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Headlines from around the world: 4/21/14
Intuit, the company responsible for making TurboTax, has been linked to a grassroots campaign against a long-standing proposal called Return Free to allow taxpayers the option to use prefilled tax returns from the IRS instead of having to fill out the forms or using a tax preparation service.
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Bus crash: Driver remembered as a 'hero,' children say
She was killed along with three other adults and five students on her bus when a FedEx semi-truck slammed head-on into them as they were headed to Humbodlt State University.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Colten Moore continues his daredevil lifestyle despite the pain of losing his brother
Winter X Games snowmobile champion and Nitro Circus Live daredevil Colten Moore was obviously born with a steely nerve and unbreakable mettle but his greatest strength - attained in the most tragic of circumstances - is he never rides alone.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Globe and Mail
Tim Kennedy beats Michael Bisping in UFC's TUF Nations finale
Michael Bisping, right, of England, and Tim Kennedy, of Austin, Texas, fight, Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the UFC Fight Night in Quebec City.
Pique News Magazine
U.S. bobsleigh legend Brown hopes to drive local interest in sport
When it comes to the sport of bobsleigh, the Whistler Sliding Centre's Pat Brown already has a long list of accomplishments under his belt.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Gold Medals and Purple Hearts- Real Heroes
Several weeks ago the United States beat Russia for a gold medal in hockey. Did you miss it? Me too.
City of Chicago
Mayor Emanuel Congratulates Chicago's Gold Medal Paralympic Sled Hockey Athletes
Paralympians are Members of the RIC Chicago Blackhawks Sled Hockey Team run through the Chicago Park District and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel met and congratulated Chicagoans Brody Roybal and Kevin McKee today, two members of the gold medal winning United States Paralympic Sled Hockey Team.
Olympic medalist visits Waterville, Harpers Ferry
Prairie du Chien, WI native Matt Antoine, a bronze medalist for the United States in the skeleton event at the 2014 Winter Olympics hosted by Sochi, Russia this past February, visited the Waterville Elementary School Kid's Club after school program Thursday, April 10. In addition to speaking with students and staff, he is pictured above signing ... (more)
Live Design Online
This is very much a year of anniversaries: A hundred years since the start of The Great War, 90 years since the first broadcast of the Greenwich Time Signal, 70 years since the D-Day landings of WWII, 70 years since the first programmable electronic computer, Colossus Mark 1, became operational at Bletchley Park in the UK, 60 years since Elvis ... (more)
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries tries her hand at mixed martial arts
Used to battling tight corners at speeds well in excess of 100 km/h, Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries tried her hand at handling a pair of top UFC fighters Sunday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Added to the Google.com home page yesterday, the latest Google doodle both celebrates the start of the Olympic games as well as defies the anti-homosexuality laws put in place by Putin's government.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Moyse, Arendz, Bridges receive Halpenny award Photo
Lieutenant-Governor's Award winners were Mark Arendz and Heather Moyse. From left are Sport P.E.I. president Ron Waite, Mark's father Johan Arendz, Moyse and Lt.-Gov. Frank Lewis.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
See How They Work: Canadian filmmaker Ryley Burghall
Filmmaker Ryley Burghall was nominated by AMPIA for the award of Best Director non-fiction under 30 minutes' for this spot a film made with Jesse Lumsden and Justin Kripps who are on the Canadian Olympic bobsled team.
Olympian Lolo Jones Says Drake Will Be Handing Trophies To Rihanna's Exes At ESPYs
Lolo Jones is an Olympic hudeler and bobsled athlete who is freakishly talented and equally as outspoken.
Dallas Morning News
UFC Champ Johny Hendricks, sled hockey medalist Taylor Lipsett to...
UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks, who calls Arlington home, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Texas Rangers game with Seattle on Monday.
There's still time to get nomination papers for town positions - Selectmen, School Committee - both LCS and CSD and Budget Committee.
Real heroes join hockey heroes on Lowell ice
A roster full of former U.S. Olympians: Brian Leetch, Shawn McEachern, Lane MacDonald, Laurie Baker, Scott and Mark Fusco, Mark Kumpel and others, with Boston University coaching legend Jack Parker standing behind their bench.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Newberg Graphic
Skating into town - Sunday, 06 April 2014 16:20
While in Nawzad, Afghanistan, in October 2009 - on his second tour of duty in the war zone - an improvised explosive device cost Marine Sgt.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Lake Wylie Pilot
Man killed by York County deputies identified
Three York County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to a home on Lurecliff Place, off Pleasant Road in Fort Mill, after dispatchers received a call about a possibly suicidal man, said Trent Faris, sheriff’s office spokesman.
Olympic flame lit to honor CPMA expo
Just before the banquet the last night of the convention on April 4, attendees were treated to an uncommon sight: the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron at Jack Poole Plaza, which is adjacent to the Vancouver Convention Center.