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2012 Democratic National Convention

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  • Dolores Caskey, Bethlehem's first female council president, has died

    Dolores Caskey, Bethlehem's first female council president, has died
    Dolores Caskey called it "simple arithmetic." The "magic number" was the four votes needed to get anything passed on Bethlehem City Council. And even though she served at a time when she was the only woman on City Council and the only woman ever to be...
  • Girlfriend power and 'First Wives Club': All about the pre-Broadway musical

    Girlfriend power and  'First Wives Club': All about the pre-Broadway musical
    "Husbands come and go," observes Linda Bloodworth-Thomason, dryly, sitting in the dark. "But girlfriends are forever." It would make a better story, but Bloodworth-Thomason, who is 67 and hails from Missouri, is not really talking about her own life,...
  • Civil rights protests at 1960 Democratic Convention

     
    Rev. Maurice A. Dawkins engages in a 24-hour period of prayer and fasting outside of the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena during the Democratic National Convention. Dawkins and protestors were advocating a civil rights platform....
  • Mayor to NYC business leaders: Start pay at $13 an hour

    Mayor Bill de Blasio, promoting his message of income equality and empowering the less fortunate, pressed influential New York City business leaders on Thursday to raise their workers' starting pay to $13 an hour. The liberal mayor made his call in front...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous

    Rudy Giuliani, once revered, now ridiculous
    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The...
  • Rudy Giuliani, once heroic, now simply foolish

    Amazing. Just ... amazing. Here we are, six years later, six years of mom jeans and golf dates and taking the girls for ice cream. And yet, some of us are still hung up on the perceived "otherness," the "not like us"-ness, of Barack Obama. The latest is...
  • Giuliani 'fading' politician out for publicity

    Rudy Giuliani is a fading former politician who resorts to outrageous remarks to garner media attention. He is no longer relevant and should be ignored. His insult to the president raises questions about the real meaning of his rhetoric. The...
  • How to pay for 30th Street Station repairs

    Sen. Casey is asking Amtrak to speed up its plan to fix up 30th Street Station in Philadelphia before Pope Francis and the Democratic National Convention arrive. He also states there doesn't appear to be additional federal funds available for the work....
  • Lake councilman named to Dem convention committee

    New Lake County Councilman Jamal Washington, D-Merrillville, has been tapped by the county's Democratic Party leader to be part of the committee that selects the district's representative to the 2016 national convention. Lake County Democratic Central...
  • Russell Westbrook's 41 helps West edge East in All-Star Game

    Russell Westbrook's 41 helps West edge East in All-Star Game
    NEW YORK -- Mixing Broadway and basketball, this NBA All-Star Game was a West Side Story. Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the All-Star game record, and the Western Conference beat the East 163-158 on Sunday night. The Oklahoma City...
  • Russell Westbrook Leads West In Record-Breaking NBA All-Star Game

    Russell Westbrook Leads West In Record-Breaking NBA All-Star Game
    NEW YORK -- Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook scored 41 points, one shy of the NBA All-Star Game record, leading the Western Conference past the East 163-158 on Sunday night. Westbrook had a record 27 points by halftime and closed out the...