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The horrible power of capital punishment - The Age

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 01:59 PM PST


The horrible power of capital punishment
The Age
In a cell far from his home, a young man the age of my daughter was preparing for his death and the horrible manner in which it would be delivered to him. The terrible moment arrived. A bell began ringing and throughout the church the sound of weeping ...

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Steven Gerrard: The Last of his Kind - Vavel.com

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 01:10 PM PST


Vavel.com

Steven Gerrard: The Last of his Kind
Vavel.com
If these names aren't ringing a bell it's because the three weren't footballers at all. They were the last remaining speakers of dying languages ... Then again, he's got quite a bit of practice. Yet if you rewind to watch Steven Gerrard lift a trophy ...

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WWI rifle and ammunition found in Bushey church bell tower - Daily Mail

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 11:21 AM PST


Daily Mail

WWI rifle and ammunition found in Bushey church bell tower
Daily Mail
Preparing for the threat of invasion, Corporal Jones would often encourage his fellow Home Guard soldiers not to panic. But members of the real-life Dad's Army are thought to be behind the discovery of a rifle in a bell tower that has excited churchgoers.

Lake Bled: Jewel of Slovenia amid spectacular landscape - The Daily Star

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 10:33 AM PST


The Daily Star

Lake Bled: Jewel of Slovenia amid spectacular landscape
The Daily Star
Tucked in the northwestern corner of Slovenia, between Austria and Italy, Lake Bled's emerald-green waters create a spectacular landscape, with a lush, tiny island and a church tower peeking out of evergreens surrounded by the rocky, snow-covered ...
Alpine waters of Lake Bled Khaleej Times

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Matana Roberts on "Panoramic Soundquilting," Living on a Boat and Exploring ... - Paste Magazine

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 09:56 AM PST


Paste Magazine

Matana Roberts on "Panoramic Soundquilting," Living on a Boat and Exploring ...
Paste Magazine
You hear church bells all the time. I only really hear things like that when I go to Europe, these small towns in Germany and Poland. I love language and I love accents, so having these moments of understanding that someone is speaking English to me ...

Myanmar's religious noise pollution annoys locals and sleepless neighbors - Religion News Service

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 08:44 AM PST


Myanmar's religious noise pollution annoys locals and sleepless neighbors
Religion News Service
Residents of the densely populated cities of Mandalay and Yangon are demanding stronger rules and regulations to control the use of loudspeakers in the country's many religious festivals. Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is ... While complaints about ...

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DSK, Shades of Grey and a Long Weekend of Loving: Opening Line - Bloomberg

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 08:34 AM PST


DSK, Shades of Grey and a Long Weekend of Loving: Opening Line
Bloomberg
U.S. earnings before the bell include Exelon, Smucker, Calpine and VF Corp. ... Final draft of recommendations in Sandy Hook shooting seeks gun control, mental-health care, improved school designs. .... If so, and just to bring things full circle today ...

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Corporate Giveaways and Tax Expenditures: An Examination - Peach Pundit

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 07:45 AM PST


Corporate Giveaways and Tax Expenditures: An Examination
Peach Pundit
Such treatment usually results in a reduction in tax liability for the taxpayer. In principle, these tax benefits could be provided by direct appropriation, thus these ... Many of these exemptions are very narrowly targeted, and as a result have less ...

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How Dan got thrown out of Sunday School - Thanet Gazette

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 07:26 AM PST


Thanet Gazette

How Dan got thrown out of Sunday School
Thanet Gazette
My father looked nervous in a suit two sizes too large, while my mother, in a full-length ivory brocade dress, smiled behind a veil which was held in place by a pearl coronet and which the vicar, Canon Odom, parted at the altar, quietly suggesting to ...

World Cup 2015 Pool B analysis: Zimbabwe, Ireland can upset calculations - IBNLive

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 03:10 AM PST


IBNLive

World Cup 2015 Pool B analysis: Zimbabwe, Ireland can upset calculations
IBNLive
The Zimbabweans beat Sri Lanka and the Irish got the better of Bangladesh - that's enough to get the alarm bells ringing. .... They have produced some great allrounders but have moved down the ladder since their peak in the late '90s and early 2000s ...

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Lake Bled: Jewel of still undiscovered Slovenia,... - Hamilton Spectator

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 12:43 AM PST


Hamilton Spectator

Lake Bled: Jewel of still undiscovered Slovenia,...
Hamilton Spectator
The church on the island — sometimes called Fairytale Island — can be reached via 98 steps leading from a small port used by traditional gondola-style wooden rowing boats (no gasoline engines are allowed here). The island church, which dates to the ...

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Work begins this week to restore the bells of Great Malvern Priory - Evesham Journal

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 12:09 AM PST


Evesham Journal

Work begins this week to restore the bells of Great Malvern Priory
Evesham Journal
THE bells of Great Malvern Priory have this week been winched down from the tower and are due to be taken off to be refurbished this morning (Friday). The work marks the start of one of the biggest refurbishment projects at the church, in the centre of ...

Work begins this week to restore the bells of Great Malvern Priory - Malvern Gazette

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 12:07 AM PST


Work begins this week to restore the bells of Great Malvern Priory
Malvern Gazette
And the plan is that the bells will today be will be loaded on to a truck in the churchyard and taken off to the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, described as Britain's oldest manufacturing company. Among the famous bells it has made in Big Ben ...

John E. Joniec, 95, veteran of Pearl Harbor, union official - Philly.com

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 12:03 AM PST


John E. Joniec, 95, veteran of Pearl Harbor, union official
Philly.com
His work that day water-cooling a machine gun resulted in a ringing, and then deafness in one ear, he told his family. "There were no officers around, so they had to break into the locker to get the guns," said his son Michael. "If it had turned out to ...

Fundraiser for Armory clocks - MassLive.com

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 10:47 PM PST


MassLive.com

Fundraiser for Armory clocks
MassLive.com
The brass bells on the tower roof, which had chimed on the hour and half hour, have ceased to ring. Springfield Armory Alliance is ... A professional clock restoration company would be hired to install state of the art clocks and bell ringers. At the ...

Perth spellbound by Giants spectacular - Herald Sun

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 08:13 PM PST


Perth spellbound by Giants spectacular
Herald Sun
The massive throng followed her stroll along Riverside Drive to the Bell Tower, where she got into her car and took off down Barrack St. Thousands more spectators lined her well publicised route in anticipation of her arrival. City dwellers gathered on ...

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Cathedral at Height has won a New Year's Honour from the city's civic trust - So Cheshire

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 06:54 PM PST


Cathedral at Height has won a New Year's Honour from the city's civic trust
So Cheshire
The tour blends a traditional exhibition set-up, with a cutting-edge multi-sensory experience in the bell-ringing space, and culminates at the top of the cathedral's central bell tower with a panoramic view of the city below. The tower tour was ...

Five businesses that lasted several centuries - Economic Times

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 06:16 PM PST


Five businesses that lasted several centuries
Economic Times
That's exactly what Marinelli Bell Foundry - Italy's oldest family business - has been doing since 1040 AD. The foundry makes bells, bronze portals and bas-reliefs for churches. Most of the company's business comes from the Roman Catholic Church.

FirstPeal2015 -- Progress to 31 January

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 06:05 PM PST

Postcard from Perth: Fringe World Week 3 - Daily Review

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 04:24 PM PST


Daily Review

Postcard from Perth: Fringe World Week 3
Daily Review
As I emerged from the hotel driveway, through the glass wall of the terrace bar I caught sight of a second audience watching what took me a moment to realise was the first section of the show repeating itself all over again. Of course I knew there were ...

Community mourns Stratford Boat Club stalwart Felix Badcock - Stratford Observer

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 04:10 PM PST


Stratford Observer

Community mourns Stratford Boat Club stalwart Felix Badcock
Stratford Observer
He rang the bells at St Peter's Church in his home village, and more recently was one of the volunteer team staffing Bidford library. As a teenager, Felix had spent many happy hours with his brother 'messing about with boats' on the River Thames, and ...

Theater Listings for Feb. 13-19 - New York Times

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 03:56 PM PST


New York Times

Theater Listings for Feb. 13-19
New York Times
The classic boy-meets-girl story receives the quantum multiverse treatment (that's parallel universes to you), to heart-clutching effect (1:10). Samuel J. Friedman ... Michael Mayer directed this mightily entertaining exercise in crowd control (1:30 ...

50 Trades that pay - NBCNews.com

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 03:42 PM PST


NBCNews.com

50 Trades that pay
NBCNews.com
They also burned a civic building where Iraqis obtain national ID cards and also targeted Al-Baghdadi's communication towers, according to Ghazi Al-Gu'ood, a sheikh from Albu Nimer tribe. Local media reported that ISIS fighters captured an Iraqi army ...

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War of the roses: Main St. vs. e-commerce this Valentine'... - NBCNews.com

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 03:14 PM PST


NBCNews.com

War of the roses: Main St. vs. e-commerce this Valentine'...
NBCNews.com
They also burned a civic building where Iraqis obtain national ID cards and also targeted Al-Baghdadi's communication towers, according to Ghazi Al-Gu'ood, a sheikh from Albu Nimer tribe. Local media reported that ISIS fighters captured an Iraqi army ...

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Alabama Justice Roy Moore the George Wallace of gay rights (column) - Summit Daily News

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 06:17 AM PST


Summit Daily News

Alabama Justice Roy Moore the George Wallace of gay rights (column)
Summit Daily News
Robert Bentley, a conservative who opposes same-sex marriage, who went to church Sunday to hear his pastor (according to the Birmingham News) say he needed to “do the right thing” on gay marriage, didn't miss the fact that Moore is making Alabama ...

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Great Malvern Priory bells removed for restoration project - BBC News

Posted: 11 Feb 2015 05:02 AM PST


BBC News

Great Malvern Priory bells removed for restoration project
BBC News
The bells from a historic Worcestershire church have been taken down as part of restoration work. Great Malvern Priory's existing eight bells will be taken to Whitechapel bell foundry in East London to be retuned. The foundry has already made two new ...

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