Leap Day Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. After the Affiliate Switch, the Spin War BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    One week after former NBC affilate WNCN switched with former CBS station WRAL , both stations are claiming victory in the ratings. Actually, it all started the day after the Leap Day switchover, when WRAL claimed a big win, as reported by TVSpy: Hammel said the station notched the highest ratings for the Today Show in the Raleigh DMA and the highest ratings ever for the Nightly News with Lester Holt in the market.

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  2. Zappos employees Leap (Day) for joyRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Retailwire.com

    ... does seems to be different. The latest case in point is the decision by the company to close down on Feb. 29 (AKA Leap Day) to allow its employees to "do something big, something they've always wanted to do." It also started a petition on Change.org ...

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  3. Term limit trial delayed upon Mayor Wood's requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    ... the city and the mayor in this unfortunate circumstance." Price questioned the validity of the amendment passed on Leap Day - whether the mayor recused himself as he did in January and if it was the appropriate time to proceed with much of the ...

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  4. Special quilts by special studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... in age from 4 to 21, the chance to help sew quilts to be donated to those in need. Thompson chose to celebrate Leap Day 2016, Feb. 29, at CES by having a get-together in her classroom. Napper attended, as did Kershaw County School District (KCSD) ...

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  5. Michigan family welcomes 2nd child born on Leap DayRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... induced. It was all by chance." The couple's other daughter, Eliana Adaya, was born on Feb. 29, 2012, the last Leap Day, at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital. "I didn't expect the possibility of them being born on the same day, let alone on Leap ...

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  6. A brief history of leap yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... creating a profile: still, three out of four years, their Facebook friends don't know it's their birthday. Being a leap day baby is "comical and frustrating," said Raenell Dawn, a leapling living in Keizer, Ore., who is co-founder of the Honor ...

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  7. Sadie Hawkins Would Approve of the R2900 Leap Year Bonus at South Africa's Springbok CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | WebWire

    Leap Years come just once every four years and South Africa's Springbok Casino thinks such a special date should be celebrated. They're offering a massive 2900 Rand February 29th Free Bonus on Leap Day next Monday.

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  8. Leap day baby born to Pike parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Pike County Journal and Reporter

    Pike County parents Justin Neath and Ashley Neath welcomed Emma Rose Neath on Feb. 29, 2016. Babies born on leap day are called leaplings and less than 0.07% of the world's total population was born on a leap day.

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  9. Birds in the news: 10 important stories from the beginning of MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Birder's World

    ... If accepted by state recordkeepers, the sighting will go into the books as the first ever in the state. March 4. 2. Leap Day record: Counters with the Crane Trust, the well-known organization that works to protect habitat for Whooping and Sandhill ...

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  10. 2.29.16: Survival Mom, Why Doctors Use Pagers, & Leap DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... for when civilization as we know it goes south. Today, the "survival mom" just may surprise you. Plus, we celebrate leap day with a historical look at the Gregorian calendar, and the many efforts to reform it, including a thirteen-month year that ...

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  11. Georgia Northwestern Technical College offers free GED practice test dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Catoosa County News

    ... On Monday, Feb. 29, any student or potential student may take any of the GED practice tests free of charge. "Free Leap Day 2016" will allow anyone who wants to earn their GED credential the chance to learn if they are ready to pass the test. It will ...

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  12. Leapin' Events going on for Leap DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie. Information: 412-734-8476 or www.pittsburghsavoyards.org . Leap day traditionally is the day when women can propose marriage. Anyone contemplating this - female or male - can practice at the ...

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  13. Cronic provides lunch for SCSORead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    Cronic Chevrolet Buick GMC said "thank you" to the Spalding County Sheriff's Office on Leap Day by providing lunch for them at the administrative offices.

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  14. ICC's Digital offering set to make #WT20 India 2016 the most engaging cricket event everRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    ... downloads in their millions and an average 4+ rating showing its popularity. Fantasy League Following a launch on Leap Day on February 29, fans have been eagerly signing up in their thousands to play the #WT20 edition of the official ICC Fantasy ...

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  15. Meet the gorgeous Leap Day 2016 twins born at Frimley Park HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Fleet News and Mail

    ... leaf clover), Olympia (Olympics), April (fourth month) and summer (one of the four seasons). This year's so-called Leap Day got off to a stunning start when Surrey and north-east Hampshire woke up to a dazzling sunrise .

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  16. Leap Day offers fascinating, complicated birthdays and anniversariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... were no leap days in 1700, 1800 and 1900). Now, into our third millennium with leap years, matters pertaining to leap day, Feb. 29, remain a little bit complicated and a little bit fascinating. Take this origin story. Thirty-two years ago Monday, ...

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  17. Stuff You Probably Didn't Know About Leap DayRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    For most Americans, leap day comes and goes without much fanfare. Sure, it's great for a romantic comedy plot - but how do you celebrate an extra Monday? And how are you supposed to handle the birthday situation? Leap day doesn't actually happen every four years.

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  18. VIDEO: Riding every lift at Beaver Creek in one dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Vail Daily News

    VIDEO: With spring-like conditions recently, Vail Daily On the Hill correspondent Ross Leonhart rode all 16 lifts/gondolas at Beaver Creek on Leap Day - Monday, Feb. 29. Check out the views, the runs and all the fun from the day!

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  19. Why do women propose on leap year day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    ... It is believed to have been introduced to balance the traditional roles of men and women in a similar way to how leap day balances the calendar. The first documented instance of women proposing on February 29th is in 13th century Scotland, where a ...

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  20. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | HeraldNet

    Today is Monday, Feb. 29, the 60th day of 2016. There are 306 days left in the year. This is Leap Day. On Feb. 29, 1916, singer, actress and TV personality Dinah Shore was born Frances Rose Shore in Winchester, Tennessee. (Shore, who claimed March 1, ...

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