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Crab Cakes and Football

Crab Cakes and Football

The time of year is here again: a cooler breeze is moving in, leaves are turning yellow, and subject dividers are going on sale at Staples. And the old must now contend with the new. Open-toed shoes compete with leather boots; rooftop parties face a take-over by cozier speakeasies, and a new season of reality…

Republican Convention Derailed by Hurricane, Targeted by Protesters

Republican Convention Derailed by Hurricane, Targeted by Protesters

SAINT PAUL, Minnesota, September 2, 2008 (ENS) – The 2008 Republican National Convention opened Monday at Saint Paul’s Xcel Energy Center without speeches from President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and other prominent speakers who had been scheduled to appear but were busy with activities related to Hurricane Gustav. Weaker than forecast, the…