| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The Heritage Foundation has weighed in with its contribution to the enduring conservative effort to paint America's poor as undeserving mooks.
The right-wing think tank's offer is a paper titled "The War on Poverty After 50 Years," by senior research...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Over the past two weeks, more than 400,000 students in Central Florida started their 2014-15 school year. They are expected to make meaningful progress, with support of many diligent teachers and caring parents. To facilitate our educational progress, our...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Two wars simultaneously target Islamic State terrorists in Iraq and Syria. One war involves fighters, warplanes and bombs. The other is the Green War. Green, as in money.
Both wars are on full display this week. In Syria, American and Arab warplanes...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:19 PM
— About four years ago, a Lehigh County aquarium manufacturer found itself with a dilemma — it was becoming too successful at selling its products overseas.
That may not sound like a problem, but for EcoTech Marine's founders, the risk of...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It was all going so well for Texas Gov. Rick Perry — until the indictment. His efforts to move past a disastrous 2012 presidential run that had become a reliable punch line for a senior moment seemed to be working.
He's dropped a few pounds and...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 12:56 AM
A fish doesn't jump in Tlingit, the native language of indigenous people of Southeast Alaska.
It performs a feat no word in English can adequately express. The verb in Tlingit captures the instant when a fish breaks the surface, the sequence of sounds...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry called for "overwhelming force" to be deployed in response to the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group, which he warned could soon launch an attack on U.S. soil.
Perry argued that the jihadist movement had had a...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Plans for a celebration to rededicate Camp Kane in Langum Park in September moved forward Monday night, with St. Charles giving preliminary approval to contribute funds to the party.
Acting as a committee, the council agreed to pay up to $1,000 in...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:14 AM
The Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation says the Norfolk-based 126-foot schooner Virginia will be put up for sale after it returns to Hampton Roads this month.
The replica of the schooner that that trained and transferred Hampton Roads ship pilots...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The Kansas City Star probably thought it was on solid ground when it published an op-ed by Stephen Moore defending the draconian, and economically debilitating, tax cuts instituted by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. (We reported on how the tax cuts have turned...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:20 PM
An 1840s building in the St. Charles historic district is set to be moved next month to the city's east side, officials said.
Public Works Director Peter Suhr told aldermen that the Jones Law Office, currently at 302 Cedar Ave., would be relocated to...