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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCORDOVA, Alaska -- A year after the Exxon Valdez ground onto a reef in the middle of a frigid March night in 1989, unleashing the worst environmental disaster in U.S history, a striking thing happened. Amid oil-blinded sea otters and beached whales and...
This is the 34th time I'll speak to you from the Oval Office and the last. We've been together 8 years now, and soon it'll be time for me to go. But before I do, I wanted to share some thoughts, some of which I've been saving for a long time. It's been...
Times Staff WriterWhen the National Museum of the American Indian opened last month, visitors were greeted with a 23-foot-long electronic sign that flashed "welcome" in more than 100 Native languages. It was the latest in a series of inviting changes in the nation's...
Delta's low-cost carrier Song fired off a few more volleys in the airborne entertainment war this month. The airline said it had finished installing free MP3 programming on all its jets, allowing fliers to compile playlists of up to 32 songs from a...
Times Staff WriterIt's hard to believe that a glacier in Greenland and the gritty burg of Liverpool, England, have anything in common. But they do. They're both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Nearly 800 places, daunting in their sheer diversity, bear this label. Some,...
The High Point Enterprise, N.C.Carolina Field of Honor has become a labor of love for Jim Burgio. Now with another Memorial Day approaching, he and other supporters of the memorial at Triad Park are eagerly awaiting the start of construction that could lead to a 2014 dedication....
Taken cumulatively, it might be the most historic stretch of mountaintop in the Mid-Atlantic. From the Interstate 70 footbridge south along the spine of South Mountain, the ridgeline has seen an extraordinary amount of American life (and death) go by. In...
The Washington County Board of Commissioners proclaimed May 4 to 12 as Washington County Tourism Week after a presentation of the annual report by the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau. In Washington County, 6,700 people work...
The Idaho StatesmanThe oldest legible grave marker in Pioneer Cemetery on Warm Springs Avenue is that of a little girl. Carrie Logan, age 5 years, 11 months and five days, died in the summer of 1864. Her father, Thomas Logan, became mayor of Boise 10 years later. Mayor...
The Top Five Simply Sally An intimate evening of songs and stories. 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, and Sunday, May 12; 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11. Totem Pole Playhouse, 9555 Golf Course Road, Fayetteville, Pa. Tickets cost $19.50 to $49....
1. It's easy to be green Boonsboro Green Fest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Shafer Park, Park Drive, Boonsboro.Eco-friendly vendors, sports equipment swap, exhibitors and crafters will share information about green products, offer...
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Roads at Mount Vernon Place in and around this weekend's FlowerMart event will be closed from Thursday at 3 p.m. to Saturday at 11 p.m., FlowerMart officials said on their website. The event is held at Mount Vernon Place, at the Washington Monument, and...
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