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  • National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

    The National Park Service is not against changing Mount McKinley's official name to Denali, but Alaskans continue to be in a battle with Ohioans over the name of North America's tallest mountain. A director with the park service, Victor Knox, weighed...
  • The Alaska-Ohio congressional throwdown: Mt. McKinley or Denali?

    The Alaska-Ohio congressional throwdown: Mt. McKinley or Denali?
    In 1896, as gold standard-embracing William McKinley was running for president of the United States, a visiting gold miner in Alaska began calling a local mountain McKinley. The name stuck. Unfortunately, the mountain already had a name: Denali. A...
  • In Selma, Ala., the young serve 'Bloody Sunday's' veterans

    In Selma, Ala., the young serve 'Bloody Sunday's' veterans
    Fifteen-year-old Briana Newberry hoisted the placard high above her head. It featured a photo of Ada Wilson Underwood, a woman walking in the rain 50 years ago Saturday during the violence-marred march that became known as “Bloody Sunday.”...
  • Presidential presentations

    In preparation for Presidents' Day, second-graders at Sward Elementary School in Oak Lawn recently learned about presidents, as they were asked to complete research projects on a specific president, according to a release from Oak Lawn-Hometown School...
  • President McKinley’s 1901 visit

     
    Carriage carrying Pres. William McKinley turns north on Broadway at 6th Street during La Fiesta de Las Flores parade....
  • Collectors shows off their historic political swag

    Collectors shows off their historic political swag
    Some people collect stamps while others gather baseball cards — but a few have amassed memorabilia from political campaigns dating back to the early days of the 20th century. Collectors of political memorabilia had a show, sold some of their wares...
  • School officials focus on GATE program

    Burbank school officials are looking closely at how to better support participants in the Gifted and Talented Education Program, otherwise known as GATE. Burbank Unified has offered the program for more than two decades, but recent oversight has...
  • American life expectancy hits record high

    American life expectancy hits record high
    Hey America, we're living longer than ever. Life expectancy in the U.S. has hit an all-time high, with the average American topping out at 78.8 years in 2012, according to research released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center...
  • After the vote

    A week ago this column asserted that the present electoral system in the United States now places the U.S government on sale every two years -- the presidency and congress every four years, and the entire House of Representatives and a third of the...
  • Arts foundation donation is highest in its history

    The Burbank Arts For All Foundation recently wrote a check for $30,585 to support arts programs in Burbank schools — the biggest check it’s delivered during any one of its twice-a-year grant cycles since it was established in 2006. The...
  • Going for 800: Hampton High approaching yet another football milestone

    Going for 800: Hampton High approaching yet another football milestone
    Hanging in the stairwell of Danny Mitchell’s home are three framed football jerseys — Nos. 55, 1 and 10. The first was his, the second his son’s, and the third his father’s. Each was from a state championship season at Hampton...