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Chimes of 1000 Clocks - douglascountysentinel

Posted: 12 Mar 2016 11:43 AM PST


douglascountysentinel

Chimes of 1000 Clocks
douglascountysentinel
Jeff Champion rang Champ's Clock Shop's 800-pound McShane church bell at noon as the symphony of synchronized grandfathers and cuckoos began to play for the dozens of people who came out for the 10th annual Chimes of 1,000 Clocks event ...

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5 spectacular European off-season spots - Dallas Morning News

Posted: 12 Mar 2016 11:06 AM PST


Dallas Morning News

5 spectacular European off-season spots
Dallas Morning News
There's even a romantic church on an island in the lake, where you can climb the steps and ring the bell. With its winding streets, onion domes and colorful pastel buildings, the capital of Ljubljana feels a bit like Salzburg without the ... Americans ...

Donald Trump and the GOP Part 3: What Is Trumpism? Is It Bad for the GOP and America? - TexasGOPVote

Posted: 12 Mar 2016 09:17 AM PST


TexasGOPVote

Donald Trump and the GOP Part 3: What Is Trumpism? Is It Bad for the GOP and America?
TexasGOPVote
Trump's own call to change libel laws to make it easier to sue media is another attempt to stifle media criticism, and Trump would love nothing more than to change Citizen United to reduce the ability to criticize a future Trump administration just as ...

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Leicester City BLOG: Claudio Ranieri having the last laugh on those who mocked him - Leicester Mercury (blog)

Posted: 12 Mar 2016 05:58 AM PST


Leicester Mercury (blog)

Leicester City BLOG: Claudio Ranieri having the last laugh on those who mocked him
Leicester Mercury (blog)
There have been comparisons between his strikers and the RAF and the Road Runner, complete with hand gestures and 'meep, meep' sound affects, explanations that he likes to let his players have a laugh before he kills them, and quotes from Rudyard ...

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The toll of time: Sharon's centennial bell relocated to make room for new sculpture - Sharonherald

Posted: 12 Mar 2016 04:45 AM PST


Sharonherald

The toll of time: Sharon's centennial bell relocated to make room for new sculpture
Sharonherald
A slightly smaller replica of the Liberty Bell, it was mounted on a tower built from beams from the former South Water Avenue Elementary School that had been torn down during an urban renewal project in the early '70s. City officials have lost track of ...

Oklahoma City VA Hospital to get a new director - KOKH FOX25

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 09:25 PM PST


KOKH FOX25

Oklahoma City VA Hospital to get a new director
KOKH FOX25
For the Senators, it was to see why their phones have been ringing off the hook. "It's not uncommon for us to be on the phone ... Now, another step towards creating change, new leadership, and new beginnings. "We had problems here and I'm really ...

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Local religion digest: Family Promise director to give the message at Easter Dawn service - Reading Eagle

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 09:06 PM PST


Reading Eagle

Local religion digest: Family Promise director to give the message at Easter Dawn service
Reading Eagle
Gwen Didden, executive director of Family Promise and founder of Palace Project Ministries, will give the message at the 103rd annual Easter Dawn service at the William Penn Memorial Fire Tower on Skyline Drive atop Mount Penn on March 27 at 6:30 a.m. ...

Justin Welby preaches some sense writes PLATELL'S PEOPLE - Daily Mail

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 05:21 PM PST


Daily Mail

Justin Welby preaches some sense writes PLATELL'S PEOPLE
Daily Mail
... not share their Guardian-esque views. At my last parish I even had a church warden say to me she'd prefer it if I worshipped elsewhere, as in her eyes I was the most despicable of creatures — a writer for a conservative paper. ... He was also a ...
Justin Welby: "The EU debate is not all about us. It's about our vision for the world." | PoliticsHome.comPoliticsHome.com

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Expat Australian British MP Catherine West backs the seemingly unbackable - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 04:38 PM PST


Sydney Morning Herald

Expat Australian British MP Catherine West backs the seemingly unbackable
Sydney Morning Herald
London: The bells are ringing in Portcullis House, the shiny modern parliamentary building across the road from the Gothic Victoriana of Westminster. Labour Catherine West MP rises from her chair and walks briskly towards the tunnel to the Commons, for ...

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Court: Wirral drug addict poured petrol over his father's bed and set fire to it in a rage - Wirral Globe

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 08:01 AM PST


Wirral Globe

Court: Wirral drug addict poured petrol over his father's bed and set fire to it in a rage
Wirral Globe
Judge Conrad said he took into account that he had called the police and has no previous convictions “but it is a matter of concern that when you could not get the drugs to which you are clearly addicted, and caused your behaviour to change, you ...

Verizon And FCC Push 'MmWave' For 5G Wireless, In Dot-Com Twist - Investor's Business Daily

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 05:23 AM PST


Investor's Business Daily

Verizon And FCC Push 'MmWave' For 5G Wireless, In Dot-Com Twist
Investor's Business Daily
If 28 GHz or millimeter wave rings a bell, that's because several fixed wireless startups (WinStar, Teligent, Nextlink, Terabeam) tried and failed in commercializing products relying on high-frequency airwaves during the dot-com boom of the late 1990s ...

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Pleasant winter ramble around magnificent Pencoed castle - Penarth Times

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 05:06 AM PST


Penarth Times

Pleasant winter ramble around magnificent Pencoed castle
Penarth Times
The pretty 13th century church is dedicated to St John the Baptist and boasts a peal of six bells and is situated next to the fortified manor house of Penhow Castle, which dates back to the Norman invasion when it was owned by the St Maur family who ...

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Pleasant winter ramble around magnificent Pencoed castle (From ... - Penarth Times

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 05:06 AM PST


Penarth Times

Pleasant winter ramble around magnificent Pencoed castle (From ...
Penarth Times
ON A pleasant dry winter morning nine walkers joined Sue G on her debut as a Penarth and District Ramblers walk leader for the group which began…

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New York Today: A Master of Time - New York Times

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 04:33 AM PST


New York Times

New York Today: A Master of Time
New York Times
Bells, whistles, chimes and gongs sound every minute. Hands tick, pendulums swing. Walking into a clock repairman's shop feels like stepping into a music box. Or, as John Metcalfe calls himself, an “antiquarian horologist.” (Horology is the study of ...

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Local fish frys for the fifth Friday of Lent - cleveland.com

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 04:10 AM PST


cleveland.com

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Local fish frys for the fifth Friday of Lent
cleveland.com
216-741-1880. Bell Tower/St. John Bosco Church, 6480 Pearl Road, Parma Heights. Fish Fry. Entree Choices of Deep Fried or Broiled Alaskan Pollock, Pierogi or Eggplant Lasagna-dinners include: coleslaw, roll & butter, dessert, choice of coffee, tea and ...

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Historic clocks that have stood the test of time - Financial Times

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 04:00 AM PST


Historic clocks that have stood the test of time
Financial Times
Enmeshed as we are in the space-time continuum, human beings have long sought to mark the passing of time. If we cannot master time, at least we can measure it — whether by scratching lines in bone, building stone henges or by mapping the stars and ...

A heritage site far, far away: Star Wars film puts Irish island monastery in the spotlight - Art Newspaper

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 02:34 AM PST


Art Newspaper

A heritage site far, far away: Star Wars film puts Irish island monastery in the spotlight
Art Newspaper
... gardens, and even the monastic latrine, are all remarkably well preserved. The site's remoteness “has allowed an exceptional state of preservation and, until recently, hardly any visitors,” Unesco said in its 1996 report. That, at least, is set to ...

Look Back in Anger / Jinny (Derby Theatre) - WhatsOnStage.com

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 01:48 AM PST


Look Back in Anger / Jinny (Derby Theatre)
WhatsOnStage.com
... door-frames, clouds of steam and smoke swirling around the actors between scenes and during the important soundscape (by Ivan Stott, who also plays Alison's father, the blimpish, nostalgic Colonel) of depressing rain, jazz riffs and pealing church ...

The Ringing World Ltd - Journalism.co.uk

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 01:00 AM PST


The Ringing World Ltd
Journalism.co.uk
The Ringing World is the weekly magazine for Church Bell Ringers (Change Ringers). Each issue normally comprises 24 pages, with 4 or more in colour. Edited by an active ringer, it contains articles, advice, reports, training material, notices of ...

One square inch of silence - Taiwan Today

Posted: 11 Mar 2016 12:17 AM PST


One square inch of silence
Taiwan Today
Deeply moved by Hempton's words, Fan said, “A recordist doesn't just capture sounds; a recordist can change the world because he can hear the hushed tones and the beauty that escape most of us.” Fan wrote to Hempton to thank him for all he had done for ...

Roamer: One of Belfast's most attractive churches - Belfast Newsletter

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 11:03 PM PST


Belfast Newsletter

Roamer: One of Belfast's most attractive churches
Belfast Newsletter
Lanyon also designed the famous Campanile arch and bell tower at Trinity College, Dublin, a popular tourist attraction that has spawned some curious myths! Students who pass through it when the bells ring will fail their exams; the bells will toll when ...

Sylvia Crawford: The folks in Glen Ellen - Sonoma Index-Tribune

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 10:37 PM PST


Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sylvia Crawford: The folks in Glen Ellen
Sonoma Index-Tribune
(2 of 3) Bouverie Docent Bob Alwitt of Sonoma captured the new Docent Class of 2016 on camera celebrating their graduation with a champagne toast just before ringing David Bouverie's Hearst bell whose peal resounded throughout the Valley. Note the ...

Scandal's Scott Foley on Jake's Surprise Move: "It's Purely Personal" - Burlington Times News

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 09:23 PM PST


Burlington Times News

Scandal's Scott Foley on Jake's Surprise Move: "It's Purely Personal"
Burlington Times News
Wedding bells are ringing for Jake... or are they?In the final minutes of Thursday's . ... Foley answers our burning questions about Jake's true intentions, his sudden personality change and if he's actually working for Rowan again. What to stream on ...

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Basingstoke, All Ss, Hants

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 04:00 PM PST

New treble installed: all satisfactory as a ring of 10

A ding dong battle: bell-ringing festival draws visitors from UK and New Zealand - Central Western Daily

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 01:50 PM PST


Central Western Daily

A ding dong battle: bell-ringing festival draws visitors from UK and New Zealand
Central Western Daily
Ringers will have the opportunity to participate in ringing peals and quarter peals. For a bell ringer, ringing a peal is the pinnacle of campanology. Orange representative for the 2016 Central West ANZAB ringing festival said the event, which visits ...

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South east London GPs face 'toxic cocktail' of rising demand and deteriorating quality - News Shopper

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 07:08 AM PST


News Shopper

South east London GPs face 'toxic cocktail' of rising demand and deteriorating quality
News Shopper
Orpington and Lewisham, Deptford reported “no change” and GPs in Lewisham West and Penge did not respond to the survey. In Lewisham East and Beckenham, GP surgeries ranked their financial viability as “unsustainable”. The BMA issued an ... “I know ...

MICHAEL GERSON: The moral insight of 'Mockingbird' - Stillwater News Press

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 07:05 AM PST


Stillwater News Press

MICHAEL GERSON: The moral insight of 'Mockingbird'
Stillwater News Press
From her tranquil hometown, Lee must have known that her novel – required in English class, found tattered in a used bookstore, reclaimed from a box in the basement – was causing lightning, and earthquakes, and pealing church bells. Abraham Lincoln ...

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SIX Swiss Exchange Hosts Women In ETFs - Bell Ringing Ceremony Held In Zurich As Part Of International Women's Day - Exchange News Direct

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 04:46 AM PST


Exchange News Direct

SIX Swiss Exchange Hosts Women In ETFs - Bell Ringing Ceremony Held In Zurich As Part Of International Women's Day
Exchange News Direct
On 8 March 2016, SIX Swiss Exchange acted as a host for the bell ringing of Women in ETFs . The event took place as part of bell ringing ceremonies at over 30 exchanges globally. More than 40 participants gathered to join Women in ETFs to celebrate the ...

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WATCH: New Darren Hayman Video - The Quietus

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 02:07 AM PST


The Quietus

WATCH: New Darren Hayman Video
The Quietus
"Peter is a church warden of Church of All Saints who invited us to his house for soup and tea. We sat and spoke with his wife and then he took us up the ... The next day the sun shone and the church was full. I recorded the bells ringing and choir ...

Review: San Francisco Ballet's 'Coppélia' is a gem of comedic pantomime and bravura dancing - Chico Enterprise-Record

Posted: 10 Mar 2016 12:30 AM PST


Review: San Francisco Ballet's 'Coppélia' is a gem of comedic pantomime and bravura dancing
Chico Enterprise-Record
SAN FRANCISCO -- The classic 19th century ballet "Copplia" tells a small story -- of a mischievous girl in love with a callow boy tucked up in a little town in Galicia, once a minor kingdom between Poland and Ukraine. It's filled with friends and ...

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Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing March 10 - Ludlow Advertiser

Posted: 09 Mar 2016 10:08 PM PST


Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing March 10
Ludlow Advertiser
The Shrewsbury hand-bell ringers will entertain with music on the theme of May merrymaking. The speakers for the evening were Hilary and Ian Templeton who gave an audio ... apprenticeship information event. Enterprise House, Bishop's Castle. 4pm-6pm ...

Conservation In Action At St Swithun's Church, Worcester - Tewkesbury ADMAG

Posted: 09 Mar 2016 07:50 PM PST


Tewkesbury ADMAG

Conservation In Action At St Swithun's Church, Worcester
Tewkesbury ADMAG
A big project is getting underway at St. Swithun's Church, in conjunction with the Churches Conservation Trust and the Friends of St. Swithun's, to conserve the historic fabric of this fantastic Grade I listed Georgian church, right in the heart of the ...

Simon Church racking goals in career resurrection at Aberdeen ... - Scotsman

Posted: 09 Mar 2016 04:04 PM PST


Scotsman

Simon Church racking goals in career resurrection at Aberdeen ...
Scotsman
Visit now for the latest Scottish Premiership news - direct from The Scotsman and updated throughout the day.

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Ringing the bell for gender equality - The Island.lk (subscription)

Posted: 09 Mar 2016 12:31 PM PST


Ringing the bell for gender equality
The Island.lk (subscription)
Shiromal Cooray, the chairperson of the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors thanked IFC and CSE for partnering SLID in what is a symbolic bell-ringing commemoration and stated "Throughout the year, we will be conducting a series of programs focused on ...

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Bell-ringing Wells swans set for new brood - Wells Journal

Posted: 09 Mar 2016 09:25 AM PST


Bell-ringing Wells swans set for new brood
Wells Journal
The Bishop's Palace is world famous for its swans who ring a bell alongside the gatehouse when they want food. The swans are trained to pull on a rope which sounds the bell ringing and sends the palace caretakers running to fetch some food and open the ...

Councilwoman continues family's legacy of service to Auburn - The Auburn Plainsman

Posted: 09 Mar 2016 06:14 AM PST


The Auburn Plainsman

Councilwoman continues family's legacy of service to Auburn
The Auburn Plainsman
I can still hear those bells chiming and know that it had to make him proud.” More than 120 years later, ... She now holds monthly ward meetings at St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church at Auburn University on the first Monday of every month. During the ward ...

Tortured by the noise - Times of Malta

Posted: 08 Mar 2016 09:31 PM PST

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