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Memorial Day

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  • Dismembered body in Idaho may be man last seen with Chicago hit man's son

    Dismembered body in Idaho may be man last seen with Chicago hit man's son
    A dismembered body found in an isolated cabin near Idaho City appears to be an Idaho man who vanished 14 years ago while in the company of the son of a Chicago hit man, authorities said on Wednesday. Idaho State Police detectives said the skeletal...
  • Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives

     Marathon, Baby Dominate Couple's Lives
    Bekki and Matt Anderson don't expect to see each other much this week, especially not on Saturday, Matt's birthday. "Matt's crazy busy right now," Bekki says. When she is on vacation from teaching in the summer, "Matt is busiest," working most weekends....
  • Emails show close ties between state regulators and utility executives

    Emails show close ties between state regulators and utility executives
    Over Memorial Day weekend in 2010, one of California's most powerful regulators hosted a small dinner party at his vacation home on the rugged Sonoma County coast for two top officials at Pacific Gas & Electric Co. The host was Michael Peevey, a...
  • REVIEW: Sands Bethlehem Event Center opens fall season with free AC/DC tribute; says it hopes for more

    REVIEW: Sands Bethlehem Event Center opens fall season with free AC/DC tribute; says it hopes for more
    On Friday, a night when Allentown’s new PPL Center was darkened by the cancellation of hit country music trio Rascal Flatts, things were heating up at Sands Bethlehem Event Center 10 miles away. To kick off its fall season, the event center held a...
  • In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future

    In Russia-held Crimea, some prosper, others fear for their future
    Six months after Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was annexed by Russia, some here say they have prospered while others express anger, uncertainty or fear. The appropriation, which came less than two days after Crimean voters backed secession from Ukraine in...
  • Old-fashioned barber shop opens in Poquoson

    Old-fashioned barber shop opens in Poquoson
    A new barber shop moved to Poquoson this month and brings with it old traditions such as neck shaves and ear shaves with straight razors. Hair salons don't use straight razors and hardly any barber shops use them anymore, said owner Barbara Dinsmore....
  • Walking in the footsteps of the Holocaust

    Local organizers of the March of the Living are currently registering participants at three Palm Beach County locations for its 2015 spring trip to retrace the footsteps of the Holocaust. The March of the Living is an annual educational program which...
  • Kim and Daniel Held see fitness as a family affair

    Kim and Daniel Held see fitness as a family affair
    In the not-so-distant past, Kim and Daniel Held struggled with their weight. Fast food was a regular part of the Alburtis couple's diet and exercise was absent. When they began to have a family three years ago, the couple started to change their lives...
  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration
    Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...
  • To Karmen Brown, victims' advocacy is personal

    To Karmen Brown, victims' advocacy is personal
    Karmen Bailey Walker didn't know yet about the traffic stop or the gunfire, but she knew in her gut the gravity of what she was seeing: Prince George's County police cruisers streaming past her on the highway. A phone call confirmed what she dreaded...
  • San Diego Zoo building new exhibit for Asian leopards

    San Diego Zoo building new exhibit for Asian leopards
    The San Diego Zoo this week began construction of a new habitat area for critically endangered Asian leopards. The area, set for completion by next Memorial Day, will accomodate the zoo's two male Amur leopards and two female snow leopards. The two...