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Column: An (Ancient) Syrian Model of Tolerance

The last place most people would expect to find evidence of religious tolerance is near the Syrian border with Iraq.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

UConn Advance

Lego Model Aqueducts Bridge Ancient and Modern

Professor Gary Robbins, an expert on hydrology, assembles a model of the Bargegal aqueduct and mill, a Roman watermill complex near the town of Arles in southern France, that could produce enough flour to feed 12,000 people a day.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA, Geology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

Georgia woman gets 15 years to live in 1987 Ohio stabbing death

Fifty-year-old Zina Roberson made her plea Monday in Franklin County court in central Ohio.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

'Warrior Queen'

As many different media creations of the Irish warriro queen here, of which many arose from around the Celte era of the 1,200's B.C., one of a few of the more rare releases captioned by photo here.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

GPB.org

Sandwich Monday: The Roman-Style Burger

During World War II, bun rationing meant that burger joints had to find replacements to hold their ground beef patties.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA, Life, Baked Goods, Bread

Examiner.com

Rome police holds first annual unsafe seat project on Tuesday

According to a press released issued by the Rome Police Department, many parents are unaware that car safety seats have expiration dates, and that if a safety seat has been in a crash, it is no longer safe to use.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

2014 GA Fiction Writer of Year first speaker at Author Talk Series

Raymond L. Atkins, winner of the 2014 Georgia Author of the Year for Fiction, will be the first speaker in the Friends of Memorial Library's Author Talk series Sept.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Arts, Popular Fiction, Mercer University, Rome, GA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

LaGrange Daily News

How I know Bible is from God, part 4: Fulfilled prophecy

I know the Bible is from God because I believe in God and it just makes sense that God would want to communicate with His creation.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Police: Burglary suspect put panties on his head to conceal identity

Rome Police have accused a man of trying to conceal his identity by putting a pair of panties on his head while he stole money from a fast food restaurant.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Life has not been kind to Frisco: Shy shelter pooch needs a friend to rescue him

Frisco looks like any other plain black bulldog mix stuck in a kennel cage at an open access animal shelter; his chances of finding a home are limited as all too often dogs , just like this boy, become one of the 1.2 million dogs euthanized every year.

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Related Topix: Rome, GA

The Foundation for Economic Education

All Roads Lead to Rome

All roads lead to Rome - Rome, Georgia, that is. This past week, students and faculty from across the United States assembled at Berry College to attend FEE's seventh Summer Seminar of 2014, Econ in Unexpected Places .

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Related Topix: Rome, GA, Berry College, Providence College, Pop/Rock, The Call

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Alabama Live

Georgia men caught with meth while driving through Collinsville, police say

Two men from Georgia were arrested near Collinsville on Sunday after police say a traffic stop resulted in drug charges.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lindale, GA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Fetch Your News

Pickens County Woman's Son Found Dead: Third Suspect Nathan Mark...

The Floyd County Sherriff's Office has apprehended murder suspect Nathan Mark Neighbors who was on the run from law enforcement in connection with the apparent murder of John Wesley Wood of Calhoun, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Pickens County, GA, Gordon County, GA, Calhoun, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Examiner.com

A brief history of the Roman Baths in Bath, England

The Roman Baths for which this southwestern England city is named, are some of the most remarkable Roman ruins outside of Rome itself.

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Related Topix: Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Rome, GA, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

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