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  • State tourism offices

    States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-...
  • A new Great Depression? It's different this time

    A new Great Depression? It's different this time
    Dysfunctional capital markets, frantic central banks, stressed-out consumers, fear and uncertainty -- all are alarming echoes of the global economic cataclysm of the 1930s. Which raises the inevitable question: Could another Great Depression be lurking...
  • Obama's economic team has Clinton feel

     
    ( Chicago Tribune photo by Zbigniew Bzdak ) by Frank James We're all waiting for President-elect Obama's first post-election press conference this afternoon at 2:30 pm Eastern Time. Before that press conference, which will be held at the Hilton......
  • Digital TV shift may be delayed

     
    by Frank James Don't get rid of those old analog televisions yet. The national transition to digital television was supposed to occur next month on Feb. 17. But some key members of Congress and the Obama presidential transition may engineer......
  • Rep. Dingell sets House longevity record

     
    Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, left, and former President Bill Clinton, share a laugh at a Capitol Hill ceremony honoring Dingell (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson) by Frank James "Change" was the rallying cry of last year's......
  • Tobacco regulation approved by House

     
    by Rebecca Cole The House today voted to give the Food and Drug Administration unprecedented powers to regulate the tobacco industry, after years of crusading by anti-smoking groups for the government to exert more control. The measure would allow the.......
  • Waxman kicks off climate debate

     
    By Jim Tankersley House Democratic leaders unveiled a sweeping plan to fight climate change and boost renewable energy this morning, including mandates for renewable electricity nationwide and a market-based system for reducing greenhouse gas emissions....
  • Biden touts the smart grid

     
    (Vice President Joe Biden speaks to soldiers at Whiteman Air Force base in Missouri today. Photo by Charlie Riedel / AP) by Rebecca Cole Vice President Joe Biden today unveiled details for distributing more than $3.3 billion in stimulus......
  • Obama: 'Revitalizing' consumer safety

     
    by Mark Silva In naming a new chairman for the Consumer Product Safety Commission today, expanding the size of the commission and boosting its budget, President Barack Obama said protecting consumers will be "a top priority'' of his administration. The......
  • House healthcare deal: September vote

     
    by Noam N. Levey and Janet Hook After weeks of factional debate that threatened to derail healthcare legislation, House Democrats reached a critical deal today that paved the way for the chamber to vote on a healthcare overhaul in September.......
  • Today on PolitiCal: Jerry Brown gets a Democratic challenger. Business group goes on the attack.

     
    While he's all but assured the Democratic nomination, Jerry Brown technically has some challengers in June. The California Chamber of Commerce launched a new ad -- but don't call it an anti-Brown ad. Brown may not have the dollars to......
  • Detectives seek public's help in killing of 19-year-old whose nude body was dumped near 105 freeway

     
    Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives asked for the public's help Tuesday in their investigation into the brutal death of Edwinta Hereford, 19, whose nude body was found dumped on the side of the 105 Freeway in Paramount nine days ago.......