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  • Oregon is now focus of campaign to expand background checks to include private gun sales

    Fresh off a victory in Washington state, a leading gun control group backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is hoping to make Oregon its next prize in a campaign to require gun sales to go through universal background checks. Everytown for Gun Safety...
  • Betting on weight loss can help people meet goals

    Betting on weight loss can help people meet goals
    For most of her adult life, Alfena Rascoe battled obesity. At 238 pounds, the Laurel resident said, the extra weight slowed her down, affecting her stamina at work as a child psychiatric specialist. It also led to high blood pressure, putting her at...
  • Should guns be allowed on Florida campuses?

    Should guns be allowed on Florida campuses?
      The Florida Legislature doesn’t do anything quickly, except when it involves guns. Then, they jump into action. Another gun bill to make the gun lovers and the NRA happy? Sure, why not. Thus, we have the fast track bill to allow...
  • We were promised space lasers: State of the Union's biggest flops

    On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will honor an American tradition as old as George Washington: the State of the Union. It's a chance to check in on the present and make some pledges for our future. It's that future bit that got us thinking: If all that...
  • As lawsuits mount, Allentown pushes to repeal gun law

    As lawsuits mount, Allentown pushes to repeal gun law
    In the wake of lawsuits filed against several Pennsylvania cities, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski is moving forward with plans to repeal a city gun law in hopes of avoiding a similar battle. The repeal, being introduced to Allentown City Council this...
  • NRA uses new state law to sue Pennsylvania cities over gun measures; mayors vow fight

    Armed with a new state law that opponents denounce as a gift to the gun lobby, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances throughout Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-control...
  • In marketing 'American Sniper,' Warner Bros. treads carefully with gender and politics

    Hollywood has not traditionally been known for nuanced thinking when it comes to gender assumptions in movie marketing. According to the crude calculus of studio salesmanship, women like movies featuring romance and pretty dresses and almost anything...
  • Thrasher's voice could help derail bad gun bill

    Thrasher's voice could help derail  bad gun bill
    There was a time not long ago when John Thrasher was one of the most powerful men in Florida politics, having served as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, and later as a state senator from St. Augustine and chairman of the Republican Party...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Forever' on ABC

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Forever' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 4 - 10, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES NCIS Two of Gibbs' (Mark Harmon) ex-...
  • Kimmels Church, Cabela's to host TV hunting couple Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo

    Kimmels Church, Cabela's to host TV hunting couple Ralph and Vicki Cianciarulo
    Banquet season is upon us, and if you don't make plans pretty soon, you're going to be in real danger of missing out on one of the most intriguing banquets. Former Morning Call outdoors writer Christian Berg, now editor of Petersen's Bowhunting...
  • NRA suing Pennsylvania cities over gun laws

    NRA suing Pennsylvania cities over gun laws
    Armed with a new state law, pro-gun groups are rapidly scaling up their attack on municipal firearms ordinances in Pennsylvania, with the National Rifle Association filing suit over gun-control measures in three cities. Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and...