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  • Review: 'Turning the Black Sox White' by Tim Hornbaker

    Review: 'Turning the Black Sox White' by Tim Hornbaker
    Tim Hornbaker, in his "Turning the Black Sox White: The Misunderstood Legacy of Charles A. Comiskey," makes a more persuasive case for Charles A. Comiskey's importance in 19th- and 20th-century baseball than previous books (including 1919's "Commy" by G....
  • Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison

    Connecticut Soldiers Revealed True Toll At Civil War's Andersonville Prison
    The deadliest ground of the American Civil War lies in rural southwest Georgia. It is not a battlefield. It's a small area, 26 acres, roughly half the size of Hartford's Bushnell Park. There, over the course of 14 months beginning in February 1864,...
  • Blaze damages Gateway Terrace Apartments in Palmer, displaces 8

    A midday Thursday fire damaged Gateway Terrace Apartments in Palmer Township, displacing eight people. Reports of the fire were called in around 12:15 p.m. As firefighters arrived, they radioed that flames were showing in a third-floor roof area of one...
  • Number of people missing from Washington state landslide falls to 90

    Number of people missing from Washington state landslide falls to 90
    Rescue teams on Thursday clawed through the moon-like surface left by a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least 25 people, searching for those still missing, and the community prayed for "one little miracle." As the death toll rose...
  • Taking the Kids -- and keeping them safe around the water

    Taking the Kids -- and keeping them safe around the water
    Just a minute! How many times have you said that to your kids on vacation at a pool or a beach while you finish a call, rummage for the sunscreen or turn around to grab a beach towel. Most times, thankfully, that minute means nothing. But for some a few...
  • Firefighters extinguish structure fire in Ellicott City residence

    Units from Howard County's Department of Rescue Services responded to a structure fire at an Ellicott City residence on Saturday night, according to the department's Facebook page. The Facebook post said the fire, which occurred at a home in the in the...
  • Rauner sells his brand to Republican voters

     Rauner sells his brand to Republican voters
    Made wealthy by decades in the cutthroat trenches of venture capital, Bruce Rauner has never been shy about opening up his checkbook to push causes he considers dear to his heart. Dartmouth College, his alma mater, has Rauner scholarships, a Rauner...
  • Anguish and uncertainty in search for Washington mudslide victims

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — Danger and uncertainty hang like a pall over the small towns along the Stillaguamish River. The mudslide that tore across State Route 530 — leaving nearly a square mile of debris and slicing a scar in the hillside taller...
  • TNA's Davey Richards on Lockdown, dying in Japan and squid jerky

    TNA's Davey Richards on Lockdown, dying in Japan and squid jerky
    Even when you are considered one of the best performers in your business, that doesn’t mean things will go smoothly. That is especially the case when it comes to the pro wrestling business. Case is point: Davey Richards (Wesley Richards) who is...
  • Search-and-rescue workers are pulled back in Washington mudslide

    ARLINGTON, Wash. — Fearing more moving earth at the site of Saturday's deadly mudslide, search-and-rescue workers were pulled back Monday afternoon from searching for the dead and missing, officials said. "There are concerns about additional...
  • Bulletin Board

    Wednesday Modern line dance, beginner's classes every Wednesday, dance with Roz and Nat, 2:30-4 p.m., Veterans Park Center, 802 NE First St., Delray Beach. Dance to all types of music. Cost is $4 residents, $5 nonresidents. Call 561-243-7350. Bingo,...