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Memorial Day

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  • Emmys 2014: 'The Normal Heart' wins for television movie

    Emmys 2014: 'The Normal Heart' wins for television movie
    “The Normal Heart” won the Emmy on Monday for television movie. The HBO telepic had been widely considered the front-runner in the category. An adaptation of Larry Kramer’s groundbreaking 1985 play, the TV movie takes place between...
  • There are lots of ways to trim your spending on groceries beyond clipping coupons

    I'm not a big fan of using coupons at the supermarket because of the time it takes to find, clip and organize them. I employ several other strategies to save on groceries instead. But after talking to supermarket savings expert Teri Gault, I realized I...
  • Man to stand trial in stabbing death of girlfriend's son

    A 27-year-old man will stand trial on charges that he stabbed to death his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son, a Burbank student, in front of the boy’s younger brother on Memorial Day of last year, a judge ruled at a preliminary hearing Wednesday....
  • Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans

    Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans
    Renee Rosenblum-Lowden likes to go to the new Columbia DogPark — to people-watch. “It’s fascinating to watch people interact with their dogs,” says the retired teacher and author who lives in Hobbits Glen.  Zeke, a white mutt,...
  • In Theory: Should the U.N. recognize Yom Kippur?

    Although over the years the relationship between Israel and the United Nations has been somewhat rocky due to the Palestinian issue, 32 nations, including the United States, in late July sent a letter to a U.N. committee asking that the body recognize...
  • There are many ways to save money on groceries without coupons

    Sure, there are some extreme couponers who manage to spend next to nothing at the grocery store. But you might not have the time it takes to be that sort of coupon pro -- or perhaps you wouldn't benefit from the effort because coupons usually aren't...
  • History's 'Texas Rising' to Premiere Memorial Day 2015

    History's "Texas Rising," detailing the Texas Revolution and the rise of the Texas Rangers, will premiere Memorial Day, May 25. The eight-hour event series from exec producer Leslie Greif ("Hatfields and McCoys") stars Bill Paxton as Texas legend Sam...
  • Around Town: Seeing an early end to summer

    Summer ended early in the Foothills. In order to accommodate lengthy “winter breaks” and teacher in-service days, public schools across the nation have moved their start date up to mid-August. The back-to-school calendars are in flux. Most...
  • With the threat of strike in the air, Saucon Valley parents worry about day care

    With the threat of strike in the air, Saucon Valley parents worry about day care
    Jessica Pretopapa isn't sure what she's going to do if her two children aren't back at Saucon Valley Elementary School at the end of the month. Her 8- and 6-year-old daughters are supposed to start school Aug. 25. But teachers union attorney Andrew Muir...
  • Warner Bros. Dates Animated Films for 2018 and 2019

    With "The Lego Movie" established as a major franchise starter, Warner Bros. is tooning up its animation schedule by announcing release dates for two untitled movies for the Memorial Day holiday on May 25, 2018, and on May 24, 2019. The studio did not...
  • Confederate flag along I-95 divides a Virginia community, leads to threats

    The huge Confederate flag flew high above Interstate 95 north of Fredericksburg startling Anthony Sanchez on his daily commute. "It was a provocation," said Sanchez, who teaches at a community college. "It just bothered me that someone would go to all...