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The Coast
DaPoPo Theatre’s month of fun daysLive-In Festival Saturday, October 1-Tuesday, October 31 Various venues, sugges
DaPoPo Theatre’s month of fun days
The Coast / Posted 2 hours ago
Live-In Festival Saturday, October 1-Tuesday, October 31 Various venues, suggested donation DaPoPo Theatre company's Live-In Festival is a unique breed. Spanning the city through October, the fest invites arts professionals and newbies alike to go... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Southern Femisphere and Sweatlands; The Toasters; Future Casting; Pop Life!SKA | The Toasters Thurs. Sept. 29 The Sparrow Robert "Bucket" Hingley, the s
Southern Femisphere and Sweatlands; The Toasters; Future Casting; Pop Life!
Charleston City Paper / Posted 9 hours ago
SKA | The Toasters Thurs. Sept. 29 The Sparrow Robert "Bucket" Hingley, the singer/guitarist for the Toasters, is a serious old-school fan of ska. "I bought my first ska record in 1964," the England-born frontman says. "It was 'My Boy Lollipop' by... Read more
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Sun Star
13 years in 90 minutesJOHN Philip Duenas ran 21 kilometers in the 40th Milo Marathon Leg last Sunday
13 years in 90 minutes
Sun Star / Posted 14 hours ago
JOHN Philip Duenas ran 21 kilometers in the 40th Milo Marathon Leg last Sunday for the 13th straight time. He needed only 1 hour and 30 to finish the course, but his mind traveled far more as he recalled his journey in the event that saw him... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
See 'Little Gandhi' documentary at Freep Film Festival eventTwo men sit and talk against a backdrop of shelled, crumbling buildings in Syri
See 'Little Gandhi' documentary at Freep Film Festival event
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
Two men sit and talk against a backdrop of shelled, crumbling buildings in Syria. As the sound of gunshots can be heard nearby, subtitles reveal to English speakers what one of the men is saying: "The sniper is about 200 meters away from us. We are... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Far and WideAn intense police thriller, an inspiring inner-city drama, a darkly comic myste
Far and Wide
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 21 hours ago
An intense police thriller, an inspiring inner-city drama, a darkly comic mystery, a gastronomical expedition: the 21st annual Jewish Film Festival has a little bit of everything. Hosted by the Jewish Community Center of Sonoma County (JCC), this... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
The 33rd annual festival rebounds after last year's flood cancellationsCharleston's MOJA Arts Festival, the city's annual celebration of African-Ameri
The 33rd annual festival rebounds after last year's flood cancellations
Charleston City Paper / Posted 22 hours ago
Charleston's MOJA Arts Festival, the city's annual celebration of African-American and Caribbean arts, started as a grassroots event in 1983, run by a volunteer committee. That group is still in effect today, and every year the festival comes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'We Don't Need to Grow More Food to Cut Hunger in Africa' - ActivistTurin — Slow Food International, a grassroots movement of farmers, chefs, activ
'We Don't Need to Grow More Food to Cut Hunger in Africa' - Activist
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Turin — Slow Food International, a grassroots movement of farmers, chefs, activists and academics, is campaigning to improve the quality of food and lives of producers As a young university student of agriculture, Edie Mukiibi believed the latest... Read more
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NBC News
Bombs hit mosque, conference center in Germanya conference center in eastern Germany late Monday in what officials called a "
Bombs hit mosque, conference center in Germany
NBC News / Posted yesterday
a conference center in eastern Germany late Monday in what officials called a "xenophobic" attack. No one was injured by the blasts in Dresden, birthplace of a German grassroots anti-Islam movement known as PEGIDA. The city's police chief said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambian Bags Pan-African Humanitarian AwardPan-African Humanitarian Awards Advisory Board has named Prince Ebrima Sanyang
Gambian Bags Pan-African Humanitarian Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Pan-African Humanitarian Awards Advisory Board has named Prince Ebrima Sanyang as the winner of the 2016 Pan-African Humanitarian Award for Global Impact and Community Development. He was identified in consultation with World Leaders Forum in Dubai... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Bath Rugby seek backing of Londoners2016 Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Guy Mercer and Dave Attwood
Bath Rugby seek backing of Londoners
Newham Recorder / Posted 2 days ago
2016 Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Guy Mercer and Dave Attwood at Twickenham Stadium to announce "The Clash" against Leicester Tigers April 8 (pic: Andrew Fosker/Seconds Left Images) Club to face Leicester in capital Bath... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Bath Rugby seek backing of Londoners2016 Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Guy Mercer and Dave Attwood
Bath Rugby seek backing of Londoners
Romford Recorder / Posted 2 days ago
2016 Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Guy Mercer and Dave Attwood at Twickenham Stadium to announce "The Clash" against Leicester Tigers April 8 (pic: Andrew Fosker/Seconds Left Images) Club to face Leicester in capital Bath... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Bath Rugby seek backing of Londoners2016 Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Guy Mercer and Dave Attwood
Bath Rugby seek backing of Londoners
Ilford Recorder / Posted 2 days ago
2016 Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph, Guy Mercer and Dave Attwood at Twickenham Stadium to announce "The Clash" against Leicester Tigers April 8 (pic: Andrew Fosker/Seconds Left Images) Club to face Leicester in capital Bath... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Surbiton has spirit as Seething Wells wins £25k community group awardSeething Wells was celebrating last night after winning £25,000 for community a
Surbiton has spirit as Seething Wells wins £25k community group award
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Seething Wells was celebrating last night after winning £25,000 for community activities in the first Britain Has Spirit awards. The group - known for the Seething Festival, Ski Sunday and more - had battled against grassroots organisers from across... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SF Concert Joins Nationwide Festival to End Gun ViolenceSan Francisco took part in Concert Across America, a coast-to-coast effort to e
SF Concert Joins Nationwide Festival to End Gun Violence
NBC Bay Area / Posted 3 days ago
San Francisco took part in Concert Across America, a coast-to-coast effort to end gun violence. The one-day music festival Sunday consisted of 350 concerts in 200 cities simultaneously. “It takes the hood to save the hood; it takes the people to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Defiant Jeremy Corbyn preaches unity - but rebels plot behind his backA peer resigned in disgust and rebel MPs held a defiant rally in pub in the cit
Defiant Jeremy Corbyn preaches unity - but rebels plot behind his back
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
A peer resigned in disgust and rebel MPs held a defiant rally in pub in the city, pledging to fight back against the Left-wingers who have seized control of the party. Mr Corbyn appealed for unity by urging his colleagues to “move on and discuss... Read more
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The Buffalo News
2 women launch grassroots effort to honor police as heroesLOCKPORT – When is the last time you stopped to thank a cop? Two Lockport woma
2 women launch grassroots effort to honor police as heroes
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
LOCKPORT – When is the last time you stopped to thank a cop? Two Lockport woman have begun a grassroots effort, called “Lockport Blue,” to say thank you to state, county and city officers in the city and town of Lockport throughout October. They’re... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn wins convincing victory“We have much more in common than that which divides us; let’s wipe that slate
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn wins convincing victory
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
“We have much more in common than that which divides us; let’s wipe that slate clean from today and get on with the work we’ve got to do as a party together,” he said. Corbyn secured 61.8% of the vote while Smith obtained 38.2%. The victory... Read more
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Gamasutra
The Art & Business of Making Gamessponsorship, announces powerhouse duo Krewella to headline October 1-2 tourname
The Art & Business of Making Games
Gamasutra / Posted 5 days ago
sponsorship, announces powerhouse duo Krewella to headline October 1-2 tournament LOS ANGELES, September 23, 2016 – ESL, the world’s largest esports company and a part of the international digital entertainment group MTG, today announced that it... Read more
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Evening Standard
We need a proper Opposition, pleaseThe result of the Labour leadership election will be announced tomorrow but we
We need a proper Opposition, please
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
The result of the Labour leadership election will be announced tomorrow but we know the outcome already: Labour’s one-member, one-vote electoral system will give Jeremy Corbyn victory, possibly with a bigger mandate. It’s a result made possible by... Read more
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New Kerala
Children Film Festival celebrated in Meghalaya - newkerala.com #122608Two films were screened as part of the festival, which was attended by children
Children Film Festival celebrated in Meghalaya - newkerala.com #122608
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Two films were screened as part of the festival, which was attended by children from different schools of Tura. The films showcased India's rich cultural heritage and tradition. Satyaraj Rai, CFSI, North East Coordinator, said, "The main objective... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
28 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next 10 DaysArizona Wine Dinner: If you're looking for a fun, night out with delicious food
28 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next 10 Days
Tucson Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Arizona Wine Dinner: If you're looking for a fun, night out with delicious food and wine, be sure to check out the Arizona Wine Dinner at Maynards Market & Kitchen. All the food will be prepared by the Maynards Kitchen team to complement hand crafted... Read more
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BC Local News
Alberni’s grannies step up to the plateTen years ago, a few local women joined a movement to help women and children i
Alberni’s grannies step up to the plate
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
Ten years ago, a few local women joined a movement to help women and children in Africa. Known as the PAGO Grannies, this group of grandmothers and grand “others” was inspired by a visit from Stephen Lewis in November 2006 and has been raising funds... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
Alberni’s grannies step up to the plateTen years ago, a few local women joined a movement to help women and children i
Alberni’s grannies step up to the plate
Alberni Valley News / Posted 6 days ago
Ten years ago, a few local women joined a movement to help women and children in Africa. Known as the PAGO Grannies, this group of grandmothers and grand “others” was inspired by a visit from Stephen Lewis in November 2006 and has been raising funds... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak at UAB on Sept. 29News Liberian peace and women’s rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate
Nobel Peace Prize winner to speak at UAB on Sept. 29
The Birmingham Times / Posted 6 days ago
News Liberian peace and women’s rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Leymah Gbowee will give a lecture at the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Thursday, Sept. 29. (Provided photo) Liberian peace and women’s rights activist... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
September 23, 2016NICK BARBARO Council to finally consider contentious zoning caseBY NINA HERNAN
September 23, 2016
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
NICK BARBARO Council to finally consider contentious zoning caseBY NINA HERNANDEZ Relocation plans for residents of the mobile home park remain tentativeBY JOSEPH CATERINE Eddie Rodriguez previews his upcoming Texas Tribune Festival panelBY... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Eton Manor youngsters enjoy Land Rover Cup experience 14:30 21 September 2016 Eton Manor under-11s competed in the Land Rover Cup
Eton Manor youngsters enjoy Land Rover Cup experience
Ilford Recorder / Posted 7 days ago
14:30 21 September 2016 Eton Manor under-11s competed in the Land Rover Cup at Saracens (onEdition) Under-11s compete in festival at Saracens Eton Manor under-11s may have missed out on... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Short List: Sept. 21-27“I don’t want to be bad,” says Jason. “Yes you do,” replies Tyrone. The fact th
Short List: Sept. 21-27
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 7 days ago
“I don’t want to be bad,” says Jason. “Yes you do,” replies Tyrone. The fact that Tyrone is teen-age Jason’s very own orange hand puppet, with button eyes and a shock of maroon hair, only gooses this brief but pivotal exchange in Robert Askins’ dark... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debswana Donates Boxing Equipmenthas donated boxing equipment, to a boxing centre based at Ipelegeng Junior Seco
Debswana Donates Boxing Equipment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
has donated boxing equipment, to a boxing centre based at Ipelegeng Junior Secondary School worth P23 000. Speaking during the Debswana Re Ba Bona Ha Boxing Skills Festival on September 17, head of risk management, at Debswana, Tefo Setlhare... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Original sounds to fill the stage and air this weekendIN A region where the opportunity for artists to play their own music in front
Original sounds to fill the stage and air this weekend
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
IN A region where the opportunity for artists to play their own music in front of a crowd is rare, it's no wonder musicians come flocking to perform at OMFest. Everybody's favourite grassroots music festival is back this weekend, with the annual... Read more
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FIFA
A festival with one eye on the futureThe FIFA Futsal World Cup is more than just an intensely exciting competition.
A festival with one eye on the future
FIFA / Posted 8 days ago
The FIFA Futsal World Cup is more than just an intensely exciting competition. It is also an important vehicle for promoting all the positive things the sport has to offer, a sport with the power to teach and shape players at the same time. It was... Read more
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New Kerala
Mobile app raises awareness of Global Goals, connects people who want to make a difference - newkerala.com #121024New York, Sept 20 : In collaboration with partners, the United Nations has laun
Mobile app raises awareness of Global Goals, connects people who want to make a difference - newkerala.com #121024
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
New York, Sept 20 : In collaboration with partners, the United Nations has launched a mobile application to provide a global forum for industry, governments and individual citizens to collectively realise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). So... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Safa Lejweleputswa Conclude FIFA Grassroots, Live Your Goals FestivalSAFA Lejweleputswa of Free State hosted the FIFA Grassroots and Live Your Goals
Safa Lejweleputswa Conclude FIFA Grassroots, Live Your Goals Festival
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
SAFA Lejweleputswa of Free State hosted the FIFA Grassroots and Live Your Goals festival last week where 400 children participated in the programme. The aim of the two programmes is to build up grassroots football to boys and girls of the ages... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How One Man Gave Children Reason to Love Their EnvironmentThe 'Go Green Fest' is possibly the biggest children funfair day in east and ce
How One Man Gave Children Reason to Love Their Environment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The 'Go Green Fest' is possibly the biggest children funfair day in east and central Africa. Yet, it is not your ordinary "come and play with bouncing castles" kind of events organised in every corner of the city. The Superstar Kids Go Green... Read more
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SKY News
Momentum Kids: Corbyn backers launch youth wingMomentum Kids will launch nationwide across 150 local groups, with the aim of b
Momentum Kids: Corbyn backers launch youth wing
SKY News / Posted 10 days ago
Momentum Kids will launch nationwide across 150 local groups, with the aim of boosting the political involvement of children and the Corbyn-supporting activist movement by "promoting political activity that is fun, engaging and... Read more
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Business Wire
GSMA, the United Nations and Project Everyone Collaborate to Drive Action on Sustainable Development GoalsNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the 2016 Social Good Summit, the GSMA today annou
GSMA, the United Nations and Project Everyone Collaborate to Drive Action on Sustainable Development Goals
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the 2016 Social Good Summit, the GSMA today announced a collaboration with the United Nations and Project Everyone, a non-profit global campaign, to increase awareness of and engagement with the United Nations... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Disu Begs Lagos to Sustain Junior LeagueFormer Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Tunde Disu, is pleading with the State Gov
Disu Begs Lagos to Sustain Junior League
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Former Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Tunde Disu, is pleading with the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to sustain the Lagos Junior league, which has produced some quality players for the national teams and also aided the state to dominate the... Read more
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Black Press USA
President Abraham Lincoln Would Barely Recognize This Republican PartyBy Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) On Saturday, September 10, I had
President Abraham Lincoln Would Barely Recognize This Republican Party
Black Press USA / Posted 12 days ago
By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) On Saturday, September 10, I had the pleasure of being one of the featured speakers for the inaugural Liberty Farm Festival hosted by my good friend Martha Boneta. It was the last gathering of the who’s... Read more
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Columbia Star
Discovering Your Storyan unidentified photographer, this portrait most likely depicts Agnes Jackson w
Discovering Your Story
Columbia Star / Posted 13 days ago
an unidentified photographer, this portrait most likely depicts Agnes Jackson when she was in her mid-50s, sometime during the later 1880s. When you hear the word “history,” what do you visualize? Do you imagine monumental battles fought by... Read more
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Columbia Star
Join Jubilee: Festival of Black History and CultureCelebrate South Carolina’s black history and culture at Historic Columbia’s Jub
Join Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture
Columbia Star / Posted 13 days ago
Celebrate South Carolina’s black history and culture at Historic Columbia’s Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture on Saturday, September 17. Now in its 38th year, Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture brings artisans, dancers,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Press Advisory: 600+ Campaign Nonviolence Events Across USA Next Week!annual week of nonviolent action in a violent nation & world during final stret
Press Advisory: 600+ Campaign Nonviolence Events Across USA Next Week!
CommonDreams.org / Posted 14 days ago
annual week of nonviolent action in a violent nation & world during final stretch of presidential election National grassroots movement targeting third week of September organized by www.CampaignNonviolence.org • A Chicago priest will lead... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
For NAFEST 2016, Akwa Ibom, the Land of Promise, BeckonsAbuja — All is set for the 30th edition of National Festival of Arts and Cultur
For NAFEST 2016, Akwa Ibom, the Land of Promise, Beckons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Abuja — All is set for the 30th edition of National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST). The event, which holds in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, begins officially on October 2 and ends on October 9. This was disclosed by the Director General,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
We've teamed up with the Aviva Community Fund to offer awards for local projectsEvery day, in every town, city and village across the region, there are people
We've teamed up with the Aviva Community Fund to offer awards for local projects
Manchester Evening News / Posted 15 days ago
Every day, in every town, city and village across the region, there are people working tirelessly to make their communities better places to live. From support groups for the elderly and grassroots sports clubs to projects for young people and their... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Win £25,000 to keep Britain green with new environment awardThe Daily Mirror has teamed up with Aviva to launch an exciting new award categ
Win £25,000 to keep Britain green with new environment award
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
The Daily Mirror has teamed up with Aviva to launch an exciting new award category to help preserve and protect the nation’s green spaces. It’s part of Aviva’s Community Fund, which offers up to £25,000 for local projects that make a difference to... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hamptons International Film Festival to honor Edward NortonTMPHEADSPCThree-time Academy Award-nominated actor Edward Norton will be honored on Octob
Hamptons International Film Festival to honor Edward NortonTMPHEADSPC
Crain's New York Business / Posted 16 days ago
Three-time Academy Award-nominated actor Edward Norton will be honored on October 9 with a career achievement award at the 24th annual Hamptons International Film Festival. Norton, a New York-based actor, director, producer and activist, is known... Read more
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The Border Mail
‘Good things can happen’ with changeShepheard, pictured at an Indigo Valley fire recovery committee meeting, has an
‘Good things can happen’ with change
The Border Mail / Posted 16 days ago
Shepheard, pictured at an Indigo Valley fire recovery committee meeting, has an interest in Indigo Shire's history and the arts. Diane Shepheard has been volunteering within Indigo Shire since she moved there 36 years ago – now she wants to... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
We've teamed up with the Aviva Community Fund to offer awards for local projectsEvery day, in every town, city and village across the region, there are people
We've teamed up with the Aviva Community Fund to offer awards for local projects
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
Every day, in every town, city and village across the region, there are people working tirelessly to make their communities better places to live. From support groups for the elderly and grassroots sports clubs to projects for young people and their... Read more
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New Kerala
I am a girl child; would love to have a girl: Kareena Kapoor - newkerala.com #117963Mumbai, Sep 13 : Actress Kareena Kapoor, who came to extend her support for the
I am a girl child; would love to have a girl: Kareena Kapoor - newkerala.com #117963
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
Mumbai, Sep 13 : Actress Kareena Kapoor, who came to extend her support for the Global Citizen movement in India on Monday evening says she is a girl child she would love to have a girl. The actress shared some frivolous question that's she is being... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Hamptons International Film Festival to honor Edward NortonThree-time Academy Award-nominated actor Edward Norton will be honored on Octob
Hamptons International Film Festival to honor Edward Norton
Crain's New York Business / Posted 16 days ago
Three-time Academy Award-nominated actor Edward Norton will be honored on October 9 with a career achievement award at the 24th annual Hamptons International Film Festival. Norton, a New York-based actor, director, producer and activist, is known... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Civic Lubbock, Inc. announces 2016 West Texas Walk of Fame inducteesThe Civic Lubbock, Inc. Board announced the upcoming inductions into the West T
Civic Lubbock, Inc. announces 2016 West Texas Walk of Fame inductees
KXXV Waco / Posted 16 days ago
The Civic Lubbock, Inc. Board announced the upcoming inductions into the West Texas Walk of Fame for 2016. The honorees are: Ponty Bone, Terry Cook, The Flatlanders and Sonny West. The induction ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday,... Read more
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