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2 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

10 Great Easter Movies to Watch This Weekend

This publicity image released by History shows Diogo Morcaldo as Jesus, center, being baptized by Daniel Percival, as John, in a scene from "The Bible," premiering Sunday, March 3 at 8 p.m. EST on History.

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Related Topix: The Bible, Entertainment, Television, Life, Christmas, Chorus, The Robe, Drama Movies, Easter Parade, Musical Movies, Celebrities, Fred Astaire, Jazz

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Cyrus Ill, Postpones US Tour, Resumes in August

Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.

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8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Governor Brown Issues 63 Pardons On Good Friday

Gov. Jerry Brown is keeping with his tradition of offering pardons to convicted offenders on Christian holidays, announcing on Good Friday that he issued 63 pardons.

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12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Easter on 4/20, pot holy day; pastors reach out

Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Drugs, Marijuana

16 hrs ago | KFAX-AM Fremont

Share the Real Meaning of Easter with Children and Grandchildren

Easter is almost here and many traditions surround this glorious day. If you have little ones, there's Easter egg coloring for the egg hunt and Easter baskets full of candy and treats.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Breakfast, Family, Kids

20 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Pope Francis to lead Good Friday Mass

Pope Francis will lead a special Mass at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican to mark Good Friday, the most solemn day in the Christian calendar.

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Related Topix: Life, Good Friday, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

21 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

From egg hunts to chocolate treats, the Easter spirit is all around

Buy this photo Penny Hambridge, left, of Oxford Children's Hospital, receives the Easter eggs from Alicia Medlicott and Alice Clarke, of recruitment firm Reed.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Oxfordshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Yesterday | Norwalk Citizen News

Filipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of Christ

Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good Friday in Asia's largest Roman Catholic nation.

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Related Topix: Life, Good Friday

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Worcester News

Cancer volunteers get Easter surprise

Bromsgrove company AFH Financial Group donated Easter eggs to people giving up thier time at the Macmillan Information and Support Centres at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital and Redditch's Alexandra Hospital in recognition of their hard work all year round.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter, Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Holder: Hate crimes 'an affront to who we are'

All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are "an affront" to the nation.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Life, Passover

KMIZ

Great Easter hotels for chocoholics

Easter is upon us and, like clockwork, hordes of brightly wrapped chocolate bunnies and eggs have begun their domination of supermarket aisles.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Easter, Hershey, PA, Travel

Bakewell Today

Complaints about animal poisoning in Derbyshire rocket

Last year, the RSPCA received 30 poisoning complaints from concerned members of the public across the county - up from 22 in 2012.

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Related Topix: Life, Easter

National Public Radio

Easter Butter Lamb Gets 'Pardon' At Buffalo Market

Butter sculptures in the shape of a lamb are a traditional part of Easter meals among Buffalo's large Polish-American population.

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Related Topix: New York, Thanksgiving, Life

Hampshire Chronicle

Winchester children enjoy fundraising Easter coffee morning

On Friday the school, on East Woodhay Road, held the event in a bid to raise money for a new printer and other necessities, and chairman Kelly Skeats said it was a success.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, Life, Easter, World News, United Kingdom,

WAND-TV Decatur

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, IL, Life, Passover

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Windsor Hair Cuttery Supports Local Women in Domestic Violence Shelters

Giving back to a woman in need this spring can be as simple as getting a haircut in time for Mother's Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Mother's Day

Whittier Daily News

Steve Smith: AC/DC retirement rumors; Abba turns down reunion offer

Mark Gable, front man for another veteran Australian hard rock group, The Choirboys, and close friend of the Aussie rock stars, told Australia's ABC radio that AC/DC's 61-year-old rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young is seriously ill - so much so that he will never perform live again.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Ac/DC, ABBA, Australia, Oceania, World News, Life, Christmas, 9, Beverly Hills, CA

The Day

Give Easter side dishes a share of the spotlight

If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sauces, sweet potatoes with or without marshmallows, and so many other Turkey Day dilemmas, we tend to just cobble together a what-have-you assortment of sides to accompany the beloved Easter ham or lamb.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Potatoes, Food, Vegetables

Salisbury Journal

Call to weigh Ramadan exam impact

Teachers are calling for the summer GCSE and A-level exams timetable to take into account the impact of Ramadan on Muslim students.

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Related Topix: Life, Ramadan, Fasting, Health, Teenagers

Examiner.com

KC Jewish Center killings: KKK calls for death penalty if shooter found guilty

In a move that has people either scratching their heads in confused disbelief or spitting mad with disgust, the recent shotgun killings by a reported ex-member of the KKK has drawn the harshest of condemnation from two highly unlikely organizations - the Ku Klux Klan as well as the Aryan Nation, as reported by both USA Today and WDAF Fox-4 Kansas ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Death Penalty, Life, Palm Sunday, Passover

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