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  • Historic Bruton Parish Church gets bell cleaned

    The last time anyone cleaned the historic bell at Bruton Parish Church, Theodore Roosevelt was president and the Wright Brothers were celebrating the first flight to last more than 30 minutes. But records from the 1905 restoration are so bad that the...
  • Gut-check time for the GOP

    Gut-check time for the GOP
    While Republican leaders console themselves that they salvaged control of the House from the defeat of Mitt Romney, they need to ponder the long-term future of the party of Lincoln and of Ronald Reagan. The course of the Grand Old Party from the Great...
  • The real reason Obama won

    The real reason Obama won
    Baltimore's Fifth Regiment Armory is a good place to start for some perspective on the recent presidential election. Within its gray stone walls, the tumultuous 1912 Democratic National Convention played a major scene in the political drama that...
  • Congress Should Dismantle Consumer Bureau

    There can be unseemly exposure of the mind as well as of the body, as the progressive mind is exposed in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a creature of the labyrinthine Dodd-Frank legislation. Judicial dismantling of the CFPB would affirm the...
  • Man shot to death in Albany Park neighborhood

    Man shot to death in Albany Park neighborhood
    A 22-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, about a block from Theodore Roosevelt High School. Police hung red tape around the sidewalk where his body was found, face down, on a sidewalk next to a...
  • Forget Armstrong, hop on a bike instead

    Despite the Shakespearean rhetoric of Michael Hill's recent commentary ("Fans crave what cheating provides," Jan. 25), no quarter should be granted to Lance Armstrong who, for over a decade, willfully and systematically lied, cheated, and thumbed his nose...
  • USS Roosevelt gets jet fuel injection at tail end of refueling and complex overhaul

    Sailors recently loaded a half million gallons of jet fuel on to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, according to a Navy news release issued about an hour ago. The tricky task is one of the last steps in the ship's four-year-long refueling...
  • If crisis persists, ODU predicts dramatic job loss

    If crisis persists, ODU predicts dramatic job loss
    Budget analysts and politicians generally agree: Although budget cuts under sequestration began Saturday, the public will not feel the full effect right away. President Obama characterized the fallout as "a tumble downward" as opposed to a sudden drop...
  • 'The Accursed' by Joyce Carol Oates: An engrossing throwback

    'The Accursed' by Joyce Carol Oates: An engrossing throwback
    In her long and famously prolific career as a novelist, Joyce Carol Oates has worked in many different modes, from the social realism of her National Book Award-winning "them" (1969) and the neo-Gothic storytelling of "Bellefleur" (1980) to the...
  • After 50 years, JFK 50-mile race keeps running

    After 50 years, JFK 50-mile race keeps running
    Wherever he has lived, whatever he was doing, Kimball Byron has always been drawn back to his running roots in Western Maryland and a 50-mile race that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Byron, now 57 and a commercial pilot, followed a family...
  • 'Timeless' church reflects 300 years of changes

    Sometime in the fall of 1712, a gang of Williamsburg brickmakers began firing tens of thousands of bricks for what would become one of colonial America's most indelible landmarks. Completed three years later, Bruton Parish Church has long been...