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  • Florida Panhandle driving offers landscape treat

    Florida Panhandle driving offers landscape treat
    In last week's column, I framed my trip to the lovely Gulf Coast destination of Anna Maria Island with an uncharacteristically unpleasant tale of traffic gridlock in downtown Tampa. So, in the spirit of equal time, this week's dispatch will focus on a...
  • Suspected top Mexican cocaine trafficker extradited to U.S.

    WASHINGTON -- A top leader in the Mexican drug trade, who at his peak oversaw the distribution of eight tons of cocaine a month, has been captured by authorities in Panama and secretly extradited to the U.S., law enforcement officials said Wednesday....
  • Suspected Mexican drug lord held in U.S.

    WASHINGTON — At his peak, Mexican drug lord Juan Juarez Orosco allegedly oversaw the distribution of 8 tons of cocaine every month from Colombia to the United States, making him one of the most wanted narcotics traffickers in the world,...
  • Rawlings-Blake to travel with Vice President Biden to tour Panama Canal expansion

    Rawlings-Blake to travel with Vice President Biden to tour Panama Canal expansion
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to travel with Vice President Joe Biden to tour the Panama Canal expansion project next week, her office said Friday. The costs of the two-day trip will be covered by the federal government, the city said....
  • Should pygmy three-toed sloths leave Panama for Dallas?

    Should pygmy three-toed sloths leave Panama for Dallas?
    A rare pygmy three-toed sloth stirred an international controversy after officials of the Dallas World Aquarium caught and crated six of the creatures on Isla Escudo de Veraguas, an island off Panama. The aquarium officials intended to take the animals...
  • Woman OK with crank calls to her rockin' phone number 867-5309

    In 1982, Tommy Tutone gave us an infamously prank phone number in its hit tune 867-5309/Jenny. Now, 31 years later, it's still a number guaranteed to get you upwards of 50 prank calls a day, reports WMBB ABC News-13 in Panama City. So why deliberately...
  • Deputies: Video voyeur exposed by his selfie

    Deputies: Video voyeur exposed by his selfie
    A man who tried take video of women in a bathroom will face charges because he captured footage of himself in the act, according to the Walton County Sheriff's Office. Ernest Moschino, a Panhandle sunglass shop manager, allegedly placed his cellphone in...
  • Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility

    Vice President Biden says Baltimore's port needs new CSX facility
    After touring the expansion of the Panama Canal, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday they plan to increase their advocacy for a proposed CSX transfer station in Baltimore.  "You had [Panama] President [Ricardo]...
  • Panama Canal expansion creates opportunity for American manufacturers [Commentary]

    Panama Canal expansion creates opportunity for American manufacturers [Commentary]
    In 1956, the world's first container ship, the Ideal X, sailed from New York harbor to the Port of Houston. Instead of sacks and crates stuffed in a musty hull, the ship carried 58 neatly packed containers on its deck. Shipping costs fell drastically...
  • It's A Gray Area: Consider the wisdom of Teddy Roosevelt

    Today we conclude our short series about classic American patriots with a discussion about Theodore Roosevelt, who was known for his exuberant personality and large range of interests and achievements. For example, he was awarded both the Nobel Peace...
  • Biden keeps a high profile – except on healthcare

    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — During a recent tour of the historic locks here, Vice President Joe Biden helped an operator flip the switches to open the gates and then stepped out onto a balcony to watch a gargantuan vessel pass through. A hundred yards...