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Tech Shoppers get ready! Amazon announces Prime Day sale

SEATTLE — Shoppers get ready to click: Amazon's second annual Prime Day sale will launch at midnight Seattle time on July 12. The Seattle online retailer created the shopping holiday for its Prime customers last year as something of a half-birthday for Christmas. It succeeded beyond Amazon's wildest dreams.

Roar training adds to Joe’s NPL quality

ANYONE who has watched or spoken to Joe Duckworth knows he's a quality person on and off the field. So it's fitting the former Ipswich Grammar School student has been one of Western Pride's standout players in this season's National Premier Leagues state competition.

How to dance, and other courses on offer in York

ARE you worried the first dance at your wedding will let you down? As unlikely as it sounds, may have the answer. City of York Council The council has released its new offering of wide-ranging courses, which take place at numerous venues in and around the city with day time and evening times available.

Nation-Now This year Amazon's Prime Day is July 12

SEATTLE — Shoppers get ready to click: Amazon's second annual Prime Day sale will launch at midnight Seattle time on July 12. The Seattle online retailer created the shopping holiday for its Prime customers last year as something of a half-birthday for Christmas. It succeeded beyond Amazon's wildest dreams.

Did you take your family to Jamaica? How did it go?

3 HOURS AGO
We're thinking of doing Jamaica for Christmas. We're hearing conflicting reports about how safe it is, how serious harassment by hustlers and panhandlers is, etc. We've heard ten different schools of "common knowledge" ranging from: okay if you stay ...

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Tech Shoppers get ready! Amazon announces Prime Day sale

-1 DAYS AGO
SEATTLE — Shoppers get ready to click: Amazon's second annual Prime Day sale will launch at midnight Seattle time on July 12. The Seattle online retailer created the shopping holiday for its Prime customers last year as something of a half-birthday f...

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Roar training adds to Joe’s NPL quality

-1 DAYS AGO
ANYONE who has watched or spoken to Joe Duckworth knows he's a quality person on and off the field. So it's fitting the former Ipswich Grammar School student has been one of Western Pride's standout players in this season's National Premier Leagues s...

Read more...

How to dance, and other courses on offer in York

-1 DAYS AGO
ARE you worried the first dance at your wedding will let you down? As unlikely as it sounds, may have the answer. City of York Council The council has released its new offering of wide-ranging courses, which take place at numerous venues in and aroun...

Read more...

Nation-Now This year Amazon's Prime Day is July 12

-1 DAYS AGO
SEATTLE — Shoppers get ready to click: Amazon's second annual Prime Day sale will launch at midnight Seattle time on July 12. The Seattle online retailer created the shopping holiday for its Prime customers last year as something of a half-birthday f...

Read more...

Shoppers get ready! Amazon announces Prime Day sale

-1 DAYS AGO
SEATTLE — Shoppers get ready to click: Amazon's second annual Prime Day sale will launch at midnight Seattle time on July 12. The Seattle online retailer created the shopping holiday for its Prime customers last year as something of a half-birthday f...

Read more...

Kosovar Court Convicts Serbian Found With Bombs On Terrorism Charges

-1 DAYS AGO
A Kosovar court sentenced a Serbian citizen to 13 years in jail for "attempted terrorist" activities after he was arrested in Pristina in a vehicle packed with more than 11 kilograms of explosives. The Pristina Basic Court on June 29 found Slobodan G...

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Nation-Now This year Amazon's Prime Day is July 12

-1 DAYS AGO
SEATTLE — Shoppers get ready to click: Amazon's second annual Prime Day sale will launch at midnight Seattle time on July 12. The Seattle online retailer created the shopping holiday for its Prime customers last year as something of a half-birthday f...

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Happy Leon Day — 6 Months to Christmas!

5 DAYS AGO
Happy Leon Day — 6 Months to Christmas!
It’s that special day that only happens once a year – today marks the halfway point to Christmas and only six months remains until Santa flies on Christmas Eve. We call it “Leon Day”. Leon is noel spelled backwards. TheRead more

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7 Months to Christmas

1 MONTHS AGO
7 Months to Christmas
Hey everyone! It’s now just seven months until Christmas Eve! And things are getting a little weird here at the North Pole. We had our first picnic of the “warm” season here. (It never actually gets warm here at theRead more

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8 Months Until Christmas Eve

2 MONTHS AGO
8 Months Until Christmas Eve
Happy April everyone! The boys over in the Research and Development Department are having big meetings this month. Santa has put them back to work in sleigh design and they are all excited. If you recall, Santa gave them theRead more

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9 Months to Christmas Eve

3 MONTHS AGO
9 Months to Christmas Eve
Happy almost-end-of-March! It’s the 24th of the month and that means another notch on our countdown – there’s just 9 months left until Christmas Eve! Yikes! Time is flying by. While the work continues here at the North Pole weRead more

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10 Months Until Christmas

4 MONTHS AGO
10 Months Until Christmas
Hi everyone! Elf Ernest here. Today is the 24th and that means there are only 10 months left until Christmas. Believe it or not it is a busy month here at the North Pole. The sleigh port is humming withRead more

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11 Months Until Christmas

5 MONTHS AGO
11 Months Until Christmas
Hey everybody! Happy January to you. Today marks 11 months until Christmas Eve. Yep, just 11 short months from today Santa will be in the air! It looks to be a busy year here at the North Pole. We haveRead more

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North Pole Celebrates Reset the Clock Day

5 MONTHS AGO
North Pole Celebrates Reset the Clock Day
It’s a new year here at the North Pole. As is our tradition when the 12 days of Christmas are done we celebrate Reset-the-Clock Day here at the North Pole. This is the day when we start looking at theRead more

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Merry Little Podcast #2 — Get Your Jingle On

1 DAY AGO
Here it is — ten quick minutes (okay, eight) of merry bliss in episode #2 of the Merry Little Podcast where we discuss Christmas in July and the habits of year round Christmas fanatics. We also invite you join the growing list of activities pla...

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Five Things to Buy for Christmas in the Summer

2 DAYS AGO
It’s blazing hot outside – not a snowball in sight – and it’s time to buy for Christmas. No, we’re not talking big screen TVs or a hot video game system. We’re talking the nuts and bolts of Christmas you can and should shop for right now. July is tra...

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The Christmas Creep Free Zone

8 DAYS AGO
For weeks now we’ve been receiving word – Christmas is out in many stores. Summer arts and craft festivals feature Christmas goodies, artists are recording holiday albums in studios, and later this week the world marks Leon Day – the halfway point to...

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Why Die Hard is a Christmas Movie

12 DAYS AGO
Die Hard is an aptly named movie. It just won’t go away – and it shouldn’t. For years we have consistently polled it as a Christmas movie. That means we ask YOU, our readers and it ranks with other movies as a Christmas classic – unsolicited. It is a...

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Why We Need Christmas Every Day

14 DAYS AGO
We live in interesting times. Every election year brings a fair amount of negative media and when you pile on events like the mass shootings in Orlando it is easy to get overwhelmed. One of my teenage daughters the other day, after discussing some of...

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Five Greatest Dads of Christmas Movie History

14 DAYS AGO
Over Mother’s Day we explored the great moms of Christmas and we’re back to do the same for Father’s Day. But when it comes to dads we could easily make a list of duds when it comes to Christmas flicks. Think about it: In A Christmas Carol, we get a ...

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Introducing the Merry Little Podcast

18 DAYS AGO
We’re pleased to introduce The Merry Little Podcast — a tiny little preview of The Merry Podcast, now available exclusively for our premiere members. The Merry Little Podcast will run about 10 minutes for each episode. It will remain avai...

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Heartbroken kids devastated over stolen Christmas puppy

-1 DAYS AGO

FIVE Ballarat children were left heartbroken when their Christmas present - a puppy called Poppy - was stolen from under noses by a brazen thief. When Jackie Cherry and son Oscar, 9, watched video footage of a cruel thief stealing puppy from their fa...

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Disabled Southwold boy gets inundated with Christmas cards after appeal on Mumsnet

15 HOURS AGO

A mother who is hosting an "extra" Christmas in July for her disabled son has been inundated with cards from strangers via Mumsnet. Katrina Ruthven's eight-year-old son Alexis has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic muscle-wasting condition th...

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Leaving Cert holidays back with a boom as students jet off with 'at least a 1,000 spending money'

19 HOURS AGO

Students across the country are leaving behind their exams and jetting off on their Leaving Cert holiday with at least 1,000 spending money for boat trips, partying and beach days. While the trend of Leaving Cert holidays all but disappeared during t...

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Dad died in bed from drugs after family Christmas party

23 HOURS AGO

A FAMILY get-together ended in tragedy after a 45-year-old dad was discovered dead in bed just two days before Christmas. Marvin Johns had taken prescription drugs and smoked crack cocaine in the hours before his body was found at his home in Rushton...

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Red River Breeze presents World Music with a Celtic Flair at the Roxy ...

1 DAY AGO

On the heels of last December's sold-out "Celtic Christmas Concert," popular local music group Red River Breeze returns to the Roxy Regional Theatre this summer for a concert featuring world folk music with a Celtic flair on Saturday, July 16th, ...

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Contractor who was charged in fire at $1.7million mansion that left ...

1 DAY AGO

DUI suspect 'kept driving for a MILE with a dead pedestrian wedged in her windshield and his severed leg on her trunk after a night of bar hopping' Mark Zuckerberg causes outrage after he starts building a six-foot wall around his Hawaiian ho...

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Saving tips to start now if you want to enjoy a Christmas free of financial stress

1 DAY AGO

We're halfway through the year and most of us haven't even had our summer holiday yet. So any thoughts of turkey and tinsel are simply non-existent right now.

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Late December

3 MONTHS AGO
After 63 years of marriage, a man’s devotion to his wife is unbroken by Alzheimer’s.

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This Guy Can Balance A Dollar On His Nose For A Really, Really Long Time

1 DAY AGO
Now this is the type of stuff we'd like to see in those "View your bank balance now!" emails.

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8 Customer Reviews That Prove 'Don't Wake Daddy' Is Creepier Than You Remember

9 DAYS AGO
Every '90s kid™ remembers "Don't Wake Daddy," one of the hit toys of the 1992 Christmas season. In retrospect, this game is... a little uncomfortable.

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This Raging Fire Tornado In California Looks Terrifying AF

10 DAYS AGO
This particular firenado is a part of the larger Sherpa Fire that has devastated Santa Barbara County, California this weekend, which has not taken any lives or caused any major injuries. Still, it's a terrifying sight to behold.

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Here's A Tree Full Of Goats

14 DAYS AGO
Most people don't know this but, even though goats are technically mammals, they grow from trees like fruit. The more you know, ya know?

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The Rise, Fall, And Redemption Of Marshall Henderson

21 DAYS AGO
It’s one of those things you could’ve picked up at an ESPN Zone a few years ago, or received as a gift at Christmas from someone who knew you liked sports, but...

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'You Suck At Cooking' Bakes Choose Your Own Adventure Cookies

29 DAYS AGO
Life is full of choices. For example, you might be baking cookies and suddenly stumble across a treasure map or get invited to Mars or want your eggs to say goodbye to each other before their impending doom. How will you exercise your free will?

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The Invention Of The Paper Bag Was A Triumph Of Feminism

1 Month AGO
People add sand and candles to them to illuminate their neighbourhoods at Christmas .

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