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  • Coming to the Mountain: Educating the next generation of storytellers

     
    by Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times Kentucky calls me home every year.  The funny thing is that I’m not from there.  But every year for the last 10 years, I still go. In theory I go there to teach, but in reality I go there to recharge.  The...
  • On the BBQ trail

    On the BBQ trail
    There's a swath of our country that's built upon the foundation of meat plus smoke plus sauce. What a beautiful formula. It's too wide of a swath, however, to cover in three days, which was the amount of time I had set for a barbecue road trip. My goal:...
  • The Shawnee bonus on a family road trip to Memphis

    With two young children in tow, my husband and I decided we shouldn't try to drive from Chicago to Memphis in one day. So, after seven hours and five bathroom stops, there we were -- in Shawnee National Forest's Garden of the Gods -- with just enough...
  • All bundled up – in an antique parka

    Well, freeze my fanny. Isn't this why you left Indiana? Or Illinois? Or New York? So you could brag in January to the suckers up North that you're basking in the balmy weather holding a fruity drink garnished with a miniature red umbrella? I want a...
  • Natural Perspectives: Say goodbye to American pie

    If you were painting a Norman Rockwell portrait of America, you'd probably picture mom and an apple pie wrapped in the Star-Spangled Banner. But America's apples are disappearing. A century ago, there were an estimated 20 million apple trees growing in...
  • 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...
  • Winter storm warnings in Garrett, Allegany

     
    The hardy residents of Garrett and western Allegany counties - and anyone headed west on I-68 - are under winter storm warnings today and tomorrow as a storm system moves up the Ohio River valley. Garrett could see 6 to 12......
  • Brutal winter blast struck 110 years ago

     
    One of the worst weeks of winter weather ever to strike Baltimore was in full fury on this date in 1899. Brutal cold and persistent, heavy snow paralyzed the city and turned the harbor and the bay into an icy prison.......
  • What Obama's trying (Applause) to tell union folks these days (Applause)

     
    Full text (Applause) of the Democrat's speech (Applause) to AFL-CIO, including the chants of support. (Chant. Chant)...