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  • Not so funny: Earthquake damage at Washington National Cathedral

    Not so funny: Earthquake damage at Washington National Cathedral
    OK, we all laughed at the pictures of the tipped lawn chair and the tilted picture and the fallen water bottle. But the 5.8-strength East Coast earthquake this week cracked and broke stones at a historic house of worship: the Washington National Cathedral...
  • Delmarva's natural areas sustain local economies, report says

    Delmarva's natural areas sustain local economies, report says
    The Delmarva Peninsula's natural areas are more than just pretty sights to look at - they're a major source of income and employment for Eastern Shore communities, according to a new report. The report, released today by the Theodore Roosevelt...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Two from the 'typosphere'

    Patt Morrison Asks: Two from the 'typosphere'
    There'll be a pair of Pasadena institutions along Colorado Boulevard for New Year's -- the Rose Parade, and a company marking 100 years in business. Anderson Business Technology, nee Anderson Typewriter Co., has bucked two trends: It's been a one-family...
  • 'Super PACs' are showing their power

    'Super PACs' are showing their power
    Political committees unfettered by donation limits are dominating the last weeks of the presidential nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, funding aggressive attack campaigns that are swamping the efforts of the candidates themselves. In Ohio,...
  • State of the Union: Obama to vow to 'fight obstruction with action'

    State of the Union: Obama to vow to 'fight obstruction with action'
    President Obama will vow to "fight obstruction with action" in his State of the Union address tonight, signaling the extent to which he will use an unpopular Congress as foil as he campaigns for a new term this year. "As long as I'm president, I will...
  • Don't be agast (or even aghast)! Tribune once trifled with standard spelling

    Don't be agast (or even aghast)! Tribune once trifled with standard spelling
    For more than 40 years, the Tribune crusaded against an "unspeakable offense," a "monster cruelty": English spelling. From Jan. 28, 1934, to Sept. 28, 1975, the newspaper adopted a system of simplified spelling, a cause dearly felt by publisher Col....
  • Bookmark: Biopics can't match great reads about famous people

    She's got the look. She's also got the walk, the talk and the wardrobe. When Michelle Williams pouts and flounces and oozes her way across the screen in "My Week With Marilyn," giving herself unreservedly to the role of a tormented yet still-alluring...
  • In Wellfleet, the pull of a freshly plucked oyster is strong

    In Wellfleet, the pull of a freshly plucked oyster is strong
    WELLFLEET, Mass. — All roads lead to water. Which means, here on the outer curl of Cape Cod, 70 miles or so into the Atlantic Ocean, where tall marsh greens in autumn turn the color of butterscotch, all roads lead to oysters. Bumper stickers...
  • Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings

    Smithsonian exhibit details White House furnishings
    It is hard to believe, considering our national fondness for the White House and its history, but new presidents used to sell off the furnishings from the previous administration in something like a garage sale. In an attempt to make "the people's house"...
  • Burb's Eye View: Old friends make time for the library

    Jane Mulder likes the library, but she loves books. When they get too old or injured to do their job at Burbank’s libraries, the books are put under the care of Mulder, who is equal parts caretaker and book surgeon. Armed with tape and glue, the...
  • Antiquities Act, to be used for Fort Monroe, has deep roots in Hampton Roads

    Antiquities Act, to be used for Fort Monroe, has deep roots in Hampton Roads
    When President Obama designates part of Fort Monroe as a national monument Tuesday, it won't be the first time a prominent piece of Hampton Roads real estate has had its destiny transformed by the stroke of a presidential pen. Using the powers conferred...