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  • Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove

    Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove
    Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from...
  • Colts will have hands full with Eagles offense

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Indianapolis Colts - INSIDE SLANT Heading into Monday night's season-opener with the Philadelphia Eagles, Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano is trying to figure out a way to slow down one of the NFL's most...
  • Boatright: 'We're Chasing History' ... Back To Atlantis ... Other Huskies Notes

    EAST HARTFORD – Caught up with the national champs outside Rentschler Field, where the Huskies were signing autographs a couple of hours before the football game on Saturday. There’ll be more later on the main website and in the Sunday...
  • With drums and flutes, loyalists march in Scotland to keep United Kingdom intact

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - About 12,000 Protestant unionists, including contingents from Northern Ireland, marched through Edinburgh's Old Town on Saturday in an emotional show of support for keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom. With fife and drum bands,...
  • Winter Park History Museum finds success with train exhibit

    Winter Park History Museum finds success with train exhibit
    It’s the 1880s, in the city of Boston. A couple recalls that the previous winter, there was a blizzard so devastating that it actually claimed lives. That’s when the husband points out he promised that the following winter, they would make a...
  • REVIEW: 'The Midnight City' in the Steppenwolf Garage ★★★½

    REVIEW: 'The Midnight City' in the Steppenwolf Garage ★★★½
    Tony Fitzpatrick's latest show is his swan song to Chicago — the 55-year-old artist/poet/performer/provocateur is packing up and moving down to the Big Easy by the end of the year. But in "The Midnight City," a show packed with Fitzpatrick's...
  • Ken Burns not done yet as America's captivating history professor

    Anyone launching a course on U.S. history could do a whole lot worse than revolving the curriculum around the films of Ken Burns. For example, "The Civil War," the 1984 project that put Burns on the map, continues to be utilized in schools across the...
  • Commemorations mark Battle of Baltimore and 9/11 attacks

    Commemorations mark Battle of Baltimore and 9/11 attacks
    Amid celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner," leaders in Maryland have hammered home a point: If it weren't for Baltimore, American history might well have turned out very differently. "For many Americans, the War of...
  • In Scotland, everybody's talking about it

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Calum Lykan and James Costorphine work across the street from each other on Edinburgh's cobble-stoned Royal Mile and they also stand on opposite sides on the question of Scottish independence. But both are happy to voice their...
  • Angels enjoying record-breaking season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Angels continue their march toward the postseason, setting individual and team records along the way. After their Thursday night 7-3 win over the Texas...
  • Vikings wary of 0-1 Patriots as well they should be

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - Minnesota Vikings - INSIDE SLANT The Minnesota Vikings are 1-0, lead the league in scoring defense and are the only team not to allow a touchdown. The Patriots are 0-1 and alone in last place in the AFC East for...