Editor’s note from the Star, Nov. 26, 1963: Probably the most remarkable utterance during the rites for President Kennedy held in the Capitol Rotunda were those of Sen. Mike Mansfield, (D-Mont., who died in 2001), who spoke first on Sunday (Nov. 24, 1963). Here is the speech in full.
SAN DIEGO - Ian Kennedy struck out nine in six innings to remain perfect for his career against San Diego, and Jason Kubel doubled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning to send the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-1 victory over the Padres on Thursday night.
A launch of the Ares I-X test rocket was scrubbed Tuesday
because of weather concerns at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape
Canaveral, Fla. NASA plans to use the Ares rocket to help replace
the shuttle fleet.
The northwest corner of South La Cholla Boulevard and West Ajo
Way has become hard to navigate because of a tree whose branches
have grown into the roadway, says reader John Higgins, who drives
through the intersection regularly.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time in more than 30 years,
Kennedy Space Center is about to launch a rocket that's not a space
shuttle. At 327 feet — 15 stories taller than the shuttles — the
Ares I-X is the tallest rocket in the world. But looks are a little
deceiving: it's carrying a…