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  • Oil company rewrites its history, may aid founder's divorce case

    OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oil driller Continental Resources Inc has been revising its corporate history in ways that diminish the publicly traded company's accomplishments under CEO Harold Hamm, part of a legal strategy that might help Hamm avoid the...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Robert Poli dies at 78; air traffic controller led failed 1981 strike

    Robert Poli dies at 78; air traffic controller led failed 1981 strike
    Robert E. Poli, an air traffic controller who rose to the top of his union and led a 1981 strike that turned into a momentous defeat for organized labor, died Sept. 15 at his home in Meridian, Idaho. He was 78. Poli's death from kidney and respiratory...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America" by Jonathan Darman; Random House (480 pages; $30) Dallas has long tended to view the aftermath of Nov. 22, 1963, through the...
  • Reg Henry: Obama faces a one-sided blame game.

    Here's a shocker: I have a conservative friend let us call him Mr. C. to avoid compounding his personal embarrassment at being my pal who has taken to sending me columns from liberal New York Times writers who support his view that President Barack...
  • Rare 'Quincy' Statue At Yale Center for British Art

    Rare 'Quincy' Statue At Yale Center for British Art
    In 1215, Saher de Quincy, the Earl of Manchester, and 24 other barons forced King John of England to sign the Magna Carta, which limited the king's powers and protected their interests. Since the 1900s, statues of Quincy and other barons have stood in the...
  • The Green Flag: Johnson likely to make statement at Dover

    The Sports Xchange The Green Flag: Johnson likely to make statement at Dover By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange To a trucker, the "rocking chair" is a comfortable place to ride between the lead truck in a convoy and...
  • A still United Kingdom

    News Bulletin: "Scotland has voted No to independence, after millions of voters took to the polls to decide the future of the United Kingdom." My immediate reaction and considered editorial opinion: Whew. Some stories still have a happy ending, and...
  • FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700th football victory

    FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> football victory
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. September 22 2004—Northampton grad Travis Mohr wins the 100 backstroke in the ParaOlympic Games in Athens with an American record time of 1:10.15....
  • Buck Showalter leaning toward carrying 11 pitchers in ALDS and other notes

    Buck Showalter leaning toward carrying 11 pitchers in ALDS and other notes
    NEW YORK – Orioles manager Buck Showalter will meet with his staff Monday to decide the team’s roster for the American League Division Series. In the meantime, he still wants to get some final looks at players before making those choices....
  • Chris Baker made it seem like he was a choir boy on Foles knockdown

    Chris Baker made it seem like he was a choir boy on Foles knockdown
    Interesting day at the Linc. If you love the Eagles, and many of you do, you take the win and the 3-0 record and go on and enjoy your week despite all of the team's obvious warts. If you root for any of the other NFC East teams or you just don't...