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  • Singing the praises of Cincinnati

    Singing the praises of Cincinnati
    CINCINNATI — Because of its hilly topography, this city has been called the "San Francisco of Ohio." And this July, those hills will be coming alive with the sound of choral music. From July 4-14, the World Choir Games, also known as "The...
  • Indiana candy biz is still red hot

    Indiana candy biz is still red hot
    JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — Warren and Jill Schimpff's red-hot business began more than 120 years ago downtown, just north of the Ohio River across from Louisville, Ky. Schimpff's Confectionery (812-283-8367, schimpffs.com) began producing Cinnamon Red...
  • Army report: Barrier blocks larger Asian carp

    WASHINGTON — Federal officials said today that lab testing found the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal’s electric dispersal barriers, aimed at keeping Asian carp out of Lake Michigan, were effective for fish 5.4 inches or longer. However,...
  • Natural Perspectives: Digging up some family roots

    I have a confession to make. I'm utterly addicted to tracing my family's roots. Vic says that kicking a heroin habit might be easier, but I have no intention of overcoming my addiction. I enjoy it too much. I lay the blame on my mother and my Aunt...
  • Tiny taxing districts with limited duties scattered across Illinois

    Tiny taxing districts with limited duties scattered across Illinois
    Orland Hills has a library board, but no library. Norwood Park has a paid three-member board with the sole job of overseeing 40 streetlights. And a southern Illinois tuberculosis board has amassed more than $200,000 yet it treats only one patient every...
  • NRDC report ranks Maryland fifth for power plant pollutants

    Electric power plants that burn oil or coal in Maryland sent more than 27 million pounds of toxic pollutants into the air in 2009. That was the fifth-highest total in the nation and a threat to public health, according to a new report by the Natural...
  • Indiana: America's original wine country

    Indiana: America's original wine country
    VEVAY, Ind. — Every summer, over the last weekend in August, girls in Swiss costumes dance traditional polkas, passenger boats ply the Ohio River, and fireworks light up the night sky here. The riverbank of this otherwise quiet Switzerland County...
  • Columbus shows Ohio's adventurous side

    Columbus shows Ohio's adventurous side
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Bartender Cris Dehlavi is making a mint julep at Mouton, a Short North arts district hot spot that specializes in Prohibition-era cocktails. Across the street, people are milling around a White Castle, one of the fast-food dives...
  • Bass fever takes hold at National Harbor

    Bass fever takes hold at National Harbor
    Luke Clausen found a rare day in June when, on the fourth day of the FLW Tour bass fishing tournament on the Potomac River out of National Harbor, he brought in 19 pounds, 4 ounces of fish, two pounds more than any other professional fishermen had...
  • Environmentalists praise assembly session

    While others found much to criticize about this year's General Assembly, environmental activists hailed it Tuesday as the most significant in decades for advancing long-running efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay. In a year when lawmakers balked at...
  • When snow moves out, deep cold moves in

    When snow moves out, deep cold moves in
    The worst snow this season hit the area about 10:30 p.m., and accumulations of between 3 and 5 inches have been reported across the region, weather officials said.   About 4.7 inches of snow accumulated near Midway Airport as of 8:40 p.m., said Jamie...