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  • Catholic land proposal, pot, and Bondi: Letters

    Catholic land proposal If the Catholic Diocese of Orlando truly considers itself "caretakers of God's creation" and its priorities are really "preservation and conservation of natural treasures such as Lake Howell, its wetland system, upland areas, open...
  • Floridians, make your votes count: My Word

    Floridians, make your votes count: My Word
    It's the time of year we see multicolored campaign yard signs popping up like overnight mushrooms. An election is coming up. But when exactly is it? Florida's August primary has had a history of hopscotching the calendar. As recently as 2012, the...
  • Orlando not Las Vegas, Williston, and Tebow: Letters

    Orlando not Las Vegas Regarding the recent announcement about yet another megamillion-dollar hotel/shopping complex on or around International Drive ("Orlando approves I-Drive mall and hotel project," Orlando Sentinel, Tuesday): I continue to be...
  • Redistricting challenge, Vietnam War, and Otis: Letters

    Redistricting challenge Florida's Republican Legislature created clearly illegal congressional districts and then moaned that fixing them would delay the upcoming election and cause all sorts of turmoil. Thus, lawmakers got what they wanted in the first...
  • War on drugs not working: New Voices

    On May 12, 1996, Miami police raided the home of Richard Brown on a false tip that the 73-year-old retiree with no criminal record was selling drugs. After busting the door open, police claim that Richards began firing a gun, prompting officers to pump...
  • Gay Games in an anti-gay state a sign of improvement

    By Connie Schultz, Creators Syndicate Ten years after Ohio voters passed one of the worst anti-gay laws in the country, a downtown arena in Cleveland welcomed 10,000 athletes, fans and corporate sponsors to kick off the weeklong 2014 Gay Games. Yes,...
  • Champ & Chump: Frederick Lauten & Jorge Bonilla

    Champ Frederick Lauten: Elected unanimously this past week as the next chief judge in the Orange-Osceola circuit, he's a model public servant. A prosecutor for 10 years before becoming a county court judge in 1993, he was appointed a circuit judge by...
  • Actor Michael Jace pleads not guilty to murder in wife's death

    Actor Michael Jace pleads not guilty to murder in wife's death
    Actor Michael Jace pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of murder in the shooting death of his wife, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Jace, who appeared on the television show "The Shield," waived his right to a...
  • Couple to stand trial in death of Chicago woman in Bali: lawyer

    Indonesian police on Friday formally designated a Chicago-area couple prisoners in connection with the death of Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found in a bloodied suitcase on the resort island of Bali. No charges have been pressed over the murder...
  • 'No final decision' from Donald Sterling on state Supreme Court appeal

    Donald Sterling hasn’t ruled out appealing the sale of the Clippers to the state Supreme Court. “No final decision has been made,” Maxwell Blecher, one of Sterling's attorneys, said in an email Friday. Attorneys familiar with the...
  • Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge

    Rosemary Grant Higgins, Cook County associate judge
    It's a Friday morning in Courtroom 206 at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, and Associate Judge Rosemary Grant Higgins is getting an update on the progress of one of her cases. "It looks like you've really taken to the program," Higgins says,...