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A Tiger's tale: How an O-lineman rallied Clemson to tackle pediatric cancer Clemson has been hosting kids from Clement's Kindness, a local nonprofit aimed at helping families of children diagnosed with cancer and blood disorders, for a few years, but Pollard wasn't interested in simply scratching his name onto a few shirts and [...]
Review: iPhone X That, I thought, would lend itself to a much more accurate through line between me fiddling with an iPhone for a few days and what the average buyer might be able to divine about how it might work for them. Early last week, I went to Cupertino to [...]
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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Gophers' Fleck sees a lot of himself in Michigan's Harbaugh Now the Minnesota Golden Gophers head football coach, Fleck also appreciates Jim Harbaugh, the Michigan coach who always seems to be in uniform—tan khakis, a maize-and-blue shirt, matching baseball hat and horn-rimmed glasses. Harbaugh even wore [...]
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'The White Girl': London Review The White Girl (Angela Yuen) – we never know her name – is allergic to sunlight. She spends her days shrouded in clothes and shaded by a broad brimmed hat and enigmatic sunglasses. To the rest of Pearl Village, the last fishing community in Hong Kong, [...]
brizzle born and bred
You cannot imagine how stupid I felt not to have brought my camping stuff with me on this day… Jenn and I were supposed to meet up sooner or later in this area but we both did not have phone reception to arrange it. It was very funny to actually... You cross high mountains to reach another valley where the road dramatically winds downhill towards Milford Sound. Not only do the mountains fall down in the water but it also rains almost like nowhere else in the world (12 meters per year in average). These two effects generate hundreds of waterfalls which cascade into the salt water and create a layer of fresh water. This latter acts as a protection from the sun, like sunglasses actually. This effect is called “deep water emergence”.
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brizzle born and bred
The only thing worse than having to go to class in nice weather, is having to work all day in nice weather. Since in the real world there is no spring break, I am day dreaming about being on an island somewhere and not at my desk.
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Astros' McCullers (shoulder) won't start season in rotation He had never thrown more than 104 2/3 innings as a pro until last season. "I can't really worry about [missing ... As it stands, these five will be the opening-day rotation while McCullers recovers. Kylie Jenner, Rob Kardashian on good terms Kylie, in ... [...]
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Red Sox Cuban Phenom Yoan Moncada More Than Flashy Cars, Hype and Muscles On the No. 3 practice field behind JetBlue Park, Moncada cannot hide his mere 20 years, even behind designer sunglasses ... day," one says. There is a nod. Two fans ask Moncada to pose for a photo. He obliges. He walks off the practice field alone, the ... [...]
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Now or never: UL's Marlin, the coach's son, goes for it That's especially the case when the kid doesn’t come with superstar ... like any Cajun player — on good days, and bad. He was on the floor for the late going of UL’s Sun Belt Tournament win over South Alabama last Friday night in New Orleans , before ... [...]
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Central boys earn spots on MRC squad, Doyscher expects to return as coach “Another full effort kid when given ... those kids every day in practice and you absolutely have to have them. I know it’s a hard thing, but those two made a very positive impact.” Doyscher, who took over for Nat Boyer prior to last season, said ... [...]
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Sail Away: Overlooked at Home, Vermont's Mellow Yellow are Big at Sea A leopard-print shirt ripples on his wiry frame; a dark, tilted fedora sets off his narrow sunglasses ... Drummer Franco Sunshine slips behind his kit, stone-faced and mod in dark jeans and a plain white T-shirt. Last out is vocalist and guitarist Dusty ... [...]
JACK FLETCHER/STUFFThere are cottages aplenty in the historic town of Akaroa. We rented one for a weekend when out-of-town visitors were visiting with kids.A visit from out-of-towners called for a trip suitable for kids. Keen to show off the best of the region, my partner and I booked a bach for the weekend, packed the pushchairs and drove the 80-odd kilometres to Akaroa.Our pad for two nights, a historic cottage on Aubrey St South, was bathed in...
They don’t care about you.They don’t care about your taxes.They care about their corporate patrons above all, the big companies that pay for their election campaigns, put them in office and make them rich.The House tax overhaul plan that was approved strictly along party lines on Thursday — not a single Democrat signed on — would reduce corporate taxes dramatically and permanently. It would reduce your taxes, as a middle-class family or single person, only temporarily, if at all.By as early...
Baltimore Police officers searched Ashley Smith’s home on Bennett Place on Thursday morning, checking the windows in the back and her basement, after a city homicide detective was shot in the head nearby the night before.The officer, identified as Det. Sean Suiter, died Thursday at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, police said.About 16 hours after Suiter was shot, numerous officers remained on the scene Thursday morning. Yellow police tape stretched blocks around the perimeter, blocking traffic...