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  • What Is It?

     
    Last week's mystery object didn't inspire as many answers as usual, which either means I've lost readers over the holidays or people were so stumped they couldn't even hazard a guess. I'm hoping it's the latter rather than the former.......
  • Toomey's moments before his swearing in

     
    Less than an hour before Pat Toomey is sworn in as a U.S. Senator, he stands with his family in his temporary basement. He'll move into his swankier digs (with windows) sometime this spring, but for now his office has......
  • Kelly Preston anything but silent about birth of baby Benjamin

     
    Kelly Preston talked about Benjamin Travolta, her new son with John Travolta. Kelly Preston, a Scientologist like John Travolta, had a traditional silent birth with Benjamin....
  • State dinner menu for the Obama Hu soiree

     
    State dinner menu contents are here for the state dinner menu....
  • EPA OKs E15 for More Cars

     
    It???s been more than 30 years since the Environmental Protection Agency allowed a fuel mixture of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline in America???s vehicle fleet. Today, the federal agency took steps to increase the ethanol mix even further. The EPA......
  • Clint will direct Beyonce in ‘A Star is Born’

     
    It's one of Hollywood's most revered titles, made and remade, always as a prestige picture. Beyonce has wanted to do it for some time. Warners wants Beyonce to do it. And now she has nabbed Clint Eastwood, who at 80, has decided he's willing to try his...
  • Toyota Settles Strange Class-Action Lawsuit

     
    In a bizarre piece of news today, the recent settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Toyota and the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association could make you eligible for some cash, even if you bought a Chevy. In 2003, several federal and......
  • When do we hit biotech critical mass?

     
    In today's column I ask the question: How many more biomedical research groups should get big incentive handouts from Florida? At what point do we expect the cluster model to actually start working and attract more biomedical groups and related businesses...
  • Egypt, learning from Tunisia, squelches electronic speech

     
    This must be the next logical step after the social-media-fueled uprising in Tunisia: The Egyptian government cut off Internet access for customers of Telecom Egypt (the government-owned telephone company) shortly after midnight Friday (local time in...
  • Recall Alert: 1999-2003 Ford Windstar

     
    Ford is recalling 425,288 Windstar minivans from the 1999-2003 model years because corroded parts could lead to reduced steering control, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The affected vehicles were originally sold or...
  • California still second to last in food stamp participation, federal officials report

     
    California still ranks second to last in food stamp participation, federal officials report. Only Wyoming had a lower rate. State has been urged to simplify application process for years....