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  • Impaired mental function more common in elderly men

    Impaired mental function more common in elderly men
    In storyteller Garrison Keillor's corner of Minnesota, all the children may be "above average." But a study of older Minnesotans in the county surrounding the famed Mayo Clinic suggests that the ones who stay "above average" mentally are more likely to be...
  • NPR blew it by firing Juan Williams

    Juan Williams gets nervous when people in Muslim garb board his flight. Is that admission wrong because it reinforces a stereotype? Or is this a good thing because it forces us to deal with it? I can't say I'm immune to a similar sentiment even...
  • Books & Ideas: Publishing's future is debated at BookExpo America

    Books & Ideas: Publishing's future is debated at BookExpo America
    If it was a bright sign that plenty of iPads lit up BookExpo America, the publishing industry's annual trade show and convention held at Manhattan's Jacob Javits Center this week, it was equally telling that the hot trend for fall books is dystopian...
  • Tried, true and blue

    Tried, true and blue
    Thousands of Americans nationwide go for the blue — ribbon, that is — in state fair food contests. Jim Woodworth is one of those home cooks who enter the cooking competitions each year with a healthy case of ribbon lust. They call him "The...
  • Visitors to this charming Wisconsin town get more than stunning views of Lake Superior

    Visitors to this charming Wisconsin town get more than stunning views of Lake Superior
    First thing visitors to Bayfield notice is the view of Lake Superior. Its gleaming blue waters practically wrap the town, which, after all, is why many people visit in the first place. Other signs that this is among the sweetest of Midwest small towns...
  • Charm City gets Second City treatment

    Charm City gets Second City treatment
    Let's face it. Baltimore is ripe for satirizing. We've probably got more offbeat people, more distinctive edifices, more colorful history and habits per block than any metropolitan area in the country. Oh yeah, and some crime. The folks at Second City...
  • Garrison Keillor, healthcare: 'Time to fix'

     
    by Mark Silva Garrison Keillor, who has suffered a brush with mortality, has a prescription for a nation in need of the sort of care that he got: Reform, with "common humanity.'' The comic writer, amateur singer and impresario of......
  • Comment of the Week

     
    Under Just when you thought it was safe to bake your holiday pies again Bob shared this great quote:Deep (and true, IMHO) thought from Garrison Keillor two weeks ago: "Pumpkin pie is the essence of mediocrity. The very best pumpkin......
  • '30 Rock': Being Tina Fey [Updated]

     
    It was over before it began. This week was supposed to be the premiere of Liz Lemon’s destined-to-be a hit talk show called “Dealbreakers,” but it didn’t turn out that way. Liz’s insecurities -- among them her penchant for ju...
  • Philanthropist and poetry lover Ruth Lilly dies

     
    Ruth Lilly, the last surviving great-grandchild of pharmaceutical magnate Eli Lilly, died Wednesday night at her home in Indianapolis. She was 94. During her lifetime, Lilly gave away the bulk of her fortune, around $800 million. In 2002, the heiress........
  • Mr. Spock as well as Joshua Bell: Carpenter Performing Arts Center offers an eclectic 2010-2011 lineup

     
    The musings of Leonard Nimoy, the music of Pink Floyd, a Broadway cabaret act and Chinese "thunder drums" are among the eclectic offerings of the 2010-2011 season announced by the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. The center will......