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Snakes And Trains: Two Threats To Peace In Palm Beach County

The same page in a recent issue of the Palm Beach Post reported on the two greatest threats to the area's peace and tranquility—the high-speed...

In Memory Of Jennifer Rahel Conover

One of the petty rewards of a journalism career is that you usually get a free obituary. Those don’t come easily these days with newspapers...

The Backstory Of Brian Piccolo

It was in a restaurant with several TVs showing sports. There was no sound, but we knew instantly when we saw Chicago Bears uniforms and a shot of...

The Decline Of American Newspapers

Alast month edition of the Sunday New York Times had a special section telling you everything you didn’t want to hear about the decline of...

Discussing Florida And Its Water Quality Crisis

The latest thing in running for office in Florida is to not tell the voters what you stand for. It may be the best way to win an...

The Appeal Of Running For Higher Office

There is a man who once ran for president who is only remembered today because he once ran for president. Although he did not say it at the time,...

The Power Of Football Uniforms

We made a New Year’s resolution to not waste this valuable space with anything as banal as critiquing sports uniforms. But that was last...

In Defense Of The Stars And Bars

In that time Washington and Lee High School out of Arlington, Virginia, used to come to Philadelphia for the annual Stotesbury Regatta, a...