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Peddy’s buzzer-beating 3 for Mercury sends Mystics home


Phoenix Mercury guard Shey Peddy, front, and teammates forward Brianna Turner, center, center Kia Vaughn, left, and guard Skylar Diggins-Smith, rear, react after Peddy scored the game-winning shot as time expired during the team’s WNBA basketball first-round playoff game against the Washington Mystics on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla.


Shey Peddy made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 85-84 victory over the defending champion Washington Mystics on Tuesday night in the first round of the playoffs.

Fifth-seeded Phoenix moves on to play No. 4 seed Minnesota on Thursday in the second round.

Washington guard Leilani Mitchell went 1 of 2 from the free-throw line with 5.8 seconds to go for an 84-82 lead. After a timeout, Diana Taurasi inbounded it to Skylar Diggins-Smith, who drove the lane and lofted a pass over the defense across the court to the

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A splash of paint can work wonders in the kitchen | Illawarra Mercury

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We often hear about how transformative paint can be to a house, but this kitchen makeover takes the cake. The room only has one window – which doesn’t provide much natural light – and the dark cupboards sucked any brightness out of the room. The owners had just a small budget to bring the heart of their home back to life, so using paint to overhaul the dark 1980s timber cabinetry was a clever and economical approach. Luckily, they didn’t need new appliances, fixtures or flooring, so instead read every article they could about painting kitchen cupboards and boldly decided to go for it. They opted for Annie Sloan’s Chalk Paint; two coats of a shade called Pure were used on the upper cabinets, and the same amount in the colour Duck Egg Blue was applied to the lower cupboards. The owners

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