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  • Howard Baker, the last of the Republican moderates

    WASHINGTON -- At a time when the Republican Party needs a heavy dose of compromise to bring functionality back to government, one of its most admirable models of goodwill and working across the aisle has departed with the death at 88 of Howard Henry Baker...
  • Echoes of race and history from the days of Pullman rail

    Echoes of race and history from the days of Pullman rail
    On the night of June 22, 1937 — when Joe "The Brown Bomber" Louis was fighting James "Cinderella Man" Braddock to become world heavyweight champion — everyone and his brother was trying to get into Chicago. But the immaculately turned out...
  • Swift Justice: Travel website, father issues and suing the fire department

    Dear Jackie, Last July, I planned to visit a friend in the Florida panhandle. After shopping online for cheap airfares to Panama City Beach, I thought I found a reasonable price. At the airport, I was informed that this flight was booked to Panama City,...
  • Petraeus yet another high-ranking military official mired in scandal

    PARIS -- "Duty, Honor, Country" is the West Point motto, but it seems to have lost what once was its compelling power over the men of the Long Gray Line, as they pursue the military careers that follow graduation. I am not speaking primarily about the...
  • Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?

    Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?
    It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
  • Same old, same old in Syria

    President Obama's on-and-off-again planned American attack on Syria is nothing new. Besides its five declared wars, America has a habit of intervening all over the world. Even apart from clandestine CIA operations, and even after the unhappy end of the...
  • Panama Canal itineraries from Princess Cruises

     
    Today the Panama Canal offers passage to approximately 14,000 ships a year. That number includes two Princess Cruises vessels specifically built for Panama Canal cruising – Coral Princess and Island Princess. The sides of these ships just clear th...
  • Cypress Gardens’ Starliner roller coaster may return to Panhandle

     
    You CAN go home again. Starliner, the wooden roller coaster transplanted to the now-defunct Cypress Gardens park in Winter Haven, will be reassembled in its birthplace, Panama City Beach, according to a report in  the News Herald of Panama City. The...
  • Scott, Carroll to host pre-inaugural gatherings around the state

     
    Gov.-elect Rick Scott, his running mate, Lt. Gov.-elect Jennifer Carroll, and their spouses are planning a post-Christmas “Forging a Path to Prosperity Appreciation Tour,” intended to enable them to meet-and-greet supporters around the state...
  • ‘In His Name … We Dance!’ at Garden Theatre

     
    The Garden Theatre and the Centre for Dance & the Performing Arts present In His Name…We Dance! next Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 20-21 with shows at 5  and 7:30 p.m. both days at the Garden Theatre. Under the leadership of Kathryn Austin, CDPA ha...
  • Broadway’s ‘Rock of Ages’ will blast Orlando’s Bob Carr

     
    The next touring Broadway show to hit Orlando is “Rock of Ages,” which lands at the Bob Carr on Tuesday, Jan. 11. A colleague at the Orlando Sentinel's sister newspaper in Fort Lauderdale, the Sun Sentinel, wrote this story in December when...