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  1. Tributes to diver missing in seaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Andy Moll, from Taunton, Somerset, did not resurface after a dive to a wreck near Swanage, Dorset, on Sunday afternoon. Mr Moll was one of a party of three divers from the Bristol-based Severnside Sub-Aqua Club and was one of the country's most experienced divers, with more than 30 years' experience.

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  2. UPDATED: Touching tributes to diver who failed to resurface off SwanageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

    Andy Moll, who was in his 50s and from Taunton, did not resurface after a dive to a wreck off the Purbeck coast on Sunday afternoon. A major multi-agency search spanning 10 miles was launched after Mr Moll did not resurface but it was called off at around 11pm on Sunday night after he was not found.

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  3. Today in historyRead the original story

    5 min ago | Northern Michigan News

    Peter Jenson, Grand Rapids and Indiana railroad station agent at Tustin, had the narrowest kind of escape when a bullet shot from a .44-caliber revolver missed his head by less than an inch and another shot just grazed his leg. Jenson and some friends were camping in a tent near Greenville and all of them were sleeping soundly when he heard a "missive" whiz past his head, and before he had time to thoroughly awaken felt a sting on his leg.

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  4. More Than 7,700 Gallons of Oil Sopped Up from California CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Insurance Journal West

    More than 7,700 gallons of oil has been raked, skimmed and vacuumed from a spill that stretched across 9 miles of California coast, just a fraction of the sticky, stinking goo that escaped from a broken pipeline, officials said. Up to 105,000 gallons may have leaked from the ruptured pipeline Tuesday, and up to 21,000 gallons reached the sea just north of Santa Barbara, according to estimates.

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  5. Caution at seaRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Coastal communities such as ours don't need a hurricane or even a lesser tropical system for the weather to turn deadly.

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  6. Font power: New panda-inspired font aims to raise awareness about endangered animalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Digital Trends

    The panda is adored pretty much the world over, but the species continues to be under threat primarily because humans are steadily destroying its natural habitat. There are currently just over 1800 of the black and white creatures remaining in the wild, with most living in bamboo forests in the mountains of western China.

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  7. Readers' Letters: State's PERS fiasco a 'manufactured crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Portland Tribune

    Your Insight editorial was totally correct, but omitted some salient facts regarding the PERS fiasco . First, critics of the PERS idea had aggressively stressed the unsustainable economics of the legislation at the time of its creation.

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  8. Geelong Star resumes fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Examiner

    The 95-metre trawler was forced to dock in Victoria last month after it killed eight dolphins and four fur seals in less than two weeks while fishing in the Small Pelagic Fishery. Earlier this week, Small Pelagic Fishery Industry Association chairman Grahame Turk said the trawler had returned to the fishery for daylight fishing only, after it satisfied stakeholders that all future dolphin deaths could be avoided.

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  9. 'Hacked off' residents march through village to protest bridleway workRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    They oppose the revamping of the trail that runs ten miles from Wickham to West Meon along the line of the old Meon Valley railway. The demonstrators say the restoration work by Hampshire County Council and South Downs National Park, estimated at A 300,000, makes the bridleway dangerous for the many horse riders who use the path.

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  10. Countdown is on for applicants to apply for IronkidsRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Burton Mail

    MORE than 400 children and young people are under starting orders after signing up for the first ever Ironkids Staffordshire next month. Children from across Burton and South Derbyshire aged three to 14 can still enter, but the clock is ticking with the closing date for entries on Monday, June 1. The junior event of the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire is on Saturday, June 13, and involves running a course of between 500 metres and 2.5 kilometres.

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  11. Random ArticleRead the original story

    32 min ago | Inland Empire Weekly

    It's drive time. First, avoid most of the traffic on the 330-18 highways route. Take the back road.

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  12. Malaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected gravesRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Daily Herald

    Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia's most desperate people. National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said forensics experts were exhuming the suspected graves found at 28 vacated camps in the hilly jungle area on the border with Thailand where trafficking syndicates were known to operate.

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  13. 16 ways Muskegon-area visitors - and residents - spend summer daysRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | MLive.com

    With inland temperatures in the 90s on this particular day, people were going to the beach to beat the summer heat at Pere Marquette Park in Muskegon on the shores of Lake Michigan.

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  14. New birdwatching towers in EgyptRead the original story

    46 min ago | Dear Kitty

    On the 25th of April 2015, two birdwatching towers funded by the MSB project were inaugurated in South Sinai, one at Ras Mohamed National Park and the other at Sharm El-Sheikh wastewater treatment ponds. The southern tip of the Sinai peninsula is one of the most prized touristic destination of the Arab Republic of Egypt .

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  15. Photography In The National Parks: An eBook To Help You Navigate...Read the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | National Parks Traveler

    I visited Zion National Park for a day trip about 20+ years ago. I took my Canon film camera with me, but because I knew so little about settings at that time, I kept the camera on Auto and had absolutely no polarizer or ND filter with me.

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  16. Bolton Samaritans celebrate 50 years at dinner danceRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | This Is Lancashire

    BOLTON Samaritans hosted a glitzy dinner and dance event to celebrate 50 years of listening to the needy and vulnerable in the borough. Samaritans volunteers and supporters danced the night away on Saturday May 2, along with special guests included the Mayor of Bolton, Councillor Martin Donaghy, who presented special long service awards to three volunteers who have been with Bolton Samaritans for more than 24 years.

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  17. Designing Sustainable Packaging for H&MRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Triple Pundit

    Nineteen emerging entrepreneurs from around the world came to Hamburg, Germany, with one common goal: to design an innovative packaging solution which would amplify H&M 's sustainability efforts. We came because H&M Germany gave us a challenge to develop a packaging solution that is economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.

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  18. Teachers take to the stage for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is Wiltshire

    Commonweal School cover supervisor, Israk Miah, who did a sketch about being teased by the invisible man while on a train journey in a staff cabaret evening. COMMONWEAL School celebrated in style this week when staff braved the boards to take part in the annual Commonweal Cabaret.

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  19. Camp Inc. Announces Lineup of Presenters and Business Tours for Their ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Camp Inc., a Jewish overnight summer camp for aspiring teen entrepreneurs in grades 6-12, announces their lineup of presenters and local company tours as part of their summer 2015 sessions. "Camp Inc. allows its campers to participate in all facets of the business world far beyond the common field trip," said David Pepin, Founder of Backcountry Delicatessen, one of the local company tours during this summer's Camp Inc. session.

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  20. Al Sharpton's daughter delete case: Sharpton's $5M lawsuit against NYC stuns allRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    Al Sharpton 's daughter delete case this week is referring to Al Sharpton's 28-year-old daughter Dominique Sharpton who has been ordered by New York City lawyers not to delete Instagram photos showing her hiking in Nevada's Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Dominique Sharpton's Instagram hiking photos were taken even though Al Sharpton's daughter is suing New York City for $5 million for having fallen on some uneven pavement at a New York City crosswalk last year leaving her with a sprained ankle and injuries resulting in "loss of quality of life, future pain and suffering, future medical bills, future diminution of income."

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