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  • Rain, wind, flooding to ease; sunshine Tuesday

     
    Intense low pressure to our south has been pumping torrents of rain, gusty winds and loads of trouble our way out of the east for the past 16 hours or so. Rain totals are running from well over an inch...
  • Big money from a small donor

     
    by Don Frederick As 11-year-old Dalton Hatfield set about selling his earthly possessions, his parents thought he was doing his part to help pay for a family vacation. Instead, he was doing his part to help his favored presidential candidate,...

    U.S. aid trickles in to Myanmar

     
    by Bay Fang The first U.S. military aid flight landed in Burma's capital city of Yangon on Monday, but a US official cited "massive concern" about supplies getting to the approximately 1.5 million people waiting for help in the cyclone-ravaged...

    Senate votes to stop filling oil reserve

     
    Undated government photo of U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve's Big Hill site near Beaumont, Texas. (Source: Department of Energy/ via Bloomberg News) by Frank James How concerned are lawmakers during this election year about a voter backlash against...

    China quake should wake up U.S.

     
    by Frank James As we view the images of the aftermath of the earthquake in China's Sichuan Province and the reports of an estimated 12,000 dead, it's impossible to escape the sense that not only could it happen here but...