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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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Related Topix: Fire, Far-Rockaway, NY, Family, Kids, Canada

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Statecollege.com

Boalsburg to Mark Historic Anniversary

In 2014, the Harris Township community will be marking the 150th anniversary of the first decoration of graves of the Civil War veterans by three Boalsburg village women.

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Related Topix: Boalsburg, PA, Canada

Times Herald

Mike Connell: 'Cathedral' on Pine Street turns 150

On Easter Sunday, 1864, with the Civil War entering its final bloody year, about 40 German immigrant families came together to organize a church in Port Huron.

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Related Topix: Port Huron, MI, Canada, St Clair County, MI, Detroit, MI

Morecambe Visitor

Family-friendly cycle ride for St John's Hopsice campaign

Olympic gold medal winner and Lancaster University alumnus Jason Queally will be on hand to start the ride, giving people the opportunity to cycle with an Olympic Gold medallist.

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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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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Canada, Famine, Natural Disasters

CBC News

Rezori: 5 days and 5 ways to think about spring

Azzo Rezori has been working with CBC News in Newfoundland and Labrador since 1987, and reports regularly for Here & Now and other broadcasts.

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Worcester News

Children have cracking time at library

Thea Fieldhouse, four, makes an Easter card. YOUNGSTERS had a cracking time at St John's Library in Worcester when they took part in an Easter Craft Eggs'travaganza.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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 Miami Herald

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

In a change of mind that took about two weeks, Chris Obekpa has decided not to transfer from St. John's.

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CBC News

Gushue | When a byelection's meaning extends beyond voting day

Cathy Bennett won the Virginia Waters byelection earlier this month, becoming the first Liberal to win a St. John's seat in 15 years.

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The Advertiser

Easter Monday car boot sale at St John's Chapel

BOOT SALE: A car boot sale will be held on Easter Monday at St John's Chapel Recreation Ground.

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The Times

Handwritten Bible finds home in Phoenix

Scribes with quills in hand once were the conduits of history, connecting ink to vellum, painstakingly preserving the records of the world.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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

CBC News

Ford Mustang 00001 bought in St. John's 50 years ago

One of the most iconic American cars is celebrating a milestone birthday, but the very first model off the assembly line was actually sold in St. John's.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, Canada

Telegram

Three men fined for illegal hunting activities

Lawrence Stead of St. John's and Wayne Bishop of Foxtrap were convicted in provincial court in St. John's on April 8 and each fined $1,000 for illegal hunting.

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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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Nor'Wester

RNC make arrest in armed robbery investigations

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary criminal investigation division has arrested and charged a 27-year-old St. John's man in relation to a number of robberies and armed robberies in the St. John's area.

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The Labradorian

RNC to issue stun guns to officers Video

RNC Chief Bill Janes announced Wednesday morning at RNC headquarters in St. John's that the police force has ordered 15 stun guns, which will be given to a "select group of officers," including the tactics and rescue unit, which responds to high-risk situations such as armed barricades, patrol officers, and the crime suppression unit, a new team ... (more)

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Prince George Citizen

One of two candidates in Tory leadership race drops out in Newfoundland

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A contender in the race to become leader of Newfoundland and Labrador's Progressive Conservative party has announced he is dropping out, likely clearing the way for a coronation of the one remaining candidate.

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