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  • For help with food crisis, Cuba looks north to US farmers

    For help with food crisis, Cuba looks north to US farmers
    The rust-red fields stretched for miles in the Cuban sun, garlic shoots and beetroot leaves waving gently in the spring breeze. Pink piglets nosed for scraps under the admiring gaze of former President Ronald Reagan's first secretary of agriculture...
  • Search for woman's remains continues today

    Search for woman's remains continues today
    Longwood police are continuing their search for the remains of a 29-year-old woman who's been missing since 2004. A team of 10 to 15 officers and crime scene specialists dug a large hole Wednesday in a field near S. Ronald Reagan Boulevard and Dog Track...
  • Reusable diapers eliminate diaper expense

    To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, a baby is an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. No doubt, babies are messy. They are also expensive. According to the piece in the Feb. 7 issue of the Tribune (“...
  • Education Is The Business Of The States

    Education Is The Business Of The States
    In 1981, Tennessee's 41-year-old governor proposed to President Ronald Reagan a swap: Washington would fully fund Medicaid and the states would have complete responsibility for primary and secondary education. Reagan, a former governor, was receptive. But...
  • Hail to the Chiefs: Ranking top 10 presidential athletes

    Hail to the Chiefs: Ranking top 10 presidential athletes
    Ronald Reagan was one. So was John F. Kennedy. The verdict's still out on Barack Obama, though one more first pitch might convince historians he's just a skinnier version of William Howard Taft. We're talking athletes. A sure way to tell you're not...
  • The day five presidents showed up in Simi Valley

    The day five presidents showed up in Simi Valley
    In 1991, U.S. presidential history was made in Simi Valley. The Times called it "the ultimate photo opportunity." The presidents were drawn to California for the opening of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The Times reported: "For the first...
  • Police: Woman's remains not found in Longwood, search concludes

    Police: Woman's remains not found in Longwood, search concludes
    The search in a Longwood field for the remains of a woman missing since 2004 halted Friday after officers came up empty-handed, police spokesman Kevin Tuck said. After three days of digging and sifting through soil, officers and crime-scene...
  • How the welfare state wages war on marriage

    How the welfare state wages war on marriage
    Fifty-one years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty. Since then, taxpayers have spent more than $22 trillion fighting Johnson’s war, three times the cost of all military wars in U.S. history. Last year, taxpayers spent...
  • Follow the example of Ronald Reagan

    I feel that Mitt Romney has as much right as anyone entering the race for the Republican Party nomination. Yes, he ran twice before but so did Ronald Reagan, who eventually won in 1980 and turned out to be one of the greatest presidents this country has...
  • Letter: On the true form of the government

    Re: “The president's veto power is alarming,” Mailbag, Jan 24. First a history lesson for the writer. The only democratic government in history was ancient Greece. We live in a constitutional republic in which the federal Constitution is the...
  • Netanyahu invitation unwise

    Netanyahu invitation unwise
    Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Republican party was generally thought of as the party of national security. The final years of Ronald Reagan's administration, successful arms control talks and masterful handling of the collapse of the Soviet Union...