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McClatchy and Tribune NewspapersBEVERLY HILLS, Calif. _ Actor Kyle Bornheimer knows how to change a tire. But that's about all he knows about the workings of the world. The star of such sitcoms as "Worst Week," "Perfect Couples" and "Romantically Challenged" pauses when asked if he...
After Jon Spelman got the bad news, he found himself thinking often and at odd moments about "Moby-Dick." Perhaps that's because the behemoth that was attacking the Baltimore storyteller was as submerged, unreasoning and unpredictable as any great white...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University is freezing its tuition costs for the next two years in response to the nation's lingering weak economy. The freeze announced Friday means the cost of basic in-state tuition at Purdue will remain about...
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Claremont Graduate University announced Monday that the winner of its 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is Marianne Boruch. Boruch will be awarded $100,000 for her collection "The Book of Hours," published by Copper Canyon Press. The prize, one of the...
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There's a berry that — once you eat it — makes bitter and acidic foods taste sweet. When the tongue is under the influence of this surprising fruit, lemons become lemonade. Unripe tomatoes burst with flavor. And vinegar might be mistaken for...
BROOKINGS - South Dakota State University will lead a nearly $4 million study aimed at giving needy families across the country healthier nutritional choices at their local food pantries, the U.S. Agriculture Department announced on Feb. 27. South...
In a ceiling-high, greasy tangle of wheels, fenders, handlebars and derailleurs, Amy Little sees hope. She's the co-founder with her husband, Lee Ravenscroft, of Working Bikes Cooperative (2434 S. Western Ave., workingbikes.org), a nonprofit...
Tags: Ghana, Rentals, Peace Corps, Lollapalooza, Human Interest
Kids with autism spectrum disorder could have a new ally in the classroom: animals. Autistic children who played with guinea pigs rather than toys were more talkative, made more eye contact and displayed a more positive attitude, according to a study in...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a student who reported seeing a man with a gun at a downtown Indianapolis university campus did not actually see the man carrying a gun. Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Police Capt. Bill Abston...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Asian carp are reproducing in more places and under more varied conditions than experts had believed they could, yet another reason to worry about the greedy invader's potential to infest waterways and crowd out native...
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University is taking to the web in an effort to increase summer enrollment. The Journal & Courier reports (http://on.jconline.com/11VCouu ) the university launched a website titled Think Summer last week as...
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