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By Brahma Chellaney
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Jack Johnson
With five goals in his last eight games, Adam Oates believes defenseman John Carlson should be on the U.S. Olympic team. 'Come get him,' Oates said.
Justin Timberlake will be the headliner when the iTunes festival kicks off in September in London.
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson found a friend in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Tuesday, as the pair urged the president to posthumously pardon heavyweight champion Jack Johnson of what Reid called "a racially motivated criminal conviction."
For all the things President Obama says he can't do because of the political gridlock in Washington, he can right a century-old wrong simply by picking up a pen. Tomorrow wouldn't be too soon.
The archivists at the Library of Congress know well the ruddy face and tenacious mind of researcher Michael Hill.
The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey in September as the country's small and medium-sized farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Dave Matthews sees some hopeful signs in the uncertainty.
It seemed to happen so fast because it did. It was June 23 and Jeff Carter had already been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets when the Philadelphia Flyers dealt Mike Richards to the Los Angeles Kings. It was the NHL's version of cats and dogs living together, mass hysteria.
D.C. officials trying to unravel lottery contract; Testimony: Thomas used trust as 'check-on-demand' place; Prosecutors want Leslie Johnson to pay up; Dinged Virginia GOP now focusing on budget; Court dismisses suit on Virginia's congressional map; Virginia attorney general settles with questionable Salahi foundation; Maryland Democrats reconsidering so-called millionaire tax.
Federal prosecutors are seeking full payment of a court-imposed fine from former Prince George's County lawmaker Leslie Johnson before she begins her prison term, just as they did in husband Jack Johnson's related case.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded center Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings for defenseman Jack Johnson and a first-round draft pick in either 2012 or 2013.
The Los Angeles Kings needed a goal-scorer. The Columbus Blue Jackets simply needed a redo.
Developer considers financing Gray recall effort; Renewed gay-marriage debate begins in Annapolis; Jack Johnson yet to enter prison; Evans schedules meeting on D.C. online gambling; Cuccinelli announced rat-relocation summit; Victims identified in police chase; Gary wants probe of ill-fated housing deal.
Jack Johnson was watching the Denver Broncos-Pittsburgh Steelers playoff game Sunday afternoon with friends from Michigan when Tim Tebow led his team to yet another improbable victory, this time in overtime. It was at that point the Los Angeles Kings defenseman got a challenge.
You know that naughty-or-nice list that jolly old St. Nicholas keeps all year long? Well, this year he doesn't have to wait until Dec. 24 before he pulls out his Sharpie for the last time.
Jack Johnson sentenced today; Ehrlich on stump for book, Romney; Virginia panel hears pregnancy-center cases; D.C. Council undecided about Thomas; FAA chief on leaves after drunken driving arrest; Virginia assembly ambivalent on health exchange; Allen, Kaine to debate Wednesday; Democrats file suit over Bolling's authority.
I am up a tree as to why I should be denied and other men released, men whose criminal records are almost as black," Johnson wrote, "as the ace of spades."
"We've got a quality top-four defenseman," he said. "We now have a very good defense."