| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
The Yorktown Wine Festival is coming up Saturday, Oct. 6, on Riverwalk Landing by the York River waterfront.
The popular event features a tasting of almost 20 Virginia wines, artisans and entertainment by The Rhondells. Hours are noon to 6 p.m....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech at Woodbury University in Burbank on Thursday that focused on jobs, education and the economy.
While President Franklin D....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Offering what she called a “green New Deal,” Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein delivered a speech Thursday at Woodbury University in Burbank that focused on jobs, education and the economy.
While President Franklin D....
| Dec 8, 2012
| 11:19 AM
When Andrea Bird was laid off from her retail job last year, the single mom could no longer afford after-school activities for her son and pulled him out of karate and soccer.
While hunting for a job and trying to fight foreclosure on her home, she has...
| Dec 11, 2012
From our panel of staff contributors
The kids need a big dose of giving to others; perhaps no new gifts of toys/clothes/electronics until they donate some used ones to needy people. Sign them up to participate in a service project or...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 3:40 PM
While parents and caregivers are struggling to understand Friday's tragic school shooting in Connecticut, they need to be ready to help children with their questions and fears, says a Purdue University child development expert.
"Don't assume that the...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 2:27 AM
Brandy Parker will hug her young children a little tighter today.
The young South Bend mother stood outside of Madison Primary Center Friday afternoon waiting for her second-grader as news of the horrors from a Connecticut elementary school poured out....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Inside the Kansas City home that Jovan Belcher fled, his baby daughter wailed, his mother was in hysterics and his girlfriend was quiet. Barely breathing.
This is what the NFL linebacker left behind on Saturday in a rush of violence...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 5:29 AM
Remember those old Fram oil filter commercials? "You can pay me now or pay me later."
Your car isn't the only area where later is much more expensive.
As a society, we spend a lot of money on foster care, special education services, juvenile detention...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Forget about Georgia peaches, Saturday Roanoke came alive for its own peach festival.
For almost 27 years, the Northwest Child Development Center has been hosting the event. This year, it took place in Elmwood Park where volunteers served up peach...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with Joan Schaeffer, president of Temple Israel of Greater Miami.
Q: What are your duties as president?
A: I'm the head lay leader. My duties vary quite a bit. I'...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:27 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — We've got dolls that wet, crawl and talk. We've got dolls with perfect hourglass figures. We've got dolls with swagger. And we've got plenty that come with itty bitty baby bottles.
But it's a breastfeeding doll whose suckling sounds...