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  • Identity Theft Sting in Dauphin County Leads to the Arrest of a Mother and Son from Harrisburg

    Identity Theft Sting in Dauphin County Leads to the Arrest of a Mother and Son from Harrisburg
    A mother and son from Harrisburg are facing multiple charges after police say they used a stolen identity in an attempt to purchase a $19,000 2006 Ford Mustang from a Lower Paxton Township Dealership. Police were tipped off about the fraudulent pair when...
  • 'The Sing-Off': Nick Lachey hosts as voices rise

    On Monday, Dec. 6, as holiday music pops up on street corners and in malls, NBC celebrates the power of singing with the premiere of the sophomore season of the a cappella group competition "The Sing-Off." Former 98 Degrees member Nick Lachey is host...
  • baby death

    On November 29, 2010 at approximately 9:00 p.m. police and medical personnel responded to 1600 block Youngstown Lane in Suisun City . Upon arrival, rescue personnel found a 3-month-old child unresponsive and began life-saving efforts. The child was...
  • A New Day of Reckoning Drives Campaign

    A New Day of Reckoning Drives Campaign
    If you believe the Fundamentalist Christian movement the DAY OF RECKONING has changed. The end of the world is not 2012, as the Mayan calendar suggests, it's May 21st of 2011. "You can have this back. This is certainly some depressing stuff here,"...
  • College Students Should Have Coverage

    College Students Should Have Coverage
    College student, what's in your wallet? A health insurance card, one would hope, says James C. Turner, president of the American College Health Assn. and executive director of student health at the University of Virginia. "College students typically...
  • Are Fruit Loops Healthy?

    Are Fruit Loops Healthy?
    Most shoppers know cabbage and carrots are smart food choices. But it might surprise you that Lucky Charms, Froot Loops, Ritz Bits Peanut Butter Chocolatey Blast crackers and Kid Cuisine Magical Cheese Stuffed Crust Pizza meals are billed as "Smart...
  • Robert Silverberg, science fiction elder statesman

    Right about then, the Age of Aquarius seemed to be reaching an apocalyptic conclusion: Amid campus riots, a contentious war and political assassinations, it was hard not to feel fatalistic. And Robert Silverberg, a New York writer who'd recently...
  • James Irvine Foundation rewards the innovators

    James Irvine Foundation rewards the innovators
    Some time next year, a seeing-eye dog may guide visitors -- even those with no vision problems -- through the galleries of the Hammer Museum in Westwood to a pre-selected painting. In San Francisco, young actors in training may be found rounding up an...
  • 'Dorothea Lange' by Linda Gordon

    'Dorothea Lange' by Linda Gordon
    Dorothea Lange A Life Beyond Limits Linda Gordon W.W. Norton: 536 pp., $35 Our image of the Great Depression has been indelibly shaped by the photographs of Dorothea Lange: homeless men standing dejectedly in line for food at a San Francisco mission,...
  • David Ireland dies at 78; Bay Area conceptual artist

    David Ireland dies at 78; Bay Area conceptual artist
    David Ireland, a conceptual artist whose quiet embrace of life-as-art made him a beloved guru in the Bay Area and a highly admired freethinker in international art circles, has died. He was 78. Ireland, who had been in failing health over the last few...
  • Astral Weeks: Welcome to weird America

    Astral Weeks: Welcome to weird America
    "My country is my family," writes Ricky Rice as he concludes his apologia pro vita sua -- a.k.a Victor LaValle's massive, heroically strange new novel, "Big Machine" (Spiegel & Grau: 378 pp., $25). "I like America." There's something both dissonant and...