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  • Lincoln directs fall of Norfolk

    Lincoln directs fall of Norfolk
    When Abraham Lincoln stepped ashore at Fort Monroe late on May 6, 1862, he hoped his visit would prod Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan and his Army of the Potomac into action. By the next morning, however — after finding that McClellan’s long...
  • Hays-Heighe House at HCC to host national exhibition on slavery, emancipation

    The Hays-Heighe House at Harford Community College will host Emancipation and Its Legacies, a national traveling exhibition on display through Feb. 25. In conjunction with the exhibit, the Hays-Heighe House is sponsoring free programs and other events for...
  • A focus as big as all outdoors

    A focus as big as all outdoors
    David Plowden's second-floor office in his Winnetka home is not the sanctuary that was his now-shuttered basement darkroom. It is more prone to distractions, but that is just one of the allowances that the celebrated 80-year-old photographer has made to...
  • Exclusive: Governor Mitch Daniels reflects on eight years in office

    Exclusive: Governor Mitch Daniels reflects on eight years in office
    He has become such a familiar figure in Indiana that some Hoosiers have almost forgotten a time when Mitch Daniels wasn't governor. But, voters will elect his successor Tuesday. Governor Daniels sat down with Fox59 News and reflected on his eight...
  • Ravens may need inspiration from last season to get over the hump at Heinz Field

    Ravens may need inspiration from last season to get over the hump at Heinz Field
    Torrey Smith's 26-yard touchdown catch from Joe Flacco more than a year ago capped the Ravens' first season sweep of the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2006. But the reverberations from that play may resonate a good deal longer. For years, Heinz Field in...
  • Piece of Mind: Thanks to Frank's for giving us dinner

    Standing at the cash register at Frank’s Famous near Montrose on Wednesday, Roger Frey can’t focus on ringing up my sale. It’s not just because I keep peppering him with questions. It turns out he spent the wee hours of the morning...
  • And now, the five most un-dateable mayors

    And now, the five most un-dateable mayors
    Eric Garcetti, L.A.'s new mayor, was just listed on some website as one of the nation’s most dateable mayors. “Fanciable” is probably how the Brits would put it. Never mind that Garcetti is married: He’s got an excellent set of...
  • Research pays off to value vintage vase

    Q: Can you help me ID this vase? I've tried to find the pattern and maker for years. I call it Drape, but can't find the real name. Where can I learn about the vase? I've bought tons of reference books but no luck. Is it art glass? A: The reader thinks...
  • Pottery marks can vary widely, even for same maker

    Q: I bought a white pitcher that I thought was made by the C.C. Thompson Pottery Company. But the mark on the bottom differs from their standard mark. Can you verify my mark? A: To clue readers, C.C. Thompson was one of the clustered Ohio River...
  • A genuine Southern swamp in Illinois

    A genuine Southern swamp in Illinois
    Mark Guetersloh motored his johnboat slowly, very slowly, through the still water of the Cache River. Keenly aware that tree stumps lurking beneath the algae-covered surface have shredded many a propeller, he had a couple of oars, just in case....
  • Government crisis is averted – for now

    Government crisis is averted – for now
    WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval late Wednesday to a budget compromise, ending a 16-day government shutdown and averting the possibility of a default on the nation's bills, as a bitter partisan stalemate concluded with Republicans conceding...