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Runcorn

(ˈrʌŋˌkɔːn)
n
(Placename) a town in NW England, in Halton unitary authority, N Cheshire, on the Manchester Ship Canal: port and industrial centre; designated a new town in 1964. Pop: 60 072 (2001)
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POLICE have issued CCTV images, top and below, of two men they want to speak to in connection with credit card fraud offences in Runcorn.
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Runcorn made their intentions clear from the start as they got men behind the ball at every opportunity to stifle the Knitters' attacking options.
Paul Cain (28) was sentenced after being convicted in May of second-degree murder for killing 73-year-old geophysicist Professor Stanley Runcorn, formerly of Newcastle University.
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