| Apr 19, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Most experts agree that you should limit your child’s “screen time” (time spent in front of computers, TV and other electronic devices) to no more than a couple hours a day. Of course, most parents/children ignore this; the average...
| Apr 19, 2012
In a quiet, forgotten corner of the automotive landscape there is a segment of vehicle called the large sedan. These cars tilt toward luxury but have a foot firmly planted in practicality and economics.
They are for cheap hedonists. Or penny-pinching...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Happy New Year! We should all be thankful that no matter how good or bad 2011 was for us, we are blessed to see another year.
Genesis 19:12-29 gives the account of God destroying the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah. In verse 17, Abraham's nephew, Lot, was...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:35 PM
The cases are horrific -- protective orders in place but still not enough to keep perpetrators from attacking their victims with deadly consequences.
But new laws on the books in Texas aim to give victims additional protections.
Jan Langbein is the...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Most people know a Bible verse or two. Tom Meyer can recite whole books of holy writ from memory.
And not only dramatic parts like Genesis 1 and Revelation. Also the long-winded "begats" and Levitical laws.It's his crusade to revive the historic...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 12:24 PM
Albert A. Mrozek, a retired federal worker who bred racing pigeons, died Jan. 12 of complications from diabetes at the Genesis Severna Park Center nursing home.
The longtime Brooklyn Park resident was 81.
Albert Anthony Mrozek, the son of a tugboat...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 9:03 AM
The death of a 68-year-old woman, who died of complications from injuries suffered when she was set on fire by her son, has been added to Baltimore's homicide total, while detectives were investigating two weekend shootings.
Police said Audrey Collins...
| Jan 26, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
The time has come for Hollywood and Sam Worthington to shake hands, exchange pleasantries and go their separate ways.
In “Terminator Salvation,” “Avatar,” “Clash of the Titans,” “The Debt&...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 7:31 AM
- SPIN's Eric Magnuson was in Rhode Island to catch the opening night of Lil Wayne's "I'm Still Music" tour.
- Joe Colly gets two grafs at Pitchfork on Wiz Khalifa's "The Race," my favorite song as of late. Rolling Papers! Eleven days!
| Nov 28, 2011
| 11:53 AM
There are lots of good reasons parents avoid taking their kids to nice restaurants, including tight budgets, cranky behavior (all around) and a lack of healthy kids meal options. There’s not much restaurateurs can do about the first two issues, but...
| Dec 4, 2011
Awkward Family Pet Photos
Mike Bender and Doug Chernack
Three Rivers Press, $15, paper
The guys who brought us "Awkward Family Photos" are back with an edition devoted to cruel and unusual punishment to animals. Sort of. It's not that we don't love our...