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  • Emanuel appoints residency challenge lawyer to port authority board

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday named an attorney who kept him on the Election Day ballot to a board overseeing port authority issues, one of more than two dozen appointments made ahead of the holiday weekend. Michael K. Forde, a partner at Mayer Brown,...
  • Day of terror in New York: Pages from a reporter's 9/11 journal

    Day of terror in New York: Pages from a reporter's 9/11 journal
    The brown-leather journal is my passport to Sept. 11, 2001. When I hold it in my hands, images and memories are no further away than yesterday. I had no notebook with me when my husband and I dropped our children, 8 and 4, at school that morning. Then...
  • WTC 1 Surpasses Empire State, Becomes NYC's Tallest Building

    WTC 1 Surpasses Empire State, Becomes NYC's Tallest Building
    It's taken two different designs, dozens of revisions and nine years, but One World Trade Center has finally become what it was intended to be when it was first conceived after the 9/11 attacks: the tallest building in New York. That milestone...
  • Architecture review: National September 11 Memorial

    Architecture review: National September 11 Memorial
    If you were expecting the National September 11 Memorial to turn out to be a visionary or uncompromising monument to human tragedy and architectural destruction, you probably haven't been paying sustained attention to the process that created it. And...
  • Villaraigosa names panel to review security at LAX

     
    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Thursday announced the creation of a 26-member panel to thoroughly review security measures at Los Angeles International Airport, which has been identified as a top potential target for terrorists. The panel will look into...
  • Scott names defense contractor to head environmental protection

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov.-elect Rick Scott's choice to head the state's environmental protection agency is a Louisiana-educated environmental lawyer who works for a ship-building defense contractor. Scott named Herschel Vinyard as Secretary of the...
  • Jetty Park event bidding cruise ship a bon voyage

     
    In case you haven't heard enough about the Disney Dream, the Canaveral Port Authority will be holding a celebration tomorrow as the new ship departs from the port. The celebration is set for 4 to 6 p.m. at Jetty Park, with the ship expected to pass...
  • Public invited to today’s celebration for maiden voyage of Disney Dream

     
    The Disney Dream heads out on her maiden voyage this afternoon, and the public is invited to a “sail-a-bration” at Jetty Park, which is adjacent to Port Canaveral, LaughingPlace.com reports. Radio Disney AM 990 and Lite 99.3 radio station will...
  • Board appointments: Hotelier Paul Tang to lead Visit Orlando

     
    It's January, and that can only mean appointments to industry boards. Visit Orlando, which is what the Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau now calls itself, elected hotelier Paul Tang as its chairman. Tang, vice president and managing...
  • 'House' recap: Die, Masters, die!

     
    Honesty not only isn’t the best policy, in some cases, it needs to be taken out and maimed. Nowhere is that more evident than when Dr. Martha M. Masters (3M) is confronted with an “ethical dilemma.” (I use the quotes......
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: House Bill Targets Insurance Requirement.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We start this morning with news that a Republican state House member from Tioga County is flogging legislation barring enforcement of a key part of the federal healthcare bill that requires people to buy insurance.......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: Santorum's Magical Mystery Tour.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Now that Fox News has handed him his walking papers, it looks like Our Rick has plenty of time to devote to his true vocation: securing the GOP nomination for president in 2012 without making......