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  1. Twenty reasons to visit Washington DCRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    It's the best of America on show, from the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial to the Declaration of Independence and the space race. It was 50 years last year since Martin Luther King Jr made his rousing "I Have A Dream" speech, and the latest memorial on Washington's National Mall pays tribute to the Civil Rights leader.

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  2. Sunderland Marriott Hotel Offers a 'Step Through the Looking Glass' to Sunderland IlluminationsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Market Wire

    Every evening from 5-9 p.m. through Nov. 2, the newly revamped Roker and Seaburn seafront transforms into a dazzling display of lights depicting classic scenes and characters from Lewis Carroll's timeless 19th century novel. Previously known as "Roker Park Lights," this year's event invites visitors to explore the White Rabbit Trail to discover their favorite Wonderland characters, from Alice and the Cheshire Cat to the White Rabbit himself, as well as a hidden fairy dell.

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  3. a Town's long-awaited new war memorial has been unveiled after a three-year fund-raising campaign.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Advertiser

    The new monument has been built in Chester-le-Street 's Market Place on the site of the now-demolished Civic Arch that was created as part of a revamp of the area. The red granite carved tribute will be the focal point for the town's Remembrance commemorations on Sunday, November 9, in the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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  4. Author Christopher Lowery, who was born in South ShieldsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

    A new novel by high-flying businessman Christopher Lowery draws on the author's own experience of having to flee Portugal following the Carnation Revolution. He talks to Sarah Foster AS Christopher Lowery reflects on what inspired his new novel, The Angolan Clan, he can't help but conclude that his is a family which attracts trouble.

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  5. North East news Replay: Breaking news and updates from Newcastle and the North EastRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The latest traffic, travel, weather, crime and breaking news updates from The Chronicle, covering Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland and County Durham for Tuesday, 21 October 2014 The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle and North East traffic, travel, weather, crime and council news for Tuesday, 21 October 2014. You can contribute to the live blog by posting your comment below, and you can also tweet us @EveningChron to share breaking news stories, pictures and opinions.

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  6. Banners go up at South Tyneside Town Hall to encourage us all to back Lola SaundersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The banners are in place to get residents to support the East Boldon singer after she sailed through to the next round Banners and posters have been put up at South Tyneside town hall to encourage people to keep voting for the young star in the coming weeks. Lola, who works at Latimer's Seafood Fishmongers in Whitburn, sailed through to the latest round of the show on Sunday.

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  7. Remember When: The changing faces of famous North East town JarrowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Anyone who reads our Remember When features regularly will doubtless enjoy the "then and now" picture presentations of locations in our area. Now, a new book by the photographer and writer Paul Perry gives that very same treatment to one of the North East's most historic towns - Jarrow .

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  8. Vicky Pattinson: The lowdown on the Geordie Shore house's new QueenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    A regular from series one, Wallsend lass Vicky Pattinson is now ruling the roost of MTV's famous party pad Geordie Shore is back on our screens on October 28 and there's a newly crowned queen of the house in the shape of Vicky Pattinson. A Geordie Shore resident right from the start, Vicky has given MTV viewers plenty of memorable moments, not to mention some memorable catchphrases, over the years.

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  9. The victim's stories: Stab victim Samantha Anderson's family open hearts for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    But Valerie Anderson could never have imagined the man Samantha met on a night out would one day take her beloved girl's life in a ferocious stab attack. And after a whirlwind romance the body-building asylum seeker moved into his new girlfriend's family home and quickly asked her to marry him.

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  10. Durham-born mum's advice for teenagers proves a hit with US publishersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Mum-of-three Jaelithe Leigh-Brown, from County Durham, pictured with children, from left, Koen; aged five, Torin, three, and 20-month-old and Eden A Durham-born mum who jotted down a few lifestyle tips during her baby's late-night feeds is now sharing them with the world after a US editor published them in a book. Jaelithe Leigh-Brown, who grew up in Low Westwood, County Durham , might not have had much spare time on her hands with the birth last year of her daughter Eden Faith - her third child - but she made the most of those early-hour feeds for a chance to sit down and gather her thoughts.

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  11. Pedal power sends South Shields family's fundraising mission internationalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Sarah and Chris Cookson set up a fund-raising foundation after their son Charlie died last year at the age of only two. They have already donated A 24,000 to other families caring for terminally ill children since starting in January this year.

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  12. Season of Christmas fun is coming to South TynesideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

    South Tyneside Council bosses say they're pulling out all the stops to turn the area into a Christmas Wonderland. The Mayor of South Tyneside, Coun Fay Cunningham, said: "Christmas is a wonderful time of the year for families to celebrate and have fun.

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  13. South Tyneside bus services shake-up gets the green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Shields Gazette

    BUS services in South Tyneside are to take a new route after transport bosses today rubber-stamped a 'London-style' system. In the biggest transport shake-up in a generation, the North East Combined Authority - made up of all seven of the region's councils, including South Tyneside - approved proposals for new bus contracts at a meeting in Newcastle Civic Centre.

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  14. Former Pop Idol finalist Zoe Birkett is loving Lola Saunders on the X FactorRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Zoe, who will share the lead role in The Bodyguard when it comes to Tyneside in 2015 says she's please East Boldon's Lola got through in the end Former Pop Idol finalist Zoe Birkett says she is loving Lola Saunders on this year's X Factor - but wouldn't want to swap places with her. The Consett-born singer, who got to the final five of the inaugural series of Pop Idol in 2002 while she was still a teenager, says she couldn't be happier that she completed her TV talent show journey when she did.

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  15. Severe weather warning for wind extended in the North East until 8pmRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Rush hour drivers urged to take care on roads this evening after gusts of up to 71mph were recorded in parts of the region today A severe weather warning for strong wind has been extended until 8pm tonight after winds of up to 71mph were recorded in the North East. Rush hour drivers have been warned to continue take care as the tail-end of the former hurricane Gonzalo makes its way across Britain.

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  16. Mauled breeder held over dog attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BBC News

    A man who had his arm amputated after being mauled by his own dogs has been arrested over a series of dog attacks. Durham Police said six American bulldogs, which were being walked in the Belmont area of the city, fought with a Staffordshire bull terrier before attacking a man and two women.

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  17. Ebola information kits have been sent to schools after County Durham scareRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Thousands of the fact packs were distributed by the charity ActionAid after Howden-le-Wear primary cancelled an African exchange visit Thousands of schools have been sent information and teaching kits about Ebola to help dispel "playground myths" about the virus. ActionAid said it had sent out packs to around 24,000 teachers at primary and secondary schools across the UK.

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  18. McIntyre cited as least partisan in U.S. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    Lumberton native Mike McIntyre was recently named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the two least partisan members in the House of Representatives. The other House member named was Rep. John Barrow of Georgia.

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  19. Lockey Park reopens with a day of family fun following a A 300,000 transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    The North Tyneside park received an investment by North Tyneside Council and a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund Home to a borough football club and popular with local residents, Lockey Park in Wideopen is sporting new facilities, thanks to an investment by North Tyneside Council and a A 99,000 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund. The funding has been used to install a new floodlit third generation artificial grass pitch , as well as future improvements to the park's existing grass pitches.

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  20. Teenager arrested over offensive tweets about Newcastle fans who died ...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A teenager has been arrested after offensive tweets were sent about tragic Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder, who died aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Northumbria Police were contacted following Sunderland's 8-0 defeat to Southampton on Saturday when people reported seeing derogatory comments online, reports the Newcastle Chronicle.

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