| Jan 13, 2012
| 12:55 PM
The conventional wisdom is that allowances make children responsible money managers as they learn to budget so they don't run out of cash.
But Lewis Mandell, professor emeritus of finance and former dean of business at the State University of New York in...
| Jan 30, 2012
Organizing the G-8 and NATO summits is like preparing for a hurricane. You can't entirely control the outcome, and any violence could be catastrophic for the city, the mayor and the president.
Leslie Fox, the first person selected to run the May 19-21...
| Jan 9, 2012
Only 20% of the antibiotics sold in the U.S. are given to people who are sick with bacterial infections, such as ear and urinary tract infections and pneumonia. Most of the penicillin, tetracycline and other antibiotic drugs used in this country are given...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:11 PM
Michelle Ann Thoele, daughter of Anna Istas and Michael Snook of Topeka, Kansas, and Jonathan Patrick Mahoney, son of James and Georgia Mahoney of Newport Beach, California were married on September 9th, 2011 in Topeka, Kansas. Mrs. Mahoney is a graduate...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:36 PM
Dinah K. Faber, a writer, photographer and historian who was known as "the Booth Lady" for her preservation work on Tudor Hall, the Harford County home of the famous Booth family, died Sunday of colon cancer at her Colby, Kan., home.
She was 62.
| Sep 14, 2012
Sunday, Sept. 16
Plant sale Adkins Arboretum's annual Fall Native Plant Sale takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Native Plant Nursery, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. The sale benefits the Arboretum's education programs. Information: 410-634-2847 or...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Can nibbling make you slim?
"Lord of the Rings" fans may recall Hobbits prefer six daily meals. If you Google "six meals a day," however, you'll find more than references to mythical creatures: There are a host of diet books, websites and articles...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Kansas State University’s Collin Klein has been named recipient of t he 2012 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award. The award is presented annually to a top college football quarterback who best combines on-the-field and academic achievement. ...
| Jan 16, 2013
As the season of gift gluttony, parking lot insanity and checkout line lunacy fades to a distant memory, it's worth contemplating a nagging and perennial question:
Why are we so bad at sharing?
We fret and fuss at our kids for fighting over the new...
| Jun 22, 2012
Now that I teach meditation, I’m trying to improve my ability to remember people’s names. New students come to the class every week. Every week they tell me their names. Every time a new student tells me a new name, I think to myself, “...