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Friday July 25, 2014

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«July 31st is heatstroke awareness day.  Please remember the following safety tip…»

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 10:42 via YPD Facebook Wall

July 31st is heatstroke awareness day.  Please remember the following safety tips. Help Us Save Kids From Heatstroke  - On a hot day a child’s temp heats up 5x faster than an adult  -52% of kids who died from vehicular heatstroke were “forgotten” in the vehicle  -Last year 44…

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Did Someone Say Woods Hole Pub Crawl? – Hint: The Answer Is Yes.

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 10:26
via The Real Cape

  Remember Alvin? That submarine that discovered the Titanic? Well he’s 50 years old and there is quite the celebration in the works. Is there anything better than a pub crawl? Yes, actually there is, it’s a pub crawl where you get to go to six different bars and you only have to walk…

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Driver cited in Dennis rollover crash

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 10:00
via Police and Fire News

No serious injuries in two-car crash Thursday afternoon read more

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Driver cited in Dennis rollover crash

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 10:00
via Cape Cod Today

No serious injuries in two-car crash Thursday afternoon read more

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Hamas tunnel threat at center of war with Israel

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 9:23
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel — dubbed “lower Gaza” by the Israeli military — is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel.

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Ukraine reports overnight rebel attacks on border

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 9:15
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The Ukrainian army on Friday claimed that soldiers came under artillery fire from the Russian side of the border overnight and were attacked by rebels in several other places in the restive east.

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Conservation Foundation continues wildfire risk-reduction work - Nantucket Island Inquirer

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 8:24
via The Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror

Nantucket Island InquirerConservation Foundation continues wildfire risk-reduction workNantucket Island Inquirer(July 24, 2014) While fire can be devastating if it sweeps across the island, it can also be beneficial for some of the Nantucket's rare plants and animals that are threatened by the advance…

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Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 7:38
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

It’s been called a David vs. Goliath story, a “Tale of Two Arthurs” and even the “ultimate Greek tragedy,” but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They’re grocery store owners.

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Air travel a leap of faith for passengers

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 7:36
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Airline travel requires passengers to make a leap of faith, entrusting their lives to pilots, airlines, air traffic controllers and others who regulate air travel.

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Toppled crosses in China spur defiance

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 7:34
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month.

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Israel hits 30 Gaza homes, kills senior militant

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 7:32
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his sons, as Israel’s Security Cabinet was to meet later in the day to decide whether to expand its operation or consider…

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Pittsfield man convicted of biting roomie’s thumb

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 7:30
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A Pittsfield man has been convicted of nearly completely biting off his roommate’s thumb during a fight over bathroom use.

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Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 7:29
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

US District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent — and unusual — request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn’t seem to be working.

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Truro looks to recruit call firefighters

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 7:20
via Cape Cod Today

Basic Firefighter Recruit Program set to start in September read more

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Town Manager Tom Lynch: Barnstable This Morning 7/21/14

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 7:08
via Uploads by barnstabletoday

Town Manager Tom Lynch: Barnstable This Morning 7/21/14 Barnstable Town Manager Tom Lynch appears on "Barnstable This Morning". Topics of discussion include fireworks rescheduling and plans to extend the Cape Cod Rail Trail into Barnstable. From: BarnstableChannel18 Views: 0   0 ratings…

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Final CCTP play starts with good news - Blogs

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 6:42
via blogs.capecodonline.com

Before Cape Cod Theatre Project opened its final set of staged readings last night, artistic director Hal Brooks had good news about a script that was in this time slot two years ago. It was announced yesterday that Neil ...

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Coakley on Cape Cod Saturday

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 6:00
via Cape Cod Today

Democratic gubernatorial candidate will be in Hyannis on July 26 read more

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Town officials begin to look at next year’s budget

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 4:31
via Wareham News Headlines

Town officials are split between trying to find ways to generate revenue and fund new purchases in town while others said it’s time to simply work with what they were given by the voters when members of the Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Finance Committee met on Wednesday. The three boards…

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Town officials look to the future, begin looking at next year’s budget

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 4:31
via Wareham News Headlines

Town officials seem split between trying to find ways to generate revenue and fund new purchases in town while others said it’s time to simply work with what they were given by the voters when members of the Board of Selectmen, School Committee and Finance Committee met on Wednesday. The three…

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A defining moment for compassion

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:35
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

Imagine a world where children are not safe at home.

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Central Americans must go home

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:35
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

The flood of Central American minors arriving at the southwest border of the United States is a complex issue. It may be easier to look at this issue in two ways — Push and Pull.

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Hope comes from an open heart

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:35
via Cape Cod Times Opinion

We can’t be grouchy all the time. It’s not good for us and, besides, wonderful things are happening right under our noses. The cynic will be reassured to know every example I’ve got is a response to some kind of problem.

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Work underway on revamping of Hyannis neighborhood park

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:34
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Maple Street between Oak and Locust streets has been closed for good as town officials work to revitalize Ridgewood Park.

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Needy Fund: Woman’s pressing needs eased

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:34
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The single woman living in Bourne was having trouble making ends meet. Her landlord was thinking about raising the rent and her Social Security income would not be enough to cover it.

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Woods Hole think tank gets top ranking

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:33
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The Woods Hole Research Center received the highest think tank rating by the International Center for Climate Governance.

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Warring sides on Hyannis fire station join hands

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:31
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The Hyannis Fire District’s board of commissioners voted to admit members of the Greater Hyannis Civic Association to the building committee.

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Woman requests charge dismissal over missing video

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:31
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A West Yarmouth woman who was charged in October with assaulting two Dennis police officers while in protective custody filed a motion to dismiss Wednesday in Orleans District Court because the police department’s videotape of her booking is missing.

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Two East Falmouth men face drug charges

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:29
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

Two East Falmouth men were released on their own recognizance Thursday after pleading not guilty to drug charges stemming from an investigation into a Homestead Lane house.

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Stabbing victim flown to Providence hospital

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:28
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A Bourne man in his 60s was airlifted by helicopter this morning to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, with life-threatening stab wounds, rescue officials said.

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Stabbing victim flown to Providence hospital

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:28
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

A Bourne man in his 60s was airlifted by helicopter this morning to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, with life-threatening stab wounds, rescue officials said.

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Barnstable man seriously injured in ATV crash

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:27
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

A young man suffered serious injuries in an ATV accident Wednesday night in Barnstable.

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Mitchell River bridge work may be delayed until after Labor Day

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:27
via Cape Cod Times Headlines

The construction of a new $15 million bridge over the Mitchell River, replacing an historic mid-19th century drawbridge, is scheduled to start the third week of August with demolition, but that could possibly be delayed until after Labor Day.

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Barnstable man seriously injured in ATV crash

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:27
via Cape Cod Times Police and Fire Logs

A young man suffered serious injuries in an ATV accident Wednesday night in Barnstable.

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TOP: Creepy Dolls, Drone Ban, Jeopardy Answers, Shark Lover, Gator Escape, and Mascot Walks…

Fri, July 25, 2014 - 1:25
via Barnstable-Hyannis Patch

Plus, woman charged with leaving dogs in sweltering car and more top stories from around Patch’s network of more than 900 sites.

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