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  • Beltway self-loathing

    Among many talents exhibited by Chuck Todd in the days since he replaced David Gregory as host of "Meet the Press" is his ability to turn a proper noun into a verb. "I'm not trying to Horatio Alger," Todd told my Washington Post colleague Ben Terris....
  • Widow fights Army ruling of Green Beret's death as overdose

    Debbie Venetz heard the doorbell ring and saw those familiar Army boots as she peeked through the window onto her front steps. Her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Venetz, was back from Afghanistan, in time for their daughter's seventh birthday party the...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • Rural hospitals pressured to close as healthcare system changes

    SAN FRANCISCO Sep 3 (Reuters) - In January, Linden Texas native Richard Bowden suffered a mild stroke. Within minutes, medics had taken the 68-year-old to the local hospital emergency room, less than a block from his house. "They checked me out real...
  • Roy Roberts: Manchester High's New Ass't Principal, Football Coach

    Roy Roberts, the new head varsity football coach and freshman assistant principal at Manchester High School, is ready to make an impact on and off the field. Roberts, 36, is originally from Long Island but has lived in Manchester since he graduated...
  • Fall TV 2014: Quick takes on all the new shows

    Warning: Your television is about to be slammed with a mind-boggling array of new shows featuring everything from comic book titans and political power players to kooky sitcom families, to one really bad judge. Yes, it's overwhelming, but we're here...
  • Bethlehem Catholic boys basketball team hosting a tournament at Moravian

    Bethlehem Catholic boys basketball team hosting a tournament at Moravian
    Bethlehem Catholic's boys basketball program will be hosting its 3rd annual Fall Shootout Event at Moravian College on Saturday, Sept. 27th. Head coach Mike Frew, a Moravian College graduate, said: "Each year we have joined forces with Moravian...
  • Fall TV 2014: The 5 new shows we're most excited to see

    Brace yourself. Another fall television season is upon us, and as usual, the broadcast and cable networks are sending an insanely massive fleet of new shows our way. You simply don't have the time to watch all that programming, nor would you want to....
  • UConn's Abrams Moving Forward After Injury, Personal Loss

    UConn's Abrams Moving Forward After Injury, Personal Loss
    STORRS – UConn football is in the development stages. Coach Bob Diaco could not have been more clear about that Tuesday after a 35-10 loss to BYU Friday night, a loss coming on the heels of nine months of program-building. One player who has...
  • Joan Rivers, Beyonce and Jay Z -- celeb news keeps up over long Labor Day weekend

    "EVERYTHING IN excess is openly opposed to nature," said that wise Greek Hippocrates. Apparently he practiced what he preached, living to 83, 85 or 100. That was back when getting to 40 was an achievement. SPEAKING of excess, how silly to go away for...
  • Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra

    Suicide by train rate puts spotlight on Metra
    Signs on railway station platforms in Boston, New York and Toronto are intended to offer help to anyone who is emotionally distressed or suicidal — a last-ditch effort to keep people from taking a final, fatal step onto the train tracks....