Cal Thomas: A better 2016 agenda

"In your heart you know he's right," was Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign slogan in 1964.The critics of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who announced Monday he is running...

The Bookworm Sez: Dave Barry shares keys to happiness

...you chase something so ethereal?Dave Barry has some ideas for you. And in his new...money can buy happiness. The truth, says Barry, is that you "need a really large quantity...need more beer."And yet, sometimes Barry wonders if he's really happy, in the...

Arts & Entertainment
Most revolutionary year in music was 1965

...The Rolling Stones were singing "puppy love" songs, while Barry Gordy hoped his Supremes might follow in Dean Martin's footsteps...Cher got you, Babe; everybody was dancing at discotheques; Barry Gordy hired "a charm school teacher" to prepare the Supremes...

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Trust is hard to come by for wild-card teams

...playoffs - at least not since Jimmy Johnson was around.Detroit? Even less dependable; the Lions' last postseason win came when Barry Sanders was in the early portion of his Hall of Fame career.So when the Cowboys host the Lions on Sunday in the final wild-card...


...Folksy and down-to-earth, Chryst seems as if he is the perfect fit for the workmanlike program. No wonder athletic director Barry Alvarez called Chryst first when the job became open for the second time in three seasons."It's really special," Chryst...


...Colorado State (13-0) with 19 points, and Stanton Kidd had 13. The Rams are off to the best start in school history.Remi Barry had 14 points for the Aggies (5-9) and Pascal Siakam added 13.Siakam was fouled with 4 seconds left, but missed both...


...migrant deaths reported by the media, says about 6,450 people died in the Strait of Sicily where Lampedusa is located between 1994 and 2012. Often ships disappear at sea, leaving no way to verify the deaths.Barry reported from Milan.

What's Happening

...Triumvirate Theatre in the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna presents "The Bad Songs Survey," adapted from the work of Dave Barry by Joe Rizzo, Jenny Neyman, and Carla Jenness, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Come out this weekend for an evening of hilarious...

Arts & Entertainment
Kenai Golf Course report: Many events on the horizon

...James Tangaro, Phillip Carpenter, and Barry Brewer finished second with a score of...Closest of the Pin on No. 10 was won by Barry Brewer. No. 14 was won by Andy Kircher...also won by Andy Kircher. Many thanks to Barry Brewer for organizing this fun golf event...


...B. Fallstrom in St. Louis and Beth Harris in Los Angeles contributed to this report.SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Home run king Barry Bonds has posted on Twitter that he needed surgery on his left hip.The 50-year-old Bonds tweeted a smiling photo Wednesday...



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