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  1. Patrick Harvie: Council needs to bring in a strategy which protects...Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Evening Times

    JUST two years after rediscovering the joy of cycling, I had a new experience this summer - my first time being knocked off the bike. On my way home in the broad daylight of a summer evening, an oncoming driver decided to throw a very sudden right turn without bothering to check that the road was clear.

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  2. Festival provided real good news story ANYONE who stayed away from...Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    The annual Food and Drink Festival was a huge success, drawing thousands of visitors to Victoria Square, Le Mans Crescent, Newport Street, Deansgate, the Market Hall and The Market Place. The attractions covered the whole area of food and drink, including dozens of stalls selling top quality items, and cookery demonstrations by TV gurus like Masterchef's John Torode proved a real attraction.

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  3. Another View -- Andrew Hosmer: Partisan budget stalemate makes NH too much like WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UnionLeader.com

    WITH SPECIAL interests like the Koch brothers pouring millions of dollars into our state to try to prolong the budget gridlock, outside forces seem bent on turning New Hampshire into Washington, D.C. Combine massive outside spending with hyper-partisan attacks on Gov. Maggie Hassan's fiscally responsible leadership, and it's easy to grow ... (more)

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  4. Technology set to trump doom prophetsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    For no rational reason, every time a millennium is reached, people and societies go off the rails: nations go to war, and people start blaming "sin" for the world's ills, and generally claim The End is Nigh. Not that it happens on the stroke of midnight on December 31st, the madness appears in the decades approaching it, and spills over in to the following decades.

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  5. What happened to emerging markets dream?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    Chinese stocks got off to a rocky ride yesterday. Indexes tumbled as weak manufacturing data laid bare the daunting challenge Beijing faces to revive its economy.

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  6. Patrick Buchanan: The dis-integration of AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | UnionLeader.com

    THE WEDNESDAY morning murders of 24-year-old Roanoke TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were a racist atrocity, a hate crime.

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  7. Help Rocky Mount police do their jobsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Aaron Powell and his mom, Jessie Whitehead, opened their door just before 2 a.m. Sunday to lend a hand to a high school football player who had been shot. It would have been easy enough to close the door and pretend they hadn't seen anything - especially at 2 o'clock in the morning.

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  8. The root cause of our divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bluffton Today

    So said Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine. He was writing about ambiguities that have cropped up in our society that create an uncomfortable atmosphere: Like feelings of economic stagnation in spite of a surging stock market, or how a popular businessman, bankrupted four times, can promise to lead us to greatness.

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  9. Gelzinis: Nanny cleared a of baby's death: 'Nightmare' overRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    On her last day in this country, after spending 212 years in jail for a murder she did not commit, Aisling Brady McCarthy spoke to me through her tears yesterday. "I am overwhelmed," she said, less than 24 hours after Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan formally admitted her office could not prove that Aisling had killed Rehma Sabir, the 1-year-old child in her care.

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  10. Good policing central to quality of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bluffton Today

    I am still getting comments on last week's column and also from the column of two weeks ago. My thoughts on the role of good leadership in law enforcement seem to resonate strongly with many residents.

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  11. Gamecocks, Tigers and a sense of communityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bluffton Today

    At 6 p.m. Thursday in Charlotte, N.C., the University of South Carolina Gamecocks will kick off the college football season. Their neutral-site game against North Carolina ends a layoff of more than seven months for a sport the Palmetto State loves dearly.

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  12. Can you name S.C.'s most famous song?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bluffton Today

    What if I told you the song is famous as the unofficial anthem of a huge social movement that affected tens of millions of people in America? And what if I told you the song had a huge impact globally and inspired tens of millions of people who sang it as a song of freedom and liberation in dozens of countries around the world? And what if I told you the song has even been adopted as the national anthem of a new county? About now, I'll bet you are feeling a little uneasy to think you live in South Carolina and have no idea what song I'm talking about, right? No one knows the precise origins of the song, but we do know it was first sung as a protest song in Charleston.

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  13. Clover Jean Wilson, at 73, retired nurse, TewksburyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    Born in Driver, Ark., Mrs. Wilson graduated in 1960 from Harrison High School in Blytheville, Ark. She enrolled at the University of Arkansas Medical Center, where she completed her nursing training.

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  14. Marjorie R. Wheaton, 82, longtime nurse, RocklandRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    Marjorie R. Wheaton, of Rockland, formerly of Whitman, retired nurse, died Saturday in Hingham, after a lengthy illness. She was 82. Born and raised in Worcester, Mrs. Wheaton received her nursing degree at Long Island Hospital in Quincy and was a nurse for more than 40 years.

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  15. Robert W. Gosselin, at 81, Franklin resident, retireeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    Before his retirement, he worked at Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School for 10 years. He previously worked for General Motors for many years.

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  16. Pope's relationships with everyday people his giftRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    When Pope Francis arrives for his first American visit Sept. 22, his appearances at the White House, Congress and the United Nations are sure to make headlines.

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  17. GOP insiders mulling Mitt RomneyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    Some of Mitt Romney's top donors - disillusioned with what they see as the unraveling GOP primary "circus" - say the former Bay State governor can save his party by jumping in late to the 2016 presidential race, and support for that idea is growing. "Things are really playing out in a perfect fashion for him to come in and wrap this thing up.

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  18. When summer cools off, car deals heat upRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    The best time of year to buy a new vehicle is when the new models begin arriving on the dealers' lots. Simple physics - dealers need to make deals on this year's models to make room for next year's.

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  19. Surge in Taser use sparks debateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    Bay State cops are zapping hostile suspects with Tasers at nearly twice the rate they did four years ago, a dramatic spike that comes as the debate on police tactics rages nationwide and Boston mulls whether to arm officers with the stun guns, a Herald analysis found. The new findings, culled from years of data that local chiefs are required to file with the state, show police departments have increasingly turned to Tasers capable of delivering up to 50,000 volts with New Bedford, Lawrence, Barnstable, Brockton and Fall River leading the way last year.

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  20. Local chief: Device - one of most important tools'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Boston Herald

    The data behind the spike in the use of Tasers by police doesn't account for the times where it's proved an effective deterrent, said one local police chief. "Once people started learning that we carried them, not even taking them out and pointing them, they're less likely to struggle with you or take a chance of being tased," said Wareham police Chief Kevin D. Walsh, who has three Taser instructors in his department.

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