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2 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Police bust illegal casino in central Athens

The Financial Police said that the owner of the establishment and three employees that were working as lookouts were among those taken into custody.

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6 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

32nd Annual Round Valley Blackberry Festival

Covelo was the ground central for all things blackberry last weekend as it hosted the 32 annual Blackberry Festival.

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10 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Quake hits northern Greece; no damage, injuries

Seismologists say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has struck the northern Greek region of Halkidiki, rattling the area but causing no damage or injuries.

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14 hrs ago | EKathimerini

EU funds reserved for waste facilities in northern Greece

Plans for two waste processing facilities in northern Greece A- one for Epirus and one for eastern Macedonia A- came a step closer to fruition Thursday after the Environment Ministry issued a decision earmarking some 28 million euros in European Union structural funding for their construction.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Joel, Wonder, Brooks to receive ASCAP honors

Joan Baez and Stephen Sondheim will also receive the top honor Nov. 17 at the Waldorf Astoria gala in New York, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers announced Thursday.

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Breckenridge American

Fade to black: Leonard Maltin ending movie guides

Plume, an imprint of Penguin Random House, says "Leonard Maltin's 2015 Movie Guide" will be the 36th and final edition.

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Times-Standard

Jon Hamm hopes Ferguson will come out stronger

Jon Hamm, a St. Louis native, says he hopes "cooler heads prevail" in the Missouri city of Ferguson and "people come through it for the better."

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Times-Standard

6,500 tickets sold for pipeline opposition concert

Organizers say nearly all the $50 tickets for a Willie Nelson and Neil Young concert organized by opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline have been sold.

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Lake County Record-Bee

Robin Williams cremated, ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay

RadarOnline obtained a copy of the actor's death certificate, which reportedly says Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay on Aug. 12. Authorities have indicated Williams hanged himself, and are still waiting for the results of toxicology tests to determine if he had any substances in his system at his time of ... (more)

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Times-Standard

Greek mound excavators: No tours please, too busy

Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.

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EKathimerini

Self-destructing political system

It finally seemed as if we had found some peace of mind. The vast majority of Greek MPs chose to abstain from festivities on August 15, also known as Assumption Day, thus sparing us from the cacophony of vacuous political statements in the midst of the summer season.

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EKathimerini

Merkel cites euro's 'construction flaws' as economy sputters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged euro-area leaders to coordinate more closely on economic policy and repair the A'construction flawsA' built into the 18- member currency union to overcome the debt crisis.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Circulation

Reciprocal Effects of Systemic Inflammation and Brain Natriuretic...

From the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom ; 1st Cardiology Department, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece ; Department of Cardiac Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom ; and NIHR Oxford Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit & ... (more)

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EKathimerini

Botched steroid deal led to Mani murders

A deal to sell steroids gone wrong appears to have been the reason for the murder of two bodybuilding fanatics, aged 25 and 26, whose bodies were found on Tuesday in a ravine on the outskirts of Kalamata in the Peloponnese, Kathimerini understands.

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EKathimerini

Public works near completion, minister says

Eight public works projects, including the completion of a new stretch of highway at the notorious Maliakos Gulf in central Greece, are due to be completed by the end of the year Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis has told Kathimerini, adding that future schemes would help tackle GreeceA's high unemployment rate.

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EKathimerini

Since emigrating to Australia with their families, Greek teen stars shine in Melbourne

Gina and Amanda are not a comedy duo, but two 17-year-old Greek girls who emigrated to Australia with their families and are turning heads with their talent in the natural sciences.

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New Jersey Jewish News

NJ leaders head unity mission to Greece

Leslie Dannin Rosenthal, newly installed president of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ, and the federation's campaign director, Jeffrey Korbman, cochaired the mission, which included 120 UJA campaign directors and lay leaders from across North America.

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Science Daily

Martian meteorite: Implications of a newly discovered mineral-rich structure

A new ovoid structure discovered in the Nakhla Martian meteorite is made of nanocrystalline iron-rich clay, contains a variety of minerals, and shows evidence of undergoing a past shock event from impact, with resulting melting of the permafrost and mixing of surface and subsurface fluids.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Specialty Food And Agriculture Startups Are Ripening In Greece

In his straw hat and shorts, snipping wild chicory, garlic and sea asparagus with a kitchen knife, he hardly looks like a poster boy for Greece's nascent startup culture.

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EKathimerini

Detained immigrants launch hunger strike in northern Greece

Some 100 undocumented immigrants on Tuesday launched a hunger strike at a reception center in Paranesti, in the northern regional unit of Drama, demanding to be released after having been issued with documents suspending their deportation.

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