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This week’s local by elections see holds for SNP, PC, CON and LAB but no seats changing hands

Thorniewood on North Lanarkshire (SNP defence) Result: Scottish National Party 1,555 (47% +23%), Labour 1,410 (43% -28%), Conservative 149 (5% unchanged), SSP 81 (2%, no candidate in 2012), Green 51 (2%, no candidate in 2012), Scottish Christian Party 33 (1%, no candidate in 2012), United Kingdom Independence Party 29 (1%, no candidate in 2012) SNP […]

Texas Father, Postman Killed When Fireworks Explode On His Chest — Leaves Behind Son, 3

For the second time in a week, a young man has been killed by fireworks. This time around, the victim was the father of a 3-year-old boy, and lit a Medieval Knight firework off his chest. Justin Bartek, 30, died later at a local hospital, KPRC reported. Show More Summary

The Times to follow USC, UCLA commits and local talent at The Opening

The Times will be there to track The Opening, a showcase for 166 elite high school prospects invited to participate this week at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Ore.

Sipping in Seattle: 'Wine Rocks' Goes Down This Week

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Buzzing all Pacific Northwest locals and travelers: If you like good wine, music and giving back, head to beautiful Bell Harbor (Pier 66) on the Seattle waterfront on Thursday, July 9 for Wine Rocks. In its 6th year, the annual not-for-profit...Show More Summary

Juvenile chickadees

The artwork shown here is available for sale, click here to view current auctions After being nearly invisible for weeks, the local chickadees here in Massachusetts are suddenly everywhere. This is their typical pattern, and it’s common to many species. Show More Summary

Bison Attacks Two: Yellowstone Buffalo Gores Woman, Injures Teen

A bison attacked two people at Yellowstone National Park in two separate encounters this week. A Georgia woman, 68, was rushed to a local hospital after she was gored by a bison while hiking on Storm Point Trail on Wednesday, according to ABC News. Show More Summary

Fews app for iOS and Android is a highly customizable source for global news

Fews is a news aggregator app for iOS, Apple Watch and Android that features local and international news from 28 countries, in their native languages. Released this week, it’s free to download and works by integrating over 1,000 RSS feeds. Show More Summary

Lancia Appia

3 months agoTravel / Hotels : Happy Hotelier

And there I was in Senigallia, Italy, where the local classic car club had a meeting in front of the castle. I found this car which is very similar to my first car. I have owned it approximately two weeks. Then in the first shower it appeared that the back wheelarches where rotten. Show More Summary

East Village Locals Glue Rocks To Planters In NIMBY-est Move Ever

Superiority Burger, home to a much-hyped veggie burger (review coming later today), opened up at 430 East 9th Street last week. The space is small (this is where the original Dirt Candy was housed), and the hype really is big, so the crowds are turning up. Show More Summary

Tuesday New Release Day: Zancan; Jackson; Lansens; Bushnell; Catullus

Out this week: Local Girls by Caroline Zancan; The Star Side of Bird Hill by Naomi Jackson; The Mountain Story by Lori Lansens; Kay Boyle: A Twentieth-Century Life in Letters; Killing Monica by Candace Bushnell; and a new translation of the poems of Catullus. Support The Millions: Bookmark this link and start there when you […]

Lakers have D'Angelo Russell in fold, LaMarcus Aldridge on their radar

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Lakers officially introduced their latest prize to local reporters Monday. They hope to add another one this week.

SC: Coast RTA Financial Plan Calls for Service to North Myrtle Beach, Increased Local Funding

June 28--CONWAY -- Increased local funding, bus service to North Myrtle Beach and a $4 million new central office closer to Myrtle Beach are in Coast RTA's five-year financial plan it is sending to the federal government this week. The...Show More Summary

'Saturday Night Live' Encore With Host J. K. Simmons & Musical Guests D’Angelo and The Vanguard is Saturday's Top Broadcast Program in Adults 18-49

This week's encore episode of Saturday Night Live with host and musical guest Blake Shelton averaged a 1.1 adults 18-49 rating in the 25 markets with local people meters

War Kept This Couple From Their Dream Prom, But They Got One 66 Years Later

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Ralph and LaVerne Wozniak, a couple from Riverview, Florida, never got to go to prom in the 1940s, but they made that wish came true last week at a local senior prom. “We didn't have a prom because it was war time,” LaVerne told Tampa Bay ABC affiliate WFTS. Show More Summary

Do You Wave at Your Visitors? Island Lessons

I'm spending this week vacationing on Vinalhaven, an island in Maine. It's a place where we spent summer vacations more than a decade ago, but our return has reminded me of a local habit that is one perhaps we all should adapt at the museums we work in. Show More Summary

The Role Of Faith And Grieving In The Wake Of The Charleston Tragedy

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

In the wake of the Charleston shooting, local individuals and organizations are coming together to help the city recover. We discuss #WhatsWorking to heal South Carolina after last week's tragedy. Watch the video here. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary

GOP’s anti-abortion laws force DC women to fundraise for their own health care

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

This week, two women in urgent need of abortions can’t get them because of a Congressional mandate barring Washington, D.C. from spending its local tax dollars on reproductive rights. Because of D.C.’s colonial relationship to the federal government, its residents pay federal and local...

KFC Runs DNA Test on Alleged ‘Deep Fried Rat’ – Guess What They Found?

Last week the Internet recoiled in horror when a man in California posted a video of what appeared to be a deep-fried rat that had been served to him at a local KFC. However, it seems that KFC got hold of this alleged rodent and ran some DNA tests on it and found that it really was just a piece of chicken that happened to be oddly rat-shaped. Show More Summary

5 urban Canberra walks to try this winter

4 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

For a city designed around cars, Canberra has some pretty great urban walks. I set out this week to put together the city’s best urban walks for tourists and locals alike. You can easily knock over each of these walks in no more than an hour, and you’ll find plenty of hidden gems along the way. 1. Lonsdale [...]

Best of Canberra – Local wine

4 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I can think of no better way than to spend a Sunday hopping from cellar door to cellar door in and around Canberra, tasting wine and chatting to our local winemakers. This week’s taste off topic is one for the wine connoisseurs among us, as well as everyone else who just enjoys a good glass [...]

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