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1 hr ago | New York Daily News

2 kids die in Far Rockaway fire

The fire broke out in the basement of the two-story house on Bay 30th St. near Mott Ave. just before midnight Saturday.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

4-Year-Old Half Siblings Die in Accidental NY Fire

A basement blaze that killed 4-year-old half siblings was accidentally set by children playing with fire, authorities said Sunday.

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9 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Obama attends Easter services at personally important Baptist church

President Barack Obama attended Easter services at the 19th Street Baptist Church on Sunday, a house of worship that he visited the Sunday before he was first inaugurated president in 2009.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Canada

9 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Brother and sister, 4, die in house fire

Two 4-year-old children were killed after a fire broke out in a home in Queens around midnight Saturday.

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13 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

2 young siblings dead in NYC fire

New York City police say a brother and sister, both four years old, are dead and another four-year-old sibling is hospitalized following a late night fire in Queens.

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14 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Trowbridge pupils will be singing to help vulnerable people

St John's Catholic Primary School in Trowbridge raises funds for CAFOD every year and gives support to Christian Aid during Christian Aid Week by sending pupils to help at the Bread and Cheese Lunch, a popular fundraising event held annually in the town.

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18 hrs ago | Hereford Times

1415_12001Chandos Methodist Church is for sale.

It is asking for offers in the region of A 120,000, which need to be delivered by noon on May 1. But, two years ago, its worshippers realised that they could not continue to maintain the building and the decision was taken to close.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBC News

IceCaps blank Sharks 6-0

Jerome Samson notched a goal and three assists as the St. John's IceCaps downed the Worcester Sharks 6-0 at the DCU Center Friday night.

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CBC News

Grenfell BFA students showcase their work as they graduate

Shardi Janes prepares to display her final project completed for her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Memorial University's Grenfell campus.

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The York Daily Record

Church youth do 'Cross Walk' to spread Good Friday message

CHAMBERSBURG >> About 20 kids and teens with empty stomachs from three Chambersburg churches walked around downtown to spread the message of Good Friday and learn some lessons themselves.

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CBC News

DUI charges laid after collision in Mount Pearl

Police have charged a 51-year-old man with impaired driving following a collision late Friday night in Mount Pearl.

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CBC News

Body of missing fisherman found in Hawco's Pond

RCMP say late on Saturday afternoon, the body of a 57-year-old man fisherman was found and identified in the Deer Park area.

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CBC News

Frank Coleman defends anti-abortion views as private

Frank Coleman's wife Yvonne, along with some of their children and grandchildren, took part in Friday's anti-abortion rally in Corner Brook.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Mildenhall: First bricks are laid at new A 2.7million St John's community centre

The first bricks have been laid for a new 2.7million community project at the heart of a west Suffolk town.

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The News Tribune

Shot-blocker Chris Obekpa to return to St. John's

Obekpa led the Big East in blocked shots the last two seasons. On April 3, St. John's announced it had granted the 6-foot-9 sophomore a release to pursue transfer options.

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Telegram

Eighth arrest in drug case

Items seized in a recent joint forces RCMP/RNC operation are displayed at RCMP headquarters in St. John's.

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The Compass

Drug bust in Carbonear

Members of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, along with the Trinity Conception RCMP, conducted a raid on a home in Carbonear tonight for what has been confirmed as a drug bust.

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The Southtown Star

Raises for Will County officials off the table

Herb Brooks Jr. from St. John's Church is seen in a handout photo from Joliet, IL on Wednesday November 28, 2012.

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Related Topix: Will County, IL, Joliet, IL, Canada

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Compass

17th-century coins unearthed in Carbonear

Archaeology students from Memorial University in St. John's excavate at the site of an early 18th-century planter settlement at Crockers' Cove.- Images are copyrighted to Dr Peter Pope, Dept.

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CBC News

Bill Barry withdraws from Tory leadership race

Corner Brook businessman Bill Barry has taken his name out of the running for Newfoundland and Labrador's PC leadership, virtually ensuring Frank Coleman will become the province's next premier.

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