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Kick off
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Kick off
Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and twenty fellow Democrats are doing just this, introducing immigration reform this week in the House of Represe...
But what of the life story of James Jackson?
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But what of the life story of James Jackson?
Lest it slip back into obscurity, I offer a few words to mark this extraordinary intrusion of the eighteenth century city into the twenty-first fro...
Raised fist provokes ire at Woodside co-op board
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Raised fist provokes ire at Woodside co-op board
Club members won 53 medals at Olympic Games held in the early 20th century, but when the I-AAC went into decline after the World War I., its headqu...
Rapper Rick, so why not dapper John?
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Rapper Rick, so why not dapper John?
"I'm a lawyer, but I'm still a convicted felon, and only a pardon can solve that," O'Hara told the Echo. O'Hara finally triumphed in a decade long ...
The battle for the waterfront
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The battle for the waterfront
What is your latest book about? A violent struggle within the Port of New York and New Jersey in the postwar decade; a kind of civil war pitting a ...
Kelleher battles for his high rise dream
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Kelleher battles for his high rise dream
Kelleher's spire, which looks not unlike an inverted screw in artistic renderings, has been delayed due to financing problems related to the bankin...
Rooney offers his advice
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Rooney offers his advice
"There were many developments all over the place: houses, buildings, different program. We did the same thing on Wall Street. This seems to be huma...
North minister in investment push
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North minister in investment push
"Building on the business relationships already established by Invest Northern Ireland, I am determined to raise the profile of Northern Ireland as...
Wasn't budget enough
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Wasn't budget enough
Budget Travel, Ireland's largest tour operator, is but the latest casualty and has been closed down after a provisional liquidator was appointed by...
Reformers try again
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Reformers try again
Also languishing are millions of people, thousands of Irish included, who have taken a gamble that their future is to be found in a new American li...
Shamrock run ends ahead of 12-week break
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Shamrock run ends ahead of 12-week break
The Rocks' first defeat of the season proved costly as they surrendered first place to CD Iberia, 4-1 winners over FC Japan. Shamrock [6-1-2, 20] n...
All four provinces win in European competition
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All four provinces win in European competition
This rare clean sweep was all the more surprising in that it came the week after all four had lost in the Celtic League. It wasn't that form was su...