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Cornwall kayaker captures ‘thrilling’ footage of close encounter with 30ft whale

A lone kayaker has captured “thrilling” footage of a close encounter with a 30ft whale off the coast of Cornwall.Rupert Kirkwood, 62, from Holsworthy in Devon, filmed the moment he was circled by a Minke whale for 20 minutes while paddling offshore near Fowey.Mr Kirkwood told the PA news agency: “Whales are very difficult to spot because they just roll off the surface without a splash and then they go.“The beauty of them – which always makes the hair stand up on the back of my neck – is the noise of the blowhole.“If I had been in a boat...
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Russia says it may shut down Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant if shelling continues

Russia’s defense ministry said Thursday that the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine may be shut down if Ukrainian forces continue shelling the facility, something Kyiv has denied doing and said Moscow's troops are responsible for. In a briefing, Igor Kirillov, head of Russia’s radioactive, chemical and biological...
International Business Times

'Deadliest Catch' Cast Gets Entangled In Russian 'Missile' Attack: 'Coming Right For Us'

The crew of Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" may have witnessed a Russian missile launch while filming off the coast of Alaska. In an episode that aired Wednesday night, one of the show's featured fishing vessels, the F/V Wizard, encountered a Russian ship that was trawling in U.S. waters and endangering the Wizard's fishing gear, Yahoo Entertainment reported.

Greene County man charged in Vincennes robberies

A man has been charged in connection with two Vincennes robberies. 25-year-old Davis R. Miller of Worthington is charged felony counts of Robbery with a Deadly Weapon and Intimidation. Both robberies occurred at the Sunshine Spa on Hart Street. One happened July 3rd and the other just this past Saturday...

St. Clair County Animal Control is at capacity

The animal intake for the St. Clair County Animal Control has tripled in August and the shelter has lowered adoption fees to help reduce capacity. Adoption fees have dropped from $120 to $50 for dogs and $75 to $25 for cats. This price takes effect immediately and will last until Saturday. Additionally, the...

Guthrie Center School Board Approved Vote For PPEL Funds

The Guthrie Center School Board met on Monday. The Board approved a renewal contract with Metro West for a special needs student and they approved a contract to BR Bleachers for the inspection of their bleachers and recommendations. Also the Board discussed and reviewed past and future purchases of the Physical Plant and Levy fund for the scheduled vote on September 13th at the Guthrie Center Christian Church Hall. The form of ballot was approved in the July Board meeting, calling for the question of continuing to levy a voter approved physical plant and equipment property tax.

Greene County School Board Approves Additional Cheerleading Coach

The Greene County School Board met Wednesday night in regular session. Under old business, the Board approved the high school construction program to build a new storage shed at the high school for an amount not to exceed $250,000. They also approved the second reading of a revised board policy with sending and receiving open enrolled students. The changes were needed to be in compliance with the new state law of eliminating open enrollment deadlines of September 1st and March 1st. The Board then approved the second reading of another revised board policy specifically naming what administrator positions were eligible for administration voluntary retirement benefits.

Lions visit Lampasas tonight in final scrimmage

In their final dress rehearsal prior to the Aug. 26 football season opener against the Abilene Wylie Bulldogs, the Brownwood Lions on Thursday will cross paths with a familiar foe in the Lampasas Badgers. Scrimmage action, which take place at Lampasas High School, is slated for 5 p.m. for the JV and freshmen teams, and 6:30 p.m. for the varsity squads.