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Kevin Mitchell

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  • Question of the day: What’s your all-time favorite baseball call? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave comments letting us know what's your favorite call of all time. [Updated at 11:28 a.m.: Ben Bolch,......
  • Former Padre pleads not guilty to golf course attack

    Former Padre pleads not guilty to golf course attack
    A former San Diego Padre accused of attacking a man in a South Bay golf course last week pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony assault and battery charges. Kevin Mitchell, who played third base for the Padres in 1987 and was the National League's Most...
  • More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees

    More for Your Money: The quest for transparent airline fees
    If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...
  • Aviation security hassles, weaknesses persist

    Aviation security hassles, weaknesses persist
    Major vulnerabilities persist in the decade since air travelers sacrificed convenience and privacy for the promise of heightened security in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, and the message from the government and security watchdogs is that there still ...
  • Bill aims to scuttle new airfare pricing rule

    Bill aims to scuttle new airfare pricing rule
    Enjoy the government's new airfare rule. It might not last. On Jan. 26, the U.S. Department of Transportation began requiring airlines and ticket agents to quote fares that include all mandatory taxes and fees. Since 1988, they'd been allowed to...
  • FAA bill a mixed bag for air travelers

    FAA bill a mixed bag for air travelers
    It took five years of debate and more than two dozen short-term extensions, but the legislation finally passed last week. When I started writing this column in 2009, almost every trade group in Washington told me that the FAA bill was the single most...
  • On the road to D.C. -- Pound cake and fog

     
    So here we are, 53 passengers and two alternating drivers, heading north on I-95 toward the inauguration. It???s cold, dark and foggy outside, and as I write this we???re somewhere in South Carolina, approaching 4:30 a.m. We???ve had one dicey......
  • Road to inauguration: Biscuits and grits in N.C.

     
    We made our way through the foggy night and just rejuvenated with a big old country breakfast at the Cracker Barrel in North Fayetteville, N.C. ???Interesting atmosphere,??? said Sarsha Russell, an 18-year-old Australian, about her first visit to the...
  • Next stop, inauguration

     
    We're on the road again ??? Washington, D.C., here we come. We pulled out of the hotel at 3:42 a.m, about an hour earlier than expected, after concerns about traffic and weather caused organizer Kevin Mitchell to err on......
  • On the road again: Florida here we come

     
    We???re back on the bus. With sore knees, aching backs and warm memories of a cold historic day in Washington, D.C., the occupants of Twin Hearts Tours Bus No. 504 are headed back to South Florida. We left our hotel......
  • Airlines tacking on more fees and charges

    As Sarah Johnston budgets for her family's annual post- Christmas trek to Ft. Myers, Fla., there's a new expense to consider: the cost of checking bags for her family of six. Luggage fees are one of a host of new charges in store for many infrequent...
  • Trial Begins for Father Accused of Homicide

    Today begins the trial for a man accused of killing his 6-month old daughter. The girl died last May, now prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against her father. Since the case came to light in May, prosecutors have said this baby was abused for...