Baseball's dramatic shift noted in '1954'

...in the mid-1950s, visiting black players had to stay at the all-black hotel in town or at the homes of friends of black porters they knew from the trains.? Aaron's effortless loping style in the outfield caused his manager to refer to the Braves...

Westobou Festival opens today

...approachable. Children are going to like it."The festival, now in its seventh year, was created through a gift from the Porter Fleming Foundation and has since carried on its mission to culturally enrich Augusta-area residents. It kicks off today with...

Twins fire Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons

...is going to be the manager that's going to be here when we win the World Series," Luhnow said.Hinch takes over for Bo Porter, who was fired Sept. 1 in his second year and replaced on an interim basis by Tom Lawless. The Astros finished 70-92 and...

Buccaneers ground out victory

...7-53, Dylan Reese 12-72, Jacksom Sims 1-87, Harper 1-10, Jessie Cushcan 2-9, Austin Hardy 1-1, Acuna 1-3, Porter Brooks 5-17.PASSING?Briarwood: Harper 1-1-0 10, Tucker Huff 0-1-1, Tyler Johnson 1-3-0 11.RECEIVING...

Mario Van Peebles believes in being the character

...members of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Airing Feb. 24 (8 p.m. EST) as...1925 to 1937 of the nation's railway porters to found a union, despite forceful opposition...Dutton as tough, flamboyant Chicago porter Milton Webster, and Brock Peters as an...

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Beer's secret ingredient? Controversy

...serious about crafting rich porters, crisp pilsners and tangy...his controversial Polygamy Porter, he sold about 2,500 cases...Schirf released Polygamy Porter, the beer that bunched the...Republic were ordering Polygamy Porter T-shirts, St. Provo Girl...

City Ink: Augusta Commission takes easy way out with tax increase

...the time, proposed a $20 million state-of-the-art riverfront stadium to be built between 11th and 13th streets.Sup porters said the proposed Reynolds Street park would be "something along the lines of Camden Yards" in Baltimore and would take into...

Friendship was forged in heat of 1964 civil rights struggle

...violated Mississippi's Jim Crow-era social code.His teacher at the one-room church school outside town had arranged for porters to toss copies of the Chicago Defender, Jet and other black publications from passing trains, because mailing them was too...

Fans arriving at Brazil airports for World Cup might have rough time

...straight from a copy center and a giant plush Fuleco, the tournament's armadillo mascot. There are, however, plenty of porters in maroon uniforms hoping to persuade gullible tourists to illegally exchange dollars and euros for reals.On a recent day...

Tuesday's local sports results

...Carrie Dillard (100-82). 186?Stasia Porter (99-87). 188?Carolyn Davis...Adison Walter, 6-4 6-4; Christi Porter def. Sarah Bozardt, 6-3...DoublesAdsion Walter/Sarah Bozardt def. Turner/Porter, 10-8; Tate McHatton/Emily Brooks...