15 hrs ago
Getting a welfare - reality' check
Five hours, five floors, "140 clicks" - it's how the Barre Democrat and chairman of the state Senate Ways and Means Committee spent his Friday three weeks ago, sitting in as case workers - sometimes with piles of papers and files around them - plugged away at a Holyoke welfare office.
16 hrs ago
Union showdown takes center stage at Minnesota Capitol
The Legislature's final testy days became a showdown on the most sweeping union expansion in Minnesota in recent history.
Sat May 18, 2013
A great day for a road race
Bedford friends who run every year. Kathy Gibbons, Claudette Fessenden, Barbara Obevny, Amy Dalrymple, Amy Clark, Diane Rondeau, Paul Rondeau BEDFORD - It was a perfect New Hampshire May morning for the running of the 39th Bedford Rotary Memorial Road Races Saturday.The sun was bright, the skies clear blue and the wind still as 350 runners departed ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
The 5 Best Things to Eat or Drink This Weekend: Beers and Bowls for...
The Railyard is hosting a mini tap-takeover and charity event to support victims of the marathon bombing in Boston.
Thu May 16, 2013
Boston Strong Blow Dry
Body, Mind, & Spirit Salon will be hosting a Boston Strong Blow Dry Cut-a-thon Friday, at the Mill Run Plaza, 493 Main St., Unit E, in Groton, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. At a suggested donation of $20, patrons can get their hair cut with chemical-free products.
Whitey Bulger seeking ID of FBI a informant
Lawyers for accused mass murderer James "Whitey" Bulger filed a motion yesterday demanding the name of a confidential informant who they say can help them attack the credibility of two witnesses poised to testify against a the aging gangster next month.
Local Student Honored with Max Warburg Courage Award
Gardner Pilot Academy student and Charlestown resident Yumin Lisa Wei, right, accepts her award from Mayor Menino and Gardner intern Sandy Simeon.
Myrtle Beach Online
The multi-tasking Will.i.am doesn't plan to skip a beat
Wednesday night in New York, will.i.am - the founder and frontman of Black Eyed Peas - received an honorary Clio Award in recognition of "the work and talent of those who push the boundaries of creativity in advertising and beyond," according to a release from the ad-business group that presents the awards.
Wed May 15, 2013
New Media Journal
Born in Philadelphia in 1936, Walter E. Williams holds a bachelor's degree in economics from California State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.
Key U.S. senator to fight for tracking system in immigration law
Republican U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, who is considered crucial to the passage of an immigration law overhaul, on Tuesday vowed to fight for a biometric system that would track foreigners entering and exiting the country after a Senate panel rejected the idea.
Christian Science Monitor
How's 3,587 miles per gallon for good gas mileage?
Gasoline drips off a nozzle during refueling at a gas station in Altadena, Calif.
Mark Geragos Speaks at St. James Men's Club
MAY 14, 2013 4:40 PM By Nancy Kalajian Special to the Mirror-Spectator WATERTOWN - Attorney Mark Geragos, the featured speaker on Monday, May 6, at the monthly dinner meeting of the Men's Club of St.
Tue May 14, 2013
In music, Prince again finds his fountain of youth
Prince pounded his rhinestone-encrusted cane into the floor to make a point. "I don't have time for old people," he insisted.
Equal, at last
Lincoln Chafee made history as he strode down the south steps of the State House on Thursday, May 2. Our Phoenix fact-checkers have yet to find another instance when the governor used a dance remix of Madonna's "Like a Prayer" as his entrance music.
The Papillion Times
Mutual funds continue to attract cash in April
David Cookson, Bruning's chief of staff, downplayed the settlement, saying such fines happen all the time.
McDonnell Says Tsarnaev Has Right to be Buried in Va.
After cemeteries in the Boston area refused his body for burial, Boston-marathon suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is being laid to rest at an Islamic burial ground near Kings Dominion in Doswell, Va.
Mail on Sunday
EU referendum: Lib Dems should back their own policy promising in-out EU vote, William Hague says
Lib Dems should back their own policy promising in-out EU vote, William Hague says as Tories rush out referendum law Foreign Secretary William Hague said the draft bill stands little chance of becoming law against Labour and Lib Dem opposition William Hague today called on Liberal Democrats to back an in-out referendum on Britain's membership of ... (more)
Now Smell This
Demeter Sunshine, First Response - Boston ~ new fragrances
Demeter has launched Sunshine, the latest addition to their Fragrance Library, and First Response - Boston, a fragrance to benefit the Boston First Responders Fund .
Mon May 13, 2013
KIDK CBS 3
Obama raises more than $3 million for Dems
President Barack Obama told donors at a trio of fundraisers Monday evening that the U.S. can learn lessons from the resilience of Boston in the marathon bombing and the town of West, Texas, in the deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant.
The Times of India
Vadodara's midnight marathon takes global roots
VADODARA: When Vadodara's women ran through the city streets during a special midnight marathon exclusively for them on May 1, they did not realize that they were starting something that will soon become a global trend.