5th generation cranberry farm continues to succeed|World News

5th generation cranberry farm continues to succeed|World News 5th generation cranberry farm continues to succeed Six Pine Island Cranberry Co. workers, dressed head to toe in protective gear and waders, pushed 300-400 pound reel harvesters, or “knocking machines” through thigh-high water in a bog, while a lead man checked for deep holes Tuesday. They were wet-harvesting just one cranberry bog on the 14,000-acre farm. The farm has a 10-to-1 ratio of protective land to producing bogs. “We need to protect the water supply and water source,” PICC Social Media Coordinator Stefanie Haines, a fifth-generation grower, told the Press of Atlantic City.

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Meet Oskar Piechota, who lives 10 minutes from UFC Fight Night 118 host|

Meet Oskar Piechota, who lives 10 minutes from UFC Fight Night 118 host| Meet Oskar Piechota, who lives 10 minutes from UFC Fight Night 118 host GDANSK, Poland – Fighters don’t get much more local than Oskar Piechota, who lives 10 minutes from the Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland, that hosts UFC Fight Night 118. Four months ago, Piechota (9-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) was just another fighter trying to break through to the big time. Then his manager called him up with a short-notice opportunity, a fight for the vacant middleweight title in Cage Warriors Fighting Championships.

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Helen DeVos dies at 90 years old|World News

Helen DeVos dies at 90 years old|World News Helen DeVos dies at 90 years old GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The family of Grand Rapids-native Helen DeVos announced that she passed away Wednesday, October 18, at 90 years old. “While we grieve her passing, we rejoice in her new life in heaven and are grateful for the countless ways she blessed our lives,” the family said in a statement. “We are comforted in knowing that she was welcomed home into the loving arms of Jesus.”

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Catalonia Spain ultimatum over independence push passes

Catalonia Spain ultimatum over independence push passes Catalonia: Spain ultimatum over independence push passes A final deadline for Catalonia to drop a secession bid has passed, with Spain warning it will suspend the region’s autonomy. Catalonia’s leader Carles Puigdemont was given until 10:00 local time (08:00 GMT) to clarify his position. After a referendum on 1 October, he signed an independence declaration but then suspended it, asking for dialogue. Reports suggest he will press ahead on independence if Madrid moves to take direct control. There are fears that this may lead to civil unrest in Catalonia.

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