Vladimir Putin is a lucky man. And he’s got three more years of luck to come.
Why do we Tucson reporters love to cover Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller so much?
The following editorial appeared Monday in the Washington Post:
A bill that would create a new kind of job-training program to help the unemployed get back to work faster is advancing in the Arizona Senate.
Henry Kissinger once pointed out that since Peter the Great, Russia had been expanding at the rate of one Belgium per year. All undone, of course, by the collapse of the Soviet Union, which Russian President Vladimir Putin called “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the (20th) century.”
There seems to be a growing consensus that the Republicans have a real shot at recapturing the Senate in the next midterm elections, giving them further opportunity, if not total assurance, of making President Obama’s next years in office meaningless.
It’s not exactly clear yet how Vladimir Putin’s government will react to the overthrow of ally Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine, but it seems fairly safe to say that the Russian president’s moves over the last few weeks haven’t worked out as planned.
One of the oldest American musical traditions lives and breathes twice a month in midtown Tucson.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
WASHINGTON — Sweeping immigration legislation taking shape in the Senate will aim to overhaul the nation’s agriculture worker program to create a steady supply of labor for farmers and growers, who rely more than any other industry on workers who are living in the country illegally.
Tourism is booming in Batumi. Most tourists come from other former-Soviet nations like Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Armenia and Azerbaijan. But English, French and other languages are also heard.
The transformation of Batumi, an ancient city of 180,000, is the result of Georgia's drive to capitalize on its tourist potential.
BATUMI, Georgia - Georgia's Black Sea resort of Batumi was once a bleak site: Roads were dotted with potholes, the city was pitch dark at night, running water was scarce and the city's best hotel was infested with rats.
Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree jumps for joy after tipping a Tennessee pass last week that was intercepted by a teammate. Bulldogs coach Mark Richt says his porous defense seems to come up with big plays when needed.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Georgia coach Mark Richt is not worried about his team's defense, no matter how many yards the Bulldogs have allowed this season.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - A new era has dawned at Missouri, which makes its Southeastern Conference debut on Saturday night against No. 7 Georgia, and there's no denying the excitement. Even coach Gary Pinkel failed to stick to his usual "it's the next game" script for more than a sentence or two on m…