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  • Porn won: Hustler's Larry Flynt on his nemesis Charles Keating

    Porn won: Hustler's Larry Flynt on his nemesis Charles Keating
    When Charles Keating’s family announced this week that the infamous savings and loan swindler had died at 90, it seemed only natural to wonder what America’s No. 1 pornographer had to say. After all, before ripping off defenseless retirees,...
  • Great Baltimore cocktails: The Kentucky Navy at The Tavern Room

    Great Baltimore cocktails: The Kentucky Navy at The Tavern Room
    Drinking makes you smarter -- at least, that's the case at Harbor East's The Tavern Room. In name and style, this newly opened front division of Fleet Street Kitchen portrays a laid-back sense of refinement that's a nod to both classic American...
  • Where does the South begin?

    Ever wonder just where the South starts? I used to think I knew: at the bottom of Cantrell Hill here in little old Little Rock, Ark., for every morning I leave the highlands and pines, and wind on downtown, where the hardwoods and Dixie start. It starts...
  • Indiana's attempt at utopia: New Harmony

     Indiana's attempt at utopia: New Harmony
    Through hard work and clean living, George Rapp promised his followers the keys to the kingdom of heaven. Arriving in June 1814, they toiled tirelessly, turning trees into lumber and clay from the banks of the Wabash River into bricks with which to...
  • Kentucky: Riverboat fest celebrates Belle of Louisville's 100th year

    Kentucky: Riverboat fest celebrates Belle of Louisville's 100th year
    Five riverboats will gather in Louisville, Ky., in October to celebrate one of its own: the Belle of Louisville. The National Historic Landmark turns 100 years old with a splashy six-day Centennial Festival of Riverboats on the Ohio River. The Belle,...
  • Intersex fish found in 3 Pennsylvania river basins

    Intersex fish found in 3 Pennsylvania river basins
    Male fish carrying eggs – intersex fish – have been found in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna, Delaware and Ohio river basins, a sign that the water may be tainted with chemicals, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The research found that...
  • Vanished Ohio Valley potteries produced many popular lines of china and glass

    Q: My dad gave me these seven plates and I just keep them boxed. Can you tell me anything about them? A: Seen in images sent, our reader has plates from a dinnerware set by Taylor Smith and Taylor, an American china manufacturer. We have no info on...
  • Tale of passenger pigeon extinction may have had natural twist

    Tale of passenger pigeon extinction may have had natural twist
    One hundred years ago in September, Martha the passenger pigeon died in a Cincinnati zoo. She was the last of a North American species whose population once had numbered in the billions. Naturalist John James Audubon once described a mile-wide migratory...
  • Around the bases: Take a trip to these local treasured ballparks

    Around the bases: Take a trip to these local treasured ballparks
    Thinking of a road trip to follow the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Here's a list of the International League teams they'll play on the road through the end of the regular season on Sept. 1. Keep in mind these are the top minor league affiliates of major league...
  • Dating pressed glass can take some serious detective work

    Q: This candy dish has always been in my family. It was a gift to my great-grandmother and has been handed down for generations. At the top is written in white, "My wife 1909." I cannot determine origin and history. Can you tell me anything about it? A:...
  • Snow to taper off, leave 2 to 5 inches

    Snow to taper off, leave 2 to 5 inches
    March may mark the beginning of meteorological spring, but with close to half a foot of snow expected in some places this weekend, winter is beginning to resemble a guest that doesn't know when to leave. Today's snow storm, which prompted a winter...