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2 hrs ago | Government Executive

Can Cities Ease Homelessness With Storage Units?

Back in the fall of 2009, some three-dozen San Diegans were taking in a Sunday church service when they lost everything.


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3 hrs ago |

DWTS: Our fantasy line-up revealed

THIS year's Dancing With The Stars line-up has been announced, but here's our fantasy list of celebrities we'd rather see bust a move on the dance floor.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Winter Sports, Torah Bright, Olympic Snowboarding, Olympics

7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Ousted twins say 'Amazing Race Canada' portrayed them as villains

A malevolent move doomed mischievous twins in the City of Love, as Pierre and Michel Forget were surprisingly ousted from "The Amazing Race Canada" during a sojourn to Paris in which the air was filled with romance and rancour in equal measure.


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9 hrs ago | CNN

Sport in China: What's wrong with winning?

Off-camera, I'm getting parenting advice from China's first athlete to win gold in any sport at the Winter Olympics.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Zou Shiming, Swimming, Ice Skating, Winter Sports

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Mail

Ricki-Lee Coulter, Ashley Hart and Olympian Torah Bright set to...

PICTURED: The moment police turn up to arrest Miley Cyrus's homeless VMAs date hours after he returns home to see his mother in Oregon - because he's wanted on an outstanding warrant Beverly Hills film producer on way to Emmy's party mistaken for bank robber, handcuffed on curb and held by police for six hours until they realized their mistake ... (more)


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Canada NewsWire

Imperial Fuelling the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games

Imperial has had a longstanding association with amateur hockey development in Canada, including supporting the debut of women's hockey at the Nagano 1998 Olympic Winter Games.


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Rising Star

Defense player Laurel Hill was drafted to the Canadian Women's Hockey League in the fifth round to the Toronto Furies on Aug. 20. "This league is where a lot of US and Canadian Olympic players play.


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The Peninsula

Qatar's Al Attiyah aims for second outright triumph

Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah in action in this photo taken during the Hungarian Baja, earlier this month.


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USA Today

Lidstrom turned down Wings coaching offer

Nicklas Lidstrom turned down Red Wings coaching offer But former defenseman tells Swedish newspaper: "Never say never" Check out this story on "You should never say never," Lidstrom said .


Related Topix: Sports, Nicklas Lidstrom, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Winter Sports, Nicklas Lidstrom (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Steve Yzerman, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Detroit Red Wings


UPDATE 1-Olympics-Berlin to unveil Olympic Games concept

Berlin, which last hosted the Olympics in 1936, will unveil its concept for the 2024 Games on Sept.


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Ealing Times

Happy Henry: Nwume has switched naturally from rugby to bobsleigh

FORMER London Wasps player Henry Nwume insists British bobsleigh has never been in better shape ahead of an Olympics - and he's determined not to miss out on the party in Russia.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Times

Torin Koos: My pursuit of a different kind of dream

I'm gouging at it hard, my fixed-gear Cinelli bike weaving through traffic and tourists in District of Columbia's Georgetown neighborhood.


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CBC News

Star power headlines Nunavut get active campaign

Three Olympic gold medalists were there as part of Canadian Tire's Active at School program and the Project North campaign.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Hockey, Hayley Wickenheiser (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, Olympic Short Track, Charles Hamelin, Kaillie Humphries, Olympic Bobsled, Canada

SLAM! Sports

Jamaican ice hockey team poaching Canadians?

With dreams of earning a spot at the Olympics, Jamaica is poaching Canadian talent to fill out its national ice hockey roster.


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TransLink will keep 'Evergreen' name for new SkyTrain line

Sunday was International Go-Topless Day, where people in cities around the world are invited to stand up for women's right to go topless in public.


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The Canuck Way

Vancouver Canucks: The Province takes dig at Ryan Kelser

Apr 13, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Calgary Flames forward Curtis Glencross checks Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Kesler during the first period at Rogers Arena.


Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Kesler, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Curtis Glencross, Calgary Flames, Ryan Kesler (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Winter Sports

Second City Hockey

Morning Bag Skate: Teuvo's development and a wild goal celebration

It's another fine Monday as we begin the final week of August , so let's take a look at what's up around the hockey world from the weekend: ** Patrick Kane will be making a public appearance at Harry Caray's on Sept.


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Winging It In Motown

Oh Captain, My Captain

The are currently 7 NHL teams without a a serving captain. This is just a fun speculation of who might be filling that role for their respective team this upcoming 2014-15 season.


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Denver Post

Frei: Former Avalanche player Steve Moore deserves his own "night"

Steve Moore had to be carted off the ice March 8, 2004, after being jumped from behind by the Vancouver Canucks' Todd Bertuzzi in a play that ended the Avalanche player's career.


Related Topix: Sports, Steve Moore, NHL Players, Joe Sakic, Patrick Roy, NHL Hockey, Vancouver Canucks, NHL Northwest Division, Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Deseret News

Utahns in baseball: 2014 Olympian, Utah resident Eddy Alvarez off to hot start after promotion

Eddy Alvarez won a silver medal in the 2014 Olympics as a speed skater. After moving to Salt Lake City over four years ago Alvarez also played shortstop on the Salt Lake Community College baseball team.


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