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46 min ago | The Age

Government to sell Medibank Private by Christmas

Mum-and-dad investors and superannuation funds will soon own the bulk of Australia's biggest private health insurer following a decision by the government to dispose of Medibank Private by Christmas.

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46 min ago | Eurogamer

Here's the first wave of Nintendo Amiibo figurines, due by Christmas

Mario, Peach, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Link, Pikachu and Samus are all present, as are Wii Fit Trainer , Villager, Fox, Kirby and Marth.

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Auditions: 'A Christmas Story: the Musical' at the Barn Theatre in Montville

The Barn Theatre in Montville, New Jersey continues its 87th Season by holding open auditions for its upcoming production of "A Christmas Story - The Musical", written by Joseph Robinette with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

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Related Topix: Family, Drama Movies, A Christmas Story, Short, Comedy Movies, Montville, NJ, Morristown, NJ, Life, Holidays

5 hrs ago | Mashable

10 Ways to Spice Up Your Relationship in Emoji

Communication is the foundation of a good relationship - but there's nothing wrong with adding a little mystery.

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9 hrs ago | PaintSquare

Graffiti Strikes a Russian Nerve

Russian officials are pleading with Bulgarians: Lay down your paint brushes, and please stop desecrating the Monument of the Soviet Army.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Morse Museum of American Art 2014-15 season

Upcoming exhibitions at the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art include a major new installation of late 19th- and early 20th-century windows; selections from a recent gift of American and European decorative art; and a display of 1905 wedding gifts to Charles Hosmer Morse's daughter, Elizabeth Owens Morse.

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Basingstoke Gazette

VIDEO: Basingstoke Town FC player takes on Ice Bucket Challenge - and nominates Keith Chegwin

IT'S a craze that has swept the world as thousands of people take on the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for charity.

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News Democrat

Adairville News

The Adairville Baptist Church is sponsoring a blood drive on Friday, September 5th from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. It takes at least 15 donors for the Red Cross to justify having a blood drive in any given area.

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LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange Christmas parade to honor optometrist Dr. Cliff Rainey

From left, LaGrange Eye Clinic's Dr. Cliff Rainey was recently chosen as grand marshal of this year's LaGrange Christmas parade.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Optometry, Medicine, Troup County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Chattahoochee (Atlanta, GA)

Foreword

Monster Needs a Christmas Tree

A monster comes up with a creative substitution for a Christmas tree in Paul Czajak and Wendy Grieb's delightful picture book, Monster Needs a Christmas Tree .

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The Doings Weekly

Theatre of Western Springs Spotlight: Denny Wise Aug. 28

This week, we meet Denny Wise of Lisle. He joined TWS in 1978, the theatre's 50th season in existence.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Shopping: Christmas Loft

ChristmasLoft.com was created to serve as an extension of our six year-round Christmas and Collectible Stores.

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The Daily Record

Giant crook who is 'too tall for jail' spared a prison sentence

Seven-foot-tall Jude Medcalf escaped being landed with a prison sentence in because he is too tall for prison clothing and beds A supersized criminal who dodged jail because he is too tall for prison beds has appeared in court for breaching his curfew.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

ITV

Downton superfan turns doll's house into ultimate tribute

Grandmother-of-four Fiona Gordon, aged 50, was given the dollhouse as a gift from her husband Derek for Christmas in 2012, and has spent the past 18 months finding the perfect period knick-knacks and furniture for a fitting tribute.

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Statesboro Herald

Democrat Greg Hecht blasts Sam Olens on child protection, ethics

Greg Hecht, left, Democratic nominee for state attorney general, talks to Barbara Christmas Golden and her granddaughter Ally McCall, 11, during the Bulloch County Democratic Gala Saturday at the Russell Union Ballroom.

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TheBlaze.com

Hollywood Actor Says His New Movie Will Hammer Political Correctness and Frustrate Atheist Activists

Actor Kirk Cameron is taking political correctness to task this fall with a new movie that aims to deflate arguments regularly made against Christmas, while simultaneously pushing back against atheist activists' annual attacks on the holiday.

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Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Early Christmas present for south Bucks shoppers

SHOPPERS will be given an early Christmas present this year with two free days parking being allowed in South Bucks this December.

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OhNoTheyDidnt

Seth Macfarlane on playing it straight for his new 'Holiday For Swing' album

Seth MacFarlane may be famous for creating irreverent comedies like Family Guy and Ted, but he takes crooning very seriously.

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Heraldseries.co.uk

it May still be August, but Father Christmas has just started a recruitment drive.

Old Saint Nick is hunting for elves to help him out at Millets Farm Centre at Frilford Heath, near Abingdon, come Christmas.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Blackpool Citizen

it'll be right up your street

Winner of the 1980 Tony Award for Best New Musical and the 2001 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, 42nd Street is the timeless, inspiring tale of small town Peggy Sawyer's rise from chorine to Broadway star.

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