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  • Bring back the draft -- but with a twist

     
    There are 3 billion reasons -- billions, as in dollars -- behind the pushback against cuts to the Defense Department's budget, which, along with Homeland Security and related programs, takes up more than half of the nation's discretionary budget. Here.......
  • Don???t let scammers abuse your charitable inclinations

     
    ?? It's the holiday season,??when we may include charities on our list of gift recipients.?? And the Better Business Bureau says it's also when scammers get busy. Don't let them rob a worthy??charity of your support. The bureau??offers these tips to...
  • Scam watch: Discount electronics, holiday cons, telemarketers

     
    Here is a roundup of alleged cons, frauds and schemes to watch out for. Discount electronics -– Consumers should be careful when shopping for electronics on the Internet during the holidays, the Better Business Bureau said. Some shady people have......
  • Orlando’s Wycliffe ranks third among religious charities

     
    Orlando-based Wycliffe Bible Translators USA has been named the third largest religious charity based on private support, according to the 2011 Forbes “200 Largest U.S. Charities” report. Wycliffe ranks fifth among religious charities in total...
  • RT 222 SHOWCASE RETURNS TO READING ...

     
    The 5th-annual Rt. 222 Showcase between the Phillies' top two minor league affiliates will return to Reading this year. The exhibition game between the Triple-A IronPigs and the Double-A Reading Phillies will be played on Tuesday, Apri 3, at Reading's...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Shale Bill Set For House Vote Today.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With the Tuesday That Ate Chicago now firmly in the rearview mirror, we can now look ahead to an equally busy schedule today. After bucking up against its 11 p.m. curfew last night, the state......
  • Fatal explosion rips through home of Josh Powell

     
    Explosion at home of Josh Powell apparently kills Powell and his two sons...
  • Police call fire Powell's virtual confession to wife's murder

     
    Police say the fire that engulfed Josh Powell's home in Washington state Sunday, apparently killing him and his two young sons, was deliberately set--and as far as they're concerned, that concludes the long-running investigation into the disappearance...
  • Josh Powell inferno: Finger-pointing at dispatcher, social worker

     
    Josh Powell: Josh Powell's actions this weekend -- he used a hatchet on his two young boys before killing them all in a fiery explosion -- have triggered a public outcry and demands to know why more wasn't done to protect the children....
  • Toys For Tots Delivers Spirit Of The Season

    With a heavy heart, a single mother of two who was down on her luck sat in her kitchen painting an empty container of Quaker Oats to fashion it into a drum for her 5-year-old. She planned to use McDonald's straws for drumsticks for what was to be her son'...
  • Gifts for needy kids: Local group quietly shows how it should be done

    The annual solicitation letter from Santa Claus Anonymous arrived in the mail the other day, with its trademark depiction of a classic Santa with his hat pulled over his eyes. The iconic drawing, of course, suggests a fundamental tenet of the 75-year-...