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Former camping site turned into gorgeous family home clad in charred wood and natural stone

When tasked with creating a family home in Austin, local firm, Michael Hsu Office of Architecture, decided to go with a blend of charred wood, locally-sourced stone and glass panels. The result is the stunning Llano retreat, a design that was strategically built to embrace the natural landscape, while providing a contemporary, but cozy living space.   Situated along the Llano River in central Texas, the building site was used for years by the family as a camping and fishing spot for the weeken...
Tags: Texas, Design, Austin, Architecture, Gallery, Interior Design, Home Design, Llano, Laura Roberts, Douglas Fir, Llano River, Charred Wood, Shou Sugi Ban, Nature Inspired Homes, Locally Sourced Building Materials, Shou sugi ban homes

Oregon Health & Science University narrows president search

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Health & Science University has narrowed its search for a new president to three out-of-state finalists. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Monday that the candidates will be visiting campus in the coming weeks. The candidates are Dr. Jay Hess, Dr. Laura Roberts and Dr. Danny Jacobs. Hess is vice president for university […]
Tags: News, Portland, Ore AP, Oregon Health Science University, Laura Roberts, Nation & World, Oregon Health amp ; Science University, Jay Hess, Danny Jacobs Hess

Cole Swindell reveals which song helped spark his country music career

Eight years ago, Cole Swindell signed his first publishing deal and hit the ground running, writing and co-writing songs that went on to become hits for artists such as Luke Bryan, Craig Campbell, Thomas Rhett and Florida Georgia Line. In 2013 he released his first single as a recording artist, “Chillin’ It,” and landed a record deal, putting out his self-titled debut album in 2014.  As the single climbed the charts, Swindell said it all snowballed from there. He charted again with the singles “...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Steve Martin, Angela Bassett, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Martin Short, Southern California, Concerts, Luke Bryan, Northridge, Bryan, Joseph Llanes, Chris Janson

Photos: Blake Shelton is People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

NEW YORK (AP) — People magazine named Blake Shelton its Sexiest Man Alive for 2017 on Tuesday, but it took some convincing by his girlfriend Gwen Stefani to get her guy on board. The country music superstar and coach on NBC’s “The Voice” hates being the center of attention, the magazine said. File – Musician Blake Shelton performs onstage during the People’s Choice Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on January 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Shelton was named as People magazine’s 2017 “Se...
Tags: New York, Nbc, Microsoft, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Gwen Stefani, People Magazine, Oklahoma, Voice, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Kevin, Los Angeles California, CMT, Shelton

Matthew Ramsey of Old Dominion talks new music, relationships and the CMAs ahead of two Southern California gigs

September has shaped up to be a big month for country music quintet Old Dominion. The guys, including vocalist and guitarist Matthew Ramsey, guitarist and keys player Trevor Rosen, drummer Whit Sellers, bassist Geoff Sprung and guitarist Brad Tursi, recently got off of 45-day straight stint on the road and returned home to Nashville to find that their sophomore record, “Happy Endings,” debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s top country albums chart. It’s not all that surprising since its lead single, “No...
Tags: Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Carrie Underwood, Nashville, Selena Gomez, Dierks Bentley, Eric Clapton, Southern California, Concerts, Tupac Shakur, Old Dominion, Huntington Beach, Zac Brown, Austin Texas

QB Aaron Rodgers' Retweet Gets Iowa Teens Out Of Final Exam

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers scored a lot of points with some high school students in  Janesville, Iowa, with just one retweet. Students in a sports literature class in the Janesville Consolidated School District made a deal with teacher Laura Roberts, a big Rodgers fan. She agreed to cancel the final exam if someone in the class could get a retweet from Rodgers, according to That job fell to student Payton Mayer, who laid his heart on the line in less than 140 characte...
Tags: News, Indianapolis, Iowa, Nba, Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, Espn, Kobe Bryant, Huffington Post, David Moye, Rodgers, Bryant, Pate, Laura Roberts, WRTV, William Pate

Micro Power Electronics laying off 140 workers

Not all economic news is good news these days, including formal notification to state officials that by Micro Power Electronics will lay off about 140 employees at its Beaverton location near the end of the year. The first layoffs were expected to begin 60 days following Oct. 30, with additional job losses continuing through March for the final total, according to a letter dated that day that parent company Greatbatch sent to Laura Roberts of the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workf...
Tags: Beaverton, Micro Power Electronics, Greatbatch, Laura Roberts, Oregon Department of Community Colleges

After 20 years, gold medallist Christine Nesbitt connects with childhood rival

Canadian speed skating star Christine Nesbitt, left, admits that a big inspiration to her 2010 Olympic gold medal was the fierce rivalry she had with grade school opponent Laura Roberts, right. The two connected for a chat after decades apart.
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