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  • Brown argues for his budget plan in State of the State address

    Brown argues for his budget plan in State of the State address
    Gov. Jerry Brown told lawmakers that "it would be unconscionable" not to let voters decide whether to pay more taxes to help balance the budget, using his first State of the State address as California's 39th governor to press Republicans to agree to a...
  • Local protesters call for Libyan ruler's ouster

    Sarah Burshan sent dozens of cell phone texts and Facebook messages, eager for any sign that her cousins in Libya survived the violent crackdown of recent protests that rocked the North African nation. Her mother, Amal Burshan, tried phone calls and...
  • In Theory: Can Islam and democracy coexist?

    Q. The pro-democracy uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have resonated around the world, with even the Wall Street Journal going so far as to headline one column, “The Arab World's 1989?” Hosni Mubarak's resignation from his position as...
  • Gas prices here break $4

    Gas prices here break $4
    For the first time since the summer of 2008, gasoline prices in Chicago have climbed over the $4 mark. The BP station at Lawrence Avenue and Marine Drive in Uptown is charging $4.09 for a gallon of regular this morning. $4.29 for premium. "It's crazy...
  • Gas prices top $4 in Chicago, is Central Indiana next?

    Gas prices top $4 in Chicago, is Central Indiana next?
    If your weekend plans include a trip north to the Windy City, get ready to pay for it. Some gas stations in Chicago rose above the $4 mark for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline. It's the first tiem since the summer of 2008 that prices have been that...
  • November 30: Author - Veronica Kavass and Thomas Sanders Talk About the Book, The Last Good War

    November 30: Author - Veronica Kavass and Thomas Sanders Talk About the Book, The Last Good War
    The Last Good War Visit the blog: www.lastgoodwar.blogspot.com To purchase a copy of the book: The Last Good War: The Faces and Voices of World War II Events: Tuesday, November 30 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Belmont Village at Geneva Road 545 Belmont Lane...
  • Religion, no; relationships, yes

    Religion, no; relationships, yes
    Here's another look at a religious leader in South Florida. Today we're talking with the Rev. Andrew Coleman of Sheridan Hills Baptist Church, Hollywood. Q: Is it easy or hard to become pastor of a church that you grew up in? A: I think it's a great...
  • French Police: Massacre Video Not Sent by Gunman

    French Police: Massacre Video Not Sent by Gunman
    TOULOUSE, France -- A video apparently showing a Muslim gunman's attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school was sent to the Al-Jazeera news network, but not by the alleged killer, French police said Tuesday. Al-Jazeera on Tuesday decided not to air a...
  • Police Searching for Men Involved in Two Woodland Robberies

    Police are looking for men who robbed two different people on Saturday and Sunday in Woodland. The first victim was 24-year-old Antonio Bautista. The robbery took place around 9:45 p.m. on Saturday on Abele Street and Sierra Street in Woodland....
  • No threat seen for Bin Laden death anniversary

    No threat seen for Bin Laden death anniversary
    Just days before the one-year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, federal authorities are telling partners around the country there is no specific, credible threat to the U.S. homeland but they remain concerned "lone wolf" terrorists could use the...
  • British WWII fighter found in Egyptian desert

    British WWII fighter found in Egyptian desert
    As German Gen. Erwin Rommel chased British forces across the North African desert, a stray Royal Air Force fighter crashed in the blistering sands of the Egyptian Sahara on June 28, 1942. The pilot was never heard from again. The damaged Kittyhawk P-40 --...
  • Dr Steve Talks With Lynda Carter

    Dr Steve Talks With Lynda Carter
    For info about Lynda, click HERE. To purchase her CD, click HERE.   About Lynda: Performed in a band during high school called 'Just Us', which consisted of a marimba, a congo drum, an acoustic guitar, and a stand-up bass played by another girl....