Monday, December 10, 2012
Named the quartet-in-residence at Indiana University's Jacob School of Music in March 2012, the Pacifica was the quartet-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2009 – 2012) – a position previously held by the Guarneri String Quartet – and received the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance.
In a first-in-the nation program, Oregon will charge 5000 volunteer car owners by the mile rather than taxed on their fuel use. The program is meant to help raise more revenue to pay for road and bridges projects. Due to greater fuel efficiency, hybrid and electric cars revenues from gasoline taxes have declined thus limiting costly road and bridge repairs across the nation.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think Patriots owner Robert Kraft's decision NOT to appeal the Leagues punishment will lead Commissioner Roger Goodell to reduce the penalty to Tom Brady?