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1 hr ago | Star Tribune

Cold Rain Ends As 1-2" Slush

Paul Douglas is a nationally respected meteorologist with 33 years of television and radio experience.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, The End

2 hrs ago | CIO

EMI, Microsoft to Team on Zune Video

EMI Group and Microsoft have inked a pact that will see the world's third-largest music firm provide preloaded music videos for the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant's much-anticipated Zune digital music player, which is expected to launch before the upcoming holiday season, Reuters reports .


Related Topix: Music Players, Redmond, WA, Celebrities, Jared Leto, Hot Chip, iPod

6 hrs ago | Detroit News

GM will bring subcompact Chevy Trax SUV to U.S.

With competitors bringing subcompact SUVs to the U.S. and analysts expecting a sales boom for the little SUVs, the Detroit automaker will introduce the Trax to U.S. showrooms early next year as a 2015 model.


Related Topix: Trax, Sedan, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, SUV, Buick, Buick Encore, Chevrolet Equinox, GMC, GMC Terrain

7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Tories ask ombudsman to investigate FIPPA email

Tory house leader Kelvin Goertzen wrote a letter to acting Manitoba Ombudsman Mel Holley asking his office investigate the omitted email.


Related Topix: Manitoba

9 hrs ago | EDGE

Dig These Discs :: Linda Rondstadt, Billy Porter, Betty Who, Thievery Corporation, Shonen Knife

Just days before her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, famously versatile singer Linda Ronstadt releases "Duets," fourteen of her most memorable pairings with artists from Don Henley to Dolly Parton.


Related Topix: Thievery Corporation, Pop/Rock, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Country, Boston, MA

13 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Auburndale grad to retire from Air Force

Senior Master Sgt. Michael J. Kadrlik, a 1988 graduate of Auburndale High School, will retire from the U.S. Air Force, effective July 1. He is the son of Edward and Roberta Kadrlik of Blenker.


Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Basic

17 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Mothers can muscle way through healthy pregnancy

According to prenatal fitness expert Amy Griffith, keeping a strong core while you are pregnant is beneficial for you and the baby.


Related Topix: You, Fitness, Yoga

22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Composer John Luther Adams, former longtime Alaskan, wins Pulitzer Prize

Composer John Luther Adams gestures as he listens to computer generated music in "The Place Where You Go to Listen" at the University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks, Alaska July 17, 2006.


Related Topix: Alaska, Classical, Fairbanks, AK, Symphony, Arts, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Utility Products

Carbon capture pilot begins at Polk coal plant

The U.S. Department of Energy and Tampa Electric Company came together this week to celebrate the successful startup of a pilot project to demonstrate a warm gas cleanup carbon capture technology in a coal gasification unit at the Polk Power Plant Unit-1 in Tampa, Florida.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, Tampa, FL

Car and Driver

2015 Volkswagen Jetta: Improved, If Only Incrementally [2014 New York Auto Show]

When the current Jetta bowed nearly four years ago, Volkswagen loyalists moaned and howled over its decontented nature - a ploy on VW of America's part to take a more serious bite out of C-segment sedan sales.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Autos

Madison Publishing

3 journalists working for Hezbollah's Al-Manar TV channel killed in Syria

Syrian government troops seized two villages, one of them an ancient Christian hamlet, north of Damascus on Monday, as part of the military's relentless offensive along the rugged frontier with Lebanon, state media and activists said.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Syrian, Journalism


20 Questions - Robert Hood Talks Underground Resistance, Kraftwerk, and Cheese Grits

An original member of Underground Resistance , an innovator in Detroit techno's heyday, and a pioneering DJ/producer with a 20-plus-year career that includes a wealth of ambitious projects including Floorplan, Monobox, and Sterac, Robert Hood has a resume that's all but impeccable.


Related Topix: Kraftwerk, Techno, Jeff Mills


Arcade Fire brings in Debbie Harry to close Coachella

Canadian alternative-rock group Arcade Fire closed the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Sunday with special guest Debbie Harry but deplored the festival's growing amenities reserved for VIPs only.


Related Topix: The Arcade Fire, Alternative-Rock, Arcade Fire, Debbie Harry, Pop/Rock, Blondie

Go Local

Is Worcester New England's New Tech Hub?

Technologies such as the largest fleet of zero-emission electronic transit buses in North America; a spike in growth to the professional, scientific, and technical job markets; as well as technical schools and programs dedicated to serving Worcester's youth, are all exciting and innovative ways helping to push Worcester to the forefront of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Worcester, MA, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

PC Magazine

Sennheiser HD6 Mix

Although Sennheiser has had great success with consumer-level headphones , it's built its reputation on more pro-focused gear.


Related Topix: Headphones, The Knife

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Album review: Mason Bates, 'Stereo Is King'

Listeners waiting eagerly for the music of Bay Area composer Mason Bates to return to the San Francisco Symphony repertoire in September - along with those who don't understand why the need is so urgent - will both find sustenance in this magnificent new compilation of Bates' music.


Related Topix: Classical, San Francisco Symphony, Symphony, Arts, Music, Entertainment

The Peninsula

Muse, Pharrell fire up Coachela amid cooler temperatures

INDIO, California: British rockers Muse and R&B singer Pharrell served up musical highlights at the Coachela Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday amid windy weather and cooler temperatures.


Related Topix: Muse, Pop/Rock, Indio, CA, R&B, R-N-B, Weather, Nirvana, Grunge, Dance, Daft Punk

The Auto Channel

2014 Ford Fusion Energi (Plug-in Hybrid) Review By Steve Purdy

Serious hybrid and electric vehicles continue to be a tiny fraction of the overall vehicle market and will probably continue to be for some time to come.


Related Topix: Ford Fusion Energi, Ford, Sedan, Hybrid, Volt, Honda Accord, Coupe, Wagon, Honda, Hatchback, Ford Fusion


Jay Z, Beyonce surprise Coachella crowd

Coachella has always highlighted a tradition of artists playing with special surprise guests.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Rap, Jay-Z, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Dance, Daft Punk, Pop/Rock, Nelly, N.E.R.D., Entertainment

Watch Pharrell's Coachella Set featuring Gwen Stefani, Snoop Dogg, Nelly, Diddy, & Busta Rhymes

Nothing short of spectacular, Pharrell marvels fans at this year's Coachella via a stunning live performance, with the likes of Beyonce, Jay-Z, Lorde, Diplo and Odd Future enjoying front row view.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Daft Punk