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  • Broward County to open cold weather shelters

    Broward County to open cold weather shelters
    Because "feels-like" temperatures are forecast to drop into the mid-40s Friday and Saturday nights, Broward County will open its cold weather shelters. The shelters will be open as of 6:30 p.m. both nights. Homeless persons are asked to report to the...
  • John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests

    John Boehner, Dana Carvey, Bill Gates: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, discusses the GOP agenda, Obamacare and the Department of Homeland Security on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests areĀ Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy...
  • Home and garden briefs for Feb. 12: Learn about garden renovation and tree care

    The Hampton Roads Horticulture Society has two speakers scheduled for February and March that focus on the renovation and care of gardens and trees. First is "Garden Renovation," on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. Dr. Laurie Fox "will encourage us to think...
  • 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 fromĀ his post at the top-rated “NBC Nightly News.” The swift punishment for Williams...
  • Why Black History Month?

    Why Black History Month?
    Every February, college professors like myself are tasked with reminding students and the general public of the significance of Black History Month. Undoubtedly, many people understand the potential value behind a designated month dedicated to this part...
  • 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...