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Sid McKeen: Do judge this look by its proverbial coverage

Call them what you will – old sayings, maxims or proverbs – they are in serious need of an update. Tell a modern youngster who's about to shop for a used car not to buy a pig in a poke, and you're sure to draw a blank stare. “I know …

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Letter: Kane and McKenzie endorsed in Shrewsbury election

Shrewsbury's Election Day is May 1st. Jim Kane is seeking re-election to the Board of Selectmen and has worked tirelessly for Shrewsbury. Jim's understanding of land use has allowed Shrewsbury to grow open space and capitalize on opportunities to control residential growth. Mindy McKenzie is … Read More

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One man critically wounded during argument at Fort Worth motel

One man was critically wounded Saturday night in a motel room during what police say was an argument between several people, police said. Several shots were fired in a room at the Relax Inn, police said. One man suffered gunshot wounds and was listed in critical condition at a local …

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Flights canceled, roads treacherous amid spring snowstorms

Hundreds of flights have been canceled and roadways are treacherous in several Midwestern states as a deadly storm system stretching from Gulf Coast to Great Lakes rolls across the central U.S., bringing heavy snow, strong winds, rain and hail. All flights were grounded Saturday at Minneapolis-St. Read More

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On Computers: First, these few words about Facebook

As a special treat for our regular readers, we have nothing to say about Facebook. Meanwhile, back at the ranch … Virtual reality at the mall. “Virtual reality” has been overhyped as a way to experience a movie or game. But it may be about to bring you into the …

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Arrests, injuries as French protesters challenge Macron

PARIS — French authorities say 63 people have been arrested and nine police officers injured as protests took place in two cities amid simmering anger at President Emmanuel Macron's labour law changes. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb denounced the violence and damage to stores and public … Read More

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Events to showcase pipeline jobs

Sunday, April 15, 2018. With the $6 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline going through Nash County, pipeline officials are holding several construction open house and job fair events in North Carolina in areas where the pipeline will be constructed. An open house and job fair event has been scheduled to take … …

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Dogs, people frolic in the park

Sunday, April 15, 2018. For the active ones, there was an agility section, a fashion show, open fields and frisbee catching. For Herman, there was a bench, a cloud-less sunshine and a nice breeze. Even with all the dog-centric commotion happening around him at the eighth annual Paws in the …

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Woman headed for Boston Marathon is thankful for every step

Tara Burr admittedly had a rough 2017, and that is why running at the Boston Marathon on Monday will be such a big lift for her. First, Burr had a pelvis stress fracture last February and missed six months of running. Then Burr, 39, of Eau Claire and her husband, …

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Rangers Reaction: Rookies, relievers and a future Hall of Famer help stop skid

If you're going to snap a five-game losing streak why not do it with some flash. Some rookie flash, to boot. The Rangers stopped the skid with a 6-5 extra-inning win against the Astros Saturday afternoon and checked off a slew of boxes in the process. First and foremost, Texas …