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  • Girl who said she was told not to pray identifies cafeteria staffer, lawyer says

    Girl who said she was told not to pray identifies cafeteria staffer, lawyer says
    The 5-year-old who said she was told not to pray over her lunch visited the school Monday and identified the staffer in a line-up, her family's lawyer said. The girl, Gabriella Perez, re-enacted the prayer in the lunchroom at Carillon Elementary in...
  • In the Pipeline: Tasty food truck tidbit

    In the Pipeline: Tasty food truck tidbit
    I recently went to the LeBard Park fields, where Seaview plays its Little League baseball games, and I had a chance to see the new marker that was placed this season for Greg Willard. He was the beloved Seaview Little League board member — and...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'

    Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; acclaimed author wrote 'The Snow Leopard'
    Peter Matthiessen, a rich man's son who rejected a life of ease in favor of physical and spiritual challenges and produced such acclaimed works as "The Snow Leopard" and "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," died Saturday. He was 86. His publisher...
  • Ed Catmull's 'Creativity, Inc.' is a thoughtful look at Pixar

    Animation giant Pixar uses technology only as a means to an end; its films are rooted in human concerns, not computer wizardry. The same can be said of the new book "Creativity, Inc.," Ed Catmull's endearingly thoughtful explanation of how the studio he...
  • Peter Matthiessen, award-winning writer, has died at 86

    National Book Award-winning writer Peter Matthiessen died Saturday at age 86, his publisher Riverhead has announced. His death, after a long illness, came just days before his latest novel will be published. Matthiessen's particularly long writing...
  • Tribune's profit declines 43%

    Tribune's profit declines 43%
    Profit at Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times and other newspaper, radio and television properties, fell sharply last year amid a further decline in newspaper advertising and a significant drop in earnings at its broadcast division. The...
  • The rise of the sharing economy

    Airbnb is all the talk on Wall Street. Its thirtysomething founders were nearly broke six years ago. Now it seems likely they will soon become billionaires. Their company, which connects 600,000 apartment dwellers and homeowners in 160 countries with...
  • Director Sandy Grossman dies, was heart of sports television's legendary A-Team

    Even behind those oversized glasses, Sandy Grossman's eyes were as intense as his can-do spirit. He was pitching one of the countless ideas he percolated during his creative career as a legendary sports television director. "We need a book on the A-Team,...
  • Disney Junior No. 1 With Kids in First Quarter, Boosts Company Overall

    Wrapping its first year being rated by Nielsen, cabler Disney Junior has emerged the the most popular network among tots -- while also being a boon to the Mouse House across numerous divisions. The 24-hour channel had its highest-rated quarter to date in...
  • Immigration enforcement gone rogue in 'Border Patrol Nation'

    In his scathing and deeply reported examination of the U.S. Border Patrol, Todd Miller argues that the agency has gone rogue since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, trampling on the dignity and rights of the undocumented with military-style tactics....
  • School-prayer story more hype than substance

    School-prayer story more hype than substance
    This week's award for America's most overblown story comes to us out of Seminole County, where parents say a school worker tried to stop their 5-year-old from praying before she ate lunch. In response, the parents did what all good parents would do...