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  1. Calgary to host 2016 World Cup in men's roller derbyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    According to the Chinook City public relations department on Wednesday, Calgary will host the 2016 World Cup in men's roller derby . The competition will take place from July 21-24 at the Acadia Recreation Complex.

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  2. Swindon Town v Doncaster Rovers Team NewsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Vital Football

    Doncaster Rovers boss Paul Dickov looks set to be without striker Nathan Tyson once again for the trip to inform Swindon Town on Saturday. Tyson has missed the last four games through a calf injury and Dickov says he is likely to be back for the game with Coventry City on Boxing Day.

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  3. David Cameron 'told Theresa May's advisers to break Civil Service code'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies David Cameron is embroiled in a row with Theresa May after he appeared to have ordered two of her advisers to break their Civil Service terms of employment to campaign for the party in two by-elections.

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  4. Wolves debutant Kortney Hause: I could have done betterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | IcBurton

    Wolverhampton Wanderers' new kid on the block is his own biggest critic as he looks back at hs debut playing out of position at left-back against Sheffield Wednesday If Kortney Hause's harsh assessment of his impressive Wolverhampton Wanderers debut is anything to go by, the talented teenager could be one to watch. Injuries to defenders Scott Golbourne and Ethan Ebanks-Landell and the suspension of Matt Doherty gave Hause an opportunity against Sheffield Wednesday.

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  5. Darren Bent burglary: Two luxury cars worth A 150,000 stolen from...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Rich pickings: Darren Bent's cars alone are thought to be worth a combined total of 150,000 Thieves raided the plush home of Aston Villa's 18 million striker Darren Bent then drove off in two of his luxury cars. Raiders struck in the early hours of Saturday morning, breaking into the property and swiping keys to a high-spec Range Rover and luxury Audi RS6 parked in the driveway, reports the Birmingham Mail .

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  6. Birmingham City: Andy Shinnie says Demarai Gray is the best young player he has seenRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    Andy Shinnie says rising star Demarai Gray is "going to go right to the top" but will hopefully "stick around at Birmingham as long as possible" Shinnie scored his first goal of the season in last weekend's 6-1 win over Reading and produced a scintillating individual display that earned him a standing ovation. However, despite that fantastic performance Gray outshone him with the first hat-trick of his senior career and rave reviews about his pace and finishing.

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  7. Traffic chaos feared as Spaghetti Junction and Paradise Circus road works beginRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcWalsall

    Birmingham commuters should be bracing themselves for traffic chaos as major road works are carried out under Spaghetti Junction and Paradise Circus is demolished in the New Year. The A 11.4 million motorway road works begin on January 5 and are scheduled to last six months with slip road closures, lane closures and diversions at junctions 5,6 and 7 on the M6 - used by 160,000 vehicles every day.

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  8. Councillor Lisa Trickett and Phil Woodward from Raleigh with one of the new Big Birmingham BikesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcTamworth

    The bikes are being supplied by Raleigh which has been awarded a contract to supply 5,000 bikes to the city council . The initiative is part of the Birmingham Cycle Revolution project that aims to make cycling an everyday form of transport over the next 20 years.

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  9. Richard Peniket (pictured in his Harriersdays) scored against Kidderminster.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    In their first seven games, Gary Whild's team were harder to break into than Fort Knox, conceding just four goals and keeping five clean sheets. But their durability has been punctured by a jagged road of testing fixtures against big hitters Barnet, Woking, Grimsby, Wrexham and Halifax.

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  10. JCI's Meadowbrook plant in Holland will supply advanced batteries for 2015 Hybrid Range RoverRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Johnson Controls Power Solutions announced its Meadowbrook manufacturing plant in Holland will be supplying advanced lithium-ion batteries for the 2015 Hybrid Range Rover . "As the first company in the world to produce lithium-ion batteries for mass production hybrid vehicles, we are excited to work with Jaguar Land Rover," said Lisa Bahash, vice president and general manager of the Original Equipment Group for Johnson Controls Power Solutions.

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  11. Stourbridge landmarks bring sparkle to MP's Christmas cardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk

    Left to right - Margot James MP with competition winner Aaron-Ryan Samra at Stourbridge College's Art and Design Centre. Stourbridge College art student Aaron-Ryan Samra designed the card which features signs and buildings from around the town as decorations on a Christmas tree, with presents underneath.

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  12. Primary school teacher who hit pupil on the head with a ruler is cleared of assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    Bearded 'Boston bomber' Dzhokhar Tsarnaev smiles as he appears in court while one of his female SUPPORTERS is dragged away screaming 'don't kill an innocent boy' Assault rifle theme park 'Machine Gun America' where children as young as 13 will be able to fire military-grade weapons set to open in Orlando Dad 'let 15-year-old daughter go for a joyride so long as she brought him back a sandwich' - then told cops she took SUV without permission after she crashed and killed three One of the teenage Austrian 'poster girls' who ran away to join ISIS has been killed in the conflict, UN says New mass kidnap by Boko Haram at remote Nigerian village as 185 women and children are abducted and 32 residents slaughtered Pilot threatens emergency landing after mid-air brawl erupts between mother and angry women who complained about her crying baby Was death plunge tycoon murdered by Russian gangsters ... (more)

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  13. Luan Leigh murder: Husband facing life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IcLichfield

    A husband is facing life in prison after being convicted of strangling his estranged wife to death at their Birmingham home after refusing to accept their marriage was over. His 42 year-old wife, Luan, was found dead on June 29 - nine months after their 22 year relationship had ended.

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  14. Big-hearted Bisto boy coins it in for paralysed Halesowen teenagerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    Eleven-year-old Joshua Redden was inspired to help the brave 19-year-old, a past pupil at Our Lady and St Kenelm's RC Primary School, where he is in year six. His teacher, Kevin Brown, taught Grace, who went on to study at Hagley RC and Halesowen College, and told them of her plight after being hit by a devastating bout of bacterial meningitis in February.

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  15. Big hearted Sandwell Council staff donate tins for food bankRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Halesowennews.co.uk

    The 'Bring A Tin To Work Week' saw employees give nearly 2,000 tins and packets of food, which will be distributed to food banks across Sandwell. Sainsbury's in Oldbury also sent a trolley full of items for the collection which takes the total items donated by council staff to food banks over the past two years to around 6,000.

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  16. Is this the end of the traditional Christmas dinner?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    Is this the end of the traditional Christmas dinner? More than one million Britons are set to eat out on December 25 ... and HALF of diners are ditching turkey Soaring numbers of families are taking the hassle out of preparing the traditional Christmas Day dinner at home by eating out this year. One million diners are set to be served by a single leading pub and restaurant group alone on December 25th, the latest research shows.

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  17. Wolves poised to sign Iceland international Gudmundur ThorarinssonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcBurton

    Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Kenny Jackett ready to beat his former club Millwall to the signature ofattacking midfielder at Norwegian top flight side Sarpsborg 08 Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Kenny Jackett is ready to beat his former club Millwall to the signature of Iceland international Gudmundur Thorarinsson. Thorarinsson, an attacking midfielder at Norwegian top flight side Sarpsborg 08, was given a tour of the Lions' training ground on Monday.

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  18. Fears Chelmsley Wood charity chickens stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | IcBurton

    DRUG and alcohol addiction charity workers fear thieves have stolen their chickens kept at their Chelmsley Wood centre to rehabilitate clients. Four chickens and a cockerel cared for by clients at SIAS on Larch Croft vanished on Friday.

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  19. Redditch suffer narrow defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Redditch Advertiser

    The Kingfishers were in good spirits after getting the better of Wednesbury last week and although not expected to win, were keen to give a good account of themselves. A determined start to the game by Redditch meant the visitors soon realised it wouldn't be plain sailing.

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  20. Demolition plans for derelict Bishop Auckland buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Advertiser

    The education offices on Kingsway, have stood empty for the past four years and has been a target for vandalism and anti-social behaviour ever since. Although plans have not been submitted yet for future development on the site, applicant Brian Robinson, of Coundon, makes reference to wanting to build new residential flats in his supporting notes if demolition is given the go-ahead.

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