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  • Weatogue Storytellers Seek Community Recollections For Upcoming Book

    Weatogue Storytellers Seek Community Recollections For Upcoming Book
    SIMSBURY — Mary Pringle Mitchell, 90, and June Hogblom Mackay, 79, and Helen Musznski are the Weatogue Storytellers. The lifelong Simsbury residents and childhood friends said their idea to collect stories and photographs for a book on Weatogue...
  • Mammography false alarms linked with later tumor risk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Women whose screening mammograms produce false alarms have a heightened risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer years later, but the reason remains mysterious, researchers say. An increased risk of breast cancer...
  • Into the ether with Greil Marcus' ' History of Rock 'n' Roll'

    Into the ether with Greil Marcus' ' History of Rock 'n' Roll'
    "Once a song has gone into the ether, it never disappears," Greil Marcus remarks in "The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs." But it never reappears in quite the same form, either. A song like "Money (That's What I Want)" means something entirely...
  • Arts funding on the November ballot

    Arts funding on the November ballot
    This year, election day in Los Angeles County will be about arts funding as well as politics. Among the decisions voters will face on the Nov. 4 ballot is whether to absorb $23 in annual per-parcel property taxes over the next 30 years for...
  • Md. agency failed to monitor placement of foster children, audit says

    Md. agency failed to monitor placement of foster children, audit says
    Some foster children were placed in the care of relatives with a history of alleged abuse or neglect because Maryland's social services agency did not properly monitor local agencies, according to a new audit. State auditors found that 16 children,...
  • Solved mystery of Herrin Massacre yields remembrance, reconciliation

     Solved mystery of Herrin Massacre yields remembrance, reconciliation
    Caked in mud, Steven Di Naso and Grant Woods crouched in the cemetery trench they were clearing with trowels and gloved hands. They were searching for evidence of bodies — many from Chicago — that had been deliberately forgotten after one of...
  • LA's Petersen Museum getting complete overhaul

    The Petersen Automotive Museum will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year by closing down at least temporarily. The good news for gearheads and fans of Los Angeles' best-known automotive institution is that when it reopens, it will feature a new, sleek...
  • Former Swedish House Mafia DJ Steve Angello on His Label, New Album

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - During his years as one third of supergroup Swedish House Mafia, Steve Angello did as much as anyone to mainstream EDM in the U.S., becoming the first dance act to headline Madison Square Garden. Yet Angello's roots go far...
  • Dream of an auto museum in Detroit picking up speed

    As car lovers from across the country and around the world recently gathered for the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit, one could feel the dream of a world-class auto museum gaining traction. A collection of private and public groups have begun working to...
  • For some history enthusiasts, World War One tributes go further

    LONDON (Reuters) - For some people fascinated by World War One, the poppies and wreath-laying of Remembrance day services and the commemorative events of solemn anniversaries like this year's centenary are not enough. Lawrence Taylor, a 55-year old...
  • Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week

    Freebie Friday: Free stuff for you this week
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight   Fair/Festival   Haines City Bike Fest: with music and raffle. 4 p.m. Saturday,  Railroad Park, Sixth St., Haines City, free, 863-421-3700.      Comedy     Celebrity...