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  1. Human rights court 'is a threat to democracy': Ex-Lord Chief...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    'I felt like he was watching me all the time': Terrified young mother reveals she called police just months ago after being stalked by 'creepy' guy now accused of killing realtor Beverly Carter Dallas patient put into isolation on return from West Africa has Ebola in the first case diagnosed on U.S. soil... and he may have infected others 'I am deeply sorry to everyone I let down': Michael Phelps tweets apology after arrest on suspicion of DUI while 'doing 84MPH in a 45 zone' 'I can't believe Walmart is blaming me': Tracy Morgan lashes out at company who said he wasn't wearing a seatbelt in deadly crash with truck driver Revealed: Obama has skipped more than HALF of his daily intelligence briefings - as spies hit back after he blamed them for underestimating ISIS The colossal cost of the battle against ISIS: Operations in Syria and Iraq will cost $2.4BILLION per year...and that's if ... (more)

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  2. Melbourne Express: EastLink woes, lanes blockedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    Looks like yesterday's strong winds will not have a dreaded comeback after all. Caroline Zielinski reports the Bureau of Meteorology called off the strong wind warning affecting the north central, south west, central, west, south and east Gippsland just after 5sm today.

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  3. The Newcastle United footballers who went to war for their countryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Then came the First World War and, only months later, Jack's trench was being overpowered by a German attack. He found himself in a cattle truck for a 36-hour railway ordeal to a prisoner of war camp in Germany.

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  4. Last chance to vote for Northumberland as UK's best holiday destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Northumberland Today

    The county has been nominated in the Best UK Holiday Destination category at the British Travel Awards 2014 and voting closes at midnight tonight. "We'd love you to put Northumberland on the map and help us become the number one holiday destination in the UK," say the Visit Northumberland website .

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  5. A transformation alreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Northumberland Today

    Work to transform little Aidan Jackowiak Smith's house in Alnwick is coming on apace, with both inside and out really beginning to take shape. All the joinery is now finished, with the skirting boards and door frames on, and the whole house is now ready to paint.

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  6. Award-winning British athlete may never run again after breaking...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Pictured: Man who shut down the skies of the Midwest with air traffic control center blaze says he 'deeply regrets' his actions as delays still haunt passengers An award-winning British athlete may never run again after he was paralysed when he jumped into a reservoir for a swimming workout and broke his neck. His wife Laura jumped into the creek to save her husband but despite her best efforts, 29-year-old Mr Graham, from Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, had broken a vertebra.

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  7. Extra protection for crumbling cliffs in Whitley Bay is announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    An artists' impression of how a concrete barrier will look once it's in place at cliffs on Trinity Road, in Whitley Bay The soft clays cliff at Trinity Road, in Whitley Bay , which provides access to St Mary's Island, are being gradually eroded by the sea as an existing concrete seawall now only provides partial protection. The A 210,000 project, funded by North Tyneside Council and the Environment Agency, involves connecting a series of interlocking concrete blocks to create a barrier 50m long and 6m high.

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  8. Sir Bobby Charlton backs fund to honour former Ashington footballer Patrick O'ConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Cruyff, Beckenbauer and Sir Bobby Charlton have put their names forward for a campaign to honour former Ashington star Paddy O'Connell The likes of Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer, Luis Figo, Paolo Maldini and Sir Bobby Charlton to name but a few have all signed up to support a fund to raise cash for a memorial to Patrick 'Paddy' O'Connell. Despite an amazing career which saw him play for Manchester United and manage Barcelona - who he helped save from bankruptcy - and Ashington , he died destitute in London where the site of his unmarked grave inspired the Patrick O'Connell Fund.

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  9. Percy Hedley Foundation in A 5m fundraising race for state-of-the-art Killingworth centreRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The Percy Hedley Foundation's new hydotherapy pool and extension has been approved and the school has started a huge fundraising campaign The Percy Hedley Foundation is now trying to raise A 5m for its new hydrotherapy pool and on-site accommodation in a bid to get the facility open in time for the start of term in September 2015. North Tyneside Council has approved the plans for the expansion at the school's West Lane Campus, which provides education for children with disabilities and learning difficulties.

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  10. Trees will get the ax in Lancaster County, sportscaster pleads guilty: headlines across Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    Texas Eastern Transmission Corp. will begin cutting down trees and shrubs growing in the natural gas pipeline corridor. In some cases, that corridor runs through developments and suburbs where some large trees will be removed.

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  11. Concerns raised over shortage of emergency coverRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Northumberland Today

    It comes after a shocked resident alerted the council to an incident earlier this month, when a man waited over half-an-hour for an ambulance. A letter read out at Monday's meeting of the parish council described the incident on Wooler High Street on September 8, which the writer said left her 'shocked and angry' about emergency services in Wooler.

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  12. Wooler Parish CouncilRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Northumberland Today

    Funded in 2011 by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the project was initially an 18-month collaboration between local United Reformed Churches, Berwick Records Office and community arts company Think Make Grow. Now its own entity, the Sheep Tales project is continuing to educate people about the importance of the area's shepherding and its associated industries.

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  13. Memory revived of Tyneside vet Clement Stephenson who was a pioneer in his fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The memory of a Tyneside pioneer in animal health and veterinary medicine has been revived in the place where today's students begin their careers. At his death in 1918 he left A 10,000 - a sizeable fortune in those days - to Durham University to establish a chair in comparartive pathology and bacteriology and to pay half the costs of setting up an agricultural research department in Newcastle.

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  14. Walking on WednesdaysRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | News Post Leader

    More than 9,000 pupils and parents in Northumberland have been taking part in a sustainable transport scheme by walking to school at least once a week. Northumberland county councillor Ian Swithenbank, policy board member for streetcare and environment, said: "The key element to this programme is to encourage children to embrace alternative methods of transportation.

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  15. Warrior Run assessment appeal called crazyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The News Item

    Approximately 20 property owners in Warrior Run School District who testified Monday at assessment appeals believe they are being discriminated against and won't be able to afford their homes if they are reassessed based on recent selling prices. While school district solicitor Austin White and business manager Heather Burke attempted to convince the county assessment appeals board that sales prices equal fair market values, property owners and officials from the county assessor's office strongly disagreed.

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  16. Community News in Brief: Tuesday, September 30Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The four short documentaries made by young filmmakers at the Northern Stars Documentary Film Academy will be shown at a screening for family and friends on Wednesday 15 October. Seventeen young people aged 15-19 from across the North East took part in the free programme of workshops at Tyneside Cinema, which gave participants the chance to work with leading industry professionals and gain hands-on experience.

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  17. Blind spaniel's book sells at two copies an hourRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Northumberland Today

    A book about a blind spaniel's adventures after she was rescued by an Alnwick woman is selling two copies every hour. Lily was given a new home by Pat Fairless after she was given to the Northern English Springer Spaniel Rescue centre.

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  18. Blyth MP says Tory crackdown on tax evaders has failed as expert says ...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    A pledged crackdown on tax evaders who fail to pay tens of millions to the Treasury has been a failure, a North East Labour MP says. Blyth Valley's Ronnie Campbell's comments come after tax expert Richard Murphy estimated around A 80m was not paid to the Government last year.

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  19. Mumford pleased with sixth at the Westwood finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

    WRAG Barn's Matt Mumford reflected positively as he finished sixth overall and under 21s runner-up in the Lee Westwood Tour finals at Close House Golf Club near Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Mumford was the gross winner of the 2013 event but could not find his touch on the greens as he lost out by three shots to eventual winner Ryan Anderton.

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  20. Rainbow Cinema Cobourg Set To Open October 3Read the original story

    Monday | Canada NewsWire

    Plans are already underway to retrofit the cinema during the first months of operation. The upgrades in seats, sound and other amenities will optimize the cinema's appeal to its regular patrons and will also attract new patrons from many sections of Northumberland county and neighbouring communities.

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