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  • Somber air hangs over State Fair following tragedy

    Somber air hangs over State Fair following tragedy
    The atmosphere at the State Fair was an interesting mix of conflicting emotions at a place normally known for having fun Monday following the stage collapse tragedy. On the one hand, we found lots of people wanting to get a glimpse of the wreckage,...
  • Pages from the Past: Catonsville youngster's persistence led to rescue of man trapped in truck

    An article in the Jan. 25, 1962, edition of the Herald Argus and Baltimore Countian recognized a local boy's heroic actions. At the annual awards meeting of the Safety Services of the Baltimore Regional Chapter, American Red Cross held Jan. 16, Richard...
  • Africa offers big-game hunters exotic options

    Africa offers big-game hunters exotic options
    If fiftysomething basketball players can spend thousands of dollars on fantasy camps with the likes of Coach K and MJ, if golfers make similar pilgrimages to the sport's birthplace in Scotland, why shouldn't hunters do the same at exotic venues in Africa?...
  • Lecture season launches

    NEWPORT BEACH — Some people in the audience gasped as the aerial photo flashed on the screen at the front of the room. They were reacting in wonderment as a color shot came up of the so-called "Loop," a section of the Green River that snakes...
  • Lawmakers debate ban on arsenic in chicken feed

    Chicken farmers nationwide have stopped feeding their flocks a drug containing arsenic since a 2011 government study suggested the cancer-causing metal may be tainting poultry, but Maryland lawmakers are still struggling with whether to ban the once-...
  • 'Hog butcher for the world'

    'Hog butcher for the world'
    The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
  • Dining Review: A dip into Argentine culture

    Dining Review: A dip into Argentine culture
    Most Americans don't know much about Argentine culture. Our enduring image is of the gaucho, the cowboy of the pampas, wearing a bright scarf and a small version of a Stetson. It's an image cherished by the Argentines themselves, but it's about as...
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo BBQ cook off

    Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo BBQ cook off
    What do you get when great food meets great competition? The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest. "We have over 400 spaces competing to be the world champion; we’ve got 261 teams wanting to be on that stage...
  • Little wranglers 'Go Texan'

    Little wranglers 'Go Texan'
    It’s that time of year again, when the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo kicks off with 'Go Texan' day. And the little wranglers at Houston’s Longfellow Elementary, a magnet school for the creative and performing arts, came to school in the...
  • Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association host Heritage Day

    Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association host Heritage Day
    Don't let the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo take all of the focus! There are rodeos going on all over the city. The "Black Professional Cowboys and Cowgirls Association" is celebrating its "Heritage Day". The buckin’ broncs don't just...
  • Elizabeth Acosta captures Conoco Phillips Wheelchair 10k victory

    Elizabeth Acosta captures Conoco Phillips Wheelchair 10k victory
    The next time you're feeling down let Elizabeth Acosta's story serves as some inspiration. "I was born with a disability so I've been in my chair since the second grade," said Acosta. That's not slowing Acosta down one bit. The 22-year-old is the...