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Adm. Allen returning to Coast Guard Academy

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Former Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen is returning to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London to help develop strong military leaders. 124 more words

News

HOMELAND SECURITY: Secretary Napolitano Moving On

Heading to California

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is stepping down as head of the department to head the University of California system.

Napolitano – a former U.S. 288 more words

Skills And Training

The Chocolate City Melts Before Ray Nagin

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin  made his first court appearance  today in  New Orleans. Nagin entered a plea of not guilty to 21 counts of bribery related charges. 587 more words

Editorials

Take the Time to CONSIDER and You'll Get Better Results

The following book review appeared in Small Business Trends last week. I’m bringing it to you today because I’ve been reflecting on our tendency to jump into action when we should be taking the time to think things through a bit. 827 more words

Essay

Looking Back and Looking Forward One Year After the Gulf Oil Spill

Today marks a year after the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico blew out, destroying the Deepwater Horizon and beginning the worst oil spill in U.S. 101 more words

Ecocentric

Jindal's berms: Critical thinking and politics

One of the most vivid images of the Gulf oil spill is that of Governor Bobby Jindal walking the shoreline and lambasting the administration for not moving quickly to build sand berms to protect the shore. 680 more words