Hundreds Of Ice Skaters Travel To Wichita To Take Part In US Figure Skating Competition

Hundreds Of Ice Skaters Travel To Wichita To Take Part In US Figure Skating Competition
Roughly 2500 skaters are in Wichita this week to take part in the largest U.S. Figure Skating competition of its kind. Among the teams competing in the Midwestern and Pacific Coast Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships are the Rose City Crystals …
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Hundreds Partake in Northland Figure Skating Competition
DULUTH, Minn.- This weekend figure skaters are hitting the ice for the 38th annual Northland Figure Skating Competition. The Duluth Figure Skating Club puts on the competition all weekend at AMS Oil Arena and the DECC. The skaters range from little ones to …
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Figure skating: Japanese women lead after SP at Four Continents
Japan’s Satoko Miyahara, Kaori Sakamoto and Mai Mihara placed first, second and third, respectively, after the women’s short program Wednesday at the Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. Miyahara, who won the event in 2016 but was unable to defend …


Now Serving in Silver Lake: Filipino purple take on the French yule log cake

Now Serving in Silver Lake: Filipino purple take on the French yule log cake
SILVER LAKE – This is why we have fusion cuisine – so we can experience a Filipino spin on a French Christmas cake. Los Angeles Magazine reports that Kristine de la Cruz, pastry chef at FrankieLucy Bakeshop, is doing her own take on the classic Bûche …
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In the Kitchen: Gluten and Dairy Free French Onion Soup
(WAVY) — Everyone knows the best part of french onion soup is the gooey melted cheese over a toasted bread island. So it may surprise you to know Kristin Osborne can recreate this culinary masterpiece without gluten or dairy! To see what else she …
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Copycat McDonald’s French Fries Recipe
Put all three oils in a big pan and let it heat to 375°F. Mix together ice, beef stock, soy milk and baking powder till well combined. Peel and chop potatoes into fries. Dip the fries in the beef stock mixture and let it soak for a few seconds. Put the …
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Bears take NW1A wrestling title

sportBears take NW1A wrestling title
KERNERSVILLE — This year’s Northwest 1A Conference wrestling championship was held at Bishop McGuinness, but it was the Mount Airy Granite Bears who made themselves at home. Mount Airy, which won the NW1A’s regular-season title by sweeping all of the …
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LOCAL BRIEFS: Rural Retreat wrestlers win Highlander Invitational
Rural Retreat crowned four individual champions en route to winning the team title at Saturday’s Highlander Invitational in Salem, Virginia. The Indians finished with 179 points, well ahead of Glenvar (131) and Parry McCluer (130). Cade Rouse (220 …

Olympic wrestlers get boost in confidence
Wrestling fans were treated to a fantastic championship match in the 170-pound division at the Keigan Langholff Memorial tournament Saturday at Klahowya. Two former beast running backs, Klahowya’s Gabe Wallis and Olympic’s Logan Madison, squared off in …
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Take 6 and Manhattan Transfer convene "summit" on April 8

musicTake 6 and Manhattan Transfer convene “summit” on April 8
In the years since the Manhattan Transfer (“Birdland,” “Route 66”), the jazz/fusion combo founded in 1969, and Take 6 (“Spread Love,” “Mary”), the gospel group founded in 1987, brought a cappella singing back into the mainstream, it has been taken up …

Implanet: Green Light for a New Implant: JAZZ Lock®
A result of collaboration with leading surgeons, Jazz Lock represents a major breakthrough: an innovative, IP protected design offering surgeons a fusion device that no other company currently can.” Ludovic Lastennet, CEO of Implanet, adds: “Obtaining …
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Top Lehigh Valley events include Spring Home Show and Berks Jazz Fest
Weekend highlights include jazz fusion/pop music group Manhattan Transfer and a cappella gospel music sextet Take 6, 7:30 p.m. today; and three-time Grammy-winning blues guitarist Keb’ Mo’, who’s performing with multi-instrumentalist Gerald Albright, …
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Bobcat kitten and juvenile bald eagle take up residence at Salato Wildlife

trendBobcat kitten and juvenile bald eagle take up residence at Salato Wildlife
Bobcat kitten and juvenile bald eagle take up residence at Salato Wildlife Education Center. Two new residents — a bobcat kitten and a juvenile bald eagle — are now on display at Salato Wildlife Education Center. Justin Hamilton, an animal care …
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Karla Bloem: Using non-toxic shot is good for wildlife–and people
There are more than 100 species of wildlife that have been documented eating lead shot. It has been determined that California condors cannot survive in the wild on their own as long as lead ammunition is used (the birds are caught annually to test and …
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State Fish and Wildlife saltwater fish checks
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5 reasons to take on Thai food at Monsoon Siam

cusine5 reasons to take on Thai food at Monsoon Siam
The vibe: As far as Thai restaurants go, Monsoon Siam captures a modern feel with a flare of the homeland. Wonglaka shows off small collections of art along with a simple map of her native Thailand near the front door. Wonglaka personifies a new …
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Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine, once a Cleveland Heights dining landmark, closes
For much of its nearly 20 year run, Lemon Grass stood as a reliable destination for Thai cuisine. The restaurant opened in 1996 under the guidance of Hiroshi Tsuji, owner of Shuhei Japanese Cuisine and Sushi Bar in Beachwood, teamed with chef Paul …
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Chabaar Beyond Thai, Thai Curry Kitchen
Of all the world cuisines I’ve had the pleasure of exploring, the food of Thailand may be the most complex. That’s not too surprising, given the multitude of nations that surround Thailand and the vast array of Asian flavors that influence Thai cooking.
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Take a sneak peek inside the big new Asia Food Market, now open in Syracuse

cusineTake a sneak peek inside the big new Asia Food Market, now open in Syracuse
This is the 25,000-square foot Asia Food Market, opening today at 1449 Erie Blvd. E. in Syracuse (former home of Stevens Office Interiors). It opens for business at 9 a.m. today. While Syracuse has long been home to smaller, specialty Asian markets …


Is this Canada’s best city for Asian food?
Vancouver’s Chinatown has the history, but the suburb of Richmond is where you need to go. “Chinese food here is absolutely fantastic – genuinely some of the best you’ll get anywhere in the world,” says Lee Man, a local food writer and judge of the …
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DFW loses Asian restaurant gem but gains brunch in this food news sampler
A great Asian restaurant in Fort Worth closed, but there’s brunch and beer everywhere. Here’s our latest sampler of restaurant news: In sad news, the excellent indie Asian restaurant Mijo’s Fusion closed in January. Located on Fort Worth’s trendy …
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African Countries Take More Holistic Approach to Curbing Poaching

trendAfrican Countries Take More Holistic Approach to Curbing Poaching
In February 2014, 46 governments signed the London Declaration indicating unprecedented high-level political commitment. Five African states launched the Elephant Protection Initiative, committing to a 10-year moratorium on ivory sales, a ban on …
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Nepal’s Parliamentary Standoff and Spats Threaten Its Transition
The mounting protests and security challenges are testing the strength of Nepal’s democratic institutions and the leadership of its major political forces. The long-feared prospect of a new constitution being passed by majority vote in the assembly …
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How New Metrics Can Reset Global Drug Policy
For the first time since the inception of the international drug regime in the 1960s, world leaders are calling for the regulated legalization of all drugs, and not just marijuana. Politicians, businessmen and activists from across North, Central and …
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