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  • Fires in Florida and Cornwall, N.Y., destroy bits of history

     
    Fires in the eastern United States have destroyed two vastly different bits of irreplaceable history: a legendary cypress tree in Florida and an industrial complex in the New York community of Cornwall....
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (mp3) WLS-AM: Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crains Chicago Business, Ray Long of the......
  • Dorworth, Florida House pay homage to The Senator

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House just paid tribute to the 3,500-year-old bald cypress tree near Longwood known as The Senator, a tree that was older than the Roman empire but was burned to the ground in January by a meth addict. Rep. Chris Dorworth,...
  • Obama takes presidential oath from Supreme Court chief justice after much-noticed stumble

    After the flub heard around the world, President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office. Again. Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the oath to Obama on Wednesday night at the White House — a rare do-over. The surprise moment came in response to...
  • Steve Jobs, Nancy Pelosi Finalists For TIME's "Person Of The Year"

    Steve Jobs, Nancy Pelosi Finalists For TIME's "Person Of The Year"
    TIME Magazine has announced their seven finalists for their annual "TIME Magazine Person of the Year." The seven finalists include Apple CEO Steve Jobs, US Federal Reserve Charman Ben Bernanke, US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Jamaican Sprinter...
  • Western Barndoor Hill Is An Infant Next To Mount McKinley

    Western Barndoor Hill Is An Infant Next To Mount McKinley
    Rope? Check. Carabiners? Check. Sherpa? Check. OK, so Granby's Western Barndoor Hill is not the 29,028-foot-high Mount Everest. And it's not even the 20,320-foot-high Mount McKinley — the highest mountain in North America. Connecticut? That honor...
  • Which president kept a hyena as a pet at the White House? a) Theodore Roosevelt b) Woodrow Wilson c) Calvin Coolidge

    ANSWER: a) Theodore Roosevelt
  • 10 things you might not know about the Chicago Bears

    10 things you might not know about the Chicago Bears
    The Chicago Bears owe their name to the Chicago Cubs. The idea was that the brawny, upstart footballers were physically larger than Cubs — they were as big as Bears. Now the Chicago Bears are the biggest sports team in town. But it didn't begin that...
  • Needle points: What to know about buying a Christmas tree

    Needle points: What to know about buying a Christmas tree
    Do you have your Christmas tree yet? Trees have been a part of American holiday celebrations since the 1850s. President Franklin Pierce was the first to place a tree in the White House, but it was President Calvin Coolidge who began the tree-lighting...
  • Career Transition Month Continued

    Welcome to Making Work Work…What Works and What Doesn't! We are encouraged and energized by your support of the introductory segment of Making Work Work!  As our title suggests, in today's economy, finding the right role is not easy, but neither is it...
  • Fred Heutte's legacy: Flowering gardens for eastern Virginia

    Fred Heutte's legacy: Flowering gardens for eastern Virginia
    You can thank the late Fred Heutte for many of the flowering trees and shrubs that embellish so many city streets, private yards and public gardens in Hampton Roads Beauties like camellias that flower fall, winter and spring, azaleas that bloom with...