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West Virginia parish, community mourn loss of landmark church devastated by fire - National Catholic Reporter

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 02:15 PM PDT


West Virginia parish, community mourn loss of landmark church devastated by fire
National Catholic Reporter
They said the fire started near the high altar and spread toward the front doors of the church with the bell tower acting as a chimney, allowing the fire to spread more quickly. No one was injured in ... I said to myself, 'Who's ringing the doorbell ...

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Bell Ringing At West Avon Congregational Church Marks End Of Civil War - Hartford Courant

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 02:01 PM PDT


Bell Ringing At West Avon Congregational Church Marks End Of Civil War
Hartford Courant
On Thursday, exactly 150 years after the event that is considered the symbolic end of the Civil War, local historians and members of the West Avon Congregational Church recognized the anniversary by tolling its bell for four minutes. The bell ringing ...

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Bells ring across Lancaster to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of ... - LancasterOnline

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 01:24 PM PDT


LancasterOnline

Bells ring across Lancaster to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of ...
LancasterOnline
A small crowd milled about Penn Square in the damp chill Thursday, waiting to hear bells peal across the city at precisely 3:15 p.m. to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. Over on the west side of Lancaster, it sounded like ...
Bells peal to commemorate anniversary of Civil War's end WVXU
PHOTO & VIDEO: Beaufort Sons of Confederate Veterans mark the 150th ... Hilton Head Island Packet
Loudoun Towns Peal The Bells Thursday Leesburg Today
Dubuque Telegraph Herald  - Joplin Globe  - The Courier
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Bells peal to commemorate anniversary of Civil War's end - WVXU

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 01:08 PM PDT


WVXU

Bells peal to commemorate anniversary of Civil War's end
WVXU
On or about April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at the Appomattox Court House. Bells at the courthouse tolled at exactly 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon to commemorate the occasion, and across the ...
PHOTO & VIDEO: Beaufort Sons of Confederate Veterans mark the 150th ... Hilton Head Island Packet
150 years ago, end of war sparked area celebrations Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Bells will ring out today to honor end of Civil War, Civil Rights anniversary Joplin Globe
The Courier  - Myhorrynews
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Bells ring in Chicago to commemorate Lee's surrender - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 12:46 PM PDT


Chicago Tribune

Bells ring in Chicago to commemorate Lee's surrender
Chicago Tribune
Living historians representing horse and mule teams deliver artillery for a demonstration of the Battle of Appomattox Court House the morning of Gen. Robert E. ... At the Chicago History Museum, four descendants of prisoners and soldiers from Camp ...

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Hear It First: New Track from Breeders/Ampline Project, R. Ring - Yahoo Music (blog)

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 12:09 PM PDT


Yahoo Music (blog)

Hear It First: New Track from Breeders/Ampline Project, R. Ring
Yahoo Music (blog)
For those who are intrigued to hear, Yahoo Music is pleased to premiere a new track “Singing Tower,” which will be released officially on a 7" vinyl split-single with Kentucky garage-rockers Quailbones, out this July via Sofaburn Records. Montgomery ...

Election 2015: Ed Miliband is the man Vladimir Putin wants to run Britain ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 11:54 AM PDT


Channel 4 News

Election 2015: Ed Miliband is the man Vladimir Putin wants to run Britain ...
Telegraph.co.uk
David Cameron at the John Taylor Bell Foundry in Loughborough. David Cameron has been asked about Michael Fallon's comments during a visit to a factory in Leicestershire. Sadly he wasn't aske about the personal nature of his Defence Secretary's attack.
Ahead of election, Cameron's Conservatives hold narrow lead - ComRes poll Yahoo News UK

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Commemorating The Last Days Of The Civil War - Lexington News Gazette

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 10:03 AM PDT


Lexington News Gazette

Commemorating The Last Days Of The Civil War
Lexington News Gazette
Encouraging the bell ringers are (from left) Sarah's father the Rev. Tom Crittenden, rector of R.E. Lee church, and member Gordon Alcock, who each had their turn at ringing the bell. The church's participation took place after member Marcy Orr read ...

Civil War: Lee's surrender at Appomattox, then and now - KIRO Seattle

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 09:25 AM PDT


KIRO Seattle

Civil War: Lee's surrender at Appomattox, then and now
KIRO Seattle
Confederate re-enactors practice stacking their arms as part of commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House in Appomattox, Va., Thursday, April 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Steve Helber ...

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Election 2015: Day at-a-glance (9 April) - BBC News

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 08:28 AM PDT


BBC News

Election 2015: Day at-a-glance (9 April)
BBC News
Here's David Cameron keeping a safe distance from the molten metal at a bell foundry. Check out our pictures from the campaign trail gallery for more, including George Osborne getting his hands dirty at a garage. Prime Minister David Cameron is shown ...
Election 2015: Ed Miliband is the man Vladimir Putin wants to run Britain ... Telegraph.co.uk
David Cameron in plea to voters for a majority The Courier
Ahead of election, Cameron's Conservatives hold narrow lead - ComRes poll Yahoo News UK

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Baguio nostalgia - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 08:15 AM PDT


Baguio nostalgia
BusinessWorld Online Edition
The sights, sounds, scents and textures are suddenly vivid. ... It revives the feelings of spontaneous joy -- seeing rainbows after a hailstorm; touching the crystal dew drops on flower petals; playing with pine cones; going to Easter Eve Vigil rites ...

Aged pension: A tale of mansions and pensions - The Daily Telegraph

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 07:15 AM PDT


The Daily Telegraph

Aged pension: A tale of mansions and pensions
The Daily Telegraph
In doing so Morrison has already managed to peel off one of Labor's natural allies, the Australian Council of Social Services, which now agrees on the needs for structural changes to the pension around the notion of equity. ACOSS suggested policy goes ...

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Our community treasure - Coos Bay World

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 07:03 AM PDT


Coos Bay World

Our community treasure
Coos Bay World
“A lot of it is under the stage, the big wind pipes, and there are two chambers up above each exit in the front and those are big rooms that are just full of pipes — that's where the organ is. ... “In the beginning, pipe organs were just church organs ...

Rowdy cats in Loughborough threaten to upstage David Cameron - Leicester Mercury

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 06:19 AM PDT


Leicester Mercury

Rowdy cats in Loughborough threaten to upstage David Cameron
Leicester Mercury
... a small girl momentarily put her head on a desk as David Cameron read to her providing the dream opportunity for mischievous snappers. Today a pair of rowdy cats threatened to upstage the Prime Minister's visit to Taylor's Bell Foundry in Loughborough.

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Minnesotans sacrificed until end of Civil War - Mankato Free Press

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 06:09 AM PDT


Mankato Free Press

Minnesotans sacrificed until end of Civil War
Mankato Free Press
Starting at 2:15 p.m. and lasting for four minutes — one for each year of the war — bells will ring in unison across the country. In Minnesota ... This fall, the bell will likely peal in celebration of the School Sisters of Notre Dame's 150 years in ...

Ms. Cheap finds wide variety of sales for weekend - The Tennessean

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 06:07 AM PDT


The Tennessean

Ms. Cheap finds wide variety of sales for weekend
The Tennessean
•All About Women has teamed with Tennessee State University to host a free Baby Shower and health fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at McKendree United Methodist Church at 523 Church St. It is a day of free health testing, baby gift giveaways and fun ...

Bells to ring for 150th anniversary of Civil War's end - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 05:31 AM PDT


WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Bells to ring for 150th anniversary of Civil War's end
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
The Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg and the Monocacy (mah-NAH'-kah-see) National Battlefield near Frederick are ringing bells for four minutes Thursday starting at 3:15 p.m. The four minutes symbolize the four years of the war. The ...

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Diamond Walsall couple deferred wedding for a week due to church bell-ringing - Walsall Advertiser

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 04:38 AM PDT


Walsall Advertiser

Diamond Walsall couple deferred wedding for a week due to church bell-ringing
Walsall Advertiser
The couple had planned to wed on Saturday, April 2, 1955 in St Margaret's Church, Great Barr, but were told that, due to the bells being rung at the church to mark Easter that day, they would have to push the ceremony back another week. "We had to wait ...

Centenary Update: Irish President leads Lusitania tributes on May 7 - Centenary News

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 04:12 AM PDT


Centenary News

Centenary Update: Irish President leads Lusitania tributes on May 7
Centenary News
In Kinsale, schools will observe a minute's silence while church bells ring. At the main ... The Cunard Chairman, David Dingle, will take part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Old Church Graveyard in Cobh, where almost 200 Lusitania victims are buried.

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Prime Minister David Cameron in Loughborough this morning at Taylor's Bell ... - LoughboroughEcho.net

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 03:33 AM PDT


LoughboroughEcho.net

Prime Minister David Cameron in Loughborough this morning at Taylor's Bell ...
LoughboroughEcho.net
PRIME Minister David Cameron visited Loughborough John Taylor's Bell Foundry today (April 9) to give her backing to Nicky Morgan's bid for a second term as MP for Loughborough. The Conservative Party leader was also announcing his latest pledge of ...
Rowdy cats in Loughborough threaten to upstage David Cameron Leicester Mercury

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Holding the hands of time - Stowe Today

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 03:22 AM PDT


Stowe Today

Holding the hands of time
Stowe Today
Inside that clock tower, high above Main Street, are sights familiar to a short, lean and rough-hewn man who moves through the inner-workings of clock towers with feline finesse, a regular cat in the belfry. Stephen Cowdell is a horologist, someone ...

Red Sox bats go cold in loss to Phillies - Boston Herald

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 03:20 AM PDT


Boston Herald

Red Sox bats go cold in loss to Phillies
Boston Herald
But it happened to Ramirez, whose Opening Day grand slam two days earlier was still ringing in the Phillies' ears like the Liberty Bell when he stepped to the plate against closer Jonathan Papelbon (remember him?) ... The record will show that the Red ...

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Here and There – 4-9-15 - Edgefieldadvertiser

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 02:56 AM PDT


Edgefieldadvertiser

Here and There – 4-9-15
Edgefieldadvertiser
At Spann Methodist Church, Ward, a congregational singing of hymns and patriotic songs and solos by Steve Hendrickson, trumpeter with the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, D.C. Public is invited for the April 8 service at 7:00 p.m. Information ...

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Magna Carta 800th anniversary: Events around Surrey - Get Surrey

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 02:26 AM PDT


Magna Carta 800th anniversary: Events around Surrey
Get Surrey
To mark the 800th anniversary this year of the sealing of Magna Carta at Runnymede in June 1215, a series of events are being held across Surrey to celebrate the momentous occasion. There are talks by leading historians on the importance of the ...

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Pictures Of The Day: The Best Images From Around The World On Thursday 9th ... - Huffington Post UK

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 02:15 AM PDT


Pictures Of The Day: The Best Images From Around The World On Thursday 9th ...
Huffington Post UK
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, centre, stands with Foundry Chairman Andrew Wilby, left, and local MP Nicky Morgan as they watch a bell being cast during a visit to John Taylor Bell Foundry in Loughborough, England, Thursday, April 9, 2015.

Magnificent Mozart combines music, modern dance and bells in Wareham - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 09 Apr 2015 01:29 AM PDT


Magnificent Mozart combines music, modern dance and bells in Wareham
Blackmore Vale Magazine
Wareham was the first church in Dorset to have a true octave of bells pre-1700. As the audience leaves the church, with the Coronation Mass ringing in their ears, the church bells a peal of bell will ring out similar to that heard at coronations over ...

All is set for the 48th Gathering - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 08 Apr 2015 11:02 PM PDT


Morpeth Herald

All is set for the 48th Gathering
Morpeth Herald
The ground floor church of St George's is as usual the venue for the afternoon's instrument competitions – not St Robert's as given on some publicity, which is where the dialect sessions are held. An extra music session for Northumbrian small pipers ...

Daily Calendar - Beatrice Daily Sun

Posted: 08 Apr 2015 10:49 PM PDT


Daily Calendar
Beatrice Daily Sun
150th Anniversary of the Civil War: Homestead National Monument of America will join in the commemoration by ringing the school bell at Freeman School at 2:15 pm (CDT). You are invited to join us, or simply step outside and listen to your community ...

Skipton Gala to go medieval as town celebrates links with Magna Carta - Craven Herald

Posted: 08 Apr 2015 10:26 PM PDT


Craven Herald

Skipton Gala to go medieval as town celebrates links with Magna Carta
Craven Herald
The following day, on Sunday, June 15, Holy Trinity Church's bells at the top of Skipton High Street, will join in a special nationwide peal composed especially for the event. On the same day, the church will hold a 'LiberTeas' garden party, another ...

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Market and theater highlight weekend - Natchez Democrat

Posted: 08 Apr 2015 10:16 PM PDT


Market and theater highlight weekend
Natchez Democrat
NATCHEZ — A musical production, sports activities and a community-wide garage sale will keep Miss-Lou residents busy this weekend. Thunderstorms are predicted to occur throughout weekend with temperatures remaining in the high 70s and low 80s.

Bell ringing to mark anniversary of end of Civil War - Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Posted: 08 Apr 2015 10:02 PM PDT


Yale News

Bell ringing to mark anniversary of end of Civil War
Journal Gazette and Times-Courier
The bell in the tower outside Eastern Illinois University's Booth Library will ring for part of the time but it can't ring for the full four minutes, he said. So, there will also be chimes at the university's Military Science Department building. In ...
Bells across the land Suffolk News-Herald
Joliet church bells will remember Appomattox The Herald-News
Bells Across the Land: New Haven remembers Appomattox Yale News

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Bells to ring to commemorate end of Civil War celebration - The Daily Eastern News

Posted: 08 Apr 2015 09:29 PM PDT


Bells to ring to commemorate end of Civil War celebration
The Daily Eastern News
Bells will be heard ringing throughout Charleston churches, temples, schools, city halls, public buildings and historic sites from around Coles County for the “Bells Across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox” at 2:15 p.m on Thursday. The bell ...

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Time to be positive about town's future - Craven Herald

Posted: 08 Apr 2015 08:08 PM PDT


Craven Herald

Time to be positive about town's future
Craven Herald
Look at Holy Trinity Church, the ancient castle and wood, the canal system, the stone buildings, the town's lovely approaches into it and the panoramic views around it. No wonder house prices ... Greatwood School is neighbouring to this site, will the ...

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Red Sox fall short in chilly Philly - Boston Herald

Posted: 08 Apr 2015 07:15 PM PDT

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