| May 8, 2013
| 7:52 AM
A CDC-recommended non-profit organization has been launched in time for Mother's Day. Through 'MotherToBaby CT', experts will be able to provide the public with free answers to the many questions that arise during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
| May 10, 2013
| 8:37 AM
It sure is swell when your kids come through on Mother’s Day: Breakfast in bed, gift cards for spa treatments, an empty dishwasher.
But sometimes kids kind of stink. No offense, really. But sometimes doesn’t it seem as if everyone in your...
| Dec 9, 2013
When Mary Redmond last saw her 6-year-old son, Jack, at O'Hare International Airport in the summer of 2012, she kissed him on the cheek and promised to try to get him back home as soon as possible.
In the year and a half since then, holidays and...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:15 PM
A van full of Jordan Adams' biggest fans will trek 10 hours Friday night into Saturday morning to watch UCLA's leading scorer and his teammates take on Missouri, their most formidable opponent of the season.
Included in the group will be a mother...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Helen Watson was born nearly a decade before U.S. women gained the right to vote. She came of age during the Great Depression.
But she never let the times or her circumstances prevent her from living a life of achievement. Watson earned a master's...
| Nov 29, 2013
By hour three of the long wait, my back is burning, my mouth is yawning and my feet are barking. In the midst of my discomfort, I remember the email the better half had sent a day earlier.
"I don't think you should stand in line tomorrow night....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The Sports Xchange
Crew chief shuffle lands Johnston with Stewart
By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
Distributed by The Sports Xchange
Chad Johnston is the second Michael Waltrip Racing crew chief to find a home at Stewart-Haas Racing.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:50 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — "Who needs a dad when you've got TWO wonderful mothers?" Lafayette High running back Jahlil Green posted to Facebook on Mother's Day. For Green, the question answers itself.
Ditto for brother Jordan Lassiter, Green's Lafayette...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Many of the errors that Grammar Policemen write me about are ones that almost no one would notice.
This is why I prefer flashier, funnier bad grammar, particularly involving sentences where the modifiers are wildly misplaced. An example I've seen...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:33 AM
Hey, hey! What day is it?
Yeah, it's already Hump Day Wednesday. Mark the weekly occasion by brushing up on Chicago's resident Bactrian camels captured above eating flowers on Mother's Day this year at Lincoln Park Zoo.
A quick rundown from the...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Joan A. Spurrier, a retired legal secretary and family matriarch, died of kidney failure Sunday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Idlewylde resident was 80.
Born Joan Anita Adams in Baltimore and raised on Beaumont Avenue in Govans, she was the...