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  • Have you checked your credit report lately?

    Have you checked your credit report lately?
    While about eight of every 10 Americans know they are entitled to a free credit report annually, only six of every 10 have checked their report in the past year, according to a recent survey by the banking industry. The American Bankers Association...
  • Hurston's life fascinates as much as her fiction

    Just after sundown on a January evening 55 years ago — Jan. 29, 1960, to be exact — Zora Neale Hurston died at the segregated St. Lucie County nursing home where she had been transferred in late October after suffering the first of two...
  • Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech

    Larry Hogan's inaugural address speech
    The following is the text of Larry Hogan's inaugural address, as written for delivery Wednesday at the State House in Annapolis: GOVERNOR LAWRENCE J. HOGAN, JR: "Governor Christie, thank you for being here, thanks for your tremendous support, and for...
  • With Super Bowl in sight, Aaron Rodgers didn't deliver

    If you've heard it once, you've heard it 1,000 times. You know, if the Green Bay Packers aren't careful, they'll win only one Super Bowl with a franchise quarterback like Aaron Rodgers just like they won just one with Brett Favre. Favre's 16-year run as...
  • Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show

    Male quilters piece new gender, aesthetic paradigms in 'Man-Made' show
    "How would a guy make a quilt?" Joel Otterson asked himself when he began his foray into the craft. "He would make it out of concrete and stone," he answered. And so he did. Otterson's "quilts" consist of interlinking blocks of concrete, stone and...
  • Freedom scores first wrestling win over Easton in school history

    Freedom scores first wrestling win over Easton in school history
    Freedom's seniors had never defeated Easton in football or wrestling, and they were tired of it. Two football losses last season alone frayed enough nerves, senior Jake Young said, which made Friday night even more satisfying. The Patriots continued...
  • 'Sons of Liberty' is a perfect lead-in to more of 'The Americans'

    Our fellow Americans certainly are red-blooded on TV this week. Starting Sunday, the History channel's "Sons of Liberty" miniseries tells a satisfying tale of Boston's slow burn toward rebellion in the 1770s. The night after "Sons of Liberty" wraps up,...
  • For wealthy tech entrepreneur, a timely connection

    For wealthy tech entrepreneur, a timely connection
    The gig: Chester J. Pipkin is the founder, chief executive and chairman of Belkin International. He started the Playa Vista company in his parents' Hawthorne garage in the early 1980s. The company capitalized on the early explosion in personal computing,...
  • John Kass: 'American Sniper' criticism makes for amusing theater

    I've got to admit that it has been a barrel of fun watching the political left get its "Je suis Charlie" all tied up in knots over the movie "American Sniper." They're tweeting and making angry faces, insisting that the movie is not appropriate history....
  • Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86

    Gerry Witoshynsky, Pembroke Pines historian, dies at 86
    Geraldine "Gerry" Witoshynsky could recite the history of Pembroke Pines chapter and verse. The city's official historian spent years lovingly sorting newspaper stories and snapping her own photos to document and file away. "I thought because no one else...
  • Bianchi: Olé, Olé, Olé! Kaká already talking MLS championship for expansion Orlando City

     Bianchi: Olé, Olé, Olé! Kaká already talking MLS championship for expansion Orlando City
    Running off at the typewriter … Here's hoping the Orlando City Lions never, ever, ever become Americanized. Here's hoping the team president never stands up at the podium and tells the media, "We're acquiring the cap flexibility we need to...