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  • BUSted: Boy, 12, took school bus on 14-mile cross-county jaunt

    BUSted: Boy, 12, took school bus on 14-mile cross-county jaunt
    This Panhandle kid could probably teach driver's ed. Walmart workers called deputies after spotting a school bus in the parking lot at 5:00 a.m. allegedly moving about awkwardly, as if the driver didn't know how to park it, reports the Panama City...
  • Wide Management Sells Karlovy Vary Title 'Barbarians' to Japan (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS - Tapping into a new and often more audience-friendly generation of directors and producers from Eastern Europe, Paris-based sales-production house Wide Management has made first major deal on Karlovy Vary player "Barbarians," pre-selling Japan to...
  • Howard H. Baker Jr. dies at 88; respected Washington insider

    Howard H. Baker Jr., the Republican senator from Tennessee who framed the question that cut to the heart of the official inquiry into the Watergate scandal, died Thursday, four days after a stroke. He was 88. His death at his home in Huntsville, Tenn.,...
  • 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...
  • Deputies: Wife gets her own cot after jail visit with hubby ends badly

    Deputies: Wife gets her own cot after jail visit with hubby ends badly
    When you're in love living under separate roofs can be unbearable. Maybe that's why this Panhandle woman decided to make the leap from love bird to jail bird. A Panhandle woman, identified as Shannon Kelly Cann, 32, allegedly got verbally abusive with...
  • Ed Pany keeping cement industry memories alive

    "You are in for a treat," said Ed Pany, 77, as we prepared to enter the Atlas Cement Company Memorial Museum in Northampton. "I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories, I could tell you stories." Then we walked inside. It was a treat. And he...
  • B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938

    B-17 Flying Fortresses from Langley Field made milestone flight in 1938
    The B-17 Flying Fortress was still a few years away from becoming an iconic workhorse of American air power in World War IIĀ  when a flight of six planes took off from Langley Field on Feb. 16, 1938 for what would be a milestone intercontinental mission....
  • Panama Canal expansion bogs down in disputes, cost overruns

    MEXICO CITY -- A long-planned $5.25-billion expansion of the Panama Canal, one of the world’s most important shipping lanes, is under threat by cost overruns and acrimonious disputes among builders and managers. Negotiations to resolve some of the...
  • Panama City: The Booming Business Hub of Central America

    A new film hub has suddenly emerged in Central America. Just as its skyline has morphed dramatically in the space of a few years, Panama, sometimes known as the Dubai of the West, has upped the ante on production, offering a 15% cash rebate to foreign...
  • Panama Film Fest Boosts Burgeoning Biz

    The Intl. Film Festival of Panama, whose third edition runs April 3-9, is amping up. Buildup to the event is going step by step in sync with a rapidly growing Panama film industry. The fest bowed in 2012, just after the approval of a film law that...
  • Panama City: Channeling Funds Alongside the Canal Zone

    In 2009, a dark comedy made completely in Panama became a record-busting box office hit, taking both filmmakers and audiences by surprise. Backed by local investors, Abner Benaim's $1.2 million "Chance" is a delightful farce about two housekeepers who...