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  • Ann Rutherford, actress in 'Gone With the Wind,' dies at 94

     
    Ann Rutherford, an actress whose small role as Scarlett’s younger sister Carreen in the 1939 film “Gone With the Wind” was her most enduring, has died. She was 94. Rutherford, who also portrayed Mickey Rooney’s teenage girlfriend...
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • Northrop Grumman shipyard lays off 378 workers at Newport News Shipbuilding

    Northrop Grumman shipyard lays off 378 workers at Newport News Shipbuilding
    NEWPORT NEWS — Ending months of uncertainty and a final week of white-knuckled hand-wringing, Northrop Grumman Corp. on Friday laid off 378 white-collar workers at its Newport News shipyard. Facing increasing pressure from the Navy and the Pentagon...
  • Budget Atlanta: Best bet is free history

    ATLANTA -- Home to the world's most famous soda and largest aquarium, Atlanta is also known for its rich Southern history. The sprawling city offers many attractions and museums, but the best of Atlanta is tucked away in neighborhoods that can be...
  • A word or two thousand on 'Drunk: The Definitive Drinkers Dictionary'

    Out this week, just in time for Octoberfest, is "Drunk: The Definitive Drinkers Dictionary." The book contains no fewer than 2,964 synonyms for "drunk." "The English language includes more synonyms for the word 'drunk' than for any other word," writes...
  • Clever and gritty comedy about 1939 Hollywood

    It’s surprising how the definition for success in Hollywood has rarely changed over the last century. Whatever their chosen method, each arriving individual yearns to one day make a big important movie that earns universal acclaim, giving them the...
  • On Theater: Going behind closed doors

    It's heralded in some critical quarters as the greatest movie of all time, so how did the final script for "Gone With the Wind" really get written? According to playwright Ron Hutchinson, in his comedy "Moonlight & Magnolias," producer David O....
  • Northrop launches sweeping drug probe in Newport News; as many as 40 workers under investigation

    Northrop Grumman Corp. is investigating dozens of workers at its Newport News shipyard on suspicion of illegal drug use and possession, multiple sources have told the Daily Press. The probe includes hourly and salaried workers, including more than a...
  • Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
  • Tight, blotto, sotted, sloshed: in other words, DRUNK [Updated]

     
    Out this week, just in time for Octoberfest, is "Drunk: the Definitive Drinkers Dictionary." A sleek, gray hardcover of manageable size, the book contains no less than 2,964 synonyms for drunk. "The English language includes more synonyms for the word.......
  • 2,964 ways to say 'drunk'

     
    Ever gone out and felt, well, not casters-up, not entirely not nearly blotto, but some kind of subtle gradation of drunk? Perhaps you'd find exactly the right turn of phrase in the new book 'Drunk: the Definitive Drinkers Dictionary,' out this week -- it'...