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Posted Apr 12, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Delamar recalls Great Depression.

Posted Apr 12, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Vegas beware: this writer beats the odds

Posted Apr 5, 2014 at 6:00 PM

In 1967, Richard Reynolds, a retired logger who lives with his wife Carolyn in Donaldson, Ark., enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 18. After a six-week boot camp in California, he was sent to Da Nang, Vietnam, where he remained until 1970.

Posted Apr 4, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Last month, Ebony Wilkerson, a pregnant mother of three, drove her minivan into the ocean off the coast of Daytona Beach, Fla. The South Carolina woman and her three children—ages 3, 9 and 11—were all in the van. Their lives were saved by a couple...

Posted Mar 28, 2014 at 1:01 AM

During the violence-laden years between 1984 and 1996, policymakers scrambled to find a way to throttle crime. In 1991, the national murder rate was 9.8 per 100,000 people. By 2012, the rate fell to 4.7, according to FBI data.

Updated Mar 27, 2014 at 10:03 AM

Motive is the most important element of any action.I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.

Updated Mar 28, 2014 at 10:07 AM

Our besotted sports writer has an idea on what to do since your bracket is shot.

Updated Mar 25, 2014 at 11:48 AM

The Rev. Fred Phelps, provocateur-in-chief of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan., recently died at 84. The death of a pastor from a tiny Kansas church normally wouldn’t be national news, but Phelps and his flock gained infamy for turning...

Updated Mar 20, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Earlier this month President Barack Obama set a record that if I become commander in chief will never be broached. He spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than 90 minutes about the invasion of the Crimean region of the Ukraine.

Updated Mar 19, 2014 at 10:21 AM

I’m re-thinking my poppy seed bagel habit.I’m also concerned about the gin and tonics I like to drink on my deck during hot weather.

Updated Mar 17, 2014 at 10:28 AM

When President Barack Obama was running for office in 2008 he used “change” as a part of his campaign slogan. Obviously, it struck a chord with the American public. He is now in year five of his change agenda.

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