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  • And a look forward into March

     
    The big event this month is the Second Annual Foodie Experience at the Hippodrome, featuring Alton Brown. That's on Saturday, March 19th. Check out the photo gallery of this year's participating restaurants.But there's more. Frederick Restaurant Week...
  • Kathleen Battle sings spirituals at UCLA's Royce Hall

     
    Soprano Kathleen Battle sang African American spirituals at UCLA on Saturday. The anguish and the joy in an evening of songs was brought out by Kathleen Battle's exceptional voice....
  • Today in Tallahassee: Budgets, Abortions, and ObamaCare

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Lawmakers return to a full slate of committee hearings and floor action today on environmental bills, health-care and higher education budget proposals, and abortion bills. But the House (11 a.m.) and the Senate (8 a.m.) go into...
  • Annual abortion battle resumes in the House

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida's perennial abortion battle re-emerged Tuesday, as a House panel approved bills that would block abortions after 20 weeks, require 24-hour waiting periods and target abortions that...
  • Plakon’s bill to ban gender- and ethnic-based abortion advances

     
    Florida legislators are spending a lot of time trying to pass new anti-abortion measures this year. And one of the most unique ones is sponsored by Seminole County Republican Scott Plakon — one that would ban Florida women from getting an abortion...
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • 'Who Is Mark Twain?'

    'Who Is Mark Twain?'
    When he died 99 years ago this week, Mark Twain was this country's most beloved writer, yet his status as both an author and protean example of the now-familiar pop cultural celebrity seems to grow with each passing decade. "Who Is Mark Twain?" -- a...
  • Parents Rally Against NYC School Closures

    Parents Rally Against NYC School Closures
    Hundreds of people gathered for a public hearing at Christopher Columbus High School Thursday night to protest the closing of several city schools. The six schools slated for closure in the Bronx are the School for Community Research and Learning,...
  • NYC Dept. of Education Proposes To Close 20 Schools

    NYC Dept. of Education Proposes To Close 20 Schools
    The Department of Education is proposing to close 20 "failing" schools in four boroughs and, for the first time, is hosting public hearings at each of the schools to hear concerns and complaints. The department's Panel for Educational Policy -- a 13-...
  • Mocker Finds A Parking Free For All

    Mocker Finds A Parking Free For All
    New York City parking rules are the stuff of legends. Alternate side. No Standing. No Stopping. However, neighbors in Harlem say the rules are being ignored. PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker was surprised to find out exactly who was creating the...
  • Mocker Parking Battle II: Fake MTA Placard, Hydrants Still Blocked

    Mocker Parking Battle II: Fake MTA Placard, Hydrants Still Blocked
    One day after PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker reported on a neighborhood besieged by government workers using placards to park illegally, government officials are waking up to the problem - identifying one placard as a fake and promising to take action....