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  • Pennsylvania'absolutely critical' for Clinton campaign, aide says

    03/08/2008 9:11:54 AM PST · by Salena Zito · 33 replies · 990+ views
    tribune-review ^ | David Brown & Salena Zito
    Pennsylvania 'absolutely critical' for Clinton campaign, aide says By Salena Zito and David M. Brown TRIBUNE-REVIEW Saturday, March 8, 2008 Winning the Pennsylvania primary on April 22 is "absolutely critical" to Hillary Clinton's hope of overtaking Barack Obama in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, a top Clinton aide said Friday. Clinton will visit Pennsylvania on Monday and Tuesday, with campaign stops in Scranton, Harrisburg and Philadelphia. Former President Bill Clinton will be stumping for his wife on Tuesday in Pittsburgh, but the campaign did not immediately provide details about that visit. Asked whether Clinton must win Pennsylvania to...
  • Dig Uncovers Iron Age Waterhole (UK)

    03/07/2008 5:49:47 PM PST · by blam · 4 replies · 600+ views
    BBC ^ | 3-7-2008
    Dig uncovers Iron Age waterhole Archaeologists have found what they describe as a remarkable Iron Age waterhole on the site of an extension to York University. The waterhole complete with a preserved wickerwork lining was revealed during excavations in Heslington village. The structure also contains fragments of wood giving clues to the landscape of the time, about 2,500 years ago. The university's archaeology department plans more digs at the site, which also contains an important Roman building. The university plans to open the site to local archaeological community groups as well as allowing students access to a live dig. 'Fantastic...
  • New York Tops the list of Anti-Semitic Incidents Again

    03/06/2008 8:36:17 AM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies · 134+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | 3-6-08 | staff
    (IsraelNN.com) New York led the list of anti-Jewish attacks, with 351 incidents, a 23% increase compared to last year, according to The Anti-Defamation League's annual audit report released Wednesday. The audit tracks anti-Semitic incidents in 40 states and the District of Columbia. Other states with topping the list included New Jersey, California, Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Anti-Jewish incidents increased in Colorado in 2007 for the first time in three years, ranking eighth in the nation for anti-Semitic activity.
  • York, not Nolan, is needed change

    01/01/2008 5:30:33 PM PST · by SmithL · 10 replies · 272+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 1/1/8 | ERIC GILMORE
    ON ONE SIDE of the fence, you have those who think 49ers coach Mike Nolan is the second coming of bumbling Barry Switzer and want him fired. Now! On the other side, you have those who believe Nolan is a decent coach who took over an NFL disaster area and deserves another year to fix the mess he inherited. And me? I'm on the fence, waiting to be convinced that this decision truly, truly matters one way or the other for the 49ers. You see, even if Nolan goes, John York, the man at the top of the 49ers' corporate...
  • Changes at top for 49ers

    12/14/2007 1:07:50 PM PST · by SmithL · 10 replies · 54+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/14/7 | Nancy Gay
    The 49ers made major changes to their front-office structure Friday, hiring former A's executive and Memphis Grizzlies President Andy Dolich as their new chief operating officer. Team co-owner John York said he maintain his same role overseeing the day-to-day operation of the franchise, but he will increase the responsibilities of son Jed, who has been taking a lead role in the 49ers' negotiations for a new stadium in either Santa Clara or San Francisco. He is not stepping down or stepping aside from the team. "Not a bit," York said. "Jed's role continues to grow but he is primarily working...
  • Smith torches himself, along with Nolan {49ers Quagmire}

    12/12/2007 7:50:05 AM PST · by SmithL · 21 replies · 66+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/12/7 | Ray Ratto
    Well, that's it for Mike Nolan. And while we're at it, that's almost surely it for Alex Smith, too - if not immediately, then after one more season, tops. And if Denise DeBartolo York is on the level about this new general manager thing, that might be it for Tortoise-Shell Johnny as football chief, too. In other words, the Nolan-Smith blood feud, which has reached full boil, is going to blow up a franchise that already was chest-deep in rubble. The last three years will have been a waste, and they were designed because the three years before them were...
  • Archbishop makes Zimbabwe protest

    12/09/2007 4:12:57 AM PST · by thundrey · 5 replies · 122+ views
    Archbishop makes Zimbabwe protest Dr John Sentamu Dr John Sentamu has been a consistent critic of Mr Mugabe The Archbishop of York has cut up his dog collar and said he will not replace it until Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is out of office. Dr John Sentamu made the symbolic protest gesture live on BBC One's Andrew Marr Show. He said Mr Mugabe had "taken people's identity" and "cut it to pieces", prompting him to do the same. Prime Minister Gordon Brown has boycotted an EU-Africa summit because of Mr Mugabe's presence.
  • Diversity assembly at Eastern sparks backlash from parents

    11/16/2007 11:25:08 AM PST · by lightman · 46 replies · 51+ views
    The York Dispatch ^ | 16 November AD 2007 | Wendy Garman
    Diversity assembly at Eastern sparks backlash from parents WENDY L. GARMAN For The York Dispatch Article Launched: 11/16/2007 10:47:40 AM EST Eastern York School District's board meeting was standing-room only Thursday night after more than two dozen people turned out to protest a diversity assembly held last week at the high school. Kathy Freeland, who has a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old in the district, said she received no notification of such an assembly and was "disturbed" to learn that her children were addressed by a "gay man, an African-American woman and a Jew." "I send my children to school to...
  • Attacker slashes throat (York, Pennsylvania)

    08/06/2007 9:51:18 AM PDT · by lightman · 38 replies · 1,651+ views
    York Daily Record ^ | 6 August AD 2007 | YDR Staff
    Attacker slashes throat Daily Record/Sunday News Article Launched: 08/06/2007 09:44:05 AM EDT 9:46 AM Aug 6, 2007 — Someone slashed the throat of a 42-year-old York man, who was walking home, in what police are calling a racial incident in the city this morning. Mark Arthur Einsig is recovering at York Hospital after an altercation just after 3 a.m. in the 400 block of East King Street, police said. Einsig, who is white, told police he was approached from behind by a black male who said “I don't like white people.” Einsig sprayed the man with mace, and a fight...
  • Conservaitve Party of New York

    07/12/2007 1:40:52 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 28 replies · 1,166+ views
    The Conservative Party was formed in 1962 to restore a meaningful choice to the voters of New York State. At that time, the three existing political parties espoused the doctrinaire liberal philosophy of the welfare state at home and the collectivist ideology abroad. In just four short decades, the party has grown from a small band of conservative-minded men and women to a statewide organization of almost 170,000 individuals dedicated to the traditional American values of individual freedom, individual responsibility and individual effort. From a humble beginning garnering 141,000 votes on ballot Row F, our principles have attracted Empire State...
  • Assault on city officials: Council members dodge fireworks, trash can attack

    07/05/2007 7:06:59 PM PDT · by lightman · 14 replies · 706+ views
    The York Dispatch ^ | 5 July A.D. 2007 | Elizabeth Evans
    Assault on city officials: Council members dodge fireworks, trash can attack ELIZABETH EVANS The York Dispatch Article Last Updated: 07/05/2007 02:52:03 PM EDT A glass bottle struck York City Councilwoman Toni Smith in the head late last night as she confronted what she called a large group of "cowards" setting off fireworks in the 500 block of South Queen Street. The bottle shattered and left Smith with a lump on the head, but she was otherwise unhurt, the 73-year-old councilwoman said today. "It's just a little bit of a lump," she said. "I said to them, 'Look -- the glass...
  • Victory and Peace of the Resurrection: Archbishop of York's Easter Sermon YORK MINSTER

    04/09/2007 9:38:42 PM PDT · by Huber · 2 replies · 285+ views
    Diocese of York Website ^ | EASTER DAY 10.00am 8 April 2007 | The Most Revd & Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu
    Reading: John 20:1-18 Theme: VICTORY AND PEACE OF THE RESURRECTION PRAYER: May I speak in the Name of the Son, in the Power of the Holy Spirit, to the Glory of God the Father. AMEN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In 1922 an estimated 33 million people were in danger of starvation in Soviet Russia. A story is told of Nikolai Bukharin, whom Lenin once called the "darling" of the Bolshevik Party, as head of the Communist International and Editor of the then leading newspaper, Pravda, and later in the 1930s, of Isvestia, at that time the government mouthpiece. Tradition has it that Bukharin...
  • Major Mistakes in New York Times Story About Rape in Military

    03/26/2007 2:57:36 PM PDT · by FriendlyFreeper · 27 replies · 1,134+ views
    FOX News ^ | 03/26/07 | Rick Leventhal
    The Times admitted it distributed an article in the March 18 edition of its Sunday Magazine, while knowing the story contained some glaring inaccuracies. The article was about women who served in Iraq, the sexual abuse some say they endured, and their struggles in reclaiming their pre-war lives. But one of the women profiled, who said she'd been raped twice and suffered brain damage when a roadside bomb exploded next to her Humvee, was never actually IN Iraq.
  • Turning Back Time To York 1300 (England)

    03/23/2007 1:30:51 PM PDT · by blam · 20 replies · 1,087+ views
    York Press ^ | 3-23-2007
    Turning back time to York 1300 By Press reporter RESEARCHERS from York Archaeological Trust have identified a remarkable artefact which shows that in 1300, York was at the forefront of science and engineering. The object, a small circular copper-alloy disc, was discovered during excavations on the site of the former York College For Girls in Low Petergate. It has been cleaned to reveal an abbreviated Latin inscription around its edge - SIGNUM ROBERTI HOROLOGIARII - which translates as "The seal of Robert the clockmaker". What makes the discovery exceptional is the fact that early historical records indicate that the first...
  • Times Watch Presents the Quotes of Note for 2006-The most Liberal quotes from the NY Times

    12/19/2006 8:50:52 PM PST · by Ronald ReaganROCKS · 4 replies · 505+ views
    TimesWatch.org ^ | 12/19/06 | Clay Waters
    Times Watch Presents the Quotes of Note for 2006 Presenting the absolute worst quotes of the year from the New York Times, including the much-prized Quote of the Year. Who won? Posted by: Clay Waters 12/19/2006 9:15:43 AM Times Watch Quotes of Note 2006 The Worst Quotes of the Year from The New York Times It's unanimous! Times Watch guest judges Stephen Spruiell, who runs National Review Online's Media Blog, and Times critic William McGowan, author of the upcoming book Gray Lady Down, both picked......
  • Times Watch Quotes of Note: Nope, Bo Bias Here-Evidence of NY Times' Liberal Bias

    12/16/2006 6:36:34 PM PST · by Ronald ReaganROCKS · 14 replies · 568+ views
    Timeswatch.org ^ | 12/15/06 | Clay Waters
    Times Watch Quotes of Note: Nope, Bo Bias Here Posted by: Clay Waters 12/15/2006 1:14:51 PM Nope, No Bias Here "Augusto Pinochet, 91, Dictator Who Ruled by Terror in Chile, Dies" – Times Headline from December 11, 2006. vs. "Kim Il Sung, Enigmatic 'Great Leader' of North Korea for 5 Decades, Dies at 82." – Times Headline from July 10, 1994. No Bias Here, Part II " At the United Nations, [U.N. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick] defended Israel's invasion of Lebanon in 1982 and the American invasion of Grenada in 1983. She argued for El Salvador's right-wing junta and against Nicaragua’s...
  • New York Blows Away the Competition

    11/23/2006 2:50:04 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 30 replies · 1,608+ views
    Spiegel ^ | November23, 2006 | swampsniper
    Researchers have been scouring rivers in Europe and the US for traces of cocaine consumption. The result: Cocaine use is probably much greater than previously assumed -- and New Yorkers are the biggest coke-heads of all.
  • 49ers insist they'll keep 'San Francisco' - City leaders upset, say the name won't move with team

    11/14/2006 7:40:16 AM PST · by SmithL · 11 replies · 385+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 11/14/6 | Cecilia M. Vega
    What's in a name? If you are the San Francisco 49ers, a lot, apparently. A Super-Bowl-size battle is brewing over the fate of the team's name and whether it would still be allowed to call itself the San Francisco 49ers if it relocates to Santa Clara. Team officials say that any move would involve bringing along the San Francisco name. But in the city by the bay, where leaders are furious over last week's surprise announcement that the 49ers want to leave their Candlestick Point home, officials already are arguing that, if the team goes, the name stays. Legal experts,...
  • BBC Frightened Of Criticising Islam, Says Archbishop

    11/13/2006 7:33:48 PM PST · by blam · 19 replies · 928+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-14-2006 | Jonathan Petre
    BBC frightened of criticising Islam, says archbishop By Jonathan Petre, Religion Correspondent Last Updated: 2:21am GMT 14/11/2006 The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has accused the BBC of bias against Christianity and says the broadcaster fears a terrorist backlash if it is critical of Islam. The archbishop, the second most senior figure in the Church of England's hierarchy, said Christians took "more knocks" than other faiths at the hands of the BBC. Dr Sentamu claims Christians take ‘more knocks' at the BBC "They can do to us what they dare not do to the Muslims," he said. "We are...
  • FAMILY: Denise DeBartolo York speaks of honor, co-ownership, pride in the 49ers

    11/12/2006 9:58:39 AM PST · by SmithL · 1 replies · 243+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 11/12/6 | Nancy Gay
    While her husband John York held a news conference in Santa Clara on Thursday to say the 49ers had plans to move out of San Francisco, Denise DeBartolo York remained at the family's home base in Youngstown, Ohio. "I had made a commitment a long time ago to do something and I had to honor it," DeBartolo York explained, saying she wasn't just trying to avoid the spotlight. Her duty? The co-owner of the 49ers, a businesswoman who has been profiled in Forbes magazine and sits as a director of Simon Property Group, North America's largest publicly traded real estate...