Only 10 men have headed the Oklahoma Department of Corrections since its modern-day creation 46 years ago. The average time spent in the most punishing job in state government has been 4.5 years, a tenuous tenure that Director Justin R. Jones, will have doubled when he departs Oct. 1.
Guess what? After three days of digging in a suburban Detroit field, the FBI has called off its latest search for long-missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa. Anyone who is surprised by this turn of events, raise your hand.