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  • Tiki titans McGee, Cate talk Lost Lake

    Tiki titans McGee, Cate talk Lost Lake
    It's just after 10 a.m. on a subzero morning in Logan Square, and my hands are wrapped around a hot cup of black coffee. It's cold. Really cold. Sitting across from me is Martin Cate, wearing a tiki-print short-sleeved shirt and a trio of necklaces that...
  • 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...
  • Fugitive treasure hunter found at hotel in West Boca Raton, feds say

    Fugitive treasure hunter found at hotel in West Boca Raton, feds say
    A treasure hunter accused of cheating his investors out of their share of one of the richest hauls in U.S. history — $50 million in gold bars and coins from a 19th-century shipwreck — was captured at an upscale West Boca Raton hotel after more...
  • 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,...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1995, John Donmoyer becomes Allen's winningest boys basketball coach

    FLASHBACK: In 1995, John Donmoyer becomes Allen's winningest boys basketball coach
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. January 19 2010—Northampton shoots just 3-for-25 from the field and scores only two points in the middle periods but still hands Freedom a 15-9...
  • Still seeking equality, 50 years after the Civil Rights Act

    Still seeking equality, 50 years after the Civil Rights Act
    To grow up in Atlanta is to be always aware of Martin Luther King Jr. and how his story intertwines with your own fate. I was born in 1978 less than a mile from the Atlanta house where King grew up. As a schoolchild, I visited Auburn Avenue —...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. roads: Plans afoot to improve corridors in Delray, Boynton

    Martin Luther King Jr. roads: Plans afoot to improve corridors in Delray, Boynton
    It wasn't always this way. Two roadways in Delray Beach and Boynton Beach, with their litter-strewn vacant lots and boarded-up buildings, once were thriving business corridors. Sixty-five years ago, these roads, now named after slain civil rights...
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • Super Bowl sets another ratings record

    Super Bowl sets another ratings record
    UPDATED: In delivering an amazing Super Bowl, the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks made ratings history, NBC said Monday. The game averaged 114.4 million viewers, making it the most-watched program in U.S. TV history. It surpasses last...
  • Bill Belichick rocks as greatest NFL coach of this era

    Bill Belichick rocks as greatest NFL coach of this era
    Bill Belichick, greatest coach of this NFL generation. And looks like he is on his way to becoming greatest NFL coach of all-time. He’s got the four Super Bowl rings to prove it now, after New England’s thrilling comeback victory against...