You know how police states get started.

9:30 AM Dec 19, 2013

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the 2014 inductees: Peter Gabriel, Kiss, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, Hall and Oates, the E Street Band, Andrew Loog Oldham and Brian Epstein.

11:13 AM Dec 17, 2013

Author Mary Murray Bosrock will be in town Thursday, Dec. 12, to promote her memoir about growing up Catholic in Sandusky, "Mortal Sin on My Soul."

She'll be at the Sawmill Creek Resort shops from noon to 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

5:44 PM Dec 11, 2013

Ed FitzGerald, the presumptive Democratic nominee for governor in next year's race against incumbent John Kasich, has dumped his running mate, state Sen.

4:46 PM Dec 10, 2013

The bowl matchups have been announced. Ohio State is off to Miami to play Clemson in the Orange Bowl on Jan. 3. Bowling Green State University takes on Pittsburgh at the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 26, while my alma mater, the University of Oklahoma, has a date with Alabama on Jan.

12:03 PM Dec 9, 2013

After Nelson Mandela died, my son found a quotation about Mandela by the late Christopher HItchens, and shared it on Facebook. Here it is:

9:21 AM Dec 6, 2013

I know that today is "Cyber Monday," the day when online sites are supposed to roll out bargains.

But the best price of all is free. For cheapskates who want to get something for nothing, here is some advice on how to get free audiobooks.

4:59 PM Dec 2, 2013

Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" is usually considered one of the best rock songs ever.

2:59 PM Nov 19, 2013

If you like classical music, here's a discovery I made recently: Freegal, the public library downloading service, apparently has all nine Beethoven symphonies, as recorded by conductor George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestr

4:44 PM Nov 11, 2013

Tylenol is a fine, effective painkiller — if taken in moderate doses.

4:01 PM Nov 5, 2013
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