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  • Old-fashioned cheesecake without all the trappings

    THE HAPPY childhood goes like this: My mother unwraps the silver boxes of cream cheese as if they are presents. She beats the soft cheese -- the crack of eggs, a dust-storm of sugar -- into pale snowbanks in the bowl while she lets me crush the graham...
  • Saturday Starcaps -- Miami-Dade County: Northwestern wins ugly, but will make no excuses

    While much of the nation found a way to be critical of the way Miami Northwestern and Miami Central played on national television on Thursday night, the Bulls did make a statement that getting the crown away from them will not be so easy. In a game...
  • Miami-Dade County Starcaps, Week 9: Is Southridge back? The Spartans certainly believe they are

    During the 1980s and into the 90s, no team in Miami-Dade County enjoyed more success than the Southridge Spartans. Under Jerry Hughes and Don Soldinger, the team was one of the nation's elite programs, sending dozens of top-flight players onto the next...
  • My president's better than yours

    AT A CANDIDATE forum for trial lawyers in Chicago on Sunday, Hillary Clinton proclaimed that the Bush administration is "the most radical presidency we have ever had." This is, quite simply, absurd. But such boob-bait for the Bush bashers is common today...
  • A big surprise on gas

    Barack Obama thinks the government should intervene on gas prices to "give families some relief," and last week called for releasing 70 million barrels of crude from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. John McCain proposes an end to the ban on offshore...
  • Big Three ask for money -- again

    Big Three ask for money -- again
    Today's question: In their business plans submitted to lawmakers on Tuesday, did the Big Three executives ask Congress for the right things? What kind of "strings" should be attached to any financial deal for Detroit? Previously, Ikenson and Burtless...
  • When it's life or death, who makes the call?

    Jolee Mohr died in July at the age of 36 after receiving experimental treatment for arthritis. "It was supposed to be just a simple thing," said her husband, Robb, but something went horribly wrong. "No one knows yet whether the treatment was to blame,"...
  • Universal healthcare's dirty little secrets

    AS THEY TACK left and right state by state, the Democratic presidential contenders can't agree on much. But one cause they all support — along with Republicans such as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and California's own Gov. Arnold...
  • Life and Times

    As The Times prepares to endorse a presidential candidate for the first time in over 35 years, The editorial board will examine the candidates' takes on essential American values while presenting its own philosophy on the issues as well. How much have The...
  • McCain's bailout: moral hazard or economic salvation?

    McCain's bailout: moral hazard or economic salvation?
    Today's topic: John McCain recently proposed that the U.S. Treasury buy up bad mortgages. How would that affect the mortgage and financial crises? Would McCain produce better results than the new Federal Housing Administration program and voluntary...
  • How to avoid the next housing bubble

    How to avoid the next housing bubble
    Today's question: How do we avoid another disastrous housing bubble? Increased regulation, or trust the market to price risk better next time? Previously, Mitchell and Abromowitz discussed what Washington should do about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, John...