The rare violin is known as the Lipinski and was on loan to the lead violinist Frank Almond
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Wednesday 08 January 2014
All 50 US states are below freezing as the polar vortex sworls around North America, shattering temperature records and causing a collective shudder across the continent.
Monday 06 January 2014
Economists suggest that having an attractive chief executive will boost the performance of a business
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Thursday 19 September 2013
Baby boy will now be called Messiah Deshawn McCullough after judge overturns ruling that forced parents to name the baby Martin
Wednesday 11 September 2013
US course manager says the club has now received threats of violence and arson after it placed the insensitive ad in a local newspaper
Sunday 07 July 2013
Out of America: As summers get hotter we will see more blazes like the one that killed 19 firefighters last week
Sunday 30 June 2013
The challenge: to visit all 50 US states in 30 days. The purpose: to take a picture of a representative from each state in front of a backdrop both continuous and ever-changing. But can our two reporters make it back in time for Independence Day?
Thursday 13 June 2013
A large ball of flame and thick column of smoke could be seen coming from the plant
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Marco McMillian was campaigning to be first openly homosexual Mississippi mayor
Saturday 19 January 2013
1. Which philosopher (1889-1951) said: "Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent"?
Saturday 22 December 2012
Bells tolled at houses of worship across the country Friday morning — including most prominently at Washington National Cathedral and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception — in memory of those who died tragically in Newtown, Connecticut, last week.
Friday 21 December 2012
Married 44-year-old mother of three has been working as a an escort
Wednesday 19 December 2012
Older adults who use aspirin regularly for 10 years or more may have an increased risk of developing an age-related eye disorder that can lead to vision loss, a study found.
Friday 07 December 2012
Undaunted by the looming fiscal crisis, the Obama administration said Thursday that it plans to forge ahead with its signature transportation project, investing billions of dollars in a long-term effort to build a high-speed rail network.
Sunday 11 November 2012
Not all of the writers championed here are easy reads. Some appear because they were game-changers, and don't deserve to be forgotten. I wanted to include Jack Finney because of his prose, which is simple, light and pleasurable. Finney was a generous-spirited everyman who could make you believe in the most unlikely things because he always worked to win readers over. In his short story "I Love Galesburg in the Springtime" he carefully describes the town before bringing in a phantom trolley car that puts out a fire. Galesburg protects itself by drawing upon its own past, and you believe because of the loving descriptions that foreground the situation.
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