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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...
  • 'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey

    'Book of Negroes' is a compelling look at a slave's journey
    As a handsome period miniseries, "The Book of Negroes," which premieres Monday on BET and continues through Wednesday, is a first for a network whose original offerings have often seemed something less than ambitious. That the miniseries is Canadian-made,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • More funds for Washington carrier refueling at Newport News Shipbuilding

    More funds for Washington carrier refueling at Newport News Shipbuilding
    Huntington Ingalls Industries received additional funds Wednesday for the refueling and modernization of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, a project once on the Navy's endangered list. The company announced it had been awarded a $224 million...
  • Students step into the American Revolution

    Students step into the American Revolution
    Instead of simply reading about the American Revolution, fifth-grade students at Top of the World Elementary School got the opportunity Monday to act out what they have learned. Students in teacher Brian Kull's class came dressed in clothes reflective...
  • Observations of Super Bowl telecast — minus commercials

     Observations of Super Bowl telecast — minus commercials
    Observations of the stuff that aired in between commercials Sunday: * The big number for NBC is 111.5 million: The number of viewers who watched last year's Super Bowl, the largest TV audience of all time. So the network wasn't upset that a huge...
  • Speak Out

    One recent contributor to Speak Out said she finds the criticism of President Obama offensive. Presidential criticism goes all the way back to the presidency of George Washington and every president since has received bad press, negative comments and some...