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Republican & Herald, Pottsville, Pa.The Boosterthon Fun Run kicked off in exciting fashion Tuesday at Blue Mountain Elemetary East with a pep rally at the end of the school day. "I thought it was awesome. I'm excited for our school," Jessica Swick, event chairman, said after the pep rally...
An exhibit at the Johns Hopkins Evergreen House that was thrown into doubt this week is back on, but without two artworks at the crux of a dispute between the artist and the curator. The two large pieces in question — one depicting a cross, the...
Tags: Fine Artists, Museums, Artists, Fells Point, Religion and Belief
The News TribuneThere wasn't an obvious "best" among the options for extending Link light rail further into Tacoma. But the City Council has tentatively chosen a very good one: the "E-1 North Downtown Central Corridor." Now all the city needs is to formally vote for...
As a South Bend resident who holds Martin Luther King Jr. in high esteem for all he did to move our country forward, I suggest extending Martin Luther King Drive all the way from Lincoln Way West to Western Avenue. First, MLK Jr. deserves to be honored...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Barack Obama, Israel, Lobbying
Back in February, before we knew about crippling fears of water and low likeability factors and One Mullet to Rule Them All, 11 teams began a race around the world. Stuff happened with cheese and haggis. Alliances formed, craziness surfaced, teeth...
Commercial AppealThe redevelopment of the Chisca Hotel can move ahead now that Memphis-based Carlisle Corp. has signed on as the major investor in the $24 million project. The news was announced Friday afternoon at a party at the now-deteriorating hotel. Gene...
On an early spring evening, Don and Megan are headed to the New York advertising awards and Arnold and Sylvia are going to D.C. where the doctor will give a last-minute (Got that, Don? She didn’t have time to tell you) speech. “Come Monday...
Tags: John F. Kennedy, Central Park
"Man has not until this day, done what God would have us do. That is, love our neighbor as ourselves, especially if one neighbor happens to be black, and the other neighbor white." — Medgar Evers 1963 was an eventful year in America — one...
West HartfordFirst graders at Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford today slipped into of one the biggest roles of their lives as they presented their heroes during the annual "Hero Show" produced by first grade teacher Joyce Ben-Kiki. The show was the...
Tags: Heroism, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Edison
Isaiah Dixon Jr., a jazz fan, world traveler and four-term state delegate from Baltimore City whose accomplishments included introducing a bill that made cross burnings a felony in Maryland, died of heart failure April 26 at Stella Maris Hospice in...
There was a time, in 1947 and before, when the mere presence of an African-American on a Major League Baseball team was enough to shake the game and the nation alike. Six years after Jackie Robinson smashed the sport's color barrier that year, still...
Sun SentinelFrom interviews earlier this week with County Commissioners Dale Holness, Sue Gunzburger and Stacy Ritter about the County Commission’s approval of $16,700 sought by a civic group for Haitian Heritage and Cultural Month. “We should...
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