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  • Broward budget cuts: Getting less for more

     
    With another round of budget cuts coming to Broward for the new fiscal year that starts Oct. 1, maybe it's time to come up with a new slogan for the county. Some suggestions: --Doing less, charging more. --The city never......
  • Orioles odds

     
    BodogLife.com provides updated World Series odds. The Orioles are 300-1, so hit the ATM on your way home. Here’s the list: Boston Red Sox: 3/1 Chicago Cubs: 7/2 Tampa Bay Rays: 9/2 Los Angeles Angels: 7/1 Chicago White Sox: 12/1......
  • McCain at NAACP wins points if not votes

     
    by Frank James It's doubtful Sen. John McCain won over many African-American voters today with his appearance before the NAACP convention. Sen. Barack Obama pretty much has upwards of 90 percent of the black vote sewn up if only because,......
  • Today's lineup/news and notes

     
    Damon dh Jeter ss Abreu rf Rodriguez 3b Sexson 1b Cano 2b Cabrera cf Molina c Christian lf Mussina p Notes: Roderick Boone here. Crazy thing happened this morning as I'm pulling into the official parking lot at the Stadium.......
  • Pine Tar Game was 25 years ago today

     
    On the 25th anniversary of the Pine Tar Game, here is a remembrance by a sports p.r. friend who at the time was a Yankees p.r. staffer. How can I resist linking to a story that mentions a Kidsday interview......
  • County attorney candidates

     
    The Gloucester supervisors will hold three meetings to interview candidates for the vacant county attorney position, currently being filled on an interim basis by Barbara Rose. The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday at 4 p.m. and Aug. 5 at 3....
  • A new hire?

     
    The interviews for candidates for county administrator are over and we're wondering if today is the day Gloucester will announce a hiring. It would make sense because tonight is a meeting of the Board of Supervisors, when the logical time......
  • Fellas: Women Really Do Care About Your Car

     
    I totally knew it. A survey by UK autoparts company Kwik-Fit found that 75% of women admitted to dating a guy primarily because they liked the car he drove. More shamefully, another 23% owned up to turning down a date......
  • Everything Favre

     
    Brett Favre???s jersey is so popular it occupies the top two spots in the list of the NFL???s top-selling jerseys at NFLShop.com. That???s right: his brand new New York Jets jersey ranks No. 1 among jerseys sold between April 1......
  • Assemb. on county e-invite: 'Definitely a mistake'

     
    It was Assemb. Michelle Schimel???s birthday Friday. She had a party plus ???Hoedown and Square Dance??? at the Great Neck home of Gloria and Jerry Landsberg. The Great Neck Democrat was accepting gifts of $100 to $500. At least......
  • Boomer TV: Woodstock anniversary

     
    This weekend marks the 39th anniversary of that romp-in-the-mud known as the Woodstock Music and Art Fair. You won't see a lot of hype this year, but the marketing around next year's round number anniversary is sure to be substantial.......
  • Isaac Hayes Remembered on VH1

     
    To honor the memory of soul superstar Isaac Hayes, VH1 Classic and VH1 Soul will air The Golden Globe nominated documentary ???Wattstax??? on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Filmmaker Mel Stuart captured the August 20, 1972 Wattstax music festival known......