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Decclan Chronicle
'Granny-Sitter Wanted' a unique ad in UK gets overwhelming responseSeeking a big-hearted soul with caring experience and a musical talent to help
'Granny-Sitter Wanted' a unique ad in UK gets overwhelming response
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 3 hours ago
Seeking a big-hearted soul with caring experience and a musical talent to help look after Margaret, 93, who has a love of crosswords, baking and singing old drinking songs," the advert on a website reads. Ross Elder, 40, and his 32-year-old... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tragic nurse struggling with stress at hospital took her own lifewas referred to mental health services that day but just a week later she was p
Tragic nurse struggling with stress at hospital took her own life
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
was referred to mental health services that day but just a week later she was pulled from the water at Bishops Offley, near Eccleshall, on May 26. Her fiance, Andrew Ward, who had lived with Ms Burdett since 2004, said she was... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Eau Claire dog trainers weigh in on Montreal pit bull banto the Montreal Gazette, a newspaper based in Montreal, said the law bans Ameri
Eau Claire dog trainers weigh in on Montreal pit bull ban
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 19 hours ago
to the Montreal Gazette, a newspaper based in Montreal, said the law bans American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers, Staffordshire bull terriers, and any dog that has similar physical characteristics. The legislation... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 21 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a scared dog, which could put them in danger of being bitten, a new British study shows. While young children often knew an angry dog was trouble, they were just as likely... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 21 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a scared dog, which could put them in danger of being bitten, a new British study shows. While young children often knew an angry dog was trouble, they were just as likely... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 22 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a scared dog, which could put them in danger of being bitten, a new British study shows. While young children often knew an angry dog was trouble, they were just as likely... Read more
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WALB Albany
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend
WALB Albany / Posted 22 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a scared dog, which could put them in danger of being bitten, a new British study shows. While young children often knew an angry dog was trouble, they were just as likely... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 22 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a scared dog, which could put them in danger of being bitten, a new British study shows. While young children often knew an angry dog was trouble, they were just as likely... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 22 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a scared dog, which could put them in danger of being bitten, a new British study shows. While young children often knew an angry dog was trouble, they were just as likely... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a
Not all dogs are man's (or kids') best friend
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 22 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Young kids don't necessarily know they shouldn't approach a scared dog, which could put them in danger of being bitten, a new British study shows. While young children often knew an angry dog was trouble, they were just as likely... Read more
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express
Are bits of old fibres from KNICKERS and SOCKS getting into deep-sea creatures?being consumed by creatures on the ocean floor. What worries scientists is tha
Are bits of old fibres from KNICKERS and SOCKS getting into deep-sea creatures?
express / Posted yesterday
being consumed by creatures on the ocean floor. What worries scientists is that the synthetic fibres were found thousands of miles offshore in the depths of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean, an indication of a truly global pollution... Read more
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PhysOrg
First evidence of deep-sea animals ingesting microplasticspen polyp. Credit: Michelle Taylor Scientists working in the mid-Atlantic and s
First evidence of deep-sea animals ingesting microplastics
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
pen polyp. Credit: Michelle Taylor Scientists working in the mid-Atlantic and south-west Indian Ocean have found evidence of microfibers ingested by deep sea animals including hermit crabs, squat lobsters and sea cucumbers, revealing for the first... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Everton 4 Palace 0 2005: Where are they now?- when a youngster called James Vaughan made history. Vaughan is still pulling
Everton 4 Palace 0 2005: Where are they now?
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
- when a youngster called James Vaughan made history. Vaughan is still pulling on his boots, along with two other members of that class of 2005 - one at 37 in Scotland and one at 36 in Australia. But where are the other players who turned out... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tiny plastics are discovered in sea creatures at depths of 1800 METREScould be causing much further widespread damage than first predicted. Research
Tiny plastics are discovered in sea creatures at depths of 1800 METRES
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
could be causing much further widespread damage than first predicted. Researchers have discovered the first evidence of microplastics being ingested by deep-sea animals. And it appears that microplastics could be causing much further... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bullsBenzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responde
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bulls
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Benzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responders pronounced Vadnais dead at the scene. Officers shot and killed the animal, which they described as a pit bull. Vadnais's family demanded a response. Serge... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A city is banning pit bulls. Will that actually keep citizens safe from dog attacks?Benzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responde
A city is banning pit bulls. Will that actually keep citizens safe from dog attacks?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Benzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responders pronounced Vadnais dead at the scene. Officers shot and killed the animal, which they described as a pit bull. Vadnais's family demanded a response. Serge... Read more
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The Columbian
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bulls.Benzenati’s neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responde
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bulls.
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Benzenati’s neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responders pronounced Vadnais dead at the scene. Officers shot and killed the animal, which they described as a pit bull. Vadnais’s family demanded a response. Serge... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bullsBenzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responde
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bulls
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Benzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responders pronounced Vadnais dead at the scene. Officers shot and killed the animal, which they described as a pit bull. Vadnais's family demanded a response. Serge... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bullsBenzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responde
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bulls
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
Benzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responders pronounced Vadnais dead at the scene. Officers shot and killed the animal, which they described as a pit bull. Vadnais's family demanded a response. Serge... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bullsBenzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responde
A dog fatally mauled a Canadian woman 3 months ago. Now, Montreal has banned pit bulls
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Benzenati's neighbor, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responders pronounced Vadnais dead at the scene. Officers shot and killed the animal, which they described as a pit bull. Vadnais's family demanded a response. Serge... Read more
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Dundas Star News
Three months after she was fatally mauled — Montreal bans pit bullsBenzenati's neighbour, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Respond
Three months after she was fatally mauled — Montreal bans pit bulls
Dundas Star News / Posted 2 days ago
Benzenati's neighbour, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responders pronounced Vadnais dead at the scene. Officers shot and killed the animal, which they described as a pit bull. Vadnais's family demanded a response. Serge... Read more
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The Record
Three months after she was fatally mauled — Montreal bans pit bullsBenzenati's neighbour, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Respond
Three months after she was fatally mauled — Montreal bans pit bulls
The Record / Posted 2 days ago
Benzenati's neighbour, 55-year-old Christiane Vadnais, mauled to death. Responders pronounced Vadnais dead at the scene. Officers shot and killed the animal, which they described as a pit bull. Vadnais's family demanded a response. Serge... Read more
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birminghammail
Girl held over bullying attack, live news/travelat the Birmingham depot where he worked has been jailed for 18 months. Steven
Girl held over bullying attack, live news/travel
birminghammail / Posted 3 days ago
at the Birmingham depot where he worked has been jailed for 18 months. Steven Clifton, who was planning to spend some of the cash on a holiday to Disneyland, was secretly observed ripping open the packets. Clifton, 37, of Highters Road,... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in CubaThen opportunity appeared in the form of a year-old Chihuahua named Macorina.
New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in Cuba
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Then opportunity appeared in the form of a year-old Chihuahua named Macorina. A university professor who worked nights hired Ortega to feed, walk and groom Macorina in 2013 for $28 a month, more than the average state salary. The little dog became... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Dr Mary McCarty: Don’t forget just how vital vaccinations are « Shropshire StarAt this time of year it is not just those vulnerable to flu who need to take pr
Dr Mary McCarty: Don’t forget just how vital vaccinations are « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 6 days ago
At this time of year it is not just those vulnerable to flu who need to take precautions. As students prepare for university or college, they need to make sure their vaccination record is up to date and, in particular, they are protected against... Read more
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Daily Mail
Amazing stories of the women whose lives were transformed by one dietstick to happily walking six miles a day. Losing 7st in just eight months. Conq
Amazing stories of the women whose lives were transformed by one diet
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
stick to happily walking six miles a day. Losing 7st in just eight months. Conquering eczema, asthma and chronic pain. And, of course, beating diabetes. As the extraordinary stories of these Mail readers show, my 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet, serialised... Read more
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Express and Star
Driver rolled car while child was inside « Express & Starchild's mother was also in the Hyundai i20 when it was involved in a collision
Driver rolled car while child was inside « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 7 days ago
child's mother was also in the Hyundai i20 when it was involved in a collision with a stationary Peugeot ending up on its roof at Oxford Gardens in Stafford just after midnight yesterday - Friday. An off-duty paramedic was first on scene and all... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making Games23rd September 2016 TIGA, has today announced the list of finalists for the TI
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 8 days ago
23rd September 2016 TIGA, has today announced the list of finalists for the TIGA Games Industry Awards, ahead of the ceremony at Christ Church Spitalfields, a beautiful Hawksmoor church in London's bustling East End, on the evening of November 10 th... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Police cordon outside The Grill on New York Streetscene that there was an altercation further down the street and the restaurant’
Police cordon outside The Grill on New York Street
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
scene that there was an altercation further down the street and the restaurant’s outside seating area was later cordoned off for forensic investigation. We’re still awaiting confirmation of details from GMP. Reporter Sam Yarwood has now arrived... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Island Archaeologist hits paydirt in his own backyardArchaeologist Stephen Harvey holds up the stem of a wine glass found in his bac
Island Archaeologist hits paydirt in his own backyard
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
Archaeologist Stephen Harvey holds up the stem of a wine glass found in his backyard. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure … particularly if that other man happens to be an archaeologist. Stephen Harvey, Ph.D, is an Egyptologist who lives on... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Just 15 minutes of TV may kill creativity in kidsread books or solve jigsaw puzzles, a new study has warned. Watching TV for sh
Just 15 minutes of TV may kill creativity in kids
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
read books or solve jigsaw puzzles, a new study has warned. Watching TV for short periods does not impact on the number of creative ideas that young children come up, researchers said. However the research, conducted with 60 children of three... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Cerebral palsy sufferer Ben Baddeley's pioneering treatment transforms his lifelaunched an appeal to support the fund for his vital ops when they were cancell
Cerebral palsy sufferer Ben Baddeley's pioneering treatment transforms his life
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
launched an appeal to support the fund for his vital ops when they were cancelled due to Tory cuts, a letter from Ben’s Professor Michael Vloeberghs proves it has all been worth while. Mirror readers helped to raise more than £20,000 for Ben’s... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in CubaHAVANA (AP) - Lourdes Ortega spent nine years castrating cattle and ridding pig
New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in Cuba
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 days ago
HAVANA (AP) - Lourdes Ortega spent nine years castrating cattle and ridding pigs of parasites until a chronic nerve disease forced her out of veterinary medicine, leaving her struggling for two decades to raise three sons as a single mother on... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in CubaHAVANA (AP) - Lourdes Ortega spent nine years castrating cattle and ridding pig
New class of pampered purebred dogs emerges in Cuba
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
HAVANA (AP) - Lourdes Ortega spent nine years castrating cattle and ridding pigs of parasites until a chronic nerve disease forced her out of veterinary medicine, leaving her struggling for two decades to raise three sons as a single mother on... Read more
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New Kerala
Watching TV just 15 minutes a day can kill creativity in kids - newkerala.com #121651who spend just 15 minutes or more a day watching their favourite cartoons on te
Watching TV just 15 minutes a day can kill creativity in kids - newkerala.com #121651
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
who spend just 15 minutes or more a day watching their favourite cartoons on television may be at an increased risk of losing their creative minds as compared to those who read books or solve jigsaw puzzles, a study says. "There was clear... Read more
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birminghammail
Press club adds new faces to its boardBirmingham Press Club has strengthened its board of directors with the appointm
Press club adds new faces to its board
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
Birmingham Press Club has strengthened its board of directors with the appointment of five leading figures from the business and media sectors. Joining the board of the world’s oldest press club is Paul Faulkner, chief executive of Greater... Read more
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Express and Star
War dead honoured on Staffordshire memorial « Express & StarAn unveiling ceremony was held on Saturday and marked the culmination of effort
War dead honoured on Staffordshire memorial « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 11 days ago
An unveiling ceremony was held on Saturday and marked the culmination of efforts to commemorate war causalities from Chadsmoor, in Staffordshire. The memorial at the junction of Cannock Road and Burns Street was created last April with a plaque... Read more
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Express and Star
Stafford hospital crisis: A&E will not reopen for children this month among fresh doubt over its future « Express & StarUniversity Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, which runs the Weston Road si
Stafford hospital crisis: A&E will not reopen for children this month among fresh doubt over its future « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 11 days ago
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, which runs the Weston Road site in Stafford, last night declared a ‘minor injuries’ service is expected to be reintroduced by early to mid-October. Join the thousands making their voice heard... Read more
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birminghammail
M6 crash adds to long delays around Birmingham Airportupdate: One lane reopened on M6, breakdown adds to delays M6 northbound J4A-5
M6 crash adds to long delays around Birmingham Airport
birminghammail / Posted 17 days ago
update: One lane reopened on M6, breakdown adds to delays M6 northbound J4A-5 - One lane has been reopened past the scene of the serious accident on the northbound M6 between the M42 and Castle Bromwich, though there is considerable congestion... Read more
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Express and Star
Stafford hospital crisis: Concerns about children's A&E raised SEVEN WEEKS earlier « Express & StarA timeline of events leading up to the controversial move has now been publishe
Stafford hospital crisis: Concerns about children's A&E raised SEVEN WEEKS earlier « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 17 days ago
A timeline of events leading up to the controversial move has now been published. It reveals that the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, which runs the Weston Road site, took nearly 50 days to close services despite fears around... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Children lack understanding of problems from approaching frightened dogsChildren understand the risks of approaching an angry dog but they are unaware
Children lack understanding of problems from approaching frightened dogs
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
Children understand the risks of approaching an angry dog but they are unaware that they should show the same caution around frightened dogs. That is one of the findings of a study by Dr Sarah Rose and Grace Aldridge of Staffordshire University who... Read more
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Express and Star
Stafford hospital crisis: MP Jeremy Lefroy calls for Commons debate « Express & StarUniversity Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust has declared the children’s em
Stafford hospital crisis: MP Jeremy Lefroy calls for Commons debate « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 18 days ago
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust has declared the children’s emergency centre at County Hospital ‘clinically unsafe’ due to a lack of staff trained in paediatrics or anaesthetics. Mr Lefroy has raised the matter during leader’s... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Woman cyclist airlifted after crash with cement mixer in Whitchurch « Shropshire StarEmergency services were called to the junction of the A41 and A525, on the Whit
Woman cyclist airlifted after crash with cement mixer in Whitchurch « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 19 days ago
Emergency services were called to the junction of the A41 and A525, on the Whitchurch bypass, at about 8.15am. It caused the road to be closed in both directions between Chester Road and the A525 Wrexham Road until about 9.20am. Murray MacGregor, a... Read more
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Express and Star
What are grammar schools and why are they so controversial? « Express & StarAs debate rages about Theresa May's plans for a new batch of grammar schools, w
What are grammar schools and why are they so controversial? « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 21 days ago
As debate rages about Theresa May's plans for a new batch of grammar schools, we take a look at their history and see how exactly they work. Q What is a grammar school? A grammar school is a state secondary school that selects pupils by an exam... Read more
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Stoke City FC
Charlie's Hospital DateCHARLIE ADAM has been treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of the new Valley Cen
Charlie's Hospital Date
Stoke City FC / Posted 23 days ago
CHARLIE ADAM has been treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of the new Valley Centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital. The new £3m centre, which is used to diagnose a range of medical conditions, has two state-of-the-art MRI Scanners, bringing the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Dog with deformed paws has plenty of love to shareSALEM, ORE -- Tigger is 55 pounds of enthusiastic, tail-thumping love. But he
Dog with deformed paws has plenty of love to share
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 24 days ago
SALEM, ORE -- Tigger is 55 pounds of enthusiastic, tail-thumping love. But he could be forgiven for not being so sweetly spirited. The brindle-colored Staffordshire bull terrier mix was born with a condition called ectrodactyly, also known as split... Read more
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Express and Star
Stafford's Shire Hall: Review over historic building's future after university pulls out of site « Express & StarThe proposed review of the building’s use and a plan to take the county’s arts
Stafford's Shire Hall: Review over historic building's future after university pulls out of site « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 25 days ago
The proposed review of the building’s use and a plan to take the county’s arts service into the community will be considered at Staffordshire County Council's prosperous Staffordshire Select Commitee meeting next Tuesday. The proposals coincide with... Read more
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11 News Houston
Dog with deformed paws has plenty of love to shareSALEM, ORE - Tigger is 55 pounds of enthusiastic, tail-thumping love. But he c
Dog with deformed paws has plenty of love to share
11 News Houston / Posted 25 days ago
SALEM, ORE - Tigger is 55 pounds of enthusiastic, tail-thumping love. But he could be forgiven for not being so sweetly spirited. The brindle-colored Staffordshire bull terrier mix was born with a condition called ectrodactyly, also known as split... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Dog with deformed paws has plenty of love to sharefront legs, is waiting for reconstructive surgery to help him keep up with othe
Dog with deformed paws has plenty of love to share
Detroit Free Press / Posted 25 days ago
front legs, is waiting for reconstructive surgery to help him keep up with other dogs. SALEM, ORE - Tigger is 55 pounds of enthusiastic, tail-thumping love. But he could be forgiven for not being so sweetly spirited. The brindle-colored... Read more
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USA Today
Dog with deformed paws has plenty of love to sharefront legs, is waiting for reconstructive surgery to help him keep up with othe
Dog with deformed paws has plenty of love to share
USA Today / Posted 25 days ago
front legs, is waiting for reconstructive surgery to help him keep up with other dogs. SALEM, ORE - Tigger is 55 pounds of enthusiastic, tail-thumping love. But he could be forgiven for not being so sweetly spirited. The brindle-colored... Read more
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