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New Year's Day

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  • Wins over Virginia Tech, North Carolina stamp ECU a major bowl contender

    Wins over Virginia Tech, North Carolina stamp ECU a major bowl contender
    East Carolina capped its signature football season with a stirring, come-from-behind victory over North Carolina State at the Peach Bowl. The New Year's Day 1992 game attracted a record crowd and elevated the Pirates to No. 9 in the final national polls....
  • On brink of AL East title, Orioles could clinch with win at home for first time in 45 years

    On brink of AL East title, Orioles could clinch with win at home for first time in 45 years
    When the Toronto Blue Jays overtook the New York Yankees for second place earlier this week and then won their game Wednesday night, the Blue Jays guaranteed that the Orioles couldn't capture the American League East crown until Monday at the earliest....
  • Craig Thatcher channels George Harrison in benefit concert

    Craig Thatcher channels George Harrison in benefit concert
    Guitarist and vocalist Craig Thatcher is a longtime Lehigh Valley favorite. His blues/rock group The Craig Thatcher Band has been performing for more than 20 years. And Thatcher also has developed a series of popular tribute shows to his idols —...
  • The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule

    The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule
    Finally. After injuries to two key players, a contract extension agreement with their starting center and eight preseason exhibitions, the Orlando Magic can turn their full attention to the regular season. The Magic will open their 82-game schedule...
  • Engagement season: Is that romance in the air - or pumpkin spice?

    Fall is a season of seasons. Football season, harvest season and pumpkin-spice deodorant season. This also is the season for pumpkin-spice lattes, pumpkin-spice shoelaces and everybody's annual favorite, pumpkin-spice toilet paper. I wasn't aware,...
  • NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women

    NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women
    In the days of early America, men, women and children were taught that inactivity was sinful. Men had jobs, children had school and women had household tasks. But between the chores, what could a woman do to keep her hands from becoming idle? Many...
  • On The Fly: More Embarrassment For Jets

    On The Fly: More Embarrassment For Jets
    Jets general manager John Idzik embarrassed himself Monday and probably further cemented the thoughts of Jets fans who want him fired with a ridiculous press conference in which he rambled on about how wonderful the inner workings are for a team that...
  • Sorry, Gators: Steve Spurrier isn't coming home

    Sorry, Gators: Steve Spurrier isn't coming home
    Most people have an ex-flame who burns a hole in their heart, in a good way. There are moments when you take a nostalgic tumble, aching for second chances. Can you feel me, Florida fans? Admit it: You still pine for Steve Spurrier. The Head Ball Coach...
  • Topinka's 'heart attack' forecast a real grabber

    Topinka's 'heart attack' forecast a real grabber
    The main event in Illinois politics Monday evening was a televised debate between the top candidates for governor in the Nov. 4 election. But the undercard — a joint appearance on public TV by the candidates for state comptroller —...
  • Backstreet Boys get recordings, posters in final Pearlman payout

    Backstreet Boys get recordings, posters in final Pearlman payout
    The Backstreet Boys have received a final payment in a long-running battle against the bankruptcy estate of their former manager, disgraced boy band mogul Lou Pearlman. The settlement is only for $99,000 in cash, compared to $3.45 million the band was...
  • Smaller than life: Backstreet Boys get $99,000 final payout in $3.4 million battle with former manager

    Smaller than life: Backstreet Boys get $99,000 final payout in $3.4 million battle with former manager
    The Backstreet Boys have received a final payment in a long-running battle against the bankruptcy estate of their former manager, disgraced boy band mogul Lou Pearlman. The settlement is for $99,000 in cash, compared to $3.45 million the band was...