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1 hr ago | Automotive News

GM hires de Nysschen to replace Ferguson as Cadillac chief

General Motors is hiring Johan de Nysschen, the former U.S. Audi boss who is leaving Nissan's Infiniti, to lead global Cadillac sales, GM said today.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Autos

5 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

U.S. agency investigating drone flights after vide...

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating several videos filmed using drones that flew into and around firework displays, including two apparently shot on the Fourth of July and one from Florida that has received nearly nine million YouTube views.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Life, 4th of July, Nashville, TN

9 hrs ago | This is Wiltshire

Christmas tree (plans) come early to Royal Wootton Bassett

It may only be July but in Royal Wootton Bassett plans are already underway to make this year the best Christmas ever.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Life, Christmas

13 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

German artist's sculptures to grace Park Avenue

Next month a stretch of Park Avenue will be home to seven large-scale stainless steel sculptures by a German artist.

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17 hrs ago | Spenborough Guardian

Opinion: Richard Hartley from MyMirfield

Firstly we would like to thank the Mirfield Reporter for inviting MyMirfield to write a monthly column - and we wish to use this opportunity to show what a great town Mirfield is to live, work and shop.

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Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Opinion

21 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

Residents: Blowout a 'disgrace'

Although the Wiggins 4th of July Blowout disappointed many, kids like Josh Rasmussen, 14, left, and George Castor, 12, both of Wiggins, enjoyed a safe boxing match at one of the new blow-up games kids could try.

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Related Topix: Life, Wiggins, CO, 4th of July, Fort Morgan, CO, Brush, CO

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Town Talk

Catholic-Protestant feud flares anew in Northern Ireland

The Troubles here ended in the late 1990s, when Catholic nationalists seeking independence from Britain buried the hatchet with Protestant unionists loyal to the crown after 30 years of bloodshed.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Life, Good Friday

Clarksville Online

APSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter awarded literacy grant

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi -the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines-recently presented John Blake, Austin Peay State University associate professor of engineering technology, with a 2014 Literacy Grant.

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Related Topix: Life, Halloween

Los Angeles Times

Escort charged in death of tech executive she met on Internet

Police say a camera on a yacht where a tech exec's body was found shows a call girl injecting him with heroin On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, police say a high-priced call girl arrived at the yacht of a Silicon Valley tech executive she had met on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life

Daily Herald

Aug. 1 deadline for claims in computer settlement

Illinois officials say consumers have until Aug. 1 to claim money they may have overpaid for computerized equipment containing DRAM, a type of electronic memory chip.

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Related Topix: Computers, Lughnasadh, Life

KLKN

Indians balk at $33 million statue in new budget

In a country grappling with poverty, sluggish growth and a daunting deficit, India's new budget has set aside 2 billion rupees for a colossal iron-and-bronze statue almost twice the size of the Statue of Liberty.

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Related Topix: Life, Indian Independence

Regina Leader Post

DC Entertainment reverses decision, gives OK for Superman logo on boy's statue

DC Entertainment has reversed an unpopular decision that generated a "maelstrom" of backlash, agreeing Wednesday to allow the Superman logo to be used on a memorial statue of a Toronto boy who was starved to death.

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Related Topix: Life, Halloween

Chorley Citizen

Stop the Madness: Young East Lancs Muslims urged not to race cars to celebrate end of Ramadan

COMMUNITY leaders have united to plead with young Muslim men to 'stop the madness' of racing hired, high-performance vehicles to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Wed Jul 09, 2014

News Observer

Chief judge of NC Court of Appeals retiring

Judge John Martin told court staff by email of his decision to retire Aug. 1. Martin says he sent a retirement letter Tuesday to Gov. Pat McCrory.

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Related Topix: Life, Lughnasadh, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Durham County, NC

Whittier Daily News

Freebies abound from 7-Eleven, Chick-fil-A, N7 Creamery and Pieology

Stop by any participating store between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. and get a free small Slurpee, while supplies last.

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Related Topix: Cow Appreciation Day, Life, Blog News, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Redlands, CA

The Intelligencer

Former prosecutor faces Ohio disciplinary hearing

A former prosecuting attorney in southwest Ohio is facing a state disciplinary hearing for alleged prosecutorial misconduct including withholding evidence.

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EDGE

Limited Partnership

The first federal lawsuit seeking equal treatment for a same-sex couple in the U.S. is recounted in Thomas G. Miller's 73-minute documentary timeline of interviews and news clips, "Limited Partnership."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Cinco De Mayo, Life, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

Canada.com

South Dakota man chokes to death during hot dog eating contest on Fourth of July

Grey skies and occasional rain failed to dampen spirits as crowds turned out for the Carnaval del Sol on downtown Granville Sunday and the East Van Summer Jam Saturday at Strathcona Park.

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Related Topix: Life, 4th of July, Custer, SD

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

No issues reported along Grand Strand as news of area beach tent bans spreads

Horry County's beach tent ban took effect April 16. North Myrtle Beach's ban took effect May 15 and goes through Sept.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Horry County, SC, North-Myrtle-Beach, SC, Memorial Day, Life

The Daily Star

Somali presidential compound attacked, president safe

MOGADISHU: Islamist militants attacked Somalia's presidential compound on Tuesday with a car bomb and gunmen broke through a perimeter wall but were repulsed by security forces, and the president was not there at the time, the interior ministry said.

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Related Topix: Somalia, World News, Africa, Life, Ramadan

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