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  • Jewelers offer $10,000 reward for robbery information

    A Delaware jewelry store owner is offering $10,000 for information about a November robbery in which an 8,000-carat ruby — shaped like the Liberty Bell and worth $2 million — was stolen, the FBI announced Tuesday. Armed with hammers and a...
  • Historic Bruton Parish Church gets bell cleaned

    The last time anyone cleaned the historic bell at Bruton Parish Church, Theodore Roosevelt was president and the Wright Brothers were celebrating the first flight to last more than 30 minutes. But records from the 1905 restoration are so bad that the...
  • God Squad: Miracles and science can coexist without contradiction

    Q: The Bible states that the Red Sea was parted by God and the Hebrews walked on dry land with a wall of water on each side. The History Channel claims this is a fantasy. In fact, they claim it wasn't even the Red Sea but the "Reed Sea," and it was...
  • Five family getaways to explore in and around Maryland

    Five family getaways to explore in and around Maryland
    Alison Rudo grew up in Philadelphia and remembers many class trips to historic sites around the city. “It was like going back in time,” recalls the Elkridge mother of two. “Instead of just reading about Ben Franklin, you’re...
  • Kern beating victim's brother: 'This has got to stop'

    Kern beating victim's brother: 'This has got to stop'
    BAKERSFIELD -- About a dozen people gathered in front of the Kern County Superior Court building Thursday morning to protest the death of David Sal Silva, the man who died less than hour after he was beaten by Kern County sheriff's deputies last week....
  • Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it

    Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it
    Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before. A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...
  • National Parks offer free admisssion on Sept. 24, 2011

     
    This September 24, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, invite Americans to go for a walk, kick a ball, plant a tree, or simply relax in a national park in observance of...
  • Allentown marks its 250th with September festival and parade

     
    Allentown announced it will host a festival and a parade from Ninth Street to the Fairgrounds on Sept. 29 to mark its 250th anniversary. On Wednesday morning, Mayor Ed Pawlowski and other city officials announced a parade showcasing Allentown's past and...
  • Event listings: Find road races in Central Florida

     
    So we've tried to make it easier for you by listing all the road races that we've found coming up in the Central Florida region....
  • Family Summer Freebies - museums and more

     
    Historic District ArtWalk and Kids' Corner: From 4-8 p.m. the last Saturday of each month, artists and musicians line the sidewalks of Bethlehem's Main and Broad streets. Free art activities for kids including finger painting, coloring contest, sidewalk...
  • Hear Dave Fry's Ballad of the Jubilee Bell today

     
    Local folkie and children's performer Dave Fry debuted his new song written to commemorate the hiding of the Liberty Bell in Zion's Church in Allentown during the Revolutionary War, fittingly on the Fourth of July. Today he will reprise the song "The...