Schools look at geography lessons as skills lag

...everyday experience, losing interest as a result. Bowers said he uses a mix of history, hands-on activities and human interest stories to convey the "very real impact" that geography has on a person's life to hook his students' imaginations...

Casey Kasem, king of Top 40 countdown, dead

...the beginning was to do the type of thing on radio that Ed Sullivan did on television, good, honest stories with human interest," he told the Los Angeles Times in 1975. Succeeding him at the main "American Top 40" show in 2004 was multiplatform...

Answering readers' questions

...to strive for a good mix among international, national, state and local stories ? with the occasional health or human interest story earning its place in the daily lineup.I would argue with people who challenged my choices of international...

Author's research reveals fascinating 600-hole marathon

...pictures of all the principles including the DC-3 and it's fetching stewardess, Lillian Fette). But it's a rich human interest tale you've never heard before, one which Amy Alcott said "adds to the true passion and lore of the game."

Before movie, Titanic was a news story

...The thing that struck me was the news cycle - like 9/11: the coverage of the chaos of the event, then the human interest stories, then the fingerpointing... We have to figure out whom to blame."The Titanic story established "a...

In praise of inconvenience

...thing to do," and that, rather than a story about possible corruption, it "should be a human interest story." No, ma'am. It's a human interest story if, for example, you were to have given your own money to the woman. It's a corruption...

Editorials | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Questions surround Beard donation

...She would be dead right now," she said Wednesday. "Frankly, it was a wonderful thing to do. This should be a human interest story." Asked whether a donation in return for support on a project could be construed as a bribe, Ms. Beard responded...

Metro | TEE Center | Richmond County Crime
Gag order issued in child drownings trial

...it be made specific to parties to the case, and not to the public. "The story was not about the trial, it was a human interest story," he said. "Can Lottie Payne not tell anyone of her grief?" Mr. Doup told the judge Mr. Payne has unfettered...

Steelers, Seahawks in Super Bowl that appears to be even

...franchise, even with running back Shaun Alexander easily capturing this year's MVP honors. There's one sure human-interest footnote: Pittsburgh running back Jerome Bettis will get to play his first Super Bowl in his hometown, a fitting...

Childress will shift teams to aid grandsons

...with TNT and ESPN.ESPN seems to be taking a different approach for the final 15 races of the year, relying more on human interest stories and driver interviews.The network said there's a difficult balancing act between providing tradition stories...

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