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Mystery surrounds two daguerreotype photographs found recently in Usti nad Labem municipal museum’s (Muzeum mesta Usti nad Labem’s) collection; photos were probably taken around 1845 but museum doesn’t know where they were taken or who the subjects are (Denik) [Social Media Post] 0

Mystery surrounds two daguerreotype photographs found recently in Usti nad Labem municipal museum’s (Muzeum mesta Usti nad Labem’s) collection; photos were probably taken around 1845 but museum doesn’t know where they were taken or who the subjects are (Denik) [Social Media Post]

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Photo: Runaway camel walking down road in snowy conditions, between Bedrichov and Hrabetice, Liberec Region; escaped animal was recaptured shortly afterwards and returned to zoo in nearby Janov nad Nisou (Novinky) [Social Media Post] 0

Photo: Runaway camel walking down road in snowy conditions, between Bedrichov and Hrabetice, Liberec Region; escaped animal was recaptured shortly afterwards and returned to zoo in nearby Janov nad Nisou (Novinky) [Social Media Post]

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Truck driver falls asleep at the wheel and accidentally drives into cars displayed outside Skoda dealership in Prostejov, Olomouc Region, damaging 27 of them; total cost of damage estimated in the millions of crowns (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Truck driver falls asleep at the wheel and accidentally drives into cars displayed outside Skoda dealership in Prostejov, Olomouc Region, damaging 27 of them; total cost of damage estimated in the millions of crowns (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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First snow of winter falls in Czech Republic, in mountainous areas including village of Kvilda, South Bohemia, in the Sumava national park (Blesk) [Social Media Post] 0

First snow of winter falls in Czech Republic, in mountainous areas including village of Kvilda, South Bohemia, in the Sumava national park (Blesk) [Social Media Post]

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Controversial Communist Party (KSCM) politician Zdenek Ondracek copied parts of his 2011 PhD dissertation, Palacky University Olomouc investigation finds – but university says offence occurred too long ago to strip former Commie-era riot cop of his academic title (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Controversial Communist Party (KSCM) politician Zdenek Ondracek copied parts of his 2011 PhD dissertation, Palacky University Olomouc investigation finds – but university says offence occurred too long ago to strip former Commie-era riot cop of his academic title (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Pardubice-area family desperately seeking Monty, their missing pet lynx, who they lost in woods near Radostin, Vysocina Region; Monty was last seen on 27 October, near village of Slavetin, around 20 kilometres further east (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Pardubice-area family desperately seeking Monty, their missing pet lynx, who they lost in woods near Radostin, Vysocina Region; Monty was last seen on 27 October, near village of Slavetin, around 20 kilometres further east (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Czechnology: Aerotech Czech begins producing parts for Ariane 6 space rocket’s fuel system at new facility in Klatovy, Plzen Region; European Space Agency launch vehicle will feature Czech flag for first time when Ariane 6 test flights begin late next year (2020) (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Czechnology: Aerotech Czech begins producing parts for Ariane 6 space rocket’s fuel system at new facility in Klatovy, Plzen Region; European Space Agency launch vehicle will feature Czech flag for first time when Ariane 6 test flights begin late next year (2020) (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Four people injured in explosion at Explosia, the Pardubice explosives factory where Semtex is produced; incident follows 2017 explosion in which three people were injured (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Four people injured in explosion at Explosia, the Pardubice explosives factory where Semtex is produced; incident follows 2017 explosion in which three people were injured (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Mystery artist attaching giant clogs to trees in the Moravian-Silesian Region’s environmentally protected CHKO Jeseniky area; park officials use Facebook to ask him/her to collect the ones they’ve removed; if caught in the act, perpetrator faces 10,000-crown fine (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Mystery artist attaching giant clogs to trees in the Moravian-Silesian Region’s environmentally protected CHKO Jeseniky area; park officials use Facebook to ask him/her to collect the ones they’ve removed; if caught in the act, perpetrator faces 10,000-crown fine (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Plzen residents criticize graffiti tribute to Karel Gott on social media for poor likeness to legendary singer; unofficial artwork has since been painted over by persons unknown (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Plzen residents criticize graffiti tribute to Karel Gott on social media for poor likeness to legendary singer; unofficial artwork has since been painted over by persons unknown (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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