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2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Wednesday, August 27

During this year's race on September 7, Stagecoach will offer extra exA A press bus services between the finish line, South Shields Ferry and Newcastle City Centre.

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6 hrs ago | Streetsblog

Washingtonians Want Safe and Healthy Routes to Schools

According to a new statewide poll 88% of likely 2014 Washington voters polled say that we should plan our communities and schools to make sure children can walk or bike to school and stay safe from traffic and 87% say every child deserves to walk or bike to school on a safe route.

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10 hrs ago | Nerve News

US confirms death of its suspected jihadi in Syria

Washington, Aug 27 An American citizen was killed in Syria where he was allegedly fighting alongside jihadis of the Islamic State , the White House said.

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14 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Go and Do: Take a historic trolley ride

The Rye Historical Society will once again sponsor a narrated historical tour of the community, this year with a new route.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Politico

The British Empire's last sunset

During the 19th and early 20th centuries, Britain had dominion over so many portions of the Earth it was said, famously, that "the sun never set on the British Empire."

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Harry's Place

Owen Jones and Tim Llewellyn

That was pretty rich when Mr Jones repeatedly lines up with some of the most deranged Israel haters in the country.

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Sunderland Echo

Plans for A 3.4million eco homes development on historic Sunderland site

AN architect is returning to his Sunderland roots in the hope of putting his mark on the landscape with a multimillion-pound development of one-of-a-kind eco homes.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Kelly: A love of good coffee led Montgomery County woman to an unusual sideline

I'm sure you love your coffee, but it's unlikely you love your coffee as much as Ligia Moss loves her coffee.

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National Journal

200 Years Ago Today Washington Was On Fire

Washingtonians' August tradition of abandoning their city for more pleasant surroundings is nothing new; it's nearly as old as the Capitol itself.

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Central Ohio

British intel ID Foley killer as former London rapper

British intelligence officials have identified a London rapper who traveled to Syria last year to fight with Islamist militants as the man who killed American journalist James Foley in a beheading video that surfaced last week, according to British news outlets.

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Shields Gazette

Business boss is praised for restoration

A BUSINESS boss from South Tyneside has been given the seal of approval for his restoration of a landmark building.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KHGI

Debaters hope to sway undecided in Scotland vote

An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol - picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic... An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Boston Music every weekend by Amy Nachbar

Big weekend with summer coming to a close in just a few short weeks. One of Boston's favorite bands, Farrenheit, will come together for their annual beach front concert on Friday night, August 22, 2014 at the Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Ocean Front North in Salisbury.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Newsday

WW2 prisoner's grave found by nephew

Seventy years after he was shot by a German guard, prisoner of war Tommy Saunders now has a headstone.

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CNN

'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland has doubled

The law on assisted suicide in Switzerland isn't clear, according to a paper published in the journal Law, Ethics and Medicine this week.

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Wall Street Journal

Islamist Militants Claim Killing of U.S. Journalist

Islamic State militants released a video Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley in an act of retribution for U.S. airstrikes on the group in Iraq, raising new dangers for President Obama's Middle East policy.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Mail

'My past is littered with the bones of men': Newly elected first...

'My past is littered with the bones of men': Newly elected first female leader of NBA union issues ominous warning to those who would underestimate her Last month she addressed over 100 NBA players she now represents and took the opportunity to assure them she's a force to be reckoned with The National Basketball Association's first ever female ... (more)

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Hellenic News of America

the Spirit of 1776 & 1821: the Legacy of Our Greek American Heritage

For those born in Hellas, the land of our forefathers, March 25, 1821 has special significance.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chronicle Live

Collabro to meet fans during album launch at HMV Gateshead

The musical theatre group will be signing copies of their first album Stars at HMV from 5pm on Monday, where they will be greeted by 'Collaborators'.

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Sun Aug 17, 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, 18 August 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest ... (more)

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