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  1. Look at the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Journal of the San Juans

    After reading Mr. Bucholz letter, I got to thinking about this new EMS levy and its 43 percent increase. This has already been voted down twice, but instead of addressing the issues, the proponents seemed to have simply returned with a strident campaign and a not-so-subtle threat to approve the levy or lose all EMS services.

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  2. UK government paves way for Amazon Prime Air trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Computer Weekly

    Amazon is working with regulator CAA to enable trials of Amazon's Prime Air drone to take off in the UK The UK Government has begun work with Amazon to look at the viability of using drone technology to delivery online orders. Through an agreement with the government and Civil Aviation Authority , Amazon will be allowed to test flying drones beyond line of sight, overcoming one of the biggest barriers to drones flying across UK airspace.

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  3. Triathlete strokes toward goal as marathon Okanagan Lake swim passes 70 km markRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Daily Townsman

    A potentially record-breaking swim is churning along in the waters of British Columbia's Okanagan Lake as an endurance swimmer from the United States got closer to his goal. Support crews for 39-year-old triathlete Adam Ellenstein say he had completed 72 kilometres of his planned 105-kilometre swim from Okanagan Landing south to Penticton by Tuesday morning.

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  4. EDITORIAL: Going backwards on the homeless situation in Parksville Qualicum BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    We have a sinking feeling the region is not making any strides toward dealing with homelessness and affordable housing issues. There was fanfare over a $10,000 grant MLA Michelle Stilwell handed to local advocates in April, money we thought would produce a plan for a shelter, affordable housing and support services.

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  5. If it's not a UFO, what is it?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Earth & Sky

    Most Unidentified Flying Objects aren't unidentified at all. Here's a list of natural and human-made objects in the sky that people frequently mistake for UFOs.

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  6. Don't Take Tech Giants' Payments Ambitions LightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | American Banker

    While tech titans have long had ambitions in payments, it's been a tough slog. But they're still coming and the payments industry should be on alert.

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  7. Mon-Roll: Bicycle to BeerRead the original story

    10 min ago | WWWM-FM Toledo

    Mon-Roll is a moderately paced bicycle ride that ends and sometimes breaks for a craft beer.

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  8. Derby school district at odds over transgender bathroom policyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Hays Daily News

    About two months ago, after the Obama administration directed public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity, Derby officials said they planned to follow the federal directive. Since then, parents and others have formed Facebook groups and are circulating petitions and addressing Derby school board members to either support the district's decision or urge them to reconsider.

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  9. Richmond: Land Trust sets photo contest deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Berkshire Eagle

    The Richmond Land Trust's annual photo contest celebrating the town's beauty is open to both amateur and professional photographers. The deadline for submissions is Aug. 8. Entry forms are available at the Richmond Post Office, Richmond Library, Bartlett's Orchard, or on the Richmond Land Trust website at richmondlandtrust.net .

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  10. 2 men charged in Springfield killing to stand trial togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Berkshire Eagle

    SPRINGFIELD, MASS. >> A Springfield judge has ruled against a request for two men charged in connection with a fatal shooting to be tried separately.

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  11. FEATURES: Nunavut photographer chases foxes and flowersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Nunatsiaq News

    This young fox didn't budge when Sanikiluaq photographer came close enough to take this recent photo. If you fly over the Belcher Islands in the Hudson Bay, you might only see flat rocks and think that's all there is to it.

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  12. Goats help clean up historic Morden siteRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Nanaimo News Bulletin

    A goat takes a bite out of the vegetation growing around the historic Morden Mine tipple and headframe. The Friends of the Morden Mine Society hired Parksville-based Goats on the Hoof Vegetation Management to clean up the area around the structure.

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  13. Thousands pack downtown Qualicum Beach on Saturday for St. Mark's Fair and other eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    Tracy and Duncan Nice at their booth Nicely Recycled at the St. Mark's Fair on Saturday in Qualicum Beach. It's only Tracy and Duncan Nice's third time at the St. Mark's Fair, but they have plenty of customers.

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  14. Coombs car show this weekend: 'Car nuts' from Parksville say they have a new lease on lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    Come for the cars and sign up for the karma at this year's 20th annual Blast from the Past Car Show 'n Shine July 30 at the Coombs Fairgrounds. Among the many hot rods and vintage cars that will be on display are two owned by a pair of recent lung transplant recipients, who have joined forces to promote Transplant B.C. while registering organ donors at area car shows.

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  15. Another candidate steps up for Parksville byelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Parksville-Qualicum Beach News

    After retiring as a purchasing agent and branch manager of a B.C. company for 27 years, O'Brien said in a news release he has the time, energy and experience to provide the leadership and vision to be an effective council member. "Parksville has always been known as that seaside town with a highway running through it leading to other locations of interest," said O'Brien.

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  16. Clam poachingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    Last week, while walking Qualicum Beach at low tide, my husband and I came upon a family of four enjoying the beach, doing what, at first sight, looked like digging for fun. Upon getting closer, we saw three large holes and they were working on the fourth hole.

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  17. Brexit & revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    A popular revolution against globalism is well underway globally and globalists like George Soros with his political, financial and media elite friends are not happy. Britain may well have struck the first blow in a populist movement that could see more European Union members have their own referendums to leave and the distinct possibility of the eventual unravelling of the EU.

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  18. Thanks for bloodRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    On behalf of Canadian Blood Services and our Territory Manager Ann Chabert, I would like to thank Parksville residents who support Canadian patients by giving blood. In late April, we announced the need for 200,000 blood donations by July.

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  19. Coombs Bluegrass Festival starts this weekendRead the original story

    17 min ago | Parksville Qualicum News

    Event co-ordinator for Coombs Hilliers Recreation and Community Organization Sue O'Hare said she thinks the Coombs Bluegrass Festival is one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in Canada. O'Hare said they're expecting about 1,500 people to attend throughout the weekend, but they would love to see more.

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  20. CSX Corporation Announces Redemption of Zero Coupon Convertible Debentures due October 30, 2021Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | GlobeNewswire

    CSX Corporation today has given notice of its intention to redeem all of its outstanding Zero Coupon Convertible Debentures due October 30, 2021 on August 26, 2016. As of June 30, 2016, there was approximately $863,000 aggregate principal amount at maturity of the Debentures outstanding.

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