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By Dan Klinglesmith and Dan Klinglesmith,Contributing Writer | January 16, 1994
Residents of Menton, located on the French Riviera near the Italian frontier, recount an interesting footnote to the Book of Genesis. It's the story of the lemon.As the tale goes, just before abandoning Eden, Eve filched a lemon for the road. Upon finding the purloined fruit, Adam insisted she discard it before God found out -- after all, they had already suffered one gastronomical mishap with the Almighty. Reluctantly, Eve agreed, on the condition she could choose when and where to relinquish the memento.
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By Lorraine Mirabella and The Baltimore Sun | July 22, 2013
What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far? "Not to wait to make a decision on something that has the potential to adversely impact the growth of my company. " What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people? "I enjoy learning about history and visiting museums. " What do you do to relax? "Spend time with my daughters and reading books. " Your (other) dream job would be ... "A talk-show host. " What's on your playlist? "Anthony Hamilton, Charlie Wilson, Whitney Houston, Adele, Robin Thicke, Michael Buble, Andrea Bocelli and Darius Rucker.
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By Seth Sherwood and Seth Sherwood,NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | August 28, 2005
June had barely begun, but the legendary French Riviera celebrity bastion of St.-Tropez already had its first scandale of the summer. All across the seaside village, fresh piles of the June 10 issue of La Tribune de St.-Tropez declared the breaking news. From socialites shopping in the Rodeo Drive-like stores along Rue Francois Sibilli to the jet-setting playboys and billionaires trawling the coconut-oil-scented fleshpots along Mediterranean beaches, the summer crowd that arrives early suddenly found a disturbing front-page discovery that would once have been unthinkable.
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By From Sun news services | January 3, 2009
'Street Gang' tells story of 'Sesame Street' PBS' Sesame Street, which reaches 8 million viewers in 120 countries, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year with many products. The recently published Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street by Michael Davis chronicles the evolution of the show created by Jim Henson, the man behind the Muppets, including Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, and Elmo. Davis is a former Baltimore Sun editor and TV Guide columnist. The fall will see a second book, Sesame Street: A Celebration of Forty Years of Life on the Street, by Louise Gikow, and a DVD, Sesame Street: 40th Anniversary.
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By Lorraine Mirabella and The Baltimore Sun | July 22, 2013
What was the hardest lesson you've learned so far? "Not to wait to make a decision on something that has the potential to adversely impact the growth of my company. " What's a fact about yourself that will surprise people? "I enjoy learning about history and visiting museums. " What do you do to relax? "Spend time with my daughters and reading books. " Your (other) dream job would be ... "A talk-show host. " What's on your playlist? "Anthony Hamilton, Charlie Wilson, Whitney Houston, Adele, Robin Thicke, Michael Buble, Andrea Bocelli and Darius Rucker.
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By From Sun news services | January 3, 2009
'Street Gang' tells story of 'Sesame Street' PBS' Sesame Street, which reaches 8 million viewers in 120 countries, will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year with many products. The recently published Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street by Michael Davis chronicles the evolution of the show created by Jim Henson, the man behind the Muppets, including Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, and Elmo. Davis is a former Baltimore Sun editor and TV Guide columnist. The fall will see a second book, Sesame Street: A Celebration of Forty Years of Life on the Street, by Louise Gikow, and a DVD, Sesame Street: 40th Anniversary.
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By MIKE ROYKO | July 17, 1995
In a recent scholarly lecture, Dr. I.M. Kookie, the noted expert on lots of stuff, presented a unique perspective on the unfortunate Hugh Grant affair."
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By Richard Eder and Richard Eder,Los Angeles Times | May 15, 1994
For building purposes, a dream is at least as important as sand and cement. In 1887, the Riviera was still a place of ornate mansions, 50-servant establishments and European crowned heads sharing pillows with such resplendent courtesans as La Belle Otero and Liane de Pougy. Then the poet-promoter Stephen Liegeard published a rhapsodic book entitled "La Cote d'Azur."It was a dream of a phrase; as Mary Blume writes: "The Riviera is the entire French-Italian coastline, the Cote d'Azur is its myth."
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By Joe Burris | July 22, 2005
Sarah Raley had become so enamored last year with the Today show's annual dream wedding contest that she envisioned entering the contest with her boyfriend of five years, Mark Dale. Problem is, last year's July 5 deadline passed and he hadn't proposed. So one day, Raley, who lives in Valley Lee in Southern Maryland, brought up the subject, piercing two heartfelt hopes with one arrow. "Mark, this is how I want to be married next year, on the Today show," she said. Last August, as the two vacationed on the French Riviera, Dale popped the question and she said, "Yes."
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By RICHARD P. CARPENTER and RICHARD P. CARPENTER,BOSTON GLOBE | April 2, 2006
"Every year, back comes Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants." - Dorothy Parker I would rather think of spring as a time of beauty and bargains for the traveler. Here are some spring-oriented offers: In the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, a $339 Shenandoah National Park package that starts this month represents a savings of 22 percent. The Blue Ridge Package includes a two-night stay (Sunday-Thursday) at either Big Meadows Lodge or the historic Skyland Resort, dinner for two both nights in the main dining room of either facility, and breakfast for two both mornings in the dining rooms.
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By Seth Sherwood and Seth Sherwood,NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE | August 28, 2005
June had barely begun, but the legendary French Riviera celebrity bastion of St.-Tropez already had its first scandale of the summer. All across the seaside village, fresh piles of the June 10 issue of La Tribune de St.-Tropez declared the breaking news. From socialites shopping in the Rodeo Drive-like stores along Rue Francois Sibilli to the jet-setting playboys and billionaires trawling the coconut-oil-scented fleshpots along Mediterranean beaches, the summer crowd that arrives early suddenly found a disturbing front-page discovery that would once have been unthinkable.
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By MIKE ROYKO | July 17, 1995
In a recent scholarly lecture, Dr. I.M. Kookie, the noted expert on lots of stuff, presented a unique perspective on the unfortunate Hugh Grant affair."
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By Richard Eder and Richard Eder,Los Angeles Times | May 15, 1994
For building purposes, a dream is at least as important as sand and cement. In 1887, the Riviera was still a place of ornate mansions, 50-servant establishments and European crowned heads sharing pillows with such resplendent courtesans as La Belle Otero and Liane de Pougy. Then the poet-promoter Stephen Liegeard published a rhapsodic book entitled "La Cote d'Azur."It was a dream of a phrase; as Mary Blume writes: "The Riviera is the entire French-Italian coastline, the Cote d'Azur is its myth."
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By Dan Klinglesmith and Dan Klinglesmith,Contributing Writer | January 16, 1994
Residents of Menton, located on the French Riviera near the Italian frontier, recount an interesting footnote to the Book of Genesis. It's the story of the lemon.As the tale goes, just before abandoning Eden, Eve filched a lemon for the road. Upon finding the purloined fruit, Adam insisted she discard it before God found out -- after all, they had already suffered one gastronomical mishap with the Almighty. Reluctantly, Eve agreed, on the condition she could choose when and where to relinquish the memento.
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By New York Times | December 11, 1990
THE DAY of the dictator is over" in Latin America, proclaimed President Bush a few days ago in Argentina. For the most part, he's right.But in Latin America's oldest and poorest republic, Haiti, the dictator's shadow still lingers, nearly five years after a popular revolt forced Jean-Claude Duvalier to flee to the French Riviera.That shadow could at last be driven off if free elections proceed on schedule this Sunday. After a first electoral attempt was halted by gun thugs, and a second marred by military meddling, Haiti has its best chance yet to break with an unhappy past.
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By BALTIMORE SUN STAFF | May 10, 2009
Cannes, France, on the French Riviera, is best known for its film festival, which each year attracts the stars of the entertainment world. The city's motto - "Life is a festival" - is a perfect creed for inhabitants of a resort town overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea and peppered with glitzy celebrities. The 62nd Cannes Film Festival opens Wednesday and runs until May 24. This year's highlights are expected to include the premiere of Quentin Tarantino's new film, Inglourious Basterds, starring Brad Pitt, as well as Disney's new animated film, Up. Here are fives things to do in Cannes: 1 Sniff the air : Get a whiff of how French perfume is made, from the processing of raw materials to the finished product at Musee International de la Parfumerie.
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