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2008-09-12 06:00:26

By Margot Abbott VALLEY TIMES THE NINTH ANNUAL Eugene O'Neill Festival begins Thursday, Sept. 18. Last week I talked at length about this year's honoree, the late actor Paul Robeson, but didn't give you proper information about the festival.

2008-08-28 06:00:11

By Jill Lawrence DENVER -- Putting the bitter primary season behind him, former president Bill Clinton declared Wednesday night that Barack Obama is "ready to lead America and restore American leadership in the world." Minutes into his speech, Clinton said the next president needs to "rebuild the American Dream and restore America's standing in the world.""Barack Obama is the man for this job," he said, to roars from the packed hall.

2008-08-26 06:00:24

By Susan Page DENVER -- This is not the convention the Clintons had planned. New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is playing a supporting role, not the starring one. Former president Bill Clinton won't even be speaking in prime time.

2008-08-15 09:00:33

By Rupert Cornwell EVEN THOUGH she narrowly lost the presidential nomination to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton's name will be formally placed in nomination at this month's Democratic convention in Denver, under a deal announced by the two campaigns last night to heal the persisting divisions within the party.

2008-08-11 12:01:05

By MARK BINKER BEECH MOUNTAIN -- The wind raking over a flat, grassy acre near the top of this mountain community stroked the blades of eight small windmills, each of which purred louder as gusts reached up from the valley below. "I actually expected these to be bigger," said state Sen.

2008-08-08 21:00:04

By Tom Raum; Nedra Pickler CHICAGO - Former President Clinton will have a role at the Democratic convention in Denver.

2008-08-08 18:00:05

By Susan Estrich The knives are out for my friend Bill Clinton. Again. There he is in Rwanda, not one of the top spots for August vacations, trying to do something to stop a few million Africans from dying of curable diseases.

2008-08-04 18:00:19

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said he's said things he's regretted while campaigning for his wife, Hillary Clinton, but he never made a racist comment.

2008-07-29 09:00:00

By Barbara Barrett and Ryan Teague Beckwith, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 29--U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole will be a no-show at her party's big bash in St. Paul, Minn. Dole spokeswoman Katie Hallaway confirmed Monday that Dole won't be at the Republican National Convention in September.

2008-07-26 21:00:25

By Christine Dolen, The Miami Herald Jul. 26--Just as the XXIII International Hispanic Theatre Festival winds up its three-week run, another theater festival -- shorter, but more geographically expansive -- is about to begin.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.