10 Things You Need To Know About The Moto X Smartphone

You’ve been waiting for two years to see what kind of magic that Google and Motorola would create together. Now, with the new Moto X, we know what the brains in Mountain View have been cooking up. You can talk to it. You can flip it around to tell you information. You can do just about anything an Android smartphone can do and maybe a bit more. So, what’s all the fuss? What exactly is…

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5 questions to ask yourself before you buy a stroller

There are so many strollers out there — and so few stores with a good selection for you to try out in person — that picking the right one for your family can be a long, drawn-out process. But you can drill down on what you’re looking for and eliminate at least some of the possibilities by asking yourself the following 5 questions. The $800 UPPAbaby VISTA was voted the very best stroller on the…

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‘We would have swapped our Olympic medals to win London 2012 vote’

‘We would have swapped our Olympic medals to win London 2012 vote’

Singapore, July 6 2005: As the International Olympic Committee president at the time, Jacques Rogge, prepared to open the envelope confirming the host city of the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, I felt strangely calm. I knew it was going to be close, but whatever happened, there was nothing more we could do – the vote had already taken place. Or, to put it in sporting context, the race was over. We were just…

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Town board meets without fanfare

Town board meets without fanfare

Andy Goodall, town planner, addresses the town board regarding a rezoning request at a public hearing preceding Monday’s town board meeting. Pilot Mountain’s regularly scheduled town board meeting was devoid of fireworks Monday evening. Unlike the public hearing and special meeting held April 5 to resolve a rezoning issue, a rezoning public hearing held at 6:45 p.m. prior to the regular meeting on Monday, brought forward only Pilot’s town planner, Andy Goodall. Goodall explained that…

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Inventory crunch has real estate agents knocking on doors for homes to sell

Inventory crunch has real estate agents knocking on doors for homes to sell

A to-do list a mile long — probably three to five years of home-improvement projects — kept GB Arrington from selling his Northeast Portland home and moving downtown, as he and his wife had longed planned. Then, in November, came a knock on the door: a real estate agent, Peggy Hoag, who had a client who wanted to buy a house just like theirs. It didn’t pan out, but when Hoag came knocking again a…

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Real Estate Transfers

Real Estate Transfers

Here is a list of 79 transfers recorded in Cheshire, Hillsborough and Sullivan counties during the period ending Oct. 20, 2017. Listed below is the date of the deed and the purchase price, based on real estate transfer tax paid. This list does not include sales of certain mobile homes, or property dispositions in divorce settlements or trusts. 300×250 image ad Alstead At 149 Corbin Road, Sands Brothers Contruction Co. to Alex M. Davidson and…

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Google-leased Mountain View office building bought for nearly $170 million

Google-leased Mountain View office building bought for nearly $170 million

George Avalos / Bay Area News Group A Mountain View office building undergoing interior and exterior construction at 1001 N. Shoreline Blvd. that is leased to Google. A big Mountain View office building leased by Google has been bought for nearly $170 million in a transaction that appears to underscore the allure of owning a building whose tenant is the search giant. MOUNTAIN VIEW — A big Mountain View office building leased by Google has…

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Gravel bikes: roadie revenge on mountain bike progress?

Gravel bikes: roadie revenge on mountain bike progress?

The GT Grade Carbon Ultegra (Robert Smith / Immediate Media) There’s a literary genre known as alternative history, which imagines life today if key events had taken a different turn. Think Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle, Robert Harris’s Fatherland or Len Deighton’s SS-GB, all set in a world where the Nazis won World War Two. Gravel bikes (also known as adventure bikes, also known as all-roaders, also known as basically road…

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Great Britain Cycling Team’s mountain bike squad in final preparations for 2018 Mercedes-Benz MTB World Cup season

Great Britain Cycling Team’s mountain bike squad in final preparations for 2018 Mercedes-Benz MTB World Cup season

The Great Britain Cycling Team’s senior mountain bike squad have landed in South Africa for a training camp as part of their final preparations before the world cup season opener in Stellenbosch, taking place on 10 March. Annie Last, who last season made history by becoming the first elite British female to medal in a cross-country mountain bike world championships, will be joined by under-23 cyclo-cross world champion Evie Richards, Frazer Clacherty, Dan Tulett and…

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