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Dunfermline to become Scotland's eighth city

Dunfermline is to become Scotland's eighth city after being granted the status as part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The town in Fife was chosen along with seven others across the UK and overseas territories. It joins Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth, Stirling and Inverness on the list of...
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Memphis Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr. quietly making huge impact in community

Memphis Grizzlies superstar Jaren Jackson Jr. had his best season yet as an NBA player in 2021-22, but off the court, he made an even bigger impact. Whether it was engaging in efforts to elevate girls and women in sports or donating his time or money to various organizations, Jackson Jr. has been a force for good in Memphis and surrounding communities.
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Look: Skip Bayless' Wife Reveals Her Opinion On LeBron

By now, we all know Skip Bayless has been LeBron James' biggest critic. But what does Skip's wife think of the NBA superstar?. Apparently, she thinks LeBron is a "nice guy," according to a conversation she and Skip had on his podcast. A listener wrote in with a question asking...
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Doncaster and Milton Keynes among eight towns awarded city status

Doncaster, Milton Keynes and Stanley in the Falkland Islands have been awarded city status, approved by the Queen, in a competition being held as part of the platinum jubilee celebrations, the Cabinet Office has announced. The eight winners of the 2022 Platinum Jubilee Civic Honours competition, also included Bangor in...
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Milton Keynes and Doncaster among eight new cities to mark Queen’s platinum jubilee

A record-breaking eight places across the UK and beyond have been awarded city status to mark the Queen’s platinum jubilee.The new cities that triumphed in a competition to receive civic honours range from Colchester, Britain’s first recorded settlement, to Milton Keynes, a town formally established in 1967.This year was the first occasion it was open to applications from the Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories, with Stanley on the Falkland Islands and Douglas on the Isle of Man among the winners.The remaining newly named cities are Doncaster in England, Dunfermline in Scotland, Wrexham in Wales and Bangor in Northern...
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Drew Brees recently underwent shoulder surgery

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Drew Brees Reportedly In Contention For Another Media Job

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First on CNN: Sean Connery’s own classic Aston Martin is for sale

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Drew Brees rumors: Former Saints QB had shoulder surgery that would complicate return to the NFL

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Why the FDA rejected fluvoxamine as a Covid-19 drug

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Women in Power: Top Execs Talk About the Power of Doing Good in FN Webinar

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Why Drew Brees to Seahawks talk is complete nonsense

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VISALIA, CA