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1 hr ago | 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.


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

5 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life

9 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago |

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.


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.


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.


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

Daily World

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford chuckles at hecklers

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford enters City Hall after two months in a rehab program for substance abuse.


Related Topix: Life, Canada Day

Burlington Times News

Stray bullet wounds man during temple opening

A stray bullet struck and injured a man selling food at the opening of a Cambodian Buddhist temple in Charlotte over the weekend, and police said appears to have come from celebratory Fourth of July gunfire.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Life, 4th of July

104.7 WIOT

Queens Of The Stone Age Announce Halloween Festival

For their final performance behind the Grammy-nominated album, Josh Homme and the guys will host a Halloween-themed festival at the Forum in Los Angeles on October 31st.


Related Topix: Life, Queens of the Stone Age, Pop/Rock, Halloween, The Stone, Death-Metal


Woman Shot in Face by Stray Bullet During Fireworks Celebration

A woman was shot in the face by a stray bullet while celebrating Independence Day after someone fired a gun into the air in High Ridge.


Related Topix: Life, 4th of July, High Ridge, MO, Jefferson County, MO

Daily Kos

Guantanamo detainees use Hobby Lobby in prayer rights fight

Lawyers for two Guantanamo Bay detainees have filed motions asking a U.S. court to block officials from preventing the inmates from taking part in communal prayers during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, us Travel, Travel, Life, Ramadan, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

ABC News

Photos: Miley Cyrus Gets a Tattoo for Her Late Dog

Miley Cyrus is seen performing "23" in Milwaukee on March 9, 2014 in this grab from a YouTube video.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Life, Christmas, Entertainment

Bellingham Herald

Computer glitch disrupts Hilo's July 4 fireworks

A pyrotechnician is blaming a computer glitch for the problems. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports the show was set to start at 8 p.m., but the fireworks didn't explode until about 8:47 p.m. The show lasted between six and eight minutes and there was no apparent finale.


Related Topix: Life, 4th of July

KCCI-TV Des Moines

11 killed, dozens shot in Chicago holiday weekend violence

Chicago's police superintendent lashed out at what he called lax state and federal gun laws after a violent Fourth of July weekend that saw more than 60 people shot and nine killed in a city already known for frequent shootings.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Life, 4th of July

KWNN-FM Stockton

Madonna Serves Jury Duty in NYC

Madonna reported for jury duty in New York City on Monday after postponing twice: once after Memorial Day weekend, and then again on June 30. ABC News confirmed that she was allowed to arrive an hour late to not cause a distraction, and was escorted to a private room to meet with the county clerk.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life

The Toronto Star

Comic publisher blocks Superman costume on statue of murdered Toronto boy

DC Entertainment is refusing to allow the Superman logo to adorn a memorial statue of a Toronto boy who loved the superhero during his short life before his grandparents starved him to death.


Related Topix: Life, Halloween

WXLO-FM Worcester

Who's Singing on Which Network This Fourth of July

If you don't want to fight the traffic, or the mosquitoes, in an attempt to see fireworks on Friday night, you can stay inside and watch them on TV while being serenaded by your favorite musical stars as an added bonus.


Related Topix: Life, 4th of July, New York, Pop/Rock, Ariana Grande, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Big Time Rush

Movement pro transforms actors into apes on film

In this Tuesday, June 24, 2014 photo, Terry Notary, a stuntman on the film "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," demonstrates how he achieved ape-like movements with arm extenders for his motion capture performance for the film, at Hollywood Dance Center in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Life, Christmas, Theater, Arts

Swindon Advertiser

Sparks fly over fire merger

NORTH Wiltshire MP James Gray says he knows nothing of a rift in the Tory party caused by his decision to oppose a merger of Wiltshire and Dorset fire services.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Wiltshire County, England, Life, Christmas

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Indianapolis in shock after shootings; officer killed

As soon as the Fourth of July celebrating ended, the shooting began. Early Saturday, six men and one woman were shot in Indianapolis' Broad Ripple decided to end their dispute by pulling out handguns.


Related Topix: Life, 4th of July, Indianapolis, IN