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  • Westminster dogs to vie for 'Best of Show.' Rev up the fur driers

    Ah, how quickly fortunes can change at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, where a 98-pound Old English sheep dog named Swagger was bumped from competition for the Best in Show trophy by a far smaller canine named Coco. The Cardigan Welsh corgi won...
  • Wire fox terrier Sky wins Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

    NEW YORK – Sky, a wire fox terrier with scores of best-in-show titles under her furry white belt, added another one to the collection Tuesday night by winning the top prize at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. The ginger-and-white dog defeated...
  • And an Oscar nomination should have gone to ...

    When the Academy Award nominations are announced, there are often surprises, sometimes including an underdog or two that may have burrowed their way into a finalist slot. It's rare, however, to find nominees who haven't been significantly promoted to...
  • Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience

    Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words. "Compared to the trivialities of...
  • Folk Music Legend Pete Seeger Dies at 94

    Folk singer Pete Seeger, who established the music as an expression of community, conscience and social justice during a career that spanned eight decades, has died. He was 94. Perhaps more than any performer, Seeger was instrumental in popularizing...
  • Norfolk musician Bob Zentz remembers beloved folk singer Pete Seeger, dead at 94

    Norfolk musician Bob Zentz remembers beloved folk singer Pete Seeger, dead at 94
    Pete Seeger, who redefined American folk music and inspired countless singers and players across the nation, died on Monday in New York. Even though Seeger was 94 years old, some musicians have trouble imagining a world without him. "Broke my heart,"...
  • Obama's focus turns to narrower achievements

    Obama's focus turns to narrower achievements
    President Obama stood on the banks of the Hudson River last week, dwarfed by the mammoth new eight-lane, cable-stayed bridge arising from its waters. Such mighty projects are a sign of strength, he said, and declared: "A great nation does these things."...
  • N.J. senior student pranksters to avoid criminal charges

    More than 60 senior pranksters at a New Jersey high school — who are suspected of smearing Vaseline on door handles, upending desks and trash cans, scrawling graffiti and urinating in public — will not face criminal charges, prosecutors...
  • Pete Seeger

    Pete Seeger
    When I was a young teenager newly suffering from hormone poisoning, I remember being torn between the dirty lowdown sound of the blues and rock and roll and the bright, cheerful harmonies of folk music. The preppy socialite girls liked Peter, Paul and...
  • Pete Seeger, Key Folk Singer to the Masses, Dies at 94

    Folk singer Pete Seeger, who established the music as an expression of community, conscience and social justice during a career that spanned eight decades, died Monday night at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where he had been for six days. He was 94....
  • Pete Seeger tribute in Lake Worth a labor of love

    Pete Seeger tribute in Lake Worth a labor of love
    Joyce Brown first came to know Pete Seeger as the child of a Philadelphia labor organizer who, along with his friends and neighbors, found himself in the crosshairs of Sen. Joe McCarthy’s Commie-hunting tribunals in the 1950s.  Many of her friends&...