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In its attempt to turn the tables on Mitt Romney following the Republican presidential nominee's big win in the first presidential debate, President Obama's campaign has sought to enlist Big Bird. The president has repeatedly reminded supporters at...
Two of the more memorable observations to come out of Mitt Romney during the first presidential debate had to do with fibs and Big Bird. The candidate said that as the father of sons, he knows that repeating a lie doesn't make it true. As to the latter?...
I still remember — although details are somewhat cloudy now, the gist of it is still clear as bell — the night when my teen and toddler brother and sisters, my father, some workers on the farm and I sat around a fire, on a somewhat cold night,...
Staff WriterA letter urging Janet Napolitano, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, to be directly involved in a solution to expedite northbound pedestrian traffic affected by high temperatures is expected to be signed by the Imperial County Board of...
Change of SubjectFormer WBEZ-FM 91.5 PR director Merillee Clark Redmond has sent over this remembrance Carole Nolan, who transformed the station from a sleepy, part-time classroom-of-the-air outlet to a full-service public radion station, died early this morning at age...
Contributing writerRobby Henson says he knows period history films cut against the grain of Hollywood — they don’t fit nicely into the popcorn-movie category for teen audiences. “But a good story is what the best screenplays are based on, and history...
MIAMI — When Citrix Systems redesigned its Fort Lauderdale, Fla., offices last fall, managers had a mission in mind: Kick-start creativity by getting employees to talk more and sit less. The new layout encourages workers to move around,...
Stanley Harrison, a communications and writing teacher who edited a scholarly journal about H.L. Mencken, died of cardiac arrest after a stroke April 5 at the home of a friend in Miami Beach, Fla. He was 81 and lived in Florida and Woodbine. Born in East...
What, exactly, does Mitt Romney have against Big Bird? Well, he doesn't want the feathered 8-foot-tall bird on the federal dole. At least not when he's president. Romney, the 2012 Republican candidate and former governor of Massachusetts, has taken...
With the primaries in full swing, the cowboy poetry festival and Big Bird have returned to the news. The Nevada festival is the most recent whipping boy for those who oppose government funding of the arts. Mitt Romney joined this chorus by suggesting...
For the last 20 years, the charming Grover Norquist has been perhaps the most successful of American political entrepreneurs, having used a letterhead and small office to secure "no tax" pledges from a near-majority of Congress members and myriads of...
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