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  • Tornadoes tear across Southern states, killing at least 44

    Tornadoes tear across Southern states, killing at least 44
    Crews went door-to-door today searching debris for more victims of deadly tornadoes that ripped the roof off a shopping mall, pummeled mobile homes and blew apart warehouses as they tore across four states. At least 44 people were killed throughout the...
  • Slow economy isn't stopping retail growth

    Slow economy isn't stopping retail growth
    Despite a weakening economy and talk of a recession, retailers are building more stores in the Lehigh Valley. Construction of several shopping malls is under way but most of the stores aren't scheduled to open until spring 2009. Target will be an anchor...
  • Lewis: McCain/Palin = George Wallace?

     
    In today's big campaign tiff, civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, cited by John McCain just a few weeks ago as one of the wise men of Washington, compared McCain's campaign tactics to George Wallace's race baiting......
  • John McCain and George Wallace

     
    by Frank James A thought about Rep. John Lewis statement on the McCain-Palin campaign's tactics. Few members of Congress have John Lewis's moral authority which comes from his repeatedly placing his life and limb on the line during the Civil-Rights......
  • Obama: Healthcare reform now or never

     
    by Mark Silva at 1:55 pm and updated at 8:20 pm EDT The word from Air Force One, returning today from a West Coast party fundraising event, was that President Barack Obama put out an airborne telephone call to a......
  • On Jeff Sessions: 'Tell Me More'

     
    by Mark Silva J. Gerald Hebert, a former senior trial attorney in the Civil Rights division of the Department of Justice, was one of the voices who derailed Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III in his bid for a federal judgeship in......
  • Candidate: Lies simply 'false information'

     
    by Mark Silva Sometimes, candidates have to face facts. Such as Antwon Womack, a candidate for the School Board in Birmingham, Ala., who misrepresented his age and education and now faces a career crisis. The young candidate claimed on his......
  • FAU faces a game without QB Rusty Smith

     
    Well, it???s not definitive, and appears it won???t be until tomorrow, but Howard Schnellenberger released this statement this afternoon: ???Rusty was examined today (Monday). We will have a full report on Tuesday and will begin our game preparation then....
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 8, 1960

     
    That Silly Season's With Us Rather Early You've heard of the "silly season." It's a special time of year when everything, and everybody, goes haywire. People stop behaving like people. Animals don't act like animals. What generally happens is college boys...
  • FAU 2010 football sked is out, via the backdoor

     
    Maybe FAU is going to hold onto its schedule for release during the spring game. But since everyone else has released theirs, there is no mystery left. The whos were all known, it was just the when that was......
  • How Arizona’s anti-brown laws affect all Americans

     
    Guest Writer: Ravi Kumar Perry, Ph.D. Ravi Kumar Perry is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Dr. Perry’s teaching interests include African-American politics, urban and local politics, race and...
  • FAU for Florida Atlantic -- is shorter better?

     
    In the age of the internet, us scribes are being asked to be mindful of SEOs ande URLs and how people find stuff on the web. So things like how people search for information on Florida Atlantic University take......