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17 min ago | Oxford Mail

Santa's elf recruiters are feeling festive already

Hannah Porter reckons being one of Santa's little helpers is the best job she's had Buy this photo Old Saint Nick is hunting for elves to help him out at Millets Farm Centre at Frilford Heath, near Abingdon, come Christmas.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Blackpool Citizen

it'll be right up your street

Winner of the 1980 Tony Award for Best New Musical and the 2001 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, 42nd Street is the timeless, inspiring tale of small town Peggy Sawyer's rise from chorine to Broadway star.


Related Topix: Hi-5, Entertainment, Television, Life, Christmas, Chorus, Allentown, PA


Teen found guilty of shooting a man to death

Today jurors found Dayquane Coley guilty of four of seven counts including murder, attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Thanksgiving, Life

Grand Prairie officers won't be charged in fatal Christmas shooting

A Tarrant County grand jury has declined to indict three Grand Prairie police officers involved in a Christmas Day shootout that ended in the death of a teenager.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Tarrant County, TX

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Need Halloween inspiration? Behold: The Beyonc fy-My-Costume generator

Let Queen Bey be your muse as you choose this year's Halloween costume. Will you dress like a "zom-bey" this Halloween, or channel your favorite show with "Crazy Eyes in Love"? Need Halloween inspiration? Behold: The BeyoncA©fy-My-Costume generator Let Queen Bey be your muse as you choose this year's Halloween costume.


Related Topix: Life, Halloween

The Winnipeg Free Press

Despite odd scheduling, NBC's Emmycast logs 15.6M viewers, 2nd largest audience in 8 years

Bryan Cranston, left, kisses Julia Louis-Dreyfus as she accepts the award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series for her work on "Veep" at the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Veep, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Life, Labor Day

Tonight's TV picks: So long 'Chelsea Lately'

It's Thanksgiving in August as the youth-centric soap airs its midseason finale.


Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life

Holidays and celebrations your kids will love in September

If you're always looking for new ways to liven up the day or week, think about unofficial holidays and celebrations along with the major ones.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Life, Labor Day

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Letter from James Foley while held hostage publicl...

James Foley was held in a cell with 18 other hostages -- and they created their own games of checkers, trivia, and Risk to keep up their spirits.


Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life

Why two pet stores made the change to selling rescue dogs

On Christmas, while his 3-year-old daughter opened her presents, pet-shop owner Michael Gill was in his bathroom cradling an English bulldog mix puppy suffering from a lethal canine virus.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Activism, Goodman, MO

Chronicle Live

Sister of murdered David Charlton opens heart about brother's horrific stabbing

Gemma Charlton says family will never get over loss of loving dad David who was killed as he walked home from the pub in South Shields It has now been more than 18 months since the young dad was stabbed to death as he walked home from the pub just days before Christmas.


Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Christmas,

The Day

Man charged with threatening to shoot woman in parking garage

A 26-year-old Norwich man is due in court next month to answer to charges he threatened to shoot a woman in the city-owned Water Street parking garage.


Related Topix: Norwich, CT, Life, Lughnasadh, New London, CT

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Water Bark! Spring Lake To Host Off-Leash Dog Swims

Sonoma County Regional Parks is hosting off-leash dog swims at the Spring Lake lagoon in Santa Rosa each weekend in September.


Related Topix: Sonoma County, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, Life, Labor Day

The Jackson Sun

THP planning - no refusal' enforcement weekendTHP planning - no...

THP planning 'no refusal' enforcement weekend The Tennessee Highway Patrol is gearing up for a "no refusal" enforcement campaign over the Labor Day holiday.


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day

WTOP-FM Washington

Parents fight to get injured son home

More than $11,000 has been raised to help injured Reston go-kart driver Ayrton Climo , but the teen's parents are having trouble obtaining insurance authorization to transport their son back to the United States, The Washington Post reports.


Related Topix: Reston, VA, Life, Lughnasadh, Canada, Fairfax County, VA

Great Bend Tribune

KOSMO goes to national rocketry shoot

Six members of Kansas Organization for Space Modeling attended the National Association of Rocketry Annual meet July 26 through Aug. 1, in Pueblo, Colo., at the Hudson Ranch site.


Related Topix: Life, Lughnasadh, Rush Center, KS, Great Bend, KS

KVII-TV Amarillo

Decorating bras for breast cancer awareness

The items added to these bras are things you typically wouldn't see on an ordinary bra.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Amarillo, TX, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Cotswold Journal

Worcestershire woman gets an early start on Christmas wrapping for charity appeal

CHRISTMAS may still be a few months away, but one woman from Charlton, near Pershore, has already got started on her wrapping.


Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom,

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WJHG-TV Panama City

Crestview Police Crack Down on Drunk Driving

In an effort to keep residents safe this upcoming Labor Day weekend Crestview Police Department officials are following a nationwide campaign: "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over."


Related Topix: Life, Labor Day

Renee Oteri expecting: 'Bachelor' alumni announces sex of new baby

Renee Oteri is expecting a baby with her new husband. This alumni of "The Bachelor" is now sharing that she knows the sex of her new baby.


Related Topix: Reality TV, The Bachelor, Entertainment, Television, Life, New Year's Day/Eve