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The Chattanoogan
Late-Night Harassment By The Signal Mountain Police -18out publicly in her own defense? UTC offers courses in Women’s Studies and Soc
Late-Night Harassment By The Signal Mountain Police -18
The Chattanoogan / Posted 45 minutes ago
out publicly in her own defense? UTC offers courses in Women’s Studies and Sociology. There are also numerous places to volunteer in Chattanooga in an effort to end violence, help the homeless, feed the poor and generally raise the standard of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Fairs and Festivals, Events this summer PT 1event, Children’s Art Parade, is 11:30 a.m. July 1; participants will walk to C
Fairs and Festivals, Events this summer PT 1
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted an hour ago
event, Children’s Art Parade, is 11:30 a.m. July 1; participants will walk to Courthouse Square to enjoy the Fine Art Council of Trumbull County’s Noon In The Park and Chalk on the Walk programs, and AVI will offer free ice cream. Sign up... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to entertainment and eventsYARD TO THE BACK WOODS: acrylic and watercolor paintings by Tim Butler and Kevi
Your guide to entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
YARD TO THE BACK WOODS: acrylic and watercolor paintings by Tim Butler and Kevin O’Neill; June 3 to 26, Endless Mountains Council of the Arts Gallery, 302 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Fridays-Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Opening reception, June 5, 2 to... Read more
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Northern Echo
Campaigners reveal fully costed plan to save Darlington libraries without need for major cutbacksshould be created to run both buildings in conjunction with the community. Und
Campaigners reveal fully costed plan to save Darlington libraries without need for major cutbacks
Northern Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
should be created to run both buildings in conjunction with the community. Under the plans sent to Darlington Borough Council, the local authority would continue to run the library service with professional library staff and some volunteer... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
George Ward Elementary School students honored at eventwho missed five days or less during the school year were also recognized during
George Ward Elementary School students honored at event
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 5 hours ago
who missed five days or less during the school year were also recognized during the ceremony. Members of student council were also recognized for their hard work during this academic year. This school year was the first that George Ward... Read more
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Northern Echo
Campaigners reveal bold plan to save Darlington librariesshould be created to run both buildings in conjunction with the community. Und
Campaigners reveal bold plan to save Darlington libraries
Northern Echo / Posted 5 hours ago
should be created to run both buildings in conjunction with the community. Under the plans sent to Darlington Borough Council, the local authority would continue to run the library service with professional library staff and some volunteer... Read more
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Deseret News
World War II bomber pilot, 96, receives Honor Salutepilot was quick to deflect the recognition he received Wednesday when he was pr
World War II bomber pilot, 96, receives Honor Salute
Deseret News / Posted 10 hours ago
pilot was quick to deflect the recognition he received Wednesday when he was presented an Honor Salute by Community Nursing Services and volunteer service members. "It just blows my mind. It's hard to believe. In fact, I feel like I'm here for... Read more
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Canberra Times
How do you handle pushy fundraisers?Or to lump the many charities that practice responsible fundraising with a mino
How do you handle pushy fundraisers?
Canberra Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Or to lump the many charities that practice responsible fundraising with a minority that does not. Or to criticise charity volunteers who, unlike me, generously donate their time. Donation tins...an old fashioned method still overused. Photo:... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
Wasaga Distribution is not for sale: mayorWASAGA BEACH -- Mayor and councillors all received a letter from a member of th
Wasaga Distribution is not for sale: mayor
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 12 hours ago
WASAGA BEACH -- Mayor and councillors all received a letter from a member of the public recently regarding activities at Wasaga Distribution, the electric utility owned by the Town of Wasaga Beach. Deputy Mayor Nina Bifolchi contacted the chair of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victorian Government urges councils to continue SES fundingVictorian Government urges councils to continue funding State Emergency Service
Victorian Government urges councils to continue SES funding
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 hours ago
Victorian Government urges councils to continue funding State Emergency Service despite rate cap The State Government has called on Victorian councils to honour a long-standing co-contribution agreement over funding for the State Emergency... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Putin lost out in prisoner swap with Ukrainedifference between the two post-Soviet regimes. Swapping prisoners in undeclar
Putin lost out in prisoner swap with Ukraine
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
difference between the two post-Soviet regimes. Swapping prisoners in undeclared wars is a venerable tradition. To spy services, including Russian ones, it's a matter of honor to get agents back. One of the earliest such Cold War exchanges, on... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around Greenwich21 Mead Ave., for a memorial service. Glenville firefighter Memorial Day parad
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 17 hours ago
21 Mead Ave., for a memorial service. Glenville firefighter Memorial Day parade On Sunday at 5 p.m. the Glenville Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual Memorial Day parade. The parade starts on Glenville Street and Walker... Read more
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Computer Business Review
2 years to GDPR: How you can prepare for the EU data protection regulationnot just for EU businesses, but companies that interact with the EU. This incl
2 years to GDPR: How you can prepare for the EU data protection regulation
Computer Business Review / Posted 19 hours ago
not just for EU businesses, but companies that interact with the EU. This includes non-EU businesses that target goods or services at EU residents or monitor the behaviour of EU residents. If you are in this category, then it's crucial to work... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Barrow meals on wheels volunteers keep vulnerable people healthyOVER the last year, Barrow hospital catering services have won accolade after a
Barrow meals on wheels volunteers keep vulnerable people healthy
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
OVER the last year, Barrow hospital catering services have won accolade after accolade. EMMA PRESTON reports on why work to keep vulnerable people healthy does not end on the wards. IT will be a fast-paced morning, Peter Metcalfe warns me, as he... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Firms encouraged to help vulnerable residents through new community initiativeSINGAPORE: A new initiative to help vulnerable residents was launched by the No
Firms encouraged to help vulnerable residents through new community initiative
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
SINGAPORE: A new initiative to help vulnerable residents was launched by the North East Community Development Council (CDC) on Wednesday (May 25). Instead of just financial donations, it hopes companies can come forward to volunteer their ideas and... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
In the fight for a rest break, Dallas construction workers find their voice: ‘This is not the end, but a stepping stone to something bigger’to pass a rest break ordinance for local construction workers. About five mont
In the fight for a rest break, Dallas construction workers find their voice: ‘This is not the end, but a stepping stone to something bigger’
ScienceBlogs / Posted 21 hours ago
to pass a rest break ordinance for local construction workers. About five months after Granillo’s death, the Dallas City Council voted 10-5 to approve such an ordinance, which requires that construction workers be given a 10-minute rest break for... Read more
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Herald Sun
Greenery giveaway good to goBayside Mayor James Long, Bayside Community Nursery volunteer Sueli Pompolo (ce
Greenery giveaway good to go
Herald Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
Bayside Mayor James Long, Bayside Community Nursery volunteer Sueli Pompolo (centre)) and Friends of Bayside support officer Jill Robinson-Bird at the Bayside Community Nursery. Picture: Jason Sammon BAYSIDE Community Nursery has given the green... Read more
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Manitoulin Expositor
Northeast Council recognizes efforts of Gary Polano to extend Manitoulin telecommunications infrastructureKen Ferguson and board chair Jim Gordon present their case for honouring the la
Northeast Council recognizes efforts of Gary Polano to extend Manitoulin telecommunications infrastructure
Manitoulin Expositor / Posted yesterday
Ken Ferguson and board chair Jim Gordon present their case for honouring the late Gary Polano before the Northeast Town council. LITTLE CURRENT—The Northeast Town council carried a motion recognizing the efforts of the late Gary Polano in... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Curbside closes, but an ordinance change could set a new courseBut no timeline has been set at 225 N. Nevada Ave., so expect to see an empty l
Curbside closes, but an ordinance change could set a new course
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted yesterday
But no timeline has been set at 225 N. Nevada Ave., so expect to see an empty lot for some time to come. Curbside volunteer board member Mark Tremmel of Tremmel Design Group views Curbside, which gained nonprofit status under Pikes Peak... Read more
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Orange County Register
Irvine honors 12 pillars of the communityname will be engraved on Irvine’s Wall of Recognition this year. The city honor
Irvine honors 12 pillars of the community
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
name will be engraved on Irvine’s Wall of Recognition this year. The city honored the 2016 inductees at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “It’s a great recognition by the city,” Gohardani said. “I think it shows that we need to promote education... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Late-Night Harassment By The Signal Mountain Police -13out publicly in her own defense? UTC offers courses in Women’s Studies and Soc
Late-Night Harassment By The Signal Mountain Police -13
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
out publicly in her own defense? UTC offers courses in Women’s Studies and Sociology. There are also numerous places to volunteer in Chattanooga in an effort to end violence, help the homeless, feed the poor and generally raise the standard of... Read more
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The Maui News
Council committee mulls charter amendment proposalsdays to remove their signatures from the original petition, it currently says n
Council committee mulls charter amendment proposals
The Maui News / Posted yesterday
days to remove their signatures from the original petition, it currently says nothing about the supplemental petition. The council also deferred amendments on the Cost of Government Commission, mayoral appointees and Office of Council Services... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichMay 30 on Greenwich Avenue, local artists will hold exhibits along the Avenue.
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted yesterday
May 30 on Greenwich Avenue, local artists will hold exhibits along the Avenue. To purchase art, contact the Greenwich Arts Council at 203-862-6750. Food talk planned On June 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, is the Science... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading news: Family tribute to man who died in M4 crashhave been ferrying passengers around Reading even though the company’s bid for
Reading news: Family tribute to man who died in M4 crash
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
have been ferrying passengers around Reading even though the company’s bid for an operating licence was snubbed by the council. Roadworks happening in Berkshire in the coming months A Thames Water spokesperson said: “We expect the repair to... Read more
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Northeast Arkansas Town Crier
New street named in LeachvilleCole and Karen Hawkins shared plans with the Leachville City Council on Monday,
New street named in Leachville
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier / Posted yesterday
Cole and Karen Hawkins shared plans with the Leachville City Council on Monday, May 16, for new construction and the request to name a new road. The family and Council agreed that a name suggested by the Hawkins' grandchild was appropriate... Read more
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Pincher Creek Echo
Kootenai Brown hosts ‘Epic’ book launchtheir golden anniversary with the launch of an “Epic Photo Book,” which explore
Kootenai Brown hosts ‘Epic’ book launch
Pincher Creek Echo / Posted yesterday
their golden anniversary with the launch of an “Epic Photo Book,” which explores and celebrates the history, artifacts and volunteer efforts of the Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village. The large coffee table book, which was released to the public on... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Volunteer to Check a Tory and put the spotlight on election spendingyou help fill in the gaps? How to get a election spending return. Warning - th
Volunteer to Check a Tory and put the spotlight on election spending
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
you help fill in the gaps? How to get a election spending return. Warning - this will cost you a few pounds. 1. Use our volunteer form (below) to get in touch. Wait to hear from us in case someone else has already volunteered. 2. Ring your... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Betty Berry: Medicare and how it works with other insuranceinformation Medicare would not be able to pay your claims in a timely manner an
Betty Berry: Medicare and how it works with other insurance
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
information Medicare would not be able to pay your claims in a timely manner and you could be billed by your providers for services rendered. If your or your spouse's employer coverage is through an HMO you must also provide this information to... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading news: Family tribute to man who died in M4 crashSnooker Club in Cremyll Road - formerly Colours and before that Riley's Snooker
Reading news: Family tribute to man who died in M4 crash
Reading Evening Post / Posted yesterday
Snooker Club in Cremyll Road - formerly Colours and before that Riley's Snooker Hall The stone was dug up by Brock Keep volunteer, Trevor Thomas, who cares for the community garden in West Reading. Trevor Thomas working in Brock Keep Community... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading news: Delays clear after London Waterloo disruptionSnooker Club in Cremyll Road - formerly Colours and before that Riley's Snooker
Reading news: Delays clear after London Waterloo disruption
Reading Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
Snooker Club in Cremyll Road - formerly Colours and before that Riley's Snooker Hall The stone was dug up by Brock Keep volunteer, Trevor Thomas, who cares for the community garden in West Reading. Trevor Thomas working in Brock Keep Community... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fnbb Foundation Makes Differencewas today one of the largest corporate donors in Botswana and a leader in Corpo
Fnbb Foundation Makes Difference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
was today one of the largest corporate donors in Botswana and a leader in Corporate Social Responsibility in the financial services sector. He revealed that since its establishment in 2001, the Foundation had invested more than P40 million in... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading news: Shinfield road works cause delaysRoad works in Shinfield Road are causing delays to services run by Reading Buse
Reading news: Shinfield road works cause delays
Reading Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
Road works in Shinfield Road are causing delays to services run by Reading Buses The stone was dug up by Brock Keep volunteer, Trevor Thomas, who cares for the community garden in West Reading. Trevor Thomas working in Brock Keep Community... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Luzerne County finished 2015 with $5.7M surplussurplus of about $5.7 million. Those numbers are likely to change, however, sa
Luzerne County finished 2015 with $5.7M surplus
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
surplus of about $5.7 million. Those numbers are likely to change, however, said county Manager David Pedri in an email to council. The completed audited financial data for 2015 will likely show the county either breaking even or ending up with a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Maketu volunteer wins national awardMaketu first responder Shane Beech is to be honoured with a certificate of achi
Maketu volunteer wins national award
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Maketu first responder Shane Beech is to be honoured with a certificate of achievement for his commitment and services to search and rescue. Photo/John Borren One of Western Bay of Plenty's longest-serving firefighters and Coastguard volunteers has... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
In the fight for a rest break, Dallas construction workers find their voice: ‘This is not the end, but a stepping stone to something bigger’to pass a rest break ordinance for local construction workers. About five mont
In the fight for a rest break, Dallas construction workers find their voice: ‘This is not the end, but a stepping stone to something bigger’
ScienceBlogs / Posted 2 days ago
to pass a rest break ordinance for local construction workers. About five months after Granillo’s death, the Dallas City Council voted 10-5 to approve such an ordinance, which requires that construction workers be given a 10-minute rest break for... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichMay 30 on Greenwich Avenue, local artists will hold exhibits along the Avenue.
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 days ago
May 30 on Greenwich Avenue, local artists will hold exhibits along the Avenue. To purchase art, contact the Greenwich Arts Council at 203-862-6750. On May 30, at 8:15 a.m. at Havemeyer Field behind Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road, will... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Dog park debate flares up againthe off-leash park, set up last summer in the northwest corner of Riverside Par
Dog park debate flares up again
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 2 days ago
the off-leash park, set up last summer in the northwest corner of Riverside Park at Ball Diamond 2, permanent. Instead, council members called on staff to take another look at the matter and report back for the committee's June meeting,... Read more
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The Comet
So many shining stars in the spotlight - enjoy all the pictures from the Comet Community Awards presentation nighta World Challenge project so students can visit countries in the developing wor
So many shining stars in the spotlight - enjoy all the pictures from the Comet Community Awards presentation night
The Comet / Posted 2 days ago
a World Challenge project so students can visit countries in the developing world and broaden their horizons. Valiant Volunteer in association with Roaring Meg Retail Park Sally Jarman. Knitting 30,000 Easter egg chick covers in 14 years is... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Free hire boom is boosting Yorkshire residents as Bike Libraries scheme snowballsaccess to two wheels. The Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries scheme, set up by Welc
Free hire boom is boosting Yorkshire residents as Bike Libraries scheme snowballs
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 3 days ago
access to two wheels. The Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries scheme, set up by Welcome to Yorkshire, has seen a handful of volunteer-run hubs blossom into 31 sustainable bike libraries in less than a year. Scheme bosses, intent on making the most... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Letters: Former county council boss Chris Williams welcomes unitary debate - and why Bedgrove councillor Mark Winn is backing BrexitIn this week’s round-up of the Herald letters page, former Bucks County Council
Letters: Former county council boss Chris Williams welcomes unitary debate - and why Bedgrove councillor Mark Winn is backing Brexit
Aylesbury Today / Posted 3 days ago
In this week’s round-up of the Herald letters page, former Bucks County Council chief executive Chris Williams has welcomed a study into going unitary. Unitary It is long overdue I was pleased that Bucks County Council has finally decided to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Exciting period for Shoalhaven tourismThe Nowra Tourist Information Centre will move to the Shoalhaven Entertainment
Exciting period for Shoalhaven tourism
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
The Nowra Tourist Information Centre will move to the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre in mid June. TOURISM services in the Shoalhaven are set to embark on an exciting new period when the Tourist Information Centre relocates to the Shoalhaven... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Exciting period for Shoalhaven tourismThe Nowra Tourist Information Centre will move to the Shoalhaven Entertainment
Exciting period for Shoalhaven tourism
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
The Nowra Tourist Information Centre will move to the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre in mid June. TOURISM services in the Shoalhaven are set to embark on an exciting new period when the Tourist Information Centre relocates to the Shoalhaven... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Great Swiss Bank Heistquestioned Falciani at a nearby station. They were investigating a data theft f
The Great Swiss Bank Heist
The New Yorker / Posted 3 days ago
questioned Falciani at a nearby station. They were investigating a data theft from the bank. Since 1713, when the Great Council of Geneva banned banks from revealing the private information of their customers, Switzerland had thrived on its... Read more
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Boston Globe
Elizabeth Baker, a courageous role model, dies at 83who wouldn’t be, her sons added. Mrs. Baker, they said, brought immeasurable en
Elizabeth Baker, a courageous role model, dies at 83
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
who wouldn’t be, her sons added. Mrs. Baker, they said, brought immeasurable energy to being a mother, a wife, and a volunteer who served on boards with a vibrancy that seemed impossible to extinguish, even though they knew dementia was... Read more
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Slate
The Craziest Black Market in Russia Isn’t for Oil or Guns. It’s for Dissertations.of the deception in Russia is unparalleled. In all these cases, the alleged fr
The Craziest Black Market in Russia Isn’t for Oil or Guns. It’s for Dissertations.
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
of the deception in Russia is unparalleled. In all these cases, the alleged fraud was exposed by members of a volunteer organization that calls itself “Dissernet”—the “website” Naryshkin referred to so dismissively. Started in early... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)year this weekend, but there is a darker cloud hanging over the theatre as a wh
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
year this weekend, but there is a darker cloud hanging over the theatre as a whole. Artist Trina Collins The Community Services Minister Pru Goward says there is no link between Child Protection Caseworker numbers in Wollongong and the recent... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Solemn, patriotic activities to highlight this weekRep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., 3rd District, is the scheduled guest speaker for
Solemn, patriotic activities to highlight this week
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., 3rd District, is the scheduled guest speaker for the event.The Pamlico County Veterans Council and the Pamlico County Honor Guard’s Memorial Day Service will be held on May 30 at 10 a.m. in front of the Pamlico... Read more
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USA Today
Want to help Haiti? Act like a touristand economic development, seeing it as a more meaningful way to address the roo
Want to help Haiti? Act like a tourist
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
and economic development, seeing it as a more meaningful way to address the roots of poverty. Some groups, who come with a volunteer mentality, resist adjusting to the organization's new model. Having a lobster and plantain dinner served to them by... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Veterans NewsHoly Family Cemeteries, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. starting at St. Mary’s on Sanderson
Veterans News
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Holy Family Cemeteries, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. starting at St. Mary’s on Sanderson Avenue; rain date, Thursday. Memorial Day services POST 7069 Abington Memorial VFW Post 7069 annual Memorial Day parade, May 30, forms at Clarks Summit Elementary... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
VeteransHoly Family Cemeteries, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. starting at St. Mary’s on Sanderson
Veterans
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Holy Family Cemeteries, Tuesday, 5:30 p.m. starting at St. Mary’s on Sanderson Avenue; rain date, Thursday. Memorial Day services POST 7069 Abington Memorial VFW Post 7069 annual Memorial Day parade, May 30, forms at Clarks Summit Elementary... Read more
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