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Gigi The Cow Broke The Milk Production Record. Is That Bad For Cows? - WUWM

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 07:17 AM PDT


WUWM

Gigi The Cow Broke The Milk Production Record. Is That Bad For Cows?
WUWM
... being bred to be larger, hungrier, and more productive. But this drive to raise ever-larger, hulking Holsteins has some prominent livestock advocates ringing alarm bells. ... we have a height limitation due to bridges," Grandin says. "You're not ...

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Fun times with our governor - TBO.com

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 06:46 AM PDT


TBO.com

Fun times with our governor
TBO.com
Hey, why change a winning strategy, right? So far, Scott's evasiveness seems only to annoy the right people, or too few of the wrong people — *blush* — to put him off stride. Wait. Don't get the wrong idea. Scott, who never has lost an election in ...

Speaking of Your Health: Brain injury awareness month - Logan Daily News

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 05:39 AM PDT


Speaking of Your Health: Brain injury awareness month
Logan Daily News
This can create a chemical change in the brain and sometimes stretch and damage brain cells. There are steps individuals can take to prevent concussions including: • Buckle children in ... Some general signs to watch for include: dizziness, headaches ...

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What is David Beckham's role in Olympic opening ceremony / London 2012 Olympics News - National Turk English

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 05:02 AM PDT


National Turk English

What is David Beckham's role in Olympic opening ceremony / London 2012 Olympics News
National Turk English
The ceremony itself will begin with the ringing of the world's largest harmonically tuned bell. At 27 tons, this bell was created at London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry, which was also where Big Ben was made. With one of the ceremony's goals being ...

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Bell ringers' fayre effort to help residents - Bridlington Today

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 04:03 AM PDT


Bridlington Today

Bell ringers' fayre effort to help residents
Bridlington Today
The Priory Hand Bell Ringers have a close relationship with neighbouring Kirkgate House, a specialist home for those with learning difficulties. The group held a fayre to raise £350 for tablet computers, supporting a technology-based development ...

Religion News - Arizona Daily Sun

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 03:38 AM PDT


Religion News
Arizona Daily Sun
We'll begin all services in the Memorial Garden (weather permitting) or the Parish Hall, and make our procession into the sanctuary. The Rev. Janetta ... The church will be open for prayer and meditation until 3 p.m., at which time the tower bell will ...

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A LEIGH couple have scooped £1million with a national lottery scratchcard. - Echo

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 12:19 AM PDT


Echo

A LEIGH couple have scooped £1million with a national lottery scratchcard.
Echo
Still sitting in his van, he sent a picture to his brother ringing him to say he thought he'd won £1million. With his brother now saying it looked real Paul realised he'd better ring Camelot. He said: “By the time I'd been through the checking and ...

Talk of the Times: Students to test dangers of texting while driving - Gloucester Daily Times

Posted: 19 Mar 2016 12:17 AM PDT


Gloucester Daily Times

Talk of the Times: Students to test dangers of texting while driving
Gloucester Daily Times
The second annual Helen Garland Universal Earth Day and Equinox bell ringing will take place this Sunday, March 20, at 2 p.m. at Gloucester's Unitarian Universalist Church located at 10 Church St. in the heart of the city. A musical tribute to Pete ...

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Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's 150-year-old bells chime once more, to parishioners' delight - Omaha World-Herald

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 10:34 PM PDT


Omaha World-Herald

Repairs will let St. Frances Cabrini's 150-year-old bells chime once more, to parishioners' delight
Omaha World-Herald
Helen Butera grew up four blocks from St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church and remembers the mighty sound of the parish bells. The church's four bronze bells rang at weddings, tolled at funerals, clanged at noon and pealed before Masses and to signal ...

Experience authentic history at Mission San Antonio de Padua - The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 10:33 PM PDT


The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)

Experience authentic history at Mission San Antonio de Padua
The San Luis Obispo Tribune (blog)
Demonstrations will include adobe brick-, tortilla-, rope- and bead-making, acorn grinding, weaving, face painting, bell ringing and more. John Warren's The New World Baroque Orchestra will perform a Mission-era concert in the restored church with its ...

Mission Celebrates St. Joseph's Day, Return of the Swallows Saturday - Capistrano Dispatch

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 07:41 PM PDT


Capistrano Dispatch

Mission Celebrates St. Joseph's Day, Return of the Swallows Saturday
Capistrano Dispatch
Throughout the day, the Mission's historic bells will be rung to honor St. Joseph's Day. An official bell-ringing ceremony will be held at the Historic Bell Wall at 11:40 a.m. For the first time ever, this year's celebration will also feature a flyover ...

Years later, Lac-Mégantic residents grapple with mental aftershocks of tragedy - The Globe and Mail

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 06:24 PM PDT


The Globe and Mail

Years later, Lac-Mégantic residents grapple with mental aftershocks of tragedy
The Globe and Mail
He fled as electrical wires fell overhead, his ears ringing with the sound of crushing metal behind him, his body oppressed by the heat. Once out of danger, he wanted to turn ... Mr. Audet also saw a change in his friend. “He wasn't the same man. I don ...

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Religion events from around the Washington area - Washington Post

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 03:09 PM PDT


Religion events from around the Washington area
Washington Post
Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Calvary Episcopal Church, the Brotherhood of St. Andrew and the Center for the Study of Faith in Justice will host a community forum: “Young Black Males: An Endangered Species?” National Public Radio's Kojo .... needles ...

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In a galaxy not so far away - QSaltLake

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 01:48 PM PDT


In a galaxy not so far away
QSaltLake
The original Star Wars had its Utah debut, May 25, 1977, at the old art nouveau Centre Theater that once existed on the corner of Broadway and State Street. Looking back at the movie it seemed to me to parallel the struggle between the Utah Gay Rebels ...

Programs and special events at area worship centers - Knoxville News Sentinel

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 01:28 PM PDT


Knoxville News Sentinel

Programs and special events at area worship centers
Knoxville News Sentinel
Central United Methodist Church: Noonday Handbell Recital in the Fellowship Hall at 12:05 p.m. Monday, March 21. Performing will be St. John's Cathedral Bellringers, directed by Richard Sidey. The recital is free, followed by a $6 lunch. For more ...

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Recent transactions: south - The Boston Globe

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 11:36 AM PDT


Recent transactions: south
The Boston Globe
ABINGTON. 15 King St. One-family Conventional, built in 1900, 1,475 square feet, 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 1 baths, on 20,454-square-foot lot. $286,000. 1519 Thayer St. #1519 Condominium Condo/Apt, built in 2002, 1,340 square feet, 4 rooms, 2 bedrooms, 1.5 ...

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My love affair with PlayStation Vue: a cautionary tale - Engadget

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 11:00 AM PDT


Engadget

My love affair with PlayStation Vue: a cautionary tale
Engadget
You have to appreciate the irony: I'd intended to write this as a ringing endorsement of PlayStation Vue, Sony's cable-like streaming TV alternative. ... I took a breath and closed the app from the system settings, hoping a reboot would change things ...

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Church to ring bells for Universal Earth Day - Wicked Local Gloucester

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 08:53 AM PDT


Church to ring bells for Universal Earth Day
Wicked Local Gloucester
The second annual Helen Garland Universal Earth Day and Equinox Bell Ringing will take place this year on Sunday, March 20 at 2 p.m. at the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, 10 Church St., Gloucester, as part of the Family Folk Funday program.

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Osborne under pressure from Tory MPs over disability benefit cuts - BBC News

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 07:16 AM PDT


BBC News

Osborne under pressure from Tory MPs over disability benefit cuts
BBC News
The government's slender majority means they could block the plans with the support of Tory rebels and the SNP, which is also against the changes to Personal Independence Payments. Independent peer Baroness Meacher, who led last year's opposition in ...

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Marking 200 years of Town Hall - Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 06:18 AM PDT


Selkirk Weekend Advertiser

Marking 200 years of Town Hall
Selkirk Weekend Advertiser
Details of all upcoming events can be found on the KelsoConnections website (www.kelsoconnections.co.uk). Celebrations get underway on Saturday, March 26, from 10.45am, with the ringing of the Curfew bell. A small party, led by a Kelso town piper and ...

£1million scratchcard win for Leigh couple - Echo

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:46 AM PDT


Echo

£1million scratchcard win for Leigh couple
Echo
Still sitting in his van, he sent a picture to his brother ringing him to say he thought he'd won £1million. With his brother now saying it looked real Paul realised he'd better ring Camelot. He said: “By the time I'd been through the checking and ...

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Stabilizing deteriorating St. Patrick's Church could cost less than expected - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:18 AM PDT


TheChronicleHerald.ca

Stabilizing deteriorating St. Patrick's Church could cost less than expected
TheChronicleHerald.ca
He said a full restoration is in the long-term plans for the 130-year-old Catholic church, but the structural upgrades needed now will cost between $700,000 and $800,000. “It is true that a full and complete restoration will cost in excess of $3 ...

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Check out local fish frys for the sixth week of Lent - cleveland.com

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:10 AM PDT


cleveland.com

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Check out local fish frys for the sixth week of Lent
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- For many churches, today marks the final Friday for 2016 Lenten fish frys, although some organizations in Northeast Ohio will continue through March 25. Every year, Northeast Ohio churches, schools and civic ... Side dishes available ...

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Tower tours: Explore the secrets of a Redditch church - Redditch Standard

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 04:04 AM PDT


Redditch Standard

Tower tours: Explore the secrets of a Redditch church
Redditch Standard
Children can enjoy an treasure trail, which may feature an Easter Egg or two, while the braver visitors can take a tour of the bell tower on the Saturday afternoon with bell ringers on hand to provide information. Visitors are welcome between 10am and ...

Oneview gains on first trading day in Australia - RTE.ie

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 03:53 AM PDT


RTE.ie

Oneview gains on first trading day in Australia
RTE.ie
Shares in Dublin-based healthcare firm Oneview closed higher in the first regular day of trading on Australia's stock exchange. The company, which provides software for hospitals, floated on the Australian Securities Exchange yesterday - the first ...

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Some of the region's finest food producers are heading to Durham Cathedral - ChronicleLive

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 12:40 AM PDT


ChronicleLive

Some of the region's finest food producers are heading to Durham Cathedral
ChronicleLive
The Northumbrian Association will lead its annual St Cuthbert's Day Walk, from St Mary's and St Cuthbert's Church in Chester-le-Street to Durham Cathedral, via Durham Market Place at approximately 1.30pm. Visitors to Durham Cathedral will be able to ...

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Art sale starting Saturday celebrates Port Townsend woman's lifetime of achievement - Peninsula Daily

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 12:39 AM PDT


Peninsula Daily

Art sale starting Saturday celebrates Port Townsend woman's lifetime of achievement
Peninsula Daily
She also performed as the frontwoman of Quasimodo & The Bellringers, backed by an instrumental trio and performing a combination of blues, jazz, poetry and humor. “If you listen to Quasimodo & The Bellringers, you'll really understand who Sandy was ...

Letters: Osborne's sugar tax is a money-making gimmick that will do nothing to combat child obesity - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 18 Mar 2016 12:02 AM PDT


Telegraph.co.uk

Letters: Osborne's sugar tax is a money-making gimmick that will do nothing to combat child obesity
Telegraph.co.uk
SIR – Readers of The Ringing World are wondering about the fate of the great bell that was supplied by Whitechapel Bell Foundry for the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games. I asked the Olympic Legacy Development Corporation what is to become ...

My Easter recollections - Times of Malta

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 11:42 PM PDT


Times of Malta

My Easter recollections
Times of Malta
By then the aroma coming from the borma, a mixture of spices and balm would already have permeated every angle of the church, still smelling of incense used during the procession with the Blessed Sacrament to the altar of repose. ... The vigil itself ...
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From the past - My Eastern Shore

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 09:18 PM PDT


From the past
My Eastern Shore
A dedication of the 25-bell carillon, which is being installed in St. Paul's Parish, Centreville, is planned for Easter morning, April 10. The instrument is known as an Arlington and is an exclusive development of Schulmerich Carillons Inc. of ... The ...

'Let Freedom Ring' initiative extended at historic Williamsburg church - Richmond Free Press

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 08:12 PM PDT


Richmond Free Press

'Let Freedom Ring' initiative extended at historic Williamsburg church
Richmond Free Press
In February, the historic church started by enslaved and free African-Americans commemorated its 240th anniversary with the kick off of the initiative “Let Freedom Ring: A Call to Healing a Nation.” People were invited to come to the church at 727 ...

Awaiting a political awakening - Washington Post

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 05:07 PM PDT


Washington Post

Awaiting a political awakening
Washington Post
The others at the table stared at her. “What? You have an issue? Chime in.” Ali jumped in. “I saw her on video singing 'His Eye Is on the Sparrow,' because she was speaking to some black people,” Ali said, referencing a familiar song in the black ...

Donington, Lincs

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

Ringing allowed again

South Benfleet, Essex

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

Ringing has resumed; practice start time added

West Huntspill, Chair Ring, Som

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 05:00 PM PDT

GF added; ringing by invitation only added

Son visits to see carillon - New Zealand Herald

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 03:59 PM PDT


Son visits to see carillon
New Zealand Herald
The carillon is made up of 18 different-sized bells. It can be played manually via a keyboard under the tower or electronically to a pre-set tune. Businessman Rolf says his visit was prompted by his father's praise for New Zealand and Whanganui. "That ...

Real estate transactions March 21, 2016 - Bradenton Herald

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 02:33 PM PDT


Real estate transactions March 21, 2016
Bradenton Herald
$318,000 Rive Isle Associates LLC to Wilson Towers Properties LLC, Lot 149 River Wilderness, O.R. Book 02610 Page 3902, March 9. $315,000 ... $275,000 Bell John C to Miller Robert D, Miller Lynn L, Golf Pointe at Palm Aire Country Club Section 1 Unit V ...

St. Patrick's Church safe, can be stabilized for 'much less' than millions - MetroNews Canada

Posted: 17 Mar 2016 01:39 PM PDT


MetroNews Canada

St. Patrick's Church safe, can be stabilized for 'much less' than millions
MetroNews Canada
Archbishop Anthony Mancini and the Halifax-Yarmouth archdiocese said last Friday they were dismayed that the Roman Catholic church received a municipal heritage designation because it would drive up costs needed with the space's “unsafe” conditions ...

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Holy Week and Easter services at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Westfield - NJ.com

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