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  • Syrian rebels, increasingly desperate, turn to tunnel warfare

    Syrian rebels, increasingly desperate, turn to tunnel warfare
    For three days, Syrian rebels dug through a wall of a library that housed a trove of historical religious texts, and underneath an adjacent road. When they were done with the 50-foot-long tunnel, they waited at one end of it for a tank to drive by,...
  • With tragedy in Tallahassee, we are all Florida State

    With tragedy in Tallahassee, we are all Florida State
    When things like this happen, we are supposed to pull together as a community, state and nation. We become one, regardless of our allegiance or school colors. That is why I can't imagine anyone thinking it was OK to make light of the tragedy in...
  • Books save Apopka student in FSU shootings that left gunman dead, 3 hurt

    Books save Apopka student in FSU shootings that left gunman dead, 3 hurt
    The shooting started early Thursday morning, after Myron De'Shawn May parked his car and took a short walk to Strozier Library on the campus of Florida State University. In his pockets, police say, were a .380-caliber semi-automatic handgun and extra...
  • Three shot at FSU library, gunman dead, cops say

    Three shot at FSU library, gunman dead, cops say
    Students are now returning to the Florida State University campus this morning, after a gunman opened fire in the Stozier Library, leaving three people wounded before campus police shot him dead early Thursday. Classes, however, were canceled. An...
  • FSU shooting: Students from S. Florida tell of chaotic moments in library

    FSU shooting: Students from S. Florida tell of chaotic moments in library
    Kevin Kaminski's head had just hit the pillow early Thursday morning when he was jolted awake by his cellphone lighting up with a call from his daughter. Before he even answered the call just before 1 a.m., he said he was fearing the worst — and...
  • Santa visiting Lower Macungie library

    Santa visiting Lower Macungie library
    Santa will make a stop at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, inside Lower Macungie Library, the library website said. A young children's story time will be offered, the website said. Look for ongoing weekly young children's story times sessions...
  • Characters come to life at Storybook Festival

    Characters come to life at Storybook Festival
    Many beloved characters came to life during the 13th annual Storybook Festival at the Southwest Regional Library in Pembroke Pines. More than 5,000 visitors mingled with the Cat in the Hat, Peter Pan, Cinderella, Winnie the Pooh and more while getting...
  • Waukegan group seeks ideas for Bradbury sculpture

     Waukegan group seeks ideas for Bradbury sculpture
    A Waukegan group is seeking ideas for a sculpture to honor the late science fiction writer and Waukegan native Ray Bradbury. Bradbury, who is best known for his book "Fahrenheit 451," died in 2012. He was born in Waukegan and lived there until he was...
  • What's trending: #PrayForFSU, Bill Cosby, 'Pitch Perfect 2' and more

    Sadness set the tone for social media today, as the tragic shooting at Florida State University's library trended worldwide. But don't fret, there are some laughs trending amidst the FSU hashtags. Here's what social media is talking about today: 1....
  • All Together Now at Howard library branches

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. 410-313-7860. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Choose Civility: Being Thankful. Nov. 26, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. Ages 2-6. Ticket required....
  • Florida State latest site of heartbreak

     Florida State latest site of heartbreak
    Again. That has to be the first reaction after hearing about the tragic shooting Thursday morning inside the main library at Florida State University. Again. After praying for those injured in the shooting, and hoping for the well-being of all the...