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  • Social media wrap: Obama, Boehner and Feingold have money on their minds

     
    Money: It's a gas (according to Pink Floyd). But it's also the oxygen of Beltway politics. Here, Mary Bono Mack, Fred Thompson and Ken Marchant tweet alongside Obama, Boehner and Feingold on economic issues.....
  • ‘Steel Magnolias’ onstage in Sanford

     
    Most everyone is familiar with the movie version of Steel Magnolias — it made a name for one Miss Julia Roberts, who was joined by an all-star cast including Shirley MacLaine, Sally Field, Olympia Dukakis and Dolly Parton. If you've never seen it...
  • Ted Stevens plane crash also involving former NASA head Sean O'Keefe -- and some history

     
    Fatalities unconfirmed. Video of Ted Stevens addressing Sean O-Keefe at his NASA administrator confirmation hearings....
  • FAU fans are lucky -- open practices dwindling

     
    Fans who want to see their teams practice are getting fewer and fewer opportunities. The latest to shut down practice is FIU. Same coach, but Mario Cristobal, who used to keep his practices open, has shut out the public......
  • Gulf oil spill victims applaud choice of New Orleans court

     
    A federal judicial panel's decision to consolidate lawsuits arising from the gulf oil spill in New Orleans has been praised by lawyers representing victims who have lost livelihoods and loved ones in the environmental disaster. Commercial fishermen,...
  • 2010 Sun Belt Conference preview

     
    2010 Sun Belt Conference preview With college football season just around the corner, we are taking a closer look at conference breakdowns....
  • Monks get the kibosh on casket business

     
    Religion News Service reporter Ramon Antonio Vargas writes about monks in Louisiana who ran into opposition from the funeral industry when they tried to make a little extra money building caskets. NEW ORLEANS (RNS) When St. Joseph Abbey decided to open...
  • College football countdown: No. 14 South Carolina

     
    College football countdown: No. 14 South Carolina The Orlando Sentinel is counting down every team in the country from 120 to 1....
  • Gulf oil spill: scientists assess health effects

     
    Days after a vacationing President Obama swam in gulf waters and tasted fish caught off the coast of Florida, scientists with the Natural Resources Defense Council said the gulf oil spill probably still will have far-reaching health effects on both......
  • California exhausts film tax credit funds for the year

     
    As New York celebrates the long-awaited renewal and expansion of its film tax credit program, California confronts a sobering reality: Its film tax credit money for the current year has run dry. The California Film Commission has allocated all of......
  • FAU season opener just two weeks away

     
    Two weeks from today is Game 1 of the 2010 season. Owls at Alabama-Birmingham, where they will be double-digit underdogs. - Yeah, UAB fans thanking God they get a patsy for the home opener... - Looks like UAB???s depth......