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  • As Voter Purge 2.0 tour comes to town, congressman raises concerns

    As Voter Purge 2.0 tour comes to town, congressman raises concerns
    Secretary of State Ken Detzner is in Broward on Wednesday morning for the final stop on what he’s dubbed his “Project Integrity” tour. It’s the effort by the state’s top elections official to sell version 2.0 of the...
  • Longer commutes translate into less political involvement

    Longer commutes translate into less political involvement
    An NPR report Tuesday might help explain why voter turnout among Democrats in Broward is often less than it should be based on the number of registered voters in both parties. Basically, the report said, longer commutes translate into less political...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Premium Rush' on Starz

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Premium Rush' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 9 - 15, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES In the Flesh This three-part tale about...
  • Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career

    Film critic Peter Rainer reflects on a 30-year career
    Peter Rainer, noted Christian Science Monitor film critic, Bloomberg News columnist and reviewer for NPR's FilmWeek, reflects upon his three-decade career in "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era." Rainer,...
  • Two good thrillers, one odd premise

    Two good thrillers,  one odd premise
    Good thrillers begin at home, at least when it comes to Chicago crime writers. The spring list of new genre novels shows local writer Michael Harvey working at the top of his form, with "The Innocence Game." -------------------- This piece first...
  • After Santa Monica shooting, KCRW staffers back on the air, healing

    After Santa Monica shooting, KCRW staffers back on the air, healing
    On Monday afternoon, three days after the Santa Monica shooting rampage in which John Zawahri killed five people, it was not business as usual at radio station KCRW. Some of the staff has sought out counseling. Others have taken time off work to heal...
  • NSA surveillance puts George Orwell's '1984' on bestseller lists

    NSA surveillance puts George Orwell's '1984' on bestseller lists
    Big Brother is watching. And people are reading. Thanks to the ongoing National Security Administration surveillance scandal, George Orwell's "1984" is enjoying a surge in popularity, landing at No. 4 on Amazon's list of "Movers and Shakers." Sales of...
  • 6/12/2013-Business As Unusual

    6/12/2013-Business As Unusual
    I suspect all the governors in America would like to lure Connecticut businesses to their states. We've got some of the biggest, most successful companies ever conceived by businessmankind. And, we have the smartest, most skilled, motivated workforce in...
  • Is it time to quit being nice about what 'NewsHour' has become?

    Is it time to quit being nice about what 'NewsHour' has become?
    (Updates at end with response from NewsHour) With the word Tuesday that "NewsHour" was shutting down offices and laying off employees, it's time to ask the question: Just how much of the this one-time PBS bedrock is actually left? In fact, let's go a...
  • Founding Father frenemies Hamilton and Burr 'Duel With the Devil'

    History may be written by the victors, but Alexander Hamilton became a victor by writing history. He died at the hands of lifelong rival Aaron Burr in a famous duel, yet posterity has been kinder to Hamilton because of the power of his pen. During his...
  • Last stand for the printed page

    Last stand for the printed page
    Bob Katzman of Bob Katzman's Magazine Museum in Skokie first called last summer. He really wanted a story, he explained, because, well, he had such a great story to tell: He had 140,000 magazines and newspapers, flags from around the world, buttons that...