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Taiwan county builds huge glass shoe as tribute to women

CHIAYI, Taiwan A Taiwanese county has built an enormous glass shoe as a tribute to local women who suffered from a debilitating foot disease.

Completed last month, the transparent 17-meter (55-foot) tall structure in Chiayi county in the southwest of the island has already attracted large numbers of visitors even before it officially opens in two weeks.

‘Music City’ set for party

NASHVILLE—“Music City” finally is ready to show the NHL just how big a party this town can throw, and it’s only fitting that Barry Trotz will be coaching in Nashville’s first all-star game.

Trotz helped build hockey in Nashville, coaching the Predators from their expansion start in 1997, and he earned a trip to this all-star game thanks to the Washington Capitals.

Slumping Habs lose again

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Cam Atkinson helped deliver a rare feel-good night in Columbus and maybe brought a puppy—or three—into a young fan’s home.

Atkinson had his third-career hat trick and Brandon Saad scored twice to help the Blue Jackets beat the struggling Montreal Canadiens 5-2 last night to snap a three-game losing streak.