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  • 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...
  • Bryan Cranston to Pen Memoir on 'Breaking Bad' Years

    His "Breaking Bad" character kept plenty of secrets, but it looks like star Bryan Cranston will reveal a few of his own as the actor is set to pen a memoir of his life and career. According to a New York Times report, Cranston's publisher, Scribner, an...
  • WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book

    WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book
    Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, has agreed to write a new book detailing his tussles with Google, his publisher, the independent house OR Books, announced. The book is to focus on the...
  • Kids tour Fire Station 1

    Kids tour Fire Station 1
    Five-year-old Zoe Edelman grabbed onto a fire hose Saturday and cranked the handle backward to let water blast from the nozzle. She and a few dozen other children were getting a taste of what it would be like to become a firefighter when they grow up....
  • Ted Cruz lands mammoth book deal, just in time for 2016 election

    Ted Cruz lands mammoth book deal, just in time for 2016 election
    Sen. Ted Cruz will sign a mammoth book deal, the Associated Press reports, for a memoir/polemic to be published in advance of the 2016 election. The tea party favorite is rumored to have scored $1.5 million for the book. Cruz's literary agent told the...
  • Publisher aims to put all 4 million Wikipedia articles into print

    Publisher aims to put all 4 million Wikipedia articles into print
    For some people, Wikipedia is the answer to everything. The always-growing, crowd-sourced encyclopedia is a source of knowledge and trivia used by undergraduates, assorted professional writers and people trying to settle dinner-table arguments about...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Fiction Writer Ron Carlson To Give Westminster School Reading

    Fiction writer Ron Carlson will give a reading at Westminster School April 18 as a part of the school's "Friday Nights in Gund," a series of readings, lectures and concerts held at Westminster during the academic year that is underwritten in part by The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Charles Baxter Reads At Wesleyan University

    Writing at Wesleyan presents Author Charles Baxter, 2014 Annie Sonnenblick Evening Celebrated Author, Charles Baxter, will read from his upcoming work on Wednesday, April 9 at 8 p.m. in Wesleyan University's, Russell House, 350 High Street, Middletown....
  • Kindergartner says she was stopped from prayer over lunch

    Kindergartner says she was stopped from prayer over lunch
    OVIEDO — The parents of an Oviedo 5-year-old insist their daughter was stopped from praying over her school lunch last month, but Seminole County Public Schools officials say no one remembers that happening. Marcos Perez posted a video last week...
  • For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
  • A Word, Please: Inside or outside quotation marks? Don't look to logic

    I've gotten a lot of emails recently about where to put periods and commas relative to quotation marks. The notes were prompted by a recent column in which I mentioned that, in American English, a period or comma always comes before a closing quote mark...