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  • Project aims for national standard in music education

    Project aims for national standard in music education
    For generations, music students have been getting gold stars, certificates and other pats on the back from their teachers. But a budding musician with high marks in one state is not necessarily on the same level, judged by the same criteria, as a...
  • 'Kourtney and Kim Take New York' recap: Episodes 6 and 7

    'Kourtney and Kim Take New York' recap: Episodes 6 and 7
    This Sunday’s adventure takes us jet-setting all over the place with the Kardashian Krew. After a workout, complete with paparazzi galore, the girls decide that they need a break from all of the attention. Um, raise your hand if you think they got...
  • Gryphon Trio: 'We love Beethoven'

    Gryphon Trio: 'We love Beethoven'
    The Gryphon Trio will be thinking a lot about Beethoven when this Canadian ensemble performs locally for the Candlelight Concert Society Saturday, Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. at Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. "We love Beethoven," cellist Roman Borys...
  • Paramedics called to Canada PM Harper's home on Sunday

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Paramedics were called to the residence of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the weekend, police and municipal officials said on Wednesday, but circumstances of the emergency, which did not involve Harper or his family, were...
  • Justin Bieber apologizes after Japan shrine visit sparks anger, trial pushed back

    Justin Bieber apologizes after Japan shrine visit sparks anger, trial pushed back
    Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber, whose tumultuous life has landed him in trouble more than once, on Wednesday apologized for a visit to a Tokyo shrine at the center of a bitter international row over Japan's wartime aggression. Bieber, 20, posted a...
  • Justin Bieber's Miami trial pushed back to July

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A Miami judge on Wednesday agreed to delay pop star Justin Bieber's trial until July 7 on charges stemming from the Canadian singer's January arrest when he was caught allegedly drag racing on Miami Beach. The trial was set to begin May...
  • With surging oil traffic, Northwest at greater risk for spill

    SEATTLE Efforts to transform the Northwest into a fossil-fuel hub for North Dakota's crude, Alberta's oil sands and coal from the Rocky Mountains mean the risks of major spills and explosions in and around Washington state are rising and poised to...
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76; boxer wrongly imprisoned 19 years

    When Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was at his best as a boxer, it would have been impossible to foresee Nelson Mandela or Bob Dylan doing him any favors. With his fearsome, drop-dead glare, precisely cut goatee and glistening, shaved head, Carter was violent...
  • Cruising on small ships in Indonesia

    Cruising on small ships in Indonesia
    Cruisers tired of megaships sailing the Caribbean or Mediterranean can try something completely different with the Sailing Indonesia: Bali, Komodo & Flores cruise from AdventureSmith Explorations. For starters, these are very small ships. There's the 138-...
  • Financial advisers brace for boomer wealth transfer

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The looming shift of money to and from the baby boomers promises to be the greatest intergenerational wealth transfer in history, and Canadian financial advisers are looking to investment and insurance strategies to help clients hold...
  • Time for a Toronto, the whiskey-based cocktail

    Time for a Toronto, the whiskey-based cocktail
    Cocktail preferences can be very personal. Some folks like their booze served fizzy and fruity, a tall ade to refresh and wash away the day. Others prefer a stiff drink, one that tastes of hooch and means business. The trend of late among...
  • Canadian housing starts, permits drop as market cools

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian housing starts fell more than expected in March and building permits dropped sharply in February, according to data released on Tuesday that suggests the country's robust housing market is cooling. Volatility in the housing...