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  • 'The Man Who Couldn't Stop' a rich, reasonable look at OCD

     'The Man Who Couldn't Stop' a rich, reasonable look at OCD
    Has the thought of swerving your car into oncoming traffic ever popped into your head? What about the thought of a stranger, nude? Or sliding a knife into someone's gut? As David Adam reports in "The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life...
  • National Museum of Industrial History Statement from President Charles Marcon

    National Museum of Industrial History Statement from President Charles Marcon
    The Court of Common Pleas of Northampton County has approved and entered a Consent Decree agreed to by the National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, concluding a prolonged review by the Northampton...
  • Interviewing Criss Angel: Illusionist tells how he came to magically appear on Easton's State Theatre stage

    Interviewing Criss Angel: Illusionist tells how he came to magically appear on Easton's State Theatre stage
    For the past decade, Criss Angel has been arguably the world’s preeminent magician. His BeLIEve stage show is halfway through a scheduled 15-year run in Las Vegas, where it generated a reported $150 million in 2010. His television show “...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...
  • Looking to mark history at the local Rite Aid

    Looking to mark history at the local Rite Aid
    When he visited Baltimore a few months ago, I told Andy Carroll, a young man on a mission — you might call him a Monuments Man — that he ought to commission a plaque to mark the site of Spiro T. Agnew's no-contest plea. I don't think such a...
  • Cruising the Lewis and Clark route of the Northwest — in comfort

    Cruising the Lewis and Clark route of the Northwest — in comfort
    It rained on Friday at the end of our cruise on the Columbia and Snake rivers in the Pacific Northwest. That's not surprising, because it rains an average of 196 days a year here. But the rain added a dimension to the tour that highlights the legendary...
  • Don't miss: 'The Art of the Highwaymen' at History Center

    Don't miss: 'The Art of the Highwaymen' at History Center
    WHAT: Select paintings return to the Orange County Regional History Center for "The Art of the Highwaymen" exhibit. The works, portraying Florida landscapes, were created in the 1950s and '60s by self-taught African-American artists who sold their art...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1995, Bethlehem Catholic's Dan Kendra changes his mind

    FLASHBACK: In 1995, Bethlehem Catholic's Dan Kendra changes his mind
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. January 12 2010—Central Catholic girls coach Mike Kopp becomes the state's all-time winningest high school basketball coach, boys or girls, when...
  • Colts-Patriots: Brady Changes Into Different Man On Game Day

    Colts-Patriots: Brady Changes Into Different Man On Game Day
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The day after the Patriots advanced to the AFC Championship Game with a win over the Baltimore Ravens, Tom Brady was relaxed and calm as he watched the Packers-Cowboys playoff game. Later that day, Brady watched the Colts face...
  • 'Love on Paper' at the Newberry: 'Vinegar valentines' and other mash notes

    'Love on Paper' at the Newberry: 'Vinegar valentines' and other mash notes
    "Love on Paper" is the animating idea behind a new exhibition at the Newberry Library. As you type that title onto a screen, or read it from a screen, you have to wonder if future such shows are going to be purely historical. The sentiment we all...
  • Financial makeover: 10 big millennial money questions -- answered

    Not a lot of people like to talk about money -- particularly how much they have or how much they don't have. But it pays (heh) to have a good, honest discussion about your finances, whether you're talking it out with yourself or with someone with your...