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  • Clint Hinote: Isolate the head of the Islamic State, don't target him

    Clint Hinote: Isolate the head of the Islamic State, don't target him
    The Islamic State has been wounded. While the video of the execution of reporter James Foley displayed the group's depravity, its timing also suggests that recent counterattacks are having a significant effect on its leadership. The group's expansion...
  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel
     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • The courage to disarm

    The Ferguson tragedy, like all those that preceded it and all that will follow -- involving the trivial and panicky use of lethal force, by the police or anyone else -- stirs up questions the social status quo doesn't dare face. A friend put it this way:...
  • Iraq vet prevails in state's largest poker tournament

    Iraq vet prevails in state's largest poker tournament
    Derek Buonano of Palm Beach Gardens took home the top prize in the first event of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open -- which drew a state-record turnout.  The field attracted 3,391 entrants and lasted five days. That smashes the previous record of 2,607...
  • Aviation history unfolded at Curtiss flying school

    When the airplanes of the Curtiss Flying School first took to the skies over Newport News Point on Dec. 29, 1915, there was no Norfolk Naval Air Station or Langley Field. The pioneering Atlantic Coast Aeronautical Station — as it was also called...
  • Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew

    Obituary for Gov. Reubin Askew
    TALLAHASSEE -- Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew, who led a growing mega-state through a period of modernization and public corruption, died Thursday morning. He was 85. A family spokesman said he had been admitted to the hospital last Saturday with ...
  • Trial begins for doctors blamed in pill mill deaths

     Trial begins for doctors blamed in pill mill deaths
    Two South Florida doctors became "dope dealers" who prescribed massive doses of pain pills — resulting in the overdose deaths of nine people under their care, federal prosecutors said Friday as the physicians' criminal trial began. Defense...
  • Defense attorney in pill mill case calls for former clinic owner to show his Nazi tattoos

    Defense attorney in pill mill case calls for former clinic owner to show his Nazi tattoos
    The trial of two pill mill doctors took a dramatic turn just before lunch when the defense asked a key witness - the former owner of the pain clinics - to take off his shirt for jurors.  Jurors were escorted out of the courtroom before attorney...
  • PASSINGS: Miller Barber, Jiroemon Kimura

    PASSINGS: Miller Barber, Jiroemon Kimura
    Miller Barber Champion golfer with unusual swing Miller Barber, 82, a golfer with a unique swing who made the most combined starts on the PGA and Champions tours, died Tuesday. The PGA Tour announced his death but did not provide details. He...
  • Movie stars at war

    Movie stars at war
    Bob Hope led the pack of popular performers who entertained the troops during World War II. John Wayne and other actors fought the war in feature films, and other Hollywood favorites tirelessly toured the country on war bond drives. In fact, beloved...
  • Extra-padded shoes may not blunt running injuries

    Extra-padded shoes may not blunt running injuries
    New York (Reuters Health) - Soft cushioning in shoes has been marketed to runners as extra shock-absorption to prevent injuries, but in a new study the added padding made no difference in who got hurt. Researchers tested identical-looking shoes with...