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20 hrs ago | ESPN

NBPA taps 1st big league female union chief

Washington, D.C., attorney Michele Roberts has been voted in as the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, becoming the first woman to head up a major sports union.

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Monday | USA Today

Obama's phone calls show urgency of world crises

President Obama reached a diplomatic milestone in the 500th phone call of his presidency to world leaders.

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Monday | Chronicle Live

Gateshead teaching assistant banned for life for faking her qualifications

Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London A Tyneside teaching assistant who faked her ... (more)

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Illinoisreview

Di Leo: A Constitution is Ratified - The Long Road from Nevis to New York

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunderland Echo

Food hygiene inspectors order 34 Sunderland takeaways to improve

One outlet, Chilli Pepper, in Washington, was given 0 out of five in an inspection, in which officers said a drastic change was required for it to continue operating.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Washington Blade

Victory Fund endorses gay candidates in D.C. races

At-large D.C. Council candidate Courtney Snowden won the support of the Victory Fund this week.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Tuesday, July 22

Community news in Newcastle, North Shields, North Tyneside, Morpeth, Seahouses, Killingworth, Tynemouth, Gateshead, South Tyneside, County Durham, Washington and Sunderland Two law students from Northumbria University are to travel to Colombia to learn more about the challenges faced by human rights lawyers.

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The Times of Israel

Dermer: IDF deserves Nobel Peace Prize for 'unimaginable restraint'

Israel's ambassador to Washington, Ron Dermer, formerly senior adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu The Israeli army should be given the Nobel Peace Prize for its "unimaginable restraint" in Gaza, Israel's Ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, said Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Olympian

Love oysters? Help seed Budd Inlet

The ninth annual Olympia Harbor-Budd Inlet Oyster Seed Project on July 26 needs your help again this year.

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Sunderland Echo

More buses on for Sunderland International Airshow

Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on the city from Friday to Sunday for the annual aeronautical extravaganza.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Chronicle Live

From The Air: Fascinating 2014 aerial photographs trace a path across the North East

Some streets across Tyneside won't have their refuse bins emptied for four weeks as a result of industrial action causing health fears Reports in today's edition of Le Parisien make the claims, suggesting he was fined by Alan Pardew for reporting to pre-season heavier than required In our latest gallery, we look at photographs which were all taken ... (more)

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Newsday

Woman, 73, attacked by police dog

A spokeswoman said the woman was treated by officers at the scene before being taken to the James Cook Hospital.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Chronicle Live

Young film makers in Cramlington see their creations premiered on the big screen

Budding young film makers saw their Hollywood dreams come true after their competition-winning short films premiered on a big screen.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Chronicle Live

Live: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East

The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and Durham for Monday, 14 July 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle ... (more)

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Our first step to the future

Pneumatic tubes. Giant slingshots. Motorized skateboards. Cars, buses, trains, boats, bikes and what my father used to call "shanks' mare" - meaning my own two feet - though I have no idea why and dictionaries aren't much help.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Washingtonian.com

First Person: Star Quality

Now that e-cigarettes have become a hot start-up market, is Washington about to send the industry up in smoke? When she returned to war zones after losing her leg as an embedded journalist, "I wasn't such an outsider anymore."

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Chronicle Live

Live: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East

Newcastle United are trying to land five new signings and have not given up on loan star Loic Remy, who has returned from Brazil to uncertain future We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates ... (more)

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Congleton Guardian

Bryan Ferry to get honorary degree

The Roxy Music singer and songwriter is being made an honorary Doctor of Music from the university where he graduated in Fine Art in 1968.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Inslee offers up clean water plan

OLYMPIA Gov. Jay Inslee proposed new standards for cleaning up Washington's lakes, rivers and the Puget Sound, immediately drawing criticism from some business and labor groups that they will be too expensive and from some environmentalists that they are too lax.

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BBC News

Tribute to student after house death

The body of James Steen, 23, from Northern Ireland, was found in Wood Street, at 06:00 BST on Saturday.

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