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Greek tragedy playing out in legislature clerk's last days

I've said it before, and the person who assembled the proverbs and sayings recorded in Ecclesiastes said it a few thousand years before me: "There's nothing new under the sun.

Richard III's last act

Canadian DNA is playing a key role in identifying whether unearthed bones in Britain are those of Richard III. > Page D10
Meet the Royals: GM, coach pushing Royals for sophomore success

Meet the Royals: GM, coach pushing Royals for sophomore success

As Humphrey Bogart famously said to Claude Rains: "I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship." It wasn't on a Hollywood sound stage replicating an airport runway in Casablanca, however.
Canadian DNA key in search for Richard III

Canadian DNA key in search for Richard III

The answer to one of history's great puzzles may be lying in a British university lab, but it's evidence from a Canadian family that will ultimately close the case.

Humourist's latest work takes her to the stage

North Saanich writer M.A.C. Farrant, one of Canada's sharpest and smartest humourists, will soon make her theatre debut. Next spring, Vancouver's Arts Club Theatre opens its production of My Turquoise Years.
Front-row fracas ends in slap

Front-row fracas ends in slap

Dispute between U.S. publicist, French editor began over seating

Genealogical Society hosts open house at resource centre

The Victoria Genealogical Society is hosting an open house today. Find out more about the society's award-winning Ask Granny educational seminars, provided free to seniors in local retirement homes.

Smokers may have more sleep problems: study

Smokers may get fewer hours of sleep and have less restful slumber than non-smokers, according to a German study that looked at more than 2,000 people.

Too much praise has unintended effects

Last week, a mother asked whether she should insist that her son take lessons to improve his skills. "Our seven-year-old loves to show us his 'moves,' " she wrote.


Real Hawaiian traditions edge out grass-skirt kitsch >D7
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