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  • City turns down plan to purchase Bowling Alley

    City turns down plan to purchase Bowling Alley
    The need for park space, the shrinking amount of land available to build on within Winter Park, and the city government’s obligation to sometimes compete with the private market were all issues raised on Monday, when the Winter Park Community...
  • 'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill's secret action has unintended results

    'Masters of Sex' recap: Bill's secret action has unintended results
    Distraught that an upcoming CBS program won’t do justice to his human sexuality study, Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) secretly sabotages the documentary on the Season 2 finale of Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.” In Episode 212,...
  • Mix-ups at polling places hamper some voting

    Voters in Chicago were slowed down by hundreds of missing election judges Tuesday and in some cases were handed only half of the ballot, while in Lake County election officials were forced midday to change their balloting procedures after a battle with...
  • Some voters in Chicago wait 9 hours to vote: 'I just didn't want to be denied'

    Some voters in Chicago wait 9 hours to vote: 'I just didn't want to be denied'
    The speeches were long over and most of the races were called, but Decorda McGee still waited in line at a North Side polling place to cast his ballot. After nine hours, McGee finally voted around 3 a.m. Wednesday, the last person in a long, slow line...
  • Louisiana Senate race likely to hinge on black vote

    Standing on a street of abandoned lots interrupted by the occasional dilapidated shotgun house, a campaign worker for Sen. Mary L. Landrieu looked down at the list of addresses where she was to knock on doors and assumed there had been a mistake. The...
  • Landrieu banks on all politics being local in Louisiana

    Landrieu banks on all politics being local in Louisiana
    Mary Landrieu’s chances of hanging onto her Senate seat – and quite possibly her party’s chances of hanging onto the Senate -- depend on a surge of voter turnout here in this longtime Democratic stronghold where Landrieu is part of a...
  • Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters

    Busy day at the polls: Missing judges, ballot confusion, steady lines of voters
    Illinois voters headed to the polls Tuesday to settle a close, contentious race for governor and decide an unusually large number of ballot questions as well as races for U.S. Senate and House, the General Assembly and the County Board. Missing election...
  • You can still register, vote on Tuesday Chicago

    You can still register, vote on Tuesday Chicago
    Not yet registered to vote? You can register to vote and cast a ballot on Election Day between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. at five sites in Chicago: - Chicago Board of Elections, 69 W. Washington St. - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 4314 S....
  • Rick Scott and Charlie Crist finish last weekend of campaign hunting for votes in South Florida

    Rick Scott and Charlie Crist finish last weekend of campaign hunting for votes in South Florida
    From church pulpits to the streets, Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist scoured South Florida for votes Sunday as their neck-and-neck contest hurtled toward the finish line. Crist and Scott both campaigned with big-name politicians...
  • Oprah Winfrey's 'Selma' Set for First Look at AFI Fest

    AFI Fest has set a first-look at director Ava DuVernay's Civil Rights drama "Selma" on Nov. 11 at the Egyptian Theater. The event will include 30 minutes of footage from the film, which is set to open on Christmas, followed by a conversation with...
  • 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...