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  • Production trouble delays new $100 bill

     
    This sounds like a job for a good money launderer. Creasing problems in the government’s new $100 bill, which has been redesigned with enhanced security features to thwart counterfeiters, have forced Uncle Sam to put 1.1 billion of the bills......
  • Theater review: 'Let Freedom Ring' at the Stella Adler Theatre

     
    Everybody loves a good heist, and Ted Lange’s “Let Freedom Ring,” now at the Stella Adler Theatre, has a delicious premise: In the Philadelphia of 1846, a canny band of African Americans, led by freeman Prince Africanus (Lange, who also......
  • Jewish Astronaut to Carry Heritage Proclamation into Space

     
    NASA astronaut Garrett E. Reisman will be carrying the official proclamation declaring May as Jewish American Heritage Month when the Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch on Friday from the Kennedy Space Center. Reisman will be the first J...
  • Hey y'all, we've got vegans, ghosts and more. Opa!

     
    --Hey y'all, Paula Deen is looking for some real Philly women -- not ladies who hail from the land of cheese steak and the Liberty Bell, but ladies who love to cook with Philadelphia Cream Cheese. You have until Sunday......
  • Free Orlando Philharmonic concert celebrates America

     
    You can get into the patriotic spirit this weekend with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Best of all, it doesn't cost anything to celebrate America. Here are the details, from the Phil: The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra proudly performs The Sounds...
  • Book news: the Liberty Bell, the scribe behind a classic road movie and more

     
    Just in time for the holiday, The New Republic reviews "The Liberty Bell," a "fast-moving and engaging history" by Gary B. Nash. "In the 18th century, liberty was the dominant value of Anglo-American political culture, but its meaning remained vague......
  • Post Office Announces New Rate Increase

    Post Office Announces New Rate Increase
    LOS ANGELES -- Buy those Forever stamps now. The cost of mailing a letter is going up again. Fighting to survive a deepening financial crisis, the Postal Service said Tuesday it wants to increase the price of first-class stamps by 2 cents - to 46 cents -...
  • Mmmmmmm. This is tasty. April Fools!

    Mmmmmmm. This is tasty. April Fools!
    Some of the best April Fools' pranks of all time have been food-related: the BBC's report on the Swiss spaghetti harvest in the 1950s; the left-handed Whopper from Burger King; Taco Bell's purchase of the Liberty Bell. In that spirit, we turned to Homaro...
  • Simon Says - Shuttle Snub

    Simon Says - Shuttle Snub
    NASA`s Decision To Not Retire A Shuttle Here...felt Like This NATS: Punch In The Gut It Hurts ....and Now After A Few Days Of Hearing 'Houston We Have A Problem' And Comparisons Like : No Shuttle Here...is Like Taking The Grand Ole Opry In Nashville....
  • One Person Killed In North Highlands Mobile Home Fire

    One Person Killed In North Highlands Mobile Home Fire
    Sacramento Metro District Firefighters are investigating a fatal mobile home fire in North Higlands. Just before 6 p.m. dispatch received a call about a mobile home on fire in the 4800 block of Liberty Bell Lane. When firefighters arrived, they say...
  • Elderly Woman Dies in Mobile Home Fire

    Elderly Woman Dies in Mobile Home Fire
    "She was my best friend, my next-door-neighbor," said Chere Briesemeister, about her friend, who died in a mobile home fire Saturday evening. "The interior suffered heavy fire damage in the living room, dining room, kitchen area," Sac Metro Asst. Fire...
  • Bodies of Missing Tourists Found After Philly Duck Boat Crash

    Bodies of Missing Tourists Found After Philly Duck Boat Crash
    PHILADELPHIA -- The body of one of two missing Hungarians was recovered Friday from the Delaware River near where a 250-foot barge collided with a stalled amphibious sightseeing boat. A second body was later spotted during salvage operations but has not...