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Reeves’ noting the increasing importance that Pakistan played in Middle Eastern politics served as a backdrop for his commentary on America’s longstanding lack of interest in international affairs. Explanations for this disengagement included a reluctance to acknowledge the increasing vulnerability of the United States. Addendum to explanations are an insistence that Americans become better informed, with 9/11 offered as a warning for what can happen again, should isolationism continue to dominate.
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35759
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Pinehurst NC’s Carolina hotel, established during the last century, got an extensive upgrade. This state of the art facility now assured the adoption of modern conveniences such as spa suites, offered beauty care products made from local resources, and maintained the integrity of the original architecture like the copper clad cupola.
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35399
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Harry Davidson inherited an orchestra desperately in need of leadership to develop its potential. His shared secrets of success included Mozart and Haydn as teaching tools for students and a passion for teaching. By year three of his leadership, faculty and students’ heightened morale inspired Davidson to start planning programs by the season rather than the concert.
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35398
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The author offered a favorable review of Digital Audio Radio Service, or Satellite Radio. Among advantages over AM/FM highlighted were the number of channels, widespread access, live broadcasts, a digital display for the song and artist, and CD-level listening quality, all at a comparatively low price.
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35760
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The author reflected on the value that wood stoves, existing before the widespread adoption of electricity Down East during the 1940s, had for the region’s people. Leggett offered illustrations such as the better tastes of wood stove cooked foods, stories featuring family members like the author’s mother, and the important role these stoves played during holidays such as Christmas.
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35758
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The fourth annual symposium of the Southern Foodways Alliance continued the trend of valuing traditions associated with Southern cooking culture and the region’s farming industry. Discussed during this symposium was challenges that contemporary regional farmers face, due to the USDA’s implementing the corporate farm mentality. Also highlighted was challenges of maintaining Southern cooking cultural traditions, with an increasingly diverse and transient regional population.
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