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  • Where to cut spending? Hmmm...

     
    If elected president, Mitt Romney will cut federal spending, you betcha. But where? The Weekly Standard's Stephen F. Hayes asked him and he declined to say: I anticipate that there will be departments and agencies that will either be eliminated......
  • Federal education leaders urge families to compare college costs

     
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday urged parents and students to explore the federal government’s national online tool for college costs. The tuition figures listed in the newly revised College Affordability and Transparency Center...
  • In China, questions abound despite verdict in Gu Kailai trial

     
    Legal experts are questioning the trial of Gu Kailai -- the wife of a former Chinese Politburo member -- who was given a suspended death sentence for poisoning British businessman Neil Heywood....
  • Young officially takes over as UW president

    Young officially takes over as UW president
    New University of Washington President Michael Young began his first official day as “Top Dawg”¬†Tuesday, saying his new role is an enormous privilege and he’s looking forward to being a Husky. Young, 61, takes over just days after the...
  • Briefs: Gaytan-Leach wins

    Former Corona del Mar High standout Cierra Gaytan-Leach, now at the University of Texas, won in doubles over the weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Assn. summer circuit tournament at The Tennis Club Newport Beach. Gaytan-Leach, who will be a sophomore...
  • 201 Ellinson Court, Williamsburg, VA 23185

    201 Ellinson Court, Williamsburg, VA 23185
    On March 12th, Margaret D. Barry sold her residence at 201 Ellinson Ct. in Williamsburg, VA to James M. Derham and Joleen Schweitzer. The home was purchased for $655,000. James M. Derham is the Chief of Party at Development Alternatives, Inc., an...
  • Junk food 'addiction' is all too real

    Junk food 'addiction' is all too real
    Settled on the sofa watching the usual rubbish on TV, I notice that predictable, uncontrollable, nightly craving. At first, I sit there, fighting it. But the longer I fight, the worse it gets. After 20 minutes, I can't concentrate on anything, I feel...
  • Leap of faith helped give William Crute new life as an artist

    Long before William Crute had his first one-man show, he was staging exhibits for other artists. For 13 years, in fact, his Hilton Village Gallery ranked among the region's most successful, helping build the careers of such prominent figures as Barclay...
  • Concussions in pros lead to attention in youth sports

    Concussions in pros lead to attention in youth sports
    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than 20 years, Dr. Gerard Gioia has treated children with brain injuries. For the last seven, he's focused his research on concussions in youth sports. He's noticed significant strides in that field lately — thanks,...
  • Health law's aim: Multiple vaccines for more people

    Health law's aim: Multiple vaccines for more people
    It's flu season: Time to get your flu shot. For many adults and their doctors, if they discuss immunizations at all, the conversation ends there. It shouldn't. There are several vaccines that adults need, depending on their age and risk factors, to...
  • US Diplomat Richard Holbrooke Dies

    US Diplomat Richard Holbrooke Dies
    An administration official says Richard Holbrooke, a longtime U.S. diplomat who wrote part of the Pentagon Papers, was the architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace plan and served as President Barack Obama's special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, has died....
  • DeMarco's run seals Monarchs' win against Gardner-Webb

    Monty Smalley's 32-yard punt return with 4:31 remaining in the fourth quarter electrified the crowd in the fourth quarter after sitting on its hands through two scoreless quarters.  Approaching the opportunity at Gardner-Webb's 20-yard line with a now-...