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Now we are going to see how obstinate the International Olympic Committee can be. Its two traditional sports superpower nations, the United States and Russia, both have vowed to do everything possible to overturn the IOC executive board decision to dump...
Tags: Voting, Elections, 2016 Olympic Games, Politics, Sports
SEATTLE - Anybody new to Seattle might wonder about the city's name. It's not like New York, named after a place in the "old country," or Madison, named for a dead president. Seattle is named for a peace-loving Indian chief - a little classier than...
Tribune reporterDozens of people showed up with extensive concerns at a forum tonight for a proposed West Ridge Nature Preserve on 20 acres of former Rosehill Cemetery property purchased by the city in 2011. The property is the largest lot purchased -- for $7.7...
Even before the Civil War, Hampton's busy waterfront boasted many free blacks who made their living as pilots, fishermen and boatmen. Living side by side with whites who worked in the same maritime trades, they included such figures as Revolutionary War...
The Hartford CourantAfter World War I, Canada suffered an identity crisis, struggling to define itself as a nation in a way that was no longer determined by British colonialism. Arthur Heming, the right man at the right time, helped to fill the void. "He was part of a...
Tags: G7, Arts and Culture, Artists, Florence Griswold House, Arts
Florida's rivers are in trouble. That's what the Orlando Sentinel found after a yearlong evaluation of some of the state's biggest and smallest, most urban and remote, cleanest and dirtiest, protected and abused rivers. Of the 22 rivers studied,...
FREDERICK SOUND, Alaska - "There's a whale right here, next to us!" whispered 15-year-old Will, leaning over the railing and frantically trying to focus his camera on the shiny black hump off the port side bow. "And there's another one, right there!" he...
The final night of our two-night special event takes us to Canada. Sean seems to be in better spirits after the fiasco in Montana and the ladies were ... being the ladies. We'll have the opportunity to join them for three dates tonight two, one-on-...
Tree tapping The Somerset County Maple Producers annual tree tapping ceremony 2 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Baer Brothers Maple Camp. Queen Maple LXI Hannah Taylor and this year’s maple princesses, Maple King Matthew Emerick will officially tap the maple...
Where is the John Muir of the San Gabriel Mountains? The Ansel Adams of the San Bernardinos? The Donner Party of the San Jacintos? All right, maybe one Donner Party was enough. But Muir, Adams and company are among the reasons the inland mountains of...
Maple sugaring The Somerset Historical Center, in cooperation with the Somerset County Maple Producers Association, school for maple sugaring from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 7. The class is open to any individual, student, or adult interested in the...
In an earlier column, I reported on the recent findings from CheapAir about how far in advance you're likely to find the lowest airfares. The overall answer: Seven weeks. But the question has another shorter-term dimension: Predictions whether any fare...
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