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2008-08-02 06:00:16

By Matt Tullis, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 2--Early-music expert Ben Bechtel was such a perfectionist, his friends joked that he would spend two lessons teaching a student how to take an instrument out of its case.

2008-08-02 06:00:15

By Michael Grossberg, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 2--Frank Sinatra fans are the prime audience for My Way, but Otterbein Summer Theatre's creamy season finale should appeal to anyone who enjoys great music.

2008-08-01 12:01:02

By Dan Gearino, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 1--Add something new to the list of things getting more expensive: electricity.

2008-08-01 12:00:05

By Kevin Mayhood, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 1--Imagine a pill that could burn calories with no exercise. Or another that gives a couch potato the endurance of a long-distance runner. Well, a couch potato mouse, anyway.

2008-08-01 06:00:32

By Tracy Turner, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 1--Jalapenos are back on central Ohio grocery shelves today, a day after those grown domestically were officially cleared in an investigation of the recent salmonella outbreak. More than 1,300 people were sickened nationwide.

2008-08-01 06:00:29

By Gary Budzak, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 1--The "grand master of Zimbabwean traditional pop" has recorded 46 albums in 26 years and is the best-selling musician in his homeland. Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi will perform tonight at the Riverfront Amphitheater.

2008-08-01 06:00:29

By Tim Feran, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 1--The most heralded event of the fall at the Wexner Center for the Arts has spawned a crop of multimedia activities.

2008-08-01 03:00:21

By Michael Grossberg, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Aug. 1--Frank Sinatra fans are the prime audience for My Way, but Otterbein Summer Theatre's creamy season finale should appeal to anyone who enjoys great music and heartful singing.

2008-07-31 12:00:31

By Darrel Rowland, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 31--So much for any "Berlin Bounce" in the Buckeye State. Barack Obama's lead over John McCain in Ohio has shrunk to 2 points within the margin of sampling error in a new Quinnipiac Poll.

2008-07-31 12:00:31

By Joe Hallett, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 31--The presidential candidates have taken up residency in your television set and plan to stay awhile.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.