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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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  • Keeping classical cool: Oldest US arts group turns 200

    Before Beyonce, there were the Beatles. Before the Beatles, there was Brahms. And before Brahms was even born, there was the Handel & H America's oldest continuously operating arts organization — which introduced the nation to composers like Chopin...
  • Manes: Soldier, musician, railcar maker keeps on going

    Manes: Soldier, musician, railcar maker keeps on going
    "I remember Glenn Miller coming to me once, before he had his own band, saying, 'How do you do it? How do you get started? It's so difficult.' I told him, I don't know but whatever you do don't stop. Just keep on going." — Benny Goodman Ed Pakan...
  • Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M in US reach age 112

    Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112. In reality, only few could possibly be alive. As of last fall, there were only 42 people known to be...
  • Saboreando los restaurantes históricos del sur de Florida

    Saboreando los restaurantes históricos del sur de Florida
    Puede que muchos sur floridanos crean que el restaurante Mai-Kai en Fort Lauderdale es en cierta forma histórico. Pero ese hecho se hizo realidad cuando los funcionarios del Registro Nacional de Lugares Históricos de Estados Unidos lo agregó recientemente...
  • Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M in U.S. reach age 112

    Say what? Social Security data says 6.5M in U.S. reach age 112
    Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112. In reality, only few could possibly be alive. As of last fall, there were only 42 people known to be...
  • Polio survivors band together for solace and strength

    Wearing name tags, they sit around tables, with paper handouts full of research spread around them. Within reach are pens and paper. Also within reach, on the floor, are crutches, walkers and wheelchairs. Their attention is on Dr. Meg Lawton, a...
  • Today is the second of three Friday the 13ths this year

    Today is the second of three Friday the 13ths this year
    The way the calendar falls this year, there are three months in which the 13th day falls on a Friday -- creating three unlucky holidays that have spawned many a horror movie. This month's is the second in a row -- Feb. 13 also fell on a Friday. And...
  • Phila. commission rejects proposed velodrome

    Phila. commission rejects proposed velodrome
    A development group's proposal to bring an Olympic-class bicycle arena to South Philadelphia's historic Franklin D. Roosevelt Park has met with resistance from the city Commission on Parks and Recreation, which handed the group its first negative...
  • ‘White Night’ is terror at its most minimal

     
    THE PLAYER A simple phrase at the outset of “White Night” sets this mood for this Depression-era thriller. “Times were […]...
  • Devil's Lake State Park is named national historic place

    Devil's Lake State Park is officially an historic place. The Baraboo News Republic reports (http://bit.ly/1AvCRny) the park was nominated to be listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places last year and recently won approval by the U.S....
  • Parole Board Must Reverse Cop Killer's Release

    Parole Board Must Reverse Cop Killer's Release
    Plainville police officer and Vietnam veteran Robert Holcomb was executed by Gary Castonguay while investigating a burglary on the evening of Nov. 21, 1977. Four bullets entered 28-year-old Officer Holcomb's body as he chased 33-year-old Castonguay, a...