| May 3, 2012
| 2:34 AM
Thousands of cities across the United States, with at least 126 in Michigan, will come together Thursday for the 61st Annual National Day of Prayer.
Dozens of the events will take place in West Michigan cities, including Grand Rapids, Holland, Kalamazoo,...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:04 PM
It's a day when believers across the nation pause to praise a higher power. Today is the National Day of Prayer. In downtown Roanoke, leaders and members of the community participated in a special service.
It included prayer, testimonies and a...
| May 11, 2012
Sunday, May 13
Paca plant sale Historic Annapolis Foundation hosts the annual William Paca Garden Plant Sale, featuring heirloom flowers, vegetables and herbs, native trees and shrubs, and some of the newest seeds offered in this year's catalog. Hours...
| May 16, 2012
| 8:00 AM
You're forgiven if you didn't know this, but before Pogo was a punk rock dance move, or an online gaming site, or the Program on Government Oversight, Pogo was a possum.
Pogo lived in the Okefenokee swamps and palled around with an Alligator named Albert...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:45 AM
Letter writer Bud Gibbs ("Romney is more qualified to be president than Obama," Sept. 4) contends that Mitt Romney is better due to a better resume. That is just a wee bit silly. If Mr. Gibbs would have been around, he surely would have voted for Thomas...
| Jun 8, 2012
Wave it proudly, dear readers,
Thursday, June 14 is Flag Day. "Flag Birthday" was originally observed June 14, 1885, by school teacher B.J. Cigrand and the students in the Fredonia, Wis., Public School District 6. The year 1885 was the 108th...
| Jun 13, 2012
Fly your American flag proudly on Thursday in honor of National Flag Day.
The idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. B.J. Cigrand, a school teacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Aliso Viejo with Boy Scout Troop # 700 with a preview of their Second Annual American Flag Retirement Ceremony. Their main event is Thursday, June 14th, Flag Day from 7p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at Orange County Fire Station 57.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 11:52 AM
It was the biggest home in America at one time until after the Civil War.
WDBJ7 Anchor Hollani Davis was one of eight reporters invited by the Obama administration earlier this month to take a personal tour of the White House. The President invitation...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 7:09 PM
WILMINGTON, Del. — Jerry Krause enters a hotel lobby loaded down by two suitcases, an Arizona Diamondbacks-issued laptop and that look defining any haggard business traveler.
In three hours, he will sit through his second doubleheader in as many...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The deck of a U.S. aircraft carrier is one of the most dangerous places in the world to work. Anything that makes operations run smoother -- well, that's a good thing.
Which brings us to the USSHarry S. Trumanand its new, roomier flight deck.