San Francisco's last gun store to close

...great pleasure to be your last San Francisco gun shop."Alcairo said the breaking point came this summer when a local politician proposed a law that would require High Bridge Arms to record every gun sale on video and submit a weekly report of...

Loss to Floyd Mayweather could be a political win for Manny Pacquiao

...against Floyd Mayweather Jr. last weekend, certainly has that working for him.Having established himself as a local politician, the natural path for Pacquiao, 36, would be the 24-seat Senate, a national position, which has been used...

Kirby: It's colder in Augusta and my body can prove it

...calling within a month ... and Florida might be here this weekend.TODAY'S JOKE: Bill Wood shares this one:A local politician was almost killed yesterday in a tragic horseback-riding accident. He fell from a horse and was nearly trampled...

Be quick on the draw

...PERSONAL FAVORITE: An editorial cartoon concerning a convicted sex offender. The man was being protected by a local politician and kept off the state sex offender registry. The district attorney saw the cartoon, and soon the man's name...

Life & style
Ex-NFL coach hopes voters pick him in Pickens primary

...more than 116,000 people in the state's northwestern foothills. The way the 63-year-old Wyche sees it, a local politician's chance to see an idea grow into reality would be like designing a play his team uses to win a game. "That's...

Campbell seeks U.S. House seat

...wasted no time going on the offensive. "You can't say it's time to throw the bums out and then vote for your local politician who keeps bumming a ride back to Washington based on bailout votes, earmarks and years of running for office...

Rants and raves

...million dollars to work on your campaign. You wouldn't expect them to help you for free, would you? I SEE ANOTHER local politician is fixing to be tried for fraud and a host of other things. This time, it's Democrat Charles Walker. I'M SORRY...

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Wine Time: Xplorador Sauvignon Blanc 2009, Chile; Xplorador Chardonnay 2009, Chile

...process for two months in stainless steel tanks.WINERY: Concha y Toro has a proud history, dating to 1883 when a local politician and businessman named Don Melchor Concha y Toro brought French grapevines from Bordeaux to the Maipo Valley in Chile...

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Must we spell it out? You shouldn't abandon language's rules

...the radio talk about an Augusta commissioner "literally beating a dead horse." I had to laugh, envisioning this local politician actually flogging a carcass in the middle of the commission chamber.Now I'm not laughing. Literally.English...

With readers like you, I can enjoy the holiday

...shares this one.After 25 years in the parish, a priest was being honored at his retirement dinner.A leading local politician and member of the congregation was chosen to make the presentation and to give a little speech at the dinner.However...