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  • Breakout from politics of the past

    The "Faith and Freedom" Coalition held a gathering last week in Washington, D.C. It resembled many similar conservative assemblies: mostly white male speakers, a mostly white, middle-age audience and mostly full of attacks on President Obama, liberals,...
  • Everything you want to know about football in Long Beach

     
    Author Mike Guardabascio has written a book, "Football in Long Beach," that covers everything from high school to college. That means there's stories detailing the history of Long Beach Poly and George Allen coaching at Long Beach State. It's available......
  • Roger Goodell on ‘Face the Nation’; Bob Costas on ‘Meet the Press’; Hines Ward on ‘State of the Union’

     
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during a news conference Friday in New Orleans. Photo credit: Robert Deutsch/USA Today Sports THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Bob Schieffer will broadcast CBS' “Face the Nation” from New Orleans, where the Super Bowl...
  • The 1970s: A time for city to catch its breath after decades of rapid change

    Measured against the turmoil and triumphs of preceding decades, the '70s in Fort Lauderdale were, perhaps thankfully, rather bland. Development continued its steady course. The Landmark Bank, the city's first skyscraper with 28 stories, signaled the...
  • Broward's political family ties: Look who's related

    Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is the brother of Broward Circuit Judge Bernie Bober.   Broward’s Property Appraiser Lori Parrish is married to Geoffrey Cohen, Broward circuit judge.    Broward County Commissoner Stacy Ritter is the...
  • Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Dan Pompei's Bears mailbag
    Who is your choice for the biggest surprise of the season so far? Would I be in the running if I said Tim Jennings? -- Chuck Durante, Guiling, China There are a number of candidates. Tim Jennings is a good one, seeing he was benched at the end of last...
  • Former Hampton Crabber Chris Hanburger an Accidental Hall of Famer

    Former Hampton Crabber Chris Hanburger an Accidental Hall of Famer
    Chris Hanburger had never played organized football before enrolling at Hampton High in the summer of 1957. After four days of practice with the Crabbers, he wanted to quit. "I was done," he says. "I was so sore I could hardly move." Teammates and...
  • At every stop in his career, Schnellenberger watched and learned

    At every stop in his career, Schnellenberger watched and learned
    Howard Schnellenberger will retire from coaching after Saturday’s game at FAU Stadium.  Schnellenberger’s career is marked by the legendary coaches he learned from, the championships the coaching staffs he was on won, and his ability to...
  • Naked campaigns shed light on politics

    It's come up again, readers, just like that third chili dog you shouldn't have eaten: yet another installment of "Nude in the News." Yes, it's this column's semi-quasi-demi-occasional feature, illustrating the eternal journalistic axiom that taking...
  • Hampton's Chris Hanburger inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Hampton's Chris Hanburger inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    Chris Hanburger was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, becoming the fourth former Peninsula high school player enshrined following Warwick's Henry Jordan, Lafayette's Lawrence Taylor and Hampton's Dwight Stephenson. = = = =...
  • Facts often get lost in the Medicare scare tactic

    Facts often get lost in the Medicare scare tactic
    William Tucker of Hampton beams with pride when he talks about meeting President Barack Obama last month when the president made a campaign stop in Hampton. Tucker, 83, a veteran of three wars who has also been the head of the state longshoremen's union,...