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Button Mashers: Soul Reaver

A sequel to Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain (1996), Soul Reaver (1999) brings the iconic video game series to a more platforming extent to universal acclaim. 85 more words

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Big Orange price squeezed ahead of bid for record third straight win in Goodwood Cup

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse-racing tips and the latest news

BIG ORANGE has a stranglehold on the betting for the Group 1 Qatar Goodwood Cup on Tuesday which he attempts to win for a record third successive year. 348 more words

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Button Mashers: Ratchet Deadlocked

The Ratchet & Clank (2002) games decided to have a more edgy direction with Ratchet Deadlocked (2005).

Ratchet (James Arnold Taylor) and his friends have been captured by Gleeman Vox (Michael Bell), the owner of Vox Industries and the creator of the illegal reality show and combat sport DreadZone which is pretty much a futuristic Hunger Games but directed towards galactic superheroes. 165 more words

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Button Mashers: Ratchet & Clank Going Commando

After the unexpected success of Ratchet & Clank (2002), Insomniac Games continued the storyline with Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando (2003).

Ratchet (James Arnold Taylor) and Clank (David Kaye) were hired by Abercrombie Fizzwidget (Jim Ward) of the Bogon Galaxy to help Megacorp stop an elusive thief who took a being known as the Protopet. 112 more words

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The International D. H. Lawrence Conference: The Relative and the Absolute in D. H. Lawrence’s Work

In this guest blog Fiona Fleming reports back on the International D. H. Lawrence Conference: The Relative and the Absolute in D. H. Lawrence’s Work which was held at… 1,183 more words


"This bill is the right step:" Missouri copies Wisconsin law on officer-involved shooting investigations

KENOSHA — When it comes to deadly police shootings, a Wisconsin law was the first of its kind. Now, it is the blueprint for officials in another Midwestern state who hope the third time is the charm. 420 more words


Common Weal portraits show immigrants are 'no different from us'

They’re terrorists. They’ll steal our jobs. They threaten our way of life.

These are the kinds of stereotypes about immigrants that Common Weal Community Arts is seeking to dispel in its latest art exhibition. 455 more words

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