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Columbus Day

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  • Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years
    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week and industrial output rose sharply in September, positive signals that could help ease fears over the economic outlook. Initial claims for state unemployment...
  • Round-Up: Elgin marbles, art and money, getting over David Byrne

    Round-Up: Elgin marbles, art and money, getting over David Byrne
    The Elgin Marbles debate and too many stories about art and money, including a $26-million painting by Christopher Wool, expensive art-dealer sushi, black dancers and ballet, plus the gruesome aesthetic possibilities of a Marina Abramovic/Lars Von Trier...
  • Baltimore gymnast Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals at worlds

    Et cetera Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore finished 17th in the men's all-around finals Thursday at the Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning, China, with a score of 86.248. The Edgewood alumnus placed first...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Granby's Italian "Festa" Oct. 13 at Cambridge House

    Beer and Wine Tasting, Italian food, entertainment, tea cup raffles and a Silent Auction will highlight Granby UNICOs annual Festa di Ottobre on Monday night, Oct. 13 at the Cambridge House Brew Pub in Granby. Tickets are available in advance at the...
  • How Italy protected Jews from the Holocaust

    During the darkest days of World War II, when much of Europe was under Nazi domination, Jews on the continent were imperiled: rounded up and murdered in concentration camps, under siege elsewhere, or on the run. In the Italian village of Anghiari,...
  • Massachusetts college evacuated after bomb threat

    (Reuters) - A Massachusetts college was evacuated on Tuesday night following an emailed bomb threat, the school said. Assumption College, a catholic liberal arts school in the Boston suburb of Worcester, received the threat and decided to evacuate the...
  • Collards are kicking kale off the table

    Collards are kicking kale off the table
    Collard greens are "the new kale." So say the chic eaters. But some concerned cultural guardians fear a new social and economic menace: "food gentrification." Gentrification, simply defined, is when something that you used to buy because it was cheap...
  • Broadway Box Office: Columbus Day Drives Street-Wide Spike

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Columbus Day brought a surge of long-weekend tourism business to Broadway last week, with the holiday spurring major gains all along the Street at shows including newly anointed critical darling "The Curious Incident of the Dog...
  • Ebola taunts at Northampton-Nazareth soccer game hurt West African player, guardian says

    A West African player on Nazareth Area High School's boys soccer team was taunted by Northampton players with chants of "Ebola!" during a game last week, according to his legal guardian. Edward Bachert, custodian for the 16-year-old soccer player,...
  • In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for shooting suspect grinds on

    CANADENSIS, Pa. 7:30 a.m.: A school bus cruises along a foggy country road, carrying children to school. A few cars back, a black armored vehicle rolls past a blinking sign. "Closed to hunting," it reads. Minutes later, a man waits for breakfast at...
  • What we learned from the Ducks' 5-1 victory over Buffalo

    At a news conference announcing a glimmer of good hockey news in this city Monday, Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black told of how “10 years ago, this was a distressed franchise.” Well … OK, the city was named Monday as the host of the...