British Columbia

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Tom Hooper

Canadian rocker Neil Young famously sang the words, �It's better to burn out than to fade away.� Well, our final story today is about a Canadian rocker who didn't take Young's advice. The World's Jason Margolis met him in Victoria, British Columbia.

Politics

Geo answer and Global Hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Igloolik, Nunavut. This town is home to Artcirq, an Inuit community circus troupe that will perform at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC next year. Boston Globe reporter Linda Matchan speaks with anchor Jeb Sharp.

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Geo Quiz

Historians say France had no wine before 600 BC. That's when settlers from elsewhere in the Mediterranean region colonized what is now France and began wine-making. For today's geography puzzler, we want to know who those settlers were.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz sought the identity of settlers who in 600 B.C. colonized what is now France and introduced the region to wine-making. The answer is the Greeks. Anchor Marco Werman has details.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Central Asia's Gobi Desert. An archaeological site in that region -- within the Uighur Autonomous Region of China -- is where scientists discovered the world's oldest known marijuana. Anchor Marco Werman gets details from lead scientist, Dr. Ethan Russo whose research is published in the Journal of Experimental Botany.