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  • Rietscha, Armstrong run to victory in Sentara New Year's Day 5K in Hampton (including results)

    Ed Rietscha of Hampton and Jessica Armstrong of Newport News ran to overall victories in the Sentara New Year’s Day 5K in Hampton. Rietscha, 36, completed the 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) course around Coliseum Central in 17 minutes, 56 seconds Thursday....
  • Exonerated Wyoming prisoner pins hopes on compensation legislation

    Exonerated Wyoming prisoner pins hopes on compensation legislation
    When DNA evidence exonerated Andrew "A.J." Johnson of rape after 24 years in prison, he got his picture in the paper and his freedom. What he did not get was help starting over from the state that had imprisoned him. He emerged from behind bars in...
  • Always love the old college try

    Always love the old college try
    The guy on the other end of the phone was whining, and obviously envious. He told he me was sick of all the football bowl games this time of year. I responded by saying I was going to the Boca Bowl. "What's that?" "The Boca Bowl. Northern Illinois...
  • Bethlehem's Mark Will-Weber pours details on presidential drinking in new book

    Lyndon B. Johnson loved to drink and drive (and at a high rate of speed) in his Lincoln Continental. Richard Nixon was known to drunk-dial major political figures late at night from the White House. And Franklin D. Roosevelt, while president, once hid...
  • Lincoln's vice-presidential switch changed history

    CHICAGO--The other day I found myself at the famous Abraham Lincoln Bookshop here, talking about my latest effort, a history on the evolution of the American vice presidency. The visit brought to mind a little-discussed Lincoln story in the book that I...
  • Should Lincoln have kept his first VP?

    Should Lincoln have kept his first VP?
    The other day I found myself at the famous Abraham Lincoln Bookshop in Chicago, talking about my latest effort, a history on the evolution of the American vice presidency. The visit brought to mind a little-discussed Lincoln story in the book that I...
  • Northwestern officials consider ways to bolster Native American ties

    Northwestern officials consider ways to bolster Native American ties
    Approaching the 150th anniversary of one of the worst massacres against Native Americans in U.S. history, officials at Northwestern University are considering how to atone for its co-founder's role while also improving its relationship with Native...
  • Road-tested and reliable

    One vote can define a career in the U.S. Senate. Consider Edmund Ross of Kansas, one of the senators in John F. Kennedy's "Profiles in Courage," who cast the deciding vote in the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson — and lost his seat as a result....
  • Day after appearance at Native American group, Rauner won't say if Redskins' name should change

    Day after appearance at Native American group, Rauner won't say if Redskins' name should change
    A day after meeting with a Chicago Native American group, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner declined to say whether he thinks the NFL's Washington Redskins should change the team name amid an outcry that it's offensive and derogatory. Rauner...
  • Lehigh Valley teams prepare for PIAA semifinals in soccer, volleyball, field hockey

    Lehigh Valley teams prepare for PIAA semifinals in soccer, volleyball, field hockey
    Field hockey Years ago Emmaus made postseason trips to Tulpehocken High School on the way to state championships. Said Green Hornets coach Sue Butz-Stavin, "That was back during the [playing on] grass days." Times have progressed. Tulpehocken now...
  • Congress took impeachment seriously with Watergate

    Bill Cohen served as an influential three-term U.S. senator, as well as secretary of defense, and is a respected global thinker. He believes his defining political moment was a summer four decades ago. As a 33-year-old freshman Republican representative...