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Sports Service offers relief for those blue at Christmas
Author: 0 Service offers relief for those blue at Christmas

The service will include special music offered by youth pianist Grace Wiersma and a vocal solo by Annie O'Donnell. The Mapleton United Methodist Church will hold their Christmas Eve candlelight service at 7 p.m.at the church on Main Street in Mapleton.

Sports Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns Trade Jabs On Instagram
Author: 0 Joel Embiid, Karl-Anthony Towns Trade Jabs On Instagram

Maybe this time the Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns won't be awake until 6:30 a.m. after a game or get into a social-media war with an opponent. Kings: Sacramento's reserves outscored Minnesota's 54-24. "I guess he thought it was about him". That was the theme of the night for Minnesota, which recorded 29 assists - 20 from the trio of Towns, Jimmy Butler and Jeff Teague .

Sports Watering your Christmas tree can prevent a destructive home fire
Author: 0 Watering your Christmas tree can prevent a destructive home fire

There is nothing wrong with dreaming but let's be realistic, we have little to no space for a great Christmas tree but we can improvise and still give our homes and family a festive lift with these cool ideas. Packer said the preference for real trees over artificial ones is rising, following the local food movement-encouraging the purchase of produce from local farmers (including tree farmers, in this case)-that has gained popularity in recent years.

Author: 0 Orioles star Machado could move _ new position, or new team

And he's likely to cost premium prospects to acquire. To land Machado in the first place, the White Sox may have to part ways with top pitching prospects Lucas Giolito and Michael Kopech. Trading Sanchez would be especially hard given the Phillies need for front-line starting pitching. On Wednesday at the winter meetings, Boras told a slew of reporters he doesn't think the Orioles will trade Machado due to their desire to remain competitive in the American League East.

Sports Arsenal held to goalless draw at West Ham
Author: 0 Arsenal held to goalless draw at West Ham

Our job is to fight as long as we can. For West Ham , the match ended a run of three hard fixtures which saw them go up against Manchester City , Chelsea and the Gunners . "I want the team to play much better, I want the football to be better and I want us to create better chances but, at the moment, it's one step at a time".

Sports Cardinals trade Piscotty to Athletics
Author: 0 Cardinals trade Piscotty to Athletics

Piscotty, 26, attended college at Stanford University, which is only about a 45 minute drive up I-280 from the Oakland Coliseum - home of the A's. Last season though, it's like the light bulb went dark, as Piscotty's batting line dropped almost 40 points to an underwhelming.235/.342/.367, as he cranked an anemic nine homers, and drove home a disappointing 39 runs.

Sports Aaron Rodgers: I'm Not Back To Save Green Bay's Season
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers: I'm Not Back To Save Green Bay's Season

They've cleared two hurdles without Rodgers. The team that people have been increasingly saying that they fear the most in terms of their match-up with the Vikings is the New Orleans Saints, a team that bested them the last time they had a championship caliber team.

Sports Milan fans want Raiola sacked
Author: 0 Milan fans want Raiola sacked

The 18-year-old is one of the hottest properties in world football but potential buyers were dealt a hammer blow in June when the teenager penned a new deal at the San Siro. Gianluigi Donnarumma has reportedly asked agent Mino Raiola to get his AC Milan contract cancelled amid claims the new deal was signed under "immense pressure" from the club's board.

Sports Arsene Wenger provides crucial update on Ozil and Sanchez's Arsenal futures
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger provides crucial update on Ozil and Sanchez's Arsenal futures

Arsene Wenger confirmed last week that the Gunners were still in negotiations with Ozil, who has already allegedly turned down an offer worth £235,000-a-week. Supremely skilled and blessed with unbelievable vision, Ozil will definitely make the Manchester United tick along and it will be certainly interesting to see how Mourinho uses the 29-year-old playmaker if the move does come to fruition in the coming months.

Sports ADB raises South Korea's 2018 growth forecast to 3% from 2.8%
Author: 0 ADB raises South Korea's 2018 growth forecast to 3% from 2.8%

ADB had initially forecast growth rates of 7 per cent and 7.4 per cent for the current and next financial years. "Lackluster investment growth in heavy industries with excess capacity will be only partly offset by strong investment in less capital-intensive emerging industries, consumer oriented industries and services", the bank said.

Sports Klopp: Liverpool must accept West Brom frustration
Author: 0 Klopp: Liverpool must accept West Brom frustration

Both teams failed to score in the remaining minutes, ending the game in a 0-0 draw. Klopp agreed he changed tactics during the game and it might have affected the dynamics, but saw chances of winning. It looks like chest. He will be happy probably if there was a hand involved. "We were ready to work hard for this one moment, but it didn't happen so that's what we now have to accept", added the German.

Sports LSU expected to lose assistant coach to BYU
Author: 0 LSU expected to lose assistant coach to BYU

Grimes has held offensive line positions at Boise State, Arizona State, BYU, Colorado, Virginia Tech, Auburn and LSU since 2000. Grimes has had three of his players selected in the NFL Draft in his three-plus seasons at LSU, and seven have earned All-SEC honors.

Sports Southampton thrashed on Claude Puel's return to St Mary's
Author: 0 Southampton thrashed on Claude Puel's return to St Mary's

He spent a year as their manager before having his contract terminated despite finishing Eighth in the Premier League and reaching their first major cup final in 14 years. Since the dismissal of Shakespeare, Leicester City have achieved 17 points from eight Premier League games, a sum only inferior to that of the unbeaten Manchester City and reigning champions Chelsea.

Sports 'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017
Author: 0 'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017

Interest in the dictionary definition of feminism was also driven by entertainment this year: we saw increased lookups after the release of both Hulu's series The Handmaid's Tale and the film Wonder Woman . Another top word for Merriam-Webster this year was also Dictionary.com's 2017 word of the year: complicit . In January, the word spiked after the Women's March in Washington (with "sister marches" around the world), held the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration.

Sports Detroit Tigers Trade Ian Kinsler to Angels
Author: 0 Detroit Tigers Trade Ian Kinsler to Angels

If Kinsler does bounce back - and remember, prior to last season he'd posted an OPS+ of 100 or better in 10 of his 11 seasons - then he'd represent a sizable upgrade over the incumbent options at the keystone for the Angels, including Kaleb Cowart.

Sports Washington Redskins name change hoax goes viral
Author: 0 Washington Redskins name change hoax goes viral

Moments later, the activist group behind the hoax - Rising Hearts - revealed their deception. An activist group called Rising Hearts created several fake web pages and launched them Wednesday morning, announcing that Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder had chose to change the team's long-debated name to the "Washington Redhawks".

Sports NFL Network, ESPN Suspend Marshall Faulk, Other Stars after Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Author: 0 NFL Network, ESPN Suspend Marshall Faulk, Other Stars after Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

NFL Network has suspended analysts Marshall Faulk , Heath Evans and Ike Taylor "pending an investigation" into allegations by Cantor of sexual harassment and assault. Sapp stands accused of urinating in front of Cantor, talking openly about sexual experiences, showing her nude photos of women on his phone and giving her sex toys as Christmas gifts three years in a row.

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