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Big Science in a Small City

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sharon Glassman

Lingo without linguistics can be dangerous, I knew. One of the great things about life out West is that people respect newbies. And they don't begrudge mistakes.

Steve Martin on Banjo at the Rubin: "My Hit Single 'King Tut' Was Not a Fluke"

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Pasternack

Before he played his new album's title track, Martin said it had became a minor hit in the bluegrass world. "And in the bluegrass world," he quipped, "a minor hit is a major hit."

Ice Storm War Zone in Kentucky

Mary Lou Song | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Lou Song

Arkansas and Kentucky were hit the hardest in a recent ice storm, and AnneB, a Kentucky resident, described how people were surviving in an icy Bluegrass State.

A Wall Street Kind of Scandal on Lexington Ky's Main Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

The Lexington scandal helped me understand why some in the big city media were going easy on the Wall Street mess, while people like me, living in the heartland, are going crazy about their excesses.

Moments with Odetta: Inspirational Singer, Beautiful Woman

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lea Lane

Odetta Holmes sang at the 1963 March on Washington, and it was reported that she wanted to sing at Obama's inauguration. But she didn't quite make it; she died on Tuesday, at age 77.

A Curry for Lea

Elissa Altman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elissa Altman

I don't know if it's possible to be sick with grief, but maybe that's what this impalpable scourge is. Take one heaping dose of unparalleled sadness, blend it with a few tablespoons of ennui, and you'll feel like dreck. Trust me. I can promise you that.