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Stories with subject: Friendships
  • Special julep cups offered to support Old Friends 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:07 am
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Woodford Reserve is selling special mint julep cups to raise money for an organization that takes care of retired thoroughbreds.

  • 2 nations leading jet search have turbulent past 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:17 am
  • CANBERRA, Australia - The leaders of Malaysia and Australia have used warm and glowing terms to assure the world that their partnership in the desperate hunt for a missing airliner is built on a firm and abiding friendship. But it's also an odd-couple relationship that has proved brittle in the past and has been blighted by hostility, rivalries and cultural misunderstandings.

  • Irvine drops 'friendship' plan with Vietnam city 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 10:49 am
  • IRVINE, California - Irvine council members voted 3-2 to draw up new criteria for forming ties with foreign cities after a plan to join in "friendship" with Nha Trang in Vietnam was met with protest.

  • Musicians gather in S. Indiana town to perform 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 2:55 pm
  • STINESVILLE, Indiana - STINESVILLE - Every month or two, on a Saturday night, Stinesville's step-back-in-time general store undergoes a transformation. A hundred cushioned chairs emerge from storage and are placed around the room, all facing the center of the 120-year-old mercantile. They cart in stage lights and a soundboard, then arrange some bar stools in the center of the room amid sparsely stocked pantry shelves, toys from yesteryear, rusty metal advertising signs, a lit-up Coca-Cola wall clock and two fading Quarry Lad letter jackets displayed on hangars.