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Abraham Lincoln

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  • No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns

    No resolution for 'wrong turn' Marine who entered Mexico with guns
    TIJUANA -- Andrew Tahmooressi, the former Marine who has been charged with violating Mexican gun laws, arrived at a federal courthouse here Monday morning in a dramatic, and slightly ironic, motorcade of armored vehicles, blaring sirens and black-clad men...
  • Cadets to return to Allentown for DCI championships

    Cadets to return to Allentown for DCI championships
    The 10-time World Champion Cadets, an elite marching unit based in Allentown will compete against other world class corps when the DCI Eastern Classic Drum and Bugle Corps Championship returns to J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown Friday and Saturday....
  • Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds

    Educational or recreational? With these road trips, it's the best of both worlds
    No matter how hard parents try, it seems like educational ground gained during the school year is lost a bit in the summer. And no wonder: Kids want to put the stress on fun ? not that moms and dads mind a little vacation-time frolic. But what's wrong...
  • Commissioner vows to keep former Big East relevant in football

    Commissioner vows to keep former Big East relevant in football
    You have to admire Mike Aresco's spunk. The American Conference commissioner refuses to concede that his football league, once known as the Big East, has been demoted to second class. In trying to inspire his 11-team fraternity at media day in Rhode...
  • American counts on receivers to help it earn share of national spotlight

    American counts on receivers to help it earn share of national spotlight
    NEWPORT, R.I. — American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco’s 4,717-word speech sounded more like a presidential State of the Union address than an introduction to the conference’s football season, with inspirational quotes...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Vintage Baseball In Torrington

    Vintage Baseball and the Tri State Home Run Derby At Fuessenich Park in Torrington will be held on Sunday Aug. 3, at 5 p.m. An admission of $5 will cover both events. Children under ten receive free admission. A rain date of Aug.10 has been set....
  • Let's tear the paper ceiling and get some women on U.S. currency

    Let's tear the paper ceiling and get some women on U.S. currency
    Open your wallet and, assuming you aren’t exclusively a plastic user, you’ll probably find a range of denominations of U.S. currency stuffed in there. And they all share one embarrassing feature: The faces on the front are all men. President...
  • The party of Lincoln, today

    The party of Lincoln, today
    How Lincolnesque is the Party of Lincoln? Depends on who you ask. According to reader Joan Smith of Northridge, the Republican Party that freed the slaves in the 19th century and stood in opposition to civil rights-averse Southern Democrats in the...
  • Letters: Better messengers for the GOP?

    Re "How to build a better GOP," Opinion, Sept. 3 The GOP needs to tell better stories? As a registered independent, I've heard all the stories from the GOP that I can stand. Who can forget "mission accomplished"? Mitt Romney had a great story to...
  • Letters: The fur flies in West Hollywood

    Re "Shops feel clipped by WeHo fur sales ban," Sept. 21 Your front-page article on the terrible inconveniences suffered by West Hollywood retailers as a result of the city's new ban on fur apparel sales rekindled nostalgia for other bygone freedoms. We'...
  • Totality of slavery made mercilessly clear in '12 Years a Slave'

     Totality of slavery made mercilessly clear in '12 Years a Slave'
    The 1977 TV blockbuster "Roots" features a scene in which the slave Kunta Kinte, played by LeVar Burton, is whipped unmercifully until he acknowledges that his name in captivity will be Toby. The sequence is not only distinguished by its brutality, but...