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  • WESH, WFTV to look at oil spill, special session

     
    The Gulf of Mexico oil spill will receive special attention this week from WESH-Ch. 2 and WFTV-Ch. 9. WESH has dispatched Greg Fox to Tallahassee to talk to local lawmakers about a special session that starts today. Gov. Charlie Crist is seeking a...
  • Marine from Camp Pendleton killed in Afghanistan

     
    A Marine gunnery sergeant from Camp Pendleton has been killed in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Christopher Eastman, 28, of Seward, Alaska, was killed Sunday while working to defuse a bomb in the village of Now Zad in Helmand province.......
  • Georgia primary tests Palin, Clinton endorsements

     
    by Mike Memoli The crowded field of candidates hoping to be Georgia's next governor will likely be narrowed down to a final four tonight, when votes are counted in the state's primary election. Both Republicans and Democrats expect that no......
  • Palin favorite trails in Alaska primary

     
    by Mark Z. Barabak Sarah Palin has cause to celebrate after Tuesday's Republican primary in Georgia, where a timely endorsement helped lift her favored candidate into an Aug. 10 gubernatorial runoff. Closer to home, however, things aren't looking as...
  • Sarah Palin favorite for Senate faring poorly -- in Alaska

     
    Sarah Palin has cause to celebrate after Tuesday’s Republican primary in Georgia, where a timely endorsement helped lift her favored candidate into an Aug. 10 gubernatorial runoff. Closer to home, however, things aren’t looking as bright for the...
  • Sarah Palin, Kate Gosselin go camping in Alaska. Someone warn the bears!

     
    Kate Gosselin and Sarah Palin go camping in Alaska. Warn the bears....
  • Social media wrap: Sarah Palin, Facebook and the blogosphere get their freedoms in a bunch

     
    Sarah Palin's Facebook post protesting a plan to build a mosque at the site of the World Trade Center attacks was removed -- then reinstated -- by the social networking site....
  • Obama is Brad Pitt's cousin? And 5 other political oddities from 'The View'

     
    Barack Obama will be on "The View" on Thursday. Here's a look at Michelle Obama, John McCain talking about Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton and others on the show....
  • Maury Chaykin: 1949-2010

     
    This, if I may make light of a sad bit of news, is no way to spend your birthday. The great Canadian character actor Maury Chaykin passed away in a Toronto hospital. On his 61st birthday. “Kidney problems,” his spokesperson says. He was...
  • U.S. Gasoline Demand at Lowest Level in Six Years

     
    A sluggish economy and an overall increase in the fuel efficiency of the U.S. vehicle fleet have reduced demand for gasoline to levels not seen since June 2004, according to the American Petroleum Institute. In June, the U.S. needed 9.18......
  • COMMENTARY: Should our theater leaders be homegrown?

     
    When it comes to fruits, meats and vegetables, we're increasingly believing it's better not to truck in superstar carrots or overachieving fruit from far away, but to munch happily upon that which is locally raised or grown. So should this......