| May 23, 2012
Eugene Polley, inventor of the first wireless channel changer, a precursor to the remote control that surfers use to navigate the 500-plus channels offered by modern television, has died. He was 96.
Polley died of natural causes Sunday at a hospital in...
| Jun 26, 2012
Anna Schwartz, an economist and coauthor with Milton Friedman of a book on monetary policy that shaped the views of central bankers including Federal Reserve ChairmanBen S. Bernanke, has died. She was 96.
Schwartz died Thursday at her home in Manhattan...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Leftist politicians changed the conversation in Greece Tuesday from what further sacrifices the heavily indebted Balkan nation needs to make to stay in the Eurozone to bailing on the common currency and reneging on promises to make deeper spending cuts...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Nearly 18 months into his first term, Gov. Tom Corbett has hit the political equivalent of a glass ceiling: He’s yet to crack the all-important 50 percent mark in his approval ratings among state voters. And with legislative Republicans set......
| May 8, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Just as fog covers the mountain, Wintergreen Resort has been stuck in a cloud of uncertainty.
After several years of declining business, a warm winter has made the financial situation even trickier.
"It's certainly been the most challenging, from a...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:24 PM
15-year-old Dakota Ryman was killed Monday just moments after getting off his school bus.
His step-father, John Taylor, says he looked outside his home in the 900 block of Pine Road and noticed there was an accident. He says he assumed his kids were...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Here are two separate chunks of local concert news. Eighties dance-rock kings Duran Duran will play Portsmouth on Aug. 22. Meanwhile, country rocker Jason Aldean is headed for the Virginia Beach on Aug. 24. Tickets to both shows go on sale 10 a.m. Friday,...
| Jul 22, 2012
With their matching paisley mini dresses, matching teal streaks in their hair and matching snakeskin booties, fashion designers Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor are a head-turning vision as they breeze into Soho House, two peas in a haute-hippie...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:04 PM
SOUTH BEND — The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday lifted the burn ban that had been in effect in the county since last month, allowing residents to once again conduct outdoor burns in compliance with county code.
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Stephanie Lazarus case: Sherri Rasmussen's family relieved that their "26-year nightmare" is over....
| Aug 1, 2010
Vanessa Bruno likes to say that she makes "easy clothes for difficult girls." But in the Parisian designer's world, "difficult" doesn't mean someone who must coordinate her outfit with an alcohol monitoring anklet but a woman with original taste who wants...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:23 AM
Monday’s show by 1980s band Duran Duran at Tower Theatre in Upper Darby certainly was enjoyable: Twenty songs that stretched over an hour and 50 minutes, with the music largely played and sung as it was during its heyday. But......