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  1. Weekend events: a Sweeney Todd,a Skechers Friendship Walk among 7 things to do in the South BayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    ComicFest: Comic book fans are encouraged to visit their local comic shop on Oct. 25 for the third annual Halloween ComicFest featuring free Halloween and horror-themed comics and mini-comics published especially for the event. Go to www.halloweencomicfest.com and enter your zip code to find participating stores and hours.

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  2. Charity event Thunder on Rails Model Railroad Show leaves the station this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Thunder Bay's Source

    Now well into his retirement years, there's nothing he loves more than showing them off to other enthusiasts who share his passion for a hobby that has captured the imagination of tens of thousands of people around the world. This weekend Thom will be front-and-centre at Thunder on Rails Model Railroad Show, a charity event supporting the Metro Lions Club being staged Saturday and Sunday at the West Thunder Community Centre.

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  3. WHITE, Dennis WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice WHITE, Dennis William age 69, of Xenia, passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born October 5, 1945 in Martins Ferry, Ohio, the son of James W. and Amelia White.

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  4. Lou Gehrig signed Yankees payroll check from 1930 is a hit for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PR-inside.com

    This New York Yankees payroll check from 1930, issued to Lou Gehrig and signed on the back by him, sold for $22,600 at Philip Weiss Auctions. 2014-10-23 00:07:38 - A paycheck from 1930 issued to New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig, endorsed on the back by him sold for $22,600 at an auction held Sept.

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  5. Re: Best way to learnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EETimes

    Don't know why, dielectric absorption or static, but it can be surprising to someone carrying them. If possible Jacob might prefer to get a transformer operated set instead of the transformerless types with the AC voltage doubler circuit.

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  6. "Voice" control of a model trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EETimes

    But for the person seeing the demo way back then, they wouldn't know about that -- they think it understood the word open . This really brings back memories.

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  7. @zeeglen: ...rebuffed by their mates with "You're getting BUSHY!!"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EETimes

    Trouble is that bushy-tail eventually turns into just plain 'bushed'. Kudos to Jacob, may he have a fulfilling and interesting career.

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  8. zeeglen @Max a hobby project -- that makes you want to learn? Right....Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EETimes

    After building ham radio gear and taking only analog college courses along with some BASIC and FORTRAN, I started to comprehend assembly programming while interfacing my H8 computer to control a model railroad. But the model rail aspect became more interesting than the programming.

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  9. misterhinkydink commented on Johnny_Mango's blog post Little...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Duke City Fix

    OLD ROUTE 66 EAST OF TRAMWAY--Maybe you've been asking yourself, "What ever happened to Little Beaver Town?" But some of you may not have been alive in the late fifties, so let me add a little background: at one time Red Ryder and his sidekick Little Beaver were hot sellers on every comic book rack in America. He was the coolest of the comic book cowboys: a tow-headed, lanky cowboy with a big hat...and a short little shirtless buddy named Little Beaver.

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  10. Little Beaver Town, or what's left of it, is still open for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Duke City Fix

    OLD ROUTE 66 EAST OF TRAMWAY--Maybe you've been asking yourself, "What ever happened to Little Beaver Town?" But some of you may not have been alive in the late fifties, so let me add a little background: at one time Red Ryder and his sidekick Little Beaver were hot sellers on every comic book rack in America. He was the coolest of the comic book cowboys: a tow-headed, lanky cowboy with a big hat...and a short little shirtless buddy named Little Beaver.

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  11. Loved ones gather to celebrate life of music educatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Jeremy and Karly Epp speak at the funeral for their father, Ken Epp, at North Kildonan Mennonite Brethren Church Sunday. For Ken Epp, they broke out the brass band to celebrate his life and it hit all the right notes.

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  12. Did you hear the Lionel toy train whistle Monday morning in Concord?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Business Journal

    Lionel has opened a retail shop in Concord in the building that houses the company's headquarters and 85 employees. The store, which was dedicated Monday morning at the office building near Charlotte Motor Speedway that houses the headquarters, is Lionel's first after 114 years of business.

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  13. Did you hear the toy train whistle this morning? Lionel opens shop in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Business Journal

    Just in time for early Christmas shopping, Lionel has opened a retail shop at its Concord headquarters.

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  14. Norfolk Southern reopens Olmsted railroad crossings to traffic: Community NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Cleveland.com

    Norfolk Southern Railway has reopened all area crossings to car traffic, and a model railroad display is coming to Olmsted Falls. Details on these stories and more appear in today's Community News.

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  15. Model railroad open houses at a glanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Review

    Nothing represents the holiday hustle and bustle like model trains, especially during World War II, when the railroads helped thousands of soldiers make it home for Christmas.

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  16. Senior News: Oct. 20 - Oct. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Milford Mirror

    Tuesday, Oct. 21 - 9 beginners line dancing; 9:30 stretch, strengthen and stabilize; 10 ceramics, Gospel Choir; 10:30 osteoporosis exercise; 11:30 Morning Glorys sing-a-long; 1 Club C meeting followed by bingo, book club, meets last Tuesday of the month; 1:30 tap dancing; 2 women's club third Tuesday of the month, quilting; 4:15 yoga. Wednesday, Oct. 22 - 9:30 rhythm & blues, intermediate Tai Chi, beading class; 10 MSC band rehearsal, country western line dance class, beginners bridge; 10:30 beginners tai chi; 1 French, bingo, Wii bowling, bingo, learn to play bridge, call Amanda Barry, 203-877-5131; 1:15 Learn 5 M's for the best diabetes care.

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  17. Train buffs keep coming back to Southland Model Railroad ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Southtown Star

    ... newly retired electrician, Tim said he finds himself ready to fill idle hours by diving into the hobby of model railroading.

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  18. Model trains draw visitors of all agesRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | Truro Daily News

    Andrew Greatti and his father Marc share an enthusiasm for model railways. They were at the Nova Scotia Community College for the annual model train show on Saturday.

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  19. Model train show, swap meet set Saturday, Sunday in SequimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Peninsula Daily News

    Model trains and everything needed for the hobby will be available at the 15th annual Train Show & Swap Meet this weekend. The show, sponsored by the North Olympic Railroaders, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road.

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  20. Weekend events: Early Halloween events, Circus Vargas among 13 things to do in the South BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Daily Breeze

    ... Angels Gate Park, 3601 S. Gaffey St., Buildings 824 and 848, San Pedro. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 18-19. A model railroading swap meet will be from 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 18 only. 310-831-6262. www.belmontshorerr.org Harvest Festival: Green Hills Memorial Park ...

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