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49 min ago | ABS-CBN News

Pope presides at Vatican mass leading Catholics into Easter

Pope Francis on Saturday led Easter rites commemorating what Christians believe was Jesus' resurrection from the dead, and urged people to rediscover direction in their lives.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Ash Wednesday, Life

4 hrs ago | Kenilworth Weekly News

Leamington Rainbows bring Easter cheer to unwell children

Vic Minette joins girls and guiders from the 10th Leamington St Mark s Rainbows unit with their Easter eggs donations at the McGregor children s ward at Warwick Hospital.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Hobbies, Origami

9 hrs ago | JAM! Showbiz

5 great Easter eggs hidden in famous movies

Sunday is Easter, which for many of us means two things: hunting for brightly coloured eggs, and a long weekend spent watching a whole lot of movies.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Family, Drama Movies, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Science Fiction Movies, Horror Movies, The Shining, Thriller, Man of Steel, Watchmen

13 hrs ago | KBOI-AM Boise

President Obama's Address: Sending Easter and Passover Greetings

President Obama's weekly address leaves behind politics and focuses on the spirit of the season and the meaning of the holiday.

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Related Topix: Life, Passover

17 hrs ago | Local NEWS 8

Best Easter egg hunts around the world

Searching living rooms and closets for your eggs may be fun the first six times, but if the novelty's wearing thinner than a chocolate eggs' foil wrapping, there are more adventurous egg trails out there.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Travel

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NBC San Diego

10 Great Easter Movies to Watch This Weekend

This publicity image released by History shows Diogo Morcaldo as Jesus, center, being baptized by Daniel Percival, as John, in a scene from "The Bible," premiering Sunday, March 3 at 8 p.m. EST on History.

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Related Topix: The Bible, Entertainment, Television, Life, Christmas, Chorus, The Robe, Drama Movies, Easter Parade, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Fred Astaire, Jazz

ABC News

Cyrus Ill, Postpones US Tour, Resumes in August

Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Uniondale, NY, Entertainment

CBS Local

Governor Brown Issues 63 Pardons On Good Friday

Gov. Jerry Brown is keeping with his tradition of offering pardons to convicted offenders on Christian holidays, announcing on Good Friday that he issued 63 pardons.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, Life, Good Friday

Sunherald.com

Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Drugs, Marijuana

KFAX-AM Fremont

Share the Real Meaning of Easter with Children and Grandchildren

Easter is almost here and many traditions surround this glorious day. If you have little ones, there's Easter egg coloring for the egg hunt and Easter baskets full of candy and treats.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Breakfast, Family, Kids

Click2Houston

Pope Francis to lead Good Friday Mass

Pope Francis will lead a special Mass at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

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Related Topix: Life, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

This is Oxfordshire

From egg hunts to chocolate treats, the Easter spirit is all around

Buy this photo Penny Hambridge, left, of Oxford Children's Hospital, receives the Easter eggs from Alicia Medlicott and Alice Clarke, of recruitment firm Reed.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Norwalk Citizen News

Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ

Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation.

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Related Topix: Life, Good Friday

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Worcester News

Cancer volunteers get Easter surprise

Bromsgrove company AFH Financial Group donated Easter eggs to people giving up thier time at the Macmillan Information and Support Centres at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch's Alexandra Hospital in recognition of their hard work all year round.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are "an affront" to the nation.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Life, Passover

KMIZ

Great Easter hotels for chocoholics

Easter is upon us and, like clockwork, hordes of brightly wrapped chocolate bunnies and eggs have begun their domination of supermarket aisles.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Easter, Hershey, PA, Travel

Bakewell Today

Complaints about animal poisoning in Derbyshire rocket

Last year, the RSPCA received 30 poisoning complaints from concerned members of the public across the county - up from 22 in 2012.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter

National Public Radio

Easter Butter Lamb Gets 'Pardon' At Buffalo Market

Butter sculptures in the shape of a lamb are a traditional part of Easter meals among Buffalo's large Polish-American population.

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Related Topix: New York, Thanksgiving, Life

Hampshire Chronicle

Winchester children enjoy fundraising Easter coffee morning

On Friday the school, on East Woodhay Road, held the event in a bid to raise money for a new printer and other necessities, and chairman Kelly Skeats said it was a success.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, Life, Easter, World News, United Kingdom,

WAND-TV Decatur

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, IL, Life, Passover

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