Black, white and baseball

January 12, 2006 Lyon College’s diversity convocation at 7:30 p.m. in Nucor Auditorium features Byron Motley.

State of the City

January 11, 2006 We enter a new year, and as it is with the president, Congress, the Legislature and even at the local government level, there will be good times and bad times ... perhaps a real crisis or two.

The joy of taxes

January 10, 2006 I was very unhappy last week when I received an IRS pamphlet in the mail informing me Telefile would no longer be an option to file taxes.

Must-see TV religion

January 9, 2006 With the holiday season admittedly a slow news week or two, a big story hitting the newspapers, airwaves and the Internet is the controversy surrounding NBC TV’s upcoming drama series titled, &l

Travel experience

January 6, 2006 On our trip to London the week before Christmas, Diane and I had experiences that both confirmed and refuted some of the stereotypes about the city.

OTC drugs can kill

January 5, 2006 A recent Associated Press article about acetaminophen and liver damage was a real eye-opener, so I went to the Food and Drug Administration Web site to look around even though I have confidence in

All bark, no bite

January 4, 2006 I learned early on that his bark was always worse than his bite and underneath that hard shell was a heart of gold. Not everyone is aware of that.

Strange and unusual

January 3, 2006 I watch some strange and unusual things on TV. I really like Discovery Health. I like watching doctors operate on a 200-pound tumor or remove a pole from someone's chest.