| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:24 PM
As the Baltimore school system prepares to implement a more stringent curriculum next year, sample evaluations of more than two dozen schools show that many are struggling with how to effectively teach children.
In an evaluation of teachers' instruction,...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source.
Although discussions are not considered far along, the Orioles have inquired about the 36-year-old right-hander, who has...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:43 AM
The Orioles’ early afternoon start time Thursday was supposed to get the team in the air and to the West Coast at a decent hour.
But after their 14-inning win over the Rays -- a five-hour, 14-minute marathon that ended with a 3-2 victory -- the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:12 AM
The American News has been and is continuing to work on a project of the history of Northern State football: 1902-2012.
The project will be published in its entirety in the Oct. 5 edition of the American News.
Here is a preview of the all-time NSU...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 10:34 AM
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An NCAA Division I conference composed of mostly Midwest teams has decided that alphabet soup isn't terribly appealing.
The Summit League chose this school year to refer to three of its teams by the university's last name in...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 6:40 PM
A 14-year-old boy is being interviewed tonight in connection with the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's home in the Oakland neighborhood on Chicago's South Side earlier this week, police said.
| Sep 29, 2012
| 2:36 PM
A 14-year-old boy has been charged in the slaying of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed as he walked to his grandmother's South Side home earlier this week, police said.
Charges were brought about 6:15 a.m., said Chicago Police Department News...
| Feb 14, 2012
If you're heading to Buffalo, do you really care if Albuquerque has a "better" airport? That's the big problem I have with those "best airport" surveys you see so often -- they seem to imply that you can choose airports as easily as you choose airlines....
| Feb 21, 2012
| 1:00 AM
With two days left before the Chicago Board of Education votes to close or restructure failing schools, community groups staged a candlelight vigil protesting the dramatic measures and marched to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home on the North Side.
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:22 PM
Portland is ranked as the fittest city in America, according to Men's Fitness magazine. Seattle comes in at No. 6.
The article, which appears in the March edition, said Portland is diet-friendly, walk-friendly and bike-friendly. The CDC says more than 40...
| Feb 27, 2012
5:30 - 9 a.m. Jonathon Brandmeier9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mike McConnell
10:05 a.m. Just in time for Saint Patrick’s day- an Irish anti- defamation group! Hear their plight with Mike McConnell.
12 - 1:30 p.m. John Williams
12:05 p.m. Apparently...