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NASCAR Drivers Rappel 10 Stories for Over the Edge Benefitting Local Children

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WHAT: Media are invited to attend Charlotte’s first “Over the Edge” two-day rappelling fundraising event to support education and healthcare services for economically challenged children in the Charlotte region.

Banking Royal Commission most important for Australians: poll

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A majority of Australians believe the Royal Commission into Banks and Financial Services has uncovered more wrong doing (70%) and is most important for Australians (65%) compared to the Royal Commission into Trade Unions, according to new polling from The Australia Institute.

Song of The Swifts: Urban Intersections with the Natural World

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Touching on themes of immigration and open borders, special guest pianist (and Portland native) Kathleen Supové guides the audience on an exploration of natural phenomenon centered around the yearly Vaux’s Swift Migration at the Steel Door Gallery in NW Portland.

Victims of contaminated blood scandal welcome start of inquiry

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The long awaited public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal is due to begin next week. The initial part of the inquiry will be held over three days from Monday 24 September 2018 at Church House, Westminster.

Chinas aid: the image boost

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China's President Xi Jinping hosts the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation on 3 September in Beijing, China (Photo: Sheng Jiapeng via Getty)

Spilt milk: protecting exports during drought

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Drought is an unavoidable hazard of farming in Australia. As the economic pressure mounts from the current drought in northern New South Wales and Queensland, there is increasing stress on farmers in the region, including in the dairy industry.

Weekend catch-up: the Koreas and the human side

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Humanitarian workers are cautiously hopeful that the agreement struck between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang will allow them better access to the North.

Multi-academy trust plans cuts after accusations of financial mismanagement

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Large cuts are expected at the TBAP multi-academy trust, which runs schools in London, Essex, Cambridgeshire and the North West, following accusations of financial mismanagement, say education unions.

Meteors On Fire Against Queensland

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The Abode Hotels ACT Meteors have recorded their first win for the 2018/19 WNCL season with a four-wicket victory over Queensland Fire at Allan Border Field on Sunday.

John Collins Ministries is changing the face of Christianity

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Pastor John Collins and John Collins Ministries is reaching across the United States to groups, churches, and communities. The epidemic of addictions to narcotics, most specifically heroin, has significant effect within communities.