July 17, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

Presidential politics

Inside the Statehouse

The protracted Democratic Presidential Race is finally over. Freshman Illinois Senator Barack Obama will be the Democratic nominee. More...

Lies and rumors of lies

From The Nethermost

I'm running again. Several years ago, I had to stop running as a result of my failing to act my age: I tried to pick up too much weight. More...

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Tanker contract to be rebid

Congress Reports

In yet another chapter of the story of the Air Force's mission for a new fleet of aerial refueling tankers, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates last week announced an expedited re-competition of the tanker contract. More...

Shop close to home

Our Opinions

The fuel crisis is getting worse. Regular gasoline has now topped $4 a gallon locally. The higher cost of driving requires a change in habits for a lot of folks. More...