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  1. How to decorate with antiques and heirloomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Republic

    In this age of minimalism and decluttering, the common response to an offer of a family heirloom or antique might be, "I don't have space," "It's not my taste," or simply "No thanks." Well, "pull yourself out of that as fast as you can and start saying yes," urges Susan Sully of Charleston, South Carolina, author of "Past Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques" .


  2. Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Republic

    Victims' families laid wreaths at the spots where two pressure cooker bombs detonated near the Boylston Street finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260. Mayor Marty Walsh and the families of 8-year-old Martin Richard and 23-year-old Lingzi Lu - the other two killed - placed another wreath at the site of the second bomb blast.


  3. Jean Anthony, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Republic

    Jean Anthony, 81, of Pine Ridge Drive, died at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Columbus Regional Hospital. Jean was born March 30, 1934, the daughter of Norman and Vera Parker Hall.


  4. Lucille MacDonald, AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Republic

    Lucille Elnora Talkington O'Neill MacDonald, formerly of Columbus, passed away at Brookwood Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, at the age of 95. Lucille was preceded in death by her first husband, Clinton Lee O'Neill; her second husband, Robert Ross MacDonald; her parents, Edgar and Mary Talkington; her brothers, Robert and Donald Talkington; her sons, Roger Dean and Fred Randall O'Neill; and her grandsons Shawn Tyler and Bucky Daniel O'Neill. Lucille was born in Indianapolis on Oct. 26, 1920, and attended Manual High School in Indianapolis.


  5. Company owner requires workers to have firearm at the officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The Republic

    The decision by the owner of a small insurance company to require his employees to carry firearms at the office has sparked a debate: Would having a gun on the job make you safer, or is it inviting violence into the workplace? Lance Toland said his three offices, based at small airports in Georgia, haven't had problems with crime but "anyone can slip in these days if they want to. I don't have a social agenda here.


  6. Poet-activist Sonia Sanchez subject of new documentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The Republic

    "We come from that generation of being in the civil rights movement. And you never celebrate yourself.


  7. New York restaurants post salt warnings, and diners shrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Republic

    As warning labels go, the small salt shaker emblems that began showing up on some New York City restaurant menus recently are fairly unobtrusive, but each is supposed to carry a powerful message. If the black and white logo appears next to a dish, it means it contains more salt, by itself, than doctors recommend that a person ingest in an entire day.


  8. North Carolina's NCAA academic case stuck in holding patternRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Republic

    The NCAA charged the school in May with five violations, including lack of institutional control, but there has been little movement since. The NCAA is reviewing information reported by the university in August and could amend the Notice of Allegations used to specify violations.


  9. Police hunt for Missouri pair after woman abducted from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | The Republic

    Police in a Birmingham, Alabama, suburb are searching for a Missouri couple after they say a gunman entered a home and forced a woman into the family's SUV, which was then stolen. Vestavia Hills police said in a statement that the suspects later dropped the abducted woman off at a hospital following the Sunday morning home invasion.


  10. High airfares possibly affecting ticket sales to title gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | The Republic

    The average secondary-market price for tickets to college football's national championship is the lowest in years and well below the New Year's Eve College Football Playoff semifinals. Airfares from cities across most of the South to the Valley of the Sun have skyrocketed since Clemson and Alabama made it into Monday's title game, forcing fans to decide whether seeing their favorite team in person is worth the often exorbitant cost.


  11. Memphis removes Ball from program after postgame incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Republic

    A video posted on Facebook showed Ball getting up with the ball while shoving another man back to the ground following Auburn's 31-10 victory. The 5-foot-11, 210-pound senior sprinted toward the locker room, making a gesture toward the stands with his left hand.


  12. Attorney: Ohio man who took boy from mom knew he'd be caughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | The Republic

    The man accused of taking his 5-year-old son from the Alabama home of the boy's mother in 2002 and creating new identities for both of them knew he'd be caught someday, the man's attorney said Friday. Bobby Hernandez, 53, came to Cleveland and built a new life for himself and his son and began calling himself Jonathan Mangina.


  13. Secret Service agent who saved Reagan after shooting diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | The Republic

    Jr., shot the president outside the Washington Hilton. When the shots rang out, Parr pushed Reagan inside the presidential limousine and it sped away for the White House.


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