How spending became an American way of life

...trillion. Then in the 1980s, President Ronald Reagan combined tax cuts with significant increases in the defense budget to usher in the era of false prosperity. The oft forgotten truth is that under Reagan's leadership the national debt almost tripled...
Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

...he missed most in the interim. "The NBA is such a family. I try to get there three hours before the game, talk with the ushers and the security guards, the coaches and the fans . . . I just missed the whole atmosphere. I like being there."Sager had...
Today In Sports History for March 4

...1939.1942 - The Cuban all-stars beat the Dodgers? 2-1? in Havana. The Reds issue a warning to fans not to tip the ushers at Crosley Field.1944 - The woeful Phillies announce their new nickname-the Blue Jays. The winning entry in the contest was...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen perch for tough questioning about Iraq, Syria, Iran, Afghanistan and military spending.A Republican majority would usher in major changes in committee leadership, with political opposites replacing the current Democratic chairmen and setting a...
My Turn: Predictions for 2014 and beyond

...advantage of his extensive experience in energy and foreign affairs.? Changing control of the U.S. Senate to Republicans will usher in a new era of bipartisanship and cooperation that leads to legislation to resolve concerns about immigration and Obamacare...
Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

...base to 24 straight games.Pence also doubled and walked.Before the game, the mood at the ballpark was positively giddy. Ushers greeted fans with "Welcome to the World Series!" and some hot-dog vendors high-fived each other behind the counter...
Today in History

...44. Country singer Natalie Maines (The Dixie Chicks) is 40. Actress-singer Shaznay Lewis (All Saints) is 39. Singer Usher is 36. TV personality Stacy Keibler is 35. Actor Ben Whishaw is 34. Actor Jordan Brower is 33. Director Benh Zeitlin is...
Knicks spoil James' homecoming, 95-90

...the sold-out crowd, which included pop star Justin Bieber, Browns players Johnny Manziel and Joe Haden, and R&B artist Usher, stood as soon as James emerged from the tunnel.As tip-off approached, a new Nike commercial in which James huddles his...
Looking back at the news in 2013

It's time to say farewell to 2013 and usher in a new year. Before we say our final farewell to the year that brought us oil tax reform, multi-million dollar construction...
John Holmquist of the first foremen at the A.J. Mine. Growing up in Juneau, John worked as a paperboy on South Franklin Street, an usher at both Capital and 20th Century theaters, and a box boy at Foodland.He graduated from Washington State University in 1963...


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