Walter Brasch

09/28/2015 - 6:06pm

    Beneath a three-column headline in my local newspaper was a barely-edited press release.

    That’s not unusual. With the downsizing of newsrooms, there’s more room for wire service soft features and press releases. But this one caught my attention...

09/24/2015 - 1:45pm

    With the opening of the high school football season, local newspapers and TV stations have again been running lists of what they believe are the top teams.

    Most lists rank teams in the “top 10.”...

09/10/2015 - 4:14pm

    He was born into poverty in New Hampshire in 1811.

    His father was a struggling farmer. His mother did most of the other chores.

    He was a brilliant...

09/03/2015 - 4:38pm

    This week is the 10th anniversary of the destruction of the southeastern gulf coast by Hurricane Katrina.

    More than 1,800 people died. There is no estimate for the number of pets and wildlife. Damage was...

08/27/2015 - 9:48pm

    Would you like to go to Zimbabwe, kill and behead a lion, just like that dentist from Minnesota or the physician from Pittsburgh recently did? They paid about $50,000 each for that experience.


08/13/2015 - 3:04pm

    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he had nothing to do with having air removed from game balls.

    The NFL, following an investigation, says he did. It gave him a four game suspension...

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