Ken Rudin http://ualrpublicradio.org en It's The Final ScuttleButton Puzzle ... For Now http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/its-final-scuttlebutton-puzzle-now Some words I never thought I would utter: This is the last <strong>ScuttleButton</strong> puzzle that will ever appear on the NPR Web site.<p>With the cancellation of <em><strong>Talk of the Nation</strong></em>, and of course the weekly <em><strong>Political Junkie</strong></em> segment that goes with it, the long relationship between <em><strong>Political Junkie</strong></em> and NPR is coming to an end.<p>Thus, this is the last button puzzle, with the final winner (and t-shirt and button prizes) announced on Wednesday, June 26th — the final Junkie segment on TOTN.<p>There will also be a fin Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:22:03 +0000 Ken Rudin 6564 at http://ualrpublicradio.org It's The Final ScuttleButton Puzzle ... For Now Why Don't We Pay (More/Any) Attention To Los Angeles Mayoral Elections? http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/why-dont-we-pay-moreany-attention-los-angeles-mayoral-elections <em><strong>Horace Greeley</strong></em> may have suggested at one point that going west might be a good idea, but he probably wouldn't be happy to see what's going on with Los Angeles as of late. The Dodgers are in last place in the National League West, the Angels are hovering near the bottom of the American League West, and the Lakers' appearance in the playoffs was brutally short. Tue, 21 May 2013 18:36:00 +0000 Ken Rudin 4849 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Why Don't We Pay (More/Any) Attention To Los Angeles Mayoral Elections? Is It 2016 Yet? Moves By Hillary Clinton & Rand Paul Suggest Yes http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/it-2016-yet-moves-hillary-clinton-rand-paul-suggest-yes If you have any interest in politics at all, you pretty much know two things. One, that the next presidential election, on Nov. 8, 2016, is only 1,324 days away. And two, you won't be surprised if people are focusing on it in March of 2013.<p>Sometimes the speculation is silly, but sometimes it's not. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:55:21 +0000 Ken Rudin 1582 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Is It 2016 Yet? Moves By Hillary Clinton & Rand Paul Suggest Yes