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  • Mayo: Panic over Ebola, but not deadly flu or measles

    Mayo: Panic over Ebola, but not deadly flu or measles
    Every once in a while, I read something by another columnist, slap my head and say, "Brilliant -- why didn't I think of that?" I had that reaction today when I saw the latest offering from my Miami Herald counterpart, metro columnist Fred Grimm. Grimm...
  • ABC considering a comedy series about writer Dan Savage

    ABC considering a comedy series about writer Dan Savage
    ABC is making a sitcom pilot based on the life of "Savage Love" columnist Dan Savage. The untitled comedy will be a "single-camera semi-autobiographical entry based on the LGBT activist/boundary-pushing columnist's life," according to The Hollywood...
  • Christopher Newport University forum talks balance between freedom of speech, criticism of religion

    The attack that killed staffers of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris has raised difficult questions about the balance of freedom of speech in terms of if and when it is appropriate to criticize religion. A group of professors at Christopher Newport...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Jan. 28

    Five things for Wednesday, Jan. 28
    Here are your stories for Wednesday in Central Florida: plans for Plaza Live; startup program helps entrepreneur; lineup changes for Magic as they search for answers; and more. 1. The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, which bought the Plaza Live theater...
  • Ernie Banks graces Sports Illustrated cover in Midwest

    Ernie Banks graces Sports Illustrated cover in Midwest
    Sports Illustrated paid tribute to Ernie Banks by putting him a regional cover this week. While most of the country received a cover featuring the Seattle Seahawks secondary, readers in the Midwest will get a classic portrait of Mr. Cub. Chicago...
  • George G. 'Greg' Plitt Jr.

    George G. 'Greg' Plitt Jr.
    George G. "Greg" Plitt Jr., a Gilman School graduate, actor, stunt double, and a certified personal trainer who was considered the No. 1 male fitness model in the world, died Jan. 17 in Burbank, Calif., after being struck by a passenger train. The...
  • Ignoring the other side of the story

    Ignoring the other side of the story
    During my decades of journalism, I have been alternatively amused and appalled by the sarcastic newsroom slogan: "A story too good to check out." I've been amused by the battlefield sarcasm that comes from having a hot story lead fall apart under the...
  • Sarah Palin and her onetime fans on the right: It's so over

    Sarah Palin and her onetime fans on the right: It's so over
    They're over her. Sarah Palin's odd, rambling speech last weekend before an audience of committed conservative activists in Des Moines, Iowa, has many influential voices on the right saying that the time has come to acknowledge that the romance has gone...
  • Commando trainer files $30 million libel suit against Outside magazine

    Commando trainer files $30 million libel suit against Outside magazine
    A Virginia man who ran a commando training school in Mississippi has filed a $30 million libel suit in Orlando against Outside magazine. James Frank Smith, Jr., 44, a former Fox News expert on counter-terrorism and security, alleges that a story in...
  • Deerfield water facility wins another award

    Deerfield water facility wins another award
    The effectiveness of sewers and wastewater projects may not get noticed by a lot of people around Deerfield when everything is working, but it has been winning the village awards. Deerfield’s water reclamation facility (WRF), completed in 2013, won...
  • 'Gone Girl' author, screenwriter visits Skokie amid wild run

    'Gone Girl' author, screenwriter visits Skokie amid wild run
    The following isn’t a scene you’d expect to find in one of Gillian Flynn’s dark razor-sharp novels that have kept readers up well past their bedtimes. An author writes a third book, hoping to build off of the success of the previous...