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26 min ago |

Walk, talk like a pirate Friday at the Rialto

If you're feelin' th' need t' walk, talk or look like a scallywag while enjoyin' th' movie, "Pirates o' the Caribbean," Friday be the day.


Related Topix: Fort Collins, CO, Life, Halloween

4 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Halloween: Whata s new at Knotta s Scary Farm, Halloween Horror Nights, other are theme parks

When the nights grow chilly and leaves begin to fall, our thoughts turn to Halloween. People love to be scared, even if it's only a little bit, and the theme parks in our area are ready to help with creepy offerings for families or the most daring individuals.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Life, Halloween

8 hrs ago | SooToday

Man guilty of New Year's sex assault

One of the two men accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a University of Saskatchewan off-campus residence has been found guilty. Butchang Nkem and Farouq Sadiq were arrested following a complaint by a 20-year-old woman after a New Year's Eve party in Saskatoon in 2012.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

CFOs say minimum-wage boost would result in 'immediate layoffs'

Andrea Padilla of Raleigh chants along with other protesters in front of the Old Wake County Courthouse along Fayetteville Street on May 1. Padilla, who has worked in the service industry, came together with about 75 other protesters to protest the minimum wage, workers' rights and fair access to education on May Day, which is an international day to recognize workers' rights and in most countries considered a holiday. Chief financial officers in the United States say a minimum-wage increase to between $10 and $15 per hour would cause immediate harm to the economy.


Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Life, Beltaine, May Day, Duke University

16 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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Last day for TV deals before Black Friday TV's at Black Friday price points while TV mount savings sweeten this prime deal day. Check out this story on ST.


Related Topix: Life, Black Friday

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Fostoria woman sentenced for fatal house fire

SHEY WEIKER of Fostoria sobs Monday as Seneca County Common Pleas Judge Michael Kelbley sentences her to prison for starting a Memorial Day house fire in Fostoria that killed two people and seriously injured a third.


Related Topix: Fire, Fostoria, OH, Seneca County, OH, Memorial Day, Life, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Lowell Sun

Citizen volunteers to help out with Shirley's Veterans Day activities

Citing recent correspondence from American Legion Post No. 183, Town Administrator Patrice Garvin told selectmen last week that the Legion won't be sponsoring Veterans Day activities this year.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Libraries

Brew review: AleSmith's 'Evil Dead Red'

A beer that's as fun to drink as the holiday it celebrates, AleSmith's "Evil Dead Red" is a must for your Halloween activities. A beer that's as fun to drink as the holiday it celebrates, AleSmith's "Evil Dead Red" is a must for your Halloween activities.


Related Topix: Drink, Beer, Life, Halloween

Disneyland gets all spooked up for Halloween

If there's one place on earth to get in the spirit for Halloween Time it's Disneyland Resort which goes all out staging spooky thrills for kids and adults. From now through Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Life, Halloween, Family, Kids, Ambient, Tomorrowland, Supernatural

Weymouth teenager convicted of breaking girlfriend's nose in drunken attack

A WEYMOUTH teenager has been convicted of drunkenly assaulting his then girlfriend shortly after midnight on New Year's Eve. Harry Charles Motte, of Walpole Street, denied a charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm as well as an offence of destroying property and faced trial at Dorchester Crown Court.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville celebrates Mexican Independence Day

Marchers make their way across Main Street in a flurry of color in Watsonville on Sunday as they celebrate El 16 de Septiembre. WATSONVILLE >> Mexico's 19th century hard-fought independence from colonial Spain does not stir up the same fervor in the U.S. as a much smaller battle against a French army half a century later, called Cinco de Mayo.


Related Topix: North America, Mexico, Life, 4th of July, Cinco De Mayo

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Gas Prices to Decline in September, AAA Reports

AAA says a switch to less expensive winter-blend gasoline should bring some relief to drivers for the second half of September. The auto club says the switch to cheaper fuel is scheduled for Monday.


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day

WXLO-FM Worcester

Seth MacFarlane Album Featuring Sara Bareilles & Norah Jones Gets Title, Release Date

S eth MacFarlane , the guy who brought you Family Guy and Ted, is also a singer, and he's just announced a title and release date for his upcoming Christmas album, which will feature guest appearances by his pals Sara Bareilles an d Norah Jones. The album is called Holiday for Swing!, a title that's likely a play on the classic instrumental tune " Holiday for Strings.


Related Topix: Ted, Seth MacFarlane, Christmas!!!!!, Video Games, Life, Christmas

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 10:44 PMSynagogue Attendance for Rosh Hashana Expected to Grow

27, after the Shabbat following the festival has concluded. than at the park over those three days, according to the chairman of the Association of Synagogues in Israel, Eliezer Sheffer.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Rosh Hashana, TV, Electronics



The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve, Home, Mortgage, Credit Card Debt

Al Bawaba

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Al Bustan Centre and Residence, a top residential, shopping and entertainment complex located in the heart of the City, is expecting a 15% to 20% increase in occupancy during Eid Al Adha celebrations this year compared to last year, following a series of festive activities being rolled out in Dubai. Families from across the GCC region are attracted to come to Dubai because of the wide range of special packages, promotions and entertainment offered during the citywide celebrations.


Related Topix: Life, Eid al-Adha, World News, United Arab Emirates

Detroit Free Press

Georgea Kovanis: Look for longer hours, bigger deals for the holidays

The Micro Center store in Madison Heights was jammed on Black Friday in 2013. 'The consumer today is just fanatical about saving money,' said retail analyst Britt Beemer.


Related Topix: Life, Black Friday, Madison Heights, MI

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Ghoulish gathering to fight breast cancer

In 2009, it was estimated by the Canadian Cancer Society that approximately one of every nine Canadian women would develop breast cancer at some point in her life, and one in 30 would die from it. The battle against breast cancer is an important one and, on Oct. 31 - Halloween - Busse is co-organizing a costume party to help raise funds for research.


Related Topix: Life, Halloween

Crochet Christmas afghan patterns for the holidays

Christmas afghans to crochet typically can be in the traditional Christmas colors of red and green but there are several Christmas crochet patterns that featured afghans in shades of winter blue, cool whites and other winter colors. If you are looking for the perfect afghan to crochet for the holiday season take a look at some of these fun and interesting Christmas afghan projects.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Crochet, Hobbies

Northwest Florida Daily News

Hopes high for fall tourism

"September is a little flat, and I think that's because half of the Labor Day weekend was in August," said Jim Bagby, director of the Walton County Tourist Development Council.


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Walton County, FL, Destin, FL, Okaloosa County, FL, Food, Food Festival, Fort Walton Beach, FL