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1 hr 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.


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4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Death by cinder block: Trial in 2009 Memorial Day Bridgewater killing begins

The much-delayed trial is expected to last a month to five weeks, Reed has told the jury. Assistant Prosecutor Timothy Van Hise told the jury Monday the murder on Oak Street in the Bradley Gardens section of Bridgewater was "brutal and violent," and "perpetuated on a helpless woman," reports .


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4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Woman Sentenced To 18 Years For Killing, Burying Hubby In Front Yard

A 63-year-old Pelican Bay woman who killed her husband and buried him in their front yard was sentenced to 18 years in prison. Just before jury selection began in her murder trial on Monday, Neola Robinson reached an agreement with prosecutors in state district Judge Robb Catalano's court.


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4 hrs ago | Courier News

Truth of confession is key to Bridgewater murder trialTruth of...

Truth of confession is key to Bridgewater murder trial Verdict will turn on whether jury will believe Granskie's confession Check out this story on Whether David Granskie Jr. is found guilty of murdering Carolyn Stone five years ago will depend on whether members of the jury will believe the confession he made to police two days after the killing or if they believe that his confession was a result of his withdrawal from heroin. The jury of nine women and seven men heard opening statements Monday morning in the trial before Superior Court Judge Robert Reed that may last a month.


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10 hrs ago |

Weiker gets life sentence in Fostoria arson

Shey L. Weiker has been sentenced to life in prison for her role in a Poplar Street fire that killed two people on Memorial Day.


Related Topix: Fostoria, OH, Fire, Life, Holidays, Seneca County, OH

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Sept. 14

Taco fundraiser: The American Legion Post. 7 Aux. will have a taco plate fundraiser on Sept.


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Stars and Stripes

Myrtle Beach to alter Memorial Day parade

Reaction from Grand Strand veterans was mixed after learning the Memorial Day parade and other events usually held the Saturday before Memorial Day will have to take place on another weekend. "It's unfortunate that everything is going to be focused on dealing with [overflow crowds from] Bikefest," he said.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014


No foul play in deaths of Missouri couple

The Missouri Highway Patrol says the deaths of a couple attending a Memorial Day motorcycle rally were caused by carbon monoxide in their camper-trailer. Pulaski County deputies found the bodies of 66-year-old Frank Wevers III and his 58-year-old wife, Mary Wevers, on May 27. The Kimberling City couple had driven to Buckhorn to take part in the Mid-American Freedom Rally, which drew thousands of motorcycle riders.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014


Rhode Island State Police announced the arrest of a second man in connection with a shooting and stabbing at Colt State Park in Bristol over Memorial Day weekend. Jordan Lyttle, 23, of Fall River, Mass.


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The Star Online

Iggy Azalea's Fancy is crowned 2014's Song Of The Summer by Billboard.

Just as the season's winding down, there's finally a definitive pick for Song Of The Summer: Iggy Azalea's Fancy . To the surprise of few , Billboard magazine has tracked the single's collective rankings on its Hot 100 chart, which it led for seven weeks.


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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Announcements: Sept. 11

13-14 at Ray Anaya San Jose Plaza. Car show, jalapeno eating contest live entertainment and more.


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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Daily Herald

Cheapest U.S. gasoline since 2010 set to get cheaper

Drivers across the U.S. enjoying the lowest pump prices for this time of year since 2010 will probably see further declines as refineries benefiting from the shale boom produce record amounts of fuel. The average is $3.433 a gallon, down 6 percent since Memorial Day on May 26, AAA data show.


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FOX Carolina

Greenville Co. deputy receives Russ Sorrow Award

Interim Chief Mike Gambrell said the pain officers experienced on the day Sorrow was killed is still fresh, especially in wake of the Memorial Day shooting incident at the Law Enforcement Center. "It brings back that day every year when we come to the time to recognize officers that have gone above and beyond their duties," Gambrell said, referencing the Russ Sorrow award, which is given out each year to a law enforcement who went above and beyond expectations in the line of duty by Crime Stoppers of Greenville.


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Long Sands Beach bathhouse project delayed in York

The new Long Sands Beach bathhouse will not be built this winter, as a survey of the area is taking longer than expected, according to town officials. Parks and Recreation Director Mike Sullivan is the project's liaison between contractors and the town.


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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

Jury selection in Bridgewater cinder block murder, sexual assault case begins

David Granski Jr. during jury selection for his trial for murder and assault of Carolyn Stone of Bridgewater.


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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Aside, Summer 2015 Isn't A Sure Thing

I've studied the film industry, both academically and informally, for 25 years and extensively written about it for the last five years.


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The Arizona Republic

1/18: Jackie Evancho playing Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix

Jackie Evancho, who hit the mainstream where it lives at 10 as a breakout star on NBC's "America's Got Talent," will play the Celebrity Theater Sunday, Jan. 18 1/18: Jackie Evancho playing Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix Jackie Evancho, who hit the mainstream where it lives at 10 as a breakout star on NBC's "America's Got Talent," will play the ... (more)


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The Big Apple

"Never wear white after Labor Day"

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.


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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Ratings: "Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story" Disappoints

Once again proving that online buzz does not necessarily translate into ratings magic, Lifetimes "The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story" failed to deliver in the Labor Day viewership race.


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N.J. judge's ruling backs cops who shot and killed man flashing toy gun

U.S. District Court Judge Joel Pisano dismissed a lawsuit filed by the family of a Manchester Township man killed by police in 2010.


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