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A scary Halloween NFL 2019 Week 9 Preview and Bettor’s Guide

LOS ANGELES:  Hispanic Heritage Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Major League Baseball are all in the rearview mirror. Daylight Savings Time is about to join them. We turn our clocks back to Standard time several hours before the first game kicks off on Sunday. Before we get bogged down in Thanksgiving and Black Friday, ...

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How the rich get richer as the money moves round Washington

WASHINGTON:  Congress has a far greater number of wealthy people than the general population. Consequently, the bureaucrats that Congress has created, through legislation, great wealth. For themselves. Some may say that much of their wealth comes before serving in Congress. However, much more from assets to the immediate temptation of graft and corruption euphemistically referred ...

National Italian American Foundation celebration, October 12-14

WASHINGTON: The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) celebration is this weekend. Join the festivities for the new NIAF Museum opening on Friday, to the Expo Italiano, a full day of all things Italian, wine, food, gelato and more on Saturday. The Saturday night awards gala will be followed by a rollicking after party and, on ...

Pork in the swamp continues: President Trump fails to end earmarks

Earmarks are opposed by most conservatives, contrary to the change in Washington which the Trump campaign promised.  Unless he reverses course, the more descriptive slogan for today's Washington will be, "the more things change, the more they remain the same."