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  1. Kelsey Serwa's foundation receives $1,000 donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    On Tuesday, Sept. 11, Insure Wealth Group was honoured by a visit from Kelsey Serwa so she could accept our $1000 donation to her KSER Scholarship program, according to the group's news release.

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  2. Ritchie Bros.' Corporate Kids Challenge Event Surpasses $1.3MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Construction Equipment Guide

    For many families in British Columbia, organized sports is a luxury they can't afford. KidSport BC and Ritchie Bros.

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  3. Older men are more prone to cognitive impairment from dirty airRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | The Economist

    LIVING under thick layers of smog is known to cause illness and reduce life expectancy. The degree to which pollution harms the mind is less clear.

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  4. Air Pollution can Damage our Intelligence, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | Sofia News Agency

    Exposure to air pollution may impede cognitive ability as people become older, with less-educated men the worst affected, a new study has found. "Most existing research on air pollution focuses on its health effects," study author Xiaobo Zhang told Euronews.

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  5. Ramping up Olympic preps: Japan wins 3 skateboarding goldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | White Lake Beacon

    Japanese teenagers Sakura Yosozumi and Kensuke Sasaoke provided a next-generation entree to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with gold medals at the Asian Games. In skateboarding.

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  6. Son's last shot for military exemption at Asian GamesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Washington Times

    Tottenham forward Son Heung-min will get one more shot at an exemption from military service after helping South Korea reach the final at the Asian Games. Son took leave from the Premier League to join the South Korea squad in Indonesia in pursuit of an Asian Games title.

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  7. Japanese skateboarders grind to gold in park finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | The Japan Times

    Japanese teenagers Sakura Yosozumi and Kensuke Sasaoka provided a next-generation entree to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with gold medals in skateboarding at the Asian Games. The 16-year-old Yosozumi, an X Games and Park Series Pro Tour medalist, won the women's park final at Jakabaring Sport City in Palembang, which is co-hosting the games with Jakarta.

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  8. Air pollution may affect cognitive skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | Newkerala.com

    Beijing, Aug 28 : Besides harming physical health, long-term exposure to air pollution can also affect cognitive skills, especially in elderly men, claims a study. The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, provided evidence that verbal and math scores "decreased with increasing cumulative air pollution exposure".

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  9. 'Exposure to air pollution leads to lower verbal, maths scores'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | The Times of India

    Recent studies have shown that air pollution is bad for health. But how bad is it? A four-year longitudinal study by the International Food Policy Research Institute has, for the first time, found that exposure to air pollution over a significant period of time impacts cognitive abilities, and leads to steep reduction in verbal and math tests scores.

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  10. Russia offers 2.5 million acres of land to Chinese farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    Moscow's deal could help China feed its voracious appetite for soybeans, but analysts are sceptical about the quality of the plots on offer Russia has made 1 million hectares of arable land available to foreign investors - and while that could be boon for Beijing as it struggles with limited supplies of soybeans in its trade war with the US, analysts are concerned about the quality of the plots available. Valery Dubrovskiy, director of investment for the Far East Investment and Export Agency, a non-profit organisation, said on Tuesday that several Chinese companies had already expressed an interest in the deal.

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  11. Beijing 2022 striking better balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | China Daily

    Jia Zongyang of China is airborne in the men's freestyle skiing aerials competition during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in February. [Photo/VCG] Seven new events will debut at the 2022 Beijing Olympics, making them the most gender-balanced Winter Games to date.

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  12. Countdown to the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Gazette

    The Olympic Ski Jump tower rises behind a sculpture of a skater just two days before Opening Ceremoniis for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, S. Korea. Photo by Mark Reis, ZUMA Press/The Gazette The Olympic Ski Jump tower rises behind a sculpture of a skater just two days before Opening Ceremoniis for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, S. Korea.

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  13. Knights' Brannstrom has options after going in junior CHL draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Two Golden Knights prospects were selected Thursday in the major junior Canadian Hockey League's Import Draft, including touted defenseman Erik Brannstrom. Vegas Golden Knights' Erik Brannstrom during the team's development camp at Las Vegas Ice Center on Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

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  14. Parents 'spent over 10 years' seeking help for man accused of running down Tampa father, sonsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2018 | St. Petersburg Times

    Khadeeja Morse , the mother of the man accused of intentionally mowing down a bicycling father and his two sons in New Tampa on Sunday, took to social media on Monday, calling her son Mikese the product of a failed mental health system. Her son, 30, faces a charge of first-degree murder.

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  15. Integrate raises $23 million, hiring 50 for downtown Phoenix headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Business Journal

    Phoenix-based Integrate Inc. raised $23 million in growth capital in a Series E round and has plans to hire 50 people in the city. The 150-employee cloud marketing software and media services provider plans to use the new capital to accelerate global expansion, target possible acquisitions and build out its enterprise software platform, said Integrate co-founder and CEO Jeremy Bloom .

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  16. Richards shares Olympic journey with students across CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Madison Publishing

    Sitting in silence in a Whistler Secondary School classroom, Kristi Richards watched one of the best and worst moments of her life in the company of about 30 local students and 15 schools across Canada last week. Linked through an interactive webcast on Thursday , the world champion freestyle skier and the school groups watched a video of the simultaneously heartbreaking and inspiring run that Richards threw down in the women's mogul skiing finals at the 2010 Olympic Games.

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  17. YMCA Cycle for Strong Kids fundraiser exceeds $85,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Nearly 350 riders raised more than $85,000 for local children and youth participating last Sunday in the YMCA of Okanagan Cycle for Strong Kids. Kelowna's two-time Olympic medalist Kelsey Serwa, and Olympic biathlete Julia Ransom kicked off this year's event, while local philanthropist Thomas Budd demonstrated his pedal power by matching the top individual fundraiser dollar for dollar, doubling Ramsay Brunton's donation from $3,000 to $6,000.

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  18. Chinese 'Spider-man' saviour scales five storeys with his bare handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Chinese 'Spider-man' saviour scales five storeys with his BARE HANDS to rescue a toddler dangling from a window grille A retired soldier who climbed five floors like a 'Spider-man' to save a home-alone boy in China has won millions of hearts Zhang Xin yesterday scaled the facade of a residential building with his bare hands to reach the two-year-old who had got stuck between window bars. The dramatic rescue saw the Good Samaritan clambering from window grille to window grille in order to reach the struggling child, who was jammed at his torso.

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  19. China, Russia set to show support for Iran nuclear deal at security bloc summit, observers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    Beijing confirms members of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, which includes India and Pakistan, will meet in Qingdao from June 9-10 A regional summit to be held in China next month and attended by the heads of state from Russia, Iran, India and Pakistan will provide symbolic support for the Iran nuclear deal, which saw its future called into question after the withdrawal of the United States, analysts said. Members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation , a security bloc led by Beijing and Moscow, will meet in the northern coastal city of Qingdao from June 9-10, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi confirmed on Monday.

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  20. I'm in pain but I'm not in a wheelchair yet, says Jet LiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | The Star Online

    Martial arts legend Jet Li Lianjie's frail appearance in a Tibet temple has shocked many fans around the world, but it wasn't too long ago the 55-year-old actor looked a picture of health - at least on the silver screen. Struggling with hyperthyroidism and spinal problems as a result of decades of tough movie-making, the Beijing-born kung fu superstar's health has been in decline since he revealed in 2010 that he was suffering from the debilitating condition .

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