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3 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 10:44 PMSynagogue Attendance for Rosh Hashana Expected to Grow

27, after the Shabbat following the festival has concluded. than at the park over those three days, according to the chairman of the Association of Synagogues in Israel, Eliezer Sheffer.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Rosh Hashana, TV, Electronics

7 hrs ago | KNDO


The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.


Related Topix: Life, New Year's Day/Eve, Home, Mortgage, Credit Card Debt

11 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

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Al Bustan Centre and Residence, a top residential, shopping and entertainment complex located in the heart of the City, is expecting a 15% to 20% increase in occupancy during Eid Al Adha celebrations this year compared to last year, following a series of festive activities being rolled out in Dubai. Families from across the GCC region are attracted to come to Dubai because of the wide range of special packages, promotions and entertainment offered during the citywide celebrations.


Related Topix: Life, Eid al-Adha, World News, United Arab Emirates

15 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Georgea Kovanis: Look for longer hours, bigger deals for the holidays

The Micro Center store in Madison Heights was jammed on Black Friday in 2013. 'The consumer today is just fanatical about saving money,' said retail analyst Britt Beemer.


Related Topix: Life, Black Friday, Madison Heights, MI

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Ghoulish gathering to fight breast cancer

In 2009, it was estimated by the Canadian Cancer Society that approximately one of every nine Canadian women would develop breast cancer at some point in her life, and one in 30 would die from it. The battle against breast cancer is an important one and, on Oct. 31 - Halloween - Busse is co-organizing a costume party to help raise funds for research.


Related Topix: Life, Halloween

Crochet Christmas afghan patterns for the holidays

Christmas afghans to crochet typically can be in the traditional Christmas colors of red and green but there are several Christmas crochet patterns that featured afghans in shades of winter blue, cool whites and other winter colors. If you are looking for the perfect afghan to crochet for the holiday season take a look at some of these fun and interesting Christmas afghan projects.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Crochet, Hobbies

Northwest Florida Daily News

Hopes high for fall tourism

"September is a little flat, and I think that's because half of the Labor Day weekend was in August," said Jim Bagby, director of the Walton County Tourist Development Council.


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Walton County, FL, Destin, FL, Okaloosa County, FL, Food, Food Festival, Fort Walton Beach, FL

WMAL-AM Washington

Police Investigate Disappearance of Appalachian State University Freshman

The parents of a college freshman are desperate to find their 18-year-old daughter who was last seen nearly two weeks ago. Anna Marie Smith, a student at Appalachian State University, was last seen on campus by her roommate on September 2, according to police.


Related Topix: Appalachian State University, Life, Labor Day

Ricardo magazine in English launches Monday

The premiere issue of Ricardo, which will be in stores Monday, features stories on Thanksgiving entertaining, cranberries, potatoes, planting fall garlic, top 10 cuts for grilling and ideas for dinners that will create leftovers to tote for lunch the next day. To satisfy Larrivee's sweet tooth, he has included a recipe for the ultimate chocolate chip cookie and a feature on apple pie to take advantage of the fall harvest, with tips on pastry making.


Related Topix: Life, Thanksgiving, Supplement, Garlic, Food, Recipes, Wine, Drink, Home Gardening, Home

Blackburn Citizen

East Lancs celebrates its heritage this weekend

HISTORIC homes and landmarks across East Lancashire are set to throw open their doors this weekend to share the secrets of their longevity. Events are taking place in Blackburn today and tomorrow with the town's market open all weekend for the first time in its history, other than Christmas.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater Manchester County, England,

How to Make the Duck Dynasty Beard for a Halloween Costume

One of the most popular Halloween costumes this year will be the Robertson family clan from the hit television series, Duck Dynasty . Duck Dynasty is an American reality television series on A&E that portrays the lives of the Robertson family, who became wealthy from their family-operated business, Duck Commander.


Related Topix: Life, Halloween

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Cleveland Metroparks invites you to a copious amount of Halloween festivities

Halloween doesn't all have to be about being scary. The season can also be used to learn about various creatures of the night, share stories and carve pumpkins.


Related Topix: Life, Halloween

This is Oxfordshire

Newspaper makes a mark on Ashmolean

The Prince of Wales arrives in Radcliffe Square in 1997 to be greeted by the then Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, Hugo Brunner, and Lord Mayor Bill Baker. FROM Tutankhamun to Post-Impressionists, the Oxford Mail's sister paper, The Oxford Times , has been reporting on major Ashmolean Museum exhibitions for decades.


Related Topix: Canada, World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Guy Fawkes Day


No foul play in deaths of Missouri couple

The Missouri Highway Patrol says the deaths of a couple attending a Memorial Day motorcycle rally were caused by carbon monoxide in their camper-trailer. Pulaski County deputies found the bodies of 66-year-old Frank Wevers III and his 58-year-old wife, Mary Wevers, on May 27. The Kimberling City couple had driven to Buckhorn to take part in the Mid-American Freedom Rally, which drew thousands of motorcycle riders.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Kimberling City, MO

Blatchford: Plenty of goodwill out there yet for Rob Ford the man

My very favourite of the many Rob Ford videos is one that not many people appear to have seen, and is certainly not among his most notorious. This was just before Christmas of 2013, by which time Ford had admitted to smoking crack during a drunken stupor and his personal failures were already beyond well documented.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas

The New Zealand Herald

Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley dies aged 88

The Rev. Ian Paisley, the divisive Protestant firebrand who devoted his life to thwarting compromise with Catholics in Northern Ireland only to become a pivotal peacemaker in his twilight years, died Friday in Belfast, his wife said.


Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Irish Republican Army, Life, Good Friday

Limerick Today

Gardai to contest Limerick assault charges

TWO Dublin-based gardai who are accused of assaulting two brothers during a night out in Limerick city last Christmas are set to contest the charges, a court has heard. The defendants are each charged under Section 2 of the Non Fatal Offences Against the Person Act with assaulting the two brothers during an incident at Catherine Street in the early hours of December 5, 2013.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas

Thu Sep 11, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

NM mother pleads guilty to molesting young family members

A New Mexico mother admitted Thursday to raping and molesting her young relatives. As she sobbed in court, her children and parents say right behind her.


Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life

KURB-FM Little Rock

Seth MacFarlane Album Featuring Sara Bareilles & Norah Jones Gets Title, Release Date

S eth MacFarlane , the guy who brought you Family Guy and Ted, is also a singer, and he's just announced a title and release date for his upcoming Christmas album, which will feature guest appearances by his pals Sara Bareilles an d Norah Jones. The album is called Holiday for Swing!, a title that's likely a play on the classic instrumental tune " Holiday for Strings.


Related Topix: Ted, Seth MacFarlane, Christmas!!!!!, Video Games, Life, Christmas


Mistrial declared in case against 2 men accused of killing pizza delivery driver in Long Beach

LONG BEACH >> A judge declared a mistrial Thursday in the case of a pizza delivery man killed in Long Beach nearly 20 years ago, the day before Thanksgiving. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Richard Romero declared the mistrial because evidence relevant to the case did not come to light until Monday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Long Beach, CA, Life, Thanksgiving, Los Angeles County, CA