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  • Paying it Forward in Myerstown

    Paying it Forward in Myerstown
    Right by the old water tower on the outskirts of Myerstown, FOX43 met Louise Strause and Dayl Klinger, a mother-daughter duo wanting to help a friend in need. "She's been part of our family for 40 years," Dayl Klinger said. "Growing up together, I was at...
  • Welcome to Human Existence, Riley!

    Welcome to Human Existence, Riley!
    Dear Riley, As the child of one of my best friend’s, Joe, I’d like to welcome you to existence in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Planet Earth, Milk Way Galaxy, Whatever Temporal Plane of Reality We Reside Upon.  Your dad just...
  • 'Chs. Carroll Turns Detective; Solves Initial Mystery' [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago 'Refined' burlesque An ad in the Times: "Gayety Theatre — A Big Event in Local Theatricals — An announcement will soon be made of the coming to Baltimore of one stellar aggregation of stars, that will surprise even the...
  • Why sex onstage rarely works

    Why sex onstage rarely works
    After I pointed out that the Goodman Theatre production of Christopher Shinn's "Teddy Ferrara" contains a goodly amount of onstage groping, poking and unbuttoning, a fevered member of the Twitterati made a rather stinging observation. "Chris Jones," the...
  • Vaccination schedule for children is safe, study says

    Vaccination schedule for children is safe, study says
    The recommended schedule of vaccines for children is safe and has done much to dramatically lower the incidence of devastating illnesses, according to a new national scientific study that was partly led by a Northwestern University professor....
  • Jazz bass legend Charlie Haden yearns to perform again

    The revered jazz bassist Charlie Haden hopes he can give a brief speech when he picks up his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy the day before the Grammys are broadcast on Feb. 10. But Haden sometimes has difficulty speaking, and...
  • Despite bullets in Miami, FDR conquered Central Florida in open motorcade

    Preparations for the 57th Inauguration on Jan. 21 inspire recollections of storied presidential visits to Central Florida. When Grover Cleveland arrived in 1888, for example, his reception was a bit chilly: The Orlando Ice Works presented him with a...
  • Come let us reason together, or: A matter of public health

    "What is there to say?" That's the question editorial writers all over the country were asking themselves after what happened at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. It's no longer necessary to specify where Newtown is, or just what happened there. It...
  • Fake vaccine and Kardashian pregnant, shame on us

    Is it any wonder America is distrusted and held in contempt around the world? I was unaware my tax dollars were paying for fake polio vaccination programs in Pakistan (and no doubt elsewhere). What a dreadful way to "win the hearts and minds" of a...
  • Life Out Here: Love and an iron lung

    Life Out Here: Love and an iron lung
    CALEXICO — One of my favorite moments on our beautiful little campus here came in the tiny bookstore at the end of the past school year. There were four students in the store, three of whom I’d had in classes and knew well. Coincidentally,...
  • O'Malley administration backs medical marijuana bill

    O'Malley administration backs medical marijuana bill
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration withdrew its opposition to legislation allowing doctors and nurses to dispense medical marijuana to patients through academic medical centers, raising prospects for passage this year. Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, the...