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3 hrs ago |

Fostoria woman sentenced for fatal house fire

SHEY WEIKER of Fostoria sobs Monday as Seneca County Common Pleas Judge Michael Kelbley sentences her to prison for starting a Memorial Day house fire in Fostoria that killed two people and seriously injured a third.


Related Topix: Fire, Fostoria, OH, Seneca County, OH, Memorial Day, Life, Criminal Defense Law, Law

5 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Citizen volunteers to help out with Shirley's Veterans Day activities

Citing recent correspondence from American Legion Post No. 183, Town Administrator Patrice Garvin told selectmen last week that the Legion won't be sponsoring Veterans Day activities this year.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Libraries

10 hrs ago |

Brew review: AleSmith's 'Evil Dead Red'

A beer that's as fun to drink as the holiday it celebrates, AleSmith's "Evil Dead Red" is a must for your Halloween activities. A beer that's as fun to drink as the holiday it celebrates, AleSmith's "Evil Dead Red" is a must for your Halloween activities.


Related Topix: Drink, Beer, Life, Halloween

14 hrs ago |

Disneyland gets all spooked up for Halloween

If there's one place on earth to get in the spirit for Halloween Time it's Disneyland Resort which goes all out staging spooky thrills for kids and adults. From now through Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Life, Halloween, Family, Kids, Ambient, Tomorrowland, Supernatural

18 hrs ago |

Weymouth teenager convicted of breaking girlfriend's nose in drunken attack

A WEYMOUTH teenager has been convicted of drunkenly assaulting his then girlfriend shortly after midnight on New Year's Eve. Harry Charles Motte, of Walpole Street, denied a charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm as well as an offence of destroying property and faced trial at Dorchester Crown Court.


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

22 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Watsonville celebrates Mexican Independence Day

Marchers make their way across Main Street in a flurry of color in Watsonville on Sunday as they celebrate El 16 de Septiembre. WATSONVILLE >> Mexico's 19th century hard-fought independence from colonial Spain does not stir up the same fervor in the U.S. as a much smaller battle against a French army half a century later, called Cinco de Mayo.


Related Topix: North America, Mexico, Life, 4th of July, Cinco De Mayo

Sun Sep 14, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Gas Prices to Decline in September, AAA Reports

AAA says a switch to less expensive winter-blend gasoline should bring some relief to drivers for the second half of September. The auto club says the switch to cheaper fuel is scheduled for Monday.


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day

WXLO-FM Worcester

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

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



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

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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

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