RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Daniel Webster

A collection of news and information related to Daniel Webster published by this site and its partners.

Top Daniel Webster Articles

Displaying items 37-48
  • President Harrison made history

    President Harrison made history
    If you want to break the boredom of a late winter Sunday, you could raise a cup of cheer to the memory of President William Henry Harrison, the nation's ninth president, who was sworn into office 171 years ago today. I'm also certain the details of...
  • Changing Maryland's gun laws may have little effect on crime, scholars say

    Changing Maryland's gun laws may have little effect on crime, scholars say
    John Josselyn stood at a gun range in Baltimore County on the warmest day of last week, ready for target practice with his .22-caliber pistol, and recalled how the simple threat of a gun once saved him from three thugs. The gun-rights advocate called it...
  • A suspect, few clues

    A suspect, few clues
    Nicholas Browning appeared on the television screen in a Towson courtroom yesterday, his dirty-blond hair tousled, wearing a jail-issued orange jumpsuit. The 15-year-old Dulaney High School sophomore answered the judge's questions with "ma'am," as he...
  • New Castle, Delaware

    New Castle, Delaware
    Go here: With its cobblestone streets, sweeping views of the Delaware River, grassy commons and rich architectural heritage, New Castle's historic district ranks among the finest heritage towns in the Mid-Atlantic. It's got history: William Penn first set...
  • VA clinic at Baldwin Park should stay open

    VA clinic at Baldwin Park should stay open
    If the bean-counters in Washington need a few reasons to keep the Veterans Affairs clinic near Baldwin Park open when the new VA hospital opens in Lake Nona, I can give them three. Their names are Patrick Egan, Nora Sawmiller and William Perdue Jr....
  • 'Complete streets' allow for safety of all who use roadways

    'Complete streets' allow for safety of all who use roadways
    In 2012, the most recent year for which data are available, 69 pedestrians and cyclists were killed in the Orlando metropolitan area — lives cut tragically short because we have failed to make common-sense, low-cost investments in safety. The sad...
  • Mica: Keep VA clinic open

    Mica: Keep VA clinic open
    U.S. Rep. John Mica, with support from other Central Florida congressmen, is pushing to keep open the Veterans Affairs clinic and two veterans housing centers on Lake Baldwin, even though those services are being moved to the new Veterans Affairs hospital...
  • Regulator accuses ITT for-profit college chain of predatory lending

    [Updated 1:45 p.m. PST Feb. 26: This post has been updated to include a response from ITT Educational Services and to reflect the closing stock price.] In its first action against a company in the for-profit college industry, the federal Consumer...
  • U.S. sues ITT over student loans

    U.S. sues ITT over student loans
    The U.S. consumer watchdog said on Wednesday it has sued ITT Educational Services Inc for what the agency says are predatory student lending practices that could lead borrowers to default on their loans. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
  • Marijuana: From Reefer Madness To Legal

    Dad made it quite clear: If he ever caught my older brother smoking reefer, he'd be out of the house. If Dad ever found the stuff in the house, he'd be out of the house. The word was marijuana would lead to harder drugs because it was a well-known...
  • The key to it all/ Lincoln's birthday, 2014

    An Italian exchange student once asked me what he should know in order to understand America. The best I could come up with on the spot was the U.S. Constitution, jazz and baseball. Later it would come to me that to study each of those only in the...
  • UCF, FSU, Citrus Bowl: WFTV talks football

    UCF, FSU, Citrus Bowl: WFTV talks football
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: Greg Warmoth is presenting "Central Florida Spotlight" from outside the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., where the BCS Championship will be played. "Central Florida Spotlight" airs at 12:30 p.m. Sunday...