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  • Remembering Paul Blair a half century after O's debut

    Remembering Paul Blair a half century after O's debut
    Paul Blair doesn’t have a statue behind center field at Camden Yards, and he wasn’t honored by the Orioles with a uniform patch this season after he passed away last December. But he does have a legion of fans in Baltimore who plan to honor...
  • University of St. Joseph Hosts Discussion On Ferguson Shooting

    As protests reignited in Ferguson, Missouri Wednesday, panelists at the University of St. Joseph discussed how the fatal police shooting of black teen Michael Brown has resonated throughout society. WEST HARTFORD — As protests reignited in...
  • Raiders head to West Point for out-of-state clash

    – They've played in "The Jungle" in Cincinnati and "The Horseshoe" at Ohio State. They've stomped a defending high school national champion in the refurbished New Orleans' Superdome that had months earlier hosted a Super Bowl. And they've seen...
  • Curley coach Sean Murphy named to head Team Maryland in the Big 33 Classic

    Archbishop Curley football coach Sean Murphy jokes that he would rather coach Team Maryland in the Big 33 All-Star Classic two or three years from now. That way Murphy, named Maryland's head coach for the 58th Annual Big 33 Classic on June 13 at...
  • The Scots have little to gain and a whole lot to lose with independence

    The Scots have little to gain and a whole lot to lose with independence
    The gravest immediate threat to the West's long-term security does not emanate from Vladimir Putin or from the militants of the Islamic State. Rather, surprisingly, it comes from peace-loving Scots. With polls now showing a majority of Scots...
  • Review: 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History'

    Review: 'The Roosevelts: An Intimate History'
    In "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History," Ken Burns and writer Geoffrey C. Ward have a topic every bit as big as their canvas, and a subject that feels especially timely given the U.S. political dynasties of the modern age. Admirers of Burns'...
  • Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Sept. 13-17

    Best bets in the North and Northwest suburbs, Sept. 13-17
    Event highlights for the week of Sept. 12-19 in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/events. Volunteer work day at Open...
  • Don't miss: 'Gone With the Wind' panel at History Center

    Don't miss: 'Gone With the Wind' panel at History Center
    WHAT: The Orange County Regional History Center will conduct a panel discussion called "Straight Talk – A Reel to Real Discussion about Gone With the Wind and Its Influence on Pop Culture." Local professors and experts will look at the stereotypes...
  • St. Charles to celebrate history Sept. 20 at Langum Park

    St. Charles to celebrate history Sept. 20 at Langum Park
    History enthusiasts and St. Charles officials are inviting the community to a special event at Langum Park next weekend to celebrate the recent move of an 1840s structure and the city's Civil War history. On Sept. 20, Mayor Ray Rogina will lead...
  • Fall books preview: A busy literary season ahead

    Fall books preview: A busy literary season ahead
    If there's a consolation for the end of summer, it's that fall brings an array of books and book events. Below are eight that no dedicated reader should overlook: the high points of a busy season in literature. Sept. 17 The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin:...
  • Mazda Miata 'fathers' Hall and Case offer a tour through the roadster's history

     
    Filed under: Classics, Convertible, Performance, Videos, Mazda, Design/Style The original Mazda Miata broke onto the automotive scene in 1989 and was a huge success. However, the convertible's genesis goes all the way back to the early '80s. Bob Hall...