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On the Calendar:  Saturday, 12/6/2014 12:00 PM
A DICKENS OF A CHRISTMAS! OPEN HOUSE: Come by for the Christmas Open House in Farmerville and walk through our Victorian traditions exhibit, have your photo made with our Victorian Father Christmas, and listen to carolers singing classic Christmas hymns. Other special events will center around Children celebrating Christmases-past! Oh, one more thing: WE WILL BE MAKING SNOW!!! Calendar

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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 18:02:37 -0500
Taliban attack rocks upscale Kabul district

The attack came hours after a suicide car-bomber struck a British embassy vehicle, killing five people including a British citizen.


Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:44:52 -0500
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:10:24 -0500
Venezuelan inmates die after downing drugs (Newser)

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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:34:57 -0500
Identity of Polish 'vampires' revealed

The suspected vampires were not immigrants to the area but locals who probably perished in the cholera epidemics, according to a new study.


Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:27:35 -0500
Ky. doctor gathers medical aid for Syrian refugees

Organizations packed up a shipping containers with $190K worth of medical supplies.


Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:25:07 -0500
Syrian army launches deadly air strikes on Raqqa

Syrian government forces launch a volley of air strikes on the city of Raqqa which is under the control of Islamic State militants, killing at least seven civilians. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters


Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:10:56 -0500
Greeks strike against ongoing austerity measures

Greek unions hold a general strike against ongoing austerity on Thursday as the government seeks to finalise a deal on 2015 fiscal reforms with international creditors, the EU, IMF and the ECB. Duration: 01:17 Video provided by AFP


Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:08:12 -0500
Thanksgiving in Afghanistan: "I am not complaining at all"

While many U.S. troops in Afghanistan wish they could be home with family for Thanksgiving, they can't complain about an American turkey dinner. Gavino Garay reports. Video provided by Reuters


Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:07:58 -0500
Ebola leaves orphans alone in Sierra Leone

The Ebola epidemic sweeping Sierra Leone is having a profound effect on the country's children, many of whom have been left without any family members to support them. Video provided by AFP


Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:05:02 -0500
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