HEART OF THE NATION - The Australian
The AustralianHEART OF THE NATIONThe AustralianPhotograph: John Baxter. A West Australian bank manager communes with the Milky Way from a Nambung sand dune. Photograph: Michael Goh. Raising young kangaroos orphaned by roadkill is not as easy as it looks. Photograph: Doug Gimesy. How many ...
Posted on 9 February 2017 | 2:23 pm
SRQ Daily Feb 7, 2017 - SRQ Magazine
SRQ Daily Feb 7, 2017SRQ MagazineSteve John, citrus production manager for SMR Farms in Lakewood Ranch, says over the past five years, the spread of citrus greening has led to a 15-20 percent decline in fruit harvested per acre. “We're struggling with tree health and box .... Join the ...
Posted on 6 February 2017 | 9:04 pm
Enfield Officials Say Canaan's Offer to
Valley NewsEnfield Officials Say Canaan's Offer to Dorchester Is 'Bribery'Valley News5 pressed them to issue a response to the article, Selectboard Chairman John Kluge said. Although Samson said the Selectboard had discussed the topic before he made the offer to Dorchester residents, the Canaan Selectboard didn't take up the matter for ...
Posted on 25 January 2017 | 9:23 pm
A Boston view of the world - The Boston
The Boston GlobeA Boston view of the worldThe Boston GlobeCartography in our time is an exercise in precision. There's Google Maps, Silicon Valley's attempt to answer, in extraordinary detail, any question you might have about what's located where on the planet. Then there's the election-night wizardry of CNN ...
Posted on 21 January 2017 | 10:13 pm
Draining the Swamp - The New Yorker
The New YorkerDraining the SwampThe New YorkerTed Widmer is the director of the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress. He has taught history at Washington College and Brown University, and was a historical adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in 2012. His next book, “Lincoln on ...
Posted on 18 January 2017 | 9:01 pm
North End mansion listed at $84.5M
Priced at $84.5 million, a direct-oceanfront mansion under construction on the North End has entered the market as the island’s most expensive property, according to the local multiple listing service. Sporting its own bowling alley, the French-style house is rising on the double lot – expansive even by Palm Beach standards – that measures about 2 acres with 242 feet of beachfront at 1071 N ...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 2:15 pm
2 philosophers share $1.5 million Kluge
It was endowed by philanthropist John Kluge and honours achievement in fields including history, philosophy, anthropology, sociology and religion. Habermas and Taylor will split the $1.5 million award. Habermas is an 86-year-old German whose books include ...
Posted on 10 August 2015 | 4:02 pm
The art of the steal
Trump paid just a fraction of the assessed worth of the property, which has a tangled history. John Kluge and his third wife, Patricia, build Albemarle House on 22 acres south of Charlottesville. The 23,500-square foot manor boasts 45 rooms, a helipad ...
Posted on 29 June 2015 | 1:13 pm
A 'Philanthropunk' on Potty Humor
"You have a toilet, and I have a toilet," said John Kluge, the philanthropist who founded the organization Toilet Hackers last year. "It's one of the most important, if not the most important, innovations for how we live, but almost half...
Posted on 6 August 2013 | 1:10 pm
Kluge v. Trump: Lawsuit alleges land-deal
Both land and mansion are now owned by Donald Trump. A lawsuit filed April 5 in Albemarle Circuit Court contends that Trump "fraudulently acquired" the separate front yard and is now stiffing John Kluge's trust for more money promised if Albemarle House ...
Posted on 18 April 2013 | 3:25 am
Trump fires Kluge from her own winery
Kluge famously received a US$100 million divorce settlement in 1990 from broadcasting billionaire John Kluge, the richest man in America in the ‘80s. She declared bankruptcy in June 2011.
Posted on 20 June 2012 | 8:49 pm
Va. philanthropist, billionaire John Kluge
John Kluge, once listed as the wealthiest man in America, who built an investment in a radio station into a broadcasting empire that was the forerunner to Fox Television, has died. He was 95.
Posted on 8 September 2010 | 4:11 pm