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  • Gun laws and human nature

    In 1983 when President Reagan ordered the deployment of missiles in Europe as part of his "peace through strength" strategy to counter the Soviet Union, the very liberal town of Takoma Park, Md., declared itself a "nuclear free zone." City officials...
  • Europe bails itself out, for now

    PARIS -- The latest, and 20th, European "summit" meeting, held last week in Brussels, was symbolically a defeat for Germany's Angela Merkel, who agreed that Europe's permanent bailout fund could directly recapitalize certain troubled euro-zone banks after...
  • State College bars to receive $5,000 for not serving alcohol

     
    Here's one way to curb drinking in college towns: Pay bars not to serve alcohol. A town-and-gown partnership in State College announced Tuesday that it will offer local bars and restaurants $5,000 to refrain from serving alcohol Saturday on what......
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A well-regulated militia, part 3

     
    An ongoing email discussion with David Lombardo, founder and president of the Second Amendment Foundation for Education & Research, Shorewood, Ill. Part One, Part Two. To David: I think we've both laid our cases as well as we're going to.......
  • Elizabethtown drug sting nets 20 warrants, 700 bags of heroin

    Elizabethtown drug sting nets 20 warrants, 700 bags of heroin
    Twenty warrants were served early Wednesday morning as part of a massive drug sting. The arrests are the culmination of a six-month long investigation in which State Police troopers and Elizabethtown Police Department officers went undercover and...
  • Commentary: It's time to arm school personnel

    The echoes from the gunfire had scarcely subsided at Sandy Hook Elementary School before the hysterical pleadings from the gun haters for ever-tougher gun control laws reached a crescendo. Lamentable, but predictable. It happens every time somebody goes...
  • 'Gun Free' Zones Attract Killers

    A few things you won't hear about from the saturation coverage of the Newtown school massacre: •Mass shootings are no more common than they have been in past decades, despite the impression given by the media. •In fact, the high point for...
  • What Chicago can learn from Toronto

    What Chicago can learn from Toronto
    TORONTO — Luminato, the festival of arts, culture and ideas that just concluded in Canada's largest city, has only been held for four years. But this citywide extravaganza already attracts a collective audience in excess of 1 million and spends...
  • China still faces 'severity' in foreign trade, urges unity in Europe

    China still faces 'severity' in foreign trade, urges unity in Europe
    China’s foreign trade situation will face “continuing severity” this year, according to Commerce Minister Chen Deming in a statement Monday. But, “if lucky,” imports and exports could still grow about 10%, according to a...
  • New anti-piracy bill gets a thumb down from Hollywood

     
    U.S. lawmakers introduced new anti-piracy legislation Thursday that would give the U.S. International Trade Commission authority to crack down on foreign websites offering bootleg movies and other counterfeit goods....
  • 'Flowers of War's' Zhang Yimou on China's future — and Tom Hanks

     
    "The Flowers of War" director Zhang Yimou says China's rapidly growing film market will bring more foreign films into the country and, he hopes, more actors from the United States. Could Tom Hanks be one of them?...
  • Cannon: We can walk and chew gum. Gaetz: Where are we walking?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — A majority of the Florida Senate is pushing to delay passing a budget until later in the spring when economic conditions might ameliorate the need for deeper cuts to health-care or other services. Senate President-designate Don Gaetz,...