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  • Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach

     Bianchi: Bowden, not Paterno, should be college football's winningest coach
    Running off at the typewriter … The winningest coach in college football history is once again a man who turned a blind eye to little boys being raped. Shame, shame, shame on the NCAA for settling a lawsuit Friday filed by Pennsylvania...
  • East Stroudsburg University men's basketball team seeks strong finish

    East Stroudsburg University men's basketball team seeks strong finish
    With the first half of division play winding down, the East Stroudsburg University men again sit atop the PSAC East standings. Senior Matt Tobin wasn't awarding the Warriors extra credit for holding first place when he was asked to grade his team's play...
  • Amnesty International: Nigeria massacre deadliest in history of Boko Haram

    Amnesty International: Nigeria massacre deadliest in history of Boko Haram
    Hundreds of bodies — too many to count — remain strewn in the bush in Nigeria from an Islamic extremist attack that Amnesty International suggested Friday is the "deadliest massacre" in the history of Boko Haram. Mike Omeri, the government...
  • 'Friendship Nine's' convictions for lunch counter civil rights sit-in vacated

    'Friendship Nine's' convictions for lunch counter civil rights sit-in vacated
    The old men walked into the courtroom with halting steps, grayer and a bit slower than when they were young. They had been hauled into a nearby courtroom here 54 years ago this week. That time, a white judge, B. Drennan Hayes, convicted them of...
  • Winston Churchill: Journey through the life of the 'greatest Briton'

    Commemorating the 50th anniversary of one politician's death — and extending the recognition to a whole year, across an entire nation — might seem excessive. Unless that politician is Winston Churchill, and the nation is Britain. "Our...
  • Actors will bring history to life at Strong-Howard House

    The Windsor Historical Society's largest project these days is the restoration and reinterpretation of its Strong-Howard House as a hands-on space where visitors are welcomed into Ann and Nathaniel Howards' home. Here, they discover how the Howard...
  • Picture history in museum talk

    Explore how artists portray the same historical person or event in very different ways during "Picturing History," a slideshow/lecture Saturday at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum. One artist, for example, might choose to paint a patriotic scene with...
  • Miller-Keystone Blood Center launches new online donor screening application and other company news

    Miller-Keystone Blood Center launches new online donor screening application Miller-Keystone Blood Center recently announced the launch of iScreen, a secure, private way for donors to complete their donor history questionnaire. Starting January 6,...
  • Three idiosyncratic little books about the L.A. area

    Three idiosyncratic little books about the L.A. area
    Who knew that there are 450 airplane crash sites around Los Angeles? It takes a certain kind of specialized obsession to dig into that kind of history, which is what G. Pat Macha has done. In 1963, while working as a camp counselor, he stumbled across a...
  • Political deal on California offices could hold peril for Newsom, Harris

    Political deal on California offices could hold peril for Newsom, Harris
    The planned retirement of Sen. Barbara Boxer and rare opportunity to pursue an open U.S. Senate seat in California has produced an avalanche of speculation and enough what-ifs to stretch from Eureka in the far north to Yucaipa in the south. Most of that...
  • U.S. Government Fines Honda $70 Million

     
    In November, Honda disclosed that it failed to report safety problems in a timely manner, specifically underreporting how many people died or were injured by faulty Takata airbag inflators in its vehicles. Now it's time to pay the consequences. The......