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  • State of the Union tops Tuesday; how did Obama, Rubio fare?

     
    President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address. Photo credit: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Barack Obama and the State of the Union were the top draws Tuesday in Central Florida television. The president drew 465,00...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Is it time for Illinois to retire public pensions?

     
    Following up on my email dialogue on pensions last week with a spokesman for unionized state workers, this week I’m corresponding with Kristina Rasmussen, executive vice president of the Illinois Policy Institute, a free-market think-tank based in...
  • Teachers union to vote on aggressive stand against Deasy policies

     
    The Los Angeles teachers union has scheduled an April vote for an initiative that would, if passed, call for a more aggressive posture against the leadership of the L.A. Unified School District. The goal is to get a majority of......
  • Norma L. Yingling, 94, formerly of Union Bridge

    Norma Louise Yingling, 94, formerly of Union Bridge, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover, Pa. Born Feb. 5, 1918, in Frederick County, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Cora Kump Graham. She was the wife of Clifford...
  • First land battle breaks out at Big Bethel

    First land battle breaks out at Big Bethel
    Early on the morning of June 10, 1861, two untested American armies marched across the Peninsula, blindly moving on each other in the pre-dawn darkness. Just hours before, the Union forces advancing from Hampton and Newport News Point along the...
  • TV This Week for Feb. 6 - 12

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 12 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 6 - 12 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at:......
  • Renewable energy: Labor coalition's tactics draw heat

     
    Do California construction unions raise concerns about building massive solar plants in the Mojave Desert because they care about wildlife, water shortages and delicate vegetation? Or is it, as some fellow labor unions charge, a way to extort expensive...
  • Kim Kardashian's naked W photos -- a thin line between love and hate

     
    Kim Kardashian loves her naked photos for W Magazine now that others love them. On her reality TV show, Kim Kardashian cried over the naked photos for W Magazine and called them porn....
  • Florida teachers to take pay cut?

     
    While the Tea Partiers were cheering Gov. Rick Scott's budget slashing proposals yesterday, area teachers were not so happy. His demand that they and other education and public workers contribute 5 percent of their pay to the state retirement fund...
  • Settlement reached in Facebook-related firing of medical technician

     
    The National Labor Relations Board and American Medical Response of Connecticut have settled a lawsuit over the firing of a woman after she criticized her supervisor on Facebook. The Board's Hartford, Conn. regional office sued the company in October of...
  • The new Obama to the Chamber of Commerce: Government regulations can be your friend

     
    The Democrat begins his make-up makeover with the American business community, preparing for 2012 and the vast sum it will take to win....
  • Endorsement backlash

     
    Just as I'd mused recently, these organizational political endorsements can be a double-edged sword. Here, from the Tribune editorial board's endorsement of Rahm Emanuel for mayor: We do not see (candidate Gery) Chico as the candidate likeliest to disrupt...