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NEW YORK — It's easy to imagine many a sea captain sprawled out on the charred oaken floors of the Breslin, knocked cold after a brawl. The smell of smoking pig's feet wafts across black, wood tables. A bowl of onion soup floats past, oily with bone...
Every winter, widespread chemical dumping leaves Chicago streets covered in sodium chloride. Here are 10 facts you don't have to take with a grain of salt: 1. Salt has seasoned English in many ways. Because Romans put salt or brine on their vegetables,...
Juanita M. “Nita” Vance, 75, of 938 Pope Ave., Hagerstown, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at her residence. Born Dec. 31, 1935, in Harrisonburg, Va., she was a daughter of the late Grover Cleveland and Irene Natlee Beach Light. She was...
H. Emslie "Lee" Parks, former Baltimore County attorney and school board president who was also a highly regarded litigator, died Monday of cancer at Rutledge on Wye, his Queenstown home. The longtime Granite resident was 81. The son of a lawyer and a...
Once again, temporarily at least, scandal has mesmerized American politics. This time the target is Herman Cain, the up-from-nowhere restaurant executive who is battling back against the latest sexual harassment or misconduct allegations that have...
Tags: Sex Crimes, Newt Gingrich, Herman Cain, Elections, White House
When son Steve saw me reading “The Book of Totally Useless Information,” he told me not to bother. “There’s already way too much useless information out there,” he said. Nevertheless, I am going to share some explanations for...
Labor Day is a lot more than the end of summer or the last day women wear white for the year. Labor day is a federally recognized holiday celebrated the first Monday in September. It's here to recognize the American laborer. Back in the late 1800's,...
Tags: Labor Day, Employees, Holidays, Career and Workplace
The Shakers are a religious group that came to America from England in 1774 led by Mother Ann Lee. The group grew until there were 18 Shaker communities in the eastern part of the country. Some of the communities made furniture that was sold to outsiders....
In the days before Disney, many imaginary sprites that excited children's imaginations could be found in books. In 1881, Palmer Cox wrote an illustrated story about a group of characters called "Brownies" for Wide Awake magazine. Brownies were imaginary...
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