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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Franklin
At the 11th hour, two men with better-than-average name recognition jumped into the already jam-packed pools of candidates for the Democratic nominations for Pennsylvania governor and lieutenant governor.
The state has released a recreation management plan to increase public access to nearly 19,000 acres of conservation easement land in the Adirondacks formerly owned by International Paper.
"Dolly," one of the 14 stories in Alice Munro's "Dear Life," opens with the narrator and her husband, Franklin, a famed poet, planning their deaths.
Writing to French physicist Jean Baptiste Leroy some 223 years ago, 83-year-old Benjamin Franklin reported that the young American republic was under way: "Our Constitution is in actual operation.
"Democracy is messy." I didn't originate that. My old boss Don Rumsfeld did when the U.S. was first trying to put Iraq back together again, but it applies to democracy in general.
First it was Texas. Gov. Rick Perry, then Herman Cain, who shot to giddy fame and then slumped in the polls after their imperfections were magnified in an unfriendly media marketplace. But alas. Now it's Newt Gingrich's turn, some insist.
The editorial "Alexandria's voluntary cameras" (Aug. 2) included incorrect information and missed many critical facts.
As Benjamin Franklin was leaving Constitution Hall on Sept. 17, 1787, he heard a lady ask, "Well, Doctor, what have we got - a republic or a monarchy?" To which he replied: "A republic, madam - if you can keep it."
Community Health Systems Inc. has raised its offer for rival hospital operator Tenet Healthcare Corp. by 21 percent to about $4.06 billion, but it said Monday the latest bid may only last a week. Analysts said they doubt a deal will happen.
Aretha Franklin proved her voice is still divine at 69 as she gave a brief but rousing performance at a swank birthday party in her honor.
Nearly a decade after Congress told the National Park Service to try to buy Ronald Reagan's boyhood home, the plan remains in limbo — the victim of a budget dispute and of the former president's own limited-government philosophy.
The "tea party" apparently doesn't have a monopoly on tricorn hats and Colonial-style elocutionists.
Ten years ago when the historic London house where Benjamin Franklin lived for 18 years was being converted into a museum, workers made a ghastly discovery in the basement. There, in a 1-square-meter hole dug to test the underlying ground, more than 2,000 bones were found buried in that tiny space.
For an American president to be remembered, exciting things — good or bad — must occur on his "watch." The title of Harlow Giles Unger's new biography, "The Last Founding Father," is a bit pretentious.
This chronic feature lets me review what's recently passed my bloodshot pupils. So pull up a chair, break out the sarcasm filter and welcome to:
Graham's son Franklin has said that as many as 700 people have been invited to the party in Asheville, N.C. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)