| Apr 5, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated 100 years ago, it was William Howard Taft, right-hander. 100 years ago, it was the Washington Senators. Today, it was Barack Obama, south paw. Today, it was the Washington Nationals. In his time, Harry Truman......
| Oct 5, 2010
| 10:04 AM
"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.
| Oct 17, 2010
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.
| May 20, 2010
From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history.
1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
| Nov 24, 2010
| 6:47 AM
Lawrence firefighters are battling a huge structure fire at Camp Belzer Boy Scout Camp near Camp Benjamin Harrison at 9106 Boy Scout Road.
Heavy flames could be seen from I-465. Camp Belzer is a 130-acre campground in Lawrence.
The "Center for...
| Dec 5, 2010
"Oh sleep! It is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole," British poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote in "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." And, I might add, place to place. There's something special about bedding down where Albert Einstein, Marilyn...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 11:55 AM
In two weeks, family schedules will change dramatically. The kids will be off from school and maybe even you are looking forward to some time off from work for the holidays. During that time, Indianapolis is offering several options to step back in time,...
| Aug 3, 2010
| 11:25 PM
A recent news report warned that a massive asteroid might strike Earth in the year 2182.
I'm not concerned. I learned long ago to carefully pick those things I fret about. Incoming asteroids didn't make the list. Besides, in 2182 I'll be 237 years old....
| Feb 21, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Presidents' Day has a special meaning at the Benjamin Harrison Home in downtown Indianapolis. Visitors were able to witness re-enactment tour at the historic home on North Delaware Street. Actors helped explain President Harrison's life and the times he...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Children can now play in the Mel Simon Gymnasium at the Benjamin Harrison YMCA in Lawrence.
The gym was dedicated Tuesday to the late co-owner of the Indiana Pacers. Mel Simon served in the army in the 1990s and was station at Fort Benjamin Harrison....
| Jul 15, 2011
| 5:51 PM
The news around Glendale early in 1917 was that war with Germany was looming. In response to that, an auxiliary to the Los Angeles Red Cross was formed at a meeting at the high school, and later in the year a local chapter began.
Also that year, two...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 5:46 PM
Police are requesting the public's help in locating an attempted murder suspect.
Benjamin Harrison, 33, is wanted for attempted murder and aggravated battery. He is considered to be a serious threat to the victim of the alleged crime.