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  • Elementary kids in Lake look quite patriotic

     
    Each year, youngsters at Mascotte Elementary Charter School in Lake County go outdoors to pose for their annual Veterans Day Patriotic Picture. One year, the children dressed in red, white, blue or black and, as a group, formed a gigantic Liberty Bell....
  • New 100-dollar bill: Moving picture show

     
    by Mark Silva A $100 bill saved is a $100 bill earned. But every bill is ready for a makeover once in a while. Benjamin Franklin hasn't lost his seat on the C-note. But, in the age of higher-tech currency,......
  • Why so fancy, Benjamin? Will the new $100 put an end to counterfeits?

     
    The $100 bill has received a high-tech makeover in a bid to stay ahead of crafty counterfeiters. But will it be enough?Benjamin Franklin is still on the front of the bill. But he is now joined by a disappearing Liberty......
  • Jewish Astronaut to Carry Heritage Proclamation into Space

     
    NASA astronaut Garrett E. Reisman will be carrying the official proclamation declaring May as Jewish American Heritage Month when the Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch on Friday from the Kennedy Space Center. Reisman will be the first J...
  • Hey y'all, we've got vegans, ghosts and more. Opa!

     
    --Hey y'all, Paula Deen is looking for some real Philly women -- not ladies who hail from the land of cheese steak and the Liberty Bell, but ladies who love to cook with Philadelphia Cream Cheese. You have until Sunday......
  • Free Orlando Philharmonic concert celebrates America

     
    You can get into the patriotic spirit this weekend with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Best of all, it doesn't cost anything to celebrate America. Here are the details, from the Phil: The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra proudly performs The Sounds...
  • Book news: the Liberty Bell, the scribe behind a classic road movie and more

     
    Just in time for the holiday, The New Republic reviews "The Liberty Bell," a "fast-moving and engaging history" by Gary B. Nash. "In the 18th century, liberty was the dominant value of Anglo-American political culture, but its meaning remained vague......
  • Theater review: 'Let Freedom Ring' at the Stella Adler Theatre

     
    Everybody loves a good heist, and Ted Lange’s “Let Freedom Ring,” now at the Stella Adler Theatre, has a delicious premise: In the Philadelphia of 1846, a canny band of African Americans, led by freeman Prince Africanus (Lange, who also......
  • Production trouble delays new $100 bill

     
    This sounds like a job for a good money launderer. Creasing problems in the government’s new $100 bill, which has been redesigned with enhanced security features to thwart counterfeiters, have forced Uncle Sam to put 1.1 billion of the bills......
  • Help name Pip the Mouse's new toy geese

     
    Pip the Mouse at Liberty Bell Museum in Allentown is one of annual Christmas traditions. Every year I take my son to see the puppet show rescued from the former Hess’s Department Store in which an intrepid mouse helps Santa deliver presents Christmas...
  • Specter and Pelosi eat chocolate together

     
    One of Arlen Specter's final acts as a U.S. Senator was to make good on a friendly bet with Speaker Nancy Pelosi over which of their hometown teams would advance to the World Series. As we all sadly remember, our......