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  • Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer

    Grant Park chorus master readies singers for a busy festival summer
    Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Almost every...
  • Tourists find a forest of options for climbing family trees

     Tourists find a forest of options for climbing family trees
    Credit the Internet and baby boomers. For Americans of European lineage, the urge to learn the stories of our ancestors on the other side of the pond continues to fuel a strong interest in ancestral travel. Genealogy ranks among the top search...
  • Six spooky destinations with a dark side

    Six spooky destinations with a dark side
    Article Highlights: - Explore underground streets in Edinburgh, Scotland, with Dark Truth Tours - Make a stop in New Orleans for a primer on all things voodoo - Visit Sleepy Hollow for a look at the origins of that chilling legend The "official"...
  • Scottish writers lead the way in producing popular crime fiction

    Scottish writers lead the way in producing popular crime fiction
    As proudly reported in Scottish Life magazine, a British think tank called the New Economics Foundation recently determined that the Scots are the happiest people in Britain, boasting some of the most impressive "wellbeing" scores anywhere. Exactly why...
  • At Wisconsin bed-and-breakfast, stay for dinner too

     At Wisconsin bed-and-breakfast, stay for dinner too
    Pregnancy. The Blue Angels. Winemaking. Running versus lawn mowing. Good books. Home ownership. Heirloom vegetables. Conversation, in the company of strangers, shifts often and effortlessly on a Saturday night at Brambleberry Bed-and-Breakfast, in west-...
  • Concert update: Southern rock band The Outlaws to play Ferguson Center in Newport News

    Yes, south Hampton Roads has all the amphitheaters. Still, the Peninsula's been holding its own on the live music front recently. This week I learned that a couple of notable groups are heading this way: The Outlaws and North Sea Gas. The Southern...
  • Scottish zoo presents new Chinese pandas

     
    Chinese pandas Yang Guang and Tian Tian made their debut Friday to an eager audience patiently braving the wind and rain of a Scottish winter morning...
  • Britain hears calls for Scottish independence

     
    A Scottish leader's declaration that he planned a referendum on full independence from Britain in two years sparked a fierce debate in the British parliament Wednesday....
  • Former aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron arrested

     
    British Prime Minister David Cameron's former press aide was arrested and charged Wednesday with committing perjury during a 2010 trial related to Britain's phone hacking scandal....
  • Andy Coulson, former aide to Britain's leader, detained by police

     
    Andy Coulson, a former adviser to British Prime Minister David Cameron, was detained by Scottish police on Wednesday for questioning....
  • Italian city pulls back from making Dalai Lama an honorary citizen

     
    Officials in Milan, Italy, have backed away from plans to give the Dalai Lama honorary citizenship, because of worries about upsetting China, Italian media reported Thursday. The Milan city council had planned to vote on making the Dalai Lama an...
  • Britain's got tennis fever with Scotland's Andy Murray in Wimbledon final

     
    Britain gripped with fever as Andy Murray fights for Wimbledon trophy; Nation hopes for British victory...