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  1. Keizer author's second novel out July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Keizertimes.com

    The Hidden Letters of Velta B. , written by Keizer author Gina Ochsner, will be released Tuesday but the journey to writing her second novel began 11 years ago with a story in the Boston Review. "His use of language, his lyric register, how he was describing what happened to Latvians during World War II and the occupations, was so unique, so unlike other narratives we hear about World War II, that I thought I have to find out more," Ochsner said.

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  2. Commentary: Tourism Matters: Returning to airliftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Caribbean News Now!

    By Adrian Loveridge I make no apologies in returning to airlift this week because, it is one of the most critical factors in our overall tourism success or failure. Take the United States as a classic example.

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  3. Derek McInnes unfazed by flight delay for Europa League fixtureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sunday Herald

    DEREK McInnes shrugged off Aberdeen's lengthy journey to Latvia to face Ventspils, after their flight was delayed for six hours, insisting it would have no bearing on tonight's Europa League action. Aberdeen were due to fly to Riga at 9am yesterday, but their plane suffered serious engine difficulties when it came into land in the north-east after a bird strike and a replacement aircraft was needed, which did not depart until 3pm.

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  4. Hilton Worldwide Completes Baltic TrebleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Hospitality Net

    Hilton Worldwide will be welcoming guests in each of the Baltic nations by 2018 following plans unveiled today to bring its midscale Hilton Garden Inn brand to Lithuania and Latvia. The announcement, made at a press conference in Vilnius attended by the mayor of the city, follows last month's opening of Hilton Tallinn Park , Estonia, the company's first hotel in the Baltic region.

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  5. Hilton Garden Inn Brand Expanding to Lithuania and LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Hotel News Resource

    Hilton Worldwide will be welcoming guests in each of the Baltic nations by 2018 following plans unveiled today to bring its midscale Hilton Garden Inn brand to Lithuania and Latvia. The announcement, made at a press conference in Vilnius attended by the mayor of the city, follows last month's opening of Hilton Tallinn Park, Estonia, the company's first hotel in the Baltic region.

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  6. Derek McInnes unfazed by flight delay for Europa League fixtureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sunday Herald

    DEREK McInnes shrugged off Aberdeen's lengthy journey to Latvia to face Ventspils, after their flight was delayed for six hours, insisting it would have no bearing on tonight's Europa League action. Aberdeen were due to fly to Riga at 9am yesterday, but their plane suffered serious engine difficulties when it came into land in the north-east after a bird strike and a replacement aircraft was needed, which did not depart until 3pm.

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  7. Derek McInnes unfazed by flight delay for Europa League fixtureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Sunday Herald

    DEREK McInnes shrugged off Aberdeen's lengthy journey to Latvia to face Ventspils, after their flight was delayed for six hours, insisting it would have no bearing on tonight's Europa League action. Aberdeen were due to fly to Riga at 9am yesterday, but their plane suffered serious engine difficulties when it came into land in the north-east after a bird strike and a replacement aircraft was needed, which did not depart until 3pm.

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  8. Scottish football news: Celtic, Champions League, Aberdeen, HibernianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | BBC News

    Now Brendan Rodgers' side have the chance to put things right in tonight's second leg at Celtic Park and progress to the third round of Champions League qualifying. Former Celtic striker Scott McDonald says the first leg defeat was damaging for the reputation of Scottish football, but has backed his old side to make it through to the next round.

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  9. Aberdeen hit with up to Eight Hour flight delay ahead of Europa League match with FK VentspilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Daily Record

    THE Dons are left grounded at Aberdeen airport after seagull flies into the engine of the plane taking them to Latvia for their Europa League second leg match. The Dons squad arrive at Aberdeen Airport to fly to Riga but are hit with a five and half hour delay ABERDEEN'S Europa League preparations have been hampered with their flight to Riga delayed by up to EIGHT hours ahead of their second leg clash against Ventspils.

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  10. Carrickfergus singer returns for evening of music and storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Carrickfergus Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Colin McAllister, who now lives in Scotland, and friends will perform in the Jubilee Hall at 8.00pm .

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  11. Aberdeen could face Maribor or Levski Sofia in Europa LeagueRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Scotsman.com

    Aberdeen will face Maribor or Levski Sofia in the next round of Europa League qualifying, barring a second leg collapse against Ventspils. Derek McInnes' side lead 3-0 from the first leg against and are heavy favourites to advance when they travel to Latvia for the second leg next Thursday.

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  12. Hearts owner Ann Budge: Boozy trips abroad following Jambos in Europe with my daughter were fantasticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | The Daily Record

    THE Queen of Hearts recalls her days on the terraces following the Gorgie men all over Europe with one trip to Basel standing out above all others. However, Hearts owner Ann Budge can still recall her boozy trips abroad following the Jambos on European tours of duty with her daughter Carol.

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  13. Tall Blacks prepare for next phase of Olympic preparationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Tall Blacks have taken stock over the past few days as they continue preparations for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila, enjoying some clear days of training without the added pressure of playing games after a whirlwind week of matches at the Atlas Challenge in China. The team travelled to Europe the morning after winning third place in China and immediately set to work on a rigorous training regime that had them in the gym working on weights each morning, before another intensive work-out on the court in the afternoon.

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  14. Esquire covers Kristaps Porzingis's triumphant return to LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Posting and Toasting

    It has been a tumultuous few days for Knicks fans, whether or not you agree with the Derrick Rose trade. Everyone has his or her own opinion, and we here at P&T have embraced debate , but the time for argument has past.

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  15. Wizz Air starts Tel Aviv flight from RigaRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, started operating its new Tel Aviv service from Riga. The long awaited route will operate all year round twice a week, allowing passengers to travel between Latvia and Israel on very low fares while enjoying excellent onboard service.

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  16. Latvia offers Azerbaijan to cooperate in industry, pharmaceutics, tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Today.Az

    Latvia proposes Azerbaijan to consider the possibility of cooperating in environmentally friendly technologies, food industry, pharmaceuticals and health tourism. Latvia's Transport Minister Uldis Augulis made this remark during the 6th meeting of Azerbaijan-Latvia intergovernmental commission on economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation in Riga.

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  17. Latvia proposes Azerbaijan to co-op in pharmaceutics, health tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Trend

    Latvia proposes Azerbaijan to consider the possibility of cooperation in the spheres of environmentally friendly technologies, food industry, pharmaceuticals and health tourism, said Latvia's Minister for Transport Uldis Augulis. He made the remarks during the 6th meeting of Azerbaijan-Latvia intergovernmental commission on economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation in Riga, said Azerbaijan's embassy in Latvia.

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  18. Tug-of-war draws rival Estonian islands closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The China Post

    Residents on Estonia's two biggest islands took their age old rivalry to a whole new level this weekend by staging their first tug-of-war using a 10-kilometer long rope across the part of the Baltic sea which separates them. For centuries, the islanders of Hiiumaa and Saaremaa, off Estonia's west coast, have revelled in poking fun at each other.

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  19. Protest against war in Ukraine to be held outside Russian Embassy in Riga - The Baltic TimesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The Ukrainian Congress of Latvia is staging a rally in front of the Russian Embassy in Riga this Friday, June 10, to demand a pullout of Russian...... ... Read more...

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  20. This Day In Naval History: May 31Read the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Marine News

    1944 - USS England , assisted by six destroyers and destroyer escorts, sinks sixth Japanese submarine in less than two weeks. 1944 - USS Barb and USS Herring attack Japanese shipping in the Sea of Okhotsk about 150 miles west of Matsuwa Island, Kuril Islands, sinking several ships.

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