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  • How A Former ‘Queen Of Excuses’ Lost 277 Pounds

    How A Former ‘Queen Of Excuses’ Lost 277 Pounds

    At 457 pounds, Rhonda Martin felt “very sad and very isolated.” “My life consisted of basically home and work,” she recalled in a HuffPost Live interview, explaining how limited her life had become as a result of her size. “At the time, I could only walk 150 steps at... Read More »

  • California newspaper asks reporters to help with deliveries

    California newspaper asks reporters to help with deliveries

    One of California’s largest newspapers has asked reporters and other employees to help deliver papers on Sundays, according to a memo obtained by Reuters, the latest sign of the toll that financial woes are taking on print journalism. The Santa Ana-based Orange County Register, which... Read More »

  • Boston Bombing Survivor Vows To Run Marathon Next Year

    Boston Bombing Survivor Vows To Run Marathon Next Year

    A woman injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing who had several surgeries before having part of her leg amputated recently was discharged from a rehab facility Saturday and has vowed to run the race next year. Rebekah DiMartino said she looks forward to getting her stitches out in early... Read More »

  • Emmylou Harris Salutes Joan Baez

    Emmylou Harris Salutes Joan Baez

    One listen to Emmylou Harris’ obscure 1969 solo debut album, Gliding Bird, and you’ll hear the obvious influence of folk singer Joan Baez on the future Country Music Hall of Fame member. It’s fitting then that Harris was on hand to perform a tribute to Baez as the performer... Read More »

  • Emmylou Harris to Be Honored at All-Star Show in Washington

    Emmylou Harris to Be Honored at All-Star Show in Washington

    Although she’s been releasing her own records for nearly half a century, Emmylou Harris is perhaps best known as roots music’s ultimate duet partner. The Red Dirt Girl has teamed up with everyone from Bob Dylan to Beck, making friends with multiple generations of folkies and country... Read More »

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