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Blues Beat: summer shows are everywhere

A few big blues groups are taking the stage this week to keep you cool in July. Sunday at Old Lyme, Jim Carty invites soul blues legend Johnny Rawls for an outdoor concert and Thursday, CHIRP a Christine Ohlman. Sunday’s special house concert with co-headliners Johnny Rawls and Gospel Blues …

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Special Events at Buffalo Bill SHP | Local

This event is sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. A park entry permit is required at Buffalo Bill State Historic Park; daily or annual permits will be available on site. The state’s recreation areas are a great place to vacation to …

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bicentennial day of the canton of Leroy brings together the inhabitants to celebrate the history of the city | Lake County

Lots of food, laughter and games were the hallmarks of the Leroy Township Bicentennial Festival, as current and former residents gathered to celebrate their town’s 201-year history on June 19. The day started with a parade featuring vintage cars, horse drawn carriages and performances by local twirling groups. The festival …

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Peaceful “pots” and roads

Shihab Sarkar | Posted: June 12, 2021, 8:45 p.m. The literal meaning of the Bangla word “poth” is a straight or serpentine gateway. The word is directly related to ‘pothik’, a passerby. The English “path” has almost a similar meaning. One person, normally a man, uses these gateways. Since ancient …

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4 Hours in Williamsburg: USA Business Traveler

As road trips continue to gain popularity, Williamsburg, VA is a perfect mid-Atlantic summer getaway, especially with plenty of outdoor attractions. Historic Jamestown and Yorktown are also a short drive away, giving you easy access to many activities in what is known as the “Historic Triangle”. In fact, the region …

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Worcester Police Officer Enmanuel ‘Manny’ Familia: fellow officers, relatives pay their respects during call hours on Wednesday

A line of black-clad mourners meandered along the steps of St. John’s Church in Worcester, across Temple Street and into an adjacent parking lot. Next to the church doors, a woman hugged a policeman in a tight embrace. Others wiped away tears. Worcester Police Officer Enmanuel “Manny” Familia’s calling hours …

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Old Devon wheelwrights roll with the punches

What do a Rom, Queen and the production company behind Gladiator have in common? Each, at some point, enlisted the services of Mike Rowland and Son Wheelwrights: traditional father-son wheel makers based in historic Colyton. In the Rowland family, the making of wheels dates back almost 700 years to 1331. …

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Bethel Park schedules Memorial Day program | New

The public is invited to the Bethel Park Memorial Day program on May 31. Celebratory activities begin with a 7:45 am ceremony at the Veterans Memorial Plaza across from the Bethel Park Municipal Building, 5100 W. Library Ave. The ceremony, which celebrates the 21st anniversary of the Veterans’ Memorial, will …

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Eco hearses are an option, but not the only answer

Conversations about reducing global emissions to achieve greater sustainability are becoming more frequent. Whether it’s a shift in demand for green products and services or a willingness of suppliers to lead sustainability initiatives, the funeral services industry is no different. For Sarah Jones, director of Full circle funeral, it is …

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Watch this dramatic rock fall triggered in Acadia

A spooky moment in Acadia National Park today. Rockfall! Fortunately, it was a controlled and triggered rockfall and no one was in danger. Of Acadia National Park Facebook Page. “Work on the Eagle Lake carriage road includes triggering dramatic rockfalls and stabilizing steep rock slopes directly above the historic thoroughfare.” …

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Asher on Aspen: Meet me in Charleston

Broad Street Panorama in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Sometimes you just need to get out of town to get a new perspective. But you can’t always see that you need a new perspective because you need a new perspective to be able to see it. That’s exactly why I love …

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How the gramophone influenced Irish music

In 1900, New York’s Third Avenue was bustling with activity. Horse-drawn carriages and the occasional motor car moved under the elevated train lines of the street. This is where Ellen O’Byrne, a native of Leitrim, chose to set up her Irish music store. Nestled between pet and hardware stores, under …

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South Africa under fire over energy plan

South Africa has taken urgent action to address its crippling energy crisis, with a plan to hire mobile power plants or so-called powerships to dock at its ports. But the possible 20-year $ 15 billion deal with Turkey’s Karpowership – one of the longest of its kind – has been …

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