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  • Election results likely to decide the sequestration debate

    Virginia is set to hurl over a "fiscal cliff" on Jan. 1 if lawmakers in Washington cannot come up with a deal before then to stop nearly $500 billion in cuts in military spending put in place by last summer's deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling. A...
  • Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers

    Vin Scully, pitch perfect for the Dodgers
    Oh, that voice! It comes out of the TV, it comes out of the radio, it comes out of the man sitting across from me in the cafe behind the press box at Dodger Stadium. Courtly and indefatigable, Vin Scully has been calling Dodger games since Harry Truman...
  • Bartlett to skip GOP convention

    Bartlett to skip GOP convention
    Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic...
  • Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate

    Democrats retain narrow majority in Senate
    WASHINGTON — Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly polarized, Congress. The balance of power was likely to shift by no more than a seat...
  • Dilemma of the pro-life environmentalist

    "I would say that those who are callous about babies and callous about life ought to be brought to bear the callousness of their indifference." — Newt Gingrich "It's about some phony ideal, some phony theology." — Rick Santorum, on...
  • Walt Sweeney dies at 71; offensive guard for the San Diego Chargers

    In his first game in 1963 with the San Diego Chargers, Walt Sweeney established a pattern that would mark his 13 seasons as a star in professional football. Even though it was only an exhibition, Sweeney played with a fearsome aggressiveness. As a...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did Andre the Giant once try out for the Washington Redskins?

     
    FOOTBALL LEGEND: Andre the Giant once tried out for the Washington Redskins. STATUS: False (with some truth to it). The late André René Roussimoff was best known as the stage name he worked under as a professional wrestler - Andre......
  • Recruting will change at FAU under Pelini

     
    AD Craig Angelos watched as Mario Cristobal made FIU a winner by doing what he was known for when he got the job ??? recruiting well. He saw Willie Taggert take WKU from the bottom of the Belt to......
  • Lobbyist W. George Allen holds fundraiser for Commissioner Holness

     
    Lobbyist-lawyer W. George Allen is doing a big favor for his "friend'' -- according to the above flier -- Dale Holness. He spelled his name wrong -- as Holeness -- but will Holness mind? Allen's holding a fundraiser for him. Holness, a Broward County...
  • Colorado massacre: No. 1 topic Sunday morning

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN REVISED A FINAL TIME AT 9:10 P.M. ET SATURDAY: The Colorado movie-theater massacre will be the top story on Sunday morning programs. You can expect the latest news from Aurora, Colo., on CBS' “Face the Nation,” ABC's “...
  • 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......