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  • There is no visitor's refuge in Patuxent during the government shutdown
    There is no visitor's refuge in Patuxent during the government shutdown
    Day 16 of the United States of America federal shutdown continues to hit federal workers hard. The full impact on the region that depends on the revenue from federal workers will be the topic of a strategy session at the John A. Wilson District of...
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    Gators make short work of opponents in Gainesville Regional
    The Florida Gators regained some of their early season form this weekend and proved why they are the #1 seed as they easily swept the Gainesville Regional in the NCAA Baseball Tournament.There had been questions about this team heading into the...
  • THS track 6-1-11
    ‘A little bit more’ becomes a lot more for Talawanda track team
    Two Talawanda relay teams and one individual performer extended their season by a week and then turned in outstanding showings at the regional track meet last week.The Braves did not get anyone to qualify for the state meet but they challenged...
  • Delectable treasures from Southern India
    Delectable treasures from Southern India
    When most people think of Indian food, what comes to mind is curry, tikka masala and the soft baked naan bread. But did you know that India has many different regional cuisines? India is sort of like the European Union. It boasts 13 official...
  • Ray's PeGe
    Ray's PeGe
    In Louisiana, there are many foods that are considered “regional.” One of these regional foods that is known far and wide is the po-boy. A local eatery famous for such sandwiches is Ray’s PeGe. Located at 8209 Desiard Street, Ray...
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    Crews begin repairs to ruptured Tempe Town Lake dam.
    Crews have begun making repairs to the ruptured dam at Tempe Town lake after runoff from monsoon rains delayed the start of the project for several days.On July 20th, the day before the crews were to begin maintenance on the dam, one of the four...
  • First Water trail-head in Superstition Wilderness, where three lost hikers began ill fated trek.
    Search called off for missing Utah treasure hunters
    The search has ended for three Salt Lake City hikers who went missing while searching for the legendary ’Lost Dutchman Goldmine in the Superstition Mountains east of Phoenix.A smallish gray car with Utah license plates remains parked near...
  • Utah hikers lost in Superstition wilderness
    Temperatures approach 116 as search for lost hikers continues
    As the grueling Arizona desert heat rises, hope is fading for three Utah hikers who disappeared in the unforgiving Superstition wilderness east of Phoenix while searching for the legendary ‘Lost Dutchman Gold Mine.The three hikers, 62 year...
  • Appetizers at Nuestra Cocina include Chile Relleno con Picadillo and a wild mushroom quesadilla.
    Experience excellent regional Mexican fare at Portland's Nuestra Cocina
    The cuisine of Mexico is as varied as that of China, Italy, France, the U.S. or any other country with marked regional differences. Food traditions evolved out of what was easilygrownandreadily accessible in any given area. Perhaps more than any...
  • The hopeful road to Omaha won't start in Nashville for Vanderbilt.
    Vanderbilt has no one to blame but itself for not hosting NCAA Regional
    Last week started with a glimmer of hope for Vanderbilt fans that one of the 16 regional hosts would take place in Nashville. Those dreams were shattered this afternoon as the NCAA announced the sites and Vanderbilt was not among them. While some...
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    Missouri Valley Amateur Boxing team advances four to the US Open National Championship
    Winners of the Heartland Regional US Open Tournament (Photos by Jon Thyng) The boxers of USA Boxing's Missouri Valley LBC performed very well at the USA Boxing's Heartland Regional tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma last weekend. The Missouri Valley...
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    Edgar Javalera leads Kansas City Golden Gloves team to first victory last night
    Image by National Golden Gloves, Inc. The Kansas City Golden Gloves Featherweight (123 lbs) champion Edgar Javalera advanced to the next round after defeating Jose Martinez of the New Jersey Golden Gloves Regional team. With only his 15th amateur...
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    Kansas City Golden Gloves Regionals Novice Results (Part 1 of 3)
    Caleb Brayman, left, and Anthony Freeman (J. Thyng) The Kansas City Regional Golden Gloves last Saturday night also featured the future of Kansas City boxing in the Men's (17-34 y/o) and Boy's (15-16 y/o) division. Here are the results by weight...
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    Road to the Kansas City Regional Golden Gloves: Lenroy Cam Thompson looks good in pink
    Michael Hunter vs Lenroy Cam Thompson (AP Photo) Lenroy 'Cam' Thompson leaves an unforgettable impression in and out of the ring to both opponents and observers like no other boxer in amateur boxing. When Cam is not wearing his USA Boxing uniform...
  • Local web based crime grabs national attention
    Local web based crime grabs national attention
    In a matter of days the spotlight on sensitive topics of national debate has shifted to the city of brotherly love. Although there appears to be no such love apparent. Three separate incidents have sparked confusion and anguish across three hot...