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  • Storyteller highlights Harriet Beecher Stowe’s role in ending slavery

     
    Though she stood only five-feet tall, author, mother and housewife Harriet Beecher Stowe is credited with putting a face on the scourge of slavery through …...
  • Jimmie Fidler, May 26, 1941

     
    May 26, 1941: PITTSBURGH, May 25 (AP) -- A man's leg was found along the Ohio River at suburban Moon Township tonight and detectives seeking the remainder of the body said it was probably "another murder" by the long-sought "Mad......
  • Allentown loses dog park contest

     
    No puppy eyes, Allentown. City residents will have to try again for the $100,000 grant to build the city's first dog park. The $100,000 PetSafe grant in the national "Bark for Your Park" went to Huntington, W. Va., one of the 15 finalists. Volunteers in...
  • Slugging away in Louisville on the first stop of a busy Saturday

     
    I missed my radio show on Saturday morning and I trust that Roger Pence did a fantastic job in my absence as the "Ultimate Road Trip" with the Lehigh Valley Yankee Fan Club reached day No. 3 and we covere five different states. I have to admit, I didn't...
  • Final look at Cincinnati before moving on to Louisville and St. Louis

     
    It's late Saturday night and I've just completed a very business Day 3 of the "Ultimate Road Trip" that took us through four states -- Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and finally to St. Louis, Missouri. More on a frantic Saturday in the next post, but I wanted to...
  • Oops, Obama touts his jobs plan today at an Ohio bridge that won't qualify

     
    Democrat Obama will visit a bridge that won't qualify for immediate work and isn't scheduled for repair or demolition....
  • New gaffe: Obama hails America's historic building of 'the Intercontinental Railroad'

     
    Barack Obama makes another historical gaffe largely ignored....
  • Cruisin' Illinois: Along the Ohio River

    Cruisin' Illinois: Along the Ohio River
    It's one of the oldest parts of the state - historic southern Illinois off the Ohio River. Bringing settlers from the east, the communities along the Ohio were among the first permanent settlements in the region, before Illinois became a state. For the...
  • East St. Louis Speed does in Cathedral

    East St. Louis Speed does in Cathedral
    The Cathedral Irish are not in a football conference. Thus, they have the luxury of scheduling whoever they want throughout the course of the regular season. This can often be a difficult task since most other teams in Central Indiana are bound by regular...
  • Man Charged With Strangling Wife Says Caffeine Made Him Kill

    Man Charged With Strangling Wife Says Caffeine Made Him Kill
    NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused of strangling his wife is poised to claim excessive caffeine from sodas, energy drinks and diet pills left him so mentally unstable he couldn't have knowingly killed her, his lawyer has notified a court....
  • Ask Tom why: What generates high humidity levels in inland locations such as Kentucky and Tennessee?

    Dear Tom, While driving across Kentucky and Tennessee recently, my wife and I were amazed at the very high humidity levels — 90 percent or higher. What generates such high humidity at inland locations? —Craig Butler Dear Craig, Few areas...
  • Indiana: America's original wine country

    Indiana: America's original wine country
    VEVAY, Ind. — Every summer, over the last weekend in August, girls in Swiss costumes dance traditional polkas, passenger boats ply the Ohio River, and fireworks light up the night sky here. The riverbank of this otherwise quiet Switzerland County...