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  • In 1948, Tribune got into TV for the long run

     In 1948, Tribune got into TV for the long run
    When the Chicago Tribune launched a television station in spring 1948, it demonstrated that while its publisher, Col. Robert R. McCormick, politically harked to the past, he was fascinated by technological progress and determined to be on the cutting...
  • For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter

    For Orthodox Christians, red eggs embody the meaning of Easter
    On Sunday morning, as Christians in the region and around the world take part in the Easter traditions they enjoy, an observer might be tempted to ask: How do the ways they celebrate the holiday reflect its meaning? Children pet bunnies and gobble jelly...
  • A Grueling Race, Horrific Day And 5 Tales From Connecticut

    A Grueling Race, Horrific Day And 5 Tales From Connecticut
    They are mad. Defiant. Hopeful. Healing. They are the runners of the Boston Marathon, 36,000 Boston Strong. They are the volunteers. The spectators. The first responders and medical people. The photographers, the race officials and timers. They are...
  • For LGBT seniors, affordable housing is scarce and often unwelcoming

    For LGBT seniors, affordable housing is scarce and often unwelcoming
    The walls of Alice Herman's home are covered in photographs. Herman and Sylvia Purdue, her partner of 45 years, smile in scenes from birthdays and hospital rooms. In black-and-white photos from their younger days, their hair is teased, their makeup...
  • Art Center College of Design students showcase their work

    Art Center College of Design students showcase their work
    Jonathan Lee stood by the large prints of Ein Liz, a female action figure he'd spent the better part of a year creating. The Art Center College of Design senior hoped his pieces would catch the eye of one of the hundreds of possible employers who would...
  • Sprout Film Fest at Muhlenberg celebrates people with developmental disabilities

    A child with Asperger's syndrome finds joy in playing the bagpipes. An Australian rock group is made up almost entirely of members with physical and intellectual disabilities. And a 7-year-old shares what it's like to have a younger brother with Down...
  • Scent branding catching on with retailers

    Scent branding catching on with retailers
    Between the bouncy music and stacks of colorful jeans, visitors to the Benetton on Michigan Avenue might catch a whiff of a blooming marketing trend. Mounted high in the corner beside the store entrance, a scent diffuser, installed in November,...
  • Spotlighting a law that stripped U.S.-born women of citizenship

    Spotlighting a law that stripped U.S.-born women of citizenship
    WASHINGTON — Daniel Swalm was researching his family when he came across a disturbing episode in immigration history. That discovery would lead to a move in the U.S. Senate to apologize for action the nation took more than a century ago. Swalm...
  • Coachella 2014: Going native at the festival's makeover tent

    Coachella 2014: Going native at the festival's makeover tent
    Here's a telling statistic about the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival: On the first of two three-day weekends more than 3,000 people paused to have their makeup or hair styled by professionals. With approximately 90,000 people attending per...
  • Events planned around the Lehigh Valley area

    LEHIGH COUNTY ALLEN HIGH SCHOOL, 126 N. 17th St., Allentown, will hold its inaugural "A Cappella Group Showcase" at 7 p.m. April 25, featuring Lehigh Valley a cappella groups. Tickets: $6; $3, students. Purchase in advance. Limited tickets at door. Info:...
  • Newsmaker Q&A: Amanda Thrash

    Amanda Thrash of Northampton recently received approval from Northampton Borough to try a novel idea. Like thousands of people around the globe, Thrash plans to build Little Free Libraries – boxes of free books that people treat like libraries. They...