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Meet Gracie—The fair’s ‘Queen of Fun’

Originally published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, March 25, 1962

By Jack Jarvis

Writing about Gracie Hansen, whose Paradise International theater restaurant will liven up the nights at the World’s Fair, is a chore only in that anything we write is bound to be pro-Gracie. 450 more words

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The coal fields of Washington

Originally published in the Pacific Coast Bulletin, March 22, 1922

By Geo. Watkin Evans, consulting coal mining engineer, Seattle

The famous McKay coal seam, originally opened at Black Diamond, has either been mined, or traced continuously into the Ravensdale district, at which point it was originally mined some years ago. 510 more words

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RTÉ refused planning for support tower at Clermont Carn

National broadcaster RTÉ have been refused permission by Louth County Council to retain a 30m high operational support tower with associated equipment attached at Clermont Carn in Ravensdale. 67 more words

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99-year-old man died after suffering fatal burns in bath tub fall

An inquest into the death of William Manning from Proleek in Ravensdale heard yesterday how the 99-year-old died after suffering fatal burns when he was scalded after falling into a bath. 443 more words

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Miners mourn four Ravensdale mine victims

Originally published in The Seattle Times, January 30, 1955

By Walter Martin

RAVENSDALE, Jan. 29. Louis Vaiente, one of the four coal miners killed in a cave-in in the Landsburg Mine No. 701 more words

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Local haulage company directors have huge judgements made against them

The directors of a local haulage company have had judgements made against them for a combined total of almost €3.5 million.

The case against the directors of Arthur Mullen Truck Importers Limited was taken by Danske Bank, with the judgement made in the High Court on January 5th. 31 more words

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Dearbhla to open MacDoll Boutique on Grafton Street this Friday

Local woman Dearbhla McDonald will be launching her new store, MacDoll Boutique, in Dublin this Friday.

The boutique – which will sell a range of women’s skirts, jackets, dresses, jeans, boots, bags, blouses and accessories – will be located at 4/5 Grafton Street, opposite River Island and AIB and above Swarovski. 76 more words

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