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  • Will NBC's Brian Williams get promised second chance?

    Will NBC's Brian Williams get promised second chance?
    In handing Brian Williams a six-month suspension for misleading viewers, NBC Universal chief Steve Burke says his chief anchor deserves a second chance. Whether he actually gets one is an open question. Time is renowned for its healing powers but in this...
  • Free entrance to national parks during Presidents Day weekend

    Free entrance to national parks during Presidents Day weekend
    National parks will waive entrance fees Saturday through Monday in honor of Presidents Day weekend. It's the longest fee-free period of the year for national parks. The free admission applies to more than 400 parks nationwide, including Yosemite, Joshua...
  • Brian Williams suspended amid Iraq war scandal

    Brian Williams suspended amid Iraq war scandal
    An exaggerated tale of combat in which no one was injured has proved injurious to the career of Brian Williams, who was suspended for six months without pay from his post at the top-rated “NBC Nightly News.” The swift punishment for Williams...
  • Fun history lesson in Pines

    Fun history lesson in Pines
    George Washington helped with the car line and Betsy Ross worked on the safety patrol at Pembroke Lakes Elementary School in Pembroke Pines. The nation's first president and the woman credited with making the first American flag were channeled by fifth-...
  • Miller overreacts, Hogan benefits

    Miller overreacts, Hogan benefits
    We doubt Gov. Larry Hogan intended to make Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller's head explode with his State of the State speech last week, but it might wind up working out for him politically, if not for the people of the state substantively. The...
  • Robert J. Fisher: Alexander Hamilton knew that defaulting on debt was bad policy

    Robert J. Fisher: Alexander Hamilton knew that defaulting on debt was bad policy
    In 1789, Alexander Hamilton, the first U.S. Treasury secretary, faced a dilemma still challenging Congress today. The new nation was deeply in debt, and there was a lack of consensus in Congress about how to pay for it. Of the $75 million total debt,...
  • SpaceX readies for launch at Cape Canaveral

    SpaceX readies for launch at Cape Canaveral
    SpaceX plans to try again Sunday night to land its used rocket on an unmanned barge in the Atlantic Ocean after launching it into space, an experiment seen as a big step toward making space launches dramatically less expensive. The company is...
  • Manes: Retired Gary educator a witness to history

    "The impact of her personality and its unwavering devotion to high principle and purpose cannot be contained in a single day or era." – Martin Luther King (summarizing Eleanor Roosevelt's commitment to racial justice) In honor of Black History...
  • Proposed tax increase 'a non-starter' Toomey says

    Proposed tax increase 'a non-starter' Toomey says
    WASHINGTON — Hours before President Barack Obama wrapped up his prime-time State of the Union address, Sen. Pat Toomey's staff went over the logistics of their boss' response. Included was how to meet up with Toomey afterward on the other side...
  • Four iconic portraits and a favored belonging give CW visitors a rare look at George Washington

    Four iconic portraits and a favored belonging give CW visitors a rare look at George Washington
    If you ever wanted to look the most indispensable Founding Father in the eye, this might be a good time. With the recent acquisition of an iconic Gilbert Stuart portrait — plus the timely loan of a much earlier landmark likeness — Colonial...
  • Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech

    Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech
    The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis: GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...