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The Morning Bulletin
Vote for Cutters captainRUGBY LEAGUE: Vote for Absolute Enterprises Mackay Cutters co-captain Chris Ges
Vote for Cutters captain
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 45 minutes ago
RUGBY LEAGUE: Vote for Absolute Enterprises Mackay Cutters co-captain Chris Gesch in the Intrust Super Cup's XXXX People's Choice Award. The 14 clubs have each nominated a key player from their squad, with the focus now shifting to the competition's... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Vote for Cutters captainRUGBY LEAGUE: Vote for Absolute Enterprises Mackay Cutters co-captain Chris Ges
Vote for Cutters captain
The Daily Mercury / Posted an hour ago
RUGBY LEAGUE: Vote for Absolute Enterprises Mackay Cutters co-captain Chris Gesch in the Intrust Super Cup's XXXX People's Choice Award. The 14 clubs have each nominated a key player from their squad, with the focus now shifting to the competition's... Read more
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The New Yorker
The College FallacyAs the supply of college grads expands, many are taking jobs that shouldn’t req
The College Fallacy
The New Yorker / Posted 3 hours ago
As the supply of college grads expands, many are taking jobs that shouldn’t require a degree.Credit Illustration by Leo Espinosa If there is one thing most Americans have been able to agree on over the years, it is that getting an education,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Farmers say debt a bigger threat than drought Debt is now a bigger problem than drought for some of Australia's farming fam
Farmers say debt a bigger threat than drought
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 hours ago
Debt is now a bigger problem than drought for some of Australia's farming families, who say they are making the radical call for removing their debt from banks and placing it with government. Drought... Read more
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Investopedia
World's Top 10 Serial EntrepreneursEntrepreneurs come up with new ideas and start businesses based on them. They f
World's Top 10 Serial Entrepreneurs
Investopedia / Posted 4 hours ago
Entrepreneurs come up with new ideas and start businesses based on them. They forgo the security of a salaried job in order to run their own endeavor, assuming all the risk in hopes of great rewards (for more, see: Are You an Entrepreneur?). A serial... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Lipscomb allegations: The impact on the city of MemphisThe allegations against Robert Lipscomb come at a bad time for Memphis Mayor A
Lipscomb allegations: The impact on the city of Memphis
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 4 hours ago
The allegations against Robert Lipscomb come at a bad time for Memphis Mayor A C Wharton. The incumbent is only weeks away from making his bid for re-election. For the most part, Wharton's opponents are keeping the subject of Lipscomb off limits.... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Councilwoman Janice Fullilove stands behind Robert LipscombDespite no criminal charges being filed, Robert Lipscomb has been under fire si
Councilwoman Janice Fullilove stands behind Robert Lipscomb
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 4 hours ago
Despite no criminal charges being filed, Robert Lipscomb has been under fire since accusations surfaced for alleged sexual misconduct with a minor. Lipscomb got public and adamant support from outspoken Memphis City Councilwoman Janice... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Robert Lipscomb resigns as more accusers come forwardMEMPHIS, Tenn. — WREG has just learned Mayor A C Wharton has accepted the resig
Robert Lipscomb resigns as more accusers come forward
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — WREG has just learned Mayor A C Wharton has accepted the resignation of Robert Lipscomb as the Director of Housing and Community Development effective immediately. According to the Mayor’s Office, since the investigation was made... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Robert Lipscomb resigns from community development positionRobert Lipscomb has resigned from his position as the Director of Housing and C
Robert Lipscomb resigns from community development position
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 5 hours ago
Robert Lipscomb has resigned from his position as the Director of Housing and Community Development. Mayor A C Wharton confirmed the he accepted Lipscomb’s resignation. According to Memphis CAO Jack Sammons, other people have come forward who claim... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Congressman schedules public meetingsU.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who represents the 27th Congressional District, has
Congressman schedules public meetings
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, who represents the 27th Congressional District, has scheduled a series of town hall meeting throughout the region. All the meetings are Tuesday.• 7:30-8:30 a.m. at 201 Buddy Ganem Street in Portland. • 10:30-11:30 a.m.... Read more
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The Washington Times
RICHARD RAHN: Don’t resurrect discredited socialismWould you call yourself a “socialist”? Webster’s dictionary defines socialism a
RICHARD RAHN: Don’t resurrect discredited socialism
The Washington Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Would you call yourself a “socialist”? Webster’s dictionary defines socialism as “a theory or system of social organization which advocates the vesting of ownership and control of the means of production, capital, land, etc. in the community as a... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Robert Lipscomb responds to allegations of sexual misconductMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Robert Lipscomb, usually busy running city affairs, was at ho
Robert Lipscomb responds to allegations of sexual misconduct
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Robert Lipscomb, usually busy running city affairs, was at home, off the job Monday. "I don't have any comment. The investigation will speak for itself," said Lipscomb. Lipscomb, who landed Memphis the Bass Pro Pyramid deal and... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Lipscomb had major influence on key city projects, but will his absence impact other plans?MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- For almost three decades, Robert Lipscomb has been the point
Lipscomb had major influence on key city projects, but will his absence impact other plans?
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- For almost three decades, Robert Lipscomb has been the point man for every key city project during both the administrations of Mayors A C Wharton and W.W. Herenton, but now the city's go-to guy is facing serious allegations of... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Kyle Veazey: Lipscomb allegations aren't automatically an election game-changerAs if Memphis Mayor A C Wharton needed another thing to worry about in what has
Kyle Veazey: Lipscomb allegations aren't automatically an election game-changer
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 8 hours ago
As if Memphis Mayor A C Wharton needed another thing to worry about in what has turned into a wildly competitive campaign for re-election, along came Sunday night’s news — a true bombshell in the local political sphere — about Robert Lipscomb’s... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Director of Housing Development relieved of dutyMEMPHIS, Tenn. --One of the city's top officials stepped down after allegations
Director of Housing Development relieved of duty
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. --One of the city's top officials stepped down after allegations surfaced he had a sexual relationship with a minor. The Director of Housing Development, Robert Lipscomb, stepped down Monday. "This is serious stuff in terms of the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
17 shot, 3 fatally, during bloody weekend in MemphisMEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong stayed silent after a
17 shot, 3 fatally, during bloody weekend in Memphis
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 8 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong stayed silent after a bloody weekend in Memphis. More than a dozen people including a baby, were shot, and one person was stabbed. The infant who was shot was grazed. Three people... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Mayor A C Wharton: Lipscomb relieved from duty without payAllegations of sexual misconduct allegations have left one of the most powerful
Mayor A C Wharton: Lipscomb relieved from duty without pay
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 9 hours ago
Allegations of sexual misconduct allegations have left one of the most powerful men in Memphis City government off the job without pay. Robert Lipscomb was relieved of his duties last night after Mayor A C Wharton heard the results of a preliminary... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Council Continues Talks on Deferred Retirement FreezeTwo months into the city of Memphis’ new fiscal year and after a year of decisi
Council Continues Talks on Deferred Retirement Freeze
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
Two months into the city of Memphis’ new fiscal year and after a year of decisions on changes to pension and health insurance benefits for city employees and retirees, the Memphis City Council is still making adjustments. For the third consecutive... Read more
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Zero Hedge
If The Fed Is Always Wrong, How Can Its Policies Ever Be Right?Submitted by Ralph Benko via Forbes.com, One of the most curiously persistent
If The Fed Is Always Wrong, How Can Its Policies Ever Be Right?
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 hours ago
Submitted by Ralph Benko via Forbes.com, One of the most curiously persistent surrealisms of Washington, DC is the reflexive deference given the Federal Reserve System. The Washington elite tends to accord more infallibility to the Fed than do... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Lipscomb Suspended For ‘Disturbing’ AllegationsA 26-year-old man made the complaint, alleging the misconduct happened a decade
Lipscomb Suspended For ‘Disturbing’ Allegations
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
A 26-year-old man made the complaint, alleging the misconduct happened a decade ago when he was 16. Wharton also said the investigation includes allegations that Lipscomb made payments to the man; a city audit of Lipscomb’s division is... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Lipscomb says he is innocent of accusations of sexual misconduct involving a minorMemphis Housing Director Robert Lipscomb told FOX13 he will be exonerated for a
Lipscomb says he is innocent of accusations of sexual misconduct involving a minor
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 10 hours ago
Memphis Housing Director Robert Lipscomb told FOX13 he will be exonerated for any accusation of wrong doing against him. Memphis Mayor AC Wharton relieved Lipscomb of his job without pay after a criminal investigation into claims that he had sexual... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Corrections and clarifications• Since 2011, Bootfest's revenue has increased about 90 percent, but still requ
Corrections and clarifications
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
• Since 2011, Bootfest's revenue has increased about 90 percent, but still requires about $64,000 in hotel occupancy taxes to break even. The total cost to put on the event in 2014 was about $269,000, and it generated about $205,000 in revenue.... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Blue Bell’s back, but in select areasBlue Bell ice cream is back in Texas, but getting your hands on the frozen trea
Blue Bell’s back, but in select areas
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Blue Bell ice cream is back in Texas, but getting your hands on the frozen treats here likely will require a road trip. Wharton and Lavaca counties are the closest areas to the Coastal Bend included in the first shipments since the company halted... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Wharton-Smith lands $71 million West Orange school contractWharton-Smith Inc. won a contract to manage the $71 million of construction for
Wharton-Smith lands $71 million West Orange school contract
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
Wharton-Smith Inc. won a contract to manage the $71 million of construction for the new West Orange High School Relief Project. The multi-story school is being constructed with 385,000 square feet on 68 acres in Windermere on County Road 535 and... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Robert Lipscomb tells WREG he does know the man accusing him of sexual improprietyPlease enable Javascript to watch this video MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Robert Lipscomb,
Robert Lipscomb tells WREG he does know the man accusing him of sexual impropriety
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 12 hours ago
Please enable Javascript to watch this video MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Robert Lipscomb, who heads the City of Memphis Housing and Community Development as well as the Memphis Housing Authority, told WREG-TV he does know the man accusing him of sexual... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
More Details on Lipscomb’s Alleged Sexual MisconductA 26-year-old man made the complaint, alleging the misconduct happened a decade
More Details on Lipscomb’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
A 26-year-old man made the complaint, alleging the misconduct happened a decade ago. Wharton also said the investigation includes allegations that Lipscomb made payments to the man; a city audit of Lipscomb’s division is underway. Wharton referred... Read more
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Northern Echo
"Frustration" by campaigners over £50m Stockton hospital upgrade planIn his letter, Councillor Akers-Belcher said: "Amid concerns regarding the avai
"Frustration" by campaigners over £50m Stockton hospital upgrade plan
Northern Echo / Posted 16 hours ago
In his letter, Councillor Akers-Belcher said: "Amid concerns regarding the availability of funding for a new hospital on the Wynyard site, we have become aware of a funding request by the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust for £50m to... Read more
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Georgia Public Broadcasting
Reaching Past Fear Of Stigma To Get Help For Mental IllnessThe recent shooting in Roanoke, Virginia has once again opened up the discussio
Reaching Past Fear Of Stigma To Get Help For Mental Illness
Georgia Public Broadcasting / Posted 16 hours ago
The recent shooting in Roanoke, Virginia has once again opened up the discussion of dealing with people suffering from mental illness in this country. Vester L. Flanagan II, killed the two journalists on live television last week before killing... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
LIVE: Mayor A C Wharton addresses Robert Lipscomb allegationsMemphis Mayor A C Wharton is scheduled to address reporters at 9:30 a.m. concer
LIVE: Mayor A C Wharton addresses Robert Lipscomb allegations
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 17 hours ago
Memphis Mayor A C Wharton is scheduled to address reporters at 9:30 a.m. concerning Sunday night's news that Housing and Community Development Director Robert Lipscomb has been relieved of duty following allegations of a sexual incident with a minor... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Thinking ahead on Robert Lipscomb news, mayoral ad wars, SCS on pre-K cutGood morning from Memphis, where we’re 37 days from election day… Where do you
Thinking ahead on Robert Lipscomb news, mayoral ad wars, SCS on pre-K cut
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 18 hours ago
Good morning from Memphis, where we’re 37 days from election day… Where do you even begin? Where do you even start to unpack the news that broke late Sunday night, that powerful city official Robert Lipscomb was relieved of duty pending the results... Read more
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FOX News
Any Benefit of Weekly Home Mortgage Payments?Typical borrowers make their mortgage payments monthly. Some, however, make biw
Any Benefit of Weekly Home Mortgage Payments?
FOX News / Posted 20 hours ago
Typical borrowers make their mortgage payments monthly. Some, however, make biweekly payments to reduce the term of their loans. Could weekly mortgage payments speed the payoff even further? The answer in some cases is yes -- but usually not much... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
On this day in history...31st AugustClick and join in the Vital Pompey forum! A look back at this day in history
On this day in history...31st August
vitalfootball co uk / Posted yesterday
Click and join in the Vital Pompey forum! A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama. Sat 31 Aug 2013 League Two Chesterfield H... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Lipscomb Suspended Over Seattle Sexual AllegationsIn a written statement Sunday evening, Wharton called the allegations “extremel
Lipscomb Suspended Over Seattle Sexual Allegations
The Memphis Daily News / Posted yesterday
In a written statement Sunday evening, Wharton called the allegations “extremely disturbing.” He also said he and Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong talked by phone Friday with Lipscomb’s accuser in the Seattle case. From there, Armstrong as... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Week 2 Prep Football ScheduleThursday's Games El Campo at Fort Bend Willowridge, 7 p.m. Yorktown vs. Leake
Week 2 Prep Football Schedule
The Victoria Advocate / Posted yesterday
Thursday's Games El Campo at Fort Bend Willowridge, 7 p.m. Yorktown vs. Leakey, at Charlotte, 7:30 p.m. Friday's Games Non-District San Marcos at Victoria East, 7:30 p.m. Victoria West at San Antonio McCollum, 7:30 p.m. Shiner at St. Joseph,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Housing director Robert Lipscomb relieved of duty over sexual allegationsMEMPHIS, Tenn. — City of Memphis Housing and Community Development Director Rob
Housing director Robert Lipscomb relieved of duty over sexual allegations
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted yesterday
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — City of Memphis Housing and Community Development Director Robert Lipscomb has been relieved of duty pending an investigation into potential criminal sexual misconduct, according to the Mayor’s Office. Mayor A C Wharton and Memphis... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Lipscomb relieved of city duty following criminal complaintMemphis Housing and Community Development Director Robert Lipscomb was relieved
Lipscomb relieved of city duty following criminal complaint
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted yesterday
Memphis Housing and Community Development Director Robert Lipscomb was relieved of duty Sunday evening because of a criminal complaint by a Seattle resident, a former Memphian, alleging improper sexual relationship with a minor, city chief... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
BREAKING NEWS: Key member of Wharton administration under MPD investigationA 26-year-old man tells FOX13 he had a sexual relationship with Memphis Housing
BREAKING NEWS: Key member of Wharton administration under MPD investigation
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted yesterday
A 26-year-old man tells FOX13 he had a sexual relationship with Memphis Housing and Community Development Director Robert Libscomb when he was 16-years-old. Lipscomb has been relieved of duty pending the outcome of the investigation, according to a... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Smaller college houses boast vibrant communitiesFor two Penn alumni, Stouffer College House played such an integral role in the
Smaller college houses boast vibrant communities
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
For two Penn alumni, Stouffer College House played such an integral role in their college experience that they decided to get married on the steps. Of the many communities on Penn's campus, the lesser-known college houses of Stouffer and Gregory... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Inside Penn's soaring tuitionStudents have gone to extreme measures to protest soaring tuition costs. At USC
Inside Penn's soaring tuition
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
Students have gone to extreme measures to protest soaring tuition costs. At USC, students climbed on tables at a regents meetings, stripped off their shirts and threw money in the air in protest. At the University of Warwick, a sit-in ended in Taser... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Guide to club recruitment on campusBetween the hundreds of clubs on Penn's campus, it might be difficult to decide
Guide to club recruitment on campus
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
Between the hundreds of clubs on Penn's campus, it might be difficult to decide which one is right for you. Clubs require different time commitments and many offer opportunities for greater involvement beyond attendance at a General Body Meeting. The... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Students organize events to prepare for pope visitThe pope is coming to town, and Penn couldn’t be more excited. Called “the lar
Students organize events to prepare for pope visit
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
The pope is coming to town, and Penn couldn’t be more excited. Called “the largest event” in Philadelphia’s history by Mayor Michael Nutter, Pope Francis’ two-day visit during the last weekend of September is expected to attract over a million... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
#9 UVa Field Hockey Beats #7 Penn State 4-3 in OTNathan Kirby Needs Tommy John SurgeryNathan Kirby Needs Tommy John Surgery Nat
#9 UVa Field Hockey Beats #7 Penn State 4-3 in OT
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
Nathan Kirby Needs Tommy John SurgeryNathan Kirby Needs Tommy John Surgery Nathan Kirby will start against Florida on Friday in the CWS Former UVa baseball star Nathan Kirby will reportedly have to undergo Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Fayette County man killed in ATV accidentA man died late Saturday in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Fayette County. Th
Fayette County man killed in ATV accident
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
A man died late Saturday in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Fayette County. The wreck happened about 11:30 p.m. on Braddock Road in Henry Clay Township, state police said. James D. Mathias, 41, of Wharton Township was killed in the crash. Another... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Amateur radio groups active in areaWood County Emergency Communications has approximately 40 people it can call on
Amateur radio groups active in area
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Wood County Emergency Communications has approximately 40 people it can call on in emergencies, such as severe weather, while the Parkersburg Amateur Radio Klub has about 30 active members. Both groups also have a number of less active associates as... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
#2 UVa Men's Soccer Defeats #17 UNC Charlotte 1-0 in Season OpenerThe #2 Virginia men's soccer team defeated #17 UNC Charlotte 1-0 in its first m
#2 UVa Men's Soccer Defeats #17 UNC Charlotte 1-0 in Season Opener
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 2 days ago
The #2 Virginia men's soccer team defeated #17 UNC Charlotte 1-0 in its first match of the season Saturday night at Klockner Stadium. It was a packed house, as 4,620 fans were in attendance to watch the defending national champions play their first... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
CITY BY CITY: A weekly look at the happenings in the places you call homeLibrary invites adults to get ‘Between the Pages’ Adults who want to get a lit
CITY BY CITY: A weekly look at the happenings in the places you call home
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 2 days ago
Library invites adults to get ‘Between the Pages’ Adults who want to get a little intimate with a good book have a place to go in Auburn. The Auburn Public Library will host the latest session of its Between the Pages Adult Book Club from 11:30... Read more
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ESPN
New York Mets to acquire right-handed reliever Addison Reed from Arizona DiamondbacksCloseAdam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High
New York Mets to acquire right-handed reliever Addison Reed from Arizona Diamondbacks
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
CloseAdam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News. Reed, 26, is... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Wharton County game warden killer's execution scheduledJames Garrett Freeman is now the same age as his victim, a Wharton County game
Wharton County game warden killer's execution scheduled
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
James Garrett Freeman is now the same age as his victim, a Wharton County game warden he gunned down on his birthday. Freeman, 34, is scheduled to be executed for the capital murder of Justin Hurst on Jan. 27, according to an order signed by 329th... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Gushers and DustersEditor's Note: is compiled from reports filed by oil and gas operators with th
Gushers and Dusters
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Editor's Note: is compiled from reports filed by oil and gas operators with the Texas Railroad Commission in Austin. The Advocate does not independently verify the information reported. Location reports Recent location reports... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
3 men rob man, woman at gunpoint in South SidePolice are investigating after a man and woman were reportedly robbed at gunpoi
3 men rob man, woman at gunpoint in South Side
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
Police are investigating after a man and woman were reportedly robbed at gunpoint by three men in Pittsburgh’s South Side Friday night. Officers were called to 17th and Wharton streets shortly after 9 p.m., according to police spokeswoman Sonya... Read more
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