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  • Supreme Court decision should be questioned [Letter]

    Supreme Court decision should be questioned [Letter]
    In a letter in the Sun, Kelli Kirchner of Cumberland expresses her happiness with the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision and seems to believe no one should question or try to change it ("Why is Mikulski trying to 'fix' the Supreme Court decision?"...
  • James Garner dies at 86; TV antihero of 'Maverick,' 'Rockford Files'

    If Sam Spade was a tough guy, Jim Rockford was … well, he could throw a punch, but he didn't like to because it hurt his hand. Rockford's idea of a good time was eating Oreos and fishing with his dad, not spending a lost weekend with some smoky...
  • Federal judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional

    Federal judge rules California death penalty unconstitutional
    In an indictment of California's death penalty, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that decades-long delays and uncertainty about whether condemned inmates will ever be executed violate the constitution's ban on cruel or unusual punishment. The ruling by...
  • Donald Sterling appears to concede on Clippers sale after court action

    Donald Sterling appears to concede on Clippers sale after court action
    Donald Sterling has apparently given up his attempt to stop the $2-billion sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer on Wednesday after an appeals court rejected his latest petition. The ruling ends a nearly four-month drama around the Clippers after...
  • Early voting starts Monday in some counties

    Early voting starts Monday in some counties
    Election supervisors, worried that the redistricting brouhaha will confuse voters, have this message: The Aug. 26 primary is still on, and early voting is set to begin in some Central Florida counties starting today. Voters can start casting ballots...
  • Doctor who examined Donald Sterling testifies at trial

    In a trial that could determine whether Donald Sterling can retain ownership of the Clippers, a neurologist testified Monday that she used brain scans and a two-hour examination to conclude that the billionaire suffered from Alzheimer's disease and...
  • Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards

    Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
  • Donald Sterling's attorneys 'reviewing options' after Clippers' sale

    Donald Sterling’s attorneys are “reviewing options” Tuesday following Steve Ballmer completing his $2-billion purchase of the Clippers. In an email, Maxwell Blecher said that the attorneys filed objections Monday in Los Angeles...
  • Donald Sterling to seek ban of medical records in dispute with wife

    Saying that Donald Sterling’s privacy rights have been “ignored and trampled,”  a lawyer for the Clippers owner said Thursday he would ask a federal court judge to prevent Sterling’s wife from using records about his mental...
  • Donald Sterling petitions appeals court to overturn Clippers sale

    Hours after the announcement of the Clippers' sale Tuesday, Donald Sterling petitioned an appeals court to overturn the move. “An immediate stay from this court, and an order halting or unwinding the sale, is necessary,” the filing said,...
  • Transfer of Clippers ownership is welcomed by players, fans

    Transfer of Clippers ownership is welcomed by players, fans
    They were four words that conveyed the sentiment of a franchise yearning for a new beginning. "Thank You!" Clippers center DeAndre Jordan tweeted. "And welcome …" The message was presumably intended for Steve Ballmer, who became the owner of...