BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Golf equipment changes so frequently that your new clubs might be outdated before you can take them to the course. Stan Spring, however, has taken his game in a different direction, and he’s inviting local golfers to join him.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The sight and smell of an old book is distinct. Its pages, now yellowed, are crisp and fragile.
At one point, it may have been someone’s favorite book – the past obvious in its dog-eared pages. Or it could have sat on a shelf merely for decoration.
DETROIT (AP) – During Kiss’s iconic May 1975 concert at Cobo Hall that became the material for the band’s Alive! album, bassist Gene Simmons threw a towel into the audience, and 16-year-old Terry Pakulski, who was in the front row, snagged the souvenir.
PARKESBURG, Pa. (AP) – Putting stamps, coins and computers in the same sentence about collecting might seem a little strange.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania has a state dog, a state insect, a state fossil, and even a state beverage.
Why, Bob Swaim wonders, can’t it also have a state toy?
NEW YORK – What trends will dominate home decorating in 2019?
When we asked interior designers about the colors, fabrics and styles likely to be popular this year, one message came through loud and clear: People are seeking comfort at home.
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) – Anthony “Tony” Evangelista remembered sending for a souvenir from one of the radio programs he listened to in the 1940s. The ring from the Tom Mix Ralston Straight Shooters program set him back 10 cents and a label from Ralston instant farina.
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) – Amid the sounds of birds chirping and water falling from a fountain on the quiet morning, a small group Sunday walked through Ellis Walter Ruley Memorial Park, the former home and painting spot of the late city artist.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Blue diamonds – like the Smithsonian’s famous Hope diamond – are the rarest of all and how they formed more than a billion years ago is a bit of a mystery. Now scientists think they have a glimmer of an answer.
MILLSTADT, Ill. (AP) – Barbara Hoffmann owns a DVD copy of A League of Their Own, but has yet to watch it from start to finish.
She played two seasons for the South Bend Blue Sox of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, which inspired the 1992 movie, but even at age 87 still has too much competitive vigor to relive it as a spectator.