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1 hr ago | South End Standard

Which Tory MP has claimed thousands for London hotels - despite having TWO flats there?

A TORY MP has come under fire after for claiming A 11,348 of taxpayers' money, mostly on London hotels - despite having two homes in the capital. In the latest round of MPs expenses for 2013/14, Rochford and Southend East MP James Duddridge claimed the bulk of the cash on overnight accommodation in the city, from April to December.

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Related Topix: Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Mortgage, Personal Finance,

5 hrs ago | This is Local London

Property values in London are rising faster than the rest of the country

House prices have reached a new record high of A 272,000 on average after surging by 11.7% over the last year, according to an official report. Several UK regions saw property prices reach fresh all-time highs in the month of July, with the East Midlands, the West Midlands and the South West now joining London, the East and the South East in having price levels higher than their pre-financial crisis peaks of 2007/08, the Office for National Statistics said.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

9 hrs ago | Dansville-Genesee Country Expres

Home Help: Home makeover in a weekend

Painting is one of the most popular ways to transform the look of your home and much of the work can be done in single weekend. Here are tips to set your next painting project up for success: Upgrade with color beyond walls - Consider painting furniture, a door, or a home accessory, such as a mirror, in a fresh and lively hue to quickly refresh your living space.

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Related Topix: Home Listing

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Readers share their fly stories

We have had two similar fly invasions. Finding the source the first time was a huge mystery, but finally we opened the flue on our fireplace and plop dropped a dead squirrel.

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Related Topix: Home Listing

WTOC-TV Savannah

Unlocking the secrets to a financially happy relationship

Fall is now second only to summer as the most popular time to tie the knot. However, before a couple says, "I do," it is important to first have a truthful heart-to-heart talk about finances.

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Related Topix: Mortgage

Chico Enterprise-Record

Marin's largest home sells for $5.05 million

This house at 100 Obertz Lane in Novato is the largest single-family home in Marin County. The 18,495 square foot house features seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms on 17.32 acres and has just sold for $5.05 million.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Novato, CA, Marin County, CA, Mill Valley, CA

WMC-TV Memphis

Once-troubled reverse mortgages poised for rebound

11, 2014 photo, Myles Griffin, 74, poses for a photograph in front of his home in Philadelphia. . In this Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Hudson Hub-Times

30-year fixed mortgage rates rise above 4 percent

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.05 percent, up from 3.96 percent at this same time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate gradually increased last week, peaking at 4.19 percent on Saturday before coming down to the current rate.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance

Pocono Record

More to the story at moldy Matamoras home

The Matamoras couple suing the Wayne County Redevelopment Authority over a low-income weatherization program that they say caused black mold in their home, left out a few details when describing events. Michael and Rachel Aschoff say their daughters, ages 11 and 14, are sick with respiratory problems from the mold, and they are seeking free emergency housing to escape the mold before winter, when it is at its worst.

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Related Topix: Port Jervis, NY, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Shields Gazette

Neighbours will fight bid to build new home

OPPOSITION ... Jim Lawson and wife Yon are among the residents opposed to plans to build a new house in Sunderland Road, Harton Village, South Shields. A THREE-PRONGED bid to prevent the building of a four-bedroom home at the heart of one of South Tyneside's most attractive terraces is being launched.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Home Gardening

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Woman admits pranks aimed at driving couple from the home she wanted

Tile-roofed houses are in the upscale San Diego gated community of Carmel Valley, where Jerry Rice and wife Janice Ruhter were harassed. Photo: LA Times Los Angeles: Jerald Rice typed his wife's name into an internet search engine.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, San Diego, CA, Internet, Science / Technology, San Diego County, CA

WKYC-TV Cleveland

5 foolish mistakes first-time home buyers make5 foolish mistakes...

Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://usat.ly/1tQXJnI Buying a home is exciting, especially when you're buying for the first time. In the midst of all of the excitement, it's easy to become blinded by beautiful back-splashes, granite and quartz counter tops, hardwood floors, and fenced-in backyards.

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Related Topix: Home Buying, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Journal Gazette

Delight in gardening

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Fort Wayne, IN

Washington Times

Upper Peninsula foundation starts food initiative

A foundation in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is starting a program aimed at improving children's long-term health by teaching them how to grow, prepare and appreciate fruits and vegetables. Keweenaw Community Foundation Executive Director Barb Rose says the program will offer nutritional instruction, gardening, food preparation and lots of tasting.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening

KNDO

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The New Year signals the universal practice of resolving to break bad habits. Many people focus on health when making resolutions.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Mortgage, Credit Card Debt

Journal Gazette

Putting unused spaces to work

Turn a smallish bedroom with no closet space into a plus by staging it as a home office.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Overland Park, KS, Park, KS

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Patch.com

Top 10 Most Expensive Homes in CT

By now, you've heard of the castle for sale in Woodstock , Conn., that features turrets, a moat, a 30-acre pond and an interesting past . At an impressive $45 million asking price, you might think it's the most expensive home on the market in Connecticut.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Home Listing, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

Daily Mail

The scandal of UK's death-trap wind turbines: A turbine built for...

'A message to the Allies of America': British hostage forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. foreign policy before beheading by Jihadi John who threatens to kill another Briton next Family's outrage at cops who violently arrested a father of two for 'appearing intoxicated while taking care of his kids'... but actually has a TERMINAL ILLNESS that makes him look that way Radio bosses behind hoax call where DJs posed as Queen concerned over pregnant Kate Middleton's health donate $470,000 to family of nurse who took own life - but defend DJs responsible 'I was abused by my care workers': Hollywood actress Samantha Morton reveals she was the victim of sexual abuse when she was 13 - and claims the police ignored it Investment firm criticizes failing Olive Garden restaurants for serving bland pasta and begs the chefs to start salting the water 'We have a lot of love for him': ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Pennsylvania

Motherwell Today

Referendum countdown: Alistair Darling argues case for keeping the union

In five days time we will make the most important decision of our political lives. The stakes are very high.

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Related Topix: Alistair Darling, Mortgage, Personal Finance

InsideHalton.com

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, Supplement, Garlic, Food, Recipes, Wine, Drink, Home Gardening

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