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  • Correction: Capricorn Studio Renaissance story

    ATLANTA - In a story Dec. 3 about Mercer Music at Capricorn, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the co-founders of Capricorn Records was Frank Fenton. It should have said his last name was Fenter, not Fenton.
  • A quick look at British Columbia's COVID-19 reopening plan

    VICTORIA - The B.C. government has outlined its plan to reopen the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic under guidelines aimed at controlling the spread of the virus. Here is a list services that will be allowed to reopen and when:
  • Worth the risk? It's not easy to put a value on a cathedral

    LONDON - Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, historians and artisans work to preserve the medieval landmark.
  • Leonardo da Vinci's Christ painting sells for record $450M

    NEW YORK - A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at auction on Wednesday, smashing previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately.
  • Trump's budget boosts military but cuts GOP, Dem favourites

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's new $1.15 trillion budget would reshape America's government with the broad, conservative strokes he promised as a candidate, ordering generous increases for the military, slashing domestic programs and riling both fellow Republicans and Democrats by going after favoured programs.
  • Casting Oscar: Foundry creates each statuette as work of art

    ROCK TAVERN, N.Y. - Every Oscar fist-pumped or tearfully cradled by Academy Award winners is first cast, buffed and fussed over at a foundry far from Hollywood.

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