| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
John Tenuto has been a Star Trek fan since his mom bought him the original Mego Enterprise Bridge play set from a Montgomery Ward bargain …...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 8:02 PM
It can be easy to get lost in the world of literary prizes, nominations and general accolades that are embedded on the cover of favored books - but the Dayton Literary Peace Prize is unique.
The Dayton prize is the only award to consistently recognize...
| Feb 12, 2010
| 10:21 AM
In the summer of 1963, Orlando teetered on the edge of racial strife. The demands for integration from the black community were growing louder, more insistent, more impatient. Black teenagers were holding drugstore sit-ins and "wade-ins" at the city's...
| Feb 13, 2010
| 8:40 AM
Salvadoran police say photos that surfaced Friday show the legal adviser to American missionaries jailed in Haiti may be the lead suspect in a human trafficking ring involving child prostitution in El Salvador.
Police say they are waiting for...
| Apr 8, 2011
UPDATE: Pierce County and Tri-City Crime Stoppers tell us Damenique Beasley was arrested over the weekend at a motel in Kennewick.
Tri-City Crime Stoppers say as an officer approached Beasley’s upstairs motel room, he walked out onto the landing,...
| May 4, 2011
| 6:40 PM
Chicago aldermen spent hours Wednesday offering homages to the departing Mayor Richard Daley, lauding his civic passion, political guts and even his my-way-or-the-highway tendencies.
The abundant praise from all but a few City Council members was...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 1:31 AM
BROOKINGS - Bernard E. Rollin will conduct a presentation at 10 a.m. on Feb. 5 at the Rapid City Civic Center Ice Arena. It is open to the public and is free of charge.
Rollin's presentation is titled Animal Rights as a Mainstream Phenomenon - Emerging...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 1:31 AM
BROOKINGS - South Dakota State University's College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences will host alumni and guests during a reception on Feb. 5.
The SDSU Alumni Association is partnering with the SDSU College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 6:41 PM
The relationship of biographer and subject is a complicated one, especially when it spans more than two decades. Biographer Louise W. Knight began her study of Jane Addams when she encountered Addams' memoir, “Twenty Years at Hull House,” in a...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 12:54 PM
"Jane Addams: Spirit in Action"
By Louise W. Knight
W. W. Norton & Company, 352 pages, $28.95
After the Daughters of the American Revolution revoked Jane Addams’ membership because of her opposition to World War I, she joked, “I had supposed...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 7:00 AM
The first of two meetings of a city crime summit is taking place Tuesday at the Indianapolis Urban League.
The Ten Point Coalition, which is sponsoring the event, promises specific answers and will talk about specifics strategies on how to curb...