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  • Attitudes toward guns predict places in a divided electorate

    Second in a series MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Sunday mornings, there is God. Sunday afternoons, guns. After sitting in the pews of their Lutheran church, the Montest family will load up their white Chevy Suburban with guns, ammo and safety gear, and head out...
  • The opening Opening Day

    The opening Opening Day
    The day the Orioles arrived in Baltimore, trolleys clanged down cobbled streets. Kids rushed to see Pinocchio at the Hippodrome. Banana boats dumped their bushels onto weathered wharves where the Inner Harbor now stands. On April 15, 1954, Baltimore...
  • Illinois a congressional battleground state

    Illinois a congressional battleground state
    Two years ago, Illinois Democrats parlayed a new political map they drew and the final appearance at the top of the ticket by President Barack Obama to sweep out four Republican congressmen and reverse some of the losses suffered in the 2010 election that...
  • Vanessa Williams: New engagement is one of 'a lot of blessings'

    Vanessa Williams: New engagement is one of 'a lot of blessings'
    Vanessa Williams is engaged to Jim Skrip and she has the bountiful ring to prove it. "The Trip to Bountiful" star confirmed the news while filming the Sept. 30 episode of "The Queen Latifah Show" and showed off her massive sparkler on the talk show's...
  • More Movie-Musicals Are Waiting In The Wings For Stage And TV

    More Movie-Musicals Are Waiting In The Wings For Stage And TV
    Beyond Goodspeed's "Holiday Inn," producer-executive Chris Herzberger, director-writer Gordon Greenberg and writer Chad Hodge have a long list of projects waiting in the wings For Universal Stage Productions and Herzberger, projects in development...
  • A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on

    A history of abusive hazing won't stop Miss America from moving on
    The mean girl won the beauty pageant. What a shock. On Sept. 14 in Atlantic City, Kira Kazantsev became Miss America 2015. The contest featured nothing out of the ordinary: boobs, bikini butt glue and, of course, talent. (Well, talent. Kazantsev...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Honored for Environmental Work at Clinton Global Citizen Awards

    The 10th Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting opened with the 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards in Gotham Sunday night at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, honoring those with unparalleled work in philanthropy and service. The...
  • Hampton expands chicken-keeping program

    Hampton expands chicken-keeping program
    HAMPTON — Tucked between her detached garage and a well-kept garden, Jenny Justice keeps her beloved pets, a foursome of Rhode Island Red chickens she bought this past spring from a North Carolina dealer. Chicken keeping, once a practice...
  • Miss America admits sorority hazing, denies severity of accusations

    Miss America admits sorority hazing, denies severity of accusations
    Newly crowned Miss America Kira Kazantsev isn't saying she never hazed anyone at her sorority, but she's denying the details alleged in a recent report that brought to light the fact she'd been kicked out of Alpha Phi at Hofstra University. "All I can...
  • Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford

    Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — The theme of the third annual Hartford National Eating Disorder Association fundraising walk Saturday is "Save A Life," a reminder that eating disorders are not only devastating, they can be deadly. Local coordinator and association...
  • Miss America accused of hazing sorority pledges

    Miss America accused of hazing sorority pledges
    Miss America Kira Kazantsev has been accused of hazing sorority pledges during her time as a sister in Alpha Phi at Hofstra University, according to the Washington Post. An anonymous tipster told feminist news site Jezebel that when she was the...
  • India's Modi to get rock star reception in New York

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It is a rock 'n' roller's dream to "sell out The Garden," but for a foreign politician to pack New York City's most famous sports and entertainment arena is another thing entirely.     Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on his...