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This is West Country
Avon and Somerset Police sergeant given written warning for misconductALLEGATIONS of misconduct have been proven against a custody sergeant following
This is West Country / Posted 3 minutes ago
ALLEGATIONS of misconduct have been proven against a custody sergeant following a public hearing held at Avonn and Somerset Police HQ. A panel, led by an independent legally qualified chairman, ruled that allegations of gross misconduct were not... Read more
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This is West Country
Job cuts and centres closures for SS&L despite funding U-turnSOMERSET Skills & Learning looks set to close six centres and make more than 50
This is West Country / Posted 3 minutes ago
SOMERSET Skills & Learning looks set to close six centres and make more than 50 staff redundant after being left with a shortfall in their funding, despite a government U-turn. The education provider was hit with a 97 per cent funding cut in... Read more
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This is West Country
Council paid out more than £78,000 of taxpayers' money to clear fly-tipping last yearrubbish. By way of comparison, Taunton Deane had 664 incidents which cost the
This is West Country / Posted 3 minutes ago
rubbish. By way of comparison, Taunton Deane had 664 incidents which cost the council £49,308 to clear, while South Somerset had 1,150, costing £61,688 to clean up. Responding to the Government’s latest data on fly-tipping, Cllr Martin... Read more
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This is West Country
The combined depth of all potholes reported in Somerset last year has been revealedTHE combined depth of all potholes reported in Somerset last year could swallow
This is West Country / Posted 3 minutes ago
THE combined depth of all potholes reported in Somerset last year could swallow up the county’s tallest church tower nearly six times, it has been revealed. A total of 7,217 potholes with a combined depth of 289m were reported to Shire Hall in 2016,... Read more
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Advocate Tribune
River Ramblings...the Woodbury Chorus and Orchestra preforms this year in Willmar, Wabasha, Red W
Advocate Tribune / Posted 5 minutes ago
the Woodbury Chorus and Orchestra preforms this year in Willmar, Wabasha, Red Wing, Mora, Bird Island, Pine Island and Somerset Wisconsin, along with four locations around the Twin Cities. They have their equipment routine well in hand and are... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Guide to best places in Norfolk to see autumn leaves in colourful gloryCity Council. It stretched as far as South Walsham in Tudor times and was where
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 25 minutes ago
City Council. It stretched as far as South Walsham in Tudor times and was where Robert Kett, rebelling against the Duke of Somerset, camped with his army in 1549. Up until the early 1900s, it was open countryside with few trees and kept open. As... Read more
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The Herald News
Somerset firefighters honoredMichael Holtzman Herald News Staff Reporter @MDHoltzman SOMERSET – Seven fire
The Herald News / Posted 33 minutes ago
Michael Holtzman Herald News Staff Reporter @MDHoltzman SOMERSET – Seven fire department officers with more than 140 years of collective experience were pinned by their wives and fiancé during a widely attended ceremonial dinner Wednesday night at... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 54 minutes ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 56 minutes ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted an hour ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted an hour ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted an hour ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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This is West Country
First Bridgwater students graduate from University Centre SomersetTHE first cohort of students graduated from University College Somerset last we
This is West Country / Posted an hour ago
THE first cohort of students graduated from University College Somerset last week. The University launched in March 2017, following the creation of Bridgwater & Taunton College the previous year. The inaugural graduation ceremonies started with two... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
KRCR TV Redding / Posted an hour ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted an hour ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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NJ Biz
New Jersey retail bank Delanco acquired by First Bankannouncement. First Bank already operates branches in Cranbury, Denville, Ewin
NJ Biz / Posted an hour ago
announcement. First Bank already operates branches in Cranbury, Denville, Ewing, Flemington, Hamilton, Lawrence, Randolph, Somerset and Williamstown, and in Trevose, Doylestown, Warminster, Bensalem and Levittown townships in Pennsylvania. The bank... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted an hour ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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News 8000
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
News 8000 / Posted an hour ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Morgan Freeman to star in Colin Powell biopicAfrican president Nelson Mandela in “Invictus”, prison wise man Red in “The Sha
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
African president Nelson Mandela in “Invictus”, prison wise man Red in “The Shawshank Redemption”, and determined detective Somerset in “Se7en”; Morgan Freeman is now set to become United States secretary of state Colin Powell in a new biographical... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
KTXS Abilene / Posted an hour ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Gotta catch 'em all: Secret Service nabs Pikachu-dressed man at WHmorning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter,
KECI Missoula / Posted an hour ago
morning before he was caught by Secret Service officers manning the perimeter, authorities said. Curtis Combs, 36, of Somerset, Kentucky, jumped a concrete barrier on the outer perimeter of the south grounds of the White House complex and was... Read more
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This is West Country
Taunton Monopoly launches: How to get your board from the County Gazettethe board at the same time as it went on sale in outlets across the town were T
This is West Country / Posted 3 hours ago
the board at the same time as it went on sale in outlets across the town were Taunton Deane Mayor Hazel Prior-Sankey and Somerset cricketers Jack Leach and Dom Bess. And putting in an appearance was Mr Monopoly himself, who seemed chuffed with... Read more
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The Courier Mail
State drinks to bright side of delugeAAP Image/Dan Peled “The region’s largest dams also received a boost in supply
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
AAP Image/Dan Peled “The region’s largest dams also received a boost in supply. Wivenhoe Dam has increased by 2 per cent, Somerset Dam has increased by 6 per cent and North Pine Dam has increased by 5 per cent. “Across the region, eight dams are... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
State drinks to bright side of delugeAAP Image/Dan Peled “The region’s largest dams also received a boost in supply
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 hours ago
AAP Image/Dan Peled “The region’s largest dams also received a boost in supply. Wivenhoe Dam has increased by 2 per cent, Somerset Dam has increased by 6 per cent and North Pine Dam has increased by 5 per cent. “Across the region, eight dams are... Read more
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This is West Country
Somerset angler hooks pike still eating its lunch - a whole rata whole RAT in its mouth. Stunned Adam Mitchell, 43, landed the 8lb whopper pi
This is West Country / Posted 4 hours ago
a whole RAT in its mouth. Stunned Adam Mitchell, 43, landed the 8lb whopper pike while out fishing in Glastonbury Tor, Somerset. But while Adam was unhooking the fish he noticed a rat's foot poking out of its mouth. "The fish was 8lb in... Read more
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News.com.au
State drinks to bright side of delugePeledSource:AAP “The region’s largest dams also received a boost in supply. Wi
News.com.au / Posted 4 hours ago
PeledSource:AAP “The region’s largest dams also received a boost in supply. Wivenhoe Dam has increased by 2 per cent, Somerset Dam has increased by 6 per cent and North Pine Dam has increased by 5 per cent. “Across the region, eight dams are... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois farmers support frackingfinancial mess. Once again, misinformed groups with fringe agendas are trying
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 4 hours ago
financial mess. Once again, misinformed groups with fringe agendas are trying to keep our state closed for business. ​ Curtis Bradley is a farmer in southeastern Illinois, where he also is a crude oil buyer for Continental Refining in Somerset,... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Council approves plan to build 21 homes yards from accident blackspotright-hand side, opposite the supermarket. Plans to build more than 20 houses
Weston Mercury / Posted 4 hours ago
right-hand side, opposite the supermarket. Plans to build more than 20 houses near the ‘most dangerous junction in North Somerset’ have been approved. The Smallway and A370 junction in Congresbury has witnessed many accidents over the years.... Read more
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Gazette
Police appeal for witnesses after a hit and run incident in Iron ActonGarden Centre on September at about 2.50pm. The car is believed to have had bl
Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
Garden Centre on September at about 2.50pm. The car is believed to have had blacked out windows. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "The motorcyclist was hit from the rear, causing the bike to fall and suffer considerable damage, and... Read more
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This is West Country
Taunton Monopoly launch - how to get your board from the County Gazettethe board at the same time as it went on sale in outlets across the town were T
This is West Country / Posted 5 hours ago
the board at the same time as it went on sale in outlets across the town were Taunton Deane Mayor Hazel Prior-Sankey and Somerset cricketers Jack Leach and Dom Bess. And putting in an appearance was Mr Monopoly himself, who seemed chuffed with... Read more
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This is West Country
The mystery of the street lights that keep fusing in Taunton town centre...hours." The majority of street lights are the responsibility of SSE Contractin
This is West Country / Posted 6 hours ago
hours." The majority of street lights are the responsibility of SSE Contracting Ltd. Any faults can be reported on Somerset County Council's website or call the SSE fault line on 0845-6010939 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. The Deane is... Read more
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This is West Country
Somerset cricket chief responds to fans' outcry over membership pricesSOMERSET County Cricket Club chief executive Lee Cooper says membership prices
This is West Country / Posted 6 hours ago
SOMERSET County Cricket Club chief executive Lee Cooper says membership prices at the club needed to be changed to cope with 'escalating' running costs of the club. Cooper released a statement today regarding changes to membership pricing following... Read more
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Weston Mercury
From Albania to Weston – meet the Seagulls’ new striker Irnti RapaiPicture: Will.T.Photography Irnti Rapai’s quest for a career as a professional
Weston Mercury / Posted 6 hours ago
Picture: Will.T.Photography Irnti Rapai’s quest for a career as a professional has taken him from his homeland to North Somerset, via a stint in Greece – and he has made a flying start to his time in BS24. The striker netted three goals in his... Read more
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This is West Country
BE WARNED: Uninsured, no licence - motorist's £1,000-plus billA DRIVER in West Somerset is regretting cutting corners. They were caught out
This is West Country / Posted 7 hours ago
A DRIVER in West Somerset is regretting cutting corners. They were caught out after they omitted to insure their car and to get a licence. As @ASPWSomerset's tweet explains it wasn't worth it - the driver received six penalty points and was ordered... Read more
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Weston Mercury
EuroMillions ticket-holder from North Somerset wins £1m raffle – but has yet to claim prize... One lucky EuroMillions ticket-holder from North Somerset is sitting on an unc
Weston Mercury / Posted 7 hours ago
One lucky EuroMillions ticket-holder from North Somerset is sitting on an unclaimed £1million prize. To send a link to this page you must be logged... Read more
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The North West Star
Senior SEQ public servant resigns after accessing inappropriate websitesby Water Supply Minister Mark Bailey. Seqwater manages the dams in south-east
The North West Star / Posted 9 hours ago
by Water Supply Minister Mark Bailey. Seqwater manages the dams in south-east Queensland, including the large Wivenhoe, Somerset and Hinze dams and the $10 billon water grid that connects them. Mr Pruss tendered his resignation on Wednesday and... Read more
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The North West Star
Dam fine rain brings more than three months of water supplybefore inflows started into dams. The region's largest dams received a boost i
The North West Star / Posted 10 hours ago
before inflows started into dams. The region's largest dams received a boost in supply - Wivenhoe increased by 2 per cent, Somerset increased by 6 per cent and North Pine increased by 5 per cent. Across the region, eight dams were spilling, with... Read more
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This is West Country
Crewkerne firefighters help battle fire at derelict site in Yeovilspreading. Crews are fighting the fire from outside the building as it has par
This is West Country / Posted 10 hours ago
spreading. Crews are fighting the fire from outside the building as it has partially collapsed. A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, said: "There is believed to be cylinders inside and this is currently under... Read more
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This is West Country
Which landmarks made the grade for Taunton Monopoly?scooped the top space - Mayfair in the traditional London version. The other b
This is West Country / Posted 10 hours ago
scooped the top space - Mayfair in the traditional London version. The other big one - Park Lane - goes to the Museum of Somerset, housed in the town's historic castle. Several other Taunton landmarks get to exclusively feature on the town's... Read more
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This is West Country
Mystery of street lights that keep fusing in town centrehours." The majority of street lights are the responsibility of SSE Contractin
This is West Country / Posted 10 hours ago
hours." The majority of street lights are the responsibility of SSE Contracting Ltd. Any faults can be reported on Somerset County Council's website or call the SSE fault line on 0845-6010939 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. The Deane is... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Chris Patterson criticises Elyard Gardens developmentincludes 1000 apartments in buildings 40m high in the heart of Narellan. media
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
includes 1000 apartments in buildings 40m high in the heart of Narellan. media_cameraThe intersection of Elyard St and Somerset Ave, Narellan - the location of the proposed Elyard Gardens.. .(AAP IMAGE/Simon Bullard) “I don’t support it (the... Read more
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The Age
Dam fine rain brings more than three months of water supplybefore inflows started into dams. The region's largest dams received a boost i
The Age / Posted 10 hours ago
before inflows started into dams. The region's largest dams received a boost in supply - Wivenhoe increased by 2 per cent, Somerset increased by 6 per cent and North Pine increased by 5 per cent. Across the region, eight dams were spilling, with... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Dam fine rain brings more than three months of water supplybefore inflows started into dams. The region's largest dams received a boost i
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
before inflows started into dams. The region's largest dams received a boost in supply - Wivenhoe increased by 2 per cent, Somerset increased by 6 per cent and North Pine increased by 5 per cent. Across the region, eight dams were spilling, with... Read more
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This is West Country
What do you think of Minehead dog poo vigilante's latest clean-up scheme?Heard, 47, who is registered deaf and suffers from mobility problems, was hande
This is West Country / Posted 11 hours ago
Heard, 47, who is registered deaf and suffers from mobility problems, was handed an Acceptable Behaviour Contract by West Somerset Council for his controversial methods to draw attention to the level of dog fouling in the town. His previous modus... Read more
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This is West Country
"We aren't a soft touch": Taunton council to tackle 'aggressive' beggars and rough sleeperswas agreed by the committee that members would recommend to full council to ado
This is West Country / Posted 11 hours ago
was agreed by the committee that members would recommend to full council to adopt a partnership with Avon and Somerset Police, as well as continuing to work with charities such as Taunton Association for the Homeless and Open... Read more
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express
UK travel study SHOCK – Nation's combined potholes 'four times deeper than Pacific Ocean'through a Freedom of Information (FoI) request show during the 2016-17 financia
express / Posted 11 hours ago
through a Freedom of Information (FoI) request show during the 2016-17 financial year, a massive £2,137,167 was spent by Somerset County Council. And the shocking figure does not include legal fees incurred by the authority. The staggering... Read more
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Hunts Post
Winners of this year Huntingdonshire CAMRA pub awards are announcedbe stocked and there will also be a great range of real draught ciders and perr
Hunts Post / Posted 11 hours ago
be stocked and there will also be a great range of real draught ciders and perries from producers in East Anglia , Kent, Somerset and Northern Ireland. The festival will observe the 60th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik-1, the first... Read more
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The Herald News
WEDNESDAY'S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP: Somerset Berkley golf punches playoff ticketJohn Salamon (25 points) and Tom Durette (24) both shot 43 as the Somerset Berk
The Herald News / Posted 13 hours ago
John Salamon (25 points) and Tom Durette (24) both shot 43 as the Somerset Berkley golf team qualified for the state tournament in its final regular-season match on Wednesday, defeating New Bedford 113-72. Devin Crosby carded 45 (22), while Cam... Read more
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The Herald News
GIRLS' SOCCER: Somerset Berkley storms past Greater New Bedford 4-0Greg Sullivan Herald News Staff Reporter SOMERSET – It’s almost Halloween and
The Herald News / Posted 16 hours ago
Greg Sullivan Herald News Staff Reporter SOMERSET – It’s almost Halloween and there’s still a 1 in the loss column. The Somerset Berkley Regional girls’ soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to 12 and its win streak to three by defeating Greater... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Did Japan just ban tattoo artists?the master of irezumi — traditional Japanese tattooing. He has a museum dedicat
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 16 hours ago
the master of irezumi — traditional Japanese tattooing. He has a museum dedicated to his work in Yokohama, and in 2012 Somerset House in London launched an exhibition of his designs. Tokyo-based tattooist Horimitsu has 42,000 followers on... Read more
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