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1 hr ago | The Guardian

No change in gas prices for Aug. 1 in P.E.I.

That means, including adjustments for taxes, pump prices for regular unleaded gasoline at self-serve outlets will continue to range from 134.9 to 136.0 cents per litre.

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5 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Israel, Hamas accept 72-hour truce

Hopes of an end to the bloodshed in Gaza rose early Friday after US Secretary of State John Kerry announced that Israel and Hamas had agreed a 72-hour ceasefire.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, New Year's Day/Eve

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Police plan stepped up enforcement on I-94/90

State police are stepping up enforcement along Interstates 94 and 90 in northern Indiana as part of an effort by 15 states to have no fatalities from Aug. 1-4 during what is being billed as the "I-90/94 Challenge."

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

First step for minimum wage as new laws kick in

A quick rundown on a selection of the most notable: For Minnesota's lowest-paid workers, the most welcome move the Legislature made this year was bumping the minimum wage higher for the first time in nearly a decade.

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This is Wiltshire

VIDEO: Ex-Warneford pupil pops question to childhood sweetheart in front of 9,000 US baseball fans

WHEN Christa Tremblin took her boyfriend to a baseball game, little did she know he would propose to her in front of thousands.

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Related Topix: Life, 4th of July

WHAS11

China says pro-government imam murdered in NW

China said Thursday that a leading pro-government Muslim cleric in the volatile northwestern territory of Xinjiang was murdered, and police killed two suspects and captured another.

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

Q94

Katy Perry, Shakira Top YouTube's Most Popular Videos of 2014

With less than five months until the new year, YouTube rolled out a list of the 10 most-viewed music videos of 2014.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Life, New Year's Day/Eve

KCTV5

Government website can jump start back-to-school preparations

Most states offer tax-free holidays on school supplies , and some even give tax breaks on big-ticket purchases like computers, software and clothing.

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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.

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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.

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WHAS11

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Religion, Judaism, Yom Kippur

Thenew995fm.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CNews

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".

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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.

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Related Topix: Life, Christmas

CNews

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.

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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.

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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.

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