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  • Prince George's County Council member Karen Toles

    P.G. council member Toles guilty of reckless driving

    Prince George's County Council member Karen Toles was found guilty by a judge Wednesday of reckless driving and ordered to pay a $402 fine in relation to a highly publicized incident in February during which police said she drove in excess of 100 miles per hour on the Capital Beltway.

  • Popcorn and snowflakes: 'Nutcracker' at the movies

    For so many American kids, it's their first _ and sometimes only _ exposure to ballet: A holiday performance of "The Nutcracker," that classic tale of a little girl's dreamlike encounters with battling mice and toy soldiers, a dashing prince, a growing Christmas tree and a land of sweets.

  • Agrotourists Soyoung Ho harvests cabernet sauvignon grapes in Amissville, Va. Gray Ghost Vineyards rewards volunteer workers with a 15 percent discount on wine along with lunch and T-shirts. (Steve Hay/Special to The Washington Times)

    Virginia wine industry's harvest blues

    Starting with Hurricane Irene, Virginia's winemaking region has become drenched during the last months of grape-growing season — the time when vintners most hope for drought to concentrate the berries' flavors.

  • This November 2010 photo courtesy of the New York City Ballet/Paul Kolnik shows Jenifer Ringer, as the Sugar Plum Fairy, left, and Jared Angle, as the Cavalier, during a performance of "The Nutcracker," at Lincoln Center in New York.  It's Christmas, and for a ballerina at New York City ballet, that means immersing yourself in visions of sugarplums in "The Nutcracker." What veteran dancer Jenifer Ringer surely didn't expect was to be accused of having eaten one sugarplum too many.    (AP Photo/New York City Ballet, Paul Kolnik) NO SALES

    Her, fat? Ballerina tells critic she's just fine

    Christmas is upon us, and for a top ballerina at New York City Ballet, that means one sure thing: suiting up in tulle and sequins as the Sugarplum Fairy in the annual classic, "The Nutcracker." What Jenifer Ringer surely didn't expect was to be accused of having "eaten one sugarplum too many."

  • NYC ballerina responds to critic's weight jab

    A New York City Ballet dancer says a newspaper critic needn't apologize for calling her plump in a performance of "The Nutcracker."

  • Performers sparkle

    When it comes to praise, dancers often find their contributions taking a back seat to the buzz about the latest choreographic offerings. In 2007, however, the spotlight beamed on dancers whose incandescent performances left an indelible impression.

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