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  • Sudden death of promising musician leaves Columbia family reeling

    Sudden death of promising musician leaves Columbia family reeling
    A Columbia family is still reeling from two devastating blows after learning of their 21-year-old son's sudden death in New York and discovering the theft of his prized electric guitar and other music gear from their home less than two weeks later....
  • New course at community college focuses on U.S. presidential scandals

    Commander in chief, leader of the free world, POTUS (President of the United States) — these are common monikers for the U.S. president. Yet after taking Patrick Heline's class on presidential malfeasance, one might come up with a few other...
  • Grand opening held for Rescue Me! cat shelter at Harford Mall

    Grand opening held for Rescue Me! cat shelter at Harford Mall
    If you want to get to Rescue Me! at Harford Mall, head to the area between Visionworks and Men's Wearhouse, near the Sears anchor store, or, just follow the paw prints on the mall corridor floors. Rescue Me! is the latest of many efforts by the Humane...
  • On Medicare, GOP gets a taste of its own medicine

    On Medicare, GOP gets a taste of its own medicine
    One political party overwhelmingly favors a dramatic change to how health care is delivered in this country. The other denounces it, and polls show the public opposes it, too. Yet proponents stick to their guns — and voters punish them for it. A...
  • Cadillac-Packard snafu illustrates need for a paid (septuagenarian) consultant

    Cadillac-Packard snafu illustrates need for a paid (septuagenarian) consultant
    There, on the front page of The Morning Call last Saturday, was Uncle Wilson's 1952 Cadillac, or an exact replica thereof. When he visited from Delaware, neighbors were impressed by the sight of a new Caddy in the gravel driveway next to our house,...
  • Internet addiction can be cured without $14,000 hospitalization

    Internet addiction can be cured without $14,000 hospitalization
    "Ignorance is bliss," said poet Thomas Gray. Another poet, George Santayana, said, "It takes patience to appreciate bliss; volatile spirits prefer unhappiness." I suspect that Russell Thrall III, editor CollisionWeek, a repair industry newsletter...
  • Sandy Adams is a ‘Public Safety Professional’ for Romney

     
    Outgoing U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, the former Orange County sheriff's deputy defeated in a bitter primary last month by U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has been named an honorary co-chair of “Public Safety Professionals” for Mitt...
  • Reader Review of the Week: 2012 Honda CR-V

     
    ???NewHondaGuy??? from Erie County, N.Y., has a somewhat deceptive username. As a member of a household that's had four CR-Vs over the past few years, all owned by his wife, this reader is no stranger to the Honda brand. When......
  • Wasserman Schultz crows over Democratic win in update New York

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Wednesday celebrated a Democratic victory in a special congressional election in New York, which she called a rejection of Republican...
  • Cat found 'marinating' in New York man's trunk has a new home; former owner charged with cruelty

     
    Animal lovers across the country were shocked this week to learn the story of a New York cat who was subjected to a bizarre act of cruelty. Police stopped Gary Korkuc, 51, of Cheektowaga, N.Y., when he allegedly failed to......
  • 101-year-old Pedophile Dies in Prison

    101-year-old Pedophile Dies in Prison
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A 101-year-old pedophile who was New York's oldest state prison inmate has died. Corrections officials say Theodore Sypnier of Buffalo died of natural causes at 12:23 a.m. Tuesday. The Buffalo News reports Sypnier was taken to the...
  • NY man accused of beheading wife: Jailers beat me

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The founder of a Muslim-oriented television station in western New York says he doesn't feel safe in jail as he awaits trial on charges he beheaded his wife. Muzzammil Hassan (moo-ZAHM'-mel HAH'-sahn) appeared Wednesday at a...