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3 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

Fewer than 1,000 places are left for Oxford half marathon

FEWER than 1,000 general entry places are left for the Oxford Half Marathon, with as many as 450 people signing up to take part every week.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Still chance to run in Chippenham Half Marathon

Harriers chairman Mike Bright said there was still time to enter the race, which last year was voted fifth in the Runners' World Top 10 half marathons.

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Times-Standard

Marsh blaze likely caused by unattended cooking, warming fire

Arcata Fire Department firefighters put out hot spots near Jolly Giant Creek at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary Sunday.

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Daily Kos

A child accidentally shoots a man dead & the NRA wants to remind us how kids can have fun with guns

Not that it's a surprise, but the NRA once again proves the obvious. It's a wretched organization led by wretched people : On Monday, a 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her shooting instructor with a submachine gun called an Uzi.

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The New Zealand Herald

Climate study yields bad news for tiny desert fish

For 10,000 years, a tiny iridescent blue fish has lived in the depths of a cavern in the desert of Nevada.

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WKRN

2 killed in boating accident on Tennessee River

Hardin County Fire Chief Melvin Martin told The Jackson Sun that accident happened early Saturday morning when their bass fishing boat collided with a parked barge.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Marathon woman: Caroline Wozniacki wears down Maria Sharapova to reach US Open quarterfinals

Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Marathon, Tennis Players, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, Serena Williams, Roger Federer

The Brattleboro Reformer

In Vermont, Canada geese, duck hunting seasons set

The statewide open hunting season for Canada geese will take place Sept. 2-25, with a daily bag limit of five birds.

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WAOW

Rudolph church discovering power of community after fire

Shots fired inside a Taylor county home halted a high school football game for hours as students and staff were asked to take shelter.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC Action News

Manatees may lose endangered species status

Lil' Joe the manatee floats among clumps of lettuce in the recovery pool at Sea World Orlando on October 18, 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Wildlife

Daily Kos

Anti-Capitalist Meetup:"Shoot me now, motherf*****" Urban Design as Suicide by Cop

In contrast to walking while Whyte or even Walter White, Walking While Black may be more about the sidewalk than about the walking, since recent events show that cops seem to own that space more than the public during the evening demonstrations in Ferguson where armed police's personal space gets more value than an unarmed citizen's especially when ... (more)

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Related Topix: Walking, Jogging

The Wichita Eagle

Trooper training criticized after drowning death at Lake of the Ozarks

Even before divers recovered a handcuffed man's body from the bottom of the Lake of the Ozarks, some retired Water Patrol veterans already suspected what had gone wrong.

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Related Topix: Boating

Brandon Sun

Tough conditions for cleanup 50 years later of former Saskatchewan uranium mill

More than 50 years after a Saskatchewan uranium mill that is a key part of Canada's nuclear history closed, heavy machinery is once again rumbling across the remote northern corner of the province.

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The Daily Breeze

Drought conditions cause record years for Southern California lifeguards

Southern California guards are rescuing swimmers at record levels. Beaches are hitting capacity.

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Marietta Times

Volunteer campground hosts important to Ohio parks

The couple from Sunbury have nine children and 32 grandchildren, yet, after his retirement from the trucking business four years ago, they had more free time than they preferred.

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Related Topix: Camping

Sat Aug 30, 2014

InsideHalton.com

Findlay returns to international competition

The Edmonton native finished 15th at the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final on Saturday but was overwhelmed by the crowd's response to her return.

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Related Topix: Gwen Jorgensen, Sports, Olympic Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Nicky Samuels, Andrea Hewitt, Summer Olympics, Triathlon

WGBH

When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark

Mike Rowe scubas in protective underwater gear as he hosts an episode of Discovery Channel's "Shark Week."

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WCAV

2 Hurt in Separate Mishaps on Va.'s Eastern Shore

Two people have been injured in separate incidents during the start of the holiday weekend on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Marathon bombing suspect: Delay trial until 2015

The corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife has boiled down to this: Did they knowingly trade special favors for the $165,000 in loans and gifts they admit they took from a dietary supplements promoter? State corrections officials agreed Friday to shift mentally ill inmates into separate specialized housing that offer them more ... (more)

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Sheffield Star

Doncaster wildlife project is handed A 50k to restore havens

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has been handed the cash by Biffa to help restore magnesian limestone grasslands between Sprotbrough and Hickleton.

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