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  • Finding The Spirit Of A Place Is The Focus Of Photography Exhibit In Canton

    Finding The Spirit Of A Place Is The Focus Of Photography Exhibit In Canton
    The photography exhibit on the top floor of the Gallery on the Green in Canton is called "Genius Loci: The Spirit of a Place," named after an ancient Roman belief that places are inhabited by a spirit, a minor deity. Nathan Sayers, the Collinsville...
  • Obama team tailors State of the Union for age of Twitter and YouTube

    Obama team tailors State of the Union for age of Twitter and YouTube
    As President Obama worked on his State of the Union address last week, his staff sent out an email blast to ask the public what should be in it. The White House hyped nearly every recent major policy announcement — on LinkedIn and other websites....
  • John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example

    John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example
    John Boehner, the newly re-elected speaker of the House, is known to be a heavy smoker. This is a bad habit, but it is one he confines to private places. So few know that the speaker is putting his health at risk by not quitting. Boehner has another,...
  • California lawmakers to propose 'right-to-die' bill for terminally ill

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Inspired by a San Francisco Bay Area woman's highly publicized quest to end her grueling battle with cancer, lawmakers are renewing efforts to allow California's terminally ill greater choice over how and when they die. On Wednesday, two...
  • 'Most Violent Year's' J.C. Chandor on the Sidney Lumet link

     'Most Violent Year's' J.C. Chandor on the Sidney Lumet link
    Film critic Roger Ebert once described Sidney Lumet as "one of the finest craftsmen and warmest humanitarians among all film directors." He was an actor's director, known for eliciting nuanced, moving and daring performances and imbuing his films with a...
  • Scientist tackles mystery of ancient astronomical device

    The shoebox-size chunk of bronze didn't attract much attention when divers retrieved it from an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1901. Archaeologists on the expedition had their hands full with far more impressive finds,...
  • Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?

    Jonathan Zimmerman: Does every president need a library?
    In 1971, two years after leaving the White House, Lyndon Johnson dedicated his sleek, windowless eight-story presidential library at the University of Texas. But in the pages of The Washington Post, editorial cartoonist Herblock depicted Johnson as an...
  • Acting helped 'Justified's' Dillahunt overcome tragedy

    PASADENA, Calif. When actor Garret Dillahunt was about to celebrate his 17th birthday tragedy struck that was to change him forever. His older brother, Eric, was killed in a drunk driving accident. He was a passenger in the car. "That threw me," says...
  • Author Robert Stone has died at 77

    Author Robert Stone has died at 77
    National Book Award-winning Robert Stone died Saturday at age 77 at his home in Key West, Fla. His agent told the Associated Press the cause was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Stone was best known for his novel "Dog Soldiers," which was...
  • 'Kill a cop' video may undercut WBFF's big plans

    'Kill a cop' video may undercut WBFF's big plans
    WBFF (Fox 45) is poised in coming days to take one of its biggest steps since the Sinclair-owned station started doing news in 1991. On Jan. 19, it will introduce a new lead anchorman in Kai Jackson, who was at the WJZ anchor desk for more than two...
  • Paris terror a moment for reflection on French resilience

    Paris terror a moment for reflection on French resilience
    The TV was on in the Paris apartment where I found Aleksandar Hemon via phone on Friday. From the screen came live coverage of the standoff between police and the two brothers suspected of storming into the office of the satirical newspaper Charlie...