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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pardoned two turkeys in an annual Thanksgiving rite on Wednesday, saying he wanted to offer the birds a second chance. "They say life is full of second chances, and this Nov. I couldn't agree more with that...
The Notre Dame women’s basketball program added another milestone in its historic 2011-12 season, as, for the first time, the Fighting Irish had two players selected in the first round of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA)...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Tuesday sent the governor a bill that would make the state the first requiring public schools to include the contributions of gays and lesbians in social studies curriculum. The bill, passed on a...
Tags: Schools, Arts and Culture, Education, Politics, Jerry Brown
WASHINGTON (AP) — Who would you put on a stamp? Charlie Sheen? Lady Gaga? Yourself? Hoping to boost sagging revenue, the U.S. Postal Service on Monday abandoned its longstanding rule that stamps cannot feature people who are still alive and is...
In the age of I-Pods, laptops and 3-D television, it's rare to see kids who have a passion for reading. When is the last time you sat down with a good novel? Girl Scout Troop 220 welcomed local celebrities Muffet McGraw and Joe Kernan out to Prairie...
100 Years Ago Sheep vs. dogs "It is reported that Mr. Harold Hopkins had a large number of sheep killed by dogs last Sunday morning. "Wanted: A woman to cook, wash and clean, and remain at night, good wages. Mrs. James Steward. Hill St. Ellicott City....
At the Saturday, Feb. 9 Harbor of Grace Chapter meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the membership was treated to a presentation by Dawn Fairchild, "Image of a Hero - Recreating George Washington's Revolutionary War Uniform." Fairchild...
In a May 7 Op-Ed article, Richard Greenwald and Michael Hirsch exhort consumers to support the workers who make our clothes rather than the global apparel industry that exploits them with low wages and unsafe working conditions. Yet exactly how we...
Tags: Sales, Immigration, Politics, Human Rights, Employees
"Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution" by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, 398 pages, $32.95. This is a non-fiction account of before, during and after the Battle of Bunker Hill. The Founding Fathers generally associated with Boston — John Adams,...
Brother Thomas Zoppo, president of Calvert Hall High School College has announced that Charles Stembler, Class of 1983, the school's current assistant principal for Student Affairs, has been appointed Calvert Hall's principal, effective July 1. Stembler...
"I cannot pretend to describe the horror of the scene," Adjutant John Waller, a British soldier, would write of the Battle of Bunker Hill. He nevertheless tries. Inside the fortifications, as the British overwhelmed the provincial forces, "'twas streaming...
South Bend TribuneTwo local women have achieved a dream come true by becoming published authors. They will sign copies of their books in the near future. Diane Bradley, of Granger, is thrilled to have published her first children’s book titled “Wilder&...
Tags: Book, Mount Vernon, Washington, DC
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