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  1. Danvers Native Wins National Title At North American Bridge ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Patch.com

    Haven Sharaf of Danvers, Mass., claimed victory in an event at the world's largest bridge tournament - the Summer North American Bridge Championships - held Aug. 6-16 in Chicago and hosted by the American Contract Bridge League. Sharaf and his team of six placed first in the Truscott/USPC Senior Swiss Teams event, one of 18 championship-level events held at the tournament.

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  2. RVers who live with gustoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Motorhome

    ... bridge, whether it's a friendly game in their RV or as part of a tournament sponsored by the American Contract Bridge League. They hone their skills by playing several casual games a week. Five or six times a year they travel to tournaments. Dale ...

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  3. Burdette WagenknechtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Washington Evening Journal

    A celebration of his life will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Aug. 28, at Liberty United Methodist Church, 1001 Sunset in Liberty, with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until service time. Burial will be at Leavenworth National Cemetery.

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  4. Aces on BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | NWAonline

    ... to get a feel for what is out there, feel free to do so at your own risk. The most recent American Contract Bridge League bulletins have some sensible articles on this theme. DEAR MR. WOLFF: What is the minimum holding one can have in the suit in ...

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  5. Wisconsin bridge player earns Gold Life Master rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | TwinCities

    After 50 years of playing bridge -- honing card skills, learning to read people and focusing a competitive streak -- Marge Jones of Wausau, Wis., has become one of the card game's most accomplished players: a Gold Life Master. It's a lofty spot that's bestowed by the American Contract Bridge League.

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  6. Wausau woman becomes accomplished bridge playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Star Tribune

    After 50 years of playing bridge - honing card skills, learning to read people and focusing a competitive streak -Wausau's Marge Jones has become one of the card game's most accomplished players: a Gold Life Master. It's a lofty spot that's bestowed by the American Contract Bridge League.

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  7. Bridge club newly sanctioned by ACBLRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Lake Cypress Springs Bridge Club , has been approved and sanctioned by American Contract Bridge League .

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  8. Moorpark Recreation Preps for Senior Games 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Patch.com

    MOORPARK'S SENIOR GAMES 2015 Seniors age 55 and over are invited to participate in the 2015 Moorpark Senior Games. The games will officially commence on Friday, September 11 with an Opening Ceremony and luncheon.

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  9. Nancy Evins: What do you do?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Lebanon Democrat

    What do you do when your partner opens a no trump and you have five hearts and plan to bid two diamonds to transfer him to hearts and the pesky opponent bids two diamonds in front of you? What do you do when you have opened a minor and your partner has bid a heart or spade and you have a three card hold in one, but you don't know if he has more than four hearts or four spades? You can't raise with three, you know. What do you do when you have five, or even six, good hearts and the opponent in front of you opens with heart? There are several conventions to take care of the first problem, but one of the simplest is called "stolen bid."

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  10. Responding to weak-two bids with a good hand but no trump supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    Your partner has just opened a weak two-spade bid. Your hand is a strong 16 points but not suitable to play in partner's suit with only one spade.

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  11. A tough task master at 96Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... the same hand. "We're not serious," Rodgers said. "We're not sanctioned, not registered with ACBL, American Contract Bridge League. We don't earn match points." Summer visitors are welcome to join the group for what she describes as "a nice social ...

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  12. Ruben Rosario: At 93, Ernie Lamson is the oldest platelet donor in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | TwinCities

    I used to request a 20-year-old super-athlete's blood, platelets and plasma during the transfusions I needed while undergoing chemotherapy, two stem-cell transplants and other cancer-related treatments. Judging by the surprisingly strong handshake Ernie Lamson gave me this week at the American Red Cross blood donation center in St. Paul, I may ask for the nurses to tap him instead if I ever need such help again.

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  13. Lessons for beginning, intermediate bridge playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Http

    Bridge-lessons.jpg Bridge, a popular card game, is more than an entertaining pastime, according to a Beaumont Bridge Studio press release.

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  14. Lois "Jean" DeTrudeRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    She was born April 21, 1931 in Roachdale, IN, to the late Arthur and Daisy Witt.

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  15. Community event calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Vancouver Courier

    Coquitlam Vancouverites who want to show off their wheels will have that opportunity July 18 at the Ultimate Car Show taking place at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, where more than 350 classic, muscle and specialty vehicles will be on display. The car show is open to anyone who wants to display their collector, specialty, exotic or muscle cars. 3 comments

  16. Fred's Bridge Club in Athens among top 10 in nation in money raised in fundraiserRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Fred's Bridge Club in Athens raised $23,000 for Alzheimer's research through The Longest Day, an annual fundraising event held in June by the Alzheimer's Association and its global partner the American Contract Bridge League. So far, ACBL has calculated about $500,000 in total donations from the 197 participating bridge clubs across 44 states and Canada.

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  17. Local senior teaches younger generations to play bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Almanac

    ... including major bridge tournaments, according to the American Bridge Contract League, the governing body for contract bridge in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Bermuda. At the urging of a friend, Arlene O'Connell of Upper St. Clair, Morris ...

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  18. Today in SouthCoast: Learn to play BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Visit  SouthCoastToday.com/weather  for up-to-the-minute forecasts and radar.    Learn to play Bridge.   Doug McCormac, an ACBL Silver Life Master, is offering free lessons at 11:40 a.m. to players who attend the regular Wednesday session of duplicate bridge at the Dartmouth Duplicate Bridge Club.

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  19. Heritage and HateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    After living in the Northeast my entire life, I moved to Charleston, South Carolina in 1976 to teach at the College of Charleston. I came with stereotypical ideas about the South, but was certainly open to changing my mind and hoped I would.

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  20. Skipton Bridge Club seeks new membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Cravenherald.co.uk

    CARD lovers are being invited to join the ranks of Skipton bridge club which was funded in1980s by bridge players Elizabeth Hawkins and Jean Imrie. New members of any age are welcomed but they do need to be able to play the game, said member Jean Stephenson.

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