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  • Rev. Robert Farrar Capon on Thanksgiving

    "THANKSGIVING IS indeed the nearest thing we have to a national liturgy. From sea to shining sea, it calls forth a grand harmony of groaning boards. ... Yet, what must we think of a nation that, as the central motif of this gustatory concerto, insists...
  • Teen pregnancy drops off significantly after age 25

    Teen pregnancy drops off significantly after age 25
    Several people have forwarded me emails that include a series of really funny headline gaffes from around the country. The actual headlines vary slightly, but the subject line always says, "Why I still buy the newspaper," or, if they want to personalize...
  • Navy veteran recalls WWII service in Brazil

    Navy veteran recalls WWII service in Brazil
    Bill Fritz, 91, of Bethlehem remembers growing up in Fountain Hill and serving with a Navy aviation unit in South America during World War II. - My father died when I was 11. He was 35 years old. He had rheumatic fever as a child and never got over...
  • Miss America pageant's drag queen spoof excited for Atlantic City return

     
    Miss America is returning to its Atlantic City, N.J. home in September. One group particularly excited at that prospect is another beauty contest, the Miss'd America drag queen pageant....
  • Review: Foreigner, Styx electric in hit-heavy double bill

     
    Thank you rock gods. Thank you for holding back the rain and lightning Wednesday night long enough so a largely middle-aged Sands Steel Stage crowd at Musikfest could revel in a few hours of electric music by two beloved bands of their youth....
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate have final pleasantries before UFC 168 title fight

    Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate have final pleasantries before UFC 168 title fight
    Though much of “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey and Miesha “Cupcake” Tate’s rivalry has been fueled by harsh words, their final words at Thursday’s the UFC 168 pre-fight press conference in Las Vegas were rather pedestrian in...
  • Celtics' Brad Stevens praises Magic rookie Victor Oladipo

    Celtics' Brad Stevens praises Magic rookie Victor Oladipo
    Sunday's game between the Orlando Magic and the Boston Celtics was the first time the teams had played each other since they faced off on Nov. 8 and Nov. 11. So Celtics coach Brad Stevens was in a good position to evaluate the growth of the Magic's...
  • American Athletic Conference Newcomers

    American Athletic Conference Newcomers
    UConn has some different schools in its conference. A look at those newcomers: Central Florida Location: Orlando, Fla. Enrollment: 59,767 Founded: 1963 Nickname: Knights Colors: Black and gold Famous UCF athletes: Chicago Bears receiver Brandon...
  • Politically Correct

     
    My column today is about mental health professionals and others who are offended by the marketing approach -- state hospital escapees torturing people -- of one of the local haunted houses. You can read it here. I ended up taking......
  • Miss America 2014: Mallory Hagan will only hold her crown for 8 months

     
    The Miss America pageant is is returning to Atlantic City, N.J., and also to its old time. That means tough luck for Mallory Hagan, who will only hold her crown for eight months before passing it along to whoever is named Miss America 2014 on Sept. 15....
  • Miss America flirts with 'Bachelorette' contestant on Twitter

     
    Miss America Mallory Hagan has a new buddy on Twitter, "The Bachelorette" contestant Kasey Stewart. The two are engaging in a little innocent online flirting....