June 27, 2014

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Video - Canadian Liberal leader Justin Trudeau talks of tolerance ...

Video - Canadian Liberal leader Justin Trudeau talks of tolerance right after Muslim speaker quoted Koran on punishment of 'unbelievers'. Posted by Will MFS at...

State rule aims to simplify food truck sales

You can reach Staff Writer Elizabeth M. Cosin at 521-5276 or elizabeth.cosin@pressdemocrat.com. Change is in the air for North Coast food trucks. A new state...

Roanoke has seen no killings yet in 2014

Tron Lamar Seaborn, 34, sentenced to 25 years; March 18, Erin Elizabeth Thomas, 31. Police believe Jon Peter McIlroy, 58, shot Thomas in a murder-suicide;...

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On Friday, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair called on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to strip MacKay of his Justice portfolio. "It would be really appropriate for...

Mulcair: MacKay has to go

On Friday, NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair called on Prime Minister Stephen Harper to strip MacKay of his Justice portfolio. "It would be really appropriate for...

Report: Alcohol causes 1 in 10 adult early deaths

But just how closely binge drinking and overconsumption of alcohol are linked to deaths may come as a surprise. One in 10 deaths of working-age...

Evening Brief: June 27, 2014

(subscription)While Peter MacKay's wife sees her husband's recent troubles as the effect of an avidly anti-conservative media landscape, Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair is doubling...

Wagner may have to buck GOP leadership on re-authorization of Export-Import ...

Reps. William Lacy Clay, D-St. Louis, and Blake Luetkemeyer, R-St. Elizabeth, earlier expressed their support for re-upping the bank's charter. Sens. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., and...

Lincoln Middle School announces honor roll

... Addison Essner, Anthony Chase Evans, Anna Nancy Farrar, Margaret Jean Farrar, Alexandra Nichole Fawbush, Annie Elizabeth Fawbush, Aniyah Josephine Fletcher, Payton Nicole Flowers, Jessica...

Harper says he loves the Arctic. So why won't he fight for it?

(subscription) (subscription) By Elizabeth May, M.P. | Jun 27, 2014 4:28 pm |. Tweet about this on Twitter 0 Share on Facebook 0 Share...

Harper says he loves the Arctic. So why won't he fight for it? - iPolitics

Harper says he loves the Arctic. So why won't he fight for it? By Elizabeth May, M.P. | Jun 27, 2014 4:28 pm |. Tweet...

Is Justin Trudeau's abortion hard-line working? - The Interim

On May 7, Justin Trudeau told reporters that pro-lifers literally need not apply to become Liberal Party candidates in future elections. He said he was...

Is Justin Trudeau's abortion hard-line working? - The Interim

On May 7, Justin Trudeau told reporters that pro-lifers literally need not apply to become Liberal Party candidates in future elections. He said he was...

Obamacare autopilot: Making it easy could cost you

"Both the marketplace and health plans will work directly with consumers so that they know the steps they may need to take to keep their...

Reid: Stephen Harper is no Tim Hudak

Don't count on Stephen Harper pulling a Hudak. A common interpretation of the Ontario election result is that it represented a stout rejection of the...

What's in a name? How Fort Collins became Fort Collins

Collins sent some of his men to Fort Collins to relieve some Colorado troops in May 1864. He set aside Fort Collins' present ... Elizabeth...

Immigration reformers' favorite spin on the child migrant crisis is dead wrong

And right now, each party is touting its own preferred approach to changing immigration policy — arguing that this would clear up any confusion about...

Downriver expected to get two more greenway trails throughout community

The second project will focus on connecting Elizabeth Park and the Grosse Ile Parkway Bridge to a Refuge Gateway of the Detroit River International Wildlife...

Thomas Mulcair: Peter MacKay Should Resign Or Be Fired Over Emails

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair thinks Peter MacKay should either resign or be fired as justice minister in the wake of his controversial emails to staff.

Days of Imperial Pleasures and Regrets

“If Rudyard Kipling was the laureate of the British Empire, then Jane Gardam is surely the closest thing we have to a laureate of its...

Liberals and Hillary, sitting in a tree. VOTING.

Fox News (blog)But data have a way of deflating creative speculation, and a growing mountain of evidence undercuts the notion that liberal Democrats are yearning...

Lennon's widow brings his art to Healdsburg

You can reach Staff Writer Elizabeth M. Cosin at 521-5276 or elizabeth.cosin@pressdemocrat.com. Yoko Ono is still spreading the .... Napa-Sonoma Marshes Wildlife Area a haven...

Howard Baker's other passion (besides politics)

You can see dozens of Baker's pictures at his still-existing photo website. They range from stunning shots of actress Elizabeth Taylor on the campaign trail...

Stephen Harper rewards yet another friend… and taxpayers again ...

By bestowing these gifts on his Conservatives friends, over other candidates with much more experience, Stephen Harper is undermining the Canadian immigration system. All Canadians...

On Getting Married and Completing a PhD - Elizabeth May - Fantasy ...

HELLO! I know, it's been ages since I've updated, and so much has happened in the meantime. First thing: Mr. May and I got married!...

Stephen Harper's National Energy Program May Do More Damage

I don't know if Stephen Harper really believed that the National Energy Program caused the devastation he describes, or he was simply reviving an old...

Police searching for suspects who vandalized park, school in Parma

PARMA, MI -- Police are asking for information that may help locate suspects who vandalized a park and an elementary school in Parma last week.

Among Gay CEOs, the Pressure to Conform

Such attitudes may help explain why there are no publicly gay chief executives at any Fortune 500 company, according to Richard Zweigenhaft, co-author of “Diversity...

WARREN KINSELLA

When a big decision was being discussed, no one ever said: "We should check this out with Justin first." Ever. In retrospect, it appears that...

Elizabeth Taylor, My Great-Grandpa, and the Future of Antibiotics

Phage therapy may or may not become the major solution to our crisis of antibiotic resistance, but it is very likely that we'll soon see...

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Destruction of the CBC

Gawd. I can only imagine Stephen Harper's state of mind. I bet he's so alarmingly aroused that they've had to bring in Jason Kenney with...

Best Bets: Tim McGraw, Vans Warped and Elizabeth Gilbert

In addition to pop-punk heavyweights the Story So Far and Bayside, the festival will include a healthy dose of metal, hip-hop and EDM. And if...

Jeri Rowe: Saying a reluctant goodbye to my mom, my rudder - Greensboro News & Record

Jeri Rowe: Saying a reluctant goodbye to my mom, my rudderGreensboro News & RecordThey got married on Mother's Day – May 9, 1943 – and...

West Smithfield Street landslide remediation could cost $1.5 million

West Penn Power crews cleared dead tree branches above power lines along the street on May 16 while the road was closed as a result...

NYC creates public defender system for immigrants

The New York Immigrant Family Unity Project will cover all eligible immigrant city residents detained in the system and appearing in immigration courts in New...

What's a good police chief? Pittsburgh residents get say

Leigh Halverson, the mayor'‍s deputy chief of staff, said that larger town-hall style meetings may not always allow people to fully express themselves, but forums...