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  • A Presidential Aspiration All Should Yearn To Hear

    A Presidential Aspiration All Should Yearn To Hear
    All modern presidents of both parties have been too much with us. Talking incessantly, they have put politics unhealthily at the center of America's consciousness. Promising promiscuously, they have exaggerated government's proper scope and actual...
  • Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public

    Some presidents' health problems were shielded from public
    In the spring of 1920, it seemed to dawn on President Woodrow Wilson that his debilitating stroke months earlier had not only hurt him politically. It had also harmed the country. He confided in his close friend, the White House physician, Cary T....
  • This Ain't Lionel — Time To Fix The Bridge

    This Ain't Lionel — Time To Fix The Bridge
    If we were living in the model train set of some giant kid, the Norwalk River railroad bridge would be one of his favorite pieces. It's 562 feet long, and 202 feet of that can "swing" or pivot on an axis to let boats come through. Of course, it's a two-...
  • Presidential sex scandals plentiful

    Presidential sex scandals plentiful
    When it comes to sex scandals, South Florida author Robert Watson said Tuesday, Bill Clinton wasn't the first or the worst among presidents who've had dalliances before and during their time in the White House. "There's a long history of these...
  • Brawny comfort, light delight in NYC

    Brawny comfort, light delight in NYC
    NEW YORK — It's easy to imagine many a sea captain sprawled out on the charred oaken floors of the Breslin, knocked cold after a brawl. The smell of smoking pig's feet wafts across black, wood tables. A bowl of onion soup floats past, oily with bone...
  • H. Emslie "Lee" Parks, attorney, dies

    H. Emslie "Lee" Parks, attorney, dies
    H. Emslie "Lee" Parks, former Baltimore County attorney and school board president who was also a highly regarded litigator, died Monday of cancer at Rutledge on Wye, his Queenstown home. The longtime Granite resident was 81. The son of a lawyer and a...
  • Personal and private lives

    A recent poll by the Public Religion Research Institute has revealed that religious Americans think a financial scandal is worse than a sexual one. The poll was conducted in the wake of several high-profile cases of politicians making headlines for their...
  • First bloodied, then muddied

    First bloodied, then muddied
    If it's a holiday, it must mean there's a parade. Chicago celebrated its first official Labor Day on Sept. 3, 1894, with a massive parade of more than 20,000 marchers representing more than 60 unions. The endless line of "wage-earners" trudged more...
  • When Labor Day was born

    On America's mental calendar, Labor Day marks summer's end with a reminder to close up beach cottages and get the kids to school. But the circumstances of its birth were bloodier. Legislation declaring the first Monday in September a national holiday...
  • Federal school grant program jump-starts efforts to fix troubled schools

    After two years, the federal program providing billions of dollars to help states and districts close or remake some of their worst-performing schools remains an ambitious work in progress, with roughly 1,200 turnaround efforts under way but still no...
  • 10 things you might not know about salt

    10 things you might not know about salt
    Every winter, widespread chemical dumping leaves Chicago streets covered in sodium chloride. Here are 10 facts you don't have to take with a grain of salt: 1. Salt has seasoned English in many ways. Because Romans put salt or brine on their vegetables,...