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I am just back from spending two weeks in Europe with my wife, a colleague and the Maryland 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Team. If you are a regular reader of this column you might remember that last September the Maryland 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Team won its...
The final show of the Blissfest Folk and Roots Concert Series will feature a concert by The Maeve Gilchrist Trio at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey. Still in her mid 20s, Edinburgh-born Celtic and jazz harpist,...
After welcoming a Buster over the weekend, the Hub City played host Monday to a busker. Kevin Moe, an 18-year-old from Laramie, Wyo., played the bagpipes Monday on a street corner in downtown Aberdeen. He is using the donations he receives to...
Plunging into a novel by James Kelman is like diving head-first into a chilly lake. It's a shock to your system at first, and a bit disorienting, but the trick is to keep moving. Once your muscles get warmed up and you get your bearings, the...
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As proudly reported in Scottish Life magazine, a British think tank called the New Economics Foundation recently determined that the Scots are the happiest people in Britain, boasting some of the most impressive "wellbeing" scores anywhere. Exactly why...
LONDON – Amid international alarm over saber-rattling by North Korea, British Prime Minister David Cameron made an impassioned defense Thursday for maintaining his country’s independent nuclear deterrent, despite growing domestic complaints of...
LONDON - Voters in Scotland will head to the polls Sept. 18, 2014, to decide whether to go it alone as an independent country or remain in Great Britain with England and Wales. The referendum could lead to the biggest political shake-up in the British...
LONDON – Voters in Scotland will head to the polls in September 2014 to decide whether to go it alone as an independent country or remain in Great Britain with England and Wales. The referendum could lead to the biggest political shakeup in the...
Blogging with Bill WhiteI'm still swamped, so my list today is somewhat truncated. I figured I'd let you guys do the work. My question is: Who are the best duos in historical fiction? I read a lot of the stuff, so I'll offer......
TALLAHASSEE – One lesson to glean from tragedies like the one at Newtown, Conn., is the hardest to process: We don't know whether our gun culture is to blame for violent crimes. And that's our own fault. For three weeks, everyone from President...
A film's music is often considered a character itself, and this season the roles composers have to play aren't getting any easier. Talking about love between the emotionally unstable is one thing, but how, for instance, does that sound? Or when a...
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World NowScottish voters will go to the polls in 2014 to decide whether Scotland should become an independent nation. A referendum agreed to by British Prime Minister David Cameron and Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond will allow voters to decide whether to end...
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