| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Before WWII, a large number of people were against America's involvement in the wars in Europe and Asia. After Pearl Harbor, however, that argument disappeared, and virtually everyone got involved. Sons of rich families enlisted. The Kennedys, for...
| May 8, 2012
| 10:41 AM
The Anchorage Assembly is scheduled to hear public testimony on Tuesday evening about a proposed measure that would grant certain private establishments an exemption from the city's indoor smoking ban.
It began with the Fraternal Order of Eagles, a...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:30 AM
At first, the distance seemed way too much.
Wise County is literally all the way across the commonwealth — and very nearly in another commonwealth called Kentucky. According to Mapquest, the driving time is eight hours.
But after a visit there,...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:55 PM
On Oct. 31, 2012, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that Virginia was one of seven states to receive a $45,000 grant from the National Governors Association to participate in a Prescription Drug Abuse Reduction Police Academy.
Prescription drug abuse...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 3:46 AM
While still digesting the vice presidential debate, let's go back to the last Presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Lets recast it as a Hollywood movie -- a Frank Capra film we'll call "Mr. Obama Wants to Stay in Washington."...
| Aug 25, 2012
BELFAST, Maine — The first sign says, "Slow." Then, about 50 feet down this back road in mid-coast Maine, there's a second sign. It says, "Slower."
I ease up on the pedal. That about sums up the rhythm of life in this part of Maine, which is...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 5:15 PM
As far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 2:49 PM
organization: Feld Motor Sports
address: Cowboys Stadium
Top Supercross riders Ryan Villopoto, James Stewart, Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey and more battle it out at Cowboys Stadium for the 2013 AMA Supercross crown. Main event starts at 7:00...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 5:28 PM
With their sharp thinking and irreverent courtroom shenanigans, Jared Franklin and Peter Bash won many cases in the first season of TNT's "Franklin & Bash," and the show won many fans and earned a second season.
A large part of the show's success is...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:07 AM
All y'all all know that we have an abundance of good actors in our fair city.
No, they aren't as famous as Magic players — and they certainly aren't paid as much — but they provide much more entertainment and they give much more back to the...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Andy Griffith, one of the stars who put CBS on top of the TV world in the 1960s with an easy-going but culturally-packed sitcom that ran for eight seasons during that stormy decade in American life, died Tuesday at 86 at his North Carolina home in Roanoke...