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  • Mailbag: Irvine 11 editorials got it wrong

    I cannot understand why the L.A. Times and the Daily Pilot continue on their editorial pages to defend the Irvine 11 (Editorial: Irvine 11, D.A. both made mistakes, Daily Pilot, Oct. 2; "Editorial: Punishing the 'Irvine 11' again, Los Angeles Times, Sept....
  • Beautiful day couldn't distract Daley from the issues

    My favorite Daley moment came on a beautiful summer day during the 1996 Democratic National Convention. The mayor and his wife paid a courtesy call at a lunchtime reception hosted by NBC's Tom Brokaw and PBS' Jim Lehrer at the Tavern Club. Seeing the...
  • Sept. 15, 1993: 'I'm an adult now,' says Iverson, jailed at Newport News City Farm

    Allen Iverson, the eye of a brewing civil rights storm, said Tuesday that he's become "wiser and stronger." From now on, Iverson said, school will come before basketball. In his first interview since being jailed for taking part in a bowling alley brawl,...
  • Jan. 3, 1995: Iverson fitting in as a freshman at Georgetown

    Four months into an improbable academic and athletic odyssey, Allen Iverson has apparently built a sturdy foundation at Georgetown University. ``This is where I want to be in my life right now,'' Iverson said Monday during his first interview since his...
  • Michelle Obama here today for Oprah taping

    WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama is traveling to Chicago today to tape a program on military families with her friend Oprah Winfrey, an Obama aide said. The first lady is making a quick in-and-out trip home to appear on a show about one of...
  • 'Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and "To Kill a Mockingbird" '

    'Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and "To Kill a Mockingbird" '
    Originally released to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the publication of Lee's enduringly popular novel, this documentary compiles comments by many notables about the impact they felt from the story of Southern lawyer Atticus Finch and his handling...
  • Ann Curry status at 'Today' handled horribly by NBC News

    Ann Curry status at 'Today' handled horribly by NBC News
    NBC News used to be very good at handling major on-air change. The passing of the baton from Tom Brokaw to Brian Williams was textbook for how it should be done. But what NBC News President Steve Capus and his lieutenants are doing to Ann Curry as they ...
  • And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....

    And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....
    In the end, Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity became more of an endurance test than a flexing of comedic muscle. Maryland's former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, the last celebrity to take the stage, might have won over what remained of the crowd when he joked...
  • Taking Aim: Dana Carvey at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Nov. 12

    Taking Aim:  Dana Carvey at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Nov. 12
    Dana Carvey Nov. 12, Sat. 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.com   For a man who is known for his chameleon-like ability to morph into a variety of characters and personalities, most...
  • Who's to blame for America's nasty politics? Tom Brokaw.

    Who's to blame for America's nasty politics? Tom Brokaw.
    You know who I blame for the terrible tone in American politics? Tom Brokaw. No, not the man himself, but what he represents. Since Dan Rather famously beclowned himself, Mr. Brokaw stands as the last of the respected "voice of God" news anchors (CBS...
  • Sighting: Whitney Port's weekend in Chicago

    Sighting: Whitney Port's weekend in Chicago
    I wasn’t too familiar with “The Hills” cast member-turned-“The City” star Whitney Port up until this past weekend. That’s when sightings of Port began to pour in. And they haven’t stopped. Port – who has...