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  • Electric power restored in Lake Mary

    Electric power restored in Lake Mary
    Power has been restored to about 850 Duke Energy customers in Lake Mary who lost their electricity on Christmas Even when a storm rolled through their area. The outages were near U.S. Highway 17-92 and County Road 427, also known as Ronald Reagan...
  • Torturers must be prosecuted

    Torturers must be prosecuted
    Prosecuting those who commit torture is not optional despite suggestions to the contrary by many in this newspaper ("Release of CIA torture report is an outrage," Dec. 10). Article 7 of the Convention Against Torture signed by President Ronald Reagan in...
  • History repeats itself -- but who notices?

    Observers unburdened by historical memory may not realize how old and familiar this "new" Russia is. As the shale revolution in this country undermines Russia's petroleum-based economy, and it slips into economic recession, Russia is back to being The...
  • Longwood pitches 'pedestrian friendly' plan for Ronald Reagan Blvd

    Longwood pitches 'pedestrian friendly' plan for Ronald Reagan Blvd
    When Terrence Williams opened his barbershop along Ronald Reagan Boulevard in Longwood, he was looking for a spot with high visibility. Ronald Reagan Boulevard, after all, cuts through the center of this Seminole County city, and nearly 30,000 cars and...
  • After 32 years, Gunzburger says so long to elected office

    After 32 years, Gunzburger says so long to elected office
    Sue Gunzburger has been in elected office in Broward County since Ronald Reagan was president, since a stamp cost 20 cents, since her hair was jet black. Her first meeting was March 1982, as a Hollywood city commissioner. Her last will be Wednesday, as a...
  • Pushing white guys rightward on the political spectrum

    Pushing white guys rightward on the political spectrum
    The punching bags are punching back. How else to interpret exit polls showing 64 percent of white men who participated in last week's midterm elections voted for Republicans? That's almost two out of three — more than enough to offset big...
  • Lift the embargo, but don't destroy Cuba's heritage

    To the editor: News of the U.S. government opening talks with Cuba on normalizing relations and ending the 54-year embargo is long past due; indeed, it recalls Ronald Reagan's "blue jeans and Coca-Cola" strategy in prying open the Iron Curtain that kept...
  • Steven G. Calabresi: 5 myths about lame-duck presidents

    President Barack Obama is now officially a lame duck: no more elections left, and facing GOP majorities in the Senate, House, governors' mansions and even the Supreme Court, in a sense, where five of the nine justices were appointed by Republicans. But...
  • Obama's record, commercialism and rideshare: Letters

    Obama's record, commercialism and rideshare: Letters
    An inherited economy "If you don't like the message, kill the messenger." And so it has been with responses to the My Word column, "Dems should've run on Obama's record," on Sunday by Chris Fox, who proffered a quote from the conservative business...
  • A piece of history | The Berlin Wall 25 years after the fall

     
    The wall that once separated East from West Berlin has largely disappeared from the city. The few sections that remain stand as potent monuments to the ideological divisions of the Cold War. But 25 years after the Berlin Wall fell, some 120 parts of it...
  • Chuck Hagel's firing won't help U.S. foreign policy

     Chuck Hagel's firing won't help U.S. foreign policy
    It is a time-honored tradition in American politics: Whenever the president turns unpopular, he fires someone and brings in a tried and tested veteran to clean house. Thus in 1987, in the middle of the Iran-Contra affair, out went Donald Regan as Ronald...