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  • Pension probe: Who's in, out of the moving spotlight

     
    That ever-swiveling spotlight, frequently pivoted by state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, who will tell you he's just doing his job, has swung away from AIG -- and back to the scandal surrounding investment practices in the office of former......
  • Obama's 'don't ask' discharge: Choi talks

     
    by Mark Silva Dan Choi, a gay National Guard platoon leader, faces discharge from the military -- with the Obama administration "quietly shelving the president's campaign promise to repeal the 16-year-old "don't ask, don't tell" policy with the tacit...
  • 'Don't Ask, don't tell:' Don't rush to repeal

     
    by Mark Silva Lately, advocates for gay rights have been asking about one of those campaign promises that President Barack Obama made to do away with the military's policy of ''Don't Ask, Don't Tell'' in the handling of gays and......
  • Cars.com News Briefs: Feb. 6, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: Automakers joined beer and soft-drink companies for top billing among Sunday's Super Bowl ads, The Wall Street Journal reports. The publication polled consumers and ad experts, proclaiming ads from Chrysler,...
  • Kia Adds SX Limited Trim to 2012 Optima

     
    Kia's new Optima trim might look familiar ??? it was introduced to more than 100 million people during the Super Bowl. The top-line SX Limited is a new addition to the Optima lineup for 2012. It joins the base LX,......
  • Obama's Republican Army sec'y: McHugh

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama today nominated a longtime Republican congressman from New York state, Rep. John McHugh, to serve as secretary of the Army. McHugh, 60, is a ninth-term member of the U.S. House from rural upstate New......
  • Guantanamo: Albatross for the military

     
    by Mark Silva Here's another call for the closing of Guantanamo Bay: From Army Gen. David Petraeus. Closing the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, will purge the United States of a symbol that enemies have used to divide the......
  • Don't ask, don't tell: Iraq vet's repeal duty

     
    by Josh Drobnyk The congressional effort to reverse the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays and lesbians in the military has landed on the desk of Rep. Patrick Murphy, an Iraq war veteran and Bronze Star winner who......
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    Under the 'interesting e-mails' category, we have a new submission. The Central Virginia Historic Preservation Foundation, based in Ashland, dropped us a note recently in regards to the Aug. 20 discovery of a human skeleton in the Powhatan Chimney...
  • Shimkus walked on Obama: 'Frustrated'

     
    by Mark Silva Rep. Joe Wilson, the South Carolina Republican who yelled at President Barack Obama during his address to Congress this week, wasn't the only one unhappy with what he heard. Rep. John Shimkus, a Republican from Illinois, walked......
  • Jack Reed: Afghanistan and health care

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Jack Reed, Democrat from Rhode Island and a West Point graduate, was fresh from a meeting at the Pentagon this morning when he was asked about the decision that President Barack Obama faces about troop deployments......