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15000-bell quest takes artist around globe - Lansing State Journal

Posted: 17 Jan 2015 03:36 PM PST


15000-bell quest takes artist around globe
Lansing State Journal
She has photographed cowbells, telephone bells, church bells, school bells, bells that hang around the necks of elephants and camels, bells on the lively legs of traditional British Morris dancers, bells made of splendid brass or carved crudely of wood ...

Donnie 'AHAS' Nietes: A HERO OF OUR TIME - Manila Standard Today

Posted: 17 Jan 2015 03:31 PM PST


Manila Standard Today

Donnie 'AHAS' Nietes: A HERO OF OUR TIME
Manila Standard Today
When the clock struck midnight last December 31 and Church bells pealed as millions of Filipinos and people around the world welcomed the New Year, World Boxing Organization light flyweight champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes eclipsed the 47 year old record ...

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Congressman Fattah Schedule of MLK Weekend Activities and Public Events - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Posted: 17 Jan 2015 12:49 PM PST


Congressman Fattah Schedule of MLK Weekend Activities and Public Events
SYS-CON Media (press release)
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) will join thousands in the Philadelphia community to mark the life and powerful legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the holiday weekend. Fattah will ...

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Duke University imam discusses reversal of call to prayer - Christian Science Monitor

Posted: 17 Jan 2015 12:17 PM PST


Duke University imam discusses reversal of call to prayer
Christian Science Monitor
I am glad to hear that @DukeU reversed its decision to allow Muslim call to prayer from its chapel bell tower. They made the right ... It is a far cry from the ringing chant, and endorsement, students and their Imam had expected to share. “It all ...

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Daily news summary - Radio Prague

Posted: 17 Jan 2015 09:13 AM PST


Daily news summary
Radio Prague
One of the main events marking the launch on Saturday was a “symphony of bells” in the city's churches at 17:30. Other events being ... The 21-year-old, who entered the competition as a qualifier, beat Adrian Mannarino of France in Saturday's final ...

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Tottori's golden sandbox and fog-shrouded mountains - The Japan Times

Posted: 17 Jan 2015 06:29 AM PST


The Japan Times

Tottori's golden sandbox and fog-shrouded mountains
The Japan Times
It was a Thursday night, and aside from a handful of ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) the only open business was an old arcade filled with vintage Showa Era (1926-89) pachinko and pinball machines, their bright lights illuminating the darkened street ...

Tamworth church bells to ring out in memory of bell-ringer - Tamworth Herald

Posted: 17 Jan 2015 05:57 AM PST


Tamworth Herald

Tamworth church bells to ring out in memory of bell-ringer
Tamworth Herald
On the evening of Tuesday January 20, the bell ringers will attempt a special piece of ringing known as a quarter peal, which will last about fifty minutes. The ringing is part of a worldwide remembrance of the centenary of the death of fellow ringers.

31 stunning images inside the oldest church in Warwickshire - Birmingham Mail

Posted: 17 Jan 2015 02:48 AM PST


Birmingham Mail

31 stunning images inside the oldest church in Warwickshire
Birmingham Mail
The tower is 6ft high and 15ft square, with 2ft-3ft rubblestone walls and three floors, with six bells dating from the 16th-19th century ranging in weight between four to 10 cwt. In the floor of the chancel is the monument of a Catholic lady who died ...

Dunn County Datebook - Chippewa Herald

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 10:28 PM PST


Dunn County Datebook
Chippewa Herald
Wellness ROCKS-Mondays in Motion: 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Menomonie Alliance Church gymnasium (502 21st St. N). Free; no registration required. .... Knowledge contest: At St. Joseph Parish Center (910 Wilson Ave., Menomonie). Sponsored by the Monsignor ...

Hammer jobs blow as Tesco scraps two Doncaster developments - Epworth Bells

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 10:06 PM PST


Epworth Bells

Hammer jobs blow as Tesco scraps two Doncaster developments
Epworth Bells
Supermarket giant Tesco has shelved plans for a new store at Capitol Park in Thorne, while proposals to more than double the size of the store in Church View, Doncaster, have also been axed. The Thorne scheme, at Omega Boulevard, was set to create 130 ...

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At Duke, many criticize decision not to broadcast Muslim prayer call - Virginia Gazette

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 07:51 PM PST


At Duke, many criticize decision not to broadcast Muslim prayer call
Virginia Gazette
... gathered at Duke University's chapel for weekly prayers at midday Friday. But a university plan to sound the prayer call from the Duke University Chapel's 210-foot bell tower for the first time was hastily called off Thursday in the face of anti ...

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Hundreds Attend Muslim Call-to-Prayer at Duke University - TWC News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 06:06 PM PST


TWC News

Hundreds Attend Muslim Call-to-Prayer at Duke University
TWC News
The service was originally planned at the chapel bell tower, but the university reversed its decision to allow it, following security concerns and public objections. As music played from the call-to-prayer service outside the Duke Chapel, history was made.

Muslims, supporters stand together at Duke Chapel - Winston-Salem Journal

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 05:14 PM PST


Winston-Salem Journal

Muslims, supporters stand together at Duke Chapel
Winston-Salem Journal
DURHAM — Three hundred well-wishers joined more than 100 Muslims at Duke University on Friday to hear the traditional call to prayer – issuing not from someone high above the campus in the Duke Chapel bell tower, as had been planned earlier this week ...

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Top 5 must-see Istanbul churches - Daily Sabah

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 04:13 PM PST


Daily Sabah

Top 5 must-see Istanbul churches
Daily Sabah
The original St. Anthony of Padua Church was built in 1725 by the local Italian community of Istanbul but was later demolished and replaced with the current building, which was constructed in the same place. The building was designed by the ... Made of ...

Tucson MLK celebration events begin Friday - KVOA Tucson News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 04:11 PM PST


Tucson MLK celebration events begin Friday
KVOA Tucson News
16, The Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance MLK Service will be held at Rising Star Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Former Arizona Representative, Art Hamilton will bring the message to the church located at 2800 E. 36th St. For more information, call ...

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Breaking: US Supreme Court will rule on gay 'marriage' issue - Lifesite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 03:43 PM PST


Lifesite

Breaking: US Supreme Court will rule on gay 'marriage' issue
Lifesite
Even more than that, we should pray for churches who will know how to articulate and embody a Christian vision of marriage as the one flesh union of a man and a woman in the tumultuous years to come.” But the New York Times greeted the news by ...

Injury Bug Has Clifford Shuffling Hornets Lineup - TWC News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 03:43 PM PST


Injury Bug Has Clifford Shuffling Hornets Lineup
TWC News
Walker is averaging 27 points over the last seven games but he was a spectator at practice Friday due to a cyst in his right knee. "We've just got to hope that it's a one-day thing, he comes in tomorrow and he feels a lot better," said Hornets coach ...

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Immigration Task Force Recommends Charlotte City Issued Identification Cards - TWC News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 02:51 PM PST


TWC News

Immigration Task Force Recommends Charlotte City Issued Identification Cards
TWC News
"The great thing is that other cities have done it, so we have some best practices and some test cases that will help us figure out our way on that one." New York City just issued a municipal ID. The card doesn't give driving privileges or legal status ...

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Los Angeles archdiocese expects thousands at first-ever, massive pro-life ... - Lifesite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 02:04 PM PST


Lifesite

Los Angeles archdiocese expects thousands at first-ever, massive pro-life ...
Lifesite
“As a Church, we are entrusted with the good news of Jesus Christ — that the human person is sacred and created in the image of God,” the archbishop said in his first pastoral letter. “This move will strengthen every aspect of our Archdiocese's vital ...

MLK Jr. celebrations begin early in Raleigh - WTVD-TV

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 01:04 PM PST


WTVD-TV

MLK Jr. celebrations begin early in Raleigh
WTVD-TV
Observances for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. kicked off in Raleigh on Friday with a bell ringing ceremony. The bell tolled six times, once for each decade since Dr. King's famous "I have a dream" speech. Many believe that ... Dr. Dumas Harshaw Jr. of ...

Business briefs, Jan. 15, 2015 - West Hartford News

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 10:56 AM PST


Business briefs, Jan. 15, 2015
West Hartford News
WEST HARTFORD >> Kimberly O'Brien Green, of West Hartford, has joined Operation Fuel as Director of Development. Her responsibilities include managing all of Operation Fuel's development, fundraising and marketing functions. O'Brien Green most ...

ISDS mechanism should be 'consigned to the annals of history' - TheParliamentMagazine.eu

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 06:04 AM PST


TheParliamentMagazine.eu

ISDS mechanism should be 'consigned to the annals of history'
TheParliamentMagazine.eu
Alarm bells are ringing over the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) as it allows foreign firms to bypass domestic courts and sue governments (hence citizens, through taxes) directly in private trade tribunals if they feel that a government's ...

Duke University Moves Muslim 'Allah is Great' Chant, Call to Prayer Outside ... - Christian News Network

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 04:23 AM PST


Christian News Network

Duke University Moves Muslim 'Allah is Great' Chant, Call to Prayer Outside ...
Christian News Network
DURHAM, N.C. – Officials at Duke University have made changes to their original announcement that the Muslim call to prayer would be broadcast over the chapel's bell tower each week, and has instead moved the call outside following national outcry. The ...

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Second swine flu death in two days: Lucknow - TheHealthSite

Posted: 16 Jan 2015 01:50 AM PST


Second swine flu death in two days: Lucknow
TheHealthSite
Lucknow, Jan 16: Swine flu has claimed its second victim in Uttar Pradesh in two days, sending alarm bells ringing in the health department and the state government. The second death was reported from the from Command Army Hospital when a 48-year-old ...

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Anti-Semitism Is Never Solely About the Jews - Wall Street Journal

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 04:09 PM PST


Wall Street Journal

Anti-Semitism Is Never Solely About the Jews
Wall Street Journal
If Islamic fundamentalist had taken a route like the Amish, to separate and control their own lives and not seek to force individuals or societies to "reform" in their image, not even "neighbors", they would still exist, peacefully, and the world would ...

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Liberia Could See End to Ebola by June - TWC News

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 02:38 PM PST


TWC News

Liberia Could See End to Ebola by June
TWC News
Always willing to share her inspiring story, Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol spoke to a group at Calvary Church in South Charlotte Thursday. Her days in Charlotte are dwindling, as she and her husband David prepare to head back to Liberia this spring ...

Graham Calls for Donors to Stop Supporting Duke Over Muslim Call to Prayer - TWC News

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 08:08 AM PST


TWC News

Graham Calls for Donors to Stop Supporting Duke Over Muslim Call to Prayer
TWC News
The university announced that, starting Friday, members of the Duke Muslim Students Association will chant a weekly call-to-prayer from the Duke Chapel bell tower. It announces the start of the group's prayer service, which takes place in the chapel ...

Have You Ever Explored London's Silver Vaults? - Londonist

Posted: 15 Jan 2015 04:15 AM PST


Londonist

Have You Ever Explored London's Silver Vaults?
Londonist
The silverware in the Walter shop is predominantly Georgian. You can pick up some relatively inexpensive gifts down here, including an antique Christening spoon at £35, silver napkin rings at £40, and argent picture frames for £50. On the other hand, a ...

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Kasich's inauguration was a ball - Toledo Blade

Posted: 14 Jan 2015 09:05 PM PST


Toledo Blade

Kasich's inauguration was a ball
Toledo Blade
GOV. John Kasich's inaugural ball at the Hilton in Columbus on Monday included a lot of Toledoans. Seen were Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, Toledo City Council member Tom Waniewski, former Toledo mayors Mike Bell and Donna Owens, and Jim ...

University carillon chimes above campus - The Michigan Daily

Posted: 14 Jan 2015 09:04 PM PST


The Michigan Daily

University carillon chimes above campus
The Michigan Daily
The bucket list of a typical University student reads something like this: go to Rick's, paint the Rock, sneak into a dining hall, blackout at Rick's, spin the Cube, swing on the swing in front of UMMA, go to Skeeps after Rick's, go see if Shady is ...

Movie slate brings adventures, combat and a new 'Cinderella' - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Posted: 14 Jan 2015 09:00 PM PST


Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Movie slate brings adventures, combat and a new 'Cinderella'
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
“The Wedding Ringer”: When a groom (Josh Gad) needs to find a best man and a half-dozen groomsmen before his wedding to his dream girl (Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting), he turns to a professional best man (Kevin Hart) willing to walk him down the aisle with a ...

FOLLOW PIETER J MACMILLAN FOLLOW THE DECEMBERISTS - Drowned In Sound

Posted: 14 Jan 2015 08:32 PM PST


FOLLOW PIETER J MACMILLAN FOLLOW THE DECEMBERISTS
Drowned In Sound
The notes for What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World set alarm bells ringing: 'The first songs were highly personal, a change from the strong narrative thrust that has characterized much of The Decemberists' work. 'Having a family, having kids ...

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