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  • Jim Dickinson dies at 67; musician-producer helped shape the Memphis sound

    Jim Dickinson dies at 67; musician-producer helped shape the Memphis sound
    Jim Dickinson, a piano player and producer who helped shape the Memphis sound in a career that spanned more than four decades, died Saturday. He was 67. His wife, Mary Lindsay Dickinson, said he died in a Memphis, Tenn., hospital after three months of...
  • Thanksgiving, an American meal

    Thanksgiving, an American meal
    When Thanksgiving spread around the country in the mid-19th century, it was in the hope that holiday good feelings would heal the rift between North and South. So, the Thanksgiving menu had a certain amount of can't-we-all-get-together culinary...
  • Unfinished business

    TWO WEEKS AGO, the House of Representatives voted 422 to 2 to pass a bill called the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act. It would authorize up to $13.5 million a year in new federal spending for investigations into "cold case" killings like...
  • Lorraine Motel, April 4, 1968

    The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated as he stood on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., just after 6 p.m. on April 4, 1968. Within hours, Life magazine photographer Steve Schapiro was on that balcony and through the door of...
  • Obama target of skinhead death plot

     
    by Frank James (see end of post for 8:15 pm ET update) We don't know more than what the Associated Press and others are reporting about an alleged neo-Nazi skinhead plot fo kill Sen. Barack Obama and scores of everyday......
  • Skinhead plot against Obama charged

     
    From the Associated Press: WASHINGTON - Federal agents have broken up a plot to assassinate Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and shoot or decapitate 102 black people in a Tennessee murder spree, the ATF said Monday. In court records...
  • A Look Around The Belt after Week 1

     
    Believe it or not, not everyone loves HBHD. But these Bulls fans at least posed with him at The Lodge during Saturday's Massacre In Lincoln. - Photo courtesy of Dirty Phil - To further avoid discussing FAU, which will......
  • South Carolina looked pretty good...

     
    Well, so much for South Carolina???s offense struggling to score points. After winning their first game 7-3, the Gamecocks seemed to have fixed their offense leading up to the Georgia game. 5px 0px;" /> Came down to the last play......
  • Slow economy isn't stopping retail growth

    Slow economy isn't stopping retail growth
    Despite a weakening economy and talk of a recession, retailers are building more stores in the Lehigh Valley. Construction of several shopping malls is under way but most of the stores aren't scheduled to open until spring 2009. Target will be an anchor...
  • Selma, Alabama remembers a pivotal civil-rights moment

    Selma, Ala. The Rev. Frederick D. Reese was in a packed church, reading Scripture to the bruised and battered congregants, when the phone rang in the pastor's study. It was the evening of March 7, 1965 -- "Bloody Sunday" in Selma. Most of the 600...
  • Faithful await Apple's vision

    Faithful await Apple's vision
    Apple Inc. had an incredible 2007. It launched the iPhone, saw a huge uptick in Macintosh computers sales and enjoyed the near doubling of its stock price. As people flock to the annual Macworld Conference & Expo here this week, one thing is less clear:...
  • Meet Your 'Big Brother 9' Cast

    For the first-ever winter edition of "Big Brother," CBS has assembled the show's biggest cast ever -- and they're all looking to hook up. In fact, they'll have no choice but to do so. All 16 players are single, but the wrinkle in the game this season...