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  • Low Gas Tax Could Cost Drivers More

     
    Amid budget cutbacks, the deterioration of America???s roads, bridges and highways has accelerated to an alarming degree. The kicker, however, is that by forsaking the notion of raising the gas tax, car owners may end up costing themselves more money........
  • Manes: She's a long way from the bayou

    Manes: She's a long way from the bayou
    "Day by day night after night ... Blinded by the neon lights Hurry here hustlin' there ... No one's got the time to spare Money's tight nothin' free... Won't somebody come and rescue me I am stranded ... Caught in the crossfire Stranded .....
  • Welcome back (Veronica), your dreams were your ticket out

    Welcome back (Veronica), your dreams were your ticket out
    The answer is: Veronica Garcia. The question: This East Chicago Central High School teacher was once valedictorian of her graduating class and, after returning to share her love of learning with future generations of students, was recently honored as...
  • 'America's Next Top Model' Keith Carlos Of Bridgeport 'Still Taking It All In'

    'America's Next Top Model' Keith Carlos Of Bridgeport 'Still Taking It All In'
    He grew up in Bridgeport and as a stellar athlete ended up playing professional football for the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants. And now former wide receiver and Bridgeport's Central High School graduate Keith Carlos is on the catwalk....
  • Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents

    Fundraising plays key role in naming of new UF and FSU presidents
    The University of Florida hired Cornell Provost Kent Fuchs as its 12th president on Wednesday. There were no protesters. No screaming matches. No idle threats. No naked attempt to undercut the public and open process. In short, it was a very...
  • John Wooden, the poet laureate of reason, kindness and decency

    John Wooden, the poet laureate of reason, kindness and decency
    Reprinted from the Los Angeles Times magazine, March 29, 1998 I am just steps out of John Wooden's condo when I realize he has, once again, transformed me into Jack Nicholson, gazing across the dinner table at Helen Hunt. Wooden has made me want to be...
  • Your Morning Meal Makes a Difference

    Your Morning Meal Makes a Difference
    Breakfast comes at a terrible time of day to make a rational decision. We're rushed. We're groggy. And we're famished. We know it's good for us -- 90 percent of Americans think it's the most important meal -- yet fewer than half of consumers eat it...
  • No. 1 ranking hasn't changed St. Thomas' George Smith

    No. 1 ranking hasn't changed St. Thomas' George Smith
    Let's take a walk through George Smith's neighborhood. Here's his desk with the nameplate that reads, "They say Lombardi was tough"— though, he says, many of his players don't know who Vince Lombardi is. Here's a reception area with a window-wall...
  • The Prospector Miami Hurricanes need to keep the talent home in South Florida

    The Prospector 
Miami Hurricanes need to keep the talent home in South Florida
    It wasn't the same (or nearly as fun) when the "U" disappeared from the relevancy map. Now, love 'em or hate 'em, the Miami Hurricanes have soared back into college football's collective conscience, which figures to have some reverberations on the...
  • Don't wait for Hokies to pick coach-in-waiting

    Virginia Tech has more than doubled Bud Foster's salary in the last five years. Earlier this month the school upped the ante with a five-year annuity. Absent the deed to Lane Stadium and free calzones for life at The Cellar, about the only bait left...
  • We're drowning in studies about the workplace

    We're drowning in studies about the workplace
    A new study has found that an employee's efficiency increases by more than 200 percent when that person is given the option of sitting in a chair made of milk chocolate. The study was conducted by me, on behalf of my new company, ChocoChair Inc. (Our...