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  • 'Hello Flo' Tackles Awkward Subject With Humor

    'Hello Flo' Tackles Awkward Subject With Humor
    We all remember: talking about our periods with our parents was totally embarrassing...and watching those horrendous tampon commercials was just as bad. Well, how about a new approach that gets kids and parents laughing together...inspiring discussion...
  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same
    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
  • Mayo: Catch me on TV and radio all weekend

    Shameless plug alert: I'm making a media sweep this weekend to talk current events and promote my latest feature project, DRiven, coming Sunday to the Sun Sentinel. I'll be on Issues on Ch. 2-PBS at 7:30 p.m. Friday, and This Week in South Florida, on Ch....
  • Love of storytelling hooked David Roe on a radio career

    By Marcella Kreiter "When I was a kid, every (town) had live radio, and every station did news and public service," marveled David Roe, who broke into the business in the 1970s. The WBBM-AM, Chicago, news anchor started out spinning records at a tiny...
  • Elvis Mitchell Replaces David Ansen as Film Independent Curator

    David Ansen has stepped down as artistic director of the Los Angeles Film Festival and Elvis Mitchell will assume his role in the newly created post of Film Independent Curator. Mitchell will be responsible for programming the festival, which recently...
  • Boehner drafts lawsuit against Obama

    WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner Thursday released a draft resolution of his threatened lawsuit against President Barack Obama, alleging that Obama exceeded his executive authority in delaying a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. "The...
  • In politics, just show us the money

    Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has repeatedly undermined even the most reasonable attempts to limit the corrupting influence of money in politics. In desperation, Democrats in Congress have tried at least to open the shadowy campaign finance...
  • Shine the light: Their Take

    Shine the light Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has repeatedly undermined even the most reasonable attempts to limit the corrupting influence of money in politics. In desperation, Democrats in Congress have tried at least to open the...
  • Beware the rush to help people die

     Beware the rush to help people die
    The Medical Society of New Jersey, the state's largest physicians group, opposed a recently tabled bill for physician-assisted suicide. But it is pushing an alternative that may be just as bad: the Practitioner's Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, or...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. In this unique vocabulary test "you get 100 letter sequences, some of which are......
  • John Williams will conduct a new version of 'The Star-Spangled Banner'

    America's national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," turns 200 this year. In honor of this momentous bicentennial, film composer John Williams will conduct a new arrangement of the notoriously hard-to-sing song during the annual Fourth of July...