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  • Washington: Tacoma museum to debut Western American art collection

    Washington: Tacoma museum to debut Western American art collection
    The Tacoma (Wash.) Art Museum debuts its new Western American art collection in November in a new wing that doubles its gallery space. The collection's 295 pieces, which spans two centuries, includes familiar artists such as Thomas Moran and Frederic...
  • Is Obama a modern-day Quintus Fabius Maximus?

    President Obama has been repeatedly accused of delay. Critics say he dragged his feet on sending more troops to Afghanistan, on addressing the dangers in Libya, on providing support to Syria's rebels and, most recently, on initiating military action...
  • Full list of McAuliffe ethics commission members

    In addition to co-chairmen Rick Boucher and Bill Bolling, the commission includes: - Viola Baskerville, of Richmond - CEO of Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and a former member of the Richmond City Council. - Sharon Bulova, chair of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary

    Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston led Democratic Party media event on Monday to remind potential voters about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal. Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National...