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Hong Kong Tense As Democracy Activists Face Down Police

Thousands of protesters used umbrellas to deflect tear gas canisters as authorities tried unsuccessfully to break up demonstrations in the city's Central business district.

People Be Triflin', From 'Bills, Bills, Bills' To The Bible

The word "trifling" (or, as it may be more commonly said, "triflin'"), used to blast folks as lazy, good-for-nothing cheaters, goes back quite a ways.

The Atlanta Symphony Lockout Continues, Musicians Picket On Peachtree Street

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra was supposed to open its fall season last week but, in a scenario that has become familiar, contentious contract negotiations led to a lockout of musicians.

Rochester Focuses On A New Picture Of American Manufacturing

Rochester, N.Y., was once the imaging capital of the world, home to Kodak, Xerox and Bausch + Lomb. Now, with a drastically cut manufacturing sector, the city is trying to build something new.

In N.H. Race, A Rematch Of A Rematch

Voters in New Hampshire's 1st District have swung back and forth in recent congressional elections. This year, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter meets former GOP Rep. Frank Guinta for the third time.

With DeKalb CEO In Court, Citizens Group Hopes To Start Discussion Of Reforming County Government

A group of concerned citizens says it’s time for deep changes to DeKalb County government-from internal audits to possible term limits for county officials.

Who's Buried In The 'Magnificent' Tomb From Ancient Greece?

The largest archaeological find of its kind in Greece has set off speculation and thrilled Greeks, reminding them they are rich in history.

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