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29 Head - Resilient Gaza impresses Rugby aid worker

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Resilient Gaza impresses Rugby aid worker

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By Andy Morris Friday 29 August 2014 Updated: 29/08 10:28 Buy photos » Alex Bush (rear, centre) and colleagues delivering hygiene kits in Gaza. THE RESILIENCE of the people of Gaza is amazing – that is the verdict of a Rugby man whose charity work took him to the war-torn region last week. Alex Bush, Head of Operations for HelpAge International, was in Gaza to give healthcare, psychological support and shelter to older generations.

California school retires divisive Arab mascot

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The Associated Press | FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2005, file photo, Coachella Valley High School's mascot, "Arab," dances to the band during a pep rally at the school in Thermal, Calif. The hook-nosed, snarling mascot who wears a head scarf did not appear at Coachella Valley High School's season opening football game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. A belly-dancing genie that often appears with the mascot was also retired.

Resilient Gaza impresses Rugby aid worker

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Resilient Gaza impresses Rugby aid worker

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By Andy Morris Friday 29 August 2014 Updated: 29/08 10:28 Buy photos » Alex Bush (rear, centre) and colleagues delivering hygiene kits in Gaza. THE RESILIENCE of the people of Gaza is amazing – that is the verdict of a Rugby man whose charity work took him to the war-torn region last week. Alex Bush, Head of Operations for HelpAge International, was in Gaza to give healthcare, psychological support and shelter to older generations.

Milpitas\' longtime community librarian retires

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Milpitas' longtime community librarian retires

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By Ian Bauer, Milpitas Post Retiring Community Librarian Linda Arbaugh and her husband Dana plan to travel after her retirement today. Much of that time will be in Wyoming, her home state. They are pictured at Grand Teton National Park. ( Photo courtesy of Dana Arbaugh )Linda Arbaugh, Milpitas Public Library's head librarian for more than 13 years and a longtime resident, will retire today (Aug. 29). "I really love this job.

Hot water on cold: ice bucket challenge

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Hot water on cold: ice bucket challenge

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Takes U.S. by Storm August 12, 2014 In the last two weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge has quite literally “soaked” the nation. Everyone from Ethel Kennedy to Justin Timberlake has poured a bucket of ice water over his or her head and challenged others do the same or make a donation to fight ALS within twenty-four hours.

Being straight no longer a barrier in gay rugby

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Being straight no longer a barrier in gay rugby

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AT HOME: Bevan Morgan (with the ball) and his team mates head to a scrum. He doesn't straighten the line of attack because he's a prop, but Bevan Morgan still plays a significant role in New Zealand's only gay rugby team. The Auckland student is one of only two players in the New Zealand Falcons team who does not identify as homosexual - a position that puts the 29-year-old in an interesting, though not unique, predicament at the Bingham Cup in Sydney this weekend.

Mercedes-Benz Actros in MPG Challenge

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The Mercedes-Benz Actros has made a winning start to a bold new initiative designed to prove beyond all doubt that as well as being the smartest, most reliable and driver-friendly truck on the road, it’s a champion at the pumps too. AUTO CENTRAL, UK -- August 29, 2014: The Fuel Challenger programme invites operators to allow an Actros demonstrator to go head to head with one of their own vehicles, then measure the diesel consumption of both side by side.

Two Cents Worth

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Bank names new managerAshley Perko Whiteside is the new assistant branch manager for TriStar bank’s Columbia location, according to a press release. Whiteside has 14 years of banking experience.She currently serves as a member of the Kiwanis Club of Columbia, ambassador for the Maury County Economic Alliance and is a member of Generation Maury, the young professionals branch of the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance.

Resilient Gaza impresses Rugby aid worker

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By Andy Morris Friday 29 August 2014 Updated: 29/08 10:28 Buy photos » Alex Bush (rear, centre) and colleagues delivering hygiene kits in Gaza. THE RESILIENCE of the people of Gaza is amazing – that is the verdict of a Rugby man whose charity work took him to the war-torn region last week. Alex Bush, Head of Operations for HelpAge International, was in Gaza to give healthcare, psychological support and shelter to older generations.

Fantasy baseball: Don’t buy into Mike Fiers, Russell Martin or Ian Kennedy

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By Collin Hager August 30 at 9:15 AM Each week, Collin Hager uses his HVaC Scoring System to let you know whom to start and drop this week in head-to-head fantasy baseball leagues. This week’s players to avoid: Mike Fiers, RHP, Brewers What is not to like about what Fiers has done? In 28 August innings, he has given up just four earned runs with a WHIP of 0.50 and ERA of 1.29.

Jackie Robinson West

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Jackie Robinson West

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NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Theo Epstein talks about how the Chicago Cubs were inspired by Jackie Robinson West. Friday, Aug 29, 2014 • Updated at 10:25 PM CDT Jackie Robinson West will head to the North Side Monday. The U.S. Little League World Series champions will be the special guests of the Chicago Cubs as they kick off a 6-game homestand against the Milwaukee Brewers.