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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...
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: Entertainment, Music, 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, Arts and Culture, Zion
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
China Daily, Beijing / Asia News NetworkBEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- Roast Peking duck restaurants have seen a sharp drop in business because of the ongoing bird flu scare. DaDong Food & Beverage Investment Co Ltd has seen its business fall 15 percent since the bird flu outbreak last month,...
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...
Can most men share deep feelings in true fellowship? Can they maintain their manliness in the process? I affiliate with men from multiple groups, including "the guys" from elementary through high school, fraternity buddies, and longtime church breakfast...
Hurricane Sandy is speeding up as it approaches the New Jersey coastline and expected to make landfall in the early evening instead of late Monday night as previously predicted. The storm's speed increased from 18 mph to 28 mph within the last four...
Tags: Weather, Tropical Storms, Ocean City, Hurricanes, Long Island
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