| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The inevitable day has come. I'm moving. Again. Next weekend, and for the third time in as many years. This is what happens when you are a live-in home stager.
As I pack, I ruminate like Plato on the good question: Why am I doing this? Oh yeah, no...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:00 PM
Joseph stars in team's second scrimmage
Junior Derrick Joseph returned the opening kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown in Towson's second scrimmage of the preseason Saturday at Johnny Unitas Stadium, then excelled at wide receiver,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 5:30 PM
No. 20 Indians: No. 11 in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Rockies.
If the Cubs could, they would run, not walk, away from the last three years of Alfonso Soriano's contract. The Orioles would do the same with the two left on Brian...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Two hours before Monday night's Cubs-Brewers game at Wrigley Field, rookie revelation Junior Lake stood in left field listening attentively for nearly 15 minutes as Cubs coach Dave McKay pointed out the peculiarities of playing fly balls in this ballpark....
| May 24, 2013
| 12:25 PM
August Wilson used the different decades of African-American experience to organize his life's work. The very juicy playwright Leslye Headland is expeditiously working her way through the Seven Deadly Sins.
Hollywood already has found Headland's take on...
| Jul 21, 2013
For years it's been my sense that the Madigan name doesn't send chills down the spines of average Illinois residents.
Despite the yeoman's effort of print and broadcast pundits to portray veteran Democratic state House Speaker Michael Madigan as the...
| May 30, 2013
Aversion therapy is a process used to deter people from engaging in self-destructive habits by subjecting them to painful sensations whenever they do — say, giving them an electric shock when they light a cigarette or take a drink. The idea is...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:40 PM
From the singing and wisecracking Flo on the Progressive spots to those annoying strummers who pop up at the end of the Geico "Happier Than …" commercials, I try to ignore advertising when watching TV.
But when you have a local icon like Mario...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Technology is truly a wonderful thing, but it still has to be replaced or upgraded from time to time.
You may have noticed an improvement at petoskeynews.com recently, courtesy of an investment made in the company's camera equipment. Over time, our...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:34 AM
So many of the old rowhouse neighborhoods of Baltimore have the following characteristics — one block good, next block bad; safe by day, violent by night; earnest homeowners here; apathetic renters there. Walk along enough of the side streets,...
| May 27, 2010
| 1:35 PM
A small group of gas stations near Orlando International Airport are whining that it's too expensive to put up signs that would make their prices visible from the road.
These are the same stations that routinely charge customers more than $2 a gallon...