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  • Best state fairs in the U.S.

    Best state fairs in the U.S.
    Jim Kopel has been a big fan of state fairs since he was 10, when he exhibited his Chester White pigs at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. Since retiring from teaching a few years ago, Kopel has visited state fairs in all 50 states, turning his ardor...
  • Paul Weyrich, religious conservative and ex-president of Heritage Foundation, dies at 66

    Paul Weyrich, the blunt-tongued cultural warrior who helped to engineer the union between the Republican Party and the Christian Right, coined the phrase "moral majority" and was a driving force behind some of the conservative movement's leading...
  • Escape to Milwaukee

    When it comes to winter getaways, many of us think warm: Cabo, Jamaica, Miami. These are the literal hot spots, where bone-chilling winter blahs melt like so many snowflakes into sandy beaches, tropical drinks and balmy sunsets. But a quick jaunt to Cabo,...
  • Clinton, Obama sound populist themes in Midwest

    The nation's economic anxieties took center stage in the increasingly rancorous Democratic presidential race Thursday as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama tilted their campaigns toward blue-collar voters in the upcoming Wisconsin and Ohio primaries....
  • Obama, McCain win Wisconsin primary

    Obama, McCain win Wisconsin primary
    Barack Obama swept to a double-digit victory in the Wisconsin primary Tuesday, turning aside a fierce effort by Hillary Rodham Clinton and further propelling his campaign as the Democrats head toward epic contests in Ohio and Texas. Arizona Sen. John...
  • American Airlines grounds 933 more flights

    Travelers faced another round of airport turmoil today as American Airlines scrubbed 933 more flights so it could continue inspecting and repairing wiring on its MD-80 aircraft. It now appears it could be Sunday before American's flight schedule returns...
  • Illegal immigrants wiring money have an amigo: the Fed

    Even as the federal government is starting to crack down on companies that hire illegal immigrants, it's been helping those same workers send money home, cheap. Dubbed Directo a Mexico, the Federal Reserve-sponsored service allows customers without...
  • Learning a foreign language abroad

    BEIJING LANGUAGE AND CULTURE UNIVERSITY BLCU is a state-approved university in northwest Beijing that specializes in teaching the Chinese language and culture to foreign students. Short-term and degree programs are offered. Tuition for the 12-week...
  • Pasadena Playhouse will close Feb. 7

    Pasadena Playhouse will close Feb. 7
    The Pasadena Playhouse will close Feb. 7 after the final performance of its current show, "Camelot," as leaders of the 90-year-old landmark theater search for ways out of serious financial difficulties. Among the options they are considering is a...
  • Pulpits ring with election messages

    On a day usually given over to reflection and introspection, millions of Americans attended church services Sunday that galvanized them politically and underscored the nation's divisions on the eve of a bitterly contested presidential election. From...
  • Did lyrics inspire killing of police?

    The debate over the social impact of gangsta rap music moves to a Milwaukee courtroom Wednesday, when two Wisconsin minors will be charged with murder in the country's second case of rap allegedly inspiring the killing of a police officer. The case...