| Jul 29, 2011
What is the status of the drought in the southern United States?
The drought continues and is intensifying in much of the affected area in the South. The U.S. Drought Monitor classifies moisture deficit...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 10:34 PM
Damian “Pink Eyes” Abraham, the roly-poly singer in Toronto’s F--- Up (a shorthand version of the band’s explicit name), spends a lot of his time at the band’s concerts in the audience, doing everything from climbing on...
| Jul 31, 2011
Mike Moss is one of the few soda jerks who knows what a customer means when he hollers, "Shoot me a Waco!" Sure, it's a small city along Interstate 35, about halfway between Dallas and Austin, but for folks in the know, it's where the soda pop that Texans...
| Oct 24, 2010
"Hello, I'm Walter Cronkite." The stentorian voice booms from an oversize replica of an early console television. To viewers older than 40, the image on the screen is familiar, though more distant with the passing of years. Younger observers appear...
| Nov 6, 2010
| 10:00 AM
Question: I was on a flight with Delta that was delayed one hour because of mechanical problems. That was followed by three hours of waiting on the tarmac. Delta sent me 1,000 miles as a courtesy. When I complained, the airline also sent me a $125...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
| Jul 31, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO WACO, TEXAS
From LAX, American and Continental offer connecting service (change of plane) to Waco. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $424.
The Dr Pepper Museum & Free Enterprise Institute, 300 S. 5th St., Waco; (254) 757-1025, http://...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 8:56 AM
We spent the late morning & early afternoon taking in the Fiesta bowl parade. Had a great time, well done parade with high school bands from Alabama, PA, Texas, Kansas & California, just to name a few. My favorite part was the UCMB (surprise), but the...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Guerdwich Montimere, a former Dillard basketball player who is facing felony charges for portraying himself as 16-year-old Jerry Joseph in Texas, gave his first interview in 13 months to GQ magazine.
In the July 2011 issue, Michael J. Mooney writes:...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 11:36 AM
TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, the Black Keys and Patti Smith are among the headliners at this year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest, which returns to Merriweather Post Pavilion Sept. 10, organizers will announce today.
The announcement follows months of...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:06 PM
Christine Spencer left her home in Frederick at 3 a.m. just so she could get a jump on the thousands of U2 fans expected to pack M&T Stadium on Wednesday night.
The early effort paid off. Just before noon, she and her two friends were among the first...