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Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell has asked that all state flags be lowered to half-staff Friday to commemorate Pearl Harbor Day and to honor all the Americans who fought in World War II. "The attack on Pearl Harbor continues to serve as an important reminder that...
Channel 2 NewsJust as 9-11 ushered in the war on terror, the attack on Pearl Harbor ushered in World War II 60 years earlier. Just before the attack, as Alaska fortified its coast against the Japanese, four army fireman died as they attempted to put out a grass fire...
The Hartford CourantThe state Senate voted Thursday night to raise the minimum wage - an issue that has been controversial through the years. The latest version calls for raising the wage by 75 cents per hour over two years with no index for inflation. As such, the wage...
Although there's still a great deal to be learned about the scandals and controversies swirling around the White House like so many ominous dorsal fins in the surf, the nature of President Barack Obama's bind is becoming clear. The best defenses of his...
There is no way to make up for decades of discrimination that crippled the proud history of black farm ownership. But we can do our best to move forward. In 1999 the U.S. Department of Agriculture agreed to settle the civil rights lawsuit Pigford v...
By WILLIAM P. HOJNACKI I am very disappointed in the way that the Obama administration is dealing with the Republicans in the ongoing discussions concerning the federal budget. The administration has, once again, allowed the Republicans to set the agenda...
My nomination for American hero of the 20th century is someone who lived half his life in disguise and the other half as the world's most recognizable man. He appeared on more radio broadcasts than Ellery Queen and in more movies than Marlon Brando, who...
Tags: Ku Klux Klan, Entertainment, Nazi Party, Heroism, Radio
Years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed four fundamental freedoms that all people everywhere ought to enjoy: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want and freedom from fear. Of the four, freedom from fear is the most difficult...
WASHINGTON -- It's been five years since the onset of the financial crisis -- the rescue of Bear Stearns in March 2008 -- and we still don't know whether the financial system is safe. In a recent speech, Daniel Tarullo, the Federal Reserve's point man...
Tags: Banking, Woodrow Wilson, Consumers, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Judges
Barbershop singing has remained on a short list of activities that might be enjoyed equally by teenagers and octogenarians since a revival of the turn-of-the-century music took off in the 1930s. A Naperville chapter of men's barbershop vocalists who...
Terrorism, whether practiced in the U.S. or overseas, can be defined as a deliberate act of violence to instill fear in a target audience. We fight terrorism when we stay calm but resolute; we abet terrorists when our response is to panic or try to foment...
Tags: Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Shootings, George W. Bush, Firearms, Sports
Franklin D. Roosevelt concluded his 1941 State of the Union address by describing four universal freedoms that, as the right of all people, justified American involvement in the Second World War. When it came to the fourth freedom, "freedom from fear",...
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