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Hollis firefighters plan festival to raise money for new station - The department is organizing a Rajun Cajun Festival with Cajun food and music including Birmingham native and American Idol winner Taylor Hicks on May 17. - Wed, 26 Mar 2014

Lessons learned from 1979 Three Mile Island crisis - LANCASTER - In 1979, Hollis Stambaugh was in her fifth year as a city planner and emergency manager in Lancaster. - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Miley Cyrus's VMAs routine was 'degrading', says backup dancer - 'For the first time I felt truly ashamed of being a little person,' says actor Hollis Jane of her teddy-bear role in VMAs show One of Miley Cyrus's backup dancers has described her MTV Video Music awards performance as "the most degrading thing" she has ever done. After appearing as a teddy bear in Cyrus's controversial twerkavaganza , Hollis Jane said she felt "less than human" and called on ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Mobile's Fighting Marine makes MMA pro debut on Saturday night - Hollis Sylvester of Mobile will carry a nickname into his first professional MMA fight. "No Time." OK, but how about "The Fighting Marine?" Gene Tunney had that nickname 90 years ago, and he got all the way to heavyweight boxing champion of the world. - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

FROM THE HEART: Why they run the Boston Marathon - They come from all walks of life - teachers, housewives, business owners, seasoned athletes, weekend warriors - and on Monday, April 21, they will have just one goal in mind: To make it over Heartbreak Hill and cross the finish line of the Boston Marathon. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Mountlake Terrace baseball loses ace in win over Meadowdale - MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — The only person who could get to Mountlake Terrace starting pitcher Dominic DeMiero was Matt Hill, his Meadowdale counterpart. - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Historic futility: Philadelphia 76ers tie NBA record for most losses in row - Defeated for 26th straight time; could gain dubious distinction of league's longest losing streak ever Saturday vs. Detroit - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Sixers drop 26th straight, 120-98 to Rockets - HOUSTON (AP) - Philadelphia coach Brett Brown was grasping for positives after his team tied an NBA record for futility by dropping its 26th straight game on Thursday night. "We still don't have the poorest record in the league," said Brown, whose Sixers have won one more game ... - Fri, 28 Mar 2014

Back to the diving board - Instead of rushing to a decision on where to build the city’s indoor aquatic center — or jumping head-first into a shallow part that you think might be deep — members of the Russellville City Counc... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

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Back to the diving board - Russellville Courier - The Vick Field location got the OK from Mayor Bill Eaton because of its proximity to the Hughes Center, and also earned points for its construction cost and ease. Alderman Spencer Roberts, the council's liaison to the Recreation and Parks Commission ... - Mon, 21 Apr 2014

High school notebook: Football championship sites up in the air - NewsOK.com - The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association announced at Wednesday's board of directors meeting that the five-year agreement with OSU has expired and the university does not want to commit to hosting each game. “They've been a great partner ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

UA basketball: Rondae's goal: be a top-10 NBA pick - Arizona Daily Star - Rondae Hollis-Jefferson says he has a goal of becoming a top-10 pick in the NBA draft, which means he'll need to spend at least another year in Tucson. You get the feeling he's OK with that. In recent weeks, the fun-loving freshman forward from Chester ... - Wed, 16 Apr 2014

'A lifelong commitment' - Palm Beach Daily News - In 1987, she got her real estate license and was affiliated for a year with Earl A. Hollis Inc. before striking out on her own. “I started the ... “I do OK for a range rat,” she said, her signature cashmere cable-knit sweater draped around her ... - Sun, 20 Apr 2014

Elections board vice chair still issue for some - LaGrange Daily News - Board member Lonnie Hollis didn't vote, but said after the meeting that she didn't believe Watson could retain the vice chair position because her appointment had lapsed. “OK, the motion to elect a vice chair is failed,” McCoy said. “OK, do we have a ... - Fri, 18 Apr 2014

FROM THE HEART: Why they run the Boston Marathon - Cabinet.com - “I'm from the area, so I know what a big deal the Boston Marathon has always been,” said Joanne Pomeranz, of Hollis. ... Family in Maryland called him to see if he was OK, and he wondered how they already knew something had happened in Boston. - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Bill limits BESE authority to OK charter schools - The Daily Advertiser - Steve Carter, R-Baton Rouge; Henry Burns, R-Haughton; Thomas Carmody, R-Shreveport; Simone Champagne, R-Erath; Paul Hollis, R-Covington; Barry Ivey, R-Baton Rouge; and Nancy Landry, R-Lafayette. SHARE 77 CONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAIL ... - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

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