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  • Pa. lawmakers, activists push for industrial hemp

    Hemp is deeply rooted in the history of south central Pennsylvania. Between 1720 to 1870, there were more than 100 water-powered hemp mills in Lancaster and York counties, according to area hemp historian Les Stark. In 1870, Adams County was the second...
  • Tips: Give the gift of family history

    There's no better time to begin learning about family roots, especially as you're gathered together in celebration. And doing so is easier than ever. While researching family history or exploring ethnic roots was once a task-heavy chore, filled with...
  • Like father, like son: Wisconsin's Ed Nuttycombe joins Charlie in U.S. track Hall of Fame

    Like father, like son: Wisconsin's Ed Nuttycombe joins Charlie in U.S. track Hall of Fame
    Nine years ago, Charlie Nuttycombe was inducted into the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He could have chosen anyone to present him, but his son, Ed, was his easy pick. Ed reminded his father that he had coached...
  • Japan is honest on history and 'comfort women'

    To the editor: The notion that the Japanese government denies or downplays history is misleading. Following the stance of the past administrations, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed his sincere commitment to face history with humility on numerous...
  • Carolina Panthers - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Carolina Panthers - INSIDE SLANT With the Carolina Panthers about to complete their 20th year, Jerry Richardson is still waiting to check off the two biggest items on his NFL owner bucket list: a Super Bowl win and consecutive winning...
  • Houston Texans - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Houston Texans - INSIDE SLANT Entering Case Keenum's second consecutive start at quarterback, the Houston Texans have lost the element of surprise. Jacksonville's coaching staff watched the tape of Keenum helping the Texans defeat...
  • Arizona Cardinals - TeamReport

    NFL Team Report - Arizona Cardinals - INSIDE SLANT The Arizona Cardinals are hopeful that quarterback Drew Stanton will be ready for the playoffs after missing the final two regular-season games with a sprained knee. Meanwhile, they are trying to get...
  • Part 1: State's Compulsion To Innovate Traced Back To 17th Century

    Part 1: State's Compulsion To Innovate Traced Back To 17<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Century
    Mark Twain nailed the description of a Connecticut Yankee innovator. The year was 1889, less than a decade after Twain handed in perhaps the first book manuscript written on a typewriter. Hartford was, in the words of historian William Hosley, "The...
  • Hill makes difference in Bengals offense

    The Sports Xchange Hill makes difference in Bengals offense CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill is not only making a late push for the Offensive Rookie of the Year award, he's making history. The 85-yard touchdown Hill ripped...
  • Governors may not have edge in 2016 presidential race

    In 1947, U.S. historian Wilfred E. Binkley took stock of the 13 men who had been president since the end of the Civil War and reached a stark conclusion: Governorship was “a training school for successful presidents.” The seven ex-governors on...
  • NFL's 2014 saw Seattle Seahawks' glory but also Ray Rice controversy

    THE HIGHS • The Seattle Seahawks win their first Super Bowl ring with a 43-8 pounding of the Denver Broncos, a game pitting a smothering defense against Peyton Manning's high-octane Broncos offense. "Watching the film coming into the week, we'd...