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  • Wednesday,
    Jun 23, 2010
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  • Government & Politics
  • Political Secrets Request List

    Most political secrets are eventually revealed. Unfortunately it often happens years after the events actually happened. One example was an extra-marital affair in which 1940 Republican presidential nominee, Wendell Wilkie, was engaged in. Few knew about this affair until about 40 years later when secret recordings were made available of President Franklin D.

  • Melissa Griffin
  • Griffin: Must make suckers pay

    At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor John Avalos proposed a 5-cent tax on boozy beverages sold in San Francisco. The money collected would pay for alcohol-related services and expenses borne by The City. This would be in addition to state taxes of $3.30 per gallon on spirits and 20 cents per gallon on wine and beer.

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