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  • Free admission to Port Discovery on MLK day

    Free admission to Port Discovery on MLK day
    Admission to Port Discovery will be free on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. "Visitors will have the opportunity to honor Dr. King’s dream, and experience the rich African-American history through interactive programs," according...
  • Reel Critics: 'Selma' is a superb depiction of history

    Modern cinema is full of fictional comic book heroes fighting fictional villains. They survive wild exploits, but their phony lives are never really in jeopardy. In contrast, "Selma" recreates a tumultuous time in American history when true heroes rose up...
  • South Lake historian inducted into Women's Hall of Fame

    South Lake historian inducted into Women's Hall of Fame
    CLERMONT — Dolores Gano Walker is soft spoken and chooses her words carefully to be sure she's giving out the correct dates and names involved with her history as well as south Lake's. Walker is Clermont's historian emeritus, the head of the...
  • Foxman: Terrorists threaten not only Jews, but France itself

    Foxman: Terrorists threaten not only Jews, but France itself
    The mood was jubilant at first as the Anti-Defamation League honored its retiring national director, Abraham "Abe" Foxman, at the Boca West Country Club. But that quickly changed as Foxman talked about the events in France last week and the importance...
  • Exclusive: Ben Hatke’s ‘Little Robot’ cover revealed

     
    “Little Robot,” an upcoming graphic novel from Ben Hatke, is the tale of an unlikely friendship between a lost, childlike […]...
  • Financial makeover: 10 big millennial money questions -- answered

    Not a lot of people like to talk about money -- particularly how much they have or how much they don't have. But it pays (heh) to have a good, honest discussion about your finances, whether you're talking it out with yourself or with someone with your...
  • 'Love on Paper' at the Newberry: 'Vinegar valentines' and other mash notes

    'Love on Paper' at the Newberry: 'Vinegar valentines' and other mash notes
    "Love on Paper" is the animating idea behind a new exhibition at the Newberry Library. As you type that title onto a screen, or read it from a screen, you have to wonder if future such shows are going to be purely historical. The sentiment we all...
  • Colts-Patriots: Brady Changes Into Different Man On Game Day

    Colts-Patriots: Brady Changes Into Different Man On Game Day
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The day after the Patriots advanced to the AFC Championship Game with a win over the Baltimore Ravens, Tom Brady was relaxed and calm as he watched the Packers-Cowboys playoff game. Later that day, Brady watched the Colts face...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1995, Bethlehem Catholic's Dan Kendra changes his mind

    FLASHBACK: In 1995, Bethlehem Catholic's Dan Kendra changes his mind
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. January 12 2010—Central Catholic girls coach Mike Kopp becomes the state's all-time winningest high school basketball coach, boys or girls, when...
  • Looking to mark history at the local Rite Aid

    Looking to mark history at the local Rite Aid
    When he visited Baltimore a few months ago, I told Andy Carroll, a young man on a mission — you might call him a Monuments Man — that he ought to commission a plaque to mark the site of Spiro T. Agnew's no-contest plea. I don't think such a...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. BLACK HAMMOCK ADVENTURES:...