Martial Arts World Raises Funds For Autism

Martial Arts World Raises Funds For Autism
A group of children that attend the Martial Arts World of Hopewell recently held a benefit at Hermitage High School to raise as much money as possible to support the Autism Society of Central Virginia. The demonstration is set up to showcase the talents of …
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”New Year New Me”: The reasons to join a martial arts gym this year
With January thoughts turning to putting New Year’s resolutions into action, high up on the agenda is often thoughts of joining or rejoining a gym. What most people never consider is joining a Martial Arts gym and we at Buzz.ie decided to find out if this …
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Sunny Leone to make her Tamil debut in ‘Veeramadevi’, learns martial arts and sword fighting
As Bollywood actress Sunny Leone is all geared up to make her debut in Tamil film Industry. She will be acting in the movie titled as Veeramadevi and it will be a periodic drama. The makers have planned to release the film in various languages including …
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Joy to the World! Hot Press chat to Dublin grunge rockers Oh Joy

Joy to the World! Hot Press chat to Dublin grunge rockers Oh Joy
They take a more melodic route than typical early 90’s grunge, and offer something quite aggressive … Perhaps, for the guys, it was interesting to see an outside party’s take on music that they own and are inherently close to.
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In Defense of Post-Grunge Music
Component is a section of Aux.Out. for one-off pieces, special editorials, and lost orphans of the music discussion. Today, Sasha Geffen talks about her relationship with Post-Grunge, and how it might be overlooked as both nostalgic and useful music.
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Grunge: A Success Story
Grunge stuck, maybe because it so vividly evoked both the black … “Kurt Cobain was just too lazy to shampoo,” said Charles Cross, the editor of the Seattle music monthly The Rocket, talking about Nirvana’s lead singer. Mr. Cobain’s matted sheep-dog …
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Latest World Travel News

U.S. and World Travel
Hoping for some Cyber Monday deals in the travel world? Hotels, tour companies, travel booking agencies and even destinations are promising bargains for Cyber Monday, “Travel Deal Tuesday” and other online shopping dates before and after Thanksgiving.
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Chubby Girl Abroad: My Life As A Plus-Sized World Traveler
The world is a fascinating place. I’ve been exploring it voraciously for the last 15 years through my work as a journalist. I’ve visited more than 65 countries (so far). In each, I am treated a bit differently as a plus-sized girl, an unapologetic size 22.
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World travel map: dangerous destinations and safer spots
These are foreign travel recommendations and warnings for Canadians from the government of Canada as of February 2014. Click on any country for more details. Note: This map is for illustrative purposes only. Before you go, visit the government of Canada …
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Roller Derby world mourns the loss of a Legend

Roller Derby world mourns the loss of a Legend
There is a heavy cloud of sadness today in the Roller Derby world, as one of the greatest derby legends to ever step foot on a track, former professional roller derby player Judy “The Polish Ace” Sowinski, has passed away. Coach Judy was one of my coaches …
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Roller derby ready for Pan Am?
Dedicated followers of women’s roller derby see big things for the sport’s future. “It has spread like wildfire,” said Amanada “Psycho Magnet” Smith, 41, who has been involved in roller derby since 2009. She sees it as a form of female empowerment.
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CLE Program Includes Roller Derby Tickets, Lesson on Rules of Game and Civil Procedure
What can roller derby teach lawyers about civil procedure? That question will be explored in an unusual continuing legal education program on Jan. 29 sponsored by the South Carolina Bar. Registrants for the one-hour CLE credit course will get tickets to a …
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Latest World Travel News

Destination locations pulls tourists in from around the world, give back to the community
WESTON — An important factor in tourism is having a destination location, something people know about and are willing to go to, either multiple times throughout the years or for a major event, even if they have to travel long distances. Lewis County …
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Before I Rank The World’s Best First Class Airlines & Lounges…
This is long overdue. All the time I see mainstream media articles ranking the world’s best first class products. There’s only one problem — the person writing the story typically hasn’t actually flown any of the products, and just uses airline …
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Former US President Jimmy Carter says would travel to N Korea: NYT
NEW YORK, October 22 (Reuters): Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday. “I would go …
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Diving: Miracle man LoBue claims high diving world title

Diving: Miracle man LoBue claims high diving world title
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Steve LoBue admitted to a “surreal moment” as he became the first American to win gold in the men’s 27 meters high diving at the world championships on Sunday. LoBue’s career-high victory came two years after he was hailed as a …
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Life at the end of a diving board
Northeast dive coach Rob Babcock said diving involves grace, balance and is a dance routine with 11 different moves. Lincoln High sophomore Payton Prall, who has danced competitively in the past, said Links diving coach Reynaldo Castro often uses the same …
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St. X favored at Southwest Ohio High School Swimming & Diving Classic
The largest invitational of its kind in the United States will be back for its 32 nd installment Saturday and Sunday as more than 2,900 swimmers from more than 100 schools hit the pool for the Southwest Ohio High School Swimming & Diving Classic.
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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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The Best Places In The World To Cycle Include Scotland

The Best Places In The World To Cycle Include Scotland
“If you travel south through Argentina you’ve got the Pampas which is about 2,000 miles of grasslands. It’s some of the most boring cycling in the world and it’s relentlessly windy, but you’re rewarded by getting down to the city of Ushuaia on …
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Festivals of the Dead Around the World
The Celts believed that the night before Samhain, spirits from the other world came and destroyed vegetation with their breath, leaving the land barren for winter. People would leave food and wine on their doorsteps to appease the spirits, and wear masks …
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50 most visited tourist attractions in the world
Americans love to travel, but they prefer to stick within their own borders. B) Wherever Mickey Mouse goes, he conquers. C) Paris is the unofficial cultural theme park of the world. And D) Niagara Falls isn’t just for lovers anymore. But the list also …
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Made in Chicago: Roller Derby Inspires World Celebration August 13 through 19

Made in Chicago: Roller Derby Inspires World Celebration August 13 through 19
Roller Derby, at the Chicago Coliseum Aug. 13, 1935 (Image Provided) World Roller Derby Week Aug. 13-19 will include an inaugural annual public celebration, retro-style games and a national community service blood drive in honor of the invention of Roller …
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This roller derby player goes by the name Hebrew-Ham Lincoln
NEW YORK (JTA) — Dara Fineman may not be the only Jewish player in the Gotham Girls Roller Derby League, but she’s the only one who sports a Star of David painted over her eye. Her derby name is plenty Jewish, too: “Hebrew-Ham Lincoln” — yes …
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It’s not your grandmother’s roller derby
Dave and Beth Corson drove in from Tampa Sunday afternoon to watch their daughter participate in a new team sport that involves knocking other players to the ground. “I just hope she doesn’t get hurt,” said Beth Corson, repeating the mantra of mothers …
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Diving-Miracle man LoBue claims high diving world title

Diving-Miracle man LoBue claims high diving world title
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Steve LoBue admitted to a “surreal moment” as he became the first American to win gold in the men’s 27 metres high divingat the world championships on Sunday. LoBue’s career-high victory came two years after he was hailed as a “miracle …
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High diving seems like great fun, but fear is always there
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) – Against the stunning backdrop of the Hungarian Parliament, looming on the opposite side of the Danube, 10 women spent a glorious summer afternoon climbing up a towering metal structure, all for the purpose of hurling themselves …
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Lady Plainsmen Swimming and Diving Has High Hopes for 2017 [VIDEO]
The 2017 girl’s high school swimming and diving season could turn out to be a banner one for Laramie High School. Laramie returns 19 state qualifiers, which includes seven All-State swimmers and divers, off last year’s team that finished as the 4A …
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