Midday Fix: World Roller Derby Week

Midday Fix: World Roller Derby Week
Athletes from across the Midwest will launch World Roller Derby Week, Aug. 13-20, on the 82nd anniversary of Chicagoan Leo Seltzer presenting his creation, Roller Derby, at the Chicago Coliseum Aug. 13, 1935.
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Feedback: What’s your roller derby name?
I’m Eff Bomber and I play for the Snake Pit Derby Dames out of CDA. My daughters also play for the “Sweet Fangs” junior derby also out of CDA and their names are Kick N Ash and Hurts Donut. They also play for the Pixies. Lilac City Roller Girls!
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Roller derby season begins
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Kayla was live at Skaters Choice in Panama City where the Sugar Sands Roller Dolls are getting ready for their home opener. The first bout will be Sunday, June 11th at 7 p.m. at Skaters Choice. The cost will be $ 10 and the …
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South China Sea Oil Exploration

South China Sea Oil Exploration
The U.S.-China tussle over the South China Sea issue will be on display in Manila this week. International Ocean Drilling Expedition Heads For South China Sea An international scientific ocean drilling expedition could raise the stakes in the South China …
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Sierra Leone Exploration Investment to Sponsor Diamond Stars FC
Sierra Leone Exploration Investment business tycoons, Dr. Iur Olaf Grabowski, and son of the soil Sahr Ngegba, on Saturday 4 th August 2012 assured the newly crowned premiership champions, Diamond Stars FC of their support come next football season.
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Exploration India
This page uses javascript to display certain content such as video and galleries. Please enable javascript in your browser, or make sure your browser or computer is not blocking the ABC. Share on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Email Three 13 year olds are …
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Latest Mariachi News

GOP Committee Uses Mariachi Band To Hit Dem Sen. On Outsourcing To Mexico
The National Republican Senatorial Committee on Wednesday pushed a video using a Mariachi band to highlight a Democratic senator’s past positions on outsourcing jobs to Mexico. The video, posted by NRSC communications director Jon Adams, features the …
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San Diego Opera Stages A New Mariachi Opera
In 2013, San Diego Opera staged its first and very successful mariachi opera. KPBS arts reporter Beth Accomando previews the new mariachi opera “El Pasado Nunca se Termina” opening this weekend. In 2013, San Diego Opera tried something new. It staged …
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Mariachi band serenades Beluga whale
(CBS) – Sometimes the Internet just drops magic into your lap. This is one of those times. There really isn’t much to say about this clip – other than the fact that it’s excellent. Mariachi Connecticut was apparently playing a wedding at the Mystic …
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Denis Lehane: Celebrity chefs? My food allergy

Denis Lehane: Celebrity chefs? My food allergy
If there is one thing that upsets my stomach, it’s the celebrity chef, says Denis Lehane. Whether on television or in print, I can’t take it when I encounter one of these overindulged windbags waffling on, trying to convince the world that they are …
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Move over celebrity chefs, here come celebrity growers
Celebrity Chefs are everywhere: on the Food Network, on television reality shows and on morning TV in seemingly every city in the country. The Celebrity Chef Movement started in Europe with Michelin-starred restaurants and names like Paul Bocuse and …
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The Season Of Celebrity Chefs Is Over
The dinner party is over. The season of the celebrity chef is coming to an end. It was a phenomenon of the `80s. Wolfgang Puck, along with Alice Waters and Paul Prudhomme, changed the way we ate. In return, we gave them not only fortune, but more fame than …
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Latest Bicycle Racing News

Rochester Twilight Criterium bike race takes to the streets
Roads are closed throughout the city tonight, some even blocked since 7 o’clock this morning for the Rochester Twilight Criterium bike race. Court Street from South avenue to Clinton Avenue is closed, and several other roads will stay blocked off until …
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Sweaty Yeti fat-tire bike race takes over Levis Mound
He regularly logs between 20 and 30 miles a week riding over the snow in Clark County on his fat-tire mountain bike. Meurett also wears the hat of race director for the Sweaty Yeti Winter Fest, a fat-tire festival that will be held Feb. 24-26 on the Levis …
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Mountain bike riders participate in endurance race through Riverside State Park
Beddome Allen was tired and sweaty after finishing a 15-mile mountain bike race in first place Saturday, but a few hours later he would do it all again. And again. Allen and 521 of his closest friends kicked off the 24-hour Round the Clock mountain bike …
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Latest Lifestyles News

Lifestyles of the Rich and Pious
CNN’s Belief Blog has a great rundown of the lavish homes of American archbishops who haven’t gotten the memo from Pope Francis about a “church which is poor and for the poor.” CNN reports that “10 of the 34 active archbishops in the United …
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Wayne A. Wilcox
Wayne was employed with LPS for 22 years, mainly at Lux Middle School. He enjoyed motorcycles and trains. He was a devoted pet owner. He graduated from Lincoln Southeast High School, Southeast Community College, and UNO. Preceded in death by parents …
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Volunteer Connection: Amateur radio a key component of Disaster Services
It seems that natural and man-made disasters are increasingly frequent phenomena capable of striking at any time, irrespective of local, regional or international borders. The role and the extent of involvement that governments should have mitigating the …
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Joss Stone named reggae artist of the year

Joss Stone named reggae artist of the year
Joss Stone has been named as the top reggae artist of the year, according to Billboard magazine. The publication has revealed that the British singer’s latest album, and first reggae-inspired effort, ‘Water For Your Soul’ has topped the year-end …
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Reggae Industry To Ban Homophobia
The Jamaican reggae industry will refuse to release records or stage concerts featuring homophobic content after striking a deal with gay rights campaigners. In return for the concession, gay rights groups represented by the STOP MURDER MUSIC COALITION …
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We’ve seen astronomers get trippy before, but never like this: a team at Georgia Tech’s Sonification Lab has converted data collected from a pair of stars by NASA’s Kepler into the six second melody looped above. Why? Well, because a band called Echo..
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Latest Soups News

Don’t put down that soup spoon just because it’s hot outside
But there’s no need to turn on the stove when there are so many healthy options in summer soups, said Lean Plate Club™ blogger Sally Squires. No cooking is required. And for many of these summer soups, you’ll only need a blender. “This is the best …
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How to Choose Healthy Soups
Soup is back on the menu. Now sold in supermarkets around the world, soups are being served up as a healthy option for quick lunch breaks, for savoring in soup bars or for family meals. However, soup isn’t always the light meal it may seem, and some …
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Bowled over: Top 10 soups and stews
From all appearances soups and stews are simple concoctions: warm bowls of liquid — some smooth, some replete with vegetables, proteins, rice and pastas. The pots simmering away on the burner seem to do all the work with little effort from the cook …
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Longtime Boise bowling alley to close, will be replaced by roller skating rink

Longtime Boise bowling alley to close, will be replaced by roller skating rink
BOISE – After nearly 60 years of strikes and spares, a Boise bowling mainstay will close its doors at the end of June. 20th Century Lanes announced on its Facebook page that its lease offer has been rejected by the property’s owners, and that a new tenant …
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Bowling alley helps victims, including a monkey
Among the places to open their doors to victims of Harvey’s flooding is a bowling alley in the coastal Texas city of Port Arthur. Max Bowl general manager Jeff Tolliver says firefighters called Tuesday night to ask him to turn off the venue’s alarm system.
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Inside Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory, with a bowling alley, a speakeasy behind a safe, and 18,000 square feet of whiteboards
Sure, Scotiabank’s Digital Factory, a cool new space dedicated to digital innovation (and the first of its kind globally), has a neon-lit bowling alley and a vaulted speakeasy bar—but those aren’t even the coolest parts for staff. Digital Banking SVP …
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The 11 Most Beautiful Bridal Trends for Fall 2018

The 11 Most Beautiful Bridal Trends for Fall 2018
The upcoming season’s offerings feel especially new and just… cool. Of course, some trends popped up more than others, and with such a wide variety of styles and details, there really is something for everyone. Here’s a rundown to help you bring out your …
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Novel Drug Delivery Systems Market Size, Share, Trends, And Growth Analysis, Forecast To 2022
The latest market report published by Credence Research, Inc. “Global Novel Drug Delivery Systems (NDDS) Market – Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis, and Forecast, 2016 – 2022,” the Novel Drug Delivery Systems (NDDS) market was …
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Trends That Went Viral (But Shouldn’t Have)
When spotted on a celeb or printed in an mag, even the most questionable of trends can climb the ranks, achieving “viral” status just as any YouTube video or summer anthem might. We’ve all caught the bug at some point. And lived to regret it. Thankfully …
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