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Duluth Artist Illustrates New Book for Kids Based on ‘The Choo Choo Bob Show’

I'm not alone in loving trains. The size, the power, the smell of diesel fuel and a friendly wave from the engineer as you watch the train go by. Kids love trains too,just ask my grandson Gus. We watch Thomas the Train whenever he comes over to our house, and of course he has many train books, and even a couple play trains. Looks like a new book will be heading to his house soon.

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Duluth Public Library Closing For A Day

Those of you who consider yourselves bookworms, here's some news for you. Released from the Duluth Public Library. The Duluth Public Library's main library building at 520 W. Superior St. will be closed Monday, September 10, beginning at 1:30 pm.

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Source:  Enokson via flickr
Source: Enokson via flickr
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Chicken Soup For The Soul To Give Fans Chicken Soup For Their Bowl

Fans of the inspirational book series "Chicken Soup For The Soul" can rejoice:  They're about to get chicken soup for their bowl(s) - as the company gets ready to launch a line of actual soups that will hit grocery stores soon

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Fox Photos, Getty Images
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Freddie Mercury Photo Book ‘The Great Pretender: A Life In Pictures’ Coming In September

Late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury is as popular as ever, and the vocalist is getting yet another salute this year. Along with the upcoming documentary release, ‘The Great Pretender,’ which chronicles his life and times, there’s also a new book in the works titled ‘The Great Pretender: A Life in Pictures.’

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Source:  Nick Douglas via flickr
Source: Nick Douglas via flickr
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Encyclopedia Brown’s Author Donald Sobol Passes Away At Age 87

Since 1963, elementary school children have cut their reading-teeth on the Encyclopedia Brown mystery series.  The author of Encyclopedia Brown - Donald J. Sobol - has passed away at the age of 87 in Miami, Florida

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Science Fiction Writer Ray Bradbury Dies At 91

Ray Bradbury,  considered one of the greatest science fiction writers of all time, died earlier today. Bradbury authored "The Martian Chronicles", "Farhrenheit 451", and "The Illustrated Man"  to name a few

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Category: Books, Celebrity
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(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Maurice Sendak – Author Of Where The Wild Things Are Dies

The author of the classic children's book Where The Wild Things Are has passed away.  Maurice Sendak dies at the age of 83 due to complications from a stroke.

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Snoop Dogg ‘Rolling Words’: Rapper To Release Smokable Songbook Printed On Rolling Paper (VIDEO)

Any institute of higher education will consistently encourage you to read, read, read. When we graduate, many of us  drastically cut down our reading habits. Then there's the man who says, "If you worked where I work, when you come home at night you're beat

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Category: Books, Lifestyle, Tech
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The Rolling Stones To Release 50th Anniversary Photo Album

Being a Stones lover since I first saw them on TV, I have collected photos over the years. Now, I can't find them. I must admit the thought of  700 photos of the Stones in a book is the solution to my problem

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Category: Books, Music News
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Keith Richard’s Acceptance Speech After Receiving The Norman Mailer Award [Video]

At last count, I have seventeen books on the Rolling Stones in my library, and I've loved the Stones since they first arrived on the scene in the early 60's..Still do,

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(Photo by Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images)
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A Book Prize For ‘Distinguished’ Keith Richards

Who woulda thunk huh? Rock n roll's original bad boy wins the Mailer Prize for his biography. Turns out this bad boy isn't all that bad after all right?
On a night he was honored for his way with words, Keith Richards was clearly winging it

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(Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
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George W.’s Poison Scare

Very few of us average American people ever get a glimpse of what really goes on in the life of the President. After reading this post, would you really want to be president...even for a day?
Just after 9/11, during a trip to China with President George W

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Category: Books, Political

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