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2008-06-24 12:00:00

By Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 24--I admit that April Fool's Day probably was not the best time to announce the Life Sherpa's presidential candidacy.

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2008-06-24 12:00:00

"Always do whatever's next," George Carlin, who died Sunday at 71, once famously said. He did, and the rest of the culture followed.

2008-06-23 06:00:00

By Terry Rombeck, Journal-World, Lawrence, Kan. Jun. 23--There were times, when Paul Tucker was at the control of jets thousands of feet above the earth, that his mind would wander to music. "I'd be at 23,000 feet in cruise in a (Cessna) Citation or a Lear, thinking about music," Tucker says.

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2008-06-22 06:00:00

Even for Pixar, a company that thrives on new frontiers, WALL-E is a gutsy next move. It's the first dystopian parable that's actually ecstatic fun. It's also the closest Pixar has come to making a full-length silent movie.

2008-06-21 15:00:00

By Mike Fletcher, Kokomo Tribune, Ind. Jun. 21--As a nurse, Sherri Parish knew what cancer can do to a person. She saw the sickness, the loss of hair and the agony on the faces of cancer patients. But until she lived through it herself, she didn't fully realize the consequences.

2008-06-20 12:00:00

Climbing the concrete stairs for my first visit to Sacred Art Thai Massage Studio on McKinney Avenue, I realize I'm off to a bad start. I forgot to bring a gift.

2008-06-20 06:00:00

By Blake Hannon, St. Joseph News-Press, Mo. Jun. 20--While most young kids spent their bedtime curled up with teddy bears, Jeremy McComb spent his sleeping next to his father's guitar amp during one of his many gigs in the Pacific Northwest.

2008-06-19 15:00:00

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON Michelle Obama said Wednesday that she was "touched" that first lady Laura Bush came to her defense after she was harshly criticized by Republicans for her February comment that for the first time in her adult life she was proud of the United States.

2008-06-19 12:00:00

By Brian Rose, Times-News, Burlington, N.C. Jun. 19--HILLSBOROUGH -- Blues musician Michael Burks has been around the music business his entire life -- literally. "I first picked up a guitar when I was 2 years old, and I was playing in clubs when I was 6," Burks said in a recent phone interview.

2008-06-19 09:00:00

By ANN SANNER By Ann Sanner The Associated Press WASHINGTON Michelle Obama said Wednesday she was "touched" that first lady Laura Bush came to her defense after she was criticized by Republicans for her February comment that for the first time in her adult life she was proud of the United States.


Word of the Day
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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