BOSTON — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision not to seek another term has opened up a path for Democrats to retake the corner office in next year’s elections.
ALBANY — On the heels of notching a $5.2 million contract for a memoir about his management of the pandemic, former Gov. Andrew Cuomo has begun collecting a monthly state pension check in the amount of $4,219.11, CNHI has learned.
The pilot's instructions were both explicit and alarming: “You see that guy right there? Go straight to him, because if you don't you'll be chopped up by the helicopter blades!”
TRAVERSE CITY — From behind his Detroit Red Wings mask, Josh Murphy angled his power wheelchair toward the floor-to-ceiling windows at Northern Star Assisted Living, watching Eighth Street traffic whiz past.
BREVARD, N.C. – A well-known California animal rights activist is on trial in North Carolina for allegedly stealing a goat and filming the "open rescue."
Little JoJo has been on my mind this week — a time when who should or should not be in jail or prison is the topic of much local and national debate.
Although COVID-19 transmission rates remain elevated across Pennsylvania and other states, many families are hoping to get back to important holiday traditions. But releasing that pent-up holiday energy could lead to injuries and medical conditions.
“The X-Files” alumna Gillian Anderson and fellow Emmy Award winner Robert Duvall are joining the cast of a Christian Bale thriller being filmed in the region about a murder investigation during Edgar Allan Poe’s days as a West Point cadet.
It’s easy to have missed this, what with the pandemic and inflation and infrastructure and a string of verdicts in racially tinged trials, but there is a potential war between NATO and Russia developing.
NEWTONIA, Mo. — The decadeslong campaign to protect Newtonia’s Civil War history got a boost Thursday when Sen. Roy Blunt and Rep. Billy Long introduced legislation they hope will lead to federal protection for the site.
Oklahoma’s governor said he wants to bring back what was once the nation’s largest prison rodeo that brought crowds to the maximum-security prison in McAlester.
Enid pastor, writer and historian Wade Burleson said he believes that while people in Enid are very aware of Vance Air Force Base, and that the base was named after Leon Robert Vance, they may not know the whole story.
AUSTIN — “Don’t California my Texas” has become a rallying cry for the state’s conservative officials but it's those same leaders who tout triumph when California-based businesses and its residents relocate to the Lone Star state — to which many have.
NEW YORK — The first of four women scheduled to testify in the sex-trafficking trial of Ghislaine Maxwell told jurors she was a 14-year-old seventh grader on a family scholarship at Interlochen Arts Camp in 1994 when she met Maxwell and Maxwell’s former romantic partner, the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Thanksgiving is over, which means if you haven’t started your Christmas shopping, you’d better get going because the way time has been flying lately, we’re going to wake up tomorrow and discover it’s the Fourth of July.
Sometimes I take things that don’t belong to me, which I suppose makes me an occasional thief, but I only take things I know have either been thrown away or I’m absolutely sure are about to be thrown away, which makes me more of a dumpster diver than a thief.
They are simple ideas: Pay big companies to not pollute. Pay farmers to plant cover crops or do no-till, thus reducing the carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere when carbon-laden soil is plowed. For that price, we could save the planet.
BOSTON — Massachusetts is among a handful of states that ban silencers, also called sound suppressors. However, some people say gun owners are finding a way around the restrictions with legally purchased kits often assembled with household items.
TRAVERSE CITY — Kara Gelven is a realtor with Live Local Realty in Traverse City. She owns three short-term rentals and manages a fourth in Traverse City and Suttons Bay.
While Martin Scorsese has been been filming his new movie "Killers of the Flower Moon" in Oklahoma, he's already making plans for another — a film biography of Grateful Dead founding member Jerry Garcia.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Police chiefs across the state said they oppose a lawmaker’s plan to ban municipalities from using unmarked vehicles to conduct traffic stops.
With a plump, golden brown turkey as the centerpiece, Missouri Southern State University invited international students over the weekend to take part in an American Thanksgiving meal. While the usual traditions of food and fall were celebrated, students said they were most grateful for the opportunity to gather together as an university family.
Last week’s not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder case came as no surprise to columnist Primus Mootry. Why? History gives us a good idea.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – A group of Northeastern State University students staged a protest Friday afternoon, saying the school is not investigating sexual assault allegations, addressing poor housing conditions, or providing adequate access to facilities for handicapped individuals.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – Two Cherokee delicacies were on the menu at Northeastern State University’s Baptist Collegiate Ministry Nov. 18, when a tribal citizen demonstrated how to make wishi and kanuchi for Indian Heritage Month.
AUSTIN — Several reports on the reliability of the Texas electric grid, including one by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, found blackouts may still occur in worst case scenarios despite infrastructure improvements.
Hopeton Bailey and his wife, Shanequa, cherish their 4-year-old son Hayden. After he was born, the couple experienced two miscarriages.
INDIANAPOLIS—A proposal that would end Indiana’s 20-month emergency order led to more than five hours of debate and public testimony in the Indiana House chamber Tuesday.
During a 2010 trip through southern Idaho we watched in awe one sunny day as individuals parachuted off a bridge high above the Snake River. At the time we were on a journey following the Oregon Trail and happened to be in the right place at the right time. Stumbling onto these types of unexpected discoveries is one of the great pleasures of independent travel.
As a father, it is inspiring to see my kids growing up. I think back to when I did not have children and how my life was then versus now. Of course, I had more freedom and could make decisions based on myself without the need to think of anyone else's needs.
A Los Angeles couple, Daphna and Alexander Cardinale, are suing a California fertility clinic after DNA tests showed the daughter Daphna gave birth to was not their biological child.
AUSTIN, Texas — The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in a Mississippi abortion case that presents the first direct challenge to Roe v. Wade in decades and justices’ decision could reshape abortion rights nationwide.
President Joe Biden and his administration have been proving time and again they’re not following the damaging economic policies of Donald Trump. That’s good for farmers.
TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – Veterans, faculty, staff, students, regents, politicians, government officials, active-duty military, tribal citizens and community members gathered last week around a plaza on the Northeastern State University Center campus to witness the unveiling of a new statue.
CARTHAGE, Mo. — They came together from eight states along an old retired highway to see off two sisters who bought a derelict motel 10 years ago and restored it to its former glory.
The green beans snap with the sound of late summer. In one swift motion, the string is pulled and it is broken into pieces. Freckled hands above a silver bowl resting on a worn apron perform the repetitive motion. It’s harvest time, and all are busy.
WITH secrecy and uncertainty surrounding the supply of lethal injection drugs, executions have become little more than ghastly experiments. The last one came three weeks ago, when the state of Oklahoma executed John Marion Grant, 60, for the murder of a prison cafeteria worker.
This Week's Circulars
Richard L. Combs, 85, died Dec. 3, 2021. Services will be Dec. 11, 2021, at Holy Spirit Church, Indianapolis. Surviving is his wife, Mary (Spaulding) Combs. A full obituary can be seen online at Shirley Brothers Funeral Home.
Patricia (Engle) Zapp, 94, of Greenwood, passed away Dec. 5, 2021. She was born June 25, 1927, in Washington, Indiana, to the late Joseph and Marie (Kidwell) Engle. She was a member of Holy Name Catholic Church in Beech Grove since 1952 where she was the first Lay Extraordinary Minister of H…
MAGDALENA WAGLER — The funeral for Magdalena Wagler was held at 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at the Amos and Susanna Wagler residence, with home ministers officiating. Burial was in Wagler Cemetery.
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