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December 29, 2012 | By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times
The people who lived in eastern Germany around 7,000 years ago are thought to have been some of the first farmers. Now, new archaeological evidence suggests they were also surprisingly skilled woodworkers, crafting intricate water wells some two thousand years before metal tools were forged in Europe. Sophisticated in construction, four wells discovered near Leipzig were built using stone carving implements and wooden mauls and wedges, said Willy Tegel, a researcher at the Institute for Forest Growth at the University of Freiburg in Germany.
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December 29, 2012 | By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times
The people who lived in eastern Germany around 7,000 years ago are thought to have been some of the first farmers. Now, new archaeological evidence suggests they were also surprisingly skilled woodworkers, crafting intricate water wells some two thousand years before metal tools were forged in Europe. Sophisticated in construction, four wells discovered near Leipzig were built using stone carving implements and wooden mauls and wedges, said Willy Tegel, a researcher at the Institute for Forest Growth at the University of Freiburg in Germany.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 21, 1992 | KENNETH J. GARCIA and SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A wealthy Century City physician, who pleaded guilty to 25 felony fraud and theft charges after bilking insurance carriers of up to $8 million, claimed he was stressed out after his indictments and has been receiving $266 a week in state disability payments. On Thursday, Dist. Atty. Ira Reiner said Dr. Gershon W.
OPINION
July 18, 2011 | By J. Anderson Thomson and Clare Aukofer
Before John Lennon imagined "living life in peace," he conjured "no heaven … / no hell below us …/ and no religion too. " No religion: What was Lennon summoning? For starters, a world without "divine" messengers, like Osama bin Laden, sparking violence. A world where mistakes, like the avoidable loss of life in Hurricane Katrina, would be rectified rather than chalked up to "God's will. " Where politicians no longer compete to prove who believes more strongly in the irrational and untenable.
SPORTS
September 30, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Top-seeded Steffi Graf needed only 39 minutes in sweeping past Petra Begerow, 6-1, 6-0, and No. 3 Anke Huber beat Barbara Rittner, 7-6, 6-0, in the first round of the $225,000 Volkswagen Grand Prix women's tournament at Leipzig, Germany.
BUSINESS
January 21, 1992 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Fluor Corp. said Monday that it has opened a new office in Leipzig, Germany, to improve its position in the German and Eastern European markets. Fluor's construction and engineering subsidiary, Fluor Daniel GmbH, already has offices in Duesseldorf and Wiesbaden.
SPORTS
October 4, 1993 | Associated Press
Steffi Graf won her 40th consecutive match and the Volkswagen Card Cup, beating Jana Novotna, 6-2, 6-0, at Leipzig, Germany, in their first meeting since this year's Wimbledon final. Graf said after the match that she will be operated on today for a bone chip in her right foot and will skip the Barilla Open in Zurich. She is the defending champion. Graf dominated after breaking Novotna in the sixth game of the first set.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 27, 2004 | From Associated Press
The Johann Sebastian Bach Archive in Leipzig, Germany, will restore and digitize original scores by the composer, with the idea of giving people access to the works via the Internet, officials said Thursday. The project will restore 44 original compositions from Bach's second Leipzig cantata cycle, as well as scores, manuscripts and books about Bach from the 17th to 19th centuries.
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