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  1. A heroic woman's journey in BET's film 'The Book of Negroes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    "The Book of Negroes" tells the story of an 11-year-old girl kidnapped from West Africa in the 18th century who became a slave on a South Carolina plantation, an activist in New York City and a recipient of a harsh brand of freedom in Halifax before facing more peril on her return to Sierra Leone, then, arriving in England late in life, being honored for her courage and ideals. Aminata Diallo is this singular champion, who in a stirring BET miniseries becomes the author of the real-life "Book of Negroes," a historical document compiled in 1783 by order of the British military at the end of the Revolutionary War.

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  2. A snort among barks: Amy the pig excels in dog agility classRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    In this photo provided by Joshua Lewis via KOMOnews.com, taken Feb. 10, 2015, "Amy," an indoor pig owned by Lori Stock, goes through agility training intended for dogs at the Family Dog Training Center in Kent., Wash. Amy can do agility moves that most dogs her age cannot.

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  3. Judge orders release of emails in James Brown estate lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    A judge says South Carolina officials must release emails about the diary of James Brown's widow and other documents related to the nearly decade-long fight over the late soul singer's estate. Circuit Judge Eugene Griffith Jr. on Friday gave the state Attorney General's Office10 days to produce the documents, even as it appeals to the state Supreme Court against a July ruling requiring their release.

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  4. New Hampshire Lottery releases bacon-scented ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    The state lottery has released its first scratch-n-sniff "I Heart Bacon" ticket this month, which features a $1,000 grand prize. To promote the ticket, the New Hampshire Lottery will be driving a "bacon truck," handing out free applewood smoked bacon samples and tickets at stores in Keene and Durham, the state welcome centers in Hooksett, and the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester.

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  5. 'American Sniper' criticized for using fake babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Farmington Daily Times

    While "American Sniper" has kicked up a heated controversy over its portrayal of controversial soldier Chris Kyle, some critics are having a good laugh -- and taking a few shots -- at the film's obvious use of a doll playing a baby. The scene in question involves Bradley Cooper and his on-screen wife, Sienna Miller, passing the "baby" between them, according to the Hollywood Reporter, which reported that attendees of a recent media screening laughed loudly at the obviousness of the prop.

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  6. Movember raises awareness for men's health in FarmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    Duane Gustin has had a thick mustache for more than 30 years, but on Saturday, he joined a group of men at Zebra's Sports Bar and Grill to get his face shaved. "Movember's the world's largest men's health fundraiser," said Allen Elmore, who captains the Farmington Mustache Fellows, the group that put together Saturday's Shave the Date event with the help of the staff from Main Street Barbers.

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  7. Kirtland Central's season ends in heartbreak as Lady Broncos fall in 4A/A playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    In the first round of the Class 4A/A girls soccer state tournament, the No. 10 Lady Broncos fell on the road to No.

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  8. Farmington organization offers how-to on becoming a foster parentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    The informational meeting will guide those interested in becoming a foster parent in one of three foster-care programs offered by Childhaven. Childhaven Foster Care Coordinators Heather Yazzie and Sydney Nez will explain how to become a foster parent, including the process of certification and training, the number of children cared for and whether a foster-care parent needs to be married.

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  9. Farmington's San Juan Regional Medical Center will honor Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    Next week, several people will be recognized for their contributions to San Juan Regional Medical Center and to the overall health of the people in the Four Corners. They include Dr. John Brown, who in 1878 became the first practicing physician in the Farmington area; Dr. Bill Cumberworth and Daphne Morrison, who have been involved in Farmington's medical community since the 1970s; Steve Altmiller, a former hospital CEO; and Deb Gerber, a former nursing chief at the hospital.

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  10. November snow surprises South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    A surprise band of snow about 25 miles wide swept across parts of South Carolina on Saturday, falling on pumpkins and power lines. It was the earliest snow on record in the Columbia area by eight days, according to the National Weather Service.

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