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  1. Afloat: Dempsey enjoys record-breaking festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    THE Virgin Kitesurfing Armada Festival came to a successful end after a fantastic weekend of kitesurfing, stand up paddleboarding, fundraising and record-breaking on Hayling Island. Weymouth's double Olympic medallist Nick Dempsey took time out of his RS:X windsurfing campaign to join the kitesurfing community and help set two new records.

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  2. Nearly 400 paddlers break launch recordRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The New Hampshire Lakes Association says its simultaneous launch of 396 canoes and kayaks in less than 15 seconds on Lake Winnipesaukee this summer has set a new Guinness World Record. The Aug. 3 event at LakeFest 2014: Raft-a-Palooza at Weirs Beach bested the previous record.

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  3. Harry Potter spinoff films on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    At least three Harry Potter spinoff films are on the way, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara said Monday at a shareholders meeting.

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  4. Child porn sentences are too harsh, John Grisham saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    Novelist John Grisham says the United States is handing out unduly harsh prison sentences for child pornography offenses to men who probably just had too much to drink and "pushed the wrong buttons." Grisham told Britain's Daily Telegraph that U.S. prisons were "filled with guys my age.

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  5. Authorities: Woman jumped with kids, killing 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    Authorities say a 29-year-old New Hampshire woman jumped out a second-story window with her 4-month-old twins over the summer, killing her son and severely injuring her daughter. Assistant Attorney General Stacey Pawlik said Thursday that Welch jumped out the window June 18 and landed on top of the boy.

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  6. UN chief: 2 peacekeepers killed in DarfurRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says two peacekeepers serving in the joint United Nations-African Union force in Sudan's troubled Darfur region have been killed in an attack. The U.N. chief gave no details about Thursday's attack but said it has been "a bloody October for U.N. peacekeeping" with 14 peacekeepers killed in Darfur, Mali and the Central African Republic.

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  7. Judge says he will rule soon on pastor's removalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    A judge says he will rule Thursday afternoon on whether to temporarily bar from the pulpit a pastor after he confessed to having sex with church members in the church building and neglecting to tell them he had AIDS. Montgomery County Circuit Judge Charles Price heard arguments Thursday morning in a lawsuit filed by deacons and trustees of Montgomery's Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, who want Rev.

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  8. 1st Dallas nurse with Ebola to be sent to MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man is scheduled to be moved to a specialized medical facility in Maryland. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says 26-year-old Nina Pham will be taken Thursday from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas to the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

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  9. Live coverage: Possible Ebola case treated at Connecticut hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    A graduate student at Yale University School of Public Health is being treated in isolation Thursday at Yale-New Haven Hospital for evaluation of possible Ebola-like symptoms after returning from Liberia. LAS VEGAS - An Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to break a Guinness World Record after hosting more than two weeks of nearly nonstop live music.

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  10. Doris Kearns Goodwin to speak at Messiah CollegeRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    An Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to break a Guinness World Record after hosting more than two weeks of nearly nonstop live music.

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  11. TV's 'Twin Peaks' headed to bookstores as a novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    Flatiron Books says its Macmillan division will publish "The Secret Lives of Twin Peaks," a novel that promises to reveal what has happened to the residents of that mythical burg since they were last seen a quarter-century ago on the ground-breaking ABC series, which aired in 1990-91. The publisher said Thursday that the book is being written by Mark Frost, who was co-creator and executive producer of the series with David Lynch.

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  12. Amazon hires 80K seasonal holiday workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The York Daily Record

    Amazon is hiring 80,000 seasonal workers for its distribution centers as it looks to improve its shipping efficiency during the crucial holiday season. The figure is a 14 percent increase over last year's hiring of 70,000 workers, as Amazon has been opening more distribution centers.

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  13. It's official: Electric car 26-year world record broken by Australian solar racing teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Russia Taday

    A new speed record by the Sunswift Australian solar racing team for the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 km has been officially recognized. Their vehicle eVe can achieve more than 100 km/h.

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  14. UCLA legal fees neared $4.5M in lab fire caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Lebanon Daily News

    Records show the University of California, Los Angeles paid nearly $4.5 million in legal fees to fight criminal charges against a chemistry professor in a case involving a fatal laboratory fire. Documents cited by the Los Angeles Times on Thursday reveal that nearly five dozen defense attorneys, paralegals and others billed for work on Patrick Harran's case.

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  15. Local roundup: Cougars edge York in tennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Monterey County Herald

    Capturing three of the four singles matches Wednesday lifted the Santa Catalina tennis team to a 4-3 win over York. Ellie Stork, Nicole Granat and Grace Russell were all straight-set winners for the Cougars, as was the doubles team of Kaylaa Kawasaki and Jessica Oh.

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  16. Traffic snarled at busy Lowell intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Home

    Police are asking drivers to use caution when driving through the intersection of Fletcher, Thorndike and Dutton streets due to a traffic light issue. The traffic light pole to turn left onto Fletcher Street from Thorndike Street is down and other lights at the intersection have gone to flash mode.

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  17. Mike Glancy: Thanks from ReStoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    As Habitat for Humanity's ReStore celebrates its third anniversary, I want to thank all of you who have made it so successful in such a short time. ReStore depends on donations from individuals, businesses and manufacturers, and shoppers who get great bargains, and this flow increases daily - thanks to you!.

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  18. Vegas pub expects to break longest-concert recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Redwood Times

    An Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to break a Guinness World Record after hosting more than two weeks of nearly nonstop live music. The concert began Oct. 1 in the Ri Ra pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay, and it is expected to surpass the previous record at 1 p.m. on Thursday.

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  19. Woman gets prison for mistaken name jail escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Redwood Times

    A western Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to 9 to 24 months in state prison for taking advantage of county jail guards who were confused by her similar-sounding name and released her to a bail bondsman looking for another inmate. The Herald-Standard reports 29-year-old Evelyn Grace Campbell was sentenced by a Fayette County judge on Wednesday.

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  20. Connecticut man accused of 'mopping aggressively'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Redwood Times

    A Connecticut man is facing charges after police said he grabbed a mop out of a hotel employee's hands and was "mopping aggressively" over the worker's shoes. Police say 30-year-old John Thornton, of Southington, was arrested Monday night and charged with breach of peace and threatening.

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