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2 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Giant crook who is 'too tall for jail' spared a prison sentence

Seven-foot-tall Jude Medcalf escaped being landed with a prison sentence in because he is too tall for prison clothing and beds A supersized criminal who dodged jail because he is too tall for prison beds has appeared in court for breaching his curfew.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

ITV

Downton superfan turns doll's house into ultimate tribute

Grandmother-of-four Fiona Gordon, aged 50, was given the dollhouse as a gift from her husband Derek for Christmas in 2012, and has spent the past 18 months finding the perfect period knick-knacks and furniture for a fitting tribute.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom

Statesboro Herald

Democrat Greg Hecht blasts Sam Olens on child protection, ethics

Greg Hecht, left, Democratic nominee for state attorney general, talks to Barbara Christmas Golden and her granddaughter Ally McCall, 11, during the Bulloch County Democratic Gala Saturday at the Russell Union Ballroom.

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Related Topix: US News, Bulloch County, GA, Life, Holidays, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Statesboro, GA, US Governors

TheBlaze.com

Hollywood Actor Says His New Movie Will Hammer Political Correctness and Frustrate Atheist Activists

Actor Kirk Cameron is taking political correctness to task this fall with a new movie that aims to deflate arguments regularly made against Christmas, while simultaneously pushing back against atheist activists' annual attacks on the holiday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Kirk Cameron, US Politics, US News

Bucksfreepress.co.uk

Early Christmas present for south Bucks shoppers

SHOPPERS will be given an early Christmas present this year with two free days parking being allowed in South Bucks this December.

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Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Holidays

OhNoTheyDidnt

Seth Macfarlane on playing it straight for his new 'Holiday For Swing' album

Seth MacFarlane may be famous for creating irreverent comedies like Family Guy and Ted, but he takes crooning very seriously.

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Related Topix: Ted, Family Guy, Comedy, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, A Million Ways to Die in the West, Seth MacFarlane, Life, Holidays, Frank Sinatra, Jazz

Heraldseries.co.uk

it May still be August, but Father Christmas has just started a recruitment drive.

Old Saint Nick is hunting for elves to help him out at Millets Farm Centre at Frilford Heath, near Abingdon, come Christmas.

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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.

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

Star-Telegram.com

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.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Tickets to Beach Blanket Babylon's Holiday Extravaganza On Sale 9/8

Steve Silver's Beach Blanket Babylon producer Jo Schuman Silver announced today that tickets for the show's Holiday Extravaganza will go on sale Monday, September 8, at 10 a.m. Beach Blanket Babylon welcomes the season with special performances beginning Wednesday, November 19, 2014 and continues through New Year's Eve, Wednesday, December 31st.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Examiner.com

Old Yeller, Matthew Beauchamp and a dog named Lad: Part I

Kentucky collie Lad was found with a gun shot in the jaw in February and eventually died during reconstructive surgery.

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Related Topix: Western, Family, Drama Movies, Adventure, Old Yeller, Louisville, KY, Life, Holidays, Tommy Kirk, Fess Parker

Las Vegas Review Journal

New term to begin Sept. 8 at learning institute for seniors

Elena Cieslak instructs students in her artist's workshop class in February 2013 at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV's Paradise campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. Students take part in Mike Cutler's So What's New ? class in February 2013 at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNLV's Paradise campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. Students ... (more)

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Related Topix: Paradise, NV, Las Vegas, NV, Henderson, NV, North Las Vegas, NV, Life, Holidays, Clark County, NV

Philly.com

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.

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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.

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Bury Times

Young cast ready for Christmas show

FROM puppeteers to stars of the show, budding young actors from Bury are looking forward to taking to the stage this Christmas.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Christmas, Holidays, Chorus

Mon Aug 25, 2014

PMFM 92.9FM

Is This How The Simpson's Will End?

The Simpsons is set to come to an end sometime in the next few years, with both creator Matt Groening and Executive Producer Al Jean hinting that the end is near.

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Phillymag.com

Ruderman Responds to Inquirer Takedown on Facebook

Wendy Ruderman , one-half of the Daily News ' Pulitzer-winning duo whose work has come under scrutiny by the Philadelphia Inquire r, took to Facebook today to rebut allegations she and partner Barbara Laker behaved unethically during the reporting of the "Tainted Justice" series on police corruption.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

BroadwayWorld.com

Soho Press Presents Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas by Stephanie Barron

Readers will love celebrating the holidays with the twelfth installment of Stephanie Barron's fan-favorite Jane Austen Mystery series, now with a new packaging and a new publisher.

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Stawell Times-News

Probus groups on mystery bus tour

A GROUP of forty-two ladies, gents and friends from Probus Clubs in Stawell, boarded a bus for a mystery tour earlier this month.

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Mid Devon Star

The Christmas lights still blazing above the roundabout at Jacob's Well in Bradford

The provisional date fo r the switch-on of the Christmas lights is Saturday, November 29, and the town council is calling on volunteers to help out.

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