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  • 22 Jan 2015
    Nostalgia and memories of years gone by in Southampton and Hampshire 70 YEARS ON: TIME TO REMEMBER BLITZ VICTIMS German bombing of Southampton Wholesale Handbags during the Second World War killed 631 citizens and seriously wounded a Wholesale Sunglasses further 898. More than 1,000 homes were destroyed. Behind the Roll of Honour, listed below in order of residency from Southampton's official archives, are countless stories of tragedy, grief and courage. During the war there were at least 57 bombing raids and 1,500 alerts. More than 30,000 incendiaries and 2,300 bombs, totalling more than 470 tonnes of high explosives, were dropped on Southampton homes, shops, factories, as well as port and Wholesale Cheap Sunglasses military installations. Almost 45,000 buildings were destroyed or damaged and there were reports that the glow of Southampton burning could be seen from as far away as Cherbourg in France. The memorial walls project has been backed with a 50,000 contribution from Southampton City Council. A Daily Echo Wholesale Bags backed fundraising campaign, spearheaded by the Chamber of Commerce, is under way to find an additional 60,000. More than 10,000 has been raised so far. If you wish to search for a particular name, press the "Ctrl" and "F" keys together on your keyboard and then type in the name you are looking for (surname first).
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  • 22 Jan 2015
    holds no grudges against Packers Allen Park Lions receiver and return man Jeremy Ross said he won't have any extra motivation when he faces his former team Thursday. The Packers released Ross after a Week 3 loss to the Bengals in which he muffed a kickoff that led to a Cincinnati wholesale jerseys touchdown. But Ross remains grateful to Green Bay for giving him his first shot in the NFL, starting with five games in 2012. "No need to have revenge or anything like that," Ross said. "It was a business decision. They had to do what they had to do. I obviously could've prevented the situation. If I was balling out every play, I would still be there." The Lions signed Ross to the practice squad two weeks after his release and elevated him to the active roster in Week 7. In five games with the Lions, Ross has four catches for 54 yards as a slot receiver, but he replaced Micheal Spurlock as the primary return man in Week 8 against the Cowboys and last week against the Buccaneers. Against Dallas, Ross had a 44 yard kickoff return, and he had a 42 yard punt return against Tampa Bay. "It felt really good getting back out there and getting the ball in my hands, and making plays and putting the offense in good field position," Ross said of the return last week. Ross has replaced Spurlock twice on the game day roster because of what he adds on offense, though he had a drop against the Steelers in Week 11 and against the Bears in Week 10. With Nate Burleson (forearm) back last week, though, Ross played only three offensive snaps and didn't have a target. If Ross handles return duties Thursday, he expects his familiarity with Packers punter Tim Masthay to give him an advantage. Ross said he's excited to see his former teammates at cheap jerseys the game, especially wide receiver James Jones. Both have roots in California's Bay Area, and the two spent a lot of time together last offseason. And even with Ross' blunders on special teams, including a fumbled punt in a playoff loss to the 49ers last season, he may still be with the Packers if not for a slew of Packers injuries early this season that forced them to address other roster needs. "Jeremy's a good football player, tough kid," Packers coach wholesale nfl jerseys Mike McCarthy said on a conference call Tuesday. "You get into roster moves and other components are involved in the decision, but I think the world of Jeremy. He did an excellent job for us; he busted his tail every single day. He's a hard nosed tough football player." Lions coach Jim Schwartz must hold Matthew Stafford accountable for mistakes John Niyo: Ever since Stafford's thrilling, last minute drive stunned Dallas in late October, the quarterback has struggled to find a consistent form. worry over possible pension cuts Orr to give Duggan major role in Detroit operations 'You hate to break up a great party,' Michigan State's Pat Narduzzi cheap nfl jerseys says about staying put Price of too much wealth Police report details Pugh allegations At least 1 winner in $636 million Mega Millions drawing in California Latest Red Wings breakdown 'embarrassing' Detroit pensions 'sweetener' when salaries weren't growing, official says Execution was answer for Michigan offense against Ohio State Fakes muddy classic car sales Complete NFL postseason picture: Lions need wins and some help
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  • 22 Jan 2015
    Packers seek to extend home dominance over Lions GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) No matter the month, no matter the record, no matter the weather, the Packers can beat the Detroit Lions at home. Since 1992, a Green Bay victory against Detroit in Wisconsin has been as regular as a Lions Thanksgiving Cheap Michael Kors Day game. Twenty two straight wins, counting one playoff victory. The 21 game, regular season home winning streak against Detroit is the longest in NFL history. There are certainly more pressing issues for the Packers (1 2) coming off a bye week headed into their first NFC North game. They had a week to Cheap Replica Sunglasses stew about the wild, 34 30 loss on Sept. 22 to Cincinnati. A loss to the Lions would leave them in a deeper hole with Detroit already 2 0 in the division. The Packers may get safety Morgan Burnett back on the field after a hamstring injury, though the status of star linebacker Clay Matthews, who has his own hamstring injury, is in question. The sack specialist was limited in practice Wednesday. The defense could use him against a Lions offense that's clicking right now with the dynamic duo of Reggie Bush making plays out of the backfield and receiver Calvin Johnson giving cornerbacks typical fits. Coach Mike McCarthy said Matthews has made progress since getting hurt at Cincinnati. So have running backs Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin, along with fullback John Kuhn, who were full participants in practice after using the bye to help recover from various injuries. Tight end Jermichael Finley was back Wednesday as a full participant after suffering a concussion against the Bengals. The Packers' high powered passing game seemed to get turned down a notch after Finley went down during the first series. He watched the replay of the hit once, and once only. Cleared to play after going through concussion tests Tuesday, Finley said he felt like a "little kid" being back at practice. "It took several days. I took my bye week, rested up a little, came back in Monday and did several tests, went to the hospital and did a couple tests. It's a long haul," Finley said. "You have to do several things to get back and you have to respect the league for doing it. It's much respect from me." About that streak against the Lions, though? No, no bulletin board material from Finley, either. "I feel great, man," Finley said about the success against Detroit at home. "The past is in the past, though. We're 1 2 right now, not a good record. The Lions are on a high right now, so we have to bring them down a little and beat them at Lambeau." That streak covers games played in Milwaukee, too, when Green Bay used to play there a couple times a year. According to the Packers, the 21 game regular season home winning streak is three games better than the one the Redskins had against the Lions between 1939 and 2007. Detroit finally broke through with a win at Washington in Week 3. The Lions' last victory on the road against the Packers came on Dec. 15, 1991, a 21 17 victory. But honest Cheap Michael Kors Outlet to goodness, it's not an issue, coach Mike McCarthy said, except perhaps for reporters. Notes: CB Jarrett Bush (hamstring) was also a Wholesale Fake Sunglasses full participant at practice Wednesday. CB Casey Hayward, who hasn't played yet this season, remains out with a hamstring injury. RB James Starks could also miss two weeks following a knee injury at Cincinnati . Finley said he thought the hit from Bengals safety George Iloka that knocked him out was clean, and that he was surprised Iloka had been fined $15,000 by the league. "I didn't think it was dirty at all," Finley said. "If I was the safety, I'd do the same thing."
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  • 22 Jan 2015
    New York Giants remain winless The Redskins, last year's surprise division champion, are 0 3 as well, falling 27 20 to a Detroit team that was 0 for forever when playing at Washington. (The Lions are now 1 21 if you're scoring at home. got off to an 0 5 beginning. And then there are Chip Kelly's Eagles, who dropped a 26 16 decision to Andy Reid and his upstart Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night in Philadelphia, getting the whole Week 3 carnage started in the division. After a spectacular first two quarters in their opener at Washington in Week 1, the Eagles have been pretty pathetic, and find themselves sitting 1 2 and facing a three game road trip in the coming weeks. The air has come out of the balloon in Philly in the blink of an eye, and the loss to the Chiefs looked an awful lot like many of the 12 defeats the Eagles incurred last year, when things spiraled out of control in Reid's final season. In truth, greatness and the NFC East haven't belonged in the same sentence for a while now, with the division champion winning only 9 or 10 games for the past three years now. But good golly, this year is ugly so far, and the worst of it is in New York, where the Giants have now lost eight of their past 11 games since last year's 6 2 start. At least this year New York doesn't have to worry about its perennial pattern of getting off to a great start and then swooning in the season's second half. And don't look now, but New York in Week 4 travels to undefeated Kansas City (3 0), which will be fresh from its 10 day break between games. Clearly there's more fun to come. At halftime, the Giants trailed 17 0, with 18 yards of offense, one passing yard and two first downs. A David Wilson touchdown run was wiped out by a penalty, and a 38 yard Josh Brown field goal attempt was badly missed. Manning finished just 12 of 23 for 119 yards and another interception, giving him eight this season in three games. And to think Carolina cheap red bottoms came into the game short handed on pass defense due to injuries (Coughlin called it a "chopped up secondary''). But New York's passing game still couldn't take advantage. Was it really just more than 19 months ago that Coughlin's Giants won their second Super Bowl title in a five year span? It seems eons ago. And while New York last week cited its 0 2 start in 2007 also a Super Bowl season as a reminder of what could still be this year, there were no such delusional statements this time around. The Giants have never recovered from an 0 3 start to make the playoffs, and both they and the Redskins are facing long odds to be alive in January. Since the NFL went to its 12 team playoff format in 1990, only three of 115 teams that started 0 3 rallied to make the playoffs, and no one has done it since '98. I barely mentioned the Cowboys (2 1) above, because they don't deserve to be lumped in with the rest of the division in any way, shape or form. louboutin shoes replica Dallas throttled St. Louis 31 7 in statement game fashion on Sunday, running out to a 24 0 third quarter lead and cruising to its second home win of the season. It's the first time in the five year history of AT Stadium that the Cowboys have started 2 0 at home, and at this rate, they might win the NFC East by default. (I know this much: I'm glad Dallas was my preseason pick to win the division, because any other call would have represented egg on my face after three weeks.) Green Bay forced four Bengals turnovers, and piled up 299 yards of offense in the second half alone, but the Packers are 1 2 because rookie running back Johnathan Franklin fumbled away a carry on a questionable 4th and 1 call at the Bengals' 30 with just under four minutes remaining. A 47 or 48 yard Mason Crosby field goal would have given the Packers a six point lead to protect. On Franklin's fumble, safety Reggie Nelson recovered, then fumbled, but the ball bounced to cornerback Terence Newman, who took it the remaining 58 yards for the game winning touchdown. Don't think for a minute the league office was thrilled with the decision of the 49ers' organization to go silent for two days and apparently leave it up to the NFL to cheap red bottom shoes mete out the disciplinary action against San Francisco's Aldon Smith, who was arrested early Friday morning on the suspicion of driving under the influence. The league would have been fully supportive if the 49ers had taken the lead and announced some punishment of Smith, but they have unsurprisingly opted to let the NFL play the enforcer role. Shame on the 49ers, too, for letting Smith play against Indianapolis on Sunday, rather than taking a stand and making a strong statement about Smith's continued reckless behavior. Smith reportedly is being encouraged to seek rehabilitation for his substance abuse issues (and it was announced after the game that he will take an indefinite leave from the team), but the league is fully expected to add to his time away from the game at some point in the future. This was Smith's second DUI arrest, and as a repeat offender he christian louboutin replica could be in for a three or four game suspension, with the league expected to wait for the legal process to play out before making any announcement on his fate.
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