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I have read several of British author Thomas Hardy’s (1840-1928) novels. I wasn’t forced to read them for a class, I read them of my own free will. Several of Hardy’s novels have been turned into movies, notably Tess of the D’Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure. While those novels are well written and interesting tales, they have downer endings. I wanted to focus my classic movie pick on a Hardy novel turned...

Updated at 10:42 AM

After a three-week flirtation with a new campaign for the White House, Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016.

Updated at 9:47 AM

Change is hard. Most of us struggle with it at times some more than others. And then there are the lucky few who seemingly thrive on change, charging into the unknown full steam ahead.

Posted at 9:45 AM

About 100 Chinese families of passengers on the missing Malaysian airliner demanded Friday that Malaysian officials retract their statement that all aboard died, saying that without hard evidence they don't want to start compensation claims.

Posted at 9:00 AM

Along with puppies and babies, celebrities are a Super Bowl advertising staple. And this year is no exception.

Updated at 8:48 AM

Fans that came late (and there were a few) had a hard time finding a seat last night in Bob Gooch Gym as the MHS Bulldogs Wrestling team closed out its 2014-2015 home regular season with a triangular match against the Hickman Kewpies (H)...

Posted at 8:45 AM

The fates of a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot were unknown Friday, a day after the latest purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State group holding them captive.

Updated at 8:44 AM

Things happen in threes, so they say.That was definitely the case last night for MHS Bulldogs senior wrestler Jadin Taylor.First, during Senior Night, the coaches, administration and fans thanked Taylor for his contributions...

Updated at 8:41 AM

With a little more than a month before basketball district action begins, Ledgerland programs are finding ways to get on the hardwood, whether in a tournament or a regular game.MexicoThe MHS 9-10...

Posted at 10:05 AM

Anna Gunn, who starred as scorned wife Skyler White on Breaking Bad, has joined CBS'

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