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Pop & HissAt its most elemental, the vocoder is an instrument of deception. A mode for veiled communication -- slang in binary code. The U.S and Russian militaries used it to compress and encrypt speech to elude enemy interception, but it soon......
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersNearly 50 candidates from 14 states and three countries have applied to become the next sheriff of Orange County, ranging from the executive director of Interpol in France to an electrician's assistant in Garden Grove, according to a list the county...
Boston HeraldIf you haven't been paying much attention to U.S. Rep. Ed Markey's Senate campaign, that's just fine with Markey. Debates? He hasn't agreed to any against GOP opponent Gabriel Gomez. Releasing his tax returns? He'll get to it -- eventually. Public...
Richmond Times-DispatchOK, Mellow Mushroom aficionados, today's the day. Richmond's first edition of the pizza franchise opens at 11 a.m. at 3012 W. Cary St. Owner Scott Douglas said he has long been interested in opening a Mellow Mushroom. It has an almost cultlike...
Milwaukee Journal SentinelThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday announced more than $25 million in federal grants and Federal Duck Stamp revenue "to protect, restore or enhance thousands of acres of wildlife habitat in the United States and Mexico for the benefit of...
St. Louis Post-DispatchSt. Louis rock band My 2 Planets, which called it quits in 2005, is back for a reunion concert this weekend at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room. The band's heyday included opening for the Go-Go's, Rick Springfield, the Old 97's and Vertical Horizon,...
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Blueberries
Commercial AppealThere are few absolutes in the world of business, but one key to success that I hear over and over again from entrepreneurs and business leaders is that building a solid, motivated team is crucial to any company's success. But adopting that maxim as a...
Daily Press, Victorville, Calif.Fatal drowning remains the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for children ages 1 to 14 and the reason why water safety programs are vital, according to Jennifer Eisenbrey, public education specialist for the Apple Valley Fire District....
Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill.Nancy Hunter of Decatur won first place and $3,500 in the Children's Museum of Illinois Decatur Duck Derby on Saturday, May 4. Second place and $1,000 was won by Jon Maas of Mount Zion, and Gay Donahue of Decatur won third place and $500. The derby...
Tags: Museums, Zion, Arts and Culture
The Virginian-PilotWhen the new owners of the Sanderling Resort in Duck, N.C., walked around with clipboards to map out a renovation, guests shouted: "Don't change anything!" They didn't listen. Northview Hotel Group spent about $6 million on an overhaul mostly of the...
Tags: Outer Banks, Dare County, Westport
Wedding date: Dec. 29, 2012 Her story: Elizabeth "Beth" Passapae Sauer, 28, grew up in Baltimore. She is an associate attorney for Semmes, Bowen & Semmes in Baltimore. Her father, Francis A. Sauer, is an attorney in Towson, and her mother, Janet...
RedEyeEvery February we celebrate Valentine's Day and Black History Month, but this one is extra special because we welcome NBC's "Community" back to TV after too long a hiatus. It's also when the high-profile Netflix series, "House of Cards," debuts. Back on...
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