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2015/05/04 05:39
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WALLACE — At Whitney Plantation, one of the antebellum estates that line the Great River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, the architectural centerpiece is a Creole-style main house where...
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2015/05/04 05:21
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Pequannock Valley School eighth-grader Jonathan Hoff has been selected as the New Jersey winner of The Library of Congress Letters about Literature competition. His entry earned him the first-place...
2015/05/04 01:03
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China and the US have both been described as countries that consider themselves to be exceptional. China, so much so, that some analysts argue it sees itself as 'uniquely unique'. What this means in...
2015/05/03 05:44
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Ben E. King, the unforgettable lead singer for the Drifters and solo star whose plaintive baritone graced such pop and rhythm 'n blues classics as "Stand by Me," ''There Goes My Baby" and "Spanish...
2015/05/03 03:34
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DALLAS — A long-lost silent film admired by historians as a rare visual account of Native American customs is being released after a private detective in North Carolina stumbled across a damaged...
2015/05/03 01:51
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FILE - In this April 26, 1865 file photo, provided by The Library of Congress, the steamboat Sultana is docked on the Mississippi River at Helena, Ark. About 1,800 people died when the boat exploded...
2015/05/02 04:47
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QUINCY -- The way June Otte sees it, she and her fellow court reporters in the Eighth Judicial Circuit had already received their reward. "It was an honor to be a part of it," Otte said of her...
2015/05/01 18:48
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Legend ... Ben E King performs on stage during the opening of the 40th Montreux Jazz Festival at the Stravinski hall in Montreux, Switzerland in 2006. Photo: Martial Trezzini New York: Ben E King,...
2015/05/01 15:42
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... — Singer Ben E. King, whose classic hit “Stand By Me” became an enduring testament of love and devotion for generations of listeners, has died. King died Thursday in New Jersey, his booking...
2015/05/01 15:21
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Married violinist for world-renowned string quartet is charged 'with choking stranger, 64, during naked hotel rampage' - but he insists he was drugged by a transsexual prostitute Stefan Arzberger,...
2015/05/01 14:44
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Being a celebrity can be demanding, especially if you’re a 94-year-old World War II veteran who just wants his morning cup of coffee. “He had about 10 interviews while we were having breakfast,”...
2015/05/01 13:19
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The 15th Poet Laureate Consultant Charles Simic (right) participates in a moderated discussion with Poetry magazine editor Don Share (left) and the current Poet Laureate, Charles Wright, to conclude...
2015/05/01 03:05
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Fred Benenson, the man trying to make emoji a legitimate language. Photo: Twitter @FredBenenson While many of us tap out these symbols to our family and friends, there are no universal usage rules...
2015/04/30 19:59
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The House Committee on Appropriations Thursday passed the fiscal year 2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations bill, which was authored by Rep. Tom Graves, who is chairman of the Legislative Branch...
2015/04/30 18:33
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The Hunter�s Morning (aka “Greenridge”) Send poetry submissions of 250 words or Seventy years ago, when I entered Beardshear Elementary in Ames, Iowa, the school employed a custodian,...
2015/04/30 18:01
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The MPAA’s rating is in on the U.S. Copyright Office — and it is not approved for all audiences. Former U.S. Senator and current Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) CEO Chris Dodd issued the...
2015/04/30 14:43
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Posted Apr. 30, 2015 at 2:00 amUpdated at 10:07 AM Orange County officials allowed photos to be taken inside the county's closed Government Center on Wednesday shortly before workers were expected to...
2015/04/30 13:50
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An Oklahoma film which was nearly lost is being released on DVD and Blu-ray later this year. "The Daughter of Dawn" was shot in southwest Oklahoma's Wichita Mountains in 1920. The Oklahoma Historical...
2015/04/29 20:04
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Wednesday's House Judiciary hearing on copyright, the 20th in nearly two years, concluded a two-year review of copyright law by Congress. Stakeholders have provided their input. The Copyright Office...
2015/04/29 13:31
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Columbus-based Jeni's to toss 265 tons of ice cream amid listeria scareColumbus-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is destroying more than 265 tons of ice cream after listeria was found in the...
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