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  • SEC Network one of the great inventions in TV history

     SEC Network one of the great inventions in TV history
    Running off at the typewriter … Five greatest days in TV history: (1) John Logie Baird's demonstration of televised moving images in 1926 leads to actual invention of television as we know it; (2) Zenith Corporation creates the first remote...
  • At 100, Panama Canal looks to the future

    PANAMA CITY, Panama Since the Panama Canal officially opened a century ago, more than 1 million ships have crossed the narrow isthmus separating the Atlantic Ocean from the Pacific, and Panama's history has captivated the world. All of the high drama the...
  • Today's war-torn Mideast is not yesterday's Europe

    In recent weeks, politicians and pundits have likened the Syrian and Iraqi civil wars to the Thirty Years' War and the other so-called religious wars that divided Europe in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. It's easy to see what gave rise to the...
  • Finnegans Wake battles Arlington Million history

     Finnegans Wake battles Arlington Million history
    Although Finnegans Wake has heredity and environment going for him in Saturday's Arlington Million XXXII the history book suggests he won't wind up in the winner's circle. Finnegans Wake's sire, Powerscourt, won the 2005 Million (after being...
  • Ferguson unrest reflects decades of racial tension in St. Louis area

    The roots of the racial unrest that has racked Ferguson, Mo., this week go back more than a century in a region that has had one foot planted in the Midwest and another in the South, historians and sociologists say. "The St. Louis metropolitan area...
  • New events on tap for Fort Lauderdale's New River Inn museum

    New events on tap for Fort Lauderdale's New River Inn museum
    Nearly 60 years after serving its last guests, the New River Inn in downtown Fort Lauderdale is still open for business — as a history museum. Today it's the oldest remaining hotel building in Broward County and the centerpiece of the Old Fort...
  • ‘Penny Dora': Michael Stock, Sina Grace realize a wish at Image Comics

     
    “Penny Dora and the Wishing Box,” Michael Stock and Sina Grace’s new all-ages Image Comics series, has its roots in […]...
  • History man Al Stewart digs deep for musical "time passages"

    By Nigel Stephenson CROPREDY, England, Aug 11 (Reuters) - As Al Stewart tells it, every singer starts off writing love songs - but a "disastrous" affair made his efforts so downbeat one reviewer suggested he give it a miss. So Scottish born Stewart, who...
  • Former student paints mural at Monroe School

    Former student paints mural at Monroe School
    Artist Will Blake left an impression on Monroe School in Hinsdale when he was a student there, and now he's doing it again. The 2003 graduate has returned to paint a mural that stretches across two walls in the elementary school's learning resource...
  • Watch: 'Houdini' Miniseries Trailer Starring Adrien Brody

    Nearly 90 years after Harry Houdini's death, the fascination for the legendary illusionist and escape artist still lingers, hence a two-part miniseries on History simply titled "Houdini," for which a trailer recently appeared on the web. Adrien Brody...
  • Sun Hang On In OT, But They're Eliminated From Playoffs Regardless

    Sun Hang On In OT, But They're Eliminated From Playoffs Regardless
    UNCASVILLE — With their two best players out of commission and the playoffs a long shot even by casino standards, the Connecticut Sun still refused to give up Sunday at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Of course, they made it tough again, watching a 13-...