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Staff Writer, Copy EditorLong thought to help the dearly departed on their journey through the underworld, the personalized items that decorate an altar or gravesite on Dia de los Muertos can be as varied as the personalities they are supposed to aid. Decorations can be photos,...
This is a true story of an attractive and successful young couple. It is also a tragic story, one that takes a detour through sorrow and death. And yet, the story has not ended, and the remaining days that lead to the end are filled with perseverance,...
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Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterCarlos Castro gently strummed his guitar as he sang to his late wife at the Terrace Park Cemetery in Holtville as part of Day of the Dead on Wednesday. The couple were together for 40 years until she died in April, and the deep love they shared was...
Multimedia producerCALEXICO — Bread of the Dead (Pan de los Muertos) and hot chocolate were served outside the Mexican Consulate here as it presented the Día de los Muertos altar to the public. The altar is put up annually by the consulate to keep Mexican...
The parents of the FAMU drum major who was hazed to death said Tuesday that the university "needs to get its priorities straight" before the famous marching band can perform again. In an interview with the Orlando Sentinel, Robert and Pamela Champion...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesAs a showcase for modern technology, “Tearaway” for Sony's hand-held gaming machine the Vita may not at first seem to […]...
ReutersJERUSALEM, May 20 (Reuters) - Threatening slogans were daubed on Monday outside the doorway of an Israeli activist in a Jewish women's prayer group seeking equal rights of worship for women at Jerusalem's holy Western Wall. "Your time is up," read one of...
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ReutersMLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH It's been more than seven months since an Astros pitcher swung a bat in a meaningful game. That changed on Friday night when the first-year American League club played a National League team for the...
ReutersJOHANNESBURG, May 16 (Reuters) - More than 20 South African boys have died over the past week during coming of age rituals, police said on Thursday, and they blamed botched circumcisions as the likely cause of death. Northern Mpumalanga province's police...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH The Astros will be without their smallest -- and arguably best -- player for a few days. Second baseman Jose Altuve was placed on the bereavement list Tuesday night before a 6-2 loss at...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange Astros place Altuve on bereavement list Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was placed on the bereavement list Tuesday, following the death of his grandmother. Altuve is hitting .333 with a .371 on-base percentage in 38 games...
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One of the remarkable things about the 66 finalists announced Monday for the annual Knight Arts Challenge grants is their range, both artistically and geographically. Over the course of five years, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has...
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