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Howard Needs to Clean Up His Act on Environment: William Pesek (Bloomberg.com)
Feb. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Australian Peter Garrett got famous for tunes such as ``Beds Are Burning'' as lead singer of rock band Midnight Oil. Even Prime Minister John Howard once counted himself among the song's biggest fans.
Just Asking: with guitarist Frank Iero of My Chemical Romance (Northwest Herald)
In recording its third album, New Jersey band My Chemical Romance was inspired by over-the-top rock acts like Queen and Pink Floyd. Now that the group is touring arenas with ?The Black Parade,? it is taking cues from the stadium-sized spectacles of those bands.
Illinois turns up defense again (Daily Herald)
CHAMPAIGN ? Chief Illiniwek marauded all over the Assembly Hall floor with just a little more authority Wednesday night. The pep band?s drummer pounded the skins with just a little more force during the Chief?s final halftime highsteps.
Robert Guttman: George W. Bush: America's Worst President? (HuffingtonPost)
Move over James Buchanan, Warren G. Harding, Millard Fillmore, Jimmy Carter and Richard Nixon. Unless there is a big shift in the current president's policies in his last two years in office it appears he may be heading to the top of many historians' list of America's worst president. Of course, circumstances could drastically change and democracy, peace and freedom will break out across the ...
The Davis Enterprise (The Davis Enterprise)
CD reviews for February 8, 2007: "I (Heart) Comix" - Matt and Kim; "Silent Shout" - The Knife; "The Architecture of a Heartbeat" - Kyoto Beat Orchestra; "The Sweet Escape" - Gwen Stefani; "Frengers" - Mew; ?Don?t You Fake it" - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus; and "Oh! Gravity" - Switchfoot.
Events calendar, Feb. 22-March 3 (Kansas City Star)
CROWN CENTER ICE TERRACE: Outdoor ice skating rink. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 2450 Grand. $6. Skate rental available, $2. www.crowncenter.com (816-274-8411)
Calendars for Feb. 22 (Kansas City Star)
ALLEGRO COMMUNITY CHILDREN?S CHOIR: Spring concert. 4 p.m. March 4. Village Presbyterian Church. Free. www.allegrocc.com (913-422-0469)
Gotta love the 'twofer' (Gainesville Sun)
It's hard to find something sweet to eat if you work in a chocolate shop.
Former Nodes singer says he didn't want to tour (The Argus Leader)
In the wake of Nodes of Ranvier signing a contract with Victory Records last week, the big question isn't whether this powerhouse label could turn a local metal act into a national star.
Bursting bubbles of fame keeps Bobby Conn high on performing (The Morning Call)
Bobby Conn may be star-struck, but he's not shy about striking back at the illusions created by himself and others.
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