| Aug 15, 2011
| 10:47 PM
Looks like I ended up cutting off my nose to spite my face, as my sainted Kansas grandmother used to say.
What does that corn-fed expression mean? Out of pique, we can end up damaging ourselves more than the object of our scorn.
Case in point: I've made...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 11:54 AM
The Coupons.com index of frugal cities found that Southerners are among the best savers in the country, with more than one-third of the top 20 frugal cities. In addition to Atlanta and Tampa, other Southern cities on the list include Charlotte, Nashville,...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 1:22 AM
Three women from a Washington Heights family were killed down south Sunday afternoon on the way home from Disney World in Orlando, Fla.
State Troopers in North Carolina say the family was heading northbound on Interstate 95 outside Wilson, 50 miles...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 5:21 PM
Amtrak service between New York City and Boston is planned to operate on Tuesday, August 30, including all Acela Express trains and most Northeast Regional service. Also in New England, Amtrak Downeaster service will operate normally between Boston and...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 8:00 AM
It's probably a good idea to catch Philly's Reading Rainbow (Rob Garcia, vocals and guitar, Sarah Everton, drums and vocals, and Al Creedon, guitar) at the Elm City Popfest at BAR in New Haven on Sept. 14 or the following night at the Iron Horse Music...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 4:05 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The city of Los Angeles has beaten out South Africa to host the Special Olympics Summer World Games in 2015.
The games are expected to draw over 7,000 athletes and more than half-a-million visitors to the Southland.
| Sep 15, 2011
| 5:47 AM
Seattle is the fifth best educated city in the U.S., according to a survey from Men’s Health.
Madison, Wisconsin, which landed at number one on the list, was described by the magazine as the city “Madison, Wisconsin, where the average...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Most creative rockers know the adage, as articulated by singer and writer Henry Rollins: Get in the van. If you want to build an audience, make connections and share your music with the world, you've got to hit the road, Jack.
It's easier said than done....
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Hip-hop fans will remember that Drake was set to play Hampton Coliseum back in November. That show was canceled due to what was described as a scheduling conflict.
The show has been rescheduled, but not at Hampton Coliseum. Promoters announced today that...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 9:55 AM
New Orleans Hornets' forward David West has decided to opt out of his contract with the hornets to become a free agent, the hornets announcemed Monday morning.
West declined his option for the 2011-2012 season.
West has spent all eight years of his...