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2014-12-18 23:07:06

Grandma Joan's Nationwide was presented with a 2015 Best of In-Home Care Award for consistently receiving the highest ratings from seniors and their families in the past year on SeniorAdvisor.com.

2009-08-22 13:12:12

A spokesman for the Toronto International Film Festival says Danish director Lars von Trier will appear via a video link to speak about his movie Antichrist. The unidentified festival spokesman said Friday members of the media and the general public will be able to speak with von Trier about his horror film during a 90-minute, live video link-up, The Hollywood Reporter said. The Antichrist director won't attend the festival because of a well-documented fear of flying. Festival organizers said...

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2009-03-26 14:47:21

Singer Joan Baez's former home in Carmel Valley, Calif., is to be included on Monterey County's Register of Historic Resources, officials said. The designation will make it worthwhile for the current owners to remodel the home using the style and construction techniques used nearly half a century ago when the house was built, rather than raze it and construct a new one, The Monterey County (Calif.) Herald said. Baez owned the house from 1964-68, a period in her career when she was a...

2008-09-11 00:00:19

When Vanessa Redgrave left the stage at the end of the 100- minute monologue that is The Year of Magical Thinking there was a profound silence.

2008-08-18 09:00:00

CAMARILLO, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Peer pressure. Choices. Drugs. Alcohol. Sex.

2006-05-24 16:03:35

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Folk singer Joan Baez sang "We Shall Overcome" from a tree-top perch in Los Angeles on Wednesday in a bid to save a community garden from demolition.

2006-05-24 13:57:29

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Folk singer Joan Baez and a woman who once spent two years perched atop a giant California redwood took up residence on Wednesday in a tree in a Los Angeles community garden that is threatened with demolition.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.