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  • Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings

    Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings
    It is hard to believe, considering our national fondness for the White House and its history, but new presidents used to sell off the furnishings from the previous administration in something like a garage sale. In an attempt to make "the people's house"...
  • 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...
  • The God Squad: Some spiritual truths surrounding Memorial Day

    I'm always eager to restore meaning and magnificence to holidays that have been stripped bare of their true and deep significance by a flood of hot dogs, parades, auto races and yard sales. Memorial Day is one of America's true hidden spiritual gems....
  • New Barnes Foundation offers up its treasures in Philadelphia

    New Barnes Foundation offers up its treasures in Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia, the city that gave us Poor Richard, cheese-steak sandwiches and the American Constitution, just opened a new treasure: the Barnes Foundation, one of the premier privately assembled collections of painting in the U.S....
  • 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...
  • Allentown parade winners announced

     
    The winners of Allentown's big 250th anniversary Points of Pride Parade last weekend have been released. Contain your excitement. Cash prizes were issued in several categories -- $500 for first place, $300 for second place and $200 for third place. The...
  • Sarah Palin wants to terminate all energy subsidies, including ethanol

     
    Sarah Palin says the U.S. can no longer afford to subsidize ethanol or other energy production....
  • Sarah Palin plays the media like a violin: Her turn now

     
    Sarah Palin in the driver's seat now, of her bus and the media's passion to get to her. Plus video of her pizza dinner with Donald Trump....
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: And You Can Make Them Like You.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Political personality Sarah Palin brought her "Look at Me!!!" tour to Philadelphia yesterday. Our Washington colleague Colby Itkowitz was among the press horde who waited for hours for the half-term former Alaska...