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  • Common fallacies about children of same-sex couples

    I was a little confused by Marie-Alberte Boursiquot's recent letter ("Catholic doctors for traditional marriage," Oct. 20). The headline over it says traditional marriage, but in her letter she uses the term "authentic marriage." I had never heard that...
  • Friends Of The Libraries: Government involvement can start here

    Election Day is coming up. If you haven't already voted by mail or used other early voting methods, it is important that you inform yourself and vote. President James Madison said in 1822, "A popular government without popular information or the means of...
  • Mailbag: Bring in the true conservatives

    A couple of days ago, I received a political flier from Troy Edgar, who is running for the state Assembly. On the back of the flyer were endorsements from Republicans. The first name cited was that of Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. In his 22-plus years in...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Los Angeles auditions

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Los Angeles auditions
    And now here we are on our regular night with Los Angeles auditions. It always makes me so happy to see Cat interacting with the dancers waiting in line -- she is sunshine in high heels. Judges tonight: Mary Murphy, Nigel Lythgoe, and professional goof...
  • Walters joins crowdsourcing trend with 'Public Property'

    Walters joins crowdsourcing trend with 'Public Property'
    It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
  • City Lights: There's more to the soccer ball than meets the eye

    City Lights: There's more to the soccer ball than meets the eye
    When I was a graduate student in England, I once attended a soccer game — or football, as they call it most everywhere but here. I didn't get much out of it. It seemed awfully simple: two teams kicking the ball back and forth for two hours, and...
  • Sweating the details

    Sweating the details
    Remember the other day when you saw a typo in the paper and thought: “Don’t they have proofreaders at the Tribune?” We do. But they do a lot more than proofread. Here’s a rundown of typical duties: edit stories in the paper for...
  • 'Derecho' storm wasn't first to strike Md.

    'Derecho' storm wasn't first to strike Md.
    The storm that devastated much of Maryland on Friday, known as a "derecho", not the first of its kind to strike the state, but its impact was among the most severe and widespread. Derechos are widespread storms in which multiple bands of strong storms...
  • Is John Roberts a Kenya-born socialist, too?

    Is John Roberts a Kenya-born socialist, too?
    Word had barely come down that the Supreme Court majority was upholding the Affordable Care Act when incensed conservatives began printing up "Impeach Jon Roberts" t-shirts and a hacker had altered the chief justice's title on his Wikipedia page to "Chief...
  • Debra Jo Rupp Works Hard As Dr. Ruth

    Debra Jo Rupp Works Hard As Dr. Ruth
    The show: The world premiere of Mark St. Germain's "Dr. Ruth, All the Way" at Barrington Stage's St. Germain Theater, Pittsfield, Mass. First impression: A big hand for the little ladies — actress Debra Jo Rupp portraying sex therapist and media...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 5, 'Let's Boot and Rally'

    'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 5, 'Let's Boot and Rally'
    "Took you long enough." -- Russell Edgington So they finally found Russell. Because no one thinks to search in the creepy asylum for a vampire seeking to be reborn. Seriously, the asylum was like a low-rent haunted house run by high schools students....