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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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  • Almanac

    Feb. 26, 1915 Letter from the Editor: Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 12 To The Star: On account of too much "business" going on here our boat trip down the Indian river is being postponed from time to time, but we hope it is now not far in advance. The...
  • Union leader plans park salute to labor

    By Karen CaffariniSpecial to the Tribune MERRILLVILLE--A local union official hopes to begin development this spring at Union Park, using union labor and union funding. "The town did their part, donating the land," said Randy Palmateer, business manager...
  • Larger-than-life leader needed in White House

    I grew up in Washington, D.C., during World War II and remember the fear and anxiety of that time. The threat was real because we knew what was happening at home and overseas. The difference between then and now is leadership. Then we had bigger-than-...
  • 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...
  • ‘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 […]...
  • 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...
  • 'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods

    'Kid Presidents' shares surprising tales from presidential childhoods
    Know about the president and the pears? Few people do. The anecdote can be traced to Herbert Hoover’s childhood, and you’ll find it in the new book, “Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood From America’s Presidents”...
  • Vaccines, a coaching legend and opera

    Vaccines, a coaching legend and opera
    Last Sunday's Chicago Tribune carried a story by Ron Grossman, who wrote about polio in Chicago in the 1950s; how the illness caused hundreds of deaths each year, creating widespread fear. If you lived in the city then, you heard the alarm in a parent's...
  • New national monument on Oahu is a 'gift for future generations'

    New national monument on Oahu is a 'gift for future generations'
    The creation of a national monument on Oahu to remember the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II is a “great gift for present and future generations.” Carole Hayashino, president and executive director of the Japanese...