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'Mighty Jerry Has Struck Out'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.19.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If you don't see me in spring training, hitting baseballs over the fence and signing autographs for adoring fans, it will be because I was recently on...

Why I Banned a Book -- Part II

Scott DiMarco | Posted 11.25.2013 | Books
Scott DiMarco

After I wrote about the experiences of our lesson of the damaging effects of Banning a Book at Mansfield University during last year's Banned Book week, I was very encouraged that the fight against censorship and banning books was going in the right direction.

Back to School TV Swag for Your Homicidal, Adulterous 3rd Grader

Hulu.com | Posted 10.30.2013 | Comedy
Hulu.com

We've created a few (totally fake, sadly not-for-sale) examples to send your child back to school feeling confident about their identity as well as the integrity of that peanut butter and fluff sandwich that you packed with loving care, and with the intent of surviving an ATV crash into the side of a brick building.

To Speak the Words of Race, Religion, or Relationship

Cara Dixon | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Cara Dixon

I recently attended a seminar by a leading archaeologist in the study of artifacts from Ancient Troy. After the presentation, a question was posed as to why he was drawn to this kind of work.

New Archaeological Dig Planned For Ancient City

Posted 10.18.2012 | Science

By: Live Science Staff Published: 10/18/2012 10:19 AM EDT on LiveScience Armed with shovels, trowels and new biotechnology tools, archaeologists...

Training Tips for the No-Offseason Athlete

Troy Polamalu | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Troy Polamalu

Playing professional sports, it's important to eat healthy and take care of your body. In the offseason, rest is really important to me. I also follow a unique training regime.

Dem Official Charged After Underage Sex Romp

Patch.com | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

A Troy Township Democratic official was charged with setting up a sex date with a 15-year-old boy and federal agents searched her house on suspicion s...

Troy Orders Recall Election For Janice Daniels

Troy Patch | Jen Anesi | Posted 07.17.2012 | Detroit

The Oakland County Elections Division completed its final review of a last-minute signature challenge submitted by Troy Mayor Janice Daniels late Mond...

Rifle-Toting Teen Found Not Guilty

Birmingham Patch | Laura Houser | Posted 07.12.2012 | Detroit

TROY, MI-- Sean Combs, the Troy 18-year-old arrested for carrying a rifle in downtown Birmingham, was found not guilty Thursday afternoon of brandishi...

WATCH: How Citizen Power Saved a Library

Bill Moyers | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Bill Moyers

The city of Troy was facing a budget shortfall, and was considering closing the Troy Public Library for lack of funds. It would only take a miniscule tax increase to save the library, but anti-tax groups organized against it. Then, the community -- with help from the Leo Burnett ad agency -- went to work.

Troy Anthony Davis And Georgia's Plan To Commit An Irreversible Sin

Michele Somerville | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion
Michele Somerville

Despite that a preponderance of doubt still attends the Troy Anthony Davis death sentence, it looks like the state of Georgia will strap him to a table tomorrow and end his life.

From Conan The Barbarian to 300, Watchmen, Rob Zombie and Beyond: Chatting With Film Composer Tyler Bates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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10 Things You May Not Have Known About Turkey

Ronen Paldi | Posted 07.25.2011 | Travel
Ronen Paldi

Turkey is one of the most beautiful and exotic locations on earth. However, many people don't know just how amazing this land is, or they just have misconceptions about it.

Paul Smith & Alisa Meier Kidnapping: Sex Offender Shot Himself When Police Tried To Question Him

Huffington Post/AP | By JIM SALTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Police say the man who shot himself as officers approached him about the disappearance of 4-year-old Alisa Meier was almost certainl...

High Art and...David Beckham?

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

What poetic subject could cause such a stir? David Beckham, the dashing English footballer and global celebrity, who fell injured last Sunday.

March 10: First Phone Call

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

On this day in 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the first successful telephone call. He said, "Mr. Watson, come here. I want you." (On Wikipedia, t...

Matthew Whalen: Lansingburgh Central School District Eagle Scout Suspended For Keeping 2-Inch Knife In Car

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TROY, N.Y. — An Eagle Scout who kept a 2-inch pocketknife in his car has been suspended from his upstate New York high school for bringing the w...

The Surprising and Unfair Cinematic Demise of Orlando Bloom

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

He was one of People's 'Sexiest Men Alive' in 2006. Yet Orlando Bloom is nowhere to be seen in today's film-making landscape.