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Out & About: Area entertainment and cultural events starting Wednesday, Aug. 10

Calendar items may be sent to accent@martinsvillebulletin.com, brought to the newsroom at 19 E. Church St., Martinsville, or mailed to P.O. Box 3711, Martinsville, Va., 24115. Pictures are welcomed. Dates and times must be included. The Meadows of Dan Community Association will host the annual Meadows of Dan Folk Fair from 10 a.m. to 4:30 […]

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Travel

Ryanair passengers ‘worried out of their minds’ as man boards without ticket

Barbara Watson had visited Majorca with her family and was set to return to Manchester Airport from Palma when the pilot stopped the flight on the runway. Stewards had noticed the numbers did not add up – there was an extra person onboard. The 64-year-old told the Manchester Evening News that a man from the […]

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Business

The Woodys to reunite for a Beatles tribute concert fundraiser

FLORENCE, S.C. – Beatles fans, get ready for Music in the Courtyard, a salute to the Beatles by The Woodys. The event is a fundraiser for the Pee Dee Speech and Hearing Center. The event will take place outdoors behind Wholly Smokin’ in downtown Florence. The Woodys are reuniting for the outdoor concert on Aug. […]

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Science

Lambeau living: New option for season ticket holders

ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WFRV) – Forget the hotel or AirBnB, there’s a new option for Packers season ticket holders for the upcoming season. “We really wanted to offer something and just see how it worked,” said Charlie Millerwise. Packers legendary wide receivers talk importance of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Millerwise is Director of Development for […]

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Canada

After eating his way through northwestern Ontario, this goat is getting a one-way ticket south | CBC News

A runaway goat who has been wreaking havoc in towns and communities across northwestern Ontario will soon be on a plane headed south if his temporary owners can raise enough money to buy a one-way ticket. Goaty, as he’s been dubbed by local media, caused quite a stir when he showed up at a powwow on […]

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Automotive

Furious driver charged ’10 times more’ for parking ticket

Richard Endacott had used the parking app RingGo when attending his local leisure centre on July 18. However, he claims he “forgot” to turn off the timer, resulting in a £14 charge rather than the expected £2.20, reports Berkshire Live. Mr Endacott believes the app should be installed with a “fail-safe” to prevent this from happening to […]

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Automotive

‘So annoyed!’: Driver slapped with £50 parking ticket for eating meal at McDonald’s

An anonymous McDonald’s customer has spoken of his frustration after he was slapped with a £50 parking fine, simply for eating his meal. The driver stopped at the restaurant in Coalville in Leicestershire, said he had a full meal and “extra drinks” before noticing the fine. Posting on a local forum, Spotted Whitwick, the disgruntled customer […]

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Sports

Football fans warned ahead of Premier League return as ticket scam levels skyrocket

Lloyds bank has warned people that the bank has seen a huge increase in ticket scams, with levels of the crime rising by 72 percent. Football fans have lost an average of £410 each and Lloyds says it has discovered victims losing as much as £2,000. Lloyds has reported that football ticket scams have increased […]

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US

Northern Kentucky family wins lottery on scratch off ticket, splits $500,000 prize

A family in northern Kentucky is half a million dollars richer after winning a scratch-off ticket last week.William Hicks and his sons William Hicks Jr. and Stephen Hicks, who live in California, Kentucky, are the latest lottery winners.Watch WLWT’s top headlines of the day for Aug. 2The family claimed a $500,000 Kentucky Lottery scratch-off ticket […]

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Travel

British Airways suspends ticket sales this month – affected airports

Therefore, at the time of writing, the only affected airport is London Heathrow, British Airways’ biggest base. Passengers should note that cancellations are not expected because of the sales restrictions as existing bookings will not be affected. However, aviation consultant John Strickland warned flights over the next week will likely be full, leaving “almost no room […]