Tue October 28, 2014
It's All Politics

Bear-Baiting And Big Races Drown Portland, Maine, In Campaign Ads

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 11:17 am

A ballot measure in Maine over bear-baiting has drawn ads from both sides of the debate, including this one from the Maine Wildlife Conservation Council, which opposes the measure.
Maine Wildlife Conservation Council YouTube


Mon October 27, 2014
Music Interviews

No Shame: Glen Campbell Documentary Follows Singer's Goodbye Tour

Originally published on Mon October 27, 2014 4:25 pm

In 2011, Glen Campbell announced that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Courtesy of the artist

Anyone old enough to remember the 1960s and '70s is old enough to remember Glen Campbell.

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Mon October 27, 2014

In Final Debate, Colorado Gov Candidates Make Their Last Pitch


With early voting well underway, Colorado's gubernatorial candidates staked out their positions one last time during at their eighth and final debate Friday. Hosted by CBS Denver 4 and Colorado Public Television, the topics were rather routine - except for the issue of public safety. That's where things got heated.

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Sun October 26, 2014
Around the Nation

Lifted On Giant Inner Tubes, An Old Tree Moves In Michigan

Originally published on Mon October 27, 2014 6:42 am

Construction workers lift an oak tree to move it to the other side of the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.
Austin Thomason Michigan Photography

For as many as 250 years, a bur oak has been growing on what is now the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor. The big tree stands in the way of an expansion of the Ross Business School.

But instead of cutting it down, the university is moving the tree. It's not easy, it's not cheap, and it's definitely not fast.

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Sun October 26, 2014

Your Halloween Soundtrack, From A Candy Frenzy To The Dance Of Death

Originally published on Mon October 27, 2014 11:03 am

Composer Camille Saint-Saëns' piece Danse Macabre draws on the late-medieval allegory of "the Dance of Death" — pictured here in a painting of the same name by Frans Francken II.
Getty Images / The Bridgeman Art Library

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