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  • Tips: Fruits, vegetables for fall planting, growing and harvesting

    Tips: Fruits, vegetables for fall planting, growing and harvesting
    Growing your own food is a joy—especially when it's harvest time. Fall is known primarily as the harvest season. But it is also a great time to plant fruit trees and late-season vegetable crops. Trees and bushes planted in the autumn have a chance...
  • A presidential performance

    A presidential performance
    Clay Jenkinson is best known for his portrayal of Thomas Jefferson, but he actually wears many historical hats – President Theodore Roosevelt, explorer Meriwether Lewis, physicist Robert Oppenheimer and author John Steinbeck to name a few. On...
  • Like all presidents, Obama disappoints

    Like all presidents, Obama disappoints
    All presidents disappoint. It comes with the job, the unreasonable expectations Americans have for their presidents, and the inherent conflict and disconnect between campaigning (promising people all they can have) and governing (explaining to people...
  • Inspired by the wounded, a Florida heiress creates a memorial

    Inspired by the wounded, a Florida heiress creates a memorial
    — Lois Pope, a former Broadway actress and Manalapan heiress, sees her creation of a memorial to disabled veterans in the shadows of the U.S. Capitol as a call to action. Inspired by hospital visits to wounded soldiers half a century ago, Pope...
  • 'We the People' brings civics lesson to students

    Students from schools across Windham County gathered at the Hyde Cultural Center in Woodstock on Oct. 8 for a lesson in civics. The fourth- through eighth-grade students were treated to "We the People," a TheaterWorks USA musical about the workings of the...
  • Three key questions in the GOP's quest for a presidential nominee

    Officially, not a single candidate is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. But more than a dozen ambitious Republicans are holding serious conversations with their nearest and dearest: their families, their pollsters and their...
  • Is Christie running?

    Is Christie running?
    Gov. Chris Christie could be forgiven if he had chips on both shoulders as big as those shoulders. This year, the first of his second term, has been overshadowed by often partisan investigations, more protracted than productive, of the involvement of...
  • White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says

    White House fence jumper was fixated on president, prosecutor says
    The troubled Iraq war veteran who scaled the White House fence had a dangerous fixation on the president, stockpiling weapons and ammunition and carrying a map to the White House stuffed in a Bible during an earlier arrest, a federal prosecutor said...
  • How haunted is your Halloween?

    In case you hadn't noticed, Halloween isn't for weenies anymore. Spooks have gotten spookier, scares have gotten scarier, and goblins have gotten ghastlier. In recent years, Busch Gardens has ratcheted up the fright-o-meter on its popular Howl-O-...
  • Gary Sinise, Alan Greenspan: Sunday guests

    Gary Sinise, Alan Greenspan: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: The headliner on ABC's "This Week" will be Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. The panel will be Van Jones, co-host of CNN's...
  • Stephen Mihm: Air Force removes God from chain of command

    Stephen Mihm: Air Force removes God from chain of command
    Score one for the secular humanists. The U.S. Air Force announced this week that it is dropping the "So help me, God" coda to its oath of enlistment. The phrase will also no longer be mandatory in oaths administered when officers are commissioned. The...