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  • A temporary patch [Editorial]

    A temporary patch  [Editorial]
    In the world of highway repairs, the term "cold patch" refers to an asphalt mix that's used to temporarily fill potholes. Congress appears to be inching slowly toward its own version of a cold patch that would maintain funding for highway and transit...
  • California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal

    California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal
    A California House delegation led by Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) is calling on Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe to reject a recent pilot program with Staples to operate retail mail counters at 82 U.S. stores.  The pilot program, announced in...
  • The end of affirmative action

    Sometimes doctrines just vanish, once they appear as naked as the proverbial emperor in his new clothes. Something like that seems now to be happening with affirmative action. Despite all the justifications for its continuance, polling shows the public...
  • View From History: Post Office Overhaul

    View From History: Post Office Overhaul
    As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a cartoon by Hugh Haynie of the Louisville Courier-Journal.  Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all...
  • Downtown Columbia post office staying

    The U.S. Postal Service has signed a lease that will keep the post office in downtown Columbia in its current spot for five more years, a USPS spokeswoman said Thursday. The post office is on the ground floor of the American City Building, which...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2′ on Even Footing with 'Captain America,' 'Thor' Sequels

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • St. Charles couple helped son run a mail-order marijuana business: authorities

    St. Charles couple helped son run a mail-order marijuana business: authorities
    A St. Charles couple have been arrested and charged with helping their son operate a mail-order marijuana business, Kane County prosecutors said Thursday.  Anthony W. Salemi, 56, and Gina T. Salemi, 52, of the 5N block of North Glen Oak Lane, are facing...
  • Review: 'The Most Dangerous Book' by Kevin Birmingham

    Review: 'The Most Dangerous Book' by Kevin Birmingham
    On June 16, 1904, the young James Joyce first spent time with Nora Barnacle. Each year on that date, called "Bloomsday," that encounter is celebrated everywhere by the writer's devotees — though the celebration is of an imagined, not actual, event....
  • Judge rejects Lance Amstrong's motion to dismiss government lawsuit

    The U.S. government can continue to pursue its lawsuit against Lance Armstrong after a federal judge rejected the disgraced cyclist's motion to have the case dismissed. The government is suing Armstrong to recover some of the approximately $42 million ...
  • Transgender woman killed Tuesday in Northeast Baltimore

    Transgender woman killed Tuesday in Northeast Baltimore
    Baltimore police acknowledged Wednesday afternoon that a homicide victim found early Tuesday in a field in Northeast Baltimore was a transgender woman, but details surrounding the case remained scarce. Police said Tuesday night that a man had been...
  • Lance Armstrong's former team staff banned from cycling

    Lance Armstrong's former team staff banned from cycling
    The Lance Armstrong doping scandal continued to reverberate through cycling on Tuesday as an independent panel levied stiff penalties against three staff members from his former team. Team director Johan Bruyneel was banned from the sport for 10 years,...