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  • Washington state man seeks his gay partner's federal benefits

    WASHINGTON The ceremony was meticulously planned, befitting a wedding where one of the grooms is a self-professed Virgo with obsessive-compulsive leanings. A roving Austin Powers impersonator posed for photos with guests as a pair of dolphin ice...
  • Bruce Levenson, Owner Of NBA's Hawks, Under Fire For Racial Remarks

    The owner of the Atlanta Hawks announced on Sunday he would sell his controlling interest in the NBA franchise because of racially insensitive remarks he made, in an echo of a scandal involving the former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers NBA team. Hawks...
  • Robert J. Fisher: American history offers insight into Ferguson shooting, riots

    On March 5, 1770, a contingent of British soldiers fired on a crowd of unarmed protesters who were threatening a sentry. Five colonists were killed in what became known as the Boston Massacre. Committees of Correspondence were formed to publicize news...
  • Datebook: Art's fall season begins this weekend -- the best openings

    Datebook: Art's fall season begins this weekend -- the best openings
    A history of the avant-garde in Orange County, an installation that takes a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. as a point of inspiration, sound as heard by deaf ears and an L.A. freeway in mirrors. The art season is starting to get rolling and it’s...
  • Veteran CBS newsman Bruce Morton dies at 83

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bruce Morton, an award-winning political correspondent for CBS News who also covered the Vietnam War and the U.S. space program, died on Friday, the network said. He was 83. Morton died at his Washington home from cancer, it said...
  • David Haugh: Jackie Robinson West a reason for hope in Chicago

    By the time Cedric Watson navigated through TV news trucks creating congestion outside his house across from Jackie Robinson Park on the far South Side, he already was late for a physical therapy appointment Monday in Tinley Park. He finally arrived with...
  • Gospel music highlights community festival

    Gospel music highlights community festival
    To Luther Barnes, the show is always about two things – the music and the message. The popular gospel singer and producer from North Carolina will headline the musical portion of this weekend's Southeast Community Day Festival and Parade in...
  • Sunday's Bulletin Board

    Sunday Back in the Day Senior Prom, 4 to 9 p.m. at E. Pat Larkins Community Center, 520 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Pompano Beach. 954-786-4585. Blue Jeans Blues, 8 p.m. at Blue Jeans Lounge, 3320 NE 33rd St., Fort Lauderdale. $5. Call 954-306-6330....
  • Heads up on road closures for Sunday's marathon

    Heads up on road closures for Sunday's marathon
    The Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon will be run Sunday morning, closing a number of roads as it makes its way through the Lehigh Valley from Salisbury Township to Easton. Via of the Lehigh Valley, which helps children and adults with...
  • Friday's Bulletin Board

    Friday Arachne's Labyrinth, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie. Free. Call 954-201-6984. Beach Party, 10 a.m. at Northeast Focal Point Senior Center, 227 NW Second St., Deerfield Beach. Free. Call 954-480-4447....
  • Professor's quest reveals LBJ vendetta against George Hamilton

    PHILADELPHIA For a few months in 1966, the budding romance between film star George Hamilton and Lynda Bird Johnson, daughter of the 36th president, was the talk of Washington. Gossip columnists followed their every move as Hamilton squired her around...