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  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Thom Clark (Community Media Workshop), Kimbriell Kelly (Chicago...
  • Japanese officials kept nuclear report on evacuations secret

     
    Japan, nuclear, tsunami, earthquake, Fukushima: Japanese officials hushed up a government report last year warning that tens of millions of people might need to evacuate if the Fukushima nuclear crisis took a turn for the worse, the Associated Press...
  • The Zorn/Thayer papers

     
    My Wednesday print column pulls portions out of the following e-mail dialogue (lightly edited) I had with Andy Thayer, local veteran activist and spokesman for the Coalition Against NATO/G-8 War & Poverty Agenda: To Andy: I’d like to do short......
  • L.A. Times, other newspapers honored at journalism awards

     
    The Los Angeles Times won newspaper of the year for 2011 at the California Newpaper Assn.'s annual Better Newspaper Contest. The Times won first-place awards among newspapers with circulations of 150,000 or more in the following categories: local...
  • Putin bows out of G-8 summit at Camp David

     
    Russian President Vladimir Putin will skip the meeting of leaders of the Group of 8 nations at Camp David next week....
  • Aid groups question Group of 8 plan to fight African hunger

     
    Aid groups criticize G8 plan to recruit private investment to fight African hunger: A G8 plan to foster $3 billion in private sector investment in agricultural development in poor countries won a tepid welcome from humanitarian agencies Friday, who argued...
  • Obama, other G-8 leaders push economic growth over austerity

     
    President Obama and leaders of the world’s other leading economies on Saturday embraced a policy of growth over austerity in Europe as they met on the cloistered grounds of Camp David to talk about fending off a spread of the Euro zone crisis....
  • Leaders of the Group of 20 nations gather in Mexico

     
    LOS CABOS, Mexico –- With the pro-bailout New Democracy party’s victory in Greece, leaders of the world’s biggest economies averted the worst of possible scenarios heading into their annual summit Monday. The heads of the Group of 20...
  • Clinton draws criticism from Chinese ahead of talks

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton flew into a storm of criticism in Beijing on Tuesday in the midst of a six-nation tour perceived by China as aimed at curbing its influence in Asia....
  • Pictures in the News | June 17, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Second annual Hootenanny set for Sunday

     
    The second annual Summit Hill Hootenanny, a free day of multi-genre jamming in the Carbon County community, will be 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. The event, which celebrates the musical and cultural history of Summit Hill and the surrounding areas, will......