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  • PASSINGS: Marcel Albert, Bruce Ackerman

    PASSINGS: Marcel Albert, Bruce Ackerman
    Marcel Albert French air ace in World War II Marcel Albert, 92, a decorated World War II flying ace hailed as a hero of the French Normandie-Niemen squadron based in the Soviet Union, died of complications from cancer Aug. 23 in Harlingen, Texas, said...
  • Donald Nyrop dies at 98; former head of Northwest Airlines

    Donald Nyrop dies at 98; former head of Northwest Airlines
    Donald Nyrop, who led Northwest Airlines for a quarter century and built it from a safety-challenged regional airline into a globe-spanning carrier focused on safety and frugality, has died. He was 98. Nyrop died Nov. 16 at his home in Edina, Minn.,...
  • Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off

    Steaming and boiling face off in annual crab cook-off
    Along most of America's coastline, crustaceans get boiled. Sometimes in plain old Yankee water. Sometimes in spicy Cajun stock. Whatever the liquid, there's a whole pot of it bubbling away. Whatever the seafood — Maine lobster, Carolina blue crab,...
  • Toronto 2010: A high-profile festival looks for some sleepers

    Toronto 2010: A high-profile festival looks for some sleepers
    The film festival in the lovely city of Toronto, under whose cloudy skies we've just arrived, is especially good at showcasing, and sorting, the high-profile awards titles we'll be bombarded with throughout the fall. We'll have a complete list of the...
  • Is Homeland Security spending paying off?

    Is Homeland Security spending paying off?
    On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
  • Willa Cather's spirit comes alive in Nebraska

    Willa Cather's spirit comes alive in Nebraska
    We entered Red Cloud from the east, just as novelist Willa Cather and her family did in 1884, when she was just 11 years old. The Cathers arrived by train at the Burlington & Missouri Railroad depot, in those days the usual portal into the small but...
  • The Review: Saddle Peak Lodge

    The Review: Saddle Peak Lodge
    On a warm summer night, the terrace at Saddle Peak Lodge seduces with its view through a pine tree to Saddle Peak and, beyond, the sky. We're wrapped in the quiet of the Santa Monica Mountains halfway between Calabasas and Malibu, with just enough light...
  • Determined federal prosecutor targets the Tijuana cartel

    Determined federal prosecutor targets the Tijuana cartel
      The Mexican drug kingpin was shackled to the railing of a U.S. Coast Guard cutter cruising up the coast of Baja California when he saw a curious sight: A hovering helicopter lowering somebody by rope onto the deck of a nearby boat. The dangling person...
  • Of bonfires; Between the Palms erotica; and HBHD doubles up

     
    Ah, the smell of diesel fuel and burning wood. Already looking forward to having my eyebrows burned off. Yes, plans are in place for the official start of the football season, the Annual Bonfire. - - From left, WR......
  • Nebraska AD Tom Osborne to stop by Big Ten media days

     
    Nebraska AD Tom Osborne to stop by Big Ten media days Cornhuskers great and current athletic director Tom Osborne is going to be attending the Big Ten media days next month in Chicago. Mind you, Nebraska doesn't even officially join the Big Ten until...
  • ACC storylines: Will Virginia Tech be a contender in the BCS?

     
    ACC storylines: Will Virginia Tech be a contender in the BCS? With ACC media days set to begin July 25-26 in Greensboro, N.C., we finish our look at the five biggest storylines this week....