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'Dark Souls' Story Explained: Lordran, Drangleic And The Undead Curse - Tech Times

Posted: 22 Feb 2016 05:51 AM PST


Tech Times

'Dark Souls' Story Explained: Lordran, Drangleic And The Undead Curse
Tech Times
These bells were said to reveal an ancient being and the path forward towards Gwyn - and, after slaying both the Belltower Gargoyles and Chaos Witch Quelaag, the Chosen Undead rung the Bells. Upon returning to Firelink Shrine, the Chosen Undead ...

Over 600 architectural monuments close to collapse in Romania, Ministry plans “emergency fund for heritage” - Romania-Insider.com

Posted: 22 Feb 2016 02:08 AM PST


Romania-Insider.com

Over 600 architectural monuments close to collapse in Romania, Ministry plans “emergency fund for heritage
Romania-Insider.com
One of them referred to the bell tower of the fortified church in Roades (dating from the 15th century) while the second one was about the crash of the Romanesque tower of the fortified church in Rotbav (13th century). The Ministry will support the ...

Cathedral bells ring out for Cathedral School - Bristol24/7

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 10:56 PM PST


Bristol24/7

Cathedral bells ring out for Cathedral School
Bristol24/7
Bristol Cathedral bells rang out on Friday afternoon to celebrate Bristol Cathedral Choir School's outstanding Ofsted report. A team of eight bell-ringers gathered in the north-west tower for their specially arranged afternoon session, where they rang ...

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church reinstates 142-year-old bell - KSLA-TV

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 09:52 PM PST


Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church reinstates 142-year-old bell
KSLA-TV
"This bell has rung in three different centuries: it rang in the 1800s, it rang in the 1900s, it rings now in the 2000s," said church member Johnnie Mouton. The bell was constructed in 1875. Whenever it rang at Evergreen, church member Ivy Mouton ...

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Father Mike - The New Yorker

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 09:00 PM PST


The New Yorker

Father Mike
The New Yorker
For forty years, Pfleger has worked and lived at the Faith Community of St. Sabina, Chicago's largest African-American Catholic church. His neighborhood, Auburn-Gresham, ..... The great stone bell tower of St. Sabina can be seen for a dozen blocks in ...

Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church reinstates 142-year-old bell - KPLC-TV

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 08:46 PM PST


Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church reinstates 142-year-old bell
KPLC-TV
"This bell has rung in three different centuries: it rang in the 1800s, it rang in the 1900s, it rings now in the 2000s," said church member Johnnie Mouton. The bell was constructed in 1875. Whenever it rang at Evergreen, church member Ivy Mouton ...

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SS. Cosmas-Damian Church closing next month - Philly.com

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 07:57 PM PST


Philly.com

SS. Cosmas-Damian Church closing next month
Philly.com
In July 2014, the church merged with three other nearby parishes - St. Gertrude, St. Mary and St. Matthew - to form a consolidated St. Matthew Parish under the archdiocese's ongoing Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative. ... Church maintenance at SS ...

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Unsung sites of black history in the Richmond area - Richmond.com

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 07:35 PM PST


Unsung sites of black history in the Richmond area
Richmond.com
It was reassembled on campus, and the Belgian Friendship Building's landmark tower would become a signature of the university. (In an interesting footnote, the ... Browne opened the bank in the parlor of his Jackson Ward home at 105 W. Jackson St ...

Five years on Christchurch remembers - Radio New Zealand

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 06:49 PM PST


Radio New Zealand

Five years on Christchurch remembers
Radio New Zealand
Dignitaries and families of Japanese nationals who lost their lives in the earthquake five years ago today are gathering at Christchurch's Transitional Cathedral to pay their respects. Of the 185 people killed when the earthquake struck shortly; 28 of ...
In silence for Christchurch: NZ remembers victims of 2011 earthquakeNew Zealand Herald
Feature story: Five years after deadly quake, Christchurch's heart still missingTVNZ
5 years after quake, New Zealand city's heart still missingSTLtoday.com

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Bells toll in Lancaster – mirthfully - Buffalo News

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 06:35 PM PST


Buffalo News

Bells toll in Lancaster – mirthfully
Buffalo News
The chiming of bells rings out to mark the time of day. Seconds later, the electronic carillon ... Anchored on the second tier of the tower, the 1852 bell cast in Buffalo is the centerpiece of a dusty and drab little space. Before its Town Hall debut ...

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Opinion: Today's refugee is tomorrow's resident and Kiwi of the future - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 04:54 PM PST


Taranaki Daily News

Opinion: Today's refugee is tomorrow's resident and Kiwi of the future
Taranaki Daily News
A campaign to raise the quota from 750 to 1500 places has gathered steam due to the support of numerous churches, human rights groups like Amnesty International and charities like World Vision. What would such an increase mean to cities the size of New ...

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SS Cosmas, Damian Church closing March 16 - Philly.com

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 02:41 PM PST


Philly.com

SS Cosmas, Damian Church closing March 16
Philly.com
In July 2014, the church merged with three other nearby parishes - Saint Gertrude, Saint Mary and Saint Matthew - to form a new Saint Matthew Parish under the archdiocese's ongoing Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative. Saint Matthew in Conshohocken ...

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Targa West launch in Perth this Friday - RallySport Magazine

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 01:41 PM PST


RallySport Magazine

Targa West launch in Perth this Friday
RallySport Magazine
“We encourage families to take advantage of the vehicle display being amongst vibrant city tourist destinations of the Bell Tower and the new Elizabeth Quay, and spend the morning or afternoon exploring the area.” Drivers and event organisers will be ...

The bell tolls for Lancaster – and residents like it - Buffalo News

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 01:16 PM PST


Buffalo News

The bell tolls for Lancaster – and residents like it
Buffalo News
The chiming sound of bells rings out to mark the time of day. Seconds later, the electronic carillon ... The three-story, four-faced clock tower is where time is measured, a carillon of bells chime and old time music plays. The tower is perched at the ...

Five questions with: Nick Phillips - Otago Daily Times

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 08:42 AM PST


Otago Daily Times

Five questions with: Nick Phillips
Otago Daily Times
Mr Phillips says theirs is a secular society that has a good relationship with the church and is always looking for people wanting to learn the art and craft of bellringing. By day, he looks after IT for the Otago Medical School, University of Otago ...

Feature story: Five years after deadly quake, Christchurch's heart still missing - TVNZ

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 08:22 AM PST


PhillyVoice.com

Feature story: Five years after deadly quake, Christchurch's heart still missing
TVNZ
Five years since the Christchurch earthquake killed 185 people and destroyed hundreds of buildings, some residents have taken to calling it the "Donut City". The ravaged city centre is still ... Christchurch's iconic Anglican cathedral is a crumbling ...
5 years after quake, New Zealand city's heart still missingPhillyVoice.com

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Week in review - Post-Bulletin

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 05:15 AM PST


Post-Bulletin

Week in review
Post-Bulletin
PINE ISLAND — Some neighbors of the Church of St. Michael, are asking the city council to enforce its noise ordinance with regard to the Catholic church's bells. One neighbor has taken volume readings at the ... are part of the church's religious ...

Religious Heritage: sixty churches will share 10 million - The Siver Times

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 04:37 AM PST


The Siver Times

Religious Heritage: sixty churches will share 10 million
The Siver Times
Fifty-nine Quebec churches whose bell tower, facade walls, interior decorations or artwork they house are ailing will receive financial aid of 10 million from the Ministry of Culture to remake a beauty. Among the planned projects include St. Patrick's ...

Hindu priest killed, 2 devotees injured in Bangladesh - KIRO Seattle

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 04:09 AM PST


KIRO Seattle

Hindu priest killed, 2 devotees injured in Bangladesh
KIRO Seattle
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Five years after an earthquake in Christchurch killed 185 people and destroyed hundreds of buildings, some residents have taken to calling it the "Donut City. ... Director Stephen Bell said his company worked for ...

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Most suspects freed in Indonesia raid as tough law pending - KIRO Seattle

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 03:42 AM PST


KIRO Seattle

Most suspects freed in Indonesia raid as tough law pending
KIRO Seattle
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Five years after an earthquake in Christchurch killed 185 people and destroyed hundreds of buildings, some residents have taken to calling it the "Donut City." The ravaged ... Director Stephen Bell said his company ...

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My quest for the lost Ark of the Covenant - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 03:30 AM PST


Morpeth Herald

My quest for the lost Ark of the Covenant
Morpeth Herald
Former Morpeth Town Council assistant Stevie Matthews has travelled the globe completing long-distance runs, mountain treks and other challenges, often in support of charity. Here she tells us about her latest adventure in search of the Ark of the ...

Restored bells returned to Wiltshire church - BBC News

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 02:25 AM PST


BBC News

Restored bells returned to Wiltshire church
BBC News
"They're being brought back for preservation, not for use." Once the old bells have been re-hung in the tower a new belfry floor and ringing chamber will be installed, as part of the £200,000 project. The casting of the new peal of six bells will take ...

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Martians, bells, cutlery… things are all relative when you think about it - The Guardian

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 02:02 AM PST


The Guardian

Martians, bells, cutlery… things are all relative when you think about it
The Guardian
But also, the individual copy of this particular issue of the Observer that you might be currently holding is a thing – and a different thing from the institution of the newspaper itself, or the concept of a day's individual edition, but somehow linked ...

Fijians told to stay inside after ferocious cyclone kills 6 - KIRO Seattle

Posted: 21 Feb 2016 01:56 AM PST


KIRO Seattle

Fijians told to stay inside after ferocious cyclone kills 6
KIRO Seattle
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Five years after an earthquake in Christchurch killed 185 people and destroyed hundreds of buildings, some residents have taken to calling it the "Donut City." The ravaged ... Director Stephen Bell said his company ...

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Letters: Cameron gave EU leaders little incentive to agree to fundamental reform - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 11:02 PM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Letters: Cameron gave EU leaders little incentive to agree to fundamental reform
Telegraph.co.uk
SIR – As a former ringer, I agree that bell-ringing should be classed as a sport. It takes some strength to swing half a ton ... Method ringing, which follows mathematical patterns, requires mental agility and a sense of competition between the ringers ...

Blooms sent around Christchurch for River of Flowers - The Press

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 10:14 PM PST


The Press

Blooms sent around Christchurch for River of Flowers
The Press
Thousands of flowers are being sent out to sites around the city for Monday's River of Flowers commemoration. On Monday people will be able to place flowers in waterways at 19 sites around greater Christchurch – the most sites since the first such ...

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Rear View: Danny and the right to drive tipsy - Irish Independent

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 06:33 PM PST


Irish Independent

Rear View: Danny and the right to drive tipsy
Irish Independent
The idea is being floated that bell-ringing should soon be recognised as a sport. Campanologists have long argued that their activity is more arduous than recognised sports such as snooker and fishing, and it was even suggested this week that it could ...

Church to dedicate new bell tower - American Press

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 01:56 PM PST


Church to dedicate new bell tower
American Press
The church raised money for the bell tower, and Acme Brick Co. donated bricks for the construction, she said. One of the original members of Evergreen Missionary was Johnny Sams, who was also one of the bell ringers. Two other bell ringers are Willy ...

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Town to light up for Queen's birthday - Impartial Reporter

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 12:07 PM PST


Town to light up for Queen's birthday
Impartial Reporter
After the service the Cathedral Bell Ringers will ring a special peal of bells in celebration as the birthday beacon is lit and the beams of light shine brightly into the night sky. Monsignor Peter O'Reilly of St. Michael's and Dean Kenneth Hall of St ...

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Polymath Author And Teacher Umberto Eco Passes - CounterCurrents.org

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 08:15 AM PST


Polymath Author And Teacher Umberto Eco Passes
CounterCurrents.org
I had the good luck of interviewing Umberto Eco in the year 2000, a text which however rings extremely current due to his long-range vision. His novel, The ... The library is housed in a twelth century Romanesque cloister, topped by a bell tower of ...

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COMMUNITY NEWS: Kemble/Somerford Keynes/Poole Keynes - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 07:12 AM PST


COMMUNITY NEWS: Kemble/Somerford Keynes/Poole Keynes
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
FRIENDLY Bridge on Monday evening at 7.30pm in the Tavern Pub. All welcome both novices and experts. COME along and learn a new skill in Kemble belfry when the bellringers will be in the tower from 7pm for their practice night on Monday evening.

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Moose Lake goes vintage for Valentine's Day - Pine Journal

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 06:17 AM PST


Moose Lake goes vintage for Valentine's Day
Pine Journal
Emcee Mrs. Lou Hall puts an organdy apron on Alana Wallin, a teenage volunteer model, during the Style Show and Tea held Valentine's Day at the Soo Line Event Center in Moose Lake. Jamie Lund/jlund@pinejournal.com ...

Bristol school celebrates outstanding OFSTED report - with bells on - Bristol Post

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 05:45 AM PST


Bristol school celebrates outstanding OFSTED report - with bells on
Bristol Post
Bristol school celebrates outstanding OFSTED report - with bells on ... The school rang the church bells on Friday afternoon for half an hour to celebrate their good news. Chair of ... "Schools often celebrate positive inspection reports by putting up ...

Churches show love during February - Newnan Times-Herald

Posted: 20 Feb 2016 12:36 AM PST


Newnan Times-Herald

Churches show love during February
Newnan Times-Herald
“The sanctus bell is a bell rung by a verger during the Eucharist to emphasize and call attention to particular moments in the liturgy. The bell may be a small hand bell or set of bells, or a gong rung with a clapper, or the tower bell of the church ...

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Freeport FebFest winds up for a big finish - Lewiston Sun Journal

Posted: 19 Feb 2016 09:07 PM PST


Freeport FebFest winds up for a big finish
Lewiston Sun Journal
The event features short films on conservation topics, including “1,000 Feet & Below,” about Maine's smaller ski areas. Coastal Winds and the Pine Tree Academy Band will perform a pops concert that evening at 7 p.m. in the Pine Tree Academy gymnasium.

Adaptation of Umberto Eco's 'The Name of the Rose' not a sweet success - Los Angeles Times

Posted: 19 Feb 2016 05:49 PM PST


Los Angeles Times

Adaptation of Umberto Eco's 'The Name of the Rose' not a sweet success
Los Angeles Times
Italian writer Umberto Eco has died at age 84. His first and one of his best-known novels, "The Name of the Rose," was adapted into a film starring Sean Connery and Christian Slater in 1986. This review of the film originally appeared in The Times on Sept.
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