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  • Rubio, Christie make pitches to conservatives

    OXON HILL, Md. Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates regaled conservative activists with a preview of the next presidential campaign Thursday, sticking to long-held principles while largely avoiding incendiary social issues. They heeded the...
  • Governors take partisan parting shots from White House lawn

    WASHINGTON A genteel weekend of governors' meetings suddenly became a partisan showdown at the White House on Monday, as Republicans and Democrats accused each other of being insensitive and, in one case, criticizing a colleague's remarks as insane....
  • Study finds bias in Internet postings about Syria's civil war

    WASHINGTON YouTube videos and posts on Facebook and Twitter have made scenes from Syria's civil war accessible to audiences thousands of miles from the conflict. But the version of events disseminated by social media is not a completely accurate picture...
  • Donnelly stands by tweet likening Obama to Hitler, Stalin over guns

    Donnelly stands by tweet likening Obama to Hitler, Stalin over guns
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly is standing by his comparison of President Obama’s gun control policies to those of Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Kim Jong Il and other dictators, saying that government encroachment on citizens’...
  • Wilmette artist creates gift for Obama to give to French president

    As a custom furniture designer on the North Shore, Rohan Ward has had his share of discerning and distinguished clients. But when Ward, 37, was hired to create a table for President Obama to present to French President Francois Hollande, the Wilmette...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    DONNA SIGLEY has been promoted to assistant vice president in the loan department at New Tripoli Bank. With more than 13 years of banking experience, Sigley will be responsible for underwriting mortgages and consumer loans. STEPHANIE BARTON has more...
  • You don't know George!

    You see his face every time you hand over a dollar bill, but how much do you really know about our first president? Head into this weekend's Georgefest prepared by taking our quiz about the main man of the weekend: George Washington. 1. George Washington...
  • For the love of George: Washington festival is this weekend in Eustis

     For the love of George: Washington festival is this weekend in Eustis
    We have an uneasy relationship with change. In the wake of devastating hurricanes and theme-park developments, the landscape of the Sunshine State has shifted dramatically from one generation to the next. And yet, community endures. For proof look no...
  • Local eyes on Eustis as Army downsizes

    So the U.S. Army is shrinking – again. What does that mean for Fort Eustis in Newport News? Answer: Too early to tell, but the past might inform the present. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressed some 200 Eustis soldiers Tuesday, one day after...
  • Super PAC targets Wisconsin Gov. Walker

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has a new opponent this year - a super PAC heavily funded by liberal billionaire George Soros. In anticipation of Walker's re-election campaign this fall and possible presidential bid in 2016, American Bridge 21st Century...
  • Update: Defense Secretary meets with soldiers at Fort Eustis to address their concerns

    Update: Defense Secretary meets with soldiers at Fort Eustis to address their concerns
    UPDATE: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with soldiers at Fort Eustis Tuesday, facing questions on how the U.S. will retain a quality fighting force as it pushes for deep defense cuts. One day after vowing to shrink the Army to its lowest level in...