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  • Why I'm glad the Dodgers may be blacked out again this season

    Why I'm glad the Dodgers may be blacked out again this season
    My colleagues Bill Plaschke, Bill Shaikin and Meg James are reporting that for the second year in a row, Los Angeles Dodger games may be blacked out for TV viewers in Southern California, except for subscribers to Time Warner Cable.  Why? Because TWC,...
  • Snow produces late start, slow morning for Peninsula businesses

    Snow produces late start, slow morning for Peninsula businesses
    Snow slowed regular morning activities on the Peninsula, but by about 8 a.m. there were plenty of signs of life. Nancy O'Connell, assistant manager at the Shell station in the Hilton Village area of Newport News, had walked the couple blocks from her...
  • White-out conditions mean retail blues in New England

    New England is waist-deep in the white stuff and neck-deep in the red. Historic snowfalls are costing state and local governments millions in plowing and other inclement weather expenses. They're also exacting a heavy toll on the regional economy. And...
  • Social media kicks up sales of bronzed baby shoes

    During the Depression, former kindergarten teacher Violet Shinbach canvassed Ohio neighborhoods looking for yards with wading pools, tricycles and toys strewn about. She knew the young mothers who lived in those houses were prospective customers for her...
  • Shooting suspect slams religion while defending liberty

    If his Facebook page is any indication, Craig Hicks doesn't hate Muslims. An avowed atheist, his online posts instead depict a man who despises religion itself, but nevertheless seems to support an individual's right to his own beliefs. "I hate Islam...
  • Rebecca Minkoff store coming to Oak Street's luxury shopping corridor

    Rebecca Minkoff store coming to Oak Street's luxury shopping corridor
    Rebecca Minkoff is bringing her high-tech store concept to Chicago. The New York-based fashion designer plans to open her first Chicago boutique this year at 106 E. Oak St., most recently the home of Italian leather handbag shop Furla. The 1,310-square-...
  • Meet the woman behind new school funding plan

    Meet the woman behind new school funding plan
    When Debbie Chafee discovered that a rewrite of Illinois' school funding formula in Springfield would cut her daughter's school district's budget by $4 million, she launched a one-woman crusade that stopped Senate Bill 16 dead in its tracks. Chafee,...
  • City of Winter Park finding gold in its online videos

    City of Winter Park finding gold in its online videos
    Considering the explosive growth and popularity of social media sites, it’s no surprise that businesses, politicians and even nonprofit groups are using them to reach people. So why not have a municipal government get in on the action as well,...
  • Twitter's government requests jump for user data, tweet removals

    NEW YORK Twitter Inc. said government requests for user data and content removal jumped in the second half of 2014, especially in Russia, Turkey and the U.S. In its twice-yearly transparency report, Twitter said it received 84 percent more requests for...
  • Grammy Awards 2015: Sam Smith almost sweeps top awards

    Grammy Awards 2015: Sam Smith almost sweeps top awards
    The 57th Grammy Awards on Sunday became the night of Sam Smith, the freshman British singer-songwriter who took three of the four top awards, for record, song and new artist. The runaway success of Smith’s career in the span of barely eight months...
  • How does Islamic State justify its atrocities in name of Islam?

    WASHINGTON Muslims across the globe have condemned the Islamic State's blood lust, calling the extremist group's tactics forbidden under Islam and an affront to humanity. So how do zealots claiming to represent a pure and true Islam square their actions...