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  • Democrats pushing new GI Bill

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown On Thursday, House Democrats tied what they call the GI Bill for the 21st Century to the latest round of war spending for Iraq and Afghanistan. Today, they're linking it to Memorial Day. "My friends, Memorial......
  • Hillary Clinton's army isn't giving up

     
    Clinton at her victory party in Charleston, WV last Tuesday. (HillaryClinton.com) by James Oliphant A dispatch from last week on the campaign trail: ELEANOR, W.Va.--It was a rain-spitting, windy, ugly night and there were 1,000 reasons for the people........
  • A housing crisis, hold the 'crisis'

     
    by Jim Tankersley JUNCTION CITY, Ore. - Hillary Clinton dropped into a half-finished subdivision in this small town two hours south of Portland on Friday. She came to chat on camera with a few locals and to spotlight the housing......
  • A chilly day in May

     
    Another chilly day for Central Maryland today as the high at BWI stalled at the 56-degree mark. That is 20 degrees below the normal highs for a May 20 in Baltimore, and just three degrees above the all-time low maximum......
  • The Skinny interview: Half-Assed author Jennette Fulda

     
    We sat down and talked with (OK, e-mailed) blogger/author Jennette Fulda about her new book Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir, which spun off from her writings on her blog Half of Me: How did you get the book deal? Is it......
  • Bulls get a chance to recapture some of the glory

     
    The excitement over yesterday's NBA lottery was more about who got the No.1 pick rather than the talent that was available -- at least compared to last year when Greg Oden was being hailed as a franchise changer. Of course,......
  • Barkley, casino finally square -- but D.A. awaits "fee"

     
    Just following up on the tale of Sir Charles and the magic beans -- meaning the 400,000 beans he owed the Wynn Las Vegas in unpaid markers -- well, the casino says it received its $400,000 from Barkley yesterday. However,......
  • NBA draft lottery good luck charms: Jay-Z? Dwyane Wade?

     
    Rapper and music executive Jay-Z can add another title to his resume: NBA Draft Lottery good-luck charm. At least that???s what the New Jersey Nets are hoping. Shawn ???Jay-Z??? Carter, a Nets investor, is representing the team onstage at tonight???s........
  • Jay-Z hopes to bring some luck to Nets in lottery

     
    Jay-Z will represent the Nets at Tuesday night's NBA Draft Lottery in Secaucus. The "event" will be televised live by ESPN before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. "This is very exciting and I hope my nickname ???Lucky Lefty???......
  • McCain: Hits Obama on Cuba, Colombia

     
    After five days of battling over meeting with Iran's leader, McCain today targets Obama for his (and Clinton's) opposition to a trade pact with Colombia and his willingness to meet with Cuba's leaders: "These steps would send the worst......
  • Caution: Cold water ahead

     
    A chilly Ocean City in May 2007 - Sun photo by Glenn Fawcett Many neighborhood swimming pools will be opening up for the season this weekend. And a few brave souls may be ready to take a plunge into the.....