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OPINION: Dim city lights at night to make us safe and efficient

February 28, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The City of Light dimmed? It’s true. Thanks to a new law, not only Paris but all of France will see its lighting level reduced, beginning this July.
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Off the beaten path: Gypsies, mudders & international friendship

November 18, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

A decade ago, I approached a horseman and asked,”Why is it that I think of Conquistadors when I see you on your horse?” The horseman replied, “You are a student of history, and this horse is the type of horse with which Coronado and Pizarro conquered the Americas.”
This conversation started my fascination with many breeds of horses and their relationship with our history.
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LIBYA: Acknowledging continued struggle, world leaders back new Libyan leadership

September 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The struggle for Libya’s future is not over and NATO’s military operation will continue as long as needed to protect civilians, British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy said. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Ex-IMF chief freed without bail; charges stand

July 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

UPDATED: 8:24 P.M.Smiling faintly as he walked out of court, former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from house arrest Friday after prosecutors acknowledged serious questions about the credibility of the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault. Continue Reading

Paris Hilton pleads in Vegas arrest, avoids jail

September 20, 2010 in West Central Tribune

LAS VEGAS (AP) Paris Hilton can still sashay down red carpets and hit the club scene but she better not step outside the law for the next year after pleading guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges stemming from her cocaine arrest last month at a Las Vegas resort. Continue Reading