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  • Question of the Day: Should NASCAR owners be held to a higher standard than drivers?

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the topic in light of last weekend's reported incident between longtime NASCAR team owner Richard Childress and driver Kyle Busch. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to weigh......
  • Debt crisis averted, stock market focus will turn back to economy

     
    The U.S. stock market lately has felt a lot worse off than it really was. That’s the backdrop as the new trading week begins, with Congress and the White House apparently in a deal to raised the federal debt ceiling......
  • 'Tommy Bahama State Beach' might be the only way to go

    'Tommy Bahama State Beach' might be the only way to go
    Maybe it's the summer heat. Or maybe, like a lot of people, I've given up all hope of any bold leadership in California when it comes to the budget. Whatever the reason, I'm getting more comfortable with the idea of a beer company sponsoring a state...
  • Langley leader Falk places seventh in national standings

    C.E. Falk, the Late Model Division points leader at Langley Speedway, finished seventh in the final NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national top 500. Falk was sandwiched between a pair of Canadian drivers, sixth-place Steve Robblee and eighth-place Ron...
  • Florida legislature considers hiking cigarette tax to plug budget woes

    How dire are the financial times in Florida? Consider: The same Republican legislators who abolished the intangibles tax on investments three years ago are thinking about raising taxes to get through the housing-induced recession. The Florida Legislature...
  • Florida Gov. Charlie Crist signs $1-per-pack cigarette tax hike into law

    Gov. Charlie Crist signed into law a $1-per-pack cigarette tax hike Wednesday – the biggest of its kind in Florida history -- saying he hopes to kill the habit that results in thousands of deaths every year. "I view it more as a health issue than a tax...
  • The Supreme Court and law left hanging

    The Supreme Court and law left hanging
    After hearing arguments in a long-running Oregon case involving the death of a cigarette smoker, the U.S. Supreme Court has essentially said "never mind,” dismissing the case and leaving unresolved an important question: When can state courts ignore...
  • Study: Tobacco firms try YouTube

    Study: Tobacco firms try YouTube
    Tobacco advertising are strictly regulated on TV, and portrayals of smoking in movies continue to decline. Where can tobacco companies go to get their brands and products in front of kids? YouTube, of course. And apparently they are, according to a...
  • A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark

    A Sleek And Airy Modernist Landmark
    It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue. Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...
  • Blagojevich insiders traded on access, now testify for prosecution

    Blagojevich insiders traded on access, now testify for prosecution
    They helped Rod Blagojevich ascend to the top of state government, and they cooperated with federal agents in bringing him down. In between, the three former confidants made lucrative careers for themselves by trading on their access to the Democratic...
  • Big bucks for council candidates

    Despite the down economy and lack of hot-button issues in the city, Newport Beach City Council candidates raised nearly $140,000 in the first half of 2010. The fundraising reports, the last of which were made public this week, show real estate...