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  • Christie's challenge in Iowa: Courting conservatives

    MARION, Iowa Inside a diner crammed with television cameras and national reporters in this town just outside Cedar Rapids, Joe Mallie gave a glimpse of the challenge that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could confront in wooing conservative voters to...
  • Carlyle co-founder gives $12 million to restore Robert E. Lee home

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - David Rubenstein, co-founder of private equity firm Carlyle Group LP and a Washington philanthropist, has donated $12.3 million to restore the home of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery....
  • Poquoson residents get 10 percent discount on flood insurance

    Poquoson homeowners qualify for a 10 percent reduction on flood insurance since the Federal Emergency Management Agency upgraded the city's community rating. This amounts to an average savings of $93 on annual premiums, and a total savings of $303,776...
  • James MacGregor Burns dies at 95; Pulitzer-winning historian

    James MacGregor Burns, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and political scientist who analyzed the nature of presidential leadership and wrote candid biographies of Franklin D. Roosevelt and John F. Kennedy, died Tuesday at his home in Williamstown, Mass....
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.
    Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings. Often...
  • Republicans rant but offer no solutions

    Apparently there's a contest among Republicans to see who can be more shameless and irresponsible in criticizing President Barack Obama's foreign policy. So far, Chris Christie is winning. The New Jersey governor alleged Saturday that “the...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 16: Eastern State land; Recycling; Measuring tourism

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 16: Eastern State land; Recycling; Measuring tourism
    Eastern State land "Eastern State Hospital has built two buildings that house all the patients now and the state will eventually sell the extra 400 acres of property. I keep hearing people suggest in the Last Word that the some of the excess land should...
  • Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards

    Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
  • Cruiser cut plan raises carrier questions

    Cruiser cut plan raises carrier questions
    Congress and the Navy might have settled a debate over aircraft carriers, but they're still squabbling over the ships that serve as escorts. The fate of Navy cruisers, workhorses of the fleet that protect carriers on the open seas, has national and...
  • Boehner suit: Two branches divided: My Word

    Boehner suit: Two branches divided: My Word
    House Speaker John Boehner announced last month that he would be bringing legal charges against the executive branch. "[T]he president has not faithfully executed the law," Boehner claims, addressing the overuse of the executive order. That begs the...
  • Meet Mike Burgess, the man who beat the Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton in a home run derby

    Mike Burgess has bounced around in the minors, from Hagerstown to Corpus Christi, for eight seasons. Burgess, a former first-round draft pick with big power and big promise that remains unfulfilled, might not ever make it to the top. He's 25 and still...
  • Which Is Correct: 'The Ukraine' Or 'Ukraine'?

    Q: Why is Ukraine sometimes called "the Ukraine"? – Deb Carter, Felton, Calif. A: This is a timely and relevant question, loaded with geopolitical implications. And it raises a far more serious issue: why we sometimes call Donald Trump "The Donald....