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  1. Howard Spencer, as portrayed on a cigarette cardRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Black Country Bugle

    FRED SPELLER was a very muscular defender who made 93 first-class appearances as a full-back for Birmingham, whom he served from the summer of 1888 until his retirement six years later in May 1894. Born in Marlow in the autumn of 1864, he assisted his local club, Great Marlow, before moving to the Midlands.

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  2. Real life Peaky Blinders slit throat of grandad of Benny from CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    Feared turn-of-the-century Birmingham mobsters The Peaky Blinders butchered Benny from Crossroads ' grandad, the Sunday Mercury can reveal. The razor-wielding gangsters - now immortalised by a BBC2 series - struck as hardman Georgie Broadhead rode his pony and trap through the streets of Northfield, and cut his throat from ear to ear.

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  3. Osteen brings message to American Airlines CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... his programs are viewed in 100 nations, and he has preached to stadium crowds in London, Manchester and Birmingham, England, and Belfast, Northern Ireland, as well as Canada, Israel, Africa and Australia. His first book, Your Best Life Now , was on ...

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  4. Parents' outcry as three lollipop men are axedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | IcWolverhampton

    Patrols in Richmond Road, outside Chapel Fields School; Fen End Road West, outside Lady Katherine Leveson School, and a lunchtime patrol on Bosworth Drive, outside St Anne's School, have all been removed as part of A 40,000 cuts to the council's school crossing patrols service budget. But Coun Ken Rushen , a member of the council's transport committee, called the decision a "slippery slope".

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  5. 2014 and arts is going, going gongRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... various versions of the popular 1970s TV program in the East Bay. But O'Reilly, a quirky guy from Birmingham, England, wanted to do something where he lived. And, always one to help folks, decided last March to produce “The Vallejo Going, ...

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  6. Lozells vicar pays tribute to victims of 2004 Boxing Day tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcLichfield

    A graveyard in the sand dunes outside the village of Manatkadu, northern Sri Lanka Ten years on from the Indian Ocean tsunami, which killed almost 250,000 people on Boxing Day 2004 - Christian Aid / Tim A. Hetherington/PA Wire A vicar has paid tribute to the victims of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami which claimed an estimated 230,000 lives - including a Birmingham diving instructor - in countries around the Indian Ocean. Retired Jemima Prasadam, former reverend at St Paul & Silas in Lozells, has raised thousands of pounds for the villagers of Ramudu Palem in India, which was devastated by the disaster a decade ago.

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  7. Chinese New Year celebrations at the ArcadianRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcLichfield

    Organisers of Birmingham's Chinese New Year celebrations say they may have to start charging from next year after being hit by council cuts . Chinese New Year is on February 19, the start of the Year of the Goat, and the public festivities in Birmingham will take place at the Arcadian Centre the following Sunday, February 22. Jeffrey Yap, chairman of the Birmingham Chinese Festival Committee, admitted: "The council is cutting our funding and we may have to consider charging.

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  8. Four vie for Deltona seat, including incumbentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... on that provides information and connects citizens with elected officials in Congress. He is a native of Birmingham, England, who emigrated to the United States and has become a naturalized citizen.

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  9. Jesus had a wife and two children, claims bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | GhanaWeb

    ... expression," reported The Washington Post in May 2006. Vincent Nichols, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Birmingham, England, also

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  10. Three school pals are reunited after 50 years - thanks to BugleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Black Country Bugle

    The class of 1953 at Oldbury Road Primary School, Smethwick, with Jeanette on the far right of the back row and Pat third from the left in the middle row AN Australian reader will be having an emotional Christmas Eve birthday this year having been reunited with her best two school friends -thanks to The Bugle. On Christmas Eve Christine Andrews will skype her pals Pat Vanhoen and Jeanette Walters for the first time since she left Smethwick 50 years ago to emigrate Down Under to Victoria.

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  11. Darlaston pulling away at top of tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Black Country Bugle

    WITH second placed Oakengates without a game, Darlaston's 4-1 victory at home to Gornal Colts saw them extend their lead at the top of the League to 5 points. With John Reeves and Martin Stanton out due to illness new signing 17 year old Jack Whitehouse made his home debut.

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  12. Helen Pearson, from Oldbury, who received a parking ticket on Harborne High Street opposite M&S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | IcStafford

    A Birmingham City Council parking warden has been branded a Scrooge after issuing dozens of tickets to early-morning Christmas shoppers today. Festive shoppers who turned up to make the most of early opening at Harborne's Marks and Spencer store found themselves being issued with A 70 fines for parking in restricted bays.

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  13. Issue 308 - Wednesday 24th December 2014 - Top StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | The Muslim News

    The Taliban's attack on a Peshawar school which killed 132 school children has drawn worldwide condemnation. The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan took credit of one of the deadliest attack in Pakistan's history on December 16. The attack left in total 141 people dead and 124 people with life changing injuries.

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  14. Solihull attack: Man charged with assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | IcLichfield

    A Birmingham man is set to appear in court following an assault in Solihull town centre which left a man unconscious and another with facial injuries. Tom Harper, 22, of Riverside Drive, Selly Park, has been charged with assault after the attacks in Station Road in the early hours of October 4. Five-year-old suffered a double leg break after being hit by car which raced away from pedestrian crossing in Hamstead Road Over 66% of our visitors, who view over 4m* page impressions every month, are in the desirable ABC1 socio-economic groups.

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  15. Traffic officials back down after Matthew Sanders' 8 hour protest in Bennetts Hill, Birmingham.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | IcWalsall

    The driver who sparked an nine-hour stand-off by leaving his car in a disabled bay has told his Facebook followers : "I'll park where I like". Matthew Sanders updated his cover photo with a picture of himself sitting inside his Vauxhall Tigra and the message: "I don't need a disabled badge, I have a non-conformist badge".

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  16. Latest motorists charged with drink-driving are named by West Midlands PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | IcLichfield

    The latest motorists accused of drink-driving-linked offences have been named and shamed in a West Midlands Police Christmas campaign. The force is naming all those charged during the four-week festive period who are set to appear before court.

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  17. Act of parliament for the Stourbridge railway that never wasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Black Country Bugle

    THIS interesting piece of railway memorabilia has been loaned to us by John Taylor of Kidderminster. It is a document just under 150 years old that relates to the development of the railways in our region.

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  18. Sag Harbor Photographer Documents a Nobel Peace Prize WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Sag Harbor Online

    ... miserably. Ms. Yousafzai, who spent months recovering from her injuries, now lives with her family in Birmingham, England where she remains a vocal proponent of education. On December 10, Ms. Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She is the ...

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  19. Catholic Bishop: John Lennon's 'Imagine' Gave Voice to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Cybercast News Service

    John Lennon's famous song "Imagine," which pines for a Marxist utopia devoid of property and religion, lyrically promotes the "ill-founded belief" that "religion is the cause of wars," when the devastatingly brutal wars of the 20th century were "largely inspired by secularist" and "openly anti-Christian ideologies," says Catholic Bishop Mark Davies in his scheduled Christmas Day sermon. Bishop Davies oversees the Catholic Diocese of Shrewsbury in Birmingham, England.

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  20. Bennetts Hill parking stand-off: What we know about Matthew SandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | IcStafford

    The man behind the disabled parking space row said he was fighting for a principle and to prevent the erosion of civil liberties. Matthew Sanders told the Birmingham Mail he co-founded the group Beat the Bailiffs and Banks after going bankrupt in 2006.

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