own banners, badges and petitions to... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
World of Wita film which he co-wrote and produced. In the summer of 2015 he played the role
World of Wit
Pasadena Weekly / Posted yesterday
a film which he co-wrote and produced. In the summer of 2015 he played the role of Jafar from Aladdin in the Disney movie “The Descendants,” and he’s made over 50 guest star appearances on popular TV shows including “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Curb Your... Read more
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The State News
MSU bioarchaeology lab researches, uses Mayan skeletonsnot just present in ancient ruins that no one touches, Michael said. “You give
MSU bioarchaeology lab researches, uses Mayan skeletons
The State News / Posted yesterday
not just present in ancient ruins that no one touches, Michael said. “You give, in a sense, some political agency back to the descendants,” she said. The goal of the lab, Biggs said, is to “make the bones talk more than they do right now.” While... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why language experts say the Geordie language is on the way outIn the future could the descendants of Jimmy Nail sound like Jamie Oliver? The
Why language experts say the Geordie language is on the way out
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
In the future could the descendants of Jimmy Nail sound like Jamie Oliver? They say the distinctive Geordie timbre is on the way out and by 2066 - would you Adam and Eve it? - will sound like a southern accent. The claims come in a report written... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
The Fuller family historyof much consequence on the Fuller family,” Bryan said. “I soon discovered that
The Fuller family history
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
of much consequence on the Fuller family,” Bryan said. “I soon discovered that this was quite incorrect. “(However) the descendants of George Laurence Fuller’s siblings who arrived on the North Briton with their mother Ann, being Elizabeth... Read more
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New York Post
UN says US should give African-Americans reparations for slaverygroup chairman Ricardo A. Sunga, of the Philippines, told reporters the panel b
UN says US should give African-Americans reparations for slavery
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
group chairman Ricardo A. Sunga, of the Philippines, told reporters the panel believed several models of reparations could work in the US context, including “elements of apology” and a form of “debt relief” to the descendants of enslave... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Retail tech in infancy, futurist saysstores. While digitized, personalized and universal forms of commerce will con
Retail tech in infancy, futurist says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
stores. While digitized, personalized and universal forms of commerce will continue to take hold, Kaku said we are the descendants of hunters and want to "feel things, touch things." So companies who can provide consumers with more options... Read more
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Kiama Independent
A Fuller family historypeople, but especially three members of the family had done an immense amount o
A Fuller family history
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
people, but especially three members of the family had done an immense amount of research on the subject. “(However) the descendants of George Laurence Fuller’s siblings who arrived on the North Briton with their mother Ann, being Elizabeth... Read more
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Daily Mail
US owes blacks reparations over slavery, UN panel saysthat the panel believed several models of reparations could work in the US cont
US owes blacks reparations over slavery, UN panel says
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
that the panel believed several models of reparations could work in the US context Those include'elements of apology' and a form of 'debt relief' to the descendants of enslaved people Add your comment Who is this week's top commenter?Find ou... Read more
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Raw Story
United Nations: US owes blacks reparations over slavery and ‘racial terrorism’several models of reparations could work in the US context, including “elements
United Nations: US owes blacks reparations over slavery and ‘racial terrorism’
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
several models of reparations could work in the US context, including “elements of apology” and a form of “debt relief” to the descendants of enslaved people. Asked about the campaign and accusations that Republican nominee Donald Trump has made... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
US owes blacks reparations over slavery - UNseveral models of reparations could work in the US context, including "elements
US owes blacks reparations over slavery - UN
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
several models of reparations could work in the US context, including "elements of apology" and a form of "debt relief" to the descendants of enslaved people. Asked about the campaign and accusations that Republican nominee Donald Trump has made... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
US owes blacks reparations over slavery: UN expertsseveral models of reparations could work in the US context, including "elements
US owes blacks reparations over slavery: UN experts
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
several models of reparations could work in the US context, including "elements of apology" and a form of "debt relief" to the descendants of enslaved people. Asked about the campaign and accusations that Republican nominee Donald Trump has made... Read more
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dna
Maratha morchas reach Delhi's doorstepin Delhi. A few Rod Marathas even attended the meeting on Sunday. According to
Maratha morchas reach Delhi's doorstep
dna / Posted 3 days ago
in Delhi. A few Rod Marathas even attended the meeting on Sunday. According to studies, Rod Marathas are considered the descendants of hundreds of Maratha soldiers who fought in the third battle of Panipat in 1761. The community feels a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Amusement park history hauled out of storage and put on showHidden Broken Hill amusement park history put on display The descendants of an
Amusement park history hauled out of storage and put on show
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Hidden Broken Hill amusement park history put on display The descendants of an amusement park owner in outback New South Wales have unearthed a treasure trove of decades-old rides, games and paraphernalia. Brothers Ernie and Percy Johns purchased... Read more
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Roll Call
Fear and Loathing Among Latinos in the 2016 Campaignhopes, nor for Hispanics who want Congress to respond to their issues. “Most o
Fear and Loathing Among Latinos in the 2016 Campaign
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
hopes, nor for Hispanics who want Congress to respond to their issues. “Most of them are either themselves immigrants or the descendants of recent immigrants,” Nicholson says. “So for them, immigration is a very sensitive subject. You don’t... Read more
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Daily Journal
Stop persecution of Assata Shakurher to certain death in a New Jersey prison cell for a crime she did not commit
Stop persecution of Assata Shakur
Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
her to certain death in a New Jersey prison cell for a crime she did not commit. As an activist for the civil rights of the descendants of African slaves, Shakur was targeted by the FBI in the 1960s and 1970s under the COINTELPRO program, which... Read more
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The Hindu
Sanjeev Sanyal's Ocean of Churnbook extensively. I discovered an inscription by a later Kalinga king on a hill
Sanjeev Sanyal's Ocean of Churn
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
book extensively. I discovered an inscription by a later Kalinga king on a hillock in Odisha boasting that he had defeated the descendants of Ashoka. I have tried to fit the chapters into the framework of ‘complex, adaptive systems’ - basically... Read more
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Quartz
The odd origins of the primal, heart-stopping Viking war chant that is spreading from sport to sportshouted in unison as the tempo got faster and faster. The Vikings’ new chant c
The odd origins of the primal, heart-stopping Viking war chant that is spreading from sport to sport
Quartz / Posted 4 days ago
shouted in unison as the tempo got faster and faster. The Vikings’ new chant comes from another form of football—and from the descendants of actual Vikings. Fans of Iceland’s national soccer team introduced the rhythmic clapping and chanting in... Read more
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Newsmax
Chinese Authorities Clamp Down on Small Jewish Communityhas encouraged mutual travel. Michael Freund, chairman of Shavei Israel, an or
Chinese Authorities Clamp Down on Small Jewish Community
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
has encouraged mutual travel. Michael Freund, chairman of Shavei Israel, an organization which seeks to strengthen ties to the descendants of Jews in communities worldwide, wrote in The Jerusalem Post that the Israeli government must press the... Read more
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The Atlantic
Native Soilthe waitlisted have an at least 50 percent blood quantum. They, unsurprisingly,
Native Soil
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
the waitlisted have an at least 50 percent blood quantum. They, unsurprisingly, argue that they should retain priority over the descendants of leaseholders whose bloodlines have thinned to the point of disqualification. In February, Hawaiian... Read more
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Minda News
A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: A time of war, a time of peacewith a revised BBL remains a question. Most important is how the local Mindanaw
A SOJOURNER’S VIEW: A time of war, a time of peace
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
with a revised BBL remains a question. Most important is how the local Mindanawon citizenry’s hearts and minds – especially the descendants of migrant settlers who harbor deep prejudices against the Moro people – could be convinced of the need to... Read more
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Raw Story
DNA reveals a new history of the First Australianstoday in Nature. The First Australians Our results show very clearly that Abo
DNA reveals a new history of the First Australians
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
today in Nature. The First Australians Our results show very clearly that Aboriginal Australian people living today are the descendants of the First People to enter Australia, who lived between 25,000 to 40,000 years ago. There is substantial... Read more
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The Seattle Times
African-American museum’s exhibit is window into life, legacy of Pullman portersat the National Museum of African American History and Culture tells the story
African-American museum’s exhibit is window into life, legacy of Pullman porters
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
at the National Museum of African American History and Culture tells the story of the opportunities, and limitations, the descendants of slaves found working on the railroad. The ID belonged to Thomas McCord, a Pullman porter based out of... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Pittsburg State University gets native prairie land as giftuniversity has managed the land known as the O’Malley Prairies for several year
Pittsburg State University gets native prairie land as gift
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
university has managed the land known as the O’Malley Prairies for several years and received it as a gift this week from the descendants of Mary O’Malley and her brother, Charles O’Malley, according to the Joplin Globe (http://bit.ly/2daPR3B... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Parched movie review: It will leave you high and dryby Oscar-winning cinematographer Russell Carpenter (he shot Titanic, Ant-Man, T
Parched movie review: It will leave you high and dry
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
by Oscar-winning cinematographer Russell Carpenter (he shot Titanic, Ant-Man, True Lies), edited by Kevin Tent (Nebraska, The Descendants, Sideways), its sound design is by Paul N.J. Ottoson (Zero Dark Thirty, Fury, Men in Black, Spiderman 2), and... Read more
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asianage
It will leave you high and dryby Oscar-winning cinematographer Russell Carpenter (he shot Titanic, Ant-Man, T
It will leave you high and dry
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
by Oscar-winning cinematographer Russell Carpenter (he shot Titanic, Ant-Man, True Lies), edited by Kevin Tent (Nebraska, The Descendants, Sideways), its sound design is by Paul N.J. Ottoson (Zero Dark Thirty, Fury, Men in Black, Spiderman 2), and... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Dinosaurs were blonde and GINGER just like humanswere blonde, ginger or dark haired just like humans, scientists found. An anal
Dinosaurs were blonde and GINGER just like humans
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
were blonde, ginger or dark haired just like humans, scientists found. An analyses of pigments in bird feathers who are the descendants of dinosaurs found they had the same colours as human hair. And the metals that cause the different shades... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Down with DNAbetween certain genes and behavioral traits like risk-taking. Are these genes m
Down with DNA
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
between certain genes and behavioral traits like risk-taking. Are these genes more common among migrants—for instance, the descendants of U.S. colonists, as compared to the population of the UK? No doubt it'll thrill American exceptionalists... Read more
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CBC.ca
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Hallhistorical episodes, inspiring efforts at reconciliation with residential schoo
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Hall
CBC.ca / Posted 7 days ago
historical episodes, inspiring efforts at reconciliation with residential school survivors in this country and with the descendants of slaves in the United States. She has also mentored many young writers and has consistently taken... Read more
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Aljazeera
Spain: Searching for Garcia Lorcaor through commemorative events. In the past decade, however, a number of "his
Spain: Searching for Garcia Lorca
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
or through commemorative events. In the past decade, however, a number of "historical memory" groups have appeared, led by the descendants of Republicans and leftists who were murdered, and calling for an exhumation of mass graves and a public... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Genocide and Land Are Intrinsically Linkedpost-colonial parlance of national reconciliation may be considered rightful ow
Genocide and Land Are Intrinsically Linked
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
post-colonial parlance of national reconciliation may be considered rightful owners, but equally not to the detriment of the descendants of the rightful original owners from whom such lands were confiscated to the benefit of colonial... Read more
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NBC Washington
Descendants of Slave-Born Artist See His Work at New MuseumA local family found out they are the descendants of a man who was born a slave
Descendants of Slave-Born Artist See His Work at New Museum
NBC Washington / Posted 7 days ago
A local family found out they are the descendants of a man who was born a slave and created now-famous pieces of art -- one of which will go on display at the new African American museum in D.C. Watch the full story on News4 at 11.... Read more
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Variety
Environmental Media Association Awards to Honor Shailene Woodleyand honor the home that has offered us the lives we know.” Woodley, who was no
Environmental Media Association Awards to Honor Shailene Woodley
Variety / Posted 7 days ago
and honor the home that has offered us the lives we know.” Woodley, who was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in “The Descendants,” just wrapped production on HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” which will premiere next year. Here is a complete list... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Israeli police find second chained Bedouin manhad not been cut in years. He was taken to hospital and social welfare authorit
Israeli police find second chained Bedouin man
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
had not been cut in years. He was taken to hospital and social welfare authorities were notified. About 300 000 Bedouins, the descendants of desert nomads, live in Israel, mainly in the Negev. A large number live in unrecognised villages, often... Read more
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Raw Story
A historian explains the racist history of Catholicism that the Church still refuses to acknowledgesurreptitiously gave the Jesuits its first African-American member in former Ge
A historian explains the racist history of Catholicism that the Church still refuses to acknowledge
Raw Story / Posted 8 days ago
surreptitiously gave the Jesuits its first African-American member in former Georgetown president Father Francis Healy, the descendants of William Lee, an emancipated slave of the Jesuit Fathers at Georgetown, are certainly deserving of greater... Read more
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metro
Red Dwarf returns: Everything you need to know about the six ages of the comedyhis only company is a hologramatic simulation of his obnoxious roommate, a seni
Red Dwarf returns: Everything you need to know about the six ages of the comedy
metro / Posted 8 days ago
his only company is a hologramatic simulation of his obnoxious roommate, a senile computer and a creature who evolved from the descendants of the ship’s cat. Resigned to his fate, Lister turns the ship around (a process that will take four thousand... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
first genome study reveals rich history of Aboriginal Australianssingle wave of migrants who left Africa around 72,000 years ago. Key points I
first genome study reveals rich history of Aboriginal Australians
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
single wave of migrants who left Africa around 72,000 years ago. Key points It confirms modern Aboriginal Australians are the descendants of the first people to inhabit Australia — a claim that has previously been the subject of debate. And the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Smithsonian train exhibit preserves lost history of Jim Crow Southat the National Museum of African American History and Culture tells the story
Smithsonian train exhibit preserves lost history of Jim Crow South
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
at the National Museum of African American History and Culture tells the story of the opportunities, and limitations, the descendants of slaves found working on the railroad. The ID belonged to Thomas McCord, a Pullman porter based out of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
first genome study reveals rich history of Aboriginal Australianssingle wave of migrants who left Africa around 72,000 years ago. Key points I
first genome study reveals rich history of Aboriginal Australians
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
single wave of migrants who left Africa around 72,000 years ago. Key points It confirms modern Aboriginal Australians are the descendants of the first people to inhabit Australia — a claim that has previously been the subject of debate. And the... Read more
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Slate
Nate Parker Wants Us to Confront the Darkness of the Past. He Should, Too.assault and slavery, by acknowledging that the past informs the present, and th
Nate Parker Wants Us to Confront the Darkness of the Past. He Should, Too.
Slate / Posted 9 days ago
assault and slavery, by acknowledging that the past informs the present, and that some victims (from his own accuser to the descendants of African slaves) suffer the effects of past abuses well after the original event. He had a chance to put... Read more
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New Kerala
George Clooney feels 'very sorry' about 'Brangelina' divorce news - newkerala.com #121603an unfortunate story about a family. I feel very sorry to hear that. That's the
George Clooney feels 'very sorry' about 'Brangelina' divorce news - newkerala.com #121603
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
an unfortunate story about a family. I feel very sorry to hear that. That's the first I've heard of it," the 'The Descendants' star added in surprise. The Internet went erratic a day ago after reports of the famous Hollywood couple... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Naira Struggles - Mind the Gapprice of yams in the two markets is about the same. One Tuesday the chief in B
Naira Struggles - Mind the Gap
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
price of yams in the two markets is about the same. One Tuesday the chief in Bali decides, for reasons unknown, that all the descendants of Suntai can no longer come to Yelwa market to buy yams. The Suntai family is big in Bali making up about 20... Read more
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Greene County Daily World
Community Noteswill talk and answer questions for family forest owners on woodland management
Community Notes
Greene County Daily World / Posted 9 days ago
will talk and answer questions for family forest owners on woodland management and federal income tax and estate tax laws. The descendants of John Hiram and Sarah Melissa Daugherty Weddle will hold a family reunion at the Linton Humphreys Park East... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man claims kept naked, chained for 15 years - Israeli policewelfare authorities were notified. Israeli police were checking the veracity of
Man claims kept naked, chained for 15 years - Israeli police
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
welfare authorities were notified. Israeli police were checking the veracity of his statements. About 300 000 Bedouins, the descendants of desert nomads, live in Israel, mainly in the Negev, located in the country's south. A large number live... Read more
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Deseret News
Herbert, Utah Native Americans plan D.C. rally against monumentpacket to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell that includes anti-monument resolutio
Herbert, Utah Native Americans plan D.C. rally against monument
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
packet to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell that includes anti-monument resolutions from their groups and a petition from the Descendants of Kaayelli. The packet will also include resolutions from the cities of Blanding and Monticello, the San... Read more
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