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  • Traffic woes, porn, and Bondi: Letters

    Traffic woes, porn, and Bondi: Letters
    Fix traffic woes Don Pittman's Wednesday letter is right on target ("Synchronize traffic lights"). I grew up in Orlando and have driven in quite a few cities around the planet, and our traffic control is the worst — even in comparison to major...
  • 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season

    2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season
    Rare championships, rising stardom and strong team and individual efforts highligted a banner 2014 sports season locally. Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out among the others. Chosen by the News-Press, here is a list...
  • Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech

    Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech
    The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis: GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
  • John Kass: 'American Sniper' criticism makes for amusing theater

    I've got to admit that it has been a barrel of fun watching the political left get its "Je suis Charlie" all tied up in knots over the movie "American Sniper." They're tweeting and making angry faces, insisting that the movie is not appropriate history....
  • Political deal on California offices could hold peril for Newsom, Harris

    Political deal on California offices could hold peril for Newsom, Harris
    The planned retirement of Sen. Barbara Boxer and rare opportunity to pursue an open U.S. Senate seat in California has produced an avalanche of speculation and enough what-ifs to stretch from Eureka in the far north to Yucaipa in the south. Most of that...
  • Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86

    Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86
    Geraldine "Gerry" Witoshynsky could recite the history of Pembroke Pines chapter and verse. The city's official historian spent years lovingly sorting newspaper stories and snapping her own photos to document and file away. "I thought because no one else...
  • Daily Press History: A 34-year career of moments both funny, poignant

    Editor's note: This week, to mark the move to a new headquarters at City Center at Oyster Point, the Daily Press is writing about its history and place on the Peninsula. When I hired on at the Daily Press and The Times-Herald newspapers as a 21-year-old...
  • East Stroudsburg University men's basketball team seeks strong finish

    East Stroudsburg University men's basketball team seeks strong finish
    With the first half of division play winding down, the East Stroudsburg University men again sit atop the PSAC East standings. Senior Matt Tobin wasn't awarding the Warriors extra credit for holding first place when he was asked to grade his team's play...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium

    Neil deGrasse Tyson to bring stars, star power to Auditorium
    Neil deGrasse Tyson is that rarity: a scientist who has become, in recent years, virtually a household name. The host of "Cosmos" on TV last year and the director of New York's Hayden Planetarium, he'll be appearing Jan. 27 at the Auditorium Theatre, a...
  • Paul Greenberg: Icarus falling

    Take care, we say as casually as we do Bye or See Ya Later -- and then we're off. We've got things to do, places to go, work to do -- and today some new waxen wings to test. There's always something on the to-do list, you know how it is. And then, in...
  • 2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...

    2014 in sports: Thanks for the memories ...
    The countdown of one fan’s view of the most intriguing local sports stories of 2014 continues/concludes today with the ranking of the top five. To review, Nos. 6-10 included Grant High senior track star Jonathan Wells; North Chicago football...