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  • Dodgers' winning season prompts his turn to verse

    Dodgers' winning season prompts his turn to verse
    Forget the Ice Bucket Challenge. This kid Scully, so fond of reciting the classic ode "Tinker to Evers to Chance," recently issued a poetry challenge: Can someone pen some similar tribute to this year's Dodgers, awash as they are in larger-than-life...
  • Winter Park Institute 2014-15 season of speakers

     Winter Park Institute 2014-15 season of speakers
    Rollins Winter Park Institute, which each year brings world-renowned speakers to Central Florida, has announced its schedule for the 2014-2015 school year. Headliners include author and journalist Eric Schlosser, two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins,...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Reverence for the flag and its hymn

    Each morning at 7 o'clock, John Giacchio and I would unfurl the colors, then attach the clips of the rope to the eyelets embroidered into the blue field of stars. While humming “To the Colors,” we'd raise the flag and salute. At 5 p.m. we'd...
  • Hollywood studio embraces Epic Games technology for non-gaming VR

    GamerHub.tv At San Diego Comic Con 2014, Guillermo del Toro was on hand to experience what it would be like to step inside the world of his Pacific Rim movie franchise. Since 3D Hollywood movie experiences can only go so far, Del Toro worked with the...
  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • MTV Video Music Awards 2014: Beyonce shows the stars how it's done

    MTV Video Music Awards 2014: Beyonce shows the stars how it's done
    Who booked all the amateur acts to open for Beyoncé? Amateurs, anyway, is what Beyoncé made a room full of stars look like when she closed the MTV Video Music Awards, broadcast live Sunday night from the Forum in Inglewood. Onstage for nearly 20...
  • 7-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Epic sailing from Miami from $379

    7-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Epic sailing from Miami from $379
    Norwegian Cruise Line offers a 7-night western Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Epic for as little as $379 per person, based on double occupancy. The Norwegian Epic sails out PortMiami on a Sunday-Sunday itinerary with stops in Ocho Rios, Costa Maya...
  • PASSINGS: Simin Behbahani, George Hansen, Hashim Khan, Fernand St Germain

     Simin Behbahani Acclaimed poet known as 'lioness of Iran' Simin Behbahani, 87, a famed Iranian poet who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday in...
  • City Skip Day on Wall Street, slam at Stardust

    Playin' hooky Your legal advice for Aug. 22: Ditch work and have a beer. That's the simple idea behind City Skip Day, the annual block party hosted by the Overchuck Law Firm and held at Wall Street Plaza in downtown Orlando. If any co-workers have called...
  • 'Look Again to the Wind' revisits Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears'

    On the heels of two of the biggest hits of his career in "Ring of Fire" and "Understand Your Man," Johnny Cash was a hot commodity in 1964 when he gave his record company an ambitious new concept album, "Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian."...
  • Maryland-based EPIC Pharmacies appoints new CEO

    Maryland-based EPIC Pharmacies appoints new CEO
    Maryland-based EPIC Pharmacies will soon have a new CEO, when independent pharmacy owner Jay Romero takes charge at the beginning of next year. Romero, who has served on EPIC's board of directors since 2012, is expected to bring to the Cockeysville-...