- 2 Civil War museums team up for new center RICHMOND, Virginia -- One museum has among its vast Confederate-centric collection Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's sword and the flag that flew at Robert E. Lee's headquarters. The other museum strives to tell the story of the American Civil War through
- Emerson College to name school after Ron Burgundy BOSTON -- It's kind of a big deal that Emerson College is changing the name of its school of communication. The college in Boston will rename the school -- for one day only -- the Ron Burgundy School of Communication on Dec. 4 to honor the fictitious
NaNoWriMo: Pushing the Pen
CLINTON -- For the 15th consecutive year, writers from across the globe have been challenging themselves to produce 50,000 words within 30 days as part of National Novel Writing Month. For the first year, the Clinton Public Library is offering its r
Big Brothers Big Sisters creates long-lasting ties
Anyone watching Jodi Specht and Stephanie Nohai, 14, as they chat and tease each other can tell they share a special bond.
Five myths about John F. Kennedy
Most everyone who was alive on Nov. 22, 1963, remembers where they were when they heard that President John F. Kennedy had been shot. JFK was the youngest elected U.S. president and the youngest to die.
VIDEO: World's oldest animal, 507-year-old clam, discovered and killed
Researchers at Bangor University accidentally killed the world's oldest creature, Ming, a deep ocean clam believed to be 507 years old when they were trying to figure out how old it was.
Weathered sculpture gets new life in a seaside home
The 20-foot sculpture "Omphalos" has watched over college students, tourists, taxis and buses in bustling Harvard Square since the early 1980s. The weathered piece by the late sculptor Dimitri Hadzi is headed for a new home in a seaside town 40 miles away.
- Perry planning something NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Katy Perry is on a four-week journey that snakes around the world, including stops in Amsterdam, Australia and Japan. She's got Germany to go before crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Miami. And then it's across the continent to Los A
Meet your neighbor: Ramona Redman
CLINTON -- A long-time crafter, 85-year-old Ramona Redman likes to keep her hands busy. "I've done a lot of stitches over the years," Ramona said. Born and raised in Lyons, Ramona graduated from Lyons High School in 1946 and started working at the No
Pet of the week: Punkin
Punkin is a 7- to 8-year-old Sheltie Terrier mix. He came into the Clinton Humane Society in the middle of October. He is a sweet, loving boy, who loves to play fetch but hasn't quite mastered how to bring the toy back yet. Punkin is looking for a fa
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