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AUSTRIAN NATIONAL FINAL 1983

The Austrian Final was held on March 17th at the ORF TV Studios in Vienna, hosted by Brigitte Xander.  The winning song was chosen by 328 people aged between 16 and 60. 121 more words

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something about you

I’m on the platform of the Waterloo & City line, waiting for the next train to Bank. The crowds are pulsing around me but I’m alone, listening through bassy in-ear headphones to Lucius’ ‘Something About You’. 611 more words

Wellington on Battle Reports, Balls and History

The Duke of Wellington dismissively observed to William Siborne,  “You can as well write the history of a ball as of a battle.”

Siborne had asked for the Duke’s memories of the day amongst others to help accurately construct his… 1,033 more words

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Departure - A New Beginning

17th August, 2016.

When I woke up in the morning, there was no way to tell that it could be a somber day. It was the day I would be flying out, a monumental change in my life. 387 more words

Black teen pushed down by Iowa officer got money for secrecy

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A black teenager who was shown on video getting thrown down by a white police officer in Iowa received thousands of dollars to keep quiet about a settlement he received. 92 more words

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