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  • Changes to Orlando's historic buildings face scrutiny, but not all relics are protected

    Changes to Orlando's historic buildings face scrutiny, but not all relics are protected
    Downtown Orlando is changing by the day, from a gleaming new performing-arts center, to apartment buildings and office towers sprouting up across the city, to plans for a downtown UCF campus and more.
  • EPA rules would hurt lower-income: My Word

     EPA rules would hurt lower-income: My Word
    I'm the president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, co-founded by the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many people forget that King advocated for poor families, regardless of their race or religion, and I believe that he would find it troubling...

    Gay rights activists mark landmark 1965 demonstration

    Gay rights activists gathered in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July to mark the progress of their movement and pay tribute to those who launched it a half-century ago — but also made it clear that the fight for equality...

    Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion

    Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea of forgiving the white man accused of killing nine of the historic black...

    Independence Day? To some, July 4 is Barbecued Spareribs Day

    To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day Calendar, an online compendium of pseudo-holidays that has become a...