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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Susan
As she did in her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "Olive Kitteridge," Elizabeth Strout begins her new novel, "The Burgess Boys," with the ordinary: a small, fictitious town in Maine struggling with unemployment and an ordinary family with problems facing most people.
Forever a second baseman, Johnson grabbed the glove off Marco Scutaro and pulled it close to his face, then smacked his fist into it a few times. Brandon Phillips ambled over to take a few grounders, too, so Johnson asked to see his glove as well. He laughed. They laughed. His arms moved wildly as he told story after story.
They got their start playing frat parties at Brown University and doing gigs at school dances and church gatherings in Newport. They covered Beatles songs on Bannister's Wharf, which was fitting enough. They hoped to be the next Fab Four: Bill, Bob, Barry and John.
Betty Ford said things that first ladies just don't say, even today. And 1970s America loved her for it.
Betty Ford, the former first lady whose triumph over drug and alcohol addiction became a beacon of hope for addicts and the inspiration for her Betty Ford Center, has died, a family friend said Friday. She was 93.
The man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy nearly a decade ago was sentenced Friday to 60 years in prison.
Don Meredith, one of the most recognizable figures of the early Dallas Cowboys and an original member of ABC's "Monday Night Football" broadcast team, died Sunday. He was 72.
Pagnac's mother, Susan, has said the girl had a medical condition that caused her to become disoriented, and she may have wandered off and been picked up by someone, or may be the victim of sex trafficking.
"It's kind of bittersweet," Lansdon's mother Susan said.