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  1. Line your pockets with a cool R25mRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Money isn't the most important thing in life, but it's reasonably close to oxygen on the "gotta have it" scale. That is how US author Zig Ziglar's saying goes.

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  2. Desperation drives fight to turn proRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

    One-two: Boxers gravitate to the boxing gym in the basement of the Wembley Arena in Turffontein, Johannesburg south, to try for a pro licence. In the middle of the night recently, Wilson Mokoena woke, trudged to the highway and stuck out his thumb.

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  3. 's "Live" Match CenterRead the original story

    Yesterday | RuggaWorld

    Almost at the half way mark in this years Super Rugby Championship, teams will want to start getting better to cement there place in those 6 play-off spots. The decision by Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd to rest a number of All Blacks has produced a serious threat to the New Zealand franchise's unbeaten run.

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  4. Just one moment can define a seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Mail & Guardian

    It's not stretching credulity too far to suggest that the Lions could now be leading the South African conference, instead of languishing in 11th spot Regaining their pride: Flanker Warwick Tecklenburg played a prominent role as the Lions tackled their way to victory over the Rebels in Melbourne last week. If it is ever possible to isolate the exact moment at which a team's season reaches the point of no return, then in a few months' time remember the 48th minute of the Cheetahs' game against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

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  5. .com | Man killed as car, mielie truck collideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News24

    A man was killed and three others injured when a car and a truck carrying mielies collided on the N6 about 5km outside Bloemfontein on Thursday, Free State paramedics said. "Paramedics arrived at the scene and found accident debris and the twisted frames of the vehicles consistent with that of a high impact accident spread over a large area," Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said.

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  6. One dead, three injured in truck crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    A man was killed and three others injured when a car and a truck carrying mielies collided on the N6 about 5km outside Bloemfontein on Thursday, Free State paramedics said. "Paramedics arrived at the scene and found accident debris and the twisted frames of the vehicles consistent with that of a high impact accident spread over a large area," Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said.

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  7. Wading Through Widowhood: Passover perspectiveRead the original story

    Thursday | Jerusalem Post

    Passover is sort of my hag every 19 years or so, my birthday coincides with the Seder. As a child, I remember kosher-for-Passover ice cream cakes and coconut macaroons at some of my parties.

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  8. Stormers set to start tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    The Stormers, who lead the South Africa conference by a point over the Sharks, play the Highlanders at Dunedin as the Super Rugby competition reaches the one-third mark. Photo by Peter Heeger/Gallo Images Three South African teams, led by the conference-leading Stormers, provide the fly-in opposition for New Zealand and Australian sides as Super Rugby reaches the one-third point of its season this weekend.

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  9. Super Rugby: Higginbotham to play 100th game, Messam clearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Zealand Herald

    Three South African teams, led by the conference-leading Stormers, provide the fly-in opposition for New Zealand and Australian sides as Super Rugby reaches the one-third point of its season this weekend. The Stormers, who lead the South Africa conference by a point over the Sharks, play the Highlanders at Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday just after the Cheetahs, based in Bloemfontein, take on the Chiefs at Hamilton.

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  10. Super Rugby's Round 7: South Africans fly in, Higginbotham to play 100th match for MelbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Three South African teams, led by the conference-leading Stormers, provide the fly-in opposition for New Zealand and Australian sides as Super Rugby reaches the one-third point of its season this weekend. The Stormers, who lead the South Africa conference by a point over the Sharks, play the Highlanders at Dunedin, New Zealand on Saturday just after the Cheetahs, based in Bloemfontein, take on the Chiefs at Hamilton.

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  11. .com | Man was back at work day after dog sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | News24

    A Welkom man, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by a dog on the orders of his boss's teenage son, went back to work the day after the alleged incident. The 57-year-old guard reported the case to the police even though the employer had allegedly threatened to kill him if he did.

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  12. .com | Case of worker forced to rape dog postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | News24

    The case against a father and son who were in the Welkom Magistrate's Court for forcing an employee to rape a dog has been postponed to 1 April, reports say. The father and his 16-year-old son appeared in court on Tuesday.

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  13. Guard 'sexually assaulted by dog'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Iol.co.za

    A Welkom security guard was allegedly sexually assaulted by a dog on the orders of his employer's teenage son. The 57-year-old guard reported the case to the police shortly after the incident.

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  14. Elderly man killed by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Iol.co.za

    An elderly man died when he was hit by a car while walking along the R70 in Phomolong, near Hennenman, Free State police said on Tuesday. "Earlier this morning during the heavy rains, at about 7am, 79-year-old Kolisile Allen Luze... was hit by a vehicle and died on the scene," Sergeant Mamello Mokhuoane said.

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  15. Worker forced to have sex with dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Iol.co.za

    A father and his son appeared in the Welkom Magistrate's Court for allegedly forcing an employee to have sex with their dog, Free State police said on Tuesday. The son, 16, the dog, and the new employee, 57, were guarding the father's business premises when the son ordered the dog to attack the employee.

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  16. DA demands an investigation into sick hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Mail & Guardian

    The opposition party went on an unannounced tour of some of the country's major health facilities and found conditions that shocked them. The Pelonomi Hospital in the Free State is one of the worst in country as it is plagued by a shortage of medicines, staff shortages and long queues with a waiting time of up to six hours.

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  17. .com | Pensioner killed in Free State crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | News24

    A man in his 70s was killed in an accident on the N1 outside Bloemfontein on Monday afternoon, paramedics said.

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  18. Man, 70, dies in Free State crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Iol.co.za

    A man in his 70s was killed in an accident on the N1 outside Bloemfontein on Monday afternoon, paramedics said. Four other people, including a child aged around one, had injuries ranging from minor to moderate. The cause of the accident, which involved two vehicles, was not immediately clear.

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  19. AfriForum Youth to subpoena UFS, rectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Iol.co.za

    AfriForum Youth on Monday said its lawyers will serve a subpoena on the University of the Free State and its rector Prof Jonathan Jansen. This was part of a damages claim against the university and Jansen, instituted by two former white students who had been accused of attacking a black student.

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  20. Fury as Tory candidate poses as convicted killer Oscar Pistorius...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Daily Mail

    My big fat Mexican 15th birthday: How teens celebrate their 'QuinceaA eras' with fairytale dresses and the biggest limos they can find David Cameron is facing calls to sack a Tory candidate who dressed up as the convicted killer Oscar Pistorius - complete with fake blood and full South African athletics kit. Gregg Peers, who is standing for the Conservatives in a Cumbria County Council by-election two weeks before the general election, posted the fancy dress picture on his Facebook page.

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