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  1. Blair eliminated at Puerto Rican tournamentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The News

    Competing at the tournament in Caguas, Puerto Rico this week, the Lyons Brook boxer was eliminated Thursday by Raul Sanchez of the Dominican Republic, 3-0 in what was a close bout . Many of the boxers competing in Puerto Rico will head to Tijuana in June for Pan American Games qualifiers.

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  2. Former Dominican Republic president's anti-gay comments are...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Blabbeando

    ... and "offensive" [Photo credit: Diario Libre] Earlier this month I did a series of blog posts on Dominican Republic ex-president Hipolito Mejia and comments he made in New York and New Jersey opposing marriage equality and using the word ...

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  3. Backpack lined with 5 pounds of cocaine seized at JFK, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Customs officials said officers found five pounds of cocaine in the lining of this backpack when it was inspected upon arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport from the Dominican Republic on April 9. NEW YORK - A backpack that seemed "unusually thick and heavy" when inspected at John F. Kennedy International Airport turned out to be lined with five pounds of cocaine, customs officials said Friday.

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  4. In the galleries: Taking flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... and her pet mice. Jannis Schulze takes a similar approach to a broader topic: the people of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. His series includes large framed prints, 3-by-5-inch snapshots and pictures printed on newsprint. The last of those options ...

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  5. Turning a vacation into charitable workRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    Paul and Janet Belley, of Lowell, spent part of their late March vacation to the Dominican Republic delivering supplies to a school in a small town off the beaten path of the Caribbean country. We asked how they ended up doing good work in the middle of a tropical vacation.

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  6. Dominican Butcher ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TrekEarth

    Picture taken at the street in Higuey city. Higuey, or in full Salvaleon de Higuey, is the capital city of the eastern La Altagracia Province, in the Dominican Republic.

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  7. Summer Travel : Miami to the Sea.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... Breeze. You can also choose to sail out of Miami on Carnival Breeze to explore Santo Domingo or the Dominican Republic . You can go off to Santo Domingo and swin with the dolphins at Amber Cove, Santo Domingo. You can explore and see the beauty of ...

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  8. Expedia names Dominican Republic 2014 leader in Caribbean travel demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Caribbean News Now!

    PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic -- The Expedia group, one of the world's largest online travel companies, on Thursday reported a banner year for the Dominican Republic in 2014, with a 45 percent increase in travel demand year over year. Furthermore, Punta Cana was the top producing market in 2014 in the Caribbean region, with a travel demand growth of more than 50 percent, while the country's capital city of Santo Domingo was among the top ten producing markets in the Caribbean for 2014.

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  9. Julio Lugo charged with kidnapping, gun posessionRead the original story

    Thursday | BTF's Baseball Primer

    Former Devil Rays infielder Julio Lugo has been charged in court with kidnapping, according to multiple reports out of the Dominican Republic. Lugo's arrest warrant was issued in the cities of La Romana and Santo Domingo for kidnapping and the posession of fire arms.

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  10. Miami Marlins minor league depth: Outfield Pt. IRead the original story

    Thursday | Fish Stripes

    ... affiliate Jupiter Hammerheads. After signing with the Miami Marlins in 2013 as a free agent out of Bani, Dominican Republic, the left-handed, power hitting right fielder Isael Soto, who stands at 6"0' 195 lbs., made a name for himself in a big way ...

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  11. Lambert airport adds 3 new routes, sees slight traffic increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ... seasonal service to four charter vacation getaways: Cancun, Mexico; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; and Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. In the first quarter this year, 2,787,377 total passengers, both arriving and departing, came ...

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  12. Former Major Leaguer Julio Lugo Reportedly Charged with Kidnapping in the Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Big Lead

    Lugo's arrest warrant was issued in the cities of La Romana and Santo Domingo for kidnapping and the possession of fire arms. According to the paper, Lugo and four men held their hostage and his girlfriend at gunpoint, demanding money that had allegedly been invested in a business venture.

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  13. New Report Available: Coffee in Dominican RepublicRead the original story

    Thursday | PR-inside.com

    ... terms during the forecast period, due to the strong tradition of consuming this type of coffee in the Dominican Republic. However, instant coffee is expected to record faster off-trade volume growth than fresh ground coffee, partly because it is ...

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  14. Jay Gon's Ringside TidbitsRead the original story

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    ... of the "Boogie-Down" Bronx earned a TKO victory over Jonathan Batista 14-6, (7) of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic. Batista failed to answer the bell indicating the start of the 6th, in their scheduled 10-round fight in the junior ...

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  15. Travelin' Man: Creel Pursues Racing Passion In America, CanadaRead the original story

    Thursday | Paddock Talk

    Santiago Creel is working hard for his frequent flyer miles as the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama series takes him across country and borders. Creel travels from his hometown of Mexico City to compete and test with his team, Wright Motorsports.

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  16. Albert Mohler talks Christian leadership at Orlando...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Florida Baptist Witness

    ... Southern Seminary alumnus Miguel Nez, senior pastor of Iglesia Bautista Internacional in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and president of Wisdom & Integrity; Southern Seminary professor M. David Sills, who is president of Reaching & Teaching ...

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  17. Plattsburgh Could Open Direct Flights to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WVNY

    After a successful trip to Cuba, officials with Plattsburgh International Airport believe there's a chance to open direct flights to the island nation. PLATTSBURGH, NY- You can barely see the planes taking off at Plattsburgh International Airport on a cloudy day, but you can see the construction.

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  18. Menendez Co-Conspirator Often Hosted Bill & HillaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Sweetness & Light

    The horndog [sic] eye surgeon indicted on corruption charges with Sen. Bob Menendez has hosted Bill and Hillary Clinton at a plush vacation getaway in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Salomon Melgen entertained the ex-president and ex-secretary of state, now running for president, an ex-Melgen employee said.

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  19. PoolSafea Launches in Dominican RepublicRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | PRWeb

    The revolutionary poolside "safe" for hotel, resort and cruise line guests to stow their valuables is now available at Blue Diamond Resorts' CHIC by ROYALTON in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. "With new installations every week, PoolSafea is fast becoming the state-of-the-art," says BG Capital Group Chairman Bobby Genovese who announced his company's partnership with PoolSafe last year.

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  20. Flynn's hosts 5th dealer trip in PanamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Tire Business

    ... e Division., with previous locations including: Riviera Maya, Mexico in 2014; Dublin in 2013; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in 2012; and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in 2011.

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