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Contributing WriterAll across the United States, May 12 will be observed as a special day. It is Mother’s Day, and it is the 106th anniversary of the first Mother’s Day observance. That first observance was held in Andrews Methodist Church in Grafton, W.Va.,...
Arden Hayes is 5. He loves Legos and doing flips onto the living room couch. He also loves our nation's presidents. He knows all 44 in order and can tell you something about any one of them. Arden knows a lot about the presidents because he reads a...
Tags: Twitter, Inc., Benjamin Harrison
Americans typically look to the future more than the past. But in this year, commemorating the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, it's particularly appropriate to reflect again on the supreme sacrifices members of the U.S....
Democrats of the Lehigh Valley opposed the Republican administration's war. They were suspicious of the shifting justifications for it. They weren't interested in fighting to free anyone. They denounced the president's restrictions on civil liberties....
For all of those hoping that the interleague competition between the Orioles and the Washington Nationals would turn into an honest-to-goodness regional rivalry, there is good news to report as both teams prepare for the four-game home-and-home series...
People who passed John Pemberton on the streets of Allentown must have thought him an impressive figure. This 60-year-old's lean, 5-foot-10-inch, ramrod-straight frame showed a positively military bearing. His finely tailored suits added to Pemberton's...
email@example.comSTANFORD — Centre College President John Roush had a much younger audience than he's probably used to on March 27, when he paid a visit to Stanford Elementary School. Roush, Centre's 20th president, spoke to students about the 16th president of...
Producing theater isn't easy. Solo producing is even harder. But such is the task the redoubtable Hershey Felder has set for himself at the Royal George Theatre. Felder has one more week to go with his unusual but interesting show "An American Story," a...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk reversed course Tuesday and announced his support for gay marriage, entering a contentious national debate and providing potential political cover for Illinois House GOP members who may soon vote on the...
In Robert Heinlein's classic novella, "The Man Who Sold the Moon," an entrepreneur raises money for a lunar expedition by warning a soft-drink company that, without its support, he might have to turn to a competitor that will pay him to display its logo...
Tragedy seemed to stalk Mary Todd Lincoln as surely as it did her husband. Long before that Good Friday in 1865 when the Lincolns decided to attend Ford’s Theatre, it was clear that the mental health of the president’s wife had begun to...
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