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  • U.S. issues travel warning for Israel, West Bank and Gaza

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department warned U.S. citizens on Monday against traveling to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, citing the fighting between Israeli forces and Hamas. "The Department of State recommends that U.S. citizens consider the...
  • Man who tried to smuggle cocaine in surfboard gets 5 years in prison

    Man who tried to smuggle cocaine in surfboard gets 5 years in prison
    A 31-year-old man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport with a hollowed-out surfboard containing nearly seven pounds of cocaine was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison. Jesse Edgardo Herrera, of Pomona, pleaded guilty in May to...
  • How to save both elephants and the ivory trade

    Because of British currency restrictions enacted just before World War II, my father had to come up with an innovative way of getting his cash out of England when, fearing a German invasion, we immigrated to the United States. He settled on silver. Before...
  • Regional Digest

    Rock Cats Win Center fielder Aaron Hicks had two hits and an RBI for the Rock Cats in a 4-3 win Monday night against Altoona at New Britain Stadium. Tyler Duffey (6-2) was the winning pitcher, and Cole Johnson picked up his seventh save. Zack Dodson (2-...
  • Obama can vacation after fixing problems

    Poor President Obama. He has so many accumulated problems that he's planning another vacation. That looks bad. Ignoring problems and blaming others are not presidential. Why doesn't he fix the problems? Then he'd deserve a vacation. Sybil Mohr Lynn...
  • What's the message when Obama sticks to public schedule during a crisis?

    WASHINGTON Just after a passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine, President Barack Obama flew to Delaware to have a burger and fries at the popular Charcoal Pit restaurant and then to New York to attend a pair of private political events. Obama spoke for...
  • Charles Froom: The man who makes art look even better

    In early April of this year Charles Froom got a phone call at his Reigelsville home. His help was needed immediately. David Mickenberg, the new director of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, had an emergency. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hebron Ecumenical Vacation Bible School Coming Soon

    Hebron's Ecumenical Vacation Bible School (VBS) for area children entering kindergarten through 6th grade will be held on August 4th through 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 pm each day at Gilead Congregational Church. Participating churches include the...
  • Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park

    Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park
    Today, Ravinia is internationally known for bringing all kinds of musical entertainment to the masses. It may be hard to imagine that when Ravinia Park opened in 1904 on land purchased by A.C. Frost, it was conceived as a yearround amusement park with...
  • Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 07/20/14 for 07/20/14

    BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Dean Winters was born in New York City on this date in 1964. This birthday guy is probably best known for his recurring roles on "Law and Order: SVU," "30 Rock" and "Rescue Me." He also starred as Ryan O'Reily on the series "Oz" from...
  • The Charms Of Cape Cod: Making A Bucket List

    The Charms Of Cape Cod: Making A Bucket List
    Cape Cod — Breathtaking beaches and classic seafood shacks. Quaint villages and postcard-perfect lighthouses. Whale watches and dune rides. Art galleries and summer theater. Cape Cod draws millions of tourists each year, including a sizable number...