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Six dead, millions left without power after US storm


July 1st, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) At least six people have died and up to two million were left without electricity after powerful storms hit the US Atlantic coast.The storms swept across ... Read more...

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Boise State all set to join Big East


December 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) From the 2013 season, Boise State will join the Big East, several reports suggest. ESPN reports that a formal announcement of the decision will be made ... Read more...

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Donnie Russell finds the world’s smallest chicken egg


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Raleigh, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pastor in West Virginia has what could be the tiniest chicken egg in the world. The chicken egg is just 2.1 centimeters and weighs 3.46 ... Read more...

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Obesity rate goes up in US: Report


July 8th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 8 (IANS) Obesity rates in 16 US states climbed over the past year, and not a single state reported a decline in the proportion of excessively overweight ... Read more...

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US citizen detained at Peshawar airport


May 14th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) An American national, whose Pakistani visa had expired in October last year, was Saturday detained at the Peshawar airport while trying to fly to the US ... Read more...

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Forbes releases the ‘best places to retire’ list


March 31st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Forbes has released its list of the best places to retire. The list does not rank the states but just give the list out in alphabetical ... Read more...

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US national arrested in Pakistan


February 26th, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A US national has been arrested in Pakistan's northwest region for overstaying illegally, police said.Juddi Kenan, 20, hailing from West Virginia, was arrested Friday from University Town area. ... Read more...

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Obama approval rating drops in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year in office were highest in Hawaii, the state where he grew up, and in Washington, the city where ... Read more...

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Obama gets high approval rating in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year were highest in most of the states, according to the Gallup 2010 poll.His approval rating in Hawaii, the place ... Read more...

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Dave Wannstedt Resigns As Pittsburgh Panthers Coach


December 8th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pittsburgh Panthers would no longer have Dave Wannstedt as their coach. The team had a terrible season this year, with a disappointing 7-5 finish, that made ... Read more...

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Actress Daryl Hannah Speaks For Nature


September 26th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Daryl Hannah is creating buzz lately for a different reason altogether. The actress has been urging people to be more environmental friendly. She is leaving ... Read more...

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Carte Goodwin sworn in to replace late Senator Byrd


July 21st, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Carte Goodwin, Democrat of West Virginia, was sworn in on Tuesday to replace late Senator Robert Byrd who died on June 28 at 92 years if age.Byrd ... Read more...

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Mimi Hughes completes 981 miles swim across the Ohio River


July 20th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mimi Hughes, who is a 45 year old woman has completed a 981 mile swim across the Ohio River. It took her two months to reach Illinois from ... Read more...

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Governor Joe Manchin refuses to appoint himself as Sen. Byrd’s successor


June 29th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Charleston, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) West Virginia cannot hold an election to elect a successor for the seat, which has been left vacant, after the passing away of Sen. Robert Byrd. This ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne buys puppy for jealous beau


June 13th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Singer-actress Kelly Osbourne bought a puppy to pacify her jealous fiance Luke Worrall. "Luke's always been a bit jealous of how much my dog Sid loves me and ignores ... Read more...

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Pi Beta Phi Sorority claims that allegations of bad behavior are over the top


May 26th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Pi Beta Phi Sorority’ was suspended at the Miami University for ‘misconduct’. And now their chapter in Ohio is under scrutiny as well. They engaged in ... Read more...

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Family of Indian student killed in US car crash shocked


May 7th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) A pall of gloom has descended on the residence of Praneetha Devi Kasani, an MS student who was killed in a car accident in West Virginia in the ... Read more...

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Mine owner promises a lot of benefits for the families of the blast victims


April 27th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Charleston, Apr 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Owner of the West Virginia’s Upper Big Branch has promised a host of benefits for all the victims of the 5th April blast. Massey Energy CEO Don ... Read more...

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Doron Lamb Decides To Join University Of Kentucky


April 18th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Apr 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doron Lamb, who is considered to be one of the most promising shooting guards, has taken the decision to join the University of Kentucky, ... Read more...

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Coal Miners Still Missing In Blasted West Virginia Mine


April 9th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey West Virginia, Apr 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A major blast occurred on Monday in a coal mine in West Virginia. The blast ended up killing 25 of the miners, and searches ... Read more...

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West Virginia Forward Da’Sean Butler Injures His Knee


April 4th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Indianapolis, Apr 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady luck was surely not smiling at West Virginia during Saturday night's national semifinals of the NCAA tournament as not only did the team suffer ... Read more...

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Joe Mazzulla Streaks His Way To The Final Four


March 28th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeySyracuse, Mar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) West Virginia won the game against Kentucky in the basketball tournament of the NCAA. The win had been a rather surprising one, and a greatly ... Read more...

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Winter storm warning in Ohio Valley and surrounding states


February 16th, 2010 - 2:42 am ICT by BNO News
CLEVELAND, OHIO (BNO NEWS) – Another winter storm is on its way, which will affect several Ohio Valley counties, the National Weather Service announced Monday.The weather service issued a warning for southern ... Read more...

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Severe weather conditions headed toward the mid-Atlantic


February 6th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, DC (BNO NEWS) -- A strong blizzard is expected to hit the Mid-Atlantic States with several inches of snow expected Friday, the National Weather Service said.Delaware will face severe weather with ... Read more...

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Senator Byrd becomes longest-serving lawmaker in US history


November 18th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (DPA) Robert Byrd, the West Virginia senator, is Wednesday set to become the longest serving member of the US Congress in history. Byrd, who will celebrate his 92nd birthday Friday, ... Read more...

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Jasper Howard’s stabbing witnesses threatened


October 24th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Storrs, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to local reports and the campus police, witnesses who saw last Saturday's stabbing and subsequent death of Connecticut cornerback Jasper Howard have been threatened in online ... Read more...

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Garner wanted to be a librarian


August 19th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) American actress Jennifer Garner never thought she would grow up to become a Hollywood actress -- her childhood dream was to work in a library. The 37-year-old was an ... Read more...

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West Virginia Derby: Soul Warrior Pulls Off A Stunning Victory


August 2nd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
It was not a pleasant day for Kentucky Derby winner 'Mine That Bird', as even the classic finishing kick wasn't good enough to make them emerge as the victor. Instead, the West ... Read more...

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Gwar star to wrestle with Smothers


June 5th, 2009 - 10:50 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
It seems that Masked Gwar rocker Oderus Urungus is all set to follow Mickey Rourke's example by fighting it out in the wrestling ring with a professional fighter. The Wrestler star Rourke went ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey named PETA’’s Person of the Year


December 20th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has been named as the 2008 Person of the Year by animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).According to PETA, ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton wins West Virginia presidential primary(Lead)


May 14th, 2008 - 9:35 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 14 (DPA) Major US television networks projected Hillary Clinton's victory in the Democratic Party's West Virginia presidential primary immediately after voting stations closed Tuesday evening. With one percent of precincts ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton wins West Virginia primary


May 14th, 2008 - 7:33 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 14 (DPA) Major US television networks projected Hillary Clinton's victory in the Democratic Party's West Virginia presidential primary immediately after voting stations closed Tuesday evening. Read more...

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Julianne Moore’s film causes controversy


March 3rd, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
London, March 3 (IANS) Actress Julianne Moore's new movie is causing controversy in West Virginia after they made a casting call requesting for extras with physical abnormalities. Contactmusic.com reports that casting director ... Read more...

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Jennifer Garner honoured as 2007s West Virginian of the Year


December 31st, 2007 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Jennifer Garner has been honoured as 2007s West Virginian of the Year in her hometown.On Dec 30, the 35-year-old was given the accolade by her hometown paper, Charleston's ... Read more...

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