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28 min 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.


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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.


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.


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.


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

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)


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

The Montgomery Advertiser

Pair candy and cocktails for grown-up Easter treats

Easter candy is dandy. But Easter candy paired with booze? Now that's something to put a spring in your step.


Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Life, Easter, Wine, Food, Chocolate, Candy

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Paul Walker's brothers to help finish 'Furious' actionPaul Walker's...

According to a Facebook post on the film's website, brothers Caleb and Cody will stand in for Walker in finishing the remaining action sequences for the film "and small gaps in production."


Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6, Paul Walker, Life, Thanksgiving

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lowell Sun

How a whitefish shortage is causing Passover meal problems

A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconvenient time for Jewish families: the Passover holiday, when demand is high because it's a key ingredient in a traditional recipe.

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Related Topix: Life, Passover, Recipes, Rochester, NY

ABC News

Hamas Praises Deadly West Bank Shooting

The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Seder, the traditional Passover meal that starts the weeklong Jewish holiday.


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


'Christmas Bill' would change the way students are taught about holidays

It's a debate that happens every year, though not always in April. State lawmakers are debating who can say "Merry Christmas."


Related Topix: Life, Christmas

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Reeva Steenkamp's Heartbreaking Valentine to Pistorius Revealed

A heartbreaking Valentine's Day card that Reeva Steenkamp wrote to Oscar Pistorius on the day she died was read in court Tuesday.


Related Topix: Valentine's Day, Life