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  • Prop. 47 is achieving its main goal, but with unintended consequences

    Prop. 47 is achieving its main goal, but with unintended consequences
    Proposition 47 is supposed to free up prison cells for "real" criminals by reducing drug possession to a misdemeanor offense. But what if those addicts also are the "real" criminals we fear? I know it's too soon to render a verdict on the initiative...
  • Could Deflategate make this Super Bowl the most-watched ever?

    Could Deflategate make this Super Bowl the most-watched ever?
    It didn't take long for NBC to bring up Deflategate during its teleconference on Tuesday previewing the network's coverage of Super Bowl XLIX. In his opening remarks, NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus said, "The Seahawks and the Patriots and the...
  • We view movies through the lens of our times; case in point, 'Selma'

    It is impossible to see "Selma," Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated drama tracing the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic 1965 march to demand voting rights be accorded all citizens of this land, and not feel the weight of Ferguson, Mo., in 2014, and the...
  • The FBI's man in L.A. on how to find the bad guys among us

    The FBI's man in L.A. on how to find the bad guys among us
    David Bowdich, assistant director in charge of the FBI's L.A. office, oversees the most populous beat in law enforcement — seven Southern California counties, some 44,000 square miles, and nearly 19 million people. He joined the bureau in 1995,...
  • UCF researchers study children abusing their parents

    UCF researchers study children abusing their parents
    Rosemary Pate installed a lock on her bedroom door to keep her teenage son out. It felt like he held her hostage, she wrote in court documents. Authorities would later find Pate stabbed multiple times on her bedroom floor. Her son, then age 19, was...
  • Latest home gun range spurs call for common sense

    Latest home gun range spurs call for common sense
    Here in the Gunshine State, we like to wait for stupidity to boil over into a full-blown emergency before we do anything about it. How else do you explain the story of a 21-year-old in St. Petersburg who decided it would be safe to shoot into a...
  • Christine Wolf: Restorative justice has unanticipated results

    Imagine this scenario: the sound of shattering glass echoes through your condo building as you watch two boisterous teenagers bolt down your street. Much later, after you've helped to clean up the mess and cut your hand on the shard-crusted baseball...
  • Three common-sense bills worth supporting

    Three common-sense bills worth supporting
    Thousands of bills get introduced each legislative session, and most are sops to special interests or simply silly. But here are three no-brainers that should be passed. They're not Earth-shattering, just sensible. Not everyone will agree, naturally....
  • Virginia Tech tight end Bucky Hodges arrested Sunday and charged with public swearing/intoxication

    Virginia Tech tight end Bucky Hodges was arrested Sunday in Blacksburg and charged with public swearing/intoxication, according to a filing on the Virginia Courts Case Information website. Hodges, a 6-foot-6, 244-pound graduate of Salem High in Virginia...
  • Feds should investigate shooting by PBSO deputy

    Feds should investigate shooting by PBSO deputy
    The FBI, which is reportedly investigating whether the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office violated the civil rights of minorities, should expand its inquiry to include the shooting death of Seth Adams by a deputy whose superior had questioned his...
  • A juvenile GOP succeeds so far in producing epic fails

    Bang. Bang. Crash. That was the sound of the Republican majority in Congress shooting itself in both feet, then tripping over them. At a moment of heightened concern that terrorists in the Middle East might stage or inspire attacks on U.S. soil, the...