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Street rhythm

In the city where Florencia Gonzalez grew up — the Uruguayan capital of Montevideo — every neighborhood has its own candombe group. These are drum outfits that might meet on a Sunday afternoon, a Wednesday night, or particular holidays, depending on neig
Florencia Gonzalez gets ugly . Plus, Dave Holland is sitting pretty.
By JON GARELICK  |  August 28, 2009
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Adrian Soiza and Dani Umpi | Dramatica

Uruguay, a small nation often shadowed by neighbors Argentina and Brazil, is home to a thriving music scene that has produced some of the best performers and composers of the "southern cone" of South America.
Los Años Luz (2009)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  August 21, 2009

Gubernatorial agonistes

On Tuesday, WRNI political reporter and former Phoenix news editor and master of the Casa Diablo elbow bend, Ian Donnis, broke the news that veteran political communications specialist, Bill Fischer, head ramrod at True North Communications, had sign
Caprio makes a big move. Plus, reasons to block the LNG terminal
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  August 07, 2009
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Interview: Lance Hammer

Some filmmakers seek to penetrate the mystery of human existence through cinema.  
Delta force
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 28, 2008
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Tough love

The staff at Gauchos are the key to the experience and the best part of the meal.
Disappointing meat from friendly staff at Gauchos
By BRIAN DUFF  |  May 21, 2008
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Jobs with a future

A fifth/a quarter/a third of all jobs that people will be doing in 15/20/25 years have yet to be conceived, or the job you’re doing now won’t exist in 20 years, or not in the way you do it now.
With the job market in flux, how can colleges prepare students for any career?
By F.S. WOLFE  |  April 28, 2008


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Web lore

Ultimate Blogs: Masterworks from the Wild Web outs itself on the back cover: “A book of blogs? WTF!!!”
Sarah Boxer’s best of the blogosphere
By SHARON STEEL  |  February 25, 2008
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A Wire runs through it

Here’s the scenario: Local ownership sells off a mid-market, well-respected and Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper to a huge media conglomerate in a major American city.
The HBO drama is spot-on in diagnosing newspapers’ woes
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 23, 2008

Crossword: ''The worst of 2007''


Let us look back, and feel shame.
By MATT JONES  |  January 09, 2008
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Vlora

The “fork-tender grilled octopus” is true to its name and brings three tentacles almost big enough to carry off Captain Nemo of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea .
Covering all the bases with first-class Albanian and more
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  October 17, 2007
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NAScar-bon neutral?

Anyone trying to get their minds around the complicated puzzles of greenhouse gases and global warming can learn a thing or two by watching how motor sports are adapting to the growing pressure to become eco-friendly.
Motor sports make an improbable environmentalist example
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 30, 2007


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We found Whitey Bulger . . . and he’s still missing

I get a lot of calls about Bulger, but this one was different. Watch video footage of a possible Whitey sighting in California
Anniversary party: The FBI celebrates 12 years of failure
By DAVID BOERI  |  January 05, 2007

Liz launches

It’s no secret that Democrat Elizabeth Roberts, a stalwart state senator from Cranston, is running for lieutenant governor.
Dems’ gubernatorial ticket shows some gusto  
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  May 25, 2006