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  • Pete Carroll blows it for Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX

    Pete Carroll blows it for Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX
    The ring was being fitted for his finger. The plaudits were being written for his resume. The skeptical football world had finally opened its arms and was prepared to embrace. Then Pete Carroll was grabbed by ghosts. The coach of the Seattle...
  • Four children's books introduce African American experiences

    Four children's books introduce African American experiences
    Picture books are often the primary means through which young children in the United States first learn about our nation's history. Telling stories about traumatic past events can prove challenging, though. How can we inspire young people from all...
  • Broncos announce Gary Kubiak as 15th head coach in franchise history

    The Denver Broncos announced Monday that they've hired former Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak as their 15th head coach in franchise history. Kubiak agreed to terms on a four-year contract with the Broncos on Sunday night, returning to the...
  • John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma'

    John Lewis tells his truth about 'Selma'
    The role of art in our society is not to reenact history but to offer an interpretation of human experience as seen through the eyes of the artist. The philosopher Aristotle says it best: “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of...
  • Empty Bowls fundraiser returns in March to Hampton

    The popular Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula fundraiser returns on Friday, March 20, to the Hampton History Museum. Tickets are now on sale, and they tend to go quickly. Sponsored in partnership with the museum and Metro Productions, the event allows...
  • Foes of Maitland 'park' development pleased city refused to sell

    Foes of Maitland 'park' development pleased city refused to sell
    It may not technically be a "park," but that didn't stop the Concerned Citizens of Maitland from enjoying a warm, sunny morning in the green space they worked so hard to save. "Some people say, 'You've got all the parks you want around here'," said...
  • ZOA chief discusses Paris attacks

    ZOA chief discusses Paris attacks
    Though he came to Palm Beach Synagogue to address, "Orwellian Lies about Israel," the recent massacre of Jewish hostages in an east Paris kosher market became the leading topic of Zionist Organization of America National President Mort Klein's Jan. 13...
  • National Book Critics Circle announces 2014 awards finalists

    National Book Critics Circle announces 2014 awards finalists
    Marilynne Robinson, Roz Chast, Chang-rae Lee and Hector Tobar are among the finalists for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Awards, it was announced Monday. The winners of the awards in six categories (autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction,...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium

    Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium
    Neil deGrasse Tyson is that rarity: a scientist who has become, in recent years, virtually a household name. The host of "Cosmos" on TV last year and the director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, he'll be appearing Jan. 27 at the Auditorium Theatre, a...
  • Paul Greenberg: Icarus falling

    Take care, we say as casually as we do Bye or See Ya Later -- and then we're off. We've got things to do, places to go, work to do -- and today some new waxen wings to test. There's always something on the to-do list, you know how it is. And then, in...
  • East Stroudsburg University men's basketball team seeks strong finish

    East Stroudsburg University men's basketball team seeks strong finish
    With the first half of division play winding down, the East Stroudsburg University men again sit atop the PSAC East standings. Senior Matt Tobin wasn't awarding the Warriors extra credit for holding first place when he was asked to grade his team's play...