| May 5, 2014
| 6:00 AM
“What do you do around here, Don?”
That’s the question on everyone’s mind, even Don’s. Four weeks into his whimper of a return to SC&P, he remains in career limbo, cooped up in a mausoleum of an office his without so much...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Don has taken the elevator ride straight to Hell.
“Excuse me,” Don yells behind jail bars. “I shouldn’t be in here.”
Yes, he should. And not just for punching a minister, even if that hatemonger deserved it. (MLK, RFK and...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
This is the season of generational twaddle. At graduation ceremonies across the country, politicians, authors, actors and businessmen take to the stage to tell young people they are fantastic simply because they are young. This year, the ritual is more...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 11:38 AM
In these tough economic times, books offer a great return on a gift-giver's investment. Relatively inexpensive, they provide hours of enjoyment for the recipient — if you make the right choice. Never fear: the Book Bag is here to help.
| Apr 10, 2005
Oh, don't you remember, a long time ago
When two little babes, their names I don't know
Were stolen away one bright summer day
And lost in the woods, I've heard people say
As a mother, she would sing it to her children. As a child,...
| Jun 27, 2004
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. -- Opening Day, like summer, comes late to this small city in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
And like summer, the annual love affair between the townspeople and the Bluefield Orioles is intense and short, just 10 weeks...
| Apr 29, 2004
In sweeps, size matters. The ratings periods are all about drawing the biggest crowds to shows hyped as events.
Although few programs warrant the buildup, broadcast executives merrily brag about their results anyway. Ultimately, the four-week sweeps...
| Apr 19, 1998
| 12:57 PM
Wholesome little Appleton, Wis., slips past the passenger window without arousing any visible interest in tonight's guest lecturer. A shop selling sewing machines. A Christian bookstore. The Martin School of Hair Design. Not very promising.
| Sep 13, 2014
| 2:01 AM
Cosimo Matassa, 88, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member who recorded New Orleans rock and rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the 1970s, died Thursday in New Orleans, said his granddaughter Mia Matassa. He had been ailing since he had a stroke in 2009....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 1:43 PM
When Virginia white supremacist William White sent death threats to Central Florida law enforcers in 2012, he covered his digital tracks, according to testimony in his trial this week.
But despite an encrypted laptop and untraceable Internet...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:11 PM
The government and defense rested Thursday in the trial of William White, the Virginia neo-Nazi accused of threatening local law enforcers after the raid of an Osceola County white supremacist compound in 2012.
White, 37, of Roanoke, Va., faces...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:18 PM
When Central Florida law enforcers received threatening emails in May 2012, demanding the release of recently arrested members of a white supremacist group, their origin was difficult to trace electronically.
But within minutes of each threat, William...