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The Swampby Mike Memoli The headline from Tuesday's primary and run-off elections last night was South Carolina state Rep. Nikki Haley's victory in the GOP gubernatorial primary runoff. With a nod to the history her candidacy represents and in recognition of......
Tribune staff reporterThe Decade of Double Talk has just ended. But maybe it's not the end of anything. Maybe we're simply in the midst of the Era of Euphemism. Or the Millennium of Mumbo Jumbo. In any case, here's a historical and contemporary look at how the enemies of...
L.A. UnleashedCOLUMBIA, S.C. â A declawed, defanged bear is chained to a stake as hunting dogs bark and snap, trying to force the bear to stand on its hind legs. The training exercise called bear baying is intended to make the......
Three years before Sept. 11, 2001, I attended the eighth annual Computers, Freedom & Privacy Conference in Austin, Texas, and listened to Don Haines of the American Civil Liberties Union give a lunchtime talk called "Is Big Brother Watching You?"...
Tags: Entertainment, Terrorism, Texas, Criminals, Murder
MarketWatchOne in five Americans still smoke, but whether they are able to quit may depend on where they live. Higher cigarette taxes, smoke-free policies, exposure to aggressive media campaigns and access to cessation programs that include counseling are among the...
I believe it was my mother who first admonished me never to presume that "you know what really goes on in another person's marriage." Well, Mom, meet the Sanfords of South Carolina, whose odd and tumultuous union is now an open book, thanks to "Staying...
Friday's topic: Have episodes such as the recent ones with Sarah Palin and Mark Sanford affected the public image of the GOP? Or is the damage more likely to be local? Palin and Sanford are the least of the GOP's problems Point: Katherine Mangu-Ward The...
Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, already struggling to salvage his family and his political career after admitting a scandalous affair, added explosive details Tuesday, including more visits with the mistress he calls his "soul mate"...
The Swampby Mark Silva Mark Sanford, the roaming governor of South Carolina who campaigned with a pledge to "fix'' the problem of lavish spending of taxpayer dollars, has billed the state $37,600 for one first-class flight and four business-class flight overseas.....
The Swampby Mark Silva Back in the Carolinas, the news cycle has moved beyond South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's alleged journey to the Appalachian Trail and carries us today to the federal courthouse in Raleigh., N.C. Where Rielle Hunter, former mistress......
Tags: Book, Politics, Justice System, Rielle Hunter, South Carolina
The Swampby Mark Silva Jenny Sanford, wife of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, says: "I think my husband has got some issues that he needs to work on, about happiness and what happiness means. "You wish it wouldn't come to a......
The Swampby Mark Silva Mark Sanford, the governor of South Carolina facing a state Ethics Commission inquiry into his spending of state money on travel since his extramarital affair was exposed, also has faced growing calls for his resignation. The latest......
Tags: Values, Government, Ethics, Republican Party, Lawyers
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