Scientists launch airborne mission to study Leonid meteor shower

From ancient Chinese emperors to crooner Perry Como, stargazers have dreamed of the day they could catch a "falling star." Physicist Steve Butow isn't...

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Calvin's serves up healthy, hearty Southern cuisine

Ever in search of emperors of the kitchen, we discovered yet another striking culinary personality during our travels through Augusta this week. For the...

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Column: Could George W. Bush restore dignity to the presidency?

WE STILL speak of the Romans who, at the height of their national power and wealth, were ruled by emperors who fiddled while Rome burned and made horses into senators. In 2,000 years, people will speak of Americans who, at the height...

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At the movies: 'The Emperor's Club'

...were casting about for a title for "The Emperor's Club," they might have considered...short story it's based on.) "The Emperor's Club," starring Kevin Kline as a...education. But it's hard to watch "The Emperor's Club" without constantly recalling...

'Emperor's New Clothes' will suit children and grownups

...all-female cast will tell the tale of The Emperor's New Clothes on Tuesday at the University...tale, in which a "vain and childish emperor is duped by two schemers who convince...be able to see the cloth himself, the emperor enlists the aid of his two ministers...

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Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:EMPEROR OBAMA'S decision on illegal immigration was such a stupid decision. He could have waited to see what the new Congress would...

Making way for the new Edsel

...extension to the Obamacare enrollment "deadline" from March 31 to April 15.Rule of law was preceded in death by the decrees of emperors and monarchies. It is survived by administrative policies, executive orders and the whims of the chief executive.Consider...

'Emperor' ruled with benevolent hand

...known throughout the land as Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of...Joshua Norton, declare and proclaim myself Emperor of these United States of America...reign of Joshua Abraham Norton -- or "Emperor Norton I," as he was known throughout...

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Past leadership smoother

...the constant aura of progress the presidents of the college nurtured, with not a one of them assuming the purple cloak of an emperor as they went about doing that which they were appointed to do. There always was progress manifest in the various departments...

Rants & Raves

...transportation for a wedding, next a three-car carport and now a whopping $284,000 for repairs and renovations spent on the Emperor Azziz residence. None, of course had approval from the state Board of Regents. It's time we fire whoever is allowing this...