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Jacksonville area's notable deaths for 2015 - Florida Times-Union

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 08:32 AM PST


Jacksonville area's notable deaths for 2015
Florida Times-Union
Among his signature buildings were Wesley Manor Retirement Village, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Art Museum, the Koger Gallery of Oriental Art, the Sawgrass Racquet Club and his own St. Nicholas riverfront home ...

Couple Takes Selfie With Burning Dubai Hotel, Slammed On Twitter - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 08:18 AM PST


The Bell Ringer

Couple Takes Selfie With Burning Dubai Hotel, Slammed On Twitter
The Bell Ringer
The Address Downtown hotel, located a few blocks from the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower, was engulfed in flames across several storeys. We didn't think then that it was anything more sinister. Holding on for dear life outside the building, he ...
Dubai New Year fireworks kick off while nearby tower blazesThe Bell Ringer

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Christmas at Mepkin Abbey - Charleston Post Courier

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 05:07 AM PST


Charleston Post Courier

Christmas at Mepkin Abbey
Charleston Post Courier
The church is modestly decorated with greens and poinsettias. They sing unison hymns and carols; they read from Psalm 119, which concerns the importance of following God's laws; and they sing again, this time antiphonally. The bells in the tower ring ...

Revelers put jitters apart to ring in new yr - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 03:45 AM PST


Revelers put jitters apart to ring in new yr
The Times (subscription)
South Koreans mark New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people ... MALAYSIA. Security has been beefed up in Malaysia's biggest city, Kuala Lumpur, where fireworks will ...

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Jimmy Carter's grandson dies suddenly at age 28 - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 03:39 AM PST


The Bell Ringer

Jimmy Carter's grandson dies suddenly at age 28
The Bell Ringer
Former President Jimmy Carter stunned churchgoers at his Plains, Georgia church on Sunday by announcing his 28-year-old grandson's death just hours after it happened. "An official with the church said Jeremy Carter felt unwell Saturday and took a nap".
Hours after death of grandson, Jimmy Carter reveals the news to his churchCNN
Former President Jimmy Carter Reveals He Has Cancer That Has Spread to Other ...People Magazine
Jimmy Carter's Sunday School Class - Maranatha Baptist ChurchMaranatha Baptist Church

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Man legally changes his name to Darth Vader - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 03:38 AM PST


The Bell Ringer

Man legally changes his name to Darth Vader
The Bell Ringer
Attendee numbers at the Zionskirche - or Zion Church - were much higher than usual this last Sunday as a result of pandering to the nerd community, with around 500 people coming to sing songs at God in their Star Wars costumes while waving lightsabers ...
Canandaigua man changes his name to Darth VaderRochester Democrat and Chronicle
Awaiting Bone Marrow Transplant by Darth Vader - GoFundMeGoFundMe
German Church Celebrates Star Wars During Sunday ServiceTIME
Reuters
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5 Uncommon New Yr's Eve Traditions and Superstitions - The Times (subscription)

Posted: 02 Jan 2016 12:29 AM PST


5 Uncommon New Yr's Eve Traditions and Superstitions
The Times (subscription)
At midnight, as he lets a rope slip between his fingers, lowering a possum in a plexiglass cage from the roof of his gas station, Mr. Logan will call out, as he has every New Year's Eve since 1990, “5, 4, 3, 2, 1!” And then, as the crowd starts going ...

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South Africa v England: second Test, day one – live! - The Guardian

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 11:23 PM PST


The Guardian

South Africa v England: second Test, day one – live!
The Guardian
50th over: England 158-2 (Compton 41, Root 18) “Afternoon Smyth, afternoon everybody,” says Josh Robinson. “I never thought I'd find myself saying (let alone writing) this, but I'm coming to feel that leaving Bell out of this touring party was a good ...

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South Africa v England: second Test, day one – as it happened - The Guardian

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 11:23 PM PST


South Africa v England: second Test, day one – as it happened
The Guardian
One bad ball from van Zyl, which Stokes thumped through the ring fielders but right to the offside sweeper for one. .... Nick Church (@_Churchie) January 2, 2016 ..... There is a bit of panic about these increasingly frequent bowling changes, and ...

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Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ... - Montgomery Newspapers

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 10:19 PM PST


Montgomery Newspapers

Parishioners get rare glimpse of cross from tower of St. John the Baptist in ...
Montgomery Newspapers
Parishioners and guests are invited to fill out a petition paper with a prayer in thanksgiving for the parish, for the ongoing the healing, restoration & growth of our parish family, and for your, family and loved ones,” the invitation, shared by ...

Church bell-ringing to fight the festive bulge - Premier

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 10:08 PM PST


Church bell-ringing to fight the festive bulge
Premier
Peter Jenkinson said that: "Virtually anyone can enjoy ringing church bells and you don't have to be a regular church member to take part. "We are always happy to help anyone interested. Bell-ringing is a great hobby. Ringers can visit churches and be ...

Three people questioned about holiday plot are released - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 09:33 PM PST


CNN

Three people questioned about holiday plot are released
The Bell Ringer
New Zealand, the first nation with a sizable population to celebrate the New Year, counted down the seconds to midnight with a giant digital clock on Auckland's landmark Sky Tower. The city put on a spectacular display centred around the world famous ...
World welcomes New Year despite terror fearsThe Bell Ringer

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London welcomes 2016 with dazzling fireworks - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 08:23 PM PST


The Bell Ringer

London welcomes 2016 with dazzling fireworks
The Bell Ringer
Elsewhere, New Zealand counted down the seconds to midnight with a giant digital clock on Auckland's Sky Tower as it become the first nation with a sizeable population to welcome in 2016. Partygoers from around the world had waited hours at the famed ...
Belgium: 3 people questioned about holiday plot are releasedThe Bell Ringer

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The Iron Banner Returns to Destiny: The Taken King - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 07:19 PM PST


MNR Daily

The Iron Banner Returns to Destiny: The Taken King
The Bell Ringer
Exclusive items can be purchased from Lord Saladin in the Tower depending on the players' rank. The great thing about this launch is that those items will be available not only to PlayStation 3 and 4 players but it will also be available to Xbox One ...
The Iron Banner Returns Today in Destiny: The Taken King – PlayStation.BlogPlayStation.Blog

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All Missouri Interstates Now Open - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:25 PM PST


The Bell Ringer

All Missouri Interstates Now Open
The Bell Ringer
Waters from the Mississippi River have already risen to the level or will exceed the levees in Chester, Grand Tower and Thebes, Illinois, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency said. However, there was still cause for grave concern, as hundreds of ...

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Kelham, Notts

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Augmentation (3 >> 4) and restoration work completed

St Anne, Alderney

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Presence of simulator noted

Sawston, Cambs

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:00 PM PST

Essential mtce & repairs completed; fully operational again

New Year firework displays from around the world - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 02:24 PM PST


New Year firework displays from around the world
The Bell Ringer
In Japan, people released balloons by Tokyo Tower, while South Koreans celebrated with traditional bell-ringing. Up to 25,000 people had been expected to turn out for the festivities in New Zealand's largest city. The spectacle moved to Australia ...

Cosby lawyer says criminal charge is unjustified, comedian will be exonerated - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 09:11 AM PST


The Bell Ringer

Cosby lawyer says criminal charge is unjustified, comedian will be exonerated
The Bell Ringer
Until now, Cosby's resources had secured for him the invaluable prize of time: He had bought his way past numerous statutes of limitations, but not the 12-year clock set by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, where Andrea Constand alleged that Cosby ...

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Despite fears and huge Dubai fire, New Year revelry rolls on - Stars and Stripes

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 08:08 AM PST


CBS News

Despite fears and huge Dubai fire, New Year revelry rolls on
Stars and Stripes
As midnight approached, families bundled up for visits to neighborhood temples, where the ritual ringing of huge bronze bells reverberated through the chill. Tokyo was on special alert for ... South Koreans marked New Year's Eve with traditional bell ...
New Year's revelers unfazed by attack worriesCBS News

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The world celebrates new year - ZNBC

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 08:08 AM PST


ZNBC

The world celebrates new year
ZNBC
New Zealand, the first nation with a sizable population to celebrate the New Year, counted down the seconds to midnight with a giant digital clock on Auckland's landmark Sky Tower. Horns blared ... As midnight approached, families bundled up for visits ...
Brussels Police Investigate Reports of Police Orgy Amid Terror AlertNew York Times

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Taunton church bells rung for final time ahead of refit - BBC News

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 07:08 AM PST


BBC News

Taunton church bells rung for final time ahead of refit
BBC News
A set of church bells that are difficult to ring because they were set too high up are to peal for the final time before they are replaced. The set of ... This is a memorial to four St Mary's ringers killed in World War One and will be put on display ...

Offerings to the New Year pyre - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 05:40 AM PST


The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)

Offerings to the New Year pyre
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog)
The Boeoegg, a snowman made of wadding and filled with firecrackers, burns atop a bonfire in the Sechselaeuten square in Zurich. As the bells of St. Peter's church chime six o'clock, the bonfire below the "Boeoegg" is set alight and mounted guildsmen ...

New Year fireworks: Watch the whole display from Hong Kong - The Bell Ringer

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 05:18 AM PST


New Year fireworks: Watch the whole display from Hong Kong
The Bell Ringer
About 150,000 police officers and soldiers have been deployed to safeguard churches, airports and other public places. ... But shortly before the clocks turned midnight, police in Munich urged people to avoid train stations due to an "imminent threat ...

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OK Mr Popular, show us your plan - Perth Now

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 05:03 AM PST


Perth Now

OK Mr Popular, show us your plan
Perth Now
Tony has been building a sandcastle, complete with shell encrusted windows and a cuttlefish bell tower, for nearly four hours. Mike wanders over and creates an inlet for water to gush into the moat. Not yet three years old, his work and determination ...

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Quotes of the year 2015 - Mansfield Chad

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 04:05 AM PST


Mansfield Chad

Quotes of the year 2015
Mansfield Chad
“I'm one of the middle-aged (OK, a bit older) females who are not embarrassed to say I believe in God - which is just about the most embarrassing thing you can own up to these days, even more than admitting you fancy someone under 30.” Broadcaster ...

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Church Listing - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 02:08 AM PST


Market Rasen Mail

Church Listing
Market Rasen Mail
January 6: 9am Morning Prayer at Market Rasen; 10am - 11.30am Mini Messy in Market Rasen Church Room; 7.30pm Bell Ringing Practice. January 7: 9.30am BCP Communion at Market Rasen; 10.30am Communion at waterloo House. January 9: 2pm ...

New Year's Eve 2015 celebrations - world celebrates start of 2016 - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 01:03 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

New Year's Eve 2015 celebrations - world celebrates start of 2016
Telegraph.co.uk
17:00. Malaysia. Fireworks explode in front of Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur .... The country marks New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. Thousands of people ...
New Year's Eve balloons in Tokyo after Sydney's firework extravaganza ring in 2016Daily Mail
New Yr's revelers unfazed by assault worriesThe Times (subscription)
World welcomes New Year, revelers defy terror worries -- in most placesToday's Zaman
The Japan Times
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ON THIS DAY: Scunthorpe Telegraph pictures from New Year's Day 2000 and 2001 - Scunthorpe Telegraph

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 12:34 AM PST


ON THIS DAY: Scunthorpe Telegraph pictures from New Year's Day 2000 and 2001
Scunthorpe Telegraph
... The balloons are released at the start of the West Butterwick Millennium Committee Balloon Race which; Five year old Jake Barnard with his balloon before the start of the West Butterwick Millennium; The bell ringers at St Hybalds Church in Scawby ...

Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding - Hull Daily Mail

Posted: 01 Jan 2016 12:26 AM PST


Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding
Hull Daily Mail
"The side door of the church was open to allow bell ringers easy access to the building so as not to disturb the ceremony. "Mr Kendall was homeless and living in the church grounds at the time." The oil painting, which shows the church and people ...

Down Memory Lane - Brewery's bells tradition - Thurrock Gazette

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 11:12 PM PST


Down Memory Lane - Brewery's bells tradition
Thurrock Gazette
One interesting tradition linked to the brewery is that Mr Squire provided an annual supper to the Stanford-le-Hope church bell-ringers on New Year's Eve. Presumably, this was held in one of the local pubs, after which the bell ringers would go to the ...

Sweet '16: Local celebrations ring in the new year - Salisbury Post

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 10:39 PM PST


Salisbury Post

Sweet '16: Local celebrations ring in the new year
Salisbury Post
From the gazebo at the base of the Bell Tower on West Innes Street, Mayor Karen Alexander starts counting out loud when the clock reaches 20 seconds, the crowd yelling each number out with her. At the stroke of midnight, a bell rings out across the ...

World ushers in 2016 - The Columbian

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 10:25 PM PST


The Columbian

World ushers in 2016
The Columbian
KOREAS: outh Koreans marked New Year's Eve with traditional bell ringing ceremonies, fireworks and outdoor music and dance performances. One celebration was organized at a town near the border with rival North Korea to watch one of the ceremonies ...

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First Night Worcester festivities offer a day and night of contrasts - Worcester Telegram

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 09:26 PM PST


Worcester Telegram

First Night Worcester festivities offer a day and night of contrasts
Worcester Telegram
... Chorus in Wesley United Methodist Church, 114 Main St. The performance included the Worcester Children's Chorus youngest choir singing "Ding Dong Merrily on High," and 16-year-old violinist P.J. Mara of the music school giving a solo rendition of V ...

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Guilford County clergy work and play — just like us - Greensboro News & Record

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 09:03 PM PST


Greensboro News & Record

Guilford County clergy work and play — just like us
Greensboro News & Record
They teach CPR: Bishop San Juan Timmons of True Salvation Christian Fellowship, who is also the EMS department chairman at Guilford Technical Community College and a part-time paramedic. They have a back story: Singing telegrams in a gorilla suit for ...

How the world partied into 2016 - NEWS.com.au

Posted: 31 Dec 2015 06:46 PM PST

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