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...this date:In A.D. 68, the Roman Emperor Nero committed suicide, ending a 13-year reign.In 1870, author Charles Dickens died in Gad's Hill Place, England.In 1911, Carrie (sometimes spelled "Carry") A. Nation, the hatchet-wielding...
Alaska can do better than Medicaid expansion

...considering the extremely harmful side effects. Medicaid is effectively an abusive loan shark program right out of Charles Dickens' England. It's designed to make sure that poverty is handed down to the next generation. Surely Alaska can do...
Floyd Dryden students open 'Oliver' at TMHS

...the decision to stand up for him."Set in the 1800s, the musical is based on the famous novel "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens, and features music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. Kolden's team members in organizing the production are Missouri...
Church to celebrate the longest night

When Charles Dickens invented the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and the ``Bah, humbug'' reaction to the holidays, he hit upon a human chord that still...
Singles team up for the holiday season

Norman Rockwell, Charles Dickens, movies and mass market advertising all picture Christmas as a family holiday, brimming over with jolly relatives, a golden...
Dickens' classic opens at Perseverance Theatre

The holiday classic "A Christmas Carol" opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Perseverance Theatre.Written by Charles Dickens in 1843, the story follows the life-altering transformation of grumpy, penny-pinching old Ebenezer Scrooge...
Crafting a Christmas tale

...however offhand, inspired directors Aaron Elmore and Katie Jensen to think about an all-puppet and mask production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." More than 80 hand-crafted puppets and masks later, the play opens at 8 p.m. Friday...
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Remember 'Micawber's equation'

...Alaska can't cure its basic problem until current spending and current revenue more nearly equal one another. Charles Dickens knew that: He made his character Micawber say, "Income 20 pounds, expenditures (one penny short of 20 pounds...
Around Town

...Latter-day Saints, 5100 Glacier Highway. Judy Gibson, 364-2222, or Gaye Willis, 789-7634. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, 5:30 p.m., Chapel by the Lake sanctuary. Details: Call Sylvia Gard, 789-0718, or Carole Wright, 789-7592...
Season 33: Perseverance kicks off first play Friday

...forms (Alfred Hitchcock's "The 39 Steps" and Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol")."The 39 Steps" opens...actors from the Perseverance Young Company.Based on Charles Dickens' 1840s story, the play tells a timeless tale of...


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