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  • YMCA Outdoor Aquatic Center opens in Lawrence

    YMCA Outdoor Aquatic Center opens in Lawrence
    The city of Lawrence has a new way to fight the heat wave. The Benjamin Harrison YMCA Outdoor Aquatic Center opened to the public Tuesday. The pool features a 53-foot long enclosed waterslide and a tidal bucket that dumps 25-gallons of water onto...
  • Fort Benjamin Harrison facility to help soldiers prepare for deployment

    Fort Benjamin Harrison facility to help soldiers prepare for deployment
    A new $44 million facility at Fort Benjamin Harrison will help soldiers get ready for deployment more efficiently. A ground breaking ceremony was held at the facility Friday. The facility will combine operations for the Army, Marine Corps and Navy...
  • Around Town: Railway would put town on the right track

    Ever since President Benjamin Harrison skipped La Cañada on his 1891 Pacific rail tour, La Cañada has been disconnected. Harrison’s route took him to Los Angeles, and from there to San Diego, Santa Ana, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Pasadena,...
  • Around Town: A legend delivered by word of mouth

    When we moved to La Cañada in 1976, our 83-year-old neighbor, Hazel Castevens, told us that the Wells Fargo Pony Express once had a route past what is today the west end of the Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA parking lot. The street was called Michigan...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
  • "Haunted D.C." at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

    "Haunted D.C." at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
    INDIANAPOLIS — Looking for a spooky night out this Halloween season? Don’t miss Haunted D.C. at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, presented by Victorian Theatre by Candlelight and written by resident playwright James Trofatter. A...
  • A citizen's required reading for July 4: The Declaration of Independence

     
    After all these years, do you really know what it says?...
  • TV This Week: Nov. 7 -13

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 7 - 13 in PDF format Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here This week's TV Movies SUNDAY “Black Girls Rock!” Need examples? Former child star Raven-Symoné, rapper......
  • A citizen's required reading for July 4th: The Declaration of Independence (with music)

     
    After all these years do you really know what it says? And a striking special video of the National Anthem by a loyal Ticket reader....
  • "Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre" by Heather Cox Richardson

    "Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre" by Heather Cox Richardson
    "Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre" By Heather Cox Richardson Basic Books, 392 pages, $28.95 Heather Cox Richardson’s superb new book should come labeled: Warning! Reading the contents may lead to depression. A...
  • 10 things you might not know about politicians' kids

    10 things you might not know about politicians' kids
    Bristol Palin is dancing with the stars, Meghan McCain is a busy blogger, and Kim Jong Un is lining up as a successor to his father, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il. Being the offspring of a politician has some benefits along with the headaches. 1...
  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....