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Zimbabwe's Mugabe decries factionalism at lavish 92nd birthday party - Yahoo News

Posted: 27 Feb 2016 08:35 AM PST


Yahoo News

Zimbabwe's Mugabe decries factionalism at lavish 92nd birthday party
Yahoo News
Thousands of party loyalists, foreign representatives and members of the public watched as Mugabe released 92 balloons in the air, with songs and ululations ringing out around him. Several cakes were on display at the public festivities on Saturday ...

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András Schiff brings consummate artistry to masters' final sonatas - Boston Classical Review

Posted: 27 Feb 2016 08:20 AM PST


Boston Classical Review

András Schiff brings consummate artistry to masters' final sonatas
Boston Classical Review
The second movement was a pure delight, the lines ringing with crystalline clarity. In Beethoven's Sonata Op. 111, Schiff gave a performance that captured the full drama and contradictions of the score. Schiff has a surprising ability to change musical ...

Is the $4 Freedom 251 Android phone a scam? - ExtremeTech

Posted: 27 Feb 2016 06:06 AM PST


Is the $4 Freedom 251 Android phone a scam?
ExtremeTech
This makes the last-minute change of the device renders on the Ringing Bells website all the more suspicious. When contacted about its role in the Freedom 251, Adcom denied it built the phone. That's definitely the Ikon 4 chassis, though, so what's ...

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Will The Federal Reserve Ever Rely On Data, Or Continue To Fly By The Seat Of Their Pants? - Seeking Alpha

Posted: 27 Feb 2016 06:01 AM PST


Seeking Alpha

Will The Federal Reserve Ever Rely On Data, Or Continue To Fly By The Seat Of Their Pants?
Seeking Alpha
A lot of people make jokes about economists having the only job in the world where you can constantly change your answer and not get fired - my mother, by the way, is one of them. But what we actually do is adjust our forecasts as we get more data. A ...
Are You Smarter Than the Federal Reserve?Nasdaq

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The bell tolls for cancer as two Enfield children celebrate end of leukaemia treatment - Enfield Independent

Posted: 27 Feb 2016 05:38 AM PST


The bell tolls for cancer as two Enfield children celebrate end of leukaemia treatment
Enfield Independent
A PAIR of young cancer patients from Enfield became the first to ring a special bell in hospital after beating off the disease. Ertac Yusuf, eight, of Bush Hill Park, and Zara Yurtseven, 11, of Cockfosters, had to undergo several years of chemotherapy ...

Bells removed from church to undergo restoration - Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Posted: 27 Feb 2016 04:32 AM PST


Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Bells removed from church to undergo restoration
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
Tower captain Peter Chignall said: “We have got eight bells which have now been taken out because they needed tuning. “They have gone to Whitechapel Bell Foundry to be tuned. “They also needed new bearings and new head stocks which will be done by ...

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Little school on the prairie - Longview News-Journal

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 09:27 PM PST


Longview News-Journal

Little school on the prairie
Longview News-Journal
"I strongly believe in Christian education, and this school is my heritage," Henzlik said in the basement cafeteria, the smell of homemade doughnuts in the air. "I think kids around here will lose something if it closes. We all will. Kids leave here ...

Amazing Acro-Cats Perform To Show Training Cats is Paw-sible - KJZZ

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 04:31 PM PST


Amazing Acro-Cats Perform To Show Training Cats is Paw-sible
KJZZ
They interrupt the humans with incessant bell ringing, they jump out into the audience, and sometimes they refuse to do a trick altogether. The show's not perfect, but Martin said that's part of what the audience likes. “If they saw this perfect show ...

Allen Heritage Guild to stage Sam Bass Day - Star Local Media

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 03:34 PM PST


Star Local Media

Allen Heritage Guild to stage Sam Bass Day
Star Local Media
“Commercial and passenger traffic at the Allen Train Depot quickly led to the formation of nearby businesses and churches such as Mountcastle and Young, a blacksmith, and Allen Baptist, Allen Methodist and Allen Christian churches,” Keener said ...

COPP'S HILL MOMENT: A Son's Remembrance - NorthEndWaterfront.com

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 03:25 PM PST


COPP'S HILL MOMENT: A Son's Remembrance
NorthEndWaterfront.com
Imagine a time when there were very few motor vehicles on any road. and you could only hear the clip clop of a horse-drawn cart or the bells of a trolley car. No televisions, cell ... She made 17 cents an hour and bought a baked potato for lunch from ...

Donald Trump Wants To Sue The First Amendment. He'll Lose. - Huffington Post

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 02:25 PM PST


Huffington Post

Donald Trump Wants To Sue The First Amendment. He'll Lose.
Huffington Post
Trump, who on Friday also picked up a ringing endorsement from his onetime rival, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), has railed against the media too many times to count. And he's ... However, his remarks on Friday suggest he may not know that libel ...

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Concussions: Don't Shake it Off - WYFF Greenville

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 12:32 PM PST


WYFF Greenville

Concussions: Don't Shake it Off
WYFF Greenville
This is a common scenario physicians have worked to change over the last 10 to 15 years, according to Medical Group of the Carolinas Sports Medicine Institute physician, John Lucas, MD. “Ten years ago, if you took a hit to the head and you were a ...

Five rural churches worth a drive - Ottawa Citizen

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 09:57 AM PST


Ottawa Citizen

Five rural churches worth a drive
Ottawa Citizen
This unassuming red brick church with a squat bell tower and arched, stained glass windows was built in 1879, but the faith community goes back to 1828 and once gathered in the Auld Kirk on the shores of the Ottawa River. The church's interior, a mix ...

Julianne Arvizu (Picasa / Handout) - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 09:55 AM PST


Chicago Tribune

Julianne Arvizu (Picasa / Handout)
Chicago Tribune
Besides baby sitting, I was a tour guide at the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon in Washington Park in Springfield. The 70 or so bells are played manually by a carillonneur. As a musician I always wanted to sneak into the room with the huge keyboard. A ...

Disgraceful GOP debate exposes Trump's health-care plan as gibberish - MinnPost

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 08:20 AM PST


MinnPost

Disgraceful GOP debate exposes Trump's health-care plan as gibberish
MinnPost
In general, the debate was crazy. Disgraceful, really. The name-calling, the constant interruption, the constant talking past the allotted time, candidates talking as if the bell ringing indicating that their time has expired is only annoying them. It ...

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Christchurch at five years: Words to remember and reassure - The Press

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 08:10 AM PST


The Press

Christchurch at five years: Words to remember and reassure
The Press
When I walked from The Press building to the Botanic Gardens just before noon on Monday, on my way to the fifth commemorative service of the February 22 earthquake, I passed a line of children sitting quietly on the footpath. They were in ... On Sunday ...

Boss of Holloway Road live music pub backs law that would block noise complaints made by new neighbours - Islington Tribune newspaper website

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 05:47 AM PST


Islington Tribune newspaper website

Boss of Holloway Road live music pub backs law that would block noise complaints made by new neighbours
Islington Tribune newspaper website
But rock fan Mr Furphy says the bar is “hanging on by the skin of its teeth” due to persistent complaints over noise from a resident which have forced the Wig and Gown to cancel live music nights and close early. The same resident has even threatened ...

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Where to find local fish frys during the third week of Lent - cleveland.com

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 04:07 AM PST


cleveland.com

Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2016: Where to find local fish frys during the third week of Lent
cleveland.com
216-741-1880. Bell Tower/St. John Bosco Church, 6480 Pearl Road, Parma Heights. Fish Fry. Entree Choices of Deep Fried or Broiled Alaskan Pollock, Pierogi or Eggplant Lasagna-dinners include: coleslaw, roll & butter, dessert, choice of coffee, tea and ...

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Caught! Salman Khan and Iulia Vantur kissing each other - Daily News & Analysis

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 02:52 AM PST


Daily News & Analysis

Caught! Salman Khan and Iulia Vantur kissing each other
Daily News & Analysis
Now, things might soon change. A fan caught Salman Khan and Iulia Vantur kissing at the Dubai airport. It all happened early this morning. Salman and Iulia have flown to Dubai for an Awards show and the two were caught locking lips by fans. The picture ...
Bollywood Star Salman Khan and Iulia Vantur were kissing at Dubai AirportFitnHit.com

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Church tower to reopen after year of restorations - Enfield Independent

Posted: 26 Feb 2016 02:24 AM PST


Enfield Independent

Church tower to reopen after year of restorations
Enfield Independent
A 600-year-old church tower once deemed “at risk” of dereliction will open its doors this weekend after months of restorations. The restoration of the All Saints Church tower in Edmonton was completed after a grant of £216,500 from the Heritage Lottery ...

Zara rings the bell to call time on her chemotherapy treatment at Barnet Hospital - Barnet Press

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 10:13 PM PST


Barnet Press

Zara rings the bell to call time on her chemotherapy treatment at Barnet Hospital
Barnet Press
A YOUNG patient who was rushed to hospital on Christmas Eve two years ago when she was diagnosed with leukaemia has marked the end of two years of gruelling chemotherapy celebrated with a peal of bells. Eleven-year-old Zara Yurtseven sounded the "end ...

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Read the Full Transcript of the Tenth Republican Debate in Texas - TIME

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 09:03 PM PST


TIME

Read the Full Transcript of the Tenth Republican Debate in Texas
TIME
(BELL RINGS). We know you all want to jump and debate these critically important issues, but please wait until you're called on. These are the rules all of the candidates have agreed to. It's time for the candidates to introduce themselves right now ...
Transcript of the Republican Presidential Debate in HoustonNew York Times
Disgraceful GOP debate exposes Trump's health-care plan as gibberishMinnPost

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Transcript of the Republican Presidential Debate in Houston - New York Times

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 08:53 PM PST


New York Times

Transcript of the Republican Presidential Debate in Houston
New York Times
(BELL RINGS). We know you all want to jump and debate these critically important issues, but please wait until you're called on. These are the rules all of the candidates have agreed to. It's time for the candidates to introduce themselves right now ...
The CNN-Telemundo Republican debate transcript, annotatedWashington Post

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Delight the Customer or LOSE YOUR JOB: Restoration Hardware CEO Sends Scorching Memo - Bloomberg

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 06:48 PM PST


Bloomberg

Delight the Customer or LOSE YOUR JOB: Restoration Hardware CEO Sends Scorching Memo
Bloomberg
“We need a MASSIVE CHANGE IN OUR CULTURE AND ATTITUDE RIGHT NOW,” Friedman said in the message, which was replete with capital letters. “THE GOAL IS ... “This is an example of me as a leader saying, 'I'm ringing the bell.' I want to make sure ...

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Michael Gerson: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' provides valuable moral insight - Topeka Capital Journal

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 05:51 PM PST


The Federalist

Michael Gerson: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' provides valuable moral insight
Topeka Capital Journal
From her tranquil hometown, Lee must have known that her novel — required in English class, found tattered in a used bookstore, reclaimed from a box in the basement — was causing lightning, and earthquakes, and pealing church bells. Abraham Lincoln ...
Michael Gerson: 'Mockingbird' and moral insightColumbus Ledger-Enquirer (blog)

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Daily Meditation: A Distant Heaven - Huffington Post

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 03:37 PM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: A Distant Heaven
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features a poem by 19th century ...

Readers share their favorite memories — and mishaps — from their wedding days - Peoria Journal Star

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 01:13 PM PST


Peoria Journal Star

Readers share their favorite memories — and mishaps — from their wedding days
Peoria Journal Star
Ignoring this omen, we all headed for the church. Dad was so nervous he took his seat in the front, forgetting ... As we met with Father Martin, the priest at Sacred Heart Catholic Church for premarital instructions, I conveyed to him my feelings of ...

Diversity Begins Within. Not With Oscar - Huffington Post

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 11:19 AM PST


Huffington Post

Diversity Begins Within. Not With Oscar
Huffington Post
Over the past couple of weeks, I have listened to the bell ringers complain about the injustices (i.e. lack of diversity, inequity of pay for female actors, etc.) within the entertainment industry, however, not one of the aforementioned bell ringers ...

Do Nottinghamshire bellringers believe their hobby could be a sport? - Nottingham Post

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 10:13 AM PST


Nottingham Post

Do Nottinghamshire bellringers believe their hobby could be a sport?
Nottingham Post
Mary, whose professional background is social work, is also in the team, and an officer of Southwell and Nottingham Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers. They believe the sport idea is worth exploring – although they are respectful of others' views.

Ella Reeves puts her best foot forward for a night of ballroom dancing in her own private stately home - The Oxford Times

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 09:01 AM PST


The Oxford Times

Ella Reeves puts her best foot forward for a night of ballroom dancing in her own private stately home
The Oxford Times
On one side, there is a stunning view including the steeple of the local church. One of the previous lords of the manor had a penchant for bell ringing, but rumour has it that he wasn't very talented, and his wife couldn't stand the noise, so she ...

Kolozha Chime brings together church music performers from eight countries - Belarus News (BelTA)

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 02:26 AM PST


Belarus News (BelTA)

Kolozha Chime brings together church music performers from eight countries
Belarus News (BelTA)
The competition program will continue on 25 and 26 February. The festival will finish on 27 February with an award ceremony and a gala concert. The program of Kolozha Chime 2016 also features lectures on bell-ringing, film screenings, and an evening of ...

Romanian Churches Fall, and a Community Withers - Transitions Online

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 01:32 AM PST


Transitions Online

Romanian Churches Fall, and a Community Withers
Transitions Online
The belfry of a 15th-century church in Roades partly collapsed last week, followed two days later when the Romanesque tower of a 13th-century church in Rotbav, also in Brasov county, fell down. Decades of neglect have taken a severe toll on the ...

Old Gonfalon and Pinsel's sculptures - The Day Weekly Digest

Posted: 25 Feb 2016 01:00 AM PST


The Day Weekly Digest

Old Gonfalon and Pinsel's sculptures
The Day Weekly Digest
The exhibition “Treasures of the Princely Church of St. Nicholas in Lviv,” which opened at the Museum of the Religion History, presents old church books, liturgical implements, musical notes from the princely church of St. Nicholas. For the first time ...

From the Craven Herald archives - Craven Herald

Posted: 24 Feb 2016 11:30 PM PST


From the Craven Herald archives
Craven Herald
As a precaution against any bomb damage being done to the historic church of Giggleswick, it was agreed that the church bells should not be rung after 4pm and that the chimes be taken off the clock. On Sunday evenings, the interior lights were to be ...

3DS eShop - Nintendo Life

Posted: 24 Feb 2016 04:00 PM PST


3DS eShop
Nintendo Life
The "inn" part is barebones simple, with all you really have to worry about being meeting new pets in the foyer. Even this is something you don't actually have to do until you want to. There doesn't seem to be any penalty except for the consistent bell ...

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