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  • Miami woman finds herself as legal guardian for more than 800 children

    Miami woman finds herself as legal guardian for more than 800 children
    KENDALL, Fla. — The first emergency phone call of the morning is the one that wakes her up, and Nora Sandigo, 48, answers one of the three phones she keeps within reach of her bed. "Hello. How can I help?" she says, because someone is always...
  • Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters

    Defining 'patriotism' stirs pride, gratitude: Letters
    The 5 senses I have pondered what patriotism is for me. I believe one can touch it, smell it, feel it, see it and hear it. Patriotism is when I am able to shake the hand of a soldier in thanks for placing his or her life in harm's way for us. It is...
  • Fitness Files: The American way may shock you

    Haunting the nonfiction aisle at Newport Beach's libraries, I discover topics I never knew interested me — early submariners, distance swimmers, psychopaths, John Wilkes Booth's escape, beating Las Vegas casinos, venturesome entrepreneurs. My...
  • Kashkari plays up Republican loyalty on talk radio

    It was Neel Kashkari’s third gig as a talk radio guest host since he emerged from last month’s primary as Gov. Jerry Brown’s Republican challenger, and the pressure was on to walk the party line. One caller asked if Kashkari had...
  • Martin Kahn: Business startups trending among much younger crowd

    Looking over the economic landscape of America today is not a pretty sight. Upwards of 4 million unemployed have remained out of work for years. Wages continue to stagnate, family net worth has declined to what it was 10 years ago, a minimum wage debate...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 12: Real bathroom; Cat conundrum; Doughnuts vs. guns

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 12: Real bathroom; Cat conundrum; Doughnuts vs. guns
    Real bathroom, please "We live in the Villas at Five Forks that has had a non-functioning pool for 2 years so we have been going to Jamestown Beach. Not quite as nice as a pool, but it's always clean. It would be so nice if James City would build a real...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Are Republicans cold-hearted toward the poor?

    The image of the heartless, Scrooge-like Republican is a staple of the liberal imagination, but does it have any bearing in reality? Recent poll results from the Pew Research Center raise the question anew: They show that 86 percent of self-described...
  • Adjunct professors pushing for better pay, benefits

    MIAMI Kim Laffont worked three jobs and spent 31/2 hours a day commuting last semester. Though her students call her professor, Laffont is an adjunct professor and that one word makes all the difference. Her title may sound prestigious, but many of...
  • Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times

    Veterans help Chicago teens through 'war' times
    With smoky barbecue scent filling the air and '80s hip-hop thumping from a speaker, two inner-city teens led their teams up and down the forest preserve field in a friendly but spirited game of pickup football. Alex, 18 and wiry, weaves across the...
  • Farmers markets reaching more consumers who get nutritional benefits

    Farmers markets reaching more consumers who get nutritional benefits
    Mercy Mena arrived at Heart of the City Farmers Market in the shadow of San Francisco's City Hall on a crowded Wednesday. Before she meandered the stalls for fresh herbs, broccoli and nuts, she stopped at the main tent. After a swipe of her electronic...
  • More students will eat for free at school

    WASHINGTON Thousands more students could be eating school lunch completely free starting next fall, thanks to a 4-year-old federal program that is finally expanding to all 50 states. The expansion comes through the so-called Community Eligibility...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for June 28: Recycle bins; Assisted living; Confetti poppers

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for June 28: Recycle bins; Assisted living; Confetti poppers
    Recycle bins "I was surprised to read in Wednesday's Gazette that the savings from the new recycling service, although sizable, are so small. In the case of James City County, $450,000 in savings from the previous contract of $958,000 per annum. Service...