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Fourth of July

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  • Ben Franklin's 'self-evident' declaration

     
    by Frank James On this Independence Day, as we pay annual homage to the Declaration of Independence for which Thomas Jefferson gets most of the credit for authoring, let's not forget the signal contribution made by Benjamin Franklin -- entrepreneur,......
  • U.S. gropes for security/privacy balance

     
    The shadow of 9-11 lightens with each passing year in Washington, but on holidays like the 4th of July, the fingers still tighten ever so slightly on the armrests. The Department of Homeland Security issues statements intended to be reassuring but which...
  • Gameday Live 85: Red Sox at Yankees

     
    Hey everyone! Katie here blogging tonight for game 1 of a four-game series against the Red Sox. Andy Pettitte (9-5, 3.98) will be on the mound tonight for the pinstripes. Jon Lester (6-3, 3.48) get the start for Boston. Hope......
  • Gameday Live 86: Mets at Phillies

     
    Happy Fourth of July! Adam Ronis here to analyze and discuss tonight's game. The Mets trail the first-place Phillies by 4 1/2 games. Johan Santana will start for the Mets. He has received some criticism lately for not being a......
  • Know your FAU DT

     
    OK, it???s Monday after a holiday weekend. Not a great day, but we continue our efforts to fend off the DSDs. File this under serendipitous. DTC sends me some pics of the DT at the July 4th celebration at......
  • Skinny Poll: Happy July 4th!

     
    Opinion Polls & Market Research......
  • Gas Prices Drop Below Pre-Fourth of July Mark

     
    The lag between the cost of oil dropping and gas prices doing likewise seems to be shortening. As oil prices dipped below $130 a barrel last week, today the price of a gallon of gas nationally dropped to just below......
  • America's Rifle: Rise Of The AR-15

    America's Rifle: Rise Of The AR-15
    When his son turned 14 a year ago, Jonathan Hardy bought the teen a gift that was both a coming-of-age badge and a hot item: an AR-15 rifle. To Hardy, the matte-black weapon is not a dangerous assault rifle. His son's model shoots the same small, low-...
  • Party plates for every taste — and budget

     
    For the Fourth of July party hosts who think their menu is a work of art, we present the Wasara collection, currently on view at the National Design Triennial of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York. The bowls, plates and....
  • Sales galore: A shopper's guide to summer deals

     
    Home decor sales are running at Modani, Kartell, Alessi, Crate & Barrel, Restoration Hardware and other Los Angeles stores....
  • Day Trip: Festivals and fireworks

    New Market Wild West Rodeo Days at Adventure Park USA Adventure Park USA in Frederick County will host a two-day rodeo event this Saturday and Sunday. The event features bull riding, a "little wranglers" rodeo, rodeo clowns, trick roping, barrel racing,...