My Turn: Parnell's honesty vs. Walker's cynicism

...get their energy from hate. The ones moved by love ? for America, for the poor, for freedom ? often contribute to the debate...hate ? for liberals, for conservatives, for the rich, for America's sins ? make the process ugly. They cannot engage in...
Sports On TV

...European PGA Tour, Volvo World Match Play Championship, first day group matches, at Kent, EnglandNoon, TNT - PGA of America, PGA Grand Slam of Golf, final day, at Southampton, Bermuda (same-day tape)7 p.m., TGC - LPGA, KEB HanaBank Championship...
My Turn: A common neighbor as legislator owner also sets her apart from the vast majority of her constituency. That's because the wage earning workers in America outnumber business owners by about twenty to one. And she's not alone.A glance at the occupation profiles of our Legislature...
Sports on TV

...m., ESPN2 - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Bank of America 500, at Concord, N.C.1:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, "Happy Hour Series," final practice for Bank of America 500, at Concord, N.C.3:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NASCAR...
Today in sports history

1893 - The U.S. yacht Vigilant wins the America's Cup with a three-race sweep over the British challenger Valkyrie II.1903 - The Boston Pilgrims win the first World Series...
Driver makes nearly 5K flawless runs on haul road

FAIRBANKS - John Schank has been routinely driving one of the most dangerous roads in America for more than 37 years without a single accident.Schank, a Fairbanks-based driver for Lynden Transport, drives his truck...
Eaglecrest picked again for Powder Magazine's Ski Town Throwdown

Eaglecrest Ski Area will be featured as one of 32 ski resorts across North America in this year's Ski Town Throwdown, hosted by Powder Magazine, according to a release from the skil area this week. Ski Town...
Booker season: An unconvincing future read the Man Booker Prize shortlisted "J" by Howard Jacobson. I'd heard it was a dystopia and I, along with most of America, love dystopian novels."A novel to be talked about in the same breath as 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' and 'Brave New World...
Sports on TV

COLLEGE FOOTBALL4 p.m., ESPN2 - Louisiana-Lafayette at Texas St.GOLFNoon, TNT - PGA of America, PGA Grand Slam of Golf, first day, at Southampton, Bermuda (same-day tape)MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLNoonFS1 - Playoffs, National...
My Turn: The fantasy of 'American Exceptionalism'

...I don't believe as he does "that America has been an unparalleled force for good...Packer avoids placing all the blame on America's lap. "The Middle East and other...did inflame regional resentment towards America. Bombing ISIS in Syria and Iraq may have...


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