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South Sound Wedding Show Set For January 27

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first_imgFacebook5Tweet0Pin0 The South Sound Wedding Show is Sunday, January 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Great Wolf Lodge, minutes south of Olympia. The show is presented by South Sound Wedding & Event Magazine, a local resource guide for engaged couples planning a wedding in the South Puget Sound area.“More than one-third of engagements occur during the December – January holidays, according to The Wedding Report,” says Paula R. Lowe, show producer and publisher of South Sound Wedding & Event magazine. “We choose highly-skilled wedding professionals to be at this show. “This is the place to meet the professionals who will help you create the wedding you have always imagined.Couples will meet caterers, DJs, wedding planners, florists, photographers, wedding cake bakers, jewelry designers and representatives from wedding and reception venues, bridal and tux shops and many others.Guests will see the latest styles during two fashion shows featuring men’s formalwear, wedding gowns, bridesmaids and flower girl dresses all from local stores. See the latest in hairstyles and makeup on local models. Fashion shows begin at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. Following each fashion show, ballroom dancers will demonstrate a couple’s first dance.At the door, couples will enter to win prizes, and they will receive a complimentary copy of South Sound Wedding & Event magazineThe show is sponsored by Great Wolf Lodge, Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater Visitor & Convention Bureau and Mixx96.com.Tickets are $8 at the door.For information about the show,  visit www.southsoundweddingshow.com or www.weddingandeventmagazine.com.last_img read more

Calvin Abueva shrugs off food poisoning to torment former team

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first_imgThe Fuel Masters, after the win against the Aces, improved to a 7-1 record tying Rain or Shine at the top and will next face San Miguel, Barangay Ginebra, and Magnolia in their final three games of the conference.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparc Phoenix’ dynamic forward once again proved why he’s been tagged “Beast” as he put up a 21-point, 16-rebound double-double in the Fuel Masters’ easy 94-80 win over the Aces Friday at Mall of Asia Arena.Abueva, who was traded to Phoenix during the playoffs of the 2018 Commissioner’s Cup, said the win was a combination of their skills and Aces’ depleted line up.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“We got back at them but we did it in part because we were more aggressive and they didn’t have all their players,” said Abueva in Filipino.“What happened was when we got tired there were players who can easily replace us but they didn’t have much pieces and they had a shorter rotation.” LATEST STORIES View comments Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Read Next Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch PLAY LIST 01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch01:04Rombaon grabs bronze in cross country MTB race01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Alaska played without starters Vic Manuel, Kevin Racal, JVee Casio, and also rookie GBoy Babilonia who are all nursing varying injuries.Abueva said he had to constantly hydrate himself since Thursday after eating some bad seafood.The 6-foot-2 forward exited the arena with a one-liter bottle of ion supply drink to keep his fluids replenished.“I ate some bad oysters and that made my stomach upset and it’s a good thing there wasn’t an incident on the court,” said Abueva laughing.“I’ve been drinking Hydrite and now Pocari Sweat because I have to recover since there are still tough games ahead of us.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief MOST READcenter_img Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title MANILA, Philippines—No amount of stomach pain was going to stop Calvin Abueva from giving it his all against former team Alaska in the PBA Philippine Cup.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Rabeh Al-Hussaini grateful for another chance at Blackwater after going AWOLlast_img read more

Huskies hosting Navs for Game 2 of playoff series

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first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Huskies will be playing their first home game in a week and a half tonight.The Huskies will be hosting the North Peace Navigators for Game 2 of the NWJHL semi-final series. The Pups dominated the first game on Monday night, beating the Navs 5-3 after a rally in the third featuring goals from Brandon Howard and Matthew Apsassin. With the win, the Huskies are now 4-3 against North Peace this season, including the post-season. The Huskies also have a 1-0 lead in the best of seven series.The puck drops at the North Peace Arena tonight at 8:00 p.m.- Advertisement –last_img read more

Georgia congressman Norwood dies, 65

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first_imgWASHINGTON – Rep. Charles Norwood Jr., a blunt-spoken Georgia Republican who sold his dental practice and ran for Congress at age 52, died Tuesday after battling cancer and lung disease. Norwood, 65, died at his home in Augusta, Ga., his spokesman said. House members debating the war in Iraq interrupted proceedings for two moments of silence in his honor. President George W. Bush, in a statement, described Norwood as “a good friend and a strong, spirited legislator who always stuck to his principles.” Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue called Norwood an “incredible example of strength and dedication” and ordered flags to be lowered at all state buildings. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The vacancy created by his death will be filled by a special election. A feisty, tobacco-chewing conservative who loved to hunt and who railed against government bureaucracy, he beat Democratic incumbent Don Johnson in 1994 to become the first Republican to represent his eastern Georgia district since shortly after the Civil War. Norwood had a dry wit and rarely settled for diplomatic language. When a Democrat complained that Norwood cut off questioning at a mine-safety hearing last year, Norwood responded: “When you get in charge, you get to run the damn thing. Right now, you’re not.” He wasn’t afraid to criticize his own party when he thought it was veering off course. Last year he called Republicans who backed compromise immigration legislation “turncoats.” last_img read more

Supervisors to OK $10,000 reward in murder of Norwalk man

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first_img 165Let’s talk business.Catch up on the business news closest to you with our daily newsletter. Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! SOUTH WHITTIER – The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday are expected to authorize a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who fatally shot a Norwalk man in December. The reward, to be voted on by supervisors at their regular meeting, is not the first to be offered in the murder of 21-year-old Paul Gomez, who was shot at an intersection in unincorporated South Whittier on Dec. 10, while he was riding in the passenger seat of a friends vehicle. Gomezs parents had offered a $1,000 reward in January. Paul Gomez was the second son the couple has lost to murder – both crimes so far unsolved, said his mother.last_img read more

Video: Quinny does the ice bucket challenge!

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first_imgBig-name celebrities across the globe have taken on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and on Saturday it was the turn of arguably the biggest yet – talkSPORT’s Weekend Sports Breakfast presenter Micky Quinn.Having been nomintated by Ian Abrahams, aka The Moose, our Micky was given an early morning soaking at talkSPORT Towers and revealed his picks to go next. Over to you Georgie!In case you have no idea what this is about, people around the globe are filming themselves having a bucket of freezing cold, icey water chucked over them, all for a good cause.The idea is to raise awareness of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that affects nerve cells in the brain, leading to the loss of voluntary muscle movement.To find out more about ALS, the ALS Association and how you can help support the work being done to raise awareness, as well as assist the work being done to find a cure, visit: www.alsa.orgDonations can be made to the ALS Association herelast_img read more

Pro-West party does well in Ukraine polls

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first_imgTymoshenko said she would meet with Yushchenko today to quickly formalize their new alliance. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! By The Associated Press KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s Orange Revolution allies made a strong combined showing in Sunday’s parliamentary elections and looked poised to win a majority that could unseat the prime minister and steer the country more firmly onto a pro-Western course, an exit poll showed. The election was called early in an attempt to end a standoff between Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych and President Viktor Yushchenko and shake sense into the ex-Soviet nation’s politics after years of infighting. The independent poll showed Yanukovych’s bloc was the top vote-getter with 35.2 percent, but Yulia Tymoshenko, the fiery Orange Revolution heroine, followed closely with 31.5 percent. last_img read more

Suit against Mexico City cardinal dismissed

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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Plaintiff Joaquin Aguilar Mendez filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging that Rivera, who was then a bishop in Puebla state, transferred a priest to Los Angeles in 1988 for nine months even though he knew abuse allegations had been lodged against him. The priest, Nicolas Aguilar Rivera, is no relation to the cardinal or the plaintiff. The judge’s ruling also dismisses claims against the Mexican Diocese of Tehuacan, where the cardinal was bishop at the time he transferred the priest. Rivera’s spokesman, Hugo Valdemar, told The Associated Press in Mexico City that the cardinal was pleased with the judge’s decision. “We are happy and satisfied that the judge confirmed what we have always said: This isn’t a case to be judged in the United States,” Valdemar said, noting the plaintiff had every right to present a complaint in Mexico. A lawsuit accusing Mexico City Cardinal Norberto Rivera of conspiring with Roman Catholic officials in the United States to shelter a pedophile priest was dismissed Tuesday. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu M. Berle found Rivera could not be held accountable in a U.S. court because the plaintiff didn’t have enough evidence against him, said Mike Finnegan, the plaintiff’s attorney. “It was a legal technicality,” he said. “It didn’t reach any of the merits of the case and it didn’t get to the key issues in the case, which is Cardinal Rivera’s complicity in sending (the priest) to the United States as a child molester.” Steve Selsberg, an attorney representing the Mexican cardinal in Los Angeles, said the judge found no evidence of conspiracy after reviewing a year’s worth of discovery collected by attorneys from both sides. While it is The Associated Press’ policy not to identify people who allege sexual abuse, Mendez chose to come forward with his story. He said Tuesday that he was disappointed in the ruling, but planned to have his U.S. attorneys appeal the case.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC NOTES

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first_imgRosses ACThe first race of the cross country season will take place on 7th October in Castlefinn for Donegal even ages and Masters. This will be followed by the Donegal Uneven ages and Novices in Killybegs on Sunday 14th October. All children must be registered with the club to run. Sportshall Athletics will be starting up again in Ionad Spóirt na Rosann in Dungloe on Monday 24th September at 6.45 pm. Fee of €10 for 5 nights. Training on Friday nights from 6pm to 7pm – all welcome. Sportshall Athletics starts tonight (Mon) in Ionad Spóirt na Rosann gym at Rosses Community School gym in Dungloe from 6.45 to 7.45 pm. Fee is €10 for five Monday night sessions or €15 per family. Events include sprints, relays, standing long jump, speed bounce, ball throw, javelin and shot putt. Training continues on Wednesday and Friday from 6-7pm at Mullaghderg. Due to large numbers we do need help and parents to stay and help with supervision. Two euro per child. A great evening saw a great crowd of 261 walkers and runners celebrate and remember two great legends of the Naomh Mhuire club on Friday evening last in Frankie Pat Gallagher and Finbar McBride. Noel Diver from Gweedore charged to the front to head Kevin McGee from Dungloe. Fionnula Diver made it a double for the Diver family taking the womens race from another Gweedore women Noreen McGee.ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC NOTES was last modified: September 25th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Rosses AC noteslast_img read more

SHOCKING! HOW COULD ANYONE DUMP THESE PUPS?

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first_imgTHEY have faces to melt the hardest of hearts.But someone decided to dump them in Mountcharles – and left them. Three of them managed to make it to the garden of a local woman who rescued them – she found two others later.  “We arrived up today to collect the pups that seem to be collie x springers approx 9 weeks old. There are 4 females and 1 male,” said Ryan McCauley from Donegal Pet Rescue.“They seemed in quite good health, they had a wormy belly and wee bit nervous but other than that healthy. We looked around the area to see maybe a mother had been dumped with them but unfortunately there was no sign of her.“We walked around the local area and asked the neighbours if they had seen any dogs or unusual vehicles in the area but to no avail. We are hoping that these little cuties have wondered off by themselves but it is looking like someone dumped them in this location knowing they would be found rather than pick up the phone and ask a rescue organisation for help.“The pups were checked over and although two of them are a bit nervous of us they seem used to human contact so that puts the idea of being born wild out of the equation. “They got treated for worms and will get their vaccinations and chips in the next few days. We are pleading with the public for information on this case as it is quite strange to find healthy pups in an area where they will be found quickly.“We do get pups dumped that are unhealthy or too young to be away from the mum as the owner does want to look after them anymore but most people will call us for help.“We have had cases in the past were the pups were born in fields to a mum but these pups are used to human interaction and quite healthy so can’t be the case. We would like the public to please get in contact if they recognise theses pups or if they know the mum of these pups so we know she is safe and looked after.“The rescue centres are always under pressure but we will do everything in our power to help you especially young pups. There is no need to dump them off hoping they will be found. We have had no reports of missing pups or the rescue in the local area has had no reports of missing pups so we are assuming they have been dumped, but if these are your pups please get in contact with us. Can everyone please share so we can get the information we need on these pups and their mum. And please if you don’t want puppies then neuter your pets, dogs trust are running a free neutering and micro-chipping scheme for the month of July.” SHOCKING! HOW COULD ANYONE DUMP THESE PUPS? was last modified: July 15th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:abandoned pupsdonegalDonegal Pet RescueMOUNTCHARLESlast_img read more