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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ky. man dies after being struck by 700-pound lid

    JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A Kentucky man died after he was struck by a wind-blown 700-pound fiberglass lid that he was helping to load on a barge along the Ohio River in Jeffersonville. Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Larry Carroll told the...
  • Does Florida State have what it takes to become the next Louisville?

    Does Florida State have what it takes to become the next Louisville?
    TALLAHASSEE -- In the last four months, Louisville, Ky. has become the center of the college sports universe. With a BCS bowl win over Florida, a national men's basketball championship over Michigan and a chance for a women's basketball national title...
  • Freight-rail projects to hit the tracks--alas, nothing for the Lehigh Valley

     
    This just in from the Gov. Tom Corbett's office, via our friends at PR NEWSWIRE. Governor Corbett Announces State Investment in 16 Rail Projects A $23 million state investment will fund 16 freight-rail improvement projects statewide, Governor Tom...
  • Allentown loses dog park contest

     
    No puppy eyes, Allentown. City residents will have to try again for the $100,000 grant to build the city's first dog park. The $100,000 PetSafe grant in the national "Bark for Your Park" went to Huntington, W. Va., one of the 15 finalists. Volunteers in...
  • Slugging away in Louisville on the first stop of a busy Saturday

     
    I missed my radio show on Saturday morning and I trust that Roger Pence did a fantastic job in my absence as the "Ultimate Road Trip" with the Lehigh Valley Yankee Fan Club reached day No. 3 and we covere five different states. I have to admit, I didn't...
  • Final look at Cincinnati before moving on to Louisville and St. Louis

     
    It's late Saturday night and I've just completed a very business Day 3 of the "Ultimate Road Trip" that took us through four states -- Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and finally to St. Louis, Missouri. More on a frantic Saturday in the next post, but I wanted to...
  • Oops, Obama touts his jobs plan today at an Ohio bridge that won't qualify

     
    Democrat Obama will visit a bridge that won't qualify for immediate work and isn't scheduled for repair or demolition....