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Portland's Best Bakeries, Ranked

An opinionated guide to the city's defining croissants and essential morning baked goods.

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Idaho Falls Symphony concerts to add some musical magic to the holiday season

IDAHO FALLS — The Christmas season is a time of magic and music and the Idaho Falls Symphony is prepping to supply a dose of both with a pair of upcoming December concerts. On Dec. 2, the Idaho Falls Symphony Youth Orchestra will perform its Fall Concert. The Youth Orchestra is composed primarily of high […]

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The Elusive Egyptian Hall of Records and Hopi Lessons of Death and Rebirth

The constellation of Orion is not wearing a belt. Instead, I think the middle star represents his navel.

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50 States In 5 Days: How 4 Men Beat A Record And Bonded Forever

50 States In 5 Days: How 4 Men Beat A Record And Bonded Forever
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Lisa Finn
© Courtesy Jim Froehlich.
Jim Froehlich (left) and his longtime friend from Jamesport who now lives in North Carolina Bill McSteen.
JAMESPORT, NY —Jim Froehlich, 59, of Jamesport recently set off on a journey to beat the record for being the fastest to traverse all 50 states, plus DC, but what ensued transcended a race against the clock — it was a journey rich with memories and forged bonds.
According to Thomas Cannon, whose idea sparked the odyssey, he and Justin Morris — along with Cannon's father-in-law Bill McSteen, 62, and Froehlich, McSteen's longtime friend from Jamesport — were intent on breaking the world record. And they did, coming in at 5 days, 16 hours and 20 minutes after a fierce and challenging trek across the nation.

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50 of the Most Stunning Pictures of Winter Across America

50 of the Most Stunning Pictures of Winter Across America
Dana Meredith
Winter in Montana
Each year in Red Lodge, Montana our temperatures dip extremely quickly into subzero levels, as they were this day. Ice is always lighter than water, however there are conditions that do allow for ice to build up from the bottom of a water body. Known as anchor ice, it serves as a reminder that nature is in charge of the rules. –
Renee Lund, Red Lodge, Montana. If you're excited to look through these beautiful winter pictures, also take a look at these vintage photos of what winter used to look like.

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