Camel Rock Festival held in Scilly

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Camel Rock Festival held in Scilly

Wednesday, September 14, 2005 The August Bank Holiday weekend, as usual, played host to many festivals and musical events around the UK, not least the Camel Rock Festival held at Porthcressa on the Isles of Scilly. But will it be the last? Local bands included those formed at the Five Islands’ School, the members of […]

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY

July 22nd, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It […]

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New Zealand dog saves five children; receives international attention

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New Zealand dog saves five children; receives international attention

July 22nd, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Saturday, May 5, 2007 A small, “nicely trained” Jack Russell Terrier gave his life to help save a group of five children from two aggressive pitbulls last Sunday in Manaia, Taranaki, New Zealand. The dog named George is being described as a hero, gathering a huge amount of international media interest in the process. The […]

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Chinese chef Peng Chang-kuei’s death announced

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Chinese chef Peng Chang-kuei’s death announced

July 16th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Saturday, December 3, 2016 Peng Chang-kuei, a Chinese-born chef credited with creating the internationally popular dish General Tso’s chicken, was yesterday announced to have died by his son. Chuck Peng told The Associated Press his father died of pneumonia in Taipei, Taiwan on Wednesday. The chef fled China to Taiwan in 1949 and invented the […]

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Viktor Schreckengost dies at 101

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Viktor Schreckengost dies at 101

July 16th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Sunday, January 27, 2008 Viktor Schreckengost, the father of industrial design and creator of the Jazz Bowl, an iconic piece of Jazz Age art designed for Eleanor Roosevelt during his association with Cowan Pottery died yesterday. He was 101. Schreckengost was born on June 26, 1906 in Sebring, Ohio, United States. Schreckengost’s peers included the […]

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News briefs:May 14, 2010

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News briefs:May 14, 2010

July 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide. [edit]

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Wine Refrigerator For The Wine Collector

July 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Get More Information Here: Ice Makers Brisbane Buy Ice Makers By Maxx Johnson The main purpose of a wine refrigerator is to cool your wine and retain its temperature level optimum in order to maintain its taste every time you have it. Maintaining the temperature is one of the crucial factors in keeping the taste […]

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Vancouver will run out of office space in 5 years

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Vancouver will run out of office space in 5 years

July 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, February 13, 2007 In Vancouver, a 20-year urban success story may yet have a sad ending. The city’s downtown population has doubled to 80,000 in the last 20 years thanks to Vancouver’s “Living First” policy – a planning strategy that favors residential development over commercial. And planners are expecting the population to reach more […]

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Device explodes on London Tube train at Parsons Green

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Device explodes on London Tube train at Parsons Green

July 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, September 15, 2017 This morning local time an explosion, now officially considered a terrorist incident, was reported on a London underground train which was stopped at Parsons Green in south-west London.The explosion has been officially confirmed caused by an improvised device placed in a white bucket inside a Lidl shopping bag. Reports also indicate […]

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Iraqi activist forced to change t-shirt with Arabic peace slogan

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Iraqi activist forced to change t-shirt with Arabic peace slogan

July 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Wednesday, August 30, 2006 Raed Jarrar, an Iraqi peace activist who lives in the United States, was forced to change his T-Shirt, which bore an Arabic slogan, because it was found “offensive”. The incident took place in JFK airport in New York. The activist Jarrar reported in his blog RaedInTheMiddle that he had checked-in his […]

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