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Comments, questions, concerns, story ideas, etc. email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org 5/5/13 You may have seen or heard my promo. I have cancer. The story airs Monday night at 6o'clock. This is a little weird for me. I'm not used to "being" the...
Reporter/Lynchburg Bureau ChiefA Danville couple is celebrating success in their effort to save an historic building. They're taking ownership of what's thought to be a former slave quarters in the "Millionaires Row" neighborhood. "The architecture here is the city's genealogy,"...
ReporterHuckleberry Finn was published in 1885. It was controversial then, it's controversial now. A Mark Twain scholar is coming out with a new version. Alan Gribben has replaced the N-word with "slave" in an effort not to offend readers. "It's such a shame...
READER SUBMITTED: Windsor, East Windsor, Windsor Locks, and Enfield Students Take Home National History Day AwardsWindsorStudents from the CREC Metropolitan Learning Center for Global and International Studies in Bloomfield had an impressive showing last month at this year's National History Day in Connecticut, taking home two third place prizes and two special awards for...
The Hartford CourantIn 1972, Hurricane Agnes swept through Quincy Abbot's hometown in Forty Fort, Pa., and left four feet of water in the first floor of his parent's house. He went down to help out and wound up renting a U-Haul to bring a very old desk home with him to...
Stage and film legend James Earl Jones once said, "It's hard for an actor to go wrong if he's true to the words that August has written." As an actor and writer, I have found that statement to be true of only a few playwrights. There is usually at least...
Thanks for Mike Klingaman's article, which focused on Kevin Krigger and his aspirations to break the over 100-year absence of African American jockey winners at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes ("With the weight of racing history," May 16). One...
Tags: Preakness Stakes, Equestrian, Kentucky Derby
Democrats of the Lehigh Valley opposed the Republican administration's war. They were suspicious of the shifting justifications for it. They weren't interested in fighting to free anyone. They denounced the president's restrictions on civil liberties....
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - The United States condemned as "outrageous and offensive" comments by the mayor of the Japanese city of Osaka who said this week that Japan's military brothels during World War Two were "necessary" to provide respite for...
Back in 1962, Stephen Sondheim had been doing OK as a lyricist ("West Side Story," "Gypsy"), but he wanted to compose the music for a show as well. He got his chance with "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," and the rest is history. "A...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Entertainment, Music
It's not often that a Christian minister agrees with the New Atheist movement, but the Rev. Michael Dowd believes it's possible when it comes to what he calls the "idolatry of the written word." A self-described "New Theist" — one who "value[s]...
In the second racially charged on-campus incident in three weeks, UC Irvine police said Friday that they are investigating a note found in a black student's backpack that read, "Go back 2 Africa slave." The female student discovered the note while she...
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