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Local families worshipped at parishes for centuries, long before Episcopal split - Charleston Post Courier

Posted: 14 Feb 2015 03:04 PM PST


Local families worshipped at parishes for centuries, long before Episcopal split
Charleston Post Courier
1680-81: Ten years after the new colony of Charles Towne was settled, the first St. Philip's Church built at corner of Meeting and Broad streets, the site of St. Michael's Church today. 1706: An act by the Colonial Commons House of Assembly formed ...

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Lake Bled: Jewel of Slovenia amid spectacular landscape - Herald Times Reporter

Posted: 14 Feb 2015 01:17 PM PST


Green Bay Press Gazette

Lake Bled: Jewel of Slovenia amid spectacular landscape
Herald Times Reporter
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 ...
Lake Bled: the jewel of Slovenia Dallas Morning News

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Portland school's handbell choir celebrates 30 years - Bangor Daily News

Posted: 14 Feb 2015 07:44 AM PST


Bangor Daily News

Portland school's handbell choir celebrates 30 years
Bangor Daily News
Retired since 2000, she returned to Lincoln Middle School on Friday to see the latest class of bell-ringers and recall how the choir got its start. She said the ... Even the flick of the wrist in ringing a handbell correctly takes practice, Cabral said ...

North Carolina murders revive Islamophobia concerns - KYTX

Posted: 14 Feb 2015 07:37 AM PST


North Carolina murders revive Islamophobia concerns
KYTX
The dim view of Islam has been perpetuated by the rise of Al Qaeda and more recently with the ascendance of the Islamic State, the terror group that has seized dozens of western hostages, beheaded aid workers and journalists, and taken control of large ...

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SATURDAY'S CHILD: A gleesome threesome - Nation News

Posted: 14 Feb 2015 04:03 AM PST


SATURDAY'S CHILD: A gleesome threesome
Nation News
My second favourite joke is about the bell-ringers of Paris. After the departure of Quasimodo for Disneyworld, ... the cows were even more unhappy and frustrated. Eventually, the matriarch who headed the family decided to go to the wise woman of the ...
A Gleesome threesome Jamaica Gleaner

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WWI rifle found during work at St James Church belltower in Bushey - Watford Observer

Posted: 14 Feb 2015 12:34 AM PST


Watford Observer

WWI rifle found during work at St James Church belltower in Bushey
Watford Observer
She said: "I was delighted to be present to see bel number 4 being lowered from the tower - first time I have seen anything like this in my 40 year ringing career. "Then I found a message on my mobile phone from Graham to say you he had found something.

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800 years of English history in 20 easy trips - The Guardian

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 11:00 PM PST


The Guardian

800 years of English history in 20 easy trips
The Guardian
There will be medieval fairs at the nearby towns of Egham and Wraysbury, fireworks, peals of bells, beacon-lighting and river relays. Also, there'll be a visit by the American Bar Association – the US constitution was greatly influenced by the Charter ...

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Here come the brides... - Romsey Advertiser

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 10:36 PM PST


Romsey Advertiser

Here come the brides...
Romsey Advertiser
Rev Tim Sledge said: “Whilst many couples prefer not to get married in a church, there are many who do, and there are also many who don't think they can, but can. Romsey Abbey offers a stunning venue for the wedding of many couples' dreams or a smaller ...

A Gleesome threesome - Jamaica Gleaner

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 08:01 PM PST


A Gleesome threesome
Jamaica Gleaner
One day, as they sat on a steel girder 50 floors high, the Barbadian opened his lunch kit and saw flying fish and cou-cou. He got ... After the departure of Quasimodo for Disneyworld, a young man went to the Bishop of Notre Dame and said he was the ...

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Five readers found lasting relationships online - Observer-Reporter

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 07:31 PM PST


Five readers found lasting relationships online
Observer-Reporter
Jankowski wanted to compete in the female division title of the world's strongest man competition, and she was seeking advice on how to train. Wilson, a weightlifter who lived in Ohio, and Jankowski became ... In 2010, their wedding bells were the ...

Little Girl wins hearts of thousands in city spectacular - Perth Now

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 04:58 PM PST


Perth Now

Little Girl wins hearts of thousands in city spectacular
Perth Now
Staff at the WA Supreme Court have packed the second level balcony for a glimpse of the giant, while office workers are hanging out of windows and a crowd is atop Perth's Bell Tower viewing gallery for a bird's eye view. At 11.30am, she turned into ...
Perth spellbound by Giants spectacular Herald Sun

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Community mourns Stratford Boat Club stalwart Felix Badcock - Stratford Observer

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 04:15 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 ...

A valentine in orange - Napa Valley Register

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 03:52 PM PST


A valentine in orange
Napa Valley Register
I received a beautiful Valentine's gift yesterday; one that sent my imagination adrift — to the ringing of Gothic cathedral bells, the clacking of horse hooves on cobblestone streets and to the scent of paraben, vegetable dye and wood shavings in the ...

The horrible power of capital punishment - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 13 Feb 2015 10:59 AM PST


The horrible power of capital punishment
Sydney Morning Herald
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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Lake Bled: the jewel of Slovenia - The Daily Star

Posted: 12 Feb 2015 02:24 PM PST


The Daily Star

Lake Bled: the jewel of Slovenia
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 ...

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