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Township High School District 214 students will have class on Veterans Day for the first time in the fall of 2014. The memorial is observed on Nov. 11 of each year as a federal holiday, but a state law has allowed individual school districts to decide...
The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill.NORMAL - Nerida Ellerton trembled as she held a page from a "ciphering book" written by a teenage Abraham Lincoln as she did research in the archives of Houghton Library at Harvard University. However, the Illinois State University mathematics professor...
An entertainment kingpin named Harvey with a voracious appetite for awards campaigning? And an involvement in multiple hit productions? Hollywood veterans would immediately think of Harvey Weinstein. But the description fits another Harvey: Fierstein,...
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The Fresno BeeA young man faces giant problems while a young woman has some big problems of her own in this week's new DVD releases. "Jack the Giant Slayer," Grade B: A young farmer (Nicholas Hoult) opens a gateway to a world of giants. This is the latest film...
The company that supplies natural gas to Chicago has a problem, which means its customers have a problem. Peoples Gas delivers its product through some 2,000 miles of pipes that thread under the city's streets and sidewalks. Some of that pipe has been...
The annual ritual known as the Scripps National Spelling Bee came and went last week, with kids spelling words that, I suspect, many with graduate degrees couldn't spell. The winner was Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old eighth-grader from Bayside Hills,...
Re "Brave new world of snooping," Editorial, June 7 Aldous Huxley works well, and let's not forget George Orwell. But when studying the latest shock over vast and secret government spying, there is little time to unpack literary lessons. Covert...
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Philadelphia Daily NewsMerion Golf Club is the Yankee Stadium of its sport. It is the Boston Garden with nasty bunkers. Tucked in the bosom of the Main Line, there is no other club in the United States like Merion. It is close enough to Philadelphia to share the airport, but...
Edward Henry Weiss, a retired marketing executive who put the name Wacky Noodle on a children's flotation device used in swimming pools, died of a stroke Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 74. Born in Brooklyn,...
TV WatchersView the highly acclaimed Lou Reda History production "WWII in HD" along with other History Channel documentaries about World War II produced by the Easton production company during a year-long series at Sigal Museum in Easton. The museum will kick......
On the morning of Sept. 25, 1862, nearly a thousand men formed into regimental line on S. Third Street in Easton and prepared to head to war. The 153rd Pennsylvania Volunteers, a regiment raised in Northampton County in response to President Lincoln's...
One of the North's most powerful anti-war figures, Clement Vallandigham, of Ohio, was arrested on May 5, 1863, for his outspoken rejection of the Union's cause. Speaking against President Lincoln and the war effort, Vallandigham, who was a member of the...
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