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  • U.S. Olympic Skier Jeret Peterson Found Dead in Utah

    U.S. Olympic Skier Jeret Peterson Found Dead in Utah
    LAMBS CANYON, UTAH (KTLA) -- Olympic silver medalist Jeret "Speedy" Peterson been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police say Peterson called 911 before shooting himself Monday evening. Officers later found the 29-year-old in...
  • Artist Steve Roden blends old photos, recordings on new CD

    Artist Steve Roden blends old photos, recordings on new CD
    The genesis of "... i listen to the wind that obliterates my traces," a new book of vintage photographs with musical accompaniment, came simply, during one of artist Steve Roden's regular visits to the flea market. "This is how it always happens —...
  • "Grant Wood: A Life" by R. Tripp Evans

    "Grant Wood: A Life" by R. Tripp Evans
    "Grant Wood: A Life" By R. Tripp Evans Knopf, $37.50, 432 pages Controversy attended Grant Wood's iconic and enigmatic painting "American Gothic" from its first public viewing, a juried exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1930. The depiction...
  • Review: "Volt" by Alan Heathcock

    Volt: Stories By Alan Heathcock Graywolf. $15.00, 208 pages Eight stories, by native Chicagoan Alan Heathcock, who lives and works in Idaho, where he seems to have found in that mostly rural state great inspiration in the pathetic and maniacal denizens...
  • Potatoes can add plenty to waistline

    Potatoes can add plenty to waistline
    Public Enemy No. 1 in America's battle of the bulge isn't cupcakes, soda or double bacon cheeseburgers. It's the simple potato, according to Harvard University researchers. Daily consumption of an extra serving of spuds — French fries, crispy...
  • ATF director to resign, agency sources say

    The acting director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is expected to step down because of a controversial gun-running investigation that allowed weapons to be sold to suspected agents of Mexican drug cartels, according...
  • Japanese engineers work to contain nuclear reactor damage

    Japanese engineers work to contain nuclear reactor damage
    Engineers are now pumping seawater laced with boron into two nuclear reactors at Japan's Fukushima No. 1 (Daiichi) power plant 150 miles north of Tokyo and are considering doing it at a third reactor in a last-ditch effort to stave off a meltdown that...
  • WAC tells Fresno State, Nevada to pay up

     
    WAC tells Fresno State, Nevada to pay up The Western Athletic Conference has told Fresno State and Nevada that they must pay the $5 million penalty for leaving the conference for the Mountain West....
  • Our preseason college football rankings 120-1

     
    Our preseason college football rankings 120-1 The Orlando Sentinel’s has been ranking teams from 120 to 1. Monday we unveiled the No. 1 team which was Alabama....
  • Can Alaska curb its appetite for blue-state pork, including California's?

     
    It’s always been a political curiosity that red states – the ones that vote Republican and tend to complain more about taxes – generally get the biggest checks from the federal government, far more than what they contribute in taxes, while the...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: The poet, W.S. Merwin

    An Idaho resort hotel's verdure is not the wild tumble around W.S. Merwin's beloved Hawaiian home, but disciplined grass and orderly stands of trees. Not, perhaps, the sort of trees Merwin had in mind when he wrote, "On the last day of the world I would...