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Wheeler under pressure, Dunedin trust loses big Balkan lawsuit, Easiest way to launder money - The National Business Review

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 11:23 AM PST


Wheeler under pressure, Dunedin trust loses big Balkan lawsuit, Easiest way to launder money
The National Business Review
The shipping industry is spotting foreboding clouds of change on the horizon but the minister responsible insists they're nothing but a silver lining. Although he's ... He has the honour of ringing the Nasdaq stock market opening bell tonight (New ...

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Staples And Adds A Populist Wrinkle - NPR

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 10:27 AM PST


NPR

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Staples And Adds A Populist Wrinkle
NPR
Republican front-runner Donald Trump released a seven-point plan to change the country's health care system that includes several familiar GOP proposals and one that puts him in agreement with, believe it or not, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders ...

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Read About What It's Like to Be a Rabbi Running a Marijuana Dispensary in DC - Slate Magazine

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 10:15 AM PST


Slate Magazine

Read About What It's Like to Be a Rabbi Running a Marijuana Dispensary in DC
Slate Magazine
Could be half the time the people ringing the doorbell are not patients, but people who would like to be patients, or tourists, or visitors from overseas. But this is a .... So, it was a very long, slow process, and has continued to change and be made ...

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Agriculture's Wild Ways - Earth Island Journal

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 09:22 AM PST


Earth Island Journal

Agriculture's Wild Ways
Earth Island Journal
But threats ranging from honeybee colony collapse disorder, to climate change, to use of neonicotinoid insecticides, have in recent years shed a light on the vulnerability of pollinator species, as well as the agricultural industry's dependence on them ...

Last Man on Earth Writers' Room Walkthrough Part 4 - Den of Geek!

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 09:10 AM PST


Den of Geek!

Last Man on Earth Writers' Room Walkthrough Part 4
Den of Geek!
Liz spearheaded the change. She actually took 3 or 4 scripts home one night and just re-jiggered them to remove the pregnancy. She just wanted to see if there was a way to remove that and still have the impact of it. What she proved was that it's ...

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Restored belfry turned over to Church - Inquirer.net

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 06:14 AM PST


Inquirer.net

Restored belfry turned over to Church
Inquirer.net
Fr. Harold Rentoria, chairman of the Commission on Cultural Heritage of the Augustinian fathers, said all major works to restore the basilica's bell tower were completed although they requested NHCP to also rehabilitate some portions of the convent, ...

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[UNSUNG SHEROES] Elizabeth Jennings Graham: A 19th Century Rosa Parks - EBONY.com

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 05:54 AM PST


EBONY.com

[UNSUNG SHEROES] Elizabeth Jennings Graham: A 19th Century Rosa Parks
EBONY.com
Elizabeth Jennings Graham was simply trying to get to her father's church where she was an organist. She didn't likely wake up that summer's day in 1854 looking for an altercation, but through it, she became a symbol of Civil Rights a century before ...

Around the Banks of Suwannee - Suwannee Democrat

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 05:46 AM PST


Suwannee Democrat

Around the Banks of Suwannee
Suwannee Democrat
... at 6:45 a.m. and the non-denominational Easter Sunrise Service sponsored by the White Springs Planning Committee on the lawn of the historic Stephen Foster Carillon Tower begins at 7 a.m. featuring participants from a number of White Springs area ...

Lady Indians tame Tigers in CIAC tourney opener - PrimePublishers.com

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 03:05 AM PST


PrimePublishers.com

Lady Indians tame Tigers in CIAC tourney opener
PrimePublishers.com
Abby Collier sets off on a fast break along with Watertown teammates Ashley Gugliotti (12) and Taylor Mancinone (21) during Lady Indians' 61-19 victory over Bullard Havens Tech in CIAC Class M first round game at Cook Gym on February 27. (Photo ...

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The Sound of Silence - Tinnitus - GoLocal Worcester

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 02:59 AM PST


GoLocal Worcester

The Sound of Silence - Tinnitus
GoLocal Worcester
Once this takes place, the brain will adjust to this new way of perceiving sounds, and the emotional importance associated with tinnitus is reduced. With proper diagnosis and treatment, the sound of silence can change for you – and that might be the ...

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National treasures evoked as Philadelphia Flower Show nods to U.S. parks - The Intelligencer

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 02:02 AM PST


The Intelligencer

National treasures evoked as Philadelphia Flower Show nods to U.S. parks
The Intelligencer
The sculptor also built a colossal Liberty Bell frame for Burke Brothers Landscape Design/Build, which memorializes Independence National Historical Park with "The People's Promenade." Hagerty's Liberty Bell is 12 feet in diameter, 9 feet tall and ...

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Liz Filios Takes on Shakespeare in 'As You Like It' at Lantern Theater Company in Philadelphia - DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 01:41 AM PST


DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)

Liz Filios Takes on Shakespeare in 'As You Like It' at Lantern Theater Company in Philadelphia
DC Metro Theater Arts (press release) (blog)
I'd go into the carillon on campus at night and I would practice my lines in the tower as the bells were ringing, so I could be as loud as I wanted and not disturb anyone. It was great to feel .... In addition to a bit of singing, are you playing any ...

Bid to return historic bell formerly homed at Stockton Heath church to town edges closer - Warrington Guardian

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 01:05 AM PST


Warrington Guardian

Bid to return historic bell formerly homed at Stockton Heath church to town edges closer
Warrington Guardian
EFFORTS to return a historic bell, which was previously homed at St Thomas' Church in Stockton Heath, to the town are progressing. The Crosfield bell dating back to 1883 was collected from the village in January and transported to John Taylor & Co ...

Spiritual Baptists celebrate 65 years - Trinidad News

Posted: 03 Mar 2016 01:02 AM PST


Spiritual Baptists celebrate 65 years
Trinidad News
THE National Congress of Incorporated Baptist Organisations will hold a month of activities to bring to the fore the presence of the Spiritual Shouter Baptist faith as the movement celebrates 65 years of Spiritual Shouter Baptist Day in Trinidad and ...

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The Eternal Shrug of Rome - Aleteia EN

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 09:19 PM PST


Aleteia EN

The Eternal Shrug of Rome
Aleteia EN
The day begins with the pealing of a hundred church bells. They call to rise, call to prayer; they ring in the background of a noisy daily bustle, a constant back-and-forth of reassurances reminiscent of the Harmoniums of Vonnegut's Sirens of Titans ...

Why Philadelphia is the new hot spot - Toronto Star

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 09:05 PM PST


Toronto Star

Why Philadelphia is the new hot spot
Toronto Star
My impression used to be a mishmash of gooey meat-and-cheese sandwiches, Rocky Balboa running up some stone steps, a cracked bronze bell, and the intro song to Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. But then I went to Philly for a few days, and that all changed.

South Somercotes, Lincs

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PST

Treble noted (in 2005) as being unhung

March 3 festivities include service of reflection, rose planting and community lunch - SBC News

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 02:13 PM PST


SBC News

March 3 festivities include service of reflection, rose planting and community lunch
SBC News
Bell tower To commemorate the first anniversary of the closing announcement, Sweet Briar faculty, staff and students will gather for a private service of reflection and renewal at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 3, in Memorial Chapel. Immediately following the ...

Travesty as relatively cute mutt wins World's Ugliest Dog contest - Chicago Sun-Times

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 11:50 AM PST


Travesty as relatively cute mutt wins World's Ugliest Dog contest
Chicago Sun-Times
A hideous mutt that looks like a barbecued rat has been cruelly robbed of the World's Ugliest Dog title by an adorable hunchbacked rival. In a travesty at the 27th annual World's Ugliest Dog contest in Petaluma, California, on Friday, Sweepee Rambo ...

Taco Bell's top-secret Quesalupa is out - Houston Chronicle

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 10:24 AM PST


Houston Chronicle

Taco Bell's top-secret Quesalupa is out
Houston Chronicle
Earlier this year, Taco Bell started the Quesalupa hype by teasing its arrival with weird little clues and allowing Bell ringers to pre-order the mystery new product. Then the Super Bowl ad. This new "thing" would be bigger than Tinder, bigger than ...

Northern Ontario ski clubs coming to Searchmont for U12 Championships - SooToday

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 08:33 AM PST


SooToday

Northern Ontario ski clubs coming to Searchmont for U12 Championships
SooToday
Spectators are welcome to join in the cheering and cow bell ringing at the finish. Let's all join in to support our local ski team SSR, as well as show our friends from Northern Ontario how much we appreciate their participation. The smiles on their ...

Daily Meditation: Wild - Huffington Post

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 08:20 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Wild
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features a hauntingly beautiful song ...

Obama's Long Game for Cubans' Rights - New York Times

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 07:37 AM PST


Obama's Long Game for Cubans' Rights
New York Times
Their complaint: that the administration's opening to Cuba has yet to yield any tangible progress on human rights. ... Church bells rang across Havana. In April 2015, an independent poll on the island found that 97 percent of the 1,200 Cubans sampled ...

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Gerard & Roth On Oscars' Broadway Boon, Shaving The Tonys Telecast & Dueling Critics - Deadline

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 07:22 AM PST


Deadline

Gerard & Roth On Oscars' Broadway Boon, Shaving The Tonys Telecast & Dueling Critics
Deadline
When I asked him last fall whether Spotlight had his phone ringing off the hook with more movie offers, his response was typical of this actor who's as humble as he is talented: “No. I don't think that answer will ever be yes. I'm old enough to know ...

'Kodachrome Christmas' is a gift box of holiday cheer - Wisconsin Gazette

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 06:25 AM PST


Wisconsin Gazette

'Kodachrome Christmas' is a gift box of holiday cheer
Wisconsin Gazette
A blowout on the freeway derails the bell-ringing act set to appear on her broadcast, but the resourceful Earlene, using her spatula as a baton, leads audience members through a bell-ringing number. The Christmas miracles unfold before our eyes. This ...

WHAT'S ON: Anston - Rotherham Advertiser

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 04:17 AM PST


Rotherham Advertiser

WHAT'S ON: Anston
Rotherham Advertiser
SOUTH ANSTON METHODIST CHURCH: Mondays – adult exercise class 10-10.45am, Beavers 6.15-7.30pm, Scouts 7.30-9pm. Tuesdays – Brownies 6-7.30pm, Guides 7.30-9pm. Wednesdays – coffee morning 9.30-11.15am. Thursdays – Anston Parish ...

Barry Leighton takes a look at the poet with a yen for Swindon - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 03:03 AM PST


Barry Leighton takes a look at the poet with a yen for Swindon
Swindon Advertiser
He was once so inspired upon hearing a peal of bells from Christ Church in Old Town that he swiftly wrote a poem about it. Betjeman eulogised the Georgian house at 42 Cricklade Street, left – now flats – as “one of the most distinguished town houses in ...

Ringers visit foundry to see new bells cast - Dartmouth-Today

Posted: 02 Mar 2016 02:15 AM PST


Dartmouth-Today

Ringers visit foundry to see new bells cast
Dartmouth-Today
Elliott Construction, a local building firm, has moved in and scaffolding has been put up inside the tower so that trapdoors can be cut in the lower floors to allow the removal of the old, corroded steel supports and the bells. Eight volunteers ...

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Much Hadham, Herts

Posted: 01 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PST

Tenor has small crown crack (+drilled hole to deter spread)

Westminster, Rochester Row, Gr London

Posted: 01 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PST

Rehung in new frame and fittings

Roanoke Catholic School recognized All American wrestler - WSLS

Posted: 01 Mar 2016 02:55 PM PST


WSLS

Roanoke Catholic School recognized All American wrestler
WSLS
ROANOKE (WSLS 10) – Roanoke Catholic School recognized a student for his performance at the National Preps Wrestling Tournament. At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, the school rang the ceremonial St. Andrews Church Steeple Bell to celebrate. Senior Brian Sakalas ...

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Jim Ross On Getting Fired By Vince McMahon And More, Preview For Friday's AXS TV Interview (Video) - Wrestling Inc.

Posted: 01 Mar 2016 01:01 PM PST


Jim Ross On Getting Fired By Vince McMahon And More, Preview For Friday's AXS TV Interview (Video)
Wrestling Inc.
Ross, who made historic calls for nearly 20 years for WWE, shares star-studded stories about his years with the organization including his in-ring confrontations with "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and Triple H and relationships with Jesse Ventura, Dwayne ...

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How to Crush the American Birkebeiner - Outside Magazine

Posted: 01 Mar 2016 10:09 AM PST


Outside Magazine

How to Crush the American Birkebeiner
Outside Magazine
You'll mostly ascend until you hit the highest point at the 13K fire tower. ... Once you make it past that, you'll glide into town where main street will be packed with merrymakers and well wishers and cowbells and church bells will ring in glorious ...

Why bell ringing appeals so much, says Barrie Hudson - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 01 Mar 2016 10:04 AM PST


Swindon Advertiser

Why bell ringing appeals so much, says Barrie Hudson
Swindon Advertiser
Tony Pullan, 62, is manager of the Liddington Bells Project, which involves preserving the historic bells of the Grade I Listed All Saints Church and adding six new ones, which will be hung later this year. He lives in Wanborough and is married with ...

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Church tower reopens after £330000 restoration - Enfield Independent

Posted: 01 Mar 2016 08:09 AM PST


Enfield Independent

Church tower reopens after £330000 restoration
Enfield Independent
In 2010, English Heritage added the tower to their At Risk register after significant problems were flagged up with its brickwork a year earlier. After getting lottery funding worth £216,500 in 2014, work began in February 2015 and concluded last month.

Listen to voices advocating for our heritage - Brandon Sun

Posted: 01 Mar 2016 05:40 AM PST


Listen to voices advocating for our heritage
Brandon Sun
I write in response to Garry Winters' letter to the editor, “Let Bell Ring Out From Tower” published in the Feb. 23 edition of The Brandon Sun. ... As was the vision of the late fire chief Jack Carey and former chiefs Ed Polnick and Winters, I'd like ...

Puducherry's best kept secrets - Conde Nast Traveller India

Posted: 01 Mar 2016 02:27 AM PST


Puducherry's best kept secrets
Conde Nast Traveller India
The Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges (Our Lady of Angels Church) celebrates mass in French every Sunday, and right opposite, you will find men, old and young, bent over in that uniquely French game of pétanque, which even has an annual tournament here ...

Ring any bells? - Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Posted: 29 Feb 2016 03:44 PM PST


Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Ring any bells?
Monadnock Ledger Transcript
Before Cernota let her ring the bell for the first time in Bennington, she said she took its ring for granted. Now, she relates to the description of bell ringing in “The Liturgy Documents,” that “the peal of bells is an expression of the sentiments of ...

Fundraising efforts for much-loved bells at church gets underway - Champion Newspapers

Posted: 29 Feb 2016 08:51 AM PST

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