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You've doubtless pondered the role that chance plays in life — who wins, who loses, who lives, who dies. “Everything is Illuminated,” the moving new play on offer at the Next Theatre in Evanston, ponders an especially intriguing piece of...
Born in Ukraine, raised in Palestine, the toast of the Catskills and the inevitable guest star at countless Jewish celebrations the world over, the song "Hava Nagila" has pulled many a goy (and I'd like to thank Dave Fantle for letting me crash his...
Tags: Judaism, Music, Movies, Religion and Belief, Music Box Theatre
US farmers have dealt with risk management issues similar to this year's many times over, including 1980 and 1988 droughts where prices soared to 2x original prices in just a few short months. In 1993 flooding and drought also caused major problems, and...
8/25/11 — Recently, grain markets have received all bullish news, with media reports of smaller-than-expected yields likely for corn and soybeans in 2011, the Pro Farmer tour reinforcing those beliefs, and USDA's August report numbers shockingly...
10/13/11 — Grains have rallied recently, with Tuesday's limit up move in corn (40c gains) and large rally in other grains pushing grains up in the recent 7 day period. That has pushed corn 70c above its lows of the Sept.30 report day, a recovery...
Tags: Cheng Yu-tung, Weather Reports, Russia, Arable Farming, Weather
What a difference two weeks makes in the ag commodities markets. In the last column we were discussing how high the corn acreage was and the re-adjustment upward of the corn stocks by some 300 million bushels. On the July 12, USDA's WASDE report adjusted...
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World NowJailed former Ukrainian leader Yulia Tymoshenko lost an appeal Wednesday to overturn her conviction for abusing her power, charges that Western leaders argue are politically motivated....
The Religion WorldReligion News Service news aggregator Daniel Burke picked up this item from blogger Jonathan Turley: A Catholic group in Ukraine says SpongeBob Squarepants is “a large-scale experiment on Ukrainian children” to “create criminals and...
Channel Guide MagazineYou have to admit that it’s a pretty creepy setting. Chernobyl Diaries is set in the town of Pripyat, in the Ukraine. Back in the waning days of the Soviet Union, Pripyat was the location of the world’s most infamous nuclear plant disaster....
World NowUkrainian President Viktor Yanukovich signed a bill into law Wednesday that makes Russian an official language in some parts of the former Soviet republic. The bow to the country's large Russian minority has outraged Ukrainian nationalists and the...
World NowA political debate over whether to enshrine Russian as an official language in much of Ukraine brought lawmakers to fisticuffs this week, playing on enduring divisions in the country over cultural identity....
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