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  • Travel back in time at History Expo

    Meet Walt Whitman, George Washington and other famous men from history Saturday at the free History Expo at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown. Darrel Blaine Ford will portray Whitman and recite some of his poetry. Carl Closs, a...
  • This day in history

    This day in history
    Historic events can happen at any time. Today could be just as momentous. Whether a hero is born, tragedy strikes, or something out of the ordinary happens, RedEye's got it covered. Each day we take a look back at a few of the most defining moments in...
  • Music by Linda Ronstadt, Creedence to join National Recording Registry

    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Linda Ronstadt’s commercial breakthrough album, “Heart Like a Wheel,” the Everly Brothers’ career-rejuvenating 1960 hit “Cathy’s Clown” and Creedence...
  • Wrigley Field's best home runs

     Wrigley Field's best home runs
    From the Called Shot to the Rooftop Shot, Wrigley Field has been home to many memorable home runs. Here are the top 10: Called Shot: The most famous home run in Wrigley Field history wasn't hit by a Cub. It was Babe Ruth's called shot in the fifth inning...
  • Cass R. Sunstein: Ranking the Supreme Court's home-run hitters

    Cass R. Sunstein: Ranking the Supreme Court's home-run hitters
    In the nation's history, 112 people have served on the Supreme Court of the United States. Suppose that we were to select the all-time greats. Who would make the cut? To answer that question, we need a metric. It makes sense to consider two factors:...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dr. Walter Woodword, CT State Historian, Congregational UCC, To Speak At Workshop

    Calling church historians! The annual United Church of Christ Historians' Workshop will be held Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Coventry, 1171 Main Street, Coventry. Connecticut State Historian Dr. Walter...
  • Bridgeport Patron Beardsley Met Tragic End

    As spring and summer approach, many grateful Fairfield County residents will head to one of Bridgeport's greatest attractions, the majestic Beardsley Park, home to the Beardsley Zoo. There is scarcely a child or adult in Greater Bridgeport who has not...
  • How the Orioles fared through one game in seasons in which they made the playoffs

    How the Orioles fared through one game in seasons in which they made the playoffs
    The Orioles play the Boston Red Sox in the second game of the season tonight at Camden Yards. Game time is scheduled for 7:05 p.m., with Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez set to face Red Sox right-hander John Lackey. How does this year's squad stack...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients

    Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients
    Several hot TV series scored prestigious Peabody Awards on Wednesday. Among the 46 recipients of the University of Georgia's 73rd annual awards are AMC's "Breaking Bad," ABC's "Scandal," Netflix's "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black," BBC...
  • Penn State's Taylor wins Hodge Trophy for second time

    UNIVERSITY PARK - His college wrestling career may have ended but the few days following David Taylor's second NCAA championship win have been pretty busy. He inked an endorsement deal with Flips Wrestling to sell and promote his own line of colorful...