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THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011

Singing Keeps Parkinson's At Bay 

The sprightly, upbeat melody of “Side by Side” echoed down the halls of Rockwood South on March 29, as members of Tremble Clefs serenaded residents and guests. Tremble Clefs is a singing ensemble composed of people with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers. The program is…

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Kendra: Story Of A $1000 Blessing 

Kendramama (re: couple that gave her $1000 tip): This was such a blessing, and so bizarre how it came about- as a motor carrier, I rarely see in person any of my Leisure Park customers. But this particular elderly couple happens to be the very…

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Barbieri 'Really Enjoyed' '11 Session 

Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens, a freshman representative who won a four-way GOP primary last spring but then ran unopposed in November, is more upbeat than most in looking back on this year's legislative session. Barbieri, who stepped into the spotlight as the lead sponsor…

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Japan Issues Tsunami Warning

Japan's northeastern coast has been rattled by a strong aftershock. The Japan meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning for a wave of up to one meter. The warning was issued for a coastal area already ravaged by last month's tsunami/Seattle Times.

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Reid: We're Headed For A Shutdown 10 

After an all-night negotiating session, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that he is “not nearly as optimistic” as he was last night about avoiding a government shutdown before a Friday deadline, saying of a federal funding gap: “it looks like it’s headed in…

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'Graupel' Covers Lake City Area 

Item: April snow coats parts of Inland NW/Mike Prager, SR More Info: The chance of snow or rain showers continues today after much of the Inland Northwest saw a series of strong snow and rain showers on Wednesday night. Snow pellets known as “graupel” covered…

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.