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Articles from September 10, 2012

2 Ushers Tackle, Halt Purse Thief in Church
A would-be purse thief targeted the wrong church on Sunday morning in Troy Hill.Churchgoers tackled and subdued Eric Csurilla, 31, of Braddock when he tried to steal a woman's purse while she received Holy Communion, police and church officials said....
40 Treated as Precaution for Meningitis
About 40 people have received an antibiotic against bacterial meningitis in the Pittsburgh and Columbus, Ohio, areas since a Squirrel Hill man died of the illness last week, but none has been diagnosed with the infection, health officials said Sunday.The...
ACC Enjoys Road Mastery
The Atlantic Coast Conference has poached five schools from the Big East in the past 10 years, and it showed no mercy on the field, either.There were two games Saturday involving ACC teams traveling to Big East venues, and the ACC won both.North Carolina...
Accounting of Fuel Purchases Called Lax
WASHINGTON -- The coalition command in Afghanistan is not properly accounting for millions of dollars' worth of fuel it buys to keep the Afghan military functioning, according to a new audit.The coalition "does not have accurate or supportable information...
Agents Recall Emotions with 9/11
Scorched pages from Qurans and partially burned passports recovered during the meticulous, weeks-long search after the hijacking and crash of United Flight 93 in Somerset County helped federal investigators identify the terrorists responsible for the...
Allegheny County . Name, Age Residence Funeral Home. Barr, John, ...[Derived Headline]
Allegheny County Name, age Residence Funeral homeBarr, John, 83* Jefferson Hills Slater Crawford, Harry * Wilkinsburg (F) Wolfe, Pittsburgh Dibrell, Nina P., 85* Bethel Park Jefferson, Pleasant Hills Duffey, Charlotte, 84* McKeesport Kutch, East McKeesport...
Analyst Predicts Pitt, PSU Demise
Mike Farrell is predicting a disastrous demise for the Pitt and Penn State football programs, and that Pennsylvania's talent will be raided as a result.The Rivals.com national recruiting analyst says, between the two schools, the state's top prospects...
Analysts: Virginia May Have Final Say in Fall Brawl
LEESBURG, Va. -- Once a Republican bastion, Virginia suddenly is a swing state.Its voters could hold the key to the 2012 presidential election between President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney, some analysts say."Florida is the big fish, but in a lot...
A New Age of Safety
Americans' risk-taking DNA code has been short-circuited.Investing used to be about taking risk to make money. Then came the financial crisis four years ago and the Great Recession. Now it's more about playing it safe -- and not losing the money you...
Antietam Battle's Re-Enactmentto Illustrate Realities of Civil War
Rea Redd will be among people who will make the bloodiest single- day battle in American history come alive again. The Waynesburg University professor will mostly like dress as a Union surgeon for the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves, joining re- enactors in...
Antietam Re-Enactment to Illustrate Realities of Civil War
Rea Redd will be among people who will make the bloodiest single- day battle in American history come alive again. The Waynesburg University professor will mostly like dress as a Union surgeon for the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves, joining re- enactors in...
Approaching Flu Season Prompts Urging to Get Shots
As flu season approaches, health officials are encouraging people to protect themselves against the potentially deadly disease. "It's too early to know what the season will bring," said Dr. Ron Voorhees, acting health director at the Allegheny County...
Author Finds Shared Name Isn't All
Wes Moore was packing to attend Oxford University in 2000 when news spread in Baltimore about a man killed during a jewelry heist.One of the suspects was another man named "Wes Moore." It turned out the two men shared more in common than just their names.Moore,...
Auto Body Shop Owner Dealt Blow
An Allegheny County judge ruled on Monday that a West Deer man must accept a settlement his former attorney brokered to settle an eminent domain case for the region's largest highway construction project.Common Pleas Judge Michael E. McCarthy also ruled...
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Blood drives- These American Red Cross blood drives are scheduled:-- 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, McKenna Center, Seton Hill University, Greensburg.-- Noon-6 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Greensburg Donation Center, 351 Harvey Ave.-- 1-6 p.m....
Boat, Ham Radio Buff Assisted during Flooding
During the flood of 1936, J. Clark Leis and a friend used a barge to pick up dozens of stranded Pittsburgh residents, including a bedridden man who appeared to weigh hundreds of pounds."They parked the barge on the side of the house next to the second-story...
Canadiens' Lawsuit Won't Impact U.S. Clubs, CBA Talks
A lawsuit filed by Montreal Canadiens players in Quebec to legally to block an impending NHL lockout will not impact U.S.- based clubs or labor negotiations, a legal expert said Monday.The NHL can enforce a lockout of its Players' Association if the...
Carter, Worilds Fill in for Injured LB Harrison
DENVER -- Steelers linebacker James Harrison, who practiced little after Monday due to his still-healing left knee injury, sat out his sixth game in the last two seasons Sunday night against the Denver Broncos.Chris Carter started for Harrison, but was...
Church on Monument: Thou Shalt Have a Home
Members of the Connellsville Church of God hope to not only accept a Ten Commandments monument from a public school but also to display it nearby and perhaps light it up at night.The church's 59 trustees voted unanimously Sunday to write a formal letter...
Church Says Thou Shalt Have a Home
If members of the Connellsville Church of God have their way, not only will they accept a Ten Commandments monument from a public school, they will display it on the edge of their property and light it up at night for all to see.The church's 59 trustees...
College Offers Tough Lessons about Weight
Kendra Birtcher, 21, gained more than knowledge during her freshman year at Arizona State University.She packed on 15 pounds during her first semester by eating too much at the all-you-can-eat dining halls and indulging in late- night snacks such as...
Coping with Kids: A Disposable Baby Bottle
Disposable bottle convenient for parentsSteri-bottle, a disposable baby bottle, is designed to make traveling with baby convenient for parents. You don't need to wash or sterilize it; you just open the box, fill the bottle, feed the child and then recycle...
Couple Named Heroes for Parkinson's Fight
Tom and Carol Reid know the importance of sharing their experience with others. Fifteen years ago, doctors diagnosed Tom Reid, 75, with Parkinson's disease, a brain disorder that leads to shaking and difficulty with walking, movement and coordination....
Cronenberg, Pattinson Weigh Money vs. freedom,What Clothes? Skin Is Ever in on Runways
For a guy so supposedly broken up about his love life, Robert Pattinson sounded like he was in a pretty good mood.He and director David Cronenberg spoke recently about "Cosmopolis," their new film that opened in Pittsburgh on Friday. Based on a Don DeLillo...
Designers Give Lowdown on Basement Decor
It's easy to find advice on decorating nearly every inch of your home. Kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms, baths -- even mudrooms and closets get attention. But the lowly basement gets short shrift. These subterranean spaces present a host of decorating...
Different QB, Same Result: Steelers Lose to Broncos in Denver,unhappy Return
DENVER -- In a brand new Peyton's place, the Broncos' new quarterback was the Peyton Manning of old when it counted.The Steelers repeatedly bounced back after slowing themselves with penalties, stalled drives and missed opportunities. What they couldn't...
Djokovic Reaches 3rd U.S. Open Final
NEW YORK -- The weather was much better at the U.S. Open on Sunday. So was Novak Djokovic.Under a cloudless blue sky, in only a hint of wind, defending champion Djokovic got his game into high gear and reached his third consecutive final at Flushing...
Eddy and Keel Both Sang 'Indian Love Call' to Their Ladies
Question: I am looking for the title of a movie made probably in the 1950s. It had Royal Canadian Mounted Police in it, and an officer and a woman sang the song "Indian Love Call." Who played in it? Is it possible to find it somewhere? I saw it when...
Eddy, Keel Sang 'Love Call' to Their Ladies,best Bets
Question: I am looking for the title of a movie made probably in the 1950s. It had Royal Canadian Mounted Police in it, and an officer and a woman sang the song "Indian Love Call." Who played in it? Is it possible to find it somewhere? I saw it when...
Fall Slate Fills Up with Quality Finds
Auction WatchJust like that, the summer auction drought is over. During the next weeks, local houses across the region will conduct a rush of events that include online-only bidfests, in addition to traditional gallery sales and a "storage wars" blowout....
FBI Agents Recall Emotions of 9/11
Scorched pages from Qurans and partially burned passports recovered during the meticulous, weeks-long search after the hijacking and crash of United Flight 93 in Somerset County helped federal investigators identify the terrorists responsible for the...
Field Day Teaches about Activities
It would have been unthinkable at one time, the idea that students poised to become the next generation of wildlife biologists didn't hunt, shoot or fish.But that is today's reality.To address that, Roscoe Sportsmen's Club, the Pennsylvania Game Commission...
Flu Shot Season around Corner
As flu season approaches, health officials are encouraging people to protect themselves against the potentially deadly disease. "It's too early to know what the season will bring," said Dr. Ron Voorhees, acting health director at the Allegheny County...
Food Banks' Cupboards Grow Bare as Feds Hand out Less
Shoppers are not the only ones feeling the squeeze of rising food prices.Shelves are going bare in food banks and pantries as more market demand for food means the federal government is buying less fruit, vegetables, meat and dairy products to give to...
From Suburbs to City, Developer's on Move
Jim Scalo hopes the price of natural gas doubles.An aggressive real estate developer who has expanded in the past decade into high-profile Downtown-area projects from mostly suburban, Scalo believes that if the price of natural gas increases from about...
'General Hospital' Shifts to Earlier Slot
"General Hospital" fans need to reprogram their DVRs. The ABC soap opera, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary April 1, vacates its longtime 3 p.m. slot Monday to make room for Katie Couric's new talk show, "Katie." "General Hospital" will air at...
Give Yourself Hope While Cutting Debt
If you've decided you want to get rid of your debts but are having trouble doing it, that might be because you haven't prepared your brain for it.To free yourself of oppressive debt, you are going to have to treat yourself and make yourself feel good....
GoDaddy Outage a Pain for Small Businesses
GoDaddy.com's widespread outage on Monday meant extra work for Tubu Internet Solutions, a Munhall Web hosting firm with about 200 clients whose websites went down."We don't like what's happening, and we're working rapidly to fix it," said Tubu owner...
Haley's Chapter 1 Not So Bad
DENVERThe impression left all through the Steelers' training camp and preseason was that Todd Haley's playbook -- the No. 1 issue then, now and probably for weeks to come -- would lean toward power running, limit Ben Roethlisberger's punishment and still...
Haley's Chapter 1 Not So Bad
DENVERThe impression left by the Steelers' training camp and preseason was that Todd Haley's playbook would lean toward power running, limit Ben Roethlisberger's punishment and still leave room for Ben to be Ben.Check, check and CHECK.Sure, the new offensive...
Haley's Chapter 1 Not So Bad
DENVERThe impression left all through the Steelers' training camp and preseason was that Todd Haley's playbook -- the No. 1 issue then, now and probably for weeks to come -- would lean toward power running, limit Ben Roethlisberger's punishment and still...
Haley's Chapter 1 Not So Bad
DENVERThe impression left all through the Steelers' training camp and preseason was that Todd Haley's playbook -- the No. 1 issue then, now and probably for weeks to come -- would lean toward power running, limit Ben Roethlisberger's punishment and still...
Hempfield Ready to Overhaul Zoning Regulations
Hempfield supervisors are considering adopting a new zoning ordinance that would be the first major overhaul of the township's law since 1978.The township board will hold a public hearing Tuesday to listen to comments about the long-awaited changes....
Highmark Offers Preview of Post-UPMC Life
Highmark Inc. is giving its members in Western Pennsylvania a glimpse of what life will look like without UPMC, two years before its contract ends with the region's dominant hospital system.And it's hoping employers are going to choose cost savings over...
Iowa State Making Habit of Big Upsets
Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads is making the non-routine wins, routine. For the third straight year, the Cyclones won a game against a heavily favored opponent.Following unexpected wins against No. 2 Oklahoma State in 2011 and No. 22 Texas in '10, Iowa...
Jets Announce Revis Suffered Concussion
The New York Jets hope they won't be without Darrelle Revis for too long.Especially with the Steelers' speedy wide receivers up next.The Jets announced Monday that Revis has a "mild concussion," and his status for the team's game at Pittsburgh on Sunday...
'Leakers' of News Upset Their Relative
Adapted from a recent online discussion.Dear Carolyn:I recently received some exciting, but private, news that I shared with my family members. Unfortunately, threatening to share sensitive information with others is a weapon some members of my family...
Local Political Races Offer Opportunities
While the presidential election has garnered much of the attention leading up to Election Day, local political leaders say they are looking at down-the-ballot races as a bellwether for the future.For Republicans, races for state House and Senate are...
Manilow Concert Postponed to April 19
Manilow concert delayed, new date is April 19Barry Manilow's concert, scheduled for Sunday at Consol Energy Center, Uptown, has been postponed to April 19 at Consol. Ticket holders can use the tickets for the rescheduled date or get refunds at the point...
McCandless Crossing Construction Awaits State Approval
Movies won't hit the big screen as planned this fall in a theater slated for a McCandless retail and residential development as negotiations continue over a crucial state permit requested nearly two years ago.The primary developer of 140-acre McCandless...
Meet a Revolutionary Educator: Thomas Jefferson
I'm surprised that with all the warfare under way about teacher tenure and performance evaluation, together with standardized testing and schools as dropout factories, there has been hardly any mention of the leading active educator among our founders,...
More Players to Join Pirates from Indy
With their season in Triple-A complete, more players plus the coaching staff from Indianapolis will be joining the Pirates in Cincinnati, general manager Neal Huntington said Sunday.Huntington didn't reveal names but said he wants to give manager Clint...
Motivated Tomove
For Melissa Franko, participating in the Lupus Loop 5K isn't just great exercise: It helps to memorialize her mother, Billie Jo Franko, who died of the autoimmune disease in 1997. Franko, 39, is one of the chairmen of the Lupus Foundation of Pennsylvania's...
Mounting Debt of Nation's Disregard
The balloons and self-serving rhetoric of the two conventions are over, and here's where the rest of us stand after more than a decade of fiscal mismanagement and political incompetence.The federal debt has topped $16 trillion -- $16,033,687,931,581.40...
MOVIETIMES. Listings Are Effective through Sept. 12, Unless Otherwise Noted. ...[Derived Headline]
MOVIETIMESListings are effective through Sept. 12, unless otherwise noted. In the event of varying show times, please refer to the specific day(s) listed for each film. Times are provided by the theaters and are subject to change. We advise that you...
MOVIETIMES. Listings Are Effective through Sept. 12, Unless Otherwise Noted. ...[Derived Headline]
MOVIETIMESListings are effective through Sept. 12, unless otherwise noted. In the event of varying show times, please refer to the specific day(s) listed for each film. Times are provided by the theaters and are subject to change. We advise that you...
National League. Astros 5, Reds 1. Houston AB R H ...[Derived Headline]
national leagueAstros 5, Reds 1Houston AB R H BI BB SO Avg.Paredes 2b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .190Bogusevic rf 5 0 1 0 0 3 .209Wallace 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .282F.Martinez lf 2 1 0 1 1 1 .221Dominguez 3b 4 1 1 3 0 0 .350Corporan c 4 0 2 0 0 1 .288J.Schafer cf 3 0 0 0 0...
National League. Cubs 4, Pirates 2. Chicago AB R H ...[Derived Headline]
national leagueCubs 4, Pirates 2Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg.Mather cf-lf 5 0 3 0 0 2 .210Barney 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .255Rizzo 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .300A.Soriano lf 4 1 1 2 0 2 .260Campana cf 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263S.Castro ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 .280Vitters 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1 .085Sappelt...
'Never Forget Their Sacrifice'
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pledged at the Flight 93 Memorial Monday afternoon to remain vigilant against terrorists.As he visited the memorial in Somerset County, Panetta said it was a honor for him to pay tribute to the heroes who lost their lives...
New Styles, Fabrics Good News for Cheerleaders
With more comfortable materials, fashionable detailing and bolder colors, the cheerleading uniform has taken on a whole new feel and look."We've come a long way," says Kim Williams, vice president, design and catalog, for Varsity Spirit Fashion, the...
Obama'sbailoutbuncombe
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Last Wednesday was the Great American Auto Bailout Day at the Democratic National Convention. Party propagandists prepared a prime- time-ready film touting the "rescue's" benefits for American workers. UAW President Bob King sang the...
Obama's Energy Policy Hailed, Assailed
Surrogates for the presidential campaigns clashed on Monday over whether President Obama's policies help or hinder domestic energy development.John Hanger, former Gov. Ed Rendell's Department of Environmental Protection secretary, credited Obama with...
ODDS. BASEBALL. American League. Favorite Points (O/U) Underdog. WHITE SOX ...[Derived Headline]
ODDSBASEBALLAmerican LeagueFavorite Points (O/U) UnderdogWHITE SOX -$108 (9.5) TigersTWINS -$115 (9.0) IndiansANGELS -$155 (8.0) A'sNational LeaguePHILLIES -$155 (8.5) MarlinsNationals -$140 (7.5) METSREDS -$157 (7.5)PiratesASTROS -$107 (8.5) CubsBraves...
Orchards Begin Harvesting Weeks Earlier Than Usual
Normally Hill Schramm doesn't start picking apples at his family's farm, Schramm Farms and Orchards, in Penn Township until the beginning of September.This year Schramm, along with other farmers who grow apples and other orchard crops harvested in the...
Pa. Gas Well Fee Collections Top Expectations
Pennsylvania's shale drillers are paying slightly more than $200 million this year -- 14 percent more than lawmakers projected -- under the state's new impact fee, according to data the Public Utility Commission released Monday.Fees on more than 4,400...
Pirates Strand 13, Get Swept at Home
The Pirates aren't a team that can afford to waste offensive opportunities, but you wouldn't know it based on their game Sunday at PNC Park.The home team squandered chance after chance en route to a 4-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs, including one last time...
Pitt Medical Icon Awarded 'America's Nobel'
The father of transplantation is one step closer to the Nobel Prize.Dr. Thomas Starzl, the University of Pittsburgh medical icon who performed the world's first successful human liver transplant, was honored on Monday with the 2012 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical...
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- Pitt quarterback Tino Sunseri was sacked six times against Cincinnati, but coach Paul Chryst did not place all the blame on one player. "Certainly, the offensive line, you have five guys, and their job is to protect," Chryst said. "We gave up one...
Pitt Student's Death in S. Korea 'Ripe to Be Solved,' Expert Says
On St. Patrick's Day 2001, Jamie Penich of Derry Township and Kenzi Snider of Huntington, W.Va., returned to a motel in Seoul after a night of drinking, dancing and celebrating with off-duty American soldiers at Nickleby's, an English-style pub.Kum Sung...
Plug Pulled on Hartwood Acres Lights
The electric spectacle of the annual Celebration of Lights at Hartwood Acres is going dark.Allegheny County is canceling the 20-year holiday tradition because it can't continue to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for the festival each year and couldn't...
Possible Fed Action Gets Tepid Response
For the third time in less than four years, the Federal Reserve this week will likely move to inject a sick economy with a B-12 shot.This time, however, the Fed's medicine might be less potent and the criticism it's certain to receive will be magnified...
'Rally for Resignations' Planned at Penn State
Jerry Sandusky wasn't yet in handcuffs when Penn State University trustees began their management missteps in early 2011.That's how 1969 graduate David Mullaly views the scandal clouding his alma mater. The retired high school English teacher helped...
Revisiting Conflict Is Quite an Undertaking
LANCASTER -- Re-enactor Richard Ryder has a macabre interest in the Civil War. It's one that allows him to spout off fun facts such as, "President Abraham Lincoln's body was embalmed multiple times as it was taken to various cities for public mourning...
Since You Asked
"I don't know why people want us (to have kids) ... I've said it so many times -- we are not going to have a child."-- Ellen DeGeneres to Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show" about rumors that she and wife Portia de Rossi are planning to start a family,Brad...
Solution at Pitt? Better Players
For Pitt and its fans, there can be no greater indignity in the early days of the season than this: Todd Graham 2-0; the school he abandoned 0-2.Maybe Graham was smarter than we thought when he left for Arizona State, where the talent pool is richer...
Something to Cheer About
With more comfortable materials, fashionable detailing and bolder colors, the cheerleading uniform has taken on a whole new feel and look."We've come a long way," says Kim Williams, vice president, design and catalog, for Varsity Spirit Fashion, the...
Success Doesn't Spoil Receiver
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Penn State wideout Allen Robinson leads the Big Ten in receiving yards (93.0 per game) and receptions (19), and the sophomore is on pace to catch 114 passes.That would obliterate Penn State's single-season record of 63 receptions,...
Sunday's Box Score. Cubs 4, Pirates 2. Chicago AB R ...[Derived Headline]
sunday's box scoreCubs 4, Pirates 2Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg.Mather cf-lf 5 0 3 0 0 2 .210Barney 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .255Rizzo 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .300A.Soriano lf 4 1 1 2 0 2 .260Campana cf 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263S.Castro ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 .280Vitters 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1...
Sunday's Box Score. Cubs 4, Pirates 2. Chicago AB R ...[Derived Headline]
sunday's box scoreCubs 4, Pirates 2Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg.Mather cf-lf 5 0 3 0 0 2 .210Barney 2b 5 0 1 0 0 0 .255Rizzo 1b 5 1 2 0 0 1 .300A.Soriano lf 4 1 1 2 0 2 .260Campana cf 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263S.Castro ss 5 0 1 0 0 1 .280Vitters 3b 4 1 1 1 0 1...
The Party of Government
The Charlotte host committee knew its audience at the Democratic National Convention. "Government," the narrator says in a video produced by the committee for the opening of the convention, "is the only thing we all belong to."The Obama campaign quickly...
Thomas Burns Defense Again
DENVER - The Denver Broncos are a changed team from the one that sparred with the Steelers in an AFC wild-card game in January.Tim Tebow is out. Peyton Manning is in.Some things, though, never change. The irony was chilling for the Steelers, who watched...
TribTested: Nectresse Natural No Calorie Sweetener
The claim: The maker of Splenda has gone natural with the launch of this new product -- the only no-calorie sweetener made from real fruit. Nectresse is 100-percent natural and derives its sweetness from monk fruit - a small, green melon that has been...
Trucker Organized Independent Steel Haulers
Bill Hill tired of the fighting -- literally -- of independent steel haulers thinking of organizing at a meeting in York County in 1967."He jumped up on stage and said, 'Hey, cut this out. We got business to discuss,' " said his son, Robert Hill, 48,...
Unhappy Return
DENVER -- In a brand new Peyton's place, the Broncos' new quarterback was the Peyton Manning of old when it counted.The Steelers repeatedly bounced back after slowing themselves with penalties, stalled drives and missed opportunities. What they couldn't...
VandenHurk Joins Pirates, Meek Departs
CINCINNATI -- Former All-Star reliever Evan Meek was designated for assignment Monday, which likely ends his time with the Pirates. The move was made to clear space on the 40-man roster for right- hander Rick VandenHurk, who was selected from Triple-A...
What Clothes? Skin Is Ever in on Runways
Bikini season may be over, but this is no time to tone down the workout. Many of the styles on the runway at New York Fashion Week flash a bit of skin here or there: bare midriffs, cutout backs, keyhole necklines. The silhouettes in spring previews that...
What to Do When a Partner Gives More to His Ex
Question: I am really in a place. My boyfriend of seven years will not confront or upset his ex. He is on disability, gives her a grand a month for spousal and child support, but he can't spend $2.99 on me. I am torn. It's way more than he is supposed...
Who Is Doing the Homework? It Should Be the Child
With the advent of a new school year, it seems appropriate to tackle the issue of homework: more specifically, the question of how involved parents should be and how parents can limit their involvement to only what is necessary.As for the question of...
Why Kids Cheat at Harvard
On Aug. 27, approximately 1,600 freshmen arrived at Harvard College. Two days later, I had the pleasure of spending 90 minutes with 20 of these students. They impressed me with their intellect but also with their empathy and willingness to listen to...
World Suicide Prevention Day to Be Honored
Associated PressToday is Monday, Sept. 10, the 254th day of 2012. There are 112 days left in the year.Highlights in historyIn 1608: John Smith was elected president of the Jamestown colony council in Virginia.In 1846: Elias Howe received a patent for...
Yankees' Teixeirahurt, out Again
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is expected to be sidelined for 10 days to two weeks, missing most of the rest of the regular season.Teixeira returned to the lineup Saturday in Baltimore, his first appearance since Aug. 27, and reinjured the calf...