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CBS 6 Richmond
Hour-by-hour look at Monday's messy wintry mixRICHMOND, Va. -- A new winter storm will sweep through the Plains and Mississip
Hour-by-hour look at Monday's messy wintry mix
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 6 minutes ago
RICHMOND, Va. -- A new winter storm will sweep through the Plains and Mississippi River valley Saturday into early Sunday, and then move into our area Sunday night. Snow will spread in from the south and west after midnight Sunday night, and will be... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Saving rare rhinos proves horny problemSumatran Rhino: Dr Bryant from Taronga Zoo sheds light on species’ rarity | Dai
Saving rare rhinos proves horny problem
Daily Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
Sumatran Rhino: Dr Bryant from Taronga Zoo sheds light on species’ rarity | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website HELPING a Sumatran rhino give birth in the middle... Read more
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Herald Sun
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to lifeRau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to life
Herald Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2016, near Wellington, about 90km from Cape Town. Picture: Rodger Bosch IN A spectacular valley less than two hours’ drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals... Read more
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News.com.au
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to lifeRau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to life
News.com.au / Posted 4 hours ago
Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2016, near Wellington, about 90km from Cape Town. Picture: Rodger Bosch IN A spectacular valley less than two hours’ drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals... Read more
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Perth Now
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to lifeRau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to life
Perth Now / Posted 4 hours ago
Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2016, near Wellington, about 90km from Cape Town. Picture: Rodger Bosch IN A spectacular valley less than two hours’ drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to life | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Search
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to life
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
| DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to lifeRau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2
Extinct zebra subspecies brought back to life
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 hours ago
Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2016, near Wellington, about 90km from Cape Town. Picture: Rodger Bosch IN A spectacular valley less than two hours’ drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Saturday’s weatherWe’ve got more warm weather on the way. Temperatures will climb into the low 5
Saturday’s weather
Greeley Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
We’ve got more warm weather on the way. Temperatures will climb into the low 50s once again this afternoon. We’ll see mostly sunny skies across the state and more dry conditions today in the mountains. A few light snow showers are possible across... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Snowmobiler found dead in Becker County identified PONSFORD - A 56-year-old snowmobiler who was found dead on Big Rush Lake in B
Snowmobiler found dead in Becker County identified
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 9 hours ago
PONSFORD - A 56-year-old snowmobiler who was found dead on Big Rush Lake in Becker County, has been identified. Carl Sunram of Ponsford was found dead in what appears to be a one-vehicle snowmobile... Read more
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NZCity
Key at community projects in ChristchurchPrime Minister John Key has visited projects seeking to create a sense of commu
Key at community projects in Christchurch
NZCity / Posted 13 hours ago
Prime Minister John Key has visited projects seeking to create a sense of community in the earthquake-devastated centre of Christchurch. His visit to the city he grew up in on Saturday helped to highlight the Otakaro Orchard and the nearby Margaret... Read more
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The Herald News
With deep freeze coming, officials urge residents to stay warm and be safe with heating FALL RIVER — Canada is coming for a visit, and it is going to bust up the pla
With deep freeze coming, officials urge residents to stay warm and be safe with heating
The Herald News / Posted 14 hours ago
FALL RIVER — Canada is coming for a visit, and it is going to bust up the place. It always does this time of year.Burst pipes, stalled cars, injured pets,... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Cold blast first then better (FRI-2/12Chilly air is seeping through the region this afternoon and while we’re going t
Cold blast first then better (FRI-2/12
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 17 hours ago
Chilly air is seeping through the region this afternoon and while we’re going to have some cold weather into Sunday morning…this will not last too long in the big scheme of things. The worst of the cold weather will be towards the NE part of the... Read more
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Raw Story
South Africa revives ‘extinct’ zebra subspeciesIn a spectacular valley less than two hours’ drive north of Cape Town, a small
South Africa revives ‘extinct’ zebra subspecies
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
In a spectacular valley less than two hours’ drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals provides the chance to travel back in time over more than a century. The animals roaming over a wide plain encased by jagged mountain ranges look like... Read more
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Nottingham Post
10 hidden gems in GedlingJeremy Lewis blows a trumpet for the borough of Gedling. 1. The name Gedling
10 hidden gems in Gedling
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Lewis blows a trumpet for the borough of Gedling. 1. The name Gedling The first thing to say about the borough in which I live is that it has a wonderful name. In Anglo-Saxon times, Gedling was "Gedla's place" or "the place of Gedla's folk",... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Spring OutlookAs Winter winds down how are we shaping up for Winter. I spoke with the Nationa
Spring Outlook
KTBS Shreveport / Posted yesterday
As Winter winds down how are we shaping up for Winter. I spoke with the National Weather Service Senior Meteorologist in Shreveport to find out. Ice.....Snow.....Weeks long polar air masses.....All things we have dodged so far. But we still have 5... Read more
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PhysOrg
South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspeciesRau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2
South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspecies
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck Valley, on February 3, 2016, near Cape Town In a spectacular valley less than two hours' drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals provides the chance to travel back in time over more... Read more
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The Border Mail
Merging shires needs more than road mapALBURY folk would quite rightly turn their noses up at having to travel to Wagg
Merging shires needs more than road map
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
ALBURY folk would quite rightly turn their noses up at having to travel to Wagga for a council meeting. After all who would travel more than 100 kilometres to participate in what is meant to be the "local" level of government. But residents on the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspeciesELANDSBERG, South Africa - In a spectacular valley less than two hours' drive n
South Africa revives 'extinct' zebra subspecies
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
ELANDSBERG, South Africa - In a spectacular valley less than two hours' drive north of Cape Town, a small herd of animals provides the chance to travel back in time over more than a century. Rau quagga walk on Elandsfontein farm, in the Riebeeck... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Wild and whirling wordsHe was talking about the Guptas, and it wasn't his characterisation of that fam
Wild and whirling words
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
He was talking about the Guptas, and it wasn't his characterisation of that family as scoundrels, scumbags and corruptors that was troubling, it was the use of the word "curry". He had just ejected ANN7 reporters from the briefing, saying he... Read more
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The Verge
HBO posts first photos of Game of Thrones season sixIf you're looking for spoilers, you won't find many here. Most of the photos sh
HBO posts first photos of Game of Thrones season six
The Verge / Posted yesterday
If you're looking for spoilers, you won't find many here. Most of the photos show characters exactly where we left them — Dany off on the plains by herself; Arya blind and chilling in Bravos; Margaery in prison; Tyrion left behind in Mereen; and... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn eager to start 2016 softball season, sights set on returning to WCWSThe foundation and expectations for Auburn's 2016 softball season was set over
Auburn eager to start 2016 softball season, sights set on returning to WCWS
Al.com / Posted yesterday
The foundation and expectations for Auburn's 2016 softball season was set over eight months ago in Oklahoma City. The program's first trip to Women's College World Series ended on May 31, 2015 and ever since Auburn has been focused on building off... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Concerns about new camping rules addressedFor the first time in several months, all members of the city of Sterling Parks
Concerns about new camping rules addressed
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
For the first time in several months, all members of the city of Sterling Parks, Library and Recreation Board were present at a meeting. During their regular meeting on Tuesday, the board had a discussion about camping rules, which were approved at... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Hospice Hog Roast and Auction set for SaturdayWatching someone you love live out their final days can be almost unbearable at
Hospice Hog Roast and Auction set for Saturday
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Watching someone you love live out their final days can be almost unbearable at times, but hospice can help guide families through it. Marla Gareis and her children, Julie and Jason, know that well. They relied upon Hospice of the Plains last year,... Read more
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The Tyee
Dear Maclean's: Urban or Remote, Indigenous Communities Not Served EquallyScott Gilmore's 'move to cities' idea is as old as colonialism itself. Photo: T
Dear Maclean's: Urban or Remote, Indigenous Communities Not Served Equally
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
Scott Gilmore's 'move to cities' idea is as old as colonialism itself. Photo: Twitter. [Editor's note: This response from Indigenous rights lawyers Maggie Wente, Michael McClurg and Bryce Edwards first appeared on the blog of the legal firm Olthuis... Read more
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New Kerala
Rain, fresh snowfall break dry spell in KashmirJammu/Srinagar Feb 11 : Light rain and snowfall occurred in Jammu and Kashmir T
Rain, fresh snowfall break dry spell in Kashmir
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Jammu/Srinagar Feb 11 : Light rain and snowfall occurred in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday breaking the nearly two-month long dry spell in the state. "There has been light snowfall in the higher reaches and rainfall in the plains of Jammu and Kashmir... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Gabriel wins again with Another Day In ParadiseVeteran mas designer Rosalind Gabriel says she is happy with her band placing f
Gabriel wins again with Another Day In Paradise
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Veteran mas designer Rosalind Gabriel says she is happy with her band placing first in the Junior Bands category (Large) of the NCC Band of the Year competition. She said so yesterday shortly after the results were announced at a media briefing at... Read more
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Slate
Coal Producers Think the Supreme Court Just Gave Them a Big Win. They’re Wrong.A Closer Look at the New Energy Economy The Supreme Court Can’t Save CoalThe j
Coal Producers Think the Supreme Court Just Gave Them a Big Win. They’re Wrong.
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
A Closer Look at the New Energy Economy The Supreme Court Can’t Save CoalThe justices dealt a blow to Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Dirty energy sources are still doomed. The Supreme Court appears to have dealt a blow to President Obama’s plan to make... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wolf wants to tax casino 'free play'Gov. Tom Wolf wants to add a new 8 percent tax on casinos as part of his 2016-1
Wolf wants to tax casino 'free play'
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Tom Wolf wants to add a new 8 percent tax on casinos as part of his 2016-17 budget. Mohegan Sun Pocono, Mount Airy Casino & Resort and Pennsylvania’s 10 other casinos already pay taxes on their slot machine and table game revenues, but the... Read more
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examiner.com
Warm air, record cold, and blizzard conditionsA bitter cold day for part of the Upper Peninsula in 1857. A low temperature of
Warm air, record cold, and blizzard conditions
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
A bitter cold day for part of the Upper Peninsula in 1857. A low temperature of minus 35 degrees occurred in Ontonagon. In 1899, Grand Rapids has its coldest day on record with a high of minus 6 degrees and a low of minus 21 degrees. Muskegon had... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Icy delights at the Quebec Winter CarnivalQUEBEC CITY - Jacqueline Ouellet has seen 62 Quebec Winter Carnivals. She has r
Icy delights at the Quebec Winter Carnival
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
QUEBEC CITY - Jacqueline Ouellet has seen 62 Quebec Winter Carnivals. She has roughly 62 Bonhomme pins on her hat. But she has one regret. “I love everything about Carnival," Ouellet told me on the opening weekend of the 2016 Carnival, which runs... Read more
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examiner.com
Mormon youth prepare for annual Trek experienceYesterday in a Stake Center in Richmond Texas, members of The Church of Jesus C
Mormon youth prepare for annual Trek experience
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Yesterday in a Stake Center in Richmond Texas, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) had a kick-off meeting for youth planning to participate in the church’s Pioneer Trek. This meeting mirrors congregations around the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wolf wants to tax on casino "free play"Gov. Tom Wolf wants to add a new 8 percent tax on casinos as part of his 2016-1
Wolf wants to tax on casino "free play"
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Tom Wolf wants to add a new 8 percent tax on casinos as part of his 2016-17 budget. Mohegan Sun Pocono, Mount Airy Casino & Resort and Pennsylvania’s 10 other casinos already pay taxes on their slot machine and table game revenues, but the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wolf wants to tax on casino "free play"Gov. Tom Wolf wants to add a new 8 percent tax on casinos as part of his 2016-1
Wolf wants to tax on casino "free play"
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Tom Wolf wants to add a new 8 percent tax on casinos as part of his 2016-17 budget. Mohegan Sun Pocono, Mount Airy Casino & Resort and Pennsylvania’s 10 other casinos already pay taxes on their slot machine and table game revenues, but the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Revved-up RevHighway to heaven: Leather-clad minister Fr Simon Robinson tends to the spiritu
Revved-up Rev
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
Highway to heaven: Leather-clad minister Fr Simon Robinson tends to the spiritual needs of his parishioners in northern Victoria from the back of his Victory Judge motorbike. Picture: Zoe Phillips ACROSS the plains of Quambatook and out around... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Where climate guardian angels (didn’t) fear to treadFIVE women dressed as angels were arrested for blockading the road into Santos’
Where climate guardian angels (didn’t) fear to tread
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
FIVE women dressed as angels were arrested for blockading the road into Santos’ Leewood facility in the Pilliga forest yesterday. URGENT PLEA: One of the protesters, Deborah Heart, from Melbourne, appeals to police moments before she is... Read more
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The Hindu
Sushil Koirala dies: Consensus builder Prime Minister of NepalMr. Koirala who was the current patriarch of the leading political dynasty of N
Sushil Koirala dies: Consensus builder Prime Minister of Nepal
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Mr. Koirala who was the current patriarch of the leading political dynasty of Nepal came to the political scene following a family tradition which generated legendary figures Nepal’s former Prime Minister and leader of the Nepali Congress, Sushil... Read more
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The Hindu
Sushil Koirala: A consensus Prime Minister of NepalMr. Koirala who was the current patriarch of the leading political dynasty of N
Sushil Koirala: A consensus Prime Minister of Nepal
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Mr. Koirala who was the current patriarch of the leading political dynasty of Nepal came to the political scene following a family tradition which generated legendary figures Nepal’s former Prime Minister and leader of the Nepali Congress, Sushil... Read more
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dna
Here's what the Indian Army and Air Force are confronted with in the Siachen Glacier3rd June 1990: Two Cheetah helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) are on a r
Here's what the Indian Army and Air Force are confronted with in the Siachen Glacier
dna / Posted 4 days ago
3rd June 1990: Two Cheetah helicopters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) are on a regular air maintenance run to the Siachen glacier. As was the routine by that time — six years into Operation Meghdoot — the first shuttles were to Amar and Sonam posts,... Read more
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USA Today
Tuesday's forecast: Snowy East, warm WestThe national weather forecast for Tuesday, February 8th calls for snowy weather
Tuesday's forecast: Snowy East, warm West
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
The national weather forecast for Tuesday, February 8th calls for snowy weather for much of the East, warm weather in the West while arctic air sends a chill into the Plains. A winter storm will deliver snow to portions of the northeastern U.S. on... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Weathering the weather ...Byrne, a member of the Cooperative Observer Program (COOP) with the National We
Weathering the weather ...
Bureau County Republican / Posted 4 days ago
Byrne, a member of the Cooperative Observer Program (COOP) with the National Weather Service Quad Cities, said he doesn’t see the typical patterns that would usually indicate severe cold temperatures or massive amounts of snow. Byrne admitted it’s... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons? Photo: When summer rolls around each year we are faced with the incessant dis
Are we causing longer, more intense bushfire seasons?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Photo: When summer rolls around each year we are faced with the incessant distress of raging bushfires around our country. (Dave Hancock: User submitted) If you think bushfires are becoming both... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Santos v People: court case dateA DATE has been set for Santos and People for the Plains to battle it out in co
Santos v People: court case date
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
A DATE has been set for Santos and People for the Plains to battle it out in court. LOCAL RESISTANCE: A People For The Plains rally in Narrabri in November last year. The two-day court case will by heard by the NSW Land and Environment Court on... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Plains Twp. pianist devoted to jazz, improv and avant-garde music locally and abroadUpright guy Ron Stabinsky put about 40,000 miles on his car last year. “It’
Plains Twp. pianist devoted to jazz, improv and avant-garde music locally and abroad
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Upright guy Ron Stabinsky put about 40,000 miles on his car last year. “It’s been a lot of driving,” the Plains Twp. resident said with a laugh. He’s not... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Winter to make comeback on howling windsWith a high of 43 degrees at O'Hare International Airport, and a low of 34, Sun
Winter to make comeback on howling winds
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
With a high of 43 degrees at O'Hare International Airport, and a low of 34, Sunday's average temperature was 14 degrees above normal. This was the 17th straight day the city logged above average temperatures. Monday readings will average closer to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Snakes on the plains: More than 20 reptiles unaccounted for after fireSnakes on the plains: More than 20 reptiles unaccounted for after Adelaide unit
Snakes on the plains: More than 20 reptiles unaccounted for after fire
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Snakes on the plains: More than 20 reptiles unaccounted for after Adelaide unit fire Photo: A unit where up to 30 reptiles were licensed to be stored on site has been destroyed in an early-morning fire. (891 ABC Adelaide: Spence Denny) More than 20... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Blown away in search of a chinook on the road to Livingstone RangeGusts of wind sent wraiths of loose snow scrabbling across the road in front of
Blown away in search of a chinook on the road to Livingstone Range
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Gusts of wind sent wraiths of loose snow scrabbling across the road in front of me and shook the truck like a puppy killing a sock. In front of me, the Livingstone Range loomed, the snow-covered limestone crags capped by a roiling, churning line of... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Growing PopulationNorth Dakota, a name from a Sioux word meaning "friend" or "allies," has a tota
Growing Population
Minot Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
North Dakota, a name from a Sioux word meaning "friend" or "allies," has a total estimated population today of 756,927 people. Of that number, more than 5 percent are American Indians, according to the U.S. Census. Scott Davis, executive director of... Read more
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Al.com
Auburn puts another player in Pro Football Hall of FameAfter 31 years, Frank "Gunner" Gatski has company from the Plains in the Pro Fo
Auburn puts another player in Pro Football Hall of Fame
Al.com / Posted 6 days ago
After 31 years, Frank "Gunner" Gatski has company from the Plains in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Inducted in 1985, Gatski had been the only former Auburn player in the Pro Football Hall of Fame until Saturday night. In his fifth year as a... Read more
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Bleacher Report
2017 4-Star OG Johnson Tweets Decommitment from BamaOn Friday, Johnson tweeted a message stating he was opening up his recruitment
2017 4-Star OG Johnson Tweets Decommitment from Bama
Bleacher Report / Posted 6 days ago
On Friday, Johnson tweeted a message stating he was opening up his recruitment again, although Alabama would continue to be one of his top schools: The 4-star offensive guard from Cedar Grove High School in Ellenwood, Georgia, had been committed to... Read more
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Salon.com
College is still for white people: Our universities have become a hostile place for African-AmericansWhen it comes to college, from the moment African-American high school students
College is still for white people: Our universities have become a hostile place for African-Americans
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
When it comes to college, from the moment African-American high school students receive those wonderful large envelopes, the ones with the beautifully written acceptance letters from a predominately white university saying. “Congratulations!,” little... Read more
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