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  • Paul Greenberg: A sense of place

    The other day one of those visiting hot-shots from out of town, aka expert consultants, was explaining what a wonderful addition our new Technology Park downtown was going to be. Oh, and by the way, to make way for it, an old building would have to be...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1999, Whitehall's Nick Kurtz runs wild over Freedom

    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. Oct. 13 1989—Troy "Boog" Myers rolls up 275 all-purpose yards and scores four touchdowns while playing only the first half of Souderton's 40-0 win over...
  • The U.S. needs more steel: Steelmaking is a vital domestic industry

    Steel is power. Any nation that expects to project strength and resolve must produce steel. Throughout U.S. history, steel has been an irreplaceable underpinning of our economic and military might. It's why Abraham Lincoln insisted on building steel...
  • Oklahoma holds off Texas 31-26

    The Sports Xchange Oklahoma holds off Texas 31-26 DALLAS -- Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops smiled and shook his head not long after the Sooners finished off a 31-26 win over Texas on Saturday at the Cotton Bowl. "Yeah, it was weird," Stoops...
  • Like all presidents, Obama disappoints

    Like all presidents, Obama disappoints
    All presidents disappoint. It comes with the job, the unreasonable expectations Americans have for their presidents, and the inherent conflict and disconnect between campaigning (promising people all they can have) and governing (explaining to people...
  • No. 3 Mississippi State earns huge win over No. 2 Auburn

    The Sports Xchange No. 3 Mississippi State earns huge win over No. 2 Auburn STARKVILLE, Miss. -- It was the game of the week nationwide and it didn't disappoint. In front of the largest crowd in Davis Wade Stadium history at 62,945, third-ranked...
  • Pike Place Market is a magical lure on Seattle's bustling waterfront

    Pike Place Market is a magical lure on Seattle's bustling waterfront
    Somehow, on four visits to Pike Place Market over three decades, I failed to learn where the brothel was. Nor did I hear how the first Starbucks did business for years in this neighborhood before selling its first cup of coffee. Clearly, I was missing a...
  • Bethesda seminars to discuss all aspects of breast cancer

    Bethesda seminars to discuss all aspects of breast cancer
    Bethesda Women's Health Center will offer a series of panel talks titled "Wrapped Around Breast Cancer: A 360° Approach To Screening, Detection, Nutrition, Holistic Therapies & Survivorship" on Oct. 23. Carol Adami, medical director, Bethesda Women's...
  • Making Strides' doctor talks about no family history

    Making Strides' doctor talks about no family history
    As a breast health specialist at West Boca Diagnostic Imaging, it was a natural fit for Dr. Cheryl Moss-Mellman to step into the role as chairwoman for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer South Palm Beach. The American Cancer Society's walk takes place...
  • Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection

    Hormone replacement therapy may provide protection
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 42 and have a BRCA1 gene mutation. I'll have a prophylactic oophorectomy later this year. I've had a prophylactic mastectomy, as well, and am considering hormone replacement therapy. How soon after surgery would I need to start...
  • PBS series explains why Chicago needed a lift

    PBS series explains why Chicago needed a lift
    Chicago was the first American city to have a modern sewer system, and because it is so flat, it also had one of the hardest obstacles to achieving that. The story of, essentially, the jacking up of downtown Chicago to allow the waste system to be...