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Meet the man who works on the tiniest trains in the world
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An HO gauge train car is about the size of a pop can and a large layout can be as big as half a basketball court, while Williams' four layouts drew a crowd even though his show space was the size of your desk at work. He carries his T and Z gauge …

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Soap maker finds small-business success
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This week's Monday Q&A features Rachel Kocak, owner of Prairie Jayne Soap and one of the almost 70 makers whose work will be for sale Friday at the Sioux Falls Made Market, which runs from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Cherapa Place downtown. Question: Tell …

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Senate on pace for lightest work schedule in 60 years
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has worked painstakingly to craft an identity that's distinct from the raucous presidential contest — one built on stability and passage of legislation the Democrats couldn't get through when they controlled the Senate.

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Lawmakers look to loosen regulations on craft breweries, distilleries
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We don't want to stifle the craft beer industry.” Ohio's 12 percent limit on alcohol in beer was set in 2002, when craft breweries were far rarer. Today, roughly 2,500 Ohioans work at about 190 craft breweries, more than triple the number just since 2012.

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French Bulldog restaurant puts everything up for sale Sunday
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"We both went to gross high school here, so we did a lot of volunteer work back in the day with them." The old Bulldog will be reopening in a month as a craft brewery called Cask Republic. The new owners are stunned and happy by the turnout.

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Fast Lap Virginia, other tenants coming to overhauled Denbigh shopping center
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Arlington said the Denbigh location would cater to the area's NASCAR and racing fans — a measure Gold said would work well given the area's proximity to Langley Speedway in Hampton and the Richmond International Raceway. "This is NASCAR country," Gold …

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'System of Ghosts': Award-winning poet blends past, present
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Both snow and time, the poem argues, acquire great weight as they accumulate. “System of Ghosts” is filled with similarly engaging poems. Tigue knows just how to bring her disparate sources and notions — and the ghosts of the past — together to craft …

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Step Into The Surreal World Of Artist-Designer Hubert Le Gall And You'll Feel …
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Never working with established furniture manufacturers, he eschews mass production intrinsic to the design industry, instead favoring making objects in extremely small series of eight or 25 – echoing the craftwork of yesteryear when artisans made one …

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Lewis Hamilton sabotage talk is work of 'lunatics' after Russian GP failure …
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His drive was a gutsy and determined one, avoiding the Daniil Kvyat-induced chaos of the first corner to move himself into contention having started in the midfield (again, due to mechanical problems in qualifying). He was fifth after one lap. Then his …

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Christopher Jackson Plays Presidential in Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton'
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"To see his [Miranda's] growth and his maturation as a writer, you know, from sort of this obscure kid with this great idea — and being able to inject so much heart and feeling into the work that he was doing — to just the force of intelligence and …

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The science behind SpaceX's ambitious plan to land a spacecraft on Mars
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Mars's gravity is more than twice as strong as the Moon's, so a landing craft needs a lot more help decelerating than the Apollo lunar missions did. But Mars's atmosphere is … “People were saying, 'it's not going to work,'” San Martin says. But …

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The Secret Of His Great Strength: Ai Weiwei At Idomeni
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An iconic moment of film history: Travis Bickle, preparing for his assassination attempt, shaves off his own hair to craft a mohawk in Taxi Driver. As Full Metal … in hospital. In The English Patient, Hana cuts her hair as she begins working as an …

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'Creating something beautiful:' Savannah beaders praise therapeutic craft
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She broke a glass bead recently while working on the inside corner of a beaded box. But otherwise, it's peaceful. “At home, by yourself, it's very therapeutic,” Wilson says. Locals may have a better chance seeing the work of her fellow beaders. One of …

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Historic Charleston Foundation honors Charleston's hidden preservationists
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Condon works with Brian O'Neil at Historic Woodworks in a small warehouse off upper Meeting Street. There, the pair craft window frames and sashes, handrails, doors, mantels, moldings, shutters, columns, spindles and cabinets. “The variety keeps the …

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Rustic scenes, sports teams used in restaurant's colorful decor
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The restaurant owner had ideas for pieces he wanted to hang on the walls, but the artisans offered so many design choices, he became overwhelmed. "It's amazing to see how many different themes you could choose from. They even asked if I wanted them to …

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London Craft Week 2016: The most exciting artists to look out for
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Last year London Craft Week launched with incredible success as it opened the doors to London's myriad studios, galleries, ateliers and brands working every day to preserve and promote traditional craftsmanship and artisan practices. This year, the …

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Off The Grid: Francois Morellet At Ninety
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Eyebrows were raised in 1967 when abstract geometric artist and prankster François Morellet created four symbols in neon light tubes which said when translated: Nil. No. Ass. Cunt. Now sixty years into a dazzling and varied career, it's time to send …

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Ohio State's Braxton Miller selected by Houston Texans
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“(I'm) just making sure I'm on top of my routes with the outside routes and everything, just making sure the way I work, making sure my body is good too with maintenance and everything,” Miller said. “Whatever you do, you work at it and you perfect …

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Museum goes to work on exhibition
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Lynn Museum Director Drew Russo says the newest exhibit, “Industry and Craft: People at Work in Lynn,” is “history told through the eyes of Lynn.” BY BRIDGET TURCOTTE. LYNN — May 5 will be a big night for the Lynn Museum. The museum's annual …

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Growing arts and crafts market isn't just for kids
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Specialty craft chains generally haven't been that aggressive in going after the online marketplace, but the category "doesn't really work that well online," said Michael Baker, a Deutsche Bank analyst covering arts and crafts retailer Michaels. People …

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'No Man's Sky' Lore: How Star Trek And Watchmen Storytellers Helped Craft The …
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Murray points out that the wide array of activities in the game (exploration, trading and action) will allow players to craft their own stories, which cannot be scripted. To give players a taste of how a No Man's Sky narrative could look like, Hello …

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A-list clients fly around the world to see this hair stylist
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Celebrity clients now fly her all around the world to touch up their dye job, but Hazan told CNBC she never explicitly set out to work with celebrities. "My goal was just to have a good time, do what I love to do, learn as much as I can. … I just …

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Kyle Craft: Dolls of Highland
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Members of an alt rock band with a penchant for sprawling, epic melody, at first it must have seemed an unlikely if not bonkers idea for Craft to work with such men. But Dolls of Highland is elevated, thanks to the duo's handy work. The addition of a …

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