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  1. Rockers win 'B' division, head to postseason tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Mercer Island Reporter

    Although the year didn't quite begin as well as team members had hoped, the Mercer Island Rockers managed to wrap their regular season with a three-game winning streak, thumping Seattle 27-8 in their finale last Tuesday, July 21 at Leo Lassen Field in Seattle. The Rockers finished 9-2 in league play to win the 'B' division, the lower division of the coed softball league, which Mercer Island qualified for after a rough stretch in the seeding round to begin the season.

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  2. 1000 Musicians Simultaneously Perform 'Learn To Fly' to Persuade...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Laughing Squid

    The Rockin' Thousand is a group of 1,000 incredibly talented musicians who came together from all over Italy to simultaneously perform the now-classic Foo Fighters song " Learn To Fly " in a historic effort to persuade the band to play a concert in Romagna , a historical district in northern Italy. Conceived in 2014 by Fabio Zaffagnini , a multi-lingual musician, adventurer and TEDx speaker , the project took many months to come together through crowdfunding and of course, finding the right musicians who could synchronize with other musicians perfectly.

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  3. 1000 Italian Musicians Perform 'Learn To Fly' In a Historic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Laughing Squid

    The Rockin' Thousand is a group of 1,000 incredibly talented musicians who came together from all over Italy to perform the now-classic Foo Fighters song " Learn To Fly " in a historic effort to persuade the band to play a gig in Romagna , a historical district in northern Italy. Conceived in 2014 by Fabio Zaffagnini , a multi-lingual musician, adventurer and TEDx speaker , the project took many months to come together through crowdfunding and of course, finding the right musicians who could synchronize with other musicians perfectly.

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  4. Arnett Gardens rock Upper Room Church to retain basketball titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Jamaica Observer

    THE community of Arnett Gardens was the scene of another title haul Sunday night when Arnett Gardens Rockers routed Upper Room Church 81-72 in the WorldNet Community Basketball League best-of-five finals to sweep the series 3-0 and lift the Howard McCatty Trophy in front of a massive crowd at the Anthony; Sports Complex Courts. Earlier in the football season, the Arnett Gardens Football Club won the 2014-2015 Red Stripe Premier League title for the fourth time.

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  5. Arnett Gardens Rockers retain SBC League titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Gleaner

    Led by a game-high 25 points and 10 rebounds from Kwame Lawrence, the finals' most valuable player, Arnett Gardens Rockers overcame a determined effort from Upper Room Church to win game three of their WorldNet/Southern Basketball Conference league championship finals 82-71 at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex on Sunday. The Rockers swept the best-of-five 3-0 and claimed their second successive SBC league title.

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  6. Manically DepressedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Santa Fe Reporter

    Normally, I'd suggest that movies rooted in a filmmaker's experiences make for rotten films. Take a look at Brave , the Pixar flick in which the director was inspired by her relationship with her daughter: Crap movie that can't decide whether it's a parent-child love story or a feminist parable, and it would be Pixar's worst if not for Monsters University , which must be based on someone's personal experience of wanting to fuck an audience.

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  7. Pink Martini's China Forbes' unusual upbringing and the movie her sister made about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Oregonian

    China Forbes, left, and her sister Maya Forbes. Maya Forbes wrote and directed "Infinitely Polar Bear," a movie about their childhood.

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  8. Family grapples with bipolar father's illness in 'Infinitely Polar Bear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | HeraldNet

    How much funny goes with the crazy? Facile as it sounds, this is the question guiding the efforts of a considerable number of writer-directors over the years, as they have brought family stories involving some form of mental illness to the screen. The latest of these is 'Infinitely Polar Bear,' writer-director Maya Forbes' agreeable but dodgy film based on Forbes' experiences growing up with a bipolar father in 1970s-era Cambridge, Mass.

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  9. Grohl: 'Breaking My Leg Was A Blessing In Disguise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | ContactMusic.com

    Foo Fighters Frontman Dave Grohl Is Convinced Breaking His Leg Was A "Blessing In Disguise" For The Rockers, Because They Have Played Their "Best Gigs Ever" Since He Injured Himself In June . In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , Grohl insists the band has improved its performances since his infamous stage slip in Gothenburg, Sweden, on 12 June .

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  10. Upper Room Church's Jermaine Brown stars in Community Basketball semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Jamaica Observer

    JERMAINE Brown of Upper Room Church hugged the spotlight on the opening night of the Community Basketball divisional semi-final round games with a 40-point thriller as home teams were all victorious in the best-of-three series. The thriller of the night, a game-high 40 points from Brown, was the performance of the play-offs as he led his team to a double-overtime, drama-packed encounter over Linkup All Stars in Grants Pen.

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  11. Local plays about video game culture and Eugene O'Neill win national recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Independent Weekly

    Local playwrights Adrienne Earle Pender and Allan Maule have travel plans to make. This fall, Pender will be the third recipient of a new artist residency at the Eugene O'Neill Foundation , and Maule's EverScape will be produced in August at the New York International Fringe Festival .

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  12. Mr. Jody HatelyRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Pike County Journal and Reporter

    ... of his career working for Brothers Plumbing and Heating. For the last five years he worked in maintenance at The Rock Ranch. He enjoyed watching his son, Dalton, play sports, cooking and hanging out with his family and friends. He was preceded in ...

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  13. Southland Mall Provides Interactive and Family-friendly Entertainment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | PRWeb

    We're happy to bring fun events to shoppers on a weekly basis. It's a great way to jump start the weekend!" says Maggie Anzardo, Marketing Director of Southland Mall.

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  14. UBC student radio station on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Canada.com

    The student radio station at the University of B.C. is moving into new studios Saturday after 46 years in the Student Union Building. CiTR's bigger, brighter new home is in the AMS Student Nest, the $107 million alma mater society building for students which officially opens later this summer.

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  15. Movie review: Family grapples with bipolar father's illness in 'Infinitely Polar Bear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    How much funny goes with the crazy? Facile as it sounds, this is the question guiding the efforts of a considerable number of writer-directors over the years, as they have brought family stories involving some form of mental illness to the screen. The latest of these is "Infinitely Polar Bear," writer-director Maya Forbes' agreeable but dodgy film based on Forbes' experiences growing up with a bipolar father in 1970s-era Cambridge, Mass.

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  16. Download of the Day: June 25Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Ann Arbor District Library

    David Oshinsky, author of Polio: An American Story, marks the 60th anniversary of the polio vaccine with a talk about the work of doctors, scientists, and countless volunteers to eradicate the diease. Looking for more great things to download? Try going to our Downloads page for music, books, videos, podcasts, even patterns! And check out the Download of the Day every day for more great recommendations from AADL! Want to find out about next week's Download of the Day TODAY? And get a whole heap of bonus DotD points in the process? Start playing the Lowdown of the Day ! Follow the clues to figure out the item ahead of time.

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  17. Mr. Dennis McDanielRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Pike County Journal and Reporter

    ... Brody Sullivan, Susan, Chris, Blaike, Arden and Eason Burgess, Lisa and Stephen Towns; aunt: Alice Daniel of The Rock. Friends may visit the family on Friday, June 26, from 5-8 p.m., at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, ...

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  18. Director Maya Forbes revisited her own childhood for the story behind 'Infinitely Polar Bear'Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    From left, Zoe Saldana and Mark Ruffalo take direction from Maya Forbes on the set of "Infinitely Polar Bear." Maya Forbes, the writer-director of "Infinitely Polar Bear," wanted to go back in time to tell her 1970s-set story.

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  19. Download of the Day: June 22Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | Ann Arbor District Library

    Forensic anthropologist and author Dr. Kathy Reichs talks about incorporating her on-the-job experience while writing her Temperance Brennan novels and seeing her characters come to life on the hit TV show Bones. Looking for more great things to download? Try going to our Downloads page for music, books, videos, podcasts, even patterns! And check out the Download of the Day every day for more great recommendations from AADL! Want to find out about next week's Download of the Day TODAY? And get a whole heap of bonus DotD points in the process? Start playing the Lowdown of the Day ! Follow the clues to figure out the item ahead of time.

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  20. Preps for the Rolling Stones at Marcus AmphitheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | WISN-TV

    APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE, WISN 12 12.COM. THE ROLLING STONES WILL ROCK THE MARCUS AMPHITHEATER TOMORROW.

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