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Appeal to trace vulnerable man who was last seen in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing to members of the public to help trace Christian Byrne

from GazetteLive - Teesside News https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/appeal-trace-vulnerable-man-who-14723758
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How Middlesbrough Council is beating its budget - despite Government cuts

New figures show the authority's day-to-day spending is in the black

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Man shot by police due to appear at court on fake gun charges

The 24-year-old was shot by armed officers through a taxi window on Friday

from GazetteLive - Teesside News https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/man-shot-police-due-appear-14723052
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Flying Scotsman is heading our way - here's where and when you can see famous loco

World's most famous steam locomotive plans a three week stay in the region

from GazetteLive - Teesside News https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/flying-scotsman-heading-way-heres-14721119
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Man charged with kidnap after woman is allegedly assaulted near hospital

Police are appealing for anyone who saw a woman climb over railings on an A19 footbridge to get in touch

from GazetteLive - Teesside News https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/man-charged-kidnap-after-woman-14722888
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Has Greggs changed its name? North-east baker reveals new artisan-style logo

Customers spotted the name-change of the North-east bakery on Twitter and Facebook but many are not happy about the move

from GazetteLive - Teesside News https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/business/business-news/greggs-changed-its-name-north-14722624
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'Popping' windows at new Redcar leisure centre lead to entrance closure

The main entrance at Redcar Heart was closed after a first floor window suddenly broke without warning

from GazetteLive - Teesside News https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/popping-windows-new-redcar-leisure-14720819
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See who you remember in these 39 pictures of Redcar and Cleveland teachers from the last 20 years

The Gazette has dipped into its archives to find snaps of teachers from across Teesside

from GazetteLive - Teesside News https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/see-who-you-remember-39-14715928
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Neighbour's amazing surprise which will give the gift of life to friend

Ken Lyons was on the transplant list for four years until his neighbour, Neil Henry, said he would donate him his kidney

from GazetteLive - Teesside News https://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/neighbours-amazing-surprise-give-gift-14721054
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Two buses and five miles - parents say Unity City Academy is too far for son to travel

Steven and Tracy Hicks hit out over the 'archaic' and 'unfair' school selection process:: Council urges parents to state more than one preference

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How 'Killing Eve' Reverse-Engineered Binge Watching

This spring BBC America's spy thriller quietly went from novelty to must-watch TV, thanks to a little help from Orphan Black.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/killing-eve-engineering-binge-watching
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Data Propria Is a New Firm From a Cambridge Analytica Alum

Data Propria will continue the behavioral targeting pioneered by Cambridge Analytica—but founder Matt Oczkowski says this time will be different.

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Apple’s HomePod Speaker Now Supports Stereo Pairing, Multi-Room Audio

The smart speaker gets a much-needed update.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/apple-homepod-ios-114-airplay-2-update
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WIRED's Top Stories in May: I Saw Black and Blue, but I Heard Yanny

Plus: Robert Mueller continues to captivate, and people clearly have unlimited interest in Moviepass Unlimited.

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We Bought A House

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My Dad Hustled Me Hard

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Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) - Official Trailer - Paramount Pictures

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Patient will need surgery to correct work left incomplete by orthodontist

A PATIENT will require surgery to correct dental work left incomplete by an orthodontist who is believed to have fled the country.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16257881.Patient_will_need_surgery_to_correct_work_left_incomplete_by_orthodontist/?ref=rss
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Greedy fundraiser jailed for stealing money from Cancer Research UK

A 'GREEDY' fraudster who stole money intended for Cancer Research and forged a letter from the charity has been jailed.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258183.Greedy_fundraiser_jailed_for_stealing_money_from_Cancer_Research_UK/?ref=rss
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Footballer ties the knot in Gary Barlow's former mansion

FORMER Birchwood High pupil James Chester has tied the knot in Gary Barlow's former mansion.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258096.Footballer_ties_the_knot_in_Gary_Barlow_s_former_mansion/?ref=rss
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Police probe into 'targeted' shooting in Orford

A POLICE investigation is ongoing after a gun was fired at a parked car in Orford during a 'targeted attack'.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258174.Police_probe_into___39_targeted__39__shooting_in_Orford/?ref=rss
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The dad who was diagnosed with cancer after only being able to eat two chocolates and a breadstick on Christmas Day

WHEN Robert Kershaw was able to eat only two chocolates and a breadstick on Christmas Day in 2015, he knew he needed to go to the doctor’s.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256634.The_dad_who_was_diagnosed_with_cancer_after_only_being_able_to_eat_two_chocolates_and_a_breadstick_on_Christmas_Day/?ref=rss
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WATCH: Stockton Heath Primary pay tribute to Viola Beach with 'We're the Wolves' song

PUPILS from Stockton Heath Primary School have been working with the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation to write and perform a song for the team.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256261.WATCH__Stockton_Heath_Primary_pay_tribute_to_Viola_Beach_with__We_re_the_Wolves__song/?ref=rss
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Neighbourhood Weekender hailed as 'part of legacy' of City of Culture bid

THE councillor responsible for the town's culture believes Neighbourhood Weekender is 'one part of the legacy' of Warrington's failed City of Culture bid.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16259335.Neighbourhood_Weekender_hailed_as__part_of_legacy__of_City_of_Culture_bid/?ref=rss
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Long delays on M6 as vehicle breaks down

THERE are long delays on the M6 in Warrington after two lanes were closed by a broken down vehicle.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16259380.Long_delays_on_M6_as_vehicle_breaks_down/?ref=rss
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Pupils at Culcheth Community Primary celebrate annual Arts Week

PUPILS from Culcheth Community Primary School took part in an African drumming class as part of an annual celebration of the arts.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256172.Pupils_at_Culcheth_Community_Primary_celebrate_annual_Arts_Week/?ref=rss
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New shares issued in bank council invested £30m in ‘not weakened’ its position

WARRINGTON Borough Council insists new shares issued in a bank it has invested £30 million in has 'not weakened' its position.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16259130.New_shares_issued_in_bank_council_invested___30m_in____not_weakened____its_position/?ref=rss
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6 Warrington town centre stores appear on high street's worst shops list

SIX stores in Warrington town centre have been named in a worst high street shops poll conducted by Which?

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16259132.6_Warrington_town_centre_stores_appear_on_high_street_s_worst_shops_list/?ref=rss
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Burglar who thought he was untouchable jailed for crime spree

A PROLIFIC burglar who went to great lengths to conceal his crimes and thought he was untouchable has been jailed.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258974.Burglar_who_thought_he_was_untouchable_jailed_for_crime_spree/?ref=rss
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Morrisons launches 19-piece full English breakfast

HOW do you like to start the day?

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258815.Morrisons_launches_19-piece_full_English_breakfast/?ref=rss
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1,000 residents object to plans to build £7.83m waste transfer station

ALMOST 1,000 residents have signed a petition objecting to the council's proposals to build a £7.83 million waste transfer station on Winwick Road.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258658.1_000_residents_object_to_plans_to_build___7_83m_waste_transfer_station/?ref=rss
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The Beast from ITV's The Chase set to host quiz in Culcheth

THE Chase’s Mark Labbett is coming to Culcheth in August.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258606.The_Beast_from_ITV_s_The_Chase_set_to_host_quiz_in_Culcheth/?ref=rss
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Highlights From the Best Commencement Speeches of 2018

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Oprah Winfrey, Rex Tillerson, and Abby Wambach were just a few of the notable people chosen to give commencement addresses that stressed integrity, truthfulness, and courage. Here are some highlights from this year's speeches.

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Drawing the Future of Supercars With Lamborghini’s Maurizio Reggiani

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A fully electric supercar without a traditional battery? Lamborghini CTO Maurizio Reggiani sketches his vision of the Third Millennium Lamborghini.

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3 Reasons Republicans Are More Optimistic About the Midterms

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Republicans’ prospects for the midterm elections are improving, thanks to President Trump's approval rating, the improving economy, and new poll results. Gerald F. Seib explains. Photo: Getty

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Ellicott City Hit by Second ‘1000-Year Flood’ Since 2016

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The second flash flood in two years hit Ellicott City, Md., on Sunday, sweeping away cars and covering streets in mud. Photo: Getty

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Can the Trump-Kim Summit Really Happen?

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A series of twists ahead of a possible June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un suggest that, despite showcased optimism, the two leaders are struggling to find common ground on key issues such as denuclearization.

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Gerrymandering: You're Saying It Wrong!

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The word "Gerrymander" was actually named after someone — Elbridge Gerry. But the 18th-century politician pronounced it more like Gary than Gerry. Why don't we? Photo: Library of Congress

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Was ‘Spygate’ Spying or Standard FBI Procedure?

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In 2016, the FBI sent an informant to meet with two individuals on President Donald Trump’s campaign. The Wall Street Journal's Gerald F. Seib asks, was this meeting standard FBI procedure? Or was it spying, as Trump suggests? Photo: Getty

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Opinion: The Economic Growth Debate--Arthur Laffer

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Arthur Laffer predicts that the U.S. is going to have a lot of productivity increases.

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Ireland's Battle Over Abortion

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The people of Ireland on May 25 voted in a referendum on whether to repeal its ban on abortion, one of the most bitterly contested battlegrounds in the country. For both sides, it has been more than a debate about abortion rights—it was a battle over health care, human rights, identity and values. WSJ's Niki Blasina reports.

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Opinion: The Economic Growth Debate--William Galston

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William Galston says immigration plays a big role in promoting economic growth.

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Opinion: The Economic Growth Debate--Mary Anastasia O'Grady

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Mary Anastasia O’Grady says economic freedom is crucial for innovation and productivity gains.

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Opinion: The Economic Growth Debate--Mary Anastasia O'Grady

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Mary Anastasia O’Grady explains how the government has damaged the labor market in three fundamental ways.

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'The law needs to change' for drivers using phones

The family of a toddler left brain-damaged after a road accident are calling for tougher sentences for those found guilty of causing serious injury whilst driving.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/parents-desperate-plea-for-tougher-punishments-for-drivers-using-phones-11390377
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Murder investigation launched after fatal stabbing

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in Chelsea, west London.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/murder-investigation-launched-after-man-stabbed-to-death-in-kensington-11390440
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NHS report reveals sharp rise in waiting times for care

There has been a sharp rise in the number of patients who have waited more than a year for NHS care in England, according to a new report.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/nhs-report-reveals-sharp-rise-in-waiting-times-for-care-11390426
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'Pitiful' excuses for male-only boardrooms revealed

Leading companies in the UK have been described as "pitiful" and "patronising" after coming up with feeble excuses to explain why they have not promoted a single woman to their corporate boards.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/most-women-dont-want-the-hassle-pitiful-excuses-for-male-only-boardrooms-revealed-11390411
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UK consumer confidence continues to struggle

Consumer confidence increased in May but was still in negative territory, according to an index.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/uk-consumer-confidence-continues-to-struggle-11390269
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Pilot dies as helicopter crashes into field

A pilot has died after a helicopter crashed into a field in North Yorkshire.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/helicopter-crashes-into-field-in-north-yorkshire-11390069
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This is why it's time to scrap private schools

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/the-pledges-june-sarpong-why-its-time-to-scrap-private-schools-11390063
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City watchdog seeks cap on rent-to-own prices

The country's financial watchdog has proposed a package of measures to help consumers who are facing high-cost credit charges.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/city-watchdog-seeks-cap-on-rent-to-own-prices-11390474
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Call for inquiry into Tory 'Islamophobia'

The Muslim Council of Britain has called on the Conservatives to launch an independent inquiry into allegations of Islamophobia within the party.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/muslim-council-of-britain-calls-for-inquiry-into-tory-islamophobia-11390371
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Football leagues urged to tackle plastic waste

Football leagues across the UK are being urged to follow the example set by the top tier by banning the use of single-use plastics.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/football-leagues-urged-to-tackle-plastic-waste-11390119
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New shares issued in bank council invested £30m in ‘not weakened’ its position

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Do you agree with the council's decision to invest in the bank?


WARRINGTON Borough Council insists new shares issued in a bank it has invested £30 million in has 'not weakened' its position.

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6 Warrington town centre stores appear on high street's worst shops list

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What's your least favourite shop on the high street?



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WATCH: Stockton Heath Primary pay tribute to Viola Beach with 'We're the Wolves' song

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The song will be performed at the Warrington Wolves match against Catalans Dragons in July.



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Long delays on M6 as vehicle breaks down

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Some bad news to bring motorists...



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The Beast from ITV's The Chase set to host quiz in Culcheth

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It's time to start thinking of your quiz team name.


THE Chase’s Mark Labbett is coming to Culcheth in August.

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Council Position 'Not Weakened' By New Shares Issues In Bank £30m Investment

Warrington Borough Council insists new shares issued in a bank it has invested £30 million in has 'not weakened' its position.

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/council-position-not-weakened-by-new-shares-issues-in-bank-30m-investment/
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Residents Hit Out At Warrington Council Waste Site Plans

Almost 1,000 residents have signed a petition objecting to the council’s proposals to build a £7.83 million waste transfer station on Winwick Road

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/residents-hit-out-at-warrington-council-waste-site-plans/
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Three Arrested In Connection With Killing Of Gangland Pair

Three people have been arrested in connection with the murders of Paul Massey and John Kinsella as part of a joint operation between GMP and Merseyside Police

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/three-arrested-in-connection-with-killing-of-gangland-pair/
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Passengers Told To Expect Major Disruption Ahead of Warrington West Improvements

Train passengers are set for major disruption next month as work on the £19 million Warrington West railway station takes place

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/passengers-told-to-expect-major-disruption-ahead-of-warrington-west-improvements/
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Witnesses Sought Following Theft Of Bicycle In Widnes

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the robbery of a bike in Widnes

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/witnesses-sought-following-theft-of-bicycle-in-widnes/
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Resigned Mayor’s Reflects On Happy Memories

Former Mayor of Warrington Cllr Les Morgan has reflected on the ‘very happy memories’ from his term after boosting charities with donations totalling more than £14,300.

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/resigned-mayors-reflects-on-happy-memories/
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Peel Ports Apply To Close Warburton Bridge For Toll Booth Repairs

Peel Ports has confirmed it is ‘in the process’ of submitting a road closure application for Warburton Toll Bridge – almost one week after being criticised for providing ‘very limited notice’.

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/peel-ports-apply-to-close-warburton-bridge-for-toll-booth-repairs/
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Runcorn's Navigation Bell Removed For Restoration

It was used on the Britannia railway bridge to sound when there was fog to warn approaching ships on the Manchester Ship Canal

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/runcorns-navigation-bell-removed-for-restoration/
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Mersey Gateway Dashboard Shows Numbers Behind The Bridge

Traffic levels were higher than expected over the first six months since it opened. 

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/mersey-gateway-dashboard-shows-numbers-behind-the-bridge/
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Large Fire Breaks Out On Widnes Industrial Estate

A fire has broken out at an industrial estate in Widnes and witnesses are reporting hearing 'explosions

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/large-fire-breaks-out-on-widnes-industrial-estate/
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Major House Fire In Widnes

It broke out on Eversley just before 2am on Tuesday morning

from Wire FM: Local https://www.wirefm.com/news/local/major-house-fire-in-widnes/
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Chinese Police Release A Surprisingly Funny PSA About How To Deal With A Knife Attacker

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Chinese Police Release A Surprisingly Funny PSA About How To Deal With A Knife Attacker
Why try to wrestle somebody with a knife when you could just get outta there?

May 30, 2018 at 02:16PM
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We're In Awe At The Size Of This Cat

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We're In Awe At The Size Of This Cat
We don't really have much to say about this cat other than: wow, this cat is really large.

May 29, 2018 at 03:19PM
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Helping Your Friend Quit Smoking Is A Noble Cause, But These Pranks Might Take 'Helping' Too Far

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Helping Your Friend Quit Smoking Is A Noble Cause, But These Pranks Might Take 'Helping' Too Far
Maybe don't tell your incredibly supportive friends who also happen to be mega-trolls that you're thinking of quitting.

May 28, 2018 at 06:28PM
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Here's Some Raw Meat Being Squished Through Small Holes By A Hydraulic Press

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Here's Some Raw Meat Being Squished Through Small Holes By A Hydraulic Press
It's pretty gross.

May 28, 2018 at 01:37PM
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Why Your Inbox Is Crammed Full of Privacy Policies

Europe's GDPR, which takes effect Friday, was supposed to give consumers more insight into how their personal information is collected and used. It's not turning out that way---yet.

from Business Latest https://www.wired.com/story/how-a-new-era-of-privacy-took-over-your-email-inbox
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AI Chatbots Try to Schedule Meetings—Without Enraging Us

However trivial it may sound, it's a monstrously difficult challenge. Luckily, the employees of X.ai are some of the most dedicated nerds you’ll ever meet.

from Business Latest https://www.wired.com/story/xai-meeting-ai-chatbot
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The Case For and Against AGI

The following is an excerpt from GigaOm publisher Byron Reese’s new book, The Fourth Age: Smart Robots, Conscious Computers, and the Future of Humanity. You can purchase the book here.The Fourth Age explores the implications of automation and AI on humanity, and has been described by Ethernet inventor and 3Com founder Bob Metcalfe as framing “the deepest questions of our time in clear language that invites the reader to make their own choices. Using 100,000 years of human history as his guide, he explores the issues around artificial general intelligence, robots, consciousness, automation, the end of work, abundance, and immortality.”One of those deep questions of our time:Is an artificial general intelligence, or AGI, even possible? Most people working in the field of AI are convinced that an AGI is possible, though they disagree about when it will happen. In this excerpt from The Fourth Age, Byron Reese considers it an open question and explores if it is possible.The Case for AGITho…

Train passengers set for major disruption due to work on Warrington West station

TRAIN passengers are set for major disruption next month as work on the £19 million Warrington West railway station takes place.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258493.Train_passengers_set_for_major_disruption_due_to_work_on_Warrington_West_station/?ref=rss
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John Bishop heads up charity comedy night for Warrington Wolves Foundation

GET ready to howl with laughter for Warrington Wolves Foundation.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258330.John_Bishop_heads_up_charity_comedy_night_for_Warrington_Wolves_Foundation/?ref=rss
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Police hunt motorist who drove off after causing crash that closed Manchester Road

POLICE are hunting a motorist who drove off after being involved in a crash that closed Manchester Road last night.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16258304.Police_hunt_motorist_who_drove_off_after_causing_crash_that_closed_Manchester_Road/?ref=rss
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Tim Peake backs space mad youngsters in science week

SCIENCE-mad pupils at Chapelford Village Primary School were met with a surprise from space last week when a meteorite landed on their playground.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16255882.Tim_Peake_backs_space_mad_youngsters_in_science_week/?ref=rss
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Peek inside 14th century Lymm Hall on sale for first time in 100 years

A HISTORIC Grade II listed heritage site is currently up for sale in Lymm for the first time in 100 years.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16257968.Peek_inside_14th_century_Lymm_Hall_on_sale_for_first_time_in_100_years/?ref=rss
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Fire crews attend two Great Sankey fires in one night

FIREFIGHTERS were called to two separate fires in Great Sankey last night, Tuesday.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16257805.Fire_crews_attend_two_Great_Sankey_fires_in_one_night/?ref=rss
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@RJRan : We’ve had a couple of prolonged outages for past few days also but been kept up to date with restoration times. Hope the generators go soon, the drone of the generators... had to ditch some refrigerated food too. I know local businesses having issues too @Penwortham1 https://t.co/PsIKKrNuax

We’ve had a couple of prolonged outages for past few days also but been kept up to date with restoration times. Hope the generators go soon, the drone of the generators... had to ditch some refrigerated food too. I know local businesses having issues too @Penwortham1https://t.co/PsIKKrNuax — Rob Randell (@RJRan) May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018 at 08:00AM
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Facebook Is Giving Scientists Its Data to Fight Misinformation

For the first time, researchers will be able to access Facebook's data and publish their findings without pre-approval from the company.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-is-giving-scientists-its-data-to-fight-misinformation
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Welcome to Ghetto Gastro’s ‘Black Power Kitchen’ of Tomorrow

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are redefining the underground culinary world, and young chefs are eliminating gatekeepers while they cater to poor communities and celebs alike. Exhibit A: Ghetto Gastro.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/welcome-to-the-social-media-black-power-kitchen-of-tomorrow
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Pentagon Will Expand AI Project Prompting Protests at Google

Project Maven, which uses artificial intelligence to identify objects in drone footage, has sparked protests among Google employees.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/googles-contentious-pentagon-project-is-likely-to-expand
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Climate Change Made Zombie Ants Even More Cunning

The parasitic fungus that drives ants to sabotage their own colonies has adapted to zombify their quarry better in different climates.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/climate-change-made-zombie-ants-even-more-cunning
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35 Best Memorial Day Sales (2018): Laptops, TVs, Appliances

Summer has begun, and so have a lot of 2018 Memorial Day sales on TVs, laptops, robovacs, appliances, and more.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/best-memorial-day-sales
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'Westworld' Recap, Season 2 Episode 6: Back to Life

After a run of lackluster episodes, HBO's series regained its footing with its most recent installment.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/westworld-recap-season-2-episode-6
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We Really Need to Talk About That 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Twist

Did anyone see that coming?

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/solo-movie-discussion
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Loop Earplugs Review: Hearing Protection That Looks Like Jewelry

You've never seen an earplug look this good.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/review/review-loop-earplugs
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Maybe DNA Can’t Answer All Our Questions About Heredity

Carl Zimmer's new book _She Has Her Mother’s Laugh_ is a book about the question genetics was invented to answer—and perhaps can't.

from Feed: All Latest https://www.wired.com/story/maybe-dna-cant-answer-all-our-questions-about-heredity
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Teachers 'spend million hours a year' teaching hygiene

More than a million hours of teaching time is lost each academic year as teachers toilet train children and show them basic hygiene, according to new research.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/teachers-spend-a-million-hours-a-year-teaching-basic-hygiene-11389552
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Mother was 10 weeks pregnant when she died in Grenfell fire

A mother who died alongside her 12-year-old son in the Grenfell Tower fire was ten weeks pregnant.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/mother-was-ten-weeks-pregnant-when-she-died-in-grenfell-blaze-11389328
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Tommy Robinson jailed after arrest outside court

The former leader of the English Defence League, Tommy Robinson, has been jailed for 13 months after flouting court orders for a second time.

from UK News - The latest headlines from the UK | Sky News http://news.sky.com/story/tommy-robinson-ex-leader-of-english-defence-league-jailed-for-breaching-court-orders-11389226
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Teacher inspired to help after death of one of her twin prem babies

PRIMARY school teacher Jodie Ferris will run, cycle and climb to raise money for baby loss charity Sands in honour of her daughter Poppy.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16255835.Teacher_inspired_to_help_after_death_of_one_of_her_twin_prem_babies/?ref=rss
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Care home is ordered to improve after inspection

A CARE home in Culcheth has been ordered to improve following an inspection by the health watchdog.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16255717.Care_home_is_ordered_to_improve_after_inspection/?ref=rss
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Postcode lottery win for Orford resident

ONE lucky person in Orford will be celebrating after their postcode was drawn as the winner of People's Postcode Lottery's daily winner.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256033.Postcode_lottery_win_for_Orford_resident/?ref=rss
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PICTURES: Can you spot yourself in our Neighbourhood Weekender crowd gallery?

SEQUINS, glitter and tassels - revellers dressed to impress at Warrington's first Neighbourhood Weekender.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16255471.PICTURES__Can_you_spot_yourself_in_our_Neighbourhood_Weekender_crowd_gallery_/?ref=rss
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Former mayor reflects on 'happy memories' from term after raising money for charities

FORMER Mayor of Warrington Cllr Les Morgan has reflected on the 'very happy memories' from his term after boosting charities with donations totalling more than £14,300

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256786.Former_mayor_reflects_on__happy_memories__from_term_after_raising_money_for_charities/?ref=rss
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Search for wanted man on suspicion of drug-driving offences

The HUNT is on to trace a man from Warrington.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256728.Search_for_wanted_man_on_suspicion_of_drug-driving_offences/?ref=rss
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Peel Ports ‘in process’ of submitting road closure application for toll bridge

PEEL Ports has confirmed it is 'in the process' of submitting a road closure application for Warburton Toll Bridge – almost one week after being criticised for providing 'very limited notice'.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256688.Peel_Ports____in_process____of_submitting_road_closure_application_for_toll_bridge/?ref=rss
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Widow's anguish as two of Garry Newlove's killers could be released next year

THE widow of Garry Newlove who was brutally murdered outside his home in Fearnhead has revealed her anguish as two of his killers could be released next year.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256676.Widow_s_anguish_as_two_of_Garry_Newlove_s_killers_could_be_released_next_year/?ref=rss
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Mary Poppins among line-up for first Walton Hall film festival

WALTON Hall and Gardens will hold its first film festival in August with a line-up of films to suit the whole family.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16255453.Mary_Poppins_among_line-up_for_first_Walton_Hall_film_festival/?ref=rss
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Anthony Grainger shooting: Police chief 'may have committed criminal offence'

A POLICE chief who gave evidence during an inquiry into the shooting of an unarmed man in Culcheth 'may have committed a criminal offence'

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256540.Anthony_Grainger_shooting__Police_chief__may_have_committed_criminal_offence_/?ref=rss
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WARNING: Sharp rise in fraudsters sending out fake TSB texts and emails

ACTION Fraud is warning the public about a sharp rise in fraudsters sending out fake text messages and phishing emails claiming to be from TSB.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256431.WARNING__Sharp_rise_in_fraudsters_sending_out_fake_TSB_texts_and_emails/?ref=rss
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Council recovers more than £250k thanks to counter fraud strategy

WARRINGTON Borough Council has recovered more than £250,000 of taxpayers' money thanks to a new counter fraud strategy.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256397.Council_recovers_more_than___250k_thanks_to_counter_fraud_strategy/?ref=rss
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Charity supporting town's most vulnerable and refugees boosted after getting keys to 'invaluable' site

A CHARITY which 'stepped up to the mark' to assist the town's most vulnerable and refugee families has moved into an 'invaluable' property to help continue its work.

from Warrington Guardian | News http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/news/16256366.Charity_supporting_town_s_most_vulnerable_and_refugees_boosted_after_getting_keys_to__invaluable__site/?ref=rss
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Restaurants in Warrington where children can eat for £1 this half term