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3 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Eugene Robinson: The GOP wave has failed to materialize

Meanwhile, back at the ranch -- as foreign events hog the spotlight -- why haven't Republicans sealed the deal on the coming election? When summer began, the conventional wisdom was that the GOP sorta kinda probably maybe would take control of the Senate in November.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Mary Landrieu, Mark Pryor, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Republican, Mitch McConnell

3 hrs ago | Boston Herald

30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence.


Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee

7 hrs ago | Penninsula News Review

B.C. VIEWS: Bleak summer for coastal ferry remake

There was an uproar in the B.C. legislature this spring when Transportation Minister Todd Stone went ahead with $19 million in cuts to low-usage coastal ferry routes.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

11 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Time for utility execs to start worrying: Thomas Elias

Executives of California's large privately owned utility companies don't usually have to worry about much.


Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Personal Finance, Retirement, August, CA

11 hrs ago | Hays Daily News

Crazy election season in Kansas

The silly season of fall politics is upon us, and the calendar hasn't even turned to the autumnal equinox.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, Life, Holidays, Autumnal Equinox, US Governors, Tax

14 hrs ago |

The JV team: Obama's unbelievable admission

Last Wednesday, the U.S. commander in chief said of the barbarians who are spreading the Dark Ages from Syria to Iraq: "We don't have a strategy yet."


18 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Abrami: Why I endorse Scott Brown

We are quickly approaching primary day which is Sept. 9. One of the key match-ups on the Republican side is the U.S. Senate race.


Related Topix: Scott Brown, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Edward Kennedy, Stratham, NH, Portsmouth, NH

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Courier News

Arizona shooting offers vital lessonsArizona shooting offers vital...

Arizona shooting offers vital lessons But we won't learn them if we don't allow emotions to play a role Check out this story on Jake Lewis, 9, plays with a toy gun in the back yard of his home in Fishers, Dec. 18, 2012.


Related Topix: Guns

News Democrat

Kentucky needs a new story

Jamestown now stands face to face with the impact of Fruit of the Loom's announcement in April that its Russell County plant is closing, which will cost the county one-third of its manufacturing jobs and hit its budget hard.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Jamestown, KY, Russell County, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear, University of Nebraska Lincoln

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Times of trouble and terror

William Barclay was the great expositor of the Bible, known throughout the world.


Related Topix: Israel, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Editorial: Collins inquiry should wait until election dust settles

If there is one thing all parties in the election can agree on, it is that an independent inquiry is needed to find out whether Judith Collins as Justice Minister was "gunning" for the head of the Serious Fraud Office during its investigation of Mark Hotchin and Hanover Finance.


Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Hong Kong's Hopes Crushed

The people of Hong Kong can plead or protest for democracy all they want, but they can only hold a sham election for Chief Executive in 2017.


Gazette Series

OPINION: Green Light with FGR fan John Light

SIX games played, twelve points won, four goals conceded and just three points from the top of the table.


Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.


Related Topix: Weather

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Playing politics with health care

WE WOULD congratulate Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett , if it were seemly to commend public officials for doing the obvious.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News

Bangor Daily News

Lower corporate tax rates. Now.

The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

The Age

Australia at the US's beck and call - again

Tony Abbott has agreed to a United States government request for Australia to transport military equipment on the Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules and C-17A Globemaster aircraft.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, US Military, US Air Force, Iraq

Journal and Courier

Father journeys to Vegas murder sceneFather journeys to Vegas murder...

Father journeys to Vegas murder scene Todd Woodruff journeys to Las Vegas looking for peace after daughter's cop-killing spree.


Related Topix: Obituaries

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Teen taking Lamborghini test drive dies in crash

A New York teen taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail.


LaGrange Daily News

How I know Bible is from God, part 6: Perfection

Please notice that I haven't said that "I believe the Bible is from God," though I certainly do.