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  • Acknowledging climate change in GOP's best interest

    Acknowledging climate change in GOP's best interest
    November has been a good-news/bad-news month for the climate struggle. The U.S. and China just inked an historic agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, but that accord is imperiled by the American electorate. We have just entrusted Congress to a...
  • In Theory: Should the Washington National Cathedral be open to different faiths?

    On a Friday afternoon earlier this month, a section of the Washington National Cathedral was reserved for the first-ever gathering of Muslims in the sanctuary, there for their weekly recitation of prayers. According to the Washington Post, the Very Rev....
  • Human Trafficking Author To Speak In Glastonbury

    Human Trafficking Author To Speak In Glastonbury
    GLASTONBURY — After a successful and well-attended program on human trafficking last month, the Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community Initiative has invited an expert on the subject to a December presentation. "The Berlin Turnpike: A True Story...
  • Race and policing in America

    Race and policing in America
    As the father of an African-American son, I was shocked by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. I never thought about the effect of race on policing when I was growing up. I am a white man, raised in a middle-class white suburb, with...
  • Ferguson announcement botched

    Ferguson announcement botched
    I am struck by the fact that there were demonstrations throughout the country Monday night in reaction to the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown ("Ferguson's grievance," Nov. 25). The Ferguson Police...
  • St. Louis area prays and waits as grand jury mulls Michael Brown case

    St. Louis area prays and waits as grand jury mulls Michael Brown case
    First, the pastor asked congregants to pray for the parents of Michael Brown, who was fatally shot over the summer about three miles away. They murmured yes. Then she asked the several dozen mostly black parishioners at Christ the King United Church...
  • Friday: Lights in the Parkway opens its 19th season

    Friday: Lights in the Parkway opens its 19th season
    Take a break from baking, shopping, wrapping and decorating to enjoy a relaxing drive through Allentown's Lights in the Parkway, Friday through Dec. 28 in Lehigh Parkway. The holiday tradition, in its 19th season, features more than a mile of...
  • Becoming Mrs. Charles Manson: 26-year-old insists it's happening

    Becoming Mrs. Charles Manson: 26-year-old insists it's happening
    Charles Manson is getting married, insists his bride-to-be. And Afton Elaine Burton, 26, plans to take her new husband's last name. A look at the couple's marriage license shows it's Burton's first marriage and Manson's third, and Manson is listed at an...
  • Pompano makes progress on redeveloping MLK Boulevard

    The first new commercial development in 40 years on Pompano Beach's Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard is a 4,000-square-foot retail building that will house a soul food restaurant, a hair salon, a photo studio and a bookkeeper. A fifth space, for a...
  • Speak ill of John Muir? Brace for a backlash

    Speak ill of John Muir? Brace for a backlash
    Readers of The Times' print newspaper may recall the handful of letters published Saturday defending John Muir after an earlier article had quoted academics and environmentalists questioning the sainted conservationist's continued relevance. Published...
  • Police Log: Calls include fraud, stolen vehicle, hit and run

    Following are some of the incidents recently reported to area police agencies and the Lake County Sheriff's Office. This information was compiled from public records maintained by those agencies. The Police Log is published Thursdays in the Lake section....