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  • AFI Fest: 'Selma' footage to be unveiled at event with Oprah Winfrey

    One of the more intriguing entrants to the holiday/late award-season calendar is “Selma,” indie filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s take on Martin Luther King Jr. and three critical months in the civil rights movement circa 1965. The film, which...
  • Qualities of Leadership

    Qualities of Leadership
    If all great leaders have a tragic flaw, then Superintendent John Reinhart’s flaw is his love of scrapple. The Easton Area School District leader, who grew up enjoying many local delicacies, may have eaten one slice too many last January at...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Farmers' markets Howard County farmers' markets feature locally grown produce, baked goods, fruits, flowers, transplants, organically grown produce and specialty items at these locations: •East Columbia, 6600 Cradlerock Way, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m....
  • Hanging a noose is terrorism, not a prank

    To the editor: I read this article on "pranks" involving nooses with deep concern for our country and its people. The hangman's noose and what it represents is a dreadful part of our history. ("The ominous symbolism of the noose," Op-Ed, Oct. 27) But...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    Tim Cook was already one of the most high-profile business leaders in the world, and now he is its most prominent openly gay CEO. Apple's chief executive addressed his sexual orientation publicly for the first time Thursday, coming out in a first-person...
  • Train your eyes on three great photographers

    Train your eyes on three great photographers
    That I have spent more than four decades writing for newspapers has done nothing to enlighten me to the mystery of photography. Working with dozens of men and women with cameras who accompanied me on hundreds of stories, I have watched as they did their...
  • National Mall in Washington, D.C. has undergone big improvements

    National Mall in Washington, D.C. has undergone big improvements
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — It's improving. It's better. Americans can be proud of it again. What, you thought we were talking about Congress? We're talking about the National Mall — this city's national park that contains everything from the...
  • Reader feedback Oct. 28: Word choice, Yorktown Day and a surprise

    • Outstanding front page Friday. Two pictures are worth a thousand words. Keep up the good work. Editor: I assume you are referring to the story headlined, "Front lines of sea-level rise: Regional military installations have begun preparing for...
  • LCA on track for a good first year in Allentown

    LCA on track for a good first year in Allentown
    A year ago Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski made a bold move. Faced with escalating pension payments that were set to top $23 million by 2015, he pushed City Council to lease the city's largest and most valuable asset, its water and sewer systems, in...
  • TV Review: 'Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown'

    For a documentary devoted to the hardest working man in show business, "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" delivers a rather by-the-numbers, uninspired portrait. Produced by, among others, Mick Jagger, who also lent his star power to birthing the...
  • The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule

    The good, the bad and the ugly of the Magic's 2014-15 schedule
    Finally. After injuries to two key players, a contract extension agreement with their starting center and eight preseason exhibitions, the Orlando Magic can turn their full attention to the regular season. The Magic will open their 82-game schedule...