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Voting for Academy Awards 2014 – Lima Ohio

Voting for Academy Awards 2014Lima OhioHow many of the nine films nominated for Best Picture have you seen? I’ve seen them all, thanks to our local Cineplex. Here they are, alphabetically ordered, with my votes…




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Early voting on crowded ballots – Houston Chronicle

Early voting on crowded ballotsHouston Chronicle1 Voters must present photo identification to cast a ballot in person. Acceptable photo ID includes: a Texas driver’s license, a personal ID issued by the Department of Public Safety,…












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Tense Thai Elections Go Ahead Despite Protests – ABC News

ABC NewsProtesters trying to derail Thailand’s national elections forced the closure of hundreds of polling stations in a highly contentious vote that has become the latest flashpoint in the country’s deepening political crisis. Around the…



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Thailand election: Country goes to polls – BBC News

BBC NewsMillions of Thais are voting in a general election boycotted by the opposition and blighted by protests. Anti-government protesters say they will disrupt voting across Thailand and continue their campaign to force Prime Minister…










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Thailand protesters block early election vote – BBC News

BBC NewsProtesters in Thailand have surrounded polling stations, blocking early voting ahead of next week’s general election, officials say. Crowds of flag-waving demonstrators chained the doors of polling stations shut, despite promises by protest leaders…









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Polling on constitution underway in Egypt – Xinhua

XinhuaCAIRO, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — Egyptians started casting their votes Tuesday on the country’s new draft constitution, which is widely seen as a milestone during Egypt’s political transition after Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted…




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Egypt holding key vote on constitution – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAIRO — Egyptian voters hit the polls Tuesday to have their say over a proposed new draft of the nation’s constitution that may usher in fresh elections by the summer. The referendum marks the…



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Spinning the Golden Globes – Milford Daily News

Milford Daily NewsI typically try to avoid embarrassing myself by making Golden Globe predictions because its voting body, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has been known to select winners based on tea leaves. Or should…


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Pro Football Hall of Fame Finalists Revealed – ABC News

ABC NewsFirst-year nominees Derrick Brooks, Tony Dungy, Marvin Harrison and Walter Jones were among the 15 modern-era Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists in voting announced Thursday night. Brooks was a linebacker with Tampa Bay;…




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Glavine flattered by Hall election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTom Glavine, who pitched 10 years with Maddux in the Braves’ stellar rotation, was selected by nearly 92% of the voters. He had 305 wins and two Cy Young awards. Loading… Post to Facebook….


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Explaining my Hall of Fame ballot – ESPN

ESPNThink about it. A man who won more Cy Youngs than any pitcher who ever lived — Roger Clemens — has no shot at being elected on Wednesday. None. A man who hit more home…





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18 Die In Bangladesh Election Day Violence – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaOpposition protesters in Bangladesh firebombed polling stations and destroyed ballots for the country’s parliamentary election as violence across the country left at least 18 people dead. Polls closed Sunday with extremely low turnout,…




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