SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 Investigations and Oversight Subcommittee (Chairman Broun, R-Ga.) of House Science, Space and Technology Committee will hold a hearing titled "Mismanagement of Funds at the National Weather Service and the Impact on the Future of Weather Forecasting."
Detroit purchased Belle Isle in 1879, making it the nation's largest city-owned park. Planned by the designer of New York's Central Park, it remains one of Detroit's most alluring assets. Its deteriorating condition and city's fiscal morass prompted state and city leaders to propose a lease of the island (shown in 1901) to the state, which can better pay for its upkeep.
Suvita Melehy, who practices law in Silver Spring, Md., has mastered the art of moving her kids around, using a combination of carpooling, trading favors, reducing her work hours and researching bus schedules to ferry her two daughters, 16 and 13, from school to a host of activities.