Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

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  • Nelson_Mandela-2008_(edit).jpg Nelson Mandela dies at 95

    Nelson Mandela,95, anti-apartheid icon and former South African president, has died.

    December 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • CROSSWORD271.jpg Happy 100th to the crossword puzzle

    On a snowy evening in the early 1900s, a newspaper editor at the New York World was hunched over his desk trying to think of something special for the Christmas issue. He drew a diamond-shaped grid with numbered squares and numbered clues, creating the first crossword puzzle.

    December 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • Black Friday: The best tech deals to look for

    The height of the holiday shopping season is upon us, as fervor over the deals coming on Black Friday and Black Thursday (a.k.a. Thanksgiving) grows.

    November 29, 2013

  • screenshot parade.jpg VIDEO: Controversy and helium, a look at the Macy's parade

    In November 1924, a small group of Macy's employees gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving in New York City and, unbeknownst to them, established a holiday tradition that would endure for decades to come.

    November 29, 2013 1 Photo

  • JFK and Wright.jpg Former Speaker Wright recalls witnessing JFK's assassination

    Nov. 22, 1963, the day of President Kennedy's assassination, Texas Congressman Jim Wright rode in a car only five vehicles behind the JFK's open convertible. Though now 90 years old, and 50 years later, Wright clearly recalls details of  that fateful day.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot travel.jpg VIDEO: Holiday travel costs down this year

    Traveling this Thanksgiving? Prepare to be stuffed along the way. Forty-three million people are expected to make the annual pilgrimage to the dinner table. Travel experts say costs are down this year and volume is expected to be high.

    November 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • healthcare.jpg VIDEO: Less than 27,000 signed up on HealthCare.gov

    The Obama administration revealed Wednesday that fewer than 27,000 people signed up for private health insurance in the 36 states relying on HealthCare.gov. Meantime lawmakers grilled the White House's IT chief about the troubled site.

    November 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot typhoon.jpg VIDEO: Typhoon aid operation speeds up

    U.S. troops are installing runway lights and equipment in the devastated Philippine city of Tacloban's airport, so aid can be delivered around the clock.

    November 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot 3d.jpg VIDEO: Smithsonian makes 3D imaging push

    The Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more artifacts accessible to schools, researchers and the public worldwide.

    November 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • screenshot starbucks.jpg VIDEO: Starbucks to hire thousands of veterans and spouses

    Starbucks plans to hire 10,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years.

    November 8, 2013 1 Photo

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