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Ford Mustang collides head-on with Skoda Rapid near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, killing Skoda’s driver and seriously injuring his passenger; Mustang was racing another car, says witness; Mustang-driver and his 12-year-old passenger suffer only minor injuries (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Ford Mustang collides head-on with Skoda Rapid near Spindleruv Mlyn, Hradec Kralove Region, killing Skoda’s driver and seriously injuring his passenger; Mustang was racing another car, says witness; Mustang-driver and his 12-year-old passenger suffer only minor injuries (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Cool: “Twenty-four Hours in Czechoslovakia”, a 1968 Canadian documentary about the “daily life of some of the people of an extraordinary nation” and featuring Slovak-Canadian ice hockey legend Stan Mikita, is now on YouTube (NFB on YouTube) [Social Media Post] 0

Cool: “Twenty-four Hours in Czechoslovakia”, a 1968 Canadian documentary about the “daily life of some of the people of an extraordinary nation” and featuring Slovak-Canadian ice hockey legend Stan Mikita, is now on YouTube (NFB on YouTube) [Social Media Post]

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Man wearing only underpants masturbates in broad daylight near Florenc metro entrance, Prague 8-Karlin; 41-year-old foreigner was “unfortunately faster than police patrol,” says police spokeswoman, but was arrested later (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Man wearing only underpants masturbates in broad daylight near Florenc metro entrance, Prague 8-Karlin; 41-year-old foreigner was “unfortunately faster than police patrol,” says police spokeswoman, but was arrested later (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Seznam.cz makes tactile maps for the visually impaired available for free download at hapticke.mapy.cz; downloaded files can be printed on special microcapsule paper, using a “fuser” (heating device) to create relief maps; street maps of the entire world available (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Seznam.cz makes tactile maps for the visually impaired available for free download at hapticke.mapy.cz; downloaded files can be printed on special microcapsule paper, using a “fuser” (heating device) to create relief maps; street maps of the entire world available (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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City of Prague ordered to immediately close underground part of former Stalin monument in Letna park, Prague 7-Holesovice, due to risk of collapse, and given five days to reinforce above-ground area around metronome (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

City of Prague ordered to immediately close underground part of former Stalin monument in Letna park, Prague 7-Holesovice, due to risk of collapse, and given five days to reinforce above-ground area around metronome (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Video: Two giant storage tanks are transported by truck from the MICo factory in Trebic, South Moravia, down the country roads of the southern Czech Republic, towards a waiting ship on the Danube in Bratislava; final destination: a power station in the UK (Nova) *edited* [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Two giant storage tanks are transported by truck from the MICo factory in Trebic, South Moravia, down the country roads of the southern Czech Republic, towards a waiting ship on the Danube in Bratislava; final destination: a power station in the UK (Nova) *edited* [Social Media Post]

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Update: DNA tests show that the father of convicted murderer Petra Janakova’s baby was a fellow prisoner at the Hradec Kralove remand prison, not one of the three guards she accuses of raping her (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: DNA tests show that the father of convicted murderer Petra Janakova’s baby was a fellow prisoner at the Hradec Kralove remand prison, not one of the three guards she accuses of raping her (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Update: Police close to completing investigation into 2017 drowning of 12-year-old Columbian girl at Prague 8-Liben’s Hotel Smisek Spa; pool’s site manager set to face criminal negligence charges; tragedy was survived by victim’s twin sister (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Police close to completing investigation into 2017 drowning of 12-year-old Columbian girl at Prague 8-Liben’s Hotel Smisek Spa; pool’s site manager set to face criminal negligence charges; tragedy was survived by victim’s twin sister (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Elderly Japanese woman starts fire in Wencelsas Square hotel after trying to make tea by putting plastic electric kettle on hotplate; no injuries; damage estimated at a thousand crowns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Elderly Japanese woman starts fire in Wencelsas Square hotel after trying to make tea by putting plastic electric kettle on hotplate; no injuries; damage estimated at a thousand crowns (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Lipova, in the Usti nad Labem Region, named 2019’s Czech Village of the Year (Vesnice roku); village of around 600 people is in the Sluknovsky vybezek (“Sluknov hook”) area, in the northernmost part of the Czech Republic (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Lipova, in the Usti nad Labem Region, named 2019’s Czech Village of the Year (Vesnice roku); village of around 600 people is in the Sluknovsky vybezek (“Sluknov hook”) area, in the northernmost part of the Czech Republic (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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