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  • Van Sant Headed to Russian Fest Despite Bomb Threats to Gay-Themed Event

    The team behind "Milk" -- director Gus Van Sant, writer Dustin Lance Black and producer Bruce Cohen -- will be traveling to St. Petersburg, Russia, for a closing-night screening Nov. 30 of the 2008 film at the LGBT-themed festival Bok o Bok (Side by Side)...
  • Dance Card: Family ties bind Salt Creek Ballet's 'Nutcracker'

    Dance Card: Family ties bind Salt Creek Ballet's 'Nutcracker'
    Performances of "The Nutcracker" tend to be family affairs, as audience members who've found themselves awash in tiny fans decked out in velvet, lace and miniature plaid bow ties can attest. It's often a family affair on stage too. Witness Westmont-...
  • Howard County datebook Datebook

    Sunday, Dec. 8 Holiday concert Frances Motyca Dawson conducts the Columbia Pro Cantare Chorus and Orchestra in Handel's "Messiah" at 7:30 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theater, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Tickets are $20-$25. Information: 410-799-9321....
  • Next year's Pocono IndyCar race to be televised by NBC Sports Network

     
    IndyCar just released its television schedule for next year and the race at Pocono Raceway on July 6 is set to be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network. IndyCar's return to Pocono this past July was televised by ABC, but perhaps the change in format to a...
  • Project offers free legal help for backlogged veterans claims

    Project offers free legal help for backlogged veterans claims
    South Florida veterans whose disability claims have been lingering for at least four months will be getting a special offer from the Department of Veterans Affairs: a free attorney. The regional VA office in St. Petersburg is one of two claims centers...
  • Former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky freed from prison

    MOSCOW — The tycoon who symbolized opposition to President Vladimir Putin was freed Friday after a decade in custody and was spirited out of Russia in an operation that reminded some of the release of Soviet-era dissidents and seemed likely to...
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  • Russia begins closing cases against Greenpeace activists

    MOSCOW -- Investigators began closing criminal cases against 28 Greenpeace activists and two freelance journalists Tuesday as part of an amnesty viewed by many as an effort by President Vladimir Putin to polish Russia’s image before hosting the...
  • Florida man could be penalized for killing gator

    Florida man could be penalized for killing gator
    Big Al was known to the locals who frequent Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg as being a "lover" that never bothered anyone, according to the Tampa Bay Times.  At 13 feet long and 770 pounds, Big Al was the largest gator in the area, but his...
  • Man blocked firefighters from entering burning home with marijuana grow op

    Man blocked firefighters from entering burning home with marijuana grow op
    On Monday evening, when the St. Petersburg Fire Department arrived to respond to an electrical fire inside a house, they found flames shooting from the home from fire in a locked bedroom and the attic, according to a news release from the St. Petersburg...
  • Gary Shteyngart laughs away life's 'Little Failure'

    Gary Shteyngart laughs away life's 'Little Failure'
    I don't speak a word of Russian. But I've come to believe some sort of strange symbiosis exists between the language of Tolstoy and the language of Shakespeare. Russia gave birth to that master of English-language prose named Vladimir Nabokov. Half a...