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  1. Composer John Luther Adams wins Pulitzer Prize for 'Become Ocean'

    The award goes to "a haunting orchestral work that suggests a relentless tidal surge."
    Classical · Story
  2. British Men Win Equal-Pay Claim Against University

    At issue was how much money the 18 men – carpenters, plumbers and caretakers – employed by the University of Wales, Trinity St. David, made compared with female workers on the same pay scale.
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  3. Tweet Suits: Social Media And The Law

    In this age of social media, is every negative experience a possible class action?
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  4. Stowaway Teen's Father Was Shocked To Hear Son Was In Hawaii

    The 15-year-old boy hid in the wheel well of a jet that flew Sunday from San Jose, Calif., to Maui. Though temperatures plunged and oxygen was scant, he survived. The father says Allah "saved him."
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  5. Why you should care about silent films, especially this weekend

    A chamber orchestra, an experimental theater company and a university film department bring the silent film era to life.
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  6. Debate: Millennials Don't Stand A Chance

    Narcissistic and ill-prepared for the future? Or civic-minded and entrepreneurial? Two teams tackle stereotypes and realities about young Americans in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S.
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  7. A T. Rex Treks To Washington For A Shot At Fame

    The Smithsonian is set to unpack something it's never had before: a rare, nearly complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. It's a gift from a Montana museum that says this T. rex deserves to be famous.
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  8. Remembering Brian Priestman, former Denver Symphony conductor, 1927-2014

    He was a maestro with panache, and left a big impression on Colorado audiences in the 1970s.
    Classical · Story
  9. By Helping Gay Athletes, Group Hopes To Refocus On Talent

    This week, Derrick Gordon became the first openly gay player in NCAA Division 1 basketball. You Can Play, the organization that helped him through the process, wants to be irrelevant eventually.
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  10. In The Land Of Razor Clams, Dinner Hides Deep Within The Sand

    Clam digging satisfies that primeval urge to go out into nature and find free food. And inveterate Washington state clam diggers admit they compete to get their daily limit of 15 clams.
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