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What Makes America Great - Huffington Post

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 12:48 PM PDT


Huffington Post

What Makes America Great
Huffington Post
Then peals of cackling laughter and gestures one would not have expected from an Uzbek woman. Then a smack across the upper arm and a shout of “I ... It rings inside me like a bell, like muscle memory. This is who we are. This — with all of our faults ...

Proud Janice gets top nursing award - Farnham Herald

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 11:12 AM PDT


Farnham Herald

Proud Janice gets top nursing award
Farnham Herald
She is also one of the Chawton Bell Ringers, a hobby she enjoys very much, and a Trustee of the Wessex Cancer Trust. “I don't want to give up the job completely as I enjoy working with colleagues and networking among the doctors and consultants and ...

Architectural Masterpieces Topping Every Young Traveler's List - Huffington Post

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 09:05 AM PDT


Huffington Post

Architectural Masterpieces Topping Every Young Traveler's List
Huffington Post
The Nativity Façade, built by Antoni Gaudi from 1882 up until his death in 1926, is made of four enormous bell towers and the portico. The portico is composed of ... The Palace of Westminster. Perched on the bank of the Thames, the Palace of ...

Towering challenge for cathedral stonemasons after being awarded £600000 repair grant - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 08:43 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Towering challenge for cathedral stonemasons after being awarded £600000 repair grant
The Northern Echo (registration)
A CATHEDRAL has been awarded just under £600,000 for repairs to its 500-year-old sandstone tower. The 66-metre tall Central Tower of Durham Cathedral dates back to 1484, although smaller towers were in place before that date, and its golden ...

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Trucking the world's biggest bell piano through Ottawa - Today's Trucking News

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 08:40 AM PDT


Trucking the world's biggest bell piano through Ottawa
Today's Trucking News
The trailer's flatbed carried one of the biggest mobile bell pianos in the world, ringing in at 26,000 lbs. Forty-eight bronze bells make up what's called the Chime Master Mobile Millennium Carillon. It's a wooden keyboard with pedals, sort of like an ...

PGT CEO Rodney Hershberger rings Nasdaq opening bell - Tampa ... - Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 04:55 AM PDT


PGT CEO Rodney Hershberger rings Nasdaq opening bell - Tampa ...
Tampa Bay Business Journal (blog)
The visit comes as the manufacturing firm rebounds.

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Bell Tower Challenge Has Nice Ring To It - The Stone & Eccleshall Gazette

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 04:33 AM PDT


The Stone & Eccleshall Gazette

Bell Tower Challenge Has Nice Ring To It
The Stone & Eccleshall Gazette
Churches and cathedrals across the Stoke region are being challenged to show people the ropes by bringing to life the 400-year old tradition of English-style bell ringing as part of Heritage Open Days this September. The call to the ringing world to ...

Church sets up mini belfry as part of bell ringing recruitment drive - Oxford Mail

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 02:37 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

Church sets up mini belfry as part of bell ringing recruitment drive
Oxford Mail
SHOPPERS and tourists were treated to the chime of ringing bells as a church hailed the pastime of campanology. St Giles' Church in Oxford set up a makeshift belfry outside its historical stone building, where passers-by could stop to yank the ropes ...

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Church sets up mini belfry as part of bell ringing recruitment drive ... - Oxford Mail

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 02:37 AM PDT


Oxford Mail

Church sets up mini belfry as part of bell ringing recruitment drive ...
Oxford Mail
SHOPPERS and tourists were treated to the chime of ringing bells as a church hailed the pastime of campanology.

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Church sets up mini belfry as part of bell ringing recruitment drive ... - The Oxford Times

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 02:36 AM PDT


The Oxford Times

Church sets up mini belfry as part of bell ringing recruitment drive ...
The Oxford Times
SHOPPERS and tourists were treated to the chime of ringing bells as a church hailed the pastime of campanology.

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Church sets up mini belfry as part of bell ringing recruitment drive - The Oxford Times

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 02:36 AM PDT


The Oxford Times

Church sets up mini belfry as part of bell ringing recruitment drive
The Oxford Times
SHOPPERS and tourists were treated to the chime of ringing bells as a church hailed the pastime of campanology. St Giles' Church in Oxford set up a makeshift belfry outside its historical stone building, where passers-by could stop to yank the ropes ...

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A ringside seat July 31, 1834 - Columns - JamaicaObserver.com - Jamaica Observer

Posted: 01 Aug 2016 12:50 AM PDT


Jamaica Observer

A ringside seat July 31, 1834 - Columns - JamaicaObserver.com
Jamaica Observer
On the night of July 31, 1834, 172 years ago, thousands of well-dressed former enslaved Africans flocked their places of worship all over Jamaica to give thanks ...

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SQL Professionals On the Road – Episode 1: Tim Ford and Others ... - SQL Server Pro

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 10:53 PM PDT


SQL Server Pro

SQL Professionals On the Road – Episode 1: Tim Ford and Others ...
SQL Server Pro
This article is a departure from the technical content we provide here at SQL Server Pro. This is the first is a series of articles where we share interesting stories ...

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Call Box: Carpenter Gothic Church moved 4 times before finding final resting spot in San Marco - Florida Times-Union

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:30 PM PDT


Florida Times-Union

Call Box: Carpenter Gothic Church moved 4 times before finding final resting spot in San Marco
Florida Times-Union
Dear A.G.: The former Carpenter Gothic Church, now known as San Marco Preservation Hall, moved four times before finding its final resting spot on Atlantic Boulevard between Arcadia and Belote places. It is the centerpiece of Fletcher Park with ...

Stokeinteignhead, Devon

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 04:00 PM PDT

PN amended (was Thu)

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett (From This Is Wiltshire) - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:38 AM PDT


This Is Wiltshire

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett (From This Is Wiltshire)
This Is Wiltshire
THE bells rang out over Royal Wootton Bassett as campanologists converged on St Bartholomew and All Saints Church on Saturday to ring a three-hour peal.

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Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett - This Is Wiltshire

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:38 AM PDT


This Is Wiltshire

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett
This Is Wiltshire
THE bells rang out over Royal Wootton Bassett as campanologists converged on St Bartholomew and All Saints Church on Saturday to ring a three-hour peal. Eight people from all over the country and even as far away as the Netherlands were taking part in ...

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Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:37 AM PDT


Swindon Advertiser

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett
Swindon Advertiser
“We are really pleased to welcome the AROUND peal tour bell ringers who will be based at The Wiltshire for a week of bell ringing centred on Royal Wootton Bassett,” she said. “We do get quite a lot of visitors and sometimes we have to limit the number ...

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett (From Swindon Advertiser) - Swindon Advertiser

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:37 AM PDT


Swindon Advertiser

Bells ring out over Royal Wootton Bassett (From Swindon Advertiser)
Swindon Advertiser
THE bells rang out over Royal Wootton Bassett as campanologists converged on St Bartholomew and All Saints Church on Saturday to ring a three-hour peal.

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Church tower with sweeping views of coast opens for one afternoon - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 06:29 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Church tower with sweeping views of coast opens for one afternoon
The Northern Echo (registration)
AN 86ft high church tower with sweeping views of the coast will be open to visitors on Sunday (August 7). Visitors are invited to climb the tower at St Mark's Church in Marske-by-the-sea to see the bell ringers' room, Edwardian church clock mechanism ...

Challenge has a nice ring to it - News Guardian

Posted: 31 Jul 2016 12:39 AM PDT


News Guardian

Challenge has a nice ring to it
News Guardian
At St Paul's, the bell tower will be open for a bell ringing demonstration. Visitors can hear the bells ring, meet local members of the Bell Ringers Guild and try ringing a bell. As well as Challenge 500, ringers are invited to come together to create ...

There's a story in each nook, cranny of Riverside's Mission Inn - Redlands Daily Facts

Posted: 30 Jul 2016 08:21 PM PDT


Redlands Daily Facts

There's a story in each nook, cranny of Riverside's Mission Inn
Redlands Daily Facts
Miller resisted, and Tiffany ended up giving (or selling, there's no record) Miller seven spectacular, stained-glass windows that Tiffany designed for a New York church before it was torn down in 1919. Those windows now grace the inn's St. Francis Chapel.

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TV Picks: 'Future-Worm!' with guest Neil DeGrasse Tyson and ... - Los Angeles Times

Posted: 30 Jul 2016 10:54 AM PDT


Los Angeles Times

TV Picks: 'Future-Worm!' with guest Neil DeGrasse Tyson and ...
Los Angeles Times
L.A. Times TV critic Robert Lloyd chooses his TV Picks for the week, including 'Future-Worm!' and 'Agatha Raisin.'

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Stones in their new home (From The Northern Echo) - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 30 Jul 2016 04:02 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Stones in their new home (From The Northern Echo)
The Northern Echo (registration)
SOME fascinating old stones have found a glorious new home in Durham Cathedral's Open Treasure, the £10.9m exhibition which opened last…

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Join characters for fun at flower festival - Hereford Times

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 10:12 PM PDT


Hereford Times

Join characters for fun at flower festival
Hereford Times
Churchwarden Robin Wilson has produced an amiable Mr Tumnus, a fiendish White Witch and even Aslan, characters from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, all designed to give a special flavour to Pudleston's flower festival on August 20 and 21.

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U.S./D.C. Week in Review: DNC 2016 Edition - Lima Charlie News

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 08:00 PM PDT


Lima Charlie News

U.S./D.C. Week in Review: DNC 2016 Edition
Lima Charlie News
Donald Trump, the official GOP Presidential Nominee, quipped, “We need to change our foreign policy to focus on defeating and destroying ISIS, a word you didn't hear last night at the Democrat convention. You didn't hear it. ... #JoeSweeney, who said ...

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Organ concert first event at new St. Cecilia Church building - WiscNews

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 11:58 AM PDT


WiscNews

Organ concert first event at new St. Cecilia Church building
WiscNews
Before it begins its official life as a place of worship, the new building for St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Wisconsin Dells will serve for one afternoon as a musical venue. The new church building, which officially will begin serving the parish when ...

Gold Really Isn't All That Special - Newsmax

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 11:20 AM PDT


Newsmax

Gold Really Isn't All That Special
Newsmax
Both are essentially commodities that can be and should be used as money, but aren't. My personal opinion is that a copper alloy, such as bell metal will do as a basis for the dollar, but we should allow the markets to settle these things, not our Dear ...

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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, July 29-31 - Planet Princeton

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 10:05 AM PDT


Planet Princeton

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, July 29-31
Planet Princeton
Electric Diamond Performs Orchestral Memes – Concert featuring Stuart Diamond on the electronic wind instrument and Don Slepian on keyboard. Video art ... Summer Carillon Bells Concerts – Celebrating 24 years of community recitals, the Princeton ...

Lovettsville Council Chooses Clock Designs - Loudoun Now

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 09:21 AM PDT


Loudoun Now

Lovettsville Council Chooses Clock Designs
Loudoun Now
The vote followed the recommendation of the town's Parks Committee which worked with the Glockenspiel designer Christoph Paccard Bell Foundry in South Carolina. The two black and white sides will face South Berlin Pike and West Broad Way, while the ...

Tower Challenge Has Nice Ring To It - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 29 Jul 2016 12:23 AM PDT


Market Rasen Mail

Tower Challenge Has Nice Ring To It
Market Rasen Mail
“There are 5,000 bell towers for change ringing and our challenge is to unlock the doors to 500 of them. “What's more, some visitors may be able to see the bells, often locked away over our heads, discover our ringing forebears' achievements recorded ...

Smitten by Siquijor - Sun.Star

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 08:27 PM PDT


Sun.Star

Smitten by Siquijor
Sun.Star
A bell tower, which also doubled as a watchtower, stood at a distance. This is just one of the five famous heritage structures in Siquijor. Visitors were also drawn to the San Isidro Labrador Church, as well as to the San Isidro Labrador Convent just ...

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Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposium - Calgary Herald

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 07:00 PM PDT


Calgary Herald

Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposium
Calgary Herald
Handbell ringing — the musical variety of playing songs and not just calling folks in for lunch or wandering through the town square crying “hear ye” — began in churches in England and made its way to the U.S. early in the 1900s. They are still ...

Handbell ringing symposium comes to Vancouver with a-pealing ... - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 06:19 PM PDT


Vancouver Sun

Handbell ringing symposium comes to Vancouver with a-pealing ...
Vancouver Sun
Vancouver is hosting the 17th International Handbell Symposium at the convention centre, which ends with a public concert on Saturday. “It's an attempt at ...

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Keep calm and chime on: The world's handbell ringers take Vancouver tintinnabulation vacation - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 06:19 PM PDT


Vancouver Sun

Keep calm and chime on: The world's handbell ringers take Vancouver tintinnabulation vacation
Vancouver Sun
There are almost limitless playing techniques: tower swing, shake, pluck, vibrato, mallet and echo, as well as several ways to dampen the sound. Water has even been used to distort the sound. Bells are struck as percussion instruments, too, as with the ...

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Have a beer, and do yoga - Church Times

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 04:21 PM PDT


Have a beer, and do yoga
Church Times
FIND the church cat, scale the steeple, enjoy a beer festival, give blood, and go skateboarding — just a few of the more surprising suggestions included in “50 Things to do in a Church”, the latest campaign from the charity the National Churches Trust.

NOTW: Guaranteed blessings, full-body transplants and BYU urine stunts - MauiTime Weekly

Posted: 28 Jul 2016 01:07 PM PDT

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