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  • Eric Whitacre, saving choral music one note as a time [VIDEO]

     
    It used to be that joining a high school chorus was tantamount to committing social suicide. Now being in choir is hip in great part due to the Fox TV series “Glee.” But give a nod as well to the......
  • Volleyball championships set to begin in Minnesota

     
    The USA Volleyball boys' junior national championships begin Wednesday in Minneapolis, and lots of Southern California athletes are expected to compete. The Santa Monica Beach Club 18 Black team is one of favorites in its division. -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • State-by-state (almost) health care comparisons

     
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has done a good thing to provide a truly comprehensive state-by-state comparative guide to health care. We've written a lot about the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, which is in the RWJ's guide,...
  • Minnesota government shutdown, mixed with snafu, may lead to beer shortage

     
    Government shutdown could mean the end of 39 Miller and Coors beers for Minnesotans...
  • Seattle makes list of Top 10 U.S. cities for families

    Seattle makes list of Top 10 U.S. cities for families
    Washington D.C. took the No. 1 spot in Parenting Magazine's latest list of the Top U.S. Cities for Families, the publication said Wednesday. The U.S. capital replaced nearby Arlington, Virginia, which tumbled to No. 70 as a result of changes in the way...
  • Suspended Notre Dame Receiver Michael Floyd Gets Probation

    Suspended Notre Dame Receiver Michael Floyd Gets Probation
    Suspended Notre Dame receiver Michael Floyd was given a one year suspended jail sentence on Wednesday after pleaded guilty to misdemeanor drunken driving. Floyd was sentenced by St. Joseph County Magistrate Brian Steinke, who suspended the `jail sentence...
  • Win great Blackhawks prizes from Buffalo Wild Wings including a luxury suite for 14 people

    SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Buffalo Wild Wings ("Sweepstakes") starts at 12:01am CST on Friday, November 19, 2010 and ends at 11:59 pm CST on Friday, March...
  • Do you know where your phone is?

    Do you know where your phone is?
    How many times have you seen it — or done it yourself? The cell phone rings and suddenly there is this frenzy of pocket-patting, rooting around a purse or a backpack, mad dumping of the contents and … a missed call. Some people can find their...
  • Socal Woman Charged With Aiding al Qaeda Group

    SAN DIEGO -- A Southern California woman has been charged with conspiring to provide money and people to a Somali terrorist group to help carry out killings in the African nation, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday. Nima Ali Yusuf, a 24-...
  • Birth or Not: Couple Puts Decision to Abort Fetus to an Online Vote

    Birth or Not: Couple Puts Decision to Abort Fetus to an Online Vote
    APPLE VALLEY, MN -- Alisha Arnold and her husband, Pete, have lost three children to miscarriages and are now using a website they started called Birth or Not to help them decide whether they should continue their current pregnancy or seek an abortion....
  • My Pet World: What would cats and crows talk about?

    Q: Between 8:30 and 9 each morning, there's an unusual rendezvous at my home. At first, I thought it was a coincidence, but this happens every morning unless there's heavy rain. Our indoor-only cat sits on the window ledge. Within minutes, a crow arrives....
  • Bomb Plot Suspect was 'Average Student,' Say College Peers

    Bomb Plot Suspect was 'Average Student,' Say College Peers
    Friends describe Mohamed Osman Mohamud as an average college student who drank an occasional beer and hung out with fraternity friends. In an expression of ambivalence not uncommon among his peers, the Somali-born 19-year-old hadn't declared a major at...