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  • The voices of Straight No Chaser: Hot a cappella group's local members talk about future, Musikfest

     
    Since a cappella group Straight No Chaser’s performance of “Twelve Days of Christmas” mashed up with Toto’s “Africa” became an Internet video sensation 3 1/2 years ago and got the group signed to Atlantic Records, it...
  • Lindy Duncan, Jaye Marie Green into U.S. Women’s Amateur second round

     
    A birdie/birdie start helped Fort Lauderdale’s Lindy Duncan jump out to a quick lead, moving into the second round of match play at the U.S. Women’s Amateur with a 2-and-1 victory over Tennessee’s Lauren Stratton. Boca Raton’s Jaye...
  • Long, sad slide of B’nai B’rith’s Klutznick Museum

     
    The Jewish Daily Forward has a story about how the Kluznick Museum in Washington, which used to draw 100,000 visitors a year, has fallen on hard times recently. The museum's collection includes a letter from George Washington to a Rhode Island Hebrew...
  • Eastern Washington tops FCS preseason top 25 poll

     
    Eastern Washington tops FCS preseason top 25 poll...
  • Movie Review: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

     
    The new version of “Don't Be Afraid of the Dark” is entirely too literal, but it still manages to be a literally hair-raising piece of modern-style old school Gothic horror. The involvement of writer-producer Guillermo “Pan's Labyrinth&#...
  • LVC notes--Nosovitch honors, Central rankings, Becahi video

     
    ESPNHS, the high school wing of the ESPN empire, has named Central Catholic quarterback Brendan Nosovitch (right) a preseason first-team all-state pick for Pennsylvania and a second-team All-East Region pick. The East region consists of players from...
  • Dziedzic appointed library’s interim director

     
    City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz has appointed Donna Dziedzic as Interim Director of the Evanston Public Library. Dziedzic will start  Sept. 6 and serve until  early …...
  • Suspected Craigslist Killer Commits Suicide

    Suspected Craigslist Killer Commits Suicide
    A former medical student accused of killing a masseuse he met through Craigslist committed suicide in the Boston jail where he was awaiting trial, authorities said Sunday. Philip Markoff, 24, was found unresponsive in his cell Sunday morning in the...
  • Closeup On Old Furnace State Park

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The name refers to an old iron smelter which once stood on the site, which is in the Danielson section of Killingly. In colonial times, the furnace was built to reduce local ore into iron for agricultural equipment and machinery....
  • NY, NJ Finalists In "Race To The Top" School Reform Grant

    NY, NJ Finalists In "Race To The Top" School Reform Grant
    New York is one of eighteen states along with the District of Columbia that have been named finalists Tuesday in the second round of the federal "Race to the Top" school reform grant competition, giving them a chance to receive a share of $3 billion....
  • CAA poll, preseason all-league team

    The CAA preseason poll. Voting by league head coaches and media relations personnel. Teams followed by first-place votes in paranthesis. 1. Villanova (17) 2. William and Mary 3. New Hampshire (2) 4. James Madison 5. Delaware (1) 6. Richmond 7. Maine 8....