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  • Damming the bay's pollution

    Damming the bay's pollution
    Here's the gist of the recent report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Conowingo Dam: Don't confuse a red herring with a red tide. The notion that all the pollution woes of the Chesapeake Bay could be heaped on one 86-year-old hydroelectric...
  • Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations

    Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations
    Carol Flatto, chairwoman of the Miami Beach-based South Florida chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel, feels that the shift of power in Congress brought about by last week's election results will significantly impact the Middle East, recast alliances and...
  • Football: Gardena Serra loses Rasheem Green to injury

    The injury woes are not ending for Gardena Serra, which learned this week that standout defensive lineman Rasheem Green will be lost for the season after suffering a knee injury last week in the regular-season finale against Loyola. Green is the fifth...
  • Robert McCartney: Congress dishonors veterans by dodging debate over Obama's war on Islamic State

    Robert McCartney: Congress dishonors veterans by dodging debate over Obama's war on Islamic State
    If Congress got what it deserved, the Capitol dome would never have been permitted to be the backdrop for Tuesday's Concert for Valor, which marked Veterans Day. Why? The 535 lawmakers who work there have cravenly dodged their constitutional...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Woodlands Academy's adaptation of...
  • Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests

    Jon Stewart, Sen. Al Franken: Sunday guests
    The Sunday morning lineup of guests: Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., talk to "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon on CNN. A panel on Obama and immigration features Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif.;  Alberto Gonzales, former...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Residents meeting to include Ocean Boulevard project update

    A repaving and landscaping project planned for Ocean Boulevard in Corona del Mar will be the topic of the next Corona del Mar Residents Assn. board meeting, scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Nov. 20. Newport Beach Public Works Director Dave Webb will be the guest...
  • Focus On Fixing Hartford Flood Control System

    Focus On Fixing Hartford Flood Control System
    This question demands an immediate answer: How effective is Hartford's aging flood control system? It was raised in an Aug. 13 letter from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to city engineer Constantin Banciulescu in which the Corps rated the city's...
  • Tony Schumacher wraps up his eighth NHRA season title in top fuel

    Tony Schumacher clinched his record eighth top-fuel drag racing championship Saturday at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. Schumacher locked up the title in the last round of qualifying ahead of Sunday's final eliminations in the season-ending NHRA Finals....
  • The U.S. must strengthen its ballistic missile defenses against Iran

    Columnist Cal Thomas is right when he says that "burnishing a president's legacy is not a sufficient reason to trade away American and Israeli security" ("U.S. negotiations with Iran are a dangerous farce," Nov. 8). A "deal" with Iran that doesn't fully...
  • Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose

    Disability system for veterans strays far from its official purpose
    The room fell silent for seven minutes as Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth upbraided a government contractor. "Shame on you," the congresswoman scolded Braulio Castillo at an oversight hearing in Washington, D.C., last year, accusing the business owner...