| Feb 2, 2014
When First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated her 50th birthday earlier this month, she tweeted "Excited to join Barak in the 50-plus club today," and "check out my AARP card." To further emphasize the point, she also tweeted a picture of herself holding her...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 5:29 AM
"We have no plans for it and we don't know what to do with it."
Those words were spoken by Stanley Bates, a planner for the state parks and forests nearly 37 years ago shortly after Oscar Swenson sold the "old Forster powerhouse" and 40 acres surrounding...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Friends of Mansfield Hollow State Park 13th Annual Meeting. 6 to 7 p.m. social gathering with light snacks provided by our board of directors. Very short meeting and then the feature event with guest speaker Al Levere, the DEEP's Ad Hock State Park...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:20 AM
My bike ride on the Richland B&O Trail in north-central Ohio got off to a pretty shaky start.
I pulled into the trailhead parking lot off state Route 97 between Bellville and Interstate 71 in southern Richland County. Several other bicyclists were there,...
| Feb 9, 2014
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO INDIANAPOLIS
From LAX, American and Delta offer nonstop service to Indianapolis; Southwest offers direct service (stop, no change of plane) and American, Southwest, Delta, Frontier, United and US Airways offer connecting...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Near twenty years have passed away
Since here I bid farewell
To woods and fields, and scenes of play,
And playmates loved so well….
From "My Childhood Home I See Again," by Abraham Lincoln, 1846
LINCOLN CITY, Ind. — Abe Lincoln...
| Jan 11, 2014
A book and a blanket on the sand would be enough to enjoy a getaway to Palm Coast and the Flagler County beaches, but one also should arrive with a thirst for shopping, history and the outdoors.
Hiking, camping and kayaking opportunities abound in...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Country singer Willie Nelson will perform at Silver Springs State Park on Feb. 1, the night he was originally scheduled to kick off SeaWorld Orlando's Bands, Brew & BBQ Festival.
Nelson pulled out of the SeaWorld gig last after protests inspired by...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Check out festivals and events in February across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
Feb. 1: First Saturday Jam,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Despite the cold weather — and also because of it — thousands of people are grabbing their binoculars this winter and heading out to find bald eagles in Illinois.
Chances are better than ever they'll see scenes like the one Thursday near...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Judge John Hanson Briscoe Sr., scion of a prominent Southern Maryland family who served as speaker of the House of Delegates and later as a judge for the Circuit Court of St. Mary's County, died Wednesday of cancer at Half Pone Farm in Hollywood, St....