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  • State Of The Union — A Night Of Nonsense

    In the 12 months we have to steel ourselves for the next State of the Union spectacle, let us count the ways that this spawn of democratic Caesarism — presidency-worship — has become grotesque. It would be the most embarrassing ceremony in the...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
  • Obama slanders the 1920s to justify his failures

    "When it comes to our foreign policy, you seem to want to import the foreign policies of the 1980s, just like the social policies of the 1950s and the economic policies of the 1920s," President Barack Obama told Mitt Romney in their final debate. Obama...
  • Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner

    Frank Neuhauser dies at 97; first national spelling bee winner
    The word had already baffled one contestant when Frank Neuhauser confidently spelled it right — "G-L-A-D-I-O-L-U-S" — to win the first national spelling bee in 1925. Luck was his ally. Although he had studied for months with his mill-worker...
  • Cal McLish dies at 84; pitched in first All-Star game played in Los Angeles

    Cal McLish dies at 84; pitched in first All-Star game played in Los Angeles
    Cal McLish, who pitched in the first major league baseball All-Star game played in Los Angeles, has died. He was 84. McLish died Thursday at his home in Edmond, Okla., after a long battle with leukemia, said a spokesman for the Matthews Funeral Home....
  • 10 things you might not know about the Chicago Bears

    10 things you might not know about the Chicago Bears
    The Chicago Bears owe their name to the Chicago Cubs. The idea was that the brawny, upstart footballers were physically larger than Cubs — they were as big as Bears. Now the Chicago Bears are the biggest sports team in town. But it didn't begin that...
  • Was one of Georgetown's canine mascots a war hero?

     
    FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: One of Georgetown's canine mascots was a war hero. The first live animal mascot in college football was "Handsome Dan," a bulldog who was purchased by Yale student Andrew Graves in 1889. The bulldog became quite popular......
  • Fires in Florida and Cornwall, N.Y., destroy bits of history

     
    Fires in the eastern United States have destroyed two vastly different bits of irreplaceable history: a legendary cypress tree in Florida and an industrial complex in the New York community of Cornwall....
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (mp3) WLS-AM: Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crains Chicago Business, Ray Long of the......
  • Dorworth, Florida House pay homage to The Senator

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida House just paid tribute to the 3,500-year-old bald cypress tree near Longwood known as The Senator, a tree that was older than the Roman empire but was burned to the ground in January by a meth addict. Rep. Chris Dorworth,...
  • Supercommittee #fail

     
    A congressional invention designed so that it would not fail, is -- barring a last-minute revelation -- going to fail. Pennsylvania's U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said as much during a Sunday morning appearance on CBS's Face the Nation. "Well, I......
  • Renaissance Vinoy Resort offers special for Central Florida residents

     
    The historic Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club in St. Petersburg is offering a limited-time special available only to those who live within Central Florida. The property, marking its 85th anniversary this year, is giving locals a reduced rat...