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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Presidents' Day
Washington's Birthday is a United States federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. It is also commonly known as Presidents Day (sometimes spelled Presidents' Day or President's Day). As Washington's Birthday or Presidents Day, it is also the official name of a concurrent state holiday celebrated on the same day in a number of states. - Source: Wikipedia
The winter has been rough on Sierra ski resorts, but this week's storms have them looking a lot more like they usually do at this time of year.
Presidents' Day was marked at James Madison's Montpelier with the opening of the fourth U.S. president's refurnished library.
The timing was a coincidence.
State officials say qualifying for spring municipal elections has been suspended in seven of the 34 parishes scheduled to begin signing up candidates Wednesday.
Fairfax County students and teachers are getting a snow day, but school officials say they'll be making it up next month.
Talk of more mergers and acquisitions is sending stock prices higher in early trading, setting the market up to continue a seven-week rally.
The Dow edged teasingly close to the 13,000 marker on Friday, a milestone it hasn't reached since before the financial crisis brought the U.S. economy to its knees.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week, only the second increase in six weeks.
With the clock ticking to a March 4 government shutdown, you might imagine the Capitol would be buzzing, with lawmakers seeking to cut deals, make impassioned speeches and do everything they could to strike a deal on spending. You'd be wrong.
With the clock ticking to a March 4 government shutdown, you might imagine the Capitol would be buzzing with lawmakers seeking to cut deals, make impassioned speeches and do everything they could to strike a deal on spending. You'd be wrong.
Liam Neeson's thriller "Unknown" debuted as the No. 1 movie with $25.5 million over the long Presidents' Day weekend.
A winter storm that blew through the upper Midwest over the long Washington's Birthday weekend has coated roads with ice and snow and led airlines to cancel hundreds of flights.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker blasted Democratic state senators on Sunday for "walking out on their job" in an effort to thwart his attempts to rein in unions, saying the missing lawmakers should return to Madison if they want to participate in democracy.