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  • UCF music program, GOP victories and helping Israel: Letters

    UCF music program, GOP victories and helping Israel: Letters
    UCF music's sour note What is the value of a reputation? The University of Central Florida is known for its school of engineering, and many of its graduates enjoy successful careers in that field, but its colleges offer more than just STEM courses and...
  • Iowa politics have Christie hog-tied on animal rights bill

    Iowa politics have Christie hog-tied on animal rights bill
    Iowa can have a magical effect on visiting politicians. Peripheral concerns become major issues. Long-standing policy positions melt like spring runoff in the Des Moines River. It’s not the enchanting allure of Ottumwa, or the rhapsody of gazing...
  • At Big Hunting Creek, a presidential past and a troublesome present

    At Big Hunting Creek, a presidential past and a troublesome present
    These days, some parts of Big Hunting Creek do not seem nearly so presidential. Its banks torn apart by years of erosion, the roaring stream has become, for some Thurmont citizens, a noisy, unwanted neighbor. “It sounds like a freight train,”...
  • Veterans share defining moments

    The smell of home fries, sausage patties, eggs and corned beef hash wafted through the Elks Lodge 1706 in Danielson on Nov. 9. The breakfast was free to veterans, but more than that, it was a chance to say thank-you. "It's a chance for us to show our...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board

    Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board
    Nancy Teeters, who in 1978 became the first woman on the Federal Reserve board of governors, then continued to stand out by opposing Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's anti-inflation campaign, has died. She was 84. Teeters died Nov. 17 at an assisted living...
  • Even a beleaguered president loves the perks of office

    With President Barack Obama giddily professing his love for Meryl Streep as he fastened the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the famous actress's neck, we wondered what other perks of office this president enjoys. The news has been so wretched...
  • Contractor Alan Gross marking five years in Cuban custody

    Contractor Alan Gross marking five years in Cuban custody
    Four times, Alan Gross traveled to Cuba, lugging with him Internet equipment to connect the island's small Jewish community to the outside world. And four times, he completed his trips to the Caribbean island nation without a problem. With each trip...
  • Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

    Ex-Illinois congressman to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
    Abner Mikva, a five-term congressman for Illinois who also served in all three branches of the federal government, was one of 19 Americans awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. "I'm just overwhelmed by the...
  • Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama

    Americans rally 'round Obama's war on Islamic State, but not Obama
    Remember when pundits were worried that Americans had turned isolationist? As recently as August, polls showed big majorities opposed to military intervention in Iraq, Syria or anywhere else. But it only took a couple of beheadings by Islamic State to...
  • 'Stand down' homeless event to target at-risk veterans

    An event Saturday aims to provide resources to at-risk or homeless veterans while also raising awareness about homelessness in the community. A homeless "stand down" will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Y. H. Thomas Community Center in...