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Where Have All the Good Ones Gone?

Paula K. Garrett | Posted 06.12.2016 | Religion
Paula K. Garrett

I grew up thinking Billy Graham was a hero. My family was Baptist; my dad, a Baptist preacher. I was an adult before I realized Graham wasn't exclusively Baptist though by then he might as well have been because conservative Christians seemed, largely, to have let go of doctrinal differences in favor of ideological absolutes.

A Taste of Windsor, Ontario

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
Lev Raphael

I had a fantastic meal highlighted by one of my favorite foods in Canada, poutine, which may once have been fast food, but has been served in very upscale forms for a long time now. Mine was made with shredded prime rib, and I savored it with a Pillitteri Riesling that reminded me of a terrific wine tour I did of the Niagara region years ago.

Consolations of a New England Winter

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 05.06.2015 | Good News
Robert Whitcomb

First, of course, there's the beauty and quiet. For brief stretches, all seems sinless, albeit with intimations of a monochromatic death. Of course, you might also hear cursing as people fight over a parking lot's sole remaining space amidst six-foot-high piles of dirty snow.

You've Seen The Leaning Tower Of Pisa, But Have You Seen This?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.09.2014 | Travel

It's a funny little building with a funny little lean, and no -- it's not the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It's the Crooked House of Windsor, by God! Th...

5 Reasons You Should Care About the New Mexico Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Ruling

John Culhane | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Culhane

Yesterday's decision was just the latest in a heady string of wins for the marriage equality movement. But the court's decision is worth pausing to note for a few reasons

Prince George: 'Windsor' or 'Mountbatten-Windsor'?

Will Bower | Posted 09.27.2013 | Style
Will Bower

No matter whether you hear him called -- "George Cambridge," "George Wales" or "George Mountbatten-Windsor" -- the closest thing to a statutory surname that our new little prince will have will be "Windsor."

Musings on Windsor and Perry and a Better Day for America

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Trans people are often married when they transition, so these rulings add comfort to knowing that the complicated politics of gendered identity will have less impact on their relationships, particularly when they dissolve or inheritance issues arise.

How Full Is That Glass? Reflecting on Voting Rights, Employment Discriminiation and Gay Marriage

Peter M. Shane | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
Peter M. Shane

In the Windsor and Perry cases, the Court has given Americans much to cheer. The Court has also left much, however, to a political process that the Court has befouled by taking the side of state rights against actual democracy.

How to Spend a Week in Arizona, Part 1: Greater Phoenix

Scott Bridges | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel
Scott Bridges

Phoenix is a city encompassing 27 communities and 4 million residents that has been occupied for the last two millennia, and upon its founding was named Pumpkinville for the pumpkins that were grown along irrigation canals. In the last decade or so, downtown Phoenix has experienced a resurgence.

Did Gold-Bedecked Skeleton Belong To Ancient Queen?

Posted 04.29.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 04/26/2013 02:09 PM EDT on LiveScience More than 4,000 years ago, a woman, perhaps an ancient queen, was ...

Canadians Panic About Fireworks As Detroit Faces Financial Crisis

CBC | Posted 02.26.2013 | Detroit

The City of Detroit is on the verge of financial collapse and it could affect Windsor, said one political observer in Canada. The state of Michigan...

WATCH: Colbert Pisses Off Canadians With 'Earth's Rectum' Joke

Posted 11.16.2012 | Comedy

After Stephen Colbert referred to Windsor, Ontario as "Earth's rectum" as a joke in his new book America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Wer...

Tie DIY: Every Knot You Need to Know (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 11.15.2012 | Style

For every type of tie comes a ton of ways to tie it. Unless, of course, you’re still relying on cheesy clip-ons or amateur YouTube tutorials to ...

POLL: What Should We Name The New International Bridge Crossing?

Posted 06.13.2012 | Detroit

We're still waiting for the formal announcement, but it looks like Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and the Canadian government will finally announce the pla...

Matt Sledge

Detroit Bridge Battle Pits City Residents Against Each Other | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.18.2011 | Detroit

DETROIT -- The battle for a bridge over the Detroit River has been fierce. On one side of the fight stands a billionaire who does not want to see his ...

WATCH: This Boblo Island Block House Is On The Move

The Windsor Star | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

More than a year ago, Bill Brundage was reminiscing with his son-in-law about his teaching days. He'd take his Leamington Grade 8 class to Boblo Islan...

"Royal Response"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.16.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I sent the letter to William and Kate, hoping but not really expecting to hear back. Imagine my surprise and delight when the following letter arrived in the mail recently.

Prince Charles To Build On Darwin's Islands

Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

Prince Charles will help guide the construction of 1,000 eco-friendly houses on the Galapagos Island of Santa Cruz, long a destination for tourists e...

The Queen's Husband Is Ninety Today. Spare Us the Fawning

Johann Hari | Posted 08.10.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Is there a more consistently hilarious sight in Britain than the endless parade of slavering monarchists trying to convince us the Windsor family is the embodiment of virtue and hard work?

Former Windsor Priest Pleads Guilty To 1950's Sex Charges | Posted 08.08.2011 | Home

CBC Former priest and teacher William Hodgson Marshall, 88, pleaded guilty in a Windsor, Ont., court on 17 sex assault charges for crimes he committed...

NRG Solar Arizona project makes 100 percent of school power needs | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Martin Giff/The Times of TrentonFile photo of NRG Energy at 211 Carnegie Center in West Windsor on Wednesday, July 08, 2009. NRG Energy announced toda...

DEP names Michele Siekerka to new green energy position | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Beverly SchaeferFile photo of Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Hall of Fame Awards dinner, West Windsor, April 21, 2010. (L-R) Jayne O'Connor of Ca...

Medical marijuana dispensary in Windsor: 76 violations -- so far

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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In February, we told you about a fight between the City of Windsor and MediGrow, a dispensary owned by Lazarus Pino. Windsor passed a moratorium that ...

"Welcome to the Future": A Forward Looking Playlist for my High School Reunion

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.

Tyco will buy rival Broadview Security for $2B | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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WEST WINDSOR -- Tyco International agreed today to buy smaller rival Broadview Security from Brink's Security Holdings for about $2 billion. Tyco, whi...