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  • Where’s Tom Feeney?

     
    Republicans are itching to kick first-term Democrat Suzanne Kosmas out of the U.S. House, especially after she went from voting against to voting for health-care reform. Her flip flop was enough to persuade one nonpartisan electio...
  • Reliable sources: Summer blockbusters sneak preview

     
    Familiar brands and titles dot the summer movie landscape, but there also will be fresher alternatives to the blockbuster hopefuls, if you just look for them. Let's face it: The pattern for Hollywood's summer release schedule became set in stone more than...
  • Adams adds two ex-Feeney staffers to campaign

     
    WASHINGTON — Two aides to former U.S. Rep. Tom Feeney could get a chance for revenge later this year, as Jason Roe and Cheryl Moore have joined the campaign of one candidate looking to oust Democrat U.S. Rep. Suzanne Kosmas, who beat Feeney in 2008....
  • Brand X Files: Pervy hacker blackmails victims. Everyone hates Spencer. Al Gore sex story is fishy.

     
    Spencer Pratt's dad 'wishes he had worn a condom,' reality star tweets: So does the rest of the country, mi' fren! Even his family hates him! (Huffington Post)Pervy hacker: A man allegedly steals explicit home videos from girls' and women's computers...
  • Spacey as “Casino” Jack Abramoff in “Bagman”

     
    George Hickenlooper's drama about the Jack Abramoff influence peddling scandal is an interesting election year release — one of the bigger recent political scandals and its central figure (tainted Republicans from the House to the White House). I...
  • Toronto Film Festival lineup loaded with Oscar hopefuls

     
    The 35th annual edition of the Toronto Film Festival is scheduled to include the world and North American premieres of a slew of awards contenders. This year's festival is to kick off on Sept. 9 and run for 11 days. Among the 50 titles announced Tuesday...
  • Orlando@50+, an AARP convention all about movies and entertainment

     
    Whoopi Goldberg will be here. And Rob Reiner, showing “Flipped” and talking to conventioneers about his 60s period piece. The Orlando@50+ AARP convention coming here at the end Sept. 30-Oct. 2 has lots of older music acts — B.B. King,...
  • Director Gibney talks politics, corruption and “Casino Jack” — the Abramoff documentary on DVD today

     
    Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney looks at polls predicting a conservative tidal wave in this fall’s congressional elections and shakes his head. “I’m not a Pollyanna about this,” he says. “But the conservative line has been,...
  • Florida GOP turns out for Adams, Webster

     
    WASHINGTON — If Congress was a high school (which doesn’t seem like a stretch sometimes) then a fundraising event planned for Thursday night would be the equivalent of a Florida Republican pep rally, aimed at generating support for two rookies...
  • The Morning Fix: New York fights back against the cable guy! Ben Affleck's second career. I want my MTV.

     
    After the coffee. Before tuning in to yet another media-investor conference in search of a nugget of news. It's payback time. Tired of being kept waiting by your cable guy? Well, it may be time to think about moving to......
  • 10 things you might not know about taxes

    10 things you might not know about taxes
    It's tax season, and Monday is the 100th anniversary of Illinois' ratification of the 16th Amendment, which allowed the U.S. income tax. Please itemize these 10 tax facts: 1. Did 7 million American children suddenly disappear in 1987? On paper, it seemed...