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Bob Franken: How far we have not come

...on minorities because "93 percent of blacks in America are killed by other blacks." That's what he said on "Meet the Press." He was citing Bureau of Justice data collected between 1980 and 2008. Of course, he did neglect to mention the 84...
Skyview grad earns patent for fish waste disposal system

...into the stream," West said in the press release. "This grinder system Cooper Landing," said West in the press release. West started her project...Ms. West," said Wisniewski in the press release. "She exemplifies the ideal...
GOP govs starting to strut their stuff for 2016

...together on stage in a packed, grand ballroom to answering questions from moderator Chuck Todd, the host of NBC's "Meet The Press" - a dress rehearsal of sorts for the looming primary.Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a former congressman, repeatedly crossed...
Walker introduces co-chairs of transition team

...administration, however, Walker said he had a discussion with Parnell recently, calling it a "good cordial conversation."At the press conference, Walker and his Democratic running mate Byron Mallott introduced Halford, a Republican, and Hoffman, a...
What freedom of the press?

Will somebody please explain why a reporter is not allowed to impersonate an FBI agent, but it's OK if an FBI agent impersonates a reporter? It's obvious why no one should be allowed to dishonestly pass him- or herself off as a law-enforcement official, but it also should be apparent why any cop, federal or local, should not be pretending to be a newsperson. It undermines our credibility, and given the sloppy performance of too many in our business, we don't have a lot of credibility to spare.
Rich Lowry: The media's absurd NFL hysteria

...Commissioner Roger Goodell to justice.Such is the weight the press has put on the NFL's punishment of Baltimore Ravens...president's chief of staff, had to weigh in on "Meet the Press": "We all know Ray Rice being suspended indefinitely...
Kenai police reignite search for missing family

...Rebecca Adams, 23, Michelle Hundley, 6, Jaracca Hundley, 3, Brandon Jividen, 37, are still missing. According to the press release from the Kenai Police Department, the latest search is an attempt to evaluate a specific area more throughly...
Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import ban

...Russian ban, as well as the tension over the situation in Ukraine and Russia's militant stance on foreign policy.The press release states: "Mr. Putin has demonstrated that he is more than willing to flex Russian economic muscle to achieve...
Bob Franken: Fill in the blanks

...story on the crisis and hostilities in (country name), quoting Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appearing on ("Meet the Press"/"Face the Nation"/"This Week"/"Fox News Sunday"/"State of the Union"/wherever). McCain always says...
Rich Lowry: President Obama's immigration red line

...prudent course. Waiting is wise. Good for the country. The - insert furrowed brow here - right thing to do.On "Meet the Press" over the weekend, President Obama said in one breath that politics wasn't the reason for the delay, and then in...


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