| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Washington's tug of war over the federal budget has many wonders, but the biggest one of all must be the lengths to which politicians and pundits will go to deprive Granny and Grandpa of $30 a month.
That's the amount by which benefits for the average...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Did you make it to church this morning?" I asked Unlucky Louie. His family attends a nearby house of worship.
"We had a visiting speaker," Louie said. "They said he was the local bishop, but I doubt it. I watched him carefully, and he didn't move...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
After doing more than 4,000 episodes over the last half-century of his iconic daytime game show "Let's Make a Deal," Monty Hall is finally getting an Emmy Award.
"TV's Big Dealer" is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 40th Daytime...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:59 AM
The cantankerous-geezers-in-the-park school of drama gains another intriguing entrant with Sherod Santos' "Lives of the Pigeons," now in a world premiere at Side Project under Adam Webster's direction. The DNA in Santos' work has far more in common with...
| Mar 21, 2013
Next week we will be making changes to our daily A+E comics/puzzles package as part of our continuing evaluation of reader feedback.
First up, we’re adding a puzzle: Jumble Crossword. This easy but entertaining game lets crossword aficionados test...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Years ago, a colleague of mine showed me a study about how cognitive ability can start slipping as early as age 50.
"I guess that means we only have a limited time left in the money management business," he teased. That study has always haunted me. It'...
| May 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The hand is quicker than the eye, according to David Kwong, magic consultant for the upcoming film "Now You See Me" from Summit Entertainment. But that's not the only trick behind how the film's central characters — a gang of four magicians played...
| Jun 12, 2013
As you get older you find yourself thinking more and more about your brain.
Actually, it's your brain that's spending more and more time thinking about your brain.
But then when your brain is thinking about itself, it is actually thinking about you...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Alice J. “Sue” Lyon, 89, died at home in Willis, Texas, on Monday, March 18, 2013, following a brief illness.
She was born in Daytona Beach, Fla., on April 27, 1923, to George O. and Alice S. Sowers.
She graduated with honors from...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:54 PM
Aberdeen: Lorraine Mae Lehr, 84, went peacefully to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 31, 2013.
Lorraine was born, raised and lived in Aberdeen her whole lifetime. She graduated from Aberdeen Central High in 1946, and was married to her loving...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Dona Mae Mitchell, age 77 of Elko, Nevada, died March 20, 2013, in Elko, Nevada.
Memorial visitation will be held at 2-3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Rush Funeral Home in Philip.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Anna Madeline Cronise Knox, 97, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Broadmore Assisted Living in Hagerstown, Md.
Born Nov. 30, 1915, on a farm near Uniontown in Carroll County, Md., Madeline was the second of four children, and the only daughter of Paul...