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Coachella’s young audience a marketers paradise

AP Photo/Chris Pizzello INDIO, Calif. (AP) — When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, and it was all about the...
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5 things to know about Mavericks-Spurs series

AP Photo/Eric Gay While San Antonio Spurs steamrolled toward their fourth 60-win season in 11 years, coach Gregg Popovich was asked if there is a secret formula for the franchise’s almost unfathomable run of excellence. “Yes there is,” said Popovich, in typical...

Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope

TRES RIOS, Costa Rica (AP) — On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper. “Stand up,” Mora recalls the image of the pope...
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Sutton Foster and Jeanine Tesori bond backstage

AP Photo/Joan Marcus NEW YORK (AP) — There were two visitors to Sutton Foster’s Broadway dressing room the other day. One was a new friend, the other an old one. One makes beautiful music. One just barks. Foster was entertaining composer Jeanine Tesori, who has...

2 Snakes, Young Alligator Taken From Ohio Home

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have seized two large snakes, a young alligator and other animals from a central Ohio home after neighbors complained to the local humane society. Two anacondas, a young alligator, two rabbits and two dogs were removed Friday from a home in...

Search For 2 Missing Lake Erie Boaters To Resume

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A state agency plans to continue searching western Lake Erie for two boaters who disappeared days ago with two others whose bodies have been recovered. The Port Clinton News-Herald ( ) reports a local supervisor with the Department of Natural...
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So, You Want a Model Railroad!

So, You Want a Model Railroad! Milepost 823 This one’s a classic! Enjoy… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ml1Yf489BnI&feature=player_embedded dlm View the entire comment thread. Please enable JavaScript if you would like to comment on this blog.
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Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats

National Security Adviser Susan Rice, right, accompanied by Ben Rhodes, deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting, speaks about President Barack Obama’s upcoming trip to Asia, Friday April 18, 2014 , at the White House briefing room in...

Shedding light on Clinton’s health overhaul flop

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same. As Clinton prepared for an August 1994 news conference in which he hoped to build public support...