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26 min ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Fair GM psyched for opening day

Solano County Fair General Manager Mike Paluczak is looking forward to another year for the fair, which begins today and runs through Sunday.


Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Life, Christmas, Vallejo, CA, Hood, CA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

ABC News 4 Charleston

Operation Move Out gets underway in Charleston

Operation Move Out centers on the large number of students and others who are moving out of or into apartments on Aug. 1. In the past, people moving resulted in big piles of trash along the city's streets.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life


32 nations back Judaism's Yom Kippur as UN holiday

Thirty-two countries have written to a U.N. General Assembly committee asking the United Nations to recognize Judaism's holiest day, Yom Kippur, as an official holiday.


Related Topix: Life, Religion, Judaism, Yom Kippur

Spirit Airlines Adds New Direct Flights At New Orleans Airport

The company, based in Miramar, Florida, announced the expanded service Wednesday before it is set to start non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Houston, Texas, on Aug. 1. The New Orleans Advocate reports Spirit currently offers non-stop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Life, Lughnasadh

The Washington Post

13 killed in mosque bombings in Nigeria

Residents say 13 people were killed and 35 injured when two mosques in northern Nigeria were bombed Tuesday night at the close of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan.


Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr, World News

WFAA-TV Dallas

Ways to Save: 3 laptops drop to Black Friday prices Wednesday

In my continued search to save you time and money, I have a major price drop on the tech aisle.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Life, Black Friday, Computers, Cyber Monday

WTMA-AM North Charleston

State Tax-Free Weekend Begins Aug. 1 [From ABC News]

State revenue officials are reminding residents that South Carolina's tax-free weekend is coming up this weekend.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life

Tue Jul 29, 2014


At least 24 reported killed in Guinea beach concert stampede

At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital, news agency AFP said, with Guinea's Presidency declaring a week of mourning after what it described as a "tragic drama".


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Life, Ramadan

Oxford Mail

Man is jailed for five years for 'destructive' Christmas Day rape

A 20-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for five years and six months for rape at Oxford Crown Court.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas


Chinese police shoot dead dozens after knife attack

Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life, Ramadan

Stars and Stripes

Death toll rises to 23 in Philippine road attack

A 3-year-old boy and his father died from wounds suffered in a brazen attack by Abu Sayyaf extremists on Filipinos celebrating the end of Ramadan, raising the toll Tuesday to 23 dead, officials said.


Related Topix: Ramadan, Life

The Olympian

UPS 2Q profit drops, lowers outlook on spending

UPS said it will spend $175 million on upgrades that include expanded operations on the day after Thanksgiving and sped-up deployment of software designed to help drivers find the quickest route to a destination.


Related Topix: Life, Black Friday


Say It Ain't So, Spidey

When you visit Times Square in New York, chances are good you're going to run into a street performer in a costume you recognize.


Related Topix: Life, Halloween

This is Wiltshire

Generations together to mark 85th birthday

The resident of Eric Long Court in Liden will turn 85 on Wednesday, August 6, but the family decided to celebrate early so that representatives from all five generations could be there.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Eid Mubarak Gifts: Gift options for Eid-ul-Fitr

This is the best period to celebrate when all Muslims send warm wishes to their dear and loved ones, and offer them gratitude of love and respect in the form of Eidi .


Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr, Fruits, Food

The Indian Express

Outgoing Karzai says Afghans need new president

Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai said on Monday that his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine his successor.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, Life, Ramadan, Israel, Middle East

The Macon Telegraph

Longtime Lansing coffee company set to expand

The Lansing-based roaster expects to open a 58,000-square-foot building by Aug. 1 in Clinton County's Watertown Township.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Life, Lughnasadh, Clinton County, MI

Hindustan Times

Israel mounts fresh attack on Gaza as rocket fire breaks lull 10 killed

Israeli jets struck several sites in Gaza on Monday as rockets continued to fall on Israel, the Israeli military said, disrupting a relative lull in the Gaza war at the start of a major Muslim holiday.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, Eid ul-Fitr

The Lebanon Daily News

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.


Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, World News, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, Fasting, Health

WAVE-TV Louisville

10 things to know for Monday

As America tries for a greener approach to energy by relying more on natural gas, energy companies are shipping more and more coal abroad - and with it, tons of carbon dioxide.


Related Topix: Life, Eid ul-Fitr, Veteran Affairs