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  • Back on the river

    Back on the river
    For the 50 years leading up to the Civil War, steamboats ruled the Mississippi River and its tributaries to the east and west, carrying passengers, produce, sugar, cotton and livestock while weaving through the nation's heartland and touching the shores...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cold continues; snow hawks eye storm next week

     
    Officially, despite sightings of flurries in many places around the Baltimore region Sunday, there was no snow at BWI-Marshall - not even a trace - on Dec. 5. So, for those counting the Dec. 5ths that have produced at least a......
  • Teen Strangles Little Brother to be Like TV Killer

    Teen Strangles Little Brother to be Like TV Killer
    RISING SUN, Ind. -- A southern Indiana teenager who pleaded guilty to murder confided that he wanted to be just like the TV serial killer Dexter a few weeks before he strangled his 10-year-old brother, his ex-girlfriend testified Tuesday. Alexis Murafski...
  • Ohio Gov. John Kasich: 'We will not be raising taxes in this state'

     
    John Kasich lists new jobs at top of his priority list in building a new future for his economically-troubled state....
  • On the road with the Marlins; FAU hosts Troy in big series

     
    On an eight-day, two city road trip to cover the Marlins. So the alarm goes off at 4:15 a.m., and I wake to the female announcer gushing about the scene in London where there apparently was something big going.......
  • Jimmie Fidler, May 26, 1941

     
    May 26, 1941: PITTSBURGH, May 25 (AP) -- A man's leg was found along the Ohio River at suburban Moon Township tonight and detectives seeking the remainder of the body said it was probably "another murder" by the long-sought "Mad......
  • 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...