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China Stuns Taiwan, and Its Fans, With Late Rally (New York Times)
Two worlds collided Friday when China, where many people know almost nothing about bangqiu, or stick ball, rallied to beat Taiwan, where baseball has become a national pastime.
Comments on this story are moderated (Toronto Star)
The love of playing an instrument doesn't have to end with the choice of a profession in a nonmusical field. There is a long list of people proficient at the keyboard who became famous in other fields, including:
'Contractor' opens doors to the rich and famous (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Richard Murphy has been renovating homes in the exclusive neighborhoods of Los Angeles for years. Now Murphy, who has written screenplays, has written his first novel, "Confessions of a Contractor."
Fatima statue making state stops after 60 years of world travels (The Oklahoman)
A world-famous statue is traveling through Oklahoma. The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima has visited numerous Roman Catholic parishes across the state, first stopping Aug. 2 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Guymon. The statue was sculpted in 1947 by Jose Thedim, who based his design on a description given by Sister Lucia, one of three people who said they saw an ...
Cookie chain Mrs. Fields to file for Chap. 11 bankruptcy protection (USA Today)
Cookie retailer Mrs. Fields Famous Brands said Friday it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Failure to shine during their school years was no hindrance for these talented go-getters (icWales)
Feeling underwhelmed by your A-level results? There?s no need to panic because even some of the most famous and successful people in the world flunked their exams ? if they even took them at all. So take comfort from Darren Devine?s top 10 of academic failures
Cookie chain Mrs. Fields to file for bankruptcy (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Cookie retailer Mrs. Fields Famous Brands LLC said on Friday it plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to help restructure its business, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
'Contractor' opens doors to L.A.'s rich, famous (USA Today)
Richard Murphy has been renovating homes in the exclusive neighborhoods of Los Angeles for years. Malibu. Brentwood. Beverly Hills.
Rumer Willis Shocked to Make PEOPLE's Most Beautiful List (People Magazine)
The actress, who says the press hasn't always been nice, didn't think of herself "in that way"
TWIB looks at famous baseball tune (MLB.com)
TWIB looks at famous baseball tune