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Back to School

Labor Day has passed and with it goes the summer, with the apparent exception of those 90 degree days. You have probably noticed yellow buses back on the streets and new backpacks being sported all over town.

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Pakistan’s Musharraf Steps Down

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf’s resignation on Monday opened up a new brand of political uncertainty that left many Pakistanis jubilant, but also confused as to how the country will progress following almost nine years of military rule.

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You Deserve the Break, Not Congress

Last week, Democrats in Congress voted to adjourn for summer vacation, choosing to ignore the energy crisis.  Perhaps the marginal drop in gas prices – to a bargain $3.83 per gallon – gave Democrats the green light to head home, but the rest of America doesn’t see that as a bargain.

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Hometown Presence Will be Felt at Beijing Games

This weekend the world tunes in – or if they’re lucky, flies in – for the Olympic Games. Our eyes will be glued to the screen as 41-year-old American Swimmer Dara Torres competes against athletes half her age. And our hopes will be high that this time perennial medal favorite Team USA basketball will capture the gold after falling short in 2004.

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