Marlins cruise, Yankees lose

The Thrill and the Agony This week in sports by Chas Walker The Florida Marlins stunned the baseball world by defeating the New York Yankees 4 games to 2 in the World Series. Few expected such results – the Marlins just slipped into the playoffs in the NL wild card slot.



Bush, LBJ and Nixon / Save Pell Grants

Alabama setback

Almost every state faces a severe financial crunch, with taxes and spending cuts dominating the news. In September, Alabama had a chance to vote on a real solution to its budget crisis.

Grocery strike solid

VENICE, Calif. – Several hundred workers and supporters from the community turned out in front of a Ralphs Market here Oct. 18 for a rally in support of the striking grocery workers.