Walter Brasch

09/03/2015 - 4:38pm

    This week is the 10th anniversary of the destruction of the southeastern gulf coast by Hurricane Katrina.

    More than 1,800 people died. There is no estimate for the number of pets and wildlife. Damage was estimated at more than $100 billion.

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01/23/2015 - 3:44am

    Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas), like many Americans, was upset that President Obama did not go to Paris to personally show his solidarity with France, and publicly mourn the 12 journalists and the four French citizens killed in terrorist attacks.

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01/15/2015 - 5:01am

    HarperCollins says it’s sorry. It says it regrets not including Israel on a map of the Middle East in an atlas it published and distributed in the Middle East. It says all remaining copies of the atlas will be pulped.

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01/08/2015 - 8:39pm

    Marci Rosenberg, a senior speech language pathologist at the University of Michigan, earns about $73,000 a year.     

    Desmond Patton, who studies the problems of gang violence, is...

01/01/2015 - 10:39pm

    Gas prices have plunged to the low $2 range—except in Pennsylvania.

    In Pennsylvania, the prices at the pump are in the mid-$2 range.

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12/18/2014 - 4:39am

    Clutching newspaper clippings in one hand and a medical bag loaded with seeds in the other, my ersatz friend Dr. Franklin Peterson Comstock III, knocking down pregnant ladies, students, the elderly, and two burly construction workers who were waiting for a...

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