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2008-07-21 06:00:29

By Darrell Laurant, The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Va. Jul. 21--Like those whining cicadas that emerge every few summers to assault our eardums, the political ads are coming. Prepare yourself -- it's a presidential year.

2008-07-14 09:00:23

By JIM KUHNHENN By Jim Kuhnhenn The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA For more than three decades, the National Governors Association has assembled on presidential election years as one of its members made a bid for the White House - a Carter or a Reagan, a Dukakis, a Clinton or a Bush.

2006-05-23 12:13:33

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Senator and Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen, who ran unsuccessfully for vice president in 1988, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, a family spokesman said.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.