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Belfast Telegraph
Exclusive: Royal Irish soldier who survived siege of Musa Qala recounts 40-day Taliban battle that has embarrassed MoDscorched, the agents of evil were waiting. In time, there would be 500 of them,
Exclusive: Royal Irish soldier who survived siege of Musa Qala recounts 40-day Taliban battle that has embarrassed MoD
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 minutes ago
scorched, the agents of evil were waiting. In time, there would be 500 of them, determined to destroy his soul and end his life. He was 20 years old, and had never fired a gun in anger. The odds against survival were overwhelming, but Paul... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Raped and tortured by IS, Yazidi women recover in Germanyfloor. But she straightens up and her face brightens as she remembers when Kizi
Raped and tortured by IS, Yazidi women recover in Germany
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 50 minutes ago
floor. But she straightens up and her face brightens as she remembers when Kizilhan first entered her tent in the refugee camp and told her and her mother, in their own language, how he could help in Germany. "I said, of course I want to go there... Read more
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FOX News
Raped and tortured by IS, Yazidi women recover in GermanyVILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, Germany – The Yazidi girl had been in the safety of a r
Raped and tortured by IS, Yazidi women recover in Germany
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN, Germany – The Yazidi girl had been in the safety of a refugee camp in Iraq for two weeks when she imagined she heard the voices of Islamic State fighters outside her tent. Petrified by the thought of again facing rape and... Read more
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The Torrington Telegram
The Torrington Telegram Brave C.A.T.S. looking for stronger fourth yearwas going to be about.� One of the ways Brave C.A.T.S. has worked to help at-r
The Torrington Telegram Brave C.A.T.S. looking for stronger fourth year
The Torrington Telegram / Posted 2 hours ago
was going to be about.� One of the ways Brave C.A.T.S. has worked to help at-risk youth is through the use of sports camps. It has put on a football and cheerleading camp for each of the past three years, joined by a basketball camp for the... Read more
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Minot Daily News
LET'S COOK: All you need is readingEven though summer is a time for relaxing, the reading skills that Lydia has le
LET'S COOK: All you need is reading
Minot Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
Even though summer is a time for relaxing, the reading skills that Lydia has learned at school take no break in the summer. Reading, without a doubt, has been and continues to be the product which has a great impact our life experiences. Mysteries,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
No. 1 prospect Marvin Wilson and Episcopal disprove private school stigmaWalker Little a few times, too. Meet who some call the No. 1 player in the cou
No. 1 prospect Marvin Wilson and Episcopal disprove private school stigma
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
Walker Little a few times, too. Meet who some call the No. 1 player in the country. A behemoth of a defensive tackle, Real Life Goon, "private school dude", jolly giant and a huge hand in changing the general perception of private school football... Read more
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Greenwich Time
A new chapter for Mickey ShermanChicken Soup for the Soul’s newest edition, “The Power of Gratitude: 101 Storie
A new chapter for Mickey Sherman
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 hours ago
Chicken Soup for the Soul’s newest edition, “The Power of Gratitude: 101 Stories about How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life.” Published Monday, Sherman’s chapter describes his mother Edith Sherman’s quest to get heart surgery, and the notable... Read more
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Darien News-Review
A new chapter for Mickey ShermanChicken Soup for the Soul’s newest edition, “The Power of Gratitude: 101 Storie
A new chapter for Mickey Sherman
Darien News-Review / Posted 8 hours ago
Chicken Soup for the Soul’s newest edition, “The Power of Gratitude: 101 Stories about How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life.” Published Monday, Sherman’s chapter describes his mother Edith Sherman’s quest to get heart surgery, and the notable... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A new chapter for Mickey ShermanChicken Soup for the Soul’s newest edition, “The Power of Gratitude: 101 Storie
A new chapter for Mickey Sherman
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
Chicken Soup for the Soul’s newest edition, “The Power of Gratitude: 101 Stories about How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life.” Published Monday, Sherman’s chapter describes his mother Edith Sherman’s quest to get heart surgery, and the notable... Read more
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BC Local News
Barry heads for Clippers creaseand teammates last spring he was considering spending his 20-year-old season in
Barry heads for Clippers crease
BC Local News / Posted 9 hours ago
and teammates last spring he was considering spending his 20-year-old season in college, Barry’s no-show at training camp Monday was the talk around Kal Tire Place. He got his release and signed with the Nanaimo Clippers. Barry is the son of... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Barry bolts for Clippers creaseand teammates last spring he was considering spending his 20-year-old season in
Barry bolts for Clippers crease
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 10 hours ago
and teammates last spring he was considering spending his 20-year-old season in college, Barry’s no-show at training camp Monday was the talk around Kal Tire Place. He got his release and signed with the Nanaimo Clippers. Barry is the son of... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Former No. 1 draft pick Kwame Brown might be looking to make an NBA comebackthat the NBA star Kwame Brown decided to sign with our agency. The #1 overall p
Former No. 1 draft pick Kwame Brown might be looking to make an NBA comeback
Yahoo Sports / Posted 12 hours ago
that the NBA star Kwame Brown decided to sign with our agency. The #1 overall pick of the 2001 draft is ready for a new life. His comeback can be the road to glory for a team that believes in him. Kwame is back, physically healthy and ready to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Migrants stuck in Milan 'bottleneck' demand access to central Europeseen as the new 'bottleneck' where people desperate to move into central Europe
Migrants stuck in Milan 'bottleneck' demand access to central Europe
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
seen as the new 'bottleneck' where people desperate to move into central Europe are 'trapped' for weeks. MailOnline found young men still determined to get to Britain, but held in a series of makeshift shelters, while residents are increasingly... Read more
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Philly.com
Bowen: WR Turner making strong case with Eaglesyou do with the chances you get. This is a trite lesson by now, but it's driven
Bowen: WR Turner making strong case with Eagles
Philly.com / Posted 14 hours ago
you do with the chances you get. This is a trite lesson by now, but it's driven home every preseason. For the Eagles this summer, the wide receiver who has made the biggest splash is undrafted rookie Paul Turner, an unimposing 5-10, 193-pounder... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
ASU notes: TE Kody Kohl in line for big seasontheir team captains, but Kody Kohl likely will be under consideration when the
ASU notes: TE Kody Kohl in line for big season
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 hours ago
their team captains, but Kody Kohl likely will be under consideration when the time comes. Since the start of preseason camp, the senior tight end has adopted a leadership role, not only within his position group, but also the team. When... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Raptors' success making waves in AfricaLast summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Nigeria and Ghana with Giants o
Raptors' success making waves in Africa
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 15 hours ago
Last summer, I had the opportunity to travel to Nigeria and Ghana with Giants of Africa, a non-profit organization founded by Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri. GOA runs skills camps for elite young basketball players—typically the 50 best... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Carter Center Calls for Peace Investment in Liberiais being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Spea
The Carter Center Calls for Peace Investment in Liberia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Speaking to participants of the ever Peace Summer Camp 2016, Mr. Flomoku said he wants Liberians to invest in peace, saying only peace can make a nation develop and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meet the eight civilians going undercover into tough US jailvolunteers had their own reason for going undercover at the tough Clark County
Meet the eight civilians going undercover into tough US jail
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
volunteers had their own reason for going undercover at the tough Clark County Jail in Jeffersonville. From the optimistic young, black criminologist who hopes to use the experience to help teens in disadvantaged neighborhoods, to the cocky wannabe... Read more
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Junkee
Breaking Down The Magnificent Camp And The Disappointing Crap Of 'The Get Down'In Netflix’s The Get Down, the new series from that curator of bombastic camp,
Breaking Down The Magnificent Camp And The Disappointing Crap Of 'The Get Down'
Junkee / Posted yesterday
In Netflix’s The Get Down, the new series from that curator of bombastic camp, Baz Luhrmann, the eponymous phrase refers to the best bits of any song — the parts you can get down to. Everything else, the rest of the crap on the record, is the... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Monument to Outlast Humanity1. Sleeping Beauty “I’m trying to tell you the story of my strange life,” the
A Monument to Outlast Humanity
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
1. Sleeping Beauty “I’m trying to tell you the story of my strange life,” the artist Michael Heizer said to me. “I’m not sure how much I want everyone to know, but it’s all going to come out.” It was March in New York, a cold, long-shadowed... Read more
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Fortune
A $49,500 School for EntrepreneursHale Youngblood was out of his element. The architecture graduate from the Univ
A $49,500 School for Entrepreneurs
Fortune / Posted yesterday
Hale Youngblood was out of his element. The architecture graduate from the University of Texas was pounding the pavement of Sun City, an immaculate master-planned community on the outskirts of Austin, Texas, trying to sell an over-priced children’s... Read more
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Slate
Frank Ocean’s New Albums Aren’t What Fans Wanted, but They’re What We Neededalbums, the category-defining singer gives us what we need, though it may not b
Frank Ocean’s New Albums Aren’t What Fans Wanted, but They’re What We Needed
Slate / Posted yesterday
albums, the category-defining singer gives us what we need, though it may not be what we want. No consensus “Song of the Summer” has emerged, to the point that the question’s lost the sporting excitement it had for chart-pop fans through most of... Read more
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Carroll County News
CALENDAR OF EVENTSmeets the last Monday of every month at various locations. Show and Shine Cruis
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Carroll County News / Posted yesterday
meets the last Monday of every month at various locations. Show and Shine Cruise-ins will be held during the spring and summer months on the Berryville Square. For more information call 879-423-7928. Al-Anon in Eureka Springs Mondays, Tuesdays... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
With Breshad Perriman and Elvis Dumervil back, Ravens beginning to look whole againwith the rehab. He's been forced to do that. I'm looking forward to seeing how
With Breshad Perriman and Elvis Dumervil back, Ravens beginning to look whole again
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
with the rehab. He's been forced to do that. I'm looking forward to seeing how he looks when he comes back." When training camp started nearly a month ago, the Ravens had five players on the physically unable to perform list. Now, only running back... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Ring of One’s Owndone wrong.” At forty-eight, Crutchfield has grown stocky—“I ain’t in no kind o
A Ring of One’s Own
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
done wrong.” At forty-eight, Crutchfield has grown stocky—“I ain’t in no kind of shape”—but boxing is still the core of his life. He trains a dozen young people in the basement of Berston’s, where there’s a ring and three heavy bags and a boom box,... Read more
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Philly.com
A New Jersey hero brings blind children to the beach2009, Emily O'Donnell made a bold prediction when her parents dropped her off a
A New Jersey hero brings blind children to the beach
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
2009, Emily O'Donnell made a bold prediction when her parents dropped her off at the Jersey Shore for a counseling job at a summer camp for blind and visually impaired children. "Some day, I'm going to run this place," O'Donnell, then 19 and a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fayetteville hit by student surge for another yearFAYETTEVILLE -- The annual student migration has charged into Fayetteville. Ba
Fayetteville hit by student surge for another year
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
FAYETTEVILLE -- The annual student migration has charged into Fayetteville. Backpack-clad young adults seemingly pop out of every corner. They pack the bars, fill parking lots and restaurants, and form a line at the city's water utilities... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Calum Henderson: Hillary's TV One debut a 'promising start'as Ed Hillary in the new TV One series Hillary. If the Legionnaire hat comes r
Calum Henderson: Hillary's TV One debut a 'promising start'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
as Ed Hillary in the new TV One series Hillary. If the Legionnaire hat comes roaring back into fashion in New Zealand this summer, we won't need to look far to find the reason why. The iconic flap-back cap favoured by Sir Edmund Hillary looks set... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Boys of summerby Tim Cooney, Special to the Aspen Daily News At 4 a.m. the whistle of the Br
Boys of summer
Aspen Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
by Tim Cooney, Special to the Aspen Daily News At 4 a.m. the whistle of the Brooks and Bethune sampling works jolted the mining town of Ashcroft awake on the 4th of July in 1882. At 9 a.m., as “sticks of Giant exploded in many parts of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The University of Arkansas students are here-- The annual student migration has charged into Fayetteville like a herd of wi
The University of Arkansas students are here
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
-- The annual student migration has charged into Fayetteville like a herd of wildebeest. Razorbacks? Backpack-clad young adults seemingly pop out of every corner. They pack the bars; fill parking lots and restaurants and form a line at the... Read more
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Search Engine Land
The Wiring Of The Digital NativeThis neuronal plasticity is the mechanism of learning. But not all brains have
The Wiring Of The Digital Native
Search Engine Land / Posted 3 days ago
This neuronal plasticity is the mechanism of learning. But not all brains have equal amounts of plasticity. Generally, the younger the brain, the more plastic it is. So, one wonders, what happens when you grow up with digital technology? The... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
Always ready to lend helping handby their personal intimacy — simply putting on an acoustic show in the lobby of
Always ready to lend helping hand
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 3 days ago
by their personal intimacy — simply putting on an acoustic show in the lobby of a Kingston hospital for delighted young patients and their families. After 30 years of giving and helping, the dollar figure would be in the millions. But... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Always ready to lend helping handby their personal intimacy — simply putting on an acoustic show in the lobby of
Always ready to lend helping hand
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
by their personal intimacy — simply putting on an acoustic show in the lobby of a Kingston hospital for delighted young patients and their families. After 30 years of giving and helping, the dollar figure would be in the millions. But... Read more
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Island Packet
Editorials from around New EnglandEach day, millions of Americans wake up, lace up their running shoes and hit th
Editorials from around New England
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
Each day, millions of Americans wake up, lace up their running shoes and hit the streets running to maintain a healthier lifestyle. It is estimated that nearly 46 million people jog or run in some capacity — from 5K races to marathons —... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
STAN FISCHLER COLUMN: Boiceville’s Gus Mancini’s love of jazz rivaled by love of baseballbeauty part of this troubadour is the manner in which decades ago baseball and
STAN FISCHLER COLUMN: Boiceville’s Gus Mancini’s love of jazz rivaled by love of baseball
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 3 days ago
beauty part of this troubadour is the manner in which decades ago baseball and ballads merged — end emerged — in his young life and remain part of Mancini’s life to this day. Proof positive of the music part was available last Wednesday at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Respite for the soulFALLING WATERS, W.Va. -- On the first night of Vacation Bible School, the giggl
Respite for the soul
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
FALLING WATERS, W.Va. -- On the first night of Vacation Bible School, the giggling campers lined up in a row for a relay race. Their task? Rub their faces in a plate of Vaseline, then stick their nose to a cotton ball and carry the cotton ball... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Memories and magic of YosemiteYosemite National Park: my first visit. I was 12 and arrived in the backseat o
Memories and magic of Yosemite
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Yosemite National Park: my first visit. I was 12 and arrived in the backseat of a four-door Rambler. My family stayed in a Camp Curry tent. President John F. Kennedy was also there that Saturday. He arrived in a military helicopter and spent the... Read more
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Salem News
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK#50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open at 5 p.m.; sandwiches, salads, desserts,
ON THE CALENDAR THIS WEEK
Salem News / Posted 4 days ago
#50, 9540 McCallum Road NE; doors open at 5 p.m.; sandwiches, salads, desserts, etc. available for purchase. COLUMBIANA Young Living for Life, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Columbiana Manor Clubhouse, 333 W. Salem St. DAMASCUS Breakfast, 7-11 a.m., Damascus... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Duplicate Bridge: Aug. 20its annual Corn Fest at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21. Congratulations to John and Ma
Duplicate Bridge: Aug. 20
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
its annual Corn Fest at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21. Congratulations to John and Martha Welte of Amherst, winners in the one of Young Life Master Pairs games at the Summer North American Bridge Championships (NABCs) July 20 to July 30 in Washington,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
With cops under fire, North Jersey communities show supportpeople that he paid $2,300 to have 500 signs printed. People across the United
With cops under fire, North Jersey communities show support
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
people that he paid $2,300 to have 500 signs printed. People across the United States have been shaken several times this summer by reports of police officers killed and wounded in firearms attacks. Five police officers were killed and nine... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hart had 12 months to prepare for Guardiola, don't feel sorry for himGiven remained as No 1 because it 'didn't interest him' being an understudy any
Hart had 12 months to prepare for Guardiola, don't feel sorry for him
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Given remained as No 1 because it 'didn't interest him' being an understudy any longer. He started the opening game of that campaign at Tottenham and never looked back. Was that ruthless on Given? Nobody can say they didn't see this coming. There... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Child psychiatrist Dr. Taylor Statten II was an inspiration to young campersTaylor Statten II was a decorated war hero and one of Canada’s first child psyc
Child psychiatrist Dr. Taylor Statten II was an inspiration to young campers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Taylor Statten II was a decorated war hero and one of Canada’s first child psychiatrists, but a generation of campers will remember him as the inspirational figure who headed the renowned summer camps founded by his father. The rugged wilderness of... Read more
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Philly.com
He discovered MVP Joe Flacco, now works for the EaglesJoe Douglas," DeCosta said. The Flacco tale is the scouting story most often l
He discovered MVP Joe Flacco, now works for the Eagles
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Joe Douglas," DeCosta said. The Flacco tale is the scouting story most often linked to Douglas. But in an interview this summer Douglas took as much pride in another player he scouted that year. In Douglas' travels along the East Coast, he... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Leah McLaren: Social media summer-camp updates fuel parental anxietyThis summer, our boys went to camp for the first time. When I say “camp,” what
Leah McLaren: Social media summer-camp updates fuel parental anxiety
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
This summer, our boys went to camp for the first time. When I say “camp,” what I mean is that they spent a week swimming, running, singing and carving sticks into spears in the Canadian wilderness from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the exception of... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Barry Trotz on World Cup, Mike Babcock's style, Alex Ovechkin's offseason (Puck Daddy Q&A Part I)coaches in Washington to get a better grasp on what it’s like to be an NHL head
Barry Trotz on World Cup, Mike Babcock's style, Alex Ovechkin's offseason (Puck Daddy Q&A Part I)
Yahoo Sports / Posted 4 days ago
coaches in Washington to get a better grasp on what it’s like to be an NHL head coach with Trotz out during training camp. For some players on Washington not going to the World Cup, it’s a chance to grab a larger leadership role with some of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Leaving Ainswick behind for SarasotaSchool to see my friend’s teenage daughter perform in a school production of Ag
Leaving Ainswick behind for Sarasota
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
School to see my friend’s teenage daughter perform in a school production of Agatha Christie’s “The Hollow.” She and the young actors, who delivered their lines in their best English accents, kept talking about a fictional estate named Ainswick,... Read more
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Irish Central
American nurse who saved Limerick toddler who fell 5 stories speaks outThe miracle-working nurse who saved the life of two-year-old Neil Shanahan when
American nurse who saved Limerick toddler who fell 5 stories speaks out
Irish Central / Posted 4 days ago
The miracle-working nurse who saved the life of two-year-old Neil Shanahan when he fell from the sixth floor of a Limerick hotel has spoken for the first time of her delight in the young boy’s speedy recovery. Nurse Julie Genova, from Concord, near... Read more
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The Post-Standard
An answer to Syracuse's violence: Build friendships between young mentake time out of his own day to shoot baskets and have a soda with Sims when th
An answer to Syracuse's violence: Build friendships between young men
The Post-Standard / Posted 4 days ago
take time out of his own day to shoot baskets and have a soda with Sims when they were done. "He took time out of his life," Sims recalled. That mattered. Sims, a former Syracuse University basketball star who has been the commissioner of city... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson youngsters learn to swim at Graydon PoolHis dream began last year when he took a bus ride to Ridgewood to take his firs
Paterson youngsters learn to swim at Graydon Pool
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
His dream began last year when he took a bus ride to Ridgewood to take his first swim lesson at Graydon Pool as a visiting camper with the Citizens for Swimming Program. Since last summer, he has been practicing in his bathtub in Paterson. "My mom... Read more
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International Business Times
The gap year: How to plan the best trips whether you want to volunteer, explore or partyyour horizons, meeting new people and opening yourself up to new experiences. A
The gap year: How to plan the best trips whether you want to volunteer, explore or party
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
your horizons, meeting new people and opening yourself up to new experiences. A gap year builds confidence, as well as life skills." "South East Asia remains the most popular destination" says Anna Biesty, head of land product at STA, "Our... Read more
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