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  • 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...
  • Reel China: Will it play in Peoria and Shanghai?

    Reel China: Will it play in Peoria and Shanghai?
    Moviegoers in China enthusiastically see American films, yet the reverse is almost never true. But you'd think if there would be someone who might bridge the divide — someone whose personal background, connections and professional expertise could...
  • Book review: 'White House Diary' by Jimmy Carter

    Book review: 'White House Diary' by Jimmy Carter
    Presidents Jimmy Carter and Herbert Hoover might be bracketed together for a number of reasons. Both were engineers by training, shared an almost theological faith in the chimera of governmental efficiency, believed effective management grew from close...
  • 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...
  • Two Idaho Fish and Game biologists and pilot die in helicopter crash

     
    Two Idaho Fish and Game biologists and a pilot were killed when the helicopter they were aboard crashed early Tuesday morning. This is the first fatal aircraft accident involving an Idaho Fish and Game biologist in almost a decade. Those......
  • Thursday’s college football TV schedule

     
    Thursday's college football TV schedule College football officially starts tonight with a full slate of games beginning with Presbyterian at Wake Forest starting at 6:30 p.m. ET....
  • Top 10 Safest Cities to Drive In

     
    In what city are you least likely to get in a car crash? For the past six years, Allstate Insurance Co. has conducted yearly studies to answer that question. By sifting through the insurer???s auto claims, Allstate is able to......
  • 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...