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  • News of the Weird: Vote Satan!

    News of the Weird:  Vote Satan!
    First Amendment Blues: (1) A bar in Horry County, S.C., named the Suck Bang Blow filed a lawsuit in May challenging the county's new ordinance prohibiting motorcyclists' "burnouts" (engine-revving with back-tire-spinning, creating smoke — and...
  • Sequestration cuts would destroy U.S. economy Congress must not allow devastating cuts in defense spending

    Sequestration cuts would destroy U.S. economy Congress must not allow devastating cuts in defense spending
    Across America, manufacturing workers and their families are starting to hope again. Unemployment remains unacceptably high at 8.2 percent, but it has come down from 10 percent in October 2009. After the worst recession since the Great Depression, the U....
  • Military spending could be put to better use

    As a nonviolent activist, I was really disappointed to see the op-ed by Clayola Brown ("Sequestration would destroy U.S. economy," Aug. 27). What astonished me is that it was written by the president of the A. Philip Randolph Institute. Surely, all...
  • Bin Laden raid book on sale today

    Bin Laden raid book on sale today
    The book written by a Navy SEAL involved in the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden hits the bookshelves today along with plenty of controversy. "No Easy Day" was originally scheduled for release on September 11th and was co-written by the member of Seal...
  • No Easy Day -- Navy Seal's book on bin Laden raid out today

    No Easy Day -- Navy Seal's book on bin Laden raid out today
    After weeks of hype and recrimination, the public gets a look today at a Navy Seal's account of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden -- a book that already is selling better than "Fifty Shades of Grey." The author of "No Easy Day," is identified on...
  • Timothy B. Ruff, businessman

    Timothy B. Ruff, businessman
    Timothy B. Ruff, who was owner and president of Ruff Roofers Inc., which was known for its exacting craftsmanship, died Friday of undetermined causes at his Queenstown home. The former Catonsville resident was 53. "We are waiting for the results of an...
  • 'No Easy Day' is a compelling account of Bin Laden's killing: Book Review

    -------------------- No Easy Day The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer Dutton: 315 pp., $26.95 -------------------- Former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette did not put the first slug into Osama bin...
  • State police step up truck inspections for 9/11 anniversary

    State police are stepping up truck inspections near the Fort Meade headquarters of the National Security Agency in the days surrounding the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. State police Capt. N.W. Dofflemyer, who is overseeing the...
  • U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders

    U.S. to cover cancer treatment for 9/11 responders
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 70,000 surviving firefighters, police officers and other first responders who raced to the World Trade Center after the attacks of September 11, 2001 will be entitled to free monitoring and treatment for some 50 forms of cancer....
  • 9/11 Memorials in the Greater Sacramento Area

    9/11 Memorials in the Greater Sacramento Area
    Tuesday marks 11 years since the attacks of September 11, 2001. The attacks claimed the lives of 2,977 people in the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93 which crashed in Shanksville, Penn. Around Sacramento, several events will mark the...
  • Chicago, suburbs honor 9/11

    Chicago, suburbs honor 9/11
    America paused this morning to observe the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In New York, thousands gathered at Ground Zero to read the names of the more than 2,700 people who died in the attacks on the World Trade Center. A wreath was...