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2008-07-24 15:00:46

By Ann Bryant What: Farmington Strawberry Festival When: Friday and Saturday Where: Broadway and Church Street Fruitful festival offers up a bit of something for all FARMINGTON - Strawberry Festival activities will spill over onto Church Street this weekend.

2008-06-27 12:02:35

By Mike Gorrell, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 27--A grandiose plan is starting to take shape to turn the Idaho hillsides overlooking Bear Lake into a multibillion-dollar resort with ranches, condos, hotels, golf, skiing and sailing.

2006-05-28 20:40:00

By Aimee Berg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Last month, Tracie Sachs became the fastest American woman on skis. She broke the nine-year-old U.S. record, set by Carolyn Curl, on a course called "The Flying Kilometre" in Les Arcs, France. Sachs went at 238.570 kph, or 148.241 mph.

2006-04-06 19:37:43

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Three members of the Mammoth Mountain ski patrol were killed on Thursday when the snow around a natural gas vent they were fencing off collapsed and sent the crew tumbling 21 feet into the opening.

2006-03-23 08:15:00

Times are hard for the world's highest ski resort, a dizzy 17,388 feet (5,300 metres) above sea level in the Bolivian Andes. Its glacier is melting so fast synthetic snow is seen as the only way to save it.

2006-03-19 12:44:10

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Overall champion and double Olympic gold medallist Benjamin Raich helped Austria to victory in the first ever mixed team event at the World Cup finals on Sunday.

2006-03-19 10:58:46

ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Overall champion and double Olympic gold medallist Benjamin Raich helped Austria to victory in the first ever mixed team event at the World Cup finals on Sunday.

2006-03-18 09:52:55

By Oliver Grassman ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Italian Giorgio Rocca celebrated winning the World Cup men's slalom title on Saturday despite skiing out when leading on the second run in the final race of the season.

2006-03-14 13:38:00

By Patrick Lang ARE, Sweden (Reuters) - Michael Walchhofer looks more than ready to capture his second consecutive World Cup downhill title on Wednesday in the opening competition of the 2006 finals.

2006-03-10 04:10:25

SHIGA KOGEN (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Benjamin Raich all but secured his first overall World Cup title with slalom victory in Japan on Friday.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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