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The Los Angeles Dodgers are going with Corey Knebel for Game 1 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday instead of Max Scherzer. On Friday, manager Dave Roberts said he planned to start Scherzer at Atlanta only two days after the right-hander earned his first career save in the team's NL Division Series-clinching win at San Francisco.
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Penelope Lively: ‘I was a traumatised teenager’The Booker-winning author on starting late as a writer, her clear recall of growing up in Cairo, and the TV programme that kept her going during lockdown Penelope Lively photographed at home in London, October 2021. Photograph: Suki Dhanda/The Observer
How to buy (relatively) affordable Burgundy winesWhile some of the region’s wines are astronomically expensive, you can still find great drinks to suit more modest budgets Autumnal vineyards in Burgundy. Photograph: Marco Bottigelli/Getty Images
Figures of Babylon: oldest drawing of a ghost found in British Museum vaultA 3,500-year-old image tablet of a ‘miserable male ghost’ gives up its secret A lonely spirit being led to eternal bliss by a lover on a Babylonian clay tablet. White line tracing © James Fraser and Chris Cobb for The First Ghosts, by Irving Finkel. Photograph: The British Museum
On Saturday, Ontario Nature welcomed members of the public to the H.N. Crossley Nature Reserve for the official opening of its barrier-free trail. Thanks to a $46,500 Capital grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation in 2019 and TD Friends for the Environment Foundation, the organization was able to create a 130-metre wheelchair-accessible trail, giving visitors of all abilities the chance to explore a typical "eyed" bog – a landscape featuring the open-water "pupil" of Bruce Pond surrounded by
An Argentine judge, who has investigated a series of cases relating to the Franco dictatorship in Spain, has indicted a former Spanish minister for four cases of alleged homicide, according to court papers seen by Reuters on Saturday. Judge Maria Servini de Cuba, sitting in Buenos Aires, issued the ruling against Rodolfo Martin Villa, 87, the former interior minister between 1976 and 1979. In the ruling, the judge wrote she considers Villa "the prima facie perpetrator criminally responsible for the crime of aggravated homicide, repeated on at least four occasions, of which Pedro María Martínez Ocio, Romualdo Barroso Chaparro, Francisco Aznar Clemente and Germán Rodríguez Saíz were victims."
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side lost away from home in the league for the first time since January 2020.
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans on Saturday were set to approve redrawn U.S. House maps that would shore up their eroding dominance as voters peel away from the GOP in the state's booming suburbs. After passage in the Texas House, the maps will go to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who is expected to sign them into law. The redrawn congressional districts may make it easier for incumbents to hold their seats and may blunt Black and Hispanic communities' political influence, even as those vot
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SRINAGAR, India- (AP) — Assailants fatally shot two non-local workers in two targeted attacks in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday night, police said, days after five people were killed in a similar fashion in the disputed region. The killing comes hours after police said government forces killed four suspected militants in the last 24 hours and claimed three of them were involved in last week’s killings of three members of minority communities. Police blamed militants fighting against India
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Federal and state governments have set ambitious wind energy goals. New research will try to limit turbines’ impact on wildlife.
A new vaccine policy is being implemented in Adelaide Metcalfe, but not without some hesitancy from Mayor Kurtis Smith. The mayor was the only person on council to vote against the new temporary policy. “[CAO] Morgan [Calvert] and I had a lengthy conversation earlier today just with myself just addressing the number of concerns that I can potentially see in the future with this policy. We did discuss that and I’ll just leave it at that,” Mayor Smith said at the Oct. 4 online meeting. The word te
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Canada woman Ruth Hamilton narrowly missed getting hit by a meteorite that crashed through her roof and landed between her pillows.
Longtime Adelaide Metcalfe fire chief Arend Noordhof is retiring at the end of this year. Noordhof has been department fire chief for 20 years after first joining as a volunteer firefighter in 1982. He rose through the ranks serving as firefighter, training officer, captain and deputy chief before taking the top position as a volunteer. He was then hired as a full-time employee as fire chief, alternate CEMC, health and safety coordinator and KWWTP worker in 2011. “The retirement announcement was