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Henri Dutilleux French composer of modernist music Henri Dutilleux, 97, a highly regarded French composer of modernist music, died Thursday in Paris, said his publisher, Schott Music. The cause was not given. Considered one of the most important...
FrameworkThe assignment seemed routine — a portrait of couple for a story about personal finance. But as I was soon reminded, sometimes an interesting, if not extraordinary, story lurks just beneath the surface. Such are the regular discoveries of a...
The Orange County Register(EDITORS: Monday is Memorial Day, when we honor the dead from America's wars. To mark the anniversary, Orange County Register Travel Editor Gary A. Warner, the newspaper's one-time military reporter, offers his updated list of the best World War II...
The Hartford CourantJames Scovill never talked about his service during World War II much, and only recently started opening up to his children. Scovill, 91, fought in the Battle of the Bulge in Germany during the winter of 1944-45. His service in one of the great war's...
Tags: Middletown, U.S. Military, Germany, U.S. Army, Memorial Day
Reuters* Anish Kapoor stages first major exhibit in Berlin * Includes many artworks created for the show * Kapoor attacks British government for not supporting arts By Sarah Marsh BERLIN, May 24 (Reuters) - Blood-red bricks of wax are shifted by conveyor...
Tags: India, Judaism, United Kingdom, Germany, Theme Park Vacations
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- Coming soon to a ballpark near you -- the silver screen. At least for one night, The Cove is going to trade in the bats, balls and gloves for tanks, vintage fighter flyovers and a movie on the giant videoboard. But the evening isn't just...
If you walk up the long gravel pathway alongside the spacious grassy fields of Whitehall Township's 110-acre main park, the view from the top of the hill is remarkably similar to that from atop the hills just north of Gettysburg. From the Oak Ridge...
The Roanoke Times, Va.Frances Brennan "Rusty" Rice said she knew something terrible had happened. On May 24, 1938, she was 17 years old and walking home from high school. She saw scores of cars parked near her family's home in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Elinor, an older sister,...
The Charleston Gazette, W.Va.CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Eric Wittenberg was driving back to his home in Columbus, Ohio, from a speaking engagement in Virginia when the author crossed the West Virginia line, noticed that his gas gauge was approaching empty, and took the exit ramp at White...
ReutersMay 19 (TheWrap.com) - Justin Timberlake stepped in to save an awkward situation when directors Joel and Ethan Coen were asked at the Cannes Film Festival about Jewish humor by a German reporter on Sunday. "I smell a trap," quipped Timberlake at a news...
Tags: Film Festivals, Judaism, Movies, Entertainment, Ethan Coen
Savannah Morning News, Ga.It's been 70 years, but the memory is still powerful enough to bring Dorothy Wise to tears. "I'll never forget that night," the 83-year-old said. "It was Monday, April 19. There had been rumors over the weekend at the shipyard, so my mother left us...
Richard Miller McQuade, 94, of Stoystown died May 15, 2013 at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born Nov. 28, 1918 in Berlin, son of Andrew and Eva Ellen (Miller) McQuade. Preceded in death by parents, step mother Anna (Romesberg) McQuade, half...
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