| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The NCAA today selected former U.S. Senator George Mitchell as the independent Athletics Integrity Monitor at Penn State.
Mitchell’s five-year appointment begins immediately.
As Athletics Integrity Monitor, Mitchell will evaluate Penn State&...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Are you ready for some football? First, however, are you ready for some autopsies?
The opening of the NFL training camps coincided with the closing of the investigation into the April suicide by gunshot of Ray Easterling, 62, an eight-season NFL safety...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Vice presidential picks are always judged by their effect on the coming election. They rarely have any.
This time could be different. The Democrats' Mediscare barrage is already in full swing. Paul Ryan, it seems, is determined to dispossess grandma,...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:28 PM
When you're planning a vacation with kids, Doris Kearns Goodwin suggests mixing in a little history.
"Something rubs off," said the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian. "People say maybe the kids are grumpy and such, but you often hear about a...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:18 AM
An Orlando man was jailed this week on charges he beat and trapped a woman, forcing her to jump out of a window to escape Wednesday.
Rochelle Heard told police Theodore Roosevelt Hampton, 40, trapped her inside his bedroom at 536 Washington St....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Auditions for Florida Repertory Theatre 2013-14
- Equity Principal Auditions by APPOINTMENT in FL
Fort Myers FL
LOA (approval/salary level pending; 2012-13 weekly minimum: $523). Housing provided for out-...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:07 PM
My colleague, Candy Thomson, recently reported that a study will soon evaluate the structural condition and projected life left in the Bay Bridge, while also considering the possible addition of a third span to accommodate traffic demands that will soar...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Budget analysts and politicians generally agree: Although budget cuts under sequestration began Saturday, the public will not feel the full effect right away.
President Obama characterized the fallout as "a tumble downward" as opposed to a sudden drop...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Sailors recently loaded a half million gallons of jet fuel on to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, according to a Navy news release issued about an hour ago.
The tricky task is one of the last steps in the ship's four-year-long refueling...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:34 AM
Despite the Shakespearean rhetoric of Michael Hill's recent commentary ("Fans crave what cheating provides," Jan. 25), no quarter should be granted to Lance Armstrong who, for over a decade, willfully and systematically lied, cheated, and thumbed his nose...
| Jan 23, 2013
President Barack Obama's critics are shocked, shocked to hear him sound in his second inaugural address like what he is … a liberal progressive. One wonders what they expected.
What happened to jobs, they ask? What about the deficit? The budget?...