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‘Prairie’ soundman Keith dies

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Tom Keith, a longtime sound effects man who was the source of creaking doors, clucking chickens and more on “A Prairie Home Companion,” has died. He was 64.Keith’s death was...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Pollstar announces top 20 concert tours

The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert...

DATE: May 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Obama's remarks on killing of Osama bin Laden

WASHINGTON – Text of remarks by President Barack Obama Sunday night announcing the killing of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden, as transcribed by the White House.Good evening. Tonight, I can report...

DATE: May 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

How bacon sizzled and people got sweet on cupcakes

Bacon. It’s everywhere. Wendy’s features it in the “Baconator” and Paula Deen crumbles it into quiche. Ditto for those deluxe cupcakes top-heavy with frosting. Is there a bakery or supermarket that...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

For prosperous new year, start by dining on clams

Clams symbolize prosperity in Chinese cuisine, and they are a must-have at Chinese New Year’s banquets. Ditto for the scallions, whose hollow shoot represents an open mind. In this recipe, a...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Text of Obama’s State of Union address

The text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, as prepared for delivery and released by the White House:Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: News

Victims in Tucson shooting

John Roll, 63Named Arizona’s chief federal judge in 2006, U.S. District Judge John M. Roll won acclaim for a career as a respected jurist and leader who had pushed to beef up the court’s strained...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Snag a New Year’s Eve sitter now

Parents, give yourselves the gift of an early resolution: Snag a sitter pronto for New Year’s Eve and expect to open those wallets wide.The hunt for child care on the year’s most lucrative night...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Family

Colts hand Chiefs their first loss

INDIANAPOLIS – Mike Hill scored the game’s only touchdown on an 11-yard run with 4:02 to go, and the Indianapolis Colts handed the Kansas City Chiefs their first loss of the season 19-9 on Sunday,...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Coloradans eye rising rivers

Coloradans are keeping a nervous eye on rising rivers as a late spring heat wave melts snow quickly, swellingwaterways, wiping out bridges and flooding some homes. A flash flood warning was in...

DATE: June 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Patriots make late stand, beat Ravens

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady and Randy Moss hooked up for their first touchdown pass of the season, the Baltimore Ravens failed on fourth-down plays on their last two series, and the New England...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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