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  1. Why No One Should Be Surprised By the Bill Cosby Rape Allegations: A Timeline of His Bad BehaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    While companies rush to cut ties with Bill Cosby in the wake of mounting rape allegations, the truth is they shouldn't have made such partnerships to begin with. Thirteen women accused Cosby of sexual assault nearly 10 years ago, when the first official charge against him was made in 2005.

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  2. Clallam County Economic Development Council: 12 new businesses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    EDITOR'S NOTE: - Read the EDC update report that Bill Greenwood presented to board members at their Thursday meeting. Click on: PORT ANGELES - Hotel, medical device and bottling companies are among 12 firms working with the Clallam County Economic Development Council on potentially locating on the North Olympic Peninsula.

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  3. Better effort, same result as Sharks drop second straight shootoutRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fear The Fin

    In most respects, the Sharks looked much better tonight against the Arizona Coyotes than they did in the first game of their extended homestand on Thursday versus the Florida Panthers . Unfortunately for San Jose, that didn't lead to an improved outcome as the Sharks fell in a shootout for the second consecutive game with Coyotes forward Antoine Vermette beating Antti Niemi in the bottom of the third round.

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  4. Kubrick's indestructible influence: "Interstellar''...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salon

    When I first heard about Christopher Nolan's new sci-fi adventure, "Interstellar," my immediate thought was only this: Here comes the latest filmmaker to take on Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey." Though it was released more than 40 years ago, "2001" remains the benchmark for the "serious" science fiction film: technical excellence married to thematic ambition, and a pervading sense of historic self-importance.

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  5. Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Barry was elected four times as the city's chief executive and was a council member for Washington's 8th ward at the time of his death. "Marion was not just a colleague but also was a friend with whom I shared many fond moments about governing the city," Mayor Vincent C. Gray said in a statement, according to CNN affiliate WUSA.

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  6. Winterfest in Port Angeles to offer food, films, auction tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    Prime rib, outdoor sports action videos, auctions and old-time rock 'n' roll will be offered tonight in a fundraiser to support skiing and outdoor education at Hurricane Ridge. "It's just a good gathering of people who love the mountains," said Frank Crippen, ski school director for the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation.

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  7. Navy defends electronic warfare training project in Pacific Beach public meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    The town with the most direct impact from the Navy's proposal to expand electronic warfare training in Olympic National Forest had its first public meeting on the plan this week. More than 175 residents of Pacific Beach in Grays Harbor County attended the Wednesday night meeting, with many voicing opposition.

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  8. When Colbert went to Washington: His 12 best segments on immigration reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salon

    Stephen Colbert has tackled many important topics over the years, including the timely topic of immigration. Though his character Esteban Colberto is a bit culturally insensitive and controversial in its use of trite stereotypes, Colbert has looked at the topic from many angles.

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  9. Councillors in Worcester clash over night time police operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester News

    A COUNCILLOR in Worcester has had to defend himself against claims he doesn't see night-time crime as a priority. Councillor David Wilkinson, the city's cabinet member for safer and stronger communities, has been criticised for not attending a police operation on Friday, November 14 to see police night life patrols first hand.

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  10. upcoming events Nov. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Broomfield Enterprise

    Email submissions for calendar to baxterj@broomfieldenterprise.com . The deadline for submissions is 10 a.m. Monday for the Thursday edition and 10 a.m. Wednesday for the Sunday edition.

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  11. Fury over housing blueprint delay as MP is told 'sorry - we're too busy helping Birmingham!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester News

    AN MP has attacked "serious delays" in getting the county's housing blueprint approved - after the inspector said he was too busy working on Birmingham's plan to help. Harriett Baldwin is calling for an investigation after it emerged South Worcestershire Development Plan will drag on until next summer.

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  12. Fire crews help horse in distressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester News

    Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service crews from Evesham and Pershore attended the incident on Evesham Road, Broadway, at 11.11am.

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  13. Charity shop has new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester News

    A CHARITY shop which has been at the Cathedral Plaza for many years has had to move temporarily due to renovation work. The YMCA shop, run by Jonathan Catling, is now situated at 1 High Street, just to the left of the entrance to the NCP car park.

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  14. Wait to get Guildhall council chamber back in use drags onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester News

    QUESTIONS are still being asked about when Worcester's much-loved council chamber will be back in business - more than 18 months after the doors closed. In early 2013 Worcester City Council decided to stop holding meetings in the Guildhall chamber because of a lack of disabled access.

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  15. Plea to launch 'energy company' at Worcester City Council is refutedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester News

    PLEAS to launch a new "energy company" at Worcester City Council have been rejected - with the leader saying the council hasn't got the resources to make it work. Councillor Simon Geraghty has refuted suggestions that he should follow the route of Birmingham City Council and set up an in-house organisation to allow residents to buy cheap fuel.

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  16. Come and invest in Worcestershire, say county-decision makers back from China missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Worcester News

    A DELEGATION of Worcestershire decision-makers have been on a fact-finding mission to China - and say the county is well placed to capitalise on Far East investment. A gang of ambassadors, led by Worcester MP Robin Walker , went to southern China on a week-long mission to Hezhou and Huizhou, two major cities.

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  17. 28 weeks later: Education reform in Thailand under the juntaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Asian Correspondent

    When the military junta came to power in May 2014, it vowed to bring an end to corruption and reform Thailand's underperforming civil institutions, amongst which the education system was a clear priority. The failings of the Thai education system have been well documented , with the country coming last out of eight ASEAN nations included in the latest WEF education report, 50th out of 65 nations in the most recent PISA rankings and 54th from 56 nations in English language proficiency according to the IMD World Competitiveness report.

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  18. PDN, parent company share in prestigious Seattle Mariners' national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Peninsula Daily News

    The Peninsula Daily News and its parent company, Sound Publishing Inc., share in a prestigious award given to the Seattle Mariners baseball team by Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. The Mariners were named by Selig as the 2014 recipient of the Commissioner's Award for Philanthropic Excellence.

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  19. Speed limit raised to 55 mph on widened Highway 101 between Port Angeles, SequimRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Peninsula Daily News

    The stretch of U.S. Highway 101 between Port Angeles and Sequim is now not only wider but also faster. The state Department of Transportation raised the speed limit from 45 mph to 55 mph today on the 3.5-mile segment.

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  20. Investigation launched after trees cut down in St John'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester News

    Local resident Gavin Gardiner captured several men uprooting the trees, with a digger, from the green space off Bromyard Terrace, behind the retail units. The landowner has said the work was necessary to access the site, but Worcester City Council is now investigating if the trees were protected.

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