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Columbus Day

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  • Mississippi schools are a 1-2 punch in Times' Super-16 rankings

    Rankman has been waiting years to start his countdown with this countdown: One Mississippi … two Mississippi (State). Thank you Rebels and Bulldogs for winning last weekend so we could stack you like potato pancakes on top of the ugliness at...
  • Baltimore gymnast Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals at worlds

    Et cetera Whittenburg has 'rough night' in finals Donnell WhittenburgĀ of Baltimore finished 17th in the men's all-around finals Thursday at the Gymnastics World Championships in Nanning, China, with a score of 86.248. The Edgewood alumnus placed first...
  • West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15

    West suburban event calendar, Oct. 9-15
    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct. 9 Cirque Italia: Cirque...
  • Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years

    Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 14 years
    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week and industrial output rose sharply in September, positive signals that could help ease fears over the economic outlook. Initial claims for state unemployment...
  • How Italy protected Jews from the Holocaust

    During the darkest days of World War II, when much of Europe was under Nazi domination, Jews on the continent were imperiled: rounded up and murdered in concentration camps, under siege elsewhere, or on the run. In the Italian village of Anghiari,...
  • Collards are kicking kale off the table

    Collards are kicking kale off the table
    Collard greens are "the new kale." So say the chic eaters. But some concerned cultural guardians fear a new social and economic menace: "food gentrification." Gentrification, simply defined, is when something that you used to buy because it was cheap...
  • Broadway Box Office: Columbus Day Drives Street-Wide Spike

    Columbus Day brought a surge of long-weekend tourism business to Broadway last week, with the holiday spurring major gains all along the Street at shows including newly anointed critical darling "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time"...
  • State rejects planned sale of Griswold Ambulance

    State rejects planned sale of Griswold Ambulance
    The state's rejection of Griswold Ambulance Company's planned sale to Middlesex Hospital has forestalled the Oct. 17 closing date and revived hopes for maintaining the 70-year-old company in town. But town officials are moving forward with a request for...
  • In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for Eric Frein grinds on

    In Poconos, weariness sets in as manhunt for Eric Frein grinds on
    CANADENSIS, Pa. - 7:30 a.m.: A school bus cruises along a foggy country road, carrying children to school. A few cars back, a black armored vehicle rolls past a blinking sign. "Closed to hunting," it reads. Minutes later, a man waits for breakfast...
  • What we learned from the Ducks' 5-1 victory over Buffalo

    At a news conference announcing a glimmer of good hockey news in this city Monday, Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black told of how “10 years ago, this was a distressed franchise.” Well … OK, the city was named Monday as the host of the...
  • Ebola taunts at Northampton-Nazareth soccer game hurt West African player, guardian says

    A West African player on Nazareth Area High School's boys soccer team was taunted by Northampton players with chants of "Ebola!" during a game last week, according to his legal guardian. Edward Bachert, custodian for the 16-year-old soccer player,...