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  • Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn

    Discovery Music Series to present Fishbone, Steve Forbert, Paul Thorn
    Norfolk's Discovery Music Series has announced a new set of shows starting Oct. 18 and stretching into the spring of 2013. Shying away from indie rock, the series has steered toward acoustic, folk and bluegrass. An exception is the legendary punk-ska-...
  • Pennsylvania lawmakers use slightly higher diction than their peers

    Pennsylvania lawmakers use slightly higher diction than their peers
    Of late, the hallways of Congress have felt less like a revered 200-year-old political institution and more like the inside of a high school with divided cliques and petty fights. But its not just how lawmakers act that mirrors something out of a CW...
  • Less than glorious: the War of 1812

    Less than glorious: the War of 1812
    No one calls the War of 1812 America's finest hour. But it had its moments. Resentful over treatment by the British and determined to enhance national sovereignty, Henry Clay and a small group of "War Hawks" in the Twelfth Congress pushed an unprepared...
  • Wahoo's prepares for June 1 opening in H.B.

    Wahoo's prepares for June 1 opening in H.B.
    Wing Lam still isn't quite sure what happened to his last name. The former Wing Lee had his moniker changed somehow when his family emigrated to the United States from Brazil in the 1970s. Either his father misspelled it, or the immigration official did,...
  • Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer

    Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer
    In 1962, Doc Watson and some of his musician neighbors set out from their home in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the journey of a lifetime, to perform at the Ash Grove folk club in Los Angeles. "I remember the first trip we did," Watson said in a 2008...
  • Historians fret fate of War of 1812 sites

    Historians fret fate of War of 1812 sites
    On a grassy hill a mile west of the Patuxent River, historian Ralph Eshelman can see the same bucolic view of fields and placid water anxious British soldiers likely saw when they landed in the summer of 1814 — the first stop in their campaign to...
  • San Quentin Death Row Inmate Commits Suicide

    Convicted murderer James Lee Crummel – on California’s death row since 2004 – has committed suicide, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations said Tuesday. Crummel, 68, hung himself in his San Quentin State Prison cell. He...
  • Inmate facing execution in O.C. case commits suicide in San Quentin

    Inmate facing execution in O.C. case commits suicide in San Quentin
    An inmate sentenced to death hung himself in his cell at San Quentin State Prison over the weekend, officials announced on Tuesday. The inmate, James Lee Crummel, 68, is the 20th death row inmate to take his own life since California reinstated capital...
  • Convicted Child Killer Commits Suicide on Death Row

    Convicted Child Killer Commits Suicide on Death Row
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Convicted child killer James Lee Crummel, 68, was found hanging in his cell on death row at San Quentin State Prison. Crummel was found dead shortly after 4:00 p.m. on Sunday by staff members bringing him his meal. They had...
  • Guitar legend Doc Watson dies at N.C. hospital, representative says

    Guitar legend Doc Watson dies at N.C. hospital, representative says
    Doc Watson, the bluegrass music legend from Appalachia who was renowned for his flatpicking and fingerstyle technique on the acoustic guitar, died Tuesday at a hospital in North Carolina, according to Mary Katherine Aldin of Folklore Productions, which...
  • Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats

    Maryland investment firms haven't abandoned Democrats
    Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms. The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...