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  • Around the bases: Take a trip to these local treasured ballparks

    Around the bases: Take a trip to these local treasured ballparks
    Thinking of a road trip to follow the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Here's a list of the International League teams they'll play on the road through the end of the regular season on Sept. 1. Keep in mind these are the top minor league affiliates of major league...
  • Tale of passenger pigeon extinction may have had natural twist

    Tale of passenger pigeon extinction may have had natural twist
    One hundred years ago in September, Martha the passenger pigeon died in a Cincinnati zoo. She was the last of a North American species whose population once had numbered in the billions. Naturalist John James Audubon once described a mile-wide migratory...
  • Vanished Ohio Valley potteries produced many popular lines of china and glass

    Q: My dad gave me these seven plates and I just keep them boxed. Can you tell me anything about them? A: Seen in images sent, our reader has plates from a dinnerware set by Taylor Smith and Taylor, an American china manufacturer. We have no info on...
  • Dating pressed glass can take some serious detective work

    Q: This candy dish has always been in my family. It was a gift to my great-grandmother and has been handed down for generations. At the top is written in white, "My wife 1909." I cannot determine origin and history. Can you tell me anything about it? A:...
  • Obama climate rule promises early health benefits

    Obama climate rule promises early health benefits
    By targeting the nation's biggest sources of heat-trapping pollution, President Barack Obama is seeking to help forestall droughts, floods and other disasters that are projected to become more frequent, intense and expensive as the global climate changes....
  • Fun facts about Cincinnati as Solar Bears' playoff series resumes in Ohio

    Fun facts about Cincinnati as Solar Bears' playoff series resumes in Ohio
    James Wittkamp isn't talking. Asked what makes Skyline Chili so good, the 27-year employee of the iconic Cincinnati restaurant refused to lift the veil on the concoction's secret recipe. "It's been rumored for years that one of the secret...
  • Piece of Mind: A happy ending to the polar vortex

    We’ve never met our 3-year-old granddog, Ava, but Gil and I will be face-to-face with her when she arrives in La CaƱada on Saturday, no doubt weary from her exhausting duty as co-pilot on a 2,100-mile road trip that’s bringing our daughter Kae...
  • Super Museum in Metropolis, Ill., began with a Superman lunchbox

    Super Museum in Metropolis, Ill., began with a Superman lunchbox
    Reporting from Metropolis, Ill. — Growing up in the 1950s, Jim Hambrick wouldn't budge while "Adventures of Superman" was showing on TV. Soon, the Man of Steel, portrayed by actor George Reeves, began to shape Hambrick's life, lasting well beyond...
  • Where does the South begin?

    Ever wonder just where the South starts? I used to think I knew: at the bottom of Cantrell Hill here in little old Little Rock, Ark., for every morning I leave the highlands and pines, and wind on downtown, where the hardwoods and Dixie start. It starts...
  • Porn won: Hustler's Larry Flynt on his nemesis Charles Keating

    Porn won: Hustler's Larry Flynt on his nemesis Charles Keating
    When Charles Keating’s family announced this week that the infamous savings and loan swindler had died at 90, it seemed only natural to wonder what America’s No. 1 pornographer had to say. After all, before ripping off defenseless retirees,...
  • Beyond the Black History Month hit parade

    Beyond the Black History Month hit parade
    Black History Month reminds me of a really great golden oldies station, always blaring the same handful of terrific tunes. Every February, it plays Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman soul — with a chorus or two of the George...
  • Snow fouls another morning commute

    Snow fouls another morning commute
    Gusting snow stopped and delayed Metra trains, canceled hundreds of flights at O'Hare and Midway airports and caused spinouts and tortuous commutes this morning. Switching problems at Lake Street caused 20-minute delays on the Union Pacific North,...