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Ronald Reagan

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  • 30 years of explaining things

    A columnist's job is "to explain things," the late, great Tribune columnist Mike Royko memorably declared. The past three decades — from the rise of AIDS, crack cocaine, Ronald Reagan and Madonna to the era of Ebola, medical marijuana, Barack...
  • Persimmon Hollow opening in October

    Persimmon Hollow opening in October
    As the weather gets colder, things are heating up for the Central Florida craft beer scene. There are no less than four local microbreweries with tentative opening dates in the next few months, and a fifth (Winter Garden's Crooked Can) slated for early...
  • Tom Clancy's $83-million estate prompts family tax dispute

    When Tom Clancy died in 2013, he left behind an estate worth $83 million. Lawyers for his widow are arguing in court that she shouldn't have to pay $6 million in taxes, the Wall Street Journal reports. The lawyers say that instead of Clancy's widow,...
  • Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

    Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner
    Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the Navy's newest submarine Saturday in a ceremony that will more than mark a construction milestone. It will celebrate the legacy of retired U.S. Sen. John Warner, one of Virginia's most venerated leaders. Warner...
  • Man wanted in Easton shooting arrested in Allentown

    Man wanted in Easton shooting arrested in Allentown
      Easton police said an Allentown man charged with attempted homicide in a West Ward shooting was arrested just before midnight Saturday in Allentown. Ricardo Mendez-Acevedo, 18, was arrested by Allentown police and taken into custody without...
  • Easton police investigate shots-fired call

    Easton police investigate shots-fired call
      Easton police said they are investigating a shots-fired call received early Saturday. Police said sometime around 2:40 a.m., several gunshots were fired in the area of Ninth and Ferry streets. No one was injured and no property was damaged, police...
  • On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?

    On immigration, will Obama shape his legacy or the next election?
    President Obama and his team spent hours last week deliberating over how and when to fulfill his promise to use his executive power to change the immigration system. They pored over legal precedent and policy data and debated political fallout. But none...
  • World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]

    World comments that elicit a 'yep' or 'nope' [Commentary]
    Sometimes, you come across a quote or phrase that jolts your sensibilities.  The words can be as deep and thought provoking as those supplied by Golda Meir below, or as mind numbingly ludicrous as those uttered by the Dartmouth College protesters of...
  • Time is now for cooler negotiations between Obama, Putin

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland Volcanoes and glaciers, fire and ice, are dominant features of this moonscape-pocked island nation. How fitting that over a generation ago the leaders of the United States and Soviet Union came to talk disarmament in the heat of the...
  • The disease of American democracy [Commentary]

    The disease of American democracy [Commentary]
    Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
  • Voters in 2 rival camps will elect 2 rival Congresses

    PRATT, Kan. America will elect two Congresses this fall, particularly in the House of Representatives. That's because there are two Americas doing the voting: one hunkered down in redder-than-ever Republican districts that send partisan Republican...