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Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced

CHICAGO – Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it’s not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. 753 more words

World

Wendy takes on The Proust Questionnaire

Dear Karen,

I’ve been a subscriber and reader of Vanity Fair magazine since 1987.  When it comes through my door each month, the first thing I do is flip through to the back page and find out who answered the latest Proust Questionnaire. 625 more words

Humor

Mother's Day "Rare" Book Treasure

Serendipity! One week after I posted the review of a book about the rare book world, Book Thieves, Rare Books, and Obsession, I wandered through the… 583 more words

Writing

"In Just" by e. e. cummings

Maybe you remember this fine poet.  I only just happen to find a poem of his which I hand wrote because I liked him and his poetry.   88 more words

Poetry

Missing Nebraska toddler found inside claw crane machine

LINCOLN, Neb. – Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley. 104 more words

World

Dauphin RCMP looking for strange pantyhose salesman

Police in Dauphin are on the look out for a suspicious man offering pantyhose to area women.

RCMP were first notified after a woman was flagged down on Highway 5, about 10 km west of Dauphin, on March 31 by a man who said he was in possession of pantyhose and a condom. 71 more words

Winnipeg