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Topic - John Steinbeck
Britain's education minister says he has not killed a mockingbird, but many literature-lovers don't believe him.
Fire officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire that badly damaged a Korean barbecue restaurant several miles west of the Las Vegas Strip.
Fire officials say a Las Vegas pet store owner is accused of setting her business ablaze, but all 28 puppies inside have been rescued.
A vessel made famous by author John Steinbeck is sitting at a Port Townsend boat yard as the owner makes plans to move it to Salinas, Calif.
A trove of the writer's personal letters, manuscripts and photographs from his sunny three-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper East Side will be offered Wednesday at Bloomsbury Auctions in New York.
While not as important as earlier Steinbeck documents, "these manuscripts are fascinating as they offer a look inside the creative imagination of a major writer," he said.
There's no John Steinbeck to tell a story of a trek very different from the journey taken in the opposite direction by the Joads of Oklahoma, but a study by the Manhattan Institute finds prosperous Californians fleeing dramatically higher taxes, tightening regulations, union power that pushes up labor costs, more expensive electricity, and ever more costly housing and commercial real estate.