- 22 maps outline America's linguistic differences Not everyone in the continental U.S. agrees on how to pronounce "caramel," or whether to use "soda, pop or coke." A series of maps created by Joshua Katz, a Ph.D student at NC State University illustrate these differences.
Residents prep for summer night event
FULTON, Ill. -- The fifth annual Fulton Summer Nights event will start June 13 at the Windmill area. The theme for the June 13 event is "Taste of Fulton." It will feature food and beverages from many local restaurants and businesses. Some of the
After tests, Lululemon yoga pants return to shelves
The company is restocking its Luon black yoga pants in stores and online after they were pulled in March for being too sheer, Lululemon said Monday on its website.
Drowning doesn't look like drowning
Drowning is not the violent, splashing call for help that most people expect. There is very little splashing, no waving, and no yelling or calls for help of any kind.
- Nina and Pinta Visit postponed CLINTON -- Clinton will not welcome Columbus' ships, the Nina and the Pinta, to the riverfront next week due to the flooding Mississippi River. The replica ships were scheduled to dock June 12-16 for visitors to tour through the week, but because of
Father's Day gifts: Think outside the box
Father's Day falls on Sunday, June 16, and rather than going with the typical gifts of ties, socks and work shirts, try to get a little creative this year.
- Summer festival headlines activities CLINTON -- The Felix Adler Children's Discovery Center will host several events this month, including the center's annual summer festival. The Felix Adler Day festival will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the center. The eve
Prepare for the digital battlefield
America's next major war will be waged in cyberspace. The world's powers have the ability to create a nuclear holocaust, and mutually assured destruction has deterred all-out war.
- Red Cross to offer babysitter training CLINTON -- The Gateway Area Chapter of the American Red Cross will host babysitter training in June. The course is open to boys and girls ages 11 to 15 years old. The courses are taught by authorized Red Cross babysitter training instructors. At baby
Help for fearful flyers: A chicken's guide to wingin' it
I love to travel. But I hate to fly. My overactive imagination doesn't help with my fear of flying. All I have to do is shut my eyes, and the Parade of Horror commences.
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