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  • 2009 commitment list

    Updated list of verbal (non-binding) college commitments from Florida high school football players and to Florida colleges for the Class of 2009. Among the college listings, the first number is the total number of commits, followed by the number of...
  • Spike Lee to be honored at Silverdocs film fest

    Spike Lee to be honored at Silverdocs film fest
    Spike Lee, the Oscar-nominated director of "Do the Right Thing," will be honored at this year's Silverdocs film festival for his documentary work including "When the Levees Broke," on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, organizers said on Wednesday....
  • 'American Idol' Winner Says 'I Do'

    The Velvet Teddy Bear has found his Mrs. Bear. "American Idol" champ Ruben Studdard and Surata Zuri McCants got married Saturday, June 28, in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama, reports People. Studdard, 29, and McCants, 30, tied the knot at Canterbury...
  • About Andrea Fine

    Welcome to the Sanford Neighborhood Blog, I am Andrea Fine and I live in Sanford with my husband Louie and our 3 dogs. I am a Safety Professional and have been in the utility construction industry for more than 20 years. We moved to Sanford 11 years ago...
  • Pellicano lawyers act to shift case's focus

    Defense attorneys for Anthony Pellicano have asked prosecutors for documents they say will show that authorities first investigated the Hollywood private eye for allegedly audiotaping an FBI agent. The government has said the long-running probe stemmed...
  • Unfinished business

    TWO WEEKS AGO, the House of Representatives voted 422 to 2 to pass a bill called the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act. It would authorize up to $13.5 million a year in new federal spending for investigations into "cold case" killings like...
  • 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......