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  • Listen to Stuart Milk, vote – and drink up

     
    Stuart Milk, nephew of slain civil rights pioneer Harvey Milk and co-founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation, is in Orlando Thursday and tomorrow to try to get out the LGBT vote for Barack Obama and other Democrats. Milk will hold a press conference at...
  • Early voting meet and greet with Republicans this morning

     
    U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez and  State Rep. Scott Plakon will be at the Orlando Public Library on Central Blvd. this morning at 11:15 a.m. to meet and greet early voters. It's part of a Romney for President effort to highlight...
  • Orlando Sentinel reading campaign picks 'The Fast and the Furriest'

     Orlando Sentinel reading campaign picks 'The Fast and the Furriest'
    A couch-potato kid and his rambunctious dog are at the center of the book selected for the Orlando Sentinel's 2013 One Book One Community reading campaign. Central Florida children — and the adults in their lives — are encouraged to share...
  • Orlando 'Panorama' photo exhibit captures community spirit

     Orlando 'Panorama' photo exhibit captures community spirit
    Percy Riva found his camera near the Orlando Public Library. Kelsey Godfrey spotted hers while shopping along Park Avenue in Winter Park. Others were in places such as the downtown Lynx bus station and Downtown Credo coffee shop in College Park. All...
  • Cheers greet former prosecutor Jeff Ashton at Orlando library as he discusses Casey Anthony book

    Cheers greet former prosecutor Jeff Ashton at Orlando library as he discusses Casey Anthony book
    Rarely has losing a big legal case been such a good career move. Jeff Ashton, the former prosecutor turned author, has become a celebrity in the wake of the Casey Anthony murder trial. On Monday night, a standing-room crowd of more than 300 fans...
  • Casey Anthony: Defense wants Jeff Ashton to justify actions, takes swipe at book

     
    Anthony's defense highlights that the mental-health evaluations had been sealed by Chief Judge Belvin Perry. The defense statement reads: "Mr. Ashton has published a book which further reveals the contents of the sealed depositions. Whether this violation...
  • Casey Anthony: HLN ‘Prime News’ features Jeff Ashton

     
    Former prosecutor Jeff Ashton will be Vinnie Politan's guest on the program at 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Ashton will have another chance to promote his best-selling book "Imperfect Justice."...
  • TV tonight: Jeff Ashton on HLN; winter finale on ‘The Closer’; Monday Night Football

     
    The Casey Anthony trial will come in for more scrutiny as HLN "Prime News" looks back at the case. Former prosecutor Jeff Ashton will be Vinnie Politan's guest on the program at 6 p.m. today and Tuesday. Ashton will have another chance to promote his...
  • An immigration debate and discussion – Thursday in Orlando

     
    Looking to learn more about the complex issue of immigration? Then join me as I moderate what is sure to be a spirited debate and discussion among six people with very different perspectives on the issue Thursday evening at 5:30 at the library in downtown...
  • Un debate: Diversity, Advertising and Creativity

     
    How do young professionals embrace the value of their diverse background and how can they turn that into meaningful objectives in their lives? Now, more than ever, companies are looking to hire fresh perspectives of young, diverse, individuals to help...
  • Magic players to appear at free reading event at Orlando library

     
    If you want a little taste of the NBA All-Star hoopla without (we hope) the craziness and expense of the big-ticket events, well the Orlando Public Library just might have an event for you. Magic players Glen Davis, Ryan Anderson and Earl Clark are to...